Delhi News Updates: The two-day Monsoon session of the Delhi Assembly will commence on Monday, in which the AAP government will table a Bill to increase the salaries of MLAs, an Assembly bulletin said. The AAP government is also likely to bring a resolution against Centre’s Agnipath defence recruitment scheme, sources said. According to the bulletin the session will commence on July 4 at 11 am.
Meanwhile, over 200 people including members of Bajrang Dal and Vishva Hindu Parishad gathered in Manesar on Sunday for a panchayat. The panchayat gave a call for the boycott of Muslim vendors in Manesar, alleging that they are running shops with names of Hindu deities as part of a larger conspiracy.
In other news, a Delhi court on Saturday rejected the bail plea of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair and sent him to 14-day judicial custody in a case related an “objectionable tweet” he had posted in 2018 against a Hindu deity. Delhi Police had produced Zubair before the court on the expiry of his five-day custodial interrogation. Police told the court he was not required for custodial interrogation but sought his judicial custody. Following this, Zubair’s counsel moved a bail application before the court on the ground that her client was not required for the investigation any further.