Delhi News

Office of profit: President Ram Nath Kovind accepts EC recommendation to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs,  party says move 'dangerous for democracy'

The AAP MLAs were appointed parliamentary secretaries and their appointment was described as them holding offices of profit by a petitioner.     

published : 21 Jan 2018

BJP and Kejriwal hand in glove, claims Delhi Congress

The Delhi Congress launched a fresh attack on the Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP on Saturday over the office-of-profit controversy.

published : 21 Jan 2018

Hemmed-in AAP to step up protests to rally support

If President Ram Nath Kovind approves the poll panel’s recommendation, bypolls will have to be held in the 20 constituencies represented by the AAP legislators in six months.

published : 21 Jan 2018

Office of profit matter: Lawyer behind petition against AAP MLAs says a book inspired him

He had also sought an intervention when JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar had approached the Supreme Court for bail.

published : 21 Jan 2018

Disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs was Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Jyoti's gift to Modi: AAP

Addressing media, senior AAP leader Gopal Rai also said that the party will launch a campaign against BJP's decisions to allow FDI in retail and the sealing drive in New Delhi.

published : 20 Jan 2018

AAP MLAs office of profit case: Kumar Vishwas terms the entire incident as unfortunate

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader also said that he has also been removed from various WhatsApp groups of the party.

published : 20 Jan 2018

Delhi: AAP cries conspiracy as 20 MLAs face disqualification in office of profit matter

In a major blow to the AAP in Delhi, the Election Commission on Friday recommended disqualification of 20 of its MLAs for holding an office of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries.

published : 19 Jan 2018

AAP office of profit matter: Suspended MLA Kapil Mishra hints at fresh election in Delhi

Mishra's comment comes hours after the Election Commission of India recommended disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs in the ‘office of profit’ matter.

published : 19 Jan 2018

Delhi High Court refuses to give interim protection to AAP MLAs facing disqualification

The ECI has recommended to the President the disqualification of 20 legislators who were appointed as parliamentary secretaries by the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi.

published : 19 Jan 2018

Chief Election Commissioner repaying debt to PM: AAP on MLAs disqualification issue

Noting that the EC's order defied the "principles of natural justice", AAP's Delhi unit's chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said the poll panel did not hear the MLAs' case.

published : 19 Jan 2018

AAP MLAs move Delhi High Court against Election Commission's recommendation to disqualify them

The pleas by seven MLAs was mentioned before a bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal for urgent hearing, which was listed for today itself.

published : 19 Jan 2018

Congress, BJP demand Kejriwal's resignation after Election Commission recommends disqualification of AAP MLAs

The AAP legislators were accused of being unconstitutionally appointed as parliamentary secretaries to assist various Ministers of the Delhi government.

published : 19 Jan 2018

Election Commission recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit

In its opinion sent to President Ram Nath Kovind, the Election Commission said by being parliamentary secretaries, the legislators held the office of profit and were liable to be disqualified.

published : 19 Jan 2018

Four adjournments in two hours in Delhi Assembly over sealing

The AAP MLAs rushed to the well of the House as soon as the proceedings began, demanding a discussion on the ongoing drive against properties that allegedly violate municipal norms.

published : 15 Jan 2018

Aircel-Maxis case: ED raids Karti Chidambaram's premises in Chennai and Delhi

The central probe agency, on December 1 last year, had conducted similar searches on the premises of a relative of Karti and others in this case.

published : 13 Jan 2018