office of profit

Delhi Assembly speaker says he will allow the 20 AAP MLAs to attend House after High Court order

The AAP MLAs present in the House welcomed the Speaker's decision by thumping the desks and chanted "Bharat Mata ki Jai".

published on : 23rd March 2018

AAP welcomes Delhi High Court order on office of profit case

The Aam Aadmi Party claimed that the Election Commission's decision was a "serious attempt to dislodge" an elected government.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Truth has won, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after Delhi HC gives relief to 20 AAP MLAs 

The Chief Minister reacted after the court asked the Election Commission to hear the case afresh because the MLAs were not given proper hearing before the poll panel decided on their disqualification.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Office of profit case: Delhi High Court sets aside Centre's notification disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs

The EC had recommended the disqualification of the 20 AAP MLAs over the office of profit matter on January 19 and the president had accepted the EC's opinion the very next day.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Disqualified AAP MLAs withdraw plea challenging Election Commission's recommendation, to file fresh application

AAP's advocate told the court that their application challenging the poll panel's recommendation has become infructuous as a notification in this regard has already been issued on January 20.

published on : 22nd January 2018

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 on : 21st January 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 on : 21st January 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 on : 20th January 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 on : 19th January 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 on : 19th January 2018