The IT department said the money received as donations in its bank account was not recorded in the books of accounts.
The AAP chief’s tactical shift could well be a precursor to the realignment of political forces in the 2019 polls.
After launching with a lot of promise in 2012 and tasting electoral success in the years soon after, AAP’s political fortunes have since slipped. A look at what went wrong and why.
While 80,000 people stopped using the transit system following the May hike, that figure has jumped to 3.2 lakh after the October fare increase.
The documentary dives into the inner workings of AAP but doesn’t lose sight of the human drama.
There are many flaws in Delhi University’s opposition to revealing information in the Modi degree case, say RTI activists ahead of crucial court hearing.
In conversation with Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla, directors of ‘An Insignificant Man’, a political documentary that charts the growth of the Aam Aadmi Party in its initial but heady days.
According to studies, both the earlier schemes had failed in reducing pollution considerably.
The former RBI governor, hesitant about appearing politically partisan, has apparently agreed to consider the Delhi chief minister’s offer.
However, the court also said that the constitutional scheme was prima facie tilted in favour of the lieutenant governor in the union territory of Delhi.
Comments range from seeing it as an attack on media freedom to an attempt to keep information hidden from the public.
India feels morally cheated. Those who proffered themselves as our saviours and social cleansers have turned out to be ordinary political operatives, if not worse. No society will allow itself to be hoodwinked a second time.
The Delhi chief minister made this statement before the assembly passed the Guest Teachers’ Regularisation Bill, which has been objected to by the lieutenant governor.
Apart from lighting firecrackers, we’re also getting ready for a debate about air pollution we go through every year as part of the festivities.
The BJP was hoping that using a candidate who defected from AAP would push them over the edge, but that was not to be.
The schools are among those identified as having overcharged parents in the name of implementing recommendations of the sixth pay commission.
Eight candidates are in the fray in the election, which is being carried out at 379 polling stations. The counting will take place on August 28.
The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by lieutenant governor Anil Baijal and attended by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other top officials.
Over 5 lakh scholarships remained unpaid for over a year and yet no one raise a hue and cry. After Kejriwal has raised the issue, the chief secretary’s report is awaited.
The all out attacks on minorities and on opposition governments show that the BJP and the Modi government have no regard for democracy
The CBI had started a preliminary enquiry on the basis of a complaint filed by the vigilance department of the Delhi government which had found irregularities in the process of hiring an advertising agency to promote the programme.
In conversation with Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla, directors of political documentary ‘An Insignificant Man’.
A three-member committee, formed by former Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to examine files pertaining to decisions taken by the AAP government, had pointed out “irregularities” in allotting the office.
In the push ahead from a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’ to an opposition-free India, the AAP in Delhi is proving to be an easy target for the BJP.
A dozen officers who were approached refused to serve in the Delhi chief minister’s office, afraid that they will be targeted by the CBI.
While experts have raised doubts over the legality of such a demand, film-makers Khusboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla are determined to fight against the CBFC’s request to get permission from Modi and other senior politicians.
Even though the Lokpal Act was passed in 2014, the government has delayed the appointment of a Lokpal for three years by initiating an amendment that is still waiting to be passed by the parliament.
The union finance minister threatened to aggravate charges against Arvind Kejriwal and others named in the case if the word was used at their behest.
A large part of Ram Jethmalani’s cross examination of Jaitley focused on alleged misappropriation of funds during his time at the DDCA.
Kapil Mishra has charged Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP ministers with receiving funds through hawala companies and money laundering activities.
Kejriwal claims to have “irrefutable evidence” that the BJP attempted to effect a leadership change within the AAP and take over the Delhi government.
Mishra wants the party to make the foreign travel records of five senior leaders public, alleging that these records would reveal a lot about corruption within AAP.
Among the issues on the agenda for the May 12 meeting are proposals to make bribery a cognisable offence and to allow disqualification of candidates even before conviction in serious offences.
Various AAP leaders as well as the chief minister’s wife lashed out at Mishra for dragging Surender Kumar Bansal, who passed away on Sunday, into the controversy.
“I saw Satyendra Jain giving Rs 2 crore in cash to Arvind Kejriwal with my own eyes. I asked him what it was and Kejriwal said there are some things that happen in politics.”
On the day of his removal as Delhi government water minister, Mishra said he had demanded that action be taken on the Delhi Jal Board tanker scam.
The changes come after Amanatullah Khans accused Kumar Vishwas of colluding with the BJP to split AAP.
The chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader has finally stopped blaming EVMs for his party’s loss in the polls and begun looking inwards.
Bhushan claimed that despite the irregularities by the Delhi government in the transfer of government college land to an autonomous body came to light in October, the AAP government failed to take action.
In a one-to-one personality contest, the opposition leaders are very weak vis-à-vis Narendra Modi. They need to define their own agendas.