Delhi

CBI coming to check my bank locker, won’t find anything: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia said on Monday that the CBI would be checking his family’s bank locker on Tuesday. Scoffing at the investigation against him in the alleged Delhi excise policy scam, he said that the agency had not found anything from his residence during its raid recently...

AAP ‘in touch with all MLAs’, rejects claims of some gone incommunicado

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is in touch with all its MLAs, according to the party, amid a buzz earlier in the day that nearly a dozen of them  had gone incommunicado ahead of a crucial meeting called by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at his residence on Thursday morning. “BJP’s operation lotus failed...

Manish Sisodia says CBI, ED may arrest him in 3-4 days

New Delhi: A day after the CBI raided the residence of Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, he made a “prophecy” of his arrest in coming days. “CBI or ED will arrest me in next three-four days. However, we will not be scared. They won’t be able to break us,” he said at a press conference....

Rohingya refugees in Delhi to get flats, police protection

New Delhi: Rohingya refugees in Delhi will get flats and police protection, Union Minister for Housing and Urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday. “India has always welcomed those who have sought refuge in the country. In a landmark decision all #Rohingya #Refugees will be shifted to EWS flats in Bakkarwala area of Delhi....

Delhi court rejects Mohd Zubair’s bail plea, sends him to 14-day judicial custody

New Delhi: The Patiala House court in Delhi on Saturday rejected the bail plea by journalist Mohammad Zubair. He has been sent to 14-day judicial custody. The Alt News co-founder was arrested on June 27 for a 2018 tweet that allegedly hurt religious sentiments. The court had remanded him in police custody till July 2....

Bharat bandh over Agnipath; security tightened across country

New Delhi: Traffic jam was witnessed at several parts in Delhi on account of the call for Bharat Bandh on Monday in opposition to the Agnipath scheme for recruitment in Armed Forces.Meanwhile, strict security arrangements have been made across the country in anticipation of violence, including in Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Delhi, Kerala, Rajasthan and other...

More protests outside Congress HQ; Delhi police accused of entering premises, manhandling workers

Party leader Sachin Pilot detained from outside party headquarters   New Delhi: Protests continued at the Congress headquarters in Delhi over Enforcement Directorate’s interrogation of Rahul Gandhi. Wednesday was the third consecutive day of his questioning in the National Herald case. Meanwhile, Delhi police were seen entering the premises of the Congress...

Rahul Gandhi’s questioning in National Herald case to continue today

New Delhi: The questioning of Congress MP Rahul Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate in the National Herald case will continue on Tuesday as well. He reached the ED office around 11 am accompanied by his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. The questioning had begun on Monday. Like on Monday, several Congress workers were seen protesting against...

Controversial comments about Prophet Mohammed: Protests erupt in Delhi, several other cities over

Former BJP spokesperson had made comments about Prophet Mohammad New Delhi: Protests erupted in New Delhi and cities in several other cities on Friday over controversial comments about Prophet Mohammed by suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and other leaders formerly associated with the BJP. In Delhi, the protests took place outside the Jama Masjid after...

Karti Chidambaram denied anticipatory bail in money laundering case

New Delhi: A Delhi court has dismissed Congress MP Karti Chidambaram’s application for anticipatory bail in a money laundering case related to issuance of visa to Chinese visitors. The Rouse Avenue Court was hearing the petition by Karti Chidambaram, S Bhaskar Raman and Vikas Makharia. Karti was accused of taking bribe of Rs 50 lakh...

After Satyendar Jain, Manish Sisodia likely to be arrested, predicts Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia is likely to the next Delhi minister to be arrested, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has predicted. Recently, health minister Satyendar Jain was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. In a video message, Kejriwal said that he had learnt from credible sources...

Delhi minister Satyendar Jain sent to ED custody till June 9 in money laundering case

New Delhi: A court in Delhi has sentenced Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain to the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED’s) custody till June 9. Satyendar Jain was arrested on Monday by ED for alleged money laundering. The CBI had in 2017 alleged that the minister and his wife had amassed disproportionate assets worth Rs 1.47 crore between...