"LG is acting like Hitler, following in footsteps of his masters Mr Modi n Amit Shah...Najeeb Jung has sold his soul to the Prime Minister," Kejriwal said
Orop issue: Delhi HC reserves order on pleas challenging AAP's decision to compensate ex-serviceman's family
Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its order on two separate pleas challenging the AAP government's decision to give Rs one crore compensation and a job to the family of ex-armyman Ram Kishan Grewal, who recently committed suicide in New Delhi, allegedly over grievances on 'One Rank, One Pension' (Orop) issue.
BJP MP Maheish Girri has asked Kejriwal to either prove his charge against him or "resign" from the post of Chief Minister.
As the tussle between the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government and the Union government refuses to die down, the question doing the rounds in several circles in Delhi is, what is Kejriwal fighting for? If it is about full statehood for the capital, it has not come out clear so far. If it’s about getting more effective administrative powers, it’s not clear either.
On the day Rahul Gandhi mounted attack on the Centre and Delhi government over non-payment of salaries to municipal sanitation workers, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung announced that Rs 493 crore would be released to the civic bodies on Friday itself to cover the dues.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined to put on hold the union home ministry's 21 May notification that barred the Delhi government's Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) from acting against the central government officers for criminal offences.
In India, the law means different things to different people. Film star Salman Khan and AAP leader Jitender Singh Tomar would agree.
There has been much tension between the AAP government and the Centre over the past one month, and things are likely to worsen. This is because almost 40 percent of cases initiated by the state government's Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) is against the Delhi Police.
BJP on took potshots at Delhi and Bihar governments over sending of personnel on deputation to Anti Corruption Branch here, saying it was a "joke" as the Nitish Kumar government has itself "failed" to act against the corrupt.
President Pranab Mukherjee has given his consent to Delhi LG's proposal to invite BJP to form the government, the Centre told the SC.