In a setback to lawyer Prashant Bhushan, the Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday reclaimed a chunk of prime land in a tea garden allotted to the senior counsel and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader for constructing an educational institute.
Interest of the poor will be of "paramount" importance for the government while finalising new guidelines for e-rickshaws, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari Tuesday told a delegation led by AAP leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
Slamming Lt Governor Najeeb Jung for his letter to President seeking permission to invite the BJP to form the government in Delhi, the AAP today asked why did he not ask the saffron party to show letters of MLA's supporting it.
Undeterred by attack from within Congress for her comments on government formation in Delhi, Sheila Dikshit on Sunday stuck to her position, saying she did not back BJP's bid to power and was only explaining the "factual and constitutional" provision on the issue.
The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has taken up investigation into the alleged sting operation done by Aam Aadmi Party which purportedly showed BJP state unit vice-president Sher Singh Dagar offering bribe to AAP MLA for switching side.
Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Friday said he was "satisfied" with the explanation provided by vice-president Sher Singh Dagar in connection with the AAP sting case while dropping hints that no action will be taken against him.
On the day when AAP carried out a sting, which purportedly showed state BJP vice-president offering bribe to party MLA to switch side, the legislator had shot a letter to the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court saying if the saffron party offered him bribe, he will accept it to "expose their dirty tricks."
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal will on Thursday meet Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi to submit a video of a "sting operation" in which BJP's Delhi unit vice president Sher Singh Dagar allegedly offered bribe to AAP MLA from Sangam Vihar Dinesh Mohania to switch sides.
As deadlock over government formation in Delhi continues, senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Thursday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should be given a chance if the party thinks it can form the government in the national capital.
In a continuing war of words with AAP, BJP on Wednesday charged that although the party tries to give "lessons in political morality" some of its MLAs are enjoying government posts and using official cars despite pledging they would forgo all the facilities which a legislator enjoys.