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Election Commission reserves order on plea of AAP MLAs facing disqualification

The Election Commission on Monday reserved its order on the plea of 21 AAP MLAs that it should drop the case of office of profit against them as their appointment as parliamentary secretaries has already been set aside by the Delhi High Court.

HC judgment on parliamentary secretaries confirms AAP anarchy: BJP

The BJP said on Thursday that the Delhi High Court's order quashing the appointment of 21 parliamentary secretaries was a confirmation of the "anarchic behaviour" of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and demanded the resignations of the AAP legislators concerned.

REVEALED: Constitutional reason behind cancellation of appointment of 21 AAP MLAs as Parliamentary secretaries

REVEALED: Constitutional reason behind cancellation of appointment of 21 AAP MLAs as Parliamentary secretaries

 In a major setback to the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government, the Delhi High Court on Thursday set aside the appointment of 21 AAP MLAs as parliamentary secretaries.  

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani appoints 8 Parliamentary Secretaries

Newly elected Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday appointed eight BJP MLAs as Parliamentary Secretaries.

Office of Profit case: Election Commission to hear case of AAP MLAs on Thursday

Office of Profit case: Election Commission to hear case of AAP MLAs on Thursday

The Election Commission will from Thursday commence personal hearing of 21 AAP MLAs.

AAP in fightback mode, asks EC to disqualify parliamentary secretaries in Punjab and Himachal

AAP in fightback mode, asks EC to disqualify parliamentary secretaries in Punjab and Himachal

Fighting to save its 21 parliamentary secretaries in the capital from being disqualified, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday wrote to the Election Commission and sought similar action against MLAs in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.

Election Commission finds appointment of Arvind Kejriwal's 21 MLAs as parliamentary secretaries invalid?

Election Commission finds appointment of Arvind Kejriwal's 21 MLAs as parliamentary secretaries invalid?

AAP has 67 MLAs in the 70 member Delhi Assembly. The remaining three are BJP legislators

Office of profit row: Beat me if you want but please don't let people of Delhi suffer, Kejriwal tells PM Modi

Office of profit row: Beat me if you want but please don't let people of Delhi suffer, Kejriwal tells PM Modi

President has refused to give his assent to a bill passed by the Delhi Assembly last year seeking amendment in the existing law to insulate the 21 legislators from the purview of the office of profit law with retrospective effect.

Office of profit row: We are just interns, AAP MLAs tell Election Commission

Office of profit row: We are just interns, AAP MLAs tell Election Commission

President had refused to give his assent to a bill passed by the Delhi Assembly last year seeking amendment in the existing law to insulate the 21 legislators from the purview of the office of profit law with retrospective effect.

Office of profit row: We are prepared for by-polls, says Congress' Ajay Maken

A day after the President turned down an amendment sought retrospectively to the Delhi Members of Legislative Assembly (Removal of Disqualification) Act, 1997 by the AAP government, the Congress on Tuesday said that it is prepared for the by-polls.

BJP's new name for Arvind Kejriwal's AAP - 'Accusing and Abusing Party'

BJP's new name for Arvind Kejriwal's AAP - 'Accusing and Abusing Party'

Through the bill for amending the Delhi Members of Legislative Assembly (Removal of Disqualification) Act, 1997, the AAP government wanted 'retrospective' exemption for the parliamentary secretaries from disqualification.
 

AAP blames PM Modi government for President's rejection to bill

AAP blames PM Modi government for President's rejection to bill

The AAP on Tuesday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the rejection by President Pranab Mukherjee of a bill for approving 21 MLAs as Parliamentary Secretaries in Delhi.