A man, accused of making hoax calls in 2012 about killing the then Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has been let off by a sessions court here, which said Delhi Police did not follow mandatory requirements in the investigation.
Controversial figures and former Congress MPs Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar do not figure on any of the panels set up by the party for polls in Delhi while ex-Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was named as a member of only one of them.
Aiming to recapture power, the Aam Aadmi Party has finalised a list of 30 candidates, which includes former ministers as well as party Chief Arvind Kejriwal, for Delhi assembly polls and it will be released this week.
Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of contesting elections in the national capital, a day after the Centre recommended dissolution of Delhi Assembly paving way for fresh elections.
The Delhi High Court on Friday framed issues to be decided by it on a poll petition of former Delhi BJP president Vijender Gupta seeking to declare election of Arvind Kejriwal as void on the ground that he exceeded the poll expense limit of Rs 14 lakh.
Delhi BJP on Thursday came down hard on AAP questioning why the Arvind Kejriwal-led government did not investigate the alleged diversion by the then Sheila Dikshit dispensation of funds meant for SC/ST welfare projects to finance certain works for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG).
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.