Office of profit

Stop appointment of retired judges to offices of profit: AAP MP to PM

Singh said appointments of retired judges to offices of profit was the "main reason" behind questions being raised on the independence of the judiciary.

Feb 22, 2019, 17:01 PM IST

Delhi HC asks EC to explain on what grounds it disqualified 20 AAP MLAs

Eight AAP MLAs have filed a plea against their disqualification for holding office of profit.

Jan 30, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

Vantage Point: Absurd to target AAP MLAs on 'office of profit' while moneybags ride to Rajya Sabha

The bigger problem in India is high-level political corruption, not minor nitpicking that stops first-time MLAs on the tracks.

Jan 23, 2018, 18:31 PM IST

Disqualification of AAP MLAs Election Commission chief AK Joti's gift to Modi, alleges AAP

The Election Commission`s (EC) decision to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit, was its chief, A.K. Jyoti`s parting gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior AAP leader Gopal Rai said here on Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

Setback for AAP, Election Commission recommends disqualification of 20 Delhi MLAs

The EC has sent its recommendation to President Ram Nath Kovind. 

Jan 19, 2018, 14:12 PM IST

12 more AAP MLAs challenge in HC office-of-profit proceedings in EC

Twelve more AAP MLAs on Friday moved the Delhi High Court challenging office of profit proceedings against them by the Election Commission of India.

Aug 25, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

Election Commission should drop cases against us, demand 21 AAP MLAs

The 21 AAP MLAs, facing prospects of disqualification for allegedly holding office of profit, today stuck to their stand that the Election Commission should drop the cases against them as their appointment as parliamentary secretaries has already been set aside by the Delhi High Court.

Nov 22, 2016, 21:52 PM IST

Fresh trouble for Arvind Kejriwal, EC notice to 27 AAP MLAs on new plea over office of profit

The 27 MLAs include seven legislators against whom the EC is already considering a similar plea for holding the office of parliamentary secretaries.

Nov 02, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Office of profit issue: More trouble for AAP, President Pranab Mukherjee forwards new petition to EC

Fresh troubles mounted for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi with President Pranab Mukherjee forwarding to the Election Commission a new petition seeking disqualification of 27 of its MLAs on grounds of office of profit.

Oct 14, 2016, 21:17 PM IST

Poll panel defers hearing on 21 AAP MLAs' fate

 The Election Commission on Thursday deferred till July 21 the hearing of the 21 Aam Aadmi Party legislators' clarification on their appointment as parliamentary secretaries by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Jul 14, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

Office of Profit case: EC to hear case of AAP MLAs today

The Lt Governor has said that the office of parliamentary secretary is defined as an "office of profit if one looks at the statutes of Delhi".

Jul 14, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2016, 14:53 PM IST

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.

Jun 15, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

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.

Jun 15, 2016, 16:42 PM IST

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.

Jun 14, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

Membership of 21 AAP MLAs may be cancelled - Know why

The membership of 21 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs may be cancelled! 

May 09, 2016, 11:13 AM IST

Office of profit: Karntaka Guv resigns from ICADR

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj was holding the post of ICADR chairman for 16 years.

Mar 12, 2011, 18:14 PM IST

"Lambardar" not an office of profit: SC

The office of "lambardar", who is a hereditary tax collector, is not an office of profit and he/she can contest panchayat election as the same person is allowed to contest assembly poll and become Chief Minister, the SC has said.

Nov 02, 2010, 21:01 PM IST

RS MPs asked not to accept any office of profit

In the backdrop of the
problems faced by Jaya Bachchan and Sonia Gandhi, the Rajya
Sabha Secretariat has advised MPS not to accept any office of
profit which may result in their disqualification.

Jul 23, 2010, 10:12 AM IST

Signing of Office of Profit Bill toughest: Kalam

Signing the Office of Profit Bill
was the "toughest" decision he had taken during his tenure as
President, A P J Abdul Kalam said om Saturday.

Jul 18, 2010, 00:22 AM IST