Taking on sacked Aam Aadmi Party minister Kapil Mishra, a Delhi-based businessman claimed on Thursday that he had donated Rs 2 crore to the Arvind Kejriwal-led party, instead of it being paid by a shell company, as Mr Mishra had alleged. Mr Sharma, a property dealer and tobacco trader, said he had donated the money through a demand draft on March 31, 2014.
The Delhi High Court said today that the remarks made by Arvind Kejriwal's lawyer Ram Jethmalani against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in court yesterday were "scandalous". Mr Kejriwal could now confront a larger claim than the current 10 crores sought by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for defamation. While being cross-examined in court on Wednesday, the Finance Minister was described as "a crook" by Ram Jethmalani, who is representing Mr Kejriwal. Mr Jaitley asked if the slur had been "authorised" for use by the Chief Minister. When Mr Jethmalani said it had, the Finance Minister said he could seek "aggravated damages."
Delhi Police arrested two drug suppliers of an inter-state cartel in south Delhi and seized 22.5 kg of party drug ephedrine, valued at Rs 22 crore, which was meant for supply to a foreign national in Dwarka, police said on Wednesday.
The Delhi High Court today refused to grant relief to a man against an anti-encroachment drive in a park around a monument in the national capital, observing that "squatters" cannot be allowed in such buildings just because their ancestors also stayed there.
Haryana has started "releasing" Delhi's share of Yamuna water and distribution in the national capital, mainly in its north and central parts, will normalise by tomorrow, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.
Arvind Kejriwal has gone to his office only twice in the past year, sacked minister Kapil Mishra has said in his latest missile at the Delhi Chief Minister. In today's edition of his barb-a-day social media posts, the suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader unleashed a personal attack, goading Mr Kejriwal on a movie date.
Stressing the importance of community participation, Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Tuesday urged resident welfare associations (RWA) in Delhi to spread awareness in their colonies about dengue prevention measures.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today accused the Centre of "stalling" the Delhi government's activities by allegedly holding back files relating to the appointment of two new ministers in his cabinet. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also amounted it to the violation of the Constitution and accused the Centre of "paralysing" the Delhi government.