Jitender Singh Tomar

AAP MLA caught in fake affidavit row

A Delhi court on Friday took cognisance of a complaint against Som Dutt, AAP MLA from Sadar Bazar, after BJP candidate Praveen Jain alleged that Dutt had filed incorrect information about his dependents in the affidavit while contesting Delhi Assembly elections of 2015. Praveen Jain, based on an RTI filed through his counsel Vivek Garg, told the court that while Dutt had denied any dependent in his affidavit on one

Delhi L-G Jung gives nod to prosecute Somnath Bharti in molestation case

Ignoring the AAP government’s view, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has given his nod to prosecute former Delhi Law minister and party MLA Somnath Bharti in connection with alleged misbehavior with women during a midnight raid in South Delhi in January last year. “LG has given the police sanction to prosecute Bharti. However, Home Minister Satyendra Jain recently suggested that prosecution sanction should not be given against Bharti,” LG office

Delhi Police arrest AAP's Kondli MLA Manoj Kumar in land fraud case

The Delhi Police arrested AAP legislator Manoj Kumar in connection with a case of land fraud on Thursday, adding to the embarrassment of the Arvind Kejriwal-led party. Delhi Police commissioner BS Bassi said the MLA from Kondli was being questioned in an old case of land fraud. The arrest came two months after an FIR was registered against Kumar on a complaint that he and his accomplices had thrashed a man in

Delhi Police to file chargesheets against Arvind Kejriwal, 20 other AAP MLAs

A newspaper report claimed on Wednesday that the Delhi Police is soon likely to file chargesheets against several Aam Aadmi Party MLAs. The Times of India reported today that the Delhi Police, following an internal investigation, found that 21 AAP MLAs have been named in 24 criminal cases registered over a period of time. These include Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia. The police is believed to

I had warned Arvind Kejriwal about wrong people joining AAP: Anna Hazare

The unending list of controversies surrounding the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has disappointed Anna Hazare, the anti-corruption crusader who many consider as Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal ‘s mentor. In an interview with India Today, Anna recalled that he had warned Kejriwal regarding forming a political party to continue the fight against corruption. “I had told him (Kejriwal) that if he creates a party that delivers on its promises then it

Sessions court rejects Jitender Singh Tomar’s bail plea

A sessions court in Delhi today rejected bail plea of former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar who was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly faking his degree. Tomar had approached a sessions court yesterday challenging his arrest in this  case. The court refused to grant him any interim relief and set the date for next hearing on June 16. In an application filed before the sessions court, Tomar alleged that police

Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar arrested in fake degree case

Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar over the controversy surrounding his law degree. Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh said in a tweet on Tuesday that Tomar has been arrested without any prior notice. Tomar has been taken to Hauz Khas police station, the tweet said. Singh did not immediately specify the reason for his arrest. A First information Report (FIR) was registered by the

AAP minister Jitender Singh Tomar hints at BJP conspiracy

Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, who is facing allegations of possessing a fake degree, on Thursday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of waging a malicious campaign against him and said he was prepared to resign if asked by the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP). Tomar squarely blamed the BJP for conniving to sully the image of AAP and talking to scribes over the matter, said, “BJP has used its full