Kiran Bedi

Kiran Bedi says mega yoga event brought rains in Delhi

Moments after Prime Minister Narendra Modi left Rajpath following a mega event marking the first International Yoga Day , weather in Delhi turned pleasant on Sunday. Moderate winds accompanied by scattered rain provided much  needed relief to Delhiites from scorching heat. The met department had predicted pre-monsoon showers for the capital city. But for BJP leader Kiran Bedi, it was the mega yoga event which brought relief from severe heat.

Kiran Bedi presses for 'compulsory retirement' for brick-yielding Delhi Traffic Police constable

Former Delhi Police officer Kiran Bedi said on Monday that stringent action should be taken against the Delhi traffic cop who was caught on camera hitting a woman driver with a brick, adding that compulsory retirement should be given to him. Reacting over the road rage incident, in which the Delhi biker was attacked by a Traffic policeman for allegedly refusing to pay a bribe, Bedi said, “The man should

Kiran Bedi says wrong to ban Delhi gangrape documentary

BJP leader and former top cop Kiran Bedi has said that government should not have banned the Delhi gangrape documentary without watching and analysing it. The documentary, “India’s Daughter”, about the infamous 2012 Delhi gang rape, premiered in the US this week but has been banned by the Indian government. Bedi told that the film is “very strongly reflective of a prevailing mindset, which is rampant in our country, both

Fatwas impact voters, EC should take stock: Kiran Bedi

BJP leader Kiran Bedi Wednesday urged the Election Commission (EC) to not allow the issuance of ‘fatwas’ that impact voters before elections. A fatwa is a ruling on a point of Islamic law provided by a recognized authority. “These fatwas impact the freedom of choice. A fatwa means a diktat, a directive… it means a message. They have an impact on voters,” Bedi told reporters here, a day after her

Full marks to Arvind Kejriwal, says Kiran Bedi

With her party heading for a drubbing, BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi congratulated Arvind Kejriwal for the AAP’s stunning performance in the Delhi Assembly polls. “Full marks to Arvind. Congratulations. Now take Delhi to the heights it belongs to. Make it a world class city,” she tweeted. Leads are pointing towards a landslide victory for AAP with the party leading in 62 seats in the 70-member Delhi Assembly as

Delhi results: What Arvind Kejriwal did right and Rahul Gandhi didn't

That no matter how many times Rahul Gandhi has dinner with a Dalit, no matter now many times he tells Niyamgiri tribals he is their sipahi and no matter how many times he travels by a Mumbai local train, if India wants a common man, it will choose the original. Arvind Kejriwal. Arvind Kejriwal has done everything that Rahul sensed he needed to do, but could never execute. He knew,

If BJP loses, I will be responsible, says Delhi CM aspirant Kiran Bedi

BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Saturday said that the current surveys on Delhi elections are based on early voting hours, and that she is confident that surveys based on voter turnout from 3-6pm will be in favour of the Bhartiya Janata Party. Addressing a press conference, just after polling ended in Delhi, BJP’s CM candidate Bedi said, “I will be responsible for win or loss of the BJP.

Kiran Bedi booked for describing NE people immigrants

An FIR was registered in Assam on Thursday against Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi, for describing people from the northeast as immigrants in the Bhartiya Janata Party’s (BJP) vision document. Besides Bedi, the FIR names party’s Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, spokesperson Praveen Shankar Kapoor and the party’s state in-charge Prabhat Jha. BJP’s vision document for the Delhi assembly polls, which was released on Tuesday,

I’m here to win; will love Delhi like a mother, says Kiran Bedi

With just hours to go before campaigning comes to an end for the high-voltage Delhi Assembly polls, BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Thursday made an emotional pitch to stress her commitment towards turning the national capital into a world-class city. Speaking to reporters, Bedi said, “Destiny has brought me here (to politics), I have no motive… God has given me everything…It was a call from my soul that

Sub-inspector under me had removed Indira Gandhi's car: Kiran Bedi

It has long been presumed that Kiran Bedi had towed away late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s car in 1982 when she was in-charge of traffic police but the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate today sought to end the controversy by saying it was a sub-inspector working under her who had removed the vehicle. Noting that there were lot of remarks involving this incident on social media, she said, “I read their

Kiran Bedi sends legal notice to AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal

  BJP’s chief ministerial nominee Kiran Bedi on Tuesday sent a legal notice to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for using her photograph in the party’s poster campaign without her permission. “Yes, she has sent a notice to Kejriwal. He has been asked to ensure that the posters are removed,” Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) media convener Praveen Shankar Kapoor said. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has recently put up posters on

BJP is exactly opposite to what Bedi stands for: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has said he sees an inherent contradiction between what Kiran Bedi, BJP’s presumptive chief ministerial candidate, was known to have stood for and the values and principles of the party she now represents. “There are many issues… I am surprised how she will cope up with this and how she will explain (this) to the people and to herself,” Kejriwal told