Delhi HC dismisses Raghav Chadha’s plea on retweets

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In a setback to AAP leader Raghav Chadha, the Delhi High Court today dismissed “as devoid of merit” his plea that he cannot be made to face a criminal case only for retweeting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet against Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the DDCA row. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also rejected Chadha’s argument… Read more »

SC to hear AAP leader’s plea in Jaitley’s defamation case

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The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday a plea of AAP leader Raghav Chadha alleging that he has been made to face a criminal defamation case only for retweeting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet against Union minister Arun Jaitley. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and A M… Read more »

AAP MLA’s trial in rioting case to commence in Nov

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A Delhi court would commence in November the trial against AAP MLA Som Dutt, who has been charged with offences of rioting, wrongfully restraining and assaulting a man during the 2015 assembly election campaign. Metropolitan Magistrate Ruby Neeraj Kumar today fixed November 2 for recording prosecution evidence, including deposition of complainant Sanjeev Rana, in the… Read more »

2 jailed for Assembly ruckus seek prosecution of AAP MLAs

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Two men sentenced to a 30-day jail term for creating a ruckus in the Delhi Assembly today moved the Delhi High Court, seeking the prosecution of 10 AAP MLAs who had allegedly beaten them up. Justices Siddharth Mridul and Najmi Waziri asked the counsel for the two jailed men — Jagdeep Rana and Rajan Kumar… Read more »

SC refuses to entertain AAP leader’s plea against death threat

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The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea filed by Aam Aadmi Party leader Asish Khetan alleging death threats from right-wing organisations. A bench of Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit asked Khetan to approach the Delhi High Court with his plea in which he has also sought framing of guidelines to… Read more »

Delhi HC questions maintainability of plea against Speaker’s order

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The Delhi High Court today questioned the maintainability of a plea by two persons challenging the Delhi Assembly Speaker’s order sending them to jail for throwing pamphlets and sloganeering in the House. A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Najmi Waziri wondered how a habeas corpus plea, as filed by the two, can be heard… Read more »

BJP youth wing leader seeks Re 1 as damages from Delhi CM

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A BJP youth wing leader today sought Re 1 as compensation from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP spokesperson Sanjay Singh claiming he was projected as the person who assaulted former minister Kapil Mishra. The case was filed at the Tees Hazari court here. Ankit Bhardwaj, a state executive member of Bharatiya Janta Yuva… Read more »

AAP leader moves SC against death threat from right-wing body

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AAP leader Asish Khetan today moved the Supreme Court alleging death threats from right-wing organizations and sought protection for his life. A vacation bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao and Navin Sinha listed the matter for hearing on June 5 after advocate Sunil Fernandes mentioned the matter for urgent listing before it. Khetan, who is… Read more »

Satyendar Jain files defamation pleas against Kapil, BJP MLA

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain today filed two criminal defamation complaints in a city court against sacked minister Kapil Mishra and a BJP MLA for allegedly defaming him by levelling graft charges against him. Jain accused BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa of defaming him by organising a press conference and alleging that the minister was… Read more »