Saurabh Bharadwaj

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Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies

08 Dec 2020

Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies

In a sensational claim which may start another political slugfest between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the former alleged on Tuesday that Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest, a charge denied by Delhi Police, which is governed by the Centre.

Delhi elections: BJP pits Sunil Yadav against CM Arvind Kejriwal

21 Jan 2020

Delhi elections: BJP pits Sunil Yadav against CM Arvind Kejriwal

After days of dilly-dallying, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) revealed whom it will field against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi Assembly seat.

Delhi pollution: AAP government hasn't used Rs. 900cr green funds

04 Nov 2019

Delhi pollution: AAP government hasn't used Rs. 900cr green funds

An RTI query has now revealed that the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, which is garnering praise for its odd-even scheme, has been sitting on Rs. 900 crore unused Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) funds.

Why are BJP leaders protesting outside Arvind Kejriwal's house?

26 Sep 2019

Why are BJP leaders protesting outside Arvind Kejriwal's house?

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's house turned into a fortress on Thursday after police deployed forces to deal with agitating members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Haven't joined Congress, didn't give written resignation either: Alka Lamba

19 Sep 2019

Haven't joined Congress, didn't give written resignation either: Alka Lamba

Earlier this month, rebel AAP MLA Alka Lamba called it quits with the party, putting an end to her six-year-long journey. But, on Wednesday she claimed she hasn't given her "written resignation".

AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

22 Dec 2018

AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

On Friday, the AAP-dominated Delhi Assembly passed a resolution suggesting Bharat Ratna should be stripped from former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as he failed to curb 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Delhi's 'Chipko movement': Thousands hug trees, say 'won't leave them'

25 Jun 2018

Delhi's 'Chipko movement': Thousands hug trees, say 'won't leave them'

Sarojini Nagar saw a lot of activity yesterday afternoon, as more than 1,500 people came out in unison to protest the cutting of a whopping 16,500 trees to make way for seven central government colonies.

Delhi: Metro stations closed, security upped ahead of AAP's march

17 Jun 2018

Delhi: Metro stations closed, security upped ahead of AAP's march

Five stations of the Delhi Metro have been shut down for the day for AAP's planned protest march to PM Narendra Modi's residence.

Panel to meet Rajnath over 400% salary-hike for Delhi MLAs

06 Apr 2018

Panel to meet Rajnath over 400% salary-hike for Delhi MLAs

Delhi Assembly on Friday formed a six-member committee to take up the issue of the proposed hike in salary of ministers and legislators with the Centre.

After Kejriwal apologizes for 'defaming' SAD leader, Bhagwant Mann resigns

16 Mar 2018

After Kejriwal apologizes for 'defaming' SAD leader, Bhagwant Mann resigns

AAP leader Bhagwant Mann has resigned from the party after Arvind Kejriwal apologized to Bikram Singh Majithia, a former Akali Dal leader of Punjab, in a defamation case.

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal arrested for allegedly assaulting Chief Secretary

21 Feb 2018

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal arrested for allegedly assaulting Chief Secretary

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal was arrested yesterday night for allegedly assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash when he was visiting the CM.

Delhi Government's Crisis: Chief Secretary alleged assaulted by AAP MLAs

20 Feb 2018

Delhi Government's Crisis: Chief Secretary alleged assaulted by AAP MLAs

The war between the AAP government and bureaucrats has reached a high point. All officers in the capital have launched a strike after Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly assaulted by two AAP MLAs at CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence on February 19.

Delhi HC raps govt over Rs. 787cr unused environment fund

17 Nov 2017

Delhi HC raps govt over Rs. 787cr unused environment fund

The Delhi HC has asked the state government how it will spend a Rs. 787cr environment fund that has largely remained unused since two years.

Why didn't Delhi Govt spend Rs. 787cr environment fund?

RTI

Why didn't Delhi Govt spend Rs. 787cr environment fund?

Even as Delhi chokes on toxic air, shocking information has come to light. An RTI query has revealed that in two years, the government has spent just 0.11% of a Rs. 787cr-fund generated as ECC.

L-G gives green signal for new mohalla clinics

05 Sep 2017

L-G gives green signal for new mohalla clinics

Lieutenant-Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has given the approval to the Kejriwal-led AAP Government for setting up new mohalla clinics in the city.

In LG-AAP battle, Delhi's flagship mohalla clinics suffer

31 Aug 2017

In LG-AAP battle, Delhi's flagship mohalla clinics suffer

The AAP government's ambitious mohalla clinics scheme in Delhi has not yet been able to come out of bureaucratic hurdles.

3 AAP MLAs held for assaulting woman in Delhi Assembly

06 Jul 2017

3 AAP MLAs held for assaulting woman in Delhi Assembly

At least 3 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs namely Okhla AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, Malviya Nagar MLA Somnath Bharti and Tilak Nagar MLA Jarnail Singh were booked by the Delhi police over the alleged assault of a woman in Assembly premises.

AAP's team of engineers designed demo EVM, says party

11 May 2017

AAP's team of engineers designed demo EVM, says party

Amid questions on from where the AAP acquired an EVM for demonstration, it clarified that the demo machine had been assembled by its own team of engineers.

AAP hacks EVM, but it is not a real EVM

09 May 2017

AAP hacks EVM, but it is not a real EVM

The Election Commission has refused to vouch for the authenticity of the EVM machine, which AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj "hacked" in the assembly.

AAP Woes: Four Delhi MLAs wish to join Congress

31 Mar 2017

AAP Woes: Four Delhi MLAs wish to join Congress

Adding to the troubles of Aam Aadmi Party, the party's four sitting Members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly have expressed their wish to join the Congress party.