Meenakshi Lekhi

Timelines
Meenakshi Lekhi says Delhi violence was in making for months

11 Mar 2020

Meenakshi Lekhi says Delhi violence was in making for months

Days after violence rocked Northeast Delhi killing more than 50 people and injuring nearly 200, the riots were discussed in the Parliament with both Congress and BJP attacking one another.

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

09 Feb 2020

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party after the exit polls for the Assembly elections were announced.

Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray's plan to visit Ayodhya sparks reactions

23 Jan 2020

Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray's plan to visit Ayodhya sparks reactions

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is planning to visit Ayodhya to celebrate the completion of 100 days of his government, which was formed after Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress joined hands.

Nankana Sahib attack: Meenakshi Lekhi slams absentee Sidhu; promotes CAA

05 Jan 2020

Nankana Sahib attack: Meenakshi Lekhi slams absentee Sidhu; promotes CAA

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Meenakshi Lekhi has slammed Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for the latter's silence over the Friday attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

Chowkidar chor hai: SC closes contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi

14 Nov 2019

Chowkidar chor hai: SC closes contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi framed his campaigning for 2019 Lok Sabha polls on "Chowkidar Chor Hai", but results showed it failed to connect with masses.

SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow

13 Nov 2019

SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow

In his last working days as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi is hoping to end long-drawn and important legal battles.

Justice Bobde will take oath as next CJI in November

29 Oct 2019

Justice Bobde will take oath as next CJI in November

On Tuesday, President Ram Nath Kovind approved a warrant appointing Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde as the next Chief Justice of India.

Ayodhya, Rafale, Article-370: SC to hear important cases next week

29 Jun 2019

Ayodhya, Rafale, Article-370: SC to hear important cases next week

The Supreme Court will reopen on Monday, July 1, after its annual six-week-long summer vacation and the first week will be jam-packed with important cases.

International Yoga Day 2019: Modi attends mega event in Ranchi

21 Jun 2019

International Yoga Day 2019: Modi attends mega event in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the celebrations on International Yoga Day, Friday (June 21), by attending a mega event in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.

Love will win, says Rahul Gandhi after casting his vote

12 May 2019

Love will win, says Rahul Gandhi after casting his vote

The Gandhis- Rahul, Priyanka, and Sonia, came out to cast their votes in the ongoing sixth phase of elections.

#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

12 May 2019

#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.

Rahul tenders unconditional apology to SC for 'Chowkidar Chor' remark

08 May 2019

Rahul tenders unconditional apology to SC for 'Chowkidar Chor' remark

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who was given a third chance to rectify his 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' remark, finally apologized in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Chowkidar chor hai remark: SC scolds Rahul Gandhi, demands apology

30 Apr 2019

Chowkidar chor hai remark: SC scolds Rahul Gandhi, demands apology

Coming down heavily on Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said he should apologize for falsely attributing the "Chowkidar Chor Hai" remark to the top court.

Delhi: Chemical factory catches fire, 30 fire engines sent

29 Apr 2019

Delhi: Chemical factory catches fire, 30 fire engines sent

A fire broke out at a chemical factory in Naraina, Delhi on Monday. 30 fire engines were immediately sent to the spot.

BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North West Delhi

23 Apr 2019

BJP fields singer Hans Raj Hans from North West Delhi

The BJP on Tuesday replaced its sitting Member of Parliament from North West Delhi, Udit Raj, with singer Hans Raj Hans as the party's candidate for the constituency.

#Elections2019: BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir to contest from East Delhi

22 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir to contest from East Delhi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released a list of two candidates for Delhi for the Lok Sabha elections.

Chowkidar chor hai: Rahul tells SC he regrets his comments

22 Apr 2019

Chowkidar chor hai: Rahul tells SC he regrets his comments

In what is sure to be used by BJP this election season, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he regretted the comments he made on Rafale, which he attributed to the Supreme Court.

Chowkidar Chor hai remark: SC seeks reply from Rahul Gandhi

15 Apr 2019

Chowkidar Chor hai remark: SC seeks reply from Rahul Gandhi

On Monday, the Supreme Court accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of misquoting its Rafale findings and directed him to explain his remarks by April 22.

Ahead of national elections, former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

22 Mar 2019

Ahead of national elections, former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who was part of India's World Cup-winning squad, joined BJP on Friday in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Pulwama attack: Prashant Bhushan justifies terror, netizens school him

17 Feb 2019

Pulwama attack: Prashant Bhushan justifies terror, netizens school him

While the Pulwama terror attack jolted the entire nation, senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan ended up justifying terrorism with a tweet which got him flak from various social media users.

PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

29 Jan 2019

PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

The auctioning of the gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from heads of state and dignitaries over the years began yesterday at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.

Women, who entered Sabarimala, were dressed as transgenders: Meenakshi Lekhi

04 Jan 2019

Women, who entered Sabarimala, were dressed as transgenders: Meenakshi Lekhi

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi came down heavily on Kerala government, led by Pinarayi Vijayan, on Friday after two women entered the Sabarimala temple of Lord Ayyappa.

Amid #MeToo storm, government weighing in on MJ Akbar's option

11 Oct 2018

Amid #MeToo storm, government weighing in on MJ Akbar's option

Amid the array of sexual harassment charges leveled against MoS External Affairs MJ Akbar, the government is weighing its options, IE reports quoting sources.

Days after Ashutosh resigns from AAP, Ashish Khetan leaves party

22 Aug 2018

Days after Ashutosh resigns from AAP, Ashish Khetan leaves party

Journalist-turned-politician Ashish Khetan who joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in 2014 has quit the party to focus on his legal career. He tweeted he didn't want to get involved in active politics.

JNU student Umar Khalid's alleged attacker caught on CCTV

14 Aug 2018

JNU student Umar Khalid's alleged attacker caught on CCTV

The man, who attacked JNU student Umar Khalid on Monday, was captured on CCTV footage.

Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Modi finally breaks his silence

13 Apr 2018

Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Modi finally breaks his silence

After being a mute spectator for days, PM Narendra Modi, on Friday, finally broke his silence on the Kathua and Unnao rape cases that shook the nation.

BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi: Don't communalize Kathua rape

13 Apr 2018

BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi: Don't communalize Kathua rape

Breaking BJP's measured silence on the Kathua and Unnao rape cases was spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi. For the Kathua rape and murder, she slammed the Opposition for "communalizing" the issue.

From corporate to politics: These Indian women are dominating

11 Sep 2017

From corporate to politics: These Indian women are dominating

To achieve success in politics, one has to have grit, confidence, a go-getter attitude and a sharp mind. Much like what success in the corporate world demands.

Parliament Day 13: Raids at Karnataka minister's house causes chaos

02 Aug 2017

Parliament Day 13: Raids at Karnataka minister's house causes chaos

Day 13 of the Parliament's monsoon session was ruled by this morning's I-T raids at Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar's residence and a resort where 42 Gujarat Congress MLAs are staying.

From corporate to politics: These Indian women are dominating

29 Jul 2017

From corporate to politics: These Indian women are dominating

To achieve success in politics, one has to have grit, confidence, a go-getter attitude and a sharp mind. Much like what success in the corporate world demands.

Massive hunt for Amarnath mastermind Abu Ismail, high alert sounded

13 Jul 2017

Massive hunt for Amarnath mastermind Abu Ismail, high alert sounded

A massive manhunt has been launched in South Kashmir to nab LeT's Abu Ismail, the alleged mastermind of the Amarnath terror attack.

Police arrest Lekhi, BJP MLAs for trying to enter Basirhat

08 Jul 2017

Police arrest Lekhi, BJP MLAs for trying to enter Basirhat

BJP leaders including Meenakshi Lekhi, Om Mathur, Satyapal Singh were arrested by the police as they tried to enter violence-hit Basirhat.

Rupa Ganguly, others arrested while trying to visit violence-hit Basirhat

07 Jul 2017

Rupa Ganguly, others arrested while trying to visit violence-hit Basirhat

Police arrested BJP leaders Rupa Ganguly and Locket Chatterjee while they were attempting to make their way to violence-hit Basirhat.

Basirhat clashes claim first casualty, fresh tension triggered

07 Jul 2017

Basirhat clashes claim first casualty, fresh tension triggered

A 65-year-old man died in communal clashes at Basirhat, the first casualty in the incident.

West Bengal Communal violence: Paramilitary deployed, Internet services suspended

05 Jul 2017

West Bengal Communal violence: Paramilitary deployed, Internet services suspended

In a bid to control communal violence in West Bengal's Basirgat region, CM Mamata Banerjee has ordered to suspend Internet services in the state.

India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

28 Mar 2017

India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

Sources stated that India may host the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency next month for a meeting focused on maritime security with the Indian Coast Guard.