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Delhi HC blocks Kejriwal’s release on ED plea against bail order | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Delhi high court on Friday granted interim stay on a trial court order giving bail to CM Arvind Kejriwal in an alleged scam in the now-scrapped Delhi Excise Policy 2021-22. ED had filed an appeal on Friday morning, calling the trial court order "perverse" and claiming that it did not get a fair hearing.A vacation bench of Justice Sudhir Kumar Jain reserved its order, saying the bail order would remain stayed till the bench pronounced its verdict.Meanwhile, counsel from both sides can file written submissions by June 24.Additional solicitor general (ASG) S V Raju appeared for ED while Kejriwal was represented by senior advocates Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Vikram Chaudhri.The ASG told the bench that he was not given adequate opportunity by the trial court to oppose the bail plea...
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Delhi High Court Pauses Arvind Kejriwal’s Bail Order In Liquor Policy Case

In a major setback for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi High Court on Friday paused his bail order in a corruption case related to the Delhi Liquor Policy until a hearing on the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) petition. The ED challenged Kejriwal's bail hours before he was set to leave Tihar jail. The order is expected to be pronounced within two or three days. The ED requested an urgent hearing of its petition before a bench of Justices Sudhir Kumar Jain and Ravinder Dudeja. The ED criticised the Delhi court's decision to grant Kejriwal bail, calling it "perverse".  SV Raju, Additional Solicitor General representing the ED, argued that the agency could not oppose the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor's bail. Raju claimed that his arguments we...
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Delhi HC reserves order on ED plea against Kejriwal bail, stay to continue till final verdict | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday reserved its order on the plea filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for a stay on trial court order granting bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The court has stayed the bail of the AAP chief till the final order is pronounced. The order will be out by Monday or Tuesday. Meanwhile, the high court has asked the counsel to file the written submissions by Monday.The ED on Friday had approached the high court for urgent hearing against Delhi court bail order for Kejriwal.Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court on Thursday had granted bail to Kejriwal on a bond of Rs 1 lakh in the money laundering case related to the alleged excise policy case. The court had also declined ED's request to stay the bail order for 48 hours.As the probe agency moved hi...
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‘Trial court order will not be given effect’: Delhi HC halts release of Arvind Kejriwal | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Delhi high court on Friday put on hold chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's bail in the money laundering case until it hears the matter linked to the now-scrapped excise policy over which the AAP convenor has been arrested.Arvind Kejriwal was given bail by the Rouse Avenue Court on Thursday in the case. Vacation judge Nyay Bindu granted bail to the Delhi CM upon furnishing a bail bond of Rs 1 lakh.After the order was pronounced around 7:56 pm, Enforcement Directorate (ED) requested the court to defer signing of the bail bond by 48 hours so that the order may be challenged before the appellate court. However, the court rejected the plea and asked for production of the bail bond before the duty judge on Friday. On Friday, the ED challenged the trial court order for an urgent hearin...
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s Bail On Hold Until HC Hears ED Plea Opposing Relief By Lower Court

In a major setback to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi High Court has put on hold his bail in the liquor policy case. The Enforcement Directorate on Friday moved the Delhi High Court, opposing Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's bail relief granted by the Rouse Avenue court on Thursday. The High Court put on hold his bail till it heard the ED's plea in the case on Thursday. Appearing on behalf of the ED, Additional Solicitor General (ASG) SV Raju requested an urgent hearing in the matter. Legal news website Bar & Bench quoted SV Raju as saying: "The [Rouse Avenue trial court] order was passed yesterday [Thursday] at 8. The order was not uploaded. We were not given a clear opportunity to oppose bail," he said. "... I am demanding that the order be sta...
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Video | Arvind Kejriwal Bail: शराब घोटाले में राउज़ एवेन्यू कोर्ट ने ED की दलील ठुकराई

दिल्ली के मुख्यमंत्री अरविंद केजरीवाल को अब रेगुलर जमानत मिल गई है. दिल्ली शराब नीति केस में सीएम अरविंद केजरीवाल को 1 लाख रुपये की जमानत राशि पर ये राहत मिली है. हालांकि, ईडी ने जमानत के विरोध के लिए 48 घंटे का समय मांगा है. वहीं राउज एवेन्यू कोर्ट ने कहा कि एक लाख रुपये के मुचलके पर कल शुक्रवार को केजरीवाल तिहाड़ जेल से बाहर आ सकते हैं. Source link ...
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Arvind Kejriwal Granted Bail By Rouse Avenue Court In Delhi Excise Policy Case

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday granted bail by the Rouse Avenue court in the money laundering case related to the now-defunct excise policy. The court allowed Kejriwal's bail application on a bond of Rs 1 Lakh. His lawyers argued that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had no evidence against him.  The central probing agency had requested the court to grant 48 hours for Kejriwal to sign the bail bond, indicating their intention to challenge the order in a higher court. However, the judge clarified that there would be no stay on the bail order, directing the bail bond to be presented before the Duty judge on the following day.  As the bail order had to reach the jail first, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo is likely to be released from th...
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Arvind Kejriwal’s Wait Grows Longer As Delhi Court Reserves Verdict On Bail

The Rouse Avenue Court in Delhi on Thursday reserved the order on jailed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's bail plea as well as his application seeking permission for his wife to be present during his medical examination by the Medical Board in the money laundering case connected to the Delhi Excise Policy scam. The court today concluded hearing arguments from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Aam Aadmi Party chief's councel. Yesterday, the court had said that it will not reserve verdict in the case as it is a high profile case.   Source link
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Swati Maliwal assault case: Bibhav Kumar moves Delhi HC for regular bail | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Bibhav Kumar, former aide of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, moved the Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking regular bail in the Swati Maliwal alleged assault case. The matter is likely to be listed on Friday.Recently, Delhi's Tis Hazari Court dismissed the regular bail plea of Bibhav Kumar. The court dismissed the bail application in view of threats received by the victim, Swati Maliwal and apprehension of influencing the witnesses by the accused.While dismissing the bail application, the court observed, "In view of the fact that investigation is at an initial stage and there is a fear in the mind of the victim regarding her security as well as the security of her family members....There is also apprehension that the accused Bibhav Kumar would influence the witnesses, ...
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Jailed Imran Khan Invokes Arvind Kejriwal’s Case Before Pakistan Supreme Court, Alleges Oppress

Jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan cited the example of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal getting bail before India's general elections as he complained about mistreatment in jail before the Pakistan Supreme Court, news agency PTI reported. Khan's remarks came during his appearance on Thursday before a five-member Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa, in a case concerning amendments to the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO).  The bench included Justices Aminuddin Khan, Jamal Khan Mandokhel, Athar Minallah, and Syed Hasan Azhar Rizvi, according to the report. Justice Minallah expressed regret that Khan, as the leader of a large party with millions of followers, was imprisoned.  Khan, 71, claimed he faced "victimisat...
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Alliance With Congress Only For LS Polls, No Tie-Up For Delhi Assembly Polls Yet: Gopal Rai

Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi state convener Gopal Rai on Thursday said that the party's alliance with the Congress was only for the Lok Sabha elections and suggested that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's party will go solo in next year's Assembly polls in Delhi. After a meeting of party MLAs and senior leaders at Kejriwal's residence in the national capital, Rai told PTI that the party gave full support to the INDIA bloc in the Lok Sabha polls. "The INDIA bloc was only for contesting the Lok Sabha polls. Several parties fought elections together and AAP was also a part of it. As of now, there is no alliance for the Delhi Assembly polls," he told PTI. Gopal Rai said that at the meeting today, it was agreed that people's mandate in the Lok Sabha polls was again...
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Delhi Court Rejects Arvind Kejriwal’s Interim Bail Plea, Extends Judicial Custody Till June 19

Delhi Court denies interim bail to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in excise policy case. The court had reserved verdict last week on his bail petitions in the alleged Delhi Liquor Policy case. The court has directed the concerned authorities to conduct of required medical tests for the Aam Aadmi Party chief. The court also extended his judicial custody till June 19. Special Judge Kaveri Baweja of Rouse Avenue court rejected Arvind Kejriwal’s application seeking interim bail for 7 days on medical grounds. Arvind Kejriwal, who was produced in court from Tihar Jail through VC, has been remanded to judicial custody till June 19.  Advocate Vivek Jain appearing for the Delhi CM told the court that there has been certain variations in his weight. However, the c...
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Lok Sabha Election 2024: The biggest winners including Chandrababu Naidu, Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi and more.. | India News – Times of India

One of the fundamental rules of quantum mechanics states that reality doesn’t exist in a definitive state independent of observation. This doesn't claim that reality happens because of mere observation, it just means that observation reveals a version of reality that is unique to the observer. It’s a lesson that pollsters, politicians, journalists, and anyone who is in the business of keeping track of votes in a democracy out to remember, to hold one's horse till the fat lady sings.Therefore, it’s always important to wait till the end of the match to see the real nature of perceived reality (a phrase coined by the venerable TOI columnist Jug Suraiya) as opposed to their imagined reality.Elections aren’t fought on paper, and one shouldn’t jump the gun beforehand nor should they assume th...
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Varanasi election results 2024 live updates: After trailing in early trends, PM Modi overtakes Congress’s Ajay Rai | Varanasi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Varanasi, one of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, is among the nation's most high-profile constituencies as it is represented by PM Modi. It falls under the unreserved category and comprises five assembly constituencies which are Varanasi North, Varanasi South, Varanasi Cantt, Sevapuri and Rohaniya.After trailing in early trends, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has overtaken Congress's UP chief Ajay Rai.PM Modi is running ahead of Rai with over 9000 votes.Also See: Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 Live UpdatesThe Varanasi parliamentary constituency has a total of 19,62,948 voters, including 10,65,485 men, 8,97,328 women, and 135 third-gender individual. The constituency went to polls in the seventh phase of the Lok Sabha elections on June 1 and the voter turnout was recor...
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AAP’s Sanjay Singh calls for ban on exit polls | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A day after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal asserted that all exit polls that predicted a third term for BJP-led NDA were “fake”, AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Monday demanded a ban on exit polls, claiming they have been proven wrong several times.Singh highlighted reports from different states to claim that as per certain exit polls “CPI(M), which is not contesting elections in Jharkhand, is being given 2-3 seats, while LJP, which is contesting on five seats in Bihar, is being given six seats.” He further claimed that while there are five seats in Uttarakhand, exit polls are giving BJP six seats, and in Rajasthan where there are 25 seats the results are being shown for 33 seats.“Exit polls have been proved wrong many times and the survey agencies have no accountabi...
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Clash with AAP govt led to Zee ‘blackout’ in Punjab — Subhash Chandra raises alarm over media freedom

New Delhi: Zee News’ “editorial decision” to not publish an interview with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in its entirety led to a “forced” blackout of its channels in Punjab last week, which caused Zee Entertainment’s Chairman Emeritus and media baron Subhash Chandra to speak out.At a press conference in Delhi, he said that the fourth pillar of democracy was under threat, and that India’s 159th rank in the World Press Freedom Index was cause for concern. “Zee News must publish the entire interview, else it will face consequences like the withdrawal of advertising by the Punjab Government at least,” an Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson had told the news channel, referring to an interaction between Kejriwal and a senior journalist at Zee on 23 May. Show Full Art...
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Before returning to jail, Kejriwal says ‘exit polls fake’, urges INDIA bloc to stay alert on 4 June

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed Sunday that the Lok Sabha election exit polls predicting a major victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were designed to prevent Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and BJP functionaries from turning against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, ahead of the verdict on 4 June.He said that it was being suggested that the EVMs were tampered with, and therefore, the parties of the INDIA bloc needed to be particularly alert on getting the numbers matched with VVPAT slips. “There is no point crying hoarse later. It has to be done on counting day, so that EVM tampering can be prevented or exposed,” Kejriwal added. Kejriwal made the remarks, while addressing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders and workers at the party he...