New Delhi, July 4: The Supreme Court observed that if legitimate decisions are delayed by the Lieutenant Governor, then collective responsibility of the government stands negated. The court also held that the Union Government must not usurp powers on maters within the domain of the legislature.
The Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh took strong objection to a statement made by an Aam Aadmi Party leader on Referendum 2020. In a tweet, the Punjab CM said, “Mr @ArvindKejriwal I strongly condemn the statement of your LOP @SukhpalKhaira supporting Referendum 2020 that aims for Punjab to secede from the Indian Union. Please clarify your stand on this & ask your partymen to act responsibly. Do see what this Referendum stands for.”
Bengaluru: Even as the Congress and BJP battle it out in Karnataka, it would have a contest not just from the JD(S), but the Aam Aadmi Party as well. The AAP has thrown its hat into the election ring once again and would contest all 28 seats from Bangalore.
The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to throw its hat into the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018. It would contest in several constituencies, the party has said.
The Aam Admi Party’s dream of hitting the national stage took a beating yet again. All the 29 candidates fielded by the Arvind Kejriwal led party lost their deposits.
The Aam Admi Party has won the Bawana by-poll in Delhi. Since counting began on Monday, the AAP maintained a comfortable lead over the BJP and the Congress which fought hard for second place.
Suspend out government instead of harassing us everyday, the Aam Admi Party has said while reacting to the CBI action on Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.
Kapil Mishra has been hurling one allegation after another at the Aam Admi Party leadership. Despite these attacks, he continues to remain in the party and the AAP is unlikely to expell him. The expulsion of the rebel MLA would give him a chance to join another party or form a separate group in the Delhi Legislative Assembly, which the party wants to avoid.
The Election Commission of India has said that after initial doubts of an EVM theft, it has been found that the EVM used in the Delhi assembly was a dummy. The AAP decided to use a dummy EVM in the assembly to demonstrate EVM tampering to avoid any sort of legal complications.
Earlier ECI officials had said that they would check to see how the EVM was procured. The EVMs are stored in a go-down of the Election Commission of India are used only during the elections.
The Aam Aadmi could in for some serious trouble if it is learnt that the EVM used in the Delhi Assembly was procured illegally. The AAP which convened a special session in the demonstrated on Tuesday how an EVM could be tampered with.