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Police Arrests AAP’s 2 Assaulter MLAs,Court Rejects Police Custody

[NewDelhi] Police Arrests AAP’s 2 Assaulter MLAs,Court Rejects Police Custody
Delhi has court rejected police plea for 2-day custody of AAP MLAs Amantullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal in Chief Secretary assault case.Earlier these two MLAs were arrested Anshu Prakash
Two AAP MLAs have been arrested in connection with the alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash during a meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence,
AAP MLA Amantullah Khan was arrested today after he appeared at Jamia Nagar police station. Party legislator from Deoli, Prakash Jarwal, who was detained last night, was also arrested,
In his complaint, Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash had alleged that he was sitting on a sofa flanked by Amantullah and another AAP MLA during the Monday night meeting, and without provocation, the two legislators “started hitting and assaulting” him “with blows on head and temple”. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has denied the allegations.
Khan, MLA from Okhla , was accompanied by a large group of supporters as he arrived at the police station at noon. He was later handed over to the Civil Lines police.
The Victim officer claimed he was questioned about the AAP government’s media publicity during the meeting, while the AAP functionaries say he was called to discuss complaints on ration distribution.
The chief secretary in his complaint alleged that the assault was “premeditated” and a “conspiracy” of all those present.

Pb’s Dy CM Sukhbir Calls ‘AAP’a Bunch of Outsiders

[Faridkot,Punjab] Pb’s Dy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal Calls “AAP” a bunch of outsiders
Slamming Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh for his regime’s “failure” and dismissing AAP as a “bunch of outsiders”, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today exhorted people of the state to vote the SAD-BJP combine to power for a third consecutive term.
Inaugurating and laying foundation stones of various development projects worth Rs 350 crore in Kotkapura, Jaito and Faridkot, the Deputy Chief Minister claimed the Akali Dal is the only party which genuinely represents Punjab whereas Congress and AAP were only “lusting” after power.
Sukhbir came down heavily on AAP, and said they were “bunch of outsiders who don’t have any inkling about the culture and tradition of Punjab”.
Terming AAP as Punjab’s “biggest enemy”, Badal alleged the party was trying to “disrupt communal harmony and brotherhood” in the state.
He claimed that AAP did not care for the sentiments of any religion and the dastardly act committed by them during the release of their youth manifesto in Amritsar, was drawing flak from around the world.

AAP to Launch Agitation Against Property Tax Hike by East MCD

[New Delhi] AAP to Launch Agitation Against Property Tax Hike by East MCD
AAP Alleges BJP effects 6 Fold hike in property tax
The Aam Aadmi Party condemns BJP for increasing property tax in East Delhi colonies
The party has warned the BJP if the tax hike is not rolled back, it will launch a major agitation in the area against the BJP, which controls the East MCD.
Giving details of the hike, Aam Aadmi Party State Convenor Dilip Pandey said that the BJP has mismanaged the civic bodies in the city and its leaders are involved in large scale corruption.
The three municipal bodies are facing bankruptcy under the BJP’s misrule. Now to increase revenues, the BJP has a found a new way. The ruling BJP has increased the property tax through back door.As per Pandey ,Some colonies, which were in the E category, have now been put under A category.
Property tax in these colonies has been increased by six folds.

“AAP”Demands Action Against Agusta Deal Devils

[New Delhi]”AAP” Demands Action Against Agusta Deal’s Beneficiaries.
Kejriwal’s Own Much Hyped Odd, Even Scheme Is Crashed
Delhi Ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today said both the Congress and BJP have “blackened” their hands in the Agusta Westland chopper deal and demanded action against those involved.
The party also asked the government to come clean on allegations that former Air Chief S P Tyagi had links with Vivekananda Foundation, a Delhi based think tank, once headed by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. It also wondered whether this was the reason behind the probe agencies going “slow” in the investigation.
“This deal started during Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s tenure.
It was completed by the Manmohan Singh government and (it) cancelled the deal
.AAP leader Sanjay Singh said. It appears that since Congress and the BJP have both blackened their hands, this is why the Modi government is not taking any action against Sonia Gandhi,”
“If the intentions of Modi government is to combat corruption, then it should arrest those involved in it, right from Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel to S P Tyagi and many other officers and politicians…whose name in involved in the Agusta Westland chopper deal. He said Even some journalists are believed to have been involved,” .
The party also posed six questions to the government over the investigations in the deal.
AAP leader Ashutosh said.
“It is evident that S P Tyagi has taken bribe. What is the connection of S P Tyagi with Vivekananda Foundation. NSA Ajit Doval and Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra, both believed to be very powerful bureaucrats linked to Vivekananda Foundation.

Strongly refuting the allegations, the government termed attempts to link Doval and Misra to one of the accused as “totally baseless assertion and indicative of malicious intent”.

SAD Led Punjab to Start 200 skill development centers

[Gurdaspur, Punjab] SAD Led Punjab to Start 200 skill development centers
Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today said 200 skill development centers would be opened across the state to make the youth as employment generators not the job seekers.
Elaborating the plans of Punjab government to ensure all round development of the state, he said the government would open 2 skill development centers in every block of border districts, where the youth would be imparted free training in various streams to increase their avenues for self-employment.
The youth would contribute to the state’s development as also to their own family by being self employed with increase in resources, the Dy CM said.
Addressing a gathering at Shaheed Lieutenant Navdeep Singh (Ashoka Chakra) Sports stadium on the eve of inauguration of automated driving test track centre constructed at a cost of Rs 1.20 crore by state transport department, he said Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has vision and farsightedness to empower the youth.
He also informed that every center would see the 1,000 youth passing out taking the total number of annual pass outs to more than 1.50 lakh fully skilled and trained youth.
He said that the state government would provide jobs to 1,20,000 youth of the state through a transparent process.
Terming ‘Kohinoor’ diamond an inseparable part of cultural heritage of the state, SAD president said that every effort would be made to bring this precious diamond back to Punjab and the matter would be pursued with the Centre.
He also said SGPC has been asked to file a petition in the Supreme Court in this regard.
Badal said the state government has formulated a policy to give interest free cash crop loans of Rs 50,000 to the farmers.
“Farmers’ tubewell bills have also been waived off for which the state government pays Rs 6,000 crore from its own coffers to the Powercom,” he said.
Launching a scathing attack on Congress, he said the Congress created unnecessary noise on the issue of cash credit limit (CCL) for purchase of foodgrains and misguided the public on this issue but it has been given a befitting reply with the announcing of CCL to Punjab which has amply proved that Congress wanted to delay the loans just to malign SAD-BJP government and score political brownie points.
Attacking Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), he said its so called formula of governance, if any, has miserably failed in Delhi and now it has set its eyes on Punjab with next year’s Assembly elections in mind.

Delhi Ruling “AAP”Demands CBI Enquiry into BJP Ruled NDMC Corruption

[New Delhi]Delhi Ruler AAP Party Demands CBI Enquiry into BJP Ruled NDMC Corruption
Aam Admi Party[AAP] today demanded a CBI enquiry into alleged corruption at BJP ruled North Delhi Municipal Corporation charging that money was being pocketed by senior leaders of the party.
“AAP asks BJP leadership in Delhi and also the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a CBI enquiry into the role of BJP leaders who have pocketed corruption money from NDMC,”
AAP’s Delhi unit convener Dilip Pandey.Hitting at Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay, claimed that North Delhi mayor Ravindra Gupta’s letter written to Upadhyay “proves” that corruption was “committed” in the contract for sanitation work.
“Gupta has warned in his letter to Satish Upadhyay that if the party does not take any action against his corrupt colleagues, he will expose the party in the public,”
AAP has also asked the BJP to share report, if any, into the allegations of NDMC leader Yogendra Chandolia against the Mayor Gupta as well as the latter’s allegations against the BJP leaders.

Comedian Gurpreet Ghuggi joins “AAP”

[Chandigarh,Punjab] Comedian Gurpreet Ghuggi joins AAP
stand up comedian And Film Actor Ghuggi joined Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Ghuggi, after joining the party, said he was impressed with the work done by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
Ghuggi, 44, who had worked in Hindi movies like ‘Namastey London’, ‘Race’, however, said he had neither been a politician nor was interested in it”
He Added “AAP gives me a platform by way of which I can share pain of people and highlight them.. in building new Punjab. It is a debt which I wanted to repay to my soil and state,”
Asked whether he will contest Punjab assembly polls, Ghuggi said he had no “motive” to contest polls.
“But if the party orders me to do so, I will have to follow its directions,” he said, adding that he would like to work for Gurdaspur and Amritsar area.

“AAP”Also Cursed With Disconnect Within Party Of Ideology

[New Delhi] “AAP” Also Cursed With Disconnect Within Party .Volunteers Demands Due Recognition From Legislatures
.2017 will be a crucial year for AAP. The party aims to wrest the MCD polls from BJP. AAP Workers, Scared With Anti Incumbency Factor,Raised Concerns over ‘Disconnect’ Within Party Of Ideology
A section of AAP workers today raised concerns over “disconnect” between its legislators and volunteers, saying this could affect party’s prospects in the MCD polls.
Aam Aadami Party’s Delhi unit leaders, in a meeting with party volunteers from West Delhi particularly from Janakpuri, were also apprised about the anti-incumbency factor, which BJP is allegedly facing in many wards of the municipal corporation.
The meeting, held yesterday, was presided over by senior leaders of AAP’s Delhi unit.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had yesterday exuded confidence over winning MCD polls.

“AAP”Eyeing On Punjab Assembly,Step Back From Bypoll Of Khadoor Sahib

[New Delhi,Punjab]”AAP” Step Back From Bypoll Of Khadoor Sahib.The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided not to contest khadoor sahib bypoll in Punjab even as its former member Bhai Baldeep Singh backed by Swaraj Abhiyan will be in the fray.
Party had earlier contested bypolls for Talwandi Sabo + Patiala Assembly seats, but the party suffered a drubbing.
The party now said it does not want to invest its resources in the bypoll, but will focus on the main battle in 2017.
AAP’s Punjab co-convenor Durgesh Pathak said. “What is the point in fielding a candidate when the main elections are few months away? He Added We are focussing on 2017,”
Incidentally, after its resounding success in Lok Sabha polls in Punjab, which gave four MPs to the party, the AAP had contested bypolls for Talwandi Sabo and Patiala Assembly seats, but the party suffered a drubbing.
AAP had, however, won from Patiala Lok Sabha seat just few months back then.
AAP former member Bhai Baldeep Singh has got the support of Swaraj Abhiyan leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, who are formers of the party.
Making it a prestige battle, the SAD is also going out all stops to ensure victory and has fielded Ravinder Singh Brahmpura for the bypoll.

“Swaraj”Mulling To Pull Out “AAP”From Punjab Polls

[New Delhi]Swaraj Mulling To Pull AAP Out From Punjab Polls
Expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan are mulling to launch a political party and may field candidates for the 2017 Punjab assembly election, at a time when Arvind Kejriwal is pulling out all stops to ensure victory in the state.
Swaraj Abhiyan, a group formed by the duo and their supporters after their expulsion from the AAP, said they are “seriously thinking” about contesting the assembly elections in Punjab.
“We intend to launch a political party soon, but no date has been fixed. But yes, we are seriously thinking about contesting Punjab polls,” a senior Swaraj Abhiyan leader told PTI.
Meanwhile, the party has said it will “back” musician Bhai Baldeep Singh from Khadoor Sahib assembly during by-poll in Punjab next month.
“Swaraj Abhiyan is currently a non-political organisation and we don’t hope to launch the party by next month. Bhai Baldeep Singh will contest as an independent and will be backed by Swaraj Abhiyan. We will be putting all our weight behind him,” he said.
Bhai Baldeep Singh, who is also a part of the national executive of the organisation, said, “Swaraj Abhiyan’s support is crucial for the polls.”
Yadav and other Abhiyan leaders are also expected to campaign for Singh next month.
The decision to support Singh was taken on Sunday. He had contested 2014 Lok Sabha polls on AAP ticket from Khadoor Sahib, but had lost.
The seat fell vacant after Congress MLA Ramanjit Singh Sikki resigned from the Assembly in protest against the sacrilege incidents in the state.
Source PTI