[New Delhi]Kejriwal Kicks CCTV Project Into PM’s Court Seeking PM’s Intervention
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in execution of the Delhi government’s CCTV project, Earlier Lt Governor Anil Baijal has constituted a panel to prepare a framework for CCTV Project for Delhi
Kejriwal sought an appointment with Modi and requested him to order Baijal to allow the installation of CCTV cameras, saying that as it was related to women safety there should be no politics over the issue.
Yesterday, the AAP government had declared as “null and void” the L-G appointed committee, saying that it was the government’s job to install CCTV cameras and asked Baijal to prevent rising crimes in the city.
The committee had been formed to “stall” the CCTV project, the chief minister alleged in the letter, claiming that the L-G was doing “politics” over the issue.
Yesterday, Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain had written to Baijal, saying “Under the Constitution, L-G’s job is to do good policing and prevent crime. Kindly concentrate on your job. It is elected government’s job to install cameras. Please allow us to do our job.
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[New Delhi] Kejriwal’s Spl Secy “Panda”Transferred to Puducherry
Prashant Kumar Panda, special secretary to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, has been transferred to Puducherry following an order of the Union Home Ministry.
Since the AAP government was formed, the Delhi government and bureaucracy have been at loggerheads on a range of issues.
In December 2015, DANICS officers went on mass leave for one day when two special home secretaries were suspended by Delhi Home Minister Satyender Jain.
The services department of Delhi government yesterday issued an order relieving the 2007-batch IAS officer with effect from March 19 after getting an approval from Lt Governor Anil Baijal.
Last month, the Home Ministry had issued an order transferring nine IAS officers of Delhi government, including Panda.
The relieving order of the special secretary to the Delhi chief minister came a day after V K Jain, Advisor to Kejriwal, resigned citing personal reasons. Jain had been questioned by Delhi Police in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.
There are around 70 IAS and 450 Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service (DANICS) officers working with the Delhi government.
[New Delhi] Advisor To Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Resigns He is eye witness of Assault on CS Anshu Prakash
V K Jain, has resigned citing personal reasons and family commitments, Yesterday he was questioned by police in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, .
He was appointed to the post in September last year, days after he had retired as the CEO of the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB).
Anshu Prakash was allegedly assaulted by AAP MLAs during a meeting at the chief minister’s residence in the evening of February 19.
As per Delhi Police Jain disclosed that AAP MLAs Prakash Jarwal and Amanatullah Khan surrounded the chief secretary and saw them assaulting him at Kejriwal’s residence.
[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.
[New Delhi]4 More AAP MLAs Knocks Door Of HC Against Their Disqualification
Four more AAP MLAs today moved the Delhi High Court against their disqualification as Delhi Assembly legislators for holding offices of profit.
Their pleas came up for hearing before a bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar which issued notice to the Election Commission (EC) seeking its response on the MLAs’ petitions.
The bench said the pleas of Naresh Yadav, Adarsh Shastri, Sanjeev Jha and Rajesh Gupta would be now heard along with the other eight AAP MLAs, which is scheduled for hearing today itself.
The EC in its response filed last week told the high court that the pleas were not maintainable and were liable to be dismissed.
It said the AAP MLAs have challenged the EC’s recommendation, which is non-existent once President Ram Nath Kovind has taken a decision on it.
The eight MLAs, in their response to the EC affidavit, said the poll panel was acting like a private litigant and not behaving as a quasi-judicial authority.
Initially, the petitions were filed by eight AAP MLAs — Alka Lamba, Kailash Gahlot, Sharad Kumar, Madan Lal, Sarita Singh, Rajesh Rishi, Som Dutt and Nitin Tyagi.
The high court had on January 24 refused to stay the Centre’s notification disqualifying the MLAs but restrained the EC from taking any “precipitate measures” such as announcing dates for by-polls.
On January 30, the court extended till today the interim order restraining the EC from issuing any notification announcing by-elections to fill the vacancies of the 20 assembly seats whose legislators had been disqualified.
The high court had on January 29 transferred the appeal of AAP MLAs against their disqualifications by the president on the recommendations of the EC to the division bench.
The EC had recommended the disqualifications of 20 AAP MLAs on January 19. The president approved their disqualifications.
The 20 disqualified MLAs include Adarsh Shastri (Dwarka), Alka Lamba (Chandni Chowk), Anil Bajpai (Gandhi Nagar), Avtar Singh (Kalkaji), Kailash Gahlot (Najafgarh) — who is also a minister — Madan Lal (Kasturba Nagar), Manoj Kumar (Kondli), Naresh Yadav (Mehrauli), Nitin Tyagi (Laxmi Nagar), Praveen Kumar (Jangpura).
The others are Rajesh Gupta (Wazirpur), Rajesh Rishi (Janakpuri), Sanjeev Jha (Burari), Sarita Singh (Rohtas Nagar), Som Dutt (Sadar Bazar), Sharad Kumar (Narela), Shiv Charan Goel (Moti Nagar), Sukhbir Singh (Mundka), Vijendar Garg (Rajinder Nagar) and Jarnail Singh (Tilak Nagar).