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Sanjay Singh bail news highlights: ‘Kejriwal will not resign, will work for Delhi people,’ says AAP MP

Sanjay Singh bail highlights: AAP MP Sanjay Singh, who was arrested in October last year in connection with liquor policy scam, was granted bail by the SC on Tuesday.
Sanjay Singh bail news highlights: AAP MP speaking at the party headquarters in Delhi after walking out of Tihar Jail on Wednesday.
Sanjay Singh bail news highlights: AAP MP speaking at the party headquarters in Delhi after walking out of Tihar Jail on Wednesday.

Sanjay Singh bail news highlights: Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh, who was arrested by the ED in October last year, walked out of Tihar Jail on Wednesday evening following his bail granted by the Supreme Court the previous day in connection with the Delhi excise policy case. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is currently lodged in the Tihar Jail in the national capital till April 15. The Rouse Avenue court in Delhi extended his judicial custody on April 1. The Delhi High Court is set to hear the Delhi CM's plea challenging his arrest. The court has also sought the response of the Enforcement Directorate in the matter today....Read More

On Tuesday, the Enforcement Directorate told the Delhi High Court bench that Arvind Kejriwal was the “kingpin” and the “key conspirator” of the “excise scam” and there were “reasons to believe” based on material in its possession that he was guilty of the offence of money laundering.

Latest highlights

- In connection with the liquor policy scam, AAP MP Sanjay Singh, who was arrested by the ED in October last year, walked out of Tihar Jail on Wednesday after being granted bail by the Supreme Court the day before.

- On Wednesday, the Delhi High Court heard Arvind Kejriwal's petition contesting his arrest in the Delhi excise policy case. The plea was presented before a bench presided over by Justice Swarana Kanta Sharma.

- Senior advocate AM Singhvi represented Delhi CM Kejriwal, while Additional Solicitor General of India SV Raju appeared for the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Singhvi argued that the timing of the arrest suggested “unconstitutional actions, with no supporting material under Section 50 of the PMLA”.

- Later, the Delhi High Court reserved its decision on the petition filed by Arvind Kejriwal, contesting his arrest and the remand granted by the trial court.

- Arvind Kejriwal was taken into custody by the ED on March 21, marking the fourth arrest of an Aam Aadmi Party leader in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case.

- In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to AAP leader Sanjay Singh in a money laundering case related to the irregularities in the Delhi excise policy. The court followed the ED's decision not to contest Sanjay Singh's bail application.

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Apr 3, 2024 10:52 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: AAP MP sings song while addressing party workers after walking out of jail | Watch

Apr 3, 2024 10:29 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: ‘Arvind Kejriwal will not resign, will work for 2 cr people of Delhi,’ says AAP MP

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: “Arvind Kejriwal will not resign at all and will work for the two crore people of Delhi. It is said that how will one write a letter… I have come back after spending six months in jail. It is written in the jail manual that any person can write unlimited letters while in jail…If someone wants to write a government letter, then permission is required from the court,” says AAP MP Sanjay Singh at party headquarters after walking out of Tihar Jail today.

Apr 3, 2024 10:22 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: ‘AAP born from agitation, we are not afraid,’ says AAP MP after walking out of jail

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: After his release from Tihar Jail after six months, AAP MP Sanjay Singh is addressing the party headquarters in New Delhi.

“I want to say that AAP was born from agitation. We are not afraid of anything,” he said.

“There is widespread tyranny in the country, and all of us stand with CM Arvind Kejriwal,” he added.

Apr 3, 2024 10:11 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: AAP leader meets Sunita Kejriwal | Watch

Apr 3, 2024 10:08 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: AAP MP meets jailed Delhi CM's wife Sunita Kejriwal after walking out of jail

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: AAP MP Sanjay Singh met jailed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's wife, Sunita Kejriwal, after walking out of Tihar Jail on Wednesday evening.

The Supreme Court granted bail to the AAP leader on Tuesday, who was jailed six months ago in connection with the Delhi excise policy case, which is now scrapped.

Apr 3, 2024 9:55 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: Supporters shower flower petals on party MP's father Dinesh Singh | Watch

Apr 3, 2024 9:04 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: ‘Prison locks will be broken for them too,’ says Sanjay Singh after walking out of jail

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: After walking out of Tihar Jail upon being released on bail by the Supreme Court the previous day, AAP MP Sanjay Singh says, "This is the time to struggle. The biggest leaders of our party (AAP) - Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain - have been kept behind the bars. I am confident that one day the locks of this prison will be broken and they will come out. This is why I want to say that this is not the time to celebrate, this is the time to struggle," says AAP leader Sanjay Singh after walking out of Delhi's Tihar Jail,

He received a rousing welcome from party leaders and workers outside Tihar Jail in Delhi.

Apr 3, 2024 8:56 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: ‘Truth has triumphed,' says Atishi on Sanjay Singh walking out of jail

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: Delhi Minister Atishi as AAP MP Sanjay Singh walks out of Tihar Jail, says, “Truth has triumphed. For the last two years, they have been investigating this fake liquor policy case. ED conducted several raids but still, they could not find corruption money from AAP.”

Apr 3, 2024 8:40 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: AAP leader's father on his release from Tihar Jail

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: After AAP MP Sanjay Singh comes out of Tihar Jail, his father Dinesh Singh says, "Me, my family, party workers & the party see this as a special moment..."

Sanjay Singh, who was arrested six months ago in October, was granted bail by the Supreme Court on Tuesday in connection with the now-scrapped liquor policy scam.

Apr 3, 2024 8:20 PM IST

Sanjay Singh bail LIVE: AAP leader walks out of Tihar six months after arrest

Apr 3, 2024 8:09 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal LIVE: Punjab CM Mann seeks permission to meet Delhi CM

Arvind Kejriwal LIVE: Punjab chief minister and AAP leader Bhagwant Mann has requested permission from the Tihar Jail administration to meet Delhi chief minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal. The chief minister's Office has reportedly written to the Tihar Jail administration seeking approval for this meeting, as per sources cited by news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 7:16 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Delhi court orders Tihar Jail to provide electric kettle, table, and chair to CM

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: A Delhi court on Wednesday instructed Tihar jail authorities to furnish an electric kettle to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal due to his "medical condition," along with a table and chair for reading purposes.

The directions were issued by Special Judge Kaveri Baweja following a request from Kejriwal's lawyer, who emphasized the necessity of an electric kettle for heating water and preparing tea for the Aam Aadmi Party convenor.

“However, the jail provides tea in accordance with the Jail Rules only,” the application said.

The lawyer mentioned that when Kejriwal was remanded to jail on April 1, a request was made for him to be supplied with a chair and table. However, no instructions were given at that time.

Earlier, on April 1, the court had extended Kejriwal's judicial custody until April 15 in connection with the money laundering case related to the alleged excise policy scam.

Apr 3, 2024 6:39 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: AAP leaders to go on fast against Delhi CM's arrest

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced on Wednesday its plan to hold a nationwide collective fast on April 7 at Jantar Mantar in protest against the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Gopal Rai, party leader and the Delhi state convener of AAP, made the announcement during a press briefing.

Rai stated that the party has resolved to observe a nationwide collective fast on April 7 to rally widespread public support for Kejriwal's cause.

"Those who are against the arrest of Arvind Kejriwal, who want to save the country's democracy, and stop injustice and dictatorship, are urged to observe collective fasts in their homes, villages, neighbourhoods, block headquarters, tehsils, districts, and state capitals," he said.

Apr 3, 2024 5:38 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Advocate Satya Ranjan Swain on Atishi's claims that she was asked to join BJP

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: “Atishi held a press conference yesterday in which she made false, concocted, scandalous and defamatory remarks against the BJP. She said that a person close to her was contacted (by someone) to make her join the BJP, but she gave no input on contact details or other information. We have served her legal notice, seeking details of the person who contacted her, and if those statements were false, she should withdraw it,” says advocate Satya Ranjan Swain.

On Tuesday, Atishi asserted that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was considering possibly arresting herand AAP leaders Saurabh Bharadwaj, Durgesh Pathak, and Raghav Chadha. She further mentioned that she had been informed that they would face arrest if they declined to join the BJP. “I have been told that I should boost my political career by joining the BJP, otherwise the ED will arrest me in a month. ...Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP have made up their minds to crush AAP and all its leaders.”

Apr 3, 2024 5:02 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Goa CM Sawant says ‘AAP leaders in the state scared after arrests in Delhi excise case’

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant asserted on Wednesday that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders in the state were apprehensive following the arrest of Arvind Kejriwal and others in the Delhi excise policy case.

“The AAP leaders are afraid after arrests in the Delhi excise scam, and they are tracking my activities,” Sawant alleged.

Addressing party workers in Velim within the South Goa Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday, Sawant stated that he is accused of direct involvement in a conspiracy related to the formulation of the excise policy, favouring specific individuals, according to news agency PTI.

Kejriwal was apprehended by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on March 21 in relation to a money laundering investigation associated with his government's defunct excise policy.

Apr 3, 2024 4:49 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Why was Delhi CM arrested? What is the ‘Delhi excise policy case’?

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on March 21 in connection with the liquor policy scam which is now scrapped.

Delhi excise policy case -

- The case revolves around accusations of corruption and money laundering associated with developing and implementing the Delhi government's excise policy for 2021-22, which was subsequently annulled.

- According to the Enforcement Directorate, AAP leaders allegedly received kickbacks amounting to ?100 crore as part of the excise policy. Additionally, Kejriwal's name has been recurrently cited in the charge sheets submitted by the ED.

- The agency contends that the accused individuals communicated with Kejriwal during the formulation of the excise policy.

Apr 3, 2024 4:41 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Delhi High Court reserves judgement in CM's plea challenging arrest by ED

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: The Delhi High Court, after hearing arguments from both sides (Arvind Kejriwal's and the ED's) has reserved judgment on Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s plea challenging his arrest and remand in connection with his alleged involvement in the controversial Delhi excise policy. The decision was made by a bench presided over by Justice Swarana Kanta Sharma.

Apr 3, 2024 4:34 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: ‘It is preposterous to claim Delhi CM involved in hawala,’ says lawyer Singhvi

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: In his rejoinder, Singhvi emphasises that there is not a single dot or comma of evidence linking the proceeds of crime to Arvind Kejriwal. He further asserts that it is "preposterous to say that the chief minister of Delhi would be involved in hawala transactions."

Apr 3, 2024 4:25 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: What is Section 70 of PMLA? How is it relevant in this case?

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: The ED asserted that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) engaged in money laundering through Arvind Kejriwal, thereby falling under section 70 of the PMLA 2002.

Furthermore, the ED claimed that the AAP is the primary beneficiary of the proceeds of crime originating from the Delhi Liquor Scam. A portion of these proceeds, amounting to approximately Rs. 45 crore in cash, was allegedly utilised during the AAP's election campaign for the Goa Assembly elections in 2022.

According to the ED, the AAP is a political entity consisting of an association of individuals registered under Section 29-A of the Representation of People Act, 1951.

Section 70(1) of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) states: “Where a person committing a contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or of any rule, direction or order made thereunder is a company, every person who, at the time the contravention was committed, was in charge of, and was responsible to the company, for the conduct of the business of the company as well as the company, shall be deemed to be guilty of the contravention and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.”

Apr 3, 2024 4:17 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: ‘ED wants to make plea by CM non-maintainable,’ advocate Singhvi says in Delhi court

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Representing the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, senior advocate AM Singhvi submits in his rejoinder that the Enforcement Directorate, by "mischaracterising" the plea, aims to render it non-maintainable. "Even if it's a quashing petition, challenge to remand, habeas corpus plea, or bail, he doesn't call it what it is—a challenge to illegal arrest under section 19 of PMLA," he adds.

Apr 3, 2024 4:08 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: On CM's contention that ‘section 70 PMLA will not apply to AAP,’ ED says…

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Regarding Kejriwal’s contention that section 70 (offence by companies) would not be applicable on AAP since it is a political party registered under the Representation of People’s Act, Raju says that AAP is an association of individuals. “The definition of company u/s 70 PMLA is wide it not only includes firms, but also association of persons & individuals. AAP is a company under section 70 of the PMLA.”

Apr 3, 2024 4:01 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: ‘ED has WhatsApp chats, hawala operation statements,’ says law force's advocate in Delhi court

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: “The person has so much influence that he has acquired copies of previous chargesheets, relied and unrelied documents,” the law officer says in Delhi trial court.

Raju, the advocate representing ED states that although Kejriwal's argument is that there is no new material, the ED possesses WhatsApp chats, hawala operation statements, and a substantial amount of income tax data. “It’s not as if we are shooting in the dark,” Raju adds.

Considering the law officer’s statement, the court expresses its intention to peruse the case file before reserving judgment.

Apr 3, 2024 3:57 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: On CM's claims of ‘no sufficient material to arrest’, ED refers to trial court's March 22 order

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Addressing Kejriwal’s claim that the ED “did not have sufficient material to arrest the CM,” the law officer points to the trial court’s March 22 order, by which his custody was extended till March 28. In this order, the special judge observed that conditions under section 19 of the PMLA were complied with. “This is not a mechanical order but an order which has been passed after application of mind,” the law officer adds.

Apr 3, 2024 3:52 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: ‘Criminals cannot evade arrest due to elections,’ says ED

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE Updates: Regarding Kejriwal’s contention that his arrest around the elections disturbs the level playing field and is against the basic structure, the law officer says, “Criminals and undertrials have no business to say that we will commit a crime and will not be arrested because elections are here.”

“This is completely ridiculous. It will give license to criminals to roam around freely. Aam aadmi has to go behind bars if he has committed a crime but because you are a chief minister you can't be arrested? You will loot the country but no one can touch you because the elections are coming? You say your arrest will infringe on basic structure? What type of basic structure is this?” he adds.

Apr 3, 2024 3:46 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE Updates: ED on ‘scam money used by Delhi CM’

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE Updates: "Where is the question of 'mere ghar kuchh nahi mila'? (you did not get anything from my home) Paisa to aapne Goa election mein use kar liya (money was used in the Goa election)... When ED asks you kahan hain paisa? (When ED asks where is the money?) you say mujhe nahi pata ( you say I don't know)" says ED advocate Raju.

Concealment can be in different ways. It can be sent abroad & then ED asks you, and you say Mujhe nahi pata. Finding of proceeds of crime is irrelevant. But the argument is, “Mere ghar se toh kuch nahi mila par agar aapne kisi aur ko de diya toh kaha milega aapke ghar se?”

Apr 3, 2024 3:35 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE Updates: Delhi CM's ‘Saint’ attitude contradicts ‘tactfully’ executed scam, says ED

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE Updates: Law officer in Delhi court says, that despite Kejriwal's self-portrayal as “I am a saint”, the actions carried out were executed “very tactfully”. Furthermore, he asserts that Kejriwal is not only individually but also vicariously involved in the matter.

Apr 3, 2024 3:30 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: ED's argument continues, says ‘scam that was running into ?100 cr was not at election time’

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Advocate Raju from the ED asserts that the existence of a scam is indisputable today.

Regardless of any outcry, it is evident that there was a scam, depriving the exchequer and the public of significant funds. “The scam involving 100 crores did not occur during the election period. The argument cannot pivot solely on the pretext of elections, especially considering that the elections have now passed. ED's actions are not suddenly spurred into activity, as they have been ongoing,” he says.

Apr 3, 2024 3:17 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: What is happening today?

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: On Wednesday, a hearing of the plea filed by the incarcerated Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal regarding the excise policy case was underway in the trial court. Represented by senior advocate AM Singhvi, Kejriwal presented his points earlier in the day, emphasising the importance of the case for maintaining a "level playing field."

Singhvi remarked on the timing, suggesting unconstitutional actions regarding the entire matter. He asserted, "There is no material in any manner supporting under section 50 of the PMLA."

Later, the Enforcement Directorate (ED), represented by ASG SV Raju, began their argument, stating that Kejriwal has challenged his arrest as if it's a bail application or a quashing petition.

Apr 3, 2024 3:10 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: ‘His custody today is with regards to April 1 order,’ says ED

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: “His custody today is with regards to the latest order (April 1). Even if the orders (March 22 & 28) are set aside, he will not be entitled to be released because his custody is not because of the previous orders but of April 1,” stated the ED in its argument against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's plea against his arrest. He added that this would be an academic exercise.

“This is a bail application in the guise of writ. It's nothing but a bail application,” the ED officer remarked.

Apr 3, 2024 2:57 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: ‘Clear case of waiver and acquiescence,’ says ED in Delhi court

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Arguing against the plea filed by Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arrest in the Delhi Court, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) says, “It's a clear case of waiver and acquiescence. You (Kejriwal) cannot ride two horses at the same time – challenge the remand order and then say please pass the order and I will accept it.”

Furthermore, the ED emphasised, "He has not challenged the latest order (April 1)."

Apr 3, 2024 2:49 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: ED says investigation against Kejriwal is at a ‘nascent stage’

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: During the Delhi High Court hearing on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest and remand regarding his alleged involvement in the capital's controversial Delhi excise policy, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) stated that the investigation concerning Kejriwal is still in its “nascent stage”.

Representing the ED, ASG SV Raju remarked that Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest is being argued as if it's a bail application or a quashing petition. He elaborated, “If we don't do that then they will say kahan hain proof? So I am in a bit of a dilemma. We are thus in a catch 22 situation.”

Apr 3, 2024 2:20 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: ‘No substantial evidence against him,’ Kerala's Pinarayi Vijayan on Delhi CM's arrrest

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan speaking about the arrest of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, said that investigative agencies are being misused nationwide.

"Investigative agencies are being misused across the country. Arvind Kejriwal's recent court statement revealed a clear political conspiracy, with no substantial evidence against him. Kejriwal pointed out that the witness against him was coerced, alleging financial ties between the witness's father and the BJP through electoral bonds," Vijayan said during a public meeting at Kothamangalam in Kerala's Idukki.

(ANI)

Apr 3, 2024 1:53 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Delhi CM's weight is constant at 65 Kg since arrival to jail and till date,' say Tihar Jail officials

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Amid AAP's claims about Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal losing weight in prison, Tihar Jail authorities have issued a statement.

Tihar Jail issues a statement -On arrival on 01.04.2024, Arvind Kejriwal was examined by two Doctors and all vitals were normal. Also, his weight is constant at 65 Kg, since arrival to jail and till date. Home-cooked food is being provided as per Court order. His vital statistics is normal, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 1:15 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Abhishek Manu Singhvi in court questions timing of Delhi CM's arrest

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: As the Delhi high court on Wednesday began hearing chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea against the arrest by ED in the liquor policy case, advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi told the court that the timing of the arrest reeks of a democracy issue as the petitioner (Kejriwal) will not be able to participate in the election process. Dig Deeper

Apr 3, 2024 12:50 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Court hearing begins over Delhi CM's plea challenging his arrest

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: A bench headed by Justice Swarna Kanta Sharma of the Delhi High Court is hearing a plea filed by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, challenging his arrest in Delhi liquor policy money laundering case.

Apr 3, 2024 12:00 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Given legal notice to Atishi,' says Delhi BJP chief

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi BJP chief Virendraa Sachdeva has informed that a legal notice has been given to Delhi Minister and AAP leader Atishi over her claims that the BJP approached her to join the party

"We've given a legal notice to (Delhi Minister and AAP leader Atishi ) to provide evidence, We will not let her escape. This time she has to answer...," said Sachdeva, reported news agency ANI.

On Tuesday, Atishi said that the BJP approached her to join the party and she also claimed that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) would arrest her in a month if she refused to join.

Apr 3, 2024 11:50 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP leaders to observe 'Samuhik Upwas' at Jantar Mantar on April 7

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP leader Gopal Rai has informed that the party's leaders would observe 'Samuhik Upwas' at Jantar Mantar on April 7 to protest against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal.

"All AAP Ministers, MLAs, MPs and party leaders will observe a 'Samuhik Upwas' at Jantar Mantar on April 7 to protest against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal. We also appeal to people that all those who are against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal and want to save democracy and love this country, they can also do' Samuhik Upwas' at their homes, villages, blocks...," said Rai, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 11:30 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Delhi CM has been losing weight,' says AAP leader Gopal Rai

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP leader Gopal Rai has expressed concern over Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's health in Tihar Jail.

"We are definitely concerned for his health. He is diabetic. ED arrested him on 21st March and after that, he has been losing weight. I hope the jail administration and doctors take good care of him," said Rai, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 11:19 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Court asks AAP MP Sanjay Singh to surrender his passport

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: The Court granted bail to AAP MP Sanjay Singh on furnishing a bail bond of ?2 Lakh and one surety of the same amount. Sanjay Singh's wife has furnished the surety bond, reported news agency ANI. Rouse Avenue Court asked AAP MP Sanjay Singh to surrender his passport.

Apr 3, 2024 10:45 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Loss of BJP's conspiracy', says AAP leader Gopal Rai on bail to MP Sanjay Singh

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP leader Gopal Rai has hailed the bail to MP Sanjay Singh, saying that it was the loss of BJP's conspiracy and dictatorship.

"...One thing has become clear yesterday that the allegations were made without any evidence and without any basis and our leaders were arrested. Yesterday all this truth came to light in the Supreme Court. This is the loss of BJP's conspiracy and dictatorship...," said Rai, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 10:10 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Supreme Court warned ED,' says AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj on bail to MP Sanjay Singh

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Reacting to Supreme Court's order to grant bail to AAP MP Sanjay Singh, party leader Saurabh Bharadwaj has claimed that the top court warned the Enforcement Directorate.

"A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court warned the ED, saying that if you oppose this bail, we will write the decision on it, based on merits, facts and the facts are against you. You have not presented any evidence against Sanjay Singh...BJP leader Bansuri Swaraj's name is also there in the list of ED lawyers. So it has become clear that ED and BJP are one..., " said Bharadwaj, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 9:33 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP MP Sanjay Singh's bail order not received yet by Tihar Jail authorities

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Tihar Jail authorities have not yet received the bail order of AAP MP Sanjay Singh. The order will be prepared in the court with bail conditions, after which the order will be sent to jail, reported news agency ANI.

Notably, the Supreme Court has granted bail to Singh in the Delhi Excise Policy case.

Apr 3, 2024 9:11 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Raghav Chadha's reaction on Sanjay Singh's bail

AAP leader Raghav Chadha said after Sanjay Singh's bail order, “Today is a very emotional day for every ordinary party worker. The happiness from the release of our lion, Sanjay Singh, cannot be expressed in words, Jai bajrang bali.”

Apr 3, 2024 8:45 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi HC to hear chief minister's plea today

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday will hear Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest in the Delhi liquor policy case by the Enforcement Directorate.

Apr 3, 2024 3:35 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE Updates: Delhi CM's ‘Saint’ attitude contradicts ‘tactfully’ executed scam, says ED

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE Updates: Law officer in Delhi court says, that despite Kejriwal's self-portrayal as “I am a saint”, the actions carried out were executed “very tactfully”. Furthermore, he asserts that Kejriwal is not only individually but also vicariously involved in the matter.

Apr 3, 2024 3:30 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: ED's argument continues, says ‘scam that was running into ?100 cr was not at election time’

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: Advocate Raju from the ED asserts that the existence of a scam is indisputable today.

Regardless of any outcry, it is evident that there was a scam, depriving the exchequer and the public of significant funds. “The scam involving 100 crores did not occur during the election period. The argument cannot pivot solely on the pretext of elections, especially considering that the elections have now passed. ED's actions are not suddenly spurred into activity, as they have been ongoing,” he says.

Apr 3, 2024 3:17 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: What is happening today?

Arvind Kejriwal arrest LIVE: On Wednesday, a hearing of the plea filed by the incarcerated Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal regarding the excise policy case was underway in the trial court. Represented by senior advocate AM Singhvi, Kejriwal presented his points earlier in the day, emphasising the importance of the case for maintaining a "level playing field."

Singhvi remarked on the timing, suggesting unconstitutional actions regarding the entire matter. He asserted, "There is no material in any manner supporting under section 50 of the PMLA."

Later, the Enforcement Directorate (ED), represented by ASG SV Raju, began their argument, stating that Kejriwal has challenged his arrest as if it's a bail application or a quashing petition.

Apr 3, 2024 3:10 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: ‘His custody today is with regards to April 1 order,’ says ED

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: “His custody today is with regards to the latest order (April 1). Even if the orders (March 22 & 28) are set aside, he will not be entitled to be released because his custody is not because of the previous orders but of April 1,” stated the ED in its argument against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's plea against his arrest. He added that this would be an academic exercise.

“This is a bail application in the guise of writ. It's nothing but a bail application,” the ED officer remarked.

Apr 3, 2024 2:57 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: ‘Clear case of waiver and acquiescence,’ says ED in Delhi court

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Arguing against the plea filed by Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arrest in the Delhi Court, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) says, “It's a clear case of waiver and acquiescence. You (Kejriwal) cannot ride two horses at the same time – challenge the remand order and then say please pass the order and I will accept it.”

Furthermore, the ED emphasised, "He has not challenged the latest order (April 1)."

Apr 3, 2024 2:49 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: ED says investigation against Kejriwal is at a ‘nascent stage’

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: During the Delhi High Court hearing on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest and remand regarding his alleged involvement in the capital's controversial Delhi excise policy, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) stated that the investigation concerning Kejriwal is still in its “nascent stage”.

Representing the ED, ASG SV Raju remarked that Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest is being argued as if it's a bail application or a quashing petition. He elaborated, “If we don't do that then they will say kahan hain proof? So I am in a bit of a dilemma. We are thus in a catch 22 situation.”

Apr 3, 2024 2:20 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: ‘No substantial evidence against him,’ Kerala's Pinarayi Vijayan on Delhi CM's arrrest

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan speaking about the arrest of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, said that investigative agencies are being misused nationwide.

"Investigative agencies are being misused across the country. Arvind Kejriwal's recent court statement revealed a clear political conspiracy, with no substantial evidence against him. Kejriwal pointed out that the witness against him was coerced, alleging financial ties between the witness's father and the BJP through electoral bonds," Vijayan said during a public meeting at Kothamangalam in Kerala's Idukki.

(ANI)

Apr 3, 2024 1:53 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Delhi CM's weight is constant at 65 Kg since arrival to jail and till date,' say Tihar Jail officials

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Amid AAP's claims about Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal losing weight in prison, Tihar Jail authorities have issued a statement.

Tihar Jail issues a statement -On arrival on 01.04.2024, Arvind Kejriwal was examined by two Doctors and all vitals were normal. Also, his weight is constant at 65 Kg, since arrival to jail and till date. Home-cooked food is being provided as per Court order. His vital statistics is normal, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 1:15 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Abhishek Manu Singhvi in court questions timing of Delhi CM's arrest

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: As the Delhi high court on Wednesday began hearing chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea against the arrest by ED in the liquor policy case, advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi told the court that the timing of the arrest reeks of a democracy issue as the petitioner (Kejriwal) will not be able to participate in the election process. Dig Deeper

Apr 3, 2024 12:50 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Court hearing begins over Delhi CM's plea challenging his arrest

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: A bench headed by Justice Swarna Kanta Sharma of the Delhi High Court is hearing a plea filed by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, challenging his arrest in Delhi liquor policy money laundering case.

Apr 3, 2024 12:00 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Given legal notice to Atishi,' says Delhi BJP chief

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi BJP chief Virendraa Sachdeva has informed that a legal notice has been given to Delhi Minister and AAP leader Atishi over her claims that the BJP approached her to join the party

"We've given a legal notice to (Delhi Minister and AAP leader Atishi ) to provide evidence, We will not let her escape. This time she has to answer...," said Sachdeva, reported news agency ANI.

On Tuesday, Atishi said that the BJP approached her to join the party and she also claimed that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) would arrest her in a month if she refused to join.

Apr 3, 2024 11:50 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP leaders to observe 'Samuhik Upwas' at Jantar Mantar on April 7

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP leader Gopal Rai has informed that the party's leaders would observe 'Samuhik Upwas' at Jantar Mantar on April 7 to protest against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal.

"All AAP Ministers, MLAs, MPs and party leaders will observe a 'Samuhik Upwas' at Jantar Mantar on April 7 to protest against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal. We also appeal to people that all those who are against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal and want to save democracy and love this country, they can also do' Samuhik Upwas' at their homes, villages, blocks...," said Rai, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 11:30 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Delhi CM has been losing weight,' says AAP leader Gopal Rai

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP leader Gopal Rai has expressed concern over Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's health in Tihar Jail.

"We are definitely concerned for his health. He is diabetic. ED arrested him on 21st March and after that, he has been losing weight. I hope the jail administration and doctors take good care of him," said Rai, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 11:19 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Court asks AAP MP Sanjay Singh to surrender his passport

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: The Court granted bail to AAP MP Sanjay Singh on furnishing a bail bond of ?2 Lakh and one surety of the same amount. Sanjay Singh's wife has furnished the surety bond, reported news agency ANI. Rouse Avenue Court asked AAP MP Sanjay Singh to surrender his passport.

Apr 3, 2024 10:45 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Loss of BJP's conspiracy', says AAP leader Gopal Rai on bail to MP Sanjay Singh

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP leader Gopal Rai has hailed the bail to MP Sanjay Singh, saying that it was the loss of BJP's conspiracy and dictatorship.

"...One thing has become clear yesterday that the allegations were made without any evidence and without any basis and our leaders were arrested. Yesterday all this truth came to light in the Supreme Court. This is the loss of BJP's conspiracy and dictatorship...," said Rai, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 10:10 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: 'Supreme Court warned ED,' says AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj on bail to MP Sanjay Singh

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Reacting to Supreme Court's order to grant bail to AAP MP Sanjay Singh, party leader Saurabh Bharadwaj has claimed that the top court warned the Enforcement Directorate.

"A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court warned the ED, saying that if you oppose this bail, we will write the decision on it, based on merits, facts and the facts are against you. You have not presented any evidence against Sanjay Singh...BJP leader Bansuri Swaraj's name is also there in the list of ED lawyers. So it has become clear that ED and BJP are one..., " said Bharadwaj, reported news agency ANI.

Apr 3, 2024 9:33 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP MP Sanjay Singh's bail order not received yet by Tihar Jail authorities

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Tihar Jail authorities have not yet received the bail order of AAP MP Sanjay Singh. The order will be prepared in the court with bail conditions, after which the order will be sent to jail, reported news agency ANI.

Notably, the Supreme Court has granted bail to Singh in the Delhi Excise Policy case.

Apr 3, 2024 9:11 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Raghav Chadha's reaction on Sanjay Singh's bail

AAP leader Raghav Chadha said after Sanjay Singh's bail order, “Today is a very emotional day for every ordinary party worker. The happiness from the release of our lion, Sanjay Singh, cannot be expressed in words, Jai bajrang bali.”

Apr 3, 2024 8:45 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi HC to hear chief minister's plea today

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday will hear Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest in the Delhi liquor policy case by the Enforcement Directorate.

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