Kiran Bedi

  • Laws are not written in the stone, says Kiran Bedi July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma supported Maneka Gandhi's opinion and said, " I think what Maneka Gandhi is doing is right, the matter is debatable, so I think...
  • BJP faces revolt over naming Kiran Bedi for Delhi CM May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A storm is brewing in the BJP with many Delhi leaders allegedly threatening to "not cooperate" and even "lose deliberately" if former top cop Kiran Bedi was named the party's next chief ministerial nominee, party sources said. "There is severe opposition to her (Bedi) in the party. A...
  • Madhu Kishwar targets wannabe Delhi CM Kiran Bedi May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi gears up for a regime change of epic proportions, two high-profile women - one an old upholder of 'Cause NaMo' and another a new convert - have crossed swords on Twitter. Madhu Kishwar, the academic and writer who has been rooting strongly for PM-designate Narendra Modi...
  • Ready to be BJP's Delhi CM candidate: Kiran Bedi May 22, 2014

    Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has said that she is no longer averse to politics and that if an offer to be the chief ministerial candidate for the BJP comes along, she will be up for it. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Kiran Bedi all set to join BJP and become Delhi CM candidate? May 21, 2014

    Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has said that she is ready to join active politics and will consider the Delhi chief minister's post if she is offered. In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Bedi said, "I have expressed by desire to see that a Delhi Assembly gets...
  • Won't say no to Delhi CM's post: Kiran Bedi May 21, 2014

    Kiran Bedi has said she is ready to join active politics and will consider the Delhi Chief Minister's post if she is asked. Speculation is rife that she'll be projected as the BJP's Delhi chief ministerial candidate if Dr Harsh Vardhan gets a Cabinet portfolio. ...
  • Harsh Vardhan dismisses speculation of Kiran Bedi's candidature as Delhi CM May 21, 2014

    Delhi BJP chief Harsh Vardhan dismissed speculation of former IPS officer Kiran Bedi's candidature as the party's Delhi CM candidate saying that an "issue is being created of a non-issue". It is being said that Bedi might be projected as the party's CM candidate if Harsh Vardhan is given a...
  • Speculation rife over BJP naming Kiran Bedi as Delhi CM candidate May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi could soon be seen as part of active politics after she expressed her political ambitions. According to sources, former Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari has assured Bedi that she will be projected as the party's Delhi Chief Ministerial candidate if Dr Harsh...
  • Kiran Bedi hints at joining politics May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Ending months of speculation, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Tuesday told CNN-IBN that she did not rule out entering Indian politics. There are reports that Bedi might join the BJP. She also tweeted, "I no more rule out entering indian political service on capability basis. I am moving...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Binny urges AAP, BJP, Congress to consider Kiran Bedi for Delhi CM May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Monday called upon BJP, AAP and Congress to consider civil activist Kiran Bedi for the post of Delhi chief minister, saying that holding fresh Assembly elections would be wastage of public money. "I have written to AAP, BJP, Congress and Independent...
  • An honour to contest from Varanasi, tweets Modi March 16, 2014

    New Delhi: As soon as the Bharatiya Janata Party announced its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi, Modi said it's an honour to contest from here. Modi tweeted, "I am grateful to the party for giving me opportunity to contest the election from the holy city of Varanasi! An...
  • Students must get a chance to intern with government: Kiran Bedi to Modi March 8, 2014

    BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi held his chai-pe-charcha campaign in Delhi where he made a pitch for women empowerment. Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi who was also part of the interaction suggested that all students should be given internships with government departments. ...
  • Aishwarya Rai, Vidya Balan most searched Indian women on Google March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has topped the list of 20 most searched successful Indian women on Google followed by Vidya Balan and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, an official statement said. Former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi also features among the top ten, revealed a Google search trend result...
  • Anna backs Gen VK Singh's decision to join BJP, endorses Kiran Bedi March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has welcomed retired army Chief General VK Singh's decision to join the Bharatiya Janata Party and Kiran Bedi's reported move to join the party. Speaking to reporters at his village Ralegaon Sidhi, Hazare said, "Good people should join politics." What is surprising is his sudden...
  • BJP in talks with Kiran Bedi, could field her against Kejriwal March 2, 2014

    New Delhi: With hectic consultations over candidates, the Bharatiya Janata Party is reportedly in talks with former IPS officer and close aide of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Kiran Bedi to contest on a BJP ticket. Sources say that the BJP is trying to convince Bedi to take on former Delhi...
  • Is Kejriwal better of resigning now? February 10, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been threatening to quit if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed. He said, "If Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed then there is no reason I should be CM, ready to sacrifice the chair of CM to free the country from corruption." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: PM calls Opposition to break Telangana deadlock February 10, 2014

    As the government gets ready to table the Telangana Bill in Parliament, ugly scenes are playing out in the House. There was high drama over Telangana in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Papers were thrown at the Chair and an attempt was made to pull out his mike. The Congress...
  • Kejriwal doesn't have governance toolkit, he isolates everyone: Bedi February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has lashed out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he does not have the toolkit for governance and that he's isolating everyone. She has also questioned his intentions of passing the Jan Lokpal Bill in Delhi. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Bedi...
  • Kejriwal invites criticism with threat to quit over Jan Lokpal Bill February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has yet again invited criticism after he threatened to resign if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed. The Congress, the BJP and others have hit out at Kejriwal saying that he is running away from responsibility. The Congress termed Kejriwal's threat to...
  • Delhi: AAP government should be dismissed immediately, says Kiran Bedi January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Attacking the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government for "promoting anarchy", former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Wednesday said it should be dismissed immediately. "Elected government which practises and promotes anarchy ought to be dismissed by the President of India without further loss of time!" Bedi, a member of Team...
  • Was AAP's dharna only to send two policemen on leave, questions BJP January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The standoff between the Aam Aadmi Party and the Delhi Police finally ended on Tuesday after two policemen were sent on leave pending inquiries against them. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called it the first step towards his party's goal of achieving full statehood for Delhi. At the centre, the...
  • Not sure AAP can govern, voters must be regretting: Kiran Bedi January 20, 2014

    Leaders across parties have slammed the protest by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, calling it gimmickry over governance. Kejriwal's former comrade-in-arms Kiran Bedi said he was elected to bring order not chaos in Delhi. "I don't know if they know how to govern. I don't know their motives, the voter must...
  • Delhi is under unruly political leadership: Kiran Bedi on AAP January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Monday hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government for holding protest demanding resignation of five policemen who defied Law Minister Somnath Bharti's orders to arrest Ugandan women who he felt were involved in drug trafficking and prostitution. Bedi said the AAP...
  • Kiran Bedi promoting Narendra Modi's agenda: Kejriwal January 18, 2014

    In an interview to IBN18's Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took a swipe at former IPS officer and team Anna member Kiran Bedi saying that she was advocating BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's agenda by attacking him over various issues. ...
  • Kiran Bedi slams Kejriwal for Modi comment, says she wants a stable government January 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for accusing her of endorsing Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "I am supporting Modi because we want a stable government not hung Parliament," she hit back on Kejriwal for accusing her of advocating...
  • Kejriwal attacks Delhi Police, calls Kiran Bedi a Modi supporter January 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In a no-holds-barred interview Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reiterated his demand for an absolute control of the Delhi Police and sought strict action against its officials to make sure they fall in line for checking the surging crime graph in the capital. The combative Kejriwal also took...