Vijender Gupta

  • Governor can't be tried in criminal case: Sheila Dikshit to Delhi HC July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday sought quashing of the trial court order to lodge FIR against her in a graft case, contending in the Delhi High Court that such proceedings cannot be continued against a Governor. Advocate M Pracha, appearing for Dikshit, said as per Article...
  • Delhi: BJP files complaint against inflammatory SMSes May 15, 2014

    BJP leader Vijender Gupta on Thursday submitted a written complaint against circulation of inflammatory SMSes that, he said, affect the party's image, according to police in New Delhi. The Bharatiya Janata Party leader met Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi at Police Headquarters and complained that the messages might disturb peace and...
  • 'Modi speech' to be shown in '3D' at 300 places in India: BJP April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind in Lok Sabha polls, a "recorded video speech" of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be shown in "3D" tomorrow at 300 places across the country, including 18 in Delhi. "We are using large screens and technology at all those spots," BJP...
  • HC gives 2 more weeks to Kejriwal, Bharti to respond on poll expenses February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday gave two more weeks to former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and ex-cabinet minister Somnath Bharti to respond to a plea seeking cancellation of their election as legislators for allegedly crossing the EC-set expenditure limit in 2013 assembly polls. The court sought their responses...
  • FIR against Sheila, Delhi HC to hear Kejriwal government's plea on Feb 26 February 17, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Monday fixed for February 26 the hearing on Kejriwal government's plea to withdraw the appeal of previous Congress dispensation against a lower court order to register an FIR against former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in a corruption case. A bench of Justice V P Vaish, which...
  • Khirki Extension raid: BJP questions Somnath Bharti's methods February 4, 2014

    The AAP on Tuesday claimed victory in the midnight raid case after three Ugandan women lodged a police complaint seeking protection from traffickers. ...
  • Bharti, Kejriwal get HC notice over BJP plea to declare their election void January 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Law Minister Somnath Bharti. The notices were issued after BJP leaders Vijender Gupta and Arti Mehra filed pleas seeking to declare their election void. Gupta and Mehra claimed in their pleas that the money the...
  • Sheila Dikshit skips court, deposits Rs 5,000 for defamation case January 27, 2014

    Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday deposited in a Delhi court Rs 5,000 as costs imposed on her for non-appearance in a defamation case lodged by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. Dikshit, who was earlier directed by the court to remain present before it without any excuse, did...
  • BJP's Vijender Gupta attacks Sheila Dikshit for calling him 'outsider' November 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Attacking Sheila Dikshit for calling him an "outsider", BJP candidate for New Delhi constituency Vijender Gupta on Saturday said he is a 'Dilliwala' but can the Chief Minister clarify from where she belongs to. The former BJP President, who is pitched against Dikshit and AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal from...
  • Delhi: After onions, tomato prices hit a new high November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After onions, it is the tomatoes that is bringing tears to the common man (aam aadmi). A kg of tomatoes which were available at Rs 40 to 50 just a month ago is now being sold at Rs 80-90 per kg. The spike in tomato prices has been blamed...
  • Vijender Gupta to take on Sheila Dikshit in Delhi polls November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: After intense confabulations and consensus-building lasting over eight hours, BJP on Wednesday announced the names of 62 candidates for Delhi assembly elections and decided to field former state unit president Vijender Gupta against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Gupta, who wanted to contest from Shalimar Bagh or Rohini, was asked...
  • Court imposes Rs 5000 fine on Sheila Dikshit for non-appearance in defamation case October 28, 2013

    A cost of Rs 5,000 was imposed by a court in New Delhi on Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday for her non-appearance in a defamation case lodged by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. The court also directed her to be present before it on January 27 without "any excuse"....
  • Sheila Dikshit says didn't eat onion for weeks; BJP calls it 'white lie' October 26, 2013

    "After weeks I ate onions today with 'bhindi' (lady finger)," Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said, admitting that the skyrocketing price of the vegetable had affected her kitchen too. Dikshit's comments came at a press conference at her official residence where she explained various measures taken by her government to contain prices...
  • Delhi: Additional metro trains to run on Sunday for Narendra Modi's rally September 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro has made special arrangements for BJP leader Narendra Modi's rally in New Delhi on Sunday, as an estimated 50,000 people would be using the facility to reach the venue, officials said. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) would be pressing into service extra trains and feeder...
  • Delhi HC issues notice to BJP leader, police chief in Dikshit case September 3, 2013

    The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked BJP leader Vijender Gupta and police to file responses on the state government's plea against a trial court order to register an FIR against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged misuse of funds. The government funds were allegedly misused in an advertisement campaign ahead...
  • BJP making 'baseless' allegations, says Sheila Dikshit June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: With BJP stepping up attack on her government on a range of issues, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday accused the opposition party of levelling "baseless allegations" and said people of the city are well aware of the "reality". "Those who are levelling baseless allegations are defaming the...
  • Hearing in defamation case against BJP leader filed by Sheila today May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Wednesday begin hearing charges in a defamation case filed by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. Sheila had filed a defamation suit when Gupta allegedly called her 'villain' and 'cheat' before the MCD elections in April 2012. Sheila moved court against Gupta...
  • BJP demands Ashok Chakra for Delhi braveheart January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi BJP president Vijender Gupta on Wednesday reportedly wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking the highest peacetime gallantry award Ashok Chakra for the Delhi braveheart. Gupta wrote, "Through this letter I would like to make a strong recommendation to honour the Delhi gang rape victim by...
  • Will oust 'arrogant' Dikshit, Kejriwal just a showman: BJP October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Accusing Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of being "very arrogant" and "dictatorial", Delhi BJP Chief Vijender Gupta on Wednesday exuded confidence of ousting Congress from power and dismissed suggestions that Arvind Kejriwal factor will impact next year's assembly poll outcome. Gupta, whose party won the municipal polls in April,...
  • Defamation case: Court summons Sheila Dikshit October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been directed by a Delhi court to appear in person on November 9 in a defamation case filed by her against city Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Vijender Gupta. Sheila had filed a defamation suit when Vijender Gupta called her "villain" and...
  • Know Your Neta: Vijender Gupta May 5, 2009

    See if you can answer this question by BJP's Chandni Chowk candidate. ...
  • Sibal vs Gupta from Chandni Chowk to LS May 6, 2009

    Old Delhi: The Congress's suave face versus the BJP's man on-spot - that is the fight for Delhi's Chandni Chowk seat and it is pitched to be a tough battle between sitting MP and Union Science and technology Minister Kapil Sibal and the Chairman of Delhi's Municipal corporation BJP's...