Haroon Yusuf

  • BJP spreading rumours to form government in Delhi: Congress July 16, 2014

    Congress leader Haroon Yusuf on Wednesday said, "I don't think the BJP wants to form a government in Delhi. They are spreading such rumours just to divert the public's attention." ...
  • Don't blame us, manage the Delhi power crisis: Congress June 10, 2014

    Congress leader Haroon Yusuf asked the Centre not to indulge in blame game over Delhi power crisis. "The people of Delhi know how trouble free the power situation has been for the last ten years under the Congress. Instead of bickering and playing the blame game. The BJP and Piyush...
  • Kejriwal discusses various issues on Jan Lokpal Bill with Anna February 9, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejrwal said, "Anna and I discussed about issues in the country along with that of the Jan Lokpal and Swaraj Bill. We are not bothered if the Congress gives us support or not." Meanwhile, Congress leader Haroon Yusuf said that Arvind Kejriwal is fooling people, Congress...
  • Congress will not support Lokpal Bill if norms not followed February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday said that it will not support the Jan Lokpal bill if it is brought by the Aam Aadmi Party government without following "constitutional norms". Congress' assertion on the issue came a day after AAP government made it clear that the bill will not be sent...
  • Haroon Yusuf to lead Congress in Delhi assembly January 3, 2014

    Former minister Haroon Yusuf was on Friday appointed as the new Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader in the Delhi assembly. "The party high command has decided Yusufji will be our new CLP leader. We hope that he will guide us for good," a Congress legislator said. Yusuf, a five-time legislator from Ballimaran,...
  • Congress says will continue its support to AAP January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: As questions are being raised whether the Congress will continue its support to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi during the confidence motion in the Assembly on Thursday or not, Congress MLA Haroon Yusuf said that his party's support to the Kejriwal government is on. "The Congress has...
  • Congress hits out at AAP, says it's running away from responsibilities December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party over its reluctance to form the government in Delhi. In a direct attack at the debutant party over the political crisis in Delhi, Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely said AAP was running away from responsibilities by putting conditions...
  • Minister Haroon Yusuf could face a tough contest in Ballimaran November 23, 2013

    Ballimaran, a predominantly Muslim settlement has been a Congress bastion since 1993 with Power Minister Haroon Yusuf winning four back-to-back elections but it may throw up a surprise this time due to "unkept" promise by the ruling party to ramp up infrastructure in the area. One of the oldest colonies of...
  • Madhya Pradesh behind Delhi's tears over onions, claims Minister September 18, 2013

    Concerned over soaring onion prices in New Delhi, the Delhi government accused Madhya Pradesh of hoarding the bulb in bulk to give political mileage to its ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in an election year. Facing questions over the Congress government's failure in containing onion prices, Delhi's Food and Civil Supplies Minister...
  • BJP seeks CBI inquiry against Delhi CM in Rs 1000 crore transport scam August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP's Delhi unit leaders met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday and demanded a CBI enquiry against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and her two cabinet ministers in the alleged Rs 1,000 crore transport scam. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders also expressed their resentment over no 'impartial'...
  • Delhi Police trying to break up his protest: Kejriwal February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: With a few months to go for the Delhi elections, Aam Admi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has raised the pitch against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Kejriwal has alleged that the Delhi Police tried to break up his scheduled protest against rising water bills. Kejriwal on Saturday tweeted alleging...
  • Delhi govt refutes Kejriwal's allegations on power tariffs February 1, 2013

    Delhi Power Minister Haroon Yusuf refuted allegations made by AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal and said that they have already given in writing to the Supreme Court that if it wants to an audit by the CAG, the Delhi government was fine with it. ...
  • Delhi govt calls for FIR against Arvind Kejriwal October 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi government is considering legal action against anti-corruption crusader-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal for "illegally" restoring the electric connection of a daily-wage earner, who had allegedly been receiving inflated bills regularly. Reacting to the act of Kejriwal, Delhi Power Minister Haroon Yusuf said an FIR must be registered against Kejriwal,...
  • Onion prices reduce Delhi govt to tears October 3, 2007

    New Delhi: It happened almost 10 years ago, but even now the BJP feels it was onion prices that forced them out of power in the national Capital. And as the prices rise once again, the party sees an opportunity. Says BJP President Rajnath Singh, "We have already suffered the result...
  • Third Blueline related death in last two days August 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Thirty-six-year-old Rahul Sharma was riding a bike when a Blueline bus crushed him. Rahul, an inspector with CISF, was on his way to work at Indraprastha metro station when a Blueline Mudrika hit him at the ITO junction, killing him on the spot. The driver is absconding now....
  • Delhi govt, bus operators call a truce July 13, 2007

    New Delhi: The government and Blueline bus operators have called a truce in the Capital. Delhi Transport Minister Haroon Yusuf said after a meeting with representatives of Blueline bus operators that nearly 80 per cent of these buses are already back on the roads. The government has called another meeting...