Manish Sisodia

  • SC declines to stay trial court proceedings against Kejriwal, AAP leaders 15-04-2014 01:30 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stay the proceedings in the trial court in a defamation case filed by Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit against former Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders Shazia Ilmi, Prashant Bhushan and Manish Sisodia. A bench comprising justices H L Dattu and...
  • AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi for Kumar Vishwas 14-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas, who will file nomination in Amethi on Tuesday to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday said all party MLAs from Delhi will campaign for him. "All the AAP MLAs will be campaigning here for me. While Arvind Kejriwal will be here...
  • AAP hits back at BJP on Kashmir map issue 27-03-2014 09:55 PM

    Rejecting as "lies" BJP's attack on it for showing Kashmir out of India's map, AAP on Thursday hit back saying the map on the saffron party's website has shown the state as a "disputed site" AAP also challenged BJP for an open debate on the issue. Reacting to BJP spokesperson...
  • AAP leader Parveen Amanullah files nomination amid protest 24-03-2014 03:07 PM

    Former Bihar minister and Aam Admi Party leader Parveen Amanullah on Monday filed nomination for Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat amid protests by a section of party workers. Accompanied by senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia, Amanullah filed her nomination after a roadshow on way to Patna Collectorate. She will take...
  • School does not appeal in favour of any political party: Darul-uloom Deoband 22-03-2014 11:37 PM

    Leading Islamic seminary Darul-uloom Deoband on Saturday said that the school is an educational institution and does not appeal in favour of any political party. "However, the doors of institution is open for all to visit," the seminary's official Ashraf Usmani told PTI here when asked about the recent visit...
  • Sanjay Singh confident about AAP winning 100 LS seats, says party is missing Hazare 20-03-2014 07:18 PM

    Noting they were "missing" anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that had he been associated with the party it would have achieved its target easily. "The party is missing Hazare... Had he been with us, we would have easily achieved our target," Singh,...
  • Court imposes fine of Rs 2,500 each on Kejriwal, Sisodia 15-03-2014 06:13 PM

    A court in Delhi on Saturday imposed a fine of Rs 2,500 each on top AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia for their failure to appear before it in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal. Metropolitan...
  • AAP leader Kumar Vishwas's cavalcade attacked in Amethi 15-03-2014 10:35 AM

    The motorcade of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas was attacked late on Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, police said. AAP blamed the Congress for the attack. Vishwas, a poet-turned-politician, alleged that many Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers were beaten up and many vehicles in his cavalcade damaged by Congress workers. The...
  • Kejriwal under fire for saying will jail journalists when in power 14-03-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party is facing yet another controversy with party chief Arvind Kejriwal's statement that if he comes to power "he will put several people including those in media behind bars". He made the comment at the party's charity dinner in Nagpur on Thursday night. Kejriwal said...
  • If Modi contests from Varanasi, then Kejriwal may fight against him: Sisodia 13-03-2014 08:43 PM

    The AAP has almost decided to pit former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal against Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha polls if the BJP's prime ministerial candidate contests from Varanasi. AAP leader and Kejriwal confidant Manish Sisodia, who is the virtual no. 2 in the AAP, also said his party...
  • Kejriwal denied appointment with Modi, questions Gujarat's development 07-03-2014 11:28 PM

    There is no end to the tussle between the AAP and the BJP in Gujarat. Arvind Kejriwal was on Friday stopped by the Gujarat Police when he attempted to meet Narendra Modi at his residence. Modi turned away Kejriwal emissary Manish Sisodia, asking him to make a written appointment. ...
  • Dissolve Delhi assembly, demands Manish Sisodia 15-02-2014 11:16 PM

    AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Saturday demanded the dissolution of the Delhi assembly and holding of fresh elections. Talking to media persons after a meeting of Aam Aadmi Party legislators at the party's office in Kaushambi in Ghaziabad, Sisodia said another alternative was if the Bharatiya Janata Party and the...
  • Re-polling in Delhi should be held with Lok Sabha elections: AAP 15-02-2014 06:41 PM

    AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that the Congress and the BJP kept saying that the 40 members were against the Bill. "Either these 40 leaders should form the government now or they should conduct re-elections during Lok Sabha elections," he said. ...
  • AAP govt adamant on venue decision, rejects Lt Governor's request 12-02-2014 06:47 PM

    AAP government on Wednesday turned down Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's request to reconsider decision to hold a special session of Delhi Assembly for passage of Jan Lokpal Bill at a stadium, saying it would go ahead with its plans to hold the exercise at a public venue. "Lt Governor has...
  • AAP's big reward for those who defaulted on paying their electricity bills 12-02-2014 05:45 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another display of its populist measures, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Wednesday announced that the people who had not paid their electricity bills during Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's agitation against alleged inflated billing by discoms in 2012 will get a 50 per cent rebate in...
  • Seems BJP, Congress are scared of passing Jan Lokpal: Manish Sisodia 10-02-2014 12:43 PM

    Delhi Education Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia has accused the Congress and the BJP of being scared of passing the Jan Lokpal Bill. He said, "It seems parties are using procedures as an excuse for not passing a law that will send corrupt leaders to jail." ...
  • SC issues defamation notice to Kejriwal, three other AAP leaders 07-02-2014 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a defamation notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia and Aam Aadmi Party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Shazia Ilmi. The notice has been issued on a petition by Union Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal....
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi Cabinet asks L-G to form SIT 06-02-2014 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday announced a Special Investigation Team will probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. "The Delhi Cabinet has asked the Lieutenant Governor to form a SIT to look into the 1984 riots. Cases which were closed will be opened again and if required, will be filed...
  • Manish Sisodia conducts surprise raid in school, finds insects in food 03-02-2014 01:49 PM

    New Delhi: Education Minister Manish Sisodia conducted a surprise inspection of a school in Shahdara on Monday. The Minister while inspecting the quality of the mid-day meals reportedly found insects in the food. He said he was acting on complaints that teachers do not show up on time and that...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: AAP invites Delhi to Indira Gandhi stadium on Feb 16 31-01-2014 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: The AAP has announced February 16 as the date when the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill will be passed by a special Assembly session held at the Indira Gandhi stadium. "February 13, 14 and 15 will be the Assembly session. On the 16th, we want the Delhi citizens to...
  • AAP leaders not providing info on party funding: Centre to Delhi HC 29-01-2014 12:43 PM

    The Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that AAP leaders, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, have not provided the information sought by them on the funding received by the party. "We have asked for certain details from them regarding bank accounts and other information vide our letter dated...
  • FTP: One month of AAP government in Delhi: Is AAP honeymoon over? 28-01-2014 06:07 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government completes one month on Tuesday. The AAP government has been in the news mostly for the wrong reasons ever since it took charge on December 28. ...
  • Satisfied with our performance, media being unfair: AAP's Manish Sisodia 28-01-2014 10:06 AM

    One month in power and the Aam Aadmi Party is already mired in several controversies. Manish Sisodia speaks on the issue to CNN-IBN. ...
  • One month in power, Kejriwal government gets praise and censure 28-01-2014 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: As debutant politician Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the seventh Chief Minister of Delhi on December 28, 2013, there was hope, freshness and optimism. However, a month on, the Aam Aadmi Party and its leaders seem to have been mired in one controversy after another. The Chief Minister,...
  • AAP govt to make all contractual posts permanent 24-01-2014 09:34 PM

    All contractual posts in Delhi government will be made permanent, it was announced on Friday as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal constituted a high-level committee to formulate policies and guidelines in this regard. In a major relief to over one lakh contractual workers, the government also put a stop on removal...
  • Why Delhi needs CM when Home Minister takes decisions, asks Sisodia 21-01-2014 03:29 PM

    PWD and Education Minister Manish Sisodia asked why Delhi is having a chief minister when all the decisions are taken by the Home Minister. "We have neither come here to fight with anyone nor to promote violence. The Home Minister has posted police here. They have shut all the metro...
  • Delhi Police is not accountable at all, says AAP's Manish Sisodia 20-01-2014 05:59 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Delhi AAP Minister Manish Sisodia said the Delhi government wants a fair deal in the row and the SHO should be suspended. The minister also said the final decision was up to Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. ...
  • Delhi Police vs AAP: LG orders probe by a retired judge 17-01-2014 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has ordered an inquiry to be conducted by a retired judge into the tussle between some Delhi Police officials and Law Minister Somanth Bharti over conducting raids to bust a prostitution and drug trafficking racket. The report has to be submitted within 30...
  • NCP asks AAP to spell out stand on secularism, reservation 16-01-2014 05:43 PM

    NCP on Thursday asked the Aam Aadmi Party to spell out its stand on secularism and reservation for backward classes and minorities. The new party should give a clear view on where it stands on the principles of secularism. AAP should spell out its ideology, NCP spokesman Nawab Malik said...