AAP vs Centre tussle Highlights: Congress has almost refused alliance in Delhi, says Arvind Kejriwal
AAP vs Centre tussle updates: Two judges of the Supreme Court in their verdict on Tuesday gave power over Anti-Corruption Branch to the Centre and was divided on Services. Follow live updates here
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A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court in its order on the Aam Aadmi Party versus Centre case, is divided on Services—the power to appoint, post and transfer officials in Delhi administration— but agreed on Centre having control over Anti-Corruption Branch in Delhi
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‘He has always been an anarchist’: BJP
BJP’s Sambit Patra said: “We can’t believe a democratically elected CM can use this type of language for Supreme Court. He has always been an anarchist; tampering with rules while putting constitution at stake is his method,” ANI reports.
Forget PM, vote for full statehood to Delhi: CM to Delhiites
People of Delhi should not vote to elect a Prime Minister, they should vote to get full statehood. For that AAP must win all seats, says Kejriwal
What kind of judgment is this, asks Delhi CM
What kind of judgment is this? The chief minister of Delhi can’t even shift a peon, says Delhi chief minister.
Anti-BJP vote should not be divided: Kejriwal
It is important to put up a united front against the BJP in Lok Sabha elections. Anti-BJP vote should not be divided, Kejriwal said
CM on possible alliance with the Congress
On possible alliances for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Kejriwal said the Congress had “almost refused an alliance”
Give all 7 Lok Sabha seats to AAP: Kejriwal
People of Delhi will decide now. In this Lok Sabha elections, give all seven Lok Sabha seats to AAP, whoo can fight for Delhi’s rights, Kejriwal said.
‘This order is against the people of Delhi and the Constitution’
Delhi chief minister says the SC order is against the people of Delhi and the Constitution.
How will the government run: Kejriwal
If an elected government can’t transfer officers, how will the government run, ask Arvind Kejriwal. “All power to transfer is with a party that won 3 seats in Delhi assemby.”
We were hoping SC will give a clear decision: AAP
“The Delhi government completed four years today. Since it was formed, the Centre has been creating hurdles in the works of Delhi government. We were hoping that after four years, the SC will give a clear decision in the case,” AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj told the media here.
BJP welcomes SC order
Delhi BJP welcomes SC verdict on division of powers between Delhi governmentt and the Centre, says AAP should humbly accept order.
Arvind Kejriwal to address a press conference
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will address a press conference at 1 PM, the Aam Aadmi Party tweeted.
On two key issues, SC rules in favour of CEntre
The top court ruled in favour of Centre on two issues – the key Anti-Corruption Bureau issue and the power to institute commission of enquiry.
Electricity and revenue departments (fixing of circle rates), posting and transfer of Grade 3 and Grade 4 officers, appointing special public prosecutor and appointment of directors in discoms will come under Delhi government.
AAP says SC judgment offers no clarity
Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party said it was unfortunate that there was no clarity in the Supreme Court judgement that delivered a split verdict.
People of Delhi will continue to suffer, AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj told reporters
SC delivers split verdict on control of services, refers it to larger bench
The Supreme Court delivered a split verdict on the contentious issue of control of services in the National Capital Territory in the tussle between the Delhi government and the Centre and referred the matter to a larger bench.
Supreme Court to deliver verdict on AAP vs Centre tussle today
Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan had ended hearings arguments on the nine petitions around the power tussle between the centre and the Arvind Kejriwal government nearly three months back.
Two judges of the Supreme Court will soon decide the Aam Aadmi Party’s challenge to the Centre’s orders stripping the city government of its powers over the anti-corruption branch, bureaucrats and more.