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Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Highlight: PMLA court, SC hearing likely on Friday after Delhi CM's arrest

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News Highlight: Several agencies said ED officials arrived with a search warrant and raided CM's house. Arvind Kejriwal might be interrogated.
Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Heavy  Security forces deployed outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence after ED raid, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 21, 2024.  (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Heavy Security forces deployed outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence after ED raid, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 21, 2024. (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News Highlight: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was arrested on Thursday hours after a team of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) reached CM's residence. Earlier on Thursday, the Delhi High Court stated that it would not grant any sort of protection to Kejriwal in regard to the coercive action against him in the excise policy case....Read More

Officials with the ED said that they visited Delhi CM's office to serve summons in the liquor case. However, several agencies said that the officials arrived with a search warrant and were raiding Kejriwal's house. Arvind Kejriwal might be interrogated, some reports suggested.

ED has till date issued nine summons to Arvind Kejriwal, asking him to join the investigation being conducted in the alleged money laundering case related to the Delhi liquor excise policy scam - on March 4, February 26, February 19, February 2, January 18, January 3, and December 22 and November 2 last year. On Sunday, the probe agency issued fresh summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asking him to appear before it on March 21 for questioning, which he skipped.

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Mar 22, 2024 4:53 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: ED's claim on Kejriwal's role in excise case

The 2021-22 excise policy was allegedly designed to line the pockets of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and some of its leaders, and was the “brainchild” of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has claimed in court submissions made in connection with other accused, and according to remarks by officers who asked not to be named. Read more.

Mar 22, 2024 3:49 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Punjab govt shows solidarity with Delhi CM

“The whole country saw the arrest of Arvind Kejriwal by the ED. He is being implicated in a false case. I want to say that after independence, Kejriwal was a politician who brought change. He has given free electricity, improved schools and made Delhi corruption-free. He has done the same for Punjab. I condemn this arrest,” said Punjab minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal.

Mar 22, 2024 2:57 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Tamil Nadu AAP leader on Kejriwal's arrest

Mar 22, 2024 2:36 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Lalu Yadav slams BJP over Delhi CM's arrest

RJD president Lalu Prasad on Thursday slammed the Narendra Modi government at the Centre for the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by the Enforcement Directorate.

The RJD supremo reacted to the arrest of the Aam Aadmi Party chief in a Hindi post on X, claiming the BJP was "scared" since its ouster from power was "certain".

"Gripped by the fear of defeat, the Modi government is in a state of fear. It has been tearing democracy to shreds and it will continue to do so till it lasts in power", said Prasad, whose RJD, like AAP, is an INDIA bloc constituent. (PTI)

Mar 22, 2024 1:47 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Congress backs AAP after Kejriwal's arrest

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge claimed that the "arrogant" Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is making false claims of an electoral victory every day and trying to weaken the opposition by indulging in "illegal means" ahead of the polls.

Mar 22, 2024 1:23 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: BJP demands Kejriwal's resignation

While AAP has stated that Arvind Kejriwal will continue to be the chief minister of Delhi, opposition BJP is demanding his immediate resignation after his arrest.

Mar 22, 2024 12:56 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Atishi accused ED of “being a weapon”

Delhi minister Atishi said, “Neither CBI nor ED found a single penny in the two-year investigation, but as soon as the elections were announced, Arvind Kejriwal was arrested.” "Two Chief Ministers were arrested, a party's account was seized. Stop doing politics by making ED a weapon, our fight will go on from the streets to the court," she added.

Mar 22, 2024 12:32 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Kejriwal first sitting CM to be arrested

Kejriwal is the first sitting chief minister to be arrested by a law enforcement agency. There have been instances of chief ministers facing corruption charges. Read more.

Mar 22, 2024 12:17 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: AAP calls for protest outside ITO

Delhi Minister and AAP leader Gopal Rai says, “This (arrest) is a murder of democracy and an example of dictatorship in this country. If Arvind Kejriwal can be arrested then every child in this country can be arrested and his voice can be suppressed. The fight has started today, Arvind Kejriwal is not a person, he is an ideology. Ever since the INDIA alliance was formed within the country, BJP felt that they were going to shrink and hence they decided to arrest every opposition leader one by one, but today the limit has been crossed. I want to appeal to people of Delhi and people of country that battle has just begun. We will assemble at ITO party at 10am tomorrow. People fo country will protest outside BJP offices nationwide.”

Mar 22, 2024 12:04 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Gopal Rai calls for national-wide protests

After Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's arrest, AAP minister Gopal Rai called for a nationwide protest outside all BJP offices, as well as a protest by AAP members outside ITO on Friday at 10 am.

Mar 21, 2024 11:52 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: No special SC hearing for Kejriwal

There will be no special Supreme Court hearing for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday night, said sources quoted by PTI.

Mar 21, 2024 11:33 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Saurabh Bharadwaj claims ED ‘has no proof’

Mar 21, 2024 11:18 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Delhi CM taken to ED office

After his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has been taken to the ED office after 11 pm on Thursday.

Mar 21, 2024 11:04 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: 'Truth had to prevail...people welcoming his arrest' | BJP leaders on ED action against Kejriwal

BJP leaders on Thursday supported the ED action to arrest Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the Delhi excise policy case and said "truth had to prevail".

Delhi BJP President Virendra Sachdeva said Arvind Kejriwal has been continuously making excuses in the liquor policy scam since 2020-21 "and the kind of political theatrics he was doing has been put to an end today".

"Today, finally, the truth triumphed and I believe that the conspiracy hatched by Arvind Kejriwal and his government to push the youth into alcoholism was bound to result in this. The truth had to prevail and Arvind Kejriwal had to be punished for his sins," Sachdeva said.

Mar 21, 2024 10:59 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Tamil Nadu CM and DMK chief MK Stalin on Kejriwal's arrest

Tamil Nadu CM and DMK chief MK Stalin tweets, "Ahead of Elections 2024, driven by fear of a decade of failures and the imminent defeat, the Fascist BJP Govt sinks to despicable depths by arresting Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal...Not a single BJP leader faces scrutiny or arrest, laying bare their abuse of power and the decay of democracy."

Mar 21, 2024 10:52 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Let the law take its course, says BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad

On the arrest of Delhi CM and Aam Aadmi Party national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad says, "This is a process of law which is being done with a view to taking appropriate action against corruption... We will only say that let the law take its course...."

Mar 21, 2024 10:51 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Arvind Kejriwal suffered the same fate that a corrupt person faces, says Manoj Tiwari

“Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal suffered the same fate that a corrupt person faces. No matter how many tricks a corrupt person does, he always comes under the clutches of the law. After the arrest of Arvind Kejriwal, the people of Delhi will finally get justice. People are celebrating his arrest. The person who became a crusader of corruption, has now been arrested in a corruption case,” says BJP MP Manoj Tiwari on arrest of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal by ED.

Mar 21, 2024 10:51 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti slams ED for Kejriwal arrest

"The arbitrary arrest of yet another CM by ED reeks of political vendetta & growing authoritarianism. This cowardly act has exposed fears of the ruling party now resorting to desperate measures by manipulating elections even before they are held. History has shown that tyranny never prevails in the face of unified resistance. We will not be intimidated," posts PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti on X.

Mar 21, 2024 10:50 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Kejriwal's arrest is highly objectionable, says Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

On the arrest of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan says, "Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's arrest is highly objectionable. This action is part of the effort to shut down the opposition voices at the stage of the election process. This shows the cowardice of those who fear the democratic process."

Mar 21, 2024 10:48 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Delhi Congress Chief on Kejriwal's arrest

Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely says, "They (BJP) are doing this kind of thing as they are afraid of the elections... Congress' accounts were seized, Hemant Soren was arrested and today in Delhi, just before the elections, the arrest has been done. Using the agencies is shameful. We want to make this clear that Congress will not be afraid of all these things and we will strongly fight the elections. AAP is the partner of the alliance (INDIA alliance), we are strongly standing with them and we support them..."

Mar 21, 2024 10:45 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: What is this way of reaching someone's house to arrest them? says Sandeep Dikshit

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit says, "... What is this way of reaching someone's house to arrest them? Be it freezing Congress' accounts, arresting Hemant Soren, or arresting Arvind Kejriwal, ED is just relating it to the elections. There is no other explanation. We condemn this action... You cannot kill a democratic party right before the elections... I have seen many raids in my life, but no raid is conducted at night. ED could have called him for investigation..."

Mar 21, 2024 10:44 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: End of democracy, says JMM; BJP says those corrupt bound to meet same fate

The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Thursday termed the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as "end of democracy" in the country and hit out at the Centre for "scripting the arrest" in the same fashion as of Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren over a month ago.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the other hand termed it another milestone towards corruption-free India.

Kejriwal, 55, the first of a sitting chief minister, was arrested by the ED on Thursday night in an excise policy-linked money laundering case hours after the Delhi High Court refused to grant protection to the AAP national convenor from any coercive action by the agency.

Mar 21, 2024 10:43 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: AAP protests against ED outside Delhi CM Kejriwal's residence after his arrest

Protests erupted outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence on Thursday night after his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in an excise policy-linked money laundering case.

The Delhi Police has detained around two dozen Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers, including MLAs, who were trying to block the road near the chief minister's residence.

Party leaders and workers started gathering in the area while the Enforcement Directorate (ED) was questioning Kejriwal at his residence.

Mar 21, 2024 10:42 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Kejriwal should resign immediately, says Delhi BJP chief after CM's arrest by ED

The BJP demanded Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's immediate resignation after he was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in an excise policy-linked money laundering case.

"Today every citizen of Delhi is satisfied that the chief minister, implicated in allegations of corruption, has finally been arrested," Delhi BJP president Virendra Sachdeva told reporters.

"The arrest of Arvind Kejriwal is the defeat of corruption. Kejriwal should resign immediately," he said.

Mar 21, 2024 10:39 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News Live: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge reacts to Delhi CM's arrest

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge said on Thursday, “The arrogant BJP, which makes false claims of victory every day, is trying to weaken the opposition by all means and illegal means before the elections. If there was real confidence of victory then the accounts of the main opposition party - Congress Party would not have been frozen by misusing the constitutional institutions. Leaders of opposition parties are not targeted right before the elections. The truth is that BJP is already scared of the upcoming election results and in panic is creating all kinds of problems for the opposition. It's time for change! This time…out of power!!”

Mar 21, 2024 10:39 PM IST

Kejriwal's arrest reflects BJP's fear of losing Lok Sabha polls, says Goa AAP chief Palekar

Goa Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) president Amit Palekar on Thursday hit out at the BJP over the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by the Enforcement Directorate and said the action is meant to stop him from campaigning for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Palekar said Kejriwal's arrest in an excise policy-linked money laundering case is nothing but an act of political vendetta and shows the BJP fears losing the Lok Sabha polls.

Mar 21, 2024 10:38 PM IST

Shocked by the news of the arrest of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, says Shashi Tharoor

"Shocked by the news of the arrest of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Coming hard on the heels of the crippling freeze on Congress bank accounts, it is clear that a systematic effort is on to subvert Indian democracy during our general elections," tweets Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

Mar 21, 2024 10:34 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: The people of Delhi had voted you into power to make better 'paathshala' but you opened a 'madhushala, says Poonawalla

BJP leader Shehzad Poonwalla says, "... The people of Delhi had voted you into power to make better 'paathshala' but you opened a 'madhushala'. When action is being taken against this corruption with the nod of the court, when you skipped 9 summons of the ED, you still play the victim card. The SC has traced a money trail of 338 crore... Walking in the footsteps of Lalu Prasad Yadav, he did not cooperate with the investigation and now talks about running the government from jail..."

Mar 21, 2024 10:28 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: I see it as unfortunate but not surprising, says Deepender Hooda

Congress MP Deepender Hooda says, "The working style of the Bharatiya Janata Party government of targeting all the opposition leaders of the country by misusing government agencies is not new. In the last few years, efforts have been made to crush all the strong opposition voices in the country. There is no such party left in the opposition, there is no such strong leader left in the opposition who is not the target of the BJP government and I see this action in the same context. I see it as unfortunate but not surprising..."

Mar 21, 2024 10:27 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: BJP knows that it will not come to power again, says Akhilesh Yadav

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav tweets, "Those who are themselves imprisoned in the fear of defeat What will 'they' do by imprisoning someone else? BJP knows that it will not come to power again, due to this fear, it wants to remove the opposition leaders from the public by any means at the time of elections, arrest is just an excuse. This arrest will give birth to a new people's revolution."

Mar 21, 2024 10:25 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Modi and the BJP are in panic over people’s rejection in the ongoing elections, says Sitaram Yechury

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury tweets, "Strongly condemn the arrest of Delhi CM, Shri Arvind Kejriwal by the ED. It’s the second sitting CM of the INDIA bloc to be arrested. Clearly, Modi and the BJP are in panic over people’s rejection in the ongoing elections. All opposition leaders who defected and joined the BJP are protected and patronised. They are the ‘Satya Harishchandras’! These arrests will only cement people’s desire to defeat BJP, defend democracy and Indian Constitution."

Mar 21, 2024 10:24 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Those who do not join BJP will go to jail, says Bhupesh Baghel

Former Chattisgarh CM and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel tweets, "Those who do not join BJP will go to jail. Dictatorship is at its peak. Remember, ego is God's food. We are all united against dictatorship."

Mar 21, 2024 10:23 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Another politically motivated arrest by the ED. says Supriya Sule

I stand in solidarity with Arvind Kejriwal ji. This is yet another politically motivated arrest by the ED at the behest of the BJP Government to suppress the voice of the opposition & undermine the electorate at large. We are resilient and united in our fight for constitutional democracy.

Mar 21, 2024 10:22 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: AAP has asked for an urgent hearing by the Supreme Court tonight itself

AAP moves the Supreme Court for quashing the arrest of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal by ED. AAP has asked for an urgent hearing by the Supreme Court tonight itself.

Mar 21, 2024 10:18 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: A scared dictator wants to create a dead democracy, says Rahul Gandhi

A scared dictator wants to create a dead democracy.

While capturing all the institutions including the media, breaking up the parties, extorting money from companies, freezing the account of the main opposition party was not enough for the 'devilish power', now the arrest of the elected Chief Ministers has also become a common thing.

INDIA will give a befitting reply to this.

Mar 21, 2024 10:16 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: This is vindictive politics ahead of Lok Sabha elections, says TMC leader Kunal Ghosh

TMC leader Kunal Ghosh says, "This is vindictive politics ahead of Lok Sabha elections. BJP knows it is losing from every state that is why it is targeting non-BJP parties and leaders and pressuring them by using Central Agencies..."

Mar 21, 2024 10:15 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Probe so far

The financial crimes probe agency has so far filed six charge sheets in the excise policy probe against 31 individuals and entities, including former deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and AAP parliamentarian Sanjay Singh. Both Sisodia and Singh are currently lodged in Tihar jail. Kejriwal is the 32nd accused to be arrested in the case.

Till date, the ED has conducted searches on 245 locations across the country including Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai and other places. It has also attached assets worth 128.79 crore under PMLA in the case.

The agency has also pegged the loss in the excise policy irregularities at 2,873 crore.

Mar 21, 2024 10:14 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Sharad Pawar condemns the arrest of Kejriwal saying indictive misuse of central agencies to target the opposition

Mar 21, 2024 10:10 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: BJP can arrest him but not his ideas, says Punjab minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal

Punjab minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal says, "We have received the info that Arvind Kejriwal has been arrested by the ED... After the independence, Arvind Kejriwal is one of those leaders who worked for the poor and people of Delhi. He ended corruption... BJP was not able to digest this and he has been arrested... I would say this to the BJP that they can arrest him but not his ideas, they will have to pay for this and I condemn this...."

Mar 21, 2024 10:08 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Kejriwal's lawyers are going to the Supreme Court Registrar's house

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's lawyers are going to the Supreme Court Registrar's house. Arvind Kejriwal's lawyers will demand an immediate hearing from the registrar: AAP

Mar 21, 2024 10:08 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: AAP MLA Rakhi Birla detained by Delhi Police

AAP MLA Rakhi Birla detained by Delhi Police while protesting outside the residence of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Delhi CM and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the Excise policy case.

Mar 21, 2024 10:05 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Protesters detained, traffic movement restored

Protesters detained, traffic movement restored

Mar 21, 2024 10:04 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Kejriwal was continuously making excuses in the liquor policy scam since 2020-21

Delhi BJP President Virendra Sachdeva says, "Arvind Kejriwal was continuously making excuses in the liquor policy scam since 2020-21 and the kind of political theatrics he was doing has been put to an end today. Today finally the truth has won and I believe that the conspiracy hatched by Arvind Kejriwal and his government to push the entire youth into alcoholism was bound to result in this. Truth had to prevail and Arvind Kejriwal had to be punished for his sins."

Mar 21, 2024 10:00 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Sisodia’s former secretary spilled the beans

ED, citing a December 7, 2022 statement recorded by former deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia’s then secretary C Arvind, has claimed he was informed of the decision to carve a 12% profit margin for wholesale private entities in the excise policy at Kejriwal’s residence in March 2021. There were no discussions about handing the wholesale liquor business to private players in meetings held by the group of ministers (GoM) – which comprised Sisodia, Satyendar Jain and Kailash Gahlot — before mid-March 2021, C Arvind told ED.

Mar 21, 2024 10:00 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: The key person

ED has alleged that the South Group paid kickback of 100 crore in advance to Vijay Nair (AAP’s then communications in-charge), who was managing this scheme and conspiracy on behalf of the leaders of the AAP.

The agency said in one of court documents last year that - “Vijay Nair is not an ordinary worker of the AAP but a close associate of Arvind Kejriwal, the CM of Delhi…”.

Citing businessman Sameer Mahendru’s statement, ED has said the excise policy was the “brainchild” of Kejriwal. It has said that when, to verify Nair’s clout in Delhi government, Mahendru asked him to meet Kejriwal, a FaceTime call with the CM was arranged by Nair. Kejriwal told Mahendru during this video call that Vijay is his boy and that he should trust him, ED has claimed.

Mar 21, 2024 9:58 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: What's the conspiracy

ED has claimed that a conspiracy was hatched by political leaders including Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and K Kavitha (arrested

last week) among others in the Delhi excise policy. A South Group comprising businessman Sarath Reddy, Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy and K Kavitha got nine zones out of 32 in Delhi under new excise policy 2021-22. The policy was brought out with an extraordinarily

high 12% profit margin for wholesalers and almost 185% profit margin for the retailers. As per the conspiracy, 6% out of the 12% margin was to be collected back from the wholesalers as kickback to the leaders of AAP, ED has alleged.

Mar 21, 2024 9:56 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: What are the charges against him?

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s arrest comes in the backdrop of agency establishing that a certain group

of businessmen and politicians from the South were benefitted in the Delhi excise policy 2021-22 in lieu of 100 crore bribes paid to the Aam Aadmi Party.

Kejriwal is fourth high profile politician to be arrested in the case after former deputy CM Manish Sisodia, member of parliament

Sanjay Singh and BRS leader K Kavitha.

Mar 21, 2024 9:46 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Traffic jam extends around Vidhan Sabha-Civil Lines stretch

Special commissioner (law and order) Ravindra Singh Yadav and joint commissioner (central range) Parmaditya taking updates from other officers on the traffic jams on Alipur Road, and issuing necessary directions.

Traffic jam extends for several kilometres in either direction covering Vidhan Sabha to Civil Lines stretch

Mar 21, 2024 9:37 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Delhi BJP President Virendra Sachdeva on CM's arrest

Delhi BJP President Virendra Sachdeva says, "Arvind Kejriwal was continuously making excuses in the liquor policy scam since 2020-21 and the kind of political theatrics he was doing has been put to an end today. Today finally the truth has won and I believe that the conspiracy hatched by Arvind Kejriwal and his government to push the entire youth into alcoholism was bound to result in this. Truth had to prevail and Arvind Kejriwal had to be punished for his sins."

Mar 21, 2024 9:33 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest News LIVE: Delhi Minister Atishi's reaction on arrest

Delhi Minister Atishi said on Kejriwal's arrest, “It is a political conspiracy and not linked to any case or investigation. If they wanted to investigate, ED could have waited for the court's judgement. We have filed an application and are requesting the Supreme Court to grant us an urgent hearing during this night. Arvind Kejariwal will not resign. He is and will remain the Delhi chief minister.”

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