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Arvind Kejriwal News highlights: Supreme Court reserves order on Delhi CM's plea against ED arrest

Arvind Kejriwal News highlights: The SC granted AAP chief interim bail until June 1 in the ED's money laundering case related to the Delhi excise policy.
Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Supreme Court to hear Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea against his arrest.
Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Supreme Court to hear Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea against his arrest.

Arvind Kejriwal News highlights: The Supreme Court continued hearing Delhi CM's appeal against a Delhi High Court ruling that rejected his plea regarding his arrest by the ED and subsequent arrest in the excise policy case. Kejriwal argued during the appeal filing that his arrest, which occurred after the announcement of the Lok Sabha 2024 elections, was driven by political factors....Read More

Arvind Kejriwal's Supreme Court hearing:

Arvind Kejriwal case timeline

• March 21: Kejriwal was arrested by ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to alleged irregularities in the Delhi excise policy 2021-22.

• April 9: The Delhi High Court dismissed Kejriwal's plea for release from jail, rejecting his argument of political vendetta amid the impending Lok Sabha elections. The court stressed Kejriwal's absence from nine ED summons over six months, suggesting his arrest was a consequence of non-cooperation.

• May 10: The Supreme Court granted Kejriwal interim bail until June 1 in the ED's money laundering case related to the Delhi excise policy. However, it ordered him not to visit the CM office and the Delhi Secretariat. The court instructed Kejriwal to surrender on June 2.

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May 17, 2024 7:02 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Special Judge is likely to take up the chargesheet in coming days

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Official sources said a voluminous prosecution complaint has been filed before a special court here. Special Judge Kaveri Baweja is likely to take up the chargesheet, spanning 200 pages apart from the annexure, for cognisance in the coming days, PTI reported.

May 17, 2024 5:39 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: What Supreme Court said?

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: “Arguments heard. Judgement reserved. Notwithstanding the same, and without prejudice to rights and contentions, the appellant can move the trial court for grant of bail in accordance with law,” the Supreme Court bench said in its order.

May 17, 2024 5:12 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: SC reserves order against Delhi CM's plea against arrest

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Supreme Court reserves its judgment on Arvind Kejriwal's petition challenging validity of his arrest by ED. SC also gives the Delhi CM liberty to move trial court for bail without prejudice to his rights and contentions before the top court.

May 17, 2024 5:02 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Have found conversations between Delhi CM and hawala operators, says ED

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has informed the Supreme Court that it has uncovered conversations between Arvind Kejriwal and hawala operators concerning the alleged proceeds of crime related to the excise policy case. According to the agency, these chats were retrieved from the devices of hawala operators after Kejriwal declined to provide access to his own devices.

May 17, 2024 4:53 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ED names AAP, its chief as accused in Delhi excise policy case

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: The Enforcement Directorate files a fresh supplementary chargesheet naming Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for the first time as an accused in the money laundering case related to the now scrapped Delhi liquor excise policy 2021-22.

ED in its seventh supplementary chargesheet has also named Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as an accused in the case.

May 17, 2024 4:38 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: AAP chief compares PM Modi with Putin

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: "Like in Russia, (Vladimir) Putin had either sent all rival leaders in jail or got them killed and then conducted the elections and got 87 per cent votes. When there is no opposition, you will be the only one (BJP) who will get votes," Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said.

May 17, 2024 3:55 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ED has indicated that it will file complain against AAP

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: The Enforcement Directorate had on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it would soon file a prosecution complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in a money laundering case related to the alleged excise policy scam.

Appearing for the ED, Additional Solicitor General SV Raju told a bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta, “We are proposing to file the prosecution complaint (charge sheet) against Arvind Kejriwal and AAP. We will do it shortly. It is in the pipeline.”

May 17, 2024 3:25 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ED files complaint against AAP

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ED says complaint is being filed today making AAP an accused in the liquor policy case, reports Live Law.

May 17, 2024 3:10 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Supreme Court resumes hearing Delhi CM's plea against arrest

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM's plea gainst ED arrest came up before a bench comprising Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta.

May 17, 2024 2:53 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: What happened in Thursday's hearing?

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: During the last hearing, the bench asked important questions about how fair the investigation process was and how much importance was given to evidence that could prove someone's innocence. They questioned whether the investigating officer could completely ignore evidence that could show someone is not guilty when deciding to make an arrest.

May 17, 2024 2:10 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: I was not given medicine when I was in jail, says AAP chief

Arvind Kejriwal News Live:While addressing party workers in Punjab's Amritsar Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Admi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal launched a scathing attack against the Bharatiya Janata Party saying that they got him arrested thinking that his party would break but the opposite happened.

Kejriwal said, "They arrested me thinking that our party would break but nothing happened and we got even more united."

May 17, 2024 1:13 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: What had AAP chief said during poll rally?

"I am coming straight from jail to you. It's in your hands that I will go to jail or not. Before pressing the button, remember whether you're pressing it for my freedom or for sending me back to jail," Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had said during a road show in Amritsar on Thursday. He was accompanied by his counterpart in Punjab, Bhagwant Mann.

May 17, 2024 12:29 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Amit Shah on AAP chief's 'no jail if you vote me' remark

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Union home minister Amit Shah criticised Arvind Kejriwal for his recent appeal to the public during a roadshow in Amritsar, where he reportedly said, "You won't have to go to jail if you vote for me."

Shah termed this statement as "no bigger contempt of the Supreme Court." In an interview with ANI, Shah questioned Kejriwal's remark, "Will the Supreme Court base its decisions on crime on the basis of electoral victory or defeat? I am not saying it; Kejriwal ji is saying it."

May 17, 2024 11:50 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: What Supreme Court said on AAP chief's ‘jail return remark’

Solicitor general Tushar Mehta likened Arvind Kejriwal's remarks to a "slap on the system," but Supreme Court bench countered, suggesting that the CM's comments might merely be his assumptions. The bench emphasised the clarity of the May 10 court order regarding the duration of the temporary bail. Furthermore, it conveyed to Mehta that Kejriwal's statement may not violate the other condition of his bail, which prohibits him from discussing his involvement in the case.

Read in detail- We will not go into that: Supreme Court to ED on Kejriwal's ‘won’t have to return to jail' remark

May 17, 2024 11:07 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Nothing ‘exceptional’ in the interim bail, says Supreme Court

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: “Our order is very clear. We have fixed a timeline and that’s the direction of the apex court. If the rule of law is to be followed, it has to be followed in compliance with the order. And our order is very clear. We make it clear that we have not made any exception in favour of anyone when we passed this order [of interim bail],” said the Supreme Court bench.

May 17, 2024 10:50 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: AAP will be made co-accused in Delhi excise policy case, said ED in SC

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: On Thursday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) informed the Supreme Court that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be named as a co-accused in the money laundering case associated with the Delhi excise policy.

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