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Morning briefing: Maliwal on her US visit during Delhi CM's arrest; Owaisi says won't let PM Modi get another term; more

May 26, 2024 09:16 AM IST

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AAP Rajya Sabha member Swati Maliwal explained her presence in the US during Arvind Kejriwal's arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the Delhi liquor policy case. She stated that she attended a Harvard University seminar in March and extended her stay as her sister contracted Covid-19. Maliwal emphasized her continued communication with AAP leaders in India during her stay. She highlighted the contrasting treatment she received compared to fellow AAP member Raghav Chadha, who was abroad for an eye operation during the arrest. Maliwal filed a police complaint after being allegedly assaulted at Kejriwal's residence on May 13. Dig Deeper

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Swati Maliwal (ANI)
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Swati Maliwal (ANI)

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi accused PM Narendra Modi of repeatedly insulting Muslims in his speeches during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Owaisi pledged that his party would ensure neither Modi nor any BJP leader becomes the next PM. He made these remarks at an election rally in Bihar's Karakat constituency, where AIMIM has fielded Priyanka Chaudhary. Owaisi criticized Modi's statements about Muslim women and mangalsutras, stating that Modi lies about Muslims. He warned that if Modi is re-elected, people's concerns will be ignored, highlighting issues like job losses and demonetization. The BJP seeks a third term, and the election results will be announced on June 4. Dig Deeper

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That’s all we have at this hour in our morning briefing. Catch you in the afternoon.

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