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Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia referred to the court verdict and called the day one of victory "of justice and truth". (File Photo )

Delhi court discharges Kejriwal, Sisodia in assault case against bureaucrat

By Richa Banka | Edited by Joydeep Bose, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 01:08 PM IST
Anshu Prakash, then the chief secretary of Delhi, had alleged he was assaulted during a meeting at the chief minister's residence on February 19, 2018, following which a first information report (FIR) was lodged against Kejriwal, Sisodia, and 11 other AAP MLAs.
Prakash had said he was manhandled and assaulted in the course of the meeting. Police filed the case after the chief secretary was examined by a team of doctors at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Prakash had said he was manhandled and assaulted in the course of the meeting. Police filed the case after the chief secretary was examined by a team of doctors at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

High court allows trial court to hear arguments in Anshu Prakash case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 01:07 AM IST
Prakash had moved the high court seeking early hearing in a case where he had alleged that he was assaulted during a meeting at the chief minister’s residence on February 19, 2018.
Former Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash alleged he was called for a midnight meeting to discuss release of the party’s advertisements related to the government completing three years in Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Former Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash alleged he was called for a midnight meeting to discuss release of the party’s advertisements related to the government completing three years in Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Anshu Prakash moves court, seeks early hearing in assault case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 04:10 AM IST
Prakash had alleged he was assaulted during a meeting at the chief minister’s residence on February 19, 2018.
File photo of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)
File photo of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)

Delhi CM Kejriwal, deputy Sisodia move HC against order in chief secretary assault case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 12:19 PM IST
On October 22, a trial court had allowed former chief secretary Anshu Prakash’s plea, seeking direction to conduct the prosecution through the counsel nominated by Delhi Police and not through lawyers empanelled by the AAP government.
In a late-evening order, the home ministry transferred Delhi’s chief secretary Anshu Prakash to the Union telecommunications ministry as additional secretary on November 17, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)
In a late-evening order, the home ministry transferred Delhi’s chief secretary Anshu Prakash to the Union telecommunications ministry as additional secretary on November 17, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)

Centre transferred Delhi’s chief secretary to ‘show hegemony’ over elected government, alleges AAP

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 02:14 PM IST
The issue of ‘services’ – dealing with transfers, postings and accountability of bureaucrats in Delhi -- has been a contentious one ever since the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came to power in 2015. The party has alleged that the Centre’s “sudden” move to remove Anshu Prakash as chief secretary was to show its “hegemony” over the elected government.
File photo of Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash at Delhi Assembly(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
File photo of Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash at Delhi Assembly(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash moves HC against House panel’s complaints

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 01:37 PM IST
The plea by Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash has also challenged the complaints by the two committees and has sought setting aside of the breach of privilege proceedings initiated by the Assembly’s Privileges Committee.
The Delhi high court had earlier directed the House panel to produce video recordings of the proceedings of the committee.(Picture for representation)
The Delhi high court had earlier directed the House panel to produce video recordings of the proceedings of the committee.(Picture for representation)

Directions to chief secretary to appear before assembly panel not warranted: Delhi high court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2018 03:10 AM IST
The Delhi high court said its earlier directions to chief secretary Anshu Prakash to appear before the Delhi Assembly’s Privileges Committee were “not warranted” after a plea was filed by the panel questioning its jurisdiction to produce video recordings of the committee’s proceedings in court.
Delhi chief secretary (CS) Anshu Prakash(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Delhi chief secretary (CS) Anshu Prakash(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)

Chief secretary not required to appear before panel, says HC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 01:44 AM IST
Justice Vibhu Bhakru said Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash was not required to appear before the committee till the next date of hearing.
Delhi home minister Satyendar Jain(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Delhi home minister Satyendar Jain(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)

Satyendar Jain rejects proposal for special public prosecutors in ‘CS assault’ case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 01:01 AM IST
Delhi home minister Satyendar Jain and principal secretary (home) Manoj Parida strongly differ in the government’s choice of appointing public prosecutors in Anshu Prakash’s alleged assault case.
Chief secretary Anshu Prakash at the Delhi Vidhan Sabha.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Chief secretary Anshu Prakash at the Delhi Vidhan Sabha.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

‘13 people cornered one man’: Delhi cops on how AAP leaders assaulted chief secretary

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 07:59 AM IST
The police said that of the 11 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs who were called, two were made to sit on a sofa according to a preconceived plan after which the chief secretary was assaulted, threatened, abused and confined.
Chief secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly assaulted during a meeting at chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s official residence on the night of February 19.(PTI)
Chief secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly assaulted during a meeting at chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s official residence on the night of February 19.(PTI)

Kejriwal moves court to restrain police from ‘leaking’ chief secy assault charge sheet to media

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 08:36 PM IST
Delhi police on Monday filed a charge sheet against Kejriwal, Sisodia and 11 legislators of the Aam Aadmi Party for alleged assault on chief secretary Anshu Prakash.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia were charged with planning the conspiracy to assault chief secretary Anshu Prakash by calling him to the CM’s residence for a late night meeting.(HT File Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia were charged with planning the conspiracy to assault chief secretary Anshu Prakash by calling him to the CM’s residence for a late night meeting.(HT File Photo)

Kejriwal, Sisodia charged with assault on top Delhi bureaucrat, AAP hits back

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 11:49 PM IST
Delhi Police on Monday charged chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia with criminal conspiracy in an alleged assault on chief secretary Anshu Prakash by AAP MLAs in the presence of the two leaders on February 19.
Chief secretary Anshu Parkash outside L-G Anil Baijal’s residence in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Chief secretary Anshu Parkash outside L-G Anil Baijal’s residence in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Delhi govt warns chief secretary after he says approval for CCTV project given in haste

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 11:47 PM IST
The Delhi government warned chief secretary Anshu Prakash “to desist from such conduct in future”.
File photo of Delhi’s chief secretary Anshu Prakash. Officials said that the Delhi government order was “unnecessary” as all files were anyway not being sent to the chief secretary.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)
File photo of Delhi’s chief secretary Anshu Prakash. Officials said that the Delhi government order was “unnecessary” as all files were anyway not being sent to the chief secretary.(Sonu Mehta/HT File)

Don’t route files through chief secretary, send them to minister-in-charge: Delhi govt to departments

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 02:40 PM IST
The order issued by Delhi finance minister Manish Sisodia further said that the chief secretary cannot give any views directly to officers on any proposal as the minister-in-charge of the department was primarily responsible for the disposal of the business pertaining to that department.
The Delhi high court warned chief secretary Anshu Prakash (pictured) and two other IAS officers that it could issue contempt action against them if they failed to appear before the Assembly panels.(HT/File Photo)
The Delhi high court warned chief secretary Anshu Prakash (pictured) and two other IAS officers that it could issue contempt action against them if they failed to appear before the Assembly panels.(HT/File Photo)

Delhi high court asks chief secretary Anshu Prakash to appear before Assembly committee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 10:44 PM IST
Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash and two other bureaucrats had been issued a notice by the assembly for skipping a meeting on February 20.
Officials during IAS Association of the AGMUT cadre press conference at Press Club of India, in New Delhi, on June 17, 2018.(HT File Photo)
Officials during IAS Association of the AGMUT cadre press conference at Press Club of India, in New Delhi, on June 17, 2018.(HT File Photo)

Open to discussions, say Delhi IAS officers after Kejriwal’s assurance on security

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 05:29 PM IST
The officers said that they look forward to “concrete interventions” for their security and dignity, a move that may break the four-month-long impasse between the AAP government and bureaucrats.
Delhi Police personnel outside the residence of deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Friday.(HT Photo)
Delhi Police personnel outside the residence of deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Friday.(HT Photo)

Chief Secretary ‘assault’ case: Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia questioned for three hours

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 11:49 PM IST
Delhi Police said Sisodia was cooperating but he avoided answering many questions
Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Police question Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over ‘assault’ on chief secretary

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 11:55 PM IST
Chief secretary Anshu Prakash has alleged leaders of Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party assaulted him at the CM’s residence on February 19.
The court said it was concerned that if “a person” can be assaulted in the presence of the Delhi chief minister and the deputy chief minister, what will happen at other places.(File Photo)
The court said it was concerned that if “a person” can be assaulted in the presence of the Delhi chief minister and the deputy chief minister, what will happen at other places.(File Photo)

Chief secretary assault case: Delhi HC questions law and order in Capital

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2018 01:48 PM IST
The court’s remark came while hearing the bail plea of Deoli MLA Prakash Jarwal, who was arrested on February 20 in connection with the chief secretary’s assault case.
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