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Kejriwal given two days jail for the case of BJP leader Gadkari

Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal

On Wednesday, Delhi Police arrested Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal.

After hearing defamation case filed by BJP President Nitin Gadkari Delhi’s Patiala court judge, Gomati Manocha ordered Kejriwal to give 10 thousand rupees for granting bail. However, the former Chief Minister of Delhi refused to take bail by giving 10 thousand rupees. On hearing Kejriwal said, “This is a political case; I am ready to go to jail if necessary. I don’t want a conditional bail.

After that, the judge ordered to take Kejriwal in judicial custody until the next hearing on May 23. Sources said he will be kept in Tihar jail until Friday. Continue reading

I’m Absolutely Sure the Congress Will Return to Power: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi

Congress co-president Rahul Gandhi has claimed that India’s ruling party Congress will come to power again.

On the occasion of the manifesto proclamation at a press conference on Wednesday, Rahul Gandhi claimed it. He said, “BJP can campaign in a better way. In 2004, they carried out ‘India Shining’ campaign. India was much progressed. Several studies claimed that the BJP was returning in power. Everyone knows what the result was. In 2009, the same thing happened. Again, it is being said, BJP will come to power. However, I say, Congress will return to power. It is 100 percent guaranteed.”

To attract the new voters, it is said in the manifesto that around 60 million new jobs will be created in the healthcare sector by 2020. In all, the creation of 10 million new jobs has been targeted in the manifesto. Continue reading

Aam Aadmi Party Published the List of Candidates of Parliamentary Election

Aam Aadmi Party

Aam Aadmi Party

The resigned Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party has published the list of candidates in the upcoming parliamentary election of India. 20 candidates were announced earlier this year.

Last Sunday this list was announced after the meeting of the Political Affairs Committee of Aam Aadmi Party. According to the published list, Bishwas Kumar will stand against the Congress Co-President Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha election. Aam Aadmi Party has selected Ashutosh to stand against Congress leader Kapil Sibal in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk constituent. Social activist Medha Patekar is standing in North-West Mumbai. One of the top leaders of Aam Aadmi Party, Yogendra Yadav will compete the contest from the constituency of Gurgaon. In Uttar Pradesh Baba Hardev will compete against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. From South Mumbai Aam Aadmi Party leader Meera Sanyal will stand against Milind Deora. Anjali Damania is the candidate of AAP in Nagpur. She wills competes the former BJP President Nitin Gadkari. From Farrukhabad Mukul, Tripathi will stand against External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid. Lawyer HS Phoolka will stand in the election from Ludhiana. AAP leader Khalid Pervez will stand against the Congress leader and former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin in Moradabad. In Pune Subhash Ware will compete against Suresh Kalmadi. Continue reading

“Will not be a candidate for the third Time,” Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, “Modi is Dangerous”

Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced to retire after the next general election and said that he would not be a candidate for prime minister for the third time.

In New Delhi, he told a press conference on Friday, “this is the right time to hand over power to the younger generation.” He hopes that they can deal with all the obstacles and show the right path to the country. However, he does not want to resign before the ‘Lokshava’ election. Sonia Gandhi’s decision will be considered as final in this regard.

He considered Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as the most eligible person for the post of Prime Minister. He said, “Rahul has all the qualifications for being the prime minister.” Rahul is doing a very good job. “It will be the right decision if he will be the prime minister.” said Manmohan Singh. At the same time, he said that if BJP leader Narendra Modi would be elected, it would be dangerous in the country. Continue reading

India’s Cabinet Rejigged, but Room for Rahul

Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi

Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi

A significant reshuffle of India’s Cabinet on Sunday left one question dangling: Where was Rahul Gandhi?

The scion of India’s Nehru-Gandhi empire wasn’t one of the new ministers, and therefore if – not surprisingly – he leads his Congress party into 2014 elections he’ll be running for pm without ever getting held a government publish of any sort.

“I could have been pleased to include Rahul within the Cabinet, but he’s other preoccupations within the party,” Pm Manmohan Singh stated in announcing his new Cabinet. Continue reading