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22-Sep-2016 New Delhi

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti arrested for damaging AIIMS fence

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Somnath Bharti was on Thursday arrested on charges of damaging a fence at the AIIMS here and misbehaving with its security guards, police said.Bharti was taken into custody from his residence and taken to the Hauz Khas police...

22-Jun-2016 New Delhi

Make yourself, M.K. Meena co-accused: AAP tells Jung

The AAP on Wednesday urged Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to direct ACB chief M.K. Meena to make them both (Jung and Meena) co-accused in the FIRs against "wrongdoers" of the previous Delhi government.In a letter to Jung, AAP legislator Rajendra Pal Gautam said...

05-Feb-2016 New Delhi

AAP urges LG to intervene in civic workers' strike

Delhi's ruling AAP on Friday urged Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung to look into the situation arising out of the ongoing strike by employees of the capital's three main civic bodies, party leader Somnath Bharti said.A delegation of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), including...

06-Nov-2015 New Delhi

Somnath Bharti urges Kejriwal to raise LG's 'threat' with president

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Somnath Bharti, who has allegd that Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung had "threatened" him on a change of land use issue, on Friday urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to take this up with President Pranab Mukherjee.In a letter...

22-Dec-2014 New Delhi

Inform about status of case before NHRC: Delhi HC to Bharti

The Delhi High Court Monday asked former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti to file an affidavit on the status of a case pending before the NHRC on his controversial midnight campaign against an alleged drug and prostitution racket in the capital.Justice...

28-Oct-2014 New Delhi

Midnight raid: Court reserves order on ex-minister Bharti's plea

A court here Tuesday reserved its order on former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti's plea seeking registration of a first information report against police officers for a biased probe into the alleged Jan 16 midnight raid on a Delhi house.Metropolitan...

27-Oct-2014 New Delhi

Midnight raid: Ex-minister Bharti seeks FIR against 'erring' cops

Delhi's former law minister Somnath Bharti Monday filed a plea seeking further investigation and registration of a first information report against erring officials, accusing them of bias in the probe into the Jan 16 midnight raid on a Delhi house.Bharti has...

01-Oct-2014 New Delhi

Delhi ex-minister charged with molestation, creating ruckus

A charge sheet was filed against Delhi's former law minister Somnath Bharti and 17 others for molestation and creating a ruckus during the Jan 16 midnight raid on a house in south Delhi, police said Wednesday.Delhi Police filed the charge sheet before...

31-Mar-2014 New Delhi

NHRC denies ordering action against Somnath Bharti

The National Human Rights Commission Monday denied it asked Delhi Police to take action against former AAP minister Somnath Bharti for his controversial campaign against an alleged drug and prostitution racket."The NHRC has seen news stories that it has...

14-Feb-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Bharti's midnight raid: Statements of 12 African women recorded

The Delhi Police have recorded statements of 40 people, including 12 African women, against "unknown" people for a Jan 16 midnight raid conducted by state Law Minister Somnath Bharti, police said Friday.The police told IANS that the statements of the African...

06-Feb-2014 New Delhi (IANS)

Foreign ministry dismisses Delhi minister's charges

Even as Delhi Police have recorded the statements of three Ugandan women who filed a police complaint alleging they had been tricked into a sex and drugs racket by Indian placement agencies, the external affairs ministry has dismissed Delhi Law Minister Somnath...

05-Feb-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

AAP protests against sex and drugs rackets

Around 500 members of AAP protested here Wednesday demanding action against those who are allegedly bringing Ugandan women on the pretext of providing them jobs but forcing them into sex and drugs rackets.Three Ugandan women Tuesday registered a complaint with...

05-Feb-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

'AAP brushing aside real social issues with their jhadu'

"Deeply disillusioned" with the AAP, former diplomat and one of its founding members Madhu Bhaduri feels the party is no different from other political groupings and is brushing away "real social issues" under the carpet with the broom.Bhaduri, who quit the...

04-Feb-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

No question of apologising: Delhi minister Bharti

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti Tuesday said there was no question of his apologising over his controversial midnight campaign against an alleged drugs and prostitution racket in the capital.Asked if he would apologise for the incident, Bharti told CNN IBN:...

29-Jan-2014 New Delhi (IANS)

No separate FIR over Bharti's midnight campaign: Delhi court

A court here Wednesday rejected a plea by a Ugandan woman seeking a separate FIR against "unknown accused" for creating ruckus during a controversial campaign by Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti against an alleged prostitution racket.The court was hearing...

25-Jan-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Was not aware of procedures, says Somnath Bharti

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who has been criticised for his midnight raid against some African women in the capital, Saturday said he would not have committed his "alleged mistakes" had he been aware of the procedures."I am not aware of procedures....

25-Jan-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

It's a conspiracy to defame me: Somnath Bharti

Law minister Somnath Bharti, who courted controversy over his action against an alleged sex-and-drugs ring, Saturday said that the allegations against him are false and it is a "conspiracy to defame" him.The minister said that Delhi Commission for Women's...

25-Jan-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Bharti says media paid by Modi, retracts

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti Saturday once again courted controversy for his loose remarks in which he accused the media of being bought off by BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi - and then retracted."How much have you been paid by Modiji,"...

25-Jan-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Women panel's move politically motivated: Bharti

Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who courted controversy over his vigilante action against an alleged sex-and-drugs ring, said Saturday that the charges were false, adding that Delhi Commission for Women's move against him was a "conspiracy to defame" him and...

24-Jan-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Somnath Bharti fails to appear before women's panel

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti Friday failed to appear before the state women's panel probing his controversial action against an alleged "sex and drugs ring" that involved African women.The commission said they would report the matter to Lt. Governor Najeeb...

22-Jan-2014 New Delhi (IANS)

Delhi transport minister defends Somnath Bharti

Delhi Transport Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj Wednesday defended Law Minister Somnath Bharti on the issue of trying to bust a sex-and-drug racket last week.Talking to reporters, Bhardwaj said people should be asked, and a live survey should be done in the area...

16-Jan-2014 New Delhi

Kejriwal flays Delhi Police, wants officials suspended

Speaking more like an activist he was, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Thursday called the Delhi Police "highly compromised" and demanded the suspension of four officers for allegedly refusing to act against sex and drug gangs and the burning of a woman."We...

14-Jan-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Bharti terms CBI judge's observation 'erroneous'

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti Tuesday termed as "erroneous" the CBI court's judgment accusing him of tampering with evidence in a case he was handling last year."It was erroneous on the part of the judge to call it tampering of evidence," Bharti told media...

14-Jan-2014 New Delhi (IANS)

Bharti rejects evidence tampering report

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti Tuesday called the media report accusing him of tampering with the evidence in a case he was handling last year as an "absolute lie"."The report indicting me for tampering with evidence is an absolute lie and I don't understand...

14-Jan-2014 New Delhi (IANS)

BJP demands Somnath Bharati's resignation

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded the resignation of Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharati over his indictment by a CBI court for allegedly influencing a witness in a bank fraud case.Speaking to reporters here, BJP state-unit president Vijay...

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