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Double standards of Congress MLAs

On Sep 11, 2002, the Congress govt. lead by Shiela Dixit has passed a motion opposing the order of the BJP Govt. at the center requiring the Delhi Govt.  to seek prior approval before tabling it in the  assembly. The Cong. MLA's (including Mr. Arvinder Lovely) had called this order undemocratic. Today, Mr. Lovely is citing the same order and challenging AAP govt. ability to legislate bills. Excerpts from the motion passed in 2002 are below. Read More

Jan Lokpal Bill and full statehood to Delhi

The Delhi Government has prepared the Jan Lokpal Bill for Delhi in tune with the Jan Lokpal bill prepared during the Anti Corruption movement. It seeks to pass it as soon as possible in a special session of the Delhi Assembly. This  is  in terms of the manifesto  and  commitment of the Aam Aadmi party to  create  a strong, independent, transparent and accountable Lokpal. Read More

AAP's maiden Kolkata rally demands strong Lokpal Bill

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 00:09

Zee News

Kolkata: The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) maiden rally here Sunday may not have matched the cacophony and strength of the usual political gathering of a West Bengal capital, but volunteers said they were happy that people across all walks of life joined the chorus to demand end to corruption and for a strong Lokpal. Read More

The farce in the name of the Lokpal Bill

The Jan Lokpal was conceived as an independent empowered and accountable ombudsman which could independently, credibly and expeditiously investigate corruption offences of all public servants who are today not being investigated because the investigating agencies are controlled by the same public servants who need to be investigated. Such a Lokpal would need to be functionally, financially and even in terms of appointment and accountability be independent of the government and indeed the political establishment even if they are for the time being not in government. Read More

Let BJP & Congress make their stand clear on issues...

Arvind Kejriwal met the Lt. Governor of Delhi today and said that unambiguous answers from BJP & Congress, who have been saying different things to different people, have been sought. AAP has sent letters, both to Soni Gandhi Ji (Congress) & Rajnath Singh Ji (BJP) asking them to clarify their stand on 17 issues, created by their previous governments. There is nothing like "unconditional support". People of Delhi want a stable government which can only be given when the stand of each party, who claim to support or act as a responsible opposition, clear. Completely clear.  Read More

THE FARCE BEING PLAYED OUT ON THE LOKPAL BILL

The Jan Lokpal was conceived as an independent empowered and accountable ombudsman which could independently, credibly and expeditiously investigate corruption offences of all public servants who are today not being investigated because the investigating agencies are controlled by the same public servants who need to be investigated. Such a Lokpal would need to be functionally, financially and even in terms of appointment and accountability be independent of the government and indeed the political establishment even if they are for the time being not in government. Read More

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