News flash: Jitender Singh Tomar resigns as Delhi Law Minister, says report

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Bengaluru, June 9: AAP leaders today slammed the Delhi police and the Narendra Modi-led Centre over the arrest of Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar, terming it "unconstitutional" and "dictatorial".

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10: 35 pm: AAP spokesman Deepak Bajpai confirmed the report that Tomar has resigned. He further said that his resignation has been accepted by the party.

10: 25 pm:  Tomar resigns as Delhi Law Minister, says report. Sources say, Minister has said that he doesn't want that his issue to affect government's image.

9: 40 pm: Government is fully committed to defend its terroritories, says R Rathore (MoS, I&B) on Indo-Myanmar Joint Operation

9: 10 pm: Judges can't be appointed under 'hit-and-trial' method: SC to Centre

SC pulls up Centre

8: 40 pm: Anti-Corruption Branch begins probe into 2002 CNG fitness scam

8: 22 pm: AAP leader Asuthosh says that whatever the court has ordered we respect with dignity, humility & politeness. But we have right to challenge order and will do the same.

8: 07 pm: Government cancels registration of 4, 470 NGOs: Reports

7: 40 pm: Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar sent to 4-day Police custody in fake degree row

7.25 pm: "The minister is not a forgerer because he had told us he has the right credentials", says Preeti Menon, AAP leader.

7.05 pm: I have to acknowledge that my successor has been a more adept salesman, event manager and communicator than me: Former PM Manmohan Singh

7.00 pm: YSRCP leader Jagan Mohan Reddy comes out after meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee in Delhi.

6.55 pm: Modi Govt is only claiming and marketing, we cannot see anything new on ground: Congress leader AK Antony.

6.30 pm: We today inflicted significant casualties on militants along Indo-Myanmar border who were involved in Manipur ambush recently.

6.05 pm: Two groups of militants were engaged by Indian Army along the Indo-Myanmar in Manipur and Nagaland this morning: Indian Army in a Press Conference.


5.50 pm: Certificates submitted by Jitender Singh Tomar were not found genuine. We have followed SC guidelines while arresting Jitendra Tomar: Delhi Police spokesperson.


5:40 pm: Make In India logo seems very powerful but one can't her him roar: Rahul Gandhi.

5.29 pm: Delhi Police seeks 5-day custody of Jitender Singh Tomar in the fake degree case.

5.18 pm: All CMs universally raised the point that although Modi Govt says that they are giving grants to the CMs. But as a matter of fact, while they (Modi Govt) give money from one hand, they take it back from the other: Rahul Gandhi.

5.05 pm: NCR gets bigger; Jind, Karnal districts of Haryana and Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh added into national capital region.

5.00 pm: I am still holding charge. I have orders from the competent authority: MK Meena on his appointment as Delhi ACB Chief.


4.55 pm: Arrested Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Tomar arrives in Saket Court: TV reports.

4.45 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia reach Finance Ministry to meet FM Arun Jaitley.

4.40 pm: Delhi Anti-Corruption branch begins probe in 2002 CNG fitness scam.

4. 37 pm: Delhi Govt gives Rajendra Kumar additional charge of Home Secretary.

4.35 pm: There is an FIR against Smriti Irani, why has she not been arrested?: Ashutosh (AAP).

4.33 pm: Delhi Law Minister Jitender Tomar moves High Court against his arrest. He is currently undergoing medical test. To be produced before Saket Court later in the day. 

4.28 pm: Delhi Police commissioner BS Bassi meets LG Najeeb Jung, briefs him about Jitender Tomar's arrest. 

4.22 pm: Youth Cong protest against CM Arvind Kejriwal, outside latter's residence; protesters demand CM's resignation following Jitender Tomar's arrest in fake degree row.

4.15 pm: I should have been informed about the arrest(Jitender Tomar),I wasn't informed: Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel. 

3.42 pm: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N emerges as single largest party in Legislative Assembly elections in Gilgit-Baltistan region (PTI)

3.38 pm: Director Vigilance not authorised to tell Mukesh Meena to join ACB, say sources

3.10 pm: Delhi government transfers Home Secretary Dharam Pal, sends order to Lt Governor's office for clearance

2.52 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to meet CAG over discom audit issue.

2.25 pm: Action has been taken as per the prescribed process: BS Bassi, Police Commissioner on Jitender Tomar's arrest

2.05 pm: Delhi govt sends notice to IPS officer Mukesh Kumar Meena asking not to occupy 'non-existent post' at ACB.

1.20 pm: Corrupt leaders are trying to create emergency-like situation in Delhi: Manish Sisodia

12.42 pm: Delhi police manhandled me and Kumar Vishwas too: AAP's Ashutosh on Jitendra Singh Tomar's arrest

12.34 pm: PM projecting himself as champion of good governance but allowing colleagues to make communal statements: Sonia Gandhi at CMs conclave.

12.05 pm: Fake Degree Row: "Tomar's arrest is very unfortunate. This is an emergency like situation," says AAP

11.42 am: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi arrive at AICC HQ, for the Congress CM meeting.

11.27 am: Delhi law min Jitender Singh Tomar held on charges of cheating and getting jobs on fake degree

11.04 am: Delhi Law minister Jitender Singh Tomar arrested by Delhi police, being taken to Hauz Khas police station.

10.25 am: Journalist died after he was allegedly burnt alive by a police officer in Shahjahanpur district in UP

9.44 am: Two dead, two injured after an Audi rammed into a taxi on the eastern freeway in Mumbai, driver arrested

9.42 am: Members of Nishad community protest in Gorakhpur demanding reservation, set public property on fire

9.28 am: Protest by Nishad community demanding reservation, protesters set vehicles on fire

8.32 am: Coastguard Dornier aircraft with three crew members on board missing since last night, off Chennai.

8.26 am: YSR Congress to hold statewide protests against Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam party on cash for votes scandal.

8.20 am: Anti Corruption Bureau raids residence of lawmaker Revanth Reddy and 2 others in Hyderabad

8.00 am: Search and rescue operations launched to trace the missing Coast Guard Dornier aircraft.

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