News flash: Jitender Singh Tomar resigns as Delhi Law Minister, says report
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
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.
Just because Chandrababu Naidu is the CM you can let him go? Justice should be equally rendered: Jagan Mohan Reddy pic.twitter.com/yZy4fHJvqE— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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.
We also had "credible and specific" intelligence that they were planning to carry out more attacks in our territory: Army.— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) June 9, 2015
Army statement on the Ops along Indo-Myanmar Border today. pic.twitter.com/rMP0AuhOaY— Sitanshu Kar (@SpokespersonMoD) June 9, 2015
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.
Early this morning the Indian Army engaged two separate groups of militants along the Indo-Myanmar border: Major Gen Randhir Singh— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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.
This case is based on pure FIR,no other meaning should be taken out: Deepak Mishra, Spcl Comm(Law &Order) on JS Tomar pic.twitter.com/rV2K1twawx— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
We received complaint from Bar Council of Delhi that documents presented by Tomar seem forged: R Bhagat, Delhi Police pic.twitter.com/SgvQmWXutQ— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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.
I am acting as per law, I will continue to do so: Mukesh Kumar Meena— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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.
As per Constitution,I should be given prior info before arrest of any member of Delhi Assembly,I received a fax at 3:11pm: Ram Niwas Goel— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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
Action has been taken as per the prescribed process: BS Bassi, Police Commissioner on Jitender Tomar's arrest pic.twitter.com/wWdrkvOwe6— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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
This college affidavit clearly states that Mr. Tomar has passed his law degree: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia pic.twitter.com/D52TCWCBfm— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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.
Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi chairs a meeting of Congress Chief Ministers. pic.twitter.com/Jcvn8F6bGI— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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
Journalist died after he was allegedly burnt alive by a police officer in Shahjahanpur district in UP. pic.twitter.com/oUJRiJtanK— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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
(08/6/15) Gorakhpur (UP): Protest by Nishad community demanding reservation, protesters set vehicles on fire. pic.twitter.com/dGa3DtNWhg— ANI (@ANI_news) June 9, 2015
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.