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AAP chief is set to spearhead the party's election campaign in the lead-up to Lok Sabha elections in Delhi, scheduled for May 25.
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal with Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann during a road show for Lok Sabha elections, at Mehrauli in New Delhi, Saturday, May 11, 2024.
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal with Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann during a road show for Lok Sabha elections, at Mehrauli in New Delhi, Saturday, May 11, 2024.

Arvind Kejriwal News highlights: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal got interim bail from the Supreme Court until June 1 in a money laundering case connected to the alleged excise policy scam. However, he will need to surrender and return to prison on June 2. Kejriwal is expected to lead and boost up the party's election campaigns leading up to the general elections in Delhi, slated for May 25....Read More

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal gets interim bail

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has been granted interim bail after spending over 50 days in jail following his arrest by the Directorate of Enforcement on March 21 in connection with the Delhi excise policy case. 

The bail, effective until June 1, comes with conditions, including avoiding visits to the Office of the chief minister or the Delhi secretariat. Supreme Court lawyer Shadan Farasat, representing Kejriwal, clarified that the order is valid until June 2 and there are no restrictions on his election campaigning. 

Upon his release, Kejriwal received a warm welcome from supporters and family members.

Arvind Kejriwal's schedule for Saturday

1. Visited Hanuman temple at Connaught Place at 11 am.

2. Press meeting scheduled at 1 pm at the Aam Aadmi Party office in Delhi.

3. Road Show in South Delhi's Mehrauli at 4 pm

4. Road Show in East Delhi's Krishna Nagar at 6 pm

Lok Sabha elections in Delhi and Punjab

AAP is contesting on its own in all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab. However, in Delhi, AAP is having a seat-sharing arrangement with the Congress party, and is contesting on four out of the seven seats. 

The elections in Delhi are scheduled to take place on May 25. Punjab will vote on June 1 in the last phase to elect 13 members to parliament.

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May 11, 2024 9:39 PM IST

‘BJP talking about 'mangalsutra' instead of its achievements of 10 yrs: Arvind Kejriwal

During the roadshow, Arvind Kejriwal also hit out at the Modi government, saying the BJP was talking about 'mangalsutra' instead of talking about its achievements of 10 years.

May 11, 2024 8:45 PM IST

‘BJP wants to change Constitution, ensure no elections are held,’ says Delhi CM

The BJP wants to change Constitution and ensure no elections are held, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal alleged during a roadshow in East Delhi. “They (BJP) want to end reservation, bring dictatorship in country,” he adds.

May 11, 2024 8:39 PM IST

Kejriwal's big prediction on Maharashtra, Karnataka, Bengal election results

BJP's number of seats will come down in Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said in his roadshows in the Capital on Saturday.  Read on .

May 11, 2024 7:43 PM IST

‘Modi will not form govt on June 4,’ says Arvind Kejriwal

"They are losing seats everywhere, be it Karnataka, Haryana. In Punjab, they will not win anything and even in Delhi, all the seven seats will be won by the INDIA bloc," Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal claims.

May 11, 2024 7:42 PM IST

‘I am fighting against dictatorship with all my power,’ says Arvind Kejriwal

"I am fighting against dictatorship with all my power. I need your support. The country never accepted any dictator and people removed them. I have come to seek your support to fight dictatorship," Arvind Kejriwal says during his first roadshow for Lok Sabha election campaign.

May 11, 2024 6:33 PM IST

Watch: Kejriwal holds roadshow to support AAP South Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Sahiram Pahalwan

May 11, 2024 6:20 PM IST

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal holds a roadshow in Delhi's Mehrauli

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal holds a roadshow in Delhi's Mehrauli along with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

May 11, 2024 6:08 PM IST

First roadshow of Kejriwal after being back from jail: Saurabh Bharadwaj

Delhi Minister & AAP leader Saurabh Bhardwaj says, "Today is the first roadshow of Arvind Kejriwal after coming back from jail... People are coming out in mass to support him and to give their love to him..."

May 11, 2024 5:39 PM IST

Former Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnam on Kejriwal's remarks

On Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's 'Amit Shah will be the PM, if BJP wins' remark, Former Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnam says, "No other leader is more democratic than the Prime Minister of India. The opposition abuses PM Modi every day and if he was a dictator, they would not be able to do that...Lok Sabha elections are underway and PM Modi will take oath as the Prime Minister for the third time..."

May 11, 2024 4:42 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM to hold meeting with AAP leaders on Sunday

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called a meeting of all AAP MLAs on Sunday, party sources said.

The meeting will be held at the Chief Minister's residence in Civil Lines, they said.

May 11, 2024 4:08 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Amit Shah hits out at Delhi CM

If Arvind Kejriwal thinks that SC's interim bail is clean chit, then his understanding with regard to law is poor, says Amit Shah.

May 11, 2024 3:57 PM IST

BJP candidate from New Delhi Bansuri Swaraj on Kejriwal's bail

BJP candidate from New Delhi, Bansuri Swaraj says, "Interim bail has been granted to Arvind Kejriwal only for the purpose of campaigning and Supreme Court has already stated that he has to surrender on June 2... The bail has not been granted on merits, it doesn't mean that he is innocent...On the question of him being accused, the Delhi High Court has clearly said that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is involved in receiving kickbacks worth crores from alleged liquor policy..."

May 11, 2024 3:52 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Kejriwal to convene meeting with AAP MLAs at CM's residence

AAP announced that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will convene a meeting with Delhi AAP MLAs tomorrow at the CM's residence.

May 11, 2024 3:31 PM IST

Former Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh on Kejriwal's speech

Former Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh says, "The kind of words Arvind Kejriwal is using for the Prime Minister, he is doing so to hide his corruption. His party leaders are behind bars and to date, they have not got bail, so this proves that corruption has happened...."

May 11, 2024 2:56 PM IST

ICYMI | Arvind Kejriwal's 'disposed off ' warning to Yogi Adityanath: 'Amit Shah to be PM'

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday claimed that if the BJP comes to power, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will be sidelined and home minister Amit Shah will become the prime minister of India. He claimed PM Modi will retire from active politics because he will turn 75 next year.

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May 11, 2024 2:26 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on Kejriwal's bail

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma says "Arvind Kejwiral is again going to go back to jail on 1st June. He has got bail just like a prisoner gets leave and comes out of jail...Any person who has a little bit of self-respect would not have come out of jail on such kind of bail. He should have told the Supreme Court that I want a permanent bail..."

May 11, 2024 1:43 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live | ‘Will give up 100 CM posts for the country’: Kejriwal

“CM post is not important for me. In the last 75 years in India, so many elections have taken place, AAP has won with most votes in Delhi. After winning with such majority, they know they can't win in Delhi. They instead decided to put Kejriwal in jail so that my government falls. I'll give up 100 CM posts for the country,” says Kejriwal.

May 11, 2024 1:40 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live | ‘INDIA bloc to form govt at Centre’: Kejriwal claims

“Modi Sarkar is not going to form at the Centra, the INDIA bloc will form a government instead,” Kejriwal says.

May 11, 2024 1:37 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live | ‘Who will fulfil Modi's guarantee?’: Kejriwal

“Modi made the rule in 2014 that everyone who turns 75 will retire from BJP. I want to ask BJP who will be your Prime Minister? Modi ji will retire on September 17. If they win, they will make Amit Shah the PM and kick out Yogi Adityanath,” says Kejriwal

May 11, 2024 1:34 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM attacks ‘dictatorial rule’

“I want to end the dictatorial rule and I want the help of 140 crore Indians,” Kejriwal says

May 11, 2024 1:32 PM IST

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal claims that BJP will end the governance of Yogi Adityanath next

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal claims that BJP will end the governance of Yogi Adityanath next

May 11, 2024 1:29 PM IST

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says ‘coming straight from jail to you’

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal speaking to people says, "I am coming straight from jail to you. It feels great to be with you after 50 days. I just went to Hanuman temple with my wife and CM Bhagwant Mann. Bajrang Bali's blessings are on our party and us. It is by his grace that I am among you today..."

May 11, 2024 1:25 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann on Kejriwal getting out on bail

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann says, “People want to hear Arvind Kejriwal. Wherever I went during election campaigning, I said Arvind Kejriwal is not a person, Arvind Kejriwal is name of a thought. You can arrest a person but how will you arrest a thought process?”

May 11, 2024 1:24 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann says Kejriwal was only ‘retired hurt’

Speaking on Kejriwal's bail, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann says "...Give this message to the people of East and South Delhi that today Arvind Kejriwal is again coming to bat again on the same pitch. He was not 'Out', he was only 'retired hurt'..."

May 11, 2024 12:52 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal performs aarti at Navgrah Temple, Connaught Place

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal performs aarti at Navgrah Temple

May 11, 2024 12:42 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: BJP leader Tarun Chugh on Delhi CM

BJP leader Tarun Chugh speaking on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwalsaid, “He has been released on interim bail but is celebrating. It’s shameful that someone who has come out of jail is raising slogans like ‘Inquilab Zindabad’.”

May 11, 2024 12:32 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: BJP MP and party's national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi attacks Kejriwal

BJP MP and party's national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi attacks Kejriwal saying he has joined the “elite club” of jail return CMs.

He said, "Arvind Kejriwal has now been included in the elite club of 'jail return chief ministers'. In 1997, the then CM of Bihar, Lalu Yadav got the membership, Jayalalithaa of Tamil Nadu in 1996, K Karunanidhi of Tamil Nadu in 2000... The person who used to talk about sending Sheila Dikshit and Sonia Gandhi in jail, after returning from Tihar, his tone has changed..."

May 11, 2024 12:18 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM offering prayers at Sri Navgrah Mandir in Connaught Place | Watch

May 11, 2024 12:15 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: RJD leader Misa Bharti on SC granting bail to Kejriwal 

RJD leader Misa Bharti said, “Supreme Court has granted him interim bail. We shouldn’t comment on this much as the matter is still in the court. However, it will strengthen the INDIA alliance as he will campaign for the elections.”

May 11, 2024 12:07 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM exits Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place after worship

May 11, 2024 12:04 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi attacks Kejriwa on bail in press conference

BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi attacks Kejriwa on bail in press conference. He said, “Arvind Kejriwal has come out and is celebrating. Kejriwal has finally become a part of the ‘jail return club’ like Lalu Prasad Yadav, Jayalalithaa, and Shibhu Soren. One who used to say that they would send Sheila Dikshit and Sonia Gandhi to jail, are now a part of the INDI alliance because all of them are against Modi.”

May 11, 2024 12:03 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM offers prayers at Hanuman Temple | Watch

May 11, 2024 11:58 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Kejriwal was jailed in a false case, says AAP leader Saurabh Bhardwaj

Delhi Minister and AAP leader Saurabh Bhardwaj told ANI that Kejriwal was jailed in a false case.

"When Arvind Kejriwal was put behind bars in a false case, Sunita Kejriwal had said that she would come to here to the Hanuman Temple with Arvind Kejriwal...He got bail in 50 days in the PMLA court which is a miracle & can happen with the blessings of Hanuman ji...," He said.

May 11, 2024 11:56 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Kejriwal offers prayers at Hanuman Temple, ahead of roadshow later today

A day after he was released on interim bail from Tihar Jail Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal offered prayers at the Hanuman Temple in Connaught Place in the national capital

He was accompanied by wife Sunita Kejriwal and Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.

Ahead of his visit, Kejriwal said he is happy to be back with the prayers of crores of people and justice of the Supreme Court.

May 11, 2024 11:36 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: 'Delhi CM praying to God to save the democracy and Constitution of the country,' says AAP MP Sanjay Singh

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: "Today is Saturday - the day of Lord Hanuman. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, along with his wife and family, is coming for 'darshan' and praying to God to save the democracy and Constitution of the country. May Lord Hanuman fulfill his wishes," says AAP MP Sanjay Singh as quoted by news agency PTI

May 11, 2024 11:29 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: AAP leader Gopal Rai offers prayers at Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi Minister and AAP leader Gopal Rai has offered prayers at Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place.

CM Arvind Kejriwal will also offer prayers at the temple shortly.

May 11, 2024 11:14 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: 'Supreme Court saved country's democracy,' says AAP leader Atishi on interim bail to Delhi CM

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: On interim bail granted by the Supreme Court to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, AAP leader Atishi has said, "First of all we want to thank the Supreme Court that it saved country's democracy. The Supreme Court's order is very important in view of the BJP's attack on the opposition and democracy. Apart from the Supreme Court, we always thank (Lord) Hanumanji... it was due to his blessings such a big conspiracy has ended."

May 11, 2024 11:09 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann reaches  Delhi CM's official residence

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Punjab CM and AAP leader Bhagwant Mann has reached his Delhi counterpart CM Arvind Kejriwal's official residence.

May 11, 2024 10:52 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: 'He should tell people how he did liquor scam,' says BJP leader Harsh Malhotra on Delhi CM

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: After the SC granted interim bail to the Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, BJP candidate from East Delhi, Harsh Malhotra has said, "Arvind Kejriwal was in jail due to liquor scam and he is out on just like a kind of parole till June 1. I respect the court's decision, and we also want him to do election campaigning....he should tell people how he did the liquor scam. It doesn't matter whether he is in jail or not as it is certain that he will be in jail again, on June 2."

May 11, 2024 10:41 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: 'He was arrested without solid investigation,' says RJD MP Manoj Kumar Jha on Delhi CM

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: RJD MP Manoj Kumar Jha has claimed that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was arrested without solid investigation.

"The way he was arrested without solid investigation, the way it was done to Hemant Soren ji and being done with others...We are happy that he has got bail, he will campaign also. If he (Hemant Soren) is also given bail then they will be wiped out from Jharkhand also...," said Manoj Kumar Jha as quoted by news agency ANI.

May 11, 2024 10:11 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM to hold press conference and roadshow today

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is set to hold press conference and roadshow today after release on interim bail.

In a post on X(formerly Twitter), CM Kejriwal said, "With the blessings of Hanumanji, the prayers of crores of people and the justice of the Supreme Court judges, I am very happy to be back amongst you all.

"See you today- 11 am - Hanuman Temple, Connaught Place 1 pm - Press conference, party office 4 pm - Road Show - South Delhi - Mehrauli 6 pm - Road Show - East Delhi - Krishna Nagar You all must come," Kejriwal added.

May 11, 2024 9:56 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: 'People will never vote for scammers,' says BJP leader Giriraj Singh on Delhi CM's interim bail

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Union Minister and BJP candidate from Bihar’s Begusarai Lok Sabha seat Giriraj Singh has reacted to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal getting interim bail.

“People will never vote for scammers. They will vote for Narendra Modi. He is the saviour of the poor. He will be worshipped. (Congress MP) Rahul Gandhi and (Delhi CM) Arvind Kejriwal can do anything," said Giriraj Singh.

May 11, 2024 9:44 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: 'Good news for moderate India,' says former Pakistan minister on Delhi CM's release

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Former Pakistan Minister of Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has reacted to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's release from Tihar jail, reported news agency ANI.

The former Pakistani leader posted on X with the caption, "Modi G Lost another battle #Kejriwal released... good news for moderate India."

His response comes after Kejriwal was released from jail after spending over 50 days following his arrest by the Directorate of Enforcement on March 21, 2024, in connection with the Delhi excise policy case.

May 11, 2024 9:29 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: How political leaders reacted to Delhi CM getting interim bail

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Here is how political leaders reacted to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal getting interim bail. Kejriwal was released from Tihar jail on Friday. Dig Deeper

May 11, 2024 9:21 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi Police making security arrangements outside Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi Police is making security arrangements outside Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place, where CM Arvind Kejriwal will visit to offer prayers today.

May 11, 2024 9:08 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Why Supreme Court gave interim bail to AAP chief? 

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: A bench comprising Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta dismissed the Enforcement Directorate's argument against granting interim bail to Kejriwal for election campaigning. The court disagreed with the ED's contention that such bail would set a precedent favoring politicians over citizens.

It emphasised that the circumstances of the individual and the surrounding context are crucial in bail decisions. 

The bench highlighted the significance of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections and noted that while serious accusations exist, Kejriwal remains unconvicted and poses no threat to society. Additionally, the legality of his arrest is still pending a final verdict from the Supreme Court.

May 11, 2024 8:48 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: AAP chief to visit Hanuman temple

Arvind Kejriwal News Live:  After stepping out of Tihar jail on interim bail, AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal said that he would visit Hanuman temple at Connaught Place at 11am on Saturday.

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