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AAP Dashboard: AAP Presents 9th Budget After A Day's Delay, Sisodia Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody

by Swarajya Staff - Mar 14, 2023 01:35 PM +05:30 IST
AAP Dashboard: AAP Presents 9th Budget After A Day's Delay, Sisodia Sent To 14-Day Judicial CustodyPunjab CM Bhagwant Mann (left) and Arvind Kejriwal (right)

22nd March

Former Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, has been sent into 14-day judicial custody, till April 5, by a Delhi Court.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had produced him on conclusion of his custodial interrogation in the matter, after quizzing him for seven days in their custody.

Meanwhile, the AAP government in Delhi presented its ninth budget in the Delhi Assembly after a delay of one day.

The AAP government had accused the MHA for withholding the budget. However, the MHA and the LG Office dismissed these claims. According to the MHA, the Budget document was sent to Delhi government on 17th March after making observations and seeking clarifications on the same.

The Delhi government did not send the file back for approval.

20th March

On Monday, the Rouse Avenue Court in Delhi extended the judicial custody of Manish Sisodia until April 3 by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

As a result, the detained AAP government's former minister, currently in the Enforcement Directorate (ED)'s custody until March 22, will return to judicial custody, in case his ED remand is not extended further.

19th March

Despite extending an invitation, the chief ministers of seven non-BJP, non-Congress governed states snubbed AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal's dinner invitation on March 18.

Kejriwal had hoped to form a coalition for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, but his plans were thwarted as none of the invitees turned up.

The proposed gathering, named the "Progressive Chief Ministers' Group of India" or G-8 by Kejriwal, was supposed to include eight leaders, and a press conference was scheduled for the following day.

17th March

A Delhi Court granted the Enforcement Directorate (ED) an extension of five days for the custody of Manish Sisodia.

According to the ED, Sisodia's custody has yielded crucial information that requires him to be confronted with other accused individuals. The ED also informed that they are analyzing voluminous data obtained from Sisodia's email, mobile, and other devices using forensics.

Meanwhile, after two weeks of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arresting Sisodia, his bungalow has been assigned to Atishi, who replaced him in the Cabinet recently.

His family has been granted 15-days time to vacate.

16th March

An FIR has been filed by the CBI against former Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and six others under the Prevention of Corruption Act on the charges of political snooping by the AAP's purported 'Feedback Unit (FBU)'.

Congress leaders have also demanded that the matter be treated as sedition and probed under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA

Read about CBI's preliminary inquiry into the case.

13th March

Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal, and Punjab CM, Bhagwant Mann commenced their election campaign in the states scheduled for elections this year.

10th March

A Delhi Court remanded AAP leader, Manish Sisodia, to ED custody till March 17.

The court noted in its 14-page order that Sisodia, as the deputy CM at the relevant time and also the excise minister, was directly responsible for framing as well as implementing the excise policy.

The ED alleged that Sisodia made false statements about the scam and destroyed important evidence in the form of 14 phones/IMEIs.

9th March

Manish Sisodia was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on money laundering charges in the now-defunct Delhi excise policy.

8th March

Updates on Delhi Liquor Scam

On Monday, the Rouse Avenue Court remanded Manish Sisodia to judicial custody until March 20.

The ED made its 11th arrest with Arun Ramchandra Pillai, a Hyderabad-based businessman and member of the 'South Group'.After his arrest.

K Kavitha, daughter of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, was summoned by the ED for questioning regarding her alleged involvement in Indospirits, a liquor firm where Pillai was reportedly acting as her benami.

6th March

Chief Minister of Delhi and AAP supremo, Kejriwal, addressed his first election rally in Karnataka, alongside the Chief Minister of Punjab, Bhagwant Mann.

3rd March

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) launched a PR campaign, #ILoveManishSisodia, with desks set up in and around Delhi schools.

1st March

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and his cabinet colleague Satyendar Jain on Tuesday (28 February) resigned from their posts in the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi cabinet.

Satyendra Jain has resigned after 9 months of being behind bars in the case of money laundering.

26 February

The CBI arrested Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in connection with alleged corruption in the formulation and implementation of the now-scrapped liquor policy for 2021-22 after nearly eight hours of questioning.

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