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  • AAP Punjab chief Bhagwant Mann resigns from post, after Arvind Kejriwal’s apology to Majithia

    Chandigarh: Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann resigned as AAP’s Punjab chief today, a day after party convener Arvind Kejriwal apologised to a SAD leader for accusing him of being involved in the drug trade. The Delhi chief minister’s apology drew flak from his party’s leaders and MLAs in Punjab, who said they were “stunned” by the move and “disappointed” as Kejriwal had not kept them in the “loop”. Mann announced his resignation on

  • Indore: AAP challenges ‘vigyapan veer’ CM to publish photos of rehabilitation

    Indore: Flaying the claims of state government over rehabilitation and resettlement of Sardar Sarovar Dam oustees, Aam Aadmi Party leader Bhagwant Mann said that “BJP government in MP have been sacrificing thousands of dam oustees to gain mileage for forthcoming Gujarat elections.” Addressing a press conference before leaving the city for a meet with the dam oustees, here on Tuesday, Mann said that BJP wants to make Sardar Sarovar Dam an issue

  • Suspend Mann for rest of session, says House panel

    New Delhi: The parliamentary committee probing the act of AAP MP Bhagwant Mann of posting video footage of Parliament on social media, on Thursday recommended that he be suspended for the rest of the current session.

  • Parliament panel divided over punishing Mann

    New Delhi: Members of the Parliamentary panel investigating AAP MP Bhagwant Mann’s controversial video of the Parliament House complex, on Tuesday, failed to adopt a draft report following differences over quantum of punishment, with some opposing any punitive action as he had not been attending the House on the orders of the Speaker.

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    AAP announces first list, Mann named Punjab’s campaign committee chairman

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday issued the first list of 19 candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly polls slated to be held next year. Party MP Bhagwant Mann has been named as the chairman of campaign committee for Punjab.

  • Punjab offers rehab centre for Mann

    Chandigarh: The war of words between leaders of Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) escalated, with Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday declaring that the state government was ‘ready to admit AAP MP Bhagwant Mann in any of the rehab and de-addiction centres situated across the state’. The statement from Badal, who is the President of the Akali Dal, came as a reaction to

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    House panel gets 2 more weeks to submit report on Mann issue

    New Delhi: Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today granted two more weeks to the Lok Sabha panel probing the issue regarding Bhagwant Mann shooting a video of the Parliament complex and asked the AAP member not to attend the House till a decision was taken on the matter.

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    Three MPs want Bhagwant Mann in rehab 

    Mumbai: There is no end to AAP MP Bhagwant Mann’s woes. Three members of Parliament have written to the Lok Sabha panel probing his reported breach of Parliament security and demanded that he should be sent to a rehabilitation centre for curing him of alleged alcohol addiction. The signatories to the letter are Mahesh Girri of the BJP, Prem Singh Chandumajra of BJP ally Shiromani Akali Dal, and suspended

  • Report on gaps in Parliament security ignored

    NEW DELHI : The Home Ministry has faulted a Lok Sabha Speaker-appointed committee focusing only on an isolated instance of the security breach by AAP MP Bhagwant Mann instead of a comprehensive examination of a report gathering dust for last 20 months highlighting serious gaps in securing the Parliament complex.

  • Have done no wrong, says defiant Mann

    New Delhi: A defiant AAP MP Bhagwant Mann on Monday told a committee set up to probe his Parliament House videography issue that he has not breached the security, which members said was a contradiction as he has already tendered an unconditional apology for his act to the Speaker. Mann was grilled by the committee for nearly one-and-a- half hours during which he maintained that he has not breached security of the

  • Bhagwant Mann turns ‘unapologetic’ after offering ‘unconditional apology’

    New Delhi: After offering “unconditional apology” to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for exposing Parliament security by uploading live video on Facebook, Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann in a volte face on Thursday said he had made no mistake, and thus, the matter should be closed.

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    Bhagwant Mann suspended, panel to take call

    New Delhi : Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann (42) has been virtually suspended from the Lok Sabha with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan constituting a 9-member House committee to suggest action against him for putting Parliament’s security in jeopardy by filming and putting its video on Facebook. The speaker has advised Mann not to attend the sitting till a decision is taken in the matter.

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    Lok Sabha Speaker forms panel to probe Bhagwant Mann

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday formed a nine member panel to probe Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Bhagwant Mann’s breach of security posting a video of Parliament’s interiors.

  • AAP rallies behind Mann, raps BJP for hyping issue

    New Delhi : Under mounting attack over the Parliament video row, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann on Friday said he was ready for any probe after tendering an unconditional apology even as the party rallied behind him, saying BJP was trying to hype up a ‘non-issue’ to deflect attention from attacks on Dalits in Gujarat.

  • Mann stinks of alcohol in Parliament, says MP

    New Delhi: AAP MP Bhagwant Mann was under attack not only for making video of Parliament but also alleged drinking, with the suspended member of his party and MP Harinder Singh Khalsa complaining to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan about it on Friday.

  • Mann does not feel he has committed a wrong: R.K Singh

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday condemned unfazed attitude of AAP leader Bhagwat Mann over him making video of security spots in Parliament and said that the latter does not feel he has committed wrong.