Saurabh Bhardwaj, and Atishi  to Replace Manish Sisodia and be Delhi Ministers

On Tuesday, the Delhi cabinet’s two imprisoned ministers—Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain—resigned. Although Jain was detained by the Enforcement Directorate in May of last year in a money laundering case, Sisodia, the AAP’s second-in-command, was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday in connection with suspected irregularities in the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy for 2021–22. The Arvind … Read more

HC rejects Manish Sisodia’s bail plea

On February 26, the CBI apprehended Manish Sisodia on charges of corruption relating to the development and execution of the Delhi Excise Policy 2021-22, which has since been abandoned. The bail request made by former Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who was taken into custody regarding the Delhi Excise Policy case, was denied by the Delhi High Court on May … Read more

The Excise Policy Allegation on Manish Sisodia

Abstract  Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena recommended the CBI investigate alleged violations of rules and procedural flaws in the implementation of the policy in July 2022. Both the ED and CBI had filed cases alleging that irregularities were committed during the modification of the Excise Policy. While the Delta wave of COVID-19 wreaked havoc in the national capital, the Arvind … Read more

The Delhi liquor scam and Manish Sisodia’s Arrest

Manish Sisodia was detained on suspicion of giving liquor vend licensees improper perks in place of “kickbacks” and “commissions,” which the AAP reportedly employed in the Punjab Assembly elections in February 2022. The now-scrapped booze sales policy in the nation’s capital has once again come under the limelight with the arrest of Manish Sisodia, the deputy chief minister of Delhi, … Read more