Arun Jaitley

BJP accuses Election Commission of double standards

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Arun Jaitley meets Rajnath Singh

Arun JaitleyNew Delhi, Mar 19 : After skipping two key party meetings to express his displeasure over the appointment of Sudhanshu Mittal as party co-convenor for the North East, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday met party President Rajnath Singh.

According to reports, Jaitley went to the Singh's residence here and stayed there for about an hour.

The BJP General Secretary is the party's in-charge for Bihar and Delhi and the name of candidates for these two states could not be finalised as he had skipped the Central Election Committee meeting twice.

Arun Jaitley attends BJP function

Arun Jaitley attends BJP functionNew Delhi, Mar 14 : After skipping a key party meeting on Friday to express his displeasure over an appointment, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Arun Jaitley on Saturday attended an event at the party headquarters here.

The BJP president Rajnath Singh and party's Prime Ministerial candidate L. K. Advani were also present at the event.

Jaitley was disappointed over the appointment of Sudhanshu Mittal as co-convener of North-East affairs.

Chief Ministers to meet PM in Delhi today

Arun-JaitleyUnion Home Minister has called an important meeting of all Chief Ministers in New Delhi due to the increasing importance of security in the country.

During the meeting the decision was made to get serious with the Government's moves without coming across as being politically incorrect.

BJP general secretary Arun Jaitley said, "We have a deep concern over the vulnerable internal security situation in the country - the incidents in Assam, the continuing encounters in Poonch."

Pakistan living in denial, but can''t fool the world: Jaitely

Arun JaitlyJammu Dec. 10 ; Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitely today said that Pakistan is trying to befool the world community by living in a world of denial.

Speaking to reporters here ahead of the fifth round of elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Jaitely said: “When the world is watching that such a big terror attack has been carried out on the behest of Pakistani establishment, which is evident from the equipment they used and the rigorous training they have gone through, this clearly indicates that without the help of Pakistan, it is impossible.

EC issues notice to Jaitely

BJP leader Arun JaitleyThe Election Commission of India issued notice to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley for violating the model code of conduct.

It was alleged that Jaitely used his official pad bearing the national emblem to appeal to people to vote for a BJP candidate fighting elections from Delhi.

The Commission has called for an explanation and asked action should not be taken against him.

Jaitley was issued the notice under section 123(3) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 that does not allow the use of the national emblem, national flag or religious symbols in electioneering.