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Development our only agenda: PM tells Karnataka BJP workers        13 school children killed as train hits school van in UP        24 injured as gas cylinder explodes in Ludhiana        Minor raped at gunpoint in Muzaffarnagar, accused held        Supreme Court judges urge CJI to hold full court on issues plaguing judiciary        Macron urges US to help reinvent multilateralism        Scandal-plagued Madrid leader steps down        MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu bury RCB as CSK chase down 206 to win        Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi Daredevils captain, Shreyas Iyer to lead        Prices of energy commodities set to rise by 20 pc this year: World Bank        Parmanu– The Story of Pokhran to Release on 25th May, 2018        Asaram case: Rape victim's father happy to get justice        States like UP, Bihar keeping India backward: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant        Engine of Chennai-bound train derails, no casualties        Asaram found guilty of rape, two co-accused convicted        Watch Video: Thrissur Pooram 2018 off to an amazing start        Mysterious deaths in Pinarayi: Soumya confesses to murder of her children, parents        What led to currency deficiency in India? Facts you must know / Video        Trump admin toughens H1-B visa procedure        Thrissur Pooram 2018: Muthukuda preparations in full swing / Video        
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National News
Kapil Mishra accuses AAP of spreading lies about attack
 
(New Delhi, May 11, 2017): Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra today alleged the AAP was spreading "falsehoods" that the man who tried to assault him at his protest belonged to the BJP's youth wing.

Mishra, on the third day of his "indefinite fast", penned another letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, alleging that the attacker, Ankit Bhardwaj, was attached with the mohalla clinics project under Health Minister Satyendar Jain.

In the letter, Mishra claimed that the way AAP leaders and volunteers were quick to brand Bhardwaj as a BJP worker aroused suspicion that the entire episode was scripted "like the past attacks on you (Kejriwal)".

"The way Facebook photos were shared and statements were made, it reminded me that the same used to happen whenever there were attacks on you in the past. Is it an old trick?" he asked.

Yesterday, ruckus ensued at Mishra's protest site after Bhardwaj stormed in and attempted to assault him. Police officials and his aides caught hold of Bhardwaj.

Within minutes, the AAP's social media volunteers started sharing snapshots of a Facebook profile which they claimed established that the attacker was a BJP youth wing worker and Mishra had staged it to gain sympathy.

However, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing, also denied having any link with him.

"Even before the police could take him away, (AAP leader) Sanjay Singh made a statement declaring him to be a BJP worker. It was almost as if the party was waiting for something like this to happen," Mishra wrote.

After his removal as a minister and suspension from the party, Mishra launched a fast demanding that the AAP divulge details of foreign tours undertaken by five leaders of the party which, in turn, has accused him of following a script penned by the BJP.

On Sunday, he kicked up a storm when he said he'd seen Kejriwal "accept Rs 2 crore in cash" from Jain. He has submitted three complaints to the CBI on these alleged instances of graft.

"If I would have done something wrong, I would have observed everything from the hiding, like you. People around you--guards, drivers--are revealing the truth. Government officials are sending information to me," Mishra claimed. (PTI)


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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
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