AAP infighting live updates: ‘Open EVM hack challenge to engineers and students’, says Manish Sisodia

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New Delhi | Updated: May 9, 2017 7:47:13 PM

Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party have been going through a tough time and the Delhi Chief Minister may respond to the allegations in Delhi Assembly today.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party have been going through a tough time.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party have been going through a tough time. Following the crushing defeat in the MCD elections last month, AAP’s sacked minister Kapil Mishra had levelled corruption charges against CM Kejriwal. Yesterday, Kejriwal had hinted that he will speak today. The one-day special session of the Delhi Assembly has begun, as per ANI report. Meanwhile, Kapil Mishra this morning held a press conference and sought blessings from the Delhi CM even as he said that he will lodge an FIR against Kejriwal. Kapil Mishra will be going to CBI office at 11:30 am. He has even written an open letter to Kejriwal in which he challenges him to resign from his post and contest against him.

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07: 46 PM: It is possible for anyone to make electronic gadget which ‘looks-like’ECI EVM & demonstrate any Magic or Tampering: EC on AAP, ANI reports

07: 14 PM: Kapil Mishra’s allegations are a lie: Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal

06: 25 PM: Open the EVM hack challenge to the young engineers & students of the country. Ensure our democracy is not decaying. -Manish Sisodia

06: 10 PM: CNN News18 reports, ‘AAP lied about donations’

06: 09 PM: AAP receives notice for tax-evasion

06: 07 PM: EVMs in storage can be easily hacked by 3 engineers who come for servicing it. There is no complexity here, simple truth: Manish Sisodia

06: 06 PM: How can EVMs be hacked at such a scale? Your guards, your security, your lock, give us access for 3 hours we’ll prove it : Manish Sisodia

06: 03 PM: Don’t play ‘meri machine, teri machine’, this is a risk to democracy. Understand & face the reality. : Manish Sisodia

06: 02 PM: Saurabh Bhardwaj has proved today without a doubt that EVM tampering is possible and quite easy: Manish Sisodia

06: 00 PM: The answer to technical issues must be technical. We demand EC to give detailed answers regarding these technical snags: Manish Sisodia

05: 59 PM: In Chhatarpur the total vote count differed from actual by 500, our candidate lost by just 2. Technical snag, no! Manish Sisodia

05: 57 PM: We are raising this issue now after a councillor in Mumbai said his own family members’ votes were lost: Manish Sisodia

05: 56 PM: Election fixing is just like match fixing. Some polls are lost to maintain semblance of fictitious challenge: Manish Sisodia

05: 55 PM: This is not the issue of a political party, but an issue of the nation. We will not let it die down or swept away: Manish Sisodia

05: 54 PM: High Courts around the country are ordering sealing of many thousands of EVMs. This is not on a whim. Courts are noticing: Manish Sisodia

05: 51 PM: We are not alone, 18 parties met the President recently and presented their fears regarding the reliability of EVMs: Manish Sisodia

05: 50 PM: We have always raised questions, this time regarding EVMs we were hoping we were wrong. Sadly, we were right. : Manish Sisodia

05: 50  PM: Today questions are rising against the fairness of electoral procedures. There are questions but no answers: Manish Sisodia

05: 49 PM: Many countries around the world practice democracy, but it remains a label. Some have elected dictators, some generals. The beauty of Indian democracy is that democracy is actually of the people & their voting power: Manish Sisodia

05: 48 PM: So called owners of this democracy are calling this a toy. Making it a debate of my machine vs your machine. -Manish Sisodia

05: 56 PM: You (BJP)  didn’t win UP polls or in Delhi this (the EVM) did: Manish Sisodia

05: 40 PM: Kapil Mishra’s allegations against Kejriwal will be examined: CBI, reported by NDTV

04: 30 PM: BJP workers protest against Arvind Kejriwal

04: 09 PM: Just because you lost, doesn’t mean you question the entire democracy: Kapil Mishra tells AAP

04: 02 PM: EVM used by AAP for demonstration, not EC approved: Election Commission

03: 54 PM: AAP used prototype EVM: Election Commission, reported CNN News18

03: 54 PM: CNN News 18, says Election Commission sources claim that the EVM used in Delhi Assembly did not belong to them

03:44 PM: The Aam Aadmi Party has maintained silence on the allegations made by Kapil Mishra

03: 29 PM: You push any button, the vote went to the BJP: Saurabh Bhardwaj, AAP MLA

03: 24 PM: Huge commotion in parliament as AAP MLA explains EVM tampering process

03: 17 PM: Kejriwal, in a tweet had said that the truth would start coming out in the special session of Delhi assembly

03: 16 PM: CM Arvind Kejriwal is still silent on the matter. He had earlier claimed that truth shall prevail

03: 03 PM: AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj brings an EVM to the Assembly, demonstrates how to tamper

03: 02 PM: AAP carries out LIVE EVM tampering

03: 01 PM: The mechanics of the EVMs are so easy that a common engineer can also tamper it with 15 days of work: Saurabh Bhardwaj, AAP MLA

03: 00 PM: AAP demonstrates EVM tampering

2:54 pm: BJP MLA Vijender Gupta is sitting on a dharna at Delhi Assembly, say TV reports.

2:46 pm: Watch this video

2:44 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal should resign, BJP MLA Vijendra Gupta.

2:35 pm: This is an well calculated game, claims AAP MLA Alka Lamba.

2:30 pm: AAP MLA Alka Lamba targets BJP, says AAP’s poll victory in 2015 was due to people wanted the ‘change’.

2:28 pm: BJP MLA Vijendra Gupta marshaled out of the Delhi Assembly.

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2:23 pm: AAP MLA Alka Lamba raised ‘EVMs tampering’ issue.

2:22 pm: Delhi Legislative Assembly speaker suspends Gupta.

2:20 pm: Leader of Opposition  Vijender Gupta suspended for a day.

2:15 pm: Delhi Legislative Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel raps BJP MLA Vijender Gupta.

2:10 pm: Session gets off to a stormy start.

2:07 pm: One day special session of Delhi Assembly has begun.

1:50 pm: Watch this video

1:42 pm:  Manoj Tiwari demands resignation of CM Kejriwal.

1:40 pm: We will go to Election Commission at 4 pm, says Manoj Tiwari.

1:38 pm: Manoj Tiwari urges people of Delhi to come out protest against CM Arvind Kejriwal and his government’s corruption.

1:25 pm: People of India know Arvind Kejriwal is a liar, says Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari.

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12:37 pm: Kapil Mishra claimed that he had received 211 “corruption-related” complaints against the party and the government since last evening.

12:30 pm: Watch this video

12:29 pm: BJP’s Youth Wing protest outside Arvind Kejriwal’s residence, as per ANI report.

12:24 pm: Kapil Mishra is currently at the CBI headquarter, as per TV reports.

12:17 pm: Kapil Mishra to file three FIRs, says reports.

12:13 pm: Mishra threatens to sit on hunger strike.

12:09 pm: Mishra says the details of foreign tours of Sanjay Singh, Ashish Khetan, Satyendra Kumar Jain, Raghav Chadha and Durgesh Pathak should be made public.

12:06 pm: Check out Kapil Mishra’s tweet

12:03 pm: Check out Kapil Mishra’s tweet

12:02 pm: Watch this video

12:00 pm: BJP workers are also demanding resignation of Satyendra Kumar Jain, say TV reports.

11:55 am: As BJP workers try to move towards CM Kejriwal’s residence, Delhi police uses water canon to disperse crowd.

11:50 am: BJP activists are protesting outside Arvind Kejriwal’s residence, says Times Now report.

11:36 am: Check out Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet

11:30 am: Arvind Kejriwal is a powerful man, he can tamper with evidence, says Mishra.

11:28 am: I am going to submit evidence to CBI; I may sit on protest fast, says Kapil Mishra.

11:02 am: Watch this video

11:00 am: “The thing I like about the truth is, it has a habit of coming out,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted.

10:55 am: Watch this video

10:46 am: Senior AAP leader Satyendar Jain will file a defamation suit against Kapil Mishra for levelling “baseless” allegations of corruption, says PTI report.

10:35 am: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party will also seek to corner the BJP and its government at the Centre over alleged EVM manipulation during the one-day special session.

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10:32 am: The one-day special session is expected to be a stormy affair as the opposition BJP is planning to come down hard on the AAP government over Mishra’s graft charges.

10:30 am: Following Kapil Mishra’s allegations, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal may speak in Delhi Assembly today.

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9:42 am: Kapil Mishra calls Arvind Kejjriwal his ‘guru’.

9:40 am: Watch Kapil Mishra interacting with media

9:35 am:  I have learned that preparations have started to remove me from Assembly, says Kapil Mishra.

9:30 am: Arvind Kejriwal is backing Satyendra Kumar Jain, BJP MLA Vijender Gupta alleged.

9:27 am: I have written a letter to Arvind Kejjriwal and I am awaiting for the response, says Mishra, as per TV report.

9:25 am: I will go to the Assembly, says Mishra.

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9:20 am: Arvind Kejriwal and his close aides have broken trusts of people of the country, says Kapil Mishra.

9:16 am: Kapil Mishra says ‘sorry’ to Arvind Kejriwal even as he vows to file FIR against the Delhi CM.

9:12 am: I will do what Arvind Kejriwal used to do, says Kapil Mishra.

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9:10 am: I will lodge FIR against Arvind Kejriwal, says Kapil Mishra.

9:07 am: I am challenging Arvind Kejriwal for an election, I want to fight against Kejriwal, says Mishra.

9:01 am: Check out Kapil Mishra’s tweet

9:00 am: Tomorrow I have got an appointment with CBI at 11.30 am, will officially lodge FIR and be present as a witness, Kapil Mishra said yesterday.

8:55 am: A Delhi court will today continue the hearing on the defamation case filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ramesh Bidhuri.

8:50 am: The court will hear the defamation complaint of Bidhuri, who has alleged that Kejriwal made defamatory statement by terming him a criminal in an interview to a news channel on July 17 last year.

8:45 am: at 9 am today, important announcement . I will be going to CBI office at 11:30 am, Kapil Mishra tweeted this morning.

8:25 am: Watch this video

8:10 am: “PAC is going on, even the embers in the funeral pyre of someone, have not gone cold, and allegation is being made in his name. Has the humanity died? Such baseless charge. Get some evidence,” Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted in Hindi.

8:00 am: “One cannot expect him to step down under moral responsibility, until he is given a clean chit. I think the CBI should take suo motu action,” Swamy said.

7:55 am: “Kejriwal is a fraud. He is a ‘420’. So, I think Kejriwal is making all these statements, because he has nothing to say in his defence. He is caught red handed. There are so many cases against him and is also facing defamation cases in Delhi courts. I am sure that Kejriwal is going to spend a long time in jail, beginning soon,” BJP leader Subramanian Swamy  told ANI.

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7:40 am: AAP PAC suspends Kapil Mishra from primary membership of the party.

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7:33 am: The one-day special session of the Delhi Assembly will commence at 2 pm today.

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