28 Dec 2013
New Delhi: A lawyer-turned activist with an IIT degree to boot, Somnath Bharti breached a Congress bastion by wresting power from three-time sitting MLA and high-profile former Delhi minister Kiran Walia from crucial Malviya Nagar constituency in South Delhi.
23 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Malviya Nagar MLA Somnath Bharti on Thursday became the second AAP legislator to be arrested within a span of two days, deepening Delhi government's rift with the Centre as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal targeted the Prime Minister for "working overtime" to target AAP instead of perpetrators of the Uri attack.
22 Sep 2016
New Delhi: AAP MLA Somnath Bharti was on Thursday arrested for allegedly inciting a crowd to damage part of the AIIMS boundary wall and misbehaving with security officials, becoming the second party legislator to be arrested by Delhi Police in the past 24 hours.
12 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In fresh trouble, AAP MLA Somnath Bharti has been booked for allegedly inciting a crowd to damage AIIMS' fence and misbehaving with the hospital's security personnel but the former Delhi Minister has denied the charges.
01 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the city government's former Law Minister Somnath Bharti and police asking why his bail should not be cancelled on his wife's plea in a domestic violence case.
24 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Lipika Mitra, the estranged wife of former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti, today wrote to the Chief Election Commissioner seeking action against the AAP leader for 'suppressing' information in the affidavit he filed for Delhi Assembly elections early this year.
01 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Jailed AAP MLA Somnath Bharti yesterday suffered a double whammy with the Supreme Court denying him interim bail and the trial court extending his custodial interrogation by three more days in an alleged domestic violence and attempt to murder case lodged by his wife.
23 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said former law minister Somnath Bharti should surrender to police and that by 'running away" from arrest 'he is becoming embarrassment for the party and his family'.
06 Oct 2015
New Delhi: AAP leader Somnath Bharti today termed the domestic violence and attempt to murder case against him as a 'BJP-sponsored litigation' and sought bail before a Delhi court, as the police opposed it saying he was an influential person who could hamper the probe.
03 Aug 2016
Hyderabad: The police on Tuesday took into preventive custody AAP leader Somnath Bharti and over 30 party workers as they held a protest here demanding the arrest of Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh over his comment defending the flogging of Dalits at Una in Gujarat by cow vigilantes.