"The government should not harass the farmers until the state government makes alternative arrangements for the consumption of paddy straw into the soil as per the directions of National Green Tribunal (NGT)," Khaira said in a statement here.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar considered the submission of Chadha, the spokesperson of Aam Aadmi Party that his plea be accorded urgent hearing.
Addressing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers at his residence, Kejriwal raked up the issue of alleged manipulation of electronic voting machines to needle the BJP, saying that "EVM mischief" was behind the saffron party's recent upsurge.
A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said the appeal filed by Kejriwal and AAP leader Ashutosh against the July 26 decision of a single judge was "misconceived and is devoid of merit".
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today accused Congress of cheating farmers by making "false" promises of debt waiver.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan should clarify who is benefiting from this extra subsidy, AAP demanded.
Opposition leaders have held a series of meetings to develop a strategy on intensifying their agitation
The poll panel’s demonstration comes weeks after the Aam Aadmi Party claimed to have successfully hacked into an EVM when its MLA, Saurabh Bhardwaj, gave a point-by-point demonstration on ways to rig the voting machine at a special session of the Delhi Assembly.
At the meeting, the Commission would also seek views of political parties on the proposed challenge it plans to throw to hack its EVMs.
The country's election watchdog is hosting a meeting of 55 political parties to discuss the reliability of EVMs after 16 of them urged the EC to revert to the ballot paper system, claiming faith of people in the machines has eroded.
The Commission has convened the meeting of seven national and 48 state parties to discuss the reliability of EVMs after 16 parties urged it to revert to the ballot paper system claiming faith of people in the machines has eroded.
AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj, who had hacked an EVM replica on the floor of the Delhi Assembly on May 9, told a press conference that the question was no longer if EVMs could be manipulated, but whether the recent polls could have been rigged.
The protesters, including AAP MLAs and newly appointed Delhi convener Gopal Rai, alleged that the manipulation of electronic voting machines was killing democracy.
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.
Meanwhile, rebel leader Kapil Mishra is continuing his war against the Aam Aadmi Party and is on the second day of his hunger strike.
The party's revelations on EVMs have temporarily served as a smokescreen for other problems plaguing AAP, including serious allegations of corruption.
The department has issued the show cause notice to the party's convenor - Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal- and three others and has sought the party's reply in this regard by first half of this month.
During a day-long special sitting of the Delhi Assembly today, AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj put on a "live demonstration" on how electronic voting machines can be programmed to favour any political party.
Jaitley had filed the criminal defamation complaint alleging that the accused, including Ashutosh, Kumar Vishwas, Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chaddha and Deepak Bajpai apart from Kejriwal, had defamed him in a controversy regarding Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) when he headed it for over a decade.
The decision was taken by its high-powered Political Affairs Committee (PAC) chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his official residence, capping a dramatic turn of events pertaining to the AAP chief's financial probity.
Live updates from the special Delhi Assembly session to discuss alleged rigging of EVMs.
Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra alleged he was an "eyewitness" to colleague Satyendra Jain handing over Rs 2 crore to Kejriwal.
The allegation by Mishra, who was sacked from the AAP dispensation last night, came amid growing rumblings in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).