Why Sanjay Singh Was Denied Rajya Sabha Oath

1. Sanjay Singh, an AAP leader, has been in jail since October due to the ED's money laundering probe related to the scrapped Delhi excise policy.

2. On Monday, Sanjay Singh was not allowed to take the oath as a Rajya Sabha MP, leading to the AAP calling it unconstitutional.

3. The Vice President, also the Rajya Sabha chairperson, clarified that Singh's oath-taking was not listed in the business of the House, and there was no communication for its consideration.

4. AAP members were informed of the applicable rules, and the House directed that Singh's suspension would continue until the Privilege Committee reviews the report, unaffected by his previous term.

5. Sanjay Singh was suspended from Rajya Sabha on July 24 for not following chair directions, and his wife criticized the denial of oath, citing Article 99 of the Constitution.

6. Delhi minister Saurabh Bharadwaj accused the Chairman of Rajya Sabha of going against constitutional provisions, stating that Singh's privileges matter was related to his expired membership.

7. Despite being in jail, a court allowed Singh on Saturday to take oath in police custody during the Budget session from February 5 to 9.

8. Singh's lawyer mentioned in court that the interim bail plea was not pressed, as Singh needed to attend a hearing in another case on February 7 in Sultanpur.

9. The court dismissed Singh's interim bail application, allowing him to take oath on Monday after the ED did not oppose his modified plea.

10. Sanjay Singh, arrested in connection with the ED's probe into the Delhi excise policy, was granted permission in January to file his Rajya Sabha nomination, highlighting the ongoing investigation into alleged money laundering.