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Delhi Chief Minister Calls Indian PM 'Coward, Psychopath'.

Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of the state of Delhi, called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "coward and a psychopath" after federal investigators raided hisAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA administration'sAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA headquarters in theAa secretariatAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Tuesday. Kejriwal has been long involved in a fight theAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA central government and has accused it of so-called vendetta polit

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted raids after corruption allegations against Kejriwal's Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar.AaAaAeAeAaAeAe accusations against Kumar (http://www.ibnlive.com/news/politics/kejriwals-secretary-rajender-kumar-faces-graft-allegations-delhi-acb-may-issue-notice-soon-1006732.html) stem from issuance of tenders to a company he foundedAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA before beco the secretary of information technology in the National Capital Territory of Delhi government in 2007.AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA However, KejriwalAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA defended Kuma that heAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA was "one of my most trusted officers," (http://www.ndtv.com/delhi-news/chief-minister-arvind-kejriwals-office-sealed-in-cbi-raid-at-delhi-secretariat-1255 NDTV reported. He also questioned why the CBI did not inform his government before conducting the raids at his office.

The CBI issued a statement saying that it raided only Kumar's office, (http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/cbi-raids-office-of-kejriwal-s-principal-secretary/171089.html) the Tribune newspaper reported. Fourteen places were raided in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi in connection to the case. The CBI also said that it has registered a case againstAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Kumar on charge of "abusing his official position," according to the newspaper.

But, Kejriwal insisted that his office was also raided. "CBI lying. My own office raided. Files of CM office are being looked into. Let Modi say which file he wants?" KejriwalAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA wrote in a post on his offi (http://twitter.com/ArvindKejriwal/status/676632104071921664) Twitter account.

R. K. Gaur,AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA a spokesman forAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA the CBI,AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA told(http://finance.yahoo.com/news/delhi-chief-minister-says-office-raided-accuses-modi-052024287.html;_ylt=AwrXoCHvp29Wt2oA5fvQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByb2lvbXVuBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDB Agence France-Presse that Kejriwal's office was not among the places it raided Tuesday. "We are investigating a case against a staffer from the chief minister's office," Gaur said. "Our team didn't raid the chief minister's office but restricted entry to certain area."

Kejriwal and Modi have been rivals since the two stood against each other in the 2014 general election in Varanasi constituency in the state ofAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Uttar Pradesh. AlthoughAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Kejriwal lost thatAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA election Aadmi Party won by a landslide over Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party in Delh

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