Tag: Aap

AAM CM Kejriwal, a mascot of unconventional politics

Emerging as a mascot of an alternative brand of politics, engineer-turned civil servant Arvind Kejriwal has changed the political discourse to steer his AAP to power--a sweet revenge for the activist's fledgling party that was once branded as "mango people in a banana republic"

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
AAP ready to form Govt in Delhi

Ghaziabad: Ending almost two-week-long deadlock, the Aam Admi Party -- born out of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption agitation-- today decided to form government in the national capital by taking outside support from the Congress which the newbie handed a crushing defeat in the December 4 Assembly polls.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Why AAP bounced back and Congress is faltering

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had said after the Aam Admi Party's (AAP) success in the 2013 Delhi elections that there was much to learn from the fledgling outfit and that the Congress will do so "in a way you cannot imagine". More than a year later, when the AAP is again expected to fare well in Delhi, there is no sign that the Congress has learnt any lessons

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
BJP, AAP claim victory as Delhi votes

New Delhi:Hundreds of thousands voted enthusiastically across the Indian capital Saturday in assembly elections that both the BJP and the AAP claimed they will win. While balloting was initially slow in many middle and upper middle class areas, polling stations in low income localities witnessed virtual mobs right from the time the exercise began at […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Delhi votes for 70-member assembly

New Delhi: Voting for the 70-member Delhi assembly began across the national capital at 8 a.m. Saturday. Over 13.3 million voters are eligible to cast their ballot in a contest that has 673 candidates. A total of 11,763 polling booths have been set up across Delhi. The main battle is between the Bharatiya Janata Party […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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HC notice to Kejriwal on Kiran Walia's plea

The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on a plea filed by Congress leader Kiran Walia, questioning the legality of his candidature from the New Delhi seat as he is a resident of Uttar Pradesh

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Congress to bring back atmosphere of development: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday accused the BJP and the AAP of failing to fulfil their promises to the people and said her party would bring back the "atmosphere of development" in Delhi, if voted to power

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Give BJP full majority, Modi to Delhiites

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday dubbed the AAP "back-stabbers" and asked voters in Delhi to give the BJP full majority in the Feb 7 assembly polls

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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EC censures Kejriwal over 'communal hatred' remark

The Election Commission Friday censured AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks accusing the BJP of spreading communal hatred in the capital and asked him to be circumspect in his comments in future

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Expelled AAP leader Binny joins BJP

Expelled AAP leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday joined the BJP ahead of the Feb 7 Delhi assembly elections. He slammed the AAP, saying the party was "responsible for emotional blackmailing"

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Ex-AAP leader Shazia praises Modi, joins BJP

Former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi Friday joined the BJP "for the rest of my life" after lavishing praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
AAP, BJP workers clash in Delhi, five injured

New Delhi: At least five people were injured Saturday in a clash between AAP and BJP workers following a debate show on a Hindi television channel, police said.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
AAP crisis: Prashant, Yadav may be out of PAC Wednesday

New Delhi: Minus a last-minute change of mind, AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav may be out of its top body on Wednesday even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said he was “deeply hurt and pained” by an ugly strife that has gripped Delhi’s barely month-old ruling party. AAP sources told IANS that the […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Kejriwal to head body to deliver 70-point agenda

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will head a new agency - The Delhi Dialogue Commission - that will implement the AAP's 70-point agenda for the capital's growth, officials said today

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Op-Ed: The key to any meaningful change is ‘intent’

Arvind Kejriwal hit the nail on the head on Thursday when he said there is no opposition in Odisha. There is a ruling party and two real or potential allies who have monopolized the entire political discourse among themselves for two decades leaving no scope for others to break in. But the big question is: […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021