Aam Aadmi Party

BJP used me to win 2014 Lok Sabha polls: Anna Hazare

Fasting activist Kisan Babural alias Anna Hazare said on Monday that he was “used by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)” to win the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. “Yes. The BJP used me in 2014. Everybody knows that it was my agitation for Lokpal that catapulted the BJP and also the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to power. Now I have lost all regards for them,” Hazare told the media in his

Amitabh Bachchan slaps notice on Kumar Vishwas over poem

Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan sent a notice to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas in a copyright infringement case after the later used Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poem in a tribute video. The matter surfaced on June 10, when the veteran actor took to Twitter and shared a post saying, “this is a copyright infringement .. ! legal will take care of this.” Senior Bachchan reacted to the video two

Have found solution to end ongoing MCD strike: Arvind Kejriwal

As the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) employees continue to protest over long-pending dues, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has tried to find a solution to end the ongoing strike. The AAP chief today took to Twitter saying, “We have tried to find a solution to ongoing MCD strike. Will announce at 3 pm. Hope it satisfies everyone and the

AAP MLA Mahendra Yadav gets bail in assault case

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Mahendra Yadav, who was sent to one-day police custody for assaulting a public servant on Friday, has been granted bail. The Vikaspuri MLA was arrested while he was protesting against Delhi Police for not filing an FIR in a rape case. The court had yesterday granted bail to four other accused – Rupesh Katyani, Devender Kumar, Roshan Kumar and Shailesh Kumar – who were also arrested

Arvind Kejriwal government sets up panel to probe crimes against women

The Delhi government  has constituted a commission of inquiry to look into the complaints of crime against women since February 2013. The government issued a notification in this connection on January 19 which became public on Wednesday. “The Delhi government chief minister Arvind kejriwal in pursuance of the resolution of Delhi assembly has decided to constitute an Independent Commission of Inquiry under the Commission of Enquiry Act, 1952, for enquiring

Arvind Kejriwal heads to Bengaluru for naturopathy treatment

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is heading to Bengaluru today for a 10-day naturopathy treatment at the Jindal Nature Cure Institute, where he had undergone treatment for his chronic cough in March last year also. According to reports, Kejriwal, who also suffers from high sugar level, was supposed to leave for Bengaluru on December 22 but postponed the visit to oversee the implementation of the odd-even scheme in the national

Caste-based reservation should end: Kumar Vishwas

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas, on Sunday, while speaking on reservation row said that his party has a clear stand from the beginning that caste-based reservation should end gradually. “Our party has a clear stand from the very begining that caste-based reservation should end gradually and it should be replaced by reservation for economically backward classes,” Kumar said. Kumar was in Ahmedabad to perform at Indian Institute of

Smriti Irani under fire for ‘lying’ in Dalit student’s suicide case

Union minister Smriti Irani on Thursday faced a barrage of criticism for allegedly distorting facts in the Dalit scholar suicide case as the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) accused her of lying to absolve the BJP-led government in the incident. Ten professors of the University of Hyderabad — who have quit their administrative posts over the suicide by research scholar Rohith Vemula — also charged the Union human resource

Sack vice chancellor, Smriti Irani must apologize, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday demanded the dismissal of the vice chancellor of Hyderabad University over the suicide of a Dalit research scholar. Addressing a gathering of students at the campus, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader also asked Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani to apologize for “playing caste politics” over Rohith Vemula’s suicide. “The VC should be removed immediately,” Kejriwal said to applause from the students

There may be conspiracy to kill CM Arvind Kejriwal, says Ashutosh of Aam Aadmi Party

After the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister, Aam Aadmi Party held a press conference today in which it said that there may be “conspiracy” to kill Arvind Kejriwal. “There may be conspiracy to kill Arvind Kejriwal”, said Ashutosh, TV journalist-turned-politician of the party in the press conference. “This is not the first time when Arvind Kejriwal is attacked,” said Ashutosh while questioning the intention of Delhi police. He also

After 'successful' even-odd trial in Delhi, it's detoxification time for Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is likely to leave for Bengaluru next week for his cough treatment. Kejriwal will visit the city on a 10-day medical leave on January 22. According to reports, Kejriwal was supposed to go on leave on Decembers 22 but due to preparations for the implementation  of even-odd scheme , he decide to extend the date by one month. The 15-day initiative of the odd-even scheme

DDCA scam: Court to hear Arun Jaitley's defamation suit against Arvind Kejriwal today

Patiala House Court will on Tuesday hear the criminal defamation case filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders. The case comes in the wake of the AAP leaders charging the Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) with widespread financial irregularity under the tenure of Jaitley as president. The case has been filed against five members of AAP namely, Ashutosh,