Delhi polls

Arvind Kejriwal exposes Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan's plot against AAP

A day after high voltage drama unfolded in Aam Aadmi Party’s National Executive meet, a video showing Arvind Kejriwal’s speech at the meeting was released by the party on Sunday. Around 45 minutes long video shows Kejriwal accusing dissidents Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan of conspiring against the party. “Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav had threatened us before Delhi polls that they will hold press conference and destroy the party. The

AAP only option for Muslims to stop Modi rath: Arvind Kejriwal in new sting tape

A day after a tape surfaced in which Arvind Kejriwal is purportedly talking of poaching on Congress MLAs to form government in Delhi, another audio tape emerged on Thursday in which he allegedly talks of Muslims having no option other than AAP to stop the Narendra Modi wave. In the audio–recorded before Delhi assembly polls–Kejriwal is heard as having said that Muslims don’t expect AAP to field many candidates from

Yogendra Yadav planted stories against Kejriwal during Delhi polls: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has now accused senior leader Yogendra Yadav of planting stories against Arvind Kejriwal and AAP in national dailies during Delhi Assembly polls. “Yogendra Yadav was planting stories against Kejriwal and AAP in national dailies, was speaking against party off the record to journalists,” the party said in a statement. The party also said that Bhushans — Shanti and Prashant – supported the claims of AVAM

AAP leader Mayank Gandhi questions sacking of Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and national executive member Mayank Gandhi has strongly objected to the way senior PAC leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were removed from the PAC. In an aggressive blog, Gandhi said he decided to go by his conscious and break the National Executive diktat of not speaking to anyone outside about what transpired in Wednesday’s meeting. Describing himself as a disciplined soldier of the party,

Rahul Gandhi will be back in action next week: Kamal Nath

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a leave of absence from Parliament to focus on party work following its wipe out in the Delhi polls, will be back in action early next week, said former Union Minister Kamal Nath here. “Rahul Gandhi will be back to business in next about five days,” the senior Congress leader said speaking on the sidelines of an annual Convocation of Institute of Management

Prashant Bhushan questions decisions taken by Arvind Kejriwal

Reflecting his discontent about the functioning of the Aam Aadmi Party, senior leader Prashant Bhushan has written a letter raising questions about some decisions of party convenor Arvind Kejriwal who is now chief minister of Delhi. In the letter, apparently written to members of party’s national executive, Bhushan has raised questions about the party running a “person-centric” campaign in Delhi polls and not following some of its professed principles. He

Attempt being made to remove Arvind Kejriwal, says AAP

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh today alleged that senior party leaders are targeting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal because they want to remove him from the post of national convener. He said that the National Executive of AAP will meet on March 4 to take a call on whether to accept or reject resignation of senior party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from party’s highest decision making

AAP to set up Delhi Dialogue Commission to implement poll promises

  In yet another initiative to connect with the common man, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the national capital is all set to pave the way for the formation of Delhi Dialogue Commission on Friday. Reports say that the AAP Cabinet will meet today at 3 pm and announce the decision later today. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be the chairman of the Delhi Dialogue Commission. The Commission will

Fatwas impact voters, EC should take stock: Kiran Bedi

BJP leader Kiran Bedi Wednesday urged the Election Commission (EC) to not allow the issuance of ‘fatwas’ that impact voters before elections. A fatwa is a ruling on a point of Islamic law provided by a recognized authority. “These fatwas impact the freedom of choice. A fatwa means a diktat, a directive… it means a message. They have an impact on voters,” Bedi told reporters here, a day after her

Ajay Maken congratulates AAP, quits as AICC general secretary

Ajay Maken, who led the Congress campaign in Delhi Assembly Elections, on Tuesday resigned as general secretary of the All India Congress Committee. The development came shortly after it became clear the Congress will be wiped out in Delhi. As per trends available at 11:00 am, Congress is ahead in not even a single seat. AAP, on the other hand, is ahead in 62 while the BJP is winning 7.

People of Delhi have done something amazing: Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is on course to win a landslide in the Delhi Assembly Elections, on Tuesday said the magnitude of victory is “scary”. “The people of Delhi have done something amazing. It’s a victory of honesty and truth,” Kejriwal told a massive crowd of supporters amid loud cheer of “Paanch Saal Kejriwal”. “It’s (also) very scary,” he added. “When we walk on the path of

Anna Hazare terms Delhi polls a defeat for Narendra Modi

Veteran social activist Anna Hazare termed the outcome of the Delhi Assembly election results as “a defeat for Narendra Modi”, whose party has not done much in the past nine months. “This was expected. The result is a defeat for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. What did the Bharatiya Janata Party do in the past nine months?” quoted Hazare as asking media persons. He said the BJP only made promises to