Medha Patkar

AAP dissidents Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan set to float new political party?

With two senior AAP rebel members – Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan – calling a meeting of their supporters on April 14, speculations are getting rife about the duo floating a new party in the near future. The two senior AAP leaders, who have been ousted from party’s National Executive, are expected to invite former AAP internal Lokpal Admiral L Ramdas and noted social activist Medha Patkar to the meeting.

Crisis in AAP leaves us with more questions than answers

The citizens of Delhi can only be sad at the internal happenings in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over the weekend. After having pushed out on Saturday AAP founder members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan of the national executive amid allegations of violence, the party took follow-up action on Sunday be removing Admiral (retired) L Ramdas from the post of the internal lokpal and Mr Bhushan as the chief of

Social activist Medha Patkar quits AAP

Senior AAP leader from Maharashtra and anti-Narmada dam activist Medha Patkar quit the party here on Saturday. She made the announcement at a hurriedly convened media conference at her office. “I never accepted any position of the party but as senior member and an activist the disappointment is there,” Patkar said. Dissident leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were sacked on Saturday from the National Executive of the AAP, a

Anjali Damania quits AAP

Anjali Damania, Aam Aadmi Party’s senior leader from Maharashtra, has quit the party, officials said here Thursday. “Dear colleagues, with a heavy heart, I am ending my association with AAP,” she said in her resignation message to top AAP office bearers here. “My greatest regards for Arvind (Kejriwal), who is like an elder brother. All I want to request is that please do not have any conspiracy theories over my

Arvind Kejriwal to campaign in Modi's home turf on March 8

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal plans to campaign in BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s home turf on March 8, a state where the AAP is trying hard to emerge as the third alternative to the Congress and the BJP. “Kejriwal will visit the state on March 8,” Gujarat convener of AAP Sukhdev Patel said here today. “The details of his programme are being worked out, but he will address a

AAP 's candidates for Lok Sabha elections 2014: Complete list

AAP ‘s complete list for Lok Sabha Elections 2014- 1. Kumar Vishwas from Amethi, Rahul Gandhi’s seat 2. Social activist Medha Patkar from North East Mumbai 3. TV journalist-turned-politician Ashutosh from Chandni Chowk, seat held by Union Minister Kapil Sibal 4. Former CEO and Chairperson of RBS India, Meera Sanyal from South Mumbai, seat represented by Union Minister Milind Deora 5. Former scribe Mukul Tripathi from Farukhabad in Uttar Pradesh,