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A familiar stage, with stars new and old
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

“We had said that no political person should speak from this stage. But the chief minister’s position has respect,” said Anna Hazare.

Iraq ordeal ends, 27 workers return
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

‘We had not been paid in over 9 months... didn’t encounter violence there’

More buses, norms for autos and e-rickshaws under review
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The AAP is looking at ways to streamline the public transport system in the national capital over the next few months.

Back among janata, Arvind Kejriwal takes bouquets and complaints
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

AAP denies this is a janata darbar, he met people even before becoming CM.

A year later, the tweak: Desh to Dilli
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

On February 14, 2015, exactly a year to the day he resigned, Kejriwal spoke again, as Chief Minister.

The Big Picture: What’s AAP
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Behind the Aam Aadmi Party’s spectacular win in Delhi was an organisation that had chalked out everything.

Sisodia, Jain back in same saddle, Bharti ‘opted out’
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Meanwhile, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is likely to head the Finance and Power departments in the capital.

Arvind Kejriwal to keep finance, power in AAP govt; Manish Sisodia to retain portfolios
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

The party's second-in-command Manish Sisodia, MLA from Patparganj is going to be Delhi's Deputy CM.

New-look Kejriwal cabinet sheds 4 from last time
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Manish Sisodia will be deputy CM, Matia MLA lone Muslim, no woman minister.

Big win gives AAP plenty of elbow room
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Kejriwal can choose team, push Jan Lokpal, Swaraj Bills

Arvind Kejriwal’s first words: this victory is scary…don’t let it go to the head
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Oath at Ramlila on Saturday; new House average age is just 42

In sea of AAP caps, a cry: ‘Dilli, mazaa aa gaya’
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

The balcony was lined with blue balloons; four LED screens were installed outside the office.

Sisodia, Shastri, Bhardwaj could be in expertise driven Cabinet
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Party leaders said Manish Sisodia, second in command in the last government, would again reprise that role.

AAP: Rakhi Birla fights to regain some clout
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

There are prominent faces in the party who could be in for a difficult battle in their seats.

Delhi polls: The night before, how AAP hit the streets to guard its base
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

AAP volunteers walked the narrow streets of slum clusters across the city, warning people by just their presence.

Delhi polls 2015: Arvind Kejriwal 2.0
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

The Sunday Express looks at how Arvind Kejriwal, the agitating outsider, rebranded himself in his second shot at power.

Upper, middle classes shaken by rise of BJP fringe, says Arvind Kejriwal
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

He said he was confident of support from the upper class because 'they are also saying we need a counter-check in democracy'.

AAP rejects Bukhari support: Not from man who invited Pak PM, not India’s
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

His statement comes just a day after Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee endorsed support for AAP.

‘Dekho, dekho celebrity aaya hai’
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Kejriwal said, “Toh is baar bhi vote dijiyega.”

A year on, AAP manifesto expands on some promises, forgets others
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

The 2015 manifesto does not promise that the Bill will be passed in the first 15 days of an AAP government like in 2013.

AAP goes all out to woo Punjabis in the capital
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

Bhagwant Mann has done 118 jan sabhas, Jasraj Jassi has conducted over 40, and H S Phoolka has conducted over 20.

On voter lists, yet no one reaches out to them
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

Only rarely does a campaign vehicle seem to enter their narrow lanes of Tahirpur.

Delhi polls: A sewing shop, grocery shut down, post office: from here, AAP got Rs 2 cr donation
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

The Indian Express visited three on Monday night to find a small sewing factory, a one room grocery shop with its shutters down, and a post office.

Aam Aadmi Party releases manifesto with Swaraj, free WiFi and Jan Lokpal as offerings
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Arvind Kejriwal said the party will "use its moral and political authority to push for full statehood for Delhi".

Delhi polls 2015: How BJP, Aam Aadmi Party are changing the game to win Delhi
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Many in the AAP admit that Bedi’s announcement as the BJP’s face did distract them initially

The Arvind Kejriwal interview: Right now, it’s gaali-galoch ka politics; I say CCTV cameras, they call me a bandar
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

AAP chief said corruption was a top issue and the fight against Bedi was not against an individual.

AAP to send star campaigners to Sadar Bazaar, Krishna Nagar
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Thursday afternoon will see Panag campaigning through Sadar Bazaar in a bike rally.

5 lakh homes, city as tech hub, study loans to top AAP promises
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

The manifesto will deal with the problem of job creation in Delhi and vouch for “incubation centres” in colleges.

Saved the best for the last: Kejriwal fires Lokpal, Swaraj ammo
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Not mentioned in campaigning so far, the two Bills were a major poll plank of the party in the December 2013 polls.

Special team, 10 candidates try to keep AAP’s Purvanchali base
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Five of the AAP’s 28 MLAs in the last Assembly were Purvanchalis.

AAP to unleash ‘stars’ from Punjab
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

AAP is banking on campaigners from Punjab to woo the Sikhs and Punjabis.

In all parties, turncoats gain
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

While a little less than 30 per cent of AAP candidates in its list of 70 have been with previous parties.

He sets out to file papers, ends up sending a message
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

"We wanted to send people a message — of the strength that we have. And that message has been sent," Kejriwal said.

Delhi polls: Kejriwal taunts Bedi, says ‘You are a scapegoat for the party’s impending loss’
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

Kejriwal was both mockingly sympathetic and scathing in his comments on Bedi.

Valmiki Sadan ready to forgive Kejriwal, give him a second chance
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Kejriwal to file nomination today, will visit valmiki mandir

Kejriwal only man who can provide a check and balance to Modi-led BJP: Kumar Vishwas
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

'In every democracy, there has to be room for dissent.'