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AAP rejigs panels, sacks its Lokpal
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

The AAP National Executive has decided to replace Bhushan by a three-member panel headed by Dinesh Waghela.

Aam Aadmi Party split: Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav out of national executive
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Allegations of hooliganism at meeting; Kejriwal camp says Bhushan, Yadav in ‘anti-party activities’; CM asked council to ‘choose’.

Factions go into separate huddles, plot way forward
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

It is now clear that Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha have no future in the AAP,said sources.

AAP posters: ‘How have we come to this?’
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

While the two factions inside fought it out tooth and nail, equally heated debates and arguments broke out in the crowd as well.

Explained: All you need to know about AAP’s national council meeting today
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

It is unclear how many voting members the NC has. Some say there are 352, others say it is closer to 380.

Abuse, sting set stage for AAP big fight today
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Bhushan says Kejriwal camp ‘lying’; sting has CM saying any other party will ‘kick them out’.

Point-Counterpoint: Camp Arvind Kejriwal vs Camp Yadav-Bhushan
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

The Kejriwal faction alleges Bhushan and Yadav want Kejriwal to step down as AAP national convenor, which Yadav and Bhushan have outrightly denied.

Distrust deepens in AAP as talks between warring factions fail
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

"Talks failed. Prashant and Yogendra adamant on Arvind's removal from the chair of national convenor," Ashutosh tweeted.

Kumar Vishwas to assess AAP chances in Maharashtra
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Kumar Vishwas will “explore the possibility” of fighting local body elections in Maharashtra.

Aam Aadmi Party braces for national council showdown
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Machinations withing party has intensified because negotiations between the factions seemed to have reached a deadlock.

AAP factions do head count ahead of national council meet
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

Sources said if a vote comes to pass, Yadav and Bhushan have a sizeable following outside Delhi.

AAP divided over who will preside over National Council meet
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Supporters of Kejriwal point to a clear clause in party’s constitution that declares CM as chair for NC meeting.

Have asked Mulayam to take back ‘false’ riots cases, says Swamy
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Swamy had told Mulayam that if the matter went to court, it could lead to loss of face for the state govt.

Have asked Mulayam to take back ‘false’ riots cases, says Swamy in Muzaffarnagar
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Several Hindus in the district have complained that following the 2013 riots, “false” FIRs were filed against them.

Moves, counter-moves in AAP bid for truce between warring factions
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Discussions on future of Yadav in the party and what responsibility will he be given to him is also being worked out.

Prashant Bhushan, Yadav fire another letter in AAP game of thrones
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Prashant Bhushan had written a note to Kejriwal, which sources said, indicated that both Bhushan and Yadav were willing to forgo party posts if matters raised by the duo were introduced by the party.

AAP leaders meet Kejriwal, PAC agrees to consider fighting polls in states
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Senior AAP leaders met Kejriwal for the second time, and, announced that the party would consider fighting elections in other states.

After weeks of public acrimony, thaw in AAP camps
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

A senior leader believed that there were “many obstacles before a resolution can be reached”.

CM Kejriwal returns to Delhi but sidesteps crisis, Bhushan says let’s ‘end controversy’
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Sources close to Yadav said that the message was sent in the morning on behalf of both the leaders.

Aam Aadmi Party shifts focus from rift to 1 month report card
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

The govt will conduct a survey of 1,200 km of roads falling under the jurisdiction of the PWD.

New sting on AAP: Arvind Kejriwal said Muslims are with AAP
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

The sting was reportedly recorded when Kejriwal was in conversation with members of the AAP minority wing Shahid Azad.

AAP to upload schedule of MLAs’ public meetings
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

AAP leaders said the move will be implemented in a phased manner.

Now, a sting in Kejriwal’s tale: Colleague taped him saying let’s break Cong
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Garg accused Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal of trying to poach six Congress MLAs to form government last year.

Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan wanted party’s defeat in Delhi polls, allege senior leaders
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Yadav and Bhushan tried to malign the image of Arvind Kejriwal, a statement said.

Team Anna was thinking of contesting elections, Ashutosh reveals in book
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal had parted ways in 2012 after having spearheaded the Jan Lokpal Andolan.

Aam Aadmi Party looks to party heads’ meet to stop the infighting
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Gathering on March 28 likely to be stormy but leaders say factions will have to lump what Kejriwal wants.

Arvind sometimes wrong… need people who can stand up to him: Prashant Bhushan
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

Prashant Bhushan, removed along with Yogendra Yadav fom AAP's decision-making panel, expresses disappointment and hope in this inteview.

‘Kejriwal insisted Yadav, Bhushan should be out’
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

National Executive member Mayank Gandhi claimed that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had insisted on the ouster of the two leaders.

They were given choice to quit, they insisted vote us out
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

The options each side rejected leading to the double dismissal.

Bhushan, Yadav refused to quit AAP panel, insisted on vote
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

In the four days before Wednesday, the divisions had become ever clearer, with attacks on social media often verging on abuse.

Knives out in Aam Aadmi Party game of thrones, division deepens ahead of national executive meet
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

‘Ugly battle’ escalates, Kejriwal lieutenants hit back at Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav.

Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav out of key AAP panel
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Future role uncertain, party says ‘new responsibilities’ soon; 3 abstain from voting.

AAP politics: To target Yogendra Yadav, critics in party play tape of call with journalist
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The article was critical of the party’s strategy in Punjab and Haryana, particularly the AAP’s decision not to contest the Assembly elections.

AAP’s implosion: Gathering storm
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Signs of the Aam Aadmi Party’s implosion have been visible for over a year

Bid to sabotage AAP, says Sanjay Singh
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Matters had come to a head after Bhushan shot off a letter to colleagues on February 26, the day the AAP national executive met.

‘Candidate selection widened AAP rift’
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

The AAP then constituted the Complaints Committee, which included Ashish Khaitan, Anand Kumar and Rishikesh.