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Aam Aadmi Party


AAP suspends Tahir Hussain after murder charge in IB staffer death case

February 27, 2020 10:35 pm

Aam Aadmi Party councillor Tahir Hussain has denied the allegations as “baseless” and called for an impartial probe.

Delhi Confidential: All eyes on Amit Shah

February 26, 2020 9:57 am

Even as Home Minister Amit Shah convened a series of meetings to restore peace and normalcy in Delhi, some BJP leaders suggested a potential future course of action.

Delhi violence: AAP says police lax, not taking calls, MLAs head to L-G residence at night

February 25, 2020 3:47 am

Police fired teargas shells to control the situation but were unable to deter the two groups that continued to pelt stones and set vehicles and private property on fire. Violence soon spread to Gokulpuri and Chand Bagh, under Babarpur constituency.

After Delhi win, AAP sets sights on national expansion

February 23, 2020 2:32 am

AAP Delhi convenor Gopal Rai told a press conference that the mandate of the people of the national capital has clearly upended traditional politics driven by factors such as caste, religion and regionalism.

Will bring a Kejriwal out of you: AAP scouts for candidates to fight next Chandigarh MC elections

February 18, 2020 8:25 am

After the landslide victory in Delhi, the AAP may give a tough competition to the BJP and Congress in the next civic body polls in Chandigarh.

'Elections are over. I forgive those who spoke ill of me': Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal

February 16, 2020 7:30 pm

Kejriwal has retained his previous Cabinet members, who are all male. Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Imran Hussain, Rajendra Pal Gautam, Kailash Gahlot and Gopal Rai took oath as council of ministers.

Behind AAP’s 62/70 score, the winning formula

February 16, 2020 11:19 am

The AAP’s decisive 62/70 score in the Delhi polls was powered by the welfare schemes launched by the Arvind Kejriwal govt. As a new AAP govt takes oath today, The Sunday Express traces the script of this victory — from a mohalla clinic in West Delhi to a family that has made crucial savings on power bills, and a government school “prettier than a shopping mall”

Delhi assembly election results: Power to buses, AAP benefits reached almost all

February 15, 2020 11:44 am

As many as 77%, or over three-fourths of the 3,335 voters interviewed reported that their household has been getting decreased electricity bills during the last few months.

Delhi assembly election results: Popularity cut across class, only poor voted AAP a myth

February 15, 2020 8:49 pm

As opposed to 66% of the poorest voters voting for AAP in the 2015 elections, this election saw a 5 percentage point dip in support for AAP among them, with the party securing 61% of their support.

Arvind Kejriwal: Aam aadmi, khaas appeal

February 15, 2020 12:59 pm

When respondents in Delhi were asked an open-ended question on who they would like as the Chief Minister of Delhi after the elections, Arvind Kejriwal appeared to face no competition whatsoever.


Delhi's top seven: CM Arvind Kejriwal, cabinet ministers take charge of office

February 19, 2020 6:48 am

The Indian Express tracks the six Delhi ministers and the key areas they will prioritise over the next five years.

AAP workers celebrate as Kejriwal secures majority mandate in Delhi

February 12, 2020 10:19 am

Delhi Election Result 2020: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party has taken an early lead, while the BJP seems to be improving its tally in the capital.

Ahead of Delhi election results, MLA aspirants take some time off

February 11, 2020 7:08 am

A lazy morning after sleeping eight hours straight; curling up with a book; watching a movie; playing cricket under the soft glow of the retreating winter sun; or catching up with loved ones — for the city’s MLA aspirants, Sunday was about rediscovering the small joys of life following the high-octane Delhi Assembly poll campaign.

Election campaigning reaches a crescendo in Delhi

February 05, 2020 4:34 pm

The Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and BJP have kickstarted their election campaigns in Delhi, ahead of the February 8 assembly elections.

Calm after storm: Delhi women candidates unwind after hectic campaign

May 15, 2019 10:17 am

After being soaked in hectic election campaigns and rallies for Delhi Lok Sabha polls, the women candidates unwinded in varied ways like running daily errands, spending time with family or reading their favourite book.

Polling ends for sixth phase; Sheila Dikshit, Gambhir, Rahul Gandhi among early voters

May 13, 2019 7:24 am

Compared to the election results of these 59 seats in the last Lok Sabha elections in 2014, BJP had won 45 of these seats, the Trinamool Congress 8, the Congress two and the Samajwadi Party and the LJP one seat each among others.

Rainbow of colours in Lok Sabha election campaign

March 18, 2019 8:49 am

The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will be held in seven phases across India starting April 11 and the results will be announced on May 23

Arvind Kejriwal's sit-in protest at Lieutenant Governor's office has now entered its fifth day

June 15, 2018 2:15 pm

The BJP and Congress slammed Kejriwal, terming his ‘dharna’ at the LG office a “mockery of democracy” and a “drama”. BJP’s Delhi unit will stage a protest at Kejriwal’s residence on Wednesday.

AAP protests in Delhi, demands Smriti, Sushma, Vasundhara's resignation

June 29, 2015 5:29 pm

Aam Aadmi Party activists stage a protest against BJP leaders Smriti Irani, Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje and Pankaja Munde in New Delhi.

Rahul Gandhi supports agitating sanitation workers in Delhi

June 17, 2015 9:06 pm

Sanitation workers protest against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for not paying their wages in New Delhi.


AAP, BJP Councillors Clash

June 10, 2016 4:34 pm

Bassi loyal to ‘khaki’ worn by RSS workers: AAP

February 19, 2016 8:17 am

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Taking a jibe at B.S. Bassi over the ongoing JNU controversy, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti on Friday alleged it seems that the Delhi Police Commissioner is loyal to the 'Khaki' pants worn by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers. He said the Delhi Police is taking haphazard action. When Bassi talks about the 'khaki', it is not clear whether he is talking about the policemen, who wear the 'khaki' uniform or the 'Khaki' pants which the RSS workers wear.

AAP should clear all pending dues of MCD workers: Union leader

February 08, 2016 4:52 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) union leader RB Uthwal, on Monday said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government should clear all dues of workers pending since 2003 if it wanted to put an end to the ongoing strike. Uthwal further said that the wages given by the Delhi Government on the condition of that temporary workers being removed from their respective duties won't be accepted. He stressed that the only way to end the strike is to give permanent jobs to these workers and clear all pending dues. He further asked the Delhi High Court to pay attention to the condition of poor workers and their families before giving its final judgement on the strike.

Manish Sisodia on Jitender Singh Tomar Controversy

July 05, 2015 8:03 am

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia at Idea Exchange speaks about how the Aam Aadmi Party tackled the Jitender SIngh Tomar controversy