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Aam Aadmi Party


AAP releases second list of candidates, says Delhi CM to campaign in Gujarat ahead of local body polls

January 09, 2021 11:12 pm

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is likely to visit Surat and campaign for party candidates ahead of the polls, likely to be held in February, party sources said.

AAP's Raghav Chadha accuses BJP of vandalising DJB office; 30 detained

December 25, 2020 3:04 am

Delhi BJP spokesperson Virendra Babar alleged that the AAP had itself orchestrated the attack and was now blaming the saffron party.

UP plans afoot, but Punjab remains key focus for AAP

December 17, 2020 10:56 am

Since the easing of the lockdown, with three-term Delhi MLA Jarnail Singh as AAP in-charge in the state, the focus has been to strengthen the organisational base in Punjab, said senior party leaders. One of the ideas behind Singh’s appointment was to shed the “outsider” tag the AAP seemed to carry in the state.

Its future in Punjab in mind, AAP govt turns down police demand to help detain farmers

November 28, 2020 10:28 am

Later, its MLAs went to the Nirankari ground to oversee arrangements for the farmers. The Delhi Jal Board under MLA Radhav Chadha also appointed nodal officers to ensure availability of water tankers at the site.

Collective, volunteers: In Kerala local polls, no politics is new politics

November 25, 2020 12:15 pm

From state capital Thiruvananthapuram to commercial hub Kochi, unconventional non-political movements have fielded candidates for the local body elections to be held in three phases on December 8, 12 and 14.

AAP MLAs stage protest against Capt's ‘theatrics’ over farmers' issues

November 04, 2020 9:54 pm

The party's Punjab legislators led by state president and MP Bhagwant Mann and Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema on Wednesday protested at the MLA hostel here.

MCD asked Centre to take over hospitals in 2018, says AAP

October 17, 2020 10:31 am

AAP leader Durgesh Pathak Friday released a document, dated July 28, 2018, prepared by the North corporation's health department, which had suggested that the proposal be placed before the standing committee of the MCD for approval.

Ink thrown on AAP leader Sanjay Singh in Hathras

October 05, 2020 7:28 pm

In a video of the incident, an unidentified man is seen to throw ink at Singh soon after he stepped out of his car after reaching the village.

Ajoy Kumar quits AAP, back in Congress

September 28, 2020 9:50 am

AAP did not comment on his statements.

Delhi: 2 protests, 1 aim as AAP and BJP spar over delayed salaries of MCD staffers

September 08, 2020 10:56 am

As MCD employees, including teachers and sanitation workers, protested against yet another salary delay, both BJP and AAP held protests against each other on Monday for “failure” to pay staff.


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