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Wednesday, February 26, 2020



With its ‘Delhi model’, AAP begins outreach drive in West Bengal

February 25, 2020 12:23 pm

The nation-building drive will continue till March 23 and the party's state unit is planning to expand its organisation before taking a call on its participation in civic elections.

AAP eyeing UP polls after thumping victory in Delhi

February 23, 2020 6:33 pm

AAP spokesperson and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh claimed that the BJP's "Gujarat model" was nothing compared to his party's Delhi development model.

The un-politics of Prashant Kishor

February 23, 2020 5:49 pm

Modi to Mamata, Nitish to Kejriwal, Jagan to Amarinder — the political consultant who travels light is out of the shadows, seeking the limelight in Bihar. If it is not ideology, what drives the 43-year-old Prashant Kishor?

Disappointing as Kejriwal’s silences may be, AAP succeeded in Delhi because it has a programme

February 21, 2020 10:35 am

Why should not a commitment to improving the lives of ordinary people count as politics? If a democracy cannot improve the lives of people when it is possible to do so, it is not worth having. Political parties with ideologies cannot change this feature.

AAP MLA to request Ram Janmabhoomi Trust to build grand Hanuman statue at Ayodhya

February 20, 2020 9:10 pm

The comments come days after Bhardwaj announced that 'Sundar Kand' prayers will be recited on Tuesdays in different parts of his constituency in Greater Kailash to seek the blessings of Lord Hanuman.

Arvind Kejriwal calls on Amit Shah in first meeting after elections

February 20, 2020 2:24 am

“We had a very cordial and constructive meeting. We spoke about Delhi-related issues and the work to be done in Delhi. Both the state and the Centre have to work together for Delhi's development,” Arvind Kejriwal said after the meeting.

CM Kejriwal wants action plan to deliver ‘guarantees’

February 20, 2020 9:06 am

The budget of the new government, officials said, will be drawn up based on the requirements listed out for the 10 guarantees. The guarantees cover areas such as power, water, health, transport, sanitation and housing.

High-level meeting to chalk out action plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi

February 18, 2020 12:49 pm

"The new environment minister has called a meeting of top department officers on Thursday to chalk out the plan to deal with city's pollution," the official said.

Delhi: Promises made, AAP cabinet settles in to keep them

February 18, 2020 2:53 am

The Indian Express looks at the key areas the six ministers will prioritise over the next five years.

Third time wiser

February 18, 2020 9:22 am

AAP government should think more carefully about spending priorities, rationalise its welfarist schemes.


Ramlila Maidan preps up for Arvind Kejriwal's third oath ceremony

February 15, 2020 8:57 pm

A multi-level security arrangement is in place ahead of the oath-taking ceremony of chief minister-elect Arvind Kejriwal at the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi on Sunday.

Delhi elections: Manish Sisodia celebrates AAP's victory with thank you rally

February 12, 2020 7:38 pm

The AAP won 62 of the 70 seats and retained much of its vote share from 2015 when it won 67 seats — its vote share was 53.57%, a marginal drop from 54.34% in 2015.

Battle for Delhi: Voting ends, all eyes now on February 11

February 09, 2020 8:35 am

Over 1.47 crore people are eligible to exercise their franchise in the polls that will decide the fate of 672 candidates.

ITO skywalk opens to public as Centre, Delhi govt face-off continues

October 18, 2018 7:20 am

Delhi's ITO skywalk was finally inaugurated on Monday amid allegations and counter-allegations between Delhi government and the BJP-led central government.

'Musical' protest to draw public attention against tree felling in Delhi

June 30, 2018 10:25 pm

In the light of the recent controversy that surfaced after government's decision of felling trees for construction activity in south Delhi, a group of protesters gathered in the capital's Netaji Nagar to draw public attention towards conservation of trees.

Office of profit: AAP's moment of joy as Delhi HC reinstates 20 MLAs

March 23, 2018 3:45 pm

The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed the Presidential notification disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs from the state legislative Assembly in the office of profit case. Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind had ordered disqualification of the MLAs based on the recommendation of the Election Commission, which suggested that they had “flouted the principles of natural justice”

An Insignificant Man: Five reasons to watch the Arvind Kejriwal documentary

November 17, 2017 7:32 am

An Insignificant Man is a documentary on the formation of Aam Aadmi Party and the rise to power of its leader Arvind Kejriwal. Here are five reasons to watch this political thriller.

Broom in hand, Aam Aadmi Party cleans the streets of Delhi

February 01, 2016 11:35 am

As the strike by MCD workers entered its fifth day on Sunday (January 31), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ministers, legislators and volunteers took a cue from their party symbol and hit the roads, broom in hand.

Campaigning heats up for Delhi University students elections

September 07, 2015 5:27 pm

In bold print, the posters call out to each passerby to vote for their party in the upcoming DU Students’ Union (DUSU) polls on September 11.

Vishal Dadlani, Shilpa Rao's rock concert with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

September 02, 2015 4:34 pm

Member of Aam Aadmi Party Vishal Dadlani performed at a rock concert organised by the Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS), AAP’s student wing, at the Talkatora Stadium ahead of the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) polls.


L-G versus Aam Aadmi Party: What the Supreme Court said

July 04, 2018 2:50 pm

5 takeaways from the Supreme Court’s verdict on the AAP versus L-G power tussle.

Delhi Police committed to women safety: Bassi

February 08, 2016 9:27 am

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Commenting on the summon issued by Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) for not sharing the data regarding crimes against women in Delhi, Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Monday said that city's police force is committed towards safety of women, adding that exchange of documents among two government organisations is a dignified process. Bassi is due to appear before the DCW at 4pm today for producing the required records and explaining the "unreasonable" delay in the sharing of data. The DCW has informed the Delhi Police that it is conducting a detailed study on women's safety in the national capital for which it needs the information to make appropriate recommendations to the AAP Government.

Delhi Police committed for security of every citizen: BS Bassi

January 19, 2016 10:04 am

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Tuesday refuted the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) allegation that they were part of the alleged conspiracy behind the ink-attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.Delhi Commissioner of Police BS Bassi on Tuesday said that Delhi Police was committed to provide security to every citizen of Delhi and the question of entering into any conspiracy to cause any harm does not arise. He added that even that day appropriate security was given to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kerjriwal.

Stop planting fake news through papers: Ashutosh tells BS Bassi

January 19, 2016 9:01 am

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Ashutosh on Tuesday alleged that Delhi police Commissioner BS Bassi has been planting fake news through papers in connection with the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Ashutosh added that Bassi should disclose the name of the police personnel, who was asked to get off the stage. He further accused Delhi Commissioner for compromising the security of Delhi CM by disclosing minor details of security in public.

No medicines will be 'out of stock 'from next month: Kejriwal

January 11, 2016 3:12 pm

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that, no medicine in Delhi Government hospitals will be out of stock from February 1, 2016. He further said that the medicines available in the government hospitals are genuine.

Trial period of Odd-Even formula not extended: Gopal Rai

January 09, 2016 11:33 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Saturday said that there are no changes to the 15-day trial period plan of the Odd-Even formula.He added that all the figures collected by the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) have been submitted to the Supreme Court and the court has taken time till December 11 to give its verdict.

Why I Voted: The Battle for Delhi

February 07, 2015 2:33 pm