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Ajay Maken


Delhi violence: CM only tweeting... he can’t shirk responsibility, says Ajay Maken

February 25, 2020 3:34 am

Talking to The Indian Express, Maken, who was MoS (Home) in the UPA government, said Kejriwal, “by just appearing helpless... is further eroding the credibility of the institution of the office of the chief minister."

Congress implosion continues, now Ajay Maken and Milind Deora spar

February 18, 2020 3:05 am

After Milind Deora praised the AAP, former Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken countered him by asking to “leave the party” rather than putting out “half-baked facts”.

After Milind Deora praises AAP, Ajay Maken says 'Leave Congress, then propagate half baked facts'

February 17, 2020 1:15 pm

On Sunday, minutes after Deora heaped praised on the Delhi government for doubling its revenue and maintaining a surplus over the last five years, Maken referred to CAGR figures to criticize him for his Twitter post.

NPR set to be new flashpoint, Congress unsure of its own idea

December 25, 2019 7:12 am

Many in the Opposition said that the NPR, in itself, was little more than a counting exercise but given the deep distrust and tension around the new citizenship law and the NRC and the new query in NPR on parents’ birth, it could a key stepping stone towards the NRC.

Old vs new as Congress elects Delhi chief this week

September 02, 2019 2:34 am

Party sources said top leaders of the party have shortlisted four candidates — two of whom are among the old horses of the party while the others are from the younger generation.

Ajay Maken: If granted full statehood, Delhi will become 'as bad as UP, Bihar' 

May 01, 2019 4:58 pm

Maken said Delhi being the national capital is "fully" funded by the Union government and that the tax burden on its people will increase if it becomes a state.

Delhi confidential: Bargaining Ahead

January 05, 2019 4:16 am

Many in the AAP believe that the Congress can at best claim two seats, and Rahul Gandhi’s party is set for some tough bargaining if the parties decide to contest in alliance.

Citing health, Ajay Maken resigns as Delhi Congress president

January 05, 2019 12:43 am

While a debilitating back pain has been cited as one of the reasons for Maken’s exit, sources said the constant talk among central leaders about the need to have an alliance with the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi could have played a part.

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken to launch 'Lok Sampark Abhiyan'

October 14, 2018 9:05 pm

The programme will be launched at 4 pm at Sant Ravidas Chowk, Pyarelal Road near Karol Bagh MCD Zonal office of the constituency, DPCC chief spokesperson Sharmistha Mukherjee.

Delhi Congress rules out any alliance with AAP for 2019 parliamentary polls

September 27, 2018 10:03 pm

The Congress leaders and workers are against any alliance with the AAP, whose vote share is "fast eroding", for 2019 Parliamentary elections, Delhi Congress chief spokesperson Sharmishtha Mukherjee and senior leader Chatar Singh said in a statement.


Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani pay homage to Lal Bahadur Shastri

October 02, 2015 6:17 pm

Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani among other leaders remembered former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 111th birth anniversary who gave the slogan 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan', at his memorial at Vijay Ghat.

Congress workers protest in Delhi, demands Arvind Kejriwal's resignation

June 10, 2015 6:31 pm

Delhi Congress workers held a protest against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over the arrest of Jintender Tomar.

Today in pics: Election campaigns in full swing

March 29, 2014 5:05 pm

Congress Leader and New Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Ajay Maken interacts with morning walkers.


Why I Voted: The Battle for Delhi

February 07, 2015 2:33 pm