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

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: AAP talks statehood, BJP complains to poll body

The AAP sought to corner the BJP, which controls civic bodies, while BJP hit back claiming that the action had less to do with MCDs and more with the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and the District Magistrate of the area.


Arvind Kejriwal lashes out at BJP chief Manoj Tiwari: Dilli tumhare baap ka hai?

Manoj Tiwari hit back, saying: “Your mammoth failure as CM is hitting hard on your face. Delhi understands your frustration and this is why you are shamelessly attacking my late father, who took immense pride in his poverty and was a far bigger nationalist, unlike you.”

First, stop shouting

Delhi statehood issue requires patient dialogue. Combative politics does not bode well for such a conversation.

AAP submits 10 lakh letters to PM Modi, demanding full statehood for Delhi

A special three-day session of the Delhi Legislative Assembly was held in June to discuss the demand for full statehood for the national capital. The AAP-majority Assembly had even passed a resolution in this regard. 

Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party launches ‘full statehood’ campaign

On Tuesday, AAP marked the launch of its ‘Full Statehood for Delhi Movement’ with the inauguration of its first 'Andolan Kendra’ in Model Town.


AAP Delhi statehood campaign: Ploy to hide failures, says Opposition

Congress leader PC Chacko Sunday said that Kejriwal has started a mis-information campaign under the guise of full statehood, as he failed to deliver in his three-and-a-half-year tenure.

Arvind Kejriwal sets the stage for Delhi’s statehood campaign

The CM suggested that until the demand for statehood is met, the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi should be chosen by the people. The conference, attended by around 5,000 party workers and leaders, marked the launch of a full-fledged movement for separate statehood.

Give us statehood, will campaign for you: Kejriwal to BJP-led Centre

“Grant us full statehood before the Lok Sabha polls, each and every vote in Delhi will be polled in your (BJP's) favour; we will campaign for you. If not, you will be thrown out by the people,” Arvind Kejriwal said.

AAP steps up attack on L-G, says Delhi yet to be independent

“When people in other states vote and pay taxes, they are ruled by their elected governments. But in Delhi, despite voting and paying taxes, the government elected by the people has no power. This is an insult to the Constitution of India,” Gopal Rai said.

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AAP Govt Proposes To Seek Full Statehood For Delhi

Opening another potential flashpoint with the Centre, the AAP government today released a draft bill on full statehood to Delhi, seeking to bring police, land and bureaucracy under its control, and invited suggestions from the public till June 30. An all-party meeting will be held on the issue, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said while urging […]