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Mallica Joshi


Amid lockdown, late night rush sees a packed bus depot in Delhi
Mon, Mar 30, 2020

At 10 pm Saturday, roads leading to the Anand Vihar Interstate Bus Terminal were packed with people and buses. By evening, the UP and Delhi governments had arranged close to 1,000 buses.

From Delhi, exodus on foot continues: ‘All okay if I make it home’
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Hundreds of men and women, mostly daily wage labourers and those employed in the unorganised sector, face hunger, insecurity and loneliness as cities across the country have gone into a lockdown.

People make panic purchases, shops run out of stocks amid coronavirus fear
Fri, Mar 20, 2020

Neighbourhood stores have reported a steep rise in the number of customers placing large orders over the past two-three days.

Delhi violence: As volunteers verify claims, those who lost homes seek new start
Tue, Mar 03, 2020

At the Shahdara office Monday, the civil defence volunteer on duty at the helpdesk was taking down details of those who are applying for compensation. By 3 pm, Monday’s list had 180 names and claims.

Delhi violence: Atishi asks why no Army, her AAP govt can answer
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

"At least 10 people have died. If police are unable to maintain law and order, why is Amit Shah not imposing curfew? Why is the Army not being called in?,” Atishi tweeted.

Kejriwal 3.0: Want to work with Centre to make Delhi the best
Mon, Feb 17, 2020

At swearing-in, Arvind Kejriwal says forgive our opponents for their remarks.

AAP Cabinet: Advisor posts may be revived, Atishi & Raghav Chadha could find spots
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

Party insiders say the position of advisors might be revived and newly elected MLAs such as Atishi and Raghav Chadha might be brought back into the government’s framework.

Results in East, North east surprise party: Day after victory lap, AAP assesses losses
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Two areas where the performance came as a surprise to the party are its losses in East Delhi — Laxmi Nagar, Vishwas Nagar, Gandhi Nagar — and North East Delhi — Rohtas Nagar, Karawal Nagar and Ghonda

Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal to take oath on Sunday, likely to retain all ministers
Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Like in 2013 and 2015, the swearing-in will be held at Ramlila Maidan and will be open to the public.

Next target for AAP: Power in Delhi civic bodies
Thu, Feb 13, 2020

A consistent vote share of about 54% in the 2015 and 2020 assembly polls, party leaders feel, is enough indication that people are ready to see AAP in power at the municipal level as well.

Delhi polls: AAP landslide after BJP’s goli maaro call, Shaheen Bagh current
Wed, Feb 12, 2020

Victory nine months after AAP lost all Assembly segments in Lok Sabha polls

Explained: With clean sweep for AAP, what Delhi verdict means for BJP
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Delhi election results explained: With AAP's win, and presuming AAP completes its 5-year term, BJP will be out of power in the National Capital for a total of 27 years.

AAP strides ahead: Reading the Delhi Assembly election 2020 trends
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Delhi Assembly Election Results 2020: Even though the BJP is struggling in the number of seats, it seems to have improved its vote share from the last Assembly election in 2015.

Delhi Assembly elections: Turnout dips, strongholds give AAP hope
Sun, Feb 09, 2020

In Chhattarpur, which gave AAP its biggest win in 2015 with a winning margin of 47% votes, almost 63% people turned up to vote. At Deoli, this figure was 63.43%, and at Seemapuri it was 68%.

Delhi Elections: Face-off, masks off for AAP, BJP
Sun, Feb 09, 2020

Much more than 70 seats are at stake in the Delhi Assembly polls that just ended. For AAP, the Feb 11 results will show if its gambit of seeking a mandate on its performance has paid off; for BJP, if Modi name, Hindutva agenda prove stronger than CAA anger.

‘Is deshbhakti educating kids or debating Hindu-Muslim?’: Arvind Kejriwal
Thu, Feb 06, 2020

Kejriwal also said that Home Minister Amit Shah’s campaign, which revolved around “saying Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh”, had failed, which is why an “obvious conspiracy” had been hatched to link the Shaheen Bagh shooter to the Aam Aadmi Party.

‘People of Delhi have given birth to a new kind of politics — of schools, hospitals, power, water’: Arvind Kejriwal
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

"Anarchy means the complete state of disrepair of our schools, hospitals, bijli, paani over the last 70 years. In every case of privatisation, the logic given was that since a particular thing is in the government sector, it cannot work," says Arvind Kejriwal in this interview to The Indian Express.

For Outer Delhi residents, a choice between local and national issues
Mon, Feb 03, 2020

Several residents of Sanoth, which falls in the Narela constituency, said they had voted for AAP in 2015 but will vote for BJP this time.

Last lap, BJP mines Shaheen Bagh while AAP works to steer clear
Thu, Jan 30, 2020

According to a senior BJP leader, until 10 days ago, the party’s main poll pitch was residents of unauthorised colonies being granted ownership rights and the AAP government refusing to roll out Ayushman Bharat in the capital.

BJP doesn’t have an agenda, vision or face for Delhi: Atishi
Fri, Jan 24, 2020

"It’s very clear that the voter wants to see a face they can trust. Of course promises matter, but people want to repose their trust in a person as he/she embodies the ideology and promises which have been made," says Atishi.