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Sweta Dutta


Choose AAP, all your work will be done, says Kejriwal at Rajouri Garden in Delhi
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

While enumerating the achievements of his government, Kejriwal also obliquely hit out at the allegations levelled by the Opposition after the release of the Shunglu Committee report.

Delhi MCD polls 2017: At Arvind Kejriwal event, a Punjab redux
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

Kejriwal, in his fourth public rally on Monday, sounded increasingly like he did during the days of his whirlwind Punjab tours.

MLA sends ‘sinking ship’ message to AAP leaders
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

As rumours of a raging internal rift gather strength, Rishi on Thursday became the new vocal dissenter, with veiled complaints against Kejriwal and his coterie.

Peak hour ridership numbers rising, DMRC seeks staggered office slots
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

The morning peak hours on Delhi Metro are between 9 am and 11 am, which means more than 68,000 passengers travel to Gurgaon and over 25,000 passengers take the Metro to Noida every day.

Ved Prakash echoes rebel AAP MLAs: Arvind Kejriwal not easily accessible
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

"Kejriwal has spread himself out in the country to pursue his national ambitions. He is not available to the MLAs."

AAP hopes to gain from education work
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

With a strong network of community leaders and party volunteers working closely with SMCs across the capital, the AAP is fielding 25 of their most active members

Delhi MCD polls: AAP sets up ‘war room’, app to track volunteer campaigns
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Following the poll drubbing in Punjab, the MCD polls have come up as a new challenge for AAP. It has decided to focus all its resources into it

Rajouri garden bypolls: Jarnail Singh out as AAP picks new candidate
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Shift of voter registration, fund crunch and low ‘winnability’ ruled out his chances

Need to introspect, but not in a hurry, say AAP leaders
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

Another senior leader, part of the campaign team in Punjab, said, “The anti-Akali Hindu vote that we expected would shift to us, moved largely to Congress.”

AAP’s day starts with blaring music, ends in some couplets
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

As AAP secured less than expected seats in Punjab and failed to open its account in Goa, top leaders were stunned into silence.

Punjab election result will make or break Kejriwal’s ambition to take on PM Modi in 2019
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

The countdown to the poll results continues to be an excruciatingly long wait for Kejriwal.

Punjab election 2017: Aam Aadmi Party upbeat enough to start hunt for chief minister
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

AAP announced a CM candidate in Goa, Elvis Gomes, but desisted from doing so in Punjab fearing dissent within.

AAP wooing Gujarati NRIs for campaign against PM Modi in December
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday chaired a political affairs committee meeting in the evening to revamp the NRI cell.

Hidden History: Fresh water to arms; nine heritage wells spring surprises for ASI
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

ASI officials said the well has since been out of bounds to them and the area is set to remain cordoned off till the NSG gives a nod that it is safe for further excavation.

Ahead of municipal elections, AAP MLAs to crowdsource, sponsor funds for hopeful candidates
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Kasturba Nagar MLA Madan Lal said, “Even if we (MLAs) are short on funds, we can always crowdsource."

Signalling system on Blue Line under pressure: DMRC
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Officials added that a systemic overhaul will not be possible until a parallel corridor takes up the ridership of the line.

Interview With DMRC MD: Grappling with limited resources, lack of workforce, says Mangu Singh
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

In recent months, the Delhi Metro has been grappling with frequent technical glitches on the Blue Line while racing against time to wrap up its Phase III project.

Punjab polls: With donations and NRI funds, AAP campaign runs on charity
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

In a state where AAP has fielded largely fresh candidates of limited means, their scale and style of campaigning is visibly toned down.

AAP’s promise about deputy CM intrigues Dalit voters in Nabha
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

Gurdev Singh Mann, son of a tyre repairer, acted in two Punjabi films and made a name for himself as a singer in the early 2000s.

Driving AAP campaign, cooks, IIT grads, multinational executives
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Mishra, also AAP national spokesperson, has shut down her skill building start-up in collaboration with IIT Madras.

In heart of Delhi, one school is at centre of AAP’s education claims
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Both Hasan and Rahul, residents of Darya Ganj, joined the school last year, around the time renovation started.

AAP welcomes NRI team with Bhangra and pep talk
Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Not more than four young volunteers amble around in the porch while Delhi unit convenor Dilip Pandey awaits the first batch of NRI volunteers of the party from Canada

AAP to release series of segmented manifestos for Goa
Sat, Jan 14, 2017

The party’s Goa Livelihood Manifesto, released on Tuesday, touches issues like mining, tourism and the concerns of fishermen.

BJP can send someone from Centre to be Goa CM: Nitin Gadkari
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Gadkari’s statement is being read as a possibility of a comeback for Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar or Ayush Minister Shripad Naik to Goa as CM.

Interview: Being first-timers with no political baggage is a huge advantage, says Elvis Gomes
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

AAP’s chief ministerial candidate for Goa, who took voluntary retirement from government to join politics, discusses poll prospects with SWETA DUTTA