Rupashree Nanda

  • Kejriwal's mistake cost my son's life, says farmer Gajendra's father 24-04-2015 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: With no end to the political blame game over farmer Gajendra Singh's sad death at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Wednesday, the family of the dead is still trying hard to come in terms with the loss. Gajendra Singh's father, blaming...
  • Rajasthan farmer's suicide at AAP rally sends shockwaves across capital 22-04-2015 11:41 PM

    In a tragic turn of events, a farmer from Rajasthan committed suicide on Wednesday at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi's Jantar Mantar. The farmer identified as Gajendra Singh, a resident of Nangal Jhamarwada village in Dausa, also left a suicide note stating that he has...
  • Farmer attempts suicide at AAP anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi 22-04-2015 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: A farmer attempted suicide by hanging himself from a tree at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Wednesday. The tragic incident was averted as AAP volunteers came on time to stop the farmer from committing the act. The man was...
  • Media persons with identity cards allowed near Kejriwal, says Delhi Police chief 22-04-2015 01:19 PM

    Delhi Police has decided to inform the Delhi CM that it is not possible to keep the media away as there is no threat perception to him from press persons. Sources have told CNN-IBN that a wireless call was made by the Joint Secy to the Delhi CM on Tuesday...
  • AAP crisis: Rebels ousted in midnight coup 21-04-2015 10:00 PM

    After being booted out of the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday night, former party leader Yogendra Yadav blamed his ouster on the "high command culture" developing in the outfit. Yadav said the expulsion of four leaders by the AAP leadership shows that the party had failed to counter the high...
  • Disciplinary committee formed is illegal, says Prashant Bhushan 21-04-2015 09:48 PM

    Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday trained guns at AAP disciplinary committee members Ashish Khetan and Pankaj Gupta, and said that the ones who have taken disciplinary action are the ones who are themselves facing serious charges. ...
  • Prashant Bhushan slam AAP leaders 20-04-2015 09:23 PM

    Making serious charges against Aam Aadmi Party leaders, rebel leader Prashant Bhushan alleged that Ashish Khetan planted stories for Essar in Tehelka magazine where he used to work. "Ashish Khetan planted stories for Essar in Tehelka. He wrote stories in favour of 2G accused. Essar paid Tehelka Rs 3 crore...
  • CPM more important now as Modi isn't as popular anymore: Yechury 20-04-2015 03:30 PM

    Narendra Modi was chosen as a leader, he won Lok Sabha. Even those who voted for BJP had expectation, wanted deliverance, but not forthcoming. This is why people are looking for an alternative which can deliver. This is why the CPM has become relevant. ...
  • Prashant Bhushan blames AAP's Ashish Khetan of writing stories in favour of 2G accused in Tehelka 20-04-2015 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: Making serious charges against Aam Aadmi Party leaders, rebel leader Prashant Bhushan alleged that Ashish Khetan planted stories for Essar in Tehelka magazine where he used to work. "Ashish Khetan planted stories for Essar in Tehelka. He wrote stories in favour of 2G accused. Essar paid Tehelka Rs...
  • Sitaram Yechury succeeds Prakash Karat 19-04-2015 07:18 PM

    CPM Politburo Sitaram Yechury is the party's new general secretary. S Ramachandran Pillai who was also the front runner for the post withdrew his nomination after he failed to garner the support. ...
  • Sitaram Yechury likely to be new CPM general secretary as SR Pillai withdraws nomination: sources 19-04-2015 11:59 AM

    Vishakhapatnam: CPM Politburo Sitaram Yechury is likely to be the party's new general secretary as S Ramachandran Pillai withdrew his nomination for the post, sources said on Sunday. Pillai withdrew his nomination as he failed to garner enough support. The decision on the new general secretary will be taken by...
  • AAP rebels Bhushan, Yadav start new group for greater transparency, internal democracy 15-04-2015 09:30 AM

    Rebel Aam Aadmi Party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan have dared party supremo Arvind Kejriwal to throw them out of the party. The rebel leaders held a convention in Gurgaon and has said that they will start a new group within the party called Swaraj Abhiyan for greater transparency...
  • CPM meet will re-examine reasons behind party's downfall in past 10 years: Sitaram Yechury 14-04-2015 02:18 PM

    New Delhi: The CPM party congress began on Tuesday and the party will elect its new leadership in Vishakhapatanam. The incumbent general secretary Prakash Karat has completed three terms at the helm and senior politburo member Sitaram Yechury is the frontrunner to suceed Karat. Other names doing the rounds are...
  • Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan conspired to Kejriwal as AAP's national convenor: Ashutosh 12-04-2015 04:19 PM

    Senior Aam Aadmi leader Ashutosh accused party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan of lying and conspiring to remove Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as national convenor of the AAP. Ashutosh said, "Yogendra Yadav campaigned only when surveys showed that AAP is winning." ...
  • Government orders relaxation of quality norms for procurement of wheat 07-04-2015 04:00 PM

    The government on Tuesday asked Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh governments to test samples of wheat jointly with FCI immediately on its arrival so that appropriate relaxation in quality norms can be considered for the procurement. The development came after CNN-IBN had reported how FCI rejected wheat crop from Kota...
  • Kejriwal gave consent for phone calls to AAP MLAs offering money to support BJP: Ex party leader 31-03-2015 10:35 AM

    New Delhi: There is no end to mudslinging in the war-torn Aam Aadmi Party. In yet another allegation in a series of attacks, former party MLA Rajesh Garg has alleged that fake calls were made to AAP MLAs with party chief Arvind Kejriwal's consent. These calls were faked to be...
  • Great leaders must listen to criticism and dissent: Yogendra Yadav's advice to Arvind Kejriwal 31-03-2015 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: With more allegations and counter allegations, the war within the Aam Aadmi Party is getting uglier. Firing a fresh salvo at party chief Arvind Kejriwal, rebel AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said that all great leaders should have the capacity to listen to criticism. Agreeing with his colleague Prashant...
  • Exclusive: Yogendra Yadav talks about his expulsion from AAP National Executive 30-03-2015 11:55 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN after being expelled from the Aam Admi Party's National Executive, Yogendra Yadav said that he protested denial of entry of bona fide members of the party in the National Council meeting. ...
  • AAP becoming victim of its own success: Senior journalist Badshah Sen 28-03-2015 10:51 PM

    Senior journalist Badshah Sen said that Aam Aadmi party (AAP) was becoming victim of its own success. "The original principles of the party have been abandoned. Thus, it is becoming like any other political party," said Sen. ...
  • Social activist Medha Patkar resigns from AAP, calls sacking of Yadav, Bhushan unfortunate 28-03-2015 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst widening rift within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), social activist Medha Patkar, on Saturday, resigned from the primary membership of the party. "I condemn what happened to Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan. They were treated unfairly," she said. Earlier on Saturday, senior AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant...
  • Manish Sisodia likely to be Delhi's deputy CM, 4 ex-AAP government ministers may be dropped from Cabinet 12-02-2015 08:40 AM

    New Delhi: After the landslide victory in the assembly elections in Delhi, it's time for the Aam Aadmi Party to get to business. Hectic parleys are underway over who will make it to the Cabinet in the state. According to sources, the party is likely to give a more prominent...
  • After Delhi sweep, Kejriwal meets President, Central Ministers 11-02-2015 10:42 PM

    After the historic mandate in Delhi Assembly elections, Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party is getting ready for the bigger task od governing the national capital. While they met the central ministers and assured cooperation some of the contentious issues like full statehood for delhi did come up. ...
  • I-T department serves notice to AAP seeking details over donation of Rs 2 crore to party: Sources 11-02-2015 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: Even as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is still celebrating its massive majority in Delhi Assembly elections, the party has been asked by the Income Tax department to explain donations of over Rs 2 crore to the party. According to sources, the Income Tax notice has been served...
  • Arvind Kejriwal thanks Delhi for AAP's massive win; invites Modi, 'aam aadmi' for his swearing-in 11-02-2015 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: A day after the Aam Aadmi Party swept to power winning 96% of the seats in Delhi Assembly elections, party chief Arvind Kejriwal sent a message of thanks to the voters on radio. Kejriwal also invited Delhi residents for his oath-taking ceremony at the Ramlila Maidan on Saturday,...
  • Will strive to complete every promise on AAP manifesto: Gul Panag 10-02-2015 05:53 PM

    AAP leaders Gul Panag and Raghav Chadha congratulated all AAP volunteers for their historic win in the Delhi elections. "Will strive to complete every promise on AAP manifesto. We have a well written and well thought through maifesto, said Gul Panag. ...
  • We are overwhelmed by this scary mandate, says AAP's Rahul Mehra 10-02-2015 12:23 PM

    After getting the landslide victory in Delhi, AAP leader Rahul Mehra said, "None of us expected such a mandate from the people of Delhi. It's a very scary mandate." ...
  • A day after exit polls on Delhi election, BJP's Kiran Bedi's house bears deserted look 08-02-2015 02:52 PM

    New Delhi: A day after nearly all exit polls predicted a comfortable majority for the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi, contradictory moods were witnessed in the Bharatiya Janata Party and AAP camps. While the AAP seems to be in a celebratory, relaxed mood, Delhi BJP chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi's...
  • Delhi polls: People want AAP for 5 years, says Arvind Kejriwal 06-02-2015 10:41 AM

    With a day to go for the Delhi polls, AAP chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal said that people had made up their minds and wanted AAP for five years. "People liked our 49 days government, we worked hard. BJP has all the machinery and we have truth and god on...
  • Prime Minister failed to sell Kiran Bedi card in Delhi: Yogendra Yadav 03-02-2015 09:13 PM

    "It is the story of a most remarkable comeback. If that finally happens, as I say it would, it would go down in history as one of the most remarkable comebacks of any political party. Rama Krishna Hegde did that in 1985 after that this would be the story," says...
  • Delhi polls: Modi has been unable to sell Kiran Bedi as a CM candidate, says Yogendra Yadav 01-02-2015 03:27 PM

    AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said that Delhi has forgiven Arvind Kejriwal for quitting after just 49 days in power. He also said that PM Modi has been unable to sell Kiran Bedi as a CM candidate. ...