ARVIND KEJRIWAL

  • SC stays defamation trial of Arvind Kejriwal, seeks Centre's response 18 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday got a reprieve from the Supreme Court which not only stayed his prosecution in two criminal defamation cases but also sought a reply from the Centre on his plea challenging constitutional validity of the penal provisions. "Issue notice returnable in six weeks,"...
  • AAP set to serve final notice to rebels Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan 20 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Inching closer to a final crackdown on dissidents, the Aam Aadmi Party is all set to serve show-cause notices to its rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan who are facing likely expulsion. The party, which had earlier referred their cases to the National Disciplinary Committee, is in the...
  • SC stays proceedings against Kejriwal in two defamation cases 23 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a relief for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Supreme Court has stayed proceedings in two defamation cases filed against him. The SC order came after the Delhi CM challenged the law dealing with defamation cases. The SC has issued a notice to the Ministry of Law...
  • Delhi government approves Rs 36 crore compensation funds for farmers Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday approved a Rs 36-crore compensation fund for the farmers hit by unseasonal rains and hailstorm in the national capital. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. According a senior official, the assessment of affected crops have been estimated...
  • Reach out to farmers with government move on compensation: Arvind Kejriwal to AAP leaders Yesterday

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked AAP leaders and MLAs to popularise the Delhi government's decision to give Rs 20,000 per acre as compensation to farmers affected by unseasonal rains as the party gears up for a rally against the Centre's land acquisition bill on April 22. Kejriwal...
  • Delhi: Court to hear afresh defamation plea against AAP, Arvind Kejriwal Yesterday

    New Delhi: A sessions court in New Delhi has asked a magisterial court to hear afresh a defamation complaint filed against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Additional Sessions Judge Dinesh Kumar Sharma set aside the November 14 last year judgement passed by the...
  • AAP refers case against rebels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan to its disciplinary committee 2 days ago

    New Delhi: AAP on Wednesday took a step further in removing rebel leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party and referred their case to its disciplinary committee, a day after the dissidents organised 'Swaraj Samvad' convention. The all-powerful Political Affairs Committee (PAC) of AAP also referred the case of...
  • AAP government to table Jan Lokpal Bill in June, 2015 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The AAP-led government will table the Jan Lokpal Bill, over which Arvind Kejriwal had resigned from chief ministerial post after the proposed legislation could not be passed in Assembly in 2014, in Budget Session in June, 2015. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that government has started working...
  • Delhi: AAP to decide on Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav at party meet 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The political affairs committee of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is likely to hold a meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday evening, said party volunteers. "Future of the dissident leaders of the party, Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, will be decided in the meeting," said some volunteers of the...
  • AAP rebels Bhushan, Yadav start new group for greater transparency, internal democracy 3 days ago

    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...
  • Modi, Kejriwal among 100 most influential people: Time's poll 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have been voted among the 100 most influential people in the world in an online poll by readers of Time magazine. Russian President Vladimir Putin emerged the winner of this year's Time 100 readers' poll. He edged out...
  • AAP rebels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan hold meet, party warns action against attendees 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open, rebel members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan will be holding a 'Swaraj Samvad' convention in Gurgaon on Tuesday to decide on their future in the party. The event is taking place even as the...
  • Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan conspired to Kejriwal as AAP's national convenor: Ashutosh 5 days ago

    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." ...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal announces compensation of Rs 20,000 for every acre of damaged crops to farmers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 20,000 for every acre of damaged crops to farmers of the national capital affected by unseasonal rains. Kejriwal claimed that this was the largest compensation offered by any state government. While addressing a rally in West...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces compensation for farmers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 20,000 for per acre of damaged crops to farmers of the national capital and said his government will fulfill all the promises made by AAP in the run up to Delhi assembly polls. Addressing a rally at...
  • Delhi CM to visit rain-hit villages, likely to announce relief 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will visit few rain-hit villages to estimate the damage incurred to the crops and is expected to announce relief for the farmers. "Farmers have suffered huge losses due to recent rains. Will visit a few villages n meet them to see how govt can...
  • Aruna Roy, over 100 AAP LS poll nominees to attend 'Swaraj' meet: AAP rebels 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The AAP rebel camp on Friday claimed that rights activist Aruna Roy, a former comrade of Arvind Kejriwal from his RTI campaign days, would be attending a meeting called by them next week along with over 100 Lok Sabha poll nominees who had fought on the party's ticket. A...
  • My model of governance better than PM Modi's: Arvind Kejriwal April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his "people-centric" model of governance was better than Prime Minister Narendra Modi's model that he alleged was centred around a "handful" of the country's rich. Stressing that he was focusing on governance and not internal fights in Aam Aadmi Party, Kejriwal...
  • Arvind Kejriwal breaks his silence, says pained by dissent within AAP April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has finally broken his silence on the divide within the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP). He said he is pained by the dissent in the party and hopes that all issues will be resolved. Referring to party rebels Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan he said there...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal justifies expulsion of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday justified AAP's decision to expel dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from top party posts, saying limits were "crossed" and "conspiracies" hatched. Kejriwal also expressed regret for using abusive language that surfaced in audio sting in which he purportedly hurled expletives...
  • AAP hits back at BJP for protests outside Arvind Kejriwal residence April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Hitting back at the BJP over its protests outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence against the road rage incident, the AAP on Thrsday took a jibe at the saffron party saying, does Prime Minister Narendra Modi approve of the 'Naxalite' and 'anarchist' style of agitation. The party again...
  • BJP protests outside Delhi CM Kejriwal's house over Turkman Gate road rage death case April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Turkman Gate road rage case in which a man was bludgeoned to death has turned into a full blown political war between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi. BJP leaders and workers held protests outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's house over...
  • Want donated WagonR back: Upset AAP supporter to Arvind Kejriwal April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Upset over the ongoing turmoil in the party, an AAP supporter, who had donated a Blue Wagon R to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in January 2013, on Wednesday made a demand that it be returned. Kundan Sharma, a software engineer, who expressed his disappointment over the removal of...
  • Delhi governmenmt to reply on plea against ban of chewable tobacco April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of city government on a plea of manufacturers against ban on sale of chewable tobacco in the national capital from March 30. Justice Rajiv Shakdher issued notice to Food Safety Commissioner of the Delhi government while restraining it from taking any...
  • To deflect attention from AAP crisis, Kejriwal plans 2 rallies in Delhi April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: In order to deflect attention from the ongoing crisis in the party, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold two rallies in the national capital and highlight the achievements of his government, party sources said. The two rallies will be held on the weekend and the party is working...
  • Prashant Bhushan rejects Atishi Marlena's claim that Shanti opposed truce April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP dissident leader Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday rubbished criticism by former AAP spokesperson Atishi Marlena that he backed out of the reconciliatory talks with Arvind Kejriwal camp on his father Shanti Bhushan's insistence, saying the negotiations collapsed due to "trust deficit". In a letter to a section of AAP...
  • Want donated WagonR back: Upset AAP supporter to Kejriwal April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Upset over the ongoing turmoil in the party, an AAP supporter, who had donated a Blue WagonR to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in January 2013, on Tuesday made a demand that it be returned. Kundan Sharma, a software engineer, who expressed his disappointment over the removal of party...
  • Delhi government to give protection to callers on 1031 against corrupt officials April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Assuring that the identity of a caller who registers a complaint with the newly launched anti-corruption helpline will remain secret, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the government will also give protection to the complainant against corrupt official. "I will ensure that this helpline will keep...
  • Delhi anti-corruption helpline relaunched by Arvind Kejriwal gets over 12,000 calls in 24 hours April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP government's anti-corruption helpline, re-launched on Sunday in Delhi, has received 12,731 calls in 24 hours, with most of them wanting to know about the process of registering a graft case. "Most of the calls received at helpline were made to inquire about how to register corruption case with...
  • Aam Aadmi Party members have become VIPs in just 50 days: Congress April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP-led Delhi government's event to launch the anti-corruption helpline on Sunday came in for strong criticism from Congress, which showed pictures of VIP boards placed at the event and said "in 50 days Aam Aadmi has become VIP". Delhi Congress Chief Ajay Maken posted a picture showing VIP parking...