Arvind Kejriwal

  • I should have consulted people before quitting, says Arvind Kejriwal 16-04-2014 08:55 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he committed a "mistake" of not consulting people before resigning as chief minister of Delhi. "I think we made a mistake on (the issue of) resignation. Resignation in principle was (however) right," Kejriwal told NDTV in Varanasi. Kejriwal and his cabinet quit on...
  • Modi to file his nomination papers from Varanasi on April 24 16-04-2014 06:04 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is likely to file his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh on April 24. Modi, who is contesting elections from two seats, had filed his nomination from Vadodara in Gujarat on April 9 after a grand...
  • Arvind Kejriwal begins campaign trail in Varanasi 16-04-2014 04:49 PM

    With an aim to woo rural voters, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday launched his election campaign in Varanasi by holding "chaupals" or small public meetings in villages. Kejriwal was accompanied by party leader Sanjay Singh, besides other AAP members and volunteers. The former Delhi Chief Minister first...
  • Gujarat: Court summons Kejriwal over violation of model code 16-04-2014 03:08 PM

    A local court in Kutch district of Gujarat on Wednesday issued a notice to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal and asked him to appear within ten days for alleged breach of model code of conduct during his 'fact finding' tour last month. Gandhidham Judicial Magistrate K D Prasad ordered...
  • Actor, doctor up against Shatrughan Sinha in Patna Sahib 16-04-2014 02:03 PM

    A Bhojpuri film actor, a prominent doctor and a former minister are hoping to upset the apple cart of actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha of BJP, who is making a bid for a second consecutive term to the Lok Sabha from Patna Sahib seat that goes to polls on Thursday. Popularly known...
  • Publishers make merry in election season, books on politicians fly off the shelves 16-04-2014 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: Book publishers are making a merry this election season. With the election battle unveiling in book stands now, books on political leaders are soon flying off the shelves. The two books that apparently are the most sought after currently are Sanjaya Baru's 'The Accidental Prime Minister' and former...
  • Kejriwal visits Varanasi's Muslim stronghold on day 1 of his campaign 16-04-2014 08:20 AM

    Varanasi: Uttar Pradesh is seeing many key contests this Lok Sabha elections, but the biggest one will unfold in Varanasi. Aam Aadmi Party national convenor Arvind Kejriwal began his month-long campaign against the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi in the holy city on Tuesday. On day one...
  • If Modi loses in Varansai, no one will make him PM: Kejriwal 15-04-2014 10:59 PM

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said if the people of Varanasi defeat Narendra Modi in the elections then no one will make him the next prime minister. During an open interaction with the electorate in Varanasi, Kejriwal said, "If the people defeat Modi in Varanasi, then no one will...
  • Arvind Kejriwal begins campaigning in Varanasi 15-04-2014 10:26 PM

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday plunged into campaigning for the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, where he will face BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Arriving in Varanasiafter a overnight train ride from Delhi, Kejriwal met a Muslim leader and also a group of traders and listened to their problems....
  • News 360: War of words between Priyanka, Varun Gandhi 15-04-2014 09:08 PM

    None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family tea party,...
  • A Billion Votes: Rahul Gandhi rakes up Godse to slam BJP's ideology 15-04-2014 07:30 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo against the BJP saying the Lok Sabha elections is a battle between love, harmony and the ideology of RSS member Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. ...
  • Varanasi fears polarisation as Kejriwal hits campaign trail 15-04-2014 06:07 PM

    As political pitch gets stronger in this city of temples and weavers with the arrival of AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, leaders across party lines are fearing a highly polarised scenario on religious lines ahead of Lok Sabha polls next month. While senior leaders from BJP dismiss the impact of any...
  • Ajay Rai wants Gandhi family to campaign for him in Varanasi 15-04-2014 03:52 PM

    Congress candidate from Varanasi Ajay Rai will file his nomination on Thursday for the mega contest in which he is pitted against BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal among others. Rai, a sitting MLA, said he has already sought support of the top brass of...
  • SC declines to stay trial court proceedings against Kejriwal, AAP leaders 15-04-2014 01:30 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stay the proceedings in the trial court in a defamation case filed by Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit against former Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders Shazia Ilmi, Prashant Bhushan and Manish Sisodia. A bench comprising justices H L Dattu and...
  • Kejriwal reaches Varanasi, greeted with posters calling him a 'deserter' 15-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday arrived in the holy city for a month-long campaign and was greeted with posters that accused him of being a 'deserter', an apparent reference to his resignation as Delhi Chief Minister within 49 days of taking charge. Kejriwal, who will fight BJP's...
  • Kejriwal reaches Varanasi, to kickstart campaign against Modi today 15-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Varanasi: AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal reached Varanasi early on Tuesday morning to kick start a month-long campaign against the BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. Kejriwal will camp in Varanasi till the polling day on May 12, the final day of the 9-phase parliamentary election. He is expected to meet...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 14-04-2014 10:39 PM

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  • Arvind Kejriwal leaves for Varanasi to take on Modi 14-04-2014 09:22 PM

    New Delhi: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal left on Monday evening by train for Varanasi to contest against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, with hundreds of supporters wishing him the best. Kejriwal boarded the Shiv Ganga Express along with his parents and select party activists as well as a couple...
  • News 360: Ex-coal secy releases book on Coalgate, wants CBI probe 14-04-2014 08:24 PM

    The former coal secretary, PC Parakh, has now demanded that the Prime Minister's role be probed by the CBI. He claimed that the PM's authority was undermined and he allowed it to happen. In his tell-all book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths', to be released on Tuesday, Parakh...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Kejriwal to campaign in Varanasi from Tuesday 14-04-2014 07:16 PM

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will begin campaigning against BJPs prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi from Tuesday, his colleagues said on Monday. With senior colleagues including Sanjay Singh and Manish Sisodia already in the temple town, Kejriwal will reach Varanasi on Tuesday after an overnight train journey from New...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Priyanka more charismatic than Rahul as a leader? 14-04-2014 07:15 PM

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Monday rubbished news reports that said she wanted to challenge BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi but was stopped by the party high command. However, Priyanka Gandhi told CNN-IBN, "I have always said my focus is on the two seats of Amethi and...
  • AAP aims to defeat both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi: Kejriwal 14-04-2014 06:45 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal spoke to Rajdeep Sardesai on Google Hangout. He says AAP aims to defeat both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi in their constituencies as they stand for corruption. ...
  • BJP leaders capabale of killing their own men to gain power: Kejriwal 14-04-2014 04:53 PM

    New Delhi: Launching a scathing attack on the BJP, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday alleged that the saffron party leaders were capabale of "killing their own men to come to power". Referring to a recent sting done by a news portal which alleged that the 1992 Babri...
  • AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi for Kumar Vishwas 14-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas, who will file nomination in Amethi on Tuesday to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday said all party MLAs from Delhi will campaign for him. "All the AAP MLAs will be campaigning here for me. While Arvind Kejriwal will be here...
  • Kannada writers Ananthamurthy, Karnad to campaign against Modi in Varanasi 14-04-2014 12:09 PM

    Bangalore: Jnanapeeth Award winning renowned Kannada writers U R Ananthamurthy and Girish Karnad have now decided to campaign against the BJP candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi. The Progressive Writers Association (PWA) is planning to organize a public meeting against Modi in Varanasi on May 4. The PWA wants to back...
  • Kejriwal to reach Varanasi today, likely to stay there till poll day 14-04-2014 09:39 AM

    Varanasi: Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kerjiwal will leave for Varanasi by train on Monday and is expected to stay on till the polling day. Varanasi will go to polls during the last phase of elections on May 12. Kejriwal is pitted against Bharatiya janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate...
  • Call and campaign for Kejriwal, Vishwas from anywhere in India 14-04-2014 12:14 AM

    New Delhi The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has begun its Citizens Call Campaign in Varanasi and Amethi Lok Sabha constituencies, enabling its volunteers as well as the common man from across the country to canvass for its nominees. A party leader on Sunday said AAP volunteers, as well as the...
  • LS polls: Kejriwal to campaign in Varanasi from Monday 13-04-2014 05:52 PM

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal leaves on Monday by train for Varanasi to take on BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha election, party sources said on Sunday. Kejriwal will take an evening train from New Delhi and reach the Hindu holy city in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday...