Arvind Kejriwal

  • Can India's Antony be its next dark horse Prime Minister?

    Not Worth Another Word |  Sreedhar Pillai
    Let me say this, I barely know AK Antony except that we both hail from 'God's Own Country', the little piece of beautiful land on...

  • Can India's Antony be its next dark horse Prime Minister?

    Not Worth Another Word |  Sreedhar Pillai
    Let me say this, I barely know AK Antony except that we both hail from 'God's Own Country', the little piece of beautiful land on...

  • In election season, media faces credibility crisis, becomes a punching bag for politicians

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    This is open season against the Indian media. Arvind Kejriwal says that he will throw journalists in jail if he comes to power (he later...

  • More Loyal Than The King

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Modi's silence on the foot-soldiers who act in his name is disturbing General elections! Yet rendered somewhat joyless by the creeping authoritarianism which seems ...

  • Third or Federal Front must develop a diversity-centric ideology

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    It's fashionable to make fun of political parties other than the Congress and the BJP. If you're not doing it, you're likely to be accused...

  • Arvind Kejriwal's resignation: Was it a strategy or for a cause?

    The Magnifying Glass |  Priyanka Rathi
    Delhi, the national capital, the centre of all political activities was brought to a standstill by outgoing Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The Aam Aadmi Party,...

  • Why a chai-wallah will make a good PM

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    Come to think of it: most people live their entire lives in the same social strata in which they were born. A very select few...

  • AAP and the business of Delhi-centric news

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    The phrase 'tyranny of distance' was first used by writer Robert Hughes in his epic book "Fatal Shore" on the history of Australia, a country...

  • Why should I trust you with my vote again Mr Kejriwal?

    Just a Thought |  Rashi Mathur
    Is protesting the only way forward! You said you wanted to be in the system to change the system. You got the chance. An unthinkable,...

  • Honest politics is AAP's economic policy: Kejriwal

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    (Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal spoke at the Confederation of Indian Industry's national council meeting in Delhi on Monday (17 February, 2014). He clarified...

  • The AAP is the Congress but the one of 1937-a sequel

    Technical view |  Gautam Mukundan
    In my last article I had compared the AAP to the congress on 1937. Yesterday's high octane events brought out the comparisons even more strongly...

  • How to squander a mandate: the case of AAP

    Guest Blog |  Vinay Sahasrabuddhe
    'Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment and he betrays you instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your...

  • You gave up Mr Kejriwal

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    This country celebrates underdogs, but will never respect quitters. Arvind Kejriwal entered politics as a common street fighter on a mission for grassroots reform and...

  • Communication challenges for Aam Aadmi Party

    Uday's Space |  Uday Sahay
    Doubling up today as a communication professional and as an involved member of Aam Aadami Party, I have to confront a frequently asked question -...

  • AAP must take up cultural decentralisation of power

    The Mysore Post |  Kiran Batni
    Arvind Kejriwal is not a career politician who has no option but to cling to power. AAP is not a standard political party which does...

  • The 'pure' and the 'polluted'

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Parties must shed the politics of puritanism and become reformist instead In his riveting book "Zealot" about Jesus, the historical character who lived in ...

  • Kejriwal must force open access to cut power tariffs, policing through CAG will not help

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Between 2008 and 2012, 1.32 lakh crore (or 1.32 trillion) units of power was sold in the country at an average wholesale prices of Rs...

  • Cometh the anti-establishment neta

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    In the 1970s, there was the anti-establishment hero; in 2014, there is the anti-establishment neta. I once asked Javed Akhtar whether he and Salim Khan...

  • The political weight of AAP's Dharna

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    After two days of demonstrations in the heart of the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the AAP has earned the wrath of...

  • AAP - a phenomenon for change?

    Just Asking |  S K Srivastava
    It is a mix of irony and compulsion. It is also astounding that a toddler-AAP, emerged out off IAC movement, following taunts and ridicule to...

  • Responsible Government more important than a semi-honest one

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    After the near stampede at Arvind Kejriwal's janta darbar on January 11, this is the second time in less than 10 days when Kejriwal has...

  • Muslim community not yet convinced about AAP

    Afsar's Take |  Afsar Ahmad
    The popularity of the Aam Aadmi Party has skyrocketed after the party's stunning debut in Delhi assembly elections in December 2013. National parties like BJP...

  • Why Detective Kutty will vote for AAP

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    These are good days for the aam aadmi. I have been hired by some big MNCs, a few political parties in India and several spy...

  • A grievance redress system for Kejriwal

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Having read about the chaos at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's janta darbar on the streets, I recommend Lokvani, an Internet-based grievance redress system which...

  • To make it big on the national stage, Arvind Kejriwal has his task cut out

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    The ubiquitous Rotary Clubs are a decent indicator of the urban upper middle class mood. Rotarians are often professionals with a conscience: from blood donation...

  • Secularism in winter

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Secularism needs to break free of Modi-obsession and walk with new muscular energy I came back from the relief camps of Muzaffarnagar's riot victims, ...

  • A house for Mr Kejriwal, futility of competitive austerity

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    Referring to Mahatma Gandhi's austerity, Sarojini Naidu, freedom fighter and a close associate of Mahatma had once famously said "it costs a lot to keep...

  • AAP, hum and a trust motion

    Sundry thoughts |  Himanshu Mehta
    Sheila Dikshit showed us how graceless she could be when she didn't attend AAP's swearing-in. Harsh Vardhan cut a real sorry figure at the trust...

  • Congress redundant; It's going to be BJP Vs AAP for the next few years

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    For the last three and half months, ever since Narendra Modi was named as BJP's prime ministerial candidate, the Congress strategists knew that UPA's days...

  • AAP disdains private partnerships but is best suited to make them work

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    I would like to believe that the Aam Aadmi Party is an alternative that combines honest politics with a responsible attitude to public finances. Well-wishers...