KUMAR VISHWAS

  • AAP says Kumar Vishwas urged Gajendra Singh to come down from the tree as Delhi Police watched 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Rubbishing Delhi Police's claim, the Aam Aadmi Party claimed that its leader Kumar Vishwas had urged Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh to come down from the tree during the party rally against Land Bill in Delhi. A video shows Kumar Vishwas, who was speaking on the stage, asking Gajendra...
  • Reach out to farmers with government move on compensation: Arvind Kejriwal to AAP leaders April 16, 2015

    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...
  • 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...
  • Uttar Pradesh: AAP workers protest against new land bill March 24, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Aam Aadmi Party workers led by Kumar Vishwas and Sanjay Singh on Monday took out a protest march in Ghaziabad against the Narendra Modi government's new land acquisition bill. Addressing the protesters, Vishwas said that Modi's land acquisition bill is directly "targeting" people, particularly farmers, and their party will launch...
  • Modi misleading farmers, says AAP March 23, 2015

    Ghaziabad: The AAP on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of cheating farmers by aggressively promoting takeover of their land. Addressing Aam Aadmi Party supporters at the Ghaziabad collectorate, party leader Sanjay Singh said that Modi was misleading the farmers by claiming that his government was not harming their interests. Sanjay Singh...
  • Arvind Kejriwal breaks his silence, says he aims to reform the political system March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Finally breaking his silence on the ongoing crisis in the party, AAP chief and Delhi Chief Minsiter Arvind Kejriwal on Friday sent out a message to his party that it has to give a good government in Delhi and change the system. In his first statement since leaving Delhi...
  • Allegations against us are false, says Kumar Vishwas March 13, 2015

    Infighting in the Aam Aadmi Party gets ugly and another video of alleged horse-trading has surfaced. AAP leader Kumar Vishwas defended his party and said, "The allegations against us are false. The stings are a conspiracy against the Aam Aadmi Party." ...
  • Delhi: Kumar Vishwas hits back at Rajesh Garg March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday hit back at former party legislator Rajesh Garg alleging he was trying to blackmail him in return for a party ticket. Garg, who accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of trying to poach six Congress MLAs to form government last year, had recorded...
  • AAP celebrates Holi; Yogendra Yadav, Kumar Vishwas great each other March 6, 2015

    The crisis within the AAP is not over but the party leaders are trying to put their differences aside and they have put up a united face on the occasion of Holi. ...
  • Prashant Bhushan had threatened revolt inside AAP, say sources March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) founding member Prashant Bhushan had threatened revolt inside the party during the National executive meeting held on Wednesday. According to sources, Kumar Vishwas, who chaired the meeting, favoured a compromise between the two factions - Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bhushan-Yogendra Yadav duo. Yadav and...
  • Split wide open in Aam Aadmi Party; Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav removed from core group March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: In a decision which widens the split in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the National Executive on Wednesday removed senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party's highest decision-making body - Political Affairs Committee (PAC). At the same time, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's resignation as...
  • Delhi elections: AAP will get 45 seats, says Kumar Vishwas February 8, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Sunday said, "We feel the same that the results will match the polls. We hope that we will be able to win on 45 seats approx." ...
  • AAP leader Kumar Viswas slams BJP for controversial advertisement February 2, 2015

    AAP leader Kumar Viswas slammed BJP for the controversial advertisement. "I am sure public will give an appropriate answer to this personalised attack by BJP on February 7. Now that they are targeting him by attacking his gotra, it only shows that they have the same mentality as Sakshi Maharaj...
  • BJP files complaint against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas for his sexist remarks on Kiran Bedi January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has lodged a police complaint over an allegedly sexist remark made by Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas against Kiran Bedi. The party will also be filing a complaint with the Election Commission. The offensive remark was made by AAP leader Kumar Vishwas at...
  • Kiran Bedi, Gen VK Singh were always soft on BJP, alleges AAP leader Kumar Vishwas January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas has accused Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and Union Minister General (retired) VK Singh of being soft on the BJP even when they were with Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement. As part of attacks and counterattacks between AAP and BJP,...
  • Prime time panelists wooed by reality show producers; after Kumar Vishwas, Tehseen Poonawalla gets offers September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: People may see some regular faces on TV news channels on some top entertainment channels soon. The prime time talk shows in the night may extend even to some of the entertainment channels. According to sources, in some of the main political parties, a few prominent political faces...
  • Will not leave Amethi: Kumar Vishwas May 13, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader and party nominee from Amethi Lok Sabha seat Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday said he will not leave the constituency whether he wins or loses the election. "I'm not going to leave Amethi whatever the decision may be. My campaign to break the network of alleged touts will...
  • BJP seeks repolling on 8 Amethi booths after Smriti alleged bogus voting May 8, 2014

    Alleging irregularities, BJP candidate Smiti Irani is seeking repoll in eight polling booths in Amethi constituency where she was pitted against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. An official said on Thursday that Smriti Irani had alleged bogus voting and intimidation of voters by Congress workers during the polling on Wednesday. She also...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Serial voting would reveal poll rigging in Amethi: Kumar Vishwas May 7, 2014

    AAP candidate from Amethi on Wednesday alleged booth capturing and poll rigging by Congress. The Election Commission, however, refuted the charges saying they hadn't found any evidence. ...
  • After Smriti Irani cries foul, Priyanka Gandhi's PRO asked to leave Amethi May 7, 2014

    BJP candidate Smriti Irani and Public Relations Officer of Priyanka Gandhi, Preeti Sahay, entered in a verbal dual on Wednesday as the former objected to her presence at one of the booths in Jagdishpur area here. Following the incident, BJP complained to the Election Commission on the presence of Sahay at...
  • Priyanka's PRO Preeti Sahay asked to leave Amethi May 7, 2014

    Amethi: The District Returning Officer on Wednesday asked Priyanka Gandhi's PRO Preeti Sahay to leave Amethi after BJP candidate Smriti Irani raised objection against her visit to a polling booth. "What rights does Smt Priyanka Vadra's secretary have to go inside the polling booth? When we asked for her authority letter,...
  • AAP alleges booth capturing by Congress in Amethi May 7, 2014

    Amethi: Kumar Vishwas, the Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Amethi, on Wednesday alleged booth capturing attempts by the Congress in the constituency. "Booth capturing is going on at booth number 42 of Mehmoodpur," Vishwas tweeted. In another tweet, he alleged that information about large scale booth capturing, fake voting and intimidation...
  • Amethi: AAP complains to EC against Rahul for poll code violation May 7, 2014

    Lucknow: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday complained to the Election Commission (EC) against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. The AAP alleged that Rahul was travelling in his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh with a large number of vehicles on polling day. The AAP accused Rahul of violating the model...
  • Rahul counters Modi's attack, says people's actions are low, not their caste May 7, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at Narendra Modi for dubbing his sister Priyanka's "neech rajniti" remark as an attack on his caste, saying people's actions are low, not their caste. "Jaati nahi, karm neech hote hain (It is not caste but ones action that are low)," he said when asked...
  • Amethi: Voting for development, want Rahul to win, say voters May 7, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi is seeking third term as an MP from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency. In Amethi, while Kumar Vishwas is banking on the power of "aam aadmi", Smriti Irani is trying to cash in on Modi wave and by highlighting "lack of development" in Rahul's 10year as MP. ...
  • I've gone to Amethi villages that Rahul hasn't touched: Kumar Vishwas May 7, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party Amethi candidate Kumar Vishwas is confident of dethroning Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the constituency. The constituency went to polls on Wednesday, May 7. ...
  • LS poll: Over 55 pc voting registered in Uttar Pradesh May 7, 2014

    Updates: 8:00 pm: Voter turnout of 55.52 per cent recorded for 15 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, according to Election Commission. 6:40 pm: Nearly 51.49 per cent electorate exercised their franchise till 5 PM in the fifth phase of elections in UP. In Amethi, 50.66 per cent polling has been recorded...
  • Lok Sabha elections phase 8: Rahul Gandhi, Jagan Reddy among the key candidates May 7, 2014

    The fate of 897 candidates will be sealed on Wednesday, May 7 as voting was being held across 64 constituencies in seven states. Some of the key candidates include Congress's Rahul Gandhi, BJP leaders Varun Gandhi, Shanta Kumar, Major General BC Khanduri and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, RJD nominee Rabri Devi,...
  • Lok sabha elections live: Over 66 pc voting in 502 seats till phase 8 May 7, 2014

    Voting for the eighth phase of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections began on Wednesday across 64 constituencies in seven seats. One of the most watched battles in this phase is that of Amethi where Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is pitted against BJP's Smriti Irani and AAP's Kumar Vishwas. ...