Aam Aadmi Party

  • Lok Sabha elections: 121 seats begin voting in the biggest phase 17-04-2014 07:35 AM

    With 121 seats across 12 states voting in fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, India is witnessing the biggest round of electoral exercise on April 17. With this phase the voting will cross the half-way mark in terms of seats in more than a month-long exercise. More than 25 bigwigs...
  • Gandhis have emotionally blackmailed people of Amethi: Kumar Vishwas 16-04-2014 11:47 PM

    Calling the Gandhis "magicians", Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Amethi Lok Sabha seat Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday said the family had always "emotionally blackmailed" the people of the constituency. Addressing meetings at several villages in the Amethi assembly segment, including Ghatampur and Tikari, Vishwas said, "Gandhis have always emotionally blackmailed...
  • 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...
  • 'BJP may win enough seats to fit its MPs into an Airbus A320' 16-04-2014 10:14 AM

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien sure has some fun predictions to make during the Lok Sabha elections. On Sunday, on a blog on the General Elections, Derek predicted as to how many MPs approximately would each party have and what mode of transport would they fit into. While the...
  • 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...
  • Kumar Vishwas declares assets worth Rs 4 crore 15-04-2014 06:12 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party nominee from Amethi Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday declared his assets about Rs four crore in an affidavit filed along with his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls. Kumar has declared assets including that of his wife Manju Sharma. As per the affidavit, while gross total value...
  • Varun Gandhi files his nomination from Sultanpur 15-04-2014 09:40 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Varun Gandhi filed his nomination from Sultanpur on Tuesday for the Lok Sabha elections. Varun also held a roadshow before filing his papers. He is up against Congress's Amita Singh in the constituency. Meanwhile, Varun's estranged cousin Priyanka Gandhi will address party workers in...
  • Kumar Vishwas mocks RSS, likens it to Lashkar-e-Taiba 14-04-2014 08:31 PM

    Having got into trouble for praising RSS, Aam Aadmi Party candidate against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Kumar Vishwas on Monday said the Hindu nationalist groups discipline was as good as that of militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Earlier this month, the 44-year-old AAP leader had praised RSS as a disciplined force and...
  • 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...
  • AAP's Nalanda candidate attacked by 25 people, admitted to hospital 14-04-2014 08:42 AM

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to attacks on the members of the Aam Aadmi Party. AAP's candidate from Nalanda, Pranav Prakash, was allegedly attacked by unknown assailants on Sunday. He has sustained serious injuries and has been admitted to the hospital. Pranav has alleged that the he...
  • Will not take support of Ansari's QED in Varanasi: AAP 13-04-2014 06:55 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday said that it is not going to take support of Mukhtar Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in Varanasi. "Our party will not take any support from Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal... There has been no interaction or any meetings of AAP...
  • AAP alleges bogus voting in Gurgaon, files complaint with EC 13-04-2014 08:40 AM

    Gurgaon: The Aam Aadmi Party has filed a complaint with the Election Commission alleging bogus voting in Gurgaon. The party has alleged that bogus voting took place in 110 booths during the third phase of the 2014 elections in Gurgaon on April 10. It has also a released an audio...
  • Voters determine fate of over 30 key candidates in the first 4 phases 12-04-2014 03:03 PM

    New Delhi: The voters of India have already determined the fate of more than 30 key candidates in the first four phases of the Lok Sabha elections. The voters have sealed the fate of stalwarts like former BJP president Nitin Gadkari in Nagpur, Union ministers Praful Patel in Bhanda-Gondia, Mukul...
  • LS polls: Voting on for 7 seats in Assam, Tripura, Sikkim and Goa 12-04-2014 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: Voting is taking place on Saturday in seven Lok Sabha constituencies where the fate of 3 seats in Assam, 2 in Goa, 1 in Sikkim and 1 in Tripura will be sealed. Voting for the 32-member Sikkim Assembly is also taking place simultaneously. Karimganj, Silchar and Autonomous district...
  • EC rejects nomination of AAP candidate from Patan LS seat 10-04-2014 11:33 PM

    The election authorities on Thursday rejected the nomination form of Aam Aadmi Party's candidate from Patan Lok Sabha constituency for a technical mistake in his nomination papers. "The district collectorate has informed our candidate Atul Patel that his nomination was cancelled for a technical reason," AAP spokesperson Harshil Nayak said....
  • Farooq Abdullah gains 11 years in age since 2008, AAP seeks action 10-04-2014 01:49 PM

    Srinagar: National Conference (NC) President and Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr Farooq Abdulla's age has increased by 11 years within a period of five years. This is not a joke, but the truth as the affidavit filed by Dr Farooq Abdullah before the Returning Officer Srinagar on...
  • Watch: Analysis of early voter trends in Lok Sabha elections Phase III 10-04-2014 12:54 PM

    As many as 91 constituencies voted in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections Phase 3: 91 seats vote across India 10-04-2014 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: Voting began in one of the biggest phases of the current Lok Sabha election in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People are also simultaneously voting in the Assembly election in Odisha. The entire state of Kerala with 20 Lok Sabha seats, national capital Delhi with...
  • Javed Jaaferi not a voter, nomination likely to be cancelled 09-04-2014 06:15 PM

    AAP leader Adarsh Shastri, grandson of late prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat as a cover candidate for Bollywood actor Jaaved Jaaferi. Shastri is the party's official candidate from Allahabad. The move was part of a "well thought out...
  • Photos: Arvind Kejriwal meets autorickshaw driver Laali who had slapped him, move him to tears 09-04-2014 04:12 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met the autorickshaw driver who had slapped him during a roadshow in Sultanpuri. Kejriwal was accompanied by AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Dilip Pandey. The autorickshaw driver, Laali, had slapped Kejriwal when he was campaigning in Delhi's Sultanpuri area. Following the attack,...
  • Will prosecute Ashutosh over his allegations against me: Kapil Sibal 09-04-2014 02:04 PM

    A day before Delhi goes to vote- the battle for Chandni Chowk is heating up. After AAP candidate Ashutosh demanded that his Congress opponent Kapil Sibal's nomination be cancelled and accused him of distributing money to voters, Sibal has now threatened Ashutosh with legal action. ...
  • Autorickshaw driver who slapped Kejriwal meets him, touches his feet 09-04-2014 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met the autorickshaw driver who had slapped him on Tuesday during a roadshow in Sultanpuri. Kejriwal was accompanied by AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Dilip Pandey. The autorickshaw driver, Laali, had slapped Kejriwal when he was campaigning in Delhi's Sultanpuri...
  • AAP's Ashutosh accuses Sibal of distributing money in Chandni Chowk 09-04-2014 09:26 AM

    New Delhi: Just a day before Lok Sabha elections in New Delhi, Chandni Chowk Aam Aadmi Party candidate Ashutosh has alleged distribution of money in his constituency by his opponent and Congress candidate Kapil Sibal. He has in fact demanded that Sibal's nomination be cancelled. While campaigning for the elections...
  • Attacks on Kejriwal 'staged for publicity', says BJP 09-04-2014 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: Even as the Aam Aadmi Party points at a political conspiracy over attacks on its convener Arvind Kejriwal, the Bharatiya Janata Party maintains that the attacks have been planned by the AAP itself. After BJP leader VK Malhotra, party member Sambit Patra too has called the attacks on...
  • AAP questions EVMs, alleges that machines favour Praful Patel 08-04-2014 10:25 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Maharashtra unit strongly objected to "faulty" electronic voting machine (EVMs) in the Bhandara-Gondia constituency on Tuesday and decided to appeal to the CEC to postpone polls until machines are tested and certified to be functioning properly. AAP alleged that no matter which button is pressed...
  • Congress goes local, fields Ajai Rai against 'outsiders' Modi, Kejriwal 08-04-2014 05:46 PM

    The speculations have finally come to an end and so has the uncertainty, as the Congress on Tuesday announced to field local candidate Ajai Rai against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi. Now, Varanasi seems all set for a battle between BJP's Narendra Modi, Congress's Ajai Rai and...
  • Kejriwal lied, stole from people, says the man who slapped him 08-04-2014 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: A man who slapped Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday during a rally in Delhi has accused him of lying and stealing from the people. "Kejriwal lied to everyone. He stole from the people. Congress and the BJP are better than AAP," the assailant Lali,...
  • AAP set for biggest battle after Delhi showing 08-04-2014 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Having fielded some 450 candidates across India, the Aam Aadmi Party is hoping for the best in the Lok Sabha battle in Delhi, its original hub where it created history in December, and beyond. AAP strategists are aware that it will have to perform well in the capital's...
  • BJP may be behind attacks on Kejriwal, says AAP leader Ashutosh 08-04-2014 02:56 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party may be behind the repeated attacks on AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal. However, he added that this was his personal opinion. "I feel the BJP is behind this attack as it cannot tolerate is political rivals," Ashutosh...
  • Video: Autorickshaw driver slaps Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi 08-04-2014 02:38 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal was yet again slapped in Delhi. Kejriwal was attacked by an autorickshaw driver in Sultanpuri. ...