AAM AADMI PARTY

  • AAP removes Yogendra Yadav from chief spokesperson post, appoints a 20-member panel 14 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday night sacked dissident leader Yogendra Yadav as chief spokesperson of the party and also removed rebel leaders Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar as spokespersons while announcing a new 20-member panel packed with Arvind Kejriwal loyalists to interact with the media. Atishi Marlena, who was...
  • Great leaders must listen to criticism and dissent: Yogendra Yadav's advice to Arvind Kejriwal Yesterday

    New Delhi: With more allegations and counter allegations, the war within the Aam Aadmi Party is getting uglier. Firing a fresh salvo at party chief Arvind Kejriwal, rebel AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said that all great leaders should have the capacity to listen to criticism. Agreeing with his colleague Prashant Bhushan's...
  • Governance at a standstill: Has the Aam Aadmi Party let down Delhi voters? Yesterday

    After the high drama ouster of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from Aam Aadmi Party's National Executive and allegations of hooliganism leveled against the supporters of Kejriwal inside the national council meet, AAP on Sunday released the video of party chief Arvind Kejriwal's speech. ...
  • AAP government, MCD employees faceoff intensifies, garbage dumped on Delhi streets Yesterday

    New Delhi: As the faceoff between the Aam Aadmi Party government and Municipal Corporation Department employees is intensifying in Delhi, the latter is on a strike and even dumped garbage on the streets of the national capital. MCD workers are protesting against the non-payment of salaries. A resident said, "Piles...
  • Has the Aam Aadmi Party let down Delhi? Yesterday

    After the high drama ouster of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from Aam Aadmi Party's National Executive and allegations of hooliganism leveled against the supporters of Kejriwal inside the national council meet, AAP on Sunday released the video of party chief Arvind Kejriwal's speech. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the...
  • Video of National Council meet released by AAP edited, claims Prashant Bhushan 2 days ago

    New Delhi: There is no end to the tug of war and public mudslinging in the Aam Aadmi Party with rebel leader Prashant Bhushan making fresh allegations against party chief Arvind Kejriwal. Bhushan has claimed that the video of the National Council meet that was released by the party was...
  • Bhushan removed from AAP disciplinary committee; dropped as Lokpal, Ramdas upset 2 days ago

    New Delhi: AAP's internal Lokpal Admiral (retd) L Ramdas was on Sunday shown the door while dissident AAP leader Prashant Bhushan was axed from the party's disciplinary committee, a day after Bhushan and senior leader Yogendra Yadav were expelled from the National Executive (NE) for "backstabbing" and "hatching conspiraces" against...
  • Watch: Arvind Kejriwal's speech at AAP's National Council meet on Saturday 3 days ago

    After the high drama ouster of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from Aam Aadmi Party's National Executive and allegations of hooliganism leveled against the supporters of Kejriwal inside the national council meet, AAP on Sunday released the video of party chief Arvind Kejriwal's speech. The rebel leaders alleged that the...
  • Anna Hazare refuses to get involved in AAP's internal dissent 3 days ago

    Anna Hazare who is said to be the origin of Aam Aadmi Party, on Saturday refused to make any statement on the ongoing fissures in the party. "This is AAP's internal matter, why would I get into it? It's beyond my understanding," he said. ...
  • AAP becoming victim of its own success: Senior journalist Badshah Sen 3 days ago

    Senior journalist Badshah Sen said that Aam Aadmi party (AAP) was becoming victim of its own success. "The original principles of the party have been abandoned. Thus, it is becoming like any other political party," said Sen. ...
  • National Council meet was undemocratic, we were not allowed to speak: Dharamvir Gandhi 3 days ago

    Calling the National Council meet undemocratic, Dharamvir Gandhi said that they would continue to raise their voices. "Every AAP member has the right to express dissent," said Gandhi. ...
  • Allegations of a scuffle during the meeting are baseless: Gopal Rai 3 days ago

    "The resistence within AAP has been removed now so the party will function smoothly. Henceforth, governance will be easy. There was no scuffle at the meet, allegations are baseless," said Gopal Rai. ...
  • AAP War: Not new to Indian politics, nobody expected this in party of the 'common people' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has proved that he is the only boss and he only matters in the party, which he calls a party of the people. In Saturday's National Executive meeting held in Delhi, the scene was chaotic. It...
  • AAP 'kicks' rebel leaders before kicking them out of National Executive, later denies assault charge 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After being expelled from the party's National Executive, Aam Aadmi Party's founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan alleged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's supporters of using violence against them and their supporters inside the National Council meeting venue. "Arvind Kejriwal was provoking the workers, while ending his...
  • Amidst high drama, AAP National Council sacks rebels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party National Council on Saturday passed resolution to oust Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's National Executive. Yadav's supporters Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha have also removed from the National Executive. Setting the stage for a major showdown, AAP's crucial National Council meet took...
  • Breaking Toons: Rift within AAP widens 4 days ago

    It's a full blown civil war in the Aam Aadmi Party. After AAP senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan lashed out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday, party leaders Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh and Ashish Khetan came out in his (Kejriwal's)support. They hit back at the Yadav-Bhushan duo...
  • Is Aam Adami Party becoming an Arvind party? 4 days ago

    It's a full blown civil war in the Aam Aadmi Party. After AAP senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan lashed out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday, party leaders Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh and Ashish Khetan came out in his (Kejriwal's)support. They hit back at the Yadav-Bhushan duo...
  • AAP splits wide open: Prashant Bhushan says fate of alternative politics important 4 days ago

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN AAP leader Prashant Bhushan said, "My fate is not important, it is the fate of the party and the fate of alternative politics, which this party symbolises, is important." ...
  • Rift within AAP widens, Kejriwal supporters slam Yadav and Bhushan for calling him a dictator 4 days ago

    New Delhi: It's a full blown civil war in the Aam Aadmi Party. After AAP senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan lashed out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday, party leaders Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh and Ashish Khetan came out in his (Kejriwal's)support. They hit back at the...
  • Yogendra Yadav: Once Kejriwal's closest comrade-in-arms stares at an uncertain future 4 days ago

    New Delhi: When renowned psephologist and political scientist Professor Yogendra Yadav decided to join Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), both his admirers and friends were shocked. Nobody thought or expected that soft spoken, very affable scholar Yogendra Yadav would actually join active politics. Some of his friends advised him not to...
  • Talks between warring AAP camps on the verge of collapse March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Less than a week before its crucial National Council meeting, the ongoing negotiations between the two warring camps within AAP are on the verge of collapse as neither side is willing to budge on critical issues. If the parleys fail, party sources said, the National Council meeting scheduled...
  • BJP, Congress accuse AAP of going back on poll promise as water tariff hiked in Delhi March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: A month after taking charge of Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced a 10 per cent hike in water tariff for households that consume more than 20,000 litres per month facing the ire of the Opposition. The BJP and Congress have accused the Arvind Kejriwal-led party of...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses plea seeking cancellation of Aam Aadmi Party's registration March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking directions to the Election Commission of India (ECI) for cancellation of the Aam Aadmi Party's registration for allegedly using forged documents. "(The) petition is dismissed," a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice R S Endlaw said. The judgement came...
  • Yogendra Yadav, Arvind Kejriwal hold a marathon meeting to discuss AAP expansion March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In the third attempt in three days to sort out contentious issues between dissident leader Yogendra Yadav and Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), members from both the camps held a marathon meeting in south Delhi on Wednesday. The meeting, which started on Wednesday evening got extended till...
  • Controversies dog Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party and his government in Delhi March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: It has been over a month since the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party swept to power in Delhi decimating its rivals. Kejriwal promised a pro-people and corruption-free administration but ever since he took oath of office and secrecy, the AAP government has been beset with one problem or...
  • Yogendra Yadav welcomes PAC's decision to expand AAP nationally, says step in right direction March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Battling infighting, the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday decided to take steps to end the rift in the party by reaching out to senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan besides expanding the party in other states. Yadav welcomed the party's move and he tweeted, "Welcome PAC's statement to...
  • AAP row may end as leaders meet at Yogendra Yadav's house, Bhushan may meet Kejriwal March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: In a move to reconcile within the Aam Aadmi Party, senior party leaders held a meeting at Yogendra Yadav's residence on Monday. Senior party leader Prashant Bhushan on the other hand also sought a meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal giving signs of rapprochement between the two...
  • Prashant Bhushan reaches out Kejriwal, seeks meeting to end rift in AAP March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Political Affairs Committee member Prashant Bhushan on Monday reached out to party national convener Arvind Kejriwal. Bhushan has sought a meeting with the Delhi Chief Minister to end the rift in the party. Bhushan said, "I have sent a message to Kejriwal....
  • AAP is only harming itself, says MA Naqvi March 13, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party over the surfacing of videos alleging horse-trading by party leaders. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, "The AAP is only harming itself, their policies have backfired. There are no shortcuts in politics, AAP should realise that." ...
  • Delhi HC refuses to withdraw plea against AAP Minister Tomar on fake degree March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for the Aam Aadmi Party, the Delhi High Court has refused to withdraw a plea against Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar. He is facing allegations that he enrolled as an advocate on a fake degree. The court has issued a notice to Tomar...