Aam Aadmi Party

  • Kejriwal, other AAP MLAs meet Delhi L-G, demand fresh elections Yesterday

    New Delhi: The race for government formation in Delhi has intensified. Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal along with other MLAs met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday. Kejriwal pressed his demand for re-elections in Delhi. After the meeting, AAP leader Manish Sisodia said, "We have told the L-G...
  • Voters in New Delhi put up Kejriwal's 'missing' posters, mock him 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and the MLA from New Delhi assembly seat Arvind Kejriwal is now getting a taste of his own medicine. The 49 day chief minister of Delhi is facing the ire of his voters for neglecting them since his victory. Some Resident Welfare...
  • AAP appoints three leaders as national observers 1 week ago

    In its process to revive the party in Madhya Pradesh post Lok Sabha election debacle, the Aam Aadmi Party appointed three of its leaders as national observers for the state. Aatishi Malerna, Ajeet Jha and Gaurav Tiwari were appointed as national observers for Madhya Pradesh here. Malerna told reporters that under...
  • Aam Aadmi Party demands cancellation of inauguration of 'incomplete' water project June 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday demanded to cancel the proposed inauguration of incomplete Mango Water Project on June 30 till the project was complete. In a memorandum submitted to East Singhbhum district Deputy Commissioner, AAM party alleged that Jamshedpur Utility and Services Company (Jusco), a subsidiary company of Tata Steel...
  • Kejriwal to seek an appointment with PM Modi over Delhi power crisis June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejirwal and party leader Manish Sisodia plans to seek an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the power crisis in Delhi. This after they protested outside Union Minister Harsh Vardhan's house in the national capital. The BJP, however, continues to blame...
  • Power cuts add to the heat wave woes in Delhi; Congress, BJP, AAP fight it out June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A relentless heat wave continues to make life miserable in North India. Delhi is expected to see a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius for yet another day on Tuesday. Making matters worse in the national capital are 6-hour long power cuts. Protests have erupted across the city. Residents...
  • AAP has better leaders than me, says Yogendra Yadav June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav said that there are better leaders than him in the party. He said, "The party's talent pools has expanded so much that it would be a pity if we do not allow that kind of a talent pool to be reflected...
  • AAP will re-organise itself, form a new political affairs committee: Kejriwal June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After suffering a jolt in the Lok Sabha elections with the party winning only four seats in the 545-member Assembly and a spate of resignations, the Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday decided to re-organise itself. The party's national executive meeting that continued on the third on Sunday said...
  • AAP in damage control mode, rejects resignations of party members June 7, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party has rejected all resignations received within the party. The decision was taken on the second day of AAP's national executive meet. The party also going into damage control after the letter war broke out between Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav. ...
  • AAP rejects all resignations, says it's natural to have differences June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday rejected all the resignations tendered by its party members. The decision was taken on the second day of AAP's national executive meet. Top leaders including Prashant Bhushan, Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav, Manish Sisodia and Naveen Jaihind attended the national executive meet. The...
  • Yogendra Yadav a dear friend, will work on issues raised by him, says Arvind Kejriwal June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after a bitter war of words broke out between Aam Aadmi Party leaders Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav, the party's national executive met in New Delhi on Saturday for the second day. AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal said that Yadav is a 'good friend' and has raised...
  • Gadkari defamation case: Court says bury the hatchet, Kejriwal refuses to withdraw statement June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari both appeared in court on Friday in connection with the defamation case filed against the AAP chief. This was the first time the two were in court in the matter. The judge urged Gadkari and Kejriwal to bury...
  • Sisodia accuses Yadav of targeting Kejriwal, making AAP matters public June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party seems to be falling apart after a dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections. After two high profile resignations in the party last month, more dissent amongst the party leadership is surfacing now with Manish Sisodia accusing Yogendra Yadav of targeting chief Arvind Kejriwal. He...
  • HC advises Kejriwal to furnish bail bond and come out of jail May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday advised Arvind Kejriwal, who has been lodged in Tihar Jail, to furnish a bail bond in the criminal defamation complaint filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. A bench of justices Kailash Gambhir and Sunita Gupta said Kejriwal can raise whatever legal...
  • Kejriwal spends two nights in jail, hearing in defamation case today May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal has already spent two nights in police custody and will be brought to court on Friday. This after Kejriwal refused to pay the bail bond in the defamation case filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The BJP leader has alleged that...
  • AAP didn't ask for fresh elections in Delhi in our meet: Najeeb Jung May 22, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party has admitted that it is difficult to form a government in Delhi as the Congress has refused to lend its support. The party has now said that it is ready for fresh elections, but has not communicated it to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung yet. ...
  • Kejriwal in jail, AAP to launch door-to-door contact programme May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday decided to launch a door-to-door contact programme to apprise people about the circumstances leading to party chief Arvind Kejriwal's arrest in a criminal defamation case instead of holding protest against it. The decision was taken at a meeting a number of AAP...
  • Kejriwal won't pay bail bond, media portrayal unfair, says his wife May 22, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal remains in the Tihar Jail for another day. He was sent to a two-day judicial custody on Wednesday when he refused to pay a bail bond in a defamation case filed by Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • AAP to challenge Patiala House Court order on Arvind Kejriwal's arrest if the judge insists on a bail bond on May 23 May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party will challenge the Patiala House Court order on its convenor Arvind Kejriwal's arrest after refusing to pay the bail bond in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case if the judge still insists on the bail bond. The case is set to come up for hearing...
  • Kejriwal in Tihar, AAP questions court order; BJP says it's a 'stunt' May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal spent Wednesday night in the Tihar Jail after he was taken into custody when he refused to pay a bail bond in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case. The police have imposed prohibitory orders outside the Tihar Jail. There was high drama in...
  • Chances of coming to power again 'negligible': Arvind Kejriwal May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday appeared to have given up efforts to form a government in the national capital again with its chief Arvind Kejriwal saying chances of coming to power are "negligible" and apologised for quitting as Delhi Chief Minister within 49-days. Kejriwal, whose party received...
  • Full text: Kejriwal's statement on resignation as CM and Delhi polls May 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party national convenor and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has issued a statement apologising to the people for resigning as the CM. Kejriwal admitted that people were angry with the AAP for the decision. Following is the full text of Kejriwal's statement on May 21: "During...
  • Kejriwal, AAP MLAs in a huddle amidst government formation talks May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal is in a huddle with all party MLAs at his residence in Delhi. The meeting comes a day after he and Manish Sisodia met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and requested him not to dissolve the Delhi Assembly. A section of AAP MLAs...
  • AAP rules out forming government in Delhi; Cong for fresh polls May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday ruled out the possibility of forming the government in Delhi again, even as the Congress said it would prefer fresh polls than supporting AAP. "Some media (are) again resorting to spreading rumours. No question of forming government in Delhi. The AAP has...
  • AAP routed in Delhi, other states, springs a surprise in Punjab May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party, which stunned everyone by its impressive show in the Delhi Assembly elections in December 2013, has now been completely routed from the national capital. The Narendra Modi wave has swept Delhi with the Bharatiya Janata Party leading in all seven seats. However, what's interesting...
  • Lok Sabha election results: The key candidates to watch out for May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The counting day for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections is here. India will have announced its new Prime Minister by the end of Friday. However, it's not just one individual we are looking at in these elections. There are several key candidates who fought the 2014 Lok Sabha elections...
  • 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...
  • Modi will lose, Ajay Rai not even in the contest in Varanasi: Kejriwal May 12, 2014

    Varanasi: Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor and Varanasi candidate Arvind Kejriwal has dismissed any competition with Congress candidate Ajay Rai. He said his fight was with Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Ajay Rai was not in the picture. "We will win, Modi ji is losing. Ajay Rai...
  • Varanasi will reject Modi, Kejriwal, I'm the son of the soil: Ajay Rai May 12, 2014

    Even as all eyes are on the battle between Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party National Canvenor Arvind Kejriwal, Congress's Varanasi candidate Ajay Rai is confident of winning. Calling Modi and Kejriwal 'outsiders', he said, "I'm the son of the soil." "We consider the...
  • Election map: Key constituencies and candidates in phase 9 of Lok Sabha elections 2014 May 12, 2014

    41 constituencies in three states are voting in the last phase of the 16th Lok Sabha elections.The big battle is being fought in Varanasi with Congress's Ajay Rai pitted against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party national convenor Arvind Kejriwal. The fate of Samajwadi...