AAM AADMI PARTY

  • Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan sacked: What next for AAP? 8 hours 8 minutes ago

    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 AAP's national convenor...
  • Split wide open in Aam Aadmi Party; Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav removed from core group 10 hours 17 minutes ago

    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...
  • Yogendra Yadav shunted out of AAP's Political Affairs Committee 12 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav has been shunted out of the party's Political Affairs Committee. The decision was taken in the National Executive meeting of AAP held in New Delhi on Wednesday. The relations between Yadav and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had turned bitter on...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal offers to resign as Aam Aadmi Party's national convenor 17 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has offered to resign as Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) national convenor. He has sent his resignation to the National Executive of the party. The National Executive meeting is underway in Delhi on Wednesday. According to senior AAP leaders, Kejriwal had resigned as the party's national...
  • Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan's fate in AAP to be sealed at National Executive meet today 22 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Less than a month after the celebrations, the Aam Aadmi Party seems to be in disarray. Senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav have raised the red flag against party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's continuance as the national convener of the party. They have also...
  • Concerned over lack of democracy in AAP but back Kejriwal as national convener: Yogendra Yadav Yesterday

    New Delhi: Staying firm on his stand on his opposition over the functioning of the party, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav said that he had merely raised his voice for internal democracy in the party. "I and Prashant Bhushan had raised voice for internal democracy in the party,...
  • Everyone has a right to speak his mind: Bhagwant Mann on AAP infighting Yesterday

    The rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is wide open. According to sources, Prashant Bhushan could be expelled from the PAC at tomorrows meet. Reacting to the furor, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann said, "Everybody has a right to speak his/her mind. Issues will be sorted out by tomorrow." ...
  • Deeply hurt by what's going on in AAP, refuse to be drawn into this ugly battle: Arvind Kejriwal Yesterday

    New Delhi: Finally speaking up over the rift going on within the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted his displeasure over the turn of events. "I am deeply hurt and pained by what is going on in the party. This is betrayal of trust that Delhi posed...
  • Arvind Kejriwal loyalists release audio tape to target Yogendra Yadav for anti-party activities Yesterday

    New Delhi: A day before the Aam Aadmi Party's National Executive meeting, the rift within the party is reaching a new high. In yet another attempt to bring down party member Yogendra Yadav, loyalists of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have released a recorded conversation with a journalist who held...
  • Is Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party a one man show? 2 days ago

    Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reportedly in favour of throwing party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan out of the National Executive. ...
  • Rift within AAP: Are Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan to be axed? 2 days ago

    Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reportedly in favour of throwing party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan out of the National Executive. ...
  • Absence of internal democracy, no transparency in AAP, says Shazia Ilmi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as internal conflicts within the Aam Aadmi Party begin to come to the fore, former party member and now a Bharatiya Janata Party member Shazia ilmi trained guns at her former colleagues claiming that there is a dearth of transparency within the party. "There is absence of...
  • Rift in AAP reaches breaking point; failure of the third alternative? 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The expected has happened. The virtual split of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now in the public domain. Two founding members of the AAP and the top advisors of its chief Arvind Kejriwal have expressed their resentment over what is happening within the party which is still...
  • Rift within AAP, Kejriwal wants Yogendra Yadav, Bhushan out of National Executive: Reports 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is out in the open with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reportedly in favour of throwing party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan out of the National Executive. However, Yadav dismissed reports of a rift in the AAP as baseless conspiracy. "Since the...
  • Yogendra Yadav, Bhushan pitch for 'new blood' in AAP Political Affairs Committee 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A strong pitch to reconstitute the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC) bringing in "new blood" and more "transparency" was made by senior AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav when a three-member panel met the two to defuse the simmering crisis in the party. Bhushan is also said...
  • Prashant Bhushan flays one person-centric campaign, calls for 'swaraj' within AAP 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Crisis deepened in Aam Aadmi Party with senior leader Prashant Bhushan accusing the party of running a "one person-centric" campaign revolving around Arvind Kejriwal during the Delhi elections contrary to its principles. Bhushan said the 'one person-centric' campaign was making the party look like other conventional parties and called...
  • At party meet, Arvind Kejriwal wanted to quit as AAP national convener 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal had tendered his resignation as party's national convener in the National Executive meeting held on Thursday, party sources said, a move which was vehemently opposed by members. The sources said Kejriwal was upset after a section of leaders raised the issue of him...
  • Don't see AAP competing for space nationwide: Shashi Tharoor 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said that he does not see the Aam Aadmi Party competing nationwide for political space with the Congress, and that the new party posed more of a threat to the Communist parties. Referring to the AAP's landslide victory in the recent Delhi elections,...
  • Anna Hazare returns, targets Modi government's Land Ordinance; Kejriwal to participate on Tuesday February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare, who shook the previous UPA government four years ago with his anti-corruption crusade, is back in the national capital to take on the BJP government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for its "pro-rich" development agenda. Attacking Modi government's Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, Hazare said...
  • 'How can government take away irrigated land of farmers?': Anna Hazare February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, who is protesting on Monday at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the Land Acquisition Bill, has objected to the provision of government taking away irrigated land of the farmers. Just before starting his protest at Jantar Mantaer in New Delhi, Hazare said, "How can...
  • 2-day Delhi Assembly session to begin today, LoP post for BJP under contention February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The newly sworn-in Aam Aadmi Party government is looking to initiate discussions on its poll promises, including women's safety and cheaper electricity, in the brief two-day session of the Delhi Assembly which begins on Monday. The session will also see the newly elected legislators being administered oath while the...
  • Faridabad: Aam Aadmi Party opens office at Ballabgarh February 22, 2015

    Faridabad: Buoyed by its overwhelming victory in Delhi Assembly polls, Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday opened its office in Ballabgarh area of this district in Haryana. "The party has decided to open the office in the city after observing large number of its followers in the area," party's district organiser Abhash...
  • Low water, power tariff very soon, free Wi-Fi likely by year-end: CM Kejriwal February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government will very soon make an announcement on reducing water and electricity tariff while free Wi-Fi may be activated by year-end. "People are expecting a lot on water, power and Wi-Fi. We have prepared a blue print on water and...
  • Media not allowed to enter premises, needs prior appointment: Delhi government February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia defended his government's decision to curb the media at the Delhi Secretariat saying 'media is not priority, the public is'. The remarks came after media was not allowed entry into the Delhi Secretariat on February 16 on the first working day of...
  • AAP demands apology from BJP after Delhi HC's clean chit on foreign funds February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Delhi High Court gave a clean chit to the Aam Aadmi Party on its foreign funds, the party has demanded an apology from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Centre on the issue. The development took place after the Centre told the high court...
  • Centre takes a U-turn in Delhi HC, gives clean chit to Aam Aadmi Party's foreign funding February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In a clear U-turn, the Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that nothing objectionable was detected in the foreign funding of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). In the run up to the Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress had tried to corner AAP over...
  • 5 points of friction between Delhi and Centre as AAP gets ready to implement its poll promises February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is firmly in the saddle in Delhi and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has started to implement its election promises. Even though the Delhi government does not have many powers which are enjoyed by other state governments and is dependent on the Centre to...
  • AAP's poll promise of free WiFi in Delhi with 'terms and conditions' February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: One of the big promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party during the Delhi Assembly elections is providing free WiFi, but when it comes down to implementing the agenda finer details are different from expectations. According to the plan only public websites and websites that deal with governance...
  • Delhi: AAP government invites proposals for reducing electricity tariffs February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking the first move to fulfill his poll promises, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday directed the finance and power departments to send proposals for reduction of electricity tariffs by half till the audits are completed by the Comptroller and Auditor General. The Chief Minister has...
  • AAP's landslide win in Delhi still hasn't sunk in: Yogendra Yadav February 16, 2015

    Relishing the massive mandate in Delhi polls, Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav said that though they were confident of a victory, the margin of victory has been a surprise. ...