ARVINDER SINGH LOVELY

  • Congress goes hi-tech, vans and videos to showcase Delhi's development to woo voters 1 week ago

    New Delhi: With filing of nomination papers for Delhi Assembly elections over, the Congress has hit the ground with full force and has become very aggressive in its election campaign. Experimenting with technology, the Congress will flag off 45 vans having LED screens at 3 PM on Thursday. These vans will...
  • Delhi elections: Congress fields Surendra Kumar from Arvinder Singh Lovely's Gandhi Nagar seat January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Surender Prakash Sharma, a close associate of Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, was on Tuesday made the party candidate for Gandhi Nagar Assembly constituency. The decision, which was announced by senior Congress leader and in-charge of party affairs in Delhi PC Chacko, has come two days after...
  • Supporter of Arvinder Singh Lovely climbs transmission tower in Delhi January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: A supporter of Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Tuesday has climbed a transmission tower and threatened not to come down until Lovely agrees to contest in polls. Lovely will not contest the upcoming Assembly elections in the capital from Gandhi Nagar, even though his name was...
  • Congress requested Arvinder Singh Lovely to withdraw from the contest: PC Chacko January 18, 2015

    "The reorganization of the party could not be completed. So organization of the election is to be taken up. So party has requested Arvinder Singh Lovely to withdraw from the contest and look after the organzation of elections in Delhi," said P C Chacko. ...
  • DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely not to contest Delhi polls January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely will not contest Delhi Assembly elections. Sources said the party wants Lovely to campaign in entire city for which he had to forgo his seat. Lovely was one of the eight Congress leaders who won in 2013 Delhi polls. The Gandhi...
  • DPCC Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely decides not to contest Delhi Assembly elections January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major setback to the party, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee Chief (DPCC) Arvinder Singh Lovely has decided not to contest 2015 Assembly elections. Lovely's decision comes after Ajay Maken was appointed the head of the Campaign Committee for Delhi Assembly elections. Congress said that his replacement will be...
  • Delhi Assembly elections: Congress releases second list of 25 candidates January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday released its second list of 25 candidates for the Delhi Assembly elections. The list includes names of Campaign Committee chief Ajay Maken and former MP Mahabal Mishra. While Maken will contest from Sadar Bazar, Mishra will fight from Dwarka constituency. Interestingly, the party has decided to field...
  • Delhi elections: Buta Singh's son Arvinder joins BJP January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, BJP on Tuesday received a substantial gain as Arvinder Singh Lovely, son of former Union Home Minister and senior one-time Congress leader Buta Singh, joined the party. Apart from Lovely, a number of other leaders from Congress, Aam Aadmi Party also joined the...
  • Congress declares first list of candidates for Delhi assembly elections January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Breaking with past practice, Congress today released its first list of 24 candidates for Delhi Assembly polls repeating all its eight MLAs and 12 others who were runner-ups in the 2013 Assembly election in which the party had suffered a setback. Usually the Congress list comes during the nomination...
  • Sonia Gandhi approves five election committees for Delhi November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday approved the composition of five election committees for the upcoming assembly polls in Delhi, a party statement said. The 'pradesh election committee' will be headed by state Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and will have 23 members in addition to the heads of...
  • Cartoon of the day: Clean India 'farce' November 6, 2014

    The Clean Up India campaign was organised near the India Islamic Center in New Delhi where the organisers actually dumped a lot of garbage on a clean road which was later cleaned up once again by Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay and former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi. ...
  • Delhi BJP unit Clean India campaign 'a farce', organisers dump garbage before event November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is facing a big embarrassment following revelations that the Sunday evening Clean Up India event was a farce. The Clean Up India campaign was organised near the India Islamic Center in New Delhi where the organisers actually dumped a lot of garbage on a...
  • If people vote on the basis of Modi wave, then god save India: Arvinder Singh Lovely November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi heads towards fresh elections after all the three major parties - Bharatiya Janata Party, Aam Aadmi Party and Congress - claimed that they do not have the numbers to form the government, Congress MLA Arvinder Singh Lovely said that his party had been demanding repolls for...
  • Delhi to have fresh elections as BJP, AAP, Congress say they are ready to face the voters November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After the three major parties of Delhi - BJP, AAP and Congress - expressed their unwillingness to form government and ready to seek fresh mandate, the national capital is headed for Assembly elections to end the eight-month-long political uncertainty. Indications are that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, who met leaders...
  • Congress wants repoll, dissolution of Delhi Assembly: Arvinder Singh Lovely November 3, 2014

    Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely said that the CLP leaders Haroon Yusuf and others will meet Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung at 3 PM and make the party stand clear. Jung had called Congress to discuss on the government formation in the national capital. Lovely said, "Our stand...
  • Congress demands fresh elections in Delhi October 28, 2014

    Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely clarified that the party will not support any party in Delhi. Lovely said, "We want fresh elections for Delhi and there should be a majority government that will work for its development. Congress has always maintained that it will not support any party in Delhi....
  • Delhi Congress requests arrangements for Chhath Puja October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In view of Chhath Puja festival, Delhi Congress on Thursday urged Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to ensure adequate arrangements at Yamuna River's ghats in the national capital. In a letter to Jung, DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely said that taking into consideration the interest of lakhs of Poorvanchalis...
  • Congress protests Javadekar's resignation over live telecast of RSS chief's speech October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of Congress workers and leaders on Sunday held a protest demanding immediate resignation of Union Minister Prakash Javadekar accusing him of forcing Doordarshan to go for live telecast of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's speech from Nagpur two days ago. The Delhi Congress workers led by its chief...
  • BJP slams Congress for protest against Bhagwat speech telecast October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Sunday slammed Congress for demonstrating against Doordarshan for the live telecast of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's Dussehra speech , saying it has become a "vision less party". "Congress in Delhi has become a visionless party whose leaders rejected by the citizens of Delhi keep raising petty...
  • BJP doing nothing for welfare of Delhiites: Congress September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing BJPled Central government of failing to solve basic issues being faced by people of the national capital, Delhi Congress on Monday said that the saffron party was "doing nothing for the welfare of people". "BJP leaders are making a futile bid to push back the development works in...
  • BJP's move to form Delhi Government 'unethical, unconstitutional': Congress September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming BJP's reported move to form government in Delhi as "unethical and unconstitutional", Congress on Sunday said that the saffron outfit does not have the numbers to do so and vowed to launch a "fight to the finish" against it. Launching the "Aakrosh Rally" against BJP and Aam Aadmi...
  • Delhi: No question of MLAs supporting BJP, AAP, says Congress July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst reports that some Congress MLAs are willing to support BJP if it comes forward to form the government in Delhi, the party on Saturday presented all its eight legislators before the media in a bid to put up a united front. "All our eight MLAs are united. Congress...
  • Congress launches 10day agitation against power, water crises June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday launched its 10day long agitation against the power and water crises in the national Capital, during which they burnt the effigies of Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Party workers, led by DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and chief spokesperson...
  • Lovely, other Congress leaders detained during protest against Delhi power crisis June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress workers tried to break the barricade at the Nangloi railway station during a protest in Delhi on Saturday. The police used water cannons to disperse the protesters. Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely was also detained during the protest against Delhi's power crisis. DPCC chief spokesperson Mukesh Sharma, senior...
  • BJP, AAP against interest of Balmiki Samaj: Congress June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing BJP and Aam Aadmi Party of ignoring the Balmiki Samaj, the Delhi unit of Congress on Thursday slammed both the parties and said they were against the interest of the community. "Whenever BJP came to power, it not only ignored the interest of safai karamcharis, but was also...
  • Will complain to LG about Delhi's power woes: Congress May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Friday said that a party delegation will meet Delhi's Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung to complain about the inadequate power supply in the city. "People of Delhi are suffering, as in many areas the power cut ranges between five to six hours....
  • There is no Modi wave, it's only in media: Lovely April 10, 2014

    Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Thursday claimed that the 'Modi wave' that everyone seems to be talking about was "not there at all" and it existed only in media. "There is no 'Modi wave' you keep asking me about, it all exists just in newspapers and media," Lovely told...
  • Kejriwal betrayed Delhiites on power, water subsidy: BJP, Congress April 1, 2014

    New Delhi: With free water and power subsidy announced by the AAP government coming to an end in Delhi, both BJP and Congress today accused former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "betraying" people by not making any provision to continue the relief. "Arvind Kejriwal is fully responsible for the end of...
  • Congress legislators demand Muslim face for North East Delhi seat March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Five Delhi Congress legislators on Monday met party general secretary Shakeel Ahmed to demand that a Muslim candidate be fielded from the capital's North East constituency for the Lok Sabha polls. They also sought a change of face in the North West district, represented by union Women and...
  • We didn't vote against Bill, voted for LG's message: Congress February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid intense speculation that Arvind Kejriwal will resign as Delhi Chief Minister following the defeat of the Jan Lokpal Bill due to stiff opposition by Congress and BJP, Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely said his party did not vote against the Bill, but voted in favour of...