Arvinder Singh Lovely

  • BJP doing nothing for welfare of Delhiites: Congress 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Accusing BJP-led 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 8, 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 10-day agitation against power, water crises June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday launched its 10-day 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 L-G 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 L-G'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...
  • Congress continues support to AAP, keeps it guessing on Jan Lokpal February 14, 2014

    The Congress has said that it will continue supporting the AAP government. "Congress supports Jan Lokpal Bill. Our support to AAP continues but they should bring the Jan Lokpal bill in a Constitutional way," said party leader Arvinder Singh Lovely. ...
  • Kejriwal himself creating situation to leave government: Congress February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is himself creating a situation which might force him to "leave the government" given his refusal to follow constitutional norms in pushing the Jan Lokpal Bill, Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely said on Wednesday. "Despite knowing that the move (to not obtain prior approval...
  • 'Lokpal Bill approved by Parliament already exists, new law not needed' February 7, 2014

    Reacting to the controversy over AAP's Jan Lokpal Bill, constitutional expert Subhash Kashyap said, "When Parliament and Delhi Assembly make laws it is the law made by the Parliament that will prevail. Parliament has already passed a Lokpal Bill which applies to whole country." ...
  • Kejriwal using his post to shield ministers: Congress January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress MLA Arvinder Singh Lovely accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of using his authority to protect Law Minister Somnath Bharati following his spat with the Delhi Police over an alleged drug and prostitution racket in a south Delhi locality. "Those who should be respecting and protecting the...
  • AAP has no time to act on rape crimes in Delhi: Congress January 16, 2014

    The Congress has slammed the Arvind Kejriwal government for failing to curb crimes against women in Delhi. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely said that AAP has become obsessed with power and has no time to act on the surging rape crimes in the state. ...
  • Quit posts on Delhi govt boards, panels, asks Arvinder Singh to Congress members December 28, 2013

    Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President Arvinder Singh on Saturday appealed to Congress party workers to resign from their posts on the various boards and committees of Delhi government. "Aam Aadmi Party has taken its oath of office and, thus, all the (Congress) chairmen and members of boards and committees should...
  • Delhi Congress Chief Lovely refutes allegations of destroying files December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Refusing to come on camera to comment over the sting operation done by a private television channel showing officials shredding files in senior Delhi Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely's office, he denied the allegations that were being leveled against him. The former education minister in the Sheila...
  • Delhi: AAP accuses ex-Congress minister of destroying files December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A sting operation by a private television channel showing officials shredding files in senior Delhi Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely's office has kicked up a storm. The Aam Admi Party is alleging a conspiracy by Congress leaders to hide corruption. AAP leader and Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal has...
  • Won't keep mum if made target of political witch-hunt: Congress December 25, 2013

    Amid indications from AAP that it may pursue alleged instances of corruption during Sheila Dikshit's 15-year tenure in Delhi, Congress on Wednesday said it will not keep mum if the government which is to be led by Arvind Kejriwal resorts to any political witch-hunting. "We will definitely raise our voices if...
  • Congress says it'll support AAP as promised; Kejriwal denies internal rift December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday clarified that it will provide outside support to the Aam Aadmi Party as promised. "There is no change in the official stand. Congress will lend outside support to AAP as promised earlier," Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely told CNN-IBN. The political uncertainty over Delhi...
  • Delhi: Congress workers protest over support to AAP December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress workers on Monday protested at the party office in Delhi over its decision to give outside support to the Aam Aadmi Party yo form the government in Delhi. The protesters raised slogans 'Anna ke sath dhokha, hum nahi denge Kejriwal ko mauka (Anna betrayed, we won't give a...
  • Sheila congratulates Kejriwal but says AAP's promises unrealistic December 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Minutes after Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday that the Aam Aadmi Party will form the government in Delhi, former chief minister Sheila Dikhsit congratulated him while making it clear that the Congress has not offered it an unconditional support. "We had said Congress will give outside support. My...
  • Lovely Delhi Congress' new chief, Baghel for Chhattisgarh December 20, 2013

    The Congress on Thursday appointed Arvinder Singh Lovely and Bhupesh Baghel as the new state unit chiefs of Delhi and Chhattisgarh after the party's rout in assembly polls in four states. Lovely, a former minister and sitting legislator from Delhi, succeeded JP Agarwal who resigned after the party's debacle in the...
  • Congress appoints new state unit chiefs of Delhi, Chhattisgarh December 19, 2013

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday appointed Arvinder Singh Lovely and Bhupesh Baghel as the new state unit chiefs of Delhi and Chhattisgarh, respectively, following the party's rout in Assembly polls in four states. The appointments would come into effect immediately, said a statement. Lovely, 46, has been active in politics since...
  • Congress hits out at AAP, says it's running away from responsibilities December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party over its reluctance to form the government in Delhi. In a direct attack at the debutant party over the political crisis in Delhi, Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely said AAP was running away from responsibilities by putting conditions...
  • Arvinder Singh Lovely wins Gandhi Nagar constituency December 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely has defeated BJP's Ramesh Chand Jain by nearly 16,000 votes in the Gandhi Nagar constituency. While Aam Admi Party candidates from Ambedkar Nagar and Deoli have won their respective seats, former Chief Minister Sahib Singh Verma's son Parvesh has won the Mehrauli...
  • Gaffe at Rahul's rally, Congress leader confuses him with father October 27, 2013

    A Congress legislator in Delhi committed a gaffe at Rahul Gandhi's rally as he confused the party vice president with his late father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. To keep up the enthusiasm of crowds - waiting since 9 am to listen to Rahul Gandhi who arrived at 1 pm,...
  • Sheila Dikshit refers to Rahul Gandhi as future PM September 10, 2013

    Calling Rahul Gandhi the future prime minister, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday said she will go to him the day he occupies the government's top post and seek easing of land norms for faster progress of the city. Speaking at a function held to confer freehold rights own residents...
  • BJP seeks CBI inquiry against Delhi CM in Rs 1000 crore transport scam August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP's Delhi unit leaders met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday and demanded a CBI enquiry against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and her two cabinet ministers in the alleged Rs 1,000 crore transport scam. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders also expressed their resentment over no 'impartial'...