ARVINDER SINGH LOVELY

  • 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...
  • 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 exCongress 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 witchhunt: Congress December 25, 2013

    Amid indications from AAP that it may pursue alleged instances of corruption during Sheila Dikshit's 15year 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 witchhunting. "We will definitely raise our voices if...