Kejriwal

  • Delhi under President's Rule till February, no decision on holding elections: Sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The government is undecided on holding elections in Delhi and President's Rule is likely to stay valid in the capital city till February 2015, sources said on Monday. The sources said that the Attorney-General has been briefed about this and he is likely to submit this in the Supreme...
  • Differences in AAP come to the fore again as Bhushan questions Kejriwal's skills August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Differences within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) again came to fore when its patron Shanti Bhushan hit out at Arvind Kejriwal, questioning his organisational skills and internal democracy in the party. "Arvind (Kejriwal) is a great leader and a great campaigner, but in my opinion he lacks organisational...
  • SC directs Centre to end Delhi government deadlock August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In a move to end the ongoing deadlock over government formation in Delhi, the Supreme Court directed the Centre to resolve the matter. The apex court has asked the Centre over what steps has it taken to facilitate the formation of a government in Delhi. Directing the Central...
  • AAP holds rally at Jantar Mantar, demands dissolution of Delhi Assembly August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Hoping to put behind its disappointing performance in Lok Sabha polls, AAP on Sunday virtually kickstarted its campaign to regain lost ground with a rally in the city where the party threatened to launch a door-to-door campaign if the assembly was not dissolved within a week to pave...
  • HC asks Gadkari, Kejriwal to 'shake hands' in larger public interest July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on suggested to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Arvind Kejriwal to "bury" the hatchet over the alleged statement made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and "shake hands" with each other in larger "public interest". A bench of justices Reva Khetrapal and SP Garg...
  • AAP claims BJP using Delhi Police to harass party workers July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday lambasted the BJP for allegedly using the Delhi Police to harass its workers. Four AAP workers were detained by the Delhi Police for pasting party posters earlier on Monday. "The Delhi Police has become a puppet in the hands of the BJP. It...
  • Delhi: AAP activists arrested for defacing public property July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Four Aam Aadmi Party activists, who were pasting posters for an upcoming party rally in New Delhi, were arrested on Monday on the charge of defacing public property, a police officer said. The activists, all aged between 20-30 years, were booked under various sections of the Delhi Prevention of...
  • AAP not to contest coming assembly polls in 4 states: Arvind Kejriwal July 27, 2014

    Sangrur: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said that it would not contest upcoming assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand due to "limited resources". However, the party would contest two assembly bypolls in Punjab slated for August 21, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said after the...
  • HC to frame issues against Kejriwal and Bharti on poll expenses July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday kept two separate election pleas of BJP leaders against former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and ex-law minister Somnath Bharti for framing of issues for allegedly exceeding poll expenses limit. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Vijender Gupta and Arti Mehra, who lost the election...
  • Kejriwal to move back to Kaushambi residence by July end July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal is likely to move back to Kaushambi, his place of residence prior to him moving to official accomodation as Delhi Chief Minister at Tilak Lane, sources said. The former Delhi Chief Minister is also expected to retain the Hanuman Road office in Central Delhi,...
  • Kejriwal, other AAP MLAs meet Delhi L-G, demand fresh elections July 21, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • Kejriwal slams Delhi budget July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday criticised the Delhi budget and said the BJP has taken a "u-turn" on almost all the election promises. "BJP (had) promised 30 per cent reduction in tariff. It didn't do it. Why this u-turn? BJP has made a u-turn on almost...
  • BJP looks at forming government in Delhi, denies horse trading of MLAs July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Efforts to form a government are underway in Delhi. The BJP has said that they will stake claim to form the government if they are called by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. However, they denied reports of horse trading and possibility of formation of government by weaning away a...
  • Voters in New Delhi put up Kejriwal's 'missing' posters, mock him July 16, 2014

    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...
  • Joined politics because hunger strike didn't help me: Arvind Kejriwal July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Doing hunger strike did not help me and that is why I finally entered politics, AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal told protesting teachers who are sitting on fast unto death, urging them to end their strike. A group of teachers from All Guest Teachers Association teaching in different government...
  • Kejriwal agitation: SC decides not to go ahead with issues July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided not to go ahead with the several issues arising in the wake of the then Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's role in a leading protest while holding constitutional office in January this year. The court, which on Janaury 24 had asked the Ministry...
  • Delhi: AAP demands action against former CM Sheila Dikshit July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Upping its ante against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the AAP on Monday demanded strict action against her in connection with the Rs 3,000 crore unauthorised colonies scam. "The latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), now with the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, corroborates the findings...
  • AAP MLAs meet President, demand fresh polls in Delhi July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by its National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal, on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee and demanded dissolution of Delhi Legislative assembly and fresh polls in the national capital. The party, in a memorandum to the President, has alleged that BJP has approached...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to meet President to demand fresh polls in Delhi July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal along with his party legislators will meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday over the alleged "horse trading" by the BJP in Delhi, and will demand fresh assembly elections in the capital. "All AAP MLAs meeting the President tomorrow at 6.30 pm to request him to...
  • High Court notice on plea over house rented to Arvind Kejriwal July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought response from Naren Jain, son of former Congress leader Bhiku Ram Jain, on the controversy over the Civil Lines house that has been given on rent by him to former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. On hearing the news that the house was...
  • Nearly 190 dead due to suspected encephalitis June 30, 2014

    Nearly 190, mostly children from poor families, have died due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar in the last month with three more deaths on Monday, an official said. The maximum number of deaths took place in the state's Muzaffarpur district. Most of these children died at the government-run Sri Krishna Memorial...
  • AAP should not fight Haryana, Maharashtra polls: Arvind Kejriwal June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the party should not contest assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra, and underlined the need to focus in Delhi. In an interaction with party's Delhi volunteers on Google Hangout, Kejriwal said: "The Aam Aadmi Party should not fight Haryana and Maharashtra assembly...
  • A house yet no house for Arvind Kejriwal June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: It seems Arvind Kejriwal, the chief of the badly bruised and battered Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has a serious problem with his accommodation. After he became the chief minister of Delhi in the last week of December 2013, Kejriwal was forced to leave a 5 bed room bungalow...
  • Delhi: Congress attacks Arvind Kejriwal over his new residence June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress on Tuesday attacked former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his new residence in Civil Lines area claiming that the AAP chief has developed a habit of living in sprawling houses by wasting poor people's money. "Arvind Kejriwal had been paying rent of Rs 85,000 using the...
  • Kejriwal attacks BJP over power cuts in Delhi June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday took on BJP over the water and power problems being faced by the national capital, saying the party had "nexus" with discoms and so it was not solving the issue. "It seems BJP, just like the previous Congress government, has a...
  • TWTW: Cyrus discusses qualities of an ideal candidate for elections June 22, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Arvind Kejriwal and his sense of fashion. Also on the show, Cyrus speaks to "Kejriwal" over the qualities of an ideal candidate. ...
  • Kejriwal to move to new house in Civil Lines June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will move to a rented house from the one which was allotted to him after he became Delhi chief minister. "I have finally decided upon a house offered by Sh. Naren Jain in Civil Lines area. Thanks Naren ji," Kejriwal tweeted on Friday. The house,...
  • Build organisation from booth level: Kejriwal to AAP workers June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Delhi Assembly elections in mind, Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal addressed party workers in the Malviya Nagar constituency and laid emphasis on building organisation from the booth level. In the meeting held late Thursday evening, the AAP chief also asked the workers to intensify the...
  • AAP accuses BJP of offering bribe to its legislators June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party today accused the BJP of offering money to its legislators for their support in forming the government in the national capital. A party statement said the Bharatiya Janata Party has been trying to lure AAP legislators by offering money and posts for the last few...