Manish Sisodia

  • AAP MLA Manish Sisodia 'missing', say posters in Patparganj June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Posters taking a dig at AAP MLA from Patparganj, Manish Sisodia saying that he has gone "missing" in his constituency in the wake of power and water crisis. However, this has been described as an act by his political rivals. The poster, purportedly issued by one Ajay Walia who...
  • Delhi: Congress threatens to snap power to AAP leader Manish Sisodia's house June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Sunday continued its power protest here, threatening to cut supply to the houses of former Delhi minister Manish Sisodia and BJP leaders if the crisis is not resolved soon. A day after Congress leaders were detained when they tried to obstruct the movement of trains...
  • AAP has better leaders than me, says Yogendra Yadav June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav said that there are better leaders than him in the party. He said, "The party's talent pools has expanded so much that it would be a pity if we do not allow that kind of a talent pool to be reflected...
  • AAP falling prey to personality cult, admits Yogendra Yadav June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: With differences in the top leadership of Aam Aadmi Party coming to the fore almost everyday, senior party leader Yogendra Yadav on Sunday admitted that the outfit was surrendering to a personality cult like all other political parties in the country. "We like other parties are surrendering to a...
  • AAP in damage control mode, rejects resignations of party members June 7, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party has rejected all resignations received within the party. The decision was taken on the second day of AAP's national executive meet. The party also going into damage control after the letter war broke out between Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav. ...
  • AAP rejects all resignations, says it's natural to have differences June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday rejected all the resignations tendered by its party members. The decision was taken on the second day of AAP's national executive meet. Top leaders including Prashant Bhushan, Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav, Manish Sisodia and Naveen Jaihind attended the national executive meet. The...
  • Yogendra Yadav a dear friend, will work on issues raised by him, says Arvind Kejriwal June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after a bitter war of words broke out between Aam Aadmi Party leaders Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav, the party's national executive met in New Delhi on Saturday for the second day. AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal said that Yadav is a 'good friend' and has raised...
  • Rift within AAP, Yogendra says party falling prey to personality cult June 6, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party is imploding with its top leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Yogendra Yadav fighting it out. While Yadav targeted Kejriwal in a letter virtually accusing him of dictatorship, Kejriwal loyalist Manish Sisodiya hit back. After a crucial PAC meeting on Friday, the leadership said all issues will be...
  • Letter war: After Sisodia's attack, a disappointed Yogendra Yadav writes to AAP PAC June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: After differences amongst the top Aam Aadmi Party leaders came to the fore on Friday with a letter from party leader Manish Sisodia surfacing in the media, Yogendra Yadav has now written to the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC) expressing his discontent with the party's functioning. Sisodia had accused...
  • AAP rift: Yogendra Yadav unhappy with Sisodia's letters being leaked June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The rift within Aam Aadmi Party is getting murkier with new developments taking place every hour ahead of the national executive meeting on Friday afternoon. After party leader Manish Sisodia's letter to Yogendra Yadav accusing him of targeting AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal surfaced earlier in the morning, it...
  • Sisodia accuses Yadav of targeting Kejriwal, making AAP matters public June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party seems to be falling apart after a dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections. After two high profile resignations in the party last month, more dissent amongst the party leadership is surfacing now with Manish Sisodia accusing Yogendra Yadav of targeting chief Arvind Kejriwal. He...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to visit Punjab today June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After winning four Lok Sabha seats, Aam Aadmi Party's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal has decided to focus on Punjab, keeping the Assembly election in mind. Kejriwal will visit the state for a day on Tuesday and will also take stock of party's performance. "They will meet volunteers, members, party...
  • Police arrest over 70 AAP supporters, impose Section 144 near Tihar jail May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Chaotic scenes were witnessed outside the Tihar jail on Wednesday after Aam Aadmi Party supporters protested against their leader Arvind Kejriwal's arrest in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Around 70-80 workers including some Delhi MLAs and other senior leaders...
  • Kejriwal meets wife of dead RTI activist, seeks speedy probe into alleged murder May 19, 2014

    AAP leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday met the wife of an RTI activist who was found dead in his burnt car here. Kejriwal was accompanied by senior party leaders Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh. Chandra Mohan Sharma's charred body was found inside his car near Eldeco...
  • Manish Sisodia dubs Rahul Gandhi's tenure in Amethi as 'worst' April 29, 2014

    Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi, AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday claimed that the last ten years of the Congress vice president's rule in Amethi has been the "worst tenure" for the people of the constituency. Speaking at a programme in the Salon area of the district, Sisodia said the people...
  • Kejriwal holds silent protest against attack on Somnath Bharti April 25, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday held a "silent prayer" at Assi ghat on the bank of Ganges here to pray for "wisdom and good sense" to those allegedly involved in last night's assault on Somnath Bharti. Kejriwal, accompanied by his party colleagues Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh, sat near Assi...
  • Defamation case: Court warns Kejriwal to appear on May 24 or face action April 19, 2014

    A Delhi court on Saturday warned Arvind Kejriwal and three other AAP leaders that it would initiate "coercive process" if they fail to appear before it on May 24 in a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Sunil...
  • SC declines to stay trial court proceedings against Kejriwal, AAP leaders April 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stay the proceedings in the trial court in a defamation case filed by Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit against former Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders Shazia Ilmi, Prashant Bhushan and Manish Sisodia. A bench comprising justices H L Dattu and S...
  • AAP's Delhi MLAs to campaign in Amethi for Kumar Vishwas April 14, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas, who will file nomination in Amethi on Tuesday to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday said all party MLAs from Delhi will campaign for him. "All the AAP MLAs will be campaigning here for me. While Arvind Kejriwal will be here for...
  • AAP hits back at BJP on Kashmir map issue March 27, 2014

    Rejecting as "lies" BJP's attack on it for showing Kashmir out of India's map, AAP on Thursday hit back saying the map on the saffron party's website has shown the state as a "disputed site" AAP also challenged BJP for an open debate on the issue. Reacting to BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman's...
  • AAP leader Parveen Amanullah files nomination amid protest March 24, 2014

    Former Bihar minister and Aam Admi Party leader Parveen Amanullah on Monday filed nomination for Patna Sahib Lok Sabha seat amid protests by a section of party workers. Accompanied by senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia, Amanullah filed her nomination after a roadshow on way to Patna Collectorate. She will take on...
  • School does not appeal in favour of any political party: Darul-uloom Deoband March 22, 2014

    Leading Islamic seminary Darul-uloom Deoband on Saturday said that the school is an educational institution and does not appeal in favour of any political party. "However, the doors of institution is open for all to visit," the seminary's official Ashraf Usmani told PTI here when asked about the recent visit of...
  • Sanjay Singh confident about AAP winning 100 LS seats, says party is missing Hazare March 20, 2014

    Noting they were "missing" anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that had he been associated with the party it would have achieved its target easily. "The party is missing Hazare... Had he been with us, we would have easily achieved our target," Singh, a...
  • Court imposes fine of Rs 2,500 each on Kejriwal, Sisodia March 15, 2014

    A court in Delhi on Saturday imposed a fine of Rs 2,500 each on top AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia for their failure to appear before it in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's lawyer son Amit Sibal. Metropolitan Magistrate...
  • AAP leader Kumar Vishwas's cavalcade attacked in Amethi March 15, 2014

    The motorcade of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas was attacked late on Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, police said. AAP blamed the Congress for the attack. Vishwas, a poet-turned-politician, alleged that many Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers were beaten up and many vehicles in his cavalcade damaged by Congress workers. The incident took...
  • Kejriwal under fire for saying will jail journalists when in power March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party is facing yet another controversy with party chief Arvind Kejriwal's statement that if he comes to power "he will put several people including those in media behind bars". He made the comment at the party's charity dinner in Nagpur on Thursday night. Kejriwal said that...
  • If Modi contests from Varanasi, then Kejriwal may fight against him: Sisodia March 13, 2014

    The AAP has almost decided to pit former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal against Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha polls if the BJP's prime ministerial candidate contests from Varanasi. AAP leader and Kejriwal confidant Manish Sisodia, who is the virtual no. 2 in the AAP, also said his party hopes...
  • Kejriwal denied appointment with Modi, questions Gujarat's development March 7, 2014

    There is no end to the tussle between the AAP and the BJP in Gujarat. Arvind Kejriwal was on Friday stopped by the Gujarat Police when he attempted to meet Narendra Modi at his residence. Modi turned away Kejriwal emissary Manish Sisodia, asking him to make a written appointment. ...
  • Dissolve Delhi assembly, demands Manish Sisodia February 15, 2014

    AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Saturday demanded the dissolution of the Delhi assembly and holding of fresh elections. Talking to media persons after a meeting of Aam Aadmi Party legislators at the party's office in Kaushambi in Ghaziabad, Sisodia said another alternative was if the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress...
  • Re-polling in Delhi should be held with Lok Sabha elections: AAP February 15, 2014

    AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that the Congress and the BJP kept saying that the 40 members were against the Bill. "Either these 40 leaders should form the government now or they should conduct re-elections during Lok Sabha elections," he said. ...