Mayank Gandhi

  • AAP leader's tweet sparks rumours of Anjali Damania quitting the party June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The situation is getting worse for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). After two of its high profile leaders Shazia Ilmi and Captain G R Gopinath quit the AAP, one more high profile leader Anjali Damania is reportedly upset and planning to quit. Anjali Damania, who lost the Lok...
  • Ahead of competitors by at least a lakh votes, says AAP candidate Mayank Gandhi April 1, 2014

    AAP leader Mayank Gandhi said its chief Arvind Kejriwal's resignation as Delhi Chief Minister would not affect the party's poll prospects, even as the party candidate from North West Mumbai parliamentary seat claimed to have an edge over his competitors in the Lok Sabha elections. "It was a legitimate political decision....
  • PIL against AAP, Kejriwal for 'misuse' of national flag,emblem March 10, 2014

    A PIL has been filed in the Bombay High Court against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its leader Arvind Kejriwal and members Mayank Gandhi and Anjali Damania for allegedly misusing the national flag and emblem to gain political mileage. The public interest litigation (PIL) filed by one Ram Samudre claims that the...
  • AAP protests in Mumbai after NCP workers vandalise office February 23, 2014

    Mumbai: After the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) held protests against the Aam Aadmi Party's office (AAP) in Mumbai on Saturday, the AAP members held counter protests against the NCP. A case has been registered against 23 activists of NCP for vandalising AAP's office. "We have arrested 23 activists of Nationalist...
  • Maharashtra: Another AAP LS candidate Anjali Damania detained February 22, 2014

    Nagpur: Police on Saturday night detained AAP leader and the party's nominee for Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency, Anjali Damania and about 40 other party workers after they staged a protest at NCP's office in Ganesh Peth area in Nagpur. Damania and AAP workers this evening went to the NCP office in...
  • Mumbai: AAP LS candidate Mayank Gandhi detained February 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Just hours after Nationalist Congress Party workers ransacked Aam Aadmi Party office in Mumbai, local police detained AAP leader Mayank Gandhi on Saturday evening. Gandhi who is also AAP's Lok Sabha candidate was detained by Mumbai Police when he was on his way to the NCP office. The youth...
  • Mumbai: NCP activists burn Kejriwal's effigy outside AAP's office February 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The youth wing activists of the Nationalist Congress Party have burnt an effigy of former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal outside the Aam Aadmi Party's office in Mumbai. The protest by NCP members comes after AAP named Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar in an alleged power scam....
  • AAP to release its 2nd list of candidates for LS polls February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday will release its second list of candidates for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. This comes after the AAP announced its first list earlier this month. The party will also begin screening candidates for Bihar. Banker Meera Sanyal and activist Mayank Gandhi figured...
  • AAP announces first list of probable candidates for Lok Sabha polls January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday released its first list of probable candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Banker Meera Sanyal and activist Mayank Gandhi figured in the list for Maharashtra, while no senior leader's name featured from Delhi and Haryana. Sanyal, a former chief executive officer of Royal...
  • With Delhi in pocket, AAP to focus on Maharashtra January 5, 2014

    Having conquered Delhi, the AAP has now set its eyes on Maharashtra with the party all set to contest on all 288 assembly seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, buoyed by the enthusiasm shown by over 300,000 people who have joined in the last three weeks. In fact, the...
  • Aam Aadmi Party will challenge existing parties: Kejriwal November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: After naming his political party, anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal while addressing a press conference said that his part Aam Aadmi Party will challenge existing parties. He said the vision of his party is to bring Swaraj in the country. Kejriwal said, "We want politicians to be answerable, accountable to...
  • Cong takes a dig at Kejriwal, says 'aam aadmi' is with it November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday objected to anti-corruption activist turned politician Arvind Kejriwal's party name and said that 'aam aadmi' is synonymous with the Congress party since 1885. Union Minister Manish Tewari said, "Nobody can hijack the intrinsic relationship between the Congress and the 'aam aadmi'." Kejriwal on Saturday finally...
  • Kejriwal names his party after common man, calls it 'Aam Aadmi Party' November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday finally gave a name to his long-awaited party, christening it after the ordinary citizen whose rights he has long been fighting for. The name 'Aam Aadmi Party' was proposed by Mayank Gandhi, and adopted at the meet held in the capital on...
  • Corruption charges: Road ahead for IAC may be tricky October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: With India Against Corruption (IAC) activists coming under the scanner for suspicious land deals, the organisation's head Arvind Kejriwal has promised an internal Lokpal to look into the charges. Having hit media headlines by targeting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari in acts of alleged corruption, IAC...
  • Cong goes all out against Kejriwal as IAC rejects 'media trial' October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday launched a sharp attack on anti-corruption crusader-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal. The former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh wrote a strong worded letter to the India Against Corruption (IAC) member calling him "a self serving ambitious megalomaniac man". Hitting out at the activist-turned-politician, the...
  • IAC goes for probe, Congress calls it BJP's B-team October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal has promised action over the allegations against key members of India Against Corruption (IAC). The group has assured that an internal investigation will be started into allegations against activists Anjali Damania, Prashant Bhushan and Mayank Gandhi. Gandhi and Damania also addressed a press conference...
  • We are ready to answer all questions: IAC members October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption (IAC) members Mayank Gandhi and Anjali Damania on Friday said that they were ready for an investigation against them into the allegations they are facing. Addressing a press conference, Gandhi and Damania welcomed the internal probe of the IAC against them and assured that they...
  • Agnivesh-Team Anna war of words intensifies October 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Social activist Swami Agnivesh and Team Anna member Mayank Gandhi on Tuesday indulged in war of words after Agnivesh raised questions about the way in which funds for Anna Hazare agitation was managed. While Mayank Gandhi said former Team Anna member Agnivesh did not raise the fund issue when...