MEMBERSHIP

  • Congress to relaunch membership drive from August 14 August 6, 2014

    RajasthanCongresswill relaunch its membership drive from August 14 in its effort to associate maximum number of people with the party in the state. "The membership drive will be restarted. Details of new members joining the party would be collected from all the parts of the state," PCC President Sachin Pilot said...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: PDP launches online membership drive July 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday launched an online membership drive on its updated official website. The updated website and the drive was launched by the party president Mehbooba Mufti at a function held at her Gupkar residence, a party spokesman said. The spokesman said the main feature of the...
  • Narendra Modi launches membership drive on his website May 24, 2014

    Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi has launched a membership drive on his official website asking people, in particular the youth, to connect with him on his Facebook and Google plus accounts. "The people of India can take this nation to greater heights and make it the leading nation of the world...the...
  • 98 lakh people have joined AAP, claims Gopal Rai January 27, 2014

    As many as 98 lakh people from all over India have joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), senior party leader Gopal Rai said on Monday. "Till January 26, a total of 98 lakh people have joined the party from all over the country," he said at a press conference at the...
  • AAP membership crosses 1 crore, gets 98.5 lakh members in three weeks January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) whose government in Delhi is completing one month on Tuesday claimed that its membership has crossed one crore. Addressing the media, AAP leader Gopal Rai said that the party had got 1 crore and 5 lakh members so far. "We have reached...
  • AAP membership close to 50 lakh, less support from south January 24, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party has claimed that its membership has touched the 50 lakh mark, with the figures showing that the party is receiving less support from the southern states. According to the data released by AAP early this week, its membership in north and west India has seen a surge...
  • AAP claims its membership has risen to 50 lakh January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday claimed its membership has reached upto 50 lakh and was hopeful of achieving the target of enrolling over 1 crore members by January 26. The party said maximum members joined in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana. The party has...
  • TWTW: AAP sees surge in its membership January 19, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party recently saw a surge in its membership with people from all walks of life joining the anticorruption party. ...
  • Phenomenal growth of AAP makes Narendra Modi tense in Gujarat January 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The impressive showing by the AAP in the Delhi assembly elections has had a ripple effect in Gujarat as well. A huge spurt in AAP membership, which has crossed the one lakh mark, has caused a worry for the BJP too. Sources say its PM candidate Narendra Modi has...
  • AAP volunteers assaulted during membership drive in south Delhi January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Two Aam Aadmi Party volunteers were allegedly assaulted by unidentified assailants in Bijwasan area of south Delhi when they had gone there to carry out membership drive, police said. The AAP volunteers Shekhar and Ghulab alleged that they had been thrashed by BJP workers. Police have, however,...
  • AAP aims for 1 crore new members across India during its 17day drive January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday launched its 17day free membership drive called 'Man Bhi Aam Aadmi Hoon' to get 1 crore new members. With the party deciding to contest the Lok Sabha elections, it has launched the drive with a target to expand its footprint all over...
  • AAP launches membership drive ahead 2014 Lok Sabha polls January 5, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party are launching a membership drive, starting from January 10, all across the country ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The move comes after the party declared that it will contest as many seats as possible in the general elections. The party is also urging their strongman...
  • AAP goes national, to hold its first membership drive from January 10 January 5, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Lok Sabha elections just months away, the Aam Aadmi Party held its twoday National Executive meeting in Delhi to launch itself at the national level. AAP ideologue Yogendra Yadav said the party will conduct a membership drive from January 10 to engage the 'aam aadmi' in...
  • BJP expels five rebels from party's primary membership in Chhattisgarh November 6, 2013

    Ruling BJP in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday expelled five of its party leaders, including a former minister, from its primary membership, for a period of six years. The BJP's disciplinary committee expelled five party leaders namely Rajinder Pal Singh Bhatia, Ganesh Ram Bhagat, Vimal Chopda, Balmukund Dewangan and Shivcharan Cherwa, from its...
  • It's time for UN Security Council reform, says Tharoor April 17, 2013

    Washington: Aspiring for a permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council, India has renewed its call for reforming and expanding the 15membered highest decision making body of the United Nations, to make it more reflective of the 21st century realities. "Now that we have renovated the Chamber, it is...
  • India, Germany will step up pressure for UNSC seat April 15, 2013

    New Delhi/Berlin: India and Germany will jointly intensify efforts to gain permanent membership in an expanded United Nations Security Council as also for broader reform of the world organisation, top ministers of the two sides say. "Security Council reform was naturally one of our focus areas of discussions. We have decided...
  • India hopes Macedonia will support resolution on UNSC reforms March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Welcoming Macedonia's support to New Delhi's candidature for permanent UN Security Council membership, India on Tuesday hoped the European country would also extend support for the G-4 Resolution seeking reforms in the working of the UN Security Council. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, while welcoming a Parliamentary delegation from...
  • Strauss awarded MCC honorary life membership February 4, 2013

    London: Former England captain Andrew Strauss was on Monday awarded honorary life membership of the MCC, the prestigious English institution responsible for safeguarding the game's rules. Strauss, 35, guided England to consecutive Ashes victories over Australia in 2009 and 2011 before announcing his retirement from all forms of cricket in August...
  • UK's Cameron to deliver longawaited EU speech January 20, 2013

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to deliver his hotly anticipated speech about his plans for Britain's membership of the European Union this week, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday. After months of speculation, Cameron had been scheduled to deliver the speech on Friday in the Netherlands,...
  • Sachin deserves Membership of Order of Australia: Gilly October 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist on Monday came out in support of Sachin Tendulkar being conferred the Membership of the Order of Australia, saying that the senior Indian batsman has helped in forging relations between the two countries. Gilchrist's former opening partner Matthew Hayden was upset at Tendulkar getting the...
  • Sachin gets honorary life membership of SCG February 26, 2012

    Sydney: Sachin Tendulkar became the first overseas player to be presented with the honorary life membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Sunday. Presenting the award, New South Wales premier Barry O'Farrell said, "Sachin is one of the greatest cricketers ever and it's only appropriate we honour him with life...
  • UN restores Libya membership in human rights panel November 19, 2011

    United Nations: The UN General Assembly on Friday restored Libya's membership in the UN Human Rights Council, ending a suspension the United Nations imposed on Tripoli as civil war broke out there. Libyan Deputy UN Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi introduced a resolution to the 193nation assembly that had UN member states "welcoming...
  • China backs India's UN 'aspiration' April 14, 2011

    Sanya (China): China on Thursday recorded its recognition of India's "status" in global affairs and said it "supports" its "aspiration" to play a greater role in the world body, a nuanced expression that could be seen as a step forward towards backing New Delhi's bid for a permanent seat on...
  • Obama quits Chicago church after long controversy June 1, 2008

    Aberdeen, South Dakota: Barack Obama said Saturday he has resigned his 20year membership in the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago in the aftermath of inflammatory remarks by his longtime pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and more recent fiery remarks at the church by a visiting priest. ''This is not...
  • Abhishek joins the Platinum Club November 7, 2006

    New Delhi: Abhishek Bachchan will be the first member of the 'Platinum Club', a premium service aimed at the rapidly growing affluent consumer segment in India that American Express launched on Tuesday. Bachchan will also endorse the offering through an extensive marketing campaign with the theme "Membership Changes Everything". Members of...
  • Membership up as rich take Left turn October 24, 2006

    New Delhi: The Communist Party of IndiaMarxist (CPIM) is seeing a steep rise in membership since it propped up a Congressled Government in the country, with more and more of the affluent sections signing up. The party membership which is not easy to secure went up from 8,67,763 in...