RIFT

  • After Bhushan-Yadav expulsion, AAP warns other dissidents 7 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After expulsion of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from its National Executive, AAP on Saturday sent out a warning to its other dissidents when its National Council gave full powers to the Political Affairs Committee to take disciplinary action against any member who issues statements to the media...
  • Not quitting as AAP Lokpal: Ramdas 8 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: AAP's internal Lokpal, Admiral (retd) L Ramdas, on Saturday said he will not quit the post even though he was asked not to attend the crucial National Council meeting for which he had travelled all the way from Maharashtra. "I am neither quitting nor have I been asked to...
  • AAP becoming victim of its own success: Senior journalist Badshah Sen 16 hours 20 minutes ago

    Senior journalist Badshah Sen said that Aam Aadmi party (AAP) was becoming victim of its own success. "The original principles of the party have been abandoned. Thus, it is becoming like any other political party," said Sen. ...
  • Violence at the National council meet was pre-planned: Yogendra Yadav 16 hours 42 minutes ago

    AAP leader Yogendra Yadav called the National council meet a sham. "Democracy has been killed," said Yadav. On the other hand, Sanjay Singh said that the talks of the fights that happened in the meeting are all false. "I can also give evidences against such allegations," said Singh. ...
  • Social activist Medha Patkar resigns from AAP, calls sacking of Yadav, Bhushan unfortunate 21 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Amidst widening rift within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), social activist Medha Patkar, on Saturday, resigned from the primary membership of the party. "I condemn what happened to Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan. They were treated unfairly," she said. Earlier on Saturday, senior AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan...
  • AAP National Council meet begins amid chaos, Yadav on dharna outside venue Yesterday

    New Delhi: Chaos descended at the AAP's crucial National Council meet, which may decide the fate of its two dissident leaders, as Yogendra Yadav sat on dharna outside the venue claiming that certain NC members "not being allowed" inside. The meet has been witnessing incessant sloganeering against Yadav by a large...
  • Crucial day for AAP and its future: Yogendra Yadav Yesterday

    The crisis in the Aam Aami Party has escalated to a point of no-return and today could just be the day of split. Party leader Yogendra Yadav said, "Today is an important day. A day that can decide the future of one of the extraordinary political movement that resulted in...
  • AAP split wide open, National Council to decide Yogendra Yadav and Prasant Bhushan's fate Yesterday

    New Delhi: The crisis in the Aam Aami Party has escalated to a point of no-return and today could just be the day of split. AAP National Council is likely to remove senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party. AAP's Lokpal Admiral Ramdas and senior leader Rahul Mehra...
  • Yadav denies allegations of making calls to volunteers demanding Kejriwal's removal, backs it with proof 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The crisis in the Aam Aami Party has escalated to a point of no-return and the group could be just a few steps away from a split. AAP leader Yogendra Yadav denied the allegation of calling up volunteers demanding the removal of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as...
  • There is no democracy in AAP, says Prashant Bhushan; calls Kejriwal a dictator 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan on Friday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of behaving like a dictator. He said there is no democracy in the party and Kejriwal does not like people who could question him. "Kejriwal has several weaknesses, he is a dictator. There is no...
  • Bhushan, Yadav bare their heart out on rift within AAP, say lies being spread about them 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Baring their heart out, Aam Aadmi Party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Friday hit out hard at the party's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal and lamented over the lack of democracy within the party. Raising explosive questions, Yadav said that they merely demanded a few things...
  • AAP's Yogendra Yadav releases 'conditional' resignation letter 2 days ago

    New Delhi: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Friday made public a "note", jointly written with Prashant Bhushan, which he had sent to the party on March 17 claiming that they had proposed their resignation from all party posts conditional to acceptance of their demands. Countering the claim made by Arvind Kejriwal...
  • AAP warring factions fail to make any headway in talks 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Reconciliation talks between the two warring factions in AAP, appeared to have been collapsed on Wednesday with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal insisting on Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan quitting the National Executive, ahead of the crucial National Council meeting on March 28. Sources said Yadav and Bhushan made it...
  • AAP row may end as leaders meet at Yogendra Yadav's house, Bhushan may meet Kejriwal March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: In a move to reconcile within the Aam Aadmi Party, senior party leaders held a meeting at Yogendra Yadav's residence on Monday. Senior party leader Prashant Bhushan on the other hand also sought a meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal giving signs of rapprochement between the two...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to return to Delhi on Monday, will discuss all the issues in detail, says Sanjay Singh March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is presently undergoing naturopathy treatment for high blood sugar and cough in Bengaluru, will return to the city on Monday. In his absence, Aam Aadmi Party was rocked by a series of stings and attacked by both the BJP and Congress. The big question...
  • Allegations against us are false, says Kumar Vishwas March 13, 2015

    Infighting in the Aam Aadmi Party gets ugly and another video of alleged horse-trading has surfaced. AAP leader Kumar Vishwas defended his party and said, "The allegations against us are false. The stings are a conspiracy against the Aam Aadmi Party." ...
  • Former AAP minority cell leader Shahid Azad releases audio clip of Arvind kejriwal March 13, 2015

    AAP Youth Wing Convener Shahid Azad on Thursday released another tape where Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is allegedly promoting communal politics. Kejriwal is heard talking to Chief of AAP's minority wing Irfanullah Khan. ...
  • Political realignment a reality, does not mean horse trading: Ashish Khetan March 12, 2015

    Former AAP MLA Rajesh Garg released an audio of his conversation with Arvind Kejriwal showing how the latter allegedly wanted to encourage horse-trading in 2014. Reacting to this, AAP leader Ashish Khetan said, "Political realignment is a reality but it cannot be considered to be horse trading." ...
  • Delhi MLAs being forced to sign papers against us: Yogendra Yadav March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday hit back at the party leadership, accusing it of forcing Delhi MLAs to sign papers against him and Prashant Bhushan and said the country would know know the "whole truth" very soon. Yadav challenged the party leadership to make their response to the...
  • This statement will help end all the slander against us, says Yogendra Yadav March 10, 2015

    AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday hit back at the party leadership, accusing it of forcing Delhi MLAs to sign papers against him and Prashant Bhushan and said the country would know know the "whole truth" very soon. ...
  • Bengaluru: AAP volunteers make a silent appeal to Arvind Kejriwal to keep the party united March 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: Upset with the ongoing rift within the party, Aam Aadmi Party volunteers staged a silent protest outside Jindal Naturopathy in Bengaluru, where national convener Arvind Kejriwal is admitted for a ten day course to 'detox' his body. The volunteers made a silent appeal for a united AAP. Some of...
  • Yogendra Yadav asks AAP workers to put an end to infighting March 8, 2015

    Panchkula: Days after he was dropped from AAP's Political Affairs Committee, Yogendra Yadav on Saturday said he wants an end to the infighting in the party even as he asked workers not to lose faith in the party and its idea and focus on eradicating corruption. "A lot of things have...
  • Inside story of National Executive meet March 6, 2015

    CNN-IBN has got exclusive details of the inside story of what happened at the six hour long National Executive meet that sacked the two rebels from AAP's top panel on Wednesday evening. ...
  • Exclusive: Yogendra Yadav says since 2014 we have been asking for PAC to be reconstituted March 5, 2015

    A day after he was removed from the Political Affairs Committee of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), party leader Yogendra Yadav spoke out about the party leadership. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Yadav said, "Since February 2014, we have said in the National Executives meetings that PAC should be...
  • No bargaining done in AAP meet, no one in party can get away by doing wrong, says Yogendra Yadav March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: New Delhi: Hours after he was removed from the Political Affairs Committee of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), party leader Yogendra Yadav claimed that there was no bargaining done in Wednesday's National Executive Meeting. He refused to give any further information on the issue claiming that members have...
  • AAP's Mayank Gandhi breaks silence, says sacking of Yadav, Bhushan is against sentiments of party members March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Adding fuel to the fire, Aam Aadmi Party leader Mayank Gandhi claimed that sacking of senior party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan is against the sentiments of the party members. Exposing issues within the party in a blog, Mayank Gandhi writes, "Arvind needs smooth working in PAC....
  • Everyone has a right to speak his mind: Bhagwant Mann on AAP infighting March 3, 2015

    The rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is wide open. According to sources, Prashant Bhushan could be expelled from the PAC at tomorrows meet. Reacting to the furor, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann said, "Everybody has a right to speak his/her mind. Issues will be sorted out by tomorrow." ...
  • Had rejected Arvind Kejriwal's resignation, says Yogendra Yadav March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid allegation that some senior leaders were trying to unseat party chief Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav on Monday said he along with Prashant Bhushan too had rejected his resignation as party chief. However, he said that the party should not fall prey to personality cult. "We raised our hand. We...
  • Bipasha Basu: Many actresses have done films with the Khans and then disappeared; don't see the point of doing such films? January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu has spent close to 15 years in the Hindi film industry, without working with any of the top Khans - be it Shah Rukh, Aamir or Salman. But she has no regrets whatsoever. Bipasha, whose latest movie 'Alone' released Friday, told IANS, "There are so many actresses...
  • 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...