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  • Yogendra Yadav had 'begged for graceful exit' after being exposed: Ashutosh 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Senior AAP leader Ashutosh on Saturday claimed that Yogendra Yadav, who was ousted from the party's National Executive today, had asked Arvind Kejriwal for a "graceful exit" from the party after he was allegedly caught tarnishing the party's image by planting stories in the media. In an "open...
  • Farmer suicides due to wrong policies of West Bengal: BJP 55 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Slamming the West Bengal government over suicides of potato farmers, BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Saturday said that the deaths were due to wrong agricultural policies of the state government. "It is due to the wrong policies of the state government that farmers are dying. Had they taken...
  • Only Arvind Kejriwal's writ runs in AAP, says Digvijaya Singh 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    Guna: Taking a dig at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over its current turmoil, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said only its Convener Arvind Kejriwal's writ runs in the outfit, which has shown the doors to "moderate and secular" leaders. "Mein to pahle se hi kahta tha ki na...
  • Rahul will be back among people 'very soon': Sonia Gandhi 2 hours 33 minutes ago

    Amethi: Rahul Gandhi will be back among people "very soon", Congress President Sonia Gandhi said on Saturday about her son who has been on a mysterious "leave" for over a month now. "Both Rahul and Priyanka will be among you all very soon," Sonia Gandhi said while replying to questions...
  • AAP draws flak, ridicule from rival parties over turmoil 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The AAP on Saturday drew flak and ridicule over the internal turmoil from rival parties which asked it to put its house in order and deliver on the promises made to people of Delhi without wasting the opportunity with its "immature" politics. ...
  • Modi misleading farmers on Land Bill: Jairam Ramesh 3 hours 16 minutes ago

    Jaipur: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading farmers about 13 aspects of the new Land Acquisition Bill, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said that they were part of the 2013 law passed by his party and that Modi was taking credit for it. "The Prime Minister took credit...
  • Social activist Medha Patkar resigns from AAP, calls sacking of Yadav, Bhushan unfortunate 4 hours 39 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...
  • Mizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi sacked 5 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Mizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi, who has had a running feud with the Centre and even approached the Supreme Court against attempts to ease him out, was sacked on Saturday. A brief statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said that "Qureshi shall cease to hold the office of the Governor...
  • Janata Parivar merger will not take much time: Nitish Kumar 5 hours 14 minutes ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said there was no "cloud of uncertainty" over merger of old Janata Parivar splinter groups and that it was on track. "The merger vehicle of Janata Parivar is on track and the vehicle is on the run," Kumar told reporters after a conclave...
  • AAP War: Not new to Indian politics, nobody expected this in party of the 'common people' 5 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has proved that he is the only boss and he only matters in the party, which he calls a party of the people. In Saturday's National Executive meeting held in Delhi, the scene was chaotic. It...
  • AAP 'kicks' rebel leaders before kicking them out of National Executive, later denies assault charge 6 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After being expelled from the party's National Executive, Aam Aadmi Party's founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan alleged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's supporters of using violence against them and their supporters inside the National Council meeting venue. "Arvind Kejriwal was provoking the workers, while ending his...
  • AAP draws flak, ridicule over infighting 6 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: AAP on Saturday drew flak over the infighting from other parties which asked it to put its house in order and focus on delivering on its election promises made to the people of Delhi. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said it is the people of Delhi who are suffering...
  • Amidst high drama, AAP National Council sacks rebels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan 8 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party National Council on Saturday passed resolution to oust Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's National Executive. Yadav's supporters Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha have also removed from the National Executive. Setting the stage for a major showdown, AAP's crucial National Council meet took...
  • AAP National Council meet begins amid chaos, Yadav on dharna outside venue 10 hours 51 minutes ago

    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...
  • Live: Bouncers were present inside AAP's National Council meet, alleges Yogendra Yadav 12 hours 22 minutes ago

    After the crisis in the Aam Aami Party escalated to a point of no-return the AAP National Council which met in New Delhi is removed senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party's national executive. ...
  • Crucial day for AAP and its future: Yogendra Yadav 12 hours 46 minutes ago

    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 14 hours 20 minutes ago

    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...
  • Breaking Toons: Rift within AAP widens 22 hours 27 minutes ago

    It's a full blown civil war in the Aam Aadmi Party. After AAP senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan lashed out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday, party leaders Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh and Ashish Khetan came out in his (Kejriwal's)support. They hit back at the Yadav-Bhushan duo...
  • Is Aam Adami Party becoming an Arvind party? 23 hours 27 minutes ago

    It's a full blown civil war in the Aam Aadmi Party. After AAP senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan lashed out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday, party leaders Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh and Ashish Khetan came out in his (Kejriwal's)support. They hit back at the Yadav-Bhushan duo...
  • AAP splits wide open: Prashant Bhushan says fate of alternative politics important 23 hours 39 minutes ago

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN AAP leader Prashant Bhushan said, "My fate is not important, it is the fate of the party and the fate of alternative politics, which this party symbolises, is important." ...
  • Rift within AAP widens, Kejriwal supporters slam Yadav and Bhushan for calling him a dictator Yesterday

    New Delhi: It's a full blown civil war in the Aam Aadmi Party. After AAP senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan lashed out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday, party leaders Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh and Ashish Khetan came out in his (Kejriwal's)support. They hit back at the...
  • Profile: Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi led NDA government at the Centre has conferred Bharat Ratna on iconic leader and statesman Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Ending months of speculation a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhawan on December 25, 2014 announced Bharat Ratna for former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The BJP had promised...
  • Had suggested that Atal Bihari Vajpayee be given Bharat Ratna, says LK Advani Yesterday

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Senior BJP leader LK Advani said that he had urged the Centre to award former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee the Bharat Ratna. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi slams Modi government on Land Bill Yesterday

    New Delhi: Rejecting the dialogue offer on the controversial land bill, Sonia Gandhi on Friday alleged it was a mockery of the consensus building tradition by a "myopic" Modi government which was "bending backwards" to favour industrialists and demanded that UPA's legislation be brought back in totality. "Proposition of a post-facto...
  • Yadav denies allegations of making calls to volunteers demanding Kejriwal's removal, backs it with proof Yesterday

    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...
  • Yogendra Yadav: Once Kejriwal's closest comrade-in-arms stares at an uncertain future Yesterday

    New Delhi: When renowned psephologist and political scientist Professor Yogendra Yadav decided to join Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), both his admirers and friends were shocked. Nobody thought or expected that soft spoken, very affable scholar Yogendra Yadav would actually join active politics. Some of his friends advised him not to...
  • There is no democracy in AAP, says Prashant Bhushan; calls Kejriwal a dictator Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 sends mass SMS, allege Yadav, Bhushan demanding Kejriwal's removal as party convenor Yesterday

    New Delhi: The rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is wide open with mass SMS being sent to party volunteers claiming that party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav are demanding the removal of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as party national convenor. In an open letter to Kejriwal, the duo...
  • AAP's Yogendra Yadav releases 'conditional' resignation letter Yesterday

    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...

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Farmer suicides due to wrong policies of West Bengal: BJP

"It is due to the wrong policies of the state government that farmers are dying. Had they taken proper steps at appropriate time, things could have been sorted out," BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh said.