Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra Kapoor, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday April 18, 2017
The use of VVPAT or Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail machines should be allowed along with the Electronic Voting Machines during the upcoming civic polls in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party requested the Delhi High Court today. The appeal comes amid the huge controversy over the use of EVMs. Opposition parties, including AAP, contend that EVMS were tampe...
Delhi News | Edited by Ipsita Sarkar | Tuesday April 18, 2017
MCD election 2017 - Delhi's civic body polls scheduled to be held on April 23 - is being viewed as a report card not just for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), but also the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress.
Delhi News | Edited by Nidhi Sethi | Monday April 17, 2017
For the Aam Aadmi Party which is coping with loss in Rajouri Garden by-poll and assembly polls in Punjab and Goa, the MCD election on April 23 is crucial. It will be seen as a report card for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government that he formed two years ago after winning 67 out of 70 assembly seats.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 17, 2017
The Delhi High Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government from paying Rs 1.22 crore to veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani for appearing on behalf of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation suit filed against him by Union Minister Arun Jaitley.
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra Kapoor, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Monday April 17, 2017
It has won zero seats in the last two elections held in Delhi, but the Congress is pinning its hopes on a fading out of the Aam Aadmi Party and annexing some of the massive vote share Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had won in the 2015 assembly elections to sweep the capital.
India News | Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Parmeshwar Bawa | Saturday April 15, 2017
Despite bombing in a by-election in Delhi this week, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today told NDTV that the people of Delhi are happy with his government. Mr Kejriwal insisted that his Aam Aadmi Party or AAP had foreseen its loss in the election for an assembly seat, but was "unable to share its message effectively."
India News | Friday April 14, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, which held west Delhi's Rajouri Garden assembly constituency, suffered a loss, placing a faraway number three in by-elections held to the state on Sunday. The upcoming municipal elections are seen as the party's last chance to prove it is still politically relevant, after its poor performance in the Punjab and Goa...
India News | Edited by Deepshika Ghosh | Friday April 14, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal, speaking for the first time on his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s drubbing in the Rajouri Garden by-poll in Delhi, said people were angry at the party and its lawmaker Jarnail Singh for bailing mid-way in his term. The Delhi Chief Minister also said the by-election result would have no bearing on the April 23 civic polls.
Opinion | Ashutosh | Friday April 14, 2017
"There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose."
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra Kapoor, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Thursday April 13, 2017
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal must resign, said a triumphant Manjinder Singh Sirsa of the BJP after he won the assembly by-election in the capital's Rajouri Garden by 14,500 votes. The Congress came second and Mr Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, which had held the seat till a few months ago, lost its deposit. Today's result, the winner said, is a...
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra Kapoor, Edited by Arun Nair | Thursday April 13, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, which held west Delhi's Rajouri Garden assembly constituency, has lost Delhi, placing a faraway number three in by-elections held to the state on Sunday.
India News | NDTV News Desk | Thursday April 13, 2017
The counting of votes for by-election in 11 constituencies in eight states began at 8 am this morning and most of the results for eight of the ten constituencies have been declared. The BJP has won five of the ten constituencies so far - with results for two yet to be declared. The Congress has retained both the seats it had in Karnataka, while the...
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 12, 2017
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday said that it has been issued a notice to vacate the bungalow at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, currently being used as the party's headquarters. "We have been issued a notice to immediately vacate the party office," the AAP leader Ashish Khetan said.
Delhi News | Edited by Indroneil B Biswas | Tuesday April 11, 2017
Five months after she joined Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Poonam Jha Azad, the wife of suspended BJP lawmaker Kirti Azad, has switched to the Congress. Ms Azad, who contested the 2003 Delhi assembly election against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, described it as "homecoming".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 10, 2017
The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has set the March, 2018, target for the launch of first phase of its ambitious free Wi-Fi project in the national capital. This is the first time the Arvind Kejriwal government has set the deadline of executing the project in the city.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 9, 2017
Upping the ante against Delhi BJP ahead of MCD polls, AAP has put up a series of hoardings in the national capital asking the voters to make a "conscious decision" between the two political parties.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 8, 2017
Ahead of the civic body polls in Delhi, the BJP has alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party government spent public funds on lunches at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence last year that cost a whopping Rs 13,000 per person. The Aam Aadmi Party has denied these charges.
India News | Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Saturday April 8, 2017
A day after the Aam Aadmi Party was told that it must surrender its office in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said the cancellation of the office allotment was part of a larger design to "finish" the party.
India News | Edited By Aloke Tikku | Saturday April 8, 2017
By-elections to the West Delhi's Rajouri Garden assembly seat over this weekend could be the trailer to the national capital's municipal elections this month that is seen as a litmus test for the Aam Aadmi Party which won an unprecedented 67 of the 70 seats in 2015 assembly elections.
Delhi News | Reported by Sharad Sharma, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Saturday April 8, 2017
The Aam Aadmi Party has been told that it must surrender its office in Delhi, where it is serving a second term in power. Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has reportedly cancelled the land allotted to the party for its headquarter. His decision comes after a committee said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his government have cleared policies ...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 7, 2017
The AAP is getting its message for the upcoming municipal polls home delivered - with the party claiming to have knocked on the doors of around 24 lakh houses in the national capital since early March.
India News | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Friday April 7, 2017
A three-member committee set up by Delhi's former Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to scrutinise decisions taken by the Arvind Kejriwal government, has alleged "gross misuse of power" by it. The Shunglu panel has red-flagged decisions like land allotment for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party's office in Delhi and the appointment of Delhi Health Minister Sa...
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Sonal Mehrotra Kapoor, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday April 3, 2017
Rebel Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lawmaker Devender Sehrawat's attempt to get legal protection from being disqualified from the Delhi assembly has failed. The Supreme Court today dismissed his petition to be declared an independent lawmaker.
Opinion | Ashutosh | Monday April 3, 2017
In Modi's long career, the defeat in Delhi in 2015 will always be a black spot. Now he wants to avenge this and prove that AAP's success was a fluke.
Delhi News | Agencies | Monday April 3, 2017
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh was slapped by a woman party worker who said she was upset about not being allowed to raise alleged corruption in choice of candidates for the civic polls.
Delhi News | Edited by Indroneil B Biswas | Sunday April 2, 2017
Ahead of the Delhi municipal polls, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal was greeted with chants of 'Modi, Modi' by a group of men on Saturday who tried to disrupt his rallies in northeast Delhi's Ghonda area and Gautam Vihar Chowk in the south.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 31, 2017
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today claimed the three-member panel, which recommended recovery of Rs 97 crore from the Delhi government for spending on advertisements, does not have any mandate for the same.
India News | Edited By Aloke Tikku | Friday March 31, 2017
Signalling that the Aam Aadmi Party will not pay 97 crores spent on advertisements by the AAP government to promote the party, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday claimed the Centre's three-member panel that made the recommendation had exceeded its brief and insisted that there was no way AAP could be told to pay for the advertis...
Delhi News | NDTV News Desk | Friday March 31, 2017
Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has been compelled to clarify once again that all is well within after a lawmaker put out tweets cautioning Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal against "sycophants", days after another lawmaker switched to the BJP.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 30, 2017
Delhi High Court today refused to stay trial court proceedings in a criminal defamation case filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Justice I S Mehta, however, granted exemption to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders from personal appearance on April 6 before the trial court in the matter.
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