Delhi News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Monday November 30, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today introduced the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi assembly, making good on its biggest election promise while vehemently denying that it had vastly deviated from the original version.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 29, 2015
After terming ruling Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) 2015 ombudsman Bill "mahajokepal", former party leader Prashant Bhushan today challenged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to a public debate on the Jan Lokpal Bill even as he warned of a stir outside Assembly on Monday when the proposed legislation is tabled.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 29, 2015
Stepping up the attack on ruling AAP over the 2015 Delhi Janlokpal Bill, ousted party leader Prashant Bhushan today said "contrary to the claims" made by the Arvind Kejriwal government, the proposed legislation is "completely" different from its previous 2014 version.
Delhi News | Agencies | Saturday November 28, 2015
Hitting back at Swaraj Abhiyan leaders Shanti Bhushan and Prashant Bhushan, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today claimed that they were opposing the Janlokpal Bill at the behest of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asserted that the proposed legislation was similar to the one tabled by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during his previous 49-day tenure.
India News | Edited by Jatin Gandhi | Saturday November 28, 2015
Swaraj Abhiyaan leaders senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan and his father, former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan, trashed the AAP government's Lokpal Bill, describing it as 'shocking' and 'a big joke'.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 28, 2015
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Prashant Bhushan on Friday claimed the Delhi government's new Janlokpal Bill is different from what was drafted during the Anna Hazare-led anti-corruption movement, as the appointment and removal of an independent ombudsman will now be done by the state government.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 23, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal today claimed that the party is not in the race for 2019 elections and asked its members to not run after polls even as he indicated that the party could get a Delhi-like opportunity in Punjab.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 22, 2015
Accusing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leadership of suspending over 40 members ahead of the National Council meeting on Monday, dissident AAP leader Shanti Bhushan today said the action was against the party's constitution and threatened to take legal recourse.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 21, 2015
Ahead of Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) National Council meeting next week, the party has sent out an invite to dissident Shanti Bhushan even as his son Prashant Bhushan claimed many leaders were being suspended before the event and questioned the transparency in the organisation.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan today accused the Delhi government of "senselessly chopping off" school syllabus and said that the move was hurting the education standards in Delhi schools.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
The Supreme Court today took note of a PIL alleging improper implementation of MGNREGA in terms of timely payment of wages and compensation and asked the government to make the payments promptly.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 31, 2015
The Supreme Court on Friday posed tough questions on allotment of Rs 1,078 crores under National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) to states and asked the Centre to apprise it as to what happened to the huge money and whether new shelter homes for urban poor have been built.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 27, 2015
The Centre today joined hands with the state governments in seeking review of the Supreme Court's landmark judgement barring the publication of photos of leaders in official advertisements except those of President, Prime Minister and the Chief Justice of India.
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Friday October 2, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party has become the Kejriwal party, alleged Mayank Gandhi, a senior leader of AAP today, also drawing comparisons between his party chief Arvind Kejriwal and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
AAP today suspended two of its MPs - Dharamvira Gandhi, who had supported expelled leader Yogendra Yadav, and Harinder Singh Khalsa - for anti-party activities and alleged that they had joined hands with ruling BJP-SAD combine in Punjab.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj Abhiyan on Wednesday decided to wind up its protests at Jantar Mantar after Lt Governor's assurance of handing over the symbolic plough to them and in view of "security concerns" ahead of Independence day.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Activist Yogendra Yadav was arrested and released today along with 90 others over a protest last night by farmers at Jantar Mantar in the Centre of Delhi.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Prashant Bhushan is addressing a press conference on police action against Yogendra Yadav, who has been arrested along with 90 others after being detained from a farmer protest last night.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Activist Yogendra Yadav, who spent the night in police custody after being detained late last night from a farmer protest, has now been arrested along with 90 others. He was dragged by policemen this morning as he tried to speak to the media.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday July 26, 2015
Hours before he met Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, activist Anna Hazare today said much that was critical of his former apprentice - pointing to the troubles his Aam Aadmi Party is facing.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Monday July 27, 2015
On the eve of the hearing of '93 Mumbai blast death row convict Yakub Memon's appeal by the Supreme Court, a group of eminent citizens - including politicians, jurists and retired judges - submitted a fresh mercy petition to President Pranab Mukherjee, urging him to commute the death sentence.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Swaraj Abhiyan leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav today staged a protest outside the Delhi Race Course, demanding that the site be converted into a memorial for farmers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Social activist Anna Hazare today extended his support to the farmers' movement launched by Swaraj Abhiyan, a group floated by expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, which has been campaigning against the land bill.
India News | Agencies | Saturday July 18, 2015
Expelled Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan has lashed out at Arvind Kejriwal, calling him "shameless" and a "hypocrite", after the Delhi Chief Minister said he would be happy if the activist-lawyer, along with Yogendra Yadav, returned to the party fold.