Delhi News

AAP crisis a 'fight for power', shows 'opportunism': BJP

Terming the tussle within AAP a "struggle for power" that reflected "opportunism", BJP on Saturday said Delhi will not see any progress in such a situation and those who were elected to form the government would have to answer to the public for letting them down.

Medha Patkar quits AAP, dubs Arvind Kejriwal-led party a 'tamasha'

Stating that the Aam Aadmi Party has reduced itself to a "tamasha", veteran social activist Medha Patkar on Saturday resigned from the party as its internal turbulence reached a flashpoint with the ouster of founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from a key panel of the fledgling outfit.

Arvind Kejriwal threatened to quit if Bhushan-Yadav were not removed

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday threatened to resign and lashed out at its founder-members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, moments before they were sacked from the National Executive, accusing them of engaging in "anti-party" activities.

Congress targets AAP, Arvind Kejriwal over infighting

Targeting AAP over its infighting, Congress on Saturday said the "laboratory of AAP experiment is on fire" and accused Arvind Kejriwal of demeaning his party and the political class.

CPI(M) asks AAP to fulfill promises made to people

Terming the ongoing tussle in the Aam Aadmi Party an internal affair of the party, the CPI(M) on Saturday said the rift should not affect the welfare of the people of Delhi who had voted the party to power.

Yadav, Bhushan expelled for attempting to break AAP: Ashutosh

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Saturday said Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan have been expelled from the national executive as they wanted the party to break, adding that the duo should stop spreading lies.

Dissidents Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan removed from AAP's key panel

Capping their bitter campaign against Arvind Kejriwal, dissident AAP founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav were on Saturday removed from its National Executive for anti-party activities, a decision slammed as "murder of democracy" by them.

AAP's internal Lokpal asked not to attend National Council meet: Yogendra Yadav

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav on Saturday alleged that the party`s internal Lokpal, Admiral Ramdas, has been asked not to attend the party`s ongoing National Council meet in the national capital.

AAP sting: Recorded conversation with Kejriwal for future reference, says party leader

Varanasi Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Umesh Singh on Saturday said he had recorded his conversation with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for future reference and not with the intention of conducting a sting operation.

AAP dissident camp may move 7 resolutions at NC meeting

Members of National Council (NC) and other office-bearers of different wings of AAP on Friday decided to move seven resolutions, most of them mirroring the demands made by dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav.

Kejriwal's real face stands exposed: BJP

Accusing AAP leaders of having "lust for power" and being "opportunists", BJP on Friday dared Arvind Kejriwal to clarify the accusations made by his own party men and said his "real face stands exposed" before the entire nation.

Kejriwal has become a political stuntman, opportunist: BJP

Delhi BJP on Friday hit out at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he has become a "political stuntman" and "opportunist" who has deviated from his poll promises, and has left people to suffer from various problems as his government was busy in infighting in AAP.

Yogendra Yadav alleges fake campaign

AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Friday alleged that a fake campaign to remove Arvind Kejriwal was being run in his name.

AAP rubbishes 'new' Arvind Kejriwal sting

The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday rubbished rumours of a new sting operation, wherein Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is allegedly heard abusing fellow party members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan.

HC fiat on supply of water from Haryana to Delhi

 Delhi High Court on Friday said Haryana appeared to be "trying to resile or renege" from the arrangement made by it for supply of water to Delhi and ordered instalment of ultrasonic water meters in Munak canal to measure the water there.

Nitish Katara case: HC grants custody parole to Vikas Yadav
Nitish Katara case: HC grants custody parole to Vikas Yadav

The Delhi High Court on Friday granted seven days custody parole to Vikas Yadav, serving 30 years jail term without remission for the murder of Nitish Katara, saying the convict will not move out of the territorial jurisdiction of the national capital.

Kejriwal heard allegedly using expletives in new sting

Battling an internal crisis, the AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal was on Friday again at the receiving end of a sting operation in which he is heard purportedly using expletives against dissident leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan and even threatening to form a new party.

Immigration official's alleged harassment of woman, suspended

 A woman resident of Bengaluru was allegedly verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at Delhi's IGI airport, after which the Home Ministry placed him under suspension.

Firm's owner summoned as accused of insulting national flag

 The proprietor of a pest control service firm was on Friday summoned as accused by a Delhi court for allegedly insulting the Indian flag by printing it and the Ashok Chakra on pamphlets along with the photo of a cockroach.

Delhi govt wants details about employees occupying govt flats

Delhi government has asked all heads of its departments to provide detail of those employees or their families who are still occupying governmnent flats unauthorisedly even after their retirement or death.

NCW Chief condemns harassment of Bengaluru woman at Delhi airport

The National Commission for Women (NCW) Chief on Friday condemned the incident in which a woman from Bengaluru was allegedly harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport.

Nine DU students injured as police break up march to VC's office

Nine students of Delhi University were allegedly injured in a clash with police when they were marching to the Vice Chancellors' office to press their demands.

People voted for AAP with expectations but it's now turning into 'party of fights': Maken

Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken took on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday over its ongoing internal rift and alleged that it has turned into a 'party of fights'.

Internal rift has marred party's image: Aam Aadmi Party

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday accepted that the widening rift within its ranks has marred the party's image.

AAP crisis: Dilip Pandey alleges ''deep conspiracy'' against Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Dilip Pandey on Friday alleged that there was some deep conspiracy against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Midnight raid: Seeking sanction against Somnath Bharti, police tells court

A court in Delhi on Friday deferred the hearing in a case against former state law minister Somnath Bharti on the alleged molestation of African women during a midnight raid last year.

Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan should 'depart gracefully' from AAP: Kumar Vishwas

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas on Friday called on senior party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav to leave the party `gracefully` if nothing was working out.

1984 riots: Court to consider closure report on April 22
1984 riots: Court to consider closure report on April 22

A Delhi court on Friday fixed April 22 for hearing CBI's closure report in a case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Congratulated AAP, nothing else: Nitish Kumar after holding talks with Arvind Kejriwal

A day after holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Arvind Kejriwal to launch e-ration scheme today

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch the e-ration card service in the national capital on Friday.