Delhi assembly polls

Delhi to have lowest taxes in country: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi to have lowest taxes in country: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government was committed to reducing taxes to make Delhi a state with the lowest taxes in the country.

Mar 28, 2016, 20:32 PM IST

AAP student wing Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti to foray into DUSU polls

After a resounding victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) may try to make inroads into educational institutions in the National Capital, especially the Delhi University, through its student wing.

Jul 12, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Jitendra Singh Tomar arrest case: Complainant says 'justice has prevailed'

Following a Delhi court's directive to send the city's Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar to police custody for four days, the complainant in the case on Tuesday expressed his satisfaction, dubbing the former's taking charge as a law maker as 'shameful'.

Jun 09, 2015, 23:20 PM IST
CM Kejriwal announces compensation for farmers, ups relief by Rs 20,000 per acre

CM Kejriwal announces compensation for farmers, ups relief by Rs 20,000 per acre

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 20,000 for per acre of damaged crops to farmers of the national capital and said his government will fulfill all the promises made by AAP in the run up to Delhi assembly polls.

Apr 11, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

Amit Shah plays down Delhi defeat

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday played down the party's defeat in Delhi, adding however that the Delhi unit needs to revive.

Apr 03, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

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.

Mar 28, 2015, 23:11 PM IST

Liquor seizure surged during Delhi polls, but cash haul saw decline

Liquor seizures by Delhi Police went up during the recent Delhi Assembly polls as compared to the previous election that was held merely 14 months earlier even though the amount of cash seized saw a steep fall.

Mar 22, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

Donations steady despite tumult in Aam Aadmi Party

The turmoil in AAP did not seem to have much effect on donations as the party received over one crore within the span of a month after its spectacular victory in the Delhi Assembly polls.

Mar 15, 2015, 19:05 PM IST
AAP rocked by another sting, tape claims Arvind Kejriwal refused poll tickets to Muslims

AAP rocked by another sting, tape claims Arvind Kejriwal refused poll tickets to Muslims

The tale of sting operations and audiotapes within Aam Aadmi Party's ranks took another twist on Thursday as an erstwhile party leader accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of playing communal politics during the recently-concluded Assembly polls.

Mar 12, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

Clamour grows among AAP MLAs for Yadav, Bhushans' ouster from party

Amidst the raging public spat among its leadership, a section of AAP MLAs has demanded that the father-son duo of Shanti and Prashant Bhushan be expelled along with Yogendra Yadav from its ranks for anti-party activities.

Mar 11, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

AAP holds national executive meet to discuss strategies and expansion plans

AAP today held its first national executive meeting following its landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly polls in which party leaders discussed its future course of action and expansion plans.

Feb 27, 2015, 01:37 AM IST

AAP's national executive meet on Feb 26

The AAP's national executive meet, first after its spectacular victory in the Delhi assembly polls, will be held here next week and the party leaders are expected to discuss its future strategies to expand its base across India.

Feb 20, 2015, 15:27 PM IST

AAP to launch awareness programme against drug menace in Punjab

The Aam Aadmi Party will launch a mass awareness programme against drugs menace in Punjab soon, a senior party functionary said on Tuesday.

Feb 17, 2015, 16:32 PM IST

RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' story on AAP, not BJP, says its editor

RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser's' editor, Prafulla Ketkar, on Tuesday said the cover story was directed at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and not the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as was being projected by the media.

Feb 17, 2015, 11:45 AM IST

RSS mouthpiece warns against AAP's 'freebies agenda'

Cautioning against what it described as the politics of freebies propagated by AAP in Delhi, RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' has said it has the potential to scuttle the country's growth story.

Feb 16, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

Delhi poll debacle: RSS targets BJP in its mouthpiece 'Organiser'

The Rashtriya Swayam Sevak (RSS) on Monday targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the party's disastrous performance in the recent Delhi Assembly polls, in the latest edition of its mouthpie

Feb 16, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

AAP to spread wings in 4 states in next 5 years: Yogendra Yadav

Buoyed by its spectacular victory in Delhi Assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party is now planning to make itself a significant political force in at least four major states in the next five years without entering into any "arrangements of convenience" with any regional party.

Feb 15, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Overhaul, outreach, oversee to be new CM Arvind Kejriwal's mantra

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will use technology and tools of good governance to bring in changes wherever required for "overhaul" of the system, reach out to people who have grievances and oversee work of all ministers and MLAs.

Feb 14, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

BJP asks Raj Thackeray to quit politics and become full-time cartoonist

MNS chief Raj Thackeray's cartoon ridiculing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah over their party's humiliating rout in the Delhi Assembly polls has invited sharp rebuke from the saffron party.

Feb 13, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

Every hero of politics should tread with caution: Shiv Sena

In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after BJP's rout in Delhi Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Friday said a "hero of politics" should not be under the misconception of having unstinted support of the people.

Feb 13, 2015, 11:50 AM IST