Articles about Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Launched on 26th November 2012, Aam Aadmi Party is the current ruling party of Delhi. Founded by Arvind Kejriwal, the party has its origins to the popular India Against Corruption movement. The party had even won the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections, but later the government resigned after not being able to pass the Jan Lokpal bill, only to come back in power in 2015.

Delhi govt to launch 'Film Policy' with single-window clearance

13 May 2022

Delhi
Delhi govt to launch 'Film Policy' with single-window clearance

The Delhi government's new film policy, which will provide producers with discounts and subsidies on hospitality services, will be unveiled on Friday, said officials.

Delhi: Local markets shut to protest MLA Amanatullah Khan's arrest

13 May 2022

India
Delhi: Local markets shut to protest MLA Amanatullah Khan's arrest

Local markets in the Okhla Assembly constituency represented by MLA Amanatullah Khan remained closed on Friday in protest of his arrest.

Delhi: Demolition drive faces protest, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested

12 May 2022

Politics
Delhi: Demolition drive faces protest, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested

As the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMA) carried out an anti-encroachment drive in the Madanpur Khadar area on Thursday, protests erupted with people pelting stones and leaving a few security personnel injured, the police said.

Relief for Tajinder Bagga, protected from arrest till July 5

10 May 2022

Politics
Relief for Tajinder Bagga, protected from arrest till July 5

In a major relief for BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday ruled he cannot be arrested till July 5.

HP: Interstate borders sealed after Khalistan flags found at Assembly

09 May 2022

India
HP: Interstate borders sealed after Khalistan flags found at Assembly

The Himachal Pradesh government has directed the state police department to seal all interstate borders or barriers of the hill state.

Bagga arrest: Punjab moves HC over detention of police officers

07 May 2022

Politics
Bagga arrest: Punjab moves HC over detention of police officers

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday is expected to hear the Punjab government's plea seeking the release of the Punjab Police officers who went to arrest BJP leader Tajinder Bagga.

BJP leader Tajinder Bagga's arrest: Dramatic events involving 3 states

06 May 2022

Politics
BJP leader Tajinder Bagga's arrest: Dramatic events involving 3 states

The arrest of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga from his Delhi home on Friday morning has become increasingly spectacular as the day progressed.

Tajinder Bagga arrest: 'Couldn't even wear turban,' says father

06 May 2022

Politics
Tajinder Bagga arrest: 'Couldn't even wear turban,' says father

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga was arrested by the Punjab Police from his Delhi residence on Friday morning.

Modi's mimic Shyam Rangeela joins AAP for 'politics of work'

06 May 2022

Politics
Modi's mimic Shyam Rangeela joins AAP for 'politics of work'

Comedian Shyam Rangeela, who rose to fame with mimicry of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Rajasthan on Thursday.

Punjab Police arrests BJP leader Tajinder Bagga from Delhi

06 May 2022

Politics
Punjab Police arrests BJP leader Tajinder Bagga from Delhi

The Punjab Police on Friday arrested Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga from his Delhi residence.

Amid coal shortage, Delhi Metro, hospitals may face power disruptions

29 Apr 2022

India
Amid coal shortage, Delhi Metro, hospitals may face power disruptions

Several states are reeling under a power crisis due to a coal shortage.

South Delhi civic body's anti-encroachment drive slammed as 'anti-poor'

28 Apr 2022

India
South Delhi civic body's anti-encroachment drive slammed as 'anti-poor'

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Wednesday said that its mayor and the commissioner would take stock of the illegal structures in Jaitpur, Sarita Vihar, and Madanpur Khadar on Thursday.

Delhi: Punjab CM Mann visits schools, hospitals; to sign MOUs

25 Apr 2022

Politics
Delhi: Punjab CM Mann visits schools, hospitals; to sign MOUs

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann on Monday visited schools and hospitals in the national capital to know about the "Delhi model" and implement it in Punjab.

Delhi temple demolition notice: Will stand before bulldozers, say locals

24 Apr 2022

India
Delhi temple demolition notice: Will stand before bulldozers, say locals

Locals in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri—where the Centre allegedly plans to raze down a temple—have opposed the move, saying they will stand in front of bulldozers to stop the demolition.

Maharashtra Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas sent to 14-day judicial custody

24 Apr 2022

India
Maharashtra Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas sent to 14-day judicial custody

Maharashtra independent MLA Ravi Rana and his wife, Amravati MP Navneet Rana, were sent to 14-day judicial custody by Mumbai's Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Sunday.

Centre ordered demolition of temple in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri: AAP

24 Apr 2022

Politics
Centre ordered demolition of temple in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri: AAP

The controversy over the anti-encroachment demolition campaign launched in several states took a new turn on Saturday.

Punjab: Agricultural bank issues arrest warrants against loan defaulting farmers

22 Apr 2022

India
Punjab: Agricultural bank issues arrest warrants against loan defaulting farmers

Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank (PSCADB) has reportedly served arrest warrants to approximately 2,000 farmers who defaulted on their loans.

Will Kumar Vishwas be arrested for 'hate speech' against Kejriwal?

20 Apr 2022

Politics
Will Kumar Vishwas be arrested for 'hate speech' against Kejriwal?

Noted poet and former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas appears to be in hot water for his fiery statements regarding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal earlier this year.

Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence: Police arrest 21 people; 2 minors apprehended

18 Apr 2022

India
Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence: Police arrest 21 people; 2 minors apprehended

The Delhi Police arrested 21 people on charges of rioting and unlawful assembly on Sunday, a day after communal clashes erupted in Delhi's Jahangirpuri.

'British will come to seek jobs,' says Punjab CM; slammed

10 Apr 2022

Politics
'British will come to seek jobs,' says Punjab CM; slammed

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's statements on Saturday about stopping the "brain drain" and a "plan to attract foreigners to apply for jobs" in the state drew sharp criticism.

Kejriwal says 'India important, not me' after BJP vandalizes house

31 Mar 2022

Politics
Kejriwal says 'India important, not me' after BJP vandalizes house

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday, a day after BJP workers vandalized his residence for his comments regarding The Kashmir Files movie.

Kejriwal's residence vandalized, AAP says BJP wants to 'murder' him

30 Mar 2022

Politics
Kejriwal's residence vandalized, AAP says BJP wants to 'murder' him

Surrounded by controversy over his remark on the Bollywood film 'The Kashmir Files', Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence was vandalized on Wednesday.

Punjab MLAs to get pension for only one term: CM

25 Mar 2022

Politics
Punjab MLAs to get pension for only one term: CM

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann announced on Friday all MLAs and ex-MLAs in the state will receive pensions for only one term, regardless of how many times they are elected.

Ten AAP MLAs sworn in as ministers in Punjab cabinet

19 Mar 2022

Politics
Ten AAP MLAs sworn in as ministers in Punjab cabinet

Ten MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took oath as cabinet ministers in the newly-elected Punjab government induction ceremony on Saturday.

CM Bhagwat Mann announces dedicated anti-corruption helpline for Punjab

17 Mar 2022

Politics
CM Bhagwat Mann announces dedicated anti-corruption helpline for Punjab

Chief Minister of Punjab Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced an anti-corruption helpline for the state.

Bhagwant Mann takes oath as 18th Chief Minister of Punjab

16 Mar 2022

Politics
Bhagwant Mann takes oath as 18th Chief Minister of Punjab

After the landslide victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bhagwant Mann took oath as the 18th Chief Minister of Punjab.

Bhagwant Mann to take oath as CM on March 16

12 Mar 2022

Politics
Bhagwant Mann to take oath as CM on March 16

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Bhagwant Mann is set to take oath as Punjab's Chief Minister on March 16 at Khatkar Kalan, freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's native village near Nawanshahar.

After winning Punjab, AAP to focus on Gujarat, Himachal

11 Mar 2022

Politics
After winning Punjab, AAP to focus on Gujarat, Himachal

After its huge victory in the Punjab elections, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party has Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh on its "radar," said party leader Akshay Marathe.

BJP wins 4 states; Modi expresses hope for 2024 elections

10 Mar 2022

Politics
BJP wins 4 states; Modi expresses hope for 2024 elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged victorious in four of the five states where election results became clear on Thursday.

AAP guards Goa leaders after Congress moves candidates to resort

09 Mar 2022

Politics
AAP guards Goa leaders after Congress moves candidates to resort

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has reportedly made attempts to guard its Goa election candidates a day before the poll results.

Delhi schools reopening: Focus on well-being for first two weeks

13 Feb 2022

Delhi
Delhi schools reopening: Focus on well-being for first two weeks

As schools for nursery to class 8 are reopening in Delhi from Monday, they will be focusing on turn-out, learning level assessment, and well-being, rather than the syllabus for the first two weeks.

Goa elections: AAP names Amit Palekar as its CM face

19 Jan 2022

Politics
Goa elections: AAP names Amit Palekar as its CM face

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday named Amit Palekar as the party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming assembly polls in Goa.

Chandigarh municipal polls: AAP wins 14 seats; BJP takes 12

27 Dec 2021

Politics
Chandigarh municipal polls: AAP wins 14 seats; BJP takes 12

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won the most seats in the Chandigarh municipal elections on Monday, pushing the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) to second place.

Sidhu joins Delhi teachers' protest outside Kejriwal's residence

05 Dec 2021

Politics
Sidhu joins Delhi teachers' protest outside Kejriwal's residence

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu Sunday joined a protest by Delhi's guest teachers outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence.

Air pollution: Delhi to get Rs. 18cr as 'Green Fund'

03 Oct 2021

Delhi
Air pollution: Delhi to get Rs. 18cr as 'Green Fund'

The Centre has decided to sanction a "Green Fund" worth Rs. 18 crore for Delhi under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to mitigate air pollution.

Hundreds of Delhi liquor stores to shut temporarily from tomorrow

30 Sep 2021

India
Hundreds of Delhi liquor stores to shut temporarily from tomorrow

All private liquor vends across Delhi will be temporarily shut as the national capital looks to enforce its updated liquor policy.

Free health services if AAP wins 2022 Punjab elections: Kejriwal

30 Sep 2021

Politics
Free health services if AAP wins 2022 Punjab elections: Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced the "second list of pre-poll promises" at an event in Punjab's Ludhiana ahead of the Assembly elections early next year.

AAP will ensure 80% job reservation for Goans: Kejriwal

21 Sep 2021

Politics
AAP will ensure 80% job reservation for Goans: Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said if voted to power in Goa in the 2022 polls, his party will ensure that 80 percent of jobs, including in the private sector, will be reserved for local people.

UP: AAP promises 300 units of free electricity, 24X7 supply

16 Sep 2021

Politics
UP: AAP promises 300 units of free electricity, 24X7 supply

The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday promised that if it is voted to power in Uttar Pradesh, its government will provide 300 units of electricity free of cost to all domestic consumers, waive outstanding bills of 38 lakh families and ensure 24-hour power supply.

I-T Department raids properties linked to Sonu Sood, AAP fumes

15 Sep 2021

Entertainment
I-T Department raids properties linked to Sonu Sood, AAP fumes

Some properties linked to Sonu Sood have come under the lens of the Income Tax Department.

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