Aam Aadmi Party (AAP): News

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.

24 Jan 2023

Delhi

Delhi to get new mayor today, weeks after AAP-BJP clash

Delhi will reportedly get its new mayor on Tuesday as the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) House reconvened after weeks of uncertainty.

20 Jan 2023

Delhi

Your statements are misleading, derogatory: Delhi L-G writes to Kejriwal

Following Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's remarks in the Delhi Assembly asking who the Lieutenant Governor (L-G) is and where he has come from, L-G VK Saxena wrote to him, suggesting he refer to the Constitution to find the answers.

18 Jan 2023

Delhi

AAP MLA shows cash in Assembly, claims contractor bribed him

Ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Mohinder Goyal stirred up the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday by showing wads of cash, claiming that a contractor attempted to bribe him at a government hospital and that his life was under threat.

16 Jan 2023

Delhi Government

Delhi: AAP marches against L-G Saxena denouncing interference in governance

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Monday led a protest march by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) decrying Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena's "interference" in its governance.

CBI raids Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's office

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted raids at the office of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on Saturday.

13 Jan 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: Sukhvinder Sukhu government reinstates Old Pension Scheme

The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh decided to restore the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) on Friday during Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu's first state cabinet meeting.

12 Jan 2023

Delhi

AAP receives recovery notice of Rs. 164cr over political ads

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has received a notice from the Directorate of Information & Publicity (DIP) of the Delhi government for recovering Rs. 163.62 crore it spent on advertisements, reportedly violating the Supreme Court's 2015 guidelines issued for ruling parties.

11 Jan 2023

Delhi

Delhi government hikes auto, taxi fares; check new rates here

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Wednesday announced a hike in auto and taxi fares across Delhi.

07 Jan 2023

Punjab

Punjab: 'Controversial' AAP minister Fauja Singh Sarari resigns from cabinet

Punjab Horticulture Minister Fauja Singh Sarari on Saturday resigned from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led cabinet, The Tribune reported.

06 Jan 2023

Delhi

Delhi mayor polls: AAP, BJP councilors clash; no election today

Clashes erupted between the newly-elected councilors of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday at a meeting to elect the mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

05 Jan 2023

Delhi

MCD mayor poll: BJP councilor Satya Sharma appointed presiding officer

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councilor Satya Sharma has been officially nominated as the presiding officer by Lt Governor V K Saxena on Thursday for the house's first meeting on June 6 to elect the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) mayor.

02 Jan 2023

Delhi

Delhi: Woman dies after car hits scooter, drags for kilometers

A car allegedly being driven by drunk men hit a 23-year-old woman riding a scooter and dragged her body entangled in the wheels for four kilometers, killing her in Northwest Delhi's Kanjhawala in the wee hours of Sunday.

27 Dec 2022

Allahabad High Court

UP: Allahabad High Court orders ULB polls sans OBC reservation

The Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench on Tuesday quashed the Uttar Pradesh government's draft notification on urban local body (ULB) elections and ordered the polls be held without reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC).

MCD mayoral elections: BJP fields Rekha Gupta against AAP's Oberoi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Rekha Gupta as its candidate for mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

25 Dec 2022

Satyendar Jain

Satyendar Jain CCTV row: No visitors allowed for 15 days

Jailed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain won't be allowed to meet visitors for the next 15 days and facilities like a chair and table in his cell will also be removed, NDTV reported.

MCD: Shelly Oberoi AAP's mayor candidate, Aaley Mohammed for deputy

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) named Shelly Oberoi (39) as the mayoral candidate for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the election for which is slated for January 6.

21 Dec 2022

Delhi

Delhi liquor scam: AAP leaders, KCR's daughter named in chargesheet

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) claimed in its chargesheet that the daughter of Telangana Chief Minister, Kalvakuntla Kavitha, was part of the "South group" that paid kickbacks of Rs. 100 crore to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders for reek benefits under the Delhi Excise Policy.

20 Dec 2022

Sukesh Chandrasekhar

Gave AAP Rs. 60 crore, being harassed: Conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar

Conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar on Tuesday reiterated his allegation that he paid Rs. 60 crore to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

18 Dec 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

After MCD success, AAP prepares for UP municipal elections

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) began rigorous preparations for the Uttar Pradesh municipal, having decided to compete from every ward in the state's upcoming civic polls.

Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta resigns after MCD polls defeat

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Adesh Gupta officially resigned from his post as the party's Delhi president on Sunday.

CBI questions KCR's daughter Kavitha in Delhi liquor policy case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLC and Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao's daughter, Kalvakuntla Kavitha at her Banjara Hills house on Sunday in connection with the Delhi liquor scam.

10 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Delhi Congress vice president's 'ghar wapsi' after joining AAP

The vice-president of Delhi Congress, Ali Mehdi on Saturday returned to the party hours after joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

09 Dec 2022

Uniform Civil Code

Rajya Sabha: Uniform Civil Code Bill faces resistance from Opposition

As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirodi Lal Meena tabled The Uniform Civil Code in India Bill 2020 on Friday in the Rajya Sabha as a Private Member Bill, chaos broke out in the Upper House with protests from the opposition parties.

2022 Assembly elections: BJP sweeps Gujarat, seals 7th consecutive term

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has successfully overcome anti-incumbency to storm into power in Gujarat Assembly for seventh consecutive term.

AAP's Gujarat CM face Isudan Gadhvi loses from Khambalia seat

The chief ministerial candidate for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Gujarat Isudan Gadhvi has faced an embarrassing defeat in the high-stake Gujarat Assembly elections.

08 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

2022 Assembly elections: Rebels, groupism hurting BJP, Cong in Himachal

The performance of 412 candidates, including several renowned politicians, will be out on Thursday for the high-stake assembly election in Himachal Pradesh.

07 Dec 2022

Delhi

2022 MCD elections: Challenges, opportunities ahead for 'the winner' AAP

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won the 250-seat Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls on Wednesday defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

07 Dec 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

2022 MCD elections: Kejriwal seeks Centre's support, PM Modi's blessings

Delhi Chief Minister and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday appealed to all political parties to help in making Delhi a clean and corruption-free city.

2022 MCD elections: AAP ends BJP's 15-year rule with win

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) overcame early jitters to comfortably clinch the 250-seat Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections on Wednesday.

2022 MCD elections: No anti-defection law makes AAP, BJP worried

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are engaged in a close fight in high-stakes Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.

07 Dec 2022

Delhi

2022 MCD elections: AAP surges ahead in contest with BJP

The counting of votes for 250 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) began at 8 am on Wednesday at 42 counting centers amid heavy security with around 10,000 personnel.

05 Dec 2022

Gujarat

Exit polls predict BJP in Gujarat, AAP sweeping MCD polls

The fate of 1,621 candidates has been sealed in the voting machines as the Gujarat Assembly elections concluded on Monday.

05 Dec 2022

Gujarat

Gujarat polling: Congress flags Modi, Shah's 'walk' after casting vote

Gujarat Congress is expected to approach the Election Commission of India (ECI) to complain about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah's 'walk' after voting in the second round of the Gujarat Assembly Elections, India Today reported.

05 Dec 2022

Gujarat

Gujarat election phase-2 begins: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad

The second and final phase of the Gujarat state Assembly elections began for 93 of 182 constituencies in 14 districts across north and central Gujarat on Monday morning at 8 am.

MCD elections records 50% voter turnout amid 'missing names' barbs

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections culminated at 5:30 pm on Sunday, with around 50% of voters deciding the fate of 1,349 candidates.

MCD elections: Vote for honest administration, garbage-free Delhi, appeals Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) urged people of Delhi to vote for an "honest, working administration" and a clean city as the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls began in the national capital on Sunday morning.

High-stakes MCD polls: Schools, markets shut as Delhi votes today

The polling for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) began in the national capital on Sunday morning.

Rahul Gandhi, other senior leaders to skip Parliament this winter

In a significant decision, the Indian National Congress (INC) has chosen to keep former President Rahul Gandhi and top leaders away from the Winter Session of Parliament so that attention is not diverted from its Bharat Jodo Yatra, NDTV reported, citing sources.

01 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat Assembly elections: 1st phase witnesses 56.88% voter turnout

The first phase of polling for Gujarat Assembly elections came to a close at 5:30 pm on Thursday with 56.88% voters sealing the fate of 788 candidates.

01 Dec 2022

Gujarat

Jambur, Gujarat's 'mini-Africa', celebrates first opportunity to vote

While the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly polls began on Thursday morning, it marked a historic moment for the locals of Jambur in the Junagadh district of the state.

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