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.

Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar arrested in Swati Maliwal assault case

The Delhi Police arrested Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide, Bibhav Kumar, on Saturday following allegations by Swati Maliwal that he assaulted her at the chief minister's residence on May 13.

17 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

ED files chargesheet against Kejriwal, AAP named as accused

The Enforcement Directorate on Friday filed a chargesheet against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the excise policy-linked money laundering case.

17 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Swati Maliwal assault row: Delhi Police arrive at Kejriwal's house 

The Delhi Police, along with a team of forensic analysts, arrived at the residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, following allegations by Swati Maliwal that she was assaulted there.

17 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Swati Maliwal assault row: BJP ramps up attack on Kejriwal 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has intensified its attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal following an assault complaint lodged by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Swati Maliwal.

17 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Maliwal assault case: Kejriwal's aide fails to appear before NCW 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar did not appear before the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday in connection with alleged assault on Aam Aadmi Party MP Swati Maliwal.

17 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar booked for allegedly assaulting Swati Maliwal 

The Delhi Police on Thursday registered an FIR against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide, Bibhav Kumar, for allegedly assaulting Aam Aadmi Party MP Swati Maliwal.

16 May 2024

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Maliwal assault row: 'I always stand with women', says Priyanka

Reacting to the reports of alleged assault on Aam Aadmi Party MP Swati Maliwal, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that she will always stand with women if any atrocity is committed.

16 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Maliwal assault case: NCW summons Kejriwal's ex-secretary Bibhav Kumar 

The National Commission for Women on Thursday issued a summons to Bibhav Kumar, former personal secretary of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

16 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal, Akhilesh evade questions on Swati Maliwal assault case

During the joint press conference of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, the two leaders sidestepped questions on the assault of Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal.

16 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Bibhav Kumar, accused of assaulting Swati Maliwal, seen with Kejriwal 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was seen at Lucknow airport on Wednesday with his aide, Bibhav Kumar, who is accused of assaulting Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Swati Maliwal.

15 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Swati Maliwal's ex-husband demands FIR against Arvind Kejriwal

The former husband of Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal, Naveen Jaihind, on Wednesday, called for an FIR to be lodged against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

15 May 2024

Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia's judicial custody extended till May 30

The Rouse Avenue Court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi's former Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, until May 30.

14 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP launches new 'washing machine' campaign to attack BJP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday launched a new campaign—"washing machine ka kaala jaadu," to "expose the Bharatiya Janata Party's anti-corruption poll plank."

14 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP admits Kejriwal's aide 'misbehaved' with Maliwal at CM's house

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide, Bibhav Kumar misbehaved with Aam Aadmi Party MP Swati Maliwal at the CM's residence on Monday, party leader Sanjay Singh said on Tuesday.

14 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

ED to make AAP accused in Delhi excise policy case 

The Enforcement Directorate has told the Delhi High Court that it will make Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party an accused in the excise policy scam case.

13 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Police receive 2 calls alleging Maliwal assaulted at Kejriwal's residence 

The Delhi Police, on Monday, received two distress calls from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence alleging that the Aam Aadmi Party's Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal had been assaulted there.

12 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal announces '10 guarantees' for Lok Sabha Elections 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced 10 "Kejriwal ki Guarantee" for the Lok Sabha elections.

12 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal to hold 1st meeting with MLAs post-jail release today

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs on Sunday, marking his first official engagement since his release from Tihar Jail.

10 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

What Supreme Court said while granting Arvind Kejriwal bail 

The Supreme Court on Friday granted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal bail till June 1 to campaign for the Delhi Lok Sabha elections, which will take place on May 25.

10 May 2024

Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court seeks ED's response on Kavitha's bail plea

The Delhi High Court has sought a response from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a bail plea filed by Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leader K Kavitha.

10 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

SC grants Arvind Kejriwal interim bail till June 1

The Supreme Court granted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal interim bail till June 1—nearly two months after his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in the excise policy case.

09 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

In affidavit to SC, ED opposes interim bail to Kejriwal

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has contested Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's interim bail plea, stating that "campaigning is not a fundamental, constitutional, or legal right."

09 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

ED to file first chargesheet against 'kingpin' Arvind Kejriwal tomorrow 

The Enforcement Directorate is likely to submit its first chargesheet against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, reports said.

08 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

SC 'may' deliver order on Kejriwal's bail on May 10

The Supreme Court on Wednesday announced that an order on the interim bail plea of Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, may come on Friday

07 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Kejriwal stayed in 7-star hotel on accused's expense': ED 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stayed in a seven-star hotel in Goa during the 2022 state assembly elections.

07 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

SC hears Kejriwal's plea for bail to campaign for polls

The Supreme Court on Tuesday is hearing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking interim bail.

06 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi L-G VK Saxena recommends NIA probe against Arvind Kejriwal 

Delhi's Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on Monday demanded a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly accepting political funding from banned pro-Khalistan terror outfit, "Sikhs for Justice."

03 May 2024

Manish Sisodia

Sisodia allowed to meet wife once a week under custody 

The Delhi High Court on Friday permitted Delhi's former Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to visit his ailing wife once a week under the custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

01 May 2024

Kanhaiya Kumar

'United in fight against dictatorship': Kanhaiya Kumar meets Sunita Kejriwal

Congress candidate from North East Delhi, Kanhaiya Kumar, met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's wife, Sunita Kejriwal, on Wednesday.

01 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Modi mimic' Shyam Rangeela to contest against PM in Varanasi 

Comedian Shyam Rangeela, known for his impersonations of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has announced his decision to run against the PM in the Varanasi constituency as an independent.

01 May 2024

Congress Party

2 Delhi Congress leaders resign over party's alliance with AAP 

Former MLAs Neeraj Basoya and Naseeb Singh have resigned from the Congress, expressing their opposition to the party's alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

30 Apr 2024

Raghav Chadha

'Chadha in UK for surgery, could've lost eyesight': Delhi minister

Aam Aadmi Party MP Raghav Chadha is currently in the United Kingdom, receiving medical treatment for a serious eye condition, Delhi Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj said on Tuesday.

30 Apr 2024

Arvinder Singh Lovely

Devendra Yadav appointed president of Delhi Congress after Lovely's exit 

Devendra Yadav, the current Punjab Congress in-charge and former MLA, was on Tuesday appointed as the interim head of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee.

Services row: SC to consider listing plea of Delhi government 

The Supreme Court on Friday told the Delhi government that it will consider listing its appeal challenging the Centre's law establishing pre-eminence of the lieutenant governor over the elected dispensation in controlling services in the capital.

25 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Kejriwal arrested because of own conduct…': ED tells SC

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has defended its decision to detain Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court.

23 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal, K Kavitha judicial custody extended till May 7

A Delhi court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bharat Rashtra Samithi leader K Kavitha till May 7 in connection with the money laundering case linked to the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy.

23 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal administered insulin in Tihar Jail: AAP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday was administered insulin at Tihar Jail after his blood sugar levels spiked to 320, the Aam Aadmi Party said in a post on X.

22 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi court denies Kejriwal's request for video consultations with doctor

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court on Monday rejected Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking daily 15-minute consultations with his personal physician in presence of his wife Sunita Kejriwal.

22 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Ghazipur landfill fire ignites political tensions in Delhi

A massive fire at the Ghazipur landfill in Delhi has sparked a political row between the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

19 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Lok Sabha Election 2024: Top contests in phase 1 

The much-awaited 2024 Lok Sabha elections began on Friday with voting for the first phase of the seven-phase polls.