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27 Dec 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

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.

05 Dec 2021


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.

30 Sep 2021


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.

30 Sep 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

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.

21 Sep 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

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.

16 Sep 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

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.

15 Sep 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

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.

13 Sep 2021


Punjab: Pension scheme question in Class V paper sparks row

An advertisement and questions related to the social security pension scheme of the Punjab government found mention in a Class V question paper, drawing sharp reactions from a teachers' body and the opposition SAD and AAP.

12 Sep 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal elected AAP National Convenor for third consecutive term

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Sunday re-elected the National Convenor of the Aam Aadmi Party for the third consecutive term.

01 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

AAP will contest all 403 seats in 2022 UP elections

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections on all 403 seats, party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh announced on Tuesday.

27 Aug 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Sonu Sood to be face of Delhi government's mentorship program

Sonu Sood will now be the envoy of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led government's mentorship program for children, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

17 Aug 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Uttarakhand: Ex-Army officer Ajay Kothiyal AAP's pick for CM candidate

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday announced that retired Army officer Ajay Kothiyal will become the party's Chief Ministerial face in the 2022 Uttarakhand Assembly elections.

11 Aug 2021


Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia acquitted in Chief Secretary's assault case

A Delhi court has acquitted Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia in a 2018 case of alleged assault on then Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.

29 Jul 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi seeks reversal of Rakesh Asthana's appointment as police commissioner

The Delhi Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution demanding the reversal of Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner.

15 Jul 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

DDA razed church, Delhi government has no control: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday assured justice in a matter related to the demolition of a church in the national capital, saying the action was taken by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) which comes under the Central government.

03 Jul 2021


AAP workers protest outside Punjab CM's house, Bhagwant Mann detained

Hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers, who were staging a protest, faced water cannons just outside the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in Mohali today.

03 Jul 2021


AAP workers try to gherao Punjab CM's residence

Police on Saturday used water cannon to disperse AAP workers forcing their way to gherao the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at Siswan in Mohali in protest against frequent power cuts.

30 Jun 2021

Atishi Marlena

'Ridiculous,' says AAP as MLA Atishi gets income tax notice

The Income Tax Department has sent a notice to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Atishi, she and the party said on Wednesday, slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the matter.

Delhi government exaggerated oxygen requirement by 4 times: SC panel

CM Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi exaggerated the national capital's oxygen needs when the second COVID-19 wave was at its peak during April 25-May 10, found an audit team constituted by the Supreme Court.

21 Jun 2021

Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar calls meeting of Opposition parties tomorrow

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has called a meeting of Opposition parties in Delhi tomorrow, likely to discuss a possible teaming to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the next Indian general elections.

14 Jun 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP to contest 2022 Gujarat polls on all seats: Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest on all seats in the 2022 Gujarat Legislative Assembly elections, AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday.

01 Jun 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

BJP: Delhi's COVID-19 deaths five times higher than national average

The BJP on Monday claimed that the number of COVID-19 deaths per million population in Delhi was five times higher than the national average, and alleged that the healthcare system was in shambles under the Arvind Kejriwal government.

Centre creating 'artificial scarcity' of COVID-19 vaccines: AAP

The AAP on Friday alleged that the Centre is creating artificial scarcity of COVID-19 vaccines to benefit Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute of India, a charge termed by the Delhi BJP as unfounded.

Petition seeks cancellation of FIRs over posters criticizing Modi

A petitioner has moved the Supreme Court (SC), seeking the cancellation of FIRs registered by the Delhi Police against those accused of putting up posters criticizing the Narendra Modi government's move to export COVID-19 vaccines.

27 Apr 2021

Delhi High Court

Coronavirus: You're passing orders without knowing ground-realities, HC tells AAP

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday told the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led state government that it can't be unreasonable in the fight against coronavirus while hearing a plea of a hospital in connection with an order passed on April 25.

05 Apr 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi government built no new hospitals/flyovers during 2015-2019: RTI

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi neither commissioned any new hospital nor did it build any new flyover between 2015 and 2019, RTI (Right To Information) queries filed by a resident of the city revealed.

29 Mar 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

President clears controversial Delhi Bill redefining 'government' as L-G

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday passed a controversial law giving more powers to the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, a representative of the Centre, over the city's elected government.

24 Mar 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Rajya Sabha clears Delhi Bill amid uproar; Opposition stages walkout

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday cleared a controversial proposed law to give more powers to Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (L-G), a representative of the Centre.

22 Mar 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Lok Sabha approves Bill giving Centre more power over Delhi

In a blow to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi, the Lok Sabha on Monday approved a proposed law to give the central government more power over the national capital.

03 Mar 2021

Delhi MCD Elections

People want Kejriwal model: AAP's Atishi on civic by-polls win

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi on Wednesday celebrated her party's win in the recently-held civic body by-polls in Delhi, saying that people are happy with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's model of development.

01 Mar 2021


Mansi Sehgal, Miss India Delhi 2019, joins Aam Aadmi Party

Miss India Delhi 2019 Mansi Sehgal has taken a decisive leap into politics as she joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday.

13 Jan 2021


Delhi schools reopening from Monday for Classes 10, 12

Shut since early last year due to coronavirus pandemic, Delhi schools will reopen from coming Monday, January 18, for Classes 10 and 12 in view of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board exams that will be held from May.

12 Jan 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

UP: AAP leader Somnath Bharti arrested, ink thrown at him

Somnath Bharti, the Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Malviya Nagar, Delhi, was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Monday for allegedly making defamatory remarks on the condition of state's hospitals and against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Ink was also thrown at him in Raebareli.

11 Jan 2021

Delhi High Court

Plea to declare all child marriages void: HC seeks response

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought a response from the Aam Aadmi Party government on a plea to declare all child marriages performed in the national capital as void ab initio (to be treated as invalid from the outset).

04 Jan 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP, BJP blame each other for demolition of Hanuman temple

The Delhi units of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday sparred over the demolition of a Hanuman temple as part of the ongoing Chandni Chowk beautification plan.

18 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

Agriculture Minister writes letter to farmers, PM urges to read

On Thursday, Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar wrote an eight-page-long letter to farmers, in a bid to address their concerns associated with three farm laws.

Arvind Kejriwal tears copies of farm laws in Delhi Assembly

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday tore copies of the contentious farm laws in a special Assembly session.

13 Dec 2020

Delhi Police

Raghav Chadha, Atishi detained ahead of protest over 'NDMC scam'

On Sunday, the Delhi Police detained leaders of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) including Raghav Chadha and Atishi.

08 Dec 2020


Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies

In a sensational claim which may start another political slugfest between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the former alleged on Tuesday that Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest, a charge denied by Delhi Police, which is governed by the Centre.

Kejriwal orders price cut for RT-PCR tests in private labs

Soon, RT-PCR tests, the more reliable mode to judge a coronavirus infection, would become cheaper in Delhi's private labs, revealed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.

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