Aam Aadmi Party (AAP): News | Page 8

13 Sep 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal supports stricter traffic rules, but hints at revising fines

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal disagrees with PM Narendra Modi-led government frequently, but he feels the amended Motor Vehicles Act has made Delhi's roads better.

13 Sep 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Odd-even scheme returns to Delhi, will be implemented in November

The odd-even scheme, launched in Delhi for the first time in 2016, is returning from November 4 to 15, the state's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced at a press conference on Friday.

Giving 'free rides' on Metro problematic: SC slams Delhi government

You can not be handing over sops to people and then fight in court for sharing losses with the Centre, the Supreme Court told Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Friday.

06 Sep 2019


Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

After a long-standing feud with the top brass of Aam Aadmi Party, Alka Lamba announced on Friday that she is quitting the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.

31 Aug 2019


BJP leader Manoj Tiwari says NRC is "needed" in Delhi

On the day when Assam's final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) was released, Bharatiya Janata Party's Manoj Tiwari made a controversial remark.

27 Aug 2019


India's first woman DGP, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passes away

Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, India's first woman Director General of Police (DGP), passed away late last night in Mumbai, following a long illness. She was 72.

27 Aug 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

No late-payment charges on water bill for Delhiites: CM Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced today that the Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to waive off water arrears for citizens with functional water meters at their homes.

15 Aug 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Now, Kejriwal announces free rides for women in DTC buses

With an eye on 2020 Assembly elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced yet another freebie on Thursday.

13 Aug 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Now, pay nothing for Rs. 800 electricity bill

A few weeks ago, Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government announced that those who consume up to 200 units of electricity in the National Capital won't have to pay the bill.

08 Aug 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal announces 15GB per month free data in Delhi

With an eye on the upcoming Delhi assembly polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has doled out another sop.

01 Aug 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal doles out another sop, makes 200-units of electricity free

On Thursday, the AAP-led Delhi government announced that households which consume up to 200 units of electricity per month will not be asked to pay a bill.

16 Jul 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: RTR flyover opens; to ease traffic towards airport, Gurugram

On Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the long-delayed Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover, which would ease connectivity for commuters traveling from South Delhi towards the Indira Gandhi International Airport and Gurugram.

12 Jul 2019


Uttarakhand MLA bought VIP number '0001' for Rs. 5.51L

Uttarakhand BJP MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who was recently seen in a controversial viral video of him dancing with guns and mouthing expletives, has been suspended from the party indefinitely.

24 Jun 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Gambhir installs CCTV cameras to 'focus' on Kejriwal's false promises

Gautam Gambhir, who started his new innings as a politician with a bang, has got down to work.

22 Jun 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Free rides an election gimmick: Metro Man Sreedharan tells Sisodia

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to make Delhi Metro rides free for women and this decision has started conversations.

23 May 2019

Arnab Goswami

When Arnab Goswami called Sunny Deol Sunny Leone on TV

Counting of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections is underway, and everyone is either glued to their TVs, laptops or smartphones in excitement.

21 May 2019


AAP-leader claims BJP is hacking EVMs by sharing misleading video

What do you do if you think you are losing elections? If you are a member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), you share a video of an actor masquerading as a journalist to claim BJP is hacking EVMs.

20 May 2019


Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

19 May 2019

Narendra Modi

#ExitPoll2019: Narendra Modi will return as PM, predict political experts

The exit polls of 2019 general elections are bound to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi happy, as most of them have predicted that he will take office again on May 23, when final results will be declared.

11 May 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal took Rs. 6cr bribe for ticket: AAP candidate's son

Just a day before Delhi goes to polls, a new controversy has erupted which could ruin Aam Aadmi Party's chances in Lok Sabha.

10 May 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Pamphlet row: Gambhir sends defamation notice to Atishi, Sisodia, Kejriwal

An obscene pamphlet has taken the center stage in Delhi politics, and with every day the accusations and counter-accusations are becoming stronger.

05 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Kejriwal slapped: AAP chief demands PM Modi's resignation

A day after he was slapped by a man during a roadshow, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed BJP was behind the attack and asked PM Narendra Modi to resign.

04 May 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal slapped during roadshow in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Saturday assaulted by an unidentified man during a roadshow held at the national capital's Moti Nagar area.

27 Apr 2019

Gautam Gambhir

FIR ordered against Gautam Gambhir for holding rally without permission

Former cricketer and BJP candidate from East Delhi, Gautam Gambhir reportedly held a rally on April 25 in Lajpat Nagar without permission. He is now facing action for the same.

26 Apr 2019

Gautam Gambhir

After Hans Raj Hans, singer Daler Mehendi joins BJP

In what seems as yet another indication that BJP is relying on star power this election season, celebrated singer Daler Mehendi joined the saffron party on Friday.

22 Apr 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Congress releases list, talks of tie-up with AAP ends

Ending weeks of uncertainty surrounding a potential tie-up with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi, Congress on Monday released a list of candidates.

19 Apr 2019

Bombay High Court

Hemant Karkare died due to his 'Karma', says Pragya Thakur

BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur stirred a new controversy on Friday after she said former Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad chief Hemant Karkare died because of his 'karma'.

10 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha Elections

#NewsBytesExclusive: Atishi says why Delhi needs full-statehood and more

The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to launch many new faces in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections.

10 Apr 2019


Who will vote for Congress?

If there is one theme surrounding 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it has to be - Why Modi, or Why not Modi? Everything else is secondary - Opposition parties, narrative, Vikas, Vivek (Oberoi), Chacha Nehru, Rahul Gandhi and his janeu.

07 Apr 2019


No AAP-Congress alliance in Haryana, Punjab; decision on Delhi soon

The spokesperson of Congress Randeep Singh Surjewala has confirmed the party will not forge an alliance with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Haryana and Punjab for the upcoming polls.

01 Apr 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Rahul Gandhi refused to forge alliance with AAP: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said Congress President Rahul Gandhi refused to join hands with his party for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

30 Mar 2019


Aam Aadmi Party: The good, the bad, the ugly

For weeks now, political circles have been busy with a question: Will they, won't they? The "they" signifying a probable alliance between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress for the ensuing summer elections. More so because AAP has been Congress' staunch critic.

AAP moves SC seeking larger bench over Delhi's full-statehood issue

The AAP government moved the Supreme Court today seeking constitution of a larger bench to expeditiously decide the issue of who controls the services in Delhi.

25 Mar 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Swastika controversy: Nazi, Hindu symbols are different, AAP tells BJP

Facing flak over a controversial tweet which its party chief Arvind Kejriwal put out last week, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it was only meant as an attack on German dictator Adolf Hitler.

21 Mar 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal shares picture of 'broom chasing Swastika', gets slammed

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was slammed by numerous Twitter users after he shared an image which showed a broom chasing a Swastika.

20 Mar 2019

West Bengal

Lok Sabha elections: Congress fighting against time to stitch alliances

With general elections starting in less than a month, Congress has still not announced alliances in Bihar and J&K, hinting that the party is in soup.

14 Mar 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

'Baap ki Dilli hai,' Kejriwal asks Manoj Tiwari, BJP fumes

The BJP slammed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal yesterday for allegedly using "foul" language against its Delhi unit head Manoj Tiwari, as the two parties sparred over issues of full statehood for the national capital.

14 Mar 2019


Bihar: Mahagathbandhan talks "almost" over, Congress gets 11 seats

The seat-sharing arrangement among the Opposition parties in Bihar has almost been finalized with Congress agreeing to contest on 11 seats, claimed reports.

08 Mar 2019


#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Will drink venom to defeat BJP,' says Raghav Chadha

Raghav Chadha, one of the youngest politicians in India, doesn't have a sprawling office, as one would imagine.

#Elections2019: AAP releases song, makes full-statehood for Delhi principal agenda

The Aam Aadmi Party launched a song yesterday to establish that Delhi's full statehood will be their central agenda for the 2019 elections.