Articles about Alka Lamba
Alka Lamba is an Indian National Congress (INC) politician from Delhi. She joined the INC's student wing, National Students' Union of India (NSUI), in college and became the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) President in 1995. She fought her first election on a Congress ticket in the 2003 Delhi Assembly polls but lost to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Madan Lal Khurana from the Moti Nagar constituency. She was a secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) of the INC between 2007 and 2011. In 2014, Lamba left Congress to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and successfully contested the Delhi Assembly elections next year from the Chandni Chowk constituency. In 2019, however, due to internal disputes, she left AAP and returned to the Congress. She contested and lost the 2020 Delhi Legislative Assembly elections from the Chandni Chowk constituency to AAP's Parlad Singh Sawhney, coming a distant third.
23 Apr 2020
Arnab Goswami attacked, two arrested: Know what happened here
Journalist Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief and founder of Republic TV channel, alleged that he was attacked in Mumbai past midnight yesterday when he was returning home from his workplace with his wife, Samia.
06 Apr 2020
Alka Lamba questions Yogeshwar Dutt's parentage in ugly Twitter spat
Congress leader Alka Lamba and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got into an ugly Twitter spat on Monday.
11 Feb 2020
Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?
As the counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections began earlier today, it became evident that the ruling Aam Aadmi Party was set to win.
08 Feb 2020
Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker
Congress leader Alka Lamba, who is contesting from Chandni Chowk constituency, lost cool on workers of her former party — the Aam Aadmi Party after comments were allegedly passed on her son.
26 Jan 2020
Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls
Delhi is set to go to polls on February 8, and electioneering has reached its peak.
27 Dec 2019
Mumbai: Pro and anti-CAA protests take place just 4-km apart
Mumbai witnessed unusual scenes today with pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests taking place just 4 kilometers away from one another.
26 Sep 2019
Why are BJP leaders protesting outside Arvind Kejriwal's house?
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's house turned into a fortress on Thursday after police deployed forces to deal with agitating members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
19 Sep 2019
Haven't joined Congress, didn't give written resignation either: Alka Lamba
Earlier this month, rebel AAP MLA Alka Lamba called it quits with the party, putting an end to her six-year-long journey. But, on Wednesday she claimed she hasn't given her "written resignation".
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.
16 Jan 2019
On teaming-up with AAP, Sheila Dikshit says nothing's final yet
Former Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, on Tuesday didn't rule out Congress' alliance with AAP but said nothing is confirmed yet.
22 Dec 2018
AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row
On Friday, the AAP-dominated Delhi Assembly passed a resolution suggesting Bharat Ratna should be stripped from former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as he failed to curb 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
13 Aug 2018
Will Delhi's iconic Meena Bazaar be relocated? Traders protest
It was in 2004 when a petition was filed to revamp Jama Masjid and its surroundings.
17 May 2017
AAP crisis- Kejriwal hosts dinner to unite party MLAs
In an attempt to bring unity amid a severe internal crisis, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal hosted a dinner for party MLAs at his residence on May 14.
03 May 2017
AAP crisis: Kumar Vishwas stays, Amanatullah Khan out
At the end of the AAP's Political Affairs Committee meeting, the party decided to sack MLA Amanatullah Khan for his comments against Kumar Vishwas.
02 May 2017
AAP crisis: Arvind Kejriwal meets Kumar Vishwas
On Tuesday night, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal met Kumar Vishwas amidst speculations that the latter was going to quit over allegations made by MLA Amanatullah Khan.
02 May 2017
AAP's Amanatullah Khan resigns from PAC
On Monday, Amanatullah Khan from the Aam Aadmi Party resigned from the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC).
30 Apr 2017
We lost MCD due to mistrust, not EVMs: Kumar Vishwas
Deepening the internal crisis in AAP, Kumar Vishwas slammed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for blaming EVMs for the party's loss in the recent MCD polls.
27 Apr 2017
AAP facing turmoil after MCD loss
AAP's staggering defeat in the Delhi MCD polls has left the party split over why it happened.
26 Apr 2017
MCD 2017 Elections: BJP set for massive win
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi's election votes are currently being counted; 270 out of 272 wards went to polls on Sunday.