Articles about Arvinder Singh Lovely

Arvinder Singh Lovely is an Indian National Congress (INC) politician and a former four-time Member of the Legislative Assembly from Delhi. Lovely did his BA in Political Science from SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi. A student political leader of the National Students Union of India (NSUI), he became General Secretary of the Youth Congress and NSUI in the 1990s. He later went on to head the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC). Lovely became the youngest member of the Delhi Assembly in 1998, elected that year from the Gandhi Nagar constituency. He retained the seat consecutively in 2003, 2008, and 2013, becoming a four-time Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA). During the tenure of Sheila Dixit-led Delhi government, Lovely served as the Cabinet Minister for Education, Urban Development & Revenue, Tourism, and Transport, among other portfolios. He briefly switched to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2017, ahead of the municipal polls, but returned to INC the following year, citing ideological differences.

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

12 Sep 2020

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In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.

Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

23 Aug 2020

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Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

Several senior leaders of the Indian National Congress (INC) have written to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking sweeping changes in the party.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

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List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

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

24 Jun 2019

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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.

Atishi alleges Gambhir called her prostitute, he demands proof

09 May 2019

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Atishi alleges Gambhir called her prostitute, he demands proof

On Thursday, AAP's East Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Atishi broke down during a press conference. She was reading the contents of a pamphlet, which she alleged her opponent Gautam Gambhir distributed in the area.

After Hans Raj Hans, singer Daler Mehendi joins BJP

26 Apr 2019

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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.

RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

28 Jul 2017

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RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

Ahead of RS polls, Congress is in for a major setback after three senior MLAs from Gujarat Assembly resigned and joined BJP in Amit Shah's presence in Gandhinagar on Thursday.

Barkha Shukla joins BJP after expulsion from Congress

23 Apr 2017

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Barkha Shukla joins BJP after expulsion from Congress

Within a day of getting expelled from the Congress, Barkha Shukla Singh joined the BJP and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies.

Ahead of MCD polls, former Delhi Cong chief joins BJP

19 Apr 2017

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Ahead of MCD polls, former Delhi Cong chief joins BJP

In a surprise move, former Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely joined the BJP ahead of the municipal elections.