Arvinder Singh Lovely: News

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.

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.

04 May 2024


Ex-Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely joins BJP 

Former Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President Arvinder Singh Lovely has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) just days after resigning from his post.

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

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

Kanhaiya Kumar

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.

28 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Not joining another party': Ex-Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely 

Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely, who resigned as Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President on Sunday morning, clarified that he does not intend to join another political party.

28 Apr 2024

Congress Party

'Outsider' protest against Kanhaiya Kumar as Delhi Congress chief quits 

The Delhi Congress workers staged a protest against Kanhaiya Kumar on Sunday, following the resignation of state Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely.

28 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely resigns from his post

Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President Arvinder Singh Lovely has resigned from his post just weeks before the Lok Sabha elections in the national capital on May 25.

27 Mar 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Assembly session today, 1st since Kejriwal's arrest

The Delhi Assembly will convene on Wednesday, marking its first session since the arrest of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the excise policy case.

26 Mar 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal issues 2nd order from jail

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal issued his second order from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody jail on Tuesday.

26 Apr 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

19 Apr 2017


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.