Articles about Raghav Chadha

Raghav Chadha is an Indian politician who represents the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). He also serves as a Member of the Legislative Assembly from Delhi’s Rajendra Nagar Assembly constituency and the Vice Chairman of the Delhi Jal Board. Previously, Chadha has served as the Chairperson of the committee of peace and harmony which summoned the representative of Facebook India for a discussion in 2021. He was born on November 11, 1988, in Delhi and completed his education at the University of Delhi and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Chadha is a practicing chartered accountant by profession and has worked with accountancy firms like Grant Thornton and Deloitte. He was appointed as the national treasurer of AAP when the party won the 2015 Delhi Legislative Assembly elections. In 2018, Chadha’s appointment was terminated along with nine other advisors by the then Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh. In the same year, he contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the South Delhi constituency but lost to BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri. In 2020, he won the Delhi Assembly elections from the Rajendra Nagar constituency.

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

13 Dec 2020

Politics
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.

No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

23 Sep 2020

India
No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will take no coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India over the social media giant's alleged role in the February Delhi riots.

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

16 Sep 2020

Politics
Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.

Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

12 Sep 2020

India
Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

A Delhi Assembly panel has summoned Facebook India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan amid allegations of inaction against politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over hate speech on the social media platform.

Delhi panel to summon Facebook executives over hate speech row

25 Aug 2020

India
Delhi panel to summon Facebook executives over hate speech row

A Delhi panel is planning to summon Facebook executives amid allegations that the social media platform did not act against hate speech on its platform by politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

25 Jun 2020

India
10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

The Radha Soami Satsang Beas complex in Chattarpur is being turned into a COVID-19 facility, the largest one in Delhi, to deal with the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.

After backlash, Delhi L-G withdraws 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order

20 Jun 2020

India
After backlash, Delhi L-G withdraws 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has withdrawn a controversial order mandating a five-day institutional quarantine for COVID-19 patients.

Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?

11 Feb 2020

Politics
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.

Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

11 Feb 2020

Politics
Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

Certain that Arvind Kejriwal is returning as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third consecutive time, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is celebrating with all its might.

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

09 Feb 2020

Politics
After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party after the exit polls for the Assembly elections were announced.

Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates

17 Jan 2020

Politics
Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates

Days after the Aam Aadmi Party released its list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday announced its poll candidates.

PM Modi's niece robbed: One accused arrested; belongings recovered

13 Oct 2019

India
PM Modi's niece robbed: One accused arrested; belongings recovered

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's niece was robbed in broad daylight in Delhi, the police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the incident.

Lok Sabha Elections were disastrous for actress Swara: Here's why

13 Oct 2019

Entertainment
Lok Sabha Elections were disastrous for actress Swara: Here's why

The April-May polls didn't just keep candidates busy, but also personalities who decided to join electioneering. One such celebrity was Swara Bhaskar, whose opinions on the current state of affairs in India gets her trolled almost daily.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

23 May 2019

Politics
Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Rahul is illiterate, Kejriwal is power-hungry, says BJP MP

25 Mar 2019

Politics
#NewsBytesExclusive: Rahul is illiterate, Kejriwal is power-hungry, says BJP MP

Veteran politician and Member of Parliament from South Delhi, Ramesh Bidhuri is known for keeping his views straight and strong.

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

08 Mar 2019

Politics
#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.

Lok Sabha elections: AAP announces candidates for Delhi seats

02 Mar 2019

Delhi
Lok Sabha elections: AAP announces candidates for Delhi seats

Ending speculations of an alliance with the Congress, the Aam Admi Party announced the names of party candidates on six of seven seats today in Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

BJP, Congress, AAP appeal to youth to join politics

15 Sep 2018

Politics
BJP, Congress, AAP appeal to youth to join politics

The BJP, Congress, and the AAP asked the youth to shun the notion that politics is a "dirty job" and appealed to them to join the public life to take the country forward.

Is China printing Indian currency? China hasn't denied it yet

14 Aug 2018

Business
Is China printing Indian currency? China hasn't denied it yet

China has yet to deny a report by the South China Morning Post (SCMP) which claimed that China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPMC) was printing currency notes for India and several other countries.

Arun Jaitley withdraws defamation case against Kumar Vishwas after apology

28 May 2018

Politics
Arun Jaitley withdraws defamation case against Kumar Vishwas after apology

BJP leader Arun Jaitley has withdrawn his defamation case against dissident AAP leader Kumar Vishwas after the latter apologized.

Statements against Jaitley based on information from Kejriwal: Kumar Vishwas

03 May 2018

India
Statements against Jaitley based on information from Kejriwal: Kumar Vishwas

Dissident Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas today told Delhi High Court that his statements against Union Minister Arun Jaitley were based on information received as a party worker from his leader Arvind Kejriwal.

Jaitley accepts Kejriwal's apology, withdraws defamation case

03 Apr 2018

Politics
Jaitley accepts Kejriwal's apology, withdraws defamation case

Delhi HC today closed the Rs. 10cr defamation case filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

DDCA defamation case: Now, Kejriwal and aides apologize to Jaitley

02 Apr 2018

Politics
DDCA defamation case: Now, Kejriwal and aides apologize to Jaitley

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, as part of his apology-spree, has now apologized to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. This was pertaining to the DDCA defamation case.

Majithia, Gadkari, Sibal pardon Kejriwal; Will Jaitley be so forgiving?

21 Mar 2018

Politics
Majithia, Gadkari, Sibal pardon Kejriwal; Will Jaitley be so forgiving?

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is on an apology marathon. Allegedly, this is to put his party out of the financial mess caused due to multiple defamation cases slapped against him, thanks to his foolhardy statements.

Jaitley defamation: Ashutosh fined Rs. 10,000 for 'wasting court's time'

07 Jan 2018

India
Jaitley defamation: Ashutosh fined Rs. 10,000 for 'wasting court's time'

A Delhi court has fined AAP leader Ashutosh Rs. 10,000 for "trying to derail the proceedings" in a criminal defamation case filed against him.

Defamation case: Delhi HC fines Kejriwal Rs. 5,000 for delay

04 Sep 2017

Politics
Defamation case: Delhi HC fines Kejriwal Rs. 5,000 for delay

The Delhi HC has fined CM Arvind Kejriwal Rs. 5,000 for delay in filing a reply on defamation suits filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Jaitley files defamation suit for Rs. 10 crore against Kejriwal

22 May 2017

Politics
Jaitley files defamation suit for Rs. 10 crore against Kejriwal

Reports indicate that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has filed a second defamation suit against Arvind Kejriwal for an additional Rs. 10 crore.

DDCA defamation case- Jethmalani calls Jaitley "crook" during cross-examination

17 May 2017

Politics
DDCA defamation case- Jethmalani calls Jaitley "crook" during cross-examination

The Delhi High Court witnessed heated exchanges between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Ram Jethmalani in the DDCA defamation case against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and five AAP leaders.