Raghav Chadha: News

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.

MCD mayoral elections: BJP fields Rekha Gupta against AAP's Oberoi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Rekha Gupta as its candidate for mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

19 Aug 2022


'Insecure' Kejriwal informed CBI: BJP's claim after raid on Sisodia

Hours after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided Manish Sisodia on Friday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that Arvind Kejriwal must have tattled on the former.

07 Jul 2022


Meet Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's wife Dr. Gurpreet Kaur

Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Bhagwant Mann got married to Dr. Gurpreet Kaur at his Chandigarh residence on Thursday.

24 May 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Punjab: CM Bhagwant Mann sacks health minister over corruption charges

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann ousted the state's Health Minister Vijay Singla from the Punjab cabinet on Tuesday after strong evidence of corruption was allegedly found against him.

13 Dec 2020

Delhi Police

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.

23 Sep 2020

Shashi Tharoor

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.

16 Sep 2020


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.

12 Sep 2020

Delhi Police

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.

25 Aug 2020

Shashi Tharoor

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).

25 Jun 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

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.

20 Jun 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

11 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

11 Feb 2020

West Bengal

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.

09 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

17 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

13 Oct 2019

Delhi Police

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.

13 Oct 2019


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.

23 May 2019


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.

25 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

#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.

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.

02 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

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.

15 Sep 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

14 Aug 2018


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.

28 May 2018

Delhi High Court

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.

03 May 2018

Delhi High Court

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.

03 Apr 2018


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.

02 Apr 2018


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.

21 Mar 2018


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.

07 Jan 2018


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.

04 Sep 2017

Delhi High Court

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.

22 May 2017

Delhi High Court

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.

17 May 2017

Delhi High Court

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.