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Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

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.

Aam Aadmi Party: The good, the bad, the ugly

30 Mar 2019

Aam Aadmi Party: The good, the bad, the ugly

For weeks now, political circles have been busy with a question: Will they, won't they? The "they" signifying a probable alliance between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress for the ensuing summer elections. More so because AAP has been Congress' staunch critic.

Days after Ashutosh resigns from AAP, Ashish Khetan leaves party

22 Aug 2018

Days after Ashutosh resigns from AAP, Ashish Khetan leaves party

Journalist-turned-politician Ashish Khetan who joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in 2014 has quit the party to focus on his legal career. He tweeted he didn't want to get involved in active politics.

Won't accept in this lifetime: Kejriwal on Ashutosh's resignation

15 Aug 2018

Won't accept in this lifetime: Kejriwal on Ashutosh's resignation

Hours after Aam Aadmi Party's Ashutosh put down his papers, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that he can't accept his resignation, in this lifetime.

Arun Jaitley withdraws defamation case against Kumar Vishwas after apology

28 May 2018

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BJP leader Arun Jaitley has withdrawn his defamation case against dissident AAP leader Kumar Vishwas after the latter apologized.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

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.

AAP replaces Kumar Vishwas as in-charge for Rajasthan Assembly elections

11 Apr 2018

AAP replaces Kumar Vishwas as in-charge for Rajasthan Assembly elections

The Aam Aadmi Party today appointed Deepak Bajpai as the party's in-charge for the Rajasthan Assembly elections replacing dissident Kumar Vishwas, saying he was not able to "devote" time in the state. Elections in Rajasthan are due later this year.

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

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.

AAP's Kumar Vishwas says he is the "youngest Advani"

24 Feb 2018

AAP's Kumar Vishwas says he is the "youngest Advani"

AAP's internal feud between chief Arvind Kejriwal and spokesperson Kumar Vishwas continues to fester.

Re-building bonds? Amitabh Bachchan starts following Congress leaders on Twitter

22 Feb 2018

Re-building bonds? Amitabh Bachchan starts following Congress leaders on Twitter

Is superstar Amitabh Bachchan getting close to the Congress once again? Speculations have abounded since social media users noticed he recently started following many party leaders on Twitter.

AAP completes three years in office: How did they fare?

14 Feb 2018

AAP completes three years in office: How did they fare?

It has been three years since Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) stormed to power in Delhi with a brute majority, winning 67 of 70 Assembly seats.

AAP's journey: From common man's party to just another party

09 Jan 2018

AAP's journey: From common man's party to just another party

Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent and truth-inspired Satyagraha freed us from the Britishers. About 60 years later, a similar non-violent pan-India movement tried liberating us of corruption.

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

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.

AAP's Kumar Vishwas sulks after being denied RS nomination

03 Jan 2018

AAP's Kumar Vishwas sulks after being denied RS nomination

In an expected move, AAP's Kumar Vishwas lashed out at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after being denied Rajya Sabha nomination.

AAP finally decides on its Rajya Sabha nominees

03 Jan 2018

AAP finally decides on its Rajya Sabha nominees

After intense discussions, AAP has finally decided on its Rajya Sabha nominees. Delhi's deputy CM Manish Sisodia announced that senior leader Sanjay Singh and lesser-known leaders ND Gupta and Sushil Gupta will be their nominees.

Kumar Vishwas v/s AAP: Discusses AAP 2.0 with ousted leaders

04 Dec 2017

Kumar Vishwas v/s AAP: Discusses AAP 2.0 with ousted leaders

AAP leader, Kumar Vishwas once again made statements suggesting that all wasn't well between him and the party.

Raghuram Rajan may soon enter Rajya Sabha on AAP ticket

08 Nov 2017

Raghuram Rajan may soon enter Rajya Sabha on AAP ticket

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has been considering giving its three Rajya Sabha (RS) seats to "outsiders," that is, those who don't belong to any political party.

Amid protests, Rajasthan government shields public servants' investigation through bill

23 Oct 2017

Amid protests, Rajasthan government shields public servants' investigation through bill

Despite opposition's protests led by the Congress party, the Rajasthan government tabled the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017, which amends the Criminal Code of Procedure, 1973.

Bawana bypoll win: AAP gets a spring in its step

21 Sep 2017

Bawana bypoll win: AAP gets a spring in its step

August's Bawana bypoll win seems to have revived AAP.

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

04 Sep 2017

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.

Police complaint against Kumar Vishwas for calling women 'objects'

05 Jul 2017

Police complaint against Kumar Vishwas for calling women 'objects'

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas is in trouble for 'derogatory' comments on women. On a TV show, he referred to women as "objects".

Posters branding Kumar Vishwas 'traitor' surfaces at Delhi's AAP office

17 Jun 2017

Posters branding Kumar Vishwas 'traitor' surfaces at Delhi's AAP office

Controversies surrounding Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) refuse to settle and the latest is the posters touting Kumar Vishwas a traitor which have surfaced at the AAP's headquarters in Delhi.

Will AAP suffer the same fate as Asom Gana Parishad?

25 May 2017

Will AAP suffer the same fate as Asom Gana Parishad?

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is on the verge of a split, due to deepening internal differences following its embarrassing defeat in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls.

Jaitley files defamation suit for Rs. 10 crore against Kejriwal

22 May 2017

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

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.

AAP crisis- Kejriwal hosts dinner to unite party MLAs

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.

Kejriwal wanted to buy cable network to "control" media: Republic

08 May 2017

Kejriwal wanted to buy cable network to "control" media: Republic

The crisis in AAP is far from over: the same day sacked minister Kapil Mishra alleged Arvind Kejriwal had taken hefty bribes, Arnab Goswami's Republic broadcast an expose on how he reportedly demanded crores of rupees from MLAs.

AAP crisis: Kumar Vishwas stays, Amanatullah Khan out

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.

AAP crisis: Arvind Kejriwal meets 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.

AAP's Amanatullah Khan resigns from PAC

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).

We lost MCD due to mistrust, not EVMs: Kumar Vishwas

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.

AAP facing turmoil after MCD loss

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.

Vishwas's video on corruption "shakes one deeply", says Kejriwal

17 Apr 2017

Vishwas's video on corruption "shakes one deeply", says Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, in damage control mode, has described Kumar Vishwas's recent attack on the AAP government as a must-watch video that "shakes one deeply".

AAP's Kumar Vishwas uploads scathing video on Twitter

16 Apr 2017

AAP's Kumar Vishwas uploads scathing video on Twitter

Kumar Vishwas of the AAP, uploaded a scathing video on social media where he questioned the idea of citizens voting for politics over national interest.

Kejriwal becomes First Delhi CM to be tried for defamation

26 Mar 2017

Kejriwal becomes First Delhi CM to be tried for defamation

Following a Delhi court's notice to stand trial in the suit filed by Arun Jaitley, Arvind Kejriwal would become the first Delhi CM to stand trial in a defamation suit.