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MCD Election 2017 Results: Poll debacle suggests AAP is in throes of an existential emergency

The so-called “pep talk” Arvind Kejriwal gave to newly elected municipal corporators of the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday was hardly the way to enthuse people who have lost the fervour of people. Though these brave hearts had just battled an electoral tornado and kept the party flag afloat, the meeting began with the Delhi chief minister chastising them severely for ... Read More »

One year on: Take it or leave it Arvind Kejriwal won’t play by the rule book in Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal’s politics is confusing to say the least. He does not play by the rule book. To bring in a cricketing parlance, he plays his knocks through switch hits, scoops over the wicket-keeper and reverse sweeps. Nothing conformist about it, yet nothing illegal either. And he is undaunted by the reputation of any bowler. Those accustomed to watching and ... Read More »

Delhi govt suspends two DANICS-cadre officers Home Ministry declares it null and void

he action was taken against Yashpal Garg, special secretary (Prosecution), and Subhash Chandra, after they refused to sign a file pertaining to the Cabinet decision to increase salary of public prosecutors. However, the Union Home Ministry termed the suspension as null and void. The Union Home Ministry on Thursday termed the suspension of two DANICS-cadre officers by the Delhi government ... Read More »

Nitish Kumar, Arvind Kejriwal to Attend PM’s Meet Today Many Other Chief Ministers to Skip

New Delhi:  Almost a dozen Chief Ministers, all from opposition parties, will this morning skip a meeting of the NITI Aayog, at which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to discuss amendments to the government’s controversial land acquisition bill. Here are the latest developments: Among those who have RSVPed their regrets are West Bengal’s Mamata Banerjee, Naveen Patnaik from Odisha ... Read More »

AAP is right: Modi five star activists jibe is both ugly and unfair

The Aam Aadmi Party is the latest to join the chorus of angry voices against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s barb against ‘five star activists’, who he claimed are trying influencing the judiciary. The Arvind Kejriwal-led party accused the Prime Minister of attempting to ‘instigate’ the judiciary against the activists. “The address and the views expressed by the Prime Minister are in ... Read More »

No posh bungalow for Kejriwal a 3BHK with a lawn would be just fine

xactly a year after he resigned from his 49-day tenure as chief minister of Delhi, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is one again on the hunt for house. Foreseeing that his choice of residence will once again become fodder for controversy when he moves into a house in Delhi from his current residence in Ghaziabad, Kejriwal preempted his critics during his oath ceremony at ... Read More »

AAP minister Somnath Bharti willingly opted out of new cabinet

After being dropped out of the new Arvind Kejriwal-led cabinet, former AAP ministerSomnath Bharti today said he had willingly decided not to take any responsibility because he wants to focus on building his constituency as a model one. “Let me put all speculations to rest. I have willingly opted not to take any responsility in the government and not because I possess any ... Read More »

Delhi polls 2015: AAP rise shows Modi cant take his popularity for granted

Whatever the outcome of the assembly elections in Delhi, Narendra Modi will have to start worrying about one political undercurrent. Delhi has about 40% migrant voters from Bihar and UP, mostly self-employed and belonging to the Dalit and backward castes. Privately even some BJP leaders now concede that these sections are overwhelmingly voting for Arvind Kejriwal. This should worry Modi as his impressive ... Read More »