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What if BJP stumbles in Delhi?

‘February 11, when the results are announced, will hold the key not only to AAP’s and the BJP’s future, but also to the way the protests against the citizenship law, NRC and NPR evolve,’ notes Amulya Ganguli. It must be an unusual experience for the BJP to go into an election knowing that it will […]

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Legislators denied tickets weigh options

At least four Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs, who were denied tickets in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, said on Saturday that they would fight the election as Independents or from a different party. Sitting AAP legislator and party chief whip in the Delhi Assembly, Jagdeep Singh, who did not get a party ticket said […]

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AAP MLA Adarsh Shastri joins Cong.

To contest from Dwarka constituency Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Dwarka Adarsh Shastri joined the Congress on Saturday following which he accused AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal of “flouting all democratic norms to sell tickets for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections for ₹10 crore to ₹20 crore”. Welcoming Mr. Shastri into the party fold, […]

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Former Delhi MLA Ram Singh Netaji, Vinay Mishra join AAP

Both have resigned from the Congress party Former Delhi MLA Ram Singh Netaji, and Vinay Mishra, a Congress youth leader and son of former MP Mahabal Mishra, have joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), senior leader Manish Sisodia on Monday. "We are welcoming them to the party with open hearts. And I’m sure that a […]

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Deputy CM crowdfunds ₹28 lakh in just 48 hours

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s crowdfunding campaign for the election reached the target of ₹28 lakh within 48 hours, said the Aam Aadmi Party on Friday. “In an attempt to raise funds for the upcoming Delhi Assembly election, Mr. Sisodia had launched an online crowdfunding campaign. People have participated in the campaign from day one […]

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Party leaders engage in blame game over Anaj Mandi fire incident

Aam Aadmi Party holds civic bodies accountable for incident; BJP accuses govt. of ‘administrative lapse’; Congress blames both parties Senior political leaders across party lines made a beeline to the spot of the fire, visited hospitals, expressed sympathy and announced compensation for the victims. However, they indulged in a political blame game. AAP said it […]

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Kejriwal meets injured lawyers; BJP, AAP trade charges

AAP asks Amit Shah to set up judicial inquiry in addition to a ‘serious investigation’ Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday met with the lawyers who were injured during a clash between them and police at the Tis Hazari courts on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP traded charges over the incident. […]

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BJP urged people to burst crackers, claims AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday criticised the BJP for allegedly urging people to burst crackers and increase pollution in Delhi. AAP MP Sanjay Singh said, “People of Delhi are ready to reduce pollution and not burst crackers and celebrate laser Diwali. At this time, BJP leaders were bursting crackers and talked about increasing pollution […]