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Everything you need to know about Vishwas Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Rift wide open in AAP, but leaders play it down (Roundup)

June 6, 2014 at 10:10 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The 19-month-old Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was enveloped in its worst crisis Friday as two of its top leaders traded charges with senior leader Yogendra Yadav, who has been accused by more than one disgruntled colleague of taking the party down the drain though others tried to play down the rift.

AAP's national executive meet discusses poll debacle

June 6, 2014 at 7:38 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The three-day national executive meet of the AAP began here Friday amid infighting in the party over its debacle in the Lok Sabha polls.

AAP congratulates Modi

May 16, 2014 at 12:50 PM

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) AAP leader Yogendra Yadav Friday congratulated BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for leading his party to victory in the Lok Sabha election.

Don't write off Arvind Kejriwal and his AAP! (Comment: Special to IANS)

May 13, 2014 at 10:58 AM

As the nation waits with bated breath for the results of the just concluded mammoth nine-stage election, one clear winner is already on display. And that is the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its radically fresh and welcome electoral strategy. It is of little importance if it can send any member to parliament.

Poll panel issues notice to Kejriwal over anti-Congress remarks

May 11, 2014 at 6:34 PM

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A notice has been issued to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks against the Congress during a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, the Election Commission said Sunday.

BJP seeks re-poll on eight Amethi booths

May 8, 2014 at 1:39 PM

Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) Alleging irregularities, BJP candidate Smirit Irani is seeking re-poll in eight polling booths in Amethi constituency where she was pitted against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.

60 million vote in second last round of Lok Sabha battle (Night Roundup)

May 7, 2014 at 9:23 PM

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Over 60 million people Wednesday voted in 64 Lok Sabha constituencies across seven states - the number higher than the 2009 average - in the second last round of a staggered election widely tipped to usher in a new government.

Kumar Vishwas says his family told to leave Amethi

May 6, 2014 at 10:34 AM

Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) Kumar Vishwas, who is Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Amethi, Tuesday alleged that his family had been asked to leave the constituency or face forceful eviction.

BJP confident of winning Amethi

May 5, 2014 at 4:10 PM

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The BJP Monday expressed confidence that it will win from Amethi parliamentary constituency where its leader Smriti Irani is pitted against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Little known parties jump into the fight for Amethi (Election Special)

May 4, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), May 4 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi might be fighting one of his toughest electoral battles in Amethi this time, facing Aam Aadmi Party's Kumar Vishwas and BJP's Smriti Irani. But there are many unknown entities too challenging him in this Gandhi family bastion to improve what many locals say are its "pathetic conditions".

Bollywood actress molested, robbed in Delhi

May 3, 2014 at 7:50 PM

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A Bollywood actress was thrashed, molested and robbed by two people while she was heading home in Delhi, police said Saturday.

Priyanka campaigns for brother Rahul

April 30, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Amethi, April 30 (IANS) With Amethi set to vote in a week from now, Congress star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi Wednesday continued to campaign for Congress vice president and her brother Rahul Gandhi.

Special drive to improve Delhi street food vendors' hygiene

April 29, 2014 at 11:50 PM

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) Tuesday launched a drive to upgrade the hygiene level of street food vendors in the national capital.

Rahul shares our father's development vision: Priyanka

April 29, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Amethi, April 29 (IANS) The Congress party's star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi Tuesday said her brother Rahul, seeking re-election to the Lok Sabha from here, has the same vision of development as their father Rajiv Gandhi had.

Varanasi battle to save the country: Arvind Kejriwal (Interview) (Election Special)

April 27, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Varanasi, April 27 (IANS) AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal said that his fight against BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi is not a "battle of prestige" but one to save the country from corrupt forces.

Kejriwal's resignation dented party's chances: Manish Sisodia (Interview) (Election Special)

April 23, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Varanasi, April 23 (IANS) AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's resignation as the chief minister of Delhi has dented the prospects of the party in the Lok Sabha poll, senior party leader and close aide Manish Sisodia said.

Is Congress worried for Rahul in Amethi? (Election Special)

April 22, 2014 at 4:57 PM

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), April 22 (IANS) Is the Congress getting the jitters in Amethi, a high-profile constituency long considered a pocket borough of the Gandhis? While no Congressman openly talks about it, senior leaders concede in private of an "opposition onslaught" that was "worrying if not frightening".

Families brave heat n' dust for candidates in UP polls (Election Special)

April 20, 2014 at 2:08 PM

Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Not just candidates, their families too are braving the sweltering summer heat as they hit the campaign trail to seek votes for their brothers, fathers, husbands and other relations.

Smriti Irani files nomination from Amethi

April 16, 2014 at 8:48 PM

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), April 16 (IANS) Smriti Irani, the BJP candidate from Amethi, Wednesday filed her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls.

Kumar Vishwas files nomination from Amethi

April 15, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Amethi, April 15 (IANS) AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas Tuesday filed his nomination here to fight the Lok Sabha election in the constituency held by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Kejriwal leaves for Varanasi Monday

April 13, 2014 at 5:32 PM

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal leaves Monday by train for Varanasi to take on BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha election, party sources said Sunday.

Fight for Amethi: Rahul Gandhi filed nomination

April 12, 2014 at 5:16 PM

In a bid to win the battle of Amethi for the consecutive third time, congress vice president Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination papers from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency.He was accompanied by his mother, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, and sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

Rahul files nomination from Amethi

April 12, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Amethi, April 12 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday filed his nomination papers from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency.

Rahul reaches Amethi to file nomination

April 12, 2014 at 1:16 PM

Amethi, April 12 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi along with his mother and party chief Sonia Gandhi arrived in Amethi Saturday to file his nomination papers from this Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

2.6 lakh fake voters in Ghaziabad: Gen V.K. Singh

April 8, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Ghaziabad, April 8 (IANS) BJP candidate General V.K. Singh Tuesday alleged that the parliamentary constituency has about 2.6 lakh fake voters in the electors list despite the district administration having been apprised of such bogus names.

AAP candidate pulls out from Rae Bareli

April 8, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Lucknow, April 8 (IANS) The AAP suffered a jolt Tuesday with its candidate Justice (retd) Fakhruddin withdrawing from the electoral fray in Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency where Congress president Sonia Gandhi is a candidate.

The good, the ugly and the absurd of the political discourse (Election Special)

April 6, 2014 at 2:45 PM

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) They haven't yet come down to expletives, but in this make or break battle to win the parliamentary election and govern India, the country's politicians have been unsparing in personal attacks and stooping to new lows in political discourse. One candidate was even arrested for his hate speech. There are also some who have praised their political opponents - much to the surprise of their rivals.

AAP's former Delhi ministers to campaign in Varanasi, Amethi

April 2, 2014 at 6:05 PM

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) All the six former ministers of the AAP Delhi government will reach out to voters in Varanasi, where party chief Arvind Kejriwal faces Narendra Modi, and Amethi, where Kumar Vishwas will battle Rahul Gandhi.

AAP faces trouble in UP

April 1, 2014 at 5:49 PM

Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has run into plenty of problems in Uttar Pradesh.

Not bothered by Smriti Irani: Kumar Vishwas

April 1, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Amethi, April 1 (IANS) AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas said Tuesday he was confident of defeating Congress leader Rahul Gandhi despite the BJP's move to field actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani in Amethi.

Will put up best fight against Rahul Gandhi: Irani

April 1, 2014 at 1:01 PM

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani Tuesday said she will put up the best fight against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and is confident of winning the Lok Sabha election in Amethi.

Amethi has decided who to vote: Kumar Vishwas

April 1, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Amethi, April 1 (IANS) Kumar Vishwas, the Aam Aadmi Party's candidate for the Lok Sabha from Amethi, Tuesday criticised his opponents from the Congress and the BJP and said the constituency has decided who to vote for in the polls.

Stirring the political pot -- some interesting fights (Election Special)

March 23, 2014 at 4:36 PM

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Political heavyweights versus greenhorns, veteran journalists taking on the mighty, dynastic succession challenged by a newcomer, a faded filmstar stirring the political pot, and even a rebellious former army general trying his electoral pot luck - this general election has much to keep the 814-strong electorate actively engaged.

AAP will work to develop Ghaziabad, says Shazia (Election Special)

March 18, 2014 at 4:27 PM

Ghaziabad, March 18 (IANS) AAP candidate Shazia Ilmi says her party will do everything it can to end the "step-motherly" treatment of Ghaziabad, a sprawling Uttar Pradesh district bordering Delhi.

Rahul will lose heavily in Amethi: Kumar Vishwas (Interview) (Election Special)

March 17, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), March 17 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will lose "by a big margin" in the Lok Sabha polls here, AAP leader and candidate Kumar Vishwas says.

Kejriwal ready to fight Modi, decision March 23

March 16, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) A day after the BJP fielded Narendra Modi as its candidate from Varanasi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal Sunday declared that he was ready to contest against the BJP's prime ministerial candidate in the Lok Sabha polls.

Court fines Kejriwal, Sisodia Rs.2,500 for non-appearance

March 15, 2014 at 8:51 PM

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A court Saturday imposed a fine of Rs.2,500 each on former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his AAP colleague Manish Sisodia after they failed to appear in a defamation case filed against them by Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit.

FIR against Kumar Vishwas in Amethi

February 22, 2014 at 7:36 PM

Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) Cross-FIRs were lodged Saturday against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas, a Congress leader, and their supporters after an altercation between members of both parties in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district, an officer said.

Patkar, Meera Sanyal in AAP's first Lok Sabha list (Intro Night Lead)

February 16, 2014 at 10:30 PM

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Two days after its government in Delhi quit, the AAP Sunday turned its focus on the Lok Sabha elections, releasing its first list of candidates which included activists Medha Patkar, Anjali Damania, Yogendra Yadav, Meera Sanyal and Kumar Vishwas from various key constituencies.

Patkar, Meera Sanyal in AAP's first Lok Sabha candidate list

February 16, 2014 at 9:26 PM

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Two days after it quit governance in Delhi, the AAP Sunday signalled its readiness for the Lok Sabha elections, releasing its first list of candidates which included activists Medha Patkar, Anjali Damania, Yogendra Yadav, Meera Sanyal and Kumar Vishwas from various key constituencies.

AAP announces its first list of Lok Sabha candidates

February 16, 2014 at 7:18 PM

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Medha Patkar, Anjali Damania, Yogendra Yadav, Meera Sanyal and Kumar Vishwas are among 20 people who feature in the first list of the Aam Aadmi Party's candidates for the Lok Sabha elections announced here Sunday.

AAP pitches Ashutosh against Sibal, Vishwas against Rahul

February 16, 2014 at 5:26 PM

New Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced that it will field journalist-turned politician Ashutosh against Union Minister Kapil Sibal and Mukul Tripathi against External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid.

AAP to field Medha Patkar, Anjali Damania for Lok Sabha polls

February 16, 2014 at 4:54 PM

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sunday announced the first list of 20 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls. Prominent among them are social activist Medha Patkar, Anjali Damania, Yogendra Yadav and Kumar Vishwas.

Rahul has no understanding of India, says Kumar Vishwas

February 13, 2014 at 11:26 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas, who is preparing to contest against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in the Lok Sabha election, Thursday said the Congress vice president "does not have an understanding of the country".

Lawyers' strike paralyses work in Delhi courts

February 10, 2014 at 6:30 PM

New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Judicial work was paralysed in six district court complexes here Monday after city lawyers went on strike to protest shifting of family courts.

Delhi lawyers to abstain from work Monday

February 9, 2014 at 8:06 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Lawyers in Delhi will strike work Monday to protest the shifting of family courts from the Karkardooma courts complex in east Delhi.

BJP government in Goa acting like a waiter: Congress

February 8, 2014 at 3:42 PM

Panaji, Feb 8 (IANS) The Congress Saturday accused the BJP-led government in Goa of working as a "waiter" and charged it with helping the builders of a sub-standard building which collapsed last month killing 31 people.

Blame game will not get AAP results, vision will (Comment, Special to IANS)

February 2, 2014 at 5:42 PM

In its first month since winning 28 assembly seats in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leadership is on a roller coaster, facing challenges from within and outside. While AAP has been able to revolutionize the way a newly-appointed government works and taken some bold steps like announcing free water, reduced power tariff, initiating anti-corruption measures and creating a nursery admission helpline, it is worth looking at the challenges it faces.

Rahul Gandhi faces rough weather in Amethi

January 28, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is not finding the going easy in family bastion Amethi.

AAP's scorn for the law sees its halo dimmed (Comment, Special to IANS)

January 25, 2014 at 10:06 AM

The anti-corruption crusaders of the Aam Admi Party (AAP) are emerging from their latest controversies with their halos slightly askew.

Bharti was wrong, should apologise, says Aruna Roy

January 24, 2014 at 8:46 PM

New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti should acknowledge that "he is in the wrong" and apologise and the Aam Aadmi Party government should refrain from protesting on the streets, activist Aruna Roy said here Friday.

Thackeray calls Kejriwal 'item girl'

January 24, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray Friday joined the anti-Aam Aadmi Party, chorus labelling Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal "item girl, madari, joker".

AAP's mob rule: Wake-up call for all Indians (Comment: Special to IANS)

January 23, 2014 at 10:54 AM

The enthusiasm and fanfare which greeted the establishment of the new political start-up, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), is fast evaporating. It has only itself to blame.

Vishwas apologises for remark as protest staged outside AAP office

January 22, 2014 at 9:45 PM

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas Wednesday apologised for his comments on nurses while over 100 people staged a protest outside the party office in the national capital. He also earned the ire of the the National Commission for Women (NCW), which also asked for an apology.

Protest at AAP office against Vishwas's nurse comment

January 22, 2014 at 8:17 PM

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Over 100 people Wednesday staged a protest outside the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) office here over party leader Kumar Vishwas's comments on nurses.

Rahul visiting Amethi, Vishwas calls it 'picnic'

January 22, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday met party workers in his parliamentary constituency Amethi of Uttar Pradesh. However, AAP leader Kumar Vishwas termed the trip a "picnic".

NCW demands apology from Kumar Vishwas over remark on Kerala nurses

January 22, 2014 at 6:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan.22 (ANI): National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Mamta Sharma on Wednesday demanded an apology from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas for his remarks on nurses from Kerala during a stage show.

Protest at AAP office against Vishwas's nurse comment

January 22, 2014 at 6:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Over 100 people Wednesday staged a protest outside the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) office here over party leader Kumar Vishwas's comments on nurses.

Kumar Vishwas says 'Kerala nurses remark has nothing to do with politics'

January 22, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Amethi, Jan.22 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and poet Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday clarified that his remarks about nurses from Kerala during a stage show is a script written for the 'Kavi Sammelan' and had nothing to do with politics.

Crime Branch to probe Goa building collapse

January 20, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) The Crime Branch will probe the collapse of an under construction building which killed 31 people in Goa's southern town of Canacona, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Monday.

Kumar Vishwas booked in Lucknow

January 20, 2014 at 1:09 PM

Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) A case has been lodged against poet-turned-leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Kumar Vishwas here, officials said Monday.

AAP talks tough after legislator revolts

January 16, 2014 at 10:01 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Delhi's ruling AAP Thursday battled its first major crisis after disgruntled legislator Vinod Kumar Binny threatened to fast against the new government of Arvind Kejriwal.

AAP will send show cause notice to 'indisciplined' Binny: Yogendra Yadav

January 16, 2014 at 2:01 PM

New Delhi, Jan.16 (ANI): Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav on Thursday charged disgruntled party MLA Vinod Binny with committing acts of indiscipline, and said the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) of the party would be sending Binny a show cause notice and ask him to explain his recent comments.

AAP legislator Binny threatens hunger strike

January 16, 2014 at 1:45 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) faced its first major rebellion when legislator Vinod Kumar Binny Thursday threatened to go on hunger strike from Jan 27 if Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal did not fulfil promises made in the election manifesto.

AAP following Congress guidelines: Vinod Binny

January 16, 2014 at 1:37 PM

New Delhi, Jan. 16 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Thursday said that the Congress was majorly impacting the decisions taken by the party and that Congress was advising AAP on major decisions.

Kejriwal running AAP like an autocrat, claims Vinod Binny

January 16, 2014 at 12:33 PM

New Delhi, Jan.16 (ANI): Disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Vinod Binny on Thursday described Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal as an autocrat, and all those luminaries from various sections of society joining the party as opportunists.

AAP seeks control over Delhi Police after gang rape

January 15, 2014 at 8:09 PM

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Condemning the rape of a 51-year-old Danish woman near the New Delhi railway station, ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) stressed the need for fast-track courts, and for bringing Delhi Police under the purview of the state government.

AAP seeks control over Delhi Police after gang rape

January 15, 2014 at 6:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Condemning the rape of a 51-year-old Danish woman near the New Delhi railway station, ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) stressed the need for fast track courts, and for bringing Delhi Police under the purview of the state government.

No sitting AAP MLA will contest LS polls: Kejriwal

January 15, 2014 at 1:37 PM

New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said no sitting MLA of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would contest the general elections in 2014, and also used the occasion to rubbish MLA Vinod Kumar Binny's criticism of thr AAP Government and its policies.

Kumar Vishwas visits Dalit home in Rahul bastion Amethi

January 13, 2014 at 8:33 PM

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 13 (IANS) A day after criticising Rahul Gandhi for going to Dalit homes for photo-ops, Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas Monday visited the house of Dalit woman Sunita, who the Congress vice president had visited in 2008.

AAP cannot think beyond Rahul Gandhi

January 12, 2014 at 7:29 PM

New Delhi/Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla Sunday criticised Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas for targeting Rahul Gandhi, saying the AAP's thinking was limited to the Congress vice president.

Amethi has to decide between a aam aadmi and prince Rahul Gandhi: Vishwas

January 12, 2014 at 6:26 PM

Despite all the hurdles and facing blaci flags in his way, Aam Aadmi Party member Kumar Vishwas said that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi never raised the problems of his constituency in parliament even once. He was addressing a rally in Amethi,

AAP can't think beyond Rahul: Rajiv Shukla

January 12, 2014 at 6:25 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla said Sunday that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas, like the rest of his party, was just unable to think beyond Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Congress has failed Amethi, says AAP's Kumar Vishwas

January 12, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party member Kumar Vishwas Sunday said the Congress has failed the people of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, and that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi never raised the problems of his constituency in parliament even once.

Muslims protest against Kumar Vishwas in Amethi

January 12, 2014 at 3:45 PM

Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, Jan. 12 (ANI): Muslims protested in Amethi, burnt effigies and showed black flags to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas, ahead of his rally.

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas to address rally in Amethi

January 12, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Lucknow, Jan.12 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas will address a "Janviswas Rally" in Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's parliamentary constituency of Amethi on Sunday.

Amethi rally a challenge to dynasty politics: Kumar Vishwas

January 12, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas Sunday said that holding a rally in Amethi is a challenge to "dynasty politics and corruption".

Egg thrown at Kumar Vishwas, attacker held

January 12, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Lucknow, Jan 11 (IANS) A press conference of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas here was disrupted Saturday when a young man threw an egg at him.

Goa building crash toll could rise to 29: CM

January 7, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Panaji, Jan 7 (IANS) The death toll in last week's building collapse in Goa can go up to 29, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Tuesday, as the state human rights panel issued notice suo motu to the government seeking information about the incident.

Goa building adjoining crash site to be demolished

January 7, 2014 at 12:25 PM

Panaji, Jan 7 (IANS) The Goa government will demolish a poorly constructed building adjoining the crash site at Canacona, where a collapsed building Saturday killed 17 construction workers, authorities said.

AAP to contest UP's all 80 Lok Sabha seats

January 7, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest all the 80 Lok Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh, party spokesman Sanjay Singh said.

As others fume, AAP disagrees with Bhushan on Kashmir (Intro Roundup)

January 6, 2014 at 8:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) AAP leader Prashant Bhushan's reported call for a referendum on army deployment in Kashmir created a storm Monday, with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal quickly distancing his party from the purported statement.

Bhushan's statement was misinterpreted: AAP

January 6, 2014 at 8:01 PM

New Delhi, Jan. 6 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said lawyer-cum-civil activist Prashant Bhushan's suggestion that a referendum be carried out among the people of Kashmir on the need for the armed forces to continue handling internal security in the state, had been misinterpreted.

Vishwas apologised for Muharram comments: Kejriwal

January 6, 2014 at 3:14 PM

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday tried to put an end to the controversy over Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas's remarks on Muharram, saying he has apologised for it.

AAP has no right to talk about corruption: Harshvardhan

January 2, 2014 at 9:24 PM

New Delhi, Jan. 2 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dr. Harshvardhan on Thursday reacting to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's speech in the Delhi State Assembly said that the AAP had no right to talk about corruption after taking support of the Congress. "They have no right to talk about corruption after taking support of Congress that is the most corrupt party," said Harshvardhan.

AAP delivers on free water promise, Congress questions move (Roundup)

December 30, 2013 at 10:44 PM

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday delivered on the Aam Aadmi Party's poll promise by announcing 20 kilo litres of free water a month to all metered households. The Congress questioned the move, saying Kejriwal should ensure that every citizen of Delhi gets 700 litres of free water per day.

Kejriwal unwell, works from home

December 30, 2013 at 8:04 PM

Ghaziabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal did not attend office Monday as he was taken ill but had a full working day at home as his government made its first major announcement of providing 666 litres of free water to each household per day.

AAP to pitch Yogendra Yadav as Haryana CM candidate: Kumar Vishwas (Lead-Interview)

December 30, 2013 at 7:08 PM

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) After forming the government in Delhi, the rookie Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now focusing on the Haryana assembly poll where it would project party ideologue Yogendra Yadav as its chief ministerial candidate, said AAP leader Kumar Vishwas, who is himself preparing to take on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

AAP to pitch Yogendra Yadav as Haryana CM candidate: Vishwas Kumar (Interview)

December 30, 2013 at 5:24 PM

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) After forming the government in Delhi, the rookie Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now focusing on the Haryana assembly poll where it would project party ideologue Yogendra Yadav as its chief ministerial candidate, said AAP leader Kumar Vishwas, who is himself preparing to take on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi in the Lok Sabha polls.

BJP ridicules AAP leader Vishwas for making tall claims against Modi

December 30, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Pradesh BJP has accused Aam Aadmi Party of being egoist. Pradesh BJP Spokesperson Harish Khurana said that Kumar Vishwas could not contest against Dr. Harsh Vardhan in Krishna Nagar AC and now he is challenging Narendra Modi to contest from Amethi.

Arvind Kejriwal ill, but working from home says Kumar Vishwas

December 30, 2013 at 2:28 PM

New Delhi, Dec.30, (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas on Monday said a team of doctors are monitoring Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is down with fever and diarrhea, and added that the latter is working from home and is in touch with government officials. "A team of doctors are monitoring him and he is in constant contact with the Government through phone. Health is not on his priorities list. He wanted to go today also, but doctors did not let him and have advised him to take some rest," said Vishwas.

Delhitis will have to wait more for free water, Kejriwal falls sick

December 30, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Due to his illness, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not attend office today as he is not well and has been advised rest by doctors.

Kejriwal unwell, not to attend office Monday

December 30, 2013 at 1:48 PM

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not attend office Monday as he is not well and has been advised rest by doctors.

Kumar Vishwas challenges Modi to contest against him

December 29, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Bhopal, Dec. 29 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas confirmed on Sunday that he will contest Lok Sabha election from Amethi and challenged Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to contest against him.

Kejriwal's metro ride to power

December 28, 2013 at 4:02 PM

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) It was at 10.45 a.m. Saturday that Arvind Kejriwal stepped out of his Kaushambi residence in suburban Ghaziabad for his date with destiny.

Presidential nod to AAP government, floor test by Jan 3

December 25, 2013 at 5:21 PM

New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared the decks for the formation of a minority AAP government with Congress backing in Delhi and chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal may be asked to prove majority by Jan 3, official sources said Wednesday.

Kejriwal, six others to take oath Saturday

December 25, 2013 at 4:49 PM

New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal, who led the one-year-old AAP to a spectacular election victory, will take oath Saturday as Delhi's seventh chief minister at the sprawling Ramlila Maidan.

President okays AAP government in Delhi

December 25, 2013 at 3:21 PM

New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared the decks for the formation of an AAP government with Congress backing in Delhi, official sources said Wednesday.

Kejriwal to take oath Saturday

December 25, 2013 at 3:05 PM

New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi's chief minister Saturday at the Ramlila Maidan here, the party announced Wednesday.

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas to visit Amethi Friday

December 25, 2013 at 10:18 AM

Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas would be visiting Amethi, the parliamentary constituency of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Dec 27, party leaders said Wednesday.