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AAP ‘in touch with all MLAs’, rejects claims of some gone incommunicado

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is in touch with all its MLAs, according to the party, amid a buzz earlier in the day that nearly a dozen of them  had gone incommunicado ahead of a crucial meeting called by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at his residence on Thursday morning. “BJP’s operation lotus failed...

Now, Arvind Kejriwal claims ‘scared’ BJP set to remove Gujarat party chief CR Paatil, cites ‘sources’

Ahmedabad: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has claimed that BJP is in the process of removing its Gujarat unit president CR Paatil. He has attributed this “information” to “sources”. In a tweet on Tuesday, Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a two-day trip to Gujarat with his deputy Manish...

Manish Sisodia claims BJP offered to close CBI, ED cases if he joins them

New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia claimed on Monday that the BJP had offered to close all cases by CBI and ED against him if he joins their party. The CBI had raided his residence along with other locations as part of its ongoing investigation in the alleged Delhi Excise Policy scam. The...
Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia in Gujarat today

Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia in Gujarat today

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia will arrive in Gujarat on Monday on a two-day trip. The Delhi CM and Deputy CM will land in Ahmedabad after which they will address a town hall meeting in Himmatnagar on Monday On Tuesday, they will have town hall meeting in Bhavnagar. Kejriwal...

CBI raids Manish Sisodia’s residence, other locations in excise policy case

New Delhi: A team of CBI reached the residence of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday morning for a raid in relation to the excise policy case. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi has been accused of a scam in the excise policy. The CBI raided 21 locations, including the premises...

AAP recognised as state party in Goa; needs 1 more state for national party status

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has recognised the Aam Aadmi Party as a state party in Goa on the basis of its performance in the Goa Assembly elections. It now needs similar recognition in one more state to be declared a national party. “After Del n Punjab, AAP is now a state...

Amit Shah BJP CM candidate in Gujarat? AAP raises question, says BJP afraid

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) seems to have picked up another “rumour” regarding an election-bound state. This time it is Gujarat. And, not surprisingly, the party is taking credit for BJP “running from pillar to post”. In a tweet on Thursday afternoon, AAP mentioned rumours that Union Home Minister Amit Shah might be...

AAP to support Opposition’s Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to support Yashwant Sinha, the Opposition’s Presidential candidate. “We respect Droupadi Murmu but we will vote for Yashwant Sinha,” ANI reported AAP MP Sanjay Singh as saying. He confirmed that AAP would support Sinha in the Presidential race. AAP has a total of 10 Rajya Sabha...

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann gets married at private function

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann got married to Dr Gurpreet Kaur in a close-knit ceremony at his residence in Chandigarh on Thursday. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP MP from Punjab Raghav Chaddha were present on the occasion. The marriage was believed to have been arranged by Bhagwant Mann’s mother and sister. Gurpreet...

Delhi minister Satyendar Jain sent to ED custody till June 9 in money laundering case

New Delhi: A court in Delhi has sentenced Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain to the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED’s) custody till June 9. Satyendar Jain was arrested on Monday by ED for alleged money laundering. The CBI had in 2017 alleged that the minister and his wife had amassed disproportionate assets worth Rs 1.47 crore between...

Sidhu Moosewala murder: Punjab govt to seek probe by sitting HC judge

Under fire for removing armed personnel from singer’s security cover Mann government concedes to demand by murdered singer’s family   Chandigarh: A day after the murder of popular Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, his family demanded that the investigation be handed over to the CBI or the NIA. They also demanded fixing of responsibility on officers...

AAP nominates 2 Padma awardees for Rajya Sabha from Punjab

Chandigarh: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party has nominated two Padma awardees for Rajya Sabha membership from Punjab. Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann announced that the party had chosen Padma Shri Balbir Singh Seechewal, a river conservationist, and Padma Shri Vikramjit Sahni, an entrepreneur and philanthropist, as its candidates for the Rajya Sabha. The nominations have to...