BJP doing ‘politics of riots’, AAP of providing quality education: Manish Sisodia in Himachal Pradesh

AAP senior leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday attacked the Himachal Pradesh government saying the education system in the state is “in shambles” and also claimed that while his party delivers quality education, the BJP indulges in “politics of riots” Sisodia, who is also the deputy chief minister of Delhi, is visiting the northern state ahead … Read more

No coercive step to be taken against Tajinder Bagga: HC after late-night hearing

In a reprieve for Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Saturday night directed that no coercive step be taken against the Delhi BJP leader after he sought a stay on the arrest warrant issued by a Mohali court earlier in the day. Hours after the Mohali court issued the arrest warrant … Read more

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann to visit Delhi to study AAP initiatives

After studying the free electricity model in Delhi, the newly-elected Aam Aadmi Party government in Punjab will now examine the national capital’s initiatives in education and healthcare sectors to introduce similar reforms in the border state. Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann will be on a two-day visit to Delhi with health minister Vijay Singla and … Read more

BJP, AAP engage in war of words over bulldozer drive

A war of words erupted between BJP and AAP over the North Delhi Municipal Corporation bulldozing ‘encroachments’ in Jahangirpuri. AAP alleged that an ‘order had been issued’ to harass a community in the name of encroachments, while BJP alleged AAP was giving religious colour to the drive. BJP had ‘engineered clashes’ in various parts of … Read more

Himachal’s ultra marathon runner Sunil Sharma joins AAP

Ultra marathon runner Sunil Sharma along with four others from Himachal Pradesh joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the national capital on Monday. “As many as 250 youth leaders will join the party in Himachal Pradesh,” Delhi Health Minister and AAP’s election in-charge for the hill state Satendar Jain told a press conference here. … Read more

Arvind Kejriwal meets Punjab officials without CM Bhagwant Mann

The newly-elected Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Punjab is courting its first political controversy over Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal convening a meeting of the state’s officers in the absence of Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday. The Opposition parties alleged that the Punjab government was being ‘remote controlled’ by the AAP chief … Read more

AAP claims internal survey gives it 58 seats in upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls

The Aam Aadmi Party has claimed its internal survey has found it could win around 58 seats in the Gujarat Assembly polls, likely to be held in December this year. State AAP in charge Dr Sandeep Pathak on Monday said the survey was done in a scientific manner through the party’s own agency. As per … Read more

BJP in Gujarat sets the ball rolling for state elections at the end of the year

Buoyed by its success in the recent assembly polls in five states, the BJP in Gujarat has set the ball rolling on its preparations for the state elections at the end of the year. Apart from a massive ground outreach to rope in 7.5 million page members to make the BJP organisationally strong, the party … Read more

Eye on Rajasthan polls, AAP to hold 2-day convention in Jaipur to ‘strengthen’ organisation

Buoyed by its resounding win in Punjab assembly polls, the AAP is now focusing on Rajasthan with the party holing a two-day convention in Jaipur to “strenghthen” the organisation in the state where elections are due next year. According to the AAP, party’s state in-charge and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh will hold discussions on … Read more

13 doctors make it to Punjab assembly; vow to strengthen health infrastructure

Punjab’s health system could go under the knife with 13 doctors making it to the state assembly this election, including 10 from the AAP which is set to form the next government. “I feel the way the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worked in Delhi in various sectors, particularly health, instilled confidence among doctors. The doctors … Read more