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Arvind Kejriwal

While neither Congress or the BJP had envisaged this, Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party has emerged as a major player in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Though the party's influence hasn't reached too many states, the party has become a prominent fixture in the country's poll discourse. Following are a few graphs explaining how Arvind Kejriwal stands at the moment in the upcoming polls. The first info-graphic tries to give a sense of how the AAP is place in terms of seat. It is clear that AAP seat share is miniscule, but the party seems definitely poised to make its Lok Sabha debut this year.It's vote share stands at 3 percent, according to a CSDS survey conducted for the Lokniti IBN election tracker.Narendra Modi, as usual, steals a march over all other candidates as the preferred PM choice. In the CSDS survey, Kejriwal bags just two percent of the total votes.

News on Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal questions PM Modi's 'silence' Vyapam scam, Vijay Mallya case

May 26, 2016

Kejriwal questions PM Modi's 'silence' Vyapam scam, Vijay Mallya case

In a series of tweets, the Delhi CM alleged that in the last two years, minorities, students and dalits have been tragetted while traders, jewellers, businessmen were disappointed and angry with the Centre.
Kejriwal meets rape victim, says Delhi needs statehood to curb such incidents

May 26, 2016

Kejriwal meets rape victim, says Delhi needs statehood to curb such incidents

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met the 13-year-old rape victim and raised the issue of granting full statehood to Delhi to curb such incidents.
Kejriwal attacks Modi govt: Over Rs 1,000 crore spent on ads for 2-year celebrations

May 26, 2016

Kejriwal attacks Modi govt: Over Rs 1,000 crore spent on ads for 2-year celebrations

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for overexpenditure on advertisements marking the completion of the central government's two year in office.
#ModiNext3Years: The travails of guiding a rudderless home ministry

May 26, 2016

#ModiNext3Years: The travails of guiding a rudderless home ministry

The performance of the home ministry has been rudderless, and the home minister does not seem to enjoy the confidence of the prime minister
Amit Shah sounds poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh, calls Samajwadi Party biggest rival

May 25, 2016

Amit Shah sounds poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh, calls Samajwadi Party biggest rival

Shah parried a question about whether Ram temple will be a poll issue for BJP in the UP polls.
Kiran Bedi gets another bite of the 'Pudu'cherry: Here she comes!

May 24, 2016

Kiran Bedi gets another bite of the 'Pudu'cherry: Here she comes!

As a friend of 32 years, I am happy for Kiran Bedi. She is a tough nut and actually does it her way, often veering off the obviously wise path but ready to espouse any controversy and wear it with the same dedication as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan dons a gown on the red carpet at Cannes.
What's behind BJP's Kiran Bedi being appointed new LG of Puducherry?

May 23, 2016

What's behind BJP's Kiran Bedi being appointed new LG of Puducherry?

Kiran Bedi was appointed the Lieutenant Governer of Puducherry on Sunday, three days after the Congress won the assembly elections in Puducherry.
Goa: AAP, BJP take on each other over disclosing party fundings

May 23, 2016

Goa: AAP, BJP take on each other over disclosing party fundings

AAP challenges the BJP make its accounts and expenditures public; we will come with our accounts, AAP's state chief said.
'Thulla': A lexical journey of the word that got Arvind Kejriwal into trouble

May 21, 2016

'Thulla': A lexical journey of the word that got Arvind Kejriwal into trouble

Thulla has landed Kejriwal in a city court which has now to decide whether the term is defamatory, for which it must first ascertain the exact meaning of the word. This is not going to be easy as the word does not figure in any standard Sanskrit, Prakrit, Apbhransh, Hindoostani, Hindi or Urdu dictionary.
Two AAP MPs in Punjab likely to resign and form new party

May 20, 2016

Two AAP MPs in Punjab likely to resign and form new party

AAP in Punjab appears all set for a vertical split with two of its prominent MPs likely to resign their Lok Sabha seats and join a new political outfit