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National party status to vote cutter: What Gujarat election results mean for Kejriwal's AAP
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National party status to vote cutter: What Gujarat election results mean for Kejriwal's AAP

From Anna Hazare movement, when Arvind Kejriwal became a politician and founded the AAP, he began his political career by destroying the vote of the Congress party in Delhi. Since Kejriwal's first election in 2013, the BJP has maintained around 35% of the vote in Delhi

Head-on | Message from Gujarat: Divided Opposition faces a rout in 2024 Lok Sabha election
Opinion

Head-on | Message from Gujarat: Divided Opposition faces a rout in 2024 Lok Sabha election

For the Opposition, the hope is that regional leaders set their egos and ambitions aside. If they don’t — as they did not in Gujarat — they could face a rout in 2024

The Seventh Wave: BJP breaks all records in Gujarat as 'Kejriwall' debris buries Congress
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The Seventh Wave: BJP breaks all records in Gujarat as 'Kejriwall' debris buries Congress

Everything has crumbled under the Bharatiya Janata juggernaut: the new Opposition, the old Opposition, the cliched themes of anti-incumbency and voter apathy, it's all gone, wiped out

MCD results: How BJP lost its Delhi bastion, but AAP couldn’t sweep the way it wanted
Opinion

MCD results: How BJP lost its Delhi bastion, but AAP couldn’t sweep the way it wanted

More than the anti-incumbency of 15 years, it has been the lack of a credible leadership at the state level that has harmed the saffron party in the national Capital

How Arvind Kejriwal's AAP won MCD elections despite tough fight from BJP
Opinion

How Arvind Kejriwal's AAP won MCD elections despite tough fight from BJP

The BJP was portrayed negatively by the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party over issues like garbage removal, landfills, and sanitation projects

MCD Elections: Will AAP dislodge BJP? Exit polls seem to think so
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MCD Elections: Will AAP dislodge BJP? Exit polls seem to think so

In this round of MCD elections, there is a tough fight between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Historically, the BJP has enjoyed a heavy upper hand in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls. But this time the exit polls are predicting a different outcome

Explained: Will Gujarat Assembly polls be AAP’s ticket to national party status?
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Explained: Will Gujarat Assembly polls be AAP’s ticket to national party status?

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is just shy of one state to achieving its dream of becoming a national party — it’s already a state-recognised outfit in Delhi, Punjab and Goa. A 'national party' tag will further boost Arvind Kejriwal’s 2024 chances of being the main contender to Narendra Modi

BJP-run Delhi municipal corporation did nothing in last 15 years: Kejriwal
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BJP-run Delhi municipal corporation did nothing in last 15 years: Kejriwal

Thousands of people gathered at Chandrawal road, holding party flags and banners of Kejriwal, who took out a roadshow in Malkaganj in New Delhi to urge people to vote for the Aam Aadmi Party in the MCD polls

Why AAP's local poll success can create Arvind Kejriwal's grand entry in Haryana
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Why AAP's local poll success can create Arvind Kejriwal's grand entry in Haryana

Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP and state in-charge of Haryana, Sushil Kumar Gupta sees prospects for the party after the Haryana local poll results

Gujarat Assembly and Delhi civic polls: How two elections will change Arvind Kejriwal's politics beyond 2024
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Gujarat Assembly and Delhi civic polls: How two elections will change Arvind Kejriwal's politics beyond 2024

If the Aam Aadmi Party wins seats in the Gujarat Assembly Election, Arvind Kejriwal's party will be designated as a national party

Delhi Excise Policy scam: In CBI’s first chargesheet, Sisodia not named; to be called for questioning soon
India

Delhi Excise Policy scam: In CBI’s first chargesheet, Sisodia not named; to be called for questioning soon

Though Sisodia, who was listed as “Accused No 1” in the CBI’s First Information Report (FIR) filed in August, has not been named in the chargesheet, he will be summoned again for questioning soon, officials said

No role in Satyendar Jain’s leaked Tihar videos, documents: ED tells Delhi court
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No role in Satyendar Jain’s leaked Tihar videos, documents: ED tells Delhi court

During the hearing, the counsel for Jain submitted before the court that the copy of the ED’s reply to the application was already leaked to the media earlier this morning, even before the hearing could take place in the court and its copies could be given to the judge as well as the defence

Bobi Darling: Meet AAP's first transgender candidate, who is contesting MCD polls
India

Bobi Darling: Meet AAP's first transgender candidate, who is contesting MCD polls

'Bobi Darling', the AAP's first transgender candidate from Sultanpur Majra Vidhan Sabha, vows to beautify her constituency and improve the lives of her neighbours

'Hindu hater' Rajendra Pal Gautam among AAP star campaigners for Delhi municipal polls
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'Hindu hater' Rajendra Pal Gautam among AAP star campaigners for Delhi municipal polls

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) list for the Delhi Municipal Corporation elections is headed by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann are some of the other high profile names

Padyatra decoded: Why politicians opt for public perambulations to regain relevance
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Padyatra decoded: Why politicians opt for public perambulations to regain relevance

Many leaders who find themselves at the intersection of foundering and stupefaction — have fallen back on this tactic invented and iconised by Mahatma Gandhi against the British

The Devil’s Advocate | What good are AAP’s new-age schools if the air students breathe inside them is poisonous
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The Devil’s Advocate | What good are AAP’s new-age schools if the air students breathe inside them is poisonous

Smog has descended on the NCR like the re-run of a horrifying apocalyptic nightmare, but the AAP government has refused to learn that good governance is more than just far-sighted visionary ideas. It’s also about handling crises

GhoseSpot | In NCR's smog, AAP creates duality of incompetence in Delhi and Punjab
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GhoseSpot | In NCR's smog, AAP creates duality of incompetence in Delhi and Punjab

The impasse between the Union government and the AAP governments in Punjab and Delhi is only making matters worse

Isudan Gadhvi, Gopal Italia or…. Who shall be AAP’s chief ministerial candidate?
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Isudan Gadhvi, Gopal Italia or…. Who shall be AAP’s chief ministerial candidate?

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP will announce its chief ministerial candidate for the Gujarat elections on Friday. Will it be Isudan Gadhvi or Gopal Italia that the public chooses to be the face of the party?

BJP targeting Punjab farmers for stubble burning because of their protests, says Delhi minister Gopal Rai
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BJP targeting Punjab farmers for stubble burning because of their protests, says Delhi minister Gopal Rai

Farmers are forced to burn stubble in Punjab because the BJP-led Centre did not support the state government's plan to provide a cash incentive to them for not burning the crop residue, Gopal Rai said

Right Word | How Congress instigated separatism in Punjab and why we need to watch AAP
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Right Word | How Congress instigated separatism in Punjab and why we need to watch AAP

It’s time to learn lessons from the past and watch Punjab closely so that history doesn’t repeat itself