With power tariff cuts months before Delhi polls, Arvind Kejriwal seeks to shift focus to his welfare-driven policies
The move, which is seen as Kejriwal’s attempt to return to his original brand of politics that propelled him to power in Delhi in the 2015 Assembly elections, comes a day after the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission announced a major slashing of fixed power tariffs.
As the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government completes its first year in power in Delhi, the original aam aadmi and a strong support base of the party — the Delhi autowallah — does not have much to cheer about
One year on, the Muslim community that voted overwhelmingly for Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party in the Assembly polls, appears disillusioned. The AAP, they feel, is no different from other parties; it used Muslims as a vote bank and then “trashed them like used tissue paper”
In a scathing attack, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia has accused the BJP-led Central government of "saffronising" the Delhi Police, which has had frequent run-ins with the AAP government
If 2014 was the year that gave wings to BJP's ambitions as it rode on the 'Modi wave' to form its first majority government at the Centre, 2015 showed up the limits of its electoral strategy pivoted around the prime minister's charisma as it suffered massive defeats in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections.
For the first time, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday gave credit to the media for AAP's electoral success.
It cannot get worse than this for the image of the Aam Aadmi Party. Arvind Kejriwal used abusive language against senior party colleagues Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav and there’s no sign of remorse visible as all his loyalists get down to the task of defending him vigorously.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and two other AAP leaders including Deputy CM Manish Sisodia are likely to appear on Tuesday in a Delhi court which is scheduled to pronounce its order on the issue of framing of charges against them in a criminal defamation complaint.
Firstpost spoke to several AAP sources in both the factions and tried to make sense of the allegations and rebuttals.
Serious differences appeared to have cropped up within the AAP, including over Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's role in the party, with the internal Lokpal pointing to two camps emerging within the top leadership and asking the party to consider 'one-man, one-post' arrangement.
Modi needs to come out of his flashy suit: PM Seeks humble, tolerant new image after Delhi poll rout
It's out with the flashy suit, in with religious tolerance for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is seeking to soften his image after an electoral pounding in New Delhi and grumblings in his party about his top-down leadership style.
Defending her post Delhi assembly polls statement — "It is not my defeat, it is a defeat of the BJP" — former chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Wednesday clarified that she said so because she had not failed herself in person.
Rohini MLA Vijender Gupta has been elected as leader of the BJP Legislature Party in the Delhi Assembly.
The AAP could be guided by the fact that the intent of a ruling group to migrate to AAP has come from a local body in Gujarat and especially from within the Lok Sabha constituency from where Narendra Modi won.
Why can’t AAP look beyond Delhi? Is it a taboo? If the prime minister of India can involve himself in assembly polls and even in civic body elections, Arvind Kejriwal can also think about the party’s future prospects
With a humiliating defeat in the 7 February elections, the RSS on Monday slammed the top leadership of the BJP saying its decision to appoint Kiran Bedi as CM candidate and ignore party workers was among the reasons for their worst ever Delhi result.
While she has taken full responsibility for the BJP's loss in the Delhi elections, the party's chief ministerial aspirant Kiran Bedi has now written an open letter in which she has suggested how election campaigning can be improved.
In her first detailed response after BJP's humiliating defeat in the Delhi Assembly polls, Kiran Bedi on Monday said that she "failed" the test of electoral politics" despite giving it all her energy and experience.
There is a saying among backroom politicians that 'how you win is how you govern'. After all if a voter segment brings you to power then you must do what it takes to first cater to the base.
The narrative of church attacks in Delhi, which by innuendo suggests that the Sangh parivar may be behind it, has almost no facts behind it. No evidence has been produced to prove that these incidents are communal in nature