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AAP demands allocation of 3 crore to MLAs under LAD

Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded to allocate Rs three crore annually to each MLA of state under Local Area Development Fund. Addressing the media at Chandigarh, AAP MLAs Aman Arora, H S Phoolka and others demanded from government to pass the MLA Local Area Development Fund Bill 2017 in coming session of Vidhan Sabha.Aman

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Don’t Drink Pre-Condition? Really?’ Ghuggi’s Jibe At Bhagwant Mann, AAP

Political satirist Gurpreet Singh Waraich, popularly known as Ghuggi,  today chose the sharpest barb — laughter — to attack the Aam Aadmi Party, which eased him out of the party’s top post in Punjab and installed Bhagwant Mann two days ago. He acknowledged that the party, even while it elevated Mr Mann, had warned him

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AAP expels senior leader Upkar Sandhu

Aam Aadmi Party today expelled its senior leader from Amritsar Upkar Singh Sandhu over alleged anti-party activities, a day after he criticised the decision to make Sangrur MP Bhagwant Maan, the party Punjab unit chief.Sandhu, who had unsuccessfully contested for Amritsar Lok Sabha seat by-poll, had yesterday opposed the decision of the party high command

Delhi assembly passes resolution on use of EVMS with VVPAT

Delhi assembly passes resolution on use of EVMS with VVPAT. New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution urging President Pranab Mukherjee and the Election Commission to ensure that EVMs with Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) are used in all future elections. The resolution also called for tallying of votes

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Delhi Assembly: AAP demonstrates how EVMs can be manipulated

At the special Delhi Assembly session convened by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party has demonstrated how the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) can be “manipulated”.Aam Aadmi Party MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj on Tuesday, claims he has an engineering degree and 10 years’ experience of working with microprocessors, claimed that anybody with an engineering degree could

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Mishra ‘shares evidence’ against Kejriwal in Rs 400 crore scam

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Kapil Mishra today submitted documents to the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to back his allegations that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had delayed the probe into a Rs 400 crore tanker scam.A day after he said he had witnessed Kejriwal take Rs 2 crore from Health Minister Satyendra Jain in another


Centre seeks Explanation of Overseas Funding From AAP

Stage is set for another round of confrontation between the Centre and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday asking the Arvind Kejriwal-led organisation to provide details of its overseas funding. The Centre has asked the Aam Aadmi Party into furnish details of its overseas funding. The Home Ministry asked

Makan warns against handing over Punjab to Aam Aadmi Party

Chandigarh:Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken has warned the people of Punjab against handing over the state’s reins to an inexperienced leader like Arvind Kejriwal, who is on record as having failed to deliver on any of his promises in Delhi. Releasing RTI documents at a press conference here on Wednesday, Maken said despite having promised

Narinder Shergill is Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Mohali

Mohali: Aam Aadmi Party on Monday announced that Narinder Singh Shergill will contest from Mohali segmentin place of Himmat Singh Shergill. Forty-eight years old Narinder Shergill is a farmer and former Sarpanch of Jhingran Kalan village of Kharar. A post graduate, Narinder Shergill joined AAP in 2014 before Lok Sabha elections. Narinder Singh Shergill is

Sampla slams Kejriwal for ‘luring’ Dalits with Dy CM post

Chandigarh:  BJP today slammed Arvind Kejriwal for announcing to appoint Dalit as Deputy CM of Punjab if Aam Adami Party comes to power in upcoming assembly elections in the state early next year. Calling AAP’s national convener a “fraudster”, state BJP Chief Vijay Sampla said, “Arvind Kejriwal thinks the Dalit community of Punjab is greedy

Delhi Deputy CM detained

New Delhi: Delhi  Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was on Tuesday detained by police when he led a protest march here against the demonetisation of high value currency. Sisodia and other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders were detained and taken to the Parliament Street police station in the heart of the city. “Sisodia has been

Phoolka, Shergill among 19 candidates named by AAP for Punjab (Second Lead)

 Chandigarh: Supreme Court lawyer H.S. Phoolka, AAP legal cell chief Himmat Singh Shergill and former basketball player Sajjan Singh Cheema were among the 19 candidates announced by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday for the Punjab assembly elections. The AAP has become the first major political party in Punjab to announce its candidates. Elections

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Bains brothers exposed with announcement of new political party: Sidhu

Says, ‘Having no other option, Bains has now announced to float a party’ Ludhiana: Hitting out at Independent MLA and head of Team Insaaf Simarjit Singh Bains, Congress leader and in-charge of Atam Nagar constituency Kulwant Singh Sidhu said that Bains brothers were exposed with the announcement of new political party. Sidhu said that earlier, Bains


Is Aam Aadmi Party losing steam in Punjab?

Chandigarh: After being seen as the strongest political challenger in Punjab ahead of next year’s assembly elections and even being touted to be the front-runner in occupying power in the state, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) seems to be losing a bit of that steam. The AAP leadership in the state is now grappling with

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AAP junks plans for survey on drugs abuse before polls in Punjab

Women Wing of AAP to launch “Dastak” Campaign from June 18: Prof Baljinder Kaur Jalandhar: Aam Admi Party (AAP) Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chottepur on Thursday said that the party has no plans to conduct a survey on drugs abuse problem in the state. Chottepur said that AAP was banking on the survey conducted by All


Refusal of assent to ‘office of profit’ bill purely political: AAP

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday termed as “purely political” the refusal of assent to a bill to shield 21 of its MLAs from office of profit rule, saying it was part of BJP’s ploy to trouble the Delhi government as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was “scared” of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The party

Riding high on development & welfare schemes, SAD-BJP will register hat-trick: Majithia

Ludhiana: Denying any anti-incumbency factor against SAD-BJP government, Cabinet minister and senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia has claimed the alliance would register a hat-trick in next Punjab Assembly elections due to various development projects and welfare schemes started by the state government. Majithia said that with its development projects and welfare schemes,

Large number of AAP volunteers attend party gathering at Nawanshahr; return dissatisfied

Nawanshahr: Though the gathering of AAP’s volunteers of nine assembly segments falling in Anandpur Sahib parliamentary constituency held at Ropar on Friday far exceeded even the expectations of the organizers, volunteers on their return seemed upset as the senior leadership did not even touch the issue for which they were reportedly called there. As per some

‘ AAP’s Punjab Dialogue’ from today

Chandigarh: In an attempt to gather the thoughts and suggestions of the common man on various serious issues prevailing in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party is set to launch its initiative of Punjab Dialogue on Saturday from Landran. The dialogue will be held with various segments of the society namely youth, farmers, women, labourers, traders,