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Kejriwal's trial by fire

Kejriwal's trial by fire

Arvind Kejriwal has won a landslide in an election that was fought on very divisive agenda. Throughout the election every, effort was made by the BJP leadership to drag him into speaking out on communal issues and respond to high decibel electioneering of the BJP. However, Kejriwal sidestepped emoti...

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AAP formulates 3-point action plan to expand nationwide

AAP formulates 3-point action plan to expand nationwide

New Delhi: After a landslide victory in the recently concluded Delhi Assembly elections, senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Minister Gopal Rai convened a meeting of the party office bearers and in-charges at the residence of Chief Minister Arvind  Kejriwal here to deliberate upon the...

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President Kovind appoints Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi CM

President Kovind appoints Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi CM

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appointed Arvind Kejriwal to be the Chief Minister of Delhi with effect from the date he will be sworn-in. This comes after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) achieved a landslide victory with a clear majority of 62 seats out of 70."The President has been pleas...

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AAP invites 'Baby Mufflerman' to Kejriwal swearing-in

AAP invites 'Baby Mufflerman' to Kejriwal swearing-in

New Delhi: 'Baby Mufflerman' Aavyan Tomar, who stole the hearts when he dressed up as Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal, will be a special invitee at the swearing-in ceremony at the historic Ramlila Ground in New Delhi on February 16.An AAP functionary said Tomar has been invited for the oath...

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No CMs, netas, invited for Kejriwal swearing-in

No CMs, netas, invited for Kejriwal swearing-in

New Delhi: Here's a confirmation: No chief minister or political leaders from other states will be part of AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's oath ceremony at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on February 16, said a senior party leader on Thursday.  Kejriwal will take oath as chief minister for a third t...

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Kejriwal writes to L-G, staking claim to form govt

Kejriwal writes to L-G, staking claim to form govt

New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday, staking claim to form the government in the national capital, sources said, while hinting that the Aam Aadmi Party might not invite senior leaders and chief ministers of other parties for the oath-taking ceremony...

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Sops given by govt won polls for AAP, agree workers

Sops given by govt won polls for AAP, agree workers

New Delhi: With the Aam Aadmi Party leaders and workers basking in the glory of capturing Delhi for a third time in a row, the party insiders as well as its detractors on Tuesday attributed the party's stunning poll victory to a slew of schemes involving freebies to Delhiites."Free electricity up to...

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Delhi Assembly to have 16 first-time MLAs, all from AAP

Delhi Assembly to have 16 first-time MLAs, all from AAP

New Delhi: The new Delhi Legislative Assembly will have 16 first-time MLAs, all from the Aam Aadmi Party, including Atishi, Raghav Chadha and Dilip Pandey.Atishi, who was fielded from Kalkaji, won the seat by defeating Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Dharambir Singh by a margin of 11,393 votes.She ...

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My future role party's internal matter: Manoj Tiwari

My future role party's internal matter: Manoj Tiwari

New Delhi: Taking full responsibility of his party's poor show in the Delhi Assembly polls, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party chief Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday said his future role in the party is an internal matter.Tiwari, who led the Delhi BJP through its impressive victories in civic body polls in 2017 an...

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Only 0.5% Delhi voters pressed NOTA

Only 0.5% Delhi voters pressed NOTA

New Delhi: Over 43,000 votes in the just-concluded Delhi Assembly polls were cast in the None of the Above (NOTA) category, according to official figures released on Tuesday.Counting of votes were held on Tuesday after the elections to the 70-member Delhi Assembly.The election, largely seen as a bat...

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