Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicAam Aadmi Party

Topic: Aam Aadmi Party

AAP made education a political issue. Competition will force others to take it seriously

Investing taxpayer money into government schools is the most effective transfer of wealth from rich to poor.

From ‘Jugnu’ to AAP’s CM face in Punjab, ex-comedian Bhagwant Mann is no stranger to big stage

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal declared Mann — the party’s sole Lok Sabha MP & Punjab convenor — AAP’s CM candidate for upcoming state polls Tuesday in long-awaited announcement.

Aam Aadmi Party names Bhagwant Mann as its chief ministerial face for Punjab polls

While making the announcement, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that more than 93% of people chose Bhagwant Mann in their submissions for the party’s chief ministerial candidate.

AAP’s Raghav Chadha slammed for ‘throwing down’ mic of journalist late to Chandigarh press meet

AAP functionaries and supporters have called the criticism a 'scripted attack' on Raghav Chadha and claimed that he had 'politely' put the mic aside. 

‘Punjab is ready for change this time’, says Kejriwal as AAP is No.1 in Chandigarh civic poll

AAP won 14 out of 35 seats in the Chandigarh municipal polls, becoming the single largest party, while the BJP lost its majority and was reduced to 12 seats.

Kejriwal ‘upset’ with old ally Mamata for Goa push but AAP won’t target TMC, for now

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is on an aggressive induction spree to expand her footmarks beyond West Bengal, and her party will contest the Goa elections next year.

AAP launches ‘MCD Badlaav’ campaign to oust BJP from power in Delhi civic bodies

As part of the campaign, AAP will launch an extensive membership drive with a target of inducting 50 lakh new members.

With free pilgrimages, power and a Bhandari CM, AAP claims it is setting agenda in Goa

Making a string of pledges ahead of the assembly polls, AAP is aiming to portray itself as the only real alternative to the BJP in Goa.

Do Delhi parents agree with govt teaching ‘deshbhakti’ to kids in schools? This survey answers

Prashnam asked parents in 300 households across 38 assembly constituencies in Delhi about their kids being taught 'deshbhakti' curriculum to instil patriotism in them.

Was supporting AAP a historic blunder? An apology and a question to Congress: Yogendra Yadav

Pawan Khera accused me of helping BJP’s rise through Anna movement. It would take a lazy mind to imagine that all was well with the India story before Anna.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint File

NEET to temples, Stalin’s Tamil Nadu has a new social justice formula — Mandal plus market

Stalin can perhaps sense the opposition void in the north where politics has been reduced to Hindu-Muslim binary. The DMK leader has taken the social justice baton.

Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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