Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicAam Aadmi Party

Topic: Aam Aadmi Party

Has AAP delivered on its promises in the national capital?

Experts weigh in on the performance of the Aam Aadmi Party as it celebrates its third anniversary of forming the government in New Delhi.

Amid AAP ruckus, new CEC O.P. Rawat says nothing’s wrong with poll panel

Former IAS officer insists the EC always acts with objectivity, agrees that a lot of areas of the electoral process are in the need for reform.

AAP wants to use Shivaji to rise from the ashes in Maharashtra

Party supremo and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to address rally on 12 January in Sindkhed Raja, birthplace of Shivaji’s mother Jijabai.

Talk Point: A representative govt can’t ignore women’s security in a city like Delhi

The government's responsibility is to ensure that those who are restricted from driving private vehicles, should have alternative modes of transport.

The Opposition in the Gujarat election is a collection of sideshows that don’t add up

There are a few big issues in Gujarat but the BJP does not need issues. It has an icon, a Gujarati PM that the state is proud of.

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll is acid test for Congress, BJP

The Gurdaspur seat was held by SAD-BJP alliance and the election is a test of popularity for the ruling parties in the Centre and the state. 

In Punjab a “disgraced” pagri sparks surprising bonhomie between AAP and arch-foe SAD

The new-found love between AAP and the Akalis could disrupt the political strategies of all parties in the coming weeks. Chitleen K Sethi

Kumar Vishwas’ Rebellion May Be Over. Not His Ambition.

Behind the storm that engulfed the Aam Aadmi Party this week is the story of thwarted ambitions of Kumar Vishwas, the TRP-friendly singing poet with little political clout. RAJGOPAL SINGH

Another win for BJP, not just another loss for AAP

The BJP used Modi to full effect to win the MCD polls. Losing on their home turf will hurt AAP the most and put a question mark on their preparations for Gujarat assembly polls. RUHI TEWARI & RAJGOPAL SINGH

BJP’S election machine is already at work in Gujarat

Modi has decided to make Gujarat a key focus until the assembly polls later this year and will visit the state frequently with outreach programmes.

On Camera

YourTurn

Don’t leave regulation in hands of social media platforms. Govt must re-evaluate its role

It can hardly be expected of social media platforms to design self-regulatory mechanisms that encourage them being held liable and penalised for their decisions.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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