Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicAam Aadmi Party

Topic: Aam Aadmi Party

The extraordinary TV performances of an ‘ordinary man’ — the week of Arvind Kejriwal

When he wants to, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal can pack quite a punch for someone who projects himself as a cross between an income tax officer and R.K. Laxman’s common man.

Couldn’t win Punjab, BJP now wants to murder Arvind Kejriwal, says his deputy

Earlier in the day, protesting BJP workers clashed with the police in front of Kejriwal’s home.

Buzz in UP BJP is about a new chief & ‘lights’ have been switched on for AAP govt in Punjab

AAP is said to be taking measured steps in this intra-party matrimonial alliance. It’s apprehensive the BJP might accuse it of promoting dynastic politics.

Mann, Kejriwal, Modi: Why new Punjab CM will have a tough time juggling conflicting interests

Arvind Kejriwal’s national ambition could make life difficult for AAP leader and Punjab's new CM. Bhagwant Mann will have to also keep PM Modi and Centre in good humour.

Aam Aadmi Party moves Supreme Court against EC’s decision to defer Delhi civic polls

Arvind Kejriwal-led party urged the top court to direct EC to conduct the polls in a 'free, fair & expeditious manner', without interference from the Centre.

‘Iss baar watan ko mehboob bana liya jaye,’ says Punjab’s youngest chief minister Bhagwant Mann

The oath-taking venue was awash with yellow, Mann’s trademark colour, after he asked people to turn up in basanti turbans and dupattas.

Bhagwant Mann’s message to AAP MLAs — no anger, no issuing orders before govt takes charge

Two specific instances triggered the message from the CM-designate’s office Tuesday. Mann is set to take oath as the chief minister Wednesday.

Not ‘pro-Khalistan protest in Punjab after AAP win’, viral video is from after Deep Sidhu’s death

Many on social media platforms have claimed Khalistan separatists are carrying out rallies and have renewed their demand for a sovereign state for the Sikhs.

After AAP’s Punjab win, cow carcass case is CM-to-be Bhagwant Mann’s 1st law & order assignment

Several cow carcasses found dumped at village in Hoshiarpur, triggering tension among local residents. Mann has ordered police to identify and arrest culprits, promised strict action.

Prodded by Bhagwant Mann, AAP Punjab MLAs rush to constituencies, focus on schools & hospitals

The CM-designate, in 1st address to MLAs after poll victory, had directed them to spend more time in their constituencies rather than in Chandigarh. Mann will take oath as CM on 16 March.

On Camera

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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