Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicAam Aadmi Party

Topic: Aam Aadmi Party

No decision on release of 1993 Delhi blast convict, Sikh leaders ballistic at Kejriwal

The Sentence Review Board (SRB) in Delhi deferred its decision on Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, whose release Sikh groups and SAD have been lobbying for ahead of Punjab polls.

Malwa, Majha, Doaba: Divided by rivers, each Punjab region has distinct political identity

Malwa is the largest political region of Punjab, with 69 seats out of the state's 117. Majha sends 25 representatives, while Doaba sends 23.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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