Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: AAP

Simranjit Mann of SAD-Amritsar is back with big win in Sangrur, blow to AAP & Bhagwant Mann

Loss comes as a huge setback after the party's thumping win in March; law and order was a major poll factor and so was perception of being remote controlled by the AAP Delhi leadership

‘People defeated BJP’s dirty politics’: Kejriwal lauds AAP win in Delhi’s Rajinder Nagar bypoll

AAP's Durgesh Pathak defeated the BJP candidate by a margin of over 11,000 votes. The bypoll to the crucial assembly seat had taken place on 23 June 23 with a low turnout of 43.75%.

‘Early alert’ on Kejriwal home turf? AAP wins just 5 of 133 wards in Haryana civic polls

Haryana held elections for 887 wards in 46 civic bodies this week, with results announced Wednesday. AAP was able to win president's post in just one civic body.

Broken roads, dirty drains—Surat not AAP’s Gujarat postcard. So harping on Delhi model

AAP wants to make Surat its launchpad in Gujarat. But most development projects won’t be ‘photo-op ready’ before elections in the state.

How Modi govt’s MCD overhaul fits into BJP plan to corner AAP in Delhi civic polls

While the Centre is overseeing a massive overhaul of unified municipal corporation in Delhi, BJP is taking on AAP over civic issues, including alleged problems in water supply.

Bhagwat’s appeal to Hindus sounds sensible. But RSS-BJP-VHP need to be firmer

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2023 panchayat poll AAP’s first port of call in fresh Bengal push, ground work begins

In the coming months, the Arvind Kejriwal-led party plans to hold 100 programmes across Bengal’s 23 districts to 'pinpoint area-wise issues' and forge connect with the people.

Bagga, Lamba, Vishwas — the script behind AAP’s ‘critic crackdown’ & why many aren’t sold on it

BJP's Tajinder Bagga and former AAP leaders Kumar Vishwas and Alka Lamba have faced cases filed by Punjab Police since the Kejriwal party came to office in the state in March.

From Modi mimic to AAP leader — why standup comic Shyam Rangeela took political plunge

Best known as a contestant of ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ in 2017, Shyam Rangeela has joined AAP in his home state Rajasthan, says his comedy will remain independent.

Bagga or Mevani, an unlawful arrest is just that. But tell that to Indians picking sides

The insidious trick used by the BJP in Jignesh Mevani’s case is not different from that used by the AAP in the case of Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.