Free Press Journal
  • We will replace Congress in Maharashtra and become main Opposition, like in Punjab: AAP Maha chief Brigadier Sudhir Sawant

    A new entrant in Maharashtra politics, the Aam Aadmi Party, is now spreading its wings in the state. While trying hard to work up the ladder and take Congress’ place as main Opposition in the state, AAP Maharashtra chief Brigadier Sudhir Sawant talks with the Free Press Journal’s Ronak Mastakar about current activists arrest in Bhima-Koregaon violence case to the party’s future plans for Maharashtra.

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urges Yashwant Sinha to contest Lok Sabha elections

    Noida: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019. However, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener did not name the party or the constituency from which the former finance minister should contest the polls.

  • AAP blames Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP for ‘economic mess’

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the deteriorating economic condition, saying “the economy was never in such a mess”. “The BJP’s central leadership, in the last few months, either does not know what to do or is simply not bothered about the hardships it is heaping on the Aam Aadmi,” Delhi’s ruling party said in a statement. “The economy was never in such a

  • AAP will not ally with Congress in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says Gopal Rai

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will not ally with the Congress in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Gopal Rai, a cabinet minister in the Delhi government, has said, adding that being a part of a post-poll Grand Alliance will depend on the manner in which the electorate votes.

  • Ujjain: AAP announces sixth list of candidates

    Ujjain: Aam Aadmi Party’s state president and chief ministrial candidate Alok Agrawal announced the list of candidates for upcoming assembly elections in a meeting at Mathur Vaisya Dharamsala on Sunday. Names of candidates for 18 assembly seats were declared along with Ujjain zone in-charge Indra Vikram Singh, ex Colonel Umesh Verma.

  • Delhi High Court seeks EC’s stand on AAP wanting de-registration of similar named party

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Election Commission on a plea by the Aam Aadmi Party against the poll panel’s decision to reject its objection against registration of the ‘Aapki Apni Party (Peoples)’ as a political party. Justice Siddharth Mridul issued notice to the EC and the Aapki Apni Party (Peoples) seeking their stand on the plea by AAP seeking de-registration of the newly formed party.

  • Ashutosh, AAP

    AAP used my surname despite my protest: Ashutosh

    New Delhi : Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Wednesday accused AAP of using his surname for caste politics, only to clarify just two hours later that he has been misunderstood and he is not part of the ‘anti-AAP brigade’.

  • Not part of anti-AAP brigade, says Ashutosh

    New Delhi: Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Wednesday accused AAP of using his surname for caste politics, only to clarify just two hours later that he has been misunderstood and he is not part of the ‘anti-AAP brigade’.

  • Aam Aadmi Party announces Atishi Marlena as its first Lok Sabha candidate

    New Delhi: Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday announced Atishi Marlena, a former advisor to Education Minister Manish Sisodia, as its candidate in the Lok Sabha election from East Delhi constituency. She is the first candidate to be announced by AAP for the 2019 elections.

  • AAP to submit 10 lakh letters to PM demanding full statehood for Delhi

    New Delhi: AAP legislators led by party leader Gopal Rai today went to submit over 10 lakh letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to demand full statehood for the national capital. The Aam Aadmi Party had started a signature campaign in July seeking public support on the same. The MLAs along with other party leaders assembled at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence and proceeded to submit the letters.

  • Kerala floods: AAP MLAs, MPs to donate one month salary, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: All AAP MPs, MLAs and ministers will donate one-month salary for the relief work in flood-ravaged Kerala, where 194 people have died. Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal yesterday announced Rs 10 crore relief for the state from the government.

  • CM Arvind Kejriwal visits Vajpayee at AIIMS, asks AAP workers to avoid birthday celebrations

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who turned 50 today, appealed to the AAP volunteers and his followers to avoid birthday celebrations in view of deteriorating health condition of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The chief minister along with his deputy Manish Sisodia visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) this morning to inquire about Vajpayee’s health.

  • Those dividing nation on religious terms are not its well-wishers: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged people to love and respect fellow Indians for the nation’s development, saying those dividing the country on religious grounds are not its well-wishers. “People are made to fight in the name of religion. One religion is instigated against another. The nation is our mother and we are its children irrespective of the religion or caste. A house where people living together are fighting will

  • AAP leader Ashutosh resigns from party, cites personal reason

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh resigned from the party on Wednesday citing personal reasons. This comes after an alleged rift in the party over the nomination to the three Rajya Sabha seats in January this year.