Delhi Government ad glorifying Kejriwal goes viral on Facebook

An advertisement by the government of Delhi, seeking support for Arvind Kejriwal, “who is being attacked by the corrupt every day” is going viral on social media. However, as so often happens, many, if not most of the people sharing the “public interest” advertisement are sharing it for its entertainment value, rather than its intended […]

AAP Swaraj Samvad Live Streaming: Admiral Ramdas says I’m distressed

The rebel faction of Aam Aadmi Party is broadcasting its ‘Swaraj Samvad’ (independence dialogue) on Youtube from 10:30 am today. The program involves speeches by volunteers in the first half, followed by division of the attendees into groups and the holding of group discussions to air their opinion on the way forward for the movement. […]

Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan call for volunteer meeting in Delhi on Apr 14

Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, two senior leaders who have been accused of plotting anti-Arvind Kejriwal activities and ejected from the crucial posts in the Aam Aadmi Party, have called for a meeting of volunteers and supporters near Delhi on April 14. The move is seen as a step toward launching a new platform for […]

AAP volunteers divided in support for Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav

The ongoing fight over the future of Aam Aadmi Party has divided volunteers of the party — the key strength of AAP — into two camps – one that supports Arvind Kejriwal’s power to decide the future, and the other who question Kejriwal camp’s decision to sack others from the party. The official Facebook Group […]

Are Kejriwal Bhakts destroying the Aam Aadmi Party?

The controversy around the ‘anti-Kejriwal’ activities of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav has created unrest among the volunteers, with many, if not most of them, unhappy with the ‘humiliation’ of the leaders. “The way things are happening shows immaturity on your part,” said volunteer Sanjay Singh in a comment posted on the Aam Aadmi Party […]

Kejriwal Tops Time Magazine’s Global Top 100 People of 2014 Poll

Just hours after he emerged as the most popular nominee from India, Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal has beaten a slew of American celebrities to emerge as the candidate with the most ‘yes’ votes on Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” in the world in 2014. UPDATE: TIME has rejected most of the votes […]

Trolls dominate online election commentary; BJP most favored

If elections were to be held on popular news websites like, ZeeNews, Hindustan Times etc, the Bharatiya Janata Party would have a clean sweep – going by its total domination of the online comment space. According to an analysis of the top commenters on four of India’s top news websites, 61.4% of the top […]

Aam Aadmi streams live coverage of Arvind Kejriwal speech at Bangalore

With many TV channels deciding to “go easy” on covering the events of Aam Aadmi Party, the fledgling political outfit has taken to the Internet to take its live transmission of Arvind Kejriwal’s speech to its followers. Arvind Kejriwal is addressing Aam Aadmi supporters at Bangalore’s Freedom Park. He is expected to say whether he […]

Poll – Is Indian Media Intolerant of Criticism?

The last two days have seen media barons pour scorn and outrage on Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party for suggesting that the media is corrupt. The Editors Guild, a kind of industry lobby, seemed to be shaken by Kejirwal’s statement that an inquiry would be ordered into corruption in media and guilty journalists […]

Kejriwal says Modi will bring Gujarat model of corruption to India

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal questioned the anti-corruption credentials of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, claiming that he found rampant corruption in Gujarat on his recent visit there. “I was shocked by the situation there. Not one job gets done there without bribes,” he said. Kejriwal said a lot of people are buying […]

Aam Aadmi Party’s reservation policy – first educate, then dismantle

The Aam Aadmi Party has clarified its stand on the subject of caste-based reservations in government jobs, saying it is in favor of abolishing reservations after social equality has been achieved. Kejriwal said the Aam Aadmi Party was not in favor of discontinuing reservations in the current circumstance as caste-based discrimination, untouchability and injustice are […]