The Aam Aam Party’s national executive on Wednesday sacked Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from its key decision-making political affairs committee. Bhushan and Yadav said they wanted the AAP to be more democratic, while the party accused them of trying to challenge national convener Arvind Kejriwal’s leadership.
Delhi University’s three law centres will send their reply to the Bar Council of India’s show-cause notice by March 12. The biggest task ahead for the varsity, though, is to fulfill the infrastructure requirement within six months.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's AAP remained a divided house on Thursday, as one party leader alleged that two senior colleagues were dropped from its top decision body though they had offered to step down honourably and another decrying the expose.
A majority vote removed Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's top decision-making body, but it was Arvind Kejriwal who was behind the ouster, sources privy to the national executive meet said on Thursday.
Award-winning British filmmaker Leslee Udwin is in the eye of controversy for her documentary India’s Daughter, which features among other things an interview with the driver of the bus on which the horrific December 16 gang rape took place.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday removed senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from its key decision-making political affairs committee (PAC), days after they questioned the functioning of party convener Arvind Kejriwal. The AAP reassigned Yadav as the head of its farmers’ committee while he will continue to be a member of the national executive, sources said.
Delhi Metro will not operate in the morning hours on March 6 and will start its services at 2.30pm on account of Holi.
The government on Thursday asked YouTube to take down the controversial BBC documentary on December 2012 Delhi gang-rape and is also examining options on whether to take legal action against the broadcaster after it aired the film in the UK.
A 30-year-old woman has lost one-fourth of her total body weight after a 17-kg ovarian tumour was removed from her abdomen. After surgery, Noonwati Devi’s fell from 60.5 to 43 kg.
The brother of Mukesh Singh — one of the six convicts in the December 16 gangrape case — cried out of shame and guilt, while watching the documentary -India’s Daughter by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin — on Tuesday.
The Delhi high court on Wednesday allowed an Uber cab driver accused of rape to re-examine the alleged victim and 12 prosecution witnesses, saying the move was necessary to ensure a free trial.
In a move that is being termed as embarrassing by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) insiders, the “standing offer” to resign from the political affairs committee extended by senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan was ‘rejected’ by the national executive but the two leaders were later voted out.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was advised naturopathy treatment for 10 days by doctors on Tuesday. He will be treated at a naturopathy centre in Bangalore.
The infighting within the party came out in the public after letters from one camp questioned Kejriwal's style of functioning and the absence of an internal ethics committee.
Those who have left AAP or criticised it had a common grudge: only Arvind Kejriwal’s writ runs in the party. Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav are the latest to flag off this concern.