AAP expels Ashwini Upadhyay, who levelled charges against Kejriwal
The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday expelled Ashwini Upadhyay, a member of the National Council, “due to his repeated involvement in anti-party activities” and reported refusal to respond to a show-cause notice sent by the party leadership.
AAP moves poll panel against Vasundhara Raje
Condemning both the Congress and the BJP leaders for playing “politics of religion”, the AAP in Rajasthan on Sunday moved the Election Commission, appealing to ensure action against State’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over her provocative remarks at a public meeting in Karauli district.
Chandigarh’s oustees pledge support to AAP
Former Miss India and actor Gul Panag, the Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh, received a shot in the arm on Sunday when a section of descendants of villagers displaced during the building of the second phase of “City Beautiful,” pledged their vote and support to her maiden run to the Parliament.
AAP’s focus to be on The Nilgiris, Sivaganga and Chennai Central
The Aam Aadmi Party attaches a lot of importance to its battle in The Nilgiris Parliamentary constituency, according to David Barun Kumar, campaign committee convener of the party for Tamil Nadu.Speaking to presspersons here on Sunday, he said that The Nilgiris constituency, along with Sivaganga and Chennai Central constituencies are viewed by the AAP as platforms from which symbols of corruption A. Raja, Karti Chidambaram and Dayanidhi Maran, respectively, are trying to gain entry into the Lok Sabha.
AAP tosses up a mixed salad
The Aam Aadmi Party’s manifesto for the 2014 general election is akin to a tossed salad with a new dressing i.e. while it has a few predictable ingredients, the novelty lies in its stark ideas.The 2014 manifesto is similar to the 2013 Delhi assembly election manifesto in that it focuses on ending corruption and decentralising political power by passing the Jan Lokpal and Swaraj bills.