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18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Ajay Maken away for treatment, has not resigned : Congress

Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken on Tuesday left for medical treatment abroad, triggering speculation that he has resigned. The party denied that he had quit."Makenji has not resigned. He has gone on leave for some medical check-ups," Delhi Congress spokesperson...

09-Aug-2018 New Delhi

But for Congress support, AAP would have been history : Ajay Maken

The Congress' Delhi unit on Thursday took a dig at the Aam Aadmi Party for not supporting its candidate in the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman's election, saying that AAP would have been "history" but for the Congress support in 2013."AAP says 'politics not...

26-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Congress slams AAP for starvation deaths in national capital

Days after the starvation deaths of three minor girls here, Congress on Thursday slammed the Aam Aadmi Party government for "complete failure of system" in the national capital.The party's Delhi chief Ajay Maken met the bereaved family. "Such a sad and disheartening...

15-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Will oppose President's Rule in Delhi : Ajay Maken

Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken on Friday said his party does not want the elected government of the national capital to be removed and it will oppose any move for President's Rule.He also said Kejriwal and his ministers were staging a protest at the Lieutenant...

14-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Emergency-like pollution situation in Delhi : Ajay Maken

The Congress on Thursday described the severe air quality in Delhi as an "emergency-like situation" and accused the the AAP government in Delhi and the BJP at the Centre of fighting with each other to hide their failures."Delhi is facing emergency-like situation...

05-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Ajay Maken for CBI probe in 'ration scam', BJP protests against AAP

The Delhi Congress on Thursday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged irregularities and corruption in the public distribution system, as pointed out in a CAG report.The Delhi BJP also staged a protest against the...

13-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Sealing drive: All-party delegation to meet SC panel : Ajay Maken

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Tuesday said that an all-party delegation will meet the Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee to find a solution to the ongoing sealing drive.Maken made the statement after a meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind...

21-Feb-2018 New Delhi

AAP planned Chief Secretary attack to divert attention : Ajay Maken

The Congress on Wednesday called the alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two AAP MLAs a "planned strategy" of the ruling party and demanded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal apologise to the bureaucrat."The case of assault on Chief Secretary...

17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Was misfit in BJP, says Lovely after rejoining Congress

Former Delhi Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely on Saturday returned to the Congress and said he was "ideologically a misfit" in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which he had joined in April last year.His re-induction in the Congress was announced soon after Lovely,...

14-Feb-2018 New Delhi

AAP now a 'khap party', failed on every front : Ajay Maken

The Congress on Wednesday described the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a "khap party" and said the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has failed on all fronts in the last three years."This is not an Aam Aadmi Party, but a khap party which has failed on every...

22-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Congress holds protest, demands Kejriwal's resignation

The Congress on Monday staged a protest outside the Delhi Secretariat demanding Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's resignation over the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs in the office-of-profit case.The Congress also accused Kejriwal of being an agent of the...

21-Jan-2018 Mumbai

BJP, EC delayed AAP MLAs disqualification to help them : Ajay Maken

The Congress on Sunday accused the BJP and the Election Commission for delaying the disqualification of 20 MLAs of Delhi's ruling AAP in the office of profit case to help the party gets its nominees elected to the Rajya Sabha."The Election Commission and...

19-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Congress, BJP demand Kejriwal quit

After the Election Commission on Friday found 20 AAP MLAs guilty of holding an "Office of Profit" and recommended their disqualification, both the Congress and BJP demanded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's resignation."Kejriwal has no right to continue. Half...

11-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Disqualify 20 AAP MLAs in office-of-profit case, Ajay Maken urges CEC

Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken on Thursday met Chief Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti and demanded the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs at the earliest for allegedly holding offices of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries.Maken also submitted a representation...

05-Jan-2018 New Delhi

AAP 'team B' of BJP : Ajay Maken

The Congress on Friday attacked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over its two non-party Rajya Sabha nominees -- N.D. Gupta and Sushil Gupta, saying that it is the "team B" of the BJP working indirectly for them.The Congress also said that the businessman Sushil Gupta...

26-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Congress flays AAP over 'astronomical' hike in water charges

The Congress on Tuesday slammed the Delhi government over the "astronomical" hike in water charges, saying the AAP government has been breaking all its poll promises ever since it came to power."The decision to increase the water charges was a retrograde...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Move court against Metro fare hike, Ajay Maken tells Arvind Kejriwal

The Congress on Tuesday urged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to move the court against the increase in Delhi Metro fare hike."The Delhi government should approach the court against the (decision) to increase Metro fares," Delhi Congress unit chief Ajay Maken...

23-Nov-2017 New Delhi

AAP government's policies on education failed : Ajay Maken

The Congress on Thursday slammed the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government for its "failed policies" on education, saying the number of students and its results have gone drastically down in last three years."The claims of the AAP government that they have...

27-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi's elevation after Gujarat elections, hints Congress

president may not take place before the Gujarat elections, the party on Friday said it has time till December 31 to complete the entire organisational election process and take a decision on the matter.The party also said that Gandhi is not only capable of leading...

16-Oct-2017 New Delhi

EC intentionally delaying Gujarat polls to favour Modi : Ajay Maken

The Congress on Monday accused the Election Commission of "intentionally delaying" announcement of Gujarat assembly elections to favour Prime Minister Narendra Modi who, the party said, was afraid of defeat after the Congress's emphatic win in the Gurdaspur...

13-Oct-2017 New Delhi

If AAP, BJP opposing Metro fare hike, who did it : Ajay Maken

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Friday kicked off a week-long "Save Metro" campaign in the national capital and asked that if both the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are protesting against the fare hike, then who actually raised...

13-Oct-2017 New Delhi

If AAP, BJP opposing Metro fare hike, who did it : Ajay Maken

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Friday kicked off a week-long "Save Metro" campaign in the national capital and asked that if both the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are protesting against the fare hike, then who actually raised...

07-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Delhi Congress seeks elevation of Rahul Gandhi as party President

Amidst talk of possible elevation soon, the Delhi unit of the All India Congress Committee on Saturday passed a resolution urging Rahul Gandhi to take over as party President, the first unit of the party to do so.The resolution was passed at the first meeting...

21-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Congress protests in Delhi against high fuel prices

The Delhi Congress on Thursday formed a human chain against the "all-time high prices of petrol and diesel" due to the high excise duty imposed by the BJP-led central government and VAT by Delhi's AAP government, and demanded a rollback of the taxes.Hundreds...

21-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Congress protests in Delhi against high fuel prices

The Delhi Congress on Thursday formed a human chain against the "all-time high prices of petrol and diesel" due to the high excise duty imposed by the BJP-led central government and VAT by Delhi's AAP government, and demanded a rollback of the taxes.Hundreds...

15-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Involve all parties for policy on Rohingyas : Ajay Maken

Describing the influx of Rohingya refugees into India as "very serious", the Congress on Friday demanded that the central government involve all parties to formulate a policy on the matter."This is a very serious matter. In the interest of the nation, all political...

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