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06-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Kumar Vishwas hits out at AAP leadership, says coterie can't run party

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) founder member Kumar Vishwas has hit out at party supremo Arvind Kejriwal, saying that the party does not belong to "a coterie of 2-3 persons" but to lakhs of its workers.In open defiance of the party leadership, Vishwas, who was appearing...

05-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Kumar Vishwas hits back over allegations of harming AAP

A day after he was attacked by party colleague Gopal Rai for making "attempts to bring down the Delhi Government", AAP founder member Kumar Vishwas on Friday hit back, saying Rai should take delight in the contribution of "new Guptas" and not comment on...

03-Jan-2018 New Delhi

I have been punished for speaking truth : Kumar Vishwas

After he was denied a Rajya Sabha nomination, disgruntled AAP leader Kumar Vishwas said he has been "punished" for speaking the truth."For the last one-and-a-half years, be it the PAC (Political Affairs Committee) or my elder brother Arvind Kejriwal's decision...

03-Dec-2017 New Delhi

AAP needs system to rid itself of viruses : Kumar Vishwas

Hitting out at his detractors within the AAP, its founder-member Kumar Vishwas on Sunday said the party needed an anti-virus system to get rid of "viruses that have been destroying it"."Anti-virus system will be set up in the party and that will include party...

17-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Posters against 'traitor' Kumar Vishwas outside AAP office

Posters appeared on Saturday outside the AAP office here demanding the ouster of party leader Kumar Vishwas, terming him a "traitor" and BJP's "close friend".Around two dozen posters were found on the wall outside the party office at 206, Rouse Avenue."BJP's...

03-May-2017 New Delhi

Kumar Vishwas remains in AAP, his MLA critic suspended

Delhi's ruling AAP averted a major crisis on Wednesday when its disgruntled founder leader Kumar Vishwas agreed not to quit while an MLA who took him on was suspended from the party.After indicating a day earlier that he may quit the Aam Aadmi Party, Kumar Vishwas...

28-Apr-2017 New Delhi

AAP open to take call on leadership change : Kumar Vishwas

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Friday said the party was open to take a call on change in the leadership because blaming the EVMs entirely for its poll defeats was wrong when "there is mistrust among people for us".Speaking to IndiaToday TV, Vishwas, considered...

23-Feb-2017 New Delhi

AAP slams Modi, Rajnath over Ramjas violence

Advocating debate and shunning of violence by students, the AAP on Thursday held Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh responsible for violence at Delhi University's Ramjas College here a day earlier.Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas...

02-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Undeclared emergency imposed in Delhi: AAP

Condemning the detention of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia by Delhi Police after an ex-serviceman's suicide, the AAP on Wednesday said the central government had imposed an "undeclared emergency" in Delhi."The way two elected...

09-Aug-2016 New Delhi

LG a threat to democracy, alleges conspiracy: Kumar Vishwas

The AAP on Tuesday branded Lt Governor Najeeb Jung as a threat to democracy after he reportedly suggested he could consider doing away with the Delhi assembly.The Aam Aadmi Party also said that it smelt a larger "conspiracy" behind the continuing attacks...

26-Mar-2016 New Delhi

AAP dares Mehbooba to clear her stand on Afzal Guru

Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday asked Mehbooba Mufti, set to head the new PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir, to clear her stand on Afzal Guru whose hanging for his alleged role in the 2001 parliament attack she has said was wrong.Vishwas...

18-Feb-2016 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal, colleagues watch 'Neerja'

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal watched Sonam Kapoor starrer “Neerja” here along with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas and actor-musician Shekhar Ravjiani among others.The special screening of the film took place...

12-Feb-2016 New Delhi

JNU row: Kumar Vishwas urges centre to take action

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Friday urged the central government to take "stern" action against the students who raised anti-India slogans at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus."This is high time India as a system sets an example by punishing all...

17-Dec-2015 New Delhi

Jaitley involved in DDCA corruption : Kumar Vishwas

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is involved in corruption in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said on Thursday."Arun Jaitley is involved in the corruption in DDCA," AAP's Kumar Vishwas told the media here.Raghav...

12-Oct-2015 Ghaziabad

Narendra Modi must speak on lynching : Kumar Vishwas

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak up on the lynching of a man following rumours that he ate beef."When the prime minister can speak on any incident abroad, why is he mum on (Mohammad) Akhlaq's killing?" Kumar...

27-Jun-2015 New Delhi

AAP threatens to launch anti-graft units in Delhi

Demanding the removal of Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief Mukesh Kumar Meena, the AAP on Saturday said if the central government and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung interfere in their work, the party will set up several anti-corruption units here."To fight against...

27-Jun-2015 New Delhi

AAP plans to launch anti-corruption units

Demanding the removal of Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief Mukesh Kumar Meena, AAP said that if the central government and the Lt. Governor interfere in their work, the party will set up several anti-corruption units here."Many small anti-corruption units will...

15-Jun-2015 New Delhi

Clear the air on Lalit Modi issue, AAP asks Sushma Swaraj

The AAP on Monday demanded that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj clear the air on the assistance provided to former IPL chief Lalit Modi in securing documents to travel to Portugal in July last year for the treatment of his cancer-stricken wife."We...

05-May-2015 New Delhi

Drama at women's meet over AAP leader Vishwas

A press conference called by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to discuss an issue involving AAP leader Kumar Vishwas broke up in acrimony on Tuesday, with one of its members saying the former was being framed and announcing her exit from the women's...

04-May-2015 New Delhi

Women's commission summons AAP leader Kumar Vishwas

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has summoned Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on the basis of a complaint filed by a party volunteer alleging molestation, an official of the DCW said here on Monday."Kumar Vishwas has been summoned to state his stand...

22-Apr-2015 New Delhi

Police didn't try to save farmer: AAP

Delhi Police did not react in time to save the farmer who committed suicide on Wednesday at an AAP rally here, party leader Kumar Vishwas said.He told the media that he and other Aam Aadmi Party leaders, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, started asking...

09-Sep-2014 New Delhi

Nothing wrong in attending Modi's birthday: Kumar Vishwas

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas Tuesday said it was not wrong if he attended Prime Minister's Narendra Modi birthday function."The party can expel me if it sees any wrong in attending the prime minister's birthday function," Vishwas said in an interview with Times...

30-Aug-2014 New Delhi

BJP offered me Delhi chief minister's post: Kumar Vishwas

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas said Saturday that a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA had offered him the Delhi chief minister's post after the April-May general elections this year."A BJP MLA who is also an old friend had come to my house after...

15-Apr-2014 Amethi

Kumar Vishwas files nomination from Amethi

AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas Tuesday filed his nomination here to fight the Lok Sabha election in the constituency held by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.Ahead of filing his nomination, the poet-turned-politician led a march...

01-Apr-2014 Amethi

Not bothered by Smriti Irani: Kumar Vishwas

AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas said Tuesday he was confident of defeating Congress leader Rahul Gandhi despite the BJP's move to field actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani in Amethi."I welcome her to the competition in Amethi but her candidature won't change...

01-Apr-2014 Amethi

Amethi has decided who to vote: Kumar Vishwas

Kumar Vishwas, the Aam Aadmi Party's candidate for the Lok Sabha from Amethi, Tuesday criticised his opponents from the Congress and the BJP and said the constituency has decided who to vote for in the polls.He launched a two-pronged attack at Congress vice...

17-Mar-2014 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul will lose heavily in Amethi: Kumar Vishwas

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will lose "by a big margin" in the Lok Sabha polls here, AAP leader and candidate Kumar Vishwas says.The Arvind Kejriwal associate also said in an interview that the biggest losers of the election in Uttar Pradesh will be,...

22-Feb-2014 Lucknow

FIR against Kumar Vishwas in Amethi

Cross-FIRs were lodged Saturday against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas, a Congress leader, and their supporters after an altercation between members of both parties in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district, an officer said.The FIRs have been lodged with regards...

13-Feb-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Rahul has no understanding of India, says Kumar Vishwas

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas, who is preparing to contest against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in the Lok Sabha election, Thursday said the Congress vice president "does not have an understanding of the country".Vishwas accused the Congress of...

20-Jan-2014 Lucknow(IANS)

Kumar Vishwas booked in Lucknow

A case has been lodged against poet-turned-leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Kumar Vishwas here, officials said Monday.The case against Vishwas was filed by Ram Prasad Mishra, general secretary of the Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Sewa Samiti, for allegedly making...

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