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03-Dec-2015 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan meets Anna Hazare over Jan Lokpal Bill

Former AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Thursday met social activist Anna Hazare to complain against what he said were shortcomings in the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill.The meeting took place at Hazare's residence at Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra, Bhushan tweeted. Hazare...

17-Jul-2015 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan calls Kejriwal hypocrite

Former AAP leader and lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Friday called Arvind Kejriwal a "hypocrite and shameless" after the Delhi chief minister said he would be happy to have Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav back in the party.Reacting strongly to Kejriwal's statement,...

20-Apr-2015 New Delhi

Dissident AAP leaders Bhushan, Yadav expelled from party

It was the end of the road for Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) founder-leaders, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, with the party expelling them for “anti-party activities”.Besides, Ajit Jha and Anand Kumar were also removed from the party. The development came...

20-Apr-2015 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan slams AAP leaders, questions disciplinary action

AAP dissident leader Prashant Bhushan on Monday targeted the party's general secretary Pankaj Gupta by accusing him of accepting Rs.2 crore donation from shell companies without the approval of the party's top decision-making panel.Replying to Aam Aadmi...

20-Apr-2015 New Delhi

AAP actions remind of Stalinist purges: Prashant Bhushan

The AAP's actions are reminiscent of Stalinist purges, said dissident leader Prashant Bhushan on Monday in his reply to the party's show cause notice."When you remove NE (National Executive) member or even a Lokpal for merely questioning the illegal and...

14-Apr-2015 Gurgaon

Bhushan, Yadav to remain in AAP, will launch 'Swaraj Abhiyan'

Dissident AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday said they were not quitting the AAP and instead formed a non-political group named ‘Swaraj Abhiyan’ to tour the country and establish ‘swaraj’ (self-rule) in cultural, political, economic and...

13-Apr-2015 New Delhi

'Swaraj Samvad' an attempt to break AAP

The 'Swaraj Samvad' (open dialogue) being organised by dissident leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday is an attempt to break the Aam Aadmi Party, AAP leaders said here on Monday.Interacting with the media here, party leader Sanjay Singh...

28-Mar-2015 New Delhi

Yadav, Bhushan sacked from AAP panel, may take legal recourse

The month-long internecine war between AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and dissident leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan came to a head on Saturday with the duo being expelled from the party's national executive for sabotaging the organisation.The founder-members,...

28-Mar-2015 New Delhi

AAP's national executive hijacked by Kejriwal camp: Yadav, Bhushan

Alleging that the AAP, which had emerged to give the people "alternative politics that the other existing parties were not providing", had become the "same kind", expelled members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan on Saturday said the national executive meeting...

28-Mar-2015 New Delhi

247 members supported ousting Yogendra yadav, Prashant Bhushan: AAP

As many as 247 members voted in favour of the resolution to remove dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra yadav and two others from AAP's national executive, the party said on Saturday.Party's national secretary Pankaj Gupta said eight members opposed...

27-Mar-2015 New Delhi

Bhushan, Yadav flay Kejriwal, say they want to save AAP

Saying they were trying to save the AAP, dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Friday accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of suppressing democracy within the party that now rules Delhi.The duo also said they were willing to give up all...

27-Mar-2015 New Delhi

In AAP, it is now war

In clear signs that no more rapprochement was possible in the AAP, dissident leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Friday launched a tirade against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, whose supporters accused them of being virtual BJP agents.A...

14-Mar-2015 Panaji

Kejriwal should forgive Yadav, Bhushan: Goa AAP leader

In an open letter an AAP leader from Goa, Oscar Rebello, has blamed "bruised egos" and "innate over-sensitive nature" of his leaders for the bitter infighting and wants party chief Arvind Kejriwal to forgive the group's senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and...

11-Mar-2015 New Delhi

Yadav, Bhushan again attack Kejriwal

A week after being expelled from the AAP's key decision making body for anti-party activies, senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav wrote an open letter on Wednesday, attacking party chief Arvind Kejriwal on various fronts.The two also stuck...

05-Mar-2015 New Delhi

Crisis shows AAP, Kejriwal in poor light

There are no winners in the ugly spat that was in full play at the AAP leadership meet which saw the exit of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the Political Affairs Committee (PAC), the party's highest decision making body. But there is one sure loser:...

04-Mar-2015 New Delhi

AAP sacks Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav from top body

The AAP announced Wednesday that it had ousted two top leaders, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, out of its decision-making Political Affairs Committee (PAC).Party spokesman Kumar Vishwas made the announcement after a nearly six-hour meeting of the National...

02-Mar-2015 New Delhi

Yogendra, Bhushan may face action in AAP's national executive

Peeved at its senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan's criticism of AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal's approach, the party here on Monday hinted at acting tough against the duo in the national executive meet on Wednesday.The party's official stand became...

02-Mar-2015 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan expresses differences with Kejriwal

Reflecting his discontent about the functioning of the Aam Aadmi Party, senior leader Prashant Bhushan has written a letter raising questions about some decisions of party convenor Arvind Kejriwal who is now chief minister of Delhi.In the letter, apparently written...

11-Jun-2014 New Delhi

Register case against Praful Patel: Prashant Bhushan to CBI

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan Wednesday asked the CBI to file a case against former union minister Praful Patel and others for seeking to place with a Canadian firm an order for a passenger identification system for Air India at an inflated price, allegedly in return...

08-Jun-2014 New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party to go for organisational revamp

Former Delhi chief minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwial Sunday said the party will go for organisational revamp in the coming days."PAC (political affairs committee) will be reformed in our 'mission vistar'. New members will also join the party in the coming...

18-Apr-2014 New Delhi

Hold election in Delhi, Prashant Bhushan urges Jung

AAP leader Prashant Bhushan Friday urged Delhi's Lt.Governor Najeeb Jung to re-consider his decision of not recommending, to the central government, holding of early elections in the city which is under president's rule.The three-page letter comes a day...

15-Feb-2014 New Delhi

AAP had no option but to quit: Bhushan

AAP leader and senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan said Saturday the party had no option but to quit after the Jan Lokpal bill was rejected in the Delhi assembly.Bhushan said the bill was the first promise made to the public of Delhi."Our biggest...

13-Feb-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Plea withdrawn against assembly session outside building

A petition against the government's proposal to hold a session outside the assembly building to pass the Jan Lokpal Bill was Thursday withdrawn from the Delhi High Court.Appearing for the Arvind Kejriwal government, advocate Prashant Bhushan told a pision...

08-Jan-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

Attack shows BJP, Sangh Parivar's frustration: Bhushan

The attack on the Aam Aadmi Party office shows the frustration of the BJP and Sangh Parivar who feel threatened by the party's rise, AAP leader Prashant Bhushan said Wednesday."The attack on our office and its supporters shows the tremendous frustration...

08-Jan-2014 Ghaziabad(IANS)

AAP office attacked in Ghaziabad

Around 40 men said to be from a Hindu group attacked the AAP office here Wednesday, apparently to protest a statement on Kashmir made by party leader Prashant Bhushan, witnesses said.The attackers barged into the Aam Aadmi Party office at Kaushambi, stoned...

06-Jan-2014 New Delhi (IANS)

Didn't challenge Kashmir's accession to India: Bhushan

AAP leader Prashant Bhushan said Monday that Jammu and Kashmir was an integral part of India and there was no question of challenging its accession to the country. Under attack for reportedly advocating a referendum on army deployment in Jammu and Kashmir,...

04-Jan-2014 New Delhi(IANS)

AAP to contest most Lok Sabha seats

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced Saturday that it will contest most seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha election.AAP leader Prashant Bhushan said the decision was taken at the start of a two-day national executive meeting following the popular response across...

15-Dec-2013 New Delhi(IANS)

Government's Lokpal bill not strong: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sunday rejected the Lokpal Bill under consideration in parliament, saying it was weak and would not prevent corruption, but work instead to "protect the corrupt"."This Lokpal Bill does not provide for formation of Lokayuktas, there...

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