The prime minister has a complicated relationship with the truth, making outlandish claims and sometimes offering outright lies.
Discrepancies between Election Commission and Electronics Corporation of India Limited data on number of ballot units and control units manufactured have also been revealed.
Allegations against Punjab AAP leader Khaira of being involved in the drug racket has left the party, that swears by “clean politics”, angry and embarrassed.
The Amarinder Singh government has faced criticism from both within the Congress and the opposition for its reluctance to take action against Majithia.
The IT department said the money received as donations in its bank account was not recorded in the books of accounts.
The AAP chief’s tactical shift could well be a precursor to the realignment of political forces in the 2019 polls.
After launching with a lot of promise in 2012 and tasting electoral success in the years soon after, AAP’s political fortunes have since slipped. A look at what went wrong and why.
The documentary dives into the inner workings of AAP but doesn’t lose sight of the human drama.
In conversation with Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla, directors of ‘An Insignificant Man’, a political documentary that charts the growth of the Aam Aadmi Party in its initial but heady days.
People have been waiting for the actor’s big announcement and although he claimed to have “entered politics” at his birthday event in Chennai, there are no signs of it.
The former RBI governor, hesitant about appearing politically partisan, has apparently agreed to consider the Delhi chief minister’s offer.
However, the court also said that the constitutional scheme was prima facie tilted in favour of the lieutenant governor in the union territory of Delhi.
Congress’s Sunil Jakhar defeated BJP nominee Swaran Salaria with a margin of 1,93,219 votes.
The activist was one of the leaders of the Dalit Asmita Yatra last year and the co-convenor of the Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch.
Congress held a press conference to ask whether Modi, who had earlier said he would neither take bribes nor allow it, would order a probe into Jay Shah’s firm.
The Delhi chief minister made this statement before the assembly passed the Guest Teachers’ Regularisation Bill, which has been objected to by the lieutenant governor.
The BJP was hoping that using a candidate who defected from AAP would push them over the edge, but that was not to be.
The schools are among those identified as having overcharged parents in the name of implementing recommendations of the sixth pay commission.
An RTI activist has questioned whether the Delhi Bar Council’s decision not to allow him to fight the cases while holding the post is fair.
Yogendra Yadav demanded that liquor vends that have been opened without obtaining the consent of the locals be immediately closed down.
In the push ahead from a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’ to an opposition-free India, the AAP in Delhi is proving to be an easy target for the BJP.
Arvind Kejriwal’s lawyer Ram Jethmalani contended that he had acted with his client’s consent, prompting the finance minister to file a separate defamation case.
Mishra wants the party to make the foreign travel records of five senior leaders public, alleging that these records would reveal a lot about corruption within AAP.
Various AAP leaders as well as the chief minister’s wife lashed out at Mishra for dragging Surender Kumar Bansal, who passed away on Sunday, into the controversy.
The changes come after Amanatullah Khans accused Kumar Vishwas of colluding with the BJP to split AAP.
Instead of taking the outcome as a mandate on its own governance, AAP continues to insist the BJP’s victory is not a win for Modi but for faulty EVMs.
In a one-to-one personality contest, the opposition leaders are very weak vis-à-vis Narendra Modi. They need to define their own agendas.
As the MCD goes to the polls, The Wire explains what these bodies do and why the elections are important.
Despite the many challenges before it, what AAP has achieved in Delhi during its two years in power is commendable. When compared to the purely negative campaigns of other parties, the decision is clear.
While the AAP must take stock of the current political climate, the BJP needs to wade away anti-incumbency that appears to be brewing in the states it rules.
The Election Commission has defended its voting machines, insisting there is no credible evidence to back claims of tampering.
While Arvind Kejriwal sought a meeting with the chief election commissioner over the issue, the Congress has demanded that the by-elections in the state be conducted using ballot papers.
Ahead of the assembly election results, here’s a brief look at the electoral politics of UP, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa.
Not only were women’s day rallies cancelled so as to not disrupt the prime minister’s visit, anyone seen as a possible ‘protestor’ was detained by the police.
Ignored by political parties and threatened by the upper castes, the community feels compelled to let their votes go to waste.
A look at the various factors that may impact the Goa assembly elections.
Dalits have become a bargaining force in Punjab politics but they have failed as a credible political front. Jat Sikh dominance is unlikely to be impacted in the upcoming polls.
Manohar Parrikar has roped two Congressmen into the BJP whom he had accused of being corrupt in the past.
A not-so-important political figure in Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu has tried every trick in the book in the last few months.
The Delhi chief minister said that Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab chief ministerial candidate will be a local MLA.