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Aam Aadmi Party ad slammed for sexism

23 June 2015 07:56:44 The Asian Age

AAP's expelled leaders Yogendra Yadav (Photo: PTI) New Delhi: Launching an offensive against the Aam Aadmi Party over a recent advertisement, Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav on Monday accused the city government of indulging in "political corruption." Mr Yadav said the AAP government was using public money in glorifying one person despite the restrictions imposed by the Supreme Court against such ads. “This is a form of political corruption as it is using public money for the advertisements. The AAP had come to power by promising new type of politics. But by coming up with such an advertisement, it is getting into the league of Mayawati and Jayalalitha,” the former AAP leader, who was expelled from the party after he upped ante against chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, said. Last week, another Swaraj Abhiyan leader and activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan in a series of tweets said the ad amounted to a “crass” projection of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal apart from being “crude abuse” of funds, which was “against a Supreme Court order.” “Apart from being a crass and crude abuse of funds the Kejriwal ad on TV is sexist and projects women as servants of their husbands. Shocking,” Bhushan, a senior Supreme Court lawyer had tweeted. Decrying “personality cult” as an anti-thesis of democracy, the Supreme Court has barred publication of photos of leaders in government advertisements except those of the President, Prime Minister and the Chief Justice of India. “The guideline of the order clearly states that any government advertisement should avoid the glorification of political personalities and and such glorification of an individual at the cost of public exchequer be stopped in a Delhi,” the group said in a statement.

Vice All News Time23 June 2015 07:56:44


Aam Aadmi Party sacks Admiral Ramdas as Lokpal

30 March 2015 04:03:07 WN.com - Asia News

AAP leaders Sanjay Singh and Pankaj Gupta coming out of Arvind Kejriwal’s house after attending the ne meeting in New Delhi on Sunday Manit dna A day after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) removed its senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party&s national executive, its internal Lokpal Admiral L Ramdas (retired) too was shown the door. Also, Prashant Bhushan was axed from another party panel – the disciplinary committee on Sunday. The decision was taken at AAP convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind...

Vice All News Time30 March 2015 04:03:07

Aam Aadmi Party Sweeps to Victory

10 February 2015 09:25:22 WN.com - World News

A fledgling political party that has pledged to fight corruption in India’s capital rolled to victory in state elections in Delhi in a major political embarrassment for Prime Minister Narendra Modi....

Vice All News Time10 February 2015 09:25:22

Infighting on in headless Aam Aadmi Party

20 September 2014 00:23:33 The Asian Age

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Uttar Pradesh remains headless, rudderless and directionless but that has not prevented party workers from squabbling in public. AAP spokesperson in Lucknow Badri Narain was unceremoniously removed from his post by district secretary Vishal Vikram Singh last week. A curt email sent to mediapersons informed that Mr Narain had too many responsibilities on his frail shoulders and was therefore being divested of his responsibility as a spokesperson. The email further asked journalists not to take cognisance of any mail sent form Mr Badri Narain’s email ID. Mr Narain responded to the “decision” saying that it was “arbitrary and unconstitutional” and blamed a section in the district unit for working against the party interest. Mr Narain further disclosed that he had been removed from the post because he had dared to demand the accounts of the party’s unit and refused to accept the decision of his removal. As of now Mr Narain continues to function as the party spokesman and media-in-charge while Arvind Misra, the “new” spokesperson also sends out press releases.

Vice All News Time20 September 2014 00:23:33

‘Aam Aadmi’ searches high and low for ‘missing’ Manish Sisodia

18 June 2014 10:32:38

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia has gone missing from his constituency amidst hustle and bustle of government formation in the national capital territory. Posters were on Tuesday spotted in East Delhi’s Patparganj area claiming Sisodia has been missing since December 08, 2013, on the day results for Delhi Assembly Elections were announced. As The post ‘Aam Aadmi’ searches high and low for ‘missing’ Manish Sisodia appeared first on .

Vice All News Time18 June 2014 10:32:38

Crisis in Aam Aadmi Party

06 June 2014 09:37:43 In The News

Post elections, leaders from Aam Aadmi Party are quitting it and also the leaders are blaming each other over the election debacle. Adding fuel to the fire, Senior leader Manish Sisodia accused another senior Yogendra Yadav of making AAP internal matters public. Manish wrote a letter to Yadav in response to the email sent by Yadav to all the AAP leaders upon quitting the party Political Affairs Committee . Manish questioned Yadav in his letter which said, “you have alleged that the PAC did not took your suggestions. However, PAC also did not wanted you to contest the elections. Chief Arvind Kejriwal supported you and it was fair enough. But when Kejriwal did not support you in tiff with Navin Jaihind, you call him supremo.” Last week Yogendra Yadav quit the PAC following fight with Navin Jaihind and even the later too resign to the PAC. Apart from the internal wars, leaders like captain Gopinath, Shazia Ilmi, Anjali Damania have resigned to the party recently. Shazia Ilmi quoted that internal democracy lacks in AAP for her resignation. The national executive of the AAP is scheduled to hold a meeting later today at the residence of senior leader Prashant Bhushan and all the issues might come up for discussion said sources. (AW: Vamshi)

Vice All News Time06 June 2014 09:37:43

Aam Aadmi Party open to supporting Third Front to stop BJP

11 May 2014 18:50:31

VARANASI: The Aam Aadmi Party did not rule out backing Third Front to stop BJP from coming to power, saying it may offer issue based support to a non-Congress “secular” dispensation.With the marathon Lok Sabha elections wrapping up tomorrow, senior AAP leader Gopal Rai said AAP will consider offering issue-based support to a Third Front The post Aam Aadmi Party open to supporting Third Front to stop BJP appeared first on .

Vice All News Time11 May 2014 18:50:31

Aam Aadmi Kejriwal Is Richer Than ‘Crorepati’ Modi

24 April 2014 16:12:14

New Delhi: It’s official, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal is richer than BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who will file his nomination papers from Varanasi today. In his affidavit filed along with his nomination papers in Varanasi, Kejriwal declared movable and immovable assets worth Rs 2.14 crore belonging to him and his wife, The post Aam Aadmi Kejriwal Is Richer Than ‘Crorepati’ Modi appeared first on .

Vice All News Time24 April 2014 16:12:14

Leaders can’t feel pain of Aam Aadmi: AAP

14 April 2014 21:12:23 Greater Kashmir:News

Srinagar, Apr 14: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Lok Sabha candidate from Srinagar parliamentary seat Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat Monday accused political leaders in JK of living in VIP culture and hardly understanding the pain of ordinary people.“People living in VIP culture and high security

Vice All News Time14 April 2014 21:12:23

Tribal Activist Candidate Poses a Problem for Aam Aadmi

27 March 2014 08:19:08 WN.com - Asia News

India Votes News and analysis on the world’s largest election. NEW DELHI — In many ways, Soni Sori, a tribal rights activist from Chhattisgarh, is a natural fit with the Aam Aadmi Party, which recently named her as one of its three candidates for Parliament in the central Indian state. The 39-year-old is a crusader for tribal rights, rallying against a police force she has accused of torture and corruption, and her ideology fits with the populist manifesto of the Aam Aadmi Party, which translates as the Common Man Party. And as a woman contesting from a rural seat far from Delhi, she represents demographics the party needs if it is to be considered a national one. “We want women, we want...

Vice All News Time27 March 2014 08:19:08