The party also expressed confidence that it will emerge as a strong alternative to the ruling BJP in the state.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has alleged misappropriation of over Rs 2,400 crore in the North Delhi and South Delhi municipal corporations and had announced to stage protests.
In an exclusive interview to Outlook, AAP leader Atishi Marlena discusses her government’s preparedness to the coronavirus pandemic and the recent criticism her party has faced over its response to the health emergency.
AAP MLA Atishi was tested on Tuesday for COVID-19 and her report came positive on Wednesday.
No woman was included in the new cabinet despite eight female candidates of AAP winning in Delhi polls.
Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP cruised to a massive victory in Delhi Assembly elections, nearly repeating its performance in 2015 polls.
Earlier, the AAP had criticised Gautam Gambhir for not attending a crucial meeting, saying that the former cricketer was "busy enjoying" in Indore at a time when Delhi was reeling under severe air pollution
'Lost...He was last seen eating jalebis in Indore,' read the poster put up by unknown persons.
We have given 24 hours time to BJP to explain the responsibilities of the Home Ministry, LG and Delhi MPs. Criminals know that they easily can escape after committing a crime, said Atishi.
In a letter to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, the former DMRC chief said free travel will 'worsen overcrowding' and 'lead to mishaps'.
BJP leader Rajeev Babbar, who moved the petition on behalf of the party's Delhi unit, sought proceedings against them for ‘harming’ the reputation of the BJP by blaming it for the deletion of the names of ‘voters’ from electoral rolls here.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lost on all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi by huge margins.
The BJP was leading in all the seven seats in the national capital, with three of its candidates ahead by over one lakh votes, while the Congress and the AAP were trailing at the second spot in five and two seats respectively.
AAP's East Delhi candidate, Atishi on Thursday broke down while reading the pamphlet against her, that she alleged has been distributed in the constituency at the behest Gambhir, a charge denied by the cricketer-turned-politician himself.
Cricketer-turned-politician, Gautam Gambhir has denied all the charges and has sent defamation notices to Atishi, AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.
Former cricketer and BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir slammed Kejriwal in a series of tweets, saying he was 'ashamed' to have him as the chief minister of Delhi.
Credited with reforming the educational infrastructure in the national capital, Atishi is AAP's candidate against Gautam Gambhir in the East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency.
In a tweet in Hindi, the deputy chief minister had alleged that both the BJP and the Congress were 'spreading lies' about her religion.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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