Articles on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Recently Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) defeated the Congress party in Delhi. Congress was in rule for nearly 15 years (1998-2013). Suddenly AAP came out of no where. If you are one of those many people who are not clear about this party’s entry into politics, we have collected some good articles from various sources and kept them at one place and segregated properly to help you understand the progress and developments of the party. Here goes the list –

Before Elections
# Date published Title
1 22-Mar-2013 EC begins inquiry into sting operation against AAP leaders
2 22-Mar-2013 AAP sting operation: Arvind Kejriwal cries conspiracy, Shazia Ilmi offers to resign
3 23-Mar-2013 Kejriwal’s indefinite fast in Delhi
4 23-Mar-2013 Aam Aadmi Party now a registered political party
5 24-Mar-2013 Kerjiwal moves to Delhi’s power corridor to protest against ‘inflated’ power bills
6 3-Apr-2013 Civil society groups support Kejriwal’s campaign against “inflated” power bills
7 7-Apr-2013 Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal ends two-week long fast
8 2-May-2013 Aam Aadmi Party bats for the right to reject
9 19-May-2013 AAP workers protest at residences of Delhi CM, MLAs
10 20-May-2013 Indian-Americans extend support to Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party
11 21-May-2013 AAP picks candidates: Filmmaker, homemaker and loyalists
12 24-May-2013 Delhi police arrests driver on rape charge after AAP activists protest
13 29-May-2013 Eminent personalities support Kejriwal’s movement
14 10-Jun-2013 Arvind Kejriwal is not an angry man. Or a socialist.
15 11-Jun-2013 Kejriwal slams Sheila for banning ads on autos
16 31-Jul-2013 Aam Aadmi Party gets broom as election symbol
17 9-Sep-2013 The Aam Aadmi and the BJP
18 9-Sep-2013 Election results: what the 0-4 verdict actually means
19 9-Sep-2013 Assembly elections: Aspirations of the young underlined
20 19-Sep-2013 Anna Hazare confirms rift with Arvind Kejriwal, says his apolitical mass movement will continue
21 12-Oct-2013 Countdown to 2014: Electoral math – part 1
22 18-Oct-2013 Electioneering on Indian television
23 17-Nov-2013 Win or Lose for the Kejriwal Juggernaut?
24 20-Nov-2013 Delhi: AAP promises 700 litres of free water, cheap power, Jan Lokpal
25 23-Nov-2013 AAP defends Shazia Ilmi, threatens to sue Media Sarkar and TV channels
26 24-Nov-2013 Arvind Kejriwal’s answer to Congress’s ‘mango people’, names his political front as Aam Aadmi Party
27 24-Nov-2013 So what is the Aam Aadmi Party all about
28 26-Nov-2013 Shanti Bhushan donates Rs. 1 crore to Aam Aadmi Party
29 26-Nov-2013 Arvind Kejriwal formally launches Aam Aadmi Party
30 26-Nov-2013 India activist Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party vows change
31 26-Nov-2013 India’s Newest Political Party Takes On Graft
Election Results
# Date published Title
1 7-Dec-2013 High Voter Turnout, WTO Talks in Perspective
2 8-Dec-2013 AAP, an alternative with a difference
3 8-Dec-2013
Delhi polls: BJP ahead, AAP inches to second
4 8-Dec-2013 It is peoples’ victory, says Arvind Kejriwal
5 23-Dec-2013 Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party set to take power in Delhi
6 26-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party’s success spurs political entrepreneurs in the country
7 19-Dec-2013 AAP floats Mumbai number for Delhi opinion poll
8 25-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party is socialist, not silly, says its policy guru Yogendra Yadav
9 28-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party has a role in CNG price hike: BJP
10 28-Dec-2013 Banker Meera Sanyal to join Aam Aadmi Party
11 22-Dec-2013 AAP eyes Gujarat, to contest all Lok Sabha seats
12 17-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party slams Lokpal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha
13 24-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party sends list of proposed ministers to Lt Governor
14 22-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party eyes Gujarat, to contest all Lok Sabha seats
15 26-Dec-2013 Ex-NSUI President Alka Lamba quits Congress, joins Aam Aadmi Party
16 18-Dec-2013
Aam Aadmi Party Seeks Mobile & Online Referendum On Forming Govt In Delhi State
17 26-Dec-2013 FCRA: Ministry of Home Affairs seeks fresh explanation from Aam Aadmi Party
18 25-Dec-2013 40 Aam Aadmi Party workers join BJP in Kanpur
19 19-Dec-2013 Congress has agreed to become B-team of Aam Aadmi Party: BJP
20 23-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party election manifesto’s key points
21 24-Dec-2013
Kejriwal’s Congress Support: Aam Aadmi Party hungry for power?
22 24-Dec-2013 The Aam Admi Party: An Indian version of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf?
23 27-Dec-2013 Indian Muslims and Aam Aadmi Party
24 24-Dec-2013 Sharad Pawar challenges Aam Aadmi Party on onion prices
25 23-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party set to form government in Delhi; Arvind Kejriwal to sworn in as the Chief Minister on December 26
26 23-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party’s First Public Meeting In The City A Success
27 27-Dec-2013 Post victory, AAP ranks swell in Hyderabad
28 28-Dec-2013 Lal Bahadur Shastri’s grandson Adarsh Shastri leaves job at Apple to join AAP
29 27-Dec-2013
AAP Victory in Delhi Fuels Hopes among New Parties in Jammu and Kashmir
30 28-Dec-2013 Not eager, but open to join hands with AAP: People’s Party of Punjab chief
31 28-Dec-2013 Pakistanis look up to AAP model to challenge political class
32 28-Dec-2013 Lal Bahadur Shastri’s grandson Adarsh Shastri quits Rs.1 crore job at Apple to join Aam Aadmi Party
33 28-Dec-2013
AAM’s Somnath Bharti, Lawyer-cum Activist with IIT Degree
34 25-Dec-2013 AAP preparing to spread its wings in urban areas of Karnataka
35 23-Dec-2013 Uttar Pradesh, Bihar on AAP radar amid push into more states
36 28-Dec-2013 Nagpurians to decide Damania’s AAP candidature
37 28-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi – Empathize or Impersonate?
38 19-Dec-2013 AAP wants Khemka to be Haryana chief minister
39 27-Dec-2013 AAP prepares for Lok Sabha elections
40 20-Dec-2013 AAP prepares to contest all 40 LS seats in Bihar
41 28-Dec-2013 Know your Delhi minister: Girish Soni
42 28-Dec-2013 Former Sirsa MP joins AAP in Haryana
43 28-Dec-2013 As AAP shines in Delhi, hope and hot air float in Patna
44 28-Dec-2013 Girish Soni: AAP’s Dalit face with big dreams for poor
45 20-Dec-2013 AAP pins special hopes on State
46 25-Dec-2013 Binny’s exclusion, a surprise in AAP
47 27-Dec-2013 Kumar Vishwas skips AAP rally in Amethi
48 20-Dec-2013 Narendra Modi says voters, not political parties, will fight 2014 elections
49 24-Dec-2013 Devyani Khobragade row: A case of Aam Aadmi Vs babu-neta nexus
50 24-Dec-2013
Rural voters more aware of political landscape of country: Ashwant Gupta
51 29-Dec-2013 AAP takes out victory rallies
52 24-Dec-2013 Here are Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi ministers who will form government in Delhi
53 22-Dec-2013 Is Congress using Anna Hazare for Lok Sabha elections 2014?
54 26-Dec-2013 AAP pull strong in top institutes
55 27-Dec-2013 Kejriwal turns down security cover
56 21-Dec-2013 Not so ‘Aam’ “Aam Aadmis” in J&K Politics
57 25-Dec-2013 Ministers named, AAP runs into sulking MLA
58 28-Dec-2013 Kolkata waits and watches AAP
59 28-Dec-2013 For Rahul Gandhi, AAP’s winning script in 10 key points
60 26-Dec-2013 Jan Lokpal in Delhi: BJP will study bill first
61 28-Dec-2013 Aam aadmis in our midst
62 26-Dec-2013 Kejriwal’s first step in fight against graft, honest officers must SMS, email him
63 18-Dec-2013 It’s in India’s best interest that Arvind Kejriwal doesn’t actually wield power
64 28-Dec-2013 AAP’s rejection of government bungalow sets new trend in Indian polity
65 26-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal suspects timing of CNG rate hike in Delhi
66 18-Dec-2013 AAP to connect with people in Haryana villages
67 26-Dec-2013 60,000 govt employees in Delhi hope for permanent jobs
68 28-Dec-2013 AAP to lead country to fundamental change: Bhushan
69 25-Dec-2013 AAP will continue to campaign against RIL’s operation of KG-D6 gas block: Prashant Bhushan
70 21-Dec-2013 DDA demolition drive runs into AAP firewall
71 28-Dec-2013 Society | The year of the volunteer
72 27-Dec-2013 Congress’ support to AAP not in interest of nation: Delhi’s ‘mystery man’
73 27-Dec-2013 From Tejpal’s Tehelka to Kejriwal’s AAP: 2013 was a huge surprise
74 18-Dec-2013 AAP a bubble ready to burst: Lalu
75 25-Dec-2013 AAP will bring changes in two months: Somnath Bharti
76 28-Dec-2013 Town in Haryana salutes its ‘son of the soil’ as Kejriwal sets the tone by taking the Metro to his oath-taking ceremony
77 21-Dec-2013 To reach out to rural areas, AAP & SSS may forge a pre-poll alliance in state
78 26-Dec-2013 BJP leader Grewal says AAP now sacrificed its principle by taking support of Congress Party
79 23-Dec-2013 AAP keen to contest all LS seats in Maharashtra
80 26-Dec-2013 The ‘kynicism’ of the AAP’s movement has started a national conversation on India’s political ideologies
81 27-Dec-2013 Want to finish VIP culture in Delhi: Manish Sisodia, AAP leader
82 19-Dec-2013 AAP asks Delhiites whether it should form a government with Congress
83 27-Dec-2013 Mother of AAP MLA waits for govt to turn the tap
84 28-Dec-2013 AAP needs to take up issues to win votes in Navi Mumbai
85 25-Dec-2013 Kejriwal’s young cabinet
86 27-Dec-2013 What an idea sirji! Arvind Kejriwal inspired by Abhishek Bachchan’s SMS referendum idea?
87 27-Dec-2013 Read: Arvind Kejriwal writes to police refusing to take security
88 26-Dec-2013 IIMA students among those backing AAP
89 18-Dec-2013 Why is Mamata afraid of emergence of AAP in Kolkata?
90 20-Dec-2013 AAP accuses Congress of double-speak on corruption
91 27-Dec-2013 Over Rs 26 crore was seized from political workers before Delhi polls
92 27-Dec-2013 We are not even thinking of getting proxy votes: Bishan Bedi
93 23-Dec-2013 AAP organizes 500-people bike rally in Navi Mumbai
94 19-Dec-2013 AAP demands apology of Goa CM over corruption
95 24-Dec-2013 1989 batch IAS officer Rajendra Kumar to become principal secretary to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
96 28-Dec-2013 Former Digvijaya Singh adviser Sharad Behar to advise Arvind Kejriwal on Mohalla Sabha law
97 26-Dec-2013 No berth but AAP’s Binny stays on board
98 26-Dec-2013 Celebrations in Kejriwal’s hometown Siwani
99 25-Dec-2013 AAP to persuade district collector to contest Lok Sabha polls
100 23-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal: From activist to political tsunami
Forming Government
# Date published Title
1 9-Dec-2013 Election results: Much ado about nothing?
2 10-Dec-2013 Delhi: 66% Favour AAP, 64% Want Repoll
3 10-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal dismisses allegations against AAP MLA
4 11-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party hints it may put up this man against Rahul Gandhi
5 13-Dec-2013 2014: Electoral math – part 2
6 14-Dec-2013 India’s Left-Leaning, Anti-Graft Party Made A Stunning Debut
7 14-Dec-2013 Illusions and Disillusionment
8 14-Dec-2013 A Message to the Aam Aadmi Party
9 14-Dec-2013 Not answerable to Arvind Kejriwal: BJP
10 14-Dec-2013 Haryana CM and his Aam Aadmi Party worry
11 15-Dec-2013 Government’s Lokpal Bill weak, will not prevent corruption, says Aam Aadmi Party
12 16-Dec-2013 The 18 issues raised in Aam Aadmi Party’s letter to Sonia Gandhi, Rajnath Singh
13 18-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal admits division within AAP on Delhi govt formation
14 23-Dec-2013 Fulfill promises, Sheila Dikshit tells Aam Aadmi Party
15 24-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal goes public, sets terms for AAP’s minority government in Delhi
16 24-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal to head youngest Cabinet with first-time MLAs
17 25-Dec-2013 Swearing-in unlikely tomorrow: Arvind Kejriwal
18 25-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party picks its ministers, sends six names to Lieutenant Governor
19 26-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal criticises steep hike in CNG prices
20 26-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party prepares for General Elections
21 26-Dec-2013 Home Ministry to inspect accounts of Aam Aadmi Party on foreign funding
22 26-Dec-2013 The logic behind Aam Aadmi Party’s promises and its pitfalls
23 26-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party makes plans for Haryana assembly polls
24 26-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party eyes Rs 100-crore war chest for Lok Sabha elections
25 27-Dec-2013 Open letter to Arvind Kejriwal
26 27-Dec-2013 A Conversation With: Aam Aadmi Party Leader Arvind Kejriwal
27 27-Dec-2013 Is the Aam Aadmi Party a revolution? French or American?
28 28-Dec-2013 New Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Vows to Cleanse Politics, Latest Reactions
29 28-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party tries art of the impossible in Indian politics
30 28-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party starts membership drive all over Eastern India
Post Govt Integration
# Date published Title
1 29-Dec-2013 Common Delhi policemen approve AAP’s ‘Aam Aadmi’ government
2 29-Dec-2013 2013: Kejriwal instils fear of aam aadmi in parties; phenomenon to impact 2014 polls
3 29-Dec-2013 2014: Electoral math – part 3
4 29-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party no threat to BJP: Raman Singh
5 29-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party government reshuffles bureaucrats
6 30-Dec-2013 What is more important for Delhi: water for all or free water?
7 30-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal delivers on the promise of free water for Delhi
8 30-Dec-2013 AAP makes it a promising year-end in Delhi
9 30-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal seeks 10 days for Delhi complaints system
10 31-Dec-2013 AAP Delivers on Free Water Promise, Congress Questions Move
11 31-Dec-2013 AAP delivers on water promise
12 31-Dec-2013 After free water, reducing power bills next on agenda for AAP
13 31-Dec-2013 AAP delivers on water promise, but bills to rise for big consumers
14 31-Dec-2013 Symbolism is good, but just as a start
15 31-Dec-2013 Kejriwal delivers on power promise to ‘aam aadmi’: tariffs slashed by 50%, discom audit next
16 31-Dec-2013 Amartya Sen congratulates Aam Aadmi Party
17 31-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party keeps word, Arvind Kejriwal opens freebie floodgates: 667 litres daily
18 1-Jan-2014 Shyam Ponappa: A constructive agenda for AAP
19 1-Jan-2014 More subsidies
20 1-Jan-2014 The topi became the crown
21 1-Jan-2014 Water priorities for urban India
22 1-Jan-2014 Rakhi Birla, Aam Aadmi Party’s 26-year-old minister, gets cracking
23 1-Jan-2014 Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party government simplifies VAT filing system
24 1-Jan-2014 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, newly elected MLAs take oath in assembly
25 1-Jan-2014 Congress, BJP should support Aam Aadmi Party over public issues: Vinod Kumar Binny
26 2-Jan-2014 On AAP and subsidies
27 2-Jan-2014 First-time AAP legislators trying to get accustomed to their new role
28 2-Jan-2014 AAP legislator travels to Assembly on e-rickshaw
29 2-Jan-2014 Kejriwal orders measures to help homeless in Delhi
30 2-Jan-2014 AAP government wins trust vote in Delhi
31 2-Jan-2014 Outside’ supporters pitch in for AAP
32 2-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party’s subsidy bonanza: eye on national polls?
33 2-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party’s Government Wins Trust Vote
34 2-Jan-2014 Don’t take hasty decisions, Congress tells Aam Aadmi Party
35 3-Jan-2014 Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP govt wins Delhi assembly trust vote
36 3-Jan-2014 Captain Gopinath joins Aam Aadmi Party
37 3-Jan-2014 Why corporate honchos are joining Aam Aadmi Party
38 3-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party ministers get Toyota Innova cars as official perks
39 3-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party: A Turning Point for Indian Democracy?
40 3-Jan-2014 Chennai private varsity VC joins Aam Aadmi Party
41 3-Jan-2014 India’s Aam Aadmi Party Wins Hearts and Forms Government in Delhi
42 3-Jan-2014 Markets take note of Aam Aadmi Party
43 3-Jan-2014 Kumar Vishwas urges Manmohan Singh to vote for Aam Aadmi Party
44 3-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party is ‘wind of change’, says adman Prahlad Kakkar
45 3-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party to pick own man for Speaker
46 3-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party’s New Year SMS: Donate Rs 2,014 to us
47 4-Jan-2014 Another business honcho takes political plunge as Captain Gopinath joins Aam Aadmi Party
48 15-Jan-2014 AAP: A Rorschach test
What AAP means
# Date published Title
1 Right To Reject
3 13-Jan-2014 AAP does not believe in any ‘-isms’, says Yogendra Yadav
Pan India Implications
# Date published Title
1 30-Dec-2013 AAP to Modi: Fight dynasty by contesting against Rahul
2 30-Dec-2013 AAP ‘units’ mushroom in Kolkata
3 30-Dec-2013 Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party can’t speak for India’s cities
4 30-Dec-2013 Mission Delhi over, AAP may contest 300 Lok Sabha seats
5 30-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party starts gaining momentum in Rajasthan
6 30-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party makes a sweeping statement in Bangalore
7 30-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party: Beginning Of A Novel Experiment In Politics
8 31-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party looking for candidates for LS polls
9 31-Dec-2013 Aam Aadmi Party on the rise but is it on the right path
10 1-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party and the challenges ahead
11 2-Jan-2014 We are no threat to AAP: Congress
12 2-Jan-2014 Exclusivism will not work in India
13 2-Jan-2014 Modi too represents the corrupt system: Bhushan
14 2-Jan-2014 AAP grabs national attention; volunteers, funds pour in
15 2-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party’s power effect in Maharashtra
16 3-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party opens 300 offices across India, aims to be a national player
17 3-Jan-2014 In Gujarat, Aam Aadmi Party’s entry could embarrass Narendra Modi
18 3-Jan-2014 Aam Aadmi Party will have a tough time