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MCD election results: Demonetisation, Narendra Modi worked wonders for BJP - Times of India

NEW DELHI: BJP's success in retaining its votebank and managing a 3.9% increase over the 2015 assembly polls is being read by the party as benefits of demonetisation, the Centre's Mudra Bank loan and Ujjwala schemes that gave it a "pro-poor ...and more »

EVMs not sole reason for loss, says Kumar Vishwas - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The rumblings in AAP grew louder on Friday with senior functionary Kumar Vishwas saying electronic voting machines (EVMs) "should not be blamed solely" for the party's debacle in the municipal polls in Delhi. "We lost because people did not ...and more »

For Arvind Kejriwal, A Word Of Advice From Kumar Vishwas After Delhi Rout - NDTV

The changes in the Aam Aadmi Party's organisation structure promised after its debilitating defeat in the Delhi municipal elections this week could go right up to the top, senior AAP leader Kumar Vishwas indicated on Saturday. In an interview to NDTV ...and more »

Arvind Kejriwal Says Kumar Vishwas 'Younger Brother' Amid Split Rumours - NDTV

The talk that Kumar Vishwas may jump ship from Aam Aadmi Party to the BJP, has surfaced again. This time from within Delhi's ruling party. Senior party leader Amanatullah Khan, who is also a member of AAP's core Political Affairs Committee or PAC, has ...and more »

Arvind Kejriwal's 'Mission Kumar Vishwas' After Talk Of A Coup Attempt - NDTV

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal dispatched his deputy Manish Sisodia on Monday evening to placate Kumar Vishwas, a senior leader of their Aam Aadmi Party, who is upset at being accused of plotting a coup to replace Mr Kejriwal as party chief. The ...and more »

Three lessons from AAP's loss: Stay good, whine less and work more - Times of India (blog)

The Aam Aadmi Party suffered a crushing defeat in Delhi's municipal elections last week. From winning a whopping 95% of seats in the last assembly election, it could only manage around 15% of seats this time. What on earth happened? And what does all ...and more »

AAP is not a national party, it cannot be in a long time to come - Hindustan Times

Unbridled ambition of power, cherry-picked causes and an eternal protest mode is what worked against AAP. The party failed to respect the mandate the people of Delhi gave it, and the electorate expressed its displeasure in the civic polls. columns ...and more »

Arvind Kejriwal's four mistakes: Why the AAP leader lost the plot so quickly -

The AAP leader had got an even bigger mandate for Delhi in 2015 than Narendra Modi had got for India. What changed in two years? by Neerja Chowdhury. Published Apr 30, 2017 · 08:00 am. Arvind Kejriwal's four mistakes: Why the AAP leader lost the plot ...and more »

Kumar Vishwas outburst irks some AAP leaders - The Indian Express

On Saturday, several top leaders expressed exasperation at Kumar Vishwas' out-of-turn comments and said he should have raised his concerns within “closed doors”. 1. Shares. Share. Written by Sweta Dutta | New Delhi | Published: April 30, 2017 1:41 am ...and more »

'Yes, We Made Mistakes, Will Introspect', Says Kejriwal After Delhi Loss - The Wire

New Delhi: Grappling with a crushing defeat in the civic polls, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday admitted that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made “mistakes” and that there was a need to “introspect” and “course correct”. Till now the AAP leader ...and more »