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  • Delhi Cong chief alleges Rs 1000 crore water scam

    Delhi Cong chief alleges Rs 1000 crore water scam

    Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Monday alleged, “the water scam in Delhi runs into Rs 1000 crore as people are being forced to buy the product from mafia.” He claimed the same water could have easily been supplied by Delhi Jal Board though its pipelines for all to quench their thirst, but “the hold...

    June 5, 2018
  • Rare decency

    Rare decency

    It is becoming increasingly rare for commentators to find something positive upon which to opine in the contemporary era of bitterness that consistently degenerates into the vicious mudslinging which is the prevailing tenor of the current debate. Hence it was an elevating, refreshing change to note the mutually laudatory twitter exchange between arch-rivals Arvind Kejriwal...

    June 3, 2018
  • Murder of democracy in Karnataka, says Maken

    Murder of democracy in Karnataka, says Maken

    Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee President, other Congressmen hold prayer meeting at Rajghat.

    May 18, 2018
  • CCTV row: AAP compromising national security, says Ajay Maken

    CCTV row: AAP compromising national security, says Ajay Maken

    Congress Delhi unit President Ajay Maken on Friday accused the AAP government of compromising national security by awarding a contract to install CCTVs here to a Chinese firm, even as the AAP claimed that efforts were on to halt the project. Maken also sought Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s resignation and warned of a protest on...

    May 11, 2018
  • Is Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken joining BJP, asks AAP

    Is Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken joining BJP, asks AAP

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday asked Congress Delhi chief Ajay Maken if he was joining the BJP, as his objections to various government projects hinted at it. “Maken is creating obstacles again and again for the Delhi government’s projects. I wonder if he is following the orders of the Bharatiya Janata Party,” AAP Delhi...

    May 8, 2018
  • Kejriwal’s pledge to give lakhs of jobs remains hollow: Maken

    Kejriwal’s pledge to give lakhs of jobs remains hollow: Maken

    Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Ajay Maken charged on Saturday that the promise of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal before the state assembly elections to provide jobs to eight lakh peope in Delhi has proved to be “hollow”. Maken alleged that Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal had made such a promise in the...

    May 6, 2018
  • Cong protests against lease of Red Fort

    Cong protests against lease of Red Fort

    The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee under the leadership of its president Ajay Maken held a demonstration in front of the Red Fort to protest against Modi government’s alleged “conspiracy to sell/mortgage/lease the historic heritage monument Red Fort to a private party for maintenance”. Ajay Maken claimed, “all the assembled Congress workers put Rs 5 each...

    May 5, 2018
  • Fast, breakfast and flop fast

    Fast, breakfast and flop fast

    The Congress has only its own stupidity to blame for the leaked video of its leaders stuffing themselves with chhole-bhature before the protest fast at Rajghat led by Rahul Gandhi. The video went viral and caused the party huge embarrassment as the BJP slammed its “fake” fast. It seems the Congress party’s Delhi unit had...

    April 18, 2018
  • Cong protest against ‘BJP-AAP nexus’

    Cong protest against ‘BJP-AAP nexus’

    Residents of the Delhi Cantonment area held a massive demonstration on Thursday under the leadership of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president Ajay Maken in protest against the alleged “BJP-Aam Aadmi Party government nexus”. The protest was organised by Congress councillor from Delhi Cantonment Board Sandeep Tanwar. Addressing the demonstrators, Ajay Maken said: “In the name...

    April 13, 2018
  • Congress leaders enjoy chhole bhature before Rajghat fast

    Congress leaders enjoy chhole bhature before Rajghat fast

    In what can be termed as a major embarrassment for the Congress party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has claimed that some of the Congress leaders had ‘chhole bhature’ in a restaurant early Mondaymorning before sitting on fast at Rajghat in New Delhi. Congress led by its President Rahul Gandhi is observing a nationwide daylong...

    April 9, 2018
  • Congress holds nationwide fast to protest against Centre, Parliament impasse

    Congress holds nationwide fast to protest against Centre, Parliament impasse

    Congress workers will hold the fast in all state and district headquarters to protest against the BJP government. The party said the objective was to "promote communal harmony and peace across the country".

    April 9, 2018
  • In pics: Congress showdown in support of Dalits’ rights
  • Sealing drive: Ajay Maken thanks Kejriwal for all-party meet, BJP yet to decide

    Sealing drive: Ajay Maken thanks Kejriwal for all-party meet, BJP yet to decide

    Delhi Congress Chief Ajay Maken on Sunday praised Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for conducting an all-party meeting over the sealing drive issue in the national capital. Ajay Maken, in a tweet, thanked Kejriwal for accepting his request. He went on to add that extending the invitation to BJP, which rules the MCD and the Centre,...

    March 11, 2018
  • Let ‘wisdom’ prevail on AAP, BJP: Maken

    Let ‘wisdom’ prevail on AAP, BJP: Maken

    While greeting Delhi’ites on Holi, Delhi Pradesh Congress Commmittee (DPCC) president Ajay Maken passed a sarcastic comment on the ruling Aaam Aadmi Party as well as the Bharatiya Janata Party. He remarked that he prayed that AAP government and the BJP leaders get proper wisdom to run administration properly so that the people in the...

    March 2, 2018
  • Congress seeks action against AAP MLAs, Kejriwal’s apology

    Congress seeks action against AAP MLAs, Kejriwal’s apology

    Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Ajay Maken met Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday to demand action against AAP MLAs who were involved in manhandling of Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash at CM’s residence last Monday. Maken said that AAP MLAs should be punished, not spared. He also demanded Chief Minister Kejriwal’s apology over...

    February 22, 2018
  • AAP planned Chief Secretary attack to divert attention: Congress

    AAP planned Chief Secretary attack to divert attention: Congress

     The Congress on Wednesday called the alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two AAP MLAs a “planned strategy” of the ruling party and demanded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal apologise to the bureaucrat. “The case of assault on Chief Secretary is a very shameful act and the situation of administrative paralysis is very...

    February 21, 2018
  • Delhi Chief Secretary ‘assault’: Ajay Maken demands apology from Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Secretary ‘assault’: Ajay Maken demands apology from Kejriwal

    The Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Tuesday launched a tirade against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), demanding an apology from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the alleged “hooliganism”. Maken in a tweet said that “Kejriwal should apologise for this hooliganism that took place before him”, while adding that the “beating of Chief Secretary by...

    February 20, 2018