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AAP National Council Membership List data from election commission
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AAP National Council Members List released by @gupta_milan

AAP volunteer Milan Gupta has filed an RTI with the Election Commission and obtained the National Council Members list that Aam Aadmi Party should have published on their website and has not. Milan Gupta has made the list public.

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Was there a script for Modi for PM and Kejriwal for CM?

There seems to be a fringe theory floating around about a larger international conspiracy (CIA etc) influencing Indian politics using the Ford Foundation (among other things). The Great Game India blog (linking to blog because too many interlinked posts to link individually) has been with this train of thought for a few years now. That the RSS […]

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The writing on the wall – Lok Sabha Elections 2014 result

As I write this post, no results are declared yet, but it is looking like BJP will have a clear majority without allies being needed. Needless to say, this is a deeply disappointing result for me, and one that I don’t believe has been fair. Regardless, that is what it is, and I must accept […]

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Public speaking feedback for Arvind Kejriwal

Dear Arvind Kejriwal, Today’s “Historic Speech” disappointed me. I am glad of the main outcome – that you are planning to contest against Narendra Modi. I agree that Modi needs to be defeated soundly. However, today’s speech could have been far more. I know you are not obliged to cater to expectations, but I do […]

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Stunning debut by AAP in Delhi

Undaunted by sustained slander, campaigning through assaults by thugs of political parties as well as police, overcoming a fictional sting operation denting their public image, politely answering engineered last minute allegations of misappropriated funds, remaining open to an investigation of finances any time…. right up to polling booth agents being harassed by police and election […]

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