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Akshay Marathe

National Joint Secretary - Organisation Building, Aam Aadmi Party

National Joint Secretary - Organisation Building, Aam Aadmi Party

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The Sandeep Kumar Sex Scandal Reinforces AAP’s Clean Image

Cheerleaders of the BJP and opponents of the AAP got into their usual rut immediately after the news broke of the Sandeep Kumar sex tape and his subsequent sacking. “Is this the clean politics Arvind Kejriwal promised? How did three ministers have to be sacked within one year?” asked righteous voices from all sides. Editor of news agency ANI Smita Prakash tweeted, “Just like any other party.” But really? If that had been true, no minister of ours would ever have been sacked.
01/09/2016 3:36 PM IST
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Why Modi Hates Kejriwal More Than Anyone Else

What is it that Narendra Modi values more than winning elections? What does he want, now that he has achieved the highest political office that the Indian democracy allows a citizen to occupy? His ultimate aspirations are what make him despise that one man who has the potential to crush his dreams: Arvind Kejriwal.
30/07/2016 2:25 PM IST