Rift deepens in India's Common Man party that challenged Modi

March 28, 2015 2:28 PM

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two founding members of an Indian anti-establishment political party were ousted from its top decision-making panel on Saturday, deepening the rift in the party that is seen as a potential challenger to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Aam Aadmi (AAP), or Common Man, party stormed to power in local elections held in the capital New Delhi last month decimating Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party and casting doubts on the Hindu nationalist leader's popularity in the country.

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