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Dozens from Shaheen Bagh, site of anti-CAA protest, join BJP

17 Aug 2020

Dozens from Shaheen Bagh, site of anti-CAA protest, join BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party said on Sunday several residents of Delhi's Shaheen Bagh locality have joined the party at an induction ceremony. The locality had grabbed national headlines earlier this year over a months-long protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Amit Shah convenes all-party meeting to judge Delhi's coronavirus crisis

15 Jun 2020

Amit Shah convenes all-party meeting to judge Delhi's coronavirus crisis

Union Home Minister Amit Shah started his week by chairing an important all-party meeting, called to assess the coronavirus situation in Delhi, which isn't making any positive headway.

Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief

02 Jun 2020

Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Adesh Kumar Gupta as the new party chief for its Delhi unit, replacing Manoj Tiwari.

'Goli maaro...' slogan raised at Rajiv Chowk station, six detained

29 Feb 2020

'Goli maaro...' slogan raised at Rajiv Chowk station, six detained

The spiteful slogan — Desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maaro sa***n ko, has spilled beyond rallies and public meetings. This was proved today when a bunch of men raised the slogan at the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station, in the heart of Delhi.

Delhi Police got intel inputs about possible escalation, failed nevertheless

27 Feb 2020

Delhi Police got intel inputs about possible escalation, failed nevertheless

Delhi Police once touted as the most elite force in India, fell from grace this week as it turned a blind eye to the violence that burned the national capital.

Will wait till Trump leaves: Kapil Mishra's message to police

24 Feb 2020

Will wait till Trump leaves: Kapil Mishra's message to police

Visibly furious at protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Delhi BJP's Kapil Mishra threatened Delhi Police.

On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan

12 Feb 2020

On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan

Rewarded with a stunning mandate by people of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal will take the oath as the Chief Minister for a straight third time on Sunday, February 16.

Delhi Elections: AAP zooms past majority mark in early trends

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: AAP zooms past majority mark in early trends

Tuesday morning brought a wave of happiness for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as the counting for Delhi Assembly elections began.

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

09 Feb 2020

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party after the exit polls for the Assembly elections were announced.

'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader

30 Jan 2020

'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader

In an explosive statement, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh on Thursday said the city's Shaheen Bagh locality will witness a "surgical strike" on February 11.

Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

20 Jan 2020

Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday announced its withdrawal from the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

19 Jan 2020

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday staged a protest outside the party's office in New Delhi over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Assembly elections.

Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates

17 Jan 2020

Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates

Days after the Aam Aadmi Party released its list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday announced its poll candidates.

Rename JNU as Modi National University: BJP's singer-MP Hans Raj

18 Aug 2019

Rename JNU as Modi National University: BJP's singer-MP Hans Raj

Singer and BJP MP Hans Raj Hans has said that Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi should be renamed as "Modi National University (MNU)" after PM Narendra Modi.

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors

21 Jul 2019

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors

The last rites of the three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader, Sheila Dikshit, have been performed at Nigam Bodh Ghat, the oldest cremation ground in Delhi.

Delhi: RTR flyover opens; to ease traffic towards airport, Gurugram

16 Jul 2019

Delhi: RTR flyover opens; to ease traffic towards airport, Gurugram

On Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the long-delayed Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover, which would ease connectivity for commuters traveling from South Delhi towards the Indira Gandhi International Airport and Gurugram.

Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive

07 Jul 2019

Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive

On Sunday, famous Haryanvi singer and dancer Sapna Chaudhary joined the Bharatiya Janata Party during the party's membership drive program in Delhi.

BJP-councillor, who used to sell tea, elected North Delhi mayor

30 Apr 2019

BJP-councillor, who used to sell tea, elected North Delhi mayor

BJP councillor Avtar Singh, who used to sell tea for a living, was yesterday elected unopposed as the new mayor of North Delhi.

Swastika controversy: Nazi, Hindu symbols are different, AAP tells BJP

25 Mar 2019

Swastika controversy: Nazi, Hindu symbols are different, AAP tells BJP

Facing flak over a controversial tweet which its party chief Arvind Kejriwal put out last week, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it was only meant as an attack on German dictator Adolf Hitler.

Kejriwal shares picture of 'broom chasing Swastika', gets slammed

21 Mar 2019

Kejriwal shares picture of 'broom chasing Swastika', gets slammed

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was slammed by numerous Twitter users after he shared an image which showed a broom chasing a Swastika.

Parties can't use photos of defense personnel, directs Election Commission

10 Mar 2019

Parties can't use photos of defense personnel, directs Election Commission

At a time when emotions related to defense forces are running high in the nation, the Election Commission on Saturday said political parties can't use photos of defense personnel for their poll campaign.

World record and Dalit votes: Amit Shah's rally hogs limelight

06 Jan 2019

World record and Dalit votes: Amit Shah's rally hogs limelight

In a bid to attract Dalit voters, Bharatiya Janata Party will be cooking over 5,000 kg of khichdi at a rally in New Delhi on Sunday. Amit Shah will address the gathering.

MP CM Kamal Nath involved in anti-Sikh riots: Delhi BJP-leader

17 Dec 2018

MP CM Kamal Nath involved in anti-Sikh riots: Delhi BJP-leader

A Delhi BJP leader today sat on an indefinite hunger strike against Congress leader Kamal Nath, after he was nominated for the CM's post in Madhya Pradesh, alleging that Nath was involved in the anti-Sikh riots.

#SajjanConvicted: Jaitley says Congress making another accused CM

17 Dec 2018

#SajjanConvicted: Jaitley says Congress making another accused CM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley welcomed the Delhi High Court judgment convicting Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots but also slammed the party for making another accused, Kamal Nath, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

Delhi: People stealing nuts, bolts from Signature Bridge

04 Dec 2018

Delhi: People stealing nuts, bolts from Signature Bridge

Delhi's iconic Signature Bridge garnered huge attention from public soon after it was inaugurated last month.

Dassault CEO's statement slap on Rahul Gandhi's face: Manoj Tiwari

15 Nov 2018

Dassault CEO's statement slap on Rahul Gandhi's face: Manoj Tiwari

Terming Dassault CEO Eric Trappier's recent statement on the Rafale deal as a "slap on the face of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi", Delhi BJP unit chief, Manoj Tiwari, said speaking a lie again and again doesn't turn it into truth.

While Delhi chokes, Delhi CM Kejriwal is vacationing in Dubai

10 Nov 2018

While Delhi chokes, Delhi CM Kejriwal is vacationing in Dubai

While Delhi is choking under a blanket of haze, its Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, has flown out of the country is currently in Dubai with his wife on a "private trip".

#SignatureBridge: AAP's Amanatullah Khan denies pushing BJP's Manoj Tiwari

05 Nov 2018

#SignatureBridge: AAP's Amanatullah Khan denies pushing BJP's Manoj Tiwari

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan has denied pushing Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari at the inauguration ceremony of Signature Bridge on Sunday.

Defamation case against Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpion' remark against Modi

03 Nov 2018

Defamation case against Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpion' remark against Modi

A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor before a court in Delhi for his alleged "scorpion" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

31 Oct 2018

#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

Delhi unit of BJP organized a run, 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', in the city today morning to celebrate the 143rd birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

BJP's Tajinder Bagga sends legal-notice to JNU student Shehla Rashid

30 Oct 2018

BJP's Tajinder Bagga sends legal-notice to JNU student Shehla Rashid

Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, who recently came under fire owing to sexual harassment allegations against him, has sent a legal notice to JNU student leader Shehla Rashid for posting defamatory tweets pertaining to the alleged sexual harassment case.

Take my money, clear Delhi-Metro Phase-IV: Manoj Tiwari to Kejriwal

18 Oct 2018

Take my money, clear Delhi-Metro Phase-IV: Manoj Tiwari to Kejriwal

Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari offered to donate Rs. 1,11,100 to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday, but on one condition: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal clears the passage of Delhi Metro Phase IV project caught up on the funds issue.

#AppleEmployeeShooting: FIR against Kejriwal for 'promoting enmity on religious grounds'

01 Oct 2018

#AppleEmployeeShooting: FIR against Kejriwal for 'promoting enmity on religious grounds'

Delhi BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay today lodged a police complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the latter's tweets in connection with the shooting down of an Apple employee in Lucknow.

BJP will identify illegal-immigrants if it wins 2019 polls: Shah

23 Sep 2018

BJP will identify illegal-immigrants if it wins 2019 polls: Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah today said his party will seek to identify illegal immigrants living in India if it comes to power after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Shah in 1,800 Delhi BJP's WhatsApp groups to 'stem fake-news'

21 Jul 2018

Shah in 1,800 Delhi BJP's WhatsApp groups to 'stem fake-news'

The Delhi BJP has formed hundreds of WhatsApp groups with its national president Amit Shah as a member in each of them for providing "direct information" and curbing fake news.

Delhi: Kejriwal plans to avert water crisis through sewage water

11 Jul 2018

Delhi: Kejriwal plans to avert water crisis through sewage water

In an effort to prevent a water crisis in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has decided follow Singapore's 'new water policy' to treat sewage water and make it use-worthy.

Kejriwal sit-in protest done in illegal manner, alleges NDMC House

19 Jun 2018

Kejriwal sit-in protest done in illegal manner, alleges NDMC House

The House of the BJP-ruled North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) yesterday passed a resolution to "condemn the sit-in" by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues at the Lieutenant-Governor's office.

BJP setting up 'war room' for Amit Shah in Jaipur

25 May 2018

BJP setting up 'war room' for Amit Shah in Jaipur

After losing Karnataka, BJP is already gearing up for the upcoming Rajasthan elections.

Delhi BJP alleges labor fund scam, ACB registers case

09 May 2018

Delhi BJP alleges labor fund scam, ACB registers case

Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday alleged that AAP workers were being registered as construction laborers to misuse labor welfare fund and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and minister Gopal Rai are responsible for it.

CAG: Kejriwal's Delhi government has untracked funds of Rs. 7,270cr

04 Apr 2018

CAG: Kejriwal's Delhi government has untracked funds of Rs. 7,270cr

In an amusing paradox, anti-corruption proponent AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal now finds himself cornered.