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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.

Congress to find interim President Sonia Gandhi's successor soon

13 Feb 2020

Congress to find interim President Sonia Gandhi's successor soon

The Congress party is likely to hold its plenary session towards the end of the budget session where its new chief will reportedly be elected.

After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns

12 Feb 2020

After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns

At a time when Congress must get its act together as it failed to win even a single seat in its former citadel, Delhi, the party's leader PC Chacko blamed veteran Sheila Dixit, who passed away last year, for the decline.

Delhi Elections: Sheila Dixit's son isn't surprised with Congress' performance

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: Sheila Dixit's son isn't surprised with Congress' performance

Congress made late Chief Minister Sheila Dixit its star-campaigner for Delhi Assembly Elections, reminding how she governed the National Capital.

Delhi Elections: Counting begins; will Kejriwal win this prestige battle?

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: Counting begins; will Kejriwal win this prestige battle?

The counting of votes for the 70-seated Delhi Assembly began at 8 am today, and in a few hours, the picture will be crystal clear.

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.

#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.

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Five things to know about the three-time Delhi CM

20 Jul 2019

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Five things to know about the three-time Delhi CM

Three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress party leader, Sheila Dikshit, passed away on Saturday at the age of 81 in New Delhi.

Former Delhi CM and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passes away

20 Jul 2019

Former Delhi CM and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passes away

In an extremely sad news, former Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday. She was 81 years old.

Sheila Dikshit plans 'dharna' to stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning

29 May 2019

Sheila Dikshit plans 'dharna' to stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning

After a crushing defeat in the 2019 general elections, Congress is going through a crisis. Party President Rahul Gandhi is adamant to leave his post and the rest of the members are trying hard to convince him.

Lok Sabha elections: Congress fighting against time to stitch alliances

20 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Congress fighting against time to stitch alliances

With general elections starting in less than a month, Congress has still not announced alliances in Bihar and J&K, hinting that the party is in soup.

Manmohan wasn't as tough on terror as Modi: Sheila Dikshit

14 Mar 2019

Manmohan wasn't as tough on terror as Modi: Sheila Dikshit

Delhi Congress Chief Sheila Dikshit on Thursday said former PM Manmohan Singh was not as strong as current PM Narendra Modi in dealing with terrorism.

Delhi: No Congress-AAP tie up, confirms Sheila Dikshit, Kejriwal fumes

05 Mar 2019

Delhi: No Congress-AAP tie up, confirms Sheila Dikshit, Kejriwal fumes

Putting all speculations to rest, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday said Congress will not be forging an alliance with AAP in Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Statehood for Delhi within two-years: Kejriwal makes big poll promise

22 Feb 2019

Statehood for Delhi within two-years: Kejriwal makes big poll promise

At a time when politicians are making tall promises ahead of crucial general elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also dived into the trend.

On teaming-up with AAP, Sheila Dikshit says nothing's final yet

16 Jan 2019

On teaming-up with AAP, Sheila Dikshit says nothing's final yet

Former Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, on Tuesday didn't rule out Congress' alliance with AAP but said nothing is confirmed yet.

Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit named as Delhi Congress chief

10 Jan 2019

Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit named as Delhi Congress chief

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been chosen as the new chief of the Delhi Congress.

Ajay Maken, Delhi Congress President, resigns citing health issues

04 Jan 2019

Ajay Maken, Delhi Congress President, resigns citing health issues

Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken today resigned as the party's Delhi unit chief citing health reasons.

AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

22 Dec 2018

AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

On Friday, the AAP-dominated Delhi Assembly passed a resolution suggesting Bharat Ratna should be stripped from former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as he failed to curb 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Congress denies reports of Maken resigning as Delhi Party Chief

18 Sep 2018

Congress denies reports of Maken resigning as Delhi Party Chief

Earlier in the day, it was reported that Ajay Maken, the Delhi Congress chief, had resigned from his post over health issues.

Delhi: BJP leaders to attend all-party meet on sealing today

21 Mar 2018

Delhi: BJP leaders to attend all-party meet on sealing today

Delhi BJP leaders will attend an all-party meeting today that would be convened by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with the members of the Supreme Court-appointed Monitoring Committee over the ongoing sealing drive against illegal commercial properties in Delhi.

Aravinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress after BJP-stint

17 Feb 2018

Aravinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress after BJP-stint

Ahead of the upcoming Delhi by-polls, Congress gets a shot in the arm. Former Delhi Congress chief Aravinder Singh Lovely has returned to Congress after a brief stint with BJP.

Barkha Shukla joins BJP after expulsion from Congress

23 Apr 2017

Barkha Shukla joins BJP after expulsion from Congress

Within a day of getting expelled from the Congress, Barkha Shukla Singh joined the BJP and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies.

MCD elections: C-voter Survey spells trouble for AAP, Congress

21 Apr 2017

MCD elections: C-voter Survey spells trouble for AAP, Congress

The ABP-C Voter survey has revealed that the BJP is set to win all three wings in the MCD elections in Delhi.

Ahead of MCD polls, former Delhi Cong chief joins BJP

19 Apr 2017

Ahead of MCD polls, former Delhi Cong chief joins BJP

In a surprise move, former Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely joined the BJP ahead of the municipal elections.

AAP Woes: Four Delhi MLAs wish to join Congress

31 Mar 2017

AAP Woes: Four Delhi MLAs wish to join Congress

Adding to the troubles of Aam Aadmi Party, the party's four sitting Members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly have expressed their wish to join the Congress party.

Quality of education in Delhi's municipal schools diminishing

27 Mar 2017

Quality of education in Delhi's municipal schools diminishing

In the last 5 years, the Delhi Municipal Corporation has had a 98-100% success rate in improving toilet, drinking water and infrastructural facilities in their schools.