Articles about Delhi Elections

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

16 Sep 2020

Politics
Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.

In a first, BJP leader used AI-generated videos during campaigning

19 Feb 2020

Technology
In a first, BJP leader used AI-generated videos during campaigning

Ahead of the Legislative Assembly elections in National Capital, BJP Delhi President Manoj Tiwari used AI-generated deepfake videos while campaigning.

Myths and lies surrounding Arvind Kejriwal's recent win

14 Feb 2020

Politics
Myths and lies surrounding Arvind Kejriwal's recent win

There are two pertinent problems with "young India" - they don't read and hence, have no patience for nuanced arguments; they are intolerant and hence, eager to put you in boxes.

Statements like "Goli Maaro" shouldn't have been made: Amit Shah

13 Feb 2020

Politics
Statements like "Goli Maaro" shouldn't have been made: Amit Shah

Former BJP President and the number 2 in government, Amit Shah, has analyzed the poll debacle and blamed provocative statements by the leaders of his party for the same.

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

12 Feb 2020

Politics
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.

On February 16, Kejriwal to take oath at Ramlila Maidan

12 Feb 2020

Politics
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 election highlights: Who won and who lost?

11 Feb 2020

Politics
Delhi election highlights: Who won and who lost?

As the counting of votes for the Delhi Assembly elections began earlier today, it became evident that the ruling Aam Aadmi Party was set to win.

CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal addresses workers, says Lord Hanuman blessed Delhi

11 Feb 2020

Politics
CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal addresses workers, says Lord Hanuman blessed Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal scripted history on Tuesday when his party, the Aam Aadmi Party, took a lead in 63 out of 70 Assembly seats, completely decimating BJP and Congress.

Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

11 Feb 2020

Politics
Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

Certain that Arvind Kejriwal is returning as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third consecutive time, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is celebrating with all its might.

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

11 Feb 2020

Politics
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.

#DelhiElections: What's happening at seats where anti-CAA protests took place

11 Feb 2020

Politics
#DelhiElections: What's happening at seats where anti-CAA protests took place

The counting for Delhi Assembly Elections is underway and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took a lead in early trends. This is naturally upsetting for BJP.

Delhi Elections: AAP zooms past majority mark in early trends

11 Feb 2020

Politics
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.

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

11 Feb 2020

Politics
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.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on Shaheen Bagh and Gunja Kapoor episode

10 Feb 2020

India
#NewsBytesExclusive: Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on Shaheen Bagh and Gunja Kapoor episode

The Shaheen Bagh protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act should not have been "allowed" to go on for so long, feels Defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra.

#Elections2020: Kejriwal's advice for women on polling day miffs Irani

08 Feb 2020

Politics
#Elections2020: Kejriwal's advice for women on polling day miffs Irani

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Minister Smriti Irani had a verbal duel on Twitter after the former gave a suggestion to women regarding Assembly Elections that are underway.

According to Manoj Tiwari's 'sixth sense', BJP is winning Delhi

08 Feb 2020

Politics
According to Manoj Tiwari's 'sixth sense', BJP is winning Delhi

Manoj Tiwari, the Bhojpuri actor-turned-politician who currently heads the Delhi unit of BJP, is confident his party is winning Assembly Elections.

Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker

08 Feb 2020

Politics
Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker

Congress leader Alka Lamba, who is contesting from Chandni Chowk constituency, lost cool on workers of her former party — the Aam Aadmi Party after comments were allegedly passed on her son.

High-pitched campaign for Delhi Elections ends. It's voters' turn now!

07 Feb 2020

Politics
High-pitched campaign for Delhi Elections ends. It's voters' turn now!

Noisy loudspeakers, shouty pamphlets, and divisive statements by politicians took over Delhi in the last couple of weeks, but all of that has now come to an end.

Suicide bombers being trained at Shaheen Bagh: BJP's Giriraj Singh

06 Feb 2020

Politics
Suicide bombers being trained at Shaheen Bagh: BJP's Giriraj Singh

Adding to the long list of hateful comments that Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have made about Shaheen Bagh, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday said the protest site has become a breeding ground for suicide bombers.

In Delhi, Yogi Adityanath talks about biryani, Shaheen Bagh, 'goli'

03 Feb 2020

Politics
In Delhi, Yogi Adityanath talks about biryani, Shaheen Bagh, 'goli'

With Delhi going to polls on February 8, parties are pulling out their big guns. And for BJP that means Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

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

30 Jan 2020

Politics
'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.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

Politics
List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

27 Jan 2020

Politics
Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

After Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people to press the EVM button "with anger" and lashed out at the Shaheen Bagh protests in Delhi, poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor took a swipe at Shah.

Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

26 Jan 2020

Politics
Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

Delhi is set to go to polls on February 8, and electioneering has reached its peak.

For communal tweets, Kapil Mishra banned from campaigning for 48-hours

25 Jan 2020

Politics
For communal tweets, Kapil Mishra banned from campaigning for 48-hours

Known for spewing venom and passing communal remarks, Bharatiya Janata Party's Kapil Mishra was on Saturday banned from campaigning for 48 hours by the Election Commission.

Delhi elections: BJP pits Sunil Yadav against CM Arvind Kejriwal

21 Jan 2020

Politics
Delhi elections: BJP pits Sunil Yadav against CM Arvind Kejriwal

After days of dilly-dallying, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) revealed whom it will field against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi Assembly seat.

Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

20 Jan 2020

Politics
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

Politics
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.

#DelhiElections2020: Congress party announces first list of 54 candidates

18 Jan 2020

Politics
#DelhiElections2020: Congress party announces first list of 54 candidates

The Congress party has released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

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

17 Jan 2020

Politics
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.

Delhi Assembly elections: AAP candidate list drops 15 sitting MLAs

14 Jan 2020

Politics
Delhi Assembly elections: AAP candidate list drops 15 sitting MLAs

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday released its list of candidates for all 70 seats for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

Delhi will vote on February 8, results on February 11

06 Jan 2020

Politics
Delhi will vote on February 8, results on February 11

A short while ago, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced dates for Delhi Assembly polls.

'Challenge people to find discrimination in my policies': PM Modi

22 Dec 2019

Politics
'Challenge people to find discrimination in my policies': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 'Aabhar Rally' at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan.

Amid protests, Modi to launch BJP's election campaign in Delhi

22 Dec 2019

Politics
Amid protests, Modi to launch BJP's election campaign in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mega rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Sunday, launching the Bharatiya Janata Party's election campaign for the assembly elections next year.

People from Bihar avail free treatment in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

30 Sep 2019

Politics
People from Bihar avail free treatment in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is "proud" of what his government achieved in the national capital, as far as healthcare and education are concerned.

Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

06 Sep 2019

Politics
Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

After a long-standing feud with the top brass of Aam Aadmi Party, Alka Lamba announced on Friday that she is quitting the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.

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

21 Jul 2019

India
#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.

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

21 Apr 2017

Politics
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.

An app to help find Wi-Fi hotspots in Mumbai

20 Jan 2017

India
An app to help find Wi-Fi hotspots in Mumbai

Maharashtra Government is is launching an application which will help the residents of Mumbai City to detect Wi-Fi hotspots nearest to them.

Maharashtra Govt launches Wi-Fi project in Mumbai

10 Jan 2017

India
Maharashtra Govt launches Wi-Fi project in Mumbai

The Maharashtra Government implemented a project making Mumbai the first Wi-Fi city of India.