Sheila Dikshit: News

20 Feb 2020

India

Sandeep Dikshit rants about Congress' leadership, Shashi Tharoor backs him

After Congress faced yet another election defeat, this time in the state that it ruled for fifteen years, several leaders assessed the debacle.

13 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

12 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

11 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

11 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

08 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

07 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

22 Jan 2020

Chhattisgarh

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

17 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

21 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

#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.

21 Jul 2019

Sonia Gandhi

Sheila Dikshit's last rites at 2:30pm; to be accorded state-funeral

The last rites of former Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader, Sheila Dikshit who passed away on Saturday, will be performed at Nigam Bodh Ghat at 2:30 pm on Sunday.

20 Jul 2019

Uttar Pradesh

#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.

20 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha

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.

16 Jul 2019

Delhi High Court

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.

29 May 2019

Lok Sabha

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.

24 May 2019

India

Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will govern India for the next five years after India showered BJP with a stunning and historic mandate.

23 May 2019

India

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.

12 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Love will win, says Rahul Gandhi after casting his vote

The Gandhis- Rahul, Priyanka, and Sonia, came out to cast their votes in the ongoing sixth phase of elections.

12 May 2019

West Bengal

#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.

22 Apr 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi: Congress releases list, talks of tie-up with AAP ends

Ending weeks of uncertainty surrounding a potential tie-up with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi, Congress on Monday released a list of candidates.

07 Apr 2019

Haryana

No AAP-Congress alliance in Haryana, Punjab; decision on Delhi soon

The spokesperson of Congress Randeep Singh Surjewala has confirmed the party will not forge an alliance with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Haryana and Punjab for the upcoming polls.

01 Apr 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Rahul Gandhi refused to forge alliance with AAP: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said Congress President Rahul Gandhi refused to join hands with his party for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

30 Mar 2019

India

Aam Aadmi Party: The good, the bad, the ugly

For weeks now, political circles have been busy with a question: Will they, won't they? The "they" signifying a probable alliance between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress for the ensuing summer elections. More so because AAP has been Congress' staunch critic.

20 Mar 2019

West Bengal

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.

14 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

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.

05 Mar 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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

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

Arvind Kejriwal is "tired of" convincing Congress for pre-poll alliance

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he was tired of convincing Congress to stitch a pre-poll alliance as the latter refuses to understand.

26 Jan 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Caught-on-camera: Congress minister fails to read Republic Day speech

In a rather embarrassing situation for Congress, Imarti Devi, the state Union and Child Development Minister of Congress, was unable to read the Republic Day speech at a program held at SAF ground in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

25 Jan 2019

West Bengal

AAP congratulates Delhi because their 'CM works'. Narcissism level= 100

In all probability, Aam Aadmi Party has taken the phrase, "If you don't blow your trumpet, who will", way too seriously.

16 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

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.

10 Jan 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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.

24 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Auto fares in Delhi to increase roughly 30%

Appeasing to their strong vote-bank of auto-rickshaw drivers, Delhi government is set to increase auto fares. Compared to the current Rs. 25 for the first 2kms, now only the first kilometer will cost that much.

18 Jun 2018

Delhi High Court

You can't protest inside someone's office, Delhi HC tells Kejriwal

On Monday, the Delhi High Court pulled up state Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for protesting inside L-G Anil Baijal's office and asked who gave him permission.

16 Jun 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Is Rahul Gandhi supporting BJP, asks protesting Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, who is continuing his sit-in protest at L-G Anil Baijal's office, asked Congress President Rahul Gandhi to reveal if he is actually supporting Bharatiya Janata Party.

25 May 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

How AAP is changing Delhi's troubled education system

Education is the most neglected sector in this country, but Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party has always worked towards reversing the trend.

29 Apr 2018

Amarinder Singh

'BJP spreading hatred, fear': RaGa launches scathing attack on Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said today that his party, unlike BJP, "respects differences of opinion and will protect any dissenters."

09 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi observes fast against government at Raj Ghat

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is leading a protest at Raj Ghat today.

08 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

2006 rioting case: Delhi court discharges BJP leaders

A Delhi court has discharged BJP leaders Ramesh Bidhuri, Vijay Goel, Vijay Joli, and Balkishan in a case of rioting and instigating public to attack police personnel during a protest in 2006.

19 Mar 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

After Majithia, Arvind Kejriwal apologizes to Nitin Gadkari

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's apology spree continues. Now, in a letter, Kejriwal apologized to road, transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari for calling him one of the most corrupt politicians.