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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.

Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken

24 May 2019

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.

Love will win, says Rahul Gandhi after casting his vote

12 May 2019

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.

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

12 May 2019

#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.

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

22 Apr 2019

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.

Yale "alumnus" Smriti Irani confirms she isn't a graduate

12 Apr 2019

Yale "alumnus" Smriti Irani confirms she isn't a graduate

She was once India's HRD Minister but no one really knew how educated Smriti Irani is. Then she made a thumping proclamation that she had a degree from the prestigious Yale University.

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.

Is Rahul Gandhi supporting BJP, asks protesting Arvind Kejriwal

16 Jun 2018

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.

For Kapil Mishra, doors of BJP always open: Vijay Goel

04 Jun 2018

For Kapil Mishra, doors of BJP always open: Vijay Goel

Former Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel said doors of Bharatiya Janata Party will always welcome ousted Aam Aadmi Party leader Kapil Mishra.

Will AAP and Congress forge pre-poll alliance? It seems likely

02 Jun 2018

Will AAP and Congress forge pre-poll alliance? It seems likely

A number of tweets set off speculations that AAP and Congress may forge a pre-poll alliance in Delhi, joining the buzz of a united opposition to stop BJP's victory in 2019.

Rahul Gandhi observes fast against government at Raj Ghat

09 Apr 2018

Rahul Gandhi observes fast against government at Raj Ghat

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

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.

Will Rahul be able to revive Congress, as its president?

07 Dec 2017

Will Rahul be able to revive Congress, as its president?

After a 19-year Congress presidency, Sonia Gandhi is making way for heir-apparent, Rahul Gandhi.

Rahul Gandhi soon to be Congress President: Bane or boon?

15 Oct 2017

Rahul Gandhi soon to be Congress President: Bane or boon?

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has confirmed that Rahul Gandhi will soon take over as party chief signifying that Congress' organizational polls, most probably on Oct 25, might finally witness the generational shift.

BJP demands Sonia Gandhi's apology over booklet row

04 Jun 2017

BJP demands Sonia Gandhi's apology over booklet row

The BJP was quick to mount an attack on Congress for the booklet-blunder seeking an apology from Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

MCD 2017 Elections: BJP set for massive win

26 Apr 2017

MCD 2017 Elections: BJP set for massive win

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi's election votes are currently being counted; 270 out of 272 wards went to polls on Sunday.

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.

MCD polls: Maken, other Cong leaders allegedly selling tickets

15 Apr 2017

MCD polls: Maken, other Cong leaders allegedly selling tickets

In a hit for the Congress ahead of the Delhi civic elections, a party worker has alleged senior members were selling tickets.

EVM tampering: 'Dhritarashtra' EC wants 'Duryodhana' BJP to win

10 Apr 2017

EVM tampering: 'Dhritarashtra' EC wants 'Duryodhana' BJP to win

Maintaining his stand on alleged tampering of EVMs, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal equated the EC with 'Dhritarashtra', who wanted 'Duryodhana' BJP to win.

EVM tampering: Inquiry team finds no anomalies

08 Apr 2017

EVM tampering: Inquiry team finds no anomalies

An inquiry team led by AP chief electoral officer Bhanwar Lal has found no evidence of tampering of EVMs used in a demonstration at Bhind.

EVM tampering: EC denies AAP's allegations, says 'introspect on performance'

03 Apr 2017

EVM tampering: EC denies AAP's allegations, says 'introspect on performance'

Denying AAP's demand for cross-verification of Punjab poll results, the Election Commission said the party should introspect on its performance instead of making "unfair" accusations.

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.

Supreme Court questions EC over EVMs

24 Mar 2017

Supreme Court questions EC over EVMs

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Election Commission asking them to clarify their stance on the accuracy of EVMs. A complaint was filed after several politicians alleged that the machines could be easily tampered with.

Kejriwal alleges EVM tampering in Punjab

15 Mar 2017

Kejriwal alleges EVM tampering in Punjab

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has alleged that 20-25% of votes that were given to AAP was transferred to other parties from tampered EVMs. He demanded a probe into the matter.

Kejriwal requests ballot papers for Delhi MCD election

14 Mar 2017

Kejriwal requests ballot papers for Delhi MCD election

Arvind Kejriwal has written to the Election Commission, saying that they should use ballot papers and not EVMs for the upcoming MCD elections in Delhi.

Punjab Polls: 25 AAP candidates lose deposit

14 Mar 2017

Punjab Polls: 25 AAP candidates lose deposit

25 candidates of the AAP lost their deposit amounts as they failed to secure the required number of votes in Punjab.

AAP: Disappointed with results, will introspect

12 Mar 2017

AAP: Disappointed with results, will introspect

The AAP stated that it was disappointed at the election results in Goa and Punjab and that the party would need to introspect on what went wrong.

Kejriwal: Will spruce up Delhi like London

06 Mar 2017

Kejriwal: Will spruce up Delhi like London

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has promised to make Delhi look like swanky London within a year if voted to power in the upcoming municipal polls.

Supreme Court to hear AAP government's plea

24 Feb 2017

Supreme Court to hear AAP government's plea

The Supreme Court has recently declared that it would look into the Aam Aadmi Party government's plea of setting up a constitution bench.

Baijal to deal with Jung's AAP issues

05 Feb 2017

Baijal to deal with Jung's AAP issues

Sources stated that Delhi's LG Anil Baijal will have to deal with issues raised by his predecessor Najeeb Jung. Jung clashed with the Delhi government's decision to appoint its own lawyers to argue their cases in the SC.

AAP spent more on ads than on actual loans

22 Jan 2017

AAP spent more on ads than on actual loans

Yogendra Yadav said the AAP spent Rs.30 lakh on advertisements for student loans, but have so far only provided 3 students with actual loans worth Rs.3.15 lakh.

Anil Baijal may not fix relationship with Kejriwal

01 Jan 2017

Anil Baijal may not fix relationship with Kejriwal

Anil Baijal, the new Lt Governor of Delhi has remained non-committal about fixing the relationship with the Delhi government; he said, "I don't know why and how the relationship will improve. We will sit and talk."

Anil Baijal takes oath as the 20th LG of Delhi

31 Dec 2016

Anil Baijal takes oath as the 20th LG of Delhi

Anil Baijal has took his oath to office as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung resigns

22 Dec 2016

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung resigns

On Thursday, Najeeb Jung resigned as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.