Sheila Dikshit

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

20 Feb 2020

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.

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.

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

22 Jan 2020

'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.

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.

#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.

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

21 Jul 2019

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.

#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.

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.

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.

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.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

23 May 2019

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.

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.

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

07 Apr 2019

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.

Rahul Gandhi refused to forge alliance with AAP: Arvind Kejriwal

01 Apr 2019

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.

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

30 Mar 2019

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.

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.

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

26 Jan 2019

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.

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

25 Jan 2019

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.

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.

Auto fares in Delhi to increase roughly 30%

24 Jul 2018

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.

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

29 Apr 2018

'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."

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.

After Majithia, Arvind Kejriwal apologizes to Nitin Gadkari

19 Mar 2018

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.

FIR against Sandeep Dikshit for 'sadak ka gunda' comment

26 Jul 2017

FIR against Sandeep Dikshit for 'sadak ka gunda' comment

An FIR has been lodged against Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit for his comments in which he asked Army Chief General Bipin Rawat not to speak like a 'sadak ka gunda'.

Apology demanded from Sonia Gandhi after 'sadak ka gunda' comment

12 Jun 2017

Apology demanded from Sonia Gandhi after 'sadak ka gunda' comment

The Congress has landed itself in a controversy. After Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said India is ready for a "two and a half front war", party leader Sandeep Dikshit said he shouldn't talk like a "sadak ka gunda" (street thug).

Kapil Mishra records statement against AAP

26 May 2017

Kapil Mishra records statement against AAP

Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra recorded under oath his statement against CM Arvind Kejriwal and his aides' alleged corruption in front of Delhi Lokayukta Reva Khetrapal.

Water tanker scam- Kapil Mishra summoned for questioning

23 May 2017

Water tanker scam- Kapil Mishra summoned for questioning

The ACB summoned sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra on May 23 to question him over the Rs. 400cr water tanker scam.

Satyendra Jain files defamation cases against Kapil Mishra, Manjinder Sirsa

20 May 2017

Satyendra Jain files defamation cases against Kapil Mishra, Manjinder Sirsa

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain has filed two defamation complaints against sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra and BJP-SAD MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa for allegedly leveling false accusations of bribery.

Water tanker scam- Kejriwal's private secretary summoned by ACB

15 May 2017

Water tanker scam- Kejriwal's private secretary summoned by ACB

The Anti-Corruption Branch has summoned Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's private secretary Vaibhav Kumar on May 17 over the alleged water tanker scam.

Lokayukta initiates proceedings in alleged Kejriwal bribery case

12 May 2017

Lokayukta initiates proceedings in alleged Kejriwal bribery case

Lokayukta Reva Khetrapal has initiated proceedings in the Rs. 2cr bribery allegation made by sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and cabinet minister Satyendra Jain.

What is the Delhi Water Tanker scam?

07 May 2017

What is the Delhi Water Tanker scam?

In light of Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra's sacking, and his allegations of corruption within the AAP, the Delhi Water Tanker Scam has found its way back to the limelight.

Kapil Mishra: Kejriwal took Rs. 2 crore from Satyendra Jain

07 May 2017

Kapil Mishra: Kejriwal took Rs. 2 crore from Satyendra Jain

Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra tweeted that he had "witnessed him (Kejriwal) taking illegal cash" and had conveyed all details to Delhi LG Anil Baijal.

The Nirbhaya impact: What has changed after December 2012?

05 May 2017

The Nirbhaya impact: What has changed after December 2012?

In December 2012, the brutal rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who was tortured and left to die on the roadside, shook India and the world.