Sheila Dixit

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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: AAP zooms past majority mark in early trends

11 Feb 2020

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: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker

08 Feb 2020

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

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.

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.

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

21 Feb 2019

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.

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.

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

18 Jun 2018

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.

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.

How AAP is changing Delhi's troubled education system

25 May 2018

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.

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.

Is poll-strategist Prashant Kishor back with Team Modi for 2019?

26 Feb 2018

Is poll-strategist Prashant Kishor back with Team Modi for 2019?

Political strategists, though they play a key role, are often the unknown faces. They are associated with thankless behind-the-scenes jobs. However, this changed with electoral "chanakya" Prashant Kishor's success.

Sheila Dixit: Had lot of differences with Manmohan Singh's government

21 Jan 2018

Sheila Dixit: Had lot of differences with Manmohan Singh's government

In the coming days, Congress may have to put out many fires. Earlier, former-telecom minister A Raja slammed them for not supporting him during 2G scam. Now, former-Delhi CM Sheila Dixit has made some explosive revelations in her autobiography "Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life."

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.

Modi flags off "Run for Unity" on Patel's birth anniversary

31 Oct 2017

Modi flags off "Run for Unity" on Patel's birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi flagged off the "Run for Unity" at Delhi's Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 142nd birth anniversary.

'An Insignificant Man', documentary on Kejriwal, releases on Nov 17

13 Oct 2017

'An Insignificant Man', documentary on Kejriwal, releases on Nov 17

'An Insignificant Man', a documentary on AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, will hit theatres on November 17.

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.

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.

Political storm after Dikshit's "Rahul still immature" comment

25 Feb 2017

Political storm after Dikshit's "Rahul still immature" comment

Congress leader Sheila Dikshit said Rahul Gandhi "is still not mature", pushing the party into damage control mode. Party veteran Harikesh Bahadur followed by saying the Gandhi scion's preparedness should be debated.

SC dismisses petition seeking probe into Sahara diaries

11 Jan 2017

SC dismisses petition seeking probe into Sahara diaries

The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking a CBI probe into the Sahara-Birla diaries, saying there was no case to be made.

Sahara Diaries documents puts Sheila Dixit in a fix

26 Dec 2016

Sahara Diaries documents puts Sheila Dixit in a fix

The Congress posted a list linked to the Sahara bribery case on Twitter in which a reference to its leader Sheila Dikshit also allegedly figured; Dikshit junked the list saying there was no truth in the allegations.

Modi received kickbacks from Sahara: Rahul Gandhi

21 Dec 2016

Modi received kickbacks from Sahara: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused PM Modi of accepting kickbacks from the Sahara group of companies as Gujarat Chief Minister.

Government demands apology from Rahul Gandhi

14 Dec 2016

Government demands apology from Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's allegations of corruption against PM Modi created an uproar among members of the ruling dispensation.

Delhi: The vibrant city continues to chug along

02 Dec 2016

Delhi: The vibrant city continues to chug along

Thanks to the Delhi Police, 2 lakh school children will now be safer on the internet and on the streets.

Sheila Dikshit's son-in-law arrested

14 Nov 2016

Sheila Dikshit's son-in-law arrested

Former Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dixit's son-in-law has been arrested for allegedly inflicting violence on his wife.