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  • Talks on for joining BJP: Jaya Prada 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada, who was expelled from the Samajwadi Party, on Friday said that talks were on with senior leaders of the BJP on her joining the party, and that she wanted to do so to "serve" it and not to contest any elections. "I want to join BJP...
  • BJP issuing Made in China media pass holders for Narendra Modi's rally in Delhi 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been espousing the cause of Make in India in a bid to make the country a manufacturing hub and boost the economy, his own party is yet to fully adopt the agenda. The Bharatiya Janata Party has issued "Made in China" media...
  • Delhi polls: BJP to regularise 1600 unauthorised colonies, confident would emerge victorious 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday reached out to the people of Delhi and urged them to vote for the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. "Delhi's development is linked with the central government," emphasised Naidu at the press conference. Talking about...
  • Delhi polls: Arvind Kejriwal slams BJP advertisement 2 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party on Friday took a swipe at the BJP for its newspaper advertisement, in which Anna Hazare's cartoon has been shown with a garland, prompting AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to cheekily ask whether the saffron party had "killed" the veteran anti-corruption crusader. In...
  • EC awareness campaign to target metro, DTC commuters 3 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With an aim to encourage people to vote in February 7 Delhi polls, Election Commission will carry out an awareness campaign targeting commuters in Metro stations and buses of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC). Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)'s office will launch a campaign at all DMRC stations and...
  • Kiran Bedi proposes engagement of youth for development 5 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In the absence of a unified party manifesto, BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi is sharing her own blueprints in the run up to the Assembly elections. Bedi who had on Wednesday tweeted an elaborate 25 point programme for women security including preventive measures, corrective actions and regular reviews,...
  • Delhi elections: AAP, BJP unleash star campaigners to woo voters, to hold rallies across the city 8 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With eight days to go before Delhi goes to polls, leaders from both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party are leaving no stone unturned to woo voters. Party President Amit Shah has flooded the capital with BJP firepower with senior leaders like Arun Jaitley, Sushma...
  • Amit Shah confident of two-thirds majority in Delhi polls 9 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ruling out any rifts within the BJP, its chief Amit Shah on Thursday said that the party would emerge victorious with two-thirds majority in the upcoming Delhi elections. Claiming that the induction of former Team Anna member Kiran Bedi as the party's chief ministerial candidate was not a "compulsion",...
  • Complaint in Delhi court against Arvind Kejriwal 16 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A criminal complaint was on Thursday filed in a Delhi court seeking action against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal for exhorting voters in his election speeches to take bribes from BJP and Congress but vote for his party. The complaint filed in the court at Tis Hazari by Arun...
  • Delhi elections: About 1.25 lakh of 1.3 million voters are fake 16 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Of the 1.3 million voters, in Delhi, there are nearly 1.25 lakh fake voters and this could even prove instrumental in deciding the fate of several candidates in the February 7 elections. CNN-IBN's sister channel TV channel IBN7 did a survey which found out that an alarming 1.25 lakh...
  • Delhi elections: Kiran Bedi gets lukewarm response in Trilokpuri 16 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP's chief ministerial Kiran Bedi got a lukewarm response during her first rally at Trilokpuri, which had witnessed violent clashes in October last year. Few people came out of their houses initially, while some households were even seen to have kept their windows shut as the rally passed...
  • Delhi elections: 150 AAP members join BJP at Smriti Irani rally 16 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Over 150 members of Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday joined BJP at a rally in Shakur Basti attended by Union Minister Smriti Irani over "resentment" against the local AAP candidate Satyendra Jain. The local joint-convener of AAP, Bhuwan Sharma led the breakaway group. Later, addressing the rally, Irani...
  • Kiran Walia confident of Congress's good show, flays BJP and AAP, calls Krishna Tirath opportunistic 17 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With voting date for Delhi Assembly elections approaching, political leaders are getting more aggressive in targeting their rivals. Senior Congress leader and New Delhi candidate Kiran Walia took on both the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday, calling the former an outfit which had sidelined its...
  • Delhi elections: Lawyers appeal to people not to vote for BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi 18 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Chickens have come home to roost for Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) chief ministerial nominee Kiran Bedi as the lawyers are up in arms against her for an incident which took place more than 25 years ago. Office-bearers of several Bar associations in Delhi have come together to issue an...
  • Mission Delhi: Amit Shah pulls up BJP leaders to shape up for Assembly elections 19 hours 23 minutes ago

    Shape up for the Delhi Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah told his colleagues during a meeting at the party headquarters in the national capital on Thursday. Talking tough to party leaders in Delhi, Shah directed them to go all out and ensure BJP's win the elections. ...
  • BJP's questions have been asked a 100 times before, says Yogendra Yadav 19 hours 32 minutes ago

    Hitting back to the BJP over its five questions to AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, party leader Yogendra Yadav said that these questions have been asked 100 times earlier and answered every time. ...
  • Delhi elections: Two rallies of Sushma Swaraj cancelled 22 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Two election rallies of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were cancelled on Thursday but BJP did not give any reason for it. The rallies of Swaraj, who had addressed two public meetings on Wednesday, were called-off even as the local organisers did not know the reason behind the...
  • Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi on black money issue 22 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying while he failed to deliver on his much tom-tommed promise of bringing black money back he wore a "suit worth Rs 10 lakh" during US President Barack Obama's visit. Addressing an election rally,...
  • Delhi elections: BJP goes on the offensive against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, asks five questions 23 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday asked five questions from Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal in the run up to the Delhi Assembly elections. The five questions asked by the BJP are: "Why did AAP compromise on principles for power? What happened to AAP's promise of acting...
  • New Delhi seat a prestige battle between BJP and AAP as Nupur Sharma challenges Arvind Kejriwal Yesterday

    New Delhi: The posh locality of New Delhi will witness a close fight between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party on February 7 in the Delhi Assembly elections. This seat is almost a make or break one for both the parties as AAP's national convener and former chief...
  • Delhi elections: Greater Kailash a triangular contest as BJP, AAP, Congress slug it out Yesterday

    New Delhi: The high-profile seat of Greater Kailash will witness a triangular contest in Delhi Assembly elections on February 7 as all three parties have fielded strong candidates from the constituency. The Congress candidate is President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha, BJP is going with former councilor Rakesh Kumar Gullaiya and...
  • Lacking basic amenities, Sangam Vihar witnessing a tough contest between BJP and AAP Yesterday

    New Delhi: For residents of Sangam Vihar, Asia's largest illegal colony, the demand is of basic amenities like road, water and electricity. They say parties come, make promises of authorising the colony but no one does anything for them. After having seen the working of both the Congress and Bharatiya...
  • Amit Shah talks tough, asks BJP leaders to shape up for Delhi elections and ensure party's win Yesterday

    New Delhi: Shape up for the Delhi Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah told his colleagues during a meeting at the party headquarters in the national capital on Thursday. Talking tough to party leaders in Delhi, Shah directed them to go all out and ensure BJP's win the...
  • J&K: BJP, PDP talks in final stage, government formation likely after Delhi polls Yesterday

    Srinagar: It seems that a deal has finally been struck between the Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party - the two biggest parties in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly - for government formation in the state. Sources say BJP has no objection to PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed becoming Chief...
  • Delhi polls: BJP Union ministers, MPs given charge of constituencies Yesterday

    New Delhi: With less than two weeks to go for the Delhi polls, BJP today distributed charge of the constituencies here among as many as 58 Union ministers and MPs as it eyes a win here after a gap of 16 years. The charge of the constituencies was allotted by the...
  • Delhi polls: Throat infection hits Kiran Bedi on campaign trail Yesterday

    New Delhi: Out to campaign in the BJP strongholds of Karol Bagh and Rajendra Place, the party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Wednesday had to keep mostly silent as she was suffering from a severe throat infection. All that Bedi, whom the party has said will hold as many as...
  • Delhi elections: In 8 days, 8 senior BJP leaders to speak on 8 key issues of the city, say sources Yesterday

    New Delhi: As the battle for Delhi enters its final phase, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not leaving any stone unturned. In eight days, eight Cabinet ministers will be holding eight press conferences in the Delhi BJP office on key issues affecting the city. Senior party leaders like Sushma Swaraj,...
  • AAP, Congress slam Kiran Bedi for having two voter id cards, demand probe Yesterday

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi, former Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal demanded a probe against Bedi for having two voter identity cards registered at different addresses. AAP taunted BJP that the party did not...
  • Rahul Gandhi's rally in Seelampur aims to boost Congress's fortune in East and North East Delhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: After a relatively successful roadshow in Kalkaji constituency, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will hold a mega rally on Thursday. The rally is scheduled yo start at 2:30 PM at Shastri Park in Seelampur constituency of the national capital. Several senior leaders including Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder...
  • Pranab's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee shocked with Kiran Bedi as BJP's Delhi CM candidate Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress candidate Sharmistha Mukherjee, who is making her political debut by contesting Delhi Assembly elections from Greater Kailash constituency, says she was shocked when the Bharatiya Janata Party named former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate. "I was shocked when Kiran Bedi was announced as the...