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  • Delhi elections: BJP faces rebellion in Karol Bagh and Patel Nagar as new comers get tickets 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With the entry of new faces into the Bharatiya Janata Party, the old guard has been sidelined and declined tickets for Delhi Assembly elections. Angry and sulking, the old faces are now thinking of contesting as independents. One such BJP leader is Dr Urmila Chandel who is planning...
  • Kejriwal repeats 'bribe' remark despite EC notice, asks voters to accept money from BJP, Congress 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Despite being issued notice by the Election Commission, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday repeated the controversial remarks about bribes. At a rally in Krishnanagar, Kejriwal said he stood by his remarks in which he had asked the voters to accept money from the BJP and...
  • Delhi elections: Congress's Haroon Yusuf's roadshow leads to traffic jam in Ballimaran 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a show of strength, senior Congress leader Haroon Yusuf undertook a roadshow in Lal Kuan area of his constituency Ballimaran on Tuesday and it led to a huge traffic jam in the area. Lal Kuan has its own importance and such programs are being held since Independence. But...
  • Congress likely to maintain its hold on Chandni Chowk seat in Delhi polls 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In some good news for Congress, which has been on a downslide for the last few years, the party is likely to maintain its hold on the Chandni Chowk constituency in Delhi Assembly elections. Former MLA Prahlad Singh Sawhney has been winning the seat and is expected to...
  • BJP promoting 'Hindu Nation', says Congress 4 days ago

    Shillong: Congress on Tuesday alleged that the BJP led NDA government was trying to make the country a 'Hindu nation' subverting the Constitution. "Secularism is the key word in the Constitution but the BJP led government at the Centre is trying to totally subvert it by using the hardline Hindu...
  • EC issues notice to Arvind Kejriwal for instigating public to take bribes from BJP, Congress 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Election Commission on Tuesday issued notice to AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal for instigating public to take bribes from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress. The notice was sent on a complaint from Congress Legal Department Secretary KC Mittal alleging deliberately and intentionally instigaing the public during a public...
  • Delhi elections: Congress fields Surendra Kumar from Arvinder Singh Lovely's Gandhi Nagar seat 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Surender Prakash Sharma, a close associate of Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, was on Tuesday made the party candidate for Gandhi Nagar Assembly constituency. The decision, which was announced by senior Congress leader and in-charge of party affairs in Delhi PC Chacko, has come two days after...
  • Supporter of Arvinder Singh Lovely climbs transmission tower in Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A supporter of Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Tuesday has climbed a transmission tower and threatened not to come down until Lovely agrees to contest in polls. Lovely will not contest the upcoming Assembly elections in the capital from Gandhi Nagar, even though his name was...
  • Sadar Bazar voters in a dilemma, undecided on whom to vote for in Delhi elections 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The voters in Sadar Bazar constituency of Delhi are in a dilemma on who to support in the Delhi Elections. While the Bharatiya Janata Party is yet to declare its candidate, the Congress has nominated the party election committee chief Ajay Maken and Aam Aadmi Party has named...
  • Tharoor cooperated in investigation, says Delhi Police chief 4 days ago

    The Delhi Police Special Investigation team questioned Shashi Tharoor for over four hours on Monday night. The police told Tharoor to explain everything to the investigating officer. Tharoor was asked over 50 questions pertaining to the case. ...
  • Tharoor cooperated in investigation, questioned him on number of issues: Delhi Police chief 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was intensely questioned on Monday night for about four hours by a special team of Delhi Police on the circumstances leading to the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar a year back. This is for the first time Shashi Tharoor has been questioned on...
  • Sunanda death case: Tharoor's statements are contradictory, says Subramanian Swamy 5 days ago

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday was questioned by SIT in Sunanda Puskar death case. Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said, "There are many contradictions surrounding Tharoor's statements." ...
  • We are not Congress stooges, says Censor Board's Ira Bhaskar 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Academician Ira Bhaskar, one of the 10 members to quit the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) following chairperson Leela Samson's resignation, says they are "not Congress stooges" and were never "rebels without a cause". A proof, she says, is the December 2013 letter in which the board had...
  • Congress releases book on Arvind Kejriwal's U-turns during his 49-day tenure as Delhi CM 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Raising the political pitch ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, the Congress on Monday released a booklet highlighting U-turns taken by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal during his 49-day tenure as Delhi chief minister. The booklet cites 16 promises which were left unfulfilled by the former Delhi CM....
  • Delhi elections: Former Union Minister and Congress leader Krishna Tirath joins BJP 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Adding to the list of new entrants, former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Krishan Tirath on Monday joined Bhartiya Janata Party. "I have met Amit Shah and I like party's views of serving the nation," said Tirath after formally joining the saffron party. Ahead of Delhi assembly elections scheduled...
  • Congress files complaint to EC against Arvind Kejriwal, says his remarks an insult to the people of Delhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, Congress on Monday approached the Election Commission of India against Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal. Kejriwal on Sunday stirred a controversy by asking voters to take money from both the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party but vote for AAP in the Delhi...
  • Saradha scam: TMC alleges CBI of working under Centre's directions, moves SC 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Trinmool Congress on Monday moved to the Supreme Court alleging the Central Bureau of Investigation of working under pressure from Bhartiya Janata Party-led central government in multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. TMC filed petition in the apex court seeking monitoring of CBI investigation in Shardha chit fund scam...
  • Congress requested Arvinder Singh Lovely to withdraw from the contest: PC Chacko 6 days ago

    "The reorganization of the party could not be completed. So organization of the election is to be taken up. So party has requested Arvinder Singh Lovely to withdraw from the contest and look after the organzation of elections in Delhi," said P C Chacko. ...
  • DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely not to contest Delhi polls 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely will not contest Delhi Assembly elections. Sources said the party wants Lovely to campaign in entire city for which he had to forgo his seat. Lovely was one of the eight Congress leaders who won in 2013 Delhi polls. The Gandhi...
  • Delhi polls: Congress demands apology from Arvind Kejriwal 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday demanded that AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal should seek an apology from the people of Delhi for his controversial remark asking voters to take "bribes" from BJP and Congress but vote for AAP in the Assembly polls. AICC General Secretary Ajay Maken told reporters that the party...
  • DPCC Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely decides not to contest Delhi Assembly elections 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a major setback to the party, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee Chief (DPCC) Arvinder Singh Lovely has decided not to contest 2015 Assembly elections. Lovely's decision comes after Ajay Maken was appointed the head of the Campaign Committee for Delhi Assembly elections. Congress said that his replacement will be...
  • Kejriwal stirs controversy, asks voters to take money from Congress, BJP and vote for AAP in Delhi polls 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday stirred a controversy by asking voters to take money from both the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party but vote for AAP in the Delhi Assembly elections. While addressing people in Uttam Nagar constituency, Kejriwal said, "I appeal to the people of...
  • Exclusive: Javier Moro talks about controversy over 'Red Sari' 6 days ago

    It seems that trouble is mounting for the beleaguered Congress. Spanish writer Javier Moro's 'The Red Sari', controversial, unauthorized biography of Congress President Sonia Gandhi is being released by Roli Books in India. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Javier Moro said, "'The Red Sari' is a dramatised biography." ...
  • Auto drivers back Arvind Kejriwal, want to give him second chance, Congress to lose much 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The 49-day stint of former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal did leave a mark on the common man with the auto driver community still vouching its support for the Aam Aadmi Party. For some he brought down the corruption while for others he brought solace by reducing water and...
  • Kiran Bedi refutes Congress charges of using Anna Hazare to fulfil ambitions 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Kiran Bedi, who recently joined BJP, on Saturday rebutted Congress's allegations that she used Anna Hazare to fulfil her political ambitions, and said being with the anti-corruption crusader was the "right thing to do" at that time. "That is not my habit. My nature is to never use anybody...
  • Delhi elections: Ajay Maken alleged Kejriwal of misused power in past 1 week ago

    The Congress party on Saturday has raised its pitch against the Aam Aadmi Party and accused party chief Arvind Kejriwal of misleading the people of Delhi. "Arvind Kejriwal went back on many promises that he had made to Delhi's citizens," he said. ...
  • ED officer probing Majithia in drug trafficking case shifted to Kolkata 1 week ago

    Chandigarh: In a latest twist in the probe into drug trafficking charges against Punjab Revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia, the Enforcement Directorate's investigating officer has been shifted to Kolkata. ED sources said that there was no external pressure. But the transfer has surprised some officials probing the case. Majithia came...
  • Congress leaders calling 'The Red Sari' malicious without reading it: Javier Moro 1 week ago

    After seven years of an unofficial ban, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's biography 'The Red Sari' has hit the stands on Friday. Author Javier Moro has hit out at the Congress for calling it malicious and said, "This kind of phrase is said by someone who has not read the book....
  • Kiran Bedi better suited to be Delhi CM than Arvind Kejriwal, says Ramdev January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev backed Bharatiya Janata Party member Kiran Bedi's candidature for Delhi chief ministerial post. He said Bedi is better suited to become Delhi's next chief minister than Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal. The remarks came even as Bedi is gearing up for a direct fight...
  • Hypocrisy thy name is BJP: Congress senior leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi January 17, 2015

    "Those who did not fulfill their dream of becoming Police Commissioner want to be CM, hypocrisy thy name is BJP," says Congress senior leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said. ...