Delhi Assembly Elections

  • Does the Delhi voter still trust AAP? 04-04-2014 10:07 AM

    Delhi looks like it is voting differently for the Lok Sabha elections, where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has the projected lead, than for Vidhan Sabha, where voters still give the Aam Aadmi Party the edge. The 2013 Assembly elections in Delhi saw an AAP sweep, but things seem to...
  • AAP victory has set good example of democracy's strength: Amartya Sen 17-01-2014 01:56 PM

    Debutant Aam Aadmi Party's victory in the recent Delhi Assembly elections has set a good example of the strength of democracy in India, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur on Friday. Addressing the keynote session of a jam-packed session at the opening day of...
  • Will rid UP of lawlessness, corruption: AAP 06-01-2014 10:00 AM

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday claimedthat it will repeat its Delhi feat in Uttar Pradesh and ridthe state of nepotism, lawlessness and corruption.AAP leader Sanjay Singh, who was in Kanpur in connection withthe party membership campaign, said they were trying tocontest in all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in...
  • The Last Word: What do the exit polls tell us about the mood of the Delhi voter? 05-12-2013 09:37 PM

    The Delhi assembly elections saw a record voter turnout on Wednesday and exit polls are predicting a three-way thriller. Around 67 per cent of the electorate voted on Wednesday in the fiercely fought Delhi assembly polls billed as a litmus test for ruling Congress ahead of upcoming Lok Sabha polls....
  • Delhi polls: We need a government that can bring down price rise, says voters 04-12-2013 03:47 PM

    A total of 1.19 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise on December 4. There are over 4.05 lakh first-time voters. A total of 810 candidates are in the fray for the 70-member Assembly. BJP has fielded candidates in 66 seats, AAP in 69 and Congress in all 70...
  • Delhi polls: Over 4 lakh first time voters to exercise their power 04-12-2013 10:00 AM

    A total of 1.19 crore voters are eligible to exercise their franchise on December 4. There are over 4.05 lakh first-time voters. A total of 810 candidates are in the fray for the 70-member Assembly. BJP has fielded candidates in 66 seats, AAP in 69 and Congress in all 70...
  • CJ show: AAP's candidate faces stiff competition from Sitting BJP MLA in Delhi Cantonment 27-11-2013 06:19 PM

    After battling terrorist in 2008 Mumbai attacks, Surender Singh, a former NSG commando is now contesting elections on an AAP ticket from Delhi Cantonment constituency. He is now battling a stiff political competition from sitting BJP MLA Karan Singh Tanwar. Delhi will go to polls on December 4. ...
  • CJ Show: On the campaign trail with Shazia ilmi 17-11-2013 05:23 PM

    CJ's Runjhun Sharma tracks Aam Aadmi Party candidate, Shazia Ilmi, on her campaign trail in R.K.Puram constituency in Delhi. ...
  • CJ Show: PG Bhat highlights faulty electoral rolls 17-11-2013 03:54 PM

    Citizen Journalist PG Bhat is on a mission to remove inaccuracies from electoral rolls across the country. He has been analyzing the voter list in 13 states and has found glaring irregularities which could affect the outcome of polls. Here is what he has found so far. ...
  • CJ Show: Battle for Delhi 17-11-2013 03:38 PM

    Ahead of upcoming assembly elections in Delhi, Citizen Journalist show lends voice to the voter. This week's show features stories that will help you know your candidates better and make you an informed electorate. ...
  • Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal aims to sweep out the grand old parties 30-10-2013 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: An upstart political party forged in the crucible of an anti-corruption movement that swept India two years ago was long dismissed as irrelevant and slightly eccentric. But the Aam Aadmi Party has suddenly up-ended the calculations of mainstream parties in the race for control of the capital, Delhi,...
  • Delhi polls: BJP CM candidate Harsh Vardhan says there's no rift in the party 23-10-2013 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday put an end to speculation over its chief ministerial candidate and named Dr Harsh Vardhan as party's face for the December 4 Delhi Assembly elections. After naming Harsh Vardhan, selected after days of hectic parleys as Delhi BJP chief Vijay Goel...
  • Delhi BJP chief Vijay Goel threatens to step down if not made CM candidate 20-10-2013 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: The divide in Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi unit over chief ministerial candidate for the Delhi Assembly elections is out in the open after the party's state chief Vijay Goel threatened to step down if he is not made the chief ministerial candidate. Sources told CNN-IBN that Vijay...
  • Delhi: Infighting within BJP over CM nominee 18-10-2013 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi assembly elections will be held in two months but, it seems, the BJP's biggest enemy is not the Congress but in-fighting over who becomes the parties chief ministerial candidate. As tension simmers within, together in a show of unity after 48 hours of behind the scene...
  • Madhya Pradesh behind Delhi's tears over onions, claims Minister 18-09-2013 06:59 PM

    Concerned over soaring onion prices in New Delhi, the Delhi government accused Madhya Pradesh of hoarding the bulb in bulk to give political mileage to its ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in an election year. Facing questions over the Congress government's failure in containing onion prices, Delhi's Food and Civil Supplies...
  • Delhi BJP files complaint against Aam Admi Party 04-09-2013 08:02 PM

    The Delhi state BJP has filed a complaint against the Aam Admi Party (AAP) with the Chief Election Commissioner for misusing the party's lotus election symbol, a BJP leader said on Wednesday. The BJP has alleged that the AAP, which is planning to contest the Delhi Assembly elections, is demeaning...
  • AAP gears up for polls with candidates having no political background 03-09-2013 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: As the country braces itself for the general elections, one of the parties hoping to make a difference is the newly formed Aam Aadmi Party. Former police constables, retired army officials and social workers - the candidates have no political backgrounds and the party says winning is not...
  • BJP sells onion at Rs 25 a kg; raps Delhi govt 18-08-2013 11:22 PM

    Trying to use rising onion prices to its advantage ahead of Delhi assembly elections, state BJP on Sunday sold the kitchen staple at Rs 25 a kg against the market rate of around Rs 80, and lambasted the city government for its "total failure" in stabilising the rates. Accusing the...
  • High electricity bill due to uninterrupted power supply: Dikshit 09-06-2013 10:23 PM

    New Delhi: Slamming BJP for politicising the power tariff issue, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said consumers are receiving higher electricity bills due to round the clock power supply in the city. Justifying the current tariff structure, she said the cost of power production has increased significantly in...
  • Delhi: Kejriwal to join auto drivers' protest on Monday 09-06-2013 06:40 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday will join auto drivers in their protest against the Delhi government's plan to ban advertisements on three-wheelers. The protest will be held at Jantar Mantar. An AAP spokesperson said Kejriwal would join the protest of the auto drivers as their...
  • Delhi: Around 13 lakh non-existent voters removed from roll 07-06-2013 10:40 PM

    New Delhi: Names of around 13 lakh non-existent voters were struck down from city's electoral roll by the Election Commission following a detailed survey. Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev said the names of the voters were removed after conducting due verifications. "We had conducted a house-to-house survey in 2012...
  • Arvind's credibility will get converted into votes: Bhupendra Chaubey 03-06-2013 06:00 PM

    Kejriwal has been taking on Dikshit in the recent past over inflated electricity bills in Delhi and has also accused her government of corruption. Now he has decided to contest against her in the Delhi Assembly elections. If he can defeat the Delhi CM in an election, it may be...
  • Delhi polls: Kejriwal pits himself against Dikshit 02-06-2013 10:35 PM

    New Delhi: It is being billed as the David vs Goliath battle. After taking on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on the streets, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has finally declared that he would be taking her on in the upcoming Assembly elections in the national capital. Kejriwal is...
  • Delhi polls: AAP's selection process is a way to cleanse politics, says Kejriwal 25-05-2013 12:44 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party released the first shortlist of 44 probable candidates for 12 seats in the forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections. Names that leap out of the list are those of Manish Sisodia from Patpartganj, Sazia Ilmi from RK Puram and Somnath Bharti from Malaviya Nagar. AAP's list of probables also...
  • Rahul says will not shy away from disciplining Cong party workers 24-05-2013 10:24 AM

    At a meeting with party workers in Delhi ahead of state elections this year, Rahul Gandhi admonished them. Rahul said that he will not shy away from disciplining them, unlike Congress President Sonia Gandhi. ...
  • Congress President is soft, I am not: Rahul Gandhi 24-05-2013 08:38 AM

    New Delhi: With Assembly election just months away, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked party leaders in Delhi to work unitedly to ensure a fourth successive victory for the party in the polls and sent out a clear message that indiscipline will not be tolerated by him. At...
  • Delhi elections: Rahul meets Congress leaders 17-04-2013 08:45 PM

    New Delhi: With Congress seeking to retain power for the fourth time in Delhi, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday held consultations with the state party leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Assembly elections in Delhi are scheduled by 2013 end along with those in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. Dikshit...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to contest Delhi Assembly polls 16-04-2013 08:44 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal will contest the Delhi Assembly elections scheduled later in 2013 but it was yet to be decided from which constituency he will fight the poll, AAP said on Monday. "Kejriwal will fight the elections, but from which constituency, we cannot say now...There...
  • With eye on polls, AAP, BJP target Delhi government 23-03-2013 11:26 PM

    Both the Aam Admi Party and the BJP have launched bids in the upcoming state election by taking on the government over high power and water tariffs. ...