DELHI ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS

  • Major setback for AAP in Delhi as MS Dhir joins BJP 23 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a major setback or the Aam Aadmi Party ahead of Assembly elections in Delhi, MS Dhir, who was the Speaker of the last Delhi Assembly, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday. The former AAP MLA was denied a ticket this time. "I was unhappy with AAP as...
  • Delhi polls: AAP to use spy cams to stop money power 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will provide its workers spy cameras to stop the use of money and muscle power by other political parties in the upcoming Delhi assembly polls. "Spy cameras will be given to AAP volunteers so that they can video record the illegal means adopted by...
  • Amit Shah to review BJP's poll preparations in Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah will on Tuesday hold a meeting with the party's Delhi unit to review its preparations for Assembly elections slated to take place early in 2015. Like in the recent polls in states like Haryana and Maharashtra, the Delhi BJP unit too is planning to...
  • AAP's Arvind Kejriwal woos youth, promises 8 lakh jobs, WiFi across Delhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday launched the party's Delhi Dialogue campaign and wooed the national capital's youth by promising 800,000 jobs, vocational training, stadia, new colleges and Wi-Fi across the city. Delhi is headed for elections after the assembly was dissolved in November. The polls are...
  • BJP to seek suggestions to prepare its manifesto 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Few days after AAP launched 'Delhi Dialogue' to seek people's opinion on how Delhi should be, BJP has also sought people's suggestions to prepare its manifesto for the Assembly elections. Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Friday launched party's revamped website where it would seek people's suggestions on how...
  • Delhi Assembly elections: AAP releases first list of 22 candidates, includes controversial Somnath Bharti's name November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party released its first list of candidates for the Delhi Assembly elections with controversial former law minister Somnath Bharti's name figuring in it. Besides Bharti, three other former ministers Saurabh Bhardwaj, Satyendra Jain and Girish Soni have been fielded again. Somnath Bharti was embroiled in an escalating...
  • Harsh Vardhan shunted to a low profile ministry, may not be BJP CM candidate for Delhi elections November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan, who was shifted from the heavyweight Health and Family Welfare Ministry to the low key Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Ministry in the Council of Ministers expansion undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, is unlikely to be projected as...
  • SC disposes of AAP's plea for Delhi polls, asks EC to take over November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday disposed of Aam Aadmi Patry's plea for holding election in Delhi. The development took place after the Centre informed the court that the assembly has already been dissolved. The apex court said that the Election Commission will now take over and refused to ask...
  • Harsh Vardhan relieved from Health Ministry, may hold Delhi Assembly poll baton November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The expansion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Union Cabinet is likely to have an impact on the Assembly elections in Delhi. While reshuffling his Cabinet at the Centre, Modi relieved Dr Harsh Vardhan from the Health Ministry. If reports are to be believed, there is a buzz doing...
  • TWTW: 'Ab ki Baar, AAP ki sarkar'; Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at political parties preparing for Delhi polls November 9, 2014

    Watch Cyrus Broacha's hilarious take on the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, that dates for which are yet to be announced. All political parties are gearing up for the polls which is likely to held early next year. ...
  • Will focus on Delhi in next 5-10 years: Arvind Kejriwal November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Bracing for the polls, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said he will focus on Delhi for the next five to 10 years and any decision on fighting elections in other states will be taken only after people's mandate in the capital. The civil servant-turned politician, who...
  • Rahul Gandhi names 1984 riots accused in Delhi poll panel, red-faced Congress says there is no such list November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi heads for fresh Assembly elections, confusion seems to setting within the Congress ranks. After a leaked list of Congress committe for Delhi election came under criticism for having anti-Sikh riots tainted Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar, the party claimed that there was no such list. Congress sources...
  • News 360: Manohar Parrikar meets PM Modi, says will continue as Goa CM November 5, 2014

    Amid speculation that Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar may be inducted in the Union Cabinet, the Chief Minister met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 7 Race Course Road in New Delhi. ...
  • Won't project CM candidate in Delhi: Congress November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress would not project any chief ministerial candidate in Delhi and it was not up to Shiela Dikshit or any individual leader to decide against contesting, the party said on Wednesday. Party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said that the Congress always fought polls under collective leadership but it was...
  • BJP to focus on unorganised sectors' voters for Delhi polls November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP has decided to focus on people working with unorganised sectors to raise the party's support base in Delhi ahead of Assembly elections. According to BJP, lakhs of people, who are working with unorganised sectors as newspaper hawkers, domestic helps, sanitation workers, priests, drivers of e-rickshaws and autorickshaws...
  • No harm in involving Tytler, Sajjan Kumar in Delhi polls: Sheila Dikshit November 5, 2014

    Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said there was no harm in involving 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar in Delhi Assembly elections. Sheila said, "There is no harm in involving in Tytler and Kumar in Delhi polls, if there is demand." She also made it clear...
  • Delhi polls: Arvind Kejriwal indicates he will be AAP's CM candidate November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Gearing up for the assembly polls in a bid to recapture power, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has said he will be the party's "face" for the election campaign and indicated that he will be the chief ministerial nominee. 46-year-old Kejriwal, who led AAP to a stunning debut...
  • Rahul Gandhi names anti-Sikh riots accused Tytler, Sajjan Kumar in Delhi poll panel November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major surprise from Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler have been included in the panel that would oversee party's campaign for Delhi Assembly polls. Delhi Gurudwara Management Committee President Manjit Singh has condemned the Congress high command for including...
  • Battle for Delhi: Did the Centre delay the decision on Assembly polls? November 4, 2014

    The poll bugle has been sounded in Delhi which has been without an elected government for eight months. The Union cabinet on Tuesday recommended the dissolution of the Delhi assembly and all parties have geared up for fresh elections in the national capital. ...
  • United BJP to fight Delhi elections without a chief ministerial candidate November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Bharatiya Janata Party is holding a strategy meeting regarding the Delhi Assembly elections which are likely to be held in February next year, party Delhi Chief Satish Upadhyay said that the party will fight elections collectively and refused to name the chief ministerial candidate. "Our MLAs...
  • BJP will fight Delhi polls collectively, says Satish Upadhyay November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party president Satish Upadhyay on Tuesday said the party would fight the Delhi assembly elections under a "collective leadership" and expressed confidence that the party will win. "Our MLAs are ready for fresh polls and we will fight under a collective leadership," Upadhyay said, welcoming the...
  • Cabinet approves L-G's report on dissolution of Delhi Assembly, fresh elections soon: sources November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon after Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung sent his report on the dissolution of the Delhi Assembly to President Pranab Mukherjee, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday met to discuss the political situation and accepted the report. The decision has paved way for fresh polls in Delhi as it is...
  • If people vote on the basis of Modi wave, then god save India: Arvinder Singh Lovely November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi heads towards fresh elections after all the three major parties - Bharatiya Janata Party, Aam Aadmi Party and Congress - claimed that they do not have the numbers to form the government, Congress MLA Arvinder Singh Lovely said that his party had been demanding repolls for...
  • Delhi L-G recommends dissolution of Assembly, Union Cabinet to meet today to take the final call November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: After meeting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Delhi as well as leaders from the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has sent his report on government formation to President Pranab Mukherjee. The L-G in his report has recommended the dissolution...
  • BJP, AAP, Congress keen on fresh elections in Delhi November 3, 2014

    Delhi is heading for fresh elections, with all political parties - BJP, Congress and AAP expressing their inability to form government during talks with lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung. ...
  • News 360: Delhi headed for fresh elections after all parties express inability to form government November 3, 2014

    The national capital seems to be heading towards fresh elections after all political parties expressed their inability to form the government. After the Bharatiya Janata Party, even the Congress demanded for fresh polls. The Election Commission has however said that elections alongside that of Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir will...
  • Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay welcomes SC's decision on government formation October 30, 2014

    Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party president Satish Upadhyay welcomes the Supreme Court's decision regarding the formation of a government in the national capital. The party chief promised to convey the decision of the party at the right time. ...
  • Lieutenant Governor says he will explore possibilities of a new government in Delhi October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Dr. Najeeb Jung has issued a statement that he would explore all possibilities of installing a popular government with the leaders of all political parties over the next few days. Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday. ...
  • Speculation rife on Centre's position on Delhi government formation October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the next Supreme Court hearing on government formation in the capital, there has been speculation about what would be Centre's position on the issue before the apex court on Friday. Reviewing the political situation on Tuesday, the BJP had indicated its readiness to face fresh elections...
  • Crime Branch begins probe into AAP's bribe allegations against BJP September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has taken up investigation into the alleged sting operation done by Aam Aadmi Party which purportedly showed BJP state unit vicepresident Sher Singh Dagar offering bribe to AAP MLA for switching side. Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav confirmed that the...