Delhi Elections

  • Vote with clarity and purpose, and make it count

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    A vote is meant to be a secret ballot, but here is an honest confession: last Thursday, as I entered the polling booth, I was...

  • Watch: 77-year-old Chandni Chowk resident comes to vote on wheelchair 10-04-2014 08:38 AM

    It's a three-way battle in Chandni Chowk with Congress' s Kapil Sibal, BJP's Harshvardhan and AAP's Ashutosh in the fray. ...
  • AAP's Ashutosh accuses Sibal of distributing money in Chandni Chowk 09-04-2014 09:26 AM

    New Delhi: Just a day before Lok Sabha elections in New Delhi, Chandni Chowk Aam Aadmi Party candidate Ashutosh has alleged distribution of money in his constituency by his opponent and Congress candidate Kapil Sibal. He has in fact demanded that Sibal's nomination be cancelled. While campaigning for the elections...
  • AAP set for biggest battle after Delhi showing 08-04-2014 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Having fielded some 450 candidates across India, the Aam Aadmi Party is hoping for the best in the Lok Sabha battle in Delhi, its original hub where it created history in December, and beyond. AAP strategists are aware that it will have to perform well in the capital's...
  • Delhi: Another attack on Arvind Kejriwal, man slaps him in Sultanpuri 08-04-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: There has been yet another attack on Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal as he was slapped by an unidentified man on Tuesday. The incident took place while Kejriwal was campaigning in Sultanpuri. The attacker has been identified as Laali, an autorickshaw driver, and has now been taken...
  • 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...
  • One third candidates in Delhi poll fray are crorepatis: Report 02-04-2014 09:11 PM

    New Delhi: One-third of the 150 candidates who are in the fray for seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital are crorepatis with Union minister Kapil Sibal being the richest of them with assets worth over Rs 114 crore, a report says. Ramanuj Patel, who is contesting from Samyak...
  • Kejriwal asks Delhi L-G to hold early Assembly elections 31-03-2014 06:23 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal met the Delhi Lieutenant Governor on Monday regarding holding early elections in the city. "After resigning from the Delhi government, we had recommended that elections be held as soon as possible, but the BJP and the Congress are running away from the...
  • President's Rule in Delhi: SC asks Congress, BJP to file affidavits 31-03-2014 02:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress to file affidavits on the issue of President's Rule in Delhi. The Supreme Court gave the two parties two weeks' time to file their affidavits. The court adjourned the hearing in the case and will...
  • Rajmohan Gandhi, Sandeep Dikshit served notice for suspected paid news 26-03-2014 11:09 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Election Commission has issued show cause notices to three prominent leaders in the poll fray from East Delhi constituency in connection with cases of "suspected" paid news. Sitting MP and Congress candidate Sandeep Dikhsit, AAP candidate Rajmohan Gandhi and BJP nominee Maheish Girri have been served show...
  • LS polls: 8 candidates from Delhi file nomination papers on first day 15-03-2014 05:29 PM

    New Delhi: Eight candidates filed their papers on the first day of nomination for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in Delhi. Delhi Election Commission said it received eight applications out of which four were filed by independents, while the rest were received from other registered parties. Two nominations have...
  • Lok Sabha elections: NCT of Delhi votes on April 10 05-03-2014 01:55 PM

    New Delhi: The National Capital Territory of Delhi will vote for Lok Sabha elections on April 10. ...
  • AAP and the business of Delhi-centric news

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    The phrase 'tyranny of distance' was first used by writer Robert Hughes in his epic book "Fatal Shore" on the history of Australia, a country...

  • Why should I trust you with my vote again Mr Kejriwal?

    Just a Thought |  Rashi Mathur
    Is protesting the only way forward! You said you wanted to be in the system to change the system. You got the chance. An unthinkable,...

  • AAP's 15 controversies in first month in power 04-02-2014 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: The AAP has been in the news for the wrong reasons since it came to power in Delhi on December 28, 2013. As someone said, "AAP means a day a controversy, sometimes two-three controversies." Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who came to power promising a clean and efficient government,...
  • Responsible Government more important than a semi-honest one

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    After the near stampede at Arvind Kejriwal's janta darbar on January 11, this is the second time in less than 10 days when Kejriwal has...

  • CJ to CM: Arvind Kejriwal's Journey 29-12-2013 01:38 PM

    Before he became CM of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal had turned CJ. Here's what he had to say. ...
  • Delhi gets AAP government: How the day progressed 28-12-2013 10:11 AM

    New Delhi: 1:45 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal gets crucial Power, Home, Finance, Planning and Vigilance portfolios. Manish Sisodia gets charge of Education and PWD Ministry in the Delhi government. Rakhi Birla will head Women and Child Development Ministry, Social Justice and Languages while Somnath Bharti will handle Tourism,...
  • Will pass Jan Lokpal Bill within 15 days of coming to power: Kejriwal 25-12-2013 06:08 PM

    New Delhi: As the President accepted Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's proposal on government formation by Aam Aadmi Party, chief minister designate Arvind Kejriwal has said that they will cross all the hurdles and will pass the Jan Lokpal Bill within 15 days. Kejriwal said that there are hurdles in...
  • Preparations for Kejriwal's swearing-in to be decided on Tuesday 23-12-2013 11:40 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Secretary has called a meeting of senior officials on Tuesday to make preparations for the swearing-in ceremony of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal after he conveyed his party's readiness to the Lt Governor to form a government in the national capital. Sources in the North Delhi Municipal...
  • Arvind Kejriwal faces challenge of fulfilling promises 23-12-2013 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal, set to be the youngest chief minister of Delhi, will face immediate challenge of fulfilling three key promises he made during the poll campaign - passage of Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill, cutting power tariff by 50 per cent and supplying 700 litres of free water to...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 23-12-2013 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Delhiites show faith in AAP, say a new era is set to start 23-12-2013 09:54 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday ended the 15-day long speculation over the next government in Delhi by staking claim and announcing that party's National Convener Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister designate. ...
  • News 360: Delhi deadlock ends, AAP to form government in Delhi 23-12-2013 09:31 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday ended the 15-day long speculation over the next government in Delhi by staking claim and announcing that party's National Convener Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister designate. ...
  • Delhi to have AAP government, Kejriwal set to be Chief Minister 23-12-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday ended the 15-day long speculation over the next government in Delhi by staking claim and announcing that party's National Convener Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister designate. After surprising everyone with its spectacular political debut, AAP announced its decision to accept Congress's...
  • Delhi: Congress workers protest at party office over support to AAP 23-12-2013 08:05 PM

    New Delhi: Congress workers held protest at the party office in Delhi over it's decision to to extend outside support to Aam Aadmi Party as it looks to form the government in Delhi. The Congress party has offered all the eight seats it won to the rookie party to take...
  • AAP PAC meet on, decision on government formation after 11 pm: Kejriwal 23-12-2013 09:39 AM

    It is a big day ahead for the Aam Aadmi Party as it is all set to stake claim to form the next government in Delhi on Monday. The Political Affairs Committee meeting of the party has begun. "We are going in for political affairs meeting now. At 11 am...
  • Kejriwal veering towards forming AAP government in Delhi 20-12-2013 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: While the final decision on the government formation in Delhi will be announced on Monday, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is veering towards staking claim to form the government. Sources say that there is intense pressure on several newly elected MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party to form government...
  • AAP approaches 'aam aadmi' to take a decision on government formation 17-12-2013 11:48 PM

    The Aam Aadmi Party has asked the people of Delhi to decide on whether it should form the government with the support of the Congress. It has invited views through calls, SMSes and Facebook responses following which the party will take its decision. ...
  • Full text: Arvind Kejriwal's letter to the Aam Aadmi 17-12-2013 07:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has decided that it will hold public rallies across Delhi and ask voters whether it should support the move to form a government with the support of Congress or not. AAP leaders and MLAs will start the process of public consultation and hold rallies...