ELECTION RESULTS

  • Delhi polls: Kejriwal tsunami stalls rising Narendra Modi wave February 11, 2015

    The Arvind Kejriwal tsunami not only swept away 67 of the 70 Assembly seats in the national capital but has also stalled the rising Narendra Modi wave. AAP's victory in Delhi is also being seen as a blessing in disguise for the opposition parties that have been reeling under BJP's...
  • 'Mufflerman' to 'Superman': Rise of Kejriwal February 11, 2015

    Halting the Modi juggernaut, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday scored a landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly election taking 67 of the 70 seats after steamrolling BJP leaving it with only three seats and decimating Congress which drew a blank. The AAP stands for the 'Comman Man'. ...
  • BJP accepts defeat with humility: Ravi Shankar Prasad February 10, 2015

    The BJP accepts its "massive defeat" in Delhi assembly elections with humility and will play a role of "constructive opposition", party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. ...
  • BJP routed in Delhi, their party winners can even fit in an Innova: Bhagwant Mann February 10, 2015

    "People of Delhi have proved yet again that they believe in reality and honesty. BJP has been routed in Delhi, their party winners can even fit in an Innova," said AAP leader Bhagwant Mann. ...
  • Delhi elections: Arvind Kejriwal provided with Z-plus security February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday was given Z-plus security by Delhi Police under which he will be protected round-the-clock by 12 commandos armed with automatic guns. "Arvind Kejriwal has been provided with Z plus security," Special Commissioner (Security) SB K Singh said. Under the heightened security cover, armed guards...
  • Dont regret leaving AAP, know what AAP was like to me: Shazia Ilmi February 10, 2015

    BJP leader Shazia Ilmi on Tuesday said that the party would take collective responsibility for their defeat. "I know what AAP was like to me, so no, I don't regret leaving them," she said. ...
  • Girl dressed up as Kejriwal becomes cynosure of AAP during victory celebrations February 10, 2015

    Girl dressed up as Arvind Kejriwal becomes cynosure of AAP during victory celebrations in Delhi. "I wish my daughter to become like Kejriwal when she grows up," said an AAP supporter. ...
  • BJP has been taught a lesson for being arrogant: Congress leader Manish Tewari February 10, 2015

    Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the people of Delhi had voted against BJP as they wanted to teach the party a lesson for being arrogant. "The entire Congress vote shifted to AAP causing our defeat. We have always taken collective responsibility for our defeat," said Tewari. ...
  • Kiran Bedi not responsible for BJP's defeat, Narendra Modi is: Anna Hazare February 10, 2015

    Anna Hazare on Tuesday extended his "best wishes" to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal as his party headed for a landslide win in the Delhi assembly election. Hazare said that Kiran Bedi is not responsible for the defeat of BJP but Narendra Modi is. ...
  • Let's celebrate this dance of democracy February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Tuesday, 10th February 2015 , around 8.30 AM in the morning. AAP head office at Patel Nagar, Delhi. All set for the big day for Delhi results. Exit polls had already set the mood and tone for what was about to come. No wonders AAP volunteers were busy...
  • Will strive to complete every promise on AAP manifesto: Gul Panag February 10, 2015

    AAP leaders Gul Panag and Raghav Chadha congratulated all AAP volunteers for their historic win in the Delhi elections. "Will strive to complete every promise on AAP manifesto. We have a well written and well thought through maifesto, said Gul Panag. ...
  • 15 AAP candidates won by more than 40,000 margin, more than 50 AAP candidates by over 20,000 margin February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The AAP chief and the would be Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has won by 32,000 votes from New Delhi Assembly seat. More than 50 AAP candidates have by more than 20,000 margin. Among them 15 candidates have won by more than 40,000 margin creating a record...
  • BJP 'masterstroke' Kiran Bedi's political debut ends in disaster February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: India's first woman IPS officer Kiran Bedi plunged into electoral politics joining the Bharatiya Janata Party as its chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Assembly elections but failed to create an impression in the national capital as her party faced the ignominy of not even winning 10% of the...
  • 10 reasons why BJP lost Delhi to Aam Aadmi Party February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A confused and divided Bharatiya Janata Party, which was riding high following the landslide victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and consecutive wins in the Assembly elections in four states, has been steamrolled by the two-year-old Aam Aadmi Party in the Delhi Assembly elections. The failure to counter...
  • AAP win in Delhi is stunning, not entirely surprising: Election analyst February 10, 2015

    (Rajeev L Karandikar is one of India's best election analysts and the Director of Chennai Mathematical Institute. He spoke to IBNLIVE from Chennai) The Delhi Assembly election result is stunning. It is unbelievable. Very rarely we get such landslide victories in elections. It has happened now. It is a Tamil Nadu...
  • Arrogance and political vendetta defeated today: Mamata Banerjee February 10, 2015

    Rampurhat (WB): With the BJP suffering a humiliating defeat at the hands of AAP in Delhi polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said "arrogance and political vendetta have been defeated today" and that BJP's "balloon has burst". "Never disrespect people in a democracy. Arrogance and political vendetta have...
  • The three who won on BJP ticket can travel to Delhi Assembly in an auto! February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: When the Congress won just 44 Lok Sabha seats, the BJP had joked that the entire Congress contingent can travel in just one Volvo Bus. Now the entire BJP legislative party can go to Delhi assembly in an auto as the triple riding on a two wheeler is...
  • Total decimation must not stop Congress revival, lesson for all including BJP February 10, 2015

    (Advocate Shehzad Poonawalla is a Congress supporter and has been a part of its team) As the Delhi election result trickles in, the AAP's stupendous victory that has seen the party get 67 seats out of total 70, has many a political message embedded in it, not just for the BJP...
  • Delhi elections: Arvind Kejriwal thanks wife for 'always being there' February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Surrounded by joyous supporters, AAP chief Arvind Kejirwal on Tuesday made sure to thank his wife Sunita with a warm hug "for always being there". Kejriwal had met Sunita at the National Academy of Administration at Mussoorie during their training period after both of them qualified for the Indian...
  • Timeline: Arvind Kejriwal's journey to a stunning victory in Delhi February 10, 2015

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal has led his party to a massive majority in the national capital with his cash-strapped party winning almost 90 per cent of the seats. Thanking people of Delhi for their support, Arvind Kejriwal said the victory belongs to them. "This is a victory of honesty. I...
  • Assembly elections: Gloom descends upon BJP offices in Delhi February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A pall of gloom descended on Tuesday on the BJP headquarters on its major drubbing in the Delhi assembly polls as the vote count trends showed the AAP heading towards a massive victory. Both the central office of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at 11, Ashoka Road as well...
  • Delhi elections: Kiran Bedi trails in BJP bastion Krishna Nagar February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi was trailing in Krishna Nagar to AAP candidate SK Bagga. After the completion of second round of counting, Bedi was trailing by a margin of 1065 votes to Bagga in the prestigious seat which has been a BJP bastion since 1993 with senior...
  • Delhi elections: Polls a referendum on Arvind Kejriwal, says BJP February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: With AAP heading towards a massive victory, BJP on Tuesday said the polls were a referendum on Arvind Kejriwal and could not be seen as reflection of the Modi government's performance. BJP spokesperson GVL Narsimha Rao said local issues dominated the elections. "I do not see in this way," he...
  • AAP supporters celebrate party's excellent show in Delhi elections February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: With early trends giving the party a massive lead over BJP, hundreds of AAP supporters broke into boisterous celebrations with their signature poll tune 'Paanch Saal Kejriwal' blaring over loudspeakers. Every lead projected on the massive LCD screens set up at the party office is being cheered loudly by...
  • Delhi poll trends: AAP ahead in 60 seats February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday appeared to be on its way to recapture power in the national capital with the party leading in 60 constituencies against 9 of BJP. AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was leading in the prestigious New Delhi constituency while BJP's Chief Ministerial nominee Kiran Bedi...
  • Delhi elections: Results are not a referendum on Modi, says Kiran Bedi February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: As trends showed AAP's securing a massive victory in Delhi, BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi said the results are not a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Bedi said, "Delhi stands alone and I will take responsibility if BJP is defeated in the polls. We (me and Kejriwal)...
  • Watch: Celebrations begin outside AAP office as party crosses half-way mark February 10, 2015

    Frenzied victory celebrations erupted on Tuesday all across Delhi as AAP supporters burst crackers, beat drums and danced as the party headed to a victory in the Delhi election. ...
  • Delhi elections: AAP leading in 51 constituencies February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday was leading in fifty one constituencies while BJP was ahead in twelve seats in the keenly watched Delhi Assembly polls, as per early trends of counting. The Congress was leading in two seats. BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi was leading in Krishna...
  • Delhi election results live: Delhi goes with #5SaalKejriwal, BJP stunned, Kiran Bedi says it's party's loss February 10, 2015

    The main battle in Delhi is between the Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal and Bharatiya Janata Party's Kiran Bedi. Even though both the AAP and BJP are claiming victory, major exit polls have predicted that the former will form the government in the national capital. ...