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  • Delhi's Tughlaqabad a picture of neglect, garbage-filled lanes, non-existent road surround BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri's house Yesterday

    New Delhi: In Tughlaqabad Assembly constituency which comes in the South Delhi Lok Sabha seat represented by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Ramesh Bidhuri, the residents are still waiting for basic amenities like drinking water and proper roads. Prime Minister Narendra Modi "Swachch Bharat" has lost its meaning in the area...
  • Delhi elections: Congress and AAP in a neck-and-neck fight in Okhla, BJP faces rebellion Yesterday

    New Delhi: Okhla in Southeast Delhi is a Muslim dominated seat and a Congress bastion. Even in the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections when a huge anti-Congress wave was sweeping the national capital, its candidate Asif Mohammad Khan won the seat by a huge margin of over 25,000 votes. But with Congress...
  • Delhi elections: Congress, BJP and AAP in a tough contest in Vikaspuri Yesterday

    New Delhi: A triangular contest is being witnessed in Vikaspuri constituency of West Delhi where all three main rivals - Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party - are fighting hard to win the seat. The constituency will be voting for the third time as it was formed after...
  • Kiran Walia confident of Congress's good show, flays BJP and AAP, calls Krishna Tirath opportunistic 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With voting date for Delhi Assembly elections approaching, political leaders are getting more aggressive in targeting their rivals. Senior Congress leader and New Delhi candidate Kiran Walia took on both the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday, calling the former an outfit which had sidelined its...
  • Mitchell Starc needs to be consistent at the WC: Craig McDermott 3 days ago

    Sydney: Australia's bowling coach Craig McDermott said on Thursday their left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc needs to be consistent at the World Cup to give the host nation the best chance to clinch the title for a record fifth time. "Starc is swinging the new ball well. It's certainly going to swing...
  • Pranab's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee shocked with Kiran Bedi as BJP's Delhi CM candidate 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress candidate Sharmistha Mukherjee, who is making her political debut by contesting Delhi Assembly elections from Greater Kailash constituency, says she was shocked when the Bharatiya Janata Party named former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate. "I was shocked when Kiran Bedi was announced as the...
  • Rahul Gandhi's roadshow aims to revive Congress's fortune in Delhi Assembly elections 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a show of strength aimed at reviving the plummeting fortunes of his party, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi undertook a roadshow in Delhi's Kalkaji Assembly constituency on Thursday. The roadshow began from the Kalkaji Transit Camp and went around the constituency as Rahul launched into full fledged campaign...
  • Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress roadshow, campaign for Delhi Assembly election candidates 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will enter the political battlefield for Delhi Assembly elections on Tuesday with a roadshow in the national capital. The roadshow will begin from Transit Camp in Kalkaji Assembly constituency. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, former MP Ramesh Kumar, Kalkaji candidate Subhash...
  • Tri-series: India split points to stay alive after washout against Australia 6 days ago

    The Calton Mid Tri-series one-day international between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Monday was abandoned due to rain. The game could only see only 16 overs in which India scored 69 for the loss of two wickets before rain stopped play and thereafter wet conditions didn't...
  • Will the hosts once again win the cricket World Cup? Most likely 1 week ago

    As we come closer to the World Cup, all the teams are busy sorting their permutations and combinations. Every World Cup brings with it a bank of surprises that opens up the tournament, but this one is all set to get a notch higher as there are no clear favourites...
  • Family battle in Janakpuri, Congress's Suresh Kumar faces his father-in-law Jagdish Mukhi January 23, 2015

    New Delhi:Fighting against his father-in-law and five times Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Jagdish Mukhi from Janakpuri constituency, Congress candidate Suresh Kumar says former IPS officer Kiran Bedi will do more harm than good to the BJP. "The BJP will be at 100 per cent loss with the induction of Kiran Bedi...
  • Delhi elections: Krishna Tirath rules out infighting in BJP, says Congress has lost its culture January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Congress leader Krishna Tirath, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and is now its candidate from Patel Nagar constituency of Delhi, on Wednesday said that Congress had lost its culture and losing ground across the country. "I will not call my joining of BJP as a change of...
  • Delhi elections: Karol Bagh to witness tough contest between BJP, AAP January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Karol Bagh constituency in Central Delhi will witness a tough contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party with Congress pushed to the sidelines. BJP has brought in a new face Yogendra Chandoliya, AAP is going with its former MLA Vishesh Ravi and Congress with Madan...
  • Candidates consult astrologers to find auspicious time to file nomination for Delhi polls January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: On the last day of filing nomination for the one day election to the 70-member Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, the national capital will witness numerous road shows of Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party. While the roads are likely to witness huge traffic jams during the...
  • People question PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan', ask which roads did he clean January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' has come under the scanner, this time not by his political opponents but by the voters in some constituencies of Delhi. With voters getting more vocal about their issues, they now want a clean Delhi. "Narendra Modi ne kahan jhaadu lagai...
  • Not security but cleanliness, sanitation poll issues for women voters in North, Central Delhi January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The women voters in North and Central areas of Delhi are demanding a clean city. Even though the region is in the heart of the national capital, heaps of garbage can be seen lying everywhere and the condition is same in both commercial as well as residential areas. ...
  • Sadar Bazar voters in a dilemma, undecided on whom to vote for in Delhi elections January 20, 2015

    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...
  • Auto drivers back Arvind Kejriwal, want to give him second chance, Congress to lose much January 18, 2015

    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...
  • That little urn makes England-Australia rivalry ultimate January 15, 2015

    There are so many great rivalries in world cricket but it's a tiny thing that makes England and Australia the ultimate; that little urn. It is so simple but it's that tradition of the Ashes and every time we face each other, no matter what format, those emotions and that history...
  • Women's security a key issue in Delhi Assembly elections January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi gets ready to elect a new Assembly, one of the most important issues is of women security. While Delhi has always been a very unsafe city for women, the issue exploded into prominence with the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya incident and the recent Uber rape cases. ...
  • Form guide of 2015 World Cup participants January 14, 2015

    Sydney: The 2015 World Cup takes place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29 where India will be the defending champions in the 14-nation tournament. One month out from the start, AFP Sports updates the current form and prospects of the competing teams: Pool A Afghanistan - Afghanistan's main...
  • Pakistan fires bullets at India, we send them bomb, says Amit Shah January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday listed efforts made by the Narendra Modi government for safety and security of the nation while claiming the number of ceasefire violations have also gone down during the NDA regime. Shah said, "Pakistan ke yahan se goli aati hai, yahan se...
  • Modi lists schemes to woo poor, middle class, fails to give a development plan for Delhi January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Sounding the poll bugle for Delhi Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday revealed Bharatiya Janata Party's plan and listed schemes aimed at wooing the middle class and poor people, but he did not make any major announcements. From making the national capital a generator free city to...
  • PM Modi woos Delhi voters, people hope for change now January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally in Delhi on Saturday seemed to have wooed voters as they left Ramlila Maidan in the national capital with all praise for him. At the rally venue and on the roads leading to the venue, thousands of people were heard shouting -...
  • Delhi elections: BJP targets AAP, calls the party a master in holding dharnas, blocking roads January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on Saturday trained its guns towards Aam Aadmi Party. Leading the BJP charge Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a dig at AAP members saying, "Those who are masters in holding dharnas, protests, blocking roads should be given that task." While addressing BJP's first rally in...
  • 4th Test: India manage a nervous draw, Australia win series 2-0 January 10, 2015

    It seemed the Adelaide nightmare will return to haunt India in the final session of the Sydney Test as well, but some sensible batting by Ajinkya Rahane and Bhuvneshwar Kumar allowed the hosts to overcome a five-wicket loss post tea to secure a nervous draw but lose the Border-Gavaskar Trophy...
  • PM Modi addresses rally in poll-bound Delhi: As it happened January 10, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised that if Bharatiya Janata Party comes to power, Delhi will get 24 hour power supply....
  • Australia captain Steven Smith breaks Don Bradman's record January 9, 2015

    Sydney: Steven Smith's record-breaking spree continued after the Australian skipper eclipsed one of Donald Bradman's longest standing marks against India on day four of the fourth and final Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Friday. According to foxsports.com.au, Smith's incredible run of form continued as he passed Bradman's record...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 4 January 9, 2015

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: KL Rahul scored his maiden Test century and Virat Kohli his fourth of the series as India reached 342 for 5 at stumps on Day 3. Kohli, who was appointed captain when MS Dhoni suddenly retired after the third...
  • 'Big relief!' says KL Rahul after burying Melbourne ghosts January 8, 2015

    Sydney: Criticised for failing in his debut Test in Melbourne, young Indian batsman Lokesh Rahul was relieved to score his maiden century in his second game to help India stay afloat on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test against Australia on Thursday. The 22-year-old Karnataka batsman could...