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  • Kiran Bedi's loss in Krishna Nagar reflects why BJP was decimated in Delhi February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: It was a rout of unprecedented scale. A party which romped home with a big majority in the Lok Sabha elections just about 10 months ago and then went on to form government in three other states has been badly mauled in Delhi Assembly elections and barely won...
  • Over 3.5 lakh tweets as Arvind Kejriwal takes Delhi by storm February 11, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal not just took Delhi by storm but also generated a lot of attention on Twitter as well. About 3.5 lakh tweets almost through the day between 7 AM and 6 PM and some of the tweets got a lot of traction. Senior Congress leader...
  • 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...
  • From activist to chief minister, the many ups and down of Kejriwal's political career February 11, 2015

    From activist to Delhi chief minister, Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal has had many ups and downs in his political career. From being virtually written off after the Lok Sabha elections, no one can deny that Kejriwal has worked hard to claw back the credibility he had lost....
  • BJP reduced to 'dirt' by AAP in Delhi polls, says Shiv Sena February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: In a stinging attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party after its rout in Delhi Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said the saffron party has been turned into "dirt" by the broom-wielding Aam Aadmi Party and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the poor show. The Sena also said it's...
  • Live: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal meets Home Minister, demands full statehood for Delhi February 11, 2015

    A day after an astounding victory, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal meets senior leaders on Wednesday ahead of his swearing-in ceremony. He met Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu to get the Centre's assistance for Delhi's development and raised the issue of statehood for Delhi with him. In the afternoon, he...
  • Reasons behind BJP's humiliating rout in Delhi polls February 11, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party had pulled out all stops in the Battle for Delhi only to face an embarrassing and humiliating rout in the hands of Aam Aadmi Party. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party dismissed the opinion polls that gave a clear edge to the AAP by calling...
  • '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: AAP's Bharadwaj leads in GK, President's daughter in 3rd place February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Former AAP minister Saurabh Bhardwaj was leading from the prestigious Greater Kailash contituency by a margin of 2745 votes after second round of counting. With 20,784 votes, Bhardwaj is way ahead of BJP's Rakesh Gullaiya who has bagged 18,039 votes. Congress candidate Sharmistha Mukherjee, daughter of President Pranab Mukherjee, managed...
  • Delhi elections 2015 results: Raghu Ram, Shekhar Kapur, Tapsee Pannu tweet their reactions February 10, 2015

    Several celebrities have extended their best wishes to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal as his party heads for a landslide victory in the Delhi assembly election. Kejriwal who made headlines on becoming an important aide to Anna Hazare when the latter launched a hunger strike at the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi...