Sheila Dikshit

  • Sheila Dikshit slams NDA for nudging UPA-appointed governors to quit 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Attacking the NDA government for "forcing" UPA-appointed governors to quit, former Kerala Governor and three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said that the new dispensation targeted the holders of the constitutional office "selectively" and "humiliated" them which does not auger well for democracy. 76-year-old Dikshit, who was...
  • Don't want to be Congress's face in Delhi anymore: Sheila Dikshit 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Sheila Dikshit, who served a short term as the Governor of Kerala post Congress's debacle in the Delhi Assembly elections, does not plan to become the party's face in case fresh elections were held in the national capital which is currently under President's Rule. "No, I don't have any...
  • Don't agree with cut-off age concept, it's one's own ability: Sheila Dikshit 3 days ago

    New Delhi: As rift within the Congress has been widening and it has almost become a fight between old guard and young generation, former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit did not agree with the cut-off age concept. She said it was one's own capability and ability and there could not...
  • Never said BJP should form government in Delhi, clarifies Sheila Dikshit 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday defended herself saying that she never backed the Bharatiya Janata Party to form government in the national capital. "I never said BJP should form Delhi government. All I said was that if they have numbers they should form the government," she...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 5 days ago

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  • News 360: 200 dead, lakhs rescued, over 6 lakhs still stranded in J&K floods 5 days ago

    Even as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood- hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. ...
  • Delhi: Congress disapproves of Sheila Dikshit's remarks backing BJP 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday disapproved of former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's remarks that the BJP should be given an opportunity to form government in Delhi. Distancing itself from the statement, party general secretary in-charge for Delhi Shakeel Ahmed dubbed it as "personal opinion". "Shiela Ji's comments on govt...
  • Dikshit 'shocks' Congress by backing BJP's bid to form government in Delhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In an unexpected political development, former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday said that BJP should be given an opportunity to form government as it will be good for the people of Delhi. The Congress quickly distanced itself from the remark. "In a democracy, elected governments are always...
  • Former CJI P Sathasivam sworn in as Kerala Governor September 5, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former chief justice of India (CJI) P. Sathasivam was sworn in as the new Governor of Kerala on Friday morning. The acting chief justice of the Kerala High Court, Ashok Bhushan, administered the oath to Sathasivam at the Raj Bhavan here. Sathasivam is the first former CJI to become the Governor...
  • Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit hints at returning to active politics September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Sheila Dikshit, who had resigned as Kerala Governor, on Thursday dropped enough hints of returning to active politics and said her future role in the party will be decided by the Congress leadership. Dikshit, a three-time Chief Minister of Delhi, said she will abide by any decision the Congress...
  • Congress slams Centre over reports of appointment of Sathasivam as Kerala Governor September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday slammed the Narendra Modi government over reports of former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam being appointed as Kerala Governor. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has also objected to the appointment saying he was never consulted. Sources said that the Home Ministry has forwarded Sathasivam's...
  • Former CJI P Sathasivam to be the next Kerala Governor August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam is all set to become the Governor of Kerala after former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit vacated the post earlier this week. Justice Sathasivam served as the CJI from 2007-14. Dikshit was the seventh UPA-appointed governor to quit after the change of power...
  • Sheila Dikshit slapped with Rs 3 lakh fine for non-appearance August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Saturday slapped with a fine of Rs 3 lakh by a court in the national capital for failing to appear before it in a defamation case filed by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. It is the second time she...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 26, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 26, 2014

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  • News 360: Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi dropped from BJP Parliamentary Board August 26, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. ...
  • Congress silent on Sheila Dikshit's resignation as Kerala Governor August 26, 2014

    Sheila Dikshit resigned as Kerala Governor on Tuesday, a day after she met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit resigns August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit resigned on Tuesday. Dikshit is the seventh UPA appointed governor to resign after the Narendra Modi government came to power at the centre. Her resignation comes a day after she met President Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Dikshit said that she did not...
  • Centre likely to name new governors for four states today August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is likely to announce the names of new governors for four states, namely Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra, on Tuesday. Senior BJP leader Kalyan Singh is likely to be appointed as the Governor of Rajasthan,a seat which fell vacant after Margaret Alva was transferred to...
  • News 360: Meerut couple shows the way, adopts 12 HIV positive boys August 25, 2014

    In Meerut, 12 HIV positive boys have been given a new lease of life by a young couple. A close encounter with death promoted Ajay Sharma to look at life differently and encouraged him to transform lives. Supporting Sharma in this cause is his wife. The couple has adopted 12...
  • Sheila Dikshit meets President, Home Minister amid indications of resignation August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit on Monday met President Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister Rajnath Singh amid indications that she may put in her papers if shunted out of the southern state. Dikshit's meetings came a day after her Maharashtra counterpart K Sankaranarayanan quit, protesting his transfer to Mizoram. Five...
  • Sheila Dikshit likely to resign as Kerala Governor: Sources August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government is close to finalising the new Governors, sources now say that Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit is likely to resign on Monday evening. However, Dikshit continues to deny the reports about her stepping down, calling them 'speculation'. "These are just speculations," said Dikhsit after her...
  • Sheila Dikshit meets Home Minister, refutes reports of her resignation as Kerala Governor August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst row over the new government removing UPA-appointed governors, Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the national capital on Monday morning. Sheila is also scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee later in the evening. She, however, put to rest speculations about her stepping down as...
  • BJP promises probe into alleged scams during Sheila Dikshit rule July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid stepped up political activity in the city, newly-appointed Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Sunday said all major cases of alleged corruption and financial bunglings during Congress rule, including in Commonwealth Games projects, will be thoroughly probed if his party comes to power in the national capital. Asserting...
  • Ready to resign but not under pressure: Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit July 20, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala governor Sheila Dikshit has clarified her stand that she will not resign from her post under any pressure. She added that she is not desperate to keep her job. Sheila has been under pressure to resign ever since the Narendra Modi government took charge at the Centre. She had...
  • No hint from Centre to quit Kerala Governor post: Sheila Dikshit July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday denied receiving any hint from the Centre to quit and said she was not aware of any move to transfer her out of Thiruvananthapuram Rajbhavan. "No", she said when asked whether she was sounded by anyone in the Central government to put in...
  • Governor can't be tried in criminal case: Sheila Dikshit to Delhi HC July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday sought quashing of the trial court order to lodge FIR against her in a graft case, contending in the Delhi High Court that such proceedings cannot be continued against a Governor. Advocate M Pracha, appearing for Dikshit, said as per Article...
  • Delhi: AAP demands action against former CM Sheila Dikshit July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Upping its ante against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the AAP on Monday demanded strict action against her in connection with the Rs 3,000 crore unauthorised colonies scam. "The latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), now with the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, corroborates the findings...
  • Sheila Dikshit could not send out the right message, says Mahabal Mishra July 5, 2014

    The embarrassing poll defeat has left the Congress shaken from top to bottom. The loss forced the Congress president Sonia Gandhi to constitute a a committee under former defence minister AK Antony. Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders complained of massive infighting and complete absence of organisational support, say sources. Mahabal Mishra...