Shiela Dikshit

  • RS Polls: Vora, Deora among Cong nominees; no word on Dikshit 26-01-2014 09:51 PM

    The Congress on Sunday announced the names of seven candidates, including Motilal Vora, Murli Deora and Ranjib Biswal, for the February 7 Rajya Sabha polls, but there was no decision yet on the nomination of former Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit. All India Congress Committee (AICC) treasurer Vora (86) was...
  • Delhi polls: Litmus test for Shiela Dikshit in high profile seat 29-11-2013 06:48 PM

    68-year-old Bala Devi happily tells about the newly installed hand pump in her jhuggi in New Delhi area. She only wishes it would have been of great help if the pump was installed earlier like a basic necessity and not like an election sop. For Bala Devi and many others...
  • Sushma Swaraj defends Modi, slams Congress, AAP 18-11-2013 10:22 PM

    Coming to the defence of Narendra Modi, Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj, on Monday, described the snooping allegation against him as totally false and a "dirty trick" by a "frustrated" Congress which will not affect the BJP. Claiming that there was an anti-Congress wave in Delhi,...
  • Onion prices to come down after Diwali: Dikshit 03-11-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit on Saturday said the onion prices in the national capital would come down after Diwali as new stocks were all set to arrive by next week. Dikshit, who had come to power defeating the then Bharatiya Janata Party government in 1998 riding on...
  • Would like to see Rahul Gandhi taking a bigger role: Sheila Dikshit 09-10-2013 09:26 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday said that she would like to see Rahul Gandhi in a bigger role. In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, Dikshit said, "He is playing a bigger role and he will come to it gradually. Thing happens in the Congress' politics when moments come."...
  • Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit kickstarts Delhi's Food Security programme 01-09-2013 04:35 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit kickstarted the distribution of subisidised food under Delhi's Food Security programe. Under the scheme, eligible families will receive wheat at Rs 2 per kg and rice at Rs 3 per kg. The programme was launched by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi last month. Delhi...
  • Red Fort to Raisina: a book on Delhi 13-12-2011 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: New Delhi is celebrating 100 years as the capital, and it seemed like the kind of birthday no one wanted to miss. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit launched the latest book on the capital 'Red Fort to Raisina', the launch itself was like a who's who for the city's...
  • CMs reply to Centre on Lokpal letter 15-06-2011 08:34 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Ministers of Congress-ruled states have toed the Centre's line on the Lokpal bill opposing bringing the Prime Minister under its ambit while those from states where BJP is in power have sought wider deliberations before a final view is taken. Several Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states have...
  • Controversial NZTV host Paul Henry resigns 10-10-2010 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: New Zealand's controversial television anchor Paul Henry resigned on Sunday amid an uproar over racial comments. He had mocked Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit's name and made racial slurs against Indians. Earlier, New Zealand apologised to India’s External Affairs ministry over comments made by Paul Henry about the...
  • Clean-up will be finished by Wednesday: Dikshit 26-09-2010 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday morning met officials from the CWG Organising Committee, the Delhi Development Authority and the Municipal Corporation and said, “Work is on track and I assure that all the cleanliness work will be done. All the flats will be handed over by Wednesday.”...
  • Delhi set for Games, beats negativism 26-09-2010 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: The countdown for the much-awaited Commonwealth Games has now begun. And with just eight days to go, Delhi seems to be beating negativism, and gets ready to put its best foot forward for the Games. While the government still needs to do a lot of fire fighting over...
  • CWG: The race against time continues 22-09-2010 10:00 PM

    New Delhi: Whatever can go wrong is going wrong with the Commonwealth Games. After Tuesday’s footbridge collapse, there was more embarrassment for the Organising Committee (OC) in store on Wednesday as a portion of the false ceiling collapsed in the weightlifting arena at the Jawahar Lal Stadium. CNN-IBN visited three...
  • Sheila woos Left, Brinda not interested 02-05-2009 09:14 AM

    Post-poll alliances apart, Left says it will not join a Cong-led govt. ...
  • Slum women add colour to Dilli ki Shaan 26-03-2009 03:07 AM

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  • V K Malhotra loses, what went wrong? 09-12-2008 01:09 AM

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  • Blame game after blast | Pics: Chaos, fear 28-09-2008 12:06 AM

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  • BRT not scrapped, other corridors put on hold 26-04-2008 08:03 PM

    Pune: Pune Warriors have made their first signing of the season after returning to the Indian Premier League fold, signing West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels. Pune had boycotted the auction for the fifth season after owners Sahara Group, the Indian cricket team's long-time sponsor, ended its financial ties with the...