DELHI ASSEMBLY

  • Watch: Politics on presidential form of open debates January 20, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday challenged Kiran Bedi for an open debate. Bedi, in turn, accepted his challenge but added that will only debate on the floor of the House. ...
  • Kejriwal dares Bedi: Is India ready for a presidential style debate? January 20, 2015

    Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party declared former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday challenged her for an open debate. ...
  • Mission Delhi: Bringing Kiran Bedi is a brilliant plan, says Shazia Ilmi January 20, 2015

    Former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi, who recently joined BJP, talks about dissent in party over ticket distribution. ...
  • Delhi elections: BJP faces rebellion in Karol Bagh and Patel Nagar as new comers get tickets January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: With the entry of new faces into the Bharatiya Janata Party, the old guard has been sidelined and declined tickets for Delhi Assembly elections. Angry and sulking, the old faces are now thinking of contesting as independents. One such BJP leader is Dr Urmila Chandel who is planning...
  • Kejriwal repeats 'bribe' remark despite EC notice, asks voters to accept money from BJP, Congress January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Despite being issued notice by the Election Commission, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday repeated the controversial remarks about bribes. At a rally in Krishnanagar, Kejriwal said he stood by his remarks in which he had asked the voters to accept money from the BJP and...
  • Will contest Delhi Assembly polls: INLD January 20, 2015

    Jind: The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) will contest the upcoming Assembly polls in Delhi, party leader and Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala said on Tuesday. "INLD will put up five to 10 candidates for the Delhi Assembly polls, which the party will contest in association with JD(U)," Chautala said at...
  • Delhi elections: Over 110 FIRs lodged against political parties for violating model code January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: As many as 111 FIRs have so far been registered against different political parties for violating the model code of conduct in the run up to Delhi Assembly elections. According to the office of Delhi Chief Electoral Officer, out of 111 FIRs, 48 have been lodged against Aam...
  • Arvind Kejriwal vs Kiran Bedi: Is it time for a presidential style debate in India? January 20, 2015

    Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party declared former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday challenged her for an open debate. CNN-IBN asks whether it is the time for a presidential style debate in India. ...
  • Delhi elections: Dissent in BJP over ticket distribution grows; while leaders quit, supporters take to streets January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Dissent in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over ticket distribution spilled onto the streets a day after the party released its list of candidates with supporters of party's Delhi unit Satish Upadhyay and other ticket aspirants staging protests in New Delhi over denial of ticket to them. Another group...
  • Delhi elections: Congress's Haroon Yusuf's roadshow leads to traffic jam in Ballimaran January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In a show of strength, senior Congress leader Haroon Yusuf undertook a roadshow in Lal Kuan area of his constituency Ballimaran on Tuesday and it led to a huge traffic jam in the area. Lal Kuan has its own importance and such programs are being held since Independence. But...
  • Congress likely to maintain its hold on Chandni Chowk seat in Delhi polls January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In some good news for Congress, which has been on a downslide for the last few years, the party is likely to maintain its hold on the Chandni Chowk constituency in Delhi Assembly elections. Former MLA Prahlad Singh Sawhney has been winning the seat and is expected to...
  • Delhi elections: BJP state chief Satish Upadhyay's supporters protest denial of ticket to him January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Dissent in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over ticket distribution spilled on the streets a day after the party released its list of candidates with supporters of party's Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay staging protests over denial of ticket to him. Another group shouted slogans against Upadhyay and...
  • Arvind Kejriwal vs Kiran Bedi: Should CM faces debate? January 20, 2015

    Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party declared former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday challenged her for an open debate. ...
  • EC issues notice to Arvind Kejriwal for instigating public to take bribes from BJP, Congress January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Election Commission on Tuesday issued notice to AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal for instigating public to take bribes from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress. The notice was sent on a complaint from Congress Legal Department Secretary KC Mittal alleging deliberately and intentionally instigaing the public during a public...
  • Delhi elections: Congress fields Surendra Kumar from Arvinder Singh Lovely's Gandhi Nagar seat January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Surender Prakash Sharma, a close associate of Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, was on Tuesday made the party candidate for Gandhi Nagar Assembly constituency. The decision, which was announced by senior Congress leader and in-charge of party affairs in Delhi PC Chacko, has come two days after...
  • Supporter of Arvinder Singh Lovely climbs transmission tower in Delhi January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: A supporter of Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Tuesday has climbed a transmission tower and threatened not to come down until Lovely agrees to contest in polls. Lovely will not contest the upcoming Assembly elections in the capital from Gandhi Nagar, even though his name was...
  • Kejriwal to file his nomination for Delhi Assembly polls on Wednesday January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who was due to file his nomination papers for the Delhi Assembly polls, will now be submitting the papers on Wednesday. Apparently, the AAP chief could not file his nomination as he got delayed due to his roadshow in the national capital. However,...
  • Now, senior TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi set to join BJP, meets Amit Shah January 20, 2015

    Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be getting successful in gathering support from various quarters in the political arena. After Kiran Bedi and former Aam Aadmi party member Shazia Ilmi, senior Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi is all set to join the BJP. Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trivedi said...
  • Maken accepts Kejriwal's challenge for 'structured debate' ahead of Delhi polls January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: After Bharatiya Janata Party's Kiran bedi, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday challenged Congress leader Ajay Maken for an open debate. Accepted the invite, Maken said he was ready for a "structured debate" with leaders of rival political parties ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls. Responding...
  • 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...
  • Kiran Bedi as BJP's Delhi CM; recognizing the compulsion of political circumstances January 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: The decision of BJP to nominate Kiran Bedi as its Chief Ministerial candidate for the Delhi polls is an eye catching departure from a trend that was seen with the BJP in the last eight months. It also categorically symbolizes the acceptance of the keen contest likely to witness...
  • Before filing nomination for Delhi polls, Kejriwal holds roadshow till Jantar Mantar January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In a show of strength, Aam Aadmi party Arvind Kejriwal is holding a seven kilometer roadshow which till Jantar Mantar before he heads to file his nomination papers at Jamnagar house in Delhi. Kejriwal will be submitting his papers for the New Delhi constituency for the assembly elections....
  • BJP has finally given us someone who we can ask questiosn to: Yogendra Yadav January 20, 2015

    "We are grateful to the BJP for giving a face, belated however, they have finally given us someone we can ask questions to," said Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav. ...
  • Kiran Bedi accepts Arvind Kejriwal's challenge but says debate on the floor of Delhi Assembly January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party declared former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday challenged her for an open debate. "Congrats 4 being nominated as BJP's CM candidate. I invite u 4 a public debate moderated by...
  • BJP's Nupur Sharma to take on AAP's Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi polls January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Ending speculations of who will take on Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday fielded a young party member Nupur Sharma to contest from the seat. A former member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Nupur said that she...
  • Delhi: Kiran Bedi's hoarding vandalised outside BJP office January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Hours after former IPS officer Kiran Bedi was declared BJP's chief ministerial candidate for the Febuary 7 Delhi assembly polls, a hoarding of her along with party president Satish Upadhyay was vandalised outside the Delhi BJP headquarters on Monday night. Some vandals had cut out the faces of Bedi...
  • Amit Shah confident of winning Delhi under Kiran Bedi, dismisses reports of divide within BJP January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Dismissing reports of any dissent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), party President Amit Shah on Monday named Kiran Bedi as the party's Chief Ministerial candidate for the Delhi Assembly elections. Shah exuded confidence in Bedi's abilities and said that he was sure of BJP's victory under her...
  • Ready to lead BJP in Delhi elections, says Kiran Bedi January 20, 2015

    BJP leader Kiran Bedi on Monday said that she is ready to lead the saffron party in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Bedi said, "I am ready for the challenge and really enthusiastic about it." The BJP on Monday declared Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate for...