DELHI ELECTIONS

  • AAP slams BJP after reports of school forcing staff to enroll March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The AAP on Wednesday slammed the BJP after reports emerged that Ryan International School was allegedly forcing its staff to enroll with the political outfit, saying these attempts is a reflection of the saffron party's restlessness after the drubbing in the Delhi Assembly polls. The party has also demanded...
  • AAP suspends Rajesh Garg after he charged Kejriwal of trying to poach 6 Congress MLAs March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP on Monday suspended its former MLA Rajesh Garg for anti-party activities, following his charges that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was trying to poach six Congress MLAs to form government in 2104. Sources said, Garg was a "serial offender", which led the party to take the decision....
  • AAP's Sanjay Singh offered cabinet positions to 6 Congress MLAs in 2014, claims Congress's Muhammad Khan March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: As infighting in the Aam Aadmi Party gets ugly and allegations of luring rivals MLAs surface, another video of alleged horse-trading has surfaced. Former Congress MLA Asif Muhammad Khan has now claimed that AAP leader Sanjay Singh offered cabinet positions to Congress MLAs if six of them, 4...
  • AAP accuses Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav of conspiring to defeat party in Delhi polls March 11, 2015

    The Aam Aadmi Party in a statement, for the first time listed out the reasons why it expelled founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's parliamentary affairs committee. Top AAP leaders have accused Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav of conspiring to defeat the party before the Delhi...
  • Kiran Bedi enquire about Kejriwal health at Bassi At-Home reception February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi may have fought a bitter electoral battle but the two leaders on Tuesday exchanged pleasantries and engaged in a brief conversation at a function in New Delhi. At the At-Home reception hosted by Delhi Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi, Bedi sat next to Chief...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha February 15, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Arvind Kejriwal swearing-in as the new Chief Minister of Delhi, World Cup 2015 and many more issues. ...
  • Kejriwal's mention of Crocin in swearing-in speech trends on Twitter February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Fever-relieving drug Crocin was on Saturday trending on Twitter after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned it in his speech during the swearing-in ceremony. Kejriwal had been suffering from fever for the past two days and in his speech after taking oath as the Chief Minister, he said he...
  • '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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 10 of the funniest reaction tweets that the Delhi Election results brought out! February 10, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party's shocking victory has garnered a lot of reactions from everyone in this country. From supportive and congratulatory statements, to outright hateful sour-grape comments, Twitter saw it all today. Somewhere in between, a bunch of people found some humour in this entire situation.Let us have a look at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Celebrations begin outside AAP office as party crosses half-way mark February 10, 2015

    Frenzied victory celebrations erupted on Tuesday all across Delhi as AAP supporters burst crackers, beat drums and danced as the party headed to a victory in the Delhi election. ...
  • AAP supporters, if we win, be gracious, says music composer Vishal Dadlani February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Music composer Vishal Dadlani, a known AAP supporter, said Monday that party supporters must be gracious and not gloat if the party wins the Delhi election. "AAP supporters, IF we win, be gracious," said Dadlani, placing emphasis on "IF". "No gloating. AK (Arvind Kejriwal) will be Delhi's CM, not just...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha in conversation with 'Kiran Bedi' February 8, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections results, Cyrus Broacha talks to BJP's chief ministerial candidate 'Kiran Bedi'. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha February 8, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Delhi elections, Indian Hockey men's new coach Paul van Ass, AIB roast and AAP funding row. He also talks to BJP's chief ministerial candidate 'Kiran Bedi'. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Arvind Kejriwal Vs Kiran Bedi in Delhi polls February 7, 2015

    The Aam Aadmi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party are facing a tough fight in Delhi. Arvind Kejriwal is the CM candidate for AAP while Kiran Bedi is the CM candidate for the BJP. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha January 31, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on US President Barack Obama's India visit, Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 and Padma Awards 2015. ...