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  • Man freed of charge of threatening to kill former Delhi CM Dikshit November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, accused of making hoax calls in 2012 about killing the then Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has been let off by a sessions court here, which said Delhi Police did not follow mandatory requirements in the investigation. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Lokesh Kumar Sharma upheld the order of...
  • Won't project CM candidate in Delhi: Congress November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress would not project any chief ministerial candidate in Delhi and it was not up to Shiela Dikshit or any individual leader to decide against contesting, the party said on Wednesday. Party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said that the Congress always fought polls under collective leadership but it was...
  • No harm in involving Tytler, Sajjan Kumar in Delhi polls: Sheila Dikshit November 5, 2014

    Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said there was no harm in involving 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar in Delhi Assembly elections. Sheila said, "There is no harm in involving in Tytler and Kumar in Delhi polls, if there is demand." She also made it clear...
  • P Chidambaram said only names facing prosecution could be named, says Sandeep Dikshit October 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that the Congress did not sit on the list since 2011. "P Chidambaram said only names facing prosecution could be named. We are not attacking BJP for following due process of law," said Chidambaram. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi cemented the Congress party together, says senior leader Sandeep Dikshit October 29, 2014

    Five months after their Lok Sabha debacle the Congress is finally in an introspective mode but still shielding the Gandhis from any blame. CNN-IBN's Pallavi Ghosh talked to Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit. CNN-IBN: Do you agree with P Chidambaram when he says the Gandhis should have spoken more? Sandeep Dikshit: Oh...
  • I am no more interested in Delhi politics, says Sheila Dikshit October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday ruled herself out of the Delhi politics saying, "I am not interested in Delhi politics." Sheila had ruled the national capital for 15 years before losing the elections to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi constituency. On the issue...
  • Maharashtra elections: We will see a lot of dirty politics now, says Sandeep Dikshit October 19, 2014

    After the reports of NCP offering outside support to BJP, Congress spokesperson Sandeep Dikshit said, "BJP was calling NCP corrupt all these days, we shall see a lot of dirty politics now. It is no surprise that the NCP is offering support to BJP." ...
  • Assembly bypoll results a defeat of PM Modi, his agenda: Congress September 16, 2014

    The Congress seemed to be on the road of revival after its performance in the Assembly bypolls. Party spokesperson Sandeep Dikshit said, "This election has to be seen as much as a defeat of Narendra Modi and his agenda and what his government has done in three months as a...
  • Sheila Dikshit slams NDA for nudging UPAappointed governors to quit September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Attacking the NDA government for "forcing" UPAappointed governors to quit, former Kerala Governor and threetime 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. 76yearold Dikshit, who was...
  • Don't want to be Congress's face in Delhi anymore: Sheila Dikshit September 14, 2014

    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...
  • Congress member Sandeep Dikshit slams Rahul Gandhi supporters September 14, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Congress member Sandeep Dikshit slams Rahul Gandhi supporters. "Young secretaries have reduced Rahul Gandhi to a factional leader. Groupism is harming the Congress party and criticising senior leaders not correct," said Dikshit. ...
  • Don't agree with cutoff age concept, it's one's own ability: Sheila Dikshit September 14, 2014

    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 cutoff age concept. She said it was one's own capability and ability and there could not...
  • Sandeep Dikshit lashes out at Rahul's 'group' for being critical of senior leaders September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The tension within the Congress post its Lok Sabha poll debacle does not seem to recede. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has lashed out at party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's 'group' for being critical of senior cadres. "This groupism is harming the party and they need not be right in...
  • Never said BJP should form government in Delhi, clarifies Sheila Dikshit September 13, 2014

    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...
  • Manmohan Singh was following the previous government's policies, says Sandeep Dikshit September 12, 2014

    Manmohan Singh was following the previous government's policies, said Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit regarding the allegations made against the former prime minister by former CAG Sandeep Dikshit. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 11, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 200 dead, lakhs rescued, over 6 lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 11, 2014

    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 September 11, 2014

    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 incharge 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 September 11, 2014

    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 threetime 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 200714. Dikshit was the seventh UPAappointed governor to quit after the change of power...
  • Sheila Dikshit slapped with Rs 3 lakh fine for nonappearance 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

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...