Dikshit

  • EC a toothless body, says Sandeep Dikshit 09-04-2014 06:25 PM

    Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Wednesday referred to the Election Commission (EC) as a toothless body and said it does not act on complaints. "Election Commission only issued two-three toothless warnings and does nothing," Dikshit, contesting the Lok Sabha election from East Delhi, said. The commission only goes through appeals,...
  • Campaign ends in Delhi, polls on April 10 08-04-2014 05:51 PM

    The high-voltage campaigning for the seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital that saw newbie Aam Aadmi Party foraying into parliamentary contest to be held on April 10 came to an end on Tuesday. On the last day of campaign, all the top players, BJP, Congress and AAP held...
  • Congress's Ajay Maken eyeing hat-trick from New Delhi seat 08-04-2014 05:23 PM

    A microcosm of capital's urban elite and who's who in the political space, the prestigious New Delhi constituency has been the centre of a high-octane campaign where incumbent Ajay Maken is facing BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi and Ashish Khaitan of AAP. Earlier represented by the likes of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Chandni Chowk, East Delhi 03-04-2014 11:47 PM

    Out of the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, the most keenly watched election will be the one for the Chandni Chowk constituency where Congress's Kapil Sibal, AAP's Ashutosh and BJP's Harsh Vardhan are contesting. Just days to go before 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN's Parikshit Luthra visits Chandni Chowk...
  • Congress stronghold Chandni Chowk now a three-legged battleground 03-04-2014 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: Union Minister and sitting Chandni Chowk MP Kapil Sibal has no time to rest; he won his last Lok Sabha elections against the BJP by over two lakh votes, but this time the stakes are higher. Sibal faces tough opposition from state BJP president Harshvardhan and former journalist...
  • MPs Rating: Sandeep Dikshit scores 5.49 on a scale of 10 28-03-2014 09:26 AM

    New Delhi: Sandeep Dikshit is a two-term MP from East Delhi. He is the son of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit. He scored 5.1 on the twin parameters of accessibility and trustworthiness in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. Dikshit scored 5.7 on...
  • Kejriwal dumping issues half-way: BJP 27-03-2014 10:23 PM

    BJP on Thursday stepped up its attack on AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal accusing him of dumping issues half-way and running away from answering questions, and said it did not need his advise on the kind of language to be used. Charging Kejriwal with indulging in "hypocrisy" and "politics of convenience",...
  • Rajmohan Gandhi, Sandeep Dikshit served notice for suspected paid news 26-03-2014 11:09 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Election Commission has issued show cause notices to three prominent leaders in the poll fray from East Delhi constituency in connection with cases of "suspected" paid news. Sitting MP and Congress candidate Sandeep Dikhsit, AAP candidate Rajmohan Gandhi and BJP nominee Maheish Girri have been served show...
  • LS polls: Sandeep Dikshit files nomination papers 21-03-2014 04:44 PM

    New Delhi: Congress candidate and sitting MP Sandeep Dikshit on Friday filed his nomination papers from East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Flanked by hundreds of Congress workers and amid slogan shouting, Dikshit, 49, submitted his nomination papers before the Returning officer at Deputy Commissioner's office in East Delhi. Exuding confidence...
  • Congress names 58 candidates in 3rd list, suspense over Varanasi continues 18-03-2014 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday released its third list of 58 candidates for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. While the party didn't give ticket to Commonwealth Games scam accused Suresh Kalmadi, it remained silent on who will contest against Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi....
  • Ram Mandir is not an election issue: RSS to BJP 11-03-2014 08:45 PM

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday told BJP that Ram Mandir is no longer a major election issue for them. It has asked the party to focus on other national affairs. This comes after the RSS held a four day strategy meeting. ...
  • Sheila Dikshit sworn-in as Kerala Governor 11-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was sworn in as Kerala Governor at the Raj Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. Kerala High Court Chief Justice Manjula Chellur administered the oath of office. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his cabinet colleagues were also present on the occasion....
  • Sheila Dikshit to be sworn in as Kerala Governor today 11-03-2014 09:44 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will be sworn in as Kerala Governor on Tuesday. She was accorded a reception on her arrival at the airport on Monday. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, his wife Mariyamma Oommen, Speaker G Karthikeyan, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala and senior government officials welcomed her....
  • Sheila Dikshit to take oath as Kerala Governor on March 11 10-03-2014 12:16 AM

    Sheila Dikshit, the former three- time Congress Chief Minister of Delhi, will take over as Kerala Governor on Tuesday at a function in Trivandrum. The 75-year-old Dikshit would be administered the oath by Kerala High Court Chief Justice Dr Manjula Chellur. She is expected to leave for Trivandrum tomorrow, said...
  • Sandeep Dikshit served notice by Election Commission 07-03-2014 11:26 PM

    Congress MP from East Delhi Sandeep Dikshit was on Friday served a notice by Delhi Election Commission for alleged violation of model code of conduct which came to force since the day the Lok sabha election dates were announced. The notice has been issued by Returning Officer of East Delhi...
  • Kejriwal fumes as Congress appoints Sheila Dikshit as Kerala Governor 05-03-2014 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has hit out at the Congress for appointing former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit as the Kerala Governor. He has called it an attempt to shield the former CM who is facing an inquiry in the Commonwealth Games corruption cases. "Sheila Dikshit's...
  • Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit appointed Kerala's new Governor 04-03-2014 10:35 PM

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit has been appointed as the new Governor of Kerala, sources said on Tuesday. The senior Congress leader served as CM from 1998 to 2013 in Delhi. Highly placed sources said that the decision has been conveyed to 75-year-old Dikshit, who will succeed...
  • Delhi's women helpline to be disconnected, Sheila attacks Kejriwal 04-03-2014 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: A women's safety helpline set up by former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit following the brutal gangrape of a young medical student in December 2012, is now being disconnected. Dikshit said she was disappointed to see the way this helpline was being handled. "I'm extremely pained and disappointed....
  • Sheila Dikshit moves HC to oppose plea of AAP in graft case 25-02-2014 11:53 PM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court to oppose the plea of the then AAP government to withdraw the appeal filed by her dispensation against a lower court order to register an FIR against her in a corruption case. "Permit applicant Sheila Dikshit...
  • AAP moves SC against President's rule in Delhi 20-02-2014 08:33 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision to impose President's rule in Delhi on the recommendation of the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung alleging it was done to protect Congress leaders and former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit from corruption charges. The party contended the February 16...
  • FIR against Sheila, Delhi HC to hear Kejriwal government's plea on Feb 26 17-02-2014 01:01 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Monday fixed for February 26 the hearing on Kejriwal government's plea to withdraw the appeal of previous Congress dispensation against a lower court order to register an FIR against former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in a corruption case. A bench of Justice V P Vaish,...
  • AAP is an opportunistic party: Sheila Dikshit 15-02-2014 05:49 PM

    After Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Cabinet resigned the Congress slammed the former saying it was an opportunistic party. "There is a system in place and the Constitution must be followed," said Sheila Dikshit. ...
  • AAP failed as it went beyond Constitution, says Sheila Dikshit 15-02-2014 03:07 PM

    Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government failed because it started to go "beyond the Constitution". "Though AAP tried to tackle Delhi's problem, but I don't think they succeeded because they started going beyond the Constitution... and that is when they really...
  • Kejriwal ignoring people's problems: BJP 11-02-2014 09:32 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Tuesday accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of garnering political mileage through controversies and of ignoring the problems of people by putting up a "facade" of honesty. "It is clear that Kejriwal is trying to divert attention of the people from the issues of governance as...
  • Delhi: BRT should be scrapped, says Kejriwal 10-02-2014 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: The capital's controversial BRT corridor for buses should be scrapped in its present form, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said. He has asked Transport Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj to go into the matter, Kejriwal said. Introduced some six years ago in South Delhi, Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) corridor...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: Kejriwal threatens to 'go to any extent' 08-02-2014 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday threatened to "go to any extent" over his pet anti-graft legislation, the Jan Lokpal Bill, which is opposed both by the Congress, whose continued support is essential for the survival of his government, as well as the BJP. "Corruption is extremely...
  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project 08-02-2014 11:31 AM

    Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Delhi government orders ACB probe into another CWG project 07-02-2014 10:23 PM

    New Delhi: Pointing at yet another purported scam under the Sheila Dikshit regime, Delhi government on Friday asked its Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to probe alleged irregularities worth Rs 184 crore in the construction of the Ring Road bypass ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games. On the basis of Delhi government's...
  • Delhi government reopens CWG scam case, targets Sheila Dikshit 06-02-2014 11:41 PM

    There is trouble for former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. The Aam Aadmi Party government has ordered a probe into her alleged role into the purchase of street lights in the Commonwealth Games scam. Although an FIR registered in the case does not name Dikshit, CNN-IBN has accessed a government...
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