ELECTIONS

  • Is Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen the new threat to Congress? March 15, 2015

    Back from political wilderness as Congress' Maharashtra PCC President, Ashok Chavan faces his first big electoral challenge in his own backyard- Mararthwada. And it is the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) that is the big worry for the party in the Aurnagabad Municipal Corporation election scheduled for next month. ...
  • 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...
  • Does Anurag Thakur's win mean Srinivasan can't remote control BCCI? March 2, 2015

    Anurag Thakur was the nominee from the Pawar faction and he won the secretary post by one vote. ...
  • AAP's landslide win in Delhi still hasn't sunk in: Yogendra Yadav February 16, 2015

    Relishing the massive mandate in Delhi polls, Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav said that though they were confident of a victory, the margin of victory has been a surprise. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Meet the team that made Aam Aadmi Party win 67 of 70 Delhi Assembly seats February 13, 2015

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday swept the Delhi Assembly elections leaving the opposition parties decimated with BJP winning only three seats while Congress failed to open its account. Here is the team that made the party achieve the mark. ...
  • NRI's look forward to a new India with Kejriwal in Delhi February 13, 2015

    NRI's in London look forward to a new India with Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi. "This is the start of an honest government. A simple and corruption free government with better job opportunities," say NRI's. ...
  • BJP used Kiran Bedi as scapegoat: Anna Hazare February 11, 2015

    After former team Anna member and now BJP's Delhi CM candidate faced defeat in Delhi Assembly elections on Tuesday, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare said that Bedi was used as scapegoat by BJP. ...
  • Learn from Delhi defeat: Allies to PM Modi February 11, 2015

    After Tuesday's colossal defeat, the knives are out and the BJP's allies Shiv Sena and PDP have asked the PM Narendra Modi to learn from this defeat, while potential ally PDP has asked for a course-correction. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal wipes out BJP: Should Modi own up to the Delhi debacle? February 11, 2015

    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. ...
  • After Delhi sweep, Kejriwal meets President, Central Ministers February 11, 2015

    After the historic mandate in Delhi Assembly elections, Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party is getting ready for the bigger task od governing the national capital. While they met the central ministers and assured cooperation some of the contentious issues like full statehood for delhi did come up. ...
  • 'AAP' ki Dilli: Can Arvind Kejriwal deliver on his promises? February 11, 2015

    With Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) having registered a stunning victory in the Delhi Assembly elections, the party will now have to hit the ground running to fulfil the promises made in its manifesto. Many of the promises made by the party and its chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal are freebies. ...
  • What are the two things Kejriwal government should do at priority? February 11, 2015

    As Arvind Kejriwal-led by Aam Aadmi Party won the Delhi polls with a huge mandate, CNN-IBN asks people about the two things that Kejriwal government should do at the first priority. ...
  • Vijay Goel hits out at Sena for targeting PM Modi for BJP's defeat in Delhi polls February 11, 2015

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijay Goel hit out at its ally Shiv Sena for targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the humiliating loss in the Delhi Assembly election. Goel said, "Who is Saamna to comment? These elections were of Delhi? Right now party should introspect on the reasons and...
  • Debate, dissent, discussion, dharna four pillars of democracy: Kejriwal February 11, 2015

    In his first interview after Aam Aadmi Party's historic win in the Delhi Assembly election, party chief Arvind Kejriwal spoke on a slew of issues. He said if he was given examples of four countries where employment has increased and farmers have benefitted out of FDI in retail, he would...
  • Aam Aadmi Party's win in Delhi makes global headlines February 11, 2015

    The Aam Aadmi Party's massive win in Delhi in in headlines not just in India but abroad too. Germany has even invited AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to visit the country. ...
  • Over 3.5 lakh tweets as Arvind Kejriwal takes Delhi by storm February 11, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal not just took Delhi by storm but also generated a lot of attention on Twitter as well. About 3.5 lakh tweets almost through the day between 7 AM and 6 PM and some of the tweets got a lot of traction. Senior Congress leader...
  • Delhi polls: Kejriwal tsunami stalls rising Narendra Modi wave February 11, 2015

    The Arvind Kejriwal tsunami not only swept away 67 of the 70 Assembly seats in the national capital but has also stalled the rising Narendra Modi wave. AAP's victory in Delhi is also being seen as a blessing in disguise for the opposition parties that have been reeling under BJP's...
  • From activist to chief minister, the many ups and down of Kejriwal's political career February 11, 2015

    From activist to Delhi chief minister, Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal has had many ups and downs in his political career. From being virtually written off after the Lok Sabha elections, no one can deny that Kejriwal has worked hard to claw back the credibility he had lost....
  • Reasons behind BJP's humiliating rout in Delhi polls February 11, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party had pulled out all stops in the Battle for Delhi only to face an embarrassing and humiliating rout in the hands of Aam Aadmi Party. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party dismissed the opinion polls that gave a clear edge to the AAP by calling...
  • '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'. ...
  • Can AAP fulfil its promises? February 10, 2015

    With Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) having registered a stunning victory in the Delhi Assembly elections, the party will now have to hit the ground running to fulfil the promises made in its manifesto. Many of the promises made by the party and its chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal are freebies. ...
  • Will Delhi results impact the national picture? February 10, 2015

    Is it the end of Narendra Modi wave and has the formula to stop the Bharatiya Janata Party juggernaut been finally found? With the Congress in the intensive care unit and refusing to swallow the bitter pill, BJP had been an upswing winning states after states and also bagging the...
  • What are the factors for the AAP's landslide victory? February 10, 2015

    It is a fairy tale comeback for a party and leader who had been written off by everyone after the 49-day government in Delhi and the mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. But soon after the Lok Sabha election disaster, the much-maligned Aam Aadmi Party and its founder-leader Arvind...
  • Landslide victory for AAP: Is the verdict against BJP? February 10, 2015

    Is it the end of Narendra Modi wave and has the formula to stop the Bharatiya Janata Party juggernaut been finally found? With the Congress in the intensive care unit and refusing to swallow the bitter pill, BJP had been an upswing winning states after states and also bagging the...
  • 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. ...