Sheila Dikshit

  • Sheila Dikshit could not send out the right message, says Mahabal Mishra July 5, 2014

    The embarrassing poll defeat has left the Congress shaken from top to bottom. The loss forced the Congress president Sonia Gandhi to constitute a a committee under former defence minister AK Antony. Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders complained of massive infighting and complete absence of organisational support, say sources. Mahabal Mishra...
  • Ram Mandir is not an election issue: RSS to BJP March 11, 2014

    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. ...
  • AAP is an opportunistic party: Sheila Dikshit February 15, 2014

    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. ...
  • After street light, Kejriwal government orders probe into another CWG project February 8, 2014

    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 reopens CWG scam case, targets Sheila Dikshit February 6, 2014

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey February 6, 2014

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  • Kejriwal vs Sheila: Is Kejriwal daring Congress to withdraw support? February 6, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has taken on the Congress with a fresh FIR in the Commonwealth Games scam case. The FIR, though, does not name former chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. But CNN-IBN has accessed a note of the Delhi government that former Delhi chief minister says Sheila Dikshit...
  • News 360: Aseemanand's alleged interview links RSS chief to 2007 terror strikes February 6, 2014

    Swami Aseemanand who is accused in the Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts has alleged that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had sanctioned these strikes. Nearly a hundred people were killed and over 70 injured in the three blasts which took place in 2007. ...
  • A Billion Votes: FIR filed in CWG scam, Sheila Dikshit not named February 6, 2014

    An FIR has been filed in connection with alleged corruption in the purchase of street lights during the Commonwealth Games 2010. The FIR, however, does not name former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit directly. ...
  • AAP crisis: Is it a conspiracy or beginning of the end for Kejriwal? February 3, 2014

    The Delhi government on Monday wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee asking for a probe against former chief minister Sheila Dikshit for issuing fake provisional certificates to unauthorised colonies. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi backs Northeast students, assures strict action February 3, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up by shop...
  • A Billion Votes: Is a Third Front government in 2014 a pipedream? July 5, 2014

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday asserted that a 'Third Front' will not be possible without his party. His statement came after AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa entered into an alliance with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for the Lok Sabha elections just...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims compensated: Sheila Dikshit January 29, 2014

    Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots were compensated. She said, "All the victims were compensated. What Arvind Kejriwal wants, its up to them. It is good if people get more money." ...
  • CWG scam: Sheila Dikshit has done no wrong, Cong to Kejriwal January 19, 2014

    The Congress hit back at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and said former chief minister Sheila Dikshit has nothing to worry about with regards to the Commonwealth Games scam. Party spokesperson Rashid Alvi said, "Shiela Dikshit was a competent chief minister. Kejriwal is free to do what he wants, he...
  • Is the Aam Aadmi Party in self-destruct mode? January 17, 2014

    The AAP government in Delhi faced more embarassment after its rebel MLA Vinod Kumar Binny launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleging that the party has a secret deal with the Congress and it is acting on its dictates. "Arvind Kejriwal is close to Sandeep Dikshit for...
  • Arvind Kejriwal refuses duplex flat allotted to him January 6, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was forced to give up the duplex accommodation allotted to him after criticism from political parties and the public. The decision was made after Kejriwal was slammed for not living up to standards that he has demanded of others. "Since there has been a lot...
  • Arvind Kejriwal: The new master blaster in town December 27, 2013

    Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi's seventh Chief Minister at the historic Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday. The AAP and Arvind Kejriwal have delivered the unexpected in their own fresh and unexpected ways. No one expected Kejriwal's AAP to create a huge space in...
  • Situation has changed in Delhi after Dec 16 gangrape: Sheila Dikshit December 16, 2013

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit said that many things have changed after the December 16 gangrape incident. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 9, 2013

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  • News 360: BJP, AAP refrain from forming government in Delhi December 9, 2013

    There is a political deadlock in Delhi as both Bharatiya Janata Party, with 32 MLAs the single largest unit in the 70-member Assembly but still short of four MLAs for a simple majority, and the debutant Aam Aadmi Party with 28 seats declaring that neither will try and form the...
  • Battle for States: BJP hands Congress a defeat January 6, 2014

    The anti-Congress tsunami hit the Hindi heartland on Sunday as the BJP and the AAP decimated the party in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. In Chhattisgarh, after a tense touch and go, the ruling BJP managed to stay in power. The tsunami hit the national capital Delhi the hardest, ending...
  • Battle for States: BJP scores 4-0, Congress crushed, AAP stuns Delhi January 6, 2014

    In a "semi-final" verdict ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election, the BJP on Sunday retained Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, snatched Rajasthan from the Congress but was denied a clear win in Delhi by the debutant Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) spectacular showing. ...
  • Delhi election results: Arvind Kejriwal credits victory to people December 8, 2013

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal credited his party's stunning debut to the people. "This is a win for the people, for Indian democracy. This is not my victory. It is the victory of the people of New Delhi," he said. ...
  • Election results: Sheila Dikshit concedes defeat December 8, 2013

    Outgoing Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has conceded defeat in Delhi. Dikshit said that she has accepted the mandate of the people. "I accept this defeat with due respect," said Dikshit, who resigned from her post shortly after it emerged that BJP was expected to form the government in Delhi. ...
  • Sheila paid the price for failure of central leadership: Manu Singhvi January 6, 2014

    Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi has conceded defeat for the party in Delhi. The Congress leader claimed that Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has paid the price for soaring onion and vegetable prices in Delhi. ...
  • High on election results, AAP supporters celebrate 'dream' debut December 8, 2013

    AAP supporters thronged the party office in high numbers to celebrate party's good showing in the Delhi Assembly elections. According to latest results, the BJP is leading in 33 seats while the AAP is leading in 25 seats. The Congress is leading only in 9 seats and other parties in...
  • Battle for States: Election analysis on CNN-IBN January 6, 2014

    The counting of votes for the four states - Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhathhisgarh ans Rajasthan has begun. While BJP and Congress are locked in a direct battle in Madhya Pradesh, Chhathhisgarh ans Rajasthan, Delhi is seeing a three-way battle with the Aam Aadmi Party entering the fray. ...
  • Delhi: Post-poll survey predict return of BJP December 7, 2013

    The voters of Delhi seem to have pressed the exit button for the Congress in the December 4 Assembly elections. The ruling Congress is likely to be relegated to the third position after 15 years in the office. ...
  • Battle for Delhi: Who is the preferred choice for the top post? December 7, 2013

    It is the most anticipated election result in 2013. Speculations are rife regarding who will win the battle for Delhi. Will the Aam Admi Party make a sterling debut, will Narendra Modi's momentum propel BJP to power or will CM Sheila Dikshit return for a historic fourth term? ...