Delhi News

Power minister questions ex-CM Kejriwal's order for CAG audit of discoms

Hitting out at AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday questioned his intention behind ordering a CAG audit of power discoms in Delhi since 2002 as he said that the exercise had not been carried out because records of only the past eight years is maintained by any company.

AAP, BJP workers clash at Connaught Place

 A scuffle broke out between volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party and BJP workers at Connaught Place here following which police registered FIR against both the parties.

Anupam Kher hopeful of Kiran Bedi govt in Delhi

Firmly believing in BJP rule at the Centre, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Sunday said BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi would form the government in Delhi after the February 7 Assembly polls.

Delhi poll battle heats up as Modi, Kejriwal, Sonia go all out to woo voters
Delhi poll battle heats up as Modi, Kejriwal, Sonia go all out to woo voters

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday made determined bids to woo the people of Delhi for Feb 7 assembly polls, launching sharp attacks on their rivals while seeking to convey their commitment to politics of development.

If my luck is benefitting people, then vote for BJP: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought a majority for BJP in Delhi by presenting himself as a "lucky" person as he ridiculed his rivals for giving all credit for "successes" during his tenure to his good fortune only.

AAP is BJP's competitor in Delhi polls: Arun Jaitley

As Delhi heads for one of the most fiercely fought electoral battle, senior BJP leader and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said his party's main rival was Arvind Kejriwal's AAP which has been eyeing to recapture power.

AAP has not fulfilled any of the promises made so far: Amit Shah

BJP on Sunday tore through the AAP, accusing its chief Arvind Kejriwal of not fulfilling any of the promises made to the people and asked the electorate to not fritter away their votes on a party that has "no policy".

'Paanch Sawaal': BJP questions Arvind Kejriwal over AAP's water, power claims​
'Paanch Sawaal': BJP questions Arvind Kejriwal over AAP's water, power claims​

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued its series of 'Paanch Sawaal' on Sunday and posed its fourth set of questions to Arvind Kejriwal.

Disturbed by Modi supporters, Bedi stops speech midway

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) BJP leaders at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally here Sunday were caught by surprise when the party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi threatened to stop her speech

Delhi polls: Poster war rages on, BJP ad targets Kejriwal's government bungalow row
Delhi polls: Poster war rages on, BJP ad targets Kejriwal's government bungalow row

Taking a dig at Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal's promise to not take up an government bungalow while chief minister of Delhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party released an advertisement on Sunday with a message that 'warns' Delhiites against the AAP leader's style of functioning.

Digvijay Singh questions role of RSS activists in 1984 riots

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Sunday questioned the "role" of RSS in the anti-Sikh riots as a government-appointed panel has recommended setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 riots in Delhi.

Kejriwal takes on BJP over issues of women's rights, security

Accusing BJP of "failing" to prevent crimes against women, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the saffron party's model for women's security was to "lock them up" inside four walls while his party believed in creating safer environment through "strong deterrence".

AAP discredited, confident of BJP win in Delhi polls: Venkaiah

 Alleging that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is "discredited" for having joined hands with Congress, senior BJP leader and Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday expressed confidence that his party would win the Delhi Assembly elections comfortably.

Delhi polls: Sonia Gandhi accuses BJP, AAP of making false promises to people
Delhi polls: Sonia Gandhi accuses BJP, AAP of making false promises to people

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday attacked both the Bharatiya Janata Partyand the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and accused them of making false promises to the people.

Delhi polls: AAP MPs raise Punjab's drugs menace to prevent redux

 They are just four of them but the AAP quartet in parliament is determined to make Punjab's festering problem of drugs an issue for the Delhi Assembly polls with an eye on the large Punjabi population in the national capital - and to prevent the worrying problem from spilling over into Delhi.

Delhi polls: EC takes steps to make polling booths accessible to disabled

Ahead of February 7 election, the Election Commission has been submitted a list of "troubled polling booths" in Delhi where differently-abled persons could face difficulties.

Delhi Metro fares may be hiked after polls, last revised in 2009

 Delhi Metro fares may be hiked soon after the Assembly polls as the government has initiated a process to review the rates which were last raised in 2009.

'Development fund released to Delhi MLAs more than Rs 4 crore'

 Over Rs 297 crore was released as local area development fund to MLAs in Delhi in the current financial year, a sum which surpasses the stipulated amount of Rs 4 crore given to each constituency, according to an RTI.

Kejriwal again apologises, promises not to quit

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has once again apologised for his actions during his 49-day tenure as Chief Minister of Delhi last year and promised not to quit again.

Conversion claim: St Stephen's Principal dragged to court

Valson Thampu, Principal of St Stephen's College, has been dragged to court by a suspended administrative officer of the institution who alleged that he was pressurising him to convert to Christianity.

Delhi polls: Congress, BJP, AAP field just 19 women candidates

Assurances on women safety are galore in the national capital in the run up to the Delhi Assembly polls but when it comes to fielding women candidates, the major parties in the fray have fared poorly.

Delhi Assembly polls: My new name is 'Vikaas Bedi', says Kiran Bedi

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi chief ministerial candidates Kiran Bedi on Sunday said that her name has been changed to 'Vikaas Bedi' and she is here to link the development of Delhi with that of the country.

Heightened vigil to check black money flow during Delhi polls

Central revenue department officials have raised vigil to check any flow of black money from air and land transit points ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections here.

Sunny Sunday likely in Delhi

 It will be a sunny Sunday in the national capital and the maximum temperature is likely to settle around 21 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.

Kin of road accident victim get over Rs 8 Lakh compensation in Delhi

A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal here has awarded over Rs eight lakh to the relatives of a 59- year-old man who died after being hit by a rashly driven motorcycle in August 2011.

PM Narendra Modi's rally in Dwarka: As it happened
PM Narendra Modi's rally in Dwarka: As it happened

A day after addressing a massive crowd in East Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised poll pitch at Dwarka on Sunday ahead of Assembly polls.

'Govt of dharnas' will stall Delhi's development: Amit Shah

Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, BJP Chief Amit Shah on Saturday asked people of Delhi not to choose a "government of dharnas" else the Centre would not be able to develop the national capital.

Arvind Kejriwal used Anna Hazare: Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday accused AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal of "using" Anna Hazare and said the party does not deserve another chance as its government "ran away" from responsibilities after remaining in power for 49 days.

Shootout in Delhi: Criminal killed, two policemen injured

An 18-year-old suspected criminal was shot dead and his accomplice injured in a shootout in Delhi late Saturday evening, police said. Two policemen were injured in the incident.

Delhi polls: Kejriwal criticises Modi for focusing on AAP

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday criticised him for targeting AAP in his election rally and not touching upon critical issues like laying out a roadmap for development of the city.