Shiela Dikshit

Congress not to project a CM candidate in Gujarat

Congress not to project a CM candidate in Gujarat

Congress may have projected Sheila Dikshit as its chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh but it has no such plans for Gujarat, the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, where elections are due next year.

Aug 28, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

BJP seeks Arvind Kejriwal's arrest over water tanker scam report

Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Friday sought the arrest of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over water tanker scam, in an increasingly bitter fight with the AAP with two sides accusing each other of various scams and crimes.

Jun 24, 2016, 16:30 PM IST
Seniors will welcome if Rahul Gandhi wants a younger team: Congress leader Sheila Dikshit

Seniors will welcome if Rahul Gandhi wants a younger team: Congress leader Sheila Dikshit

Shiela Dikshit said on Thursday that the time was right for Rahul Gandhi to take over as party president.

Jun 02, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate conference on women legislators' role

The conference will be addressed by Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Mar 05, 2016, 08:41 AM IST

BJP MP raps AAP govt for not funding municipal corporations

A BJP member from Delhi on Friday squarely blamed the Arvind Kejriwal government in Lok Sabha for not providing funds to the municipal corporations resulting in piling up of garbage in various parts of the national capital.

Dec 04, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

Delhi gang-rape case: Start cooperating with Centre, Shiela tells Kejriwal

Former Delhi chief minister Shiela Dikshit on Saturday asked her successor Arvind Kejriwal to start cooperating with the Centre for the benefit of the people.

Oct 17, 2015, 23:56 PM IST

Sanskrit being reduced to just a subject of discussion: Sheila Dikshit

Senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit on Thursday said that the relevance of Sanskrit has been reduced to a subject of discussion and conferences in the country.

Sep 17, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

FIR against Shiela Dikshit on my direction as DJB chief: Kapil Mishra

Former Law Minister Kapil Mishra on Wednesday sought to delink the AAP government's decision to divest him of the law department with his recommendation to register an FIR against former Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit.

Sep 02, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

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Jun 24, 2015, 17:41 PM IST

Sandeep Dikshit says Congress does not have 'genuine leaders'

After his mother, Sandeep Dikshit on Friday unleashed a fusillade on the way the Congress is run saying its "elitist" culture produces "arrogance" and it does not have "genuine" leaders.

Feb 13, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

Won't project CM candidate in Delhi: Congress

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.

Nov 05, 2014, 22:16 PM IST

Dikshit slams NDA for nudging UPA-appointed guvs to quit

Attacking the NDA government for "forcing" UPA-appointed governors to quit, former Kerala Governor and three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said the new dispensation targeted the holders of the constitutional office "selectively" and "humiliated" them which does not auger well for democracy.

Sep 14, 2014, 16:23 PM IST

Delhi BJP seeks dismissal of Shiela Dikshit as Kerala Governor

Delhi BJP on Sunday demanded the dismissal of Sheila Dikshit as Governor of Kerala and lodging of case against her in the wake of scathing remarks by the CAG over alleged irregularities in the development works in unauthorised colonies.

Aug 03, 2014, 23:16 PM IST

HC orders fresh probe in case involving forged signature of Shiela Dikshit

Madras High Court on Friday ordered the poilce here to reopen a complaint that a city-based financier was cheated Rs 62 lakh by two persons who produced papers with forged signatures of the then Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and fake seals of central government to support their claim of being awarded a government project.

Aug 02, 2014, 01:16 AM IST

`Defiant` Kerala Guv Sheila Dikshit meets Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh, terms it courtesy call

In the backdrop of speculations that Kerala Governor Shiela Dikshit may be shifted to Nagaland by the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, former Delhi chief minister met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday.

Jul 09, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

Rajya Sabha polls: Vora, Deora among Cong nominees; no word on Dikshit

Congress announced names of 7 candidates, including Motilal Vora, Murli Deora and Ranjib Biswal, for Rajya Sabha polls, but there was no decision yet on Shiela Dikshit.

Jan 27, 2014, 00:49 AM IST

Congress was divided on backing Arvind Kejriwal`s AAP : Chidambaram

In yet another confirmation that a section of Congress leaders were divided on supporting the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government led by Arvind Kjeriwal, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram has revealed that his party took the “unnecessary decision” of supporting the rookie party.

Jan 20, 2014, 09:03 AM IST

Women leaders from parties united on Women`s Reservation Bill

Women leaders drawn from various parties, including Congress, BJP and the Left, on Thursday agreed to press for early passage of Women`s Reservation Bill pending in the Lok Sabha.

Dec 05, 2013, 23:56 PM IST

Getting inked: updates, likes and comments by those who voted

Various social networking sites today buzzed with `selfies` of inked fingers and comments of voters ranging from seasoned politicians to those who cast their votes for the first time at the Delhi Assembly polls.

Dec 04, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Delhi polls 2013: Sonia Gandhi, Sheila Dikshit cast vote

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit cast their vote Wednesday around 10 am in New Delhi assembly constituency.

Dec 04, 2013, 10:48 AM IST