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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BJP on Thursday urged President Pranab Mukherjee to direct "penal action" against Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit for allegedly misleading residents of unauthorised colonies by granting provisional regularisation certificates (PRC) in 2008.
Congress on Friday voiced confidence that its policies will earn it the mandate in five poll-bound states but rejected the contention that the contest, the first after Narendra Modi was named BJP`s PM candidate, was "semi- final" for 2014 General Elections.
If opinion polls are any indicator, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to emerge as the third force in Delhi in the upcoming assembly elections. If not emerge as the winner – as claimed by party chief Arvind Kejriwal – the AAP will surely eat into the votes of the big two – Congress and BJP.
Looking for a fourth term in power in Delhi, Congress constituted a twenty-seven member election committee which has top leaders from the Centre and state including Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and PCC chief JP Agrawal.