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Rebel Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed meets Sonia Gandhi

Former Union Minister Shakeel Ahmed, who was suspended from Congress after he contested against the party candidate in the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar this year, met Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi here on Thursday.

Sep 05, 2019, 19:55 PM IST

If granted full statehood, Delhi will become 'as bad as UP, Bihar': Ajay Maken

Ajay Maken said Delhi being the national capital is "fully" funded by the Union government and that the tax burden on its people will increase if it becomes a state.

May 01, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Congress fields Sheila Dikshit from North East Delhi seat, Maken gets New Delhi

It was rumoured that Sheila Dikshit was keen on contesting from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha seat but JP Agarwal has been chosen as the candidate from there.

Apr 22, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to take final call on party's alliance with AAP

According to the sources after a meeting of Congress leaders'over alliance with AAP came to no conclusion, the final call on the party's alliance with AAP will be taken by Rahul Gandhi. Watch the full video to know more.

Mar 25, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

Three-time CM Sheila Dikshit appointed Delhi Congress chief

Dikshit served as Delhi chief minister for three consecutive terms till 2013 when the Congress lost power.

Jan 10, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

Ajay Maken resigns as Delhi Congress president, thanks Rahul Gandhi for support

Maken thanked Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the party workers for their support.

Jan 04, 2019, 08:51 AM IST

Amid war for credit, Delhi's Signature Bridge opens for public today

Signature Bridge over the Yamuna river is double the height of Qutub Minar and has been delayed over 14 years.

Nov 05, 2018, 06:54 AM IST

Signature Bridge concept of Congress, AAP taking credit: Ajay Maken

He alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party has not started a single project during its term in Delhi in the last four years. 

Nov 04, 2018, 22:41 PM IST

Delhi: Opposition mounts pressure on Kejriwal government, demands fuel price reduction

Several members of the Opposition demanded the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government to reduce the fuel prices in the national capital.

Oct 07, 2018, 13:07 PM IST

Ajay Maken writes to Arvind Kejriwal, requests him to reduce VAT on petrol, diesel in Delhi

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken wrote a letter to Arvind Kejriwal requesting him to reduce VAT on fuel in Delhi.

Oct 06, 2018, 23:41 PM IST

'Not 100 percent fit', but will continue to serve as Delhi Congress chief: Ajay Maken

Ajay Maken is said to be suffering from 'painful orthopaedic ailment.'

Sep 26, 2018, 20:36 PM IST

Ajay Maken not resigning as Delhi party chief, abroad for health check-up: Congress clarifies

Denying all reports of  Ajay Maken resigning as Delhi party president, Congress on Tuesday said that the senior party leader has gone abroad for a health check-up.

Sep 18, 2018, 09:48 AM IST

Ajay Maken not resigning, on medical leave: Congress clarifies

Maken cited health reasons while handing over his resignation, said sources, adding that he has left for treatment abroad.

Sep 18, 2018, 08:42 AM IST

Congress rejects talks of alliance with Arvind Kejriwal's AAP, sparks war on Twitter

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken has rejected talks of an alliance with Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP.

Jun 02, 2018, 20:12 PM IST

All-party meet at Kejriwal's residence to discuss sealing drive in Delhi

Close to seven lakh shops are likely to remain shut in Delhi as traders demand an end to the sealing drive in the city. Trading unions CAIT and CTI have called for a strike and it is being supported by 2500 trading organisations. 

Mar 13, 2018, 06:30 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal invites Manoj Tiwari, Ajay Maken for meeting to end sealing menace

On Saturday, Kejriwal had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi warning that crime in the capital may increase if the sealing drive is not stopped.

Mar 11, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

Despite being ignored, I will always stand by Congress: Sheila Dikshit

Ex-Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit today said that she will always stand by her party Congress despite being ignored by its top leadership.

Feb 18, 2018, 20:32 PM IST

As Arvinder Singh Lovely returns to Congress, Sheila Dikshit offers an advice to Ajay Maken

A day after Arvinder Singh Lovely got back into the Congress fold, senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit hit out at party's Delhi chief Ajay Maken. The former Delhi chief minister said that Maken has done a lot of damage to the party. 

Feb 18, 2018, 14:01 PM IST

Congress releases ‘chargesheet’ against Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP government, says ‘foundation laid on false promises’

The Congress party on Wednesday released a ‘chargesheet’ on completion of three years of Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi. Hitting out at the ruling party, the Congress claimed that the foundation of the AAP government was laid on false promises.

Feb 14, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

Congress demands to halt 'illegal' sealing drive in Delhi

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Thursday made a presentation before the Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee, raising the demand for halting the ongoing sealing of illegal commercial establishments in the city.

Feb 02, 2018, 09:34 AM IST