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MCD polls 2017: Stage set for high-octane municipal polls in Delhi on Sunday

The campaigning involving the three main players -- AAP, BJP and the Congress -- was intense, marked by rancour, and the verdict will reshape the political equations in the country's power capital.

Apr 22, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

BJP to 'carpet bomb' Delhi with rallies ahead of MCD polls

With two days left for campaigning to end for MCD polls, the BJP is set to "carpet bomb" Delhi with rallies by its senior leaders including party chief Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Apr 19, 2017, 23:32 PM IST

Congress MCD manifesto promises poverty alleviation, lower house tax

The Congress on Monday released first of its MCD poll manifestos, promising to set up an urban poverty alleviation department, cut down house tax, provide unemployment allowance and regularise sanitation workers.

Apr 17, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

MCD polls: Delhiites prefer sanitation over property tax elimination, says survey

Elections to three civic bodies here are around the corner and a survey participated in by 48,000 citizens across the capital has revealed that the majority of them want sanitation to be considered the topmost priority.


Apr 14, 2017, 18:05 PM IST

Expelled AAP leader Yogendra Yadav announces to launch new political party

Yogendra Yadav, who was expelled from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said on Saturday that he intends to launch his own political party soon, that will maintain the standards of internal democracy, transparency, accountability and develop new energy in the country.

Feb 07, 2016, 12:01 PM IST

From intolerance row to Pakistan visit – The highs and lows of Narendra Modi government in 2015

With the so-called honeymoon period over in 2014, the pressure was enormous on the Narendra Modi-led NDA government to perform and be seen to be delivering on its poll promises in 2015. 

Dec 31, 2015, 00:09 AM IST

No merit in punishing corruption out of compulsion: AAP's Khaitan

Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashish Khaitan on Monday said the Delhi government would not penalise the dispossessed who engages in "corruption out of compulsion".

May 11, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

Liquor seizure surged during Delhi polls, but cash haul saw decline

Liquor seizures by Delhi Police went up during the recent Delhi Assembly polls as compared to the previous election that was held merely 14 months earlier even though the amount of cash seized saw a steep fall.

Mar 22, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

AAP leaders accuse Yadav, Bhushan of conspiring to defeat the party during Delhi polls

Top Aam Aadmi Party leaders Manish Sisodia, Gopal Rai, Pankaj Gupta and Sanjay Singh on Tuesday accused fellow partymen Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav of conspiring to defeat the party before

Mar 10, 2015, 20:18 PM IST

AAP rift: Anjali Damania accuses Bhushan of wanting AAP to lose in Delhi polls

The Arvind Kejriwal camp on Saturday went on the offensive with an AAP leader from Maharashtra Anjali Damania accusing Prashant Bhushan of wanting the party to lose the recent Delhi assembly polls.

Mar 07, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

Yadav, Bhushan wanted AAP to loose Delhi polls: Durgesh Pathak

Durgesh Pathak, co-convener of AAP unit in Delhi, said that it was shocking that Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan wanted AAP to loose Delhi polls.

Mar 02, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

BJP reworking strategy in UP post Delhi debacle: Kalraj Mishra

Union Minister Kalraj Mishra has said that BJP is reworking its strategy in Uttar Pradesh in the wake of its debacle in the recent Delhi polls but denied that he had attributed the loss to entry of "parachute leaders".

Feb 19, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

Arun Jaitley too takes a dig at AAP on subsidised power

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it was the turn of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday to take a dig at parties like Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), saying subsidised power cannot be provided to people without burdening tax payers.

Feb 17, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

AAP wants to spread nationally on 'Delhi model': Ashutosh

AAP wants to capitalise on its 'Delhi model' in the next five years and spread itself nationally, with a focus on Punjab, senior party leader Ashutosh on Tuesday said.

Feb 17, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

Govt to set up expert panel to help Kejriwal implement schemes

The Delhi government will rope in experts from diverse fields to help Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to implement various schemes and poll promises made by AAP during the elections.

Feb 17, 2015, 19:12 PM IST

Kiran Bedi was brought in when BJP smelled defeat: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday alleged that the BJP projected Kiran Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate for the Delhi polls when the party realised its chances in the elections were slipping away.

Feb 17, 2015, 17:02 PM IST

'Wide gap between voter expectations, govt delivery in Delhi'

A survey has found that there is a wide gap between voters' expectations and the government deliveries in the national capital.

Feb 17, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

Challenges and ramifications of AAP's Delhi win

If the government fulfils these promises only by doling out funds from its exchequer, then it will be merely a political and populist stunt, which will not be very different from those made by different political parties in the last 67 years of Independence.

Feb 17, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' story on AAP, not BJP, says its editor

RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser's' editor, Prafulla Ketkar, on Tuesday said the cover story was directed at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and not the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as was being projected by the media.

Feb 17, 2015, 11:45 AM IST

After Delhi conquest, AAP set to revive fortunes in UP

After winning the Assembly elections in Delhi hands down, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has set its eyes on Uttar Pradesh -- the country`s politically most crucial state.

Feb 16, 2015, 16:01 PM IST