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EC directs Kejriwal not to ask voters to take bribe

The poll panel “warned” him that it will be “constrained to take stern action against you in the event of any further violation” »
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. File photo

Modi busy doing his own PR, has offered nothing concrete: Rahul

"People are asking when will you (Mr. Modi) stop talking and start working? There is favouritism for some, and nothing is being done for the poor. »
The AAP poster that carries Kiran Bedi picture . Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar.

Kiran Bedi photo in AAP poster: Notice sent to Kejriwal 

Earlier, BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi, too, had sent a notice to Mr. Kejriwal for using his photograph. »
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Rachna with her children Khushi and Yash.Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma

‘Give our children their due, not pity privileges’

“I am Khushi. I am six-years-old and I go to Junior Modern School,” quips the tiny figure in her maroon cap and low waist blue pants. Khushi is the only person in the servant quarters of the Jodhpu... »

Walia calls Kejriwal’s affidavit on address false

Congress leader Kiran Walia has accused Aam Aadmi Party chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal of having committed fraud by submitting a false affidavit to the Election Commission that he is a... »

Rahul finally steps into battlefield Delhi

After a month of seeming procrastination, the Congress leadership will finally come in contact with potential voters with vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s road show in South Delhi’s Kalkaji Assembly c... »

Where victory symbol changes, not the face

Matia Mahal is one constituency where the winning symbol has changed quite a few times across five elections, but the face hasn’t. Five-time MLA Shoaib Iqbal is in the race to enter the Assembly ye... »
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Assembly Elections
BJP president Amit Shah addressing a rally in Patna on Friday. — PHOTO: RANJEET KUMAR

Amit Shah promises to make Bihar No. 1

BJP chief accuses Nitish Kumar of breaking ties with his party to pursue "personal ambition" of becoming Prime Minister. »
Ajay Maken

Maken slams Bedi, Kejriwal

"They were earlier in the garb of an NGO fighting corruption and now they want to meet their own political ambition" »
AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal offers prayers at Valmiki Temple during his election road show in New Delhi on Tuesday.

AAP replaces two candidates; protests erupt

Mehrauli and Mundka candidates were replaced following an inquiry by the party’s "internal Lokpal" »
Exercise your right:Chief Election Commissioner H. S. Brahma on Tuesday at Dilli Haat during an exhibition that showcase elections down the years.s— Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

Focus of the entire world is on Delhi election, says CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) H.S. Brahma on Tuesday said that the Delhi election on February 7 is a crucial one as it is a standalone election and the focus of the entire world is on it. “Delh... »
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Lok Sabha 2014
Narendra Modi along with Rajnath Singh and Amit Shah performs the Ganga aarti in Varanasi on Saturday. Photo: Arunangsu Roy Chowdhury

Modi celebrates win with Ganga aarti

Narendra Modi received a rapturous welcome in Varanasi as he visited his constituency in a show of gratitude on Saturday, a day after the BJPs resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections.... »
The AAP office in Delhi wears a deserted look, a day after the announcement of Lok Sabha poll results on Saturday. Photo: Monica Tiwari

AAP took its home turf for granted, say partymen

The Aam Aadmi Party, which failed to bag even a single seat in Delhi in the parliamentary elections after putting up a spectacular show in the Assembly elections last winter, is being blamed by it... »

Assembly poll results show BJP slide: Nitish

Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party’s performance in Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir was not a reason for the saffron party to feel proud o... »
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New Delhi, January 27, 2015

Rahul finally steps into battlefield Delhi

After a month of seeming procrastination, the Congress leadership will finally come in contact with potential voters with vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s road show in South Delhi’s Kalkaji Assembly c... »
January 27, 2015

Walia calls Kejriwal’s affidavit on address false

Congress leader Kiran Walia has accused Aam Aadmi Party chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal of having committed fraud by submitting a false affidavit to the Election Commission that he is a... »
January 27, 2015

In Trilokpuri, polls a means to bring harmony

Last October’s communal riots in Trilokpuri might have altered the East Delhi resettlement colony, but the local administration is hoping to use the upcoming elections to move past the violence.»
January 27, 2015

No Kiran Bedi effect

Born and raised in Krishna Nagar, Aam Aadmi Party candidate S.K. Bagga is up against BJP chief ministerial hopeful Kiran Bedi. The 60-year-old lawyer says being a local puts him above any... »
January 26, 2015
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Go out and vote, Jung tells Delhiites

Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung on Sunday urged Delhiites to get out of their homes and vote on February 7 to strengthen democracy. “We are at the cusp of welcoming a new elected governm... »
File photo of Manish Sisodia.
January 26, 2015

Patparganj will vote for me: Manish Sisodia

Former Delhi Minister Manish Sisodia is contesting from the Patparganj constituency in East Delhi for the second time. Often seen as number two in the Aam Aadmi Party ranks, Mr. Sisodia talks t... »
BSP Supremo and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati.
Lucknow, January 26, 2015

Mayawati to hold 14 election rallies in Delhi

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati would be addressing 14 election rallies in poll-bound Delhi, a party leader said on Monday.Having lost the recently concluded state assembly electio... »
New Delhi, January 26, 2015

29-year-old man found dead in Congress campaign vehicle

The body of a 29-year-old man, who is suspected to have died of asphyxiation, was recovered from a Congress campaign vehicle in Central Delhi on Saturday evening, the police said.Identifying... »
Creating a buzz
NEW DELHI, January 26, 2015

AAP takes poll campaign to Capital’s busy hubs

Door to door and booth-level campaigning aside, the Aam Aadmi Party has adopted a new approach to tap potential electoral support in the city’s busy areas.Through an initiative suitably call... »
In a bind: For the lakhs of hawkers in the Capital, protection from this uncertainty tops the agenda.
NEW DELHI, January 26, 2015

‘Kejriwal made those who took bribes cautious’

The constant fear of eviction or harassment at the hands of the authorities is on the minds of Delhi’s street vendors this election season. For the lakhs of hawkers in the Capital, prote... »

With Modi preoccupied with Obama, his lookalike campaigns in Delhi

AAP promises free education till Class XII

Speech, jokes, cheers and laughter

‘I will not let you down’

No rift within party: AAP

Congress manifesto for the Delhi Assembly election

Kiran Bedi ‘introduces’ herself to Krishna Nagar

Will ‘giant killer’ Rakhi strike again?

My aim is to expose AAP: Vinod Kumar Binny

Rachna with her children Khushi and Yash.Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
NEW DELHI, January 27, 2015

‘Give our children their due, not pity privileges’

“I am Khushi. I am six-years-old and I go to Junior Modern School,” quips the tiny figure in her maroon cap and low waist blue pants. Khushi is the only person in the servant quarters of the Jodhpu... »
January 27, 2015

Where victory symbol changes, not the face

Matia Mahal is one constituency where the winning symbol has changed quite a few times across five elections, but the face hasn’t. Five-time MLA Shoaib Iqbal is in the race to enter the Assembly ye... »
AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal speaking at a Jansabha at Kasturba Nagar on Monday. Photo: Special Arrangement
January 27, 2015

Aap's final dialogue

The seventh and final phase of the Aam Aadmi Party’s Delhi Dialogue series will be held on Tuesday. The dialogue themed “Governance, Lokpal and Swaraj” marks the conclusion of a s... »
January 27, 2015

Report poll code violations on FB

The office of the District Election Officer of South-West Delhi has now asked citizens to help enforce the model code of conduct by reporting violations through Facebook and Whatsapp. “Any citizen... »
File photo of Prof. Jagdish Mukhi
January 26, 2015

BJP united 100 per cent: Jagdish Mukhi

A senior BJP leader, popular both on his home turf and formerly accepted as the party’s chief ministerial candidate by his political opponents before Kiran Bedi’s recent induction, Professor Jag... »
AICC general secretary Ajay Maken at a public meeting in Inderlok on Sunday. — Photo: Special Arrangement
New Delhi, January 26, 2015

Maken lashes out at Bedi, Kejriwal

At one of his biggest public meetings since he was declared the face of the Congress' campaign in poll-bound Delhi, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Ajay Maken attacked the ve... »
Sushil Kumar
January 26, 2015

Sushil Kumar replaces Kohli as poll icon

In order to encourage people, especially youth, to cast their votes in the February 7 Delhi Assembly polls, wrestler Sushil Kumar has been roped in as the “State icon” by the Election Commission. T... »
NEW DELHI, January 26, 2015

DU to host rock show to attract young voters

College rock bands and professional groups will play a show at Delhi University as part of a campaign to get young voters out on February 7. District Electoral Officer (North) Madhu Teotia said Del... »
January 26, 2015

AAP launches campaign app

The Aam Aadmi Party has found another platform to run its campaign for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. This time, it has come up with a web-based radio service. Called ‘Mango - Aam... »
Kiran Bedi has also sought to reach out to NGOs seeking their assistance in ensuring women’s security and sanitation.
New Delhi, January 26, 2015

Kiran Bedi pitches ‘6P scheme’ for a safer Capital

As the poll campaign nears a crescendo, BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi is counting on her administrative experience of over three decades as an IPS officer to deliver on her promise o... »

BJP attempts to woo Jat community

AAP leads in poll code violations

BJP attempts to woo Jat community

Communal divide sets campaign tone

Bedi does a darshan of BJP bigwigs

AAP ‘B Team’ of BJP: Digvijay

BJP to take padyatra route to woo voters

‘Delhi BJP chief making attempt to save face’