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The man who can't be muffled

Explaining his decision to quit as Chief Minister after 49 days of governing Delhi is critical to his campaign because that is the only allegation against him »
Kiran Bedi.

Promise and Perils of Bedi

With barely a week left for Delhi to go to vote, it’s apparent to the BJP that Kiran Bedi alone cannot swing votes in its favour »

Fighting to remain relevant

When Congress’ arch rivals were ridiculing the party for being absent from the scene, the party claimed it was undergoing an internal purge and regrouping to produce a more battleworthy Delhi unit »
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi along with Ajay Maken (left) former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda (3rd left) and Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely (right) during a election rally at Meethapur Chowk, Badarpur, in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: V. Sudershan

Beware of pracharak and dharnebaaz: Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Aaam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal, saying while the former was a pracharak (campaigner), the latter was a... »
AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal

BJP’s model for women safety is to ‘lock them up’: Kejriwal

The BJP model of women safety is of locking them up inside four walls and not to let them wear jeans or use mobile phones. The AAP model is one of freedom, the AAP chief said. »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi during a rally in East Delhi on Saturday.— Photo: Sandeep Saxena

‘Don't repeat the mistake of voting backstabbers’

On the day when his party’s principal political opponent, the Aam Aadmi Party, released its poll document, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday tried to woo the poor and lower strata of society... »
Poll plank:Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing a rally in Tughlaqabad in Delhi on Saturday.Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma

A former cop like Bedi is what Delhi needs, says Rajnath

Asks people to say no to Kejriwal’s dharna govt. »
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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, February 1, 2015

Disturbed by Modi supporters, Bedi stops speech midway

BJP leaders at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally here Sunday were caught by surprise when the party’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi threatened to stop her speech midway as she was gett... »
Congress president Sonia Gandhi along with Ajay Maken (left) former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda (3rd left) and Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely (right) during a election rally at Meethapur Chowk, Badarpur, in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: V. Sudershan
New Delhi, February 1, 2015

Beware of pracharak and dharnebaaz: Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Aaam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal, saying while the former was a pracharak (campaigner), the latter was a... »
February 1, 2015

Battle for the capital

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February 1, 2015

The ‘non-issue’ of Obama’s visit

Responding to the Opposition’s criticism over BJP leaders speaking about U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Delhi in poll campaigns, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that if his government had... »
February 1, 2015

New poll fad: selfies with candidates

The election campaign may have got its own version of the indelible ink mark on voting day – the selfie with a candidate.At a public event in Greater Kailash-II, residents wasted no time in... »
(From left) Rakesh Gullaiya (BJP), Sharmistha Mukherjee (Congress) and Saurabh Bhardwaj (AAP) during a debate at Greater Kailash on Saturday.Photo: Shanker Chakravarty
February 1, 2015

GK candidates share stage to answer tough questions from residents

Policy, agenda and ethics – these and more were up for discussion on Saturday in Greater Kailash, where candidates of the top three political parties in the running for the Assembly polls debated... »
February 1, 2015

‘Ram Rajya’ for aam aadmi

A city where women can stay out of their homes as long as they wish to, a city where government schools match the standards of private schools and a city where every aspiring college students recei... »
The helicopter carrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in East Delhi on Saturday.— Photo: Sandeep Saxena
New Delhi, February 1, 2015

Modi hops on a chopper, East Delhi heaves a sigh of relief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to fly to the venue of his rally at a congested East Delhi locality was a “major relief” to both the local police and residents. Both, howe... »
NEW DELHI, February 1, 2015

Uma Bharti accuses Kejriwal of using Anna Hazare

Amid reports of a rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party over choosing Kiran Bedi as the chief ministerial candidate, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday came out in support of the former IPS of... »
AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Ashutosh coming out of the Election Commission office on Saturday.Photo: S. Subramanium
NEW DELHI, February 1, 2015

EC approached over discrepancies in EVMs

Aam Aadmi Party leaders on Saturday approached the Election Commission citing apprehension about discrepancies in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).Party leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Ashutosh... »

Modi promises clean and stable govt. in Delhi

Bedi files complaint against Kumar Vishwas

Aam Aadmi Party manifesto

Highlights of AAP's manifesto

114 contestants have criminal cases

More ‘criminals’, crorepatis in fray for Delhi elections

‘Check alcohol, money menace’

BJP ad targeting AAP backfires

Matiala villages hold the key to city’s largest constituency

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing during election rally at Dwarka, in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena
New Delhi, February 1, 2015

If my luck is benefitting people, then vote for BJP: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought a majority for BJP in Delhi by presenting himself as a “lucky” person as he ridiculed his rivals for giving all credit for “successes” during his tenu... »
AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal
New Delhi, February 1, 2015

BJP’s model for women safety is to ‘lock them up’: Kejriwal

Accusing BJP of “failing” to prevent crimes against women, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the saffron party’s model for women’s security was to “lock them up” inside four walls while his... »
Poll plank:Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing a rally in Tughlaqabad in Delhi on Saturday.Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
NEW DELHI, February 1, 2015

A former cop like Bedi is what Delhi needs, says Rajnath

Invoking pride by drawing comparison to great leaders like Chandrashekar Azad, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday that seeing the way Narendra Modi was being received the world over... »
February 1, 2015

Manifesto an entertaining read, says BJP

Hours after it was released, Union Ministers Ananth Kumar and Nirmala Sitharaman picked holes in the AAP’s manifesto for the upcoming Assembly elections at the BJP State headquarters here on Saturd... »
February 1, 2015

Bedi files complaint against Vishwas for ‘sexist’ remark

BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi on Saturday filed a police complaint against Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas for allegedly making a ‘sexist’ remark against her at a rally three days ago.Con... »
February 1, 2015

No shawl, bouquet for Harsh Vardhan

Forty-five minutes before Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived to address an election rally in East Delhi, several candidates and Delhi BJP leaders addressed the crowd. Among them was Union Ministe... »
February 1, 2015

Will Kirari break the record again?

Kirari Assembly constituency in North-West Delhi entered the record books in the 2013 Assembly elections as BJP candidate Anil Jha emerged victorious with the biggest margin across the 70 Assembly... »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi during a rally in East Delhi on Saturday.— Photo: Sandeep Saxena
NEW DELHI, February 1, 2015

‘Don't repeat the mistake of voting backstabbers’

On the day when his party’s principal political opponent, the Aam Aadmi Party, released its poll document, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday tried to woo the poor and lower strata of society... »
NEW DELHI, February 1, 2015

497 illicit liquor bottles seized from godown

A joint team of the Delhi Police Crime Branch and the Election Commission on Saturday seized 497 bottles of illicit Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) from a warehouse allegedly belonging to Aam Aad... »
Sharmishta Mukherjee, President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and Congress candidate from Greater Kailash with her supporters in New Delhi recently. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty
NEW DELHI, January 31, 2015

Congress should have opted for fresh mandate, says its candidate Sharmistha Mukherjee

The Congress should have opted for fresh elections in the face of corruption scandals, party leader Sharmistha Mukherjee said on Saturday. Ms. Mukherjee, who is President Pranab Mukherjee... »

Breaking down the poll list: education, age and gender

Breaking down the poll list: criminal charges

Will make Delhi a global city: Kejriwal

Over 5000 liquor bottles seized ahead of Delhi polls

Majority of candidates for Delhi Assembly elections are under 50 years

Kejriwal opposes same party rule in State, Centre

Delhi BJP Chief asks party workers to ‘stand united’

Manoj Tiwari seeks votes for ‘RTI activist’ Vivek Garg