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Kejriwal appointed Delhi Chief Minister

Manish Sisodia, Asim Ahmed Khan, Sandeep Kumar, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai and Jitender Singh Tomar appointed Ministers. »

AAP owes it to the young and poor

In every age group, AAP’s vote share was significantly higher than that of BJP »
A day after the Aam Aadmi Party secured a historic mandate in the Delhi Assembly polls, its Chief Minister-elect Arvind Kejriwal reached out to senior Union
Ministers Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu for support in fulfilling some of its major poll promises. In the photo, Mr. Kejriwal leaves Mr. Singh's residence. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma

Delhi gets ‘cleaner’ crop of MLAs

ADR analysis finds no legislator with ‘heinous’ criminal charges »  
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing the gathering after being administered oath of office and secrecy at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: R. V. Moorthy

Kejriwal promises to make Delhi graft-free in 5 years

Advises party men to guard against arrogance, VIP culture and misuse of power »
AAP supporters outside Ramlila Maidan, ahead of Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty

As it happened: Arvind Kejriwal sworn in as Delhi Chief Minister

"We want to end VIP culture in Delhi, as nobody likes it when a road is blocked just for a Minister to cross," the AAP leader said. »
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with his Cabinet ministers after taking their oaths at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday.

Meet Arvind Kejriwal's new Cabinet

CM Arvind Kejriwal has not kept any portfolios for himself and will concentrate on improving public participation and governance »
On a high:Gul Panag with AAP MP Bhagwant Mann at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday.— Photo: R. V. Moorthy

Pay taxes without fear, Kejriwal tells traders

Kejriwal promises to spend it on public welfare »
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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... »
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AIADMK party members celebrate at counting center in Tiruchi on Monday. Photo: G. Gnanavelmurugan
February 16, 2015
Srirangam bypoll

LIVE: AIADMK wins by margin of over 90,000 votes

04.48 pm: AIADMK wins by a margin of over 90,000 votes 04.43 pm: End of Round 23: AIADMK 1,51,561; DMK 55,045; BJP 5015; CPI (M) 1,552; Nota 1,919 04:... »
New Delhi, February 15, 2015

CM, Sisodia caution media

Soon after being sworn-in as the Capital’s eighth Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, issued a word of caution to the media in relation to questions pertaining to deadlines about promises made by him... »
The first Aam Family:The family of Arvind Kejriwal was among the cheering crowd at the Ramlila Maidan as he took oath as the eighth Chief Minister of Delhi on Saturday. His wife Sunita Kejriwal, an IRS officer, mother Gita Devi, father Gobind Ram Kejriwal and children — Pulkit and Harshita — arrived at the venue along with him. The family sat among the public.— Photo: AFP
February 15, 2015

War against VIP culture gets another life

Continuing his war on VIP culture, the Delhi Chief Minister repeated his resolve to end it in the Capital in his post-oath speech on Saturday.Marking the beginning of his second tenure, Arvi... »
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing the gathering after being administered oath of office and secrecy at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: R. V. Moorthy
New Delhi, February 14, 2015

Kejriwal promises to make Delhi graft-free in 5 years

Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday took oath as Delhi’s eighth Chief Minister, a year to the day when he stepped down from the position, and promised to make Delhi “India’s first corruption-free city” in... »
AAP supporters outside Ramlila Maidan, ahead of Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty
February 14, 2015

As it happened: Arvind Kejriwal sworn in as Delhi Chief Minister

01.10 p.m.: With that, the oath-taking ceremony comes to a close. Arvind Kejriwal and six Ministers have now been sworn in, in front of thousands gathered at Ramlila Maidan. »
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh, who made his father proud by winning the election to the Delhi Assembly. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
NEW DELHI, February 12, 2015

Ashutosh gets touching letter from dad following poll win

Thursday started off on an emotional note for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh, who tweeted a congratulatory letter sent to him by his father. The journalist-turned-politician share... »
NEW DELHI, February 12, 2015

From 54,043 to seven votes: how other parties fared

A 36-year-old ‘farmer’ nearly gave the Aam Aadmi Party one less seat in its landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, the results of which were declared on Tuesday.Indian National Lok D... »
Aam Aadmi Party workers offering sweets to convenor Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi on Monday. — Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
NEW DELHI, February 11, 2015

AAP 2015: A story in six charts

The Aam Aadmi Party swept to power in Delhi on Tuesday, upending several electoral records in the process. The AAP won a whopping 67 of 70 seats and over half the voteshare. The BJP’s 32 per cent... »
Delhi CM Designate Arvind Kejriwal at Nirman Bhavan in New Delhi on Wednesday, during a meeting with Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu. Photo: R. V. Moorthy
New Delhi, February 11, 2015

Kejriwal to invite Modi for swearing-in ceremony

Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and invite him for the swearing-in ceremony at Ramlila Maidan on February 14. “We had sought ti... »
MUMBAI, February 11, 2015

Poll coverage biased against BJP, says RSS

As the BJP was routed in Delhi, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has accused the media, in particular television channels, of an open bias in favour of the AAP and against the BJP.What was b... »

A course correction call: Mufti

Aftershocks of a verdict

AAP debates expanding footprint

Interpreting the AAP win

AAP's Delhi win a landmark in poll history

Modi goes into a huddle after Delhi debacle

Bedi says sorry to Modi

Kiran Bedi returns Y-plus security cover

Sharma manages to retain seat as party bigwigs bite the dust

On a high:Gul Panag with AAP MP Bhagwant Mann at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday.— Photo: R. V. Moorthy
NEW DELHI, February 15, 2015

Pay taxes without fear, Kejriwal tells traders

During his first speech as Chief Minister post-swearing-in, Arvind Kejriwal urged traders to willingly pay taxes without any fear, and trust the State to spend it in productive work.In the r... »
New Delhi, February 15, 2015

No portfolio for Kejriwal

Delhi’s new Chief Minister will play a supervisory role and act as a bridge between his Cabinet and the people of the Capital instead of leading one, or more, important portfolios.Arvind Kej... »
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with his Cabinet ministers after taking their oaths at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday.
February 14, 2015

Meet Arvind Kejriwal's new Cabinet

In a historical mandate, AAP sweeped the Delhi polls with a thumping majority of 67 in the 70-member Delhi Assembly. BJP came a distant second with three seats. On Saturday, Arvind Kejriwal was sw... »
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, along with his Cabinet colleagues, after taken oath of office at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty
New Delhi, February 14, 2015

Kejriwal, team keep their attire simple

AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal and his ministerial colleagues took oath of office on Saturday, dressed like a common man reflecting the philosophy of the party, though he did give a miss to his trademark m... »
NEW DELHI, February 14, 2015

Kejriwal to keep Finance, Power

When Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sits down with his newly sworn-in Cabinet for their first meeting on Saturday, revival of the anti-corruption helpline will be one of the topmost issues on the... »
NEW DELHI, February 12, 2015

BJP introspects massive poll loss

A day after one of its worst drubbing in poll history, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday was still attempting to piece together the mystery of what went wrong in the Delhi Assembly polls. The... »
CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat. File photo
New Delhi, February 11, 2015

Delhi election results a total reject of BJP: CPI(M)

Terming Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) victory in the Delhi Assembly polls as “stupendous”, CPI(M) on Wednesday said that the results are not only a “total” rejection of BJP but also the leadership of Pr... »
PM Narendra Modi.
Washington, February 11, 2015

A defeat for PM Modi, says NYT editorial on Delhi polls

While U.S. officials refrained from comment on Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) massive victory in Delhi elections, the New York Times saw “A Defeat for Prime Minister Modi” in the results. ... »
February 11, 2015
Funding Row

I-T dept. issues notice to AAP

Income Tax department on Wednesday issued notice to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) following allegations of the party receiving Rs. 2 crore donation from "dubious" sources. The AAP... »
NEW DELHI, February 11, 2015

Left salutes people of Delhi

The Left parties – which had this time round openly extended support to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi – welcomed the Assembly election verdict and saluted the people of the city for “decisive... »  

AAP sweep endangers Congress

AAP win biggest in Delhi’s history

Delhi poll debacle: Introspection time for BJP

The Delhi Spring

BJP HITS KEJRI-WALL IN DELHI

AAP sweep endangers Congress

Congress draws a humiliating blank

This unprecedented victory is scary: Kejriwal