Sources said that opposition parties raised issues of Pegasus snooping row, price rise, unemployment, and extended jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) in some states.
Singh slammed ruling BJD government in the State and came down heavily on the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over his governance policy.
The Uttar Pradesh election is scheduled to be held early next year.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday denied allegations of gross discrepancy in actual consumption of oxygen in the national capital, terming the reports as fake and without approval from the committee.
The two parties sparred after Singapore called the Indian envoy and conveyed to him its strong objections to the "unfounded assertions" by Kejriwal and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar ticked off the Delhi chief minister, saying he does not speak for India and irresponsible comments from those who should know better can damage long-standing partnerships.
New Delhi: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi on Tuesday alleged that the Delhi Police has put Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal under house arrest, a day after he visited the agitating farmers at the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border, a charge denied by the force. In a tweet, the AAP from its official Twitter handle […]
New Delhi: The AAP has suspended its councillor Tahir Hussain, who is accused of being involved in the death of an IB staffer, from the primary membership of the party till police probe is completed, AAP sources said on Thursday. Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer Ankit Sharma was on Wednesday found dead in a drain in […]
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said the Delhi Directorate of Education (DoE) has “invited” the teachers and principals of schools to the swearing-in ceremony of Arvind Kejriwal and his Cabinet at the Ramlila Maidan on Sunday, saying the educators have been the architect of the Delhi’s transformation in the past five […]
New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Arvind Kejriwal over his victory in the Delhi Assembly elections, the AAP chief said he looks forward to working with the Centre for the capital’s development. Modi, in a tweet, wished Kejriwal luck for his coming tenure. “Congratulations to AAP and Arvind KejriwalJi for the […]
By Sandeep Sahu The Delhi voter has spoken – loud and clear. And the message that he has delivered has ramifications that go well beyond the boundaries of the National Capital Region (NCR). Here is this author’s take on the 10 big takeaways from the Delhi election results. 1. Hate as a political weapon is […]
Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday congratulated Arvind Kejriwal after AAPs landslide victory in the assembly elections. PM Modi tweeted, “Congratulations to AAP and Shri @ArvindKejriwal Ji for the victory in the Delhi Assembly Elections. Wishing them the very best in fulfilling the aspirations of the people of […]
New Delhi: The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party was on course to a landslide victory on Tuesday in the high-stakes Delhi Assembly polls, leaving the main rival BJP way behind and decimating the Congress in a bitterly-fought contest that took place in the midst of massive protests over the new citizenship law. The AAP was […]
New Delhi: After the counting trends pointed to an overwhelming victory for the Aam Aadmi Party in the Delhi Assembly election, workers and supporters gathered outside the party office were rejoicing. Outside the AAP office at ITO, celebrations could be seen in different hues and shades. On one side of the road, a few supporters […]
New Delhi: Congress’ Chandni Chowk candidate Alka Lamba on Saturday got into an altercation with an AAP worker outside a polling booth, a purported video of which has gone viral. The video shows Lamba arguing with the AAP worker. She can be then seen trying to slap the man, but misses. Lamba alleged that the […]
New Delhi: The polling for the 70-member Delhi Assembly got underway on Saturday morning, an election that saw the ruling AAP, opposition BJP and the Congress engaged in a bitterly fought high-octane campaign. Over 1.47 crore people are eligible to exercise their franchise in the polls that will decide the fate of 672 candidates. The […]
New Delhi: Taking on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after Shaheen Bagh shooter Kapil Baisala was identified as an AAP worker by police, BJP chief J P Nadda on Tuesday said it exposed the dirty face of the party and Kejriwal who were playing with the country’s security. In a series of tweets, Nadda said […]
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his AAP will fight the upcoming Assembly polls on the basis of the work it has done in its tenure. “This election will be based on the work done,” he tweeted in Hindi, soon after the Election Commission announced that elections for the 70-member Delhi […]
New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday announced February 8 as the date for the Delhi Assembly election. The model code of conduct comes into effect immediately, said the EC. The counting of votes will be on February 11. The date of notification is January 14, while January 21 will be the last date for […]
New Delhi: AAP members led by senior leader Gopal Rai on Saturday observed ‘Dhoka Diwas’ against the Modi government, accusing it of delaying regularisation of unauthorised colonies in the national capital. The protest was held outside BJP headquarters where AAP members held black placards bearing messages that the BJP had deceived the residents of unauthorised […]
New Delhi: AAP’s disgruntled MLA Alka Lamba on Sunday said she has decided to resign from the primary membership of the party and will contest the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls as an independent candidate. The Chandni Chowk MLA, who has been at odds with the party leadership for some time, said she took the decision […]
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday sentenced Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Som Dutt to six months imprisonment for physically assaulting a man, leaving him grievously injured during the 2015 Assembly election campaign. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal pronounced the quantum of sentence on the MLA from Sadar Bazar constituency. The court also […]
Chandigarh: Expressing anguish over the rape of a four-year-old student of a private school in Punjab’s Sangrur district two days ago, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday demanded death penalty for the accused. In a letter to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, AAP leader and Sunam legislator Aman Arora expressed dismay over the spurt in […]
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday appointed Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh as its Odisha in-charge, days after it appointed him as the party’s Rajasthan in-charge. The decision was taken by party leader Arvind Kejriwal at a meeting of the party’s Political Affairs Committee. Singh is already in-charge of the AAP work […]
New Delhi: Maintaining its hold over Delhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday won all the seven Lok Sabha seats here, with winning margins ranging between 2.2 lakh and 5.7 lakh votes. The BJP in 2014 bagged all the seats with vote margin ranging between 1.06 lakh and 2.68 lakh. It has re-nominated five of […]
New Delhi: Just two days ahead of counting of votes, 22 Opposition parties on Tuesday demanded that VVPAT slips at randomly selected five polling booths should be counted first, and if any discrepancy occurs, then VVPAT slips should be tallied for the entire assembly segments. The Election Commission (EC) said it would discuss the issue […]