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Tag: Delhi Polls

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Column: Ten Takeaways from Delhi Election Results

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 […]

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Arvind Kejriwal-Led AAP Heads For Stupendous Victory In Delhi Polls

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 […]

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Delhi Election: Arvind Kejriwal Leading, His Deputy Manish Sisodia Trailing

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is leading in his New Delhi constituency, while his deputy Manish Sisodia is trailing behind BJP candidate Ravinder Singh Negi. According to poll trends by the Election Commission, the chief minister is leading by over 6,300 votes while Sisodia is trailing by 754 votes from Patparganj constituency. Transport Minister […]

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Delhi Voter Turnout A 'Satisfactory' 62.59%, Announces Chief Election Officer

New Delhi: After a row over the delay in announcing total voter turnout for Delhi Assembly elections on Saturday, Chief Election Officer Ranbir Singh on Sunday evening blamed the delay on collation of data. Singh informed media that the final voter turnout was 62.59 per cent, which he termed “satisfactory”. He said that the Delhi […]

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Delhi polls: 'Absolutely shocking', says Kejriwal as EC yet to release final voter turnout figure

New Delhi: With the Election Commission yet to come out with the final voting percentage of Delhi assembly elections, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the delay was “absolutely shocking” and wondered why the poll panel was not releasing the figure several hours after polling got over. “Absolutely shocking. What is EC doing? Why […]

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Before marriage, bridegroom comes out to vote in Delhi

New Delhi: Giving a message to voters in the national capital to come out and vote in the Assembly polls, a bridegroom from east Delhi on Saturday exercised his franchise on the day of his wedding and urged others to fulfil their responsibility towards the nation. Dhananjay Dhyani, a bridegroom from east Delhi’s Shakarpur area, […]

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Cong candidate Alka Lamba gets into altercation with AAP worker

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 […]

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Delhi Assemby Elections: Arvind Kejriwal casts vote, hopes for a hat-trick

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday cast his vote here along with his family, saying he is hopeful for a third term in the office. The Aam Aadmi Party national convener is contesting for a third time from the New Delhi Assembly constituency. If re-elected, it will be a hat-trick for him […]

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BJP mocking me ever since I recited 'Hanuman Chalisa': Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday alleged that the BJP has been mocking him ever since he recited the ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ on a TV channel. Taking to Twitter after casting his vote for the Delhi assembly elections, Kejriwal sought to know what kind of politics the Bharatiya Janata Party […]

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Oldest Delhi voter Kalitara casts her vote at age of 111

New Delhi: At the age of 111 years, Bangladesh-born woman Kalitara Mandal, the oldest voter of Delhi, exercised her franchise on Saturday along with her family in the elections to the 70 Delhi Assembly seats. Mandal, a 1908 born Bengali speaking woman, cast her vote at South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) Primary School at Chittaranjan […]

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AAP Govt's Negligence Behind Delay In Hanging Of Nirbhaya Gangrape Convicts: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday blamed AAP government’s “negligence” for the “delay” in the hanging of Nirbhaya gangrape case convicts, saying it took more than two and a half years for the Arvind Kejriwal dispensation to give notice to convicts after Supreme Court rejected their appeal against the death sentence in 2017. Senior party leader […]

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Delhi Polls On Feb 8, Model Code From Today: EC

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 […]

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Delhi polls: Women candidates promise the moon on security

With women's security being such a big issue in the capital, women candidates in the Feb 7 Delhi assembly polls are promising the moon as far as women's security is concerned. CCTV cameras and marshals in public transport, gender sensitization training for men and even random calls to drivers of cabs with female passengers to check on their safety are just some of the promises they are making to woo the voters

693 candidates in fray for Delhi polls after scrutiny

A total of 693 candidates are left in the fray for the Feb 7 Delhi assembly polls after scrutiny of nomination papers, the Election Commission said here Thursday

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