Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday hit out at Delhi Congress Chief Ajay Maken, saying she was disappointed with his style of functioning, as he "does not consult and reach out to party workers".
Home Minister Rajnath Singh hit out at the Kejriwal government, accusing it of "hampering" the functioning of MCDs, starving them by not providing their due funds amounting to Rs 9,000 crore. The senior BJP leader campaigning for party candidates in northwest Delhi's Kirari area said that the Aam Aadmi Party does not have the "moral right" to level allegations against the three municipal corporations.
Days ahead of the civic polls, the JD(U) today lodged a complaint with the State Election Commission (SEC) alleging that voters hailing from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were being intimidated by members of rival parties.
Like other elections of recent vintage, the BJP is handling Sunday's vote in Delhi with political precision: a parade of some of its biggest names, and careful recruiting of power players from its rivals. So as seniors like Uma Bharti and Smriti Irani campaign in the different precincts of the capital, former ministers like Arvinder Singh Lovely formerly of the Congress have been organized in the BJP fold before Sunday's election for three municipal corporations.
Rahul Gandhi's leadership was questioned today by yet another leader of the Congress in Delhi, Barkha Shukla Singh, as she resigned as chief of the party's state women's wing. Unlike senior leader Arvinder Singh Lovely, who quit the Congress and joined the BJP earlier this week, Ms Singh has not left the party. Yet. But she seemed to prepare ground for that by tweeting a press statement that lashed out at Mr Gandhi and the Congress' Delhi chief Ajay Maken
Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday April 20, 2017, Hyderabad
It was the classic case of 'crying wolf'. On Sunday, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad international airports went into a tizzy, on high security alert mode following what the security agencies called a hijack threat. Anti-terror drills were launched, sniffer dogs deployed, extra checking done. Now it appears that a young man from Hyderabad, who was trying to impress his girlfriend, was at the bottom of it.
Raids on a senior Uttar Pradesh bureaucrat have revealed an enormous haul of unaccounted cash and jewellery. Income Tax officials have allegedly found around 10 crores in cash and 10 kg gold during raids on Keshav Lal, a Kanpur-based additional commissioner of Sales Tax, who has a house in Noida near Delhi.