Cities

  • MCD Election 2017: Arvind Kejriwal Pauses EVM (Vote Machine) Tirade, His Deputy Doesn't
    Arvind Kejriwal did not do any press today. After his Aam Admi Party (AAP) lost big to the BJP in local elections in Delhi, Mr Kejriwal tweeted his congratulations to his political opponent and broke with his recent custom of blaming electronic voting machines or EVMs for the result.
  • In Poster War With Arvind Kejriwal, This BJP Leader Gets Back His Smile
    In a poster war that seasoned the Delhi civic election, the BJP today scored a punch line after its huge victory. As soon as there were clear signs of Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) hurtling towards defeat, new posters came up in Delhi.
  • MCD Election Results 2017: A Trademark PM Modi Tactic, Used To Win Delhi, Could Repeat In Gujarat
    The BJP's standout strategy for the Delhi civic polls was the decision to drop almost all sitting councilors and field fresh faces. It did this to skirt an anti-incumbency sentiment amid allegations of corruption and non-performance in the three corporations, which it has dominated for years. The party's campaign stressed that it was bringing in fresh faces and fresh energy.
  • Lesson And Message for 'EVM Vilaap Mandli': Minister's Dig At AAP
    In an apparent dig at the AAP, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said the BJP's impressive show in the MCD polls is a "lesson" for those crying foul over EVMs and asked them to respect people's mandate. Minister of State for Minority Affairs Naqvi, without naming any of the opposition parties, also added that the saffron party's victory is a "clean sweep" against politics of "anarchy and arrogance".
  • Not In My Area: AAP Lawmaker Alka Lamba Says Vote Machines Not To Blame
    After it lost a significant election today in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) headed by Arvind Kejriwal blamed rigged voting machines, describing their alleged manipulation as "a bitter truth" being used to "dictate democracy."
  • MCD Election Results 2017: 7 Things The BJP Did To Win Delhi Again
    The BJP's massive win in the Delhi civic elections today is the result of a strategy prepared with surgical precision and on the scale of a state election. The party needed to re-establish control in the national capital after winning only three seats in the Delhi assembly elections two years ago, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party sweeping the other 67. The loss to AAP had come only months after the BJP had won all seven parliament seats in Delhi in a Modi wave in the 2014 national election. For the MCD election this year the party went right back to a campaign built around the popularity of PM Modi. "It's a victory of PM's policies and Amit Shah's planning," said the BJP's Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari.
  • 4 Children With Slit Throats Found Dead In Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot District
    The Uttar Pradesh police has found bodies of four children, possibly belonging to the same family, in sacks dumped in two spots under the Rajapur police station area of Chitrakoot district.
  • MCD Election Results 2017: After AAP's Drubbing, Alka Lamba Offers To Quit, Will Continue Fight Against Corruption
    Following the Aam Aadmi Party's humiliating defeat in the MCD elections, lawmaker Alka Lamba has offered to resign from her post and all positions in the party. Taking "responsibility" for the debacle, she said, "I take personal responsibility for the party's defeat in all three wards in my constituency and offer to resign from all party posts and as a lawmaker," Ms Lamba, who represents the Chandni Chowk constituency, tweeted.
  • This Hungarian Woman Cleans Beaches To Do Her Bit For A 'Swachh Bharat'
    Every Sunday, Zsuzsanna Ferrao, a Hungarian woman, trods up to the Rangaon beach near Vasai in adjoining Palghar district and goes about cleaning it. Giving her company in the beach cleanliness drive are her husband and Vasai resident Lisbon, with three-year-old son Lucius and 19-month-old daughter Nascha.
  • MCD Election Results 2017: Vijay Goel On Party's Winning Strategy Says, 'BJP Managed To End Anti-Incumbency By...'
    Union Minister Vijay Goel attributed his party BJP's huge victory in the Delhi civic polls to its strategy to beat anti-incumbency by choosing all new candidates. He also said Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) "won more seats than expected" due to the work of some of its lawmakers in its two years in power.
  • MCD Election Results 2017: Unstoppable BJP Clinches Third Term In Civic Bodies
    Delhi has made its choice. The BJP will rule the Municipal Corporation of Delhi for the third consecutive time. The results announced today following high-decibel campaigning by all parties, reports of electronic voting machines being tampered with and an overall voter turnout of 54 per cent on Sunday have crashed Congress' hopes which was aiming for a comeback of sorts. It also means the citizens have rejected Chief Minster Arvind Kejriwal's AAP government in the capital.
  • MCD Election Results 2017: EVM-<i>Lehar</i> (Wave), Not Modi <i>Lehar</i>, Says AAP
    After losing the Delhi election, Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said today that the results indicate an "EVM wave, not Modi wave". The party has decided to launch a national campaign against what it alleges are faulty EVMs or Electronic Voting Machines.
  • MCD Election Results 2017: AAP Has Already Conceded Defeat, Scoffs Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari
    As counting for the Delhi civic polls on Wednesday gave an decisive edge to the BJP, its Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari took a dig at Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) saying it had "already conceded defeat".
  • MCD Election Results: Placing No 2 In Delhi, Congress Spoke Of 'Comeback'. Then, It Fell
    It is testament to how desperate things are for the Congress that when it appeared briefly as runner-up in the Delhi election, it was nearly giddy. Leaders who have served as ministers in Delhi when the Congress was in power spoke of a revival, based on early leads.
  • Don't Break Your Marriage Or Send Parents To Old Age Homes, Goa Governor Urges Students
    Don't break your marriage, or send your parents to old age homes... Take a stand when you see women being exploited, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha made some unusual requests while addressing students at the 29th convocation ceremony of the Goa University, which was attended by President Pranab Mukherjee and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

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