Assembly | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 9, 2013
Outgoing Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, who was dealt a stunning defeat in the state election, today blamed her own Congress party for not giving her enough support.
Cheat Sheet | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 8, 2013
For 15 years Sheila Dikshit was Chief Minister of Delhi, winning three assembly elections one after the other. On Sunday, the dream run ended. The seasoned politician has lost not only Delhi, but her own election as well, to debutant Arvind Kejriwal...
Assembly | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Sunday December 8, 2013
The BJP appears set for a return to power in Delhi after 15 years, but it will have to settle for sharing the spotlight today with Arvind Kejriwal and his nine-month-old Aam Aadmi Party or AAP.
Assembly | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Sunday November 24, 2013
The Congress was keen to avoid last Sunday's fiasco at Rahul Gandhi's rally in Delhi. So, when his mother and party president Sonia Gandhi arrived for her first election rally in the city, a packed ground and a rousing welcome greeted her.
Assembly | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Monday November 18, 2013
Rahul Gandhi allegedly cut short his appearance and left after a seven-minute address.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 14, 2013
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today filed her nomination papers from New Delhi assembly constituency and exuded confidence that Congress will retain power for a record fourth term.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday September 4, 2013
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has landed in a fresh controversy after sensational claims by police officer DG Vanzara - jailed for a series of fake encounters - that officers like him were exploited for rich political dividends and then thrown...
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 2, 2013
The Centre today indicated that it would take the Telangana proposal forward without running it by the Andhra Pradesh assembly, in the face of unrelenting protests in the coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Thousands of people remain stranded in Uttarakhand, nine days after the hilly state was pounded by rain. While the Army and Air Force are leading a heroic and massive effort to find and rescue them, politicians appear to be searching for approval rat...
India | Reported by Sandeep Phukan; Edited by Mala Das | Monday June 24, 2013
Thousands of people remain stranded in Uttarakhand, eight days after the hilly state was pounded by rain. While the Army and Air Force are leading a heroic and massive effort in the state, politicians appear to be searching for approval ratings in a ...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday April 6, 2013
Activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to break his two-week long fast at 5 pm today. Mr Kejriwal is protesting against Delhi residents being over-charged for water and electricity because of an alleged conspiracy between the governm...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 19, 2013
Lok Sabha members Tuesday stressed the importance of preventing misuse of the provisions of the anti-rape bill introduced in the house by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, while opinions diverged on the proposal to keep the age of consent at 18.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday December 23, 2012
The protests at India Gate against the gang-rape of 23-year-old medical student Amanat (NOT her real name) degenerated into a show of unrestrained excess by the demonstrators and the Delhi police on Sunday evening, leaving many policemen injured, one...
Assembly | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday December 13, 2012
His return to power in Gujarat can be taken for granted, but the larger prize for Mr Modi is to be declared the prime ministerial candidate of his party, the BJP. And his sadbhavna or communal harmony tour last year, conducted across the state, tele...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday October 22, 2012
Amid talk of a Cabinet reshuffle, Congress on Monday said Rahul Gandhi will decide on the issue of joining government.
India | Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday April 11, 2012
The Congress party is in the mood to revamp its organisation. And this time, it is likely to adopt a bottom-up approach. Party sources say the leadership has directed all it's general secretaries to fill up all the posts of block-level and district-l...
India | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Thursday September 15, 2011
Sandeep Dikshit, who is a Lok Sabha MP from Delhi, has said that a bag filled with ten lakhs in cash, left behind by him on a train, does not belong to him. Mr Dikshit's mother, Sheila, is the Chief Minister of Delhi.
India | Sandeep Phukan | Friday August 19, 2011
With Anna Hazare proving to be a magnet for middle-class India, the Government is now trying to tunnel its way out of the morass it has landed in through its mismanagement of the activist and his supporters.
India | Sandeep Phukan | Friday July 22, 2011
Speaking exclusively to NDTV, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today rejected the Delhi Lokayukta report alleging misrepresentation of facts to get votes.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 28, 2011
Delhi's prestigious St Stephen's College plunged into a controversy with Congress MP and alumni Sandeep Dikshit accusing it of being run like a "private property", a charge vehemently denied by the 130-year-old institution.Dikshit, the east Delhi MP and son of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, said it ...