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'We will form the next government in Delhi'

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced the names of 44 shortlisted candidates for 12 constituencies for Delhi assembly elections. In an interview with HT, Kejriwal spoke about his electoral plans.

Aspiring techie associates hope with elections

A student of B. Tech second year at Amity University, Tushar is excited about the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi.

'We are focussing on purification of electoral roll'

Assembly elections in Delhi are due in November this year and the electoral officials are engaged in a massive exercise to add as many voters on their rolls as possible. Delhi's chief electoral officer Vijay Dev calls it the purifying of the electoral roll.

BJP workers sport black caps

Taking a cue from the 'caps' that became synonymous with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's movement and later with Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi (AAP) party, BJP workers, including Delhi president Vijay Goel, have begun sporting black caps. Neelam Pandey reports.

BJP’s unity show at first poll rally in Delhi

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday virtually sounded the bugle for the Delhi assembly elections to be held in November this year at mega rally at the Capital’s Ramlila Maidan. Neelam Pandey reports.

Delhi: Focus on power tariff, BJP promises rate cut by 30%

Coming out all guns blazing against the Congress government in Delhi, the BJP on Sunday accused it of failing on all fronts, especially on providing cheaper power and water.

Modi’s mantra for state BJP in run-up to polls

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, who heads the BJP's central election committee, is expected to share his strategy of reaching out to the electorate through various media with party workers in the capital on Saturday.

BJP media cell to hire experts in assembly election run-up

Emphasising that lack of research and in-depth knowledge is coming in the way of the BJP reaching out to the masses, senior party leaders have asked the media cell to take help from professionals.

BJP sees hope in onion price rise

When the price of onion touched Rs. 60 a kilo in 1998, the BJP paid heavily. It lost the Delhi Assembly elections to the Congress with a big margin.

Kejriwal-led aap launches newsletter, video channel

They earlier used the social media to reach out to people. Now, with less than three months to go for the Delhi Assembly elections, they are turning to their own version of the mainstream media.

Veterans seek Assembly poll tickets for sons in their fiefs

They ran their fathers’ election campaigns, organised their rallies, managed the back offices and nurtured their constituencies. The exposure and the training in politics and public life helped them learn the tricks of the trade. Ready, they now aspire to don the role of public representatives.

UPA 'game-changer' rolls out today

The Delhi government’s ambitious food security scheme is being touted as a ‘game changer’ this poll season.

BJP may replicate Modi trick to fight factionalism

Taking a cue from the parent organisation, the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to introduce a post of chief of election campaign to settle the dispute over its chief ministerial candidate.

In run-up to polls, three legislators to join Congress

At least three sitting legislators, currently representing three different political parties, are likely to join the Congress.

AAP announces two more candidates

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday announced the candidates for Tilak Nagar and Shahdara for the forthcoming assembly elections in Delhi.
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