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Delhi: Purvanchalis, Muslims hold sway over backward northeast

As a constituency, Northeast Delhi is a colourful mix of Purvanchalis, Muslims and backward classes. Across Delhi, it is known to be one of the least developed parts of the Capital.

Advantage AAP in high-profile New Delhi seat

In last year’s Assembly elections, it was in New Delhi that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal had dealt a body blow to the ruling Congress. This constituency has been represented and contested for by some of the top names in Indian politics like LK Advani and Rajesh Khanna.

Delhi polls unlikely to be held with LS elections

The elections to the Delhi assembly are unlikely to be held with this summer’s Lok Sabha polls, a demand Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has gone to the Supreme Court with.

Order on Feb 28 on Gadkari's defamation plea against Kejriwal

A Delhi court on Saturday reserved its order for February 28 on the plea filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari seeking that former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal be summoned as an accused in a defamation complaint.

Mahatma Gandhi's grandson joins Aam Aadmi Party

The grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and eminent writer Rajmohan Gandhi joined AAP on Friday and he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha election this summer.

We are prepared to take on AAP, will win 50 seats: Harsh Vardhan

As Delhi stares at another re-poll, leader of the opposition in the state assembly and BJP leader Harsh Vardhan says his party is well-prepared even if the elections are held next week.

HC to hear Binny's plea today, inclined to declare him Independent

The Delhi Assembly speaker on Tuesday sought a day’s time from the Delhi High Court to respond on the plea of expelled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Vinod Kumar Binny.

Kejriwal’s grievance cell shuts down, 7000 complaints may go unattended

Expect little help at the Delhi Secretariat if you plan to go there with a grievance. The special grievance redressal cell set up by former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has been shut following his resignation last week.

AAP apologises for Ilmi's corruption report goof-up

Embarrassed by the faux pas which saw AAP's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal and another leader Shazia Ilmi wrongly quoting a report from Transparency International to claim that corruption has declined in Delhi, the party on Tuesday issued a clarification stating it was "misinformed" about the survey.

Growing dissent in AAP over Lok Sabha tickets

After the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced its first list of 20 Lok Sabha contestants, scores of party workers and volunteers across the country have questioned the selection procedure.
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AAP's state units hit by factionalism, infighting

Even as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) gears up for the Lok Sabha elections, the party is faced with factionalism in its various state units including Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab.

To AAP, with love, from Nepal’s Maoists

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) should tap into Maoist base to expand its own, is the success-mantra that Nepal’s former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai would like to give Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Congress MLA disrupts Kejriwal's press conference

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today released a 'report card' on the performance of his AAP government after completing one month in power. Poll: How do you rate the Kejriwal-led govt’s performance so far?

Congress to finalise Rahul’s primaries project today

The Congress is likely to finalise on Monday the list of parliamentary constituencies in Delhi where it will implement party vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s experiment to “end the high command culture” in the party.

Congress to pull an AAP on Arvind Kejriwal?

In a carefully crafted strategy, the party has also decided not to pull the plug on the AAP government – Delhi’s first minority government -- till the general elections and give “a long rope to the new party to hang itself”.

AAP releases videos of raid night in Bharti's defence

Under fire for not removing Delhi’s law minister Somnath Bharti for his midnight raid on an alleged drug and sex racket involving Ugandan nationals, the Aam Aadmi Party on Friday released a series of videos from the night of the incident in his defence.

Binny: Will fast if AAP does not fulfil assurances

Disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Vinod Kumar Binny met social activist Anna Hazare at his village, Ralegan Siddhi, on Sunday and discussed the style of functioning of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and the party.

Will take time, but won't spare corrupt: Kejriwal

Making it clear that there will be no compromise on corruption, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today said anyone embroiled in corrupt practices will not be spared be it Sheila Dikshit, any BJP member or even his own party member. AAP sounds war cry for LS polls, Kejriwal won’t contest | Kejriwal new alternative: AAP

AAP's first list of Lok Sabha polls candidates in 10-15 days

After its success in the Delhi Assembly polls, the AAP National Executive was meeting in New Delhi today to decide on its strategy for the Lok Sabha elections with a senior leader saying his dream would be to see Arvind Kejriwal as the prime minister.

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Kejriwal passes floor test, but dodges Opposition's questions

In his reply to the debate on the motion of trust, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal chose not to reply to many points raised by the BJP and Congress leaders while giving a strong rebuttal to many others.
AAP's MS Dhir becomes Delhi Assembly Speaker
AAP’s spartan style very communist: Karat

Delhi election results cause for introspection: Jaitley

BJP on Thursday accepted assembly election results in Delhi are a "cause for introspection" as people now judge political parties "more harshly" and expect credibility from them.


A divorce, a jail term, determined foes: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar fighting a lone battle?

The divorce between Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party and Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal(U) and a few days of change in residence for Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Lalu Prasad – from 10, Circular Road in Patna to the Ranchi jail in Jharkhand – have totally changed the game that is played in Bihar.

UP Muslims face a 'fundamental, political dilemma' ahead of LS polls

Angry with the SP, convinced that the Congress is a losing proposition, unsure of AAP’s ability to win, and fearful that Mayawati may ally with the BJP in the future, Muslims have a difficult choice.


Should voting be made mandatory for all citizens?

In the coming days, when five states go to polls, how important do you think your vote will mean in bringing a change in the country.
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