Newly-sworn in Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has said he will take forward the legacy of his predecessor Manohar Parrikar as he admitted he had a “big responsibility” before him. Parrikar, who was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer in February last year, died on Sunday evening. Sawant was sworn in early Tuesday morning.
Delhi government has decided to challenge the High Court order setting aside a rule which barred private schools built on public land to hike fees without seeking prior permission, a senior official said Monday. read more
The Lok Sabha election was held for the first time on the North East Delhi seat in 2009, a year after it was created following the implementation of the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India. read more
The BJP’s Maheish Girri defeated the Aam Aadmi Party leader Rajmohan Gandhi by more than 190,400 votes to win the seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. The AAP’s Atishi Marlena will contest from the seat this year. read more
In 2009, Congress won South Delhi seat after delimitation. And in 2014, BJP leader Ramesh Bidhuri defeated Col Devinder Sehrawat of AAP. BJP had won all seven seats that year in Delhi, which is set for a three-way contest this time with AAP and Congress... read more
His comments gave the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), that forms the government in Delhi, ammunition to attack the BJP. Its spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj tweeted a video clip of Goel’s event and said that senior BJP leaders have now admitted to corruption in... read more