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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi chief minister today.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Arvind Kejriwal to take oath for the third time: Here’s all you need to know

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 08:33 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to be sworn-in along with his six of his ministers, days after the AAP romped to a magnificent victory in the Delhi assembly election, in which the party won 62 seats in the 70-member House.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Delhi has shown that cheap electricity gets you vote, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 02:07 PM IST
Reacting to a news that says the Maharashtra Government will give subsidy on electricity, just like the AAP government gave in Delhi, Kejriwal said the 21st Century India must have cheap power available round the clock.
A voter at a polling booth in Mundka on Saturday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A voter at a polling booth in Mundka on Saturday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Three Muslim-dominated seats record highest voter turnout in Delhi assembly election

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 06:51 AM IST
Three Muslim-dominated seats -- Seelampur, Mustafabad and Matia Mahal -- recorded the highest voter turnout in the elections in which the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is seeking to retain power in what is seen as a bipolar contest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP had won 67 of the 70 seats in last assembly elections held in 2015.(PTI)
Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP had won 67 of the 70 seats in last assembly elections held in 2015.(PTI)

Delhi Exit Poll Results Live Update: ABP News-C Voter predicts clean sweep for AAP

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 09:15 PM IST
Exit polls are based on responses of people who have just cast their votes. Pollsters predict the results much before the actual counting of votes, assuming that the voters have correctly revealed their choice.
Delhi chief minister tweeted this picture of his family after they cast vote in Delhi Assembly Election, Feb 8, 2020. The CM’s son (extreme right) is a first-time voter.(Photo Credit: Arvind Kejriwal / Twitter)
Delhi chief minister tweeted this picture of his family after they cast vote in Delhi Assembly Election, Feb 8, 2020. The CM’s son (extreme right) is a first-time voter.(Photo Credit: Arvind Kejriwal / Twitter)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Arvind Kejriwal’s son, a first time voter, accompanies Delhi CM to polling booth

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 05:20 PM IST
Delhi Assembly Election: After casting his vote, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said he is confident that people will vote for work and development in the elections and hoped that the AAP will be elected for a third time.
Home Minister Amit Shah will address an election rally in Delhi on Feb 2, 2010.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT File)
Home Minister Amit Shah will address an election rally in Delhi on Feb 2, 2010.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT File)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Amit Shah, JP Nadda to address rallies; Arvind Kejriwal to hold road shows on Sunday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 08:00 AM IST
Delhi Assembly Polls: Sunday’s political rallies and public gatherings of both the parties will come a day after a man was arrested for firing two rounds in air at the protest venue in Shaheen Bagh, which has continued to be at the centre of campaigning for Delhi elections.
Supporters during a BJP election rally ahead of the Delhi assembly election, in New Delhi, Saturday, February 1, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Supporters during a BJP election rally ahead of the Delhi assembly election, in New Delhi, Saturday, February 1, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Highest share of candidates with criminal cases, 36% are crorepatis, shows ADR report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 09:32 AM IST
Of the 672 candidates contesting the election, nearly 20% have a criminal case against them. This is the highest share of such candidates at least since the 2008 assembly elections,
Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur during an election campaign ahead of the forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections, at Rithala, in New Delhi on January 27, 2020.(HT Photo)
Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur during an election campaign ahead of the forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections, at Rithala, in New Delhi on January 27, 2020.(HT Photo)

Drop Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma from star campaigners’ list, EC orders BJP

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 04:56 PM IST
Pravesh Verma had alleged that protesters gathered at Shaheen Bagh would enter homes, rape and kill and claimed that this can be prevented if the BJP is elected in the February 8 polls.
Women shout slogans during a protest against CAA, NRC and NPR at Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi,Saturday, January 18, 2020.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Women shout slogans during a protest against CAA, NRC and NPR at Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi,Saturday, January 18, 2020.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: BJP internal survey says Shaheen Bagh may help boost tally

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 04:14 PM IST
One of the main reasons for the change, according to two key leaders HT spoke to, is building resentment against the sit-in protest at Shaheen Bagh, which has blocked a key arterial road in the city, leading to traffic chaos in several parts of south and east Delhi for over 40 days.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during a road show at Brij Puri, northeast Delhi, Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020.(. Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during a road show at Brij Puri, northeast Delhi, Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020.(. Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)

BJP bringing in union ministers to campaign because it has no CM face: Arvind Kejriwal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Delhi Assembly Election 2020: This is the first in recent times that the BJP is contesting a state election without a chief ministerial candidate.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government claims quality education and “world class” infrastructure in its schools in the Capital.(HT Photo)
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government claims quality education and “world class” infrastructure in its schools in the Capital.(HT Photo)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: BJP MPs take up Kejriwal challenge, inspect govt schools

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 09:11 AM IST
After the inspection, the BJP parliamentarians said that the Delhi government schools lacked better infrastructure and teachers, and had dirty toilets.
Rohini sitting MLA Vijender Gupta (in front) is the leader of the opposition in the outgoing Delhi assembly. He is pitted against AAP’s Rajesh Nama Bansiwala in the Feb 8 Delhi Assembly Election.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Rohini sitting MLA Vijender Gupta (in front) is the leader of the opposition in the outgoing Delhi assembly. He is pitted against AAP’s Rajesh Nama Bansiwala in the Feb 8 Delhi Assembly Election.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: BJP’s Vijender Gupta fighting to fend off AAP siege in Rohini

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 06:48 AM IST
In the last assembly elections in Delhi, BJP won Rohini constituency because of its strong support base in middle class and upper-middle class areas. It won Mustafabad and Vishwas Nagar assembly segments largely due to split in Muslim and slum clusters votes, respectively.
New Delhi : Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with AAP Candidate Saurabh Bhardwaj from Greater Kailash during an election campaign for State Assembly elections in New Delhi,Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI1_25_2020_000224B)(PTI)
New Delhi : Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with AAP Candidate Saurabh Bhardwaj from Greater Kailash during an election campaign for State Assembly elections in New Delhi,Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI1_25_2020_000224B)(PTI)

Amit Shah making fun of hard work done by people of Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 08:03 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal, the national convener of the AAP, was responding to comments made by Amit Shah during his election speeches in Delhi in which the home minister had criticised AAP government on several issues.
Purvanchalis - migrants from easter UP and Bihar - have emerged as a dominant force in Delhi politics. The main parties have fielded 10-12 candidates from the community in the Feb 8 Delhi Assembly Election.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)
Purvanchalis - migrants from easter UP and Bihar - have emerged as a dominant force in Delhi politics. The main parties have fielded 10-12 candidates from the community in the Feb 8 Delhi Assembly Election.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Why Purvanchalis are a key factor in Delhi polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 04:52 PM IST
It is this “associational politics” and to garner the support of the dominant Purvanchali community that prompted the BJP and the Congress to tie up, for the first time, with regional political parties from Bihar in the Delhi elections.
Union home minister Amit Shah seen during a rally ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, at Mustafabad, on Friday, January 24, 2020.(Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)
Union home minister Amit Shah seen during a rally ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, at Mustafabad, on Friday, January 24, 2020.(Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Will spend Rs 1 lakh crore on unauthorised colonies, says Amit Shah

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 01:47 PM IST
The Centre decision to give ownership rights to residents of 1,731 unauthorised colonies is one of the main poll planks of the BJP. In Mustafabad, which is dotted with unauthorised colonies, Shah spoke about the party’s plan to upgrade basic civic facilities.
Sukhbir Singh Badal, president of Shiromani Akali Dal speaks to media outside the Punjab Governor house, in Chandigarh on January 15.(ANI Photo)
Sukhbir Singh Badal, president of Shiromani Akali Dal speaks to media outside the Punjab Governor house, in Chandigarh on January 15.(ANI Photo)

‘Will stick to stand on CAA’, say Akalis after BJP dumps them for Delhi polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 07:08 AM IST
In the recent past, the BJP and the Akalis have been slightly out of sync with SAD leader Sukhbir Badal raising concerns about the CAA.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI file photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI file photo)

As long as Delhi has an honest govt, no private school can arbitrarily hike fees, says Kejriwal

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2020 03:29 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said like the last five years, his government will continue to control the school fees in Delhi. Read on to know more..
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia, and five other cabinet ministers will contest the elections from constituencies that elected them to the assembly five years ago(PTI)
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia, and five other cabinet ministers will contest the elections from constituencies that elected them to the assembly five years ago(PTI)

AAP releases all 70 names for Delhi polls; 23 new faces

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami and Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 01:40 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party was the first among the major players off the blocks in declaring candidates, fielded 23 fresh faces.
Aam Aadmi Party’s Atishi Marlena will contest the Delhi assembly polls from Kalkaji constituency.(HT PHOTO)
Aam Aadmi Party’s Atishi Marlena will contest the Delhi assembly polls from Kalkaji constituency.(HT PHOTO)

Atishi, Raghav Chaddha among AAP’s new faces for Delhi assembly polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2020 08:57 PM IST
Atishi Marlena and Raghav Chaddha had contested the Lok Sabha elections from Delhi last year and lost.
During the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the committee had its hands full a week after the election dates were announced. It had then received over 15 requests in a little over a week, all of which were from the BJP.(Representative Photo/HT)
During the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the committee had its hands full a week after the election dates were announced. It had then received over 15 requests in a little over a week, all of which were from the BJP.(Representative Photo/HT)

Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: 3 requests to verify ads before poll body

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 12:15 PM IST
Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 :Out of the 3 certification requests, two are from the BJP while one is from the Aam Admi Party. The committee has also sent back one of the ad requests by the BJP for modification.
The police forces also focused on strengthening counterterrorism measures such as mandatory tenant verification, guest house checking, sensitization of cyber café owners and second-hand car dealers.(Representative Photo/PTI)
The police forces also focused on strengthening counterterrorism measures such as mandatory tenant verification, guest house checking, sensitization of cyber café owners and second-hand car dealers.(Representative Photo/PTI)

Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: Eleven state police forces meet, discuss NCR security ahead of Feb 8 polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 12:16 PM IST
Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 :Police forces from these states aim at preventing the movement of illicit liquor, firearms, illegal cash and musclemen into NCR ahead of polls.
Congress leader Ajay Maken speaks to media during a press conference at DPCC, in New Delhi on Sunday, January 5, 2020.(HT PHOTO)
Congress leader Ajay Maken speaks to media during a press conference at DPCC, in New Delhi on Sunday, January 5, 2020.(HT PHOTO)

No NRC in Delhi if we win assembly polls: Congress

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 11:43 AM IST
The Delhi government has the right to not implement the three processes, which are controlled by the Centre for NPR 2020, as commented by Ajay Maken, Senior Congress leader.
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