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  • Congress promises 25 sq m house to JJ cluster residents

    Congress promises 25 sq m house to JJ cluster residents

    January 09, 2020 21:16 IST

    Eyeing the votes of residents of the JJ cluster colonies across the national capital, Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra on Thursday said that if his party comes to power in the February 8 elections, people residing there will be given 25 square meter flats multi-storey complexes coming up at the same site.

  • Chandni Chowk: Delhi's smallest electorate with high prestige

    Chandni Chowk: Delhi's smallest electorate with high prestige

    January 09, 2020 17:50 IST

    The key battle to win the Delhi assembly elections and the Chandni Chowk Assembly constituency will be between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress. Among the 70 Delhi assembly constituencies, Chandni Chowk has elected either Congress or the BJP since its formation in 1993 but the picture changed in 2015 Assembly election with the emergence of the Aam Aadmi Party.

  • 'Tumse na hopayega': AAP tells BJP's Manoj Tiwari on free electricity promise

    'Tumse na hopayega': AAP tells BJP's Manoj Tiwari on free electricity promise

    January 09, 2020 15:04 IST

    AAP leader Sanjay Singh asked Manoj Tiwari to first give electricity to states ruled by BJP before promising 1,000 units of free electricity in Delhi.

  • Nagpur Zilla Parishad result a huge boost for Congress in BJP stronghold

    Nagpur Zilla Parishad result a huge boost for Congress in BJP stronghold

    January 09, 2020 9:05 IST

    The Congress-NCP alliance on Wednesday secured 40 out of the 58 Zilla Parishad seats in Nagpur, dislodging the ruling BJP from the district council. The Congress won 30 seats, while the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) bagged 10.

  • Congress wins students' union elections in Varanasi

    Congress wins students' union elections in Varanasi

    January 09, 2020 8:21 IST

    The student wing of the Congress, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) registered a victory on all the four seats in the students' union elections in Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya in Varanasi. It defeated the RSS' student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).

  • 65,000 posters, hoardings removed in compliance with poll

    65K posters, hoardings removed in compliance with poll code in south Delhi: SDMC

    January 08, 2020 22:49 IST

    In the last two days, 17,088 hoardings, banners and posters have been removed in Najafgarh Zone; 10,165 in the Central Zone; 14,618 in the West Zone and 23,069 in the South Zone, officials said.

  • Patparganj: VIP constituency of East Delhi

    Patparganj: The VIP constituency of East Delhi

    January 08, 2020 18:49 IST

    Out of Delhi's 70 Assembly constituencies, Patparganj features in the top three for the sheer fact its MLA is also the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi -- Manish Sisodia. Interestingly, it falls under East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency that was won by BJP's Gautam Gambhir this year by a huge margin.

  • QR code facility for voters to be in 11 assembly constituencies

    QR code facility for voters to be in 11 assembly constituencies

    January 08, 2020 11:32 IST

    Delhi has 70 Assembly constituencies and one constituency in each of the 11 districts will have this tech-driven facility. "In polling stations in these 11 constituencies, voters who have not been able to bring voters' slip but have a phone, can download the QR code from the voters' helpline app. 

  • In a first, Delhi to have AI equipped polling stations

    In a first, Delhi to have AI equipped polling stations

    January 07, 2020 20:42 IST

    In a first, the February 8 Delhi Assembly polls will have 11 Artificial Intelligence (AI) equipped polling constituencies, one from each district in the national capital, the Delhi Election Commission said on Tuesday, adding that QR code enabled digital photo voter slips will save a lot of time which goes in finding out voters' names in the electoral rolls.

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    Congress likely to promise pollution-free Delhi in election manifesto

    January 07, 2020 19:58 IST

    The Delhi Congress is likely to promise pollution-free city in its manifesto, being prepared by Ajay Maken-headed manifesto committee. It will also detail how to make the city pollution-free

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    Kejriwal's AAP on winning track in Delhi, survey shows

    January 06, 2020 20:27 IST

    After the Election Commission announced the poll schedule for Delhi Assembly elections, the IANS-C-Voter Delhi Tracker survey showed that the incumbent Aam Aadmi Party government is very strongly placed to retain power in the national capital.

  • AAP will fight Delhi Assembly election on basis of its govt's work: Kejriwal

    AAP will fight Delhi Assembly election on basis of its govt's work: Kejriwal

    January 06, 2020 20:06 IST

     Addressing a press conference after the Election Commission announced the poll schedule, the AAP national convener appealed to the people to put behind their political preferences and vote in favour of progress and development of Delhi.

  • AAP woos Delhiites with 'Acche Beete Paanch Saal - Lage Raho Kejriwal' slogan

    AAP woos Delhiites with 'Acche Beete Paanch Saal - Lage Raho Kejriwal' slogan

    January 06, 2020 19:12 IST

    For the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi, the AAP on Thursday sought to strike direct rapport with voters with an 'Acche Beete Paanch Saal - Lage Raho Kejriwal' slogan amid Chief Minister Arvind answering a volley of question on his governance in an interaction with people in Chandni Chowk Town Hall.

  • AAP Delhi poll manifesto will be released between Jan 15-20: Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP Delhi poll manifesto will be released between Jan 15-20: Arvind Kejriwal

    January 06, 2020 19:11 IST

    The Aam Aadmi Party will release its manifesto for the upcoming Delhi assembly poll between January 15-20, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday.

  • Free bus rides for women to continue for 5 yrs if AAP returns to power, says Arvind Kejriwal

    Free bus rides for women to continue for 5 yrs if AAP returns to power, says Arvind Kejriwal

    January 06, 2020 19:10 IST

    The AAP government's schemes for free ride for women in DTC buses and free electricity up to 200 units for Delhi'ites will continue for the next five years if the party returns to power, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday.

  • Cleaning up Yamuna will be priority in next tenure: Kejriwal

    Cleaning up Yamuna will be priority in next tenure: Kejriwal

    January 06, 2020 19:09 IST

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that cleaning up river Yamuna will be his government's priority in the next five years if the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is voted back to power in the upcoming Assembly elections.

  • Arvind Kejriwal protecting those who raised anti-India

    Arvind Kejriwal protecting those who raised anti-India slogans: Amit Shah

    January 06, 2020 19:08 IST

    BJP President Amit Shah on Monday criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not prosecuting those who raised anti-India slogans. "Some students shouted anti-India slogans, said ''Bharat tere tukde honge''. Tell me should not they be sent to jail?" alleged Shah.

  • #DelhiPolls: Tweeple react as EC announces dates

    #DelhiPolls: Tweeple react as EC announces dates

    January 06, 2020 18:17 IST

    Tweeple showered their views soon after the Election Commission on Monday announced the date for the Delhi Assembly elections. The national capital will go to the polls on February 8.

  • Over 1.46 crore people eligible to cast votes in Delhi Assembly polls, 66.35 lakh of them women

    Over 1.46 crore people eligible to cast votes in Delhi Assembly polls, 66.35 lakh of them women

    January 06, 2020 17:39 IST

    Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh said there are total 1,46,92,136 voters -- 80,55,686 males, 66,35,635 females and 815 belonging to third gender -- in the final voters list. 

  • Delhi to go to polls on Feb 8; results on Feb 11

    Delhi to go to polls on Feb 8; results on Feb 11

    January 06, 2020 17:22 IST

    Delhi Assembly elections 2020 will be held on February 8 and the counting of votes will take place on February 11, the Election Commission today announced.

  • Shiv Sena's Abdul Sattar resigns from Maha Vikas Aghadi govt over disagreement on minister post

    Shiv Sena denies reports of sole Muslim Minister quitting government

    January 06, 2020 17:15 IST

    Amid speculation that the Shiv Sena's newly-inducted Minister of State Abdul Sattar Nabi has threatened to quit from the government, the party and his family stoutly denied the reports, here on Saturday.

  • BJP releases 'Aarop Patra' attacking AAP ahead of 2020

    BJP releases 'Aarop Patra' attacking AAP ahead of 2020 Delhi polls

    January 06, 2020 17:14 IST

    Ahead of 2020 Delhi Assembly Elections, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Tuesday addressed a public rally in Sadar Bazaar's Kranti Chowk and attacked Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government for not fulfilling its promises made before 2015 Delhi polls.

  • Model code of conduct sets in Delhi. Here's what it means

    Model code of conduct sets in Delhi. Here's what it means

    January 06, 2020 17:12 IST

    Delhi is all set to elect its next Chief Minister as Election Commission has announced the dates for the Delhi Assembly elections 2020. Delhi Assembly elections 2020 will be held on February 8 and the counting of votes will take place on February 11. Model Code of Conduct is now in order in Delhi. Here is what it means.

  • Congress rejects alliance possibility with AAP, says will

    Cong rejects alliance possibility with AAP, says will win clear majority

    January 03, 2020 23:53 IST

    Congress's Delhi unit chief Subhash Chopra on Friday dismissed any possibility of an alliance with the AAP for the forthcoming assembly polls, asserting his party will win a "clear majority" on its own and form the next government in the city.