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Cong once bitten, twice shy?

Monday, 19 May 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

After the BJP, its arch rival Congress on Sunday too advocated fresh elections to the Delhi Assembly as it rejected any possibility of supporting AAP to form the Government again. A section of leaders and MLAs within the AAP has been favouring Government formation by the party seeking support from...

Subpar performance by Delhi’s 57 Independents

Monday, 19 May 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Performance of most of the 57 Independent Lok Sabha candidates from Delhi was dismal with the exception of beauty queen Ruby Yadav from South Delhi and two namesakes of West Delhi’s AAP candidate Jarnail Singh. Most of them not only lost but even got lesser votes than the number of people...

Maya bruised, battered, beaten after jumbo bout

Monday, 19 May 2014 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), once the toast of the nation for its social engineering, has been bruised and battered by the electorate in the Lok Sabha elections 2014. The rout of BSP was complete in the national Capital too, where all its seven candidates not only forfeited their deposit. The...

BJP’s landslide win causes Cong cave-in

Saturday, 17 May 2014 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Beating of drums, bursting of firecrackers and thunderous sloganeering echoed the sky as jubilations broke out across the Capital to celebrate BJP’s spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha polls on Friday. Hundreds of BJP workers and supporters were joined by their senior leaders who danced to the drum beats at...

Girri credits E Delhi win to BJP, NaMo

Saturday, 17 May 2014 | Pramod Kumar Singh | New Delhi

The final outcome of East Delhi Lok Sabha seat has hammered the Congress more than any other party. From the very beginning it was pretty visible who was going to win the battle royal as body language of Congress candidate Sandeep Dikshit said it all. Maheish Girri, the candidate of the...

Dead ringers for Jarnail Singh kill shoe-thrower party in W Delhi

Saturday, 17 May 2014 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Too many Jarnail Singhs spoiled the party of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Jarnail Singh in the West Delhi Parliamentary seat in the national Capital. A break-up of votes garnered by the other two Jarnail Singhs who fought as Independents got a combined tally of almost over 90,000 votes. Had...

Vardhan plans to gussy up urban fabric of Walled City

Saturday, 17 May 2014 | Iknoor Kaur | New Delhi

As soon as trends indicating the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Dr Harsh Vardhan emerged in the Chandni Chowk constituency, he revealed his plans for the redevelopment of the area. Vardhan said on Friday that his focus will be on improving the traffic and infrastructure of Chandni Chowk...

Beauty queen Ruby is a diamond in the rough

Saturday, 17 May 2014 | Sweta Goswami | New Delhi

She might not have won the elections, but had enough reasons to feel victorious. Independent candidate from South Delhi and beauty queen Ruby Yadav made a spectacular debut by garnering the second highest vote share of all Independents across the seven constituencies in the national Capital. The startling numbers pocketed...

Purvanchalis help Manoj Tiwari hit pay dirt in NE Delhi

Saturday, 17 May 2014 | Sakshi Chand | New Delhi

In the North-East Parliamentary constituency, the Purvanchalis and migrant voters essentially sealed the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Manoj Tiwari. The dominance of Muslims in the constituency had virtually no impact on the BJP candidate who won the seat comfortably with a margin of 1,44,084 votes. Trends emerging...

Udit Raj claims key scalps in NW Delhi

Saturday, 17 May 2014 | Anup Verma | New Delhi

As the BJP candidate Udit Raj from lone reserved Lok Sabha seat in the Capital made considerable headway, his rivals — Congress candidate Krishna Tirath and Aam Aadmi Party leader Rakhi Birla — left the counting centre after two rounds of counting in haste. The move indicated they had conceded defeat....

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My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

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Pranaam Pawas: A poetic event organised to welcome monsoon

17 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Phir Khule Akaash me Judde Ghataon Ke, Phir Hawaon Ke Dupatte Ho Gaye Jheene, a poetic event centered on creations about monsoon ‘Pranaam Pawas’ concluded in city. The event was organised by the Dushyant Kumar Memorial Manuscript Museum to welcome the monsoon season...

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