Kejriwal’s AAP sweeps Delhi poll, wins 62 out of 70 seats

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP almost made a repeat performance of its 2015 victory in the Delhi assembly election. The AAP won 62 out of 70 seats, five less than its tally of 67 in 2015. The BJP won eight seats – an increase of five seats from its 2015 tally of 3. And just like in 2015, the Congress d Read More
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Polling ends in Delhi, turnout around 60%, exit polls predict AAP win

The polling for electing Delhi’s new assembly concluded without any major untoward incident. Around 60 per cent of Delhi’s 1.47 crore eligible voters exercised their franchise. However, the Election Commission is yet to release the final official figure of the turnout. Read More
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Delhi assembly election: AAP, BJP, Congress release candidates’ list

As the polling date for the Delhi assembly election of February 8 coming closer, all the three major parties in fray – the Aam Aadmi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party, and the Congress has released the names of their candidates. Here is the full list of the candidates from the three parties: Read More
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JNU case: Delhi govt tells court charges filed in ‘haste, secrecy’

The Delhi government informed a court that the Delhi Police filed the chargesheet in the 2016 Jawaharlal Nehru University sedition case in a “hasty” and “secretive manner” and it will take over a month to decide whether to grant sanction to prosecute the accused. Read More
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EC seeks report from I&B ministry on launch of NaMo TV

The poll panel has also written separately to Doordarshan and asked to verify how the national broadcaster ran an hour-long live broadcast of PM Modi’s public address “Mein Bhi Chowkidar” on March 31. Read More
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AAP to fight LS poll from UP, Bihar, Odisha and Andamans also

The Aam Aadmi Party, on Sunday, announced to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha election in Andaman and Nicobar, Bihar, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh. Read More
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Congress rules out tie-up with AAP, says ‘no alliance in Delhi’

Sheila Dikshit, Delhi Congress chief and former chief minister, said there will be no alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party for the upcoming Lok Sabha election. Read More
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Akali Dal (Taksali) and AAP to join hands to contest Lok Sabha poll

A breakaway outfit from the Shriomani Akali Dal, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) has decided to join hands with the Aam Adami Party to contest general election in Punjab. Read More
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AAP names candidates for 6 Delhi LS seats, no alliance with Congress

The Aam Aadmi Party, on Saturday, announced names of the candidates for six of the seven Delhi seats for the upcoming Lok Sabha election. It also blamed the Congress for the breakdown of coalition talks between the two parties. Read More
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Opposition leaders join Kejriwal’s rally to throw out Modi govt

In the rally, titled “Remove Dictatorship, Save Democracy”, the leaders slammed the BJP government by calling it a “threat to democracy” and said it must be defeated in the coming general election. Read More
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