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Delhi Polls: It’s Official! AAP Leading in 17 Seats, BJP in 5, Congress in 1

The AAP led in 17 seats and the BJP in 5 and the Congress in one seat as officials on Tuesday began counting the votes polled in the 70-member Delhi assembly election. Aam Aadmi Party leaders Manish Sisodia and Somnath Bharti, who were ministers in the Arvind Kejriwal government, forged ahead of their rivals, election officials said. Three other AAP ...

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Rahul Gandhi Slams BJP, Asks ‘When Will the Talks Stop? When Will Work Begin?’

Congress Vice President declared Congress as a party of poor people and slammed the BJP government by alleging that BJP is neglecting poor people for corporates, on Tuesday during his roadshow at Kalkaji. Accompanied by party members such as Ajay Maken, Arvind Singh Lovely, Subhash Chopra and Sharmishta Mukherjee, Rahul said “Congress is a party for the poor people. We ...

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It’s BJP or Congress, AAP no Alternative in Delhi: Sheila Dikshit (Interview)

BJP leaders admit the AAP is their main foe in Delhi, but three-time chief minister Sheila Dikshit doesn’t feel that the Arvind Kejriwal-led party is an alternative to the BJP or the Congress. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes all out campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi, Congress leader Dikshit says her party is very much in the ...

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Hate Speech: Opposition Seeks Resignation of Niranjan Jyoti

A day after the Congress party questioned the “culpable silence” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Minister Niranjan Jyoti’s hate speech, Modi warned all his ministers and MPs against using derogatory language and said it won’t be tolerated. The controversy came up ahead of Delhi Assembly polls after Union Minister Jyoti said, “Aapko tay karna hai ki Dilli mein sarkar ...

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BJP Prefers to go for Fresh Delhi Polls in February; Will AAP Retain Numbers?

As confusion prevails over government formation in the national capital, the Delhi unit of the BJP is gearing up for fresh polls – possibly in February – buoyed by the party’s impressive showing in Haryana and Maharashtra after the resounding Lok Sabha verdict, sources say. According to a senior party leader, the central leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party is ...

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