Tirath was upset with high command over being ignored for reserved Patel Nagar assembly seat in West Delhi.
Congress's Delhi chief Arvinder Singh Lovely will not contest the Feb 7 assembly elections and will look after the organisation for the poll, the party announced on Sunday.
Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely will not contest the upcoming Assembly elections in the national capital, where the party has been pushed to the third place behind BJP and AAP, and instead look after its organisation of the polls, AICC announced on Sunday.
The Congress may look battered and bruised in all other states. But in Delhi, it appears to be making the right moves.
The BJP may be oozing oodles of confidence in public when it comes to Delhi elections, but the poll sops it has announced tell a different story. The sops – bribe to voters if you please - being offered by the party betray a sense of nervousness within the state unit.
From AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal's resignation as CM to call for fresh polls, here's a look at the Delhi politics in 2014.
The Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress on Monday accused the Delhi Police of failing to maintain communal harmony in the city after a blaze gutted a substantial part of St Sebastian's Church at northeast Delhi's Tahirpur area.
Contrary to what the Congress and the AAP claim in public, there was serious effort at forming the government in Delhi by both but it did not work out.
She may not want to contest the Delhi Assembly polls early next year but there should be no doubt that former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit still enjoys the trust of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
The Indian Youth Congress is planning a show of strength, called Yuva Aakrosh rally, in the national capital on 25 September.
Delhi Congress leaders have been trying every trick in the book to stall the BJP's efforts to form the government in Delhi, holding protests across the city in which they have termed the saffron party’s move as "unethical" and "unconstitutional".
Sheila Dikshit herself has not quite ruled out the idea of her return to politics. She certainly left the door ajar when she told Mayank Austen Soofi “I am happy as I am. Let me go through today. Tomorrow is another day.”
Even though Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely has been pretty active, carrying out protests across the city on current issues like lack of power, water and rising prices, he has been unable to carry the senior leadership with him.
Former cabinet minister Ajay Maken was in line to take over the party organisation in a post Sheila era, but he finished third.
Accusing the NDA government of giving a "free hand" to hoarders, Delhi Congress on Wednesday protested against the increase in sugar prices and the hike in rail fares and freight charges.
The Congress party on Sunday continued its power protest in the national capital, threatening to cut supply to the houses of former Delhi minister Manish Sisodia and BJP leaders if the crisis is not resolved soon.
DPCC Chief Spokesperson Mukesh Sharma said Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has not shown any seriousness in addressing the problem of power and water.
Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely said AAP was launching the programme with an aim to increase its vote-bank but the party will not succeed as people have decided to reject it following its 49-day rule.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party vice-President Rahul Gandhi today joined Delhi's voters to cast their vote in the Lok Sabha elections 2014. The Gandhis voted in New Delhi constituency. Along with them Ajay Maken the New Delhi Congress candidate, and Delhi Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely were also seen. Here are the pictures.
Rahul Gandhi’s big rally in Dakshinpuri in Delhi was clearly a source of great anxiety for his party. The last one before the Delhi Assembly elections had proved to be a gigantic dud. This time the Congress went all out to mobilize the faithful.