A day after claiming that mosques were 'mushrooming' on roads and government land in the national capital, West Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma Wednesday accused the Congress and AAP of ignoring the issue for vote bank politics. Congress and AAP leaders hit back at the BJP accusing it of 'communalising' the issue for political gains in the Delhi Assembly polls, scheduled to be held in early 2020. The AAP won the 2015 Delhi elections by bagging 67 of the 70 Assembly seats, while the BJP had won just three seats.
Coming out in support of Rahul Gandhi,who has gone on leave, senior Congress leader AK Antony on Saturday said that the party vice president would return with more strength to lead the party.
The first day of the Delhi assembly session began with Arvind Kejriwal and 66 AAP MLAs being sworn-in. Here are the images.
Stung by the result of the Delhi assembly elections, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has embarked upon an exercise to strengthen the organisation and thereby the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh with a sense of urgency.
Failure to carry forward the small but useful and effective steps showed how the government under the President’s Rule was uncaring about the people’s concerns. It is a manifestation of the state’s failure.
AAP's Delhi victory may have given Modi's BJP great grief, but it is the unreformed regional parties that have the most to worry about in future
The BJP's defeat in Delhi should spur Modi and Arun Jaitley to fast forward reforms. If they lose momentum now, chances of faster growth will recede.
It was a double feat for AAP, which not only pulverised the Opposition by bagging 67 out of 70 Delhi Assembly seats but also nearly doubled its vote share since last elections to a phenomenal 54.3 percent.
With the BJP suffering a humiliating defeat at the hands of AAP in Delhi polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said "arrogance and political vendetta have been defeated today" and that BJP's "balloon has burst".
A pall of gloom descended on Tuesday on the BJP headquarters in Ashoka road on its major drubbing in the Delhi assembly polls as the vote count trends showed the AAP heading towards a massive victory.
Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party was on course to script history as the party was headed towards a landslide victory with a lead in a staggering 59 seats in the 70-member assembly.
Though making headlines is common for politicians during elections season, things got quite dramatic in Delhi as polling day got closer. The last few weeks were marked by everything out of a saas-bahu soap — allegations, blame games, changing allegiances, tears et al. Here are 5 dramatic moments
Aam Aadmi Party might be frontrunner in the race to take over the reins in Delhi but it has fallen way short of achieving its target of collecting Rs 30 crore before the February 7 polling.
Unlike in the Lok Sabha elections, Modi is already securely in Delhi, and Kiran Bedi is too new and too politically inexperienced to convince voters who are on the fence.
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's election campaign in the national capital on Wednesday triggered feelings of nostalgia among the elderly people, who said his speech and mannerisms evoked memories of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
At the Muslim dominated Saheen Bagh in Okhla, Arvind Kejriwal is expected to arrive at 3.30 pm. Local leaders keep busy engaging the audience as it swells in size gradually.
Whichever way Delhi finally votes, there is a message coming from the voter that rises above it all. A new politics is emerging from changing voter moods
Congress president Sonia Gandhi held her first rally in Delhi at Badarpur. While Ajay Maken and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit joined her, Rahul Gandhi was not present.
Accusing BJP of "failing" to prevent crimes against women, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the saffron party's model for women's security was to "lock them up" inside four walls while his party believed in creating safer environment through "strong deterrence".
Chief Ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Wednesday had to keep mostly silent as she was suffering from a severe throat infection.