Congress’s Sunil Jakhar defeated BJP nominee Swaran Salaria with a margin of 1,93,219 votes.
The activist was one of the leaders of the Dalit Asmita Yatra last year and the co-convenor of the Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch.
Congress held a press conference to ask whether Modi, who had earlier said he would neither take bribes nor allow it, would order a probe into Jay Shah’s firm.
The Delhi chief minister made this statement before the assembly passed the Guest Teachers’ Regularisation Bill, which has been objected to by the lieutenant governor.
The BJP was hoping that using a candidate who defected from AAP would push them over the edge, but that was not to be.
The schools are among those identified as having overcharged parents in the name of implementing recommendations of the sixth pay commission.
An RTI activist has questioned whether the Delhi Bar Council’s decision not to allow him to fight the cases while holding the post is fair.
Yogendra Yadav demanded that liquor vends that have been opened without obtaining the consent of the locals be immediately closed down.
In the push ahead from a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’ to an opposition-free India, the AAP in Delhi is proving to be an easy target for the BJP.
Arvind Kejriwal’s lawyer Ram Jethmalani contended that he had acted with his client’s consent, prompting the finance minister to file a separate defamation case.
Mishra wants the party to make the foreign travel records of five senior leaders public, alleging that these records would reveal a lot about corruption within AAP.
Various AAP leaders as well as the chief minister’s wife lashed out at Mishra for dragging Surender Kumar Bansal, who passed away on Sunday, into the controversy.
The changes come after Amanatullah Khans accused Kumar Vishwas of colluding with the BJP to split AAP.
Instead of taking the outcome as a mandate on its own governance, AAP continues to insist the BJP’s victory is not a win for Modi but for faulty EVMs.
In a one-to-one personality contest, the opposition leaders are very weak vis-à-vis Narendra Modi. They need to define their own agendas.
As the MCD goes to the polls, The Wire explains what these bodies do and why the elections are important.
Despite the many challenges before it, what AAP has achieved in Delhi during its two years in power is commendable. When compared to the purely negative campaigns of other parties, the decision is clear.
While the AAP must take stock of the current political climate, the BJP needs to wade away anti-incumbency that appears to be brewing in the states it rules.
The Election Commission has defended its voting machines, insisting there is no credible evidence to back claims of tampering.
While Arvind Kejriwal sought a meeting with the chief election commissioner over the issue, the Congress has demanded that the by-elections in the state be conducted using ballot papers.
Ahead of the assembly election results, here’s a brief look at the electoral politics of UP, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa.
Not only were women’s day rallies cancelled so as to not disrupt the prime minister’s visit, anyone seen as a possible ‘protestor’ was detained by the police.
Ignored by political parties and threatened by the upper castes, the community feels compelled to let their votes go to waste.
A look at the various factors that may impact the Goa assembly elections.
Dalits have become a bargaining force in Punjab politics but they have failed as a credible political front. Jat Sikh dominance is unlikely to be impacted in the upcoming polls.
Manohar Parrikar has roped two Congressmen into the BJP whom he had accused of being corrupt in the past.
A not-so-important political figure in Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu has tried every trick in the book in the last few months.
The Delhi chief minister said that Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab chief ministerial candidate will be a local MLA.
Najeeb Jung’s tenure as lieutenant governor of Delhi has been marked by repeated disputes with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on issues of jurisdiction.
Despite the hardships being faced by the working class due to the note ban, the rhetoric of fighting corruption and targeting the wealthy means they are bearing the pain in silence.
The BJP Delhi chief discusses the party’s strategy in the upcoming municipality elections, how the party plans to hold AAP accountable for its unmet election promises and more.
Punjab congress MLAs resigned en masse and Amarinder Singh quit as Lok Sabha MP after the court ruled that Punjab had no right to unilaterally terminate water-sharing agreements over the Satluj Yamuna Link Canal with neighbouring states.
The Delhi Chief minister’s allegations that there is a “widespread fear” that the phones of judges are being tapped, drew ire from the law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad who denied the charges.
Congress and AAP aim to write off farm loans if they come to power in Punjab. But such measures will only be useful only if accompanied by policy reforms like a sustainable farming system and assured monthly income for farmers.
The onslaught launched by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on the AAP government is unprecedented.
Assure transparent and accountable politics; will contest MCD polls next year, but not Punjab assembly elections
The report has claimed that AAP workers are being paid high rent for hosting clinics on their property and the clinics do not have proper facilities.
Hazare said, “I felt that way, but I am very saddened to see what his colleagues are doing. Some are going to jail, some are indulging in fraud.”
The NCW chief described his article as “objectionable and obnoxious”, while the opposition has demanded his dismissal from the party.
But misdirected criticism helps BJP take the edge off the charge of undermining democracy.