Luck smiles on AAP bigwigs

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Most of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) bigwigs are set to come out with flying colours in their battle of ballots for Delhi assembly polls.Arvind Kejriwal, Gopal Rai, Saurabh Bhardwaj, Atishi, Raghav Chadha,…

SC hears SLP filed by Centre, Delhi govt against HC’s order on Nirbhaya convicts’ execution

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard the special leave petition (SLP) filed by the Centre and Delhi government against the judgment of Delhi High Court in connection with the stay on the…

Delhi poll results: AAP’s Raghav Chadha wins Rajinder Nagar seat

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Raghav Chadha won Rajinder Nagar Assembly seat by a margin of 20,058 votes. "People of Delhi have proven that Delhi's son Arvind Kejriwal is not a terrorist…

Kejriwal wins Delhi, little ‘Mufflerman’ wins hearts

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Mufflerman took Twitter by storm on Tuesday as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) emerged victorious in the Delhi Assembly elections. But there is a catch. This Mufflerman is a cute baby…

Centre to hold meeting with internet giants over circulation of child pornographic content: MHA informs SC

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will hold a meeting with internet giants, social media platforms and other stakeholders on the issue of circulation of videos and images relating to child pornography…

Celebration fervour grips AAP workers

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The celebration fervour has gripped the AAP ranks and files as their party is set for a landslide victory in the Delhi assembly polls.AAP leaders Sanjay Singh, ND Gupta, and Sushil Gupta…

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Life term to convict Brijesh Thakur

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A Delhi court on Tuesday awarded life term to convict Brijesh Thakur in connection with the sexual assault of over 40 girls at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.Delhi court had…

Delhi has defeated dangerous agenda of BJP, says Chidambaram

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said the people of Delhi have defeated the dangerous agenda of BJP."AAP won, bluff and bluster lost. The people of Delhi, who are from all…

Patnaik inaugurates BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated Seven Nation BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise - 2020, which will take place from February 11 to 13.The exercise is being organised by the National Disa...

PMK releases shadow budget says party working towards development agenda

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S Ramadoss on Tuesday released the agriculture shadow budget, ahead of the State budget and said that PMK is working towards a development agenda."We have released…

Congress concedes defeat in Delhi polls, congratulates Kejriwal for victory

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Congress party on Tuesday conceded defeat in the Delhi Assembly elections, saying that the party accepts the verdict given by people of the national capital.Addressing a press conference, Congress spokesperson Rande...

Delhi Election Results: AAP leads on 62 seats, BJP on 8

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) looks all set to match up to its 2015 performance with trends showing it to be leading on 62 seats while the BJP is once again likely to…

Manish Sisodia now leads by 2,073 votes from Patparganj

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia is leading by 2,073 votes after 12th round of counting from Patparganj assembly constituency.According to the data compiled by the Election Commission of…

UP govt announces ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh to kin of CRPF jawan killed in Naxal encounter

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday announced ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh to the kin of slain CRPF jawan from the State who died in an encounter with Naxals…

Film critic Mahesh Kanthi booked for comments on Lord Rama

Hyderabad [Telangana], Feb 11 (ANI): Telugu actor and film critic Mahesh Kathi has been booked by Hyderabad cyber crime police for his remark on Hindu god, Lord Rama."A person named Umesh from Begum Bazar has filed a complaint,…

Opposition stages walkout from Assembly after being denied permission to discuss Rebuild Kerala Initiative

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Opposition members on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Assembly after permission was denied to discuss Rebuild Kerala Initiative (RKI), launched for rebuilding the flood-affected areas in the State.Th...

‘Today India has won’, says Sanjay Singh as AAP set for huge victory in Delhi elections

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): As the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to win Delhi Assembly elections with a comfortable majority, party leader Sanjay Singh said that "India has won".Several AAP leaders including ND Gupta and…

Sitharaman hits back at Chidambaram over ‘incompetent doctors’ jibe

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday targeted Congress leader P Chidambaram for his remarks that 'incompetent doctors' in the government were managing the economy."Harsh truths will have to be heard," she said...

IAF moves closer to providing shield to Delhi against 9/11-type attacks

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): With the approval of the sale of the Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) from America, the national capital region has moved closer towards getting protected from a possible 9/11 type attacks…

Twitter’s meme lords have field day over Delhi poll result

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): "Gangs of Wasseypur' and 'Sacred Games' made an entry into the Delhi Assembly elections. Wondering how? Well, it is all thanks to the meme lords ruling Twitter.As per official trends, Aam Admi…

Delhi Election Results: AAP leads on 58 seats, BJP on 12

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is leading on 58 seats while the BJP on 12, as per the trends for all 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly elections by the Election Commission of…

Maharashtra govt to ensure accused in Wardha case is hanged soon, if found guilty: Shiv Sena

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Condemning the Wardha incident in which the woman lecturer who lost her life after being set ablaze, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has asserted that his government would ensure that the accused if…

Win of freebies over issues: Anil Vij on Delhi election

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): As the trends suggest an easy return to power for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the national capital, Haryana Minister Anil Vij has termed the poll outcome as the victory of…

Accept poll results, hope Delhi develops under Kejriwal: Gambhir

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Accepting the Delhi Assembly elections' results, BJP leader Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday congratulated Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, whose AAP is set to retain state government in Delhi. Gambhir, the cricketer-turned-law...

Lt Guv Anil Baijal dissolves Delhi Legislative Assembly

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal on Tuesday dissolved the sixth Legislative Assembly of the National Capital Territory of Delhi with effect from today.A new order for the formation of the Seventh…

Unaware of reason behind NIA summon: Cong leader GM Saroori

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Senior Congress leader from Jammu and Kashmir GM Saroori who was summoned by the National Investigating Agency on Monday in connection with the Kishtwar cases, said that he is not…

Congress was aware of its results in Delhi polls: Kamal Nath

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said the Congress was aware of its performance in Delhi Assembly elections but the big claims by the BJP have turned out to…

People of Delhi have given historic win to AAP: Sanjay Singh

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The people of Delhi have given a historic victory to the AAP in the assembly polls, said the party leader and MP Sanjay Singh. A visibly euphoric Singh also recited a victory…

BJP chief Nadda pays tribute to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on his death anniversary

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party chief Jagat Prakash Nadda on Tuesday paid tribute to Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya on his death anniversary.Speaking to reporters, Nadda said, "The BJP pays tribute to…

Sitharaman lists seven indicators of green shoots in economy, says country on growth trajectory

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that several important indicators have emerged in the recent past pointing towards green shoots in the economy.They include improved global sentiment, rising net portf...

AAP surges ahead with over 53 pc polled votes

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has surged ahead of the nearest rival BJP by getting over 53 per cent polled votes as per the details on the website of Election Commission of…

Delhi polls: Mamata congrats CM Kejriwal, slams BJP for ‘vendetta politics’

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday congratulated AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, who appears set for a massive win as per official trends of the Delhi Assembly elections.CM Banerjee also…

Delhi Congress headquarters wears a desolate look as the party faces defeat

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The office of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee in the national capital continued to wear a desolate look on Tuesday as the trends indicated a repeat of 2015 results with a crushing…

There’s still hope, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan as counting of votes continues

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): As the counting of votes for Delhi Assembly elections are bringing new numbers every minute, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that there is still hope of seeing a positive result by the…

Accepting election results, Alka Lamba says Hindu-Muslim votes were ‘polarised’

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Votes between Hindus and Muslims were 'completely polarised', said Congress party's Alka Lamba, as she trailed at Chandni Chowk assembly seat on Tuesday."I accept the result, but don't give up. Hindu-Muslim votes…

People voted against BJP’s ‘hatred politics’, says Akhilesh Yadav on Delhi results

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): As Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) looks set to retain Delhi with a good majority, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that the people of the national capital have rejected…

Delhi court directs Crime Branch to file report in 15 days on plaint against Anurag Thakur, Pravesh Verma

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A special court in Delhi on Tuesday directed the Crime Branch to file an Action Taken Report (ATR) on a complaint filed by CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat against BJP leaders Anurag…

BJP’s Bagga trails against AAP’s Raj Kumari Dhillon in Hari Nagar

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): BJP's Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga is trailing by over 1,200 votes against AAP's Raj Kumari Dhillon from Hari Nagar seat, according to Election Commission's official trends at 1 pm. The AAP had…

AAP leads on 58 seats, BJP on 12

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The early trends for all 70 seats in Delhi Assembly elections hint that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is all set to retain power in the capital.According to the data compiled by…

DPCC chief Subhash Chopra takes responsibility for Congress’ performance in Delhi polls

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Taking responsibility for Congress party's dismal performance in the Assembly polls, party's Delhi unit chief Subhash Chopra on Monday blamed Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party for carrying out politics of…

Congress’ drubbing will not send good message, says party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): With trends suggesting that the Aam Admi Party (AAP) is set to retain power after the recently-held Delhi Assembly elections, Congress lawmaker Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said that his party's drubbing will not…

Thank you Delhi for protecting India’s soul! Prashant Kishor tweets after trends indicate AAP win

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): As trends indicated an easy return to power for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi, former Janata Dal-United (JDU) vice-president, Prashant Kishor, thanked the people for "standing up to protect" the…

BJP ‘high voltage’ campaign failed to deliver results in Delhi elections: TMC

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Expressing happiness on the early trends hinting at a clear victory for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Trinamool Congress leader Saugata Roy on Tuesday said the "high voltage" campaign by Bharatiya Janata…

Delhi polls: Sharmistha Mukherjee says Congress ‘decimated again’, lists reasons for poor show

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): With the Congress set to draw a blank in Delhi, party leader Sharmistha Mukherjee on Tuesday said 'inordinate delay in decision making at the top' is among the reasons for the dismal…

Opposition should refrain from spreading fear regarding census process, says Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said that the Congress-led Opposition in the State should refrain from spreading unnecessary fear regarding the census process.Reiterating that the Ker...

AAP’s incumbent MLA Rajesh Rishi leads in BJP’s bastion of 20 years

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Rajesh Rishi is leading against Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Ashish Sood from Janakpuri, after seven rounds of counting for the Delhi Assembly polls.According to the data compiled by…

AAP workers celebrate in Mumbai as party looks set to retain Delhi

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): With the Aam Aadmi Party set to retain power in the national capital, its workers on Tuesday celebrated the performance in Mumbai's Andheri.Workers and supporters danced and praised party chief Arvind Kejriwa...

BJP candidate Braham Singh leads over AAP’s Amanatullah Khan in Okhla seat

New Delhi [India], Feb 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading with a margin of 194 votes In Okhla assembly seat, home to Shaheen Bagh which has seen sit-in protests against the citizenship amendment act (CAA)…

Delhi poll results: AAP workers begin celebrations in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers in Amritsar are celebrating as trends indicate a lead for the party. Party workers are hopeful of AAP's victory and forming the government.AAP lead on 57 seats,…

Wreath laying ceremony in Raipur for 2 CoBRA jawans killed in encounter with Naxals

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Feb 11 (ANI): A wreath-laying ceremony was held today in Raipur for the two CoBRA jawans who lost their lives during an encounter with Naxals on Monday. Constables Vikash Kumar and Purnanad Sahu lost their…