Delhi set for three-way battle

Delhi set for three-way battle

Stage is set for a high profile contest in the capital with BJP’s former Delhi unit president Vijendra Gupta and AAP leader Aravind Kejriwal along with Chief Minister Shelia Dikshit seeking mandate. TNIE’s Tarun Nangia gives more details

From ground zero in Delhi

From ground zero in Delhi

TNIE’s Tarun Nangia gives his insights on the chances of Congress coming back to power in the capital.  ‘AAP’s chances of unsettling the settled forces’ ‘On BJP’s chances’ Tarun’s insight on the Poorvanchili vote-bank and the caste factor ‘Possibility of a fractured mandate’ ‘Can BJP overcome the power tussle between Goel and Harsh Vardhan?’

Delhi BJP set to woo people in ‘illegal’ colonies

Delhi BJP set to woo people in ‘illegal’ colonies

An estimated population of 45 lakh people in the national capital are living in these unauthorised colonies, many of which don’t have proper drainage, roads and water supply. The Opposition party has also unched a campaign targeting the Delhiites hailing from the Poorvanchal region, which comprises the eastern end of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar’s western ..

Will AAP’s broom sweep the streets of Delhi?

Will AAP’s broom sweep the streets of Delhi?

The emergence of Aam Admi Party as a third alternative in Delhi Assembly polls has virtually put the long-standing parties in a fix. With a large section of the youth and the middle class apparently losing interest in the conventional style of the mainstream parties, Kejriwal and Co. will do good to seize this window ..

Delhi 2008 Assembly poll stats

Delhi 2008 Assembly poll stats

The percentage of male voters who exercised their franchise stands at  58.34 % while female voter turnout marginally fell short, at 56.62 %. The breakdown of the constituencies based on their types A look at the voter turnout in various states during the 2008 Assembly polls

Delhi BJP shortlists probable candidates

Delhi BJP shortlists probable candidates

The BJP Delhi unit finalised a list of probable candidates for the 70 Assembly constituencies in the state. BJP sources said that the party has selected four candidates per seat from which one would be finalised over the next three-four days. The meeting to shortlist the candidates was chaired by Delhi election-in-charge Nitin Gadkari, and ..

330 COC violations by political parties, AAP tops the list

330 COC violations by political parties, AAP tops the list

The number of violations of the code of conduct has reason to a whopping 330 cases complaints for the 2013 Delhi Assembly polls. In the previous polls 150 cases of poll code violations were reported. FIRs filed by the Delhi Election Commission: 90 against Aam Aadmi Party 75 against Bharatiya Janta Party 60 against Congress party 24 ..