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Delhi MCD Election

Delhi is the capital city of India from the time when Mughal’s ruled India, it also has the status of a state due to its population. Being the capital region of the country, elections have been very important and have played a prominent role in highlighting the major issues for the development of the country. The city was under President’s rule since 14th February 2014, when AAP leader and then newly elected Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal resigned from the post. In the same year he demanded re-elections in Delhi just for a second chance.

It is like dream come true for AAP as the Assembly Elections turned out to be a big surprise with victory of the AAP, it has brought in a new party to the country that has now national aspirations and is rapidly inducting people and personalities into the party to make a difference than the parliamentary elections 2014. Delhi has shown the way of options and it remains to be seen the urban India, if not the whole of India, decides to use the politics of options.

In Delhi, there are seven constituencies and three major parties contested Lok Sabha Elections in 2014. The parties Indian National Congress, BJP and Aam Adami Party besides few other small parties, which did not had much voter base, were more insignificant. But this win is not just enough; the AAP will be again watched in upcoming Assembly Elections in Bihar in the month of November 2015.

Delhi Assembly Election 2015

The AAP raced towards a landslide win in the Delhi assembly election, with the BJP congratulating AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal.

Election officials counting the millions of votes polled Saturday said the Aam Aadmi Party was set to win more than 50 of the 70 seats in the Delhi assembly, with a staggering vote share of at least 52 percent.

Delhi Parlimentary Election 2014

Active Political Parties in Delhi

Party name Abbr Election symbol
Aam Aadmi Party AAP
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) BJP
Communist Party of India (CPI) CPI
Indian National Congress (INC) INC

Delhi Election News

Congress moves EC against Kejriwal

Posted On : Apr 26,2019,    6:36 pm
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Congress on Friday approached the Delhi Election Commission and filed a complaint against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accusing him of giving communal and provocative statement in a bid to attract voters on communal lines and demanded the poll panel to bar him from campaigning. View More..

BJP, Congress, AAP violate Model Code of Conduct

Posted On : Mar 25,2019,    6:10 pm
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Three political parties -- the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party -- have been booked for defacement of public property in various areas of the national capital, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh said on Monday. View More..

Elected CM on the road, poll loser ruling Puducherry: Kejriwal

Posted On : Feb 18,2019,    5:28 pm
Puducherry, Feb 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday termed it a "travesty of democracy" that an elected Chief Minister was sitting on the road while a person who was defeated in the Delhi elections is ruling Puducherry as Lt. Governor. View More..

BJP, Congress accuse AAP of misleading Delhi voters through calls

Posted On : Feb 11,2019,    9:16 pm
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The BJP and the Congress on Monday hit out at Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal government accusing it of misleading voters, a day after the Election Commission (EC) asked the Delhi Police to probe telephone calls to people claiming their names have been deleted from electoral rolls. View More..

National Youth Party announces CM face for Delhi Assembly polls

Posted On : Jan 16,2019,    11:40 pm
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) With an eye on Delhi elections slated for next year, the National Youth Party on Wednesday announced its chief ministerial candidate along with an 'Action Plan 2020'. View More..

EVMs used in DUSU polls may have been procured privately

Posted On : Sep 13,2018,    11:24 pm
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi Election Commission on Thursday said that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls do not belong to it and appear to have been procured privately by the university. View More..

Ashutosh quits AAP, Kejriwal refuses to accept resignation

Posted On : Aug 15,2018,    4:14 pm
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Senior leader Ashutosh jolted the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday by quitting it citing personal reasons, but AAP convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal refused to let him go. View More..

Three years into power, Kejriwal is now a quieter politician (AAP government completes 3 years on Wednesday)

Posted On : Feb 13,2018,    2:58 pm
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, whose government completes three years in office on Wednesday, is now a quieter person vis-a-vis targeting his bitter political rival -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi. View More..

Ex-Congress MLA joins AAP

Posted On : Nov 04,2017,    5:36 pm
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Former Congress MLA from Timarpur Surinder Pal Singh Bittoo joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday. View More..

Will win 2019 polls by bigger margin, will control Kashmir situation: Amit Shah

Posted On : May 20,2017,    4:42 pm
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that his party will win the next general election in the country in 2019 by a much bigger margin than the majority achieved in the 2014 elections. View More..

Kejriwal a dangerous idea: No establishment will let him survive (Comment: Special to IANS)

Posted On : Apr 29,2017,    12:34 pm
The wag has a point. The 2017 Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, we are being persistently reminded, were won by the BJP handsomely because of a single factor: a Modi wave. Fair enough. But the BJP won the two previous Delhi municipal elections also. Who generated the waves then? View More..

Congress complains to Delhi election commission against publication of opinion poll

Posted On : Apr 22,2017,    9:32 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Delhi Congress on Saturday complained to the Delhi State Election Commission alleging that the Times of India's Delhi edition had violated the poll panel's guidelines by publishing an opinion poll within 48 hours of the end of polling for Sunday's municipal corporation elections. View More..

HC to hear AAP plea to use EVMs with VVPAT

Posted On : Apr 18,2017,    1:10 pm
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The AAP on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court for using EVMs attached with Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines in the city's civic polls. View More..

BJP on mission mode for 2019, sets new targets (Roundup)

Posted On : Apr 16,2017,    9:08 pm
Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) Keeping its thrust on development agenda, the BJP has embarked on a mission to retain power in 2019, fine-tuning its strategy to woo the poor and a section of Muslims to expand its base. View More..

Don't want conflict in Muslim society over triple talaq: Modi

Posted On : Apr 16,2017,    6:48 pm
Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) Dubbing triple talaq a "bad social practice", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said such practices can be ended by social awakening but stressed that the BJP didn't want a conflict in the society for this. View More..

Can tell you 10 ways to tamper with EVMs: Kejriwal (Roundup)

Posted On : Apr 14,2017,    8:14 pm
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Questioning the Election Commissions credibility over the issue of "rigged" EVMs, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday accused it of being biased towards BJP and hinted at possibility of the companies manufacturing EVMs being involved in their tampering. View More..

RPI (A) to expand wings in UP, contest Delhi civic polls

Posted On : Apr 05,2017,    9:28 pm
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) The Republican Party of India (A), led by Union Minister for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale, is all set to expand its political base in Uttar Pradesh and contest the upcoming Delhi civic elections, a party official said here on Wednesday. View More..

HC dismisses Swaraj India's plea for common symbol

Posted On : Mar 29,2017,    12:50 pm
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea by the Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India party challenging the Delhi Election Commission's denial of a common symbol to its candidates for the upcoming civic polls. View More..

Officials remove 'Aam Aadmi' words from Delhi government schemes, cover Kejriwal's photos too (Repeating story for all needing)

Posted On : Mar 25,2017,    1:06 pm
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In keeping with the Delhi Election Commission's order ahead of the municipal polls, officials on Friday started plastering over the words "Aam Aadmi" from Delhi government-run schemes on display, and some even went to the extent of covering Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's face, which was not part of the order. View More..

Officials remove 'Aam Aadmi' words from Delhi government schemes, cover Kejriwal's photos too

Posted On : Mar 24,2017,    8:52 pm
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) In keeping with the Delhi Election Commission's order ahead of the municipal polls, officials on Friday started plastering over the words "Aam Aadmi" from Delhi government-run schemes on display, and some even went to the extent of covering Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's face, which was not part of the order. View More..

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