Archive for April, 2008

Delhi Elections : Triple ‘I’ and Triple ‘P’ will be the buzzwords of BJP

Giving an insight into BJP’s poll plank for the general elections, party’s national vice-president and in-charge of central election management Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that internal security, inflation and incompetence of Congress-led UPA government will be the buzzwords of saffron party’s attack on the Congress. Though the party has identified several issues, the thrust will […]

BSP Prepares for Lok Sabha elections

Even as other major political parties juggle around with political realignments and frantically search for new allies, UP chief minister and BSP president Mayawati has already surged ahead of her political rivals when it comes to poll preparedness for the Lok Sabha elections. Ms Mayawati, according to party sources, has already finalised more than 70 […]

Delhi Elections : Arti Mehra re elected as the mayor of Delhi

Arti Mehra was re-elected as the mayor of Delhi on Monday amid much fanfare. The board had said that those people holding posts last term should contest elections once again keeping the Assembly elections in mind. Divya Jaiswal was also re-elected as deputy mayor. As the announcement to the effect was made Town Hall was […]

Delhi Elections : BJP approached Kiran Bedi

Getting set for next year’s Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party has sent its veteran leader, Prof V K Malhotra, to hold fort from New Delhi constituency. Malhotra had been the party candidate from South Delhi constituency for decades. The other trump card, party insiders say, is Kiran Bedi: the BJP is trying to […]

Delhi Elections : Arun Jaitely refuse offer for Delhi CM Candidature

The Delhi assembly polls just over six months away, the BJP has started leaning on general secretary Arun Jaitley to lead the party’s campaign to dethrone Ms Sheila Dikshit from the chief minister’s chair and wrest power from the Congress after a gap of 10 years. The BJP general secretary, however, is said to have […]

Rahul Gandhi and L K Advani : Youth versus experience

Important voices are being raised in favour of Rahul Gandhi as India’s next prime minister, as the ruling party looks to its family dynasty to fill a leadership vacuum as a general election approaches. Close on the heels of Nationalist Congress Party leader Praful Patel’s vote for Rahul Gandhi as the United Progressive Alliance’s prime […]

Arjun Singh, Karunanidhi, NCP bats for Rahul as PM

Congress leader Arjun Singh Monday said there was nothing wrong in projecting Congress MP Rahul Gandhi as the party’s next prime ministerial candidate, another senior party leader Vayalar Ravi seconded the suggestion, saying it was a “good” idea. “He (Rahul) has all the qualities of his father (former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi),” Human Resource Development […]

Delhi Elections : Congress may deny nominations of its sitting lawmakers

The ruling Congress party may deny nominations to a large number of its sitting lawmakers during the forthcoming Delhi assembly elections. The party, with independent inputs, has identified nearly two dozen lawmakers, including two ministers in the Sheila Dikshit Cabinet, who stand little chance of retaining their seats when elections are held in November-December this […]

Election results of Kashmiri Samiti Delhi

KSD, the nodal agency of Kashmiri Pandits in Delhi, held elections in Delhi for the new executive body to lead the KSD for next two years 2008-10. The election was held for the post of president, two vice presidents, general secretary and executives for the different areas of Delhi. Almost 40 per cent of the […]