Archive for November, 2008

Delhi Elections : Delhi is all geared up for elections on Saturday

Under a tight security blanket, in the backdrop of the Mumbai terror attacks, Delhi will go to polls tomorrow to elect 69 of its 70 legislators. About 70,000 security personnel will be deployed to ensure free and fair elections to the Legislative Assembly. A total of 10.7 million voters are eligible to decide the electoral […]

BJP and Congress are trying everything possible to woo Poorvanchalis

Regionalism may not be the policy of any party in the poll-bound capital but winning the favour of over 30 lakh voters hailing from eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar is a vital part of strategy for both Congress and BJP in New Delhi. With Delhi going to polls in two days, both parties are trying […]

Delhi Elections : Campaigning reached its peak

Campaigning for the assembly elections in the Capital reached its peak here on Wednesday, with the electorate bombarded with over 80 rallies,big and small. And wherever public meetings were not allowed, roadshows were thrown in. With just two days to go for the Delhi Assembly elections, campaigning reached a feverish pitch in the Capital on […]

Delhi Elections : Know your candidate just a phone call away

Want to know if your candidate for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections has a criminal background? Or whether his or her financial condition presents a murky picture? Well, assistance is just a phone call away, with a dedicated election helpline being run by independent body Delhi Election Watch (DEW), operating in the national capital to […]

Delhi Election : EC is doing its best to improve the voter turnout

The Election Commission (EC) is doing its best to improve the voter turnout in the Delhi elections. By using an animated film at the Delhi pavilion, in IITF, the EC authorities hope that every visitor turns up as a voter, to exercise his right to vote. Assembly poll turnouts in Delhi have been falling steadily […]

Delhi Elections : Congress Campaign aiming to return in power at Delhi

P. M. Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi will campaign for the party that is aiming to return to power in Delhi for the third consecutive term. While Manmohan Singh will address a gathering at Dakshinpuri in south Delhi Nov 27 at noon, Gandhi will address a public meeting at the Ramlila Maidan near […]

Breaking News : Delhi BJP MLA Puran Chand Yogi allegedly Commit Suicide

A BJP candidate for the coming Delhi assembly polls, Puran Chand Yogi died. As per police reports its a suicide Yogi, BJP candidate and sitting MLA from Rajendra Nagar, breathed his last at his Inderpuri residence here, family sources said. Yogi, in his 70s, was pitted against Congress candidate Ramakant Goswami in the elections and […]

Delhi Elections : BJP’s Vijay Kumar Malhotra answers to election commission’s notice

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) chief ministerial candidate for Delhi elections V.K. Malhotra Tuesday replied to the Election Commission’s (EC) notice explaining that he did not violate any norms while filling his nomination. According to the Election Commission guideline the maximum number of vehicles allowed to come within the periphery of 100 meters of the […]

Delhi Elections : Vikas Rath (Congress) versus Vijay Rath (BJP) in Delhi Aassebmly Polls 2008

Depending on the wheels of development, the ruling Congress will use the ‘Vikas Rath’ to take on the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) comeback vehicle ‘Vijay Rath’ for campaigning in the Delhi assembly polls Nov 29. The Vikas Rath, equipped with a 42-inch plasma TV on top and decorated with posters and banners about development […]