Archive for August, 2011

Right to reject candidates is a ticklish affair : Election Commission

The Election Commission on Monday termed as a “ticklish affair” the demand for the right to reject candidates in elections. “We have not applied our mind to it seriously, just heard about it here and there. It is going to be a ticklish affair,” Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi said. He said the proposed […]

Delhi Congress legislative party met on Saturday to discuss the DUSU Elections

Delhi Congress legislative party met on Saturday to discuss the upcoming elections for the Delhi University Student’s Union which last year saw arch-rival ABVP rout the party’s student wing NSUI. The prestigious elections for the students association of Delhi University will be held on September 9 this year, and the NSUI will try to make […]

BJP demands Sheila Dikshit’s resignation over 2010 CWG scam

After boycotting the launch of the Chandni Chowk makeover project, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) hit the streets demanding Sheila Dikshit’s ouster on Friday. Marching from Civic Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, MCD councillors sought a CBI probe to probe the CM’s role in the CWG scandal. Dressed in black, MCD councillors shouted slogans against […]

BJP activists demand Shiela Dikshit’s resignation

Scores of BJP activists led by party MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday courted arrest after a protest here demanding resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. The protesters assembled at Jantar Mantar and demonstrated in front of Parliament Street where they raised slogans against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Ms. […]

DUSU elections to be held on Sept 9

The elections for the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) will be held on September 9. The university has decided to accept nominations from students till August 29. The scrutiny of documents will take place on the last day itself. The nominated candidates will be allowed to withdraw by September 1. The list of final nominations […]

Election Fever in Delhi University

After welcoming its freshers following a long admission season, Delhi University is now gearing up for its much-celebrated students union elections when major student parties will throw in their weights to make their presence felt. Warming up for the battle, the two major political heavyweights — ABVP and NSUI — student wings of the BJP […]

Delhi Govt starts process to regularize 51 colonies

The Delhi Government has finally cleared a list of 51 unauthorised colonies for regularisation. After approving the names of these colonies the Government forwarded the list to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for approval. Before notification, the Standing Committee of MCD will have to approve the proposal. The Delhi Government had promised to regularise […]