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Delhi Assembly Elections 2013 : AAP may give tough comptition to Congress and BJP

The debutant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) appears to have dimmed the prospects of both the Congress, which has been ruling Delhi for the past 15 years, and the opposition BJP which hopes to gain from a strong anti-incumbency factor. For the first time, the stage seems to set for a triangular contest when Delhi’s 11.5 […]

BJP’s ‘Samvad Cell’ has launched website

On Sunday BJP’s ‘Samvad Cell’ has launched its website which will contain information about the party’s leaders and candidates who will be contesting in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. The meeting of the Samvad Cell was held at the Delhi BJP main office where youth conversant with social media took an oath to help BJP […]

BJP will declear the candidates list on Oct 7 for upcoming polls

The Delhi BJP looks set to miss another deadline for declaring its first list of assembly poll candidates. The party had set a deadline of September 15 but revised it to October 7.

CBI questioned BJP’s MPs in Prajapati case

The CBI on Friday questioned BJP Rajya Sabha MPs Prakash Javadekar and Bhupendra Yadav in connection with a video tape in which they were allegedly seen discussing ways to weaken a case against Narendra Modi’s aide Amit Shah by influencing the mother of Tulsi Prajapati.

Supreme Court ; voters have right to reject candidates in Polls

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Election Commission to provide a ‘none of the above’ button in EVMs for voters to reject candidates contesting elections. If right to vote is statutory right, right to reject candidate is fundamental right of speech and expression under Constitution, SC further added. ‘Right to Reject’ is a proposed […]

Parliament fails to clear amendments in (Fema)

Parliament failed to clear amendments to Foreign Exchange Management Act (Fema) to allow global supermarkets in the multibrand retail space, extending uncertainty over the entry of international chains in the domestic market despite the government allowing 51% FDI last year.

Lok Sabha Passed (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013

Lok Sabha on 6 September 2013 passed the Representation of the People (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013. Rajya Sabha already passed the bill on 27 August 2013. The Bill was passed in Lok Sabha without any discussion.

MPs score 85% attendance in Lok Sabha

At a time when MPs are not seen to take their legislative business seriously – the last session was an exception – the younger MPs seem to be slowly making their mark and impact in the Lok Sabha. Cutting across party lines, young members have scored higher on many fronts, especially attendance which was higher […]

AAP’s entry makes Delhi election race tougher for CM

The electoral battle is all set to be like a 20-20 match in 20 Assembly seats in the upcoming Delhi elections . These seats, spread across the city, witnessed a close contest between the candidates of the two main parties, the Congress and the BJP, in 2008. In many of these 20 constituencies, candidates won […]