Thousands bid farewell to Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi: Amid chaotic scenes, three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was cremated here on Sunday as VIPs and thousands of commoners watched, a day after the veteran Congress leader suffered cardiac arrest and died. Security personnel forced most journalists from the print and electronic media to stay away as Dikshit’s mortal remains were consigned […]

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Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit dead, tributes pour in

New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday at a private hospital here following cardiac arrest. She was 81. According to the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Dikshit, who was Chief Minister for three consecutive terms (1998-2013), suffered cardiac arrest and was brought to the hospital on Saturday morning […]

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Seven former Congress Chief Ministers lose polls, two trailing

New Delhi: As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins. Three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit lost from Delhi North East, former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat lost from Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar, former Haryana […]

New Delhi: Congress candidate for North-East Delhi Lok Sabha seat, Sheila Dikshit shows her forefinger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the sixth phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in New Delhi on May 12, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Kejriwal, Sushma, Sheila cast votes in Delhi

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his predecessor Sheila Dikshit and Union Minister Sushma Swaraj cast their votes during the sixth phase of polling for Lok Sabha elections in Delhi on Sunday. After casting his vote at the Transport Authority building in Civil Lines, Kejriwal urged the people to come out and vote in large numbers. […]