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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. […]

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Congress announces 6 names for Delhi LS polls, Sheila Dikshit to contest from North East Delhi

New Delhi:  The Congress on Monday released the list of candidates on six out of the seven parliamentary constituencies in Delhi for the May 12 Lok Sabha polls, signalling a non pre-poll alliance with the national capital’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The three-time former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will contest from the North East […]

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Sheila Dikshit, Sonia discuss party’s poll preparedness in Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi Congress President Sheila Dikshit on Saturday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi at her residence to discuss the state unit’s preparedness for the coming Lok Sabha elections. Party sources said that the meeting lasted for over 45 minutes. The source said that the former Chief Minister also apprised Gandhi about the party booth […]

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Sheila Dikshit rules out poll tieup with AAP, Cong leadership to take final decision

New Delhi: Even as the Aam Aadmi Party has declared candidates for six of the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi, the Congress leadership has not ruled out an alliance and a final decision is expected to be taken in the few days, notwithstanding the partys Delhi unit’s opposition to any tieup. Delhi Congress chief […]

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Sheila Dikshit takes charge as Delhi Congress chief in presence of Jagdish Tytler

New Delhi : Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday took charge as the Delhi Congress chief. The event was marked by the presence of former minister Jagdish Tytler among other leaders that caused a flutter. Dikshit arrived at the party’s office located in central Delhi’s Deen Dayal Upadhyay area around 12 noon from […]

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Former CM Sheila Dikshit is new Delhi Congress chief

New Delhi | Continuing with the trend of trusting the old guard, the Congress on Thursday appointed former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as the new President of Delhi Congress. The 80-year-old and three-time Delhi Chief Minister, succeeded Ajay Maken, who quit as the Delhi Congress president on January 4 citing health reasons. “Congress President Rahul Gandhi […]