Delhi Elections 2020 Live: BJP admits they have no capable person to be CM, says Kejriwal

Hello readers and welcome to our live coverage of the Delhi Assembly elections 2020. After BJP MPs burn AAP election manifesto calling it 'bundle of lies', AIMIM head, nne former AAP MLA, who is going to contest polls as a BSP candidate, was attacked by a group of men just two days before Delhi elections. Campaigning for Delhi polls ends at 6 pm Thursday.
  • 16:39

    Delhi Metro Rail Corporation: In order to facilitate the polling personnel and others to reach their destinations on time, Delhi Metro services will begin at 4:00 am on 8th February. - ANI

  • 13:23

    AAP supremo targets Shah yet again

    "BJP admits they have no capable person to be the CM of Delhi. Amit Shah is saying 'give me votes andI will decide the CM', then Amit Shah ji should come anddebate with me. He keeps on talking about Shaheen Bagh, I will debate on this too," says Arvind Kejriwal, according to ANI.

  • 12:36

    Amit Shah holds road show

    Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Seemapuri constituency. LJP chief Chirag Paswan and Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari also present. #DelhiElections2020

    — ANI (@ANI) February 6, 2020

  • 12:26

    HC issues notice to Election Commission

    Delhi High Court issues notice to Election Commission & others on BJP leader Yoginder Chandolia's plea against Vishesh Ravi, AAP candidate from Karol Bagh seat, over alleged concealment of facts in the latter's nomination paper to EC. High Court to hear the matter on February 7, ANI reported.

  • 11:34

    BJP President JP Nadda has instructed state-level leaders to reconstitute the party's organisational structure at booth, mandal, anddistrict levels at the earliest. All the state presidents andgeneral secretaries (org) have been asked to complete the process as soon as possible, ANI reported.

  • 09:46

    BSP candidate attacked

    One former AAP MLA, who is going to contest polls as a BSP candidate, was attacked by a group of men just two days before Delhi elections. Narayan Dutt Sharma's SUV was attacked by unidentified men on Wednesday night as he was returning from a meeting. He suffered some injuries due to the broken windshield."I was injured due to shards of glass. I suspect that people against whom I'm fighting election, are behind this" ANI quoted him saying.

  • 6-2-2020

    'Saheen Bagh may turn into Jallianwala Bagh'

    Slamming the central government over CAA and NRC, AIMIM head, Asaduddin Owaisi said that Shaheen Bhag may turn into Jallianwala Bagh after Delhi elections. Speaking on the government's indication that Shaheen Bagh will be cleared after February 8, Owaisi said, "Might be they will shoot them, they might turn Shaheen Bagh into Jallianwala Bagh. This might happen. BJP minister gave a statement to shoot a bullet. The government must give an answer as to who is radicalising," according to ANI.

  • 20:38

    BJP MPs burn copies of AAP manifesto, call it 'bundle of lies'

    Terming the AAP's manifesto for the Delhi Assembly elections a "bundle of lies", BJP Rajya Sabha MPs Vijay Goel and Roopa Ganguly burnt copies of it at Jantar Mantar during a protest on Wednesday.

    Read more here

  • 13:20

    I challenge Amit Shah for a debate on any issue; Delhiites want to know why they should vote for BJP, says Arvind Kejriwal.

  • 13:16

  • 09:26

    Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will address public rallies in Kondli and Hauz Qazitoday.

  • 09:26

  • 09:24

  • 5-2-2020

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of Delhi Assembly Elections 2020. Today, BJP President J P Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah are going to address rallies in the national capital. Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 18:06

    Delhi Elections 2020: A litmus test for the BJP

    The upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, with voting scheduled for Feb. 8 and counting on Feb. 11, is a gruelling test for the BJP.

    Read More

  • 17:36

    Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and BJP leader Baijayant Panda campaigned in Karol Bagh, today.

  • 17:25

    "Chargesheet to arrest JNU students will be given before 12 February," says Amit Shah.

    "CAA is not a law to take away citizenship, but to give one," he said.

  • 17:21

    "BJP doesn't care about vote banks, we will create mandir," saysAmit Shah in his raly in Sardar Bazar(Delhi Cantt assembly constituency).

  • 17:17

    "In the Red Fort, the Kranti Mandir Museum dedicated to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose has been constructed," says PM Narendra Modi.

    "There is also a world-class convention centre being made in Dwarka. This will create employment for the youth," PM said.

  • 17:10

    'Aam Aadmi Party must be punished for betraying the nation', says PM Modi.

    "Our Govt is trying to widen the metro network in Delhi. In the last 5 years, about 125 km of new metro lines have been built," he said.

    "We want 21 century infrastructure, modern transport system and technology, clean water and air is our government’s promise,"Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

  • 17:06

    "Are the people of Delhi not angry at the way leaders of Delhi govt had made statements after the Surgical and Air Strikes? I have full faith in the people of Delhi that they will punish the same people who are seeking their votes on 8 February," PM Modi said in Dwarka.

  • 17:04

    PM Modi said that AAP and Congress cry for Batla House terrorists, put security forces in dock and instigate people but can't develop Delhi.

    "A strong and decisive govt at the centre gave ownership rights to about 40 lakh people of 1700 unauthorised colonies in Delhi despite attempts of the Delhi govt to create hindrance. This could be possible because people of Delhi gave all 7 seats to BJP," he said.

  • 17:02

    Even former US President Obama said that not United States, but only India can compete with China. But our Prime Minister is failing to provide jobs to the youths: Rahul Gandhi

  • 16:56

    "Aam Aadmi Party and Congress must stop provoking people,"says PM Modi.

    "What is the fault of the farmers of Delhi that they do not get the benefit of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, money is not directly transferred to their bank account," he said.

  • 16:55

    "Can Narendra Modi promote Make in India like Made in China, can he popularise the former? India has a lot of potential, and if Made in India is implemented properly, then the unemployed youths will get jobs that Modiji is promising for two years," says Rahul Gandhi.

  • 16:45

    "This is not Modi government, rather Adani-Ambani government," said Rahul Gamdhi said in Jangpura.

    "PM said he'll provide jobs to 2 crore people. Do you have that job? What Kejriwal did for jobs? Who was responsible for ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’, demonetization?"Rahul Gandhi said.

  • 16:39

    "Some people have made parts of Delhi laboratories for their political experiments.People are facing inconvenience due to these experiments but INC and AAP do not care.For them, it is long live votebank politics and instability," PM said.

    "The upcoming Delhi elections are the first elections of this decade. This decade will belong to India. India's development will depend on the decisions taken today," he said.

    "Modi attacks AAP for not implementing Ayushman Bharat scheme, asks if 'mohalla clinics' will work if Delhi residents fall sick outside city," he said.

  • 16:34

    "The Delhi Government is denying people the benefits of Ayushman Bharat. I fail to understand how they can be so driven by politics that public welfare takes a backseat," says Prime Minster Narenrda Modi in his rally in Dwarka.

    "4days ago before voting andpeople have craeted such an atmosphere in favour of BJP, that it has given many others sleepless nights," he said.

  • 15:51

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally at at DDA Ground in Dwarka shortly. (ANI)

  • 15:50

    The Commission has decided that Rajendra Prasad Meena (AGMUT:2010) shall be posted as DCP (South-Delhi) and shall be directed to assume the charge immediately. (ANI)

  • 14:58

    Aam Aadmi Party releases manifesto

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday released its manifesto for the February 8 polls, focussing on quality education, health, clean water and 24-hour electricity in the national capital.

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  • 14:57
  • 14:55

    Last date to register for availing pick-and-drop facility for senior citizens extended till February 5. (PTI)

  • 13:47

  • 13:45

    AAP guarantees quality education, health, clean water, 24-hour electricity to Delhiites: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

    AAP releases manifesto with plan for 24-hour markets, promises quality education, clean water. Read more here.

  • 13:42

    AAP promises doorstep delivery of ration, free pilgrimage to 10 lakh senior citizens in manifesto for Delhi polls.

  • 13:42

    AAP, if reelected, will run pilot project to allow markets to open 24 hours, says Sisodia.

  • 13:35

  • 13:23

    JUST IN | Aam Aadmi Party releases its manifesto for Delhi polls. Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia says, ‘AAP's vision is to enable every ‘aam aadmi’ to live with dignity and prosperity.'

  • 13:12

    AAP releases its election manifesto

    AAP National Convenor and Delhi CM @ArvindKejriwal presenting AAP Ka Manifesto.#AAPManifesto

    — AAP (@AamAadmiParty) February 4, 2020

  • 11:49

    PM Modi's plan to attract Jat votes

    Modi is going to share the stage with Haryana Deputy CM and Jannayak Janata Party leader, Dushyant Chautala in order to influence the Jat community ahead of Delhi polls, according to ANI.

  • 4-2-2020

    AAP manifesto to be out today

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to release their manifesto for Delhi Elections 2020 on Tuesday.

  • 17:35

    Be it Delhi or any other corner of the country, people of Bihar will continue to do the best in every field. But they are also hated. Seeing such maliciousness for people of Bihar and Purvanchal, pain hurts in heart: PM Modi

  • 17:32

    Sadly, politics has also been done with the people of Delhi on a serious subject like health. Ayushman Bharat scheme not being allowed to be implemented in Delhi: PM Modi

  • 17:25

    We are strengthening the banks, making the services of banks more convenient for the people of the country. To give more security to your money deposited in banks, the guarantee on deposit has been increased from 1 lakh to 5 lakh rupees: PM Modi

  • 17:21

    In this budget, it has also been kept in mind that more money is left in the hands of middle class taxpayers. The government has now given the option of a new slab of tax. This is also simple and there is no pressure to invest in certain schemes to save tax: PM Modi

  • 17:19
  • 17:16

    BJP has always tried to reduce the problems of traders so thatthey can do their work freely: PM Narendra Modi

  • 17:15

    A major reform related to youth employment has been announced in the budget. This reform is - to liberate the youth from the problem of different examinations in non-gazetted government jobs. Corruption hurt due to ending interview in central government recruitment: PM Modi

  • 17:13

    For the first time, the people of the country have got freedom from the red light. The poor of the general class got the right to reservation. Income tax on income up to 5 lakh rupees was zero. For the first time, 3 and a half lakh suspected companies who have committed black money fraud are locked: PM Modi

  • 17:03

    Article 370 was abrogated after 70 years, Ramjanambhoomi verdict came after 70 years, Kartarpur Sahab corridor was made after 70 years, India-Bangladesh border issue solved after 70 years, CAA came after 70 yrs, War memorial and Police memorial made after 50-60 years, says PM Narendra Modi.

  • 17:02
  • 16:59

    As long as these people remain seated, they will keep on obstructing the work of the people of Delhi, they will keep on interrupting. Because they don't know anything except politics: PM Modi

  • 16:58

    20 years you have seen a lot, you have seen a lot of waste, now there is only one way left. BJP's arrival in Delhi is very important now. When the BJP government will be formed in Delhi, then we will be able to do the work that we are doing all over the country easily: PM Modi

  • 12:48

    SC issues notice to Centre, Election Commission of India on plea against use of plastic, especially banners, hoardings, during polls.

  • 12:22

    Around 175 activists and women's groups on Monday sent an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing "horror" over the alleged hate speeches made by BJP leaders and accused them of using "fear of rape as a campaign message" during the ongoing Delhi poll rallies.

    Read more

  • 11:19

    Delhi polls: Will Aam Aadmi Party's second chances bear fruit?

    With the Delhi Assembly election less than a week away, the parties have been campaigning for their carefully picked candidates in full swing.

    Read more

  • 10:32

    "The affidavit submitted by Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Karol Bagh,Vishesh Ravi in 2013,2015 & for this election, state different educational qualifications. I've given a written complaint to the returning officer on it," saidBJP candidate from Delhi's Karol Bagh,Yogendra Chandolia.

  • 10:31

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address his first public rally for #DelhiElections2020 in Karkardooma today.

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah to address public rallies in Mundka, Sadar Bazaar, Budh Nagar & Greater Kailash. (ANI)

  • 09:24

    'AAP to use '3Cs' yardstick while selecting candidates'

    The AAP will apply the "3Cs" yardstick of (no) corruption, (no) criminal record and (good) character while choosing candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, senior party leader Sanjay Singh said on Wednesday.

    He said the political affairs committee of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will meet soon to take a decision on seat allocation.

    Read the full report here.

  • 20:45
    We brought CAA, they got riots in Delhi.
    They provoked people that it would lead to revocation of citizenship.
    There is no question of losing citizenship from CAA, this bill is a law to give citizenship: Amit Shah
  • 20:43

    In one stroke, Narendra Modi authorised 1,731 unauthorised colonies of Delhi. In this work too, the Aam Aadmi Party was putting a hindrance: Amit Shah

  • 20:42
    Knowing the importance of health, Narendra Modi ji started Ayushman Bharat Yojana.
    Millions of poor across the country have undergone operations, but you do not get the benefit of this scheme in Delhi, because Kejriwal did not implement this scheme here: Amit Shah
  • 20:39

    Kejriwal did nothing in the name of development, just spreading lies.

    Even if Hitler were to propagate lies today, Kejriwal would have left him in the dust: Amit Shah

  • 20:37
    Kejriwal had said that we will clean the Yamuna.
    Leave aside the matter of cleaning Yamuna ji, he has done the work of polluting the water of Delhi: Amit Shah
  • 20:36

    Kejriwal had promised to bring the Jan Lokpal bill, but poor Anna Ji got tired of looking at the path when the Lokpal bill of my imagination would come: Amit Shah

  • 20:35

    Kejriwal had said that 8 lakh youth will be given jobs, but the youth are still looking for jobs: Amit Shah

  • 20:31
    Kejriwal had said that 1 thousand Europe-like schools will be built, but was even one built?
    He promised to build 50 new colleges, but what happened?
    He promised to install 1.5 million CCTV cameras, were they installed?
    I said that 1.5 lakh CCTVs are not installed, but 1.5 lakhs are installed: Amit Shah
  • 20:27

    I have fought and overseen many elections, but I have never seen a government that lies as much as Kejriwal's government has: Amit Shah

  • 20:26
    Sometimes there is competition among state governments over various developmental works,
    But nowhere did the Delhi government's number at first place.
    But if there is a competition for lying, then Kejriwal comes at first place - Amit Shah
  • 19:38

    AAP demands campaign ban on Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday demanded the Election Commission to ban Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath from campaigning in the national capital over his alleged provocative speeches.

    Read more here.

  • 13:10
  • 15:14

    BJP releases 'Sankalp Patra' for Delhi Assembly Election 2020 in New Delhi

  • 17:27

    JUST IN | EC issues show cause notice to Arvind Kejriwal for his comments that mohalla clinic would be established if land is provided in Tiz Hazari court complex.

  • 14:25

    Election Commission bans MoS Finance Anurag Thakur for 72 hours from campaigning, BJP MP Parvesh Verma banned for 96 hours.

  • 10:45

    Election Commission issues notice to BJP for prima facie violating Model Code of Conduct

    Election Commission issues notice to BJP on Congress' complaint for prima facie violating Model Code of Conduct with one of their election advertisements. EC has given time till 12 noon 31 Jan to Arun Singh, BJP National General Secretary to explain their position.

  • 10:44
  • 10:26

    TMC's Brien asks to vote for AAP

  • 07:29

  • 07:28

  • 30-1-2020

    Good morning readers, today Home Minister Amit Shah will hold four rallies in the national capital, while BJP president JP Nadda will hold three rallies. Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 21:35

    BJP's high-voltage poll campaign in Delhi will intensify in the coming days with Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to address two mega rallies in the city, ahead of the February 8 Assembly election in the national capital.

    A senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader on Wednesday said the preparations for Modi's rallies, likely to be held in the East Delhi and West Delhi parliamentary constituencies on February 3 and February 4, were in the final stage.


  • 13:07

    Election Commission has ordered the removal of  Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Sahib Singh from the list of star campaigners of BJP

  • 12:06

    AAP Party takes a jibe at BJP's Vinod Tawde

  • 12:04

    Arvind Kejriwal does roadshow for Hari Nagar assembly seat.

  • 29-1-2020

    भाजपा के 200 MPs, 70 मंत्री और 11 CM,

    आप लोग प्रचार के लिए दिल्ली आ रहे हैं।

    दिल्ली वालों ने पाँच साल में ख़ूब मेहनत से दिल्ली को संवारा है।उनकी मेहनत का अपमान मत करना

    अतिथि देवोभव।आपके लिए दिल्ली दर्शन का आयोजन किया है।अक्षरधाम, लोटस टेम्पल आदि का आनंद लीजिएगा

    — Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) January 29, 2020

  • 10:40

      Devendra Fadnavis, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Shanawaz Hussain to attend campaign meetings of BJP today.

  • 10:07

      Delhi CEO to hold press conference at 04:00 pm ahead of Delhi polls

  • 10:06

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to hold four road shows today in Hari Nagar, Rajinder Nagar, Shakur Basti and Moti Nagar ahead of Delhi polls

  • 08:23

    HM Amit Shah to address four rallies today ahead of Delhi Assembly elections 2020

  • 20:16

    Election Commission serves notice to Union Minister Anurag Thakur for his provocative sloganeering during campaign in Delhi. Asks him to reply by 12 noon on Jan 30

  • 20:22

    The Office of CEO Delhi will be submitting its reportto the Election Commission of Indiaon the suspected violation of the Model Code of Conduct by Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma, star campaigner of the BJP for Delhi Elections 2020, during his interview to the ANI regarding Shaheen Bagh and his tweet regarding religious places.

  • 18:29

    Home Minister Amit Shah to hold four campaign meetings in Delhi on Wednesday. He will address meetings in Najafgarh, Bijwasan, Palam and BK Dutt Colony in New Delhi.

  • 16:05

    Delhi Chief Electoral Office says Rs 7.53 crore seized since Jan 6.

  • 16:04

    Delhi Congress president Subhash Chopra-led delegation to meet the Election Commission at 5 pm.

  • 16:04

    Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to attend 3 campaign rallies in Delhi this evening.

  • 13:47

    BJP targeting autowallahs who painted I love Kejriwal on their autos: Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the BJP is targeting auto-rickshaw drivers who have painted 'I love Kejriwal' on their autos by slapping heavy challans on them.

    Tagging a media report according to which an autorickshaw driver was fined Rs 10,000 for painting 'I love Kejriwal' on his auto, Kejriwal urged the BJP to stop targeting the poor. (PTI)

  • 11:48

    Anti-CAA protesters will rape sisters, daughters: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh

    Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma has now made a controversial statement during the Assembly poll campaign claiming that lakhs of people are coming to the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protest site of Shaheen Bagh and they could enter one's house to rape and murder their sisters and daughters.

    Verma, the West Delhi MP who is the son of late Delhi Chief Minister Sahib Singh Verma, made this comment to news agencyANI, which tweeted a part of the video of its interaction with him.

    Read the full report here.

  • 10:40

    Delhi Chief Electoral Officer has sought a report from Returning Officer of Delhi's Rithala constituency over Union Minister and BJP MP Anurag Thakur’s speech at an election rally on Monday. Thakur had raised the slogan 'Desh ka Gaddaaron ko.. ' to which crowd chanted '.. Goli maaron saalon ko'.

  • 09:05

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP president JP Nadda and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani to attend multiple campaign meetings in Delhi today.

  • 09:00

  • 08:57

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of the Delhi Assembly elections 2020. In Delhi polls, Amit Shah is saying Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh, Shaheen Bagh. People asking Shah, are you country's Home Minister or a bus conductor? tweets senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh.

  • 23:06

    Stepping up attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday dared theAAPchief to visit the anti-CAA protest site at Shaheen Bagh so that the people of Delhi can decide whom to vote for in the assembly election. (PTI)

  • 16:53

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani to attend two meetings.

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to attend four campaign meetings in Delhi on Tuesday. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani to attend two meetings.

  • 16:51

    Loan on scooter, spouse with no income, namesakes: Candidates provide colour to Delhi polls

    A 25-year-old student with a loan to be repaid on a scooter, a housewife with a spouse who earns"nothing" as income, a singer available for programmes, vegetable and fruit sellers, priests and signboard painter are among over 650 people vying for aseat in Delhi Assembly when it goes to polls next month.

    Read more

  • 16:48

    Rs 7.39 cr seized till Jan 26.

    390 FIRs filed for violation of Model Code of Conduct. 280 FIRs filed under Arms Act, 305 arrested. 710 FIRs and 717 arrested under Excise Act. 4015 persons booked under CrPC, 84,366 persons under Delhi Police Act.

  • 16:11

    Ahead of Delhi Assembly polls Rs 7.39 cr seized till January 26,390 FIRs filed for violation of Model Code, 280 FIRs filed under the Arms Act, 305 arrested, 710 FIRs and 717 arrested under Excise Act, 4015 persons booked under CrPC, and 84,366 persons booked under the Delhi Police Act.

  • 12:45

    AAP National Convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will make an important announcement at 1:00 PM today, says AAP

  • 11:57

    Kejriwal holds roadshow in Delhi

  • 11:01

    Delhi polls: BJP’s potent mix of Ayodhya, Citizenship Act

    Up against an upbeat Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the BJP is relying on the over-month long Shaheen Bagh protests, the Modi government’s “decisive action” in Jammu and Kashmir and building a Ram temple in Ayodhya to see it through in the upcoming Assembly elections in Delhi.

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  • 11:00

    Why is Kejriwal supporting those who want to break India? asks JP Nadda

    BJP president J P Nadda on Monday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of "supporting those who want to break India", as he raised the issue of AAP government not giving police the permission to prosecute ex-JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in a sedition case.

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  • 10:18

    JP Nadda targets Kejriwal for not giving permission to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar

    BJP president, JP Nadda said, "Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and other anti-India forces raised seditious slogans like ‘Bharat tere tukde honge’ in JNU. They were threatening to violate India’s sovereignty. Law enforcement agencies moved in, investigated the matter and in January 2019, they were ready to file chargesheet. They sought Kejriwal’s permission to prosecute this tukde tukde gang but one year later, till yesterday, no permission was granted. Kejriwal must tell Delhi why is he supporting those who want to break India? Is it because acting against these anti-nationals will hurt his vote bank?

  • 09:57

    Delhi polls: BJP will install 60 smog towers after coming to power in Delhi, says BJP's Manoj Tiwari

    Holding a "Twitter Chaupal" for the Greater Kailash Assembly constituency, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Sunday said his party will install 60 smog towers after coming to power in the national capital following the February 8 polls.

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  • 09:10

    Amit Shah to attend two campaign meetings

    BJP president JP Nadda to attend three meetings in Delhi Cantt, Moti Nagar and Rajender Nagar. Home Minister Amit Shah to attend two campaign meetings in Rithala and Janakpuri.

  • 07:35

     Good morning readers, welcome to our live coverage of Delhi Assembly Elections 2020.

  • 17:17

    Don't you think this Tukde-tukde gang should be put in jail? asks Amit Shah

  • 17:16

    Congress were in power for 10 years. Terrorists used to enter the country, they entered India and insulted, killed our soldiers. No leaderever took any step: Amit Shah

  • 17:14

    I just an interview with Kejriwal, he said that BJP is worried only about Pakistan. 30% of people from Delhi are refugees from Pakistan after partition: Amit Shah

  • 17:11

    Within 10 days of the attack in Pulwama, Modi performed an air strike, entered Pakistan's house and took out terrorists: Amit Shah

  • 17:07

    Tomorrow is Republic Day, our tricolour will touch the skies in Kashmir tomorrow: Amit Shah

  • 17:06

    I'm asking the youth, here, the cyber warriors, didn't you have a wish to include Jammu and Kashmir in India? asks Amit Shah. 

  • 17:04

    If Delhi has to function like a world class capital city, no one can do it other than PM Narendra Modi, says Amit Shah.

  • 17:02

    PM Modi has identified unauthorised colonies using satellite and legalised them: Amit Shah

  • 17:01

    They had promised free WiFi to entire Delhi. Do you get it? No, says Amit Shah

    They had promised 15 lakh CCTV cameras. I was trying to find the cameras and couldn't see them anywhere. They had promised free WiFi to entire Delhi. Do you get it? No, says Amit Shah

  • 17:01

    The result of class X children in 2015 was 95.81 per cent. It declined to 71.58 per cent in 2019. Tell me, isthe education systemgood or bad?: Amit Shah

  • 17:00

    Kejriwal says Delhi will reform government schools, but 2.5 lakh children left government schools and moved to private schools: Amit Shah

  • 16:58

    PM Modi has brought in a health program in which 70 crore poor people can avail health services up to Rs 5 lakh: Amit Shah

  • 16:57

    They've not given clean water or air to Delhi: Amit Shah

    AAP had promised to make Delhi pollution-free. Recently, in a TV interview, they said that it isn't their work. You have all seen the ads. Do you think it has reduced? Not one bit. They've not given clean water or air to Delhi: Amit Shah

  • 16:55

    Today, I have come to tell all of you how Kejriwal is misleading the people of Delhi. If I speak anything, he immediately tweets and today he takes namesof the people of Delhi lesser thanmy name: Amit Shah

  • 16:53

    The people of Delhi have chosen lotus flowers at 88 per cent booths: Amit Shah

    In the 2019 elections, there were 13,750 booths in Delhi, out of which 12,068 have blossomed lotus flowers. The people of Delhi have chosen lotus flowers at 88 per cent booths: Amit Shah

  • 16:51

    Kejriwal said he would built 1000 schools. Kejriwal can you point out where these are? asks Amit Shah.

  • 16:51

    Kejriwal's AAP has lost all elections after 2015. Punjab, other states, MCD and Lok Sabha 2019: Amit Shah

    Kejriwal's AAP has lost all elections after 2015. Punjab, other states, MCD and Lok Sabha 2019. The people of Delhi have made their decision for 2020 as well. The trend is set to continue. We won 88% of booths in the LS elections 2019: Amit Shah

  • 16:49

    They promised water better than RO in homes, pipelines were never made. In a survey of 21 cities, Delhi's water has been the worst: Amit Shah

  • 16:47

    Whether it is 2014, 2019, Manipur, UP, Tripura or Assam, the BJP has wondifficult elections. Narendra Modi ji wins the election in which our cyber warriors took command: Amit Shah

  • 16:46

    Entire media is supporting Arvind Kejriwal: Amit Shah

  • 16:45

    Your support, your will to contest, your ability to win and your will to show the Opposition the right place is key. I say this with the belief that in 2020, the BJP will form Govt in Delhi: Amit Shah

  • 16:43

    When you support BJP, you support to keep India safe, you support PM Modi's vision of a $5 trillion economy: Amit Shah

  • 16:40

    Your enthusiasm says that you were with Modi in 2014, 2019 and will be with PM Modi in 2020: Amit Shah

  • 15:54

    Don't make education part of 'dirty politics': Arvind Kejriwal to Amit Shah

    AAP national convener and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told Amit Shah on Saturday not to make education a part of "dirty politics" or make fun of the hard work put in by students, teachers, and parents of Delhi government schools.

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  • 15:53
  • 15:50

    Kejriwal had said he would build 500 schools and 20 colleges. Not one has been made. He had promised 1.5 lakh CCTV cameras and WiFi in the entire Delhi. He has not stood up to his promises. His Govt has cheatedthe people of Delhi: JP Nadda

  • 15:49

    1,731 unauthorized colonies were authorised by Narendra Modiji in one stroke. Aam Aadmi Party was also placinghurdles in this work. Now our government is working on a slum-house plan: JP Nadda

  • 15:48

    This 13th-century practice was being practiced in India. It was an atrocity against our Muslim women: JP Nadda

    Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Syria, and other such Muslim countries do not practice Triple Talaq. This 13th-century practice was being practiced in India. It was an atrocity against our Muslim women. Thus, we removed it: Shri JP Nadda

  • 15:47

    In Jammu and Kashmir, Valmiki's son could only become a Safai Karamchari. Valmiki's son will be able to become judge, engineer and officer after 370 withdrawals: JP Nadda

  • 15:44

    Attendees at the meeting chant Jai Shriramafter JP Nadda says the Supreme Court gave a favourable verdict on the Ram Janmabhoomi issue and everybody has accepted it.

  • 15:42

    You gave Narendra Modiji a majority, he uprooted 370 in one stroke: JP Nadda

    The Congress imposed Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir but kept it temporary. Even when the Congress got a majority, they did not remove Article 370. You gave Narendra Modiji a majority, he uprooted 370 in one stroke: JP Nadda

  • 15:39

    After Abrogation of Article 370, panchayats are getting their money directly from the government: JP Nadda

  • 14:42

    EC imposes 48-hour campaigning ban on BJP's Model Town candidate Kapil Mishra: Poll panel officials. (PTI)

  • 10:09

    Sisodia challenges Shah to show one govt school in any BJP-ruled state comparable to Delhi schools

    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia challenged Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday to show one government school in any BJP-ruled state that is comparable to government schools of the national capital.

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  • 10:02

     CM Arvind Kejriwal and Dy CM Manish Sisodia will addres press conference today at 1 pm

  • 09:59

      Hello readers, welcome to our live coverage of Delhi Assembly Elections 2020. 

  • 23:19

    BJP's Delhi Assembly candidate Kapil Mishra has run into trouble with the Election Commission on Friday directing Delhi Police to file an FIR for his controversial tweet likening Assembly polls to a “battle between India and Pakistan” and asking Twitter to take it down from the social media platform.

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  • 22:56

    On request of Delhi Chief Electoral Officer's office and as directed by Election Commission of India, Twitter has deleted Posts of BJP leader Kapil Mishra. He, on 23 Jan, had tweeted '...On 8th Feb there will be contest between India&Pakistan on streets of Delhi.' (ANI)

    Delhi Police lodges FIR against BJP's Kapil Mishra in connection with his controversial Ind vs Pak tweet: Delhi poll panel sources. (PTI)

  • 21:13

    Shah will also attend a BJP volunteers' meet

    Home Minister Amit Shah to attend two campaign meetings in Delhi's Bawana and Badli on Saturday. He will also attend a BJP volunteers' meet.

  • 13:07

    JUST IN | EC asks Twitter to take down Kapil Mishra's controversial tweets. The tweets amounts to appealing to communal feelings, it says.

  • 10:53

    Didn't say anything wrong, says Kapil Mishra

    "I received a notice from Election Commission last night, I'll give my reply today. I don't think I said anything wrong. Speaking truth is not a crime in this country. I spoke the truth. I stand by my statement," Kapil Mishra, BJP on his Tweet.

  • 09:50

  • 09:47

     JUTS IN |  Returning Officers have issued notice to BJP leader Kapil Mishra over his tweet on India-Pakistan contest.

  • 09:44

  • 09:42

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to hold three roadshows today, while Manish Sisodia to attend two campaign meetings.

  • 24-1-2020

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of the Delhi Assembly Elections 2020. BJP president JP Nadda to attend two campaign meetings and Home Minister Amit Shah to attend three in the national capital on Friday. Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 19:32

    Two years ago, when 'Tukde-tunde' slogans were raised against India in JNU and when PM Modi put those people behind the bars, Kejriwal and Rahul and company quickly reached there and stared talking about the freedom of expression: Shah

  • 19:27

    After winning one election, Delhi's people made Kejriwal lose every election: Shah

    In the past five years, Kejriwal hasn't won a single election. First he lost in Varanasi, then in Haryana, then in Punjab, he lost the MCD elections and the lost all the seats in the Lok Sabha elections.

    After winning one election, Delhi's people have made him lose every election, said Amit Shah.

  • 19:23

    If competition to make false promises is held in the country, then Kejriwal will definitely come first, Shah added

  • 19:21

    You (Kejriwal) became CM with help of Anna Hazare but couldn't bring a law for Lokpal, says Amit Shah at a rally in Delhi

    I've come to remind Kejriwal ji that you forgot the promises you made but neither the people of Delhi nor workers of BJP have forgotten...You became CM with help of Anna Hazare but couldn't bring a law for Lokpal&when Modi ji brought it you didn't implement it here, said Home Minister Amit Shah.

  • 19:19
  • 10:55

    Delhi elections 2020: Kejriwal's total assets worth Rs 3.4 crore, an increase of Rs 1.3 crore from 2015

    The Arvind Kejriwal family added a Maruti car, 20 gramof gold and half a kilo silver in the past five years, as their assets grew by Rs 1.34 crore mainly riding on the rise in market prices of the land they own over the years.

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  • 09:33

    Kejriwal set with roadshows

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to hold roadshows in Matiala and Kalkaji today. (ANI)

  • 09:31

    BJP to hold public rallies

    Union Home Minister & BJP leader Amit Shah to hold two public rallies in Delhi today, according to ANI.

  • 09:25

    Good morning readers! Welcome back to our live blog of Delhi elections 2020.

  • 09:21

    Delhi polls: Cong appoints election-related committees

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday appointed various election-related committees for the Delhi Assembly polls, naming state unit chief Subhash Chopra as head of the party's election panel and former Union minister Ajay Maken as chair of the manifesto committee.

    Kirti Azad has been named as the head of the campaign committee, JP Agarwal chief of the publicity committee and Arvinder Singh Lovely chief of the election management committee, a party statement said.

    Read the full report here.

  • 13:05

    Party-wise list of star campaigners in Delhi polls

    Congress will have 40 star campaigners, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Priyanka Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Capt Amarinder Singh, Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath, Ajay Maken, Shatrughnan Sinha, and Navjot Singh Sidhu.

    The Star Campaigners for NCP, which is contesting sevenseats, include Sharad Pawar, Supriya Sule, Praful Patel, Shankersinh Vaghela and Nawab. NCP gives a list of 34 such leaders. BSP has named 40 Star Campaigners, including Mayawati, Satish Chandra Mishra, Akash Anand and Veer Singh among others.

    The Akali Dal, which has decided not to contest Delhi Assembly polls two days ago, had given a list of 20 Star Campaigners to the Election Commission on January 14. Their list included Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat Kaur and Naresh Gujral among others.

    The BJP's 40 Star campaigners include Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Rajnath Singh, Yogi Adityanath, Hema Malini, Sunny Deol, Dinesh Lal 'Nirahua', Gautam Gambhir, Hansraj Hans and Ravi Kishan.

  • 10:55

  • 08:06

  • 22-1-2020

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of the Delhi Assembly Elections 2020.Union Home Minister Amit Shah andBJP President JP Nadda held astrategic meeting over the upcoming election. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal filed his nominations after 6-hour long wait.Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 18:54
  • 18:40

    Delhi MLAs -- former NSG Commando Surender Singh (Delhi Cantt) and Fateh Singh (Gokalpur), who were denied tickets by the AAP, joinNCP and will be fielded by the party in the upcoming Delhi Elections.

    NCP announced that it would contest 7 seats in Delhi polls.

  • 18:39

    NCP set to contest 7 seats in Delhi elections

  • 17:33

    I am enjoying waiting wid them. They r all part of my family, tweets Kejriwal

  • 17:18

    You can stall him but you cannot stop him, says AAP as Kejriwal's wait for filing nomination continues. The AAP chief had reached the Returning Officer's office at 12.20 pm this afternoon.

  • 15:01

    They (the other candidates) r insisting unless their papers r complete and they file nomination, they won't allow CM to file nomination: AAP chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj

    AAP chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj tweeted saying that around35 candidates were sitting at the RO office with CM Kejriwal, without proper nomination papers andwithout even 10 proposers.

    'They r calling their proposers on phone to come. They r insisting unless their papers r complete and they file Nomination, they won't allow CM to file nomination,'AAP chief spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj tweeted.

  • 14:54

    Waiting to file my nomination. There are many people here to file nomination papers. Am so glad so many people participating in democracy, tweets Delhi CM and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal

  • 17:17
  • 12:31

    Pavan Varma writes to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

    Amid the rumbling in JD(U) over alliance with BJP in Delhi, senior leader Pavan Verma writes to party chief and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar saying he was deeply perplexed by this development. He says, "I fail to understand how the JD(U) is now extending its alliance with the BJP beyond Bihar, when even long standing allies of the BJP, like the Akali Dal have refused to do so."

    Verma cites personal conversations with Nitish Kumar, whom he claimed told him that BJP was leading India into a dangerous space.

  • 12:31

    BJP not to change its New Delhi candidate. Delhi BJP in-charge Shyam Jaju said they have decided that Sunil Yadav will remain BJP candidate against Arvind Kejriwal.

  • 11:19

    JUST IN | The BJP will field a fresh candidate against Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi assembly seat. Sources in the party confirmed that Sunil Yadav, the BJP candidate announced in the list will be replaced, reports ANI.

  • 11:08

    The Congress on Tuesday released its third list of five candidates for the February 8 Delhi assembly elections, fielding former Rajya Sabha member Parvez Hashmi from the Okhla constituency. (PTI)

  • 10:28

    Former minister Jitender Singh Tomar, who was declared as the AAP candidate from the Tri Nagar assembly constituency, said the party has decided that he will not fight the Delhi elections and instead his wife, Preeti Tomar, will be its nominee from the seat.

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  • 10:22

  • 09:52

    "On one side, it is BJP, Congress, JD(U), RJD, LJP. On other side, school, hospital water, electricity, free ride for women, public of Delhi. My aim is to eradicate corruption and take Delhi forward. Their only aim is to defeat me," Kejriwal tweets.

  • 08:13

    BJP releases second candidate list for Delhi polls

    The BJP on Tuesday released the second list of candidates for the Delhi Assembly polls, fielding state Yuva Morcha President Sunil Yadav from the New Delhi constituency against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

    The list was announced after midnight following the announcement of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to not contest the Delhi polls in alliance with the BJP due to its stand on the Citizenship Amendment Act.

    Read the full report here.

  • 08:10

    Delhi Assembly elections 2020: Congress fields first timer Romesh Sabharwal against Arvind Kejriwal

    Congress has fielded first-timer, Romesh Sabharwal against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi assembly seat in the upcoming elections.

    A former student leader, Sabharwal has been associated with the National Students Union of India and the Youth Congress three decades back.

    Sabharwal's candidature was announced late Monday night along with six nominees by Congress.

    Read the full report here.

  • 08:09

    Today is the last day for nomination in Delhi Elections. CM Arvind Kejriwal will file his nomination today.

  • 08:07

  • 21-1-2020

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of the Delhi Assembly Elections 2020. The BJP has released the final list of its candidates and it has fielded Delhi Yuva Morcha chief Sunil Yadav in New Delhi against Arvind Kejriwal.

  • 15:30

    "I was supposed to file my nomination at 3 pm today but the office closes at 3 pm. I was told I'll have to file nomination but I said how can I leave them (people at roadshow) and go? I'll go to file nomination tomorrow," Arvind Kejriwal said. (ANI)

  • 13:29

  • 11:12

    Arvind Kejriwal's 'personal guarantees' for Delhi polls ahead of AAP manifesto

    Ahead of AAP manifesto, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday issued a 10-point guarantee card for the February 8 assembly elections, promising free bus rides for women and students, a pollution-free national capital and round-the-clock piped drinking water.

    Launching “Kejriwal's 10-point guarantee card', the chief minister declared that his promises were for the long term and took a dig at the BJP saying the saffron party's assurances came with an expiry date of March 31.

    Read the full report here.

  • 11:09

  • 11:09

    In 2013, AAP started its journey to clean politics with 'broom' for the first time from the steps of Valmiki Temple. Today once again, I seek the blessings of Lord Valmiki as I am going to file my nominations, Kejriwal tweets.

  • 09:12

    Delhi goes to polls on Feb 8, counting on Feb 11

    Delhi will go to polls for a new Assembly on February 8 when voters will decide whether to give AAP another shot at power or provide the BJP, which is out of power in the national capital since 1998, a chance to be on the driver seat.

    Congress, which had uninterrupted 15 years at power till 2013, may remain at a distant third, as it is perceived to have lost its momentum after relegating AAP to third in the Lok Sabha elections held in April-May last year.

    Read the full reporthere.

  • 20-1-2020

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of Delhi Assembly Elections 2020. AAP president Arvind Kejriwal will file nominations today. He will hold a roadshow after visiting Valmiki temple in Connaught Place. Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 14:41

    BJP does not announce second list of candidates at its press conference

    BJP on Sunday does not announce its second list of candidates. Sources said another round of meeting will be held to discuss candidates. Four of the 13 pending seats are likely to go to Akali Dal. Speculation also over giving seats to JDU and LJP

  • 12:41

    BJP likely to announce candidate against Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi 

    Speculation rife that a Delhi MP may take on Kejriwal. A celebrity and youth wing leader also under consideration.

  • 12:40

    AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to file nomination on Monday after a road show

  • 12:40

    BJP likely to announce its second list of candidates for Delhi Assembly polls at 2 pm  

  • 11:54

    BJP calls Kejriwal 'Palturam'

  • 08:57

    Delhi polls: Congress announces 1st list of candidates; includes 10 women, 4 Muslims

    The Congress on Saturday evening released its first list of 54 candidates for the Delhi Assembly elections, which included 10 women and a number of ministers of the Sheila Dikshit government. Of the 54 nominees, 33 are making their debut in the Asse...

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  • 21:21

    Congress announces its first list of 54 candidates for Delhi Assembly polls

    The Congress on Saturday evening released its first list of 54 candidates for the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections, fielding former Union minister Krishna Tirath from Patel Nagar and former Delhi minister Arvinder Lovely from Gandhi Nagar.

  • 21:08
  • 21:01

    Congress announces the first list of 54 candidates for DelhiElections 2020 Alka Lamba, Ashok Walia, Arvinder Lovely, Poonam Azad among the candidates. Congress has not announced a candidate against Kejriwal.

  • 18:25

    Cong launches theme song ahead of Delhi polls

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, the Congress on Friday launched the audio and video of its official song - 'Phir se Congress wali Delhi'.

    Talking to reporters, Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra said through its theme song, the party will tell people about "prosperous Delhi" during the 15-year tenure of the Sheila Dikshit government.

  • 17:49

    Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: BJP announces first list of 57 candidates

    The BJP on Friday announced candidates for 57 out of 70 seats for the Delhi Assembly elections, as it refused to field 27 leaders who contested in the polls five years ago.

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  • 16:50

    This is a team of winners and looking to win the 2020 assembly elections. Remaining 13 candidates will be announced soon. 

  • 9-1-2020

    Good morning readers and welcome to our live coverage of the upcoming Assembly elections in Delhi. The statewill go to Assembly polls on February 8, and the results will be announced on Feb 11. Stay tuned for live updates.

  • 16:47
  • 16:46

    Ajeet Singh Kharkhari to contest from Najafgarh and RP Singh to contest from Rajinder Nagar

  • 16:43

      Kapil Mishra to contest from Model Town, Rekha Gupta to contest from Shalimar Bagh, Suman Kumar Gupta to contest from Chandni Chowk (ANI)

  • 16:42

    BJP fields Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta from Rohini

  • 16:41

    BJP Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari speaks at a conference releasing a first list of names of 57 candidates out of 70

  • 15:11

    Manish Sisodia takes out 'Padyatra' ahead of filing nominations

  • 15:31

  • 15:28

    Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) releases list of 15 candidates for candidates.

  • 18:53

    Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi has asked all the senior leaders of Delhi Congress including those, who contested Lok Sabha Polls, to contest Delhi Assembly Polls. (ANI)

  • 15:53

    Cong leader joins AAP

    Congress leader andformer MLA Ram Singh Netaji joins AAP in presence of CM Arvind Kejriwal ahead of Delhi polls (PTI)

  • 15:27

    Meeting of Delhi BJP core group underway at BJP National President Amit Shah's residence to discuss poll candidates for upcoming Delhi assembly elections. (ANI)

  • 17:56

    Delhi polls: AAP, Cong's candidates' 1st list by Jan 14

    The Delhi Assembly election is just a few weeks away and the main contenders -- the AAP, BJP, and Congress -- are busy vetting their prospective candidates and expected to start naming their candidates later this week.

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  • 14:21

    Party President Amit Shah to chair meeting of BJP's core committee on Delhi Assembly elections to be held at party office, later today. (ANI)

  • 07:09

    Delhi Polls: Govt opens window for electoral bond sale

    Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre on Thursday announced opening another window for selling electoral bonds from January 13.

    This is the 13th phase of the sale of electoral bonds after the controversial mode of the donation was introduced in 2018. This comes ahead of the Delhi Assembly election on February 8.

    Read the full report here.

  • 17:47

    Five-time Congress MLA and former Deputy Speaker of Delhi Vidhan Sabha Shoaib Iqbal joins Aam Aadmi Party. (PTI)

  • 17:01

    AAP tells Manoj Tiwari 'Tumse Na Ho Paayega'

    The AAP has made light of BJP leader Manoj Tiwari's claim that his party if elected to rule Delhi will give five times more benefits to people, telling him "Tumse Na Ho Paayega".

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  • 16:52

    BJP made Delhi "garbage capital of India": Kejriwal

    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused the BJP of making Delhi the "garbage capital of India" and claimed that the dump at Ghazipur landfill will soon cross the height of Taj Mahal.

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  • 13:22

  • 13:21

    Delhi government has been trying to work for the welfare of the people for the past 5 years, says Delhi CM.

  • 13:20

     AAP has fulfilled all its poll promises while the BJP has not been able to fulfill their promises, says Kejriwal.

  • 13:20

    Delhi Police is not responsible for voilence in state, they just follow orders from above, says Kejriwal.

  • 13:14

    In the last nine years, Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD's) 109 schools were closed, while the Delhi government opened 20,000 new classrooms in the last five years, says Kejriwal.