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Delhi Poll: Amid grim challenges, AAP rises from the ashes

For a party that was written off after its humiliating rout in the Lok Sabha election, the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) has seen a spectacular renewal ahead of the Delhi assembly polls. Irrespective of who actually wins the Saturday battle, the AAP is giving sleepless nights to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), just nine months after the latter easily won ...

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Delhi Assembly Poll 2015: Time for BJP, AAP to Lock Horns

With the declaration of the dates of Delhi Assembly Election by the Chief Election Commission today, now it is time for the national capital to witness the manifestation of one-upmanship by the Modi-led BJP and Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party. While the single phase voting for the upcoming poll is scheduled on February 7 and counting of votes on February 10, ...

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Delhi Elections Announced on Feb 7 as BJP, AAP, Congress Gear Up

The Election Commission has announced Delhi assembly poll on February 7 and counting will be taken up on Feb.9, said a statement as all the three major players — BJP, AAP and Congress expressed confidence they would win. The polls were announced almost an year after Arvind Kejriwal, of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), resigned as chief minister leading to ...

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GK Vasan Quits Congress; Party Splits in Tamil Nadu

The Congress in Tamil Nadu split with senior leader G.K. Vasan announcing his decision to float a new party on Monday. “The people are looking for an alternative. We want to give an alternative in Tamil Nadu,” Vasan told reporters. He said the new party’s name and flag will be announced at the party’s conference to be held in Trichy ...

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BJP planning fake votes in Delhi: AAP Complains to EC

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said that he had been informed that a top BJP leader had directed his party legislators to get at least 5,000 fake votes in each constituency to win the Delhi assembly election. The Bharatiya Janata Party has denied the charges. In a tweet Kejriwal said: “BJP source-top BJP leader has directed all Delhi ...

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