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Old vs new as Congress elects Delhi chief this week

Party sources said top leaders of the party have shortlisted four candidates — two of whom are among the old horses of the party while the others are from the younger generation.

Ajay Maken: If granted full statehood, Delhi will become 'as bad as UP, Bihar' 

Maken said Delhi being the national capital is "fully" funded by the Union government and that the tax burden on its people will increase if it becomes a state.


Delhi confidential: Bargaining Ahead

Many in the AAP believe that the Congress can at best claim two seats, and Rahul Gandhi’s party is set for some tough bargaining if the parties decide to contest in alliance.

Citing health, Ajay Maken resigns as Delhi Congress president

While a debilitating back pain has been cited as one of the reasons for Maken’s exit, sources said the constant talk among central leaders about the need to have an alliance with the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi could have played a part.

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken to launch 'Lok Sampark Abhiyan'

The programme will be launched at 4 pm at Sant Ravidas Chowk, Pyarelal Road near Karol Bagh MCD Zonal office of the constituency, DPCC chief spokesperson Sharmistha Mukherjee.

Delhi Congress rules out any alliance with AAP for 2019 parliamentary polls

The Congress leaders and workers are against any alliance with the AAP, whose vote share is "fast eroding", for 2019 Parliamentary elections, Delhi Congress chief spokesperson Sharmishtha Mukherjee and senior leader Chatar Singh said in a statement.


Abroad for treatment, Ajay Maken offers to resign from Delhi role

A senior AICC leader said Maken has already conveyed to the high command that “it would be difficult for him to continue”. AICC in charge of Delhi, P C Chacko, on the other hand, said Maken will continue to be the Delhi Congress chief.

National security compromised by giving Rafale offset contract to private firm: Delhi Congress Chief Maken

Addressing a protest rally at Connaught Place on the alleged scam in Rafale deal, Maken said the government cannot run away from its responsibility.

Starvation deaths in Delhi: Congress, BJP lash out at Kejriwal govt

The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices, both to the Delhi government as well as the Ministry of Women and Child Development, with regard to the case.

AAP-LG standoff: Kejriwal must first read Constitution for full statehood, says Sheila Dikshit

The former CM also drew a comparison between the present government and the one under her when she served as CM in 1998.

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Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani pay homage to Lal Bahadur Shastri

Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, L K Advani among other leaders remembered former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 111th birth anniversary who gave the slogan 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan', at his memorial at Vijay Ghat.

Congress workers protest in Delhi, demands Arvind Kejriwal's resignation

Delhi Congress workers held a protest against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal over the arrest of Jintender Tomar.


Today in pics: Election campaigns in full swing

Congress Leader and New Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Ajay Maken interacts with morning walkers.

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