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Delhi statehood


Full statehood and liquor ban: Nitish Kumar's demand for Delhi

October 23, 2019 10:05 pm

"Just like we want special status for Bihar, we have always wanted statehood for Delhi," Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said while addressing his party workers in New Delhi.

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

May 01, 2019 4:58 pm

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: AAP talks statehood, BJP complains to poll body

April 14, 2019 1:45 am

The AAP sought to corner the BJP, which controls civic bodies, while BJP hit back claiming that the action had less to do with MCDs and more with the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and the District Magistrate of the area.

Arvind Kejriwal lashes out at BJP chief Manoj Tiwari: Dilli tumhare baap ka hai?

March 14, 2019 1:51 am

Manoj Tiwari hit back, saying: “Your mammoth failure as CM is hitting hard on your face. Delhi understands your frustration and this is why you are shamelessly attacking my late father, who took immense pride in his poverty and was a far bigger nationalist, unlike you.”

AAP submits 10 lakh letters to PM Modi, demanding full statehood for Delhi

August 27, 2018 8:57 pm

A special three-day session of the Delhi Legislative Assembly was held in June to discuss the demand for full statehood for the national capital. The AAP-majority Assembly had even passed a resolution in this regard. 

Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party launches ‘full statehood’ campaign

July 04, 2018 3:34 am

On Tuesday, AAP marked the launch of its ‘Full Statehood for Delhi Movement’ with the inauguration of its first 'Andolan Kendra’ in Model Town.

AAP Delhi statehood campaign: Ploy to hide failures, says Opposition

July 02, 2018 2:38 am

Congress leader PC Chacko Sunday said that Kejriwal has started a mis-information campaign under the guise of full statehood, as he failed to deliver in his three-and-a-half-year tenure.

Arvind Kejriwal sets the stage for Delhi’s statehood campaign

July 02, 2018 2:32 am

The CM suggested that until the demand for statehood is met, the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi should be chosen by the people. The conference, attended by around 5,000 party workers and leaders, marked the launch of a full-fledged movement for separate statehood.

Give us statehood, will campaign for you: Kejriwal to BJP-led Centre

June 12, 2018 12:22 pm

“Grant us full statehood before the Lok Sabha polls, each and every vote in Delhi will be polled in your (BJP's) favour; we will campaign for you. If not, you will be thrown out by the people,” Arvind Kejriwal said.

First, stop shouting

December 19, 2018 1:56 pm

Delhi statehood issue requires patient dialogue. Combative politics does not bode well for such a conversation.