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Meenakshi Lekhi


'Even Turks find Taimur a brute, but some name kids after him': Meenakshi Lekhi

January 21, 2020 9:16 pm

Saif Ali Khan has recently been receiving brickbats over a statement made in the context of his film 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior'.

'Literate need to be educated': Meenakshi Lekhi on Satya Nadella's CAA remark

January 14, 2020 5:29 pm

“I think what is happening is sad… It’s just bad…. I would love to see a Bangladeshi immigrant who comes to India and creates the next unicorn in India or becomes the next CEO of Infosys,” Nadella had said on CAA.

Meenakshi Lekhi, Pakistan minister in war of words

January 05, 2020 2:38 am

During a press conference, Lekhi said the gurdwara “is the holiest shrine for Sikhism. Baba Nanak was born there”. Her comments were also posted on Twitter.

Quit plastic, drink water from cupped hands, use 'datun' to brush: Meenakshi Lekhi

September 06, 2019 1:21 pm

"When the vegetable seller would come, we would use a cane basket. No plastic. We have also given up the practice of using datun. Now, all these plastic toothbrushes go to the dustbin and then to the landfill," Meenakshi Lekhi said.

BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi protests 'water shortage' in Delhi; DJB says BJP politicising issue

June 11, 2019 5:39 pm

The DJB has said the utility has been supplying water beyond its capacity and the BJP is "politicising the issue" instead of helping people.

People brought me back because of Modiji, Amit bhai: Meenakshi Lekhi

May 27, 2019 3:01 am

Meenakshi Lekhi, who won from the New Delhi Lok Sabha seat for the second time, on the road ahead for her constituency.

In Delhi’s 1 out of 7 score, the tale of how women have fared in Indian elections

May 10, 2019 7:52 pm

In the 16 Lok Sabha elections held since independence, only thrice has Delhi elected more than one woman candidate. This could change in 2019 if all the three women fielded by the AAP, BJP, Congress pull off a win. The odds, however, could be overwhelming.

AAP’s New Delhi man says voters angry with Lekhi, Kejriwal work will pay off

May 01, 2019 1:46 am

“People are very angry with Lekhi because she has been absent from the constituency for five years... They are voting after considering the work done by Arvind Kejriwal in terms of electricity, water, education and health...”

Sealing a legacy of Congress govt, says Meenakshi Lekhi

April 30, 2019 2:02 am

Over the past year, sealing has been carried out in the capital on the orders of a Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee, with the BJP-ruled civic bodies enforcing its mandate. This has left many BJP leaders in a spot.

For linking chowkidar remark to SC, Rahul expresses regret in fresh affidavit

April 29, 2019 5:13 pm

The apex court had on April 23 issued criminal contempt notice to Gandhi for his "chowkidar chor hai" remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while referring to the Rafale judgment, which the apex court said was "incorrectly attributed" to it.


Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb gets architectural illumination

July 22, 2019 7:02 am

To highlight the architecture of the 17th Century monument, including arches and minarets, 213 technologically advanced LED lights are being used. These will consume 62% less electricity as compared to conventional light fixtures.

Calm after storm: Delhi women candidates unwind after hectic campaign

May 15, 2019 10:17 am

After being soaked in hectic election campaigns and rallies for Delhi Lok Sabha polls, the women candidates unwinded in varied ways like running daily errands, spending time with family or reading their favourite book.