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Sheila Dikshit


Congress faces an existential crisis in city that was once its bastion

December 08, 2022 2:56 am

In Andrews Ganj, where Congress leader Abhishek Dutt served as the councillor for two consecutive terms, the party lost to the AAP candidate.

Sheila Dikshit returns as Delhi Congress face as it makes her legacy MCD polls theme song

November 28, 2022 2:23 am

Struggling to revive itself while reeling under factional feuds, Congress has decided to fall back on Sheila Dikshit’s legacy in its MCD polls campaign, projecting the vast infrastructure built in Delhi under her government.

Explained: What the BJP hopes to gain by merging Delhi’s three MCD

March 10, 2022 1:27 am

The MCD polls are likely to be pushed beyond April as the Centre has communicated to the State Election Commission that it is working to unify the three municipal corporations.

Congress flaunted Sheila Dikshit’s work, now blames her, daughter hits back

February 13, 2020 12:45 pm

By Wednesday evening, Congress president Sonia Gandhi had accepted the resignations of Chacko and DPCC chief Subhash Chopra — AICC general secretary Shaktisinh Gohil was made the interim party in-charge of Delhi.

Delhi assembly polls: Congress jingle throwback to Sheila Dikshit’s term

January 18, 2020 9:48 am

From increasing the strength of doctors to having more flyovers and FOBs and the Metro network, the campaign song touches on the development work done by the party in its 15-year rule.

Letter on Dikshit death brings Delhi Cong’s internal feud out in the open

October 12, 2019 1:41 pm

With various factions eyeing the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president’s post, the war escalated to an extent that AICC in-charge P C Chacko was blamed for leaking a letter written to him by former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s son.

Trip politics: Javadekar says summit was for mayors, AAP cites Sheila’s visit abroad

October 10, 2019 7:24 am

Central government sources later said a separate protocol is followed for chief ministers and rejected suggestions that opposition parties were being targeted.

Sheila Dikshit stood by me in my darkest years: Sonia Gandhi

August 10, 2019 10:44 pm

“The meeting was ongoing when reports of issues surround J&K arrived and therefore the meeting has been stopped. The government needs to tell the people what is happening in the state with complete transparency," Rahul said.

The Urdu Press: Debating talaq

August 02, 2019 1:15 am

Rozanama Rashtriya Sahara on July 26 compared the 1980s to now, when the “then Congress government led by Rajiv Gandhi had tried to interfere in Muslim personal law”

Journey in politics: Sheila, in her own words: CWG to December 16

July 22, 2019 7:34 am

The end of her CM-ship was marred by another controversy, CWG 2010 — from alleged irregularities to pitiable condition of the Games Village. Before the Games began, Dikshit “spent over six hours daily at the Village”.


Congress warhorse Sheila Dikshit, credited for transforming Delhi, passes away

July 21, 2019 8:05 am

Former Delhi chief minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away at a private hospital in Delhi on Saturday.

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.

Najeeb Jung, Sheila Dikshit attend Kejriwal's Iftar party

July 13, 2015 1:57 pm

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hosted a Iftar party where he and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung hugged and shake hands.

Arvind Kejriwal as CM, Modi's radio address: Pictures that made headlines in 2014

January 03, 2015 8:00 am

Arvind Kejriwal was the chief minister of Delhi for 49 days and Narendra Modi swept to power at the Centre after a decisive mandate.

Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple

July 19, 2014 4:42 pm

Pranab Mukherjee offered prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.

Zohra Sehgal cremated in Delhi

July 11, 2014 5:35 pm

Family and friends bid farewell to veteran actress Zohra Sehgal, who was cremated in New Delhi on Friday (July 11).


Govt. hospitals to provide free medical test from Feb. 1: Kejriwal

January 17, 2016 9:35 am

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Inaugurating the six-lane elevated road from Mangolpuri to Madhuban Chowk, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that all government hospitals in Delhi will provide free medicines and medical tests from February 1. Kejriwal further informed that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has saved Rs 350 crore in last two to three months from the construction of elevated roads. He also thanked former chief minister Sheila Dikshit for giving a green signal to these projects and further praised PWD engineers for saving such huge amount of money.