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Sheila Dikshit
India  /  Published 20.07.19

The rumour Sheila Dikshit had hoped would come true

Sheila Dikshit, who died of cardiac arrest on Saturday, made her entry into politics almost by chance but became a nationally recognised political figure during her record-breaking three terms as Delh...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.07.19

Congress clips Sheila’s wings

The central leadership of the Congress on Wednesday almost rendered Delhi unit chief Sheila Dikshit powerless and delegated authority to the three working presidents, amidst a brewing rebellion in the...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.19

Phase VI: The big names and contests

The sixth phase of the general elections on Sunday will have 59 Lok Sabha constituencies going to polls in seven states. From a terror case accused, to former chief ministers to intense battles in the...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 12.10.19

Shastra Pujan: Rajnath's golden opportunity

The large-scale mocking on Twitter notwithstanding, the Union defence minister, Rajnath Singh, is reported to be very happy over the wide publicity that his move to perform “shastra pujan” (weapon...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 03.02.20

Listless Cong hopes to break the duck

The Congress participation in the Delhi elections can be summed up in three words: “Seatein toh ayengi (Should win a few seats, at least)”.Opening the account is indeed a question of prestige for ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.03.19

Dikshit says ‘no’ to AAP alliance but door not shut

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By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Sheila Dikshit dies of cardiac arrest

Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit died o Saturday after multiple cardiac arrests. She was 81. Dikshit was admitted early on Saturday at Delhi’s Fortis Escorts He...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.02.20

Congress tragicomedy: 18 votes in seat with over 200 relatives

The Congress’s failure to open its account in Delhi for the second successive election hasn’t shocked the top leadership, which knew that the party wasn’t even in the frame and privately concede...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Delhi can never forget Sheila Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit is no more. But it will be difficult for Delhi to erase her legacy from the national capital’s collective memory as well as its everyday life.If Dikshit does not flit through the mind...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.19

Round 6

The penultimate phase of this year’s long-drawn election is scheduled on Sunday across 59 seats in seven states and Union territories, including all constituencies in Delhi and Haryana. Some of the ...
By The Telegraph in


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