One of the reasons for Kejriwal's major drubbing elections could be the damning Shunglu Committee's report on the Delhi government that contradicts Kejriwal's claims of austerity and transparency.
Congress, whose Delhi unit president Ajay Maken had said that the MCD polls will be a referendum on the Kejriwal government, settled for the third place in the contest with just 30 seats.
The BJP won 184 of the 270 seats, leaving the Aam Aadmi Party well behind on 46 seats with the Congress suffering another dismal day. The BJP also swept all three corporations.
Mayank Gandhi, who was the face of Aam Aadmi Party in Maharashtra, has advised Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to introspect his loss in MCD elections and look back at the time when his nation was his priority.
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu today said he himself had volunteered for clubbing of railways budget with the General Budget, and it was "not a take over" by the Finance Ministry.
The landslide victory of BJP in the MCD elections raises questions on AAP government's performance. Moneycontrol takes a look at possible reasons on the voter shift from AAP to BJP.
BJP’s resounding win in the recently concluded Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections is just another extension of the party’s success that began in 2014.
MCD Elections 2017: The BJP romped home with a majority while the AAP suffered a bruising loss. Read why.
Bhagwant Mann, has slammed the party leadership for “behaving like a mohalla cricket team,” and said AAP had committed a “historic blunder” in Punjab.
Banners featuring AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala were removed from the party headquarters here, a day after the rival Panneerselvam camp made such a demand to "uphold the sanctity" of the party office.
The BJP took an early lead in MCD polls, heading ahead in 71 wards while rivals Congress and AAP were left far behind leading in 16 and 14 wards respectively, initial trends indicated today.
US President Donald Trump held talks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau amid deteriorating relationship between the neighbour countries over lumber and dairy trade issues.
Counting will start at 8 AM and the results are likely to be declared by 11 AM today.
Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das says that he is optimistic of the US administration that they will give consideration to India's views on ongoing visa issues.
A total of 58.58 per cent votes were polled in the elections to 270 wards of the three municipal corporations (MCDs). The voting in two wards were cancelled due to death of the candidates.
The AAP was born out of a movement and it will not hesitate to go back to its roots, Kejriwal said, addressing a gathering of poll observers at his residence two days before the counting.
Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today dismissed Congress allegations about corruption in the government e-marketplace (GeM) portal saying they are "false, baseless, motivated and malafide".
Mehbooba, who is under mounting attack in the face of fresh spurt in violence in Kashmir, briefed Modi on the prevailing situation in the state and the way forward.
Rajya Sabha MP R Vaithilingam will head the panel set up by the Palaniswami group, while the Panneerselvam camp has named senior leader and former minister KP Munusamy as the head of a seven-member committee. Former ministers C Ponnaiyan, R Viswanathan and K Pandiarajan, Rajya Sabha MP V Maithreyan, former MP TH Manoj Pandian and former MLA JCD Prabhakar were the other members.
"As far as the coalition is concerned, there are no differences among partners. The PDP-BJP government is working well. Everyone is performing his or her task.
Not just ministers, but also the bureaucrats have been extremely inspired by the way he consults them and takes their views, said the commerce and industry minister.
Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who cast her vote in Nizamuddin, asked the voters to think about the development work done by the previous Congress governments.
The exercise, which will be attended by party chief Amit Shah and top Union ministers, is being seen as part of his drive to ensure that his governance agenda dominates public discourse and trumps opposition parties' attack on his government over a host of issues.
A 92-year-old woman Marie Antoinette, who was among the early voters, told PTI that she has been exercising her franchise in every presidential poll without fail.