In the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP raised its vote share to 58 percent from 33 percent in 2014. This kind of jump is nothing short of phenomenal, and could mean a landslide in its favour in this assembly election
Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Monday okayed a proposal for providing monetary reliefs to taxi drivers on various counts during a meeting of his department, said a senior government official.
Amid talks of Lamba's return, four-time Congress MLA Parlad Singh Sawhney quit the party on October 6 and joined the AAP.
Sawhney was MLA from Chandni Chowk Assembly from 1998 till 2015.
AAP has demanded 55 seats after "fruitful" completion of two rounds of talks between the parties
In 2015, over a dozen MLAs were from Purvanchal
With this yatra, AAP is aiming to reach out to the people of Delhi and outline the public welfare work it has done so far
Singh, an AAP MP, had to book a ticket in another flight for Bhopal as he could not board the 6.30 am IndiGo flight.
The BJP is seeking to return to power in Delhi after over two decades on the back of its massive victory in Lok Sabha elections earlier this year.
The party is also hoping that the effect of the promises will be felt not just in Delhi, but also in states such as Maharashtra, where the party has decided to contest the forthcoming Assembly polls
2,000 hotspots will be set up within 30 days in the first phase
The decision was taken by the Delhi government following announcement of fee hike by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
The safety angle behind the move is also not clear, as to how free rides for women could improve their safety
"Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, in his meeting with party workers, proposed an option in front of the workers of Chandni Chowk assembly constituency that either choose between the party and MLA Alka Lamba," Lamba tweeted.
In the letter, Kejriwal lauded his party workers for running a "superb" campaign that was considered to be one of the best in the country.
Caste-based vote banks seem to have taken a hit, but religion-driven vote banks are catching all the eyeballs.
Alka Lamba won the Chandni Chowk assembly seat for the first time in 2013. Before joining Kejriwal, Lamba was part of the Congress women wing.
Gambhir, who defeated AAP's Atishi Marlena from East Delhi, had been accused by AAP leaders of being involved in distribution of "obscene and derogatory" pamphlets against her during election campaign.
Except North-West and South Delhi seats, where they are at the second spot, the ruling party in Delhi is trailing at the third position in all the other five constituencies.
The BJP was leading in all the seven seats in the national capital, with three of its candidates ahead by over one lakh votes, while the Congress and the AAP were trailing at the second spot in five and two seats respectively.
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari is confident that the saffron party will roar its way to victory with more than 350 seats.
The letter by AAP's South Delhi candidate and spokesperson Raghav Chadha said that "he has strong reasons to believe that the political adversaries will attempt to open the strong rooms and manipulate or replace the machines as a handful of such incidents have been seen in the past".
The following article is an initiative of moneycontrol and Zoomcar India and is intended to create awareness among the readers.
Kejriwal on May 18 had alleged that the BJP was after his life and said he could be assassinated like former prime minister Indira Gandhi by police personnel deployed for his security.
Earlier this month, he was slapped by a man during a roadshow in Delhi's Moti Nagar area on May 4.