This time around, some analysts have said Shaheen Bagh and the overall CAA-NRC stir have given an advantage to the BJP, at least in maintaining and increasing its core support base
From an anti-corruption crusader, to a chief minister running for a second term, Kejriwal has come a long way.
The Sena said Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Union Home Minister Amit Shah should have felicitated Kejriwal for fulfilling the promises in Delhi, but instead of doing that senior BJP leaders and ministers are raking up the 'Hindu vs Muslim' issue in a bid to win the elections.
The Election Commission stated that Yogi Adityanath's remarks about Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal being "busy sponsoring and offering biryani in Shaheen Bagh" violated the Model Code of Conduct.
After five years, when Delhi is going to polls again, the question that lingers is whether the Congress will be able to better its vote share in its erstwhile bastion.
The SAD and the JDU, BJP's alliance partners in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), play an crucial role in Delhi, but the influence of these alliances goes beyond national capital
While the BJP has fielded Sunil Yadav, the party's Yuva Morcha president for Delhi, Congress has fielded Romesh Sabharwal, an old Congress hand
With heavy-weight ministries such as Finance, Revenue, Power and Education under his command, Sisodia has emerged as what many call the “de-facto CM” of Delhi
In an exclusive interview with Moneycontrol, the BJP candidate from Hari Nagar opens up about his 'troll' image, his stand on the 'Tukde Tukde Gang' and his vision for his constituency
Delhi is scheduled to go to polls on February 8, while results are to be declared on February 11
People want to know who will be the Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate, Kejriwal told PTI in an interview, and asked what if the party chooses Sambit Patra or Anurag Thakur for the post.
Modi's Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won a bigger majority in a general election in May, but it has lost a string of state elections since then.
Baisala had allegedly fired two rounds in the air at Shaheen Bagh — the epicentre of anti-CAA protests in New Delhi on February 1 and was arrested
Addressing a press conference here, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Ranbir Singh said the area is under "tight vigil" and "there is no obstruction" in areas where poll activities will be conducted, so voters will face no problems.
The EC said Deo's conduct has "consequences" on holding "free and fair elections"
Tune in to Rajneeti to find out how the political parties gear up for the Delhi elections.
Here are some key candidates and interesting battles to look out for as Delhi goes to polls on February 8:
Delhi will vote on February 8, with the results set to be declared on February 11
Doing well in Purvanchali-dominated seats is a must for BJP. That's where singer-actor-turned-politician Manoj Tiwari comes into play
Delhi has been an elusive territory for the BJP. Even though it has been able to win all seven Lok Sabha constituencies in both 2014 and 2019, winning the assembly polls has been failed-attempts over and over.
"This is the decision taken for a temple in Ayodhya. Nothing to do with Delhi. The whole country is not under elections. Let us not confuse the situation," he told reporters at a briefing of decisions taken by the Union Cabinet.
He also questioned why the BJP did not clear roads near Shaheen Bagh, where a protest against the new citizenship law is underway for nearly two months.
With a strong influence in over 1/4th of the seats in Delhi, parties are scrambling to get crucial support of the Purvanchali community
"The situation would not have been this had you worked Kejriwal ji. Earlier you incited mob in Jamia and Seelampur, instigated arson and stone-pelting in New Friends Colony, Shaheen Bagh dharna and then firing by your worker. Would you burn down Delhi to defeat Modi and Shah," Nadda asked in a tweet in Hindi.
Shah has also been active on social media, not only tweeting proactively, but also monitoring party tweets and interacting with “cyber warriors”