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    Lok Sabha elections 2019: Delhi Congress rules out any alliance with AAP for parliamentary polls

    New Delhi: The Delhi Congress on Thursday made it clear it will have no alliance with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, after Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel advocated participation of the AAP in the proposed grand alliance of opposition parties to take on the BJP. The Congress leaders and workers are against any alliance with the AAP, whose vote share is “fast eroding”, for 2019 Parliamentary elections,

  • Delhi Congress organises candlelight march over rape cases

    New Delhi: The Delhi Congress took out candlelight marches across the city to protest against the increased cases of sexual assault against women in the country. Congress Committee President Ajay Maken, along with members of Chandni Chowk District Congress Committee on Friday started the candlelight march from Red Fort to Chandni Chowk Town Hall.

  • Barkha Singh quits Congress post, blames Rahul Gandhi and Ajay Maken

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Delhi Congress ahead of the civic polls here, Barkha Singh on Thursday quit as chief of the women’s wing. She also hit out at Vice President Rahul Gandhi and the party’s Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken.

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    ‘Dalit’ Congress worker accuses Maken of hurling abuses

    New Delhi: Congress worker Dharmpal Natkhat on Monday accused Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Ajay Maken of hurling abuses at him and alleged that the ill-treatment was meted out to him as he is a Dalit.

  • Pollution in Delhi: Cong MP goes to Parliament wearing mask

    New Delhi: A Congress member today came to Parliament wearing a mask to draw attention to deteriorating air quality and pollution in Delhi. “Today, I thought I will walk to Parliament, but after reading reports in the newspaper that PM (particulate matter) level has increased drastically, I came wearing the mask,” Congress MP from Assam Gourav Gogoi told reporters.

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    Salary hike: Maken slams ‘VIP’ AAP

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ajay Maken, who met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung here on Friday to draw his attention towards the Delhi Government’s move to hike the salary of the MLAs, accused Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of committing an illegality by introducing and passing the bill without the President of India’s consent.

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    Congress slams AAP’s Majboor Janlokpal Bill

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress today accused the ruling AAP and opposition BJP of hindering the setting up of a strong anti-graft ombudsman in the national capital by engaging in a war of words over the Janlokpal Bill issue. “AAP and BJP are fighting each other to divert the attention of the people as they do not want a strong Jan Lokpal,” Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken said at a press conference here.

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    Arvind Kejriwal, Harsh Vardhan praise Sheila Dikshit

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today praised former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit for initiating the Azadpur-Prembari Pul elevated corridor, which was inaugurated today by Delhi government. The 1.6-km elevated corridor will decongest areas like Ashok Vihar, Shalimar Bagh and Wazirpur and allow unhindered traffic flow along the entire 44-km Ring Road.

  • Modi govt to revamp Nehru Museum, Congress cries foul

    New Delhi: The government will undertake a major overhaul of 39 institutions including the Gandhi Smriti and Nehru Memorial Museum and Library to introduce modern Indian component, including works of the Modi dispensation, a move termed as “diabolical” by Congress which it will oppose. The revamp, Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma said, will introduce a contemporay component in these entities to make them more purposeful.

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    Delhi Cong to ‘assist’ govt in combating swine flu: Maken

    New Delhi: In its bid to project a constructive face after successive poll debacles, Delhi Congress has decided to launch an awareness campaign against swine flu to “assist” the AAP government in combating the influenza in Delhi. A day after taking over as the state Congress chief, Ajay Maken made an announcement to this effect saying that the party would also write to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to apprise him of the initiative.

  • Open war in Congress over Delhi debacle

    New Delhi: An open war today broke out in the Congress over its whitewash in the Delhi elections with senior leader Sheila Dikshit attacking Chief Ministerial candidate Ajay Maken and the party virtually asking her to shut up.

  • P C Chacko

    Chacko downplays Sheila Dikshit’s comments on Maken

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P C Chacko on Thursday downplayed fellow leader Sheila Dikshit’s remarks regarding the party’s chief ministerial candidate for the recently held Delhi assembly elections, Ajay Maken, adding that the statements made were the Delhi chief minister’s personal views and not the opinion of the grand old party. Dikshit had earlier said that Maken’s ‘style’ did not inspire confidence among the voters in the national capital.

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    “Oh…! I pity him”: Sheila Dikshit on Ajay Maken

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Thursday said she ‘pitied’ Ajay Maken, who was the party’s chief ministerial candidate for the recently held Delhi assembly polls, adding that his ‘style’ had not helped the grand old party.

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    HC notice to Kejriwal on Kiran Walia’s plea

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on a plea filed by Congress leader Kiran Walia, questioning the legality of his candidature from the New Delhi seat as he is a resident of Uttar Pradesh.

  • PC Chacko

    Bedi an ‘apolitical’ person, does not subscribe to BJP’s ideologies: Congress

    New Delhi: Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for nominating former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as their chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, Congress leader P C Chacko on Tuesday said the party has nominated an apolitical person who does not subscribe to even one percent of its ideologies.

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    Kiran Bedi joining BJP “gross political opportunism”: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ajay Maken, who will lead the party’s campaign for Delhi Assembly polls, today termed as “gross political opportunism” the decision of Kiran Bedi to join BJP and said she and Arvind Kejriwal “used” Anna Hazare for political gains and “backstabbed” him.

  • Ajay Maken

    Ajay Maken to contest Delhi polls

    New Delhi:  Congress leader and former union minister Ajay Maken will contest the Delhi assembly polls. His name figured in the second list of 25 candidates released by the party Wednesday.

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