Free Press Journal
  • Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken offers to resign after defeat in MCD polls

    New Delhi: Congress Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken today offered to resign from his post after accepting moral responsibility for his party’s dismal performance in the civic polls. With latest trends showing the Congress registering a win in eight seats and leading in 26 seats, Maken said that he will not take up any post in the party for an year and perform his duty as an ordinary worker.

  • MCD elections: Exit polls predict clean sweep by BJP

    If we are to believe the exit polls for MCD elections BJP is the clear winner, and in all probability will retain Delhi for the third consecutive term. Though the counting of the votes will be done on April 26, most of the exit polls have predicted a clean sweep for BJP.

  • Delhi HC notice to poll panels on availability of VVPAT machines

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today said it cannot issue directions for the use of VVPAT machines attached to the electronic voting machines in the upcoming MCD polls without knowing about their availability with the Election Commission.

  • MCD polls: After Walia’s threat, Congress says ‘all is well’

    New Delhi: A day after former Delhi minister A.K. Walia threatened to quit the party while expressing his displeasure over denying tickets in the MCD polls to those having strong support on the ground, the Congress Party on Tuesday attempted to downplay the issue and said these are initial hiccups which will be sorted out after proper consultation and discussion.

  • MCD polls 2017: BJP releases final list of candidates

    New Delhi: Braving the pressure from several quarters, the BJP managed to release its second and final list of 100 candidates for the MCD polls today giving priority to women, just a few hours before the closing of nominations.

  • HC for bypolls in 13 MCD wards within three months

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court today directed the state election commission to hold bye-elections within three months in 13 municipal wards of the national capital. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath also directed the Delhi government to provide the requisite manpower and funds to the state election commission within four weeks from today for conducting the polls. “We direct the respondent no 1 (state election commission) to hold bye-elections