Free Press Journal
  • Congratulations to BJP, says Kejriwal, avoiding the EVM issue

    New Delhi: Even as his party colleagues were blaming the defeat on faulty EVMs, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Admi Party (AAP) president Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday refrained from raising the voting machine tampering issue as he congratulated the BJP on its victory in the municipal polls.

  • 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.

  • MCD polls: Unhappy over ticket distribution for MCD polls, AK Walia offers to quit Congress

    New Delhi: Lashing out at the Congress Party for adopting undemocratic measures with regard to allocation of tickets for the upcoming MCD polls, former Delhi minister and senior leader A.K. Walia on Monday said that he has offered to resign following the unnecessary changes made by the ticket distributing committee.

  • MCD polls: Delhi AAP MLA Ved Parkash joins BJP

    New Delhi: In a setback to the AAP ahead of the crucial MCD polls, its MLA Ved Parkash today resigned from the party and the Delhi assembly to join the BJP, alleging the Arvind Kejriwal government has “failed” to deliver on poll promises.

  • BJP urges EC to direct removal of words ‘Aam Aadmi’ from Delhi govt schemes

    New Delhi: Ahead of MCD polls, a Delhi BJP delegation today met State Election Commissioner SK Srivastava and sought his direction to remove the words “Aam Aadmi” from the names of the AAP government-run schemes, including mohalla clinics. Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta, who led the delegation, said the model code of conduct has come into force in all areas under the three civic bodies and the ruling Aam Aadmi Party should

  • Solution to MCD strike soon: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: A “solution” to the ongoing MCD strike will be announced today, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said hoping that it will “satisfy” everyone and the agitation, that has brought civic services in the city to its knees, will “end”.