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15-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal should approach PM for full statehood : Sheila Dikshit

Holding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal responsible for the "stalemate" in the national capital Congress member Sheila Dikshit on Friday advised him to approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demand full statehood instead of protesting."The demand for...

14-Feb-2018 New Delhi

AAP now a 'khap party', failed on every front : Ajay Maken

The Congress on Wednesday described the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a "khap party" and said the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has failed on all fronts in the last three years."This is not an Aam Aadmi Party, but a khap party which has failed on every...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Congress did not campaign the way it should have : Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi Chief Minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday said the Congress did not campaign aggressively to win the civic polls and added that she had not been invited to campaign for party candidates."We are going through a bad time. Congress...

22-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Opposition unity not easy now : Sheila Dikshit

It is not easy for now to forge a united opposition against Prime Minister Narendra Modi but a challenge to him will emerge in 2019, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit says.The Congress leader also said in an interview that the country's oldest...

25-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Sheila Dikshit clarifies on 'immature' Rahul remark

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, in a U-turn on her earlier remark that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi was "still not mature", has clarified that he has "the sensitivity of a mature leader".The party veteran in a newspaper interview on Thursday...

25-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Sheila Dixit clarifies on 'immature' Rahul remark

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit taking an U-turn on her earlier remark on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi has clarified that he has "the sensitivity of a mature leader".Party veteran Dixit in a newspaper interview on Thursday said Gandhi was "still...

16-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Will step down if asked : Sheila Dikshit

Congress party's chief ministerial candidate for Uttar Pradesh Sheila Dikshit on Monday said that she will step down if asked to.Her remarks came amid talks of the Congress likely entering into an alliance with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi...

27-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Sheila Dikshit seeks probe into bribery cases involving Modi

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday questioned why the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has not ordered a probe into the alleged bribes that corporate houses Sahara and Birla groups paid to politicians including Prime Minister Narendra Modi."Why...

07-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Prashant Kishor meeting Mulayam was surprising: Sheila Dikshit

While not ruling out the Congress joining a "grand alliance" in Uttar Pradesh, Congress chief ministerial candidate Sheila Dikshit said it was a "little surprising" that the party's election strategist Prashant Kishor met Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh...

05-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Party wants Sonia Gandhi to continue as president: Sheila Dikshit

Amid suggestions in the party that Rahul Gandhi should be elevated as party president at the Congress Working Committee meeting on November 7, former Delhi Chief Minister and the party's chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh Sheila Dikshit says the...

31-Aug-2016 Allahabad

Congress will win in UP in 2017: Sheila Dikshit

The Congress will form the next government in Uttar Pradesh, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Wednesday.Addressing a rally here, the party's chief ministerial candidate said in the last 27 years Uttar Pradesh had been destroyed by casteist...

21-Aug-2016 Lucknow

Ghulam Nabi Azad flags off Congress' '27 Saal, UP Behal' yatra

Congress General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad, in charge of the party's affairs in Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday flagged off the second phase of campaigning - 27 Saal, UP Behal yatra - ahead of assembly elections early next year.The two convoys of party activists and...

08-Aug-2016 Lucknow

Congress to go alone in UP polls: Sheila Dikshit

Senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Monday said her party will contest the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections alone and not align with any other political party.The results of the assembly elections will surprise everyone and the Congress will form...

23-Jul-2016 Ghaziabad

Congress UP bus yatra: Leaders visit murdered councillor's home

On their '27 Saal UP ka Haal' bus journey, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Sheila Dikshit and Raj Babbar on Saturday visited the residence of municipal councillor Chhote Lal who was murdered on Thursday night.They condoled his death and demanded that...

18-Jul-2016 New Delhi

If BJP has Amit Shah, Congress has Ghulam Nabi Azad: Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who has been projected as the Congress' chief ministerial candidate for the Uttar Pradesh elections, on Monday described Ghulam Nabi Azad as the Amit Shah of Congress."If BJP has Amit Shah, then Congress has Ghulam...

18-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi should campaign in UP: Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who has been projected as the Congress' chief ministerial candidate for Uttar Pradesh elections, on Monday said that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra should campaign in the state and the party would "benefit from it".She said...

14-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Sheila Dikshit is Congress' CM candidate in UP

Sheila Dikshit, who was Chief Minister of Delhi for 15 long years, will be the chief ministerial candidate of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, the party announced on Thursday.The announcement was made by Congress General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi at the party...

05-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Congress moving to name Sheila Dikshit UP unit chief

In a bid to boost its prospects ahead of the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the Congress is likely to appoint former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as the state unit chief, a party source said on Tuesday.Dikshit is a daughter-in-law of Congress...

05-Jul-2016 New Delhi

IAS officer's CBI arrest doesn't seem motivated: Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday said the arrest of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar did not seem "politically motivated" to her, and added the CBI must have found "something" against him."The CBI must...

05-Jul-2016 New Delhi

I am daughter-in-law of UP, ready for any role: Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday declared she "was the daughter-in-law of Uttar Pradesh and willing to take up any role" offered to her by the Congress high command for the upcoming state assembly elections.There are speculations that Dikshit...

02-Feb-2016 New Delhi

Kejriwal must work with Centre for better Delhi: Sheila Dikshit

Terming as "unfortunate" the present situation in Delhi, where tussle between the Arvind Kejriwal government and the central agencies is causing immense trouble to citizens, former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said the present regime has "failed to work...

28-Dec-2015 New Delhi

Congress marks its 130th foundation day

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday hoisted the party flag at the party headquarters here, marking the 130th Congress Foundation Day.Senior party leaders including vice-president Rahul Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Sheila Dikshit and spokesperson...

18-May-2015 New Delhi

Open tussle between LG, CM demoralises officers: Sheila Dikshit

The open tussle between Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the appointment of Shakuntala Gamlin as the acting chief secretary will demoralise the bureaucracy, three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said on Monday.Any...

13-May-2015 New Delhi

Probe against Vadra vindictive: Sheila Dikshit

Three-time Delhi chief minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday termed as "vindictive" the Haryana government's decision to probed the alleged irregularities, including the controversial multi-million-rupee land deals, of Congress president...

16-Apr-2015

Rahul Gandhi is back

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who remained out of the public view for 56 days, returned to the national capital on Thursday.“He (Rahul Gandhi) is back... I have no doubt that he will be not only taking proactive measures but also with dynamism, with commitment,...

14-Apr-2015 New Delhi

Never questioned Rahul's leadership qualities: Sheila Dikshit

Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday clarified that she never doubted leadership qualities of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi."I have not said that Rahul Gandhi is unacceptable" for the party's top post, the three-time former Delhi chief minister said...

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