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Sheila Dikshit downplays Cong's poor showing in Delhi civic polls

BJP victory was a rude shock to Sheila Dikshit who has been ruling the capital for the last nearly 14 years.

Residents cast their votes on Sunday to choose the councillors for the three civic agencies
Record votes this MCD polls

Monday , 16 April '12

More than 55 per cent residents cast their votes on Sunday to choose the councillors for the three civic agencies, into which the MCD has been divided this year.
Two villages 'boycott' Delhi civic polls

Sunday , 15 April '12

Khera village in Kazipur area boycotted the elections. The polling booth wore a deserted look during the day.
A Muslim voter casts his vote at a polling booth in  Matia Mehal ,walled city area during MCD election in New ...
MCD polls: Elderly 'dabanggs' not behind in exercising their votes

Sunday , 15 April '12

Ask 91-year-old Ratilal Shah, a voter in Chandni Chowk, and he will tell you that his eagerness to cast a ballot has not diminished in six decades.
A voter shows her inked finger after casting her vote at a polling booth in Jama Masjid area during MCD electi...
MCD polls: Women form 44 pct of voters; N Delhi tops chart

Sunday , 15 April '12

According to SEC, the North Delhi Corporation has the highest number of voters at 44,58,158.
The electoral fate of 2,423 candidates would be sealed during the polling held in 272 wards. (Agencies)
MCD polls: Turnout 55-58 per cent, voting peaceful

Sunday , 15 April '12

In the 2007 municipal polls, 42.78% of the around 99 lakh voters had exercised their franchise.
Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit, along with MP Krishna Tirath, campaigns for a Congress candidate at Rohini Central co...
MCD polls: Delhiites to hit polling booths tomorrow

Saturday , 14 April '12

2,400 candidates in fray; exercise tipped as semi-final ahead of next year's Assembly polls.
Two Delhis vs Corruption: Cong, BJP battle on streets

Friday , 13 April '12

It is a war of words out on the roads this election season. Ahead of Sunday’s municipal polls, both the Congress and the BJP have dotted the city with huge promotional hoardings with contrasting themes.
MCD polls: Shiv Sena nominee stabbed in Outer Delhi

Thursday , 12 April '12

This is the second violent incident involving MCD candidates in the past three days.
MCD polls turn violent, BJP councillor arrested for murder

Wednesday , 11 April '12

The man was stabbed to death by some people after an argument with sitting party councillor and candidate.
Delhi civic polls: Young turks lead charge for Congress, BJP

Sunday , 8 April '12

Young turks for development and change seems to be the mantra for Congress and BJP in the Delhi municipal polls.
Cong terms BJP manifesto a 'bunch of lies'

Sunday , 8 April '12

Congress Minister A K Walia alleged that the MCD had "totally failed" to meet all the targets it set.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Congress leader unveil party's manifesto for the MCD polls. (IE Photo:...
MCD polls: Cong promises transparency in municipal administration

Saturday , 7 April '12

Party unveils manifestos for 3 new municipalities, focusing on health, education, sanitation
MCD polls: Of 'penniless' candidates, senior citizens

Sunday , 1 April '12

Rajani Chouhan has only Rs 40 in her hand while one of the youngest contestants Mamta Kumari is penniless.
Many fail to file nominations, Cong, BJP woo independents

Thursday , 29 March '12

After two candidates from the Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress failed to file their nominations, both parties now plan to rope in independent candidates.
Satinder Kaur Sirsa with husband Manjinder Singh Sirsa at their house in West Punjabi Bagh
Worth Rs 95 cr, Mr & Mrs Sirsa try their fortune in MCD polls

Thursday , 29 March '12

He has a taste for speed and luxury cars but Manjinder Singh Sirsa’s tryst with politics began with a morning walk a few years ago.
Supporters greet a candidate for the MCD elections as she comes out after filing her nomination papers on Mond...
Review says not out: Sehwag’s sister will bat for Cong in MCD polls

Wednesday , 28 March '12

Cricketer Virender Sehwag’s sister Anju Mehrwal will contest the MCD polls as a Congress candidate from Dakshinpuri Extension, a ward reserved for women.
Cong fields wife of ‘driver’, BJP backs marketing student

Tuesday , 27 March '12

Taking dynasty politics to a different level, two-time former speaker in Legislative Assembly and Congress MLA Chaudhary Prem Singh has awarded party ticket to his “driver’s spouse” for the upcoming municipal elections.
BJP workers check the candidates list at the party office on Monday
New names push old off BJP list

Tuesday , 27 March '12

The BJP made public its tickets list on the last day of filing of nominations on Monday, after delays due to disagreements and clashes within the party.
Denied party ticket, they turn ‘independent’

Tuesday , 27 March '12

The dissent among BJP’s sitting councillors and party workers grew with some of them filing nominations as independent candidates.