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Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra said the reason for the party’s drop in vote percentage was the politics of polarisation by both the BJP and AAP.
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has the guts to put himself out there, speak his mind, embarrass himself, apologise, and get back to business.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who was away during Sheila Dikshit's funeral, met her son and former MP Sandeep Dikshit Friday.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who resigned after the party’s debacle in the Lok Sabha elections, has been in the United States since last week.
The pouring rain did little to dampen the massive crowd that turned up to see the last rites of Dikshit, the popular three-term chief minister.
Colleagues, Congress workers and admirers braved heavy rains to bid Sheila Dikshit a final farewell during her last rites on 21 July.
“I had this mental image of carrying our manifesto in one hand and files on issues bequeathed by the previous administration in the other,” wrote Sheila Dikshit in her autobiography.
Unlike the incumbent, the former chief minister had more than a working relationship with her bureaucrats & cordial ties with the Centre.
The Punjabi daughter-in-law of UP Congress stalwart cut her political teeth as junior minister in Rajiv Gandhi’s PMO, and despite her many detractors in her party, never looked back.