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Sheila Dikshit

Sunil Gatade | Civic polls in Delhi almost like battle of a ‘mini-India’

Delhi is known as a “mini-India”. A vote here therefore has much significance

30 Nov 2022 12:05 AM

Delhi: Congress was in a fix

This is the backdrop to the telling defeats of both the Congress and the BJP recently, including in the just-held Assembly polls.

13 Feb 2020 5:39 AM

Congress may choose new face as Delhi unit president

The post of the Delhi Congress president fell vacant after the death of former chief minister Sheila Dikshit.

29 Aug 2019 1:48 AM

Meeting on next Delhi Cong president to be held today

In January, Dikshit was appointed as the president of Delhi Congress unit ahead of this year's Lok Sabha polls.

27 Aug 2019 3:08 PM

Decision on city Congress chief likely next month

The delay in appointment of a new state unit chief is hampering the functioning of the party as the party cadres are presently directionless.

26 Aug 2019 1:54 AM


Delhi loses two former woman chief ministers in over a fortnight

Sushma Swaraj cremated with state honours, daughter Bansuri performs last rites.

07 Aug 2019 8:34 PM

Swaraj, Sheila Dikshit, Madan Lal Khurana: Within a year, Delhi loses 3 former CMs

On July 20, 2019, three-time chief minister and veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away due to cardiac arrest.

07 Aug 2019 8:41 AM

Prayer meeting held to pay homage to Sheila Dikshit

A brief film on Dikshit’s life and works was screened at the prayer meeting.

05 Aug 2019 4:05 AM

Congress denies rumour that Navjot Singh Sidhu will be Delhi chief

According to news agency ANI, sources said there were 'suggestions' that Sidhu should be assigned the job of leading the party in Delhi.

01 Aug 2019 10:41 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Grace and grit - Sheila Dikshit

It wasn’t easy, given the myriad obstacles in her path, but she made it seem like it was. Her legacy in a very real sense will be remembered for long.

28 Jul 2019 7:04 AM


Style, grace and efficient governance in Delhi marked Sheila’s 15 years as CM

The process of constructing flyovers and the Delhi Metro were initiated by her — these have been expanded and taken forward by her successor.

23 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

LS adjourned till 2 pm after paying tributes to Ram Chandra Paswan, Sheila Dikshit

The members stood in silence briefly to pay their tributes to the two leaders.

22 Jul 2019 12:56 PM

Congress workers pay tribute to Sheila Dikshit at DPCC office

It was not accidental that Congress workers chose to compare the three-time CM’s legacy with the permanence of the sun and the moon.

22 Jul 2019 6:11 AM

Ailing former Delhi BJP chief Mange Ram Garg dies in hospital

Garg’s mortal remains were taken to his residence in Ashok Vihar from where it was taken to Delhi BJP office at Pant Marg.

22 Jul 2019 5:59 AM

Delhi bids final adieu to former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit

Top Congress leaders, including UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra, were present at the funeral.

22 Jul 2019 5:38 AM


A ‘doer’ who changed Delhi

Dikshit built the Delhi Metro, which became a virtual blueprint for underground suburban rail transport in other major cities in India.

22 Jul 2019 12:03 AM

Sushma Swaraj gives befitting reply to Twitter troll

A troll on Twitter said that Swaraj would be missed after she passes away just like former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit

21 Jul 2019 7:28 PM

Speculations ripe about next DPCC president

Sources said that the party may soon take a call on who would replace her, so that the party does not suffer much.

21 Jul 2019 6:59 AM

Veteran Congress leader and 3-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit passes away

Dikshit’s body was taken to her East Nizamuddin home where a large number of eminent politicians from different parties paid tributes to her.

21 Jul 2019 6:57 AM

Leaders across party lines pay respect to Sheila Dikshit

With tears glistened in her eyes, Dikshit’s former cabinet colleague Kiran Walia said she was shocked to hear about the sad news.

21 Jul 2019 6:55 AM