Dr. Harsh Vardhan represents Chandni Chowk in Delhi as a Member of Parliament besides being the incumbent minister at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Ministry
With inputs from Sri Krishna, Delhi Considered a prestigious Lok Sabha seat, this constituency has been represented in the past by senior BJP leaders like Sushma Swaraj, late chief minister Madan Lal Khurana and senior
Avoiding election frenzy and the intense heat of Delhi summers, South Delhi MP, Ramesh Bidhuri is seen spending most of his time in his poll war room in Mehrauli. His complacence comes from BJP’s strong
Party loyalty is certainly not a salient characteristic of two chief contenders: Hans Raj Hans of the BJP (formerly SAD, then Congress) and Gugan Singh Ranga of the AAP (formerly BJP). The two are up against Congress veteran Rajesh Lelothia. Know more about all the candidates here.
West Delhi’s incumbent MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma is contesting from the constituency again on a BJP ticket. While Verma had 97 percent attendance in parliament, his participation in debates was below average
Manoj Tiwari, the incumbent BJP MP from North East Delhi constituency, is contesting again this Lok Sabha election. Tiwari’s performance, both in parliament and in developing his constituency, has been underwhelming
Meenakshi Lekhi from BJP was Member of Parliament from New Delhi constituency in the 16th Lok Sabha. She is the national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a Supreme Court lawyer. In the 2014
34 out of 59 constituencies voting in the May 12th elections have been declared as Red Alert Constituencies, that is constituencies where three or more candidates have declared criminal cases. Find out more such interesting details in the candidate analysis for Phase 6.
From earthquake to ice-age and apocalypse, media anchors across Bengali news channels listed the worst probable outcomes of Fani, the catastrophic cyclone that hit Orissa on Friday but never showed up in Kolkata.
It is out: the analysis of candidates contesting in the 51 constituencies across seven states that go to polls on May 6th. Get a quick summary here of the gender gap, candidates’ criminal records and their asset details.
The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) analysed the self-sworn affidavits of the candidates who contested polls on April 23rd. Out of 1594, 340 candidates (21%) had criminal cases. 230 had records of serious criminal cases, out of which 13 related to murder.
India starts voting in the first phase of elections to the Lok Sabha later this week. Who are the richest candidates contesting in the first round? Which parties have fielded the most number of candidates with pending criminal cases? How serious are the allegations against them?
The Congress President’s recent tweet highlights an issue critical to governance of Indian cities: accountable political leadership at the local level. Could a system of directly elected mayors, as promised by Rahul Gandhi, be the answer?