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    Delhi govt declares 2-day state mourning over Sheila Dikshit's death

    Delhi government has declared a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect to former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday following a cardiac arrest. She was 81. Informing about the decision, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said: 'Delhi government has decided to declare two-day state mourning over the demise of former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.'...

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  • India

    Sheila Dikshit's last rites tomorrow afternoon, leaders throng her Delhi home

    Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit's last rites will be performed on Sunday afternoon. She was 81. Thousands of party workers reached her residence to pay their tributes and raised slogans of 'Sheila Dikshit Amar Rahe' (Sheila Dikshit's memory stays forever). Diskhit, a veteran leader who was made the Delhi Congress chief in the run-up to the Lok Sabha...

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  • Politics

    New Governors Appointed in Six States, Anandiben Patel Shifted to UP

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday transferred two governors and made fresh appointments in some states, including in the politically restive West Bengal where former MP and noted Supreme Court lawyer Jagdeep Dhankhar has been named for the post. Dhankhar (68), who was Union deputy minister of parliamentary affairs in 1990-91, quit the Congress in 2003 and became a member...

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  • News

    Election results were collated in the coven, witness tells Tribunal

    A prosecution witness for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Okpafo Victor, has told the National and State House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin City that election results for Ikpoba-Okha/Egor Federal Constituency were collated in the coven. Victor was testifying in the petition filed by Hon Johnson Agbonyinma against the election of Jude...

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  • India

    Sheila Dikshit no more, leaders hail her role in building Delhi

    Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit died on Saturday at 3:55 pm in Delhi. As soon as her death was confirmed by her secretary, condolences poured in from across the country as leaders hailed Sheila Dikshit for her role in building Delhi in her 15-year tenure as chief minister. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered their condolences on the demise of...

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  • India

    Sheila Dikshit: The affable politician who gave Delhi its modern look

    Sheila Dikshit was one of the tallest leaders of the Congress who had the distinction of being Delhi's longest serving chief minister and giving the national capital Delhi its modern look. A warm and affable politician, she was a loyalist of the Gandhi family. She was handpicked by Rajiv Gandhi to be part of his council of ministers after he became the prime minister in 1984....

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  • India

    Maharashtra leaders condole Sheila Dikshit's death

    Cutting across party lines, Maharashtra politicians paid tribute to Congress veteran and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died in New Delhi on Saturday. In a tweet, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, "Saddened and shocked to know about sudden demise of former Delhi CM Smt Sheila Dikshit ji. My deepest condolences to her family and followers." NCP chief...

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  • Opinion

    History lessons for Amit Shah on Kashmir that he should have studied in school

    Seventy-two years after the state of Jammu & Kashmir acceded to India, questions are still being asked why India accepted a ceasefire and why its Army was not allowed to evict Pakistani raiders from the other side of LoC, which since has become the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit-Baltistan.The latest to raise the question is Union Home Minister Amit...

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    Mumbai Police Used Dalip Tahil's Meme From Mission Mangal For Road-Safety Message. Even He Replied

    There are a huge number of meme artists on the social media networks and they are pretty active when it comes to creating memes on various issues. Undoubtedly, they have made social media a great place to be as they not only make us laugh but also have the ability to say very serious things in a funny way which further compels us to think over it....

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  • Lifestyle

    Lata Mangeshkar, Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar and others mourn Sheila Dikshit's death

    New Delhi: Bollywood celebrities including legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, and actors Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur and Bhumi Pednekar, on Saturday expressed grief over the demise of veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, remembering her as a "tall leader". Dikshit passed away at a private hospital here following a...

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