Unique Delhi and AAP win cannot be replicated in other states
GN Bureau | February 10, 2015
Delhi has been different and will be different. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee should remember this. She called the AAP’s landslide win in the Delhi Assembly polls as a "turning point" in India's current political landscape and a big defeat for those indulging in vendetta politics.
"This is a victory for the people and a big defeat for the arrogant and those who are doing political vendetta & spreading hate among people," the West Bengal Chief Minister tweeted.
This is a victory for the people and a big defeat for the arrogant and those who are doing political vendetta & spreading hate among people— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) February 10, 2015
In another tweet, she said, "Delhi election is turning point of present political situation. Shows political vendetta has no place in a democracy. Country needed this change."
Delhi elex is turning point of present political situation. Shows political vendetta has no place in a democracy. Country needed this change— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) February 10, 2015
However, Mamata needs to listen to the reasonable analysis of AAP’s Yogendra Yadav and desist from building castles in the air.
Speaking during a debate on electronic media, he said that the assumption that the AAP win was more Delhi retorting to BJP, was wrong, saying that Delhi had voted for the Aam Aadmi Party because they had not let the voter out of sight and done intensive groundwork - from meeting voters door-to-door to assuring them that they have their act together this time.
The Delhi election results are not in any way, indication of the fact that Modi doesn't hold sway over voters in states like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, Yadav said on Tuesday.
"I do not agree with opposition leaders who are becoming smug and think that this means that BJP will lose in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Modi has not lost his popularity and it would be completely wrong to think that," he told NDTV.
Delhi is different. It is a pampered city and has seen development. It is not looking for development that was promised by the BJP and prime minister Narendra Modi. It voted in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as the city state wants to end corruption and unresponsive administration.
Delhi’s electorate is cosmopolitan in every sense that a dictionary can define and is completely urban. The AAP win goes beyond caste and other considerations. This cannot be replicated in other states.
World GDP forecasts for 2023 have been revised down again as central banks intensify their fight against inflation and the outlook for China’s property market deteriorates, says Fitch Ratings in its latest Global Economic Outlook (GEO) report. Fitch now expects world GDP to grow by 1.4
Nine species of owls (including the magnificent spot-bellied eagle-owl), 10 birds of prey, 11 species of Woodpeckers (including white-bellied woodpecker – the largest woodpecker in peninsular India), and many other species have been documented during a first-ever bird survey in Chhattisgarh.
Cycling is a passion for many, and it is a way to fitness too. With rising numbers of vehicles on the road, the government encourages this environment-friendly mode of transportation, but it comes with numerous challenges. An accident last month on the Mahipalpur flyover of south Delhi, which took the life
As the post-pandemic fallout and geopolitical uncertainty slows down global economies and sanctions against some nations, energy crisis and inflation are adding to the troubles, India is projected to be decoupled from world economy and fare better. To check if this belief really holds water, in the latest
With the advent of globalization came a new set of challenges for corporations, notably the duty of ensuring the well-being of all stakeholders while also protecting the planet`s natural environment. Although we are dedicated to a faster and more inclusive rate of growth, it is equally imperative that we f
BMC commissioner and administrator Iqbal Singh Chahal has been conferred with a Honorary Doctor of Science Degree (honoris causa) by Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, Punjab. Chahal was conferred the degree during the 48th convocation of the University in Amritsar at the hands of Punjab