North East Delhi is one of the eleven administrative districts of Delhi, India. The District was established in 1997.North East Delhi borders Yamuna River on the west, Ghaziabad District to the north and east, East Delhi to the south, and North Delhi to the west across the Yamuna.
Refuting reports of infighting in the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its chief Manoj Tiwari has instead claimed that the state's ruling AAP is struggling with internal friction and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia may leave the party any day.
Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asking him to reconsider his move to roll out 'odd-even' again in November this year in the national capital and termed the scheme as "a gimmick."
A day after Congress stalwart Sheila Dikshit passed away, her party colleague Natwar Singh on Sunday remembered the former Delhi chief minister and added that the party was always her first priority despite battling ill health.
Hailing Sheila Dikshit as a politician par excellence, leaders from various parties paid tributes to the former Delhi chief minister on Sunday.
At times when political leaders, cutting across party lines, are visiting the residence of Sheila Dikshit, for paying their obeisance to the departed Congress leader, some of the prominent faces of the Congress namely Ajay Maken and Haroon Yusuf did not turn up at her residence for paying tribute, though these leaders were reportedly present in the national capital.
Delhi, which was the scene of Sheila Dikshit's greatest political triumph as she led Congress to power there in three successive Assembly elections to become its longest-serving Chief Minister, also made her witness the most humiliating defeats of her career with her loss in the Assembly and Lok Sabha polls.
Paying tribute to former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said that late Congress leader brought "grace, humty, wisdom, and excellence to everything she did."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at the latter's residence.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday condoled the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and called her a beloved daughter of the party.
Affable, courteous and always smiling, Sheila Dikshit came across more as a friendly neighbourhood aunt than a quintessential haughty politician.