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Some in BJP feel arrogance, pro-rich image led to defeat

Even before an official internal survey can be carried out, senior BJP leaders have begun analysing the reasons for the party’s defeat in the Delhi elections.

Arvind Kejriwal sweep stuns India

An AAP supporter wearing party chief Arvind Kejriwal's mask is greeted by another wearing PM Narendra Modi's mask. AP

67 AAP seats out of 70 sets a record

Delhi election: Delhi battle set for close finish

 BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi campaign in New Delhi, ahead of the Delhi elections on Saturday—(Photo: Pritam Bandyopadhyay)

With campaigning for the February 7 Delhi polls coming to a close Thursday evening, the battle to win control of the National Capital Territory is all set to go down to the wire.

RSS sees BJP discomfort before polls

BJP’s Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in New Delhi.—(Photo: AFP)

With only three days to go for the Delhi polls, a shock wave ran through the saffron camp as its “margdarshak” — the RSS, clearly indicated that the BJP was “not in a comfortable position” and a “reju

BJP’s top leaders to join Delhi campaign

Sensing that the outcome of the Delhi Assembly polls will have a cascading effect on the coming Assembly elections in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, the BJP is in no mood to take chances, and h

BJP-TMC tussle to continue

 Arun Jaitley with Mamata Banerjee at the inauguration of the Bengal Global Business Summit.- Abhijit Mukherjee

The political confrontation and differences between the BJP and Trinamul Congress continue to persist despite finance minister Arun Jaitley addressing the two-day West Bengal Global Business Summit in

BJP-TMC tussle to continue

 Arun Jaitley with Mamata Banerjee at the inauguration of the Bengal Global Business Summit.- Abhijit Mukherjee

The political confrontation and differences between the BJP and Trinamul Congress continue to persist despite finance minister Arun Jaitley addressing the two-day West Bengal Global Business Summit in

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat stokes row on conversions

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat stokes row on conversions

Virtually overruling Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s categorical signal against any controversial remarks on religious issues, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday yet again stoked the simmering convers

Trinamul Congress worried as Saradha probe closes in

Mukul Roy

The stink of the Saradha chit fund scam, which has reached Trinamul Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s doorstep, could now enter the party’s inner chambers.

The devil, they say, is in the details. There is a world of difference between the Budget speech of Arun Jaitley, peppered with smart announcements, and the real numbers in the Budget documents.

“It’s always time to say goodbye Said the spider to the fly As he wove his tangled web With a crocodile tear in his eye. It’s easier jumping over the moon Sang the cow to a feline tune