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Sheila Dikshit

Indian politician and former chief minister of Delhi

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Sheila Dikshit: Indian politician and former chief minister of Delhi
Sheila Dikshit, occasionally anglicised Dixit, was an Indian politician and stateswoman. The longest-serving chief minister of Delhi, as well as the longest-serving female chief minister of any Indian state, she served for a period of 15 years beginning in 1998. Dikshit led Congress party to three consecutive electoral victories in Delhi.

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War of words in Congress: Now, Sandeep Dikshit raises 'leadership question'; gets Shashi Tharoor's support

The differences within the Congress after the party's drubbing in the recently concluded Delhi assembly elections refuse to die down. Sandeep Dikshit, who is the son of former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit,..
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PC Chacko's remarks on Sheila Dikshit triggers angry response from party leaders

Chacko said the party started losing ground in 2013 when Dikshit was chief minister of Delhi.
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Dikshit letter brings Delhi Cong war into open


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Congress leaders demand removal of P C Chacko as party's Delhi in charge

A section of Delhi Congress leaders on Friday demanded removal of party in-charge P C Chacko, accusing him of "leaking" a personal letter written by Sandeep Dikshit, son of former chief minister Sheila..
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Sheila Dikshit guided me like older sister: Sonia Gandhi

Gandhi said Dikshit was "a remarkable individual, a proud party colleague and an exemplary woman leader
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How Sushma Swaraj responded to a troll who said 'you will be missed one day just like Sheila Dikshit'

Sushma Swaraj frequently interacted with commoners on Twitter.
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Delhi loses three former CMs in less than a year

With Sushma Swaraj's demise on Tuesday night, the national capital has lost three former chief ministers in less than a year. Swaraj was the CM of Delhi for a brief period from Oct-Dec 1998. Three-time..
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Lok Sabha adjourns till 2 pm

Speaker Om Birla led the House in expressing condolence over the passing away of Paswan and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit. Paswan, a Lok Janshakti Party member, was a member from Samastipur..
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Sheila Dikshit was always cordial despite political rivalry: BJP leader Vijender Gupta

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit never held grudges against her political rivals, BJP leader Vijender Gupta said, recalling his experience with the Congress veteran.
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Interpersonal skills, knack to resolve differences were Sheila Dikshit's strongest qualities: Congress leaders


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With moist eyes, Delhi bids adieu to Sheila Dikshit

The mortal remains of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit were consigned to flames on Sunday, with colleagues, Congress workers and admirers braving heavy rains and gusty winds bid her final..
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Sheila Dikshit's last journey begins; mortal remains taken to Congress headquarters


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Bhagidari scheme: Sheila Dikshit's pet project was crucial in promoting participatory democracy

It was one of the most important initiatives launched by her government that involved people, including resident welfare associations and civil society, in the decision-making process.
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Keeping political rivalry aside, senior BJP leaders pay tribute to Sheila Dikshit

Keeping political rivalry aside, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Saturday came forth to express their grief over the demise of Congress' 81-year-old stalwart Sheila Dikshit due to cardiac..
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Jovial & dynamic, Sheila Dikshit gave national capital its new look

Even at 81, she has been actively involved in politics and was widely regarded as Congress' CM face in Delhi elections.
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Sheila Dikshit dead: She was well till Friday, the end came all of a sudden


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Sheila Dikshit, builder of new Delhi and longest-serving woman CM, dies

Sheila Dikshit's contribution in 'transforming' Delhi plays out in the many flyovers, launch of the Delhi Metro rail network and outreach to the civil society through the Bhagidari movement steered by..
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Delhi and nation in mourning after Sheila Dikshit bids adieu, three-time CM to be accorded state funeral today

Her body has been kept at her Nizamuddin East residence, where politicians cutting across party lines, visited to pay their last respects.
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Delhi Cong plunges into abyss of uncertainity after Sheila Dikshit's death

With the void created by the sudden demise of Sheila Dikshit, the Congress faces the uphill task of looking for a leader who can fill into her shoes, ahead of the Delhi assembly polls slated in less..
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Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit loved footwear, western music

Sheila Dikshit was quite fond of Western music since her youth and would sit near the radio waiting for her favourite songs to be aired.
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Sheila Dikshit brought humanity, excellence to everything she did: Sonia Gandhi


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As desired, Sheila Dikshit to be cremated in CNG crematorium

Honouring her wish, the cremation of Congress' stalwart Sheila Dikshit will be done using the CNG method at the city's oldest cremation ground, Nigambodh Ghat. "The cremation of Sheila Dikshit will be..
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Shiela Dikshit's last instruction: Protest at BJP office if standoff between Priyanka, UP govt goes on

As the Delhi Congress chief, Sheila Dikshit's last instruction to party workers was to stage a protest outside BJP headquarters if the standoff between party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and..
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Advani remembers Sheila Dikshit as able administrator, who made immense contribution to Delhi


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When an unwell Dikshit wanted to quit in 2012 but stayed on due to Nirbhaya incident!


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PM Modi visits Sheila Dikshit's residence, condoles her demise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to former Delhi chief minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikhsit's residence here on Saturday and condoled her demise.
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Kerala mourns passing away of Sheila Dikshit


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In Sheila Dikshit's death, I have lost a long-time friend, colleague: Pranab Mukherjee


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Will miss the warmth with which she hugged me: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sheila Dikshit

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra led the Congress party in mourning Sheila Dikshit. "Sheila ji will always be remembered for her years of exemplary governance and immense..
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UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi pays tributes to Sheila Dikshit


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Condolences pour in for Dikshit; President, PM Modi recall her contributions in Delhi's development

Condolences poured in from various quarters after the demise of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday, with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalling her..
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Did you know Sheila Dikshit was jailed for 23 days in 1990?

Three-time Delhi chief minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away Saturday afternoon at a private hospital here after suffering a cardiac arrest, doctors said.
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Sheila Dikshit: The affable politician who gave Delhi its modern look

Senior Congress leader and three-time former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday afternoon. Dikshit served as chief minister of Delhi for three consecutive terms from 1998 to..
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Sheila Dikshit: Loyal party worker, political stalwart, consummate fighter and architect of 21st-century Delhi

Some would remember her for her last election defeat but many would remember her contribution to Delhi. And everyone will remember her for her fighting spirit.
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President, Vice President condole Sheila Dikshit's demise

President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Saturday expressed sorrow at the demise of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, saying her term in office was a period of momentous..
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Congress leaders send their condolences after passing away of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit

Several Congress leaders sent their condolences after the passing away of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit at a private hospital in Delhi on Saturday.
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People of Delhi will remember Sheila Dikshit for her contribution to development: Former PM Manmohan Singh


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Kochi Metro only possible due to Sheila Dikshit: Chandy


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Sheila Dikshit was a beloved daughter of Congress: Rahul Gandhi


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Sheila Dikshit no more, tributes pour in


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Former Delhi CM and Congress stalwart Sheila Dikshit passes away

She was Delhi's longest serving CM.
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Sheila Dikshit, former Delhi CM and Congress leader, passes away


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Chacko remark on Sheila’s health escalates war in Delhi Congress

A few months before the assembly polls, a war has broken out between AICC general secretary in-charge P C Chacko and Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit, with the former diluting her powers on..
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Rift in Delhi Congress widens as AICC incharge PC Chacko dilutes Sheila Dikshit's powers

Chacko wrote to Dikshit apprising her of his decision following which she issued an "action note" of her own assigning different set of responsibilities to the working presidents.
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PC Chacko overturns Sheila Dikshit's move to dissolve all Congress block committees in Delhi


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Veteran Congress leader demands removal of Sheila Dikshit as Delhi unit chief

Infighting surfaced in the Delhi Congress on Monday when a veteran leader demanded the removal of Sheila Dikshit as its president over the party's debacle in the national capital in the recent Lok..
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Sheila Dixit to meet Arvind Kejriwal, discuss power cuts and water issues

Delhi Congress media secretary Naresh Kumar said the former three-time Delhi chief minister will meet Kejriwal at his Flagstaff Road residence on Wednesday morning along with a party delegation.
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