Sharmishtha is the daughter of former President Pranab Mukherjee, who has been a Congress leader all his life.
The AAP won the Delhi Assembly elections with a massive mandate, winning 62 of 70 seats.
The firing incident happened in Kishangarh village late Tuesday night.
Make no mistake. AAP’s hat-trick is no mean feat. But it won’t be wrong to say that in its triumph, there also lurked a defeat of sorts. Because the saffron party was successful, to a very great extent, in shifting the focus from governance to “Hindu nationalism”.
A cursory glance of the voting pattern in constituencies with significant population of Purvanchali and Pahadi migrants shows that the BJP, even in its defeat, has managed to substantially improve its vote share.
Kejriwal replied thanking Modi and said he looked forward to working closely with the Centre.
Arvind Kejriwal won the Delhi polls because he recited the Hanuman Chalisa, the BJP leader said.
They have elected forces that, according to a BJP MP, could have let loose rapists into every home in the national capital. What kind of a people are the Delhites, asks Shajahan Madampat.
On Tuesday, when Kejriwal took to the stage to deliver his victory speech, he thanked -- besides the Delhi voter -- 'Hanuman' and led the 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' slogans, another sign of how comfortably he has subsumed nationalism into his model of development.
Manoj Tiwari had earlier asserted that his party will win more than 45 seats in the 70-member Assembly and form the government.
As its supporters cheered for AAP over its landslide victory, Kejriwal said that it was due to the blessings of Lord Hanuman that the party retained power.
Shiv Sena said the BJP got only "limited success" in its efforts to "polarise" votes over the ongoing Shaheen Bagh protest.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah-led BJP focussed excessively on Article 370, CAA and anti-Pakistan rhetoric to woo the voters. But the Delhi voter reposed faith in AAP, giving them over 60 seats.
Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday conceded BJP's defeat to AAP in the Delhi Assembly Elections 2020, saying the saffron party did try their best
Parvesh Verma argued that if the polls would have been about education and development, then Education Minister would not be trailing from Patparganj.
Despite the BJP using all its might to wrest power in the national capital, the 'son of Delhi' won, he said.
Kishor's tweet came as the trends showed AAP leading in 58 seats and BJP in 12 in the 70-member Assembly.
Among the ones who congratulated Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal were West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, RJD MP Manoj Jha and poll strategist Prashant Kishor.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.