NEW DELHI – The question of who will run India's capital remains uncertain after a new political party won a stunning number of seats from the incumbent Congress party, leaving no group with an absolute majority.
The new Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man's Party, seized 28 of Delhi's 70 assembly seats in the Dec. 4 elections after forming nine months ago on an anti-corruption platform. The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party took 31 seats, according to results announced Sunday.
Congress was left with only eight — a sharp decline from its previous 43.
All three parties have ruled out forming a coalition government, leaving the capital in a leadership lurch and raising the possibility of new elections.
They also appeared unwilling to form an insecure minority government by relying on outside support.