AK Antony: News
Arackaparambil Kurien Antony, born on December 28, 1940, is a senior Indian National Congress (INC) politician from Kerala. As of 2021, he is a member of the Parliament in the Rajya Sabha representing Kerala. Notably, Antony is a three-time former Chief Minister of Kerala and was the youngest to hold the office when he first bagged the post in 1977 at the age of 36. He did his Bachelors of Arts from Maharaja's College and LLB from the Government Law College in Ernakulam, Kochi. He was an early associate of INC, right from his young days. He had been the Chief of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) and also held senior designations in the All India Congress Committee (AICC) and the Congress Working Committee (CWC) over the years. Antony has been a member of the Rajya Sabha for five terms from 2005. Also, he served as the Minister of Defence under the UPA I & II governments from 2006 to 2014, becoming the longest-serving Defence Minister of India at a stretch.
25 Jan 2023Congress Party
After facing bitter criticism for opposing the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Anil K Antony, son of former Union minister and senior Congress leader AK Antony, announced his resignation from the grand old party.
28 Sep 2022Ashok Gehlot
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will be meeting Indian National Congress (INC) chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Wednesday evening, reports said.
28 Dec 2020Madhya Pradesh
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been facing criticism by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his absence at the party's Foundation Day event.
19 Dec 2020Shashi Tharoor
On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.
17 Sep 2020India
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed the Rajya Sabha on the pertaining border dispute with China, declaring that no global power can prohibit Indian troops from patrolling in the traditional areas.
12 Sep 2020Chhattisgarh
Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.
25 Aug 2020Shashi Tharoor
The idea of the unprecedented letter sent to Congress President Sonia Gandhi earlier this month was seeded nearly five months ago at a dinner hosted by Shashi Tharoor, who represents Thiruvananthapuram in the Lok Sabha, a report in HT said.
12 Aug 2020Supreme Court Of India
Nambi Narayanan deserved respect for emboldening India's space dreams by working on the liquid propulsion system at ISRO. Instead in the 90s, he spent all his resources to prove himself innocent after being falsely implicated as a spy.
20 Feb 2020India
After Congress faced yet another election defeat, this time in the state that it ruled for fifteen years, several leaders assessed the debacle.
13 Jan 2020Narendra Modi
Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
17 Dec 2019Pakistan News
At a time when protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Act have sparked across the nation, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi led an Opposition delegation that met President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss the tense situation.
14 Sep 2019Madhya Pradesh
Recently, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi skipped a crucial CWC meeting called by interim party President Sonia Gandhi, raising eyebrows quite naturally.
09 Aug 2019Shashi Tharoor
In a possible conclusion to the leadership crisis of the Indian National Congress, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, scheduled to be held on Saturday, will pick a new party chief, sources said.
04 Jul 2019India
A day after Rahul Gandhi publicly announced his resignation from the post of Congress President, sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hailed his decision saying few have courage like him.
21 Jun 2019Karnataka
The coalition between JD(S) and Congress in Karnataka will go down in history as perhaps the most flimsy one.
26 May 2019Madhya Pradesh
Congress was decimated in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls. And according to party president Rahul Gandhi, one of the biggest reasons for this was the behavior of senior Congress leaders.
03 Apr 2019India
On this day Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the five star rank of field marshal, would have turned 105.
31 Mar 2019Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be fighting Lok Sabha polls from Kerala's Wayanad along with Amethi, the party confirmed on Sunday.
24 Nov 2018Indian Army
Union Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told a reporter she understood Hindi when he used what she described as 'sarcastic tone' while quizzing about surgical strikes.
05 Oct 2018Kerala
Kannur International Airport, the second greenfield airport set up under the public-private partnership (PPP) model, near Mattannur in Kerala's Kannur district would be inaugurated on December 9.
20 Sep 2018India
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today accused Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of "lying" on HAL's capability to build Rafale aircraft and demanded her resignation.
23 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
The Rs. 700 crore aid offered to rain-ravaged Kerala by UAE took political undertones as the ministers of the southern state asked Narendra Modi-led Centre to accept the donation.
27 Jul 2018Kerala
Senior IUML leader and former Kerala Minister, Cherkallam Abdullah, passed away today after a prolonged illness.
22 Jul 2018India
Rahul Gandhi, appointed the Congress chief in December, is chairing his first Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, two days after the party's joint no-confidence motion was staggeringly defeated in parliament.
15 Dec 2017India
A day before Rahul Gandhi officially takes charge as the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has announced her retirement as its President.
14 Dec 2017Rajasthan
During her 19-year tenure as Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has certainly revived the party. However, with her failing health, she has slowly relinquished her hold.
11 Oct 2017India
Based on the recommendations of Justice (retd.) Sivarajan-headed judicial commission, the CPM-led LDF government in Kerala has ordered a vigilance probe against former CM and Congress leader Oommen Chandy in the solar scam case.
04 May 2017Pakistan News
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley rejected Pakistan's denial of involvement in the mutilation of two Indian soldiers, saying circumstances point to "active participation" by their army.
03 May 2017Pakistan News
Foreign secretary S Jaishankar told Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit that there was a blood trail that proved that the perpetrators of the beheadings of Indian soldiers along the LoC were from Pakistan.
03 May 2017Pakistan News
In a telephonic conversation on Tuesday, the director general of military operations (DGMO) of India condemned the mutilation of the 2 Indian soldiers, calling it "dastardly and inhuman."
01 May 2017Pakistan News
In the first ceasefire violation by Pakistan this month, an Indian BSF jawan and an Army soldier were martyred in Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir.
03 Apr 2017India
On this day Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted the five star rank of field marshal, would have turned 104.