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20 Mar 2019


Emergency, defense scams and more: Modi writes about Congress' blunders

Institutional insult is the Congress' way, wrote Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a blog on Wednesday asking voters to "choose wisely".

12 Mar 2019


Man trolled for tweeting Sushma Swaraj in broken-English, minister replies

Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs, yesterday tweeted that she has learned to understand "English of all accents and grammar," after joining the ministry.

12 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

At mega rally of Congress, Priyanka Gandhi makes miss-and-blink appearance

Weeks after her formal entry into politics was announced, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addressed a large crowd at Gandhinagar in Gujarat for the first time.

10 Mar 2019


I'm ashamed: Congress leader quits after party demands airstrikes' proof

In what could dampen the spirit of Bihar Congress before crucial Lok Sabha elections, senior leader and spokesman Vinod Sharma resigned on Saturday after being upset that the party demanded proofs of IAF strikes in Balakot, Pakistan.

12 Feb 2019


Chhattisgarh: Congress government rename 5 schemes, BJP remarks 'political vindictiveness'

The newly-formed Congress government in Chhattisgarh has rechristened five schemes named after late Jan Sangh leader Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya by the previous BJP-led dispensation.

07 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

PM to lay foundation-stone of Arunachal Pradesh airport on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate several projects and lay foundation of many vital schemes in Arunachal Pradesh during his visit to the north-eastern state on Saturday, officials said today.

05 Feb 2019


PM Modi nothing like Indira Gandhi, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi dismissed comparisons between his grandmother Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India, and the current PM, Narendra Modi.

29 Jan 2019

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

George Fernandes, former Defense Minister, dies at 88

Former Defense Minister George Fernandes passed away on Tuesday at the age of 88. He was suffering from Alzheimer's disease and had contracted swine flu recently.

28 Jan 2019

Delhi High Court

Sajjan Kumar produced before court in another anti-Sikh riots case

On Monday, jailed former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was produced before a Delhi court for the hearing of another case pertaining to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

24 Jan 2019


Priyanka Gandhi, aandhi and Indira Gandhi

"Priyanka Gandhi aandhi hai, doosri Indira Gandhi hai".

23 Jan 2019

Uttar Pradesh

In Priyanka Gandhi's elevation, BJP sees her brother Rahul's failure

On Wednesday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi gave a key post to sister Priyanka ahead of general elections and ruling BJP was quick to slam him.

23 Jan 2019


What does Priyanka Gandhi's entry into politics mean for India

In what qualifies as a 'stop the press' moment, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took the plunge into active politics on Wednesday. Her brother Rahul Gandhi, who is the President of Congress, announced the decision and party cadre jumped in happiness.

19 Jan 2019

West Bengal

Here's why Mamata Banerjee chose Brigade Ground for mega rally

Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground is all set to welcome politicians from across the country for Mamata Banerjee's rally.

14 Jan 2019


1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC hears Sajjan Kumar's plea, notifies CBI

On Monday, the Supreme Court examined the plea of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar challenging the life imprisonment sentence handed to him by the Delhi High Court in connection with one 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

05 Jan 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Eyeing 2019, Rahul Gandhi may visit Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

As the country is gearing up for the Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress' President Rahul Gandhi could attend the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, reports claimed.

04 Jan 2019


Pliable trends, courtesy Rahul Gandhi's 'definition of journalism'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi used the word 'pliable' to describe ANI editor Smita Prakash, who interviewed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 1, Tuesday.

31 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

#ThatWas2018: 5 gaffes of Rahul Gandhi which amused people

With 2019 just a few hours away, all of us are introspecting the year gone by. We hope, so are our politicians.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar surrenders to authorities

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was earlier handed a life sentence by the Delhi High Court for his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, surrendered on Monday, the last day of the deadline set by the Delhi HC.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar moves Supreme Court against life-sentence

Less than a week after the Delhi High Court handed him a life sentence for his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar has moved the Supreme Court challenging his conviction and life term.

22 Dec 2018


Pakistan PM raised Kashmir issue with UN chief: Spokesman

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned UN chief Antonio Guterres and raised the issue of Kashmir, a UN spokesman has said.

21 Dec 2018

Delhi High Court

1984-riots: HC rejects Sajjan's plea for more time to surrender

The Delhi High Court today dismissed former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea for extension of time till January 30 to surrender.

17 Dec 2018

Delhi High Court

Sajjan told mob, "Humari ma maar di, Sardaaro ko maaro"

In the 1984 carnage, nearly 8,000 Sikhs lost their lives, though the official figures claim only 2,800 died.

17 Dec 2018

Shashi Tharoor

#SajjanConvicted: Jaitley says Congress making another accused CM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley welcomed the Delhi High Court judgment convicting Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots but also slammed the party for making another accused, Kamal Nath, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

17 Dec 2018

Delhi High Court

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar gets life term

The Delhi High Court on Monday overturned a lower court's order which acquitted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment.

17 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Opposition shows strength at DMK-event, Stalin endorses RaGa as PM

On Sunday, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi went to Tamil Nadu to unveil the statue of DMK patriarch Karunanidhi and the gathering turned into a show of strength of mahagathbandhan or grand alliance with Stalin endorsing Rahul Gandhi's name as PM candidate.

14 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#MadhyaPradeshElections: After discussions, Indira's 'third' son Kamal Nath becomes CM

Two days after the nail-biting contest between Congress and BJP at assembly elections of Madhya Pradesh, the winning grand old party has picked Kamal Nath as the new Chief Minister of the central state.

28 Nov 2018

Delhi High Court

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 88 people

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of 88 people in connection to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which broke after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her guards on October 31.

25 Nov 2018


Veteran Congressman and former Union Minister Sharief passes away

Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister CK Jaffer Sharief passed away today at a private hospital in Bengaluru following a cardiac arrest, doctors said. He was 85.

19 Nov 2018


Maharashtra Assembly starts winter session by paying tributes to Vajpayee

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on August 16 this year, with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis describing him as a multi-faceted personality who believed in uniting minds.

19 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Tributes paid to Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi and several other political leaders paid tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth-anniversary today.

17 Nov 2018


Why India can't afford Rajiv Gandhi 2.0 (RaGa) as PM

Dear reader, humor us for a minute. Tell us - what do you think is common between Rajiv Gandhi and his son Rahul Gandhi?

12 Nov 2018


Union Minister Ananth Kumar dies at 59, condolences follow

In a tragic incident, senior BJP leader and cabinet minister HN Ananth Kumar died on Monday at 2 in the morning.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Harsimrat, Sukhbir Badal detained during protest march

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal were detained by police today when they were participating in a protest march in Delhi to seek justice for the families of those killed in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

31 Oct 2018


Tributes pour in for Indira Gandhi on her 34th death-anniversary

The nation remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh, former President Pranab Mukherjee, and several other leaders paying tributes to her.

29 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

'Shiv Bhakt' RaGa visits Mahakaleshwar Temple; begins two-day MP tour

Congress President Rahul Gandhi began his two-day tour of the politically significant Malwa-Nimar region in the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh today by offering prayers at the famous Mahakaleshwar Temple.

11 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

Ex-IIT Professor GD Agarwal dies during fast-unto-death to save Ganga

Former IIT Kanpur Professor and Ganga activist, 87-year-old GD Agarwal, passed away on Thursday at AIIMS Rishikesh following a four-month-long hunger strike against authorities.

29 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Congress to appoint 10 million booth 'sahyogis' for 2019 polls

As part of its new strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress will launch a nationwide mass contact and fund collection program on October 2, Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary.

26 Aug 2018


Chidambaram feels Rahul Gandhi shouldn't be blamed for 1984 riots

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram came to party President Rahul Gandhi's defense on the 1984 remark saying the latter can't be blamed for what happened when he was 13 or 14 years old.

23 Aug 2018


Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar dies at 95, Modi expresses condolence

Veteran journalist and former editor of Indian Express, Kuldip Nayar died on Thursday, aged 95.

20 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Nation pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 74th birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi today led the nation in paying homage to former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary.