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19 Jan 2019

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee's United Rally: Towering political leaders reach Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee's United Rally in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Saturday which is primarily a show of strength of opposition leaders will be attended by towering leaders of the country, including a former Prime Minister and several ex-Chief Ministers.

The truth behind Justice AK Sikri's post-retirement 'plum job'

Justice AK Sikri, who voted in favor of the transfer of former CBI Chief Alok Verma, has declined a post-retirement job at the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT).

Twist in Alok Verma's case: He wasn't corrupt, says SC-monitor

CBI Director Alok Verma was removed in a haste and there is no evidence of corruption against him, retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik, who was appointed by the apex court to supervise the Central Vigilance Commission said, IE reports.

Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post

On Friday, former CBI Chief Alok Verma, who was removed from the position on Thursday and was made the Director General of Fire Services, resigned.

11 Jan 2019


Alok Verma not "terminated": Markandey Katju reveals Justice Sikri's role

Markandey Katju, former judge of Supreme Court, wrote a post on social media on Friday explaining the role of Justice AK Sikri in the unceremonial exit of CBI Director Alok Verma.

Alok Verma: Was removed on frivolous grounds; CBI under attack

After Alok Verma was removed by the PM Modi-led selection committee within two days of his reinstatement by the Supreme Court, the former CBI Director has spoken up about his removal.

5 reasons why CBI chief Alok Verma was sacked

In a concerning incident, the select panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi sacked CBI boss Alok Verma on Thursday, less than two days after he was reinstated to his post by Supreme Court.

10 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi led panel removes CBI boss Alok Verma, again

Less than 2 days after he was reinstated as Chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, Alok Verma was on Thursday removed from the top post by a panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

08 Jan 2019

Lok Sabha

#CitizenshipBill: Bill passed in Lok Sabha, despite protests from Opposition

On Tuesday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh tabled the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha as protests against the bill rocked Assam.

#RafaleDeal: Former ministers call for review of SC's decision

Half a month after the Supreme Court gave a clean chit to the government on the controversial Rafale deal, former ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha, along with activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, have requested the apex court for a review of its decision.

27 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

245-yes, 11-noes: Triple Talaq Bill passed in Lok Sabha

After four hours of heated debate, the Triple Talaq Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

27 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Triple Talaq bill to be debated shortly: Things to know

The tweaked Triple Talaq Bill will be debated in the Lok Sabha today and the discussion is expected to be a heated one, since the Opposition has serious reservations about it. Notably, Modi-led NDA has asked all its MPs to be present in the Parliament.

16 Dec 2018


Bhupesh Baghel is Chhattisgarh's new Chief Minister

On Sunday, Congress announced Bhupesh Baghel will be the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, four days after the party performed exceptionally well in the Assembly elections.

#RafaleDeal: Clean chit backfires; Opposition says Centre lied to SC

The Supreme Court, on Friday, had given the Centre a clean chit, dismissing a batch of petitions calling for a court-monitored probe into the Rafale deal.

15 Dec 2018


RaGa meets top Congress leaders to select next Chhattisgarh CM

After selecting chief ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi held hectic parleys with top party leaders today to decide on the top post for Chhattisgarh.

14 Nov 2018


PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi today paid tributes to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 129th birth anniversary.

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.

8-member committee formed to recommend names for Lokpal

On Thursday, the government constituted an eight-member search panel for Lokpal.

22 Jul 2018


At first CWC-meet, RaGa reminds of "role, responsibility" of Congress

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.

21 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi wins trust-vote but RaGa dubs his speech 'weak'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha on Friday.

16 Jul 2018


Congress's balm on teary Kumaraswamy: Be courageous, stay happy

The Congress told Karnataka's Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to have 'courage and face challenges' after the latter broke down addressing members of JD(S) party and said he wasn't happy.

21 May 2018


Karnataka: JD(S), Congress get to tricky business of power-distribution

HD Kumaraswamy will meet Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi today, to discuss the portfolio distribution and power delegation in the Congress-JD(S) post-poll alliance in Karnataka.

15 May 2018


#SemiFinals2019: BS Yeddyurappa to meet PM, just like he foretold

Clearly, subtlety is not BS Yeddyurappa's style.

08 May 2018


Karnataka verdict will teach BJP lesson to mend ways: Kharge

The May 12 Karnataka Assembly election results would teach a lesson to BJP to mend its ways and send a larger message that people won't accept what the NDA-led party is doing on the advice of RSS, senior Congress leader Mallikarjuna Kharge has claimed.

24 Apr 2018


Congress high-command to take call on next Karnataka CM candidate

The Congress high-command will take a call on the next Chief Minister in consultation with the newly elected MLAs, senior party leader Mallikarjun Kharge said on Tuesday, indicating incumbent Siddaramaiah may not be the automatic choice.

22 Apr 2018


Nothing wrong in Siddaramaiah contesting from 2 seats, claims Kharge

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said today there was nothing wrong in Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah contesting from two constituencies in the May 12 assembly polls, and expressed confidence he will win both the seats.

12 Apr 2018


Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah says fake Congress candidate list in circulation

Karnataka's ruling Congress has recently been hit by election-related fake news. On Tuesday, several media organizations and lakhs of voters across the state received a candidates list via WhatsApp.

09 Apr 2018


Karnataka polls: 'Common-Man' Rahul Gandhi takes the Bengaluru-metro, eats kulfi

Pulling out all stops to make his presence felt ahead of the Karnataka elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday went from hopping into a crowded metro in Bengaluru to obliging commuters with selfies to having kulfi at a roadside ice-cream vendor after a restaurant lunch.

09 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi observes fast against government at Raj Ghat

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is leading a protest at Raj Ghat today.

07 Mar 2018

West Bengal

Budget Session: No work and only protests dominate Parliament

Proceedings continue to be stalled in Parliament on day 3 of the Budget session.

06 Mar 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Rahul: Will give Andhra special category status after wresting power

Congress President Rahul Gandhi made a special appearance at rival-camp Telugu Desam Party (TDP) protest in New Delhi. With them, he demanded a special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

01 Mar 2018


Lokpal-meet: Congress's Mallikarjun Kharge rejects PM Modi's 'special invite'

Congress and BJP are now trading punches on the issue of appointing a Lokpal.

02 Jan 2018


Triple talaq bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 criminalizing instant "triple talaq" will be introduced in Rajya Sabha today.

02 Aug 2017


Parliament Day 13: Raids at Karnataka minister's house causes chaos

Day 13 of the Parliament's monsoon session was ruled by this morning's I-T raids at Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar's residence and a resort where 42 Gujarat Congress MLAs are staying.

31 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

Parliament Day 11: Mob lynching issue rocks session

The issue of mob lynchings took the Parliament by storm on its 11th day. Comments by TMC's Saugata Roy drew particular ire.

24 Jun 2017


Railways to build Rs. 8cr high-tech train for next President

While India is yet to decide on its next President, looks like the Railway Ministry is already busy with preparations for Pranab Mukherjee's successor.

11 May 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Jyotiraditya Scindia to become leader of Congress in Lok Sabha

Attempting to recover from a glaring losses from the recent state assembly polls, the Indian National Congress has been rethinking its strategy.

10 Apr 2017


Uproar in Parliament over Tarun Vijay's 'racist' comments

Chaos rocked both Houses of Parliament over recent 'racist' comments by former BJP MP Tarun.

08 Apr 2017


'Jayalalithaa was fair', responds DMK leader to Tarun Vijay

DMK leader TKS Elangovan said the controversial comment by former BJP MP Tarun Vijay was "funny", adding, "Not all people in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are black. Our leader Dr.Kalaignar is fair, Jayalalithaa was fair."

20 Jan 2017

Delhi Police

Mallikarjun Kharge against Alok Verma's appointment

Out of the 3 member collegium that chose Alok Verma as the new CBI chief, Mallikarjun Kharge, the leader of Congress in Lok Sabha had given a dissenting note for his appointment.