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10 Apr 2018

Indian Army

9 years later, Indian Army to get 1.86L bulletproof jackets

The Indian Army has inked a Rs. 639cr deal for 1.86L bulletproof jackets (BPJs) with a domestic company after successful field evaluation trials.

06 Apr 2018

Rahul Gandhi

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Kher's first look as Manmohan Singh

Anupam Kher's first look as Dr. Manmohan Singh in the upcoming movie 'The Accidental Prime Minister' has piqued the interest of movie buffs.

18 Mar 2018

Anupam Kher

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Aahana Kumra to portray Priyanka Gandhi

The starcast of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' is getting bigger by the day. The latest actress to join the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's biopic is Aahana Kumra.

18 Mar 2018

Sonia Gandhi

BJP mismanaged Kashmir issue "like never before": Manmohan Singh

At the final day of the Congress' plenary session in New Delhi, senior party leaders launched blistering attacks on the ruling BJP, blaming it for mismanagement of the Kashmir issue "like never before," the "big lie" of demonetization and its "greatest disservice" to India: pushing people into poverty.

17 Mar 2018


NaMo govt. spreading anger, hatred but Congress spreads love: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has accused the Narendra Modi government of spreading hatred and anger, adding that the Congress is the only party that would take the country forward by fostering an environment of amity and love.

12 Mar 2018


Manmohan Singh's biopic: Akshaye Khanna to play Sanjaya Baru

Akshaye Khanna has been roped in to play Sanjaya Baru in 'The Accidental Prime Minister', a biopic on former PM Manmohan Singh. Baru was Singh's media adviser.

09 Mar 2018


Sonia Gandhi reveals why she didn't become Prime-Minister in 2004

Speaking at India Today Conclave in Mumbai, Sonia Gandhi revealed why she chose not to become the Prime Minister even after leading UPA to power in 2004.

09 Mar 2018


Sonia Gandhi finally opens up about politics, her children, shortcomings

In a deeply introspective speech, Sonia Gandhi spoke on a wide range of topics, including her children, her shortcomings, and democracy's role in India, the first time she has opened up since relinquishing the Congress President post.

28 Feb 2018


Radical Sikhs put forth their demands before Indian government

Radical Sikh elements have allegedly found a politically-conducive environment to revive the Khalistan movement in Canada, North American and European countries.

21 Jan 2018


Sheila Dixit: Had lot of differences with Manmohan Singh's government

In the coming days, Congress may have to put out many fires. Earlier, former-telecom minister A Raja slammed them for not supporting him during 2G scam. Now, former-Delhi CM Sheila Dixit has made some explosive revelations in her autobiography "Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life."

Raja slams Vinod Rai, media, BJP in his new book

After being exonerated in the 2G scam case, ex-telecom minister A Raja has made explosive claims against former CAG Vinod Rai and the ruling BJP. This is all part of a tell-all book 'The 2G Saga Unfolds'. This book was released on January 19.

08 Jan 2018


Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh, Pranab Mukherjee to lose official accommodation?

Former-presidents Pratibha Patil and Pranab Mukherjee as well as former-PMs Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh may soon have to vacate their official residences in Delhi.

02 Jan 2018


Rajya Sabha's new record: Completes entire Zero Hour agenda

Today, Rajya Sabha created history of sorts by taking up all the Zero Hour issues and special mentions listed in the agenda. Chairman Venkaiah Naidu looked visibly happy and congratulated the house, amid thumping of desks.

27 Dec 2017


Jaitley: Modi didn't question Manmohan Singh's commitment to India

Finance minister Arun Jaitley tried to pacify Congress with a half-apology claiming that PM Modi didn't mean to question former PM Manmohan Singh's loyalty to India.

23 Dec 2017


2G spectrum verdict: Why did the prosecution's case fall flat?

A special CBI court acquitted former telecom minister A Raja, DMK RS MP Kanimozhi and other corporate honchos in the 2G spectrum case.

21 Dec 2017


Sachin Tendulkar's debut RS speech delayed after chaos in House

Today was to be the first time MP Sachin Tendulkar, nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2012, spoke in the House.

19 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Winter session, Parliament Day 3: Protests continue

The ongoing winter session of Parliament has been rocked by protests. Congress is demanding that PM Modi apologize to former PM Manmohan Singh for alleging that the latter colluded with Pakistan to influence Gujarat polls.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Govt. introduces five bills amidst Congress disruption in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the second day today after Congress members made a ruckus over insinuations made by PM Modi against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

16 Dec 2017

Sonia Gandhi

#RahulRaj: Will fight politics of anger, Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP

Rahul Gandhi has finally taken over as the Congress President at the party's headquarters in Delhi, becoming the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty to lead the party.

15 Dec 2017


Sonia retires as Congress President: A new era in Congress

A day before Rahul Gandhi officially takes charge as the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has announced her retirement as its President.

15 Dec 2017


Parliament Winter Session: Lok Sabha adjourned till Dec 18

On the first day of the Parliament's Winter Session, the Lok Sabha was adjourned after obituary references. Proceedings will resume from 11am on December 18.

15 Dec 2017


BJP releases Rahul Gandhi-Jayanti Natarajan emails, questions Manmohan Singh's authority

PM Narendra Modi, at a recent function paying tribute to Parliament attack martyrs, exchanged a frosty hand-shake with former PM Manmohan Singh. Later, Singh released a video message demanding an apology.

12 Dec 2017


Gujarat polls: Manmohan Singh lambasts PM Modi, seeks his apology

The usually restrained Manmohan Singh condemned PM Narendra Modi for spreading "falsehoods" and "canards." Condemning him of setting a "dangerous precedent," Singh asked Modi to apologize.

11 Dec 2017


Mani Shankar Aiyar's dinner attended by former army chief, ex-diplomats

The Gujarat elections' slugfest has veered in a different direction after Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar called PM Narendra Modi a "neech" (low-life) person.

01 Dec 2017


Former US President Barack Obama in India, praises Modi

Former US President Barack Obama addressed a town hall meeting in Delhi today. He interacted with 300 young leaders from across the country.

06 Nov 2017


Manmohan Singh: Accept demonetization was a blunder, let's rebuild economy

In an interview to BloombergQuint, former PM Manmohan Singh said that demonetization's impact on the weaker sections is "more damaging" than is indicated by economic indicators.

25 Oct 2017


BJP plans 'Anti-Black Money Day' on demonetization anniversary

A day after opposition parties announced they would mark November 8, the first anniversary of demonetization, as 'Black Day', Finance Minister Arun Jaitley talked about BJP's planned 'Anti-Black Money Day'.

24 Oct 2017


Forget Black Friday, opposition to protest demonetization on "Black" Thursday

The opposition has decided to mark November 8, demonetization's first anniversary, by observing "Black Day" across the country.

26 Sep 2017


Former PM Manmohan Singh turns 85 today!

Manmohan Singh, who had the longest serving contiguous term as PM after Jawaharlal Nehru, has often been described as the hero of India's 1991 liberalization, the "accidental PM" in 2004, and the "mute PM" in 2011.

30 Jun 2017

Narendra Modi

Central Hall to welcome GST with a starry event

The Centre is getting ready to welcome GST with a 'gong' and the biggest names will bear attendance to the event.

23 Jun 2017


Air India story: the airline that was destined to crash

Rumors are afloat that the Tata Group is interested in buying the white elephant of the Indian government, Air India.

31 May 2017


How is a Re 1 note different from other currencies?

After a hiatus of 22 years, Re 1 note will resurface in a brand new avatar.

11 Apr 2017


CWG Scam: Manmohan Singh PMO recommended Kalmadi's appointment, says PAC

Criticizing the Manmohan Singh PMO, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has adopted the politically controversial 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) report.

07 Apr 2017


GST: Parliament passes four key bills

The parliament on April 6 passed four bills on the GST after they were approved by the Rajya Sabha without any amendments, paving the way for its nationwide rollout.

29 Mar 2017


GST bill: Implementation may be delayed to September 1

Implementation of the GST bill may be delayed from the planned July 1 to September 1 for further fine-tuning of the bill and to give industries more time to prepare.

20 Mar 2017


Cabinet approves key legislations on GST

The union cabinet on March 20 cleared key legislations relating to the Goods and Services Tax, including the Integrated GST, the Central GST, the State or Union Territory GST, and a law related to compensation to states.

16 Mar 2017


Council clears final 2 bills, GST dream one step closer

The GST council approved two crucial legislations - the state GST and the union territory GST bills.

04 Mar 2017


GST Council approves the laws; July deadline seems realistic

The GST Council has cleared the Central GST and Integrated GST law. However the legal framework for the State GST and Union Territory GST have yet to be cleared by the Law Commission.

19 Feb 2017


Council clears compensation for GST bill

The GST Council has cleared a bill, seeking to provide compensation to states for losses they may incur after rolling out the GST.

10 Feb 2017


Opposition may boycott PM for jibe against Manohan Singh

With the Budget session of the Parliament in recess, the Congress-led opposition is planning to boycott PM Modi for the remainder of the session.

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