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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.

11 Nov 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal: Snow, rainfall predicted in state; Kullu on high alert

Snow and rain may occur at some places in Himachal Pradesh from November 11-14, the Meteorological Department said.

08 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

#DemonetizationTurns2: Congress and BJP trade attacks on note-ban anniversary

On the second anniversary of demonetization, Congress has planned a nationwide protest on Friday. The Congress plans to take to streets against the 'Tughlaqi farmaan' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

03 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi govt chooses Arnab Goswami as new trustee of NMML

The Modi government has appointed journalist Arnab Goswami and three others as trustees of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), replacing four trustees who have been critical of the government's plans to set up a museum for all prime ministers at the Teen Murti complex in Delhi.

28 Oct 2018


Shashi Tharoor slyly calls PM Modi a scorpion

In what may open a can of controversies, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor while speaking about PM Narendra Modi, quoted an anonymous RSS source, and said he was like scorpion who can neither be removed by hand nor beaten by a chappal.

26 Sep 2018

Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher sends birthday wishes to former PM Manmohan Singh

Anupam Kher wished former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on his birthday today and hoped he would like the actor's performance in 'The Accidental Prime Minister'.

24 Sep 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Heavy rain lashes parts of Himachal Pradesh, one feared dead

Heavy rains lashed several areas of Himachal Pradesh today with the weatherman issuing "high alert" for Kullu.

10 Sep 2018

Rahul Gandhi

#BharatBandh: Manmohan lashes out at Modi-govt over rising petro prices

Former PM Manmohan Singh today lashed out at the Narendra Modi-led government, saying it has done a lot which isn't in the interest of the nation and has now crossed all limits.

10 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Chidambaram dares BJP to contradict official data on economy growth

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Sunday dared BJP to contradict an official data on growth which has said the economy clocked a 10.08% growth in 2006-07 under the UPA rule, the highest since liberalization in 1991.

02 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Discipline is branded 'autocracy' these days, says PM Modi

Praising Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's disciplinarian nature, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said these days discipline is branded as autocracy in the country.

27 Aug 2018


Manmohan Singh advises Modi against wiping out Nehru's legacy

Amid reports that BJP-led Centre plans to set up a museum for all Prime Ministers in the Teen Murti Complex, former PM Dr Mamohan Singh has written a strong worded letter to his successor Narendra Modi asking him to not wipe away Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy.

22 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

#KeralaFloods: India may refuse UAE's generous aid due to UPA-policy

The Indian government may not take UAE's help of Rs. 700 crore for relief after floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, following a policy formed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

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.

15 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi resumes trend of long Independence Day speeches

In his last Independence Day address from the Red Fort ahead of the next Lok Sabha election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the nation for over 80 minutes today.

10 Aug 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Modi's remark on Congress's Hariprasad deleted by Rajya Sabha chairman

In an embarrassment to the ruling NDA, Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expunged (deleted from records) PM Modi's remarks which he made on Thursday in the Upper House.

23 Jul 2018


Timing and tale: What makes 'The Accidental Prime Minister' important

Anupam Kher starrer 'The Accidental Prime Minister' will clash with Shah Rukh Khan's 'Zero' at the box office on December 21, meaning that the collections of the former may take a hit.

22 Jul 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal: Manali coldest as rains lash several parts of state

Rains continued to lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh today, with Manali becoming the coldest place in the state in the last 24 hours.

20 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

#RafaleDeal: France supports PM, but RaGa stands by his statement

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has reportedly denied France's statement regarding the Rafale Deal and said he stands by his statements.

15 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

RaGa said Congress party of Muslims, claims Modi. Congress hits-back

After Narendra Modi launched an attack on the Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi from a stage in Azamgarh, UP, the Grand Old Party said he was spreading lies sensing defeat in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

29 Jun 2018


UP Congress conducts written test, practice interviews for potential spokespersons

The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress party has conducted a written test and interviewed candidates for its new-media team in UP, introducing a system the party had tried in Gujarat and Karnataka.

28 Jun 2018

Rahul Gandhi

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Meet reel-life Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi

Anupam Kher, who plays former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his biopic 'The Accidental Prime Minister', has been introducing the other prominent characters of the film on Twitter.

28 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Surgical strike videos released, shows damage done to terror-camps

Almost two years after the Indian Army conducted the surgical strike on terror camps along the border, videos of the operation have been released, that was broadcast on various TV channels on Wednesday.

21 Jun 2018

Sonia Gandhi

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Divya Seth plays Manmohan Singh's wife

The latest addition to the ensemble cast of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's biopic 'The Accidental Prime Minister' is actor Divya Seth Shah.

18 Jun 2018


India, fastest-growing major economy, trend likely to continue: Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley said that 7.7% economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 "firmly" established India as the fastest-growing major economy in the world and the trend is likely to continue for some years.

17 Jun 2018

West Bengal

4 CMs visit AIIMS to inquire about ex-PM Vajpayee's health

Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand - Mamata Banerjee, Nitish Kumar, Raman Singh and Raghubar Das, yesterday visited the AIIMS, New Delhi where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 93, is undergoing treatment.

13 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Vajpayee better, hopeful of full-recovery in few days: AIIMS Director

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee has shown significant improvement in the last 48 hours and doctors are hopeful of his full recovery in the next few days, AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria said.

10 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi's "Pakistan involved in elections" remark based on informal-sources: RTI

Almost six months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinted at Pakistan's involvement in the Gujarat assembly elections, an RTI reply has revealed his claim was based on informal sources.

31 May 2018


Kejriwal takes-dig at Modi, says people miss 'educated' PM Manmohan

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said people were missing an "educated Prime Minister" like Manmohan Singh.

27 May 2018

Nawaz Sharif

Former ISI chief summoned by Pakistan army over 'Spy Chronicles'

The Pakistan Army has taken serious reservations over the book 'Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace', written by former ISI chief Lieutenant General (Retd.) Asad Durrani and his Indian counterpart AS Dulat (former RAW-chief).

19 May 2018

Anupam Kher

Playing Dr. Manmohan Singh most difficult for me: Kher

Anupam Kher, who plays the role of former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh in "The Accidental Prime Minister", says it is the most difficult film of his career.

14 May 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi used "threatening language": Manmohan Singh writes to President

Condemning Prime Minister Modi for his attacking remarks on the Congress party, former PM Manmohan Singh wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind asking him to caution Modi against using "unwarranted, threatening and intimidating language."

09 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Forbes most powerful: Modi ahead of French and UK counterparts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is once again among Forbes top 10 most powerful leaders of the world.

09 May 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi targets Rahul Gandhi on Prime Minister remark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashed out at Congress party President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday after the latter publicly declared his Prime Ministerial ambition and wondered whether the country would ever accept such an "immature and naamdar (famous)" leader for the post.

09 May 2018


Karnataka elections: Time to say goodbye to Congress, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally on Wednesday said it was time for Karnataka to say goodbye to the Congress.

07 May 2018


Country facing crises due to Modi government's economic-mismanagement, disastrous policies

Former PM Manmohan Singh today launched a scathing attack on the Modi government for its "disastrous policies" and "economic mismanagement", and said the country was facing crises that were avoidable.

02 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Ahmed Patel writes to PM over bullet-train project land acquisition

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel has expressed his reservations over the way farmers' land was being acquired for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project and wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention.

29 Apr 2018

Sonia Gandhi

'BJP spreading hatred, fear': RaGa launches scathing attack on Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said today that his party, unlike BJP, "respects differences of opinion and will protect any dissenters."

Impeachment motion against CJI could open SC to misuse: Nariman

Fali Nariman, former president of the Bar Association of India and senior SC advocate, disagrees vehemently with the opposition's crucial impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.

19 Apr 2018


Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

PM Narendra Modi addressed the Kathua and Unnao rapes at a public program in London yesterday, saying "rape is rape" and it shouldn't be politicized.

18 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

'Speak like you advised me': Manmohan Singh to Modi

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in an interaction with the Indian Express, hit out at PM Narendra Modi over his silence on Kathua, Unnao rape cases.