Articles about UPA Government
17 Jul 2021
Congress protests against rising inflation, fuel prices in Jaipur
The ruling Congress on Saturday took out a protest march against inflation in Jaipur where they demanded the central government to curb price rise and withdraw the hike in fuel rates.
13 Feb 2021
Rahul Gandhi speaks on dynasty criticism by BJP
Responding to criticism over dynastic politics, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said it has been over 30 years that a member of his family was prime minister, and asserted he would not stop fighting for his ideological view because he is the son of an ex-PM.
26 Dec 2020
Sena, anti-BJP parties should unite under UPA banner: Saamana
Congress, the opposition party at the national level, has turned "feeble and disintegrated," Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana said on Saturday, and suggested that all anti-BJP parties, including the Sena, should come together under the UPA banner to provide a formidable alternative.
18 Dec 2020
Agriculture Minister writes letter to farmers, PM urges to read
On Thursday, Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar wrote an eight-page-long letter to farmers, in a bid to address their concerns associated with three farm laws.
17 Oct 2020
MP: Deepika Padukone, other actors on fake rural job cards
Film star Deepika Padukone works as a laborer in a Madhya Pradesh village, so suggest bogus rural job cards issued with the 34-year-old actor's photograph.
29 Sep 2020
Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws
Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.
17 Sep 2020
Army can't be stopped from patrolling: Rajnath on Indo-China tensions
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.
31 Aug 2020
Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, had tested coronavirus positive
India's 13th President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away today, several days after he informed that he had contracted coronavirus.
18 Aug 2020
RaGa never missed opportunity to weaken COVID-19 fight: Union Minister
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the PM-CARES (Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund.
31 Jul 2020
Team Rahul blames Old Guard for decline at Congress meet
A virtual meeting of Congress parliamentarians on Thursday turned into a war of words between leaders, said to be close to ex-party President Rahul Gandhi, and the ministers of UPA-II, who worked under former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, multiple reports said.
31 Jul 2020
I'm under house arrest, says Saifuddin Soz, challenging government's claims
From behind barbed wires at his home in Srinagar, senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz junked the government's claims about him not being detained, telling reporters that the Supreme Court was being fed lies.
08 Jul 2020
Government panel to investigate three Gandhi family trusts
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday announced it was setting up a panel to investigate the alleged wrongdoings of three trusts of the Gandhi family — namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
07 Feb 2020
This word from Modi's Rajya Sabha address struck from record
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi blasted the Opposition over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR).
21 Jan 2020
Come what may, CAA will stay: Amit Shah in Lucknow
The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have been raging across India for the last couple of weeks, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which passed the law is in no mood to repeal it.
15 Jan 2020
Congress-led Chhattisgarh government moves SC against UPA-era NIA Act
The Congress-led government in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking to declare the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008, "unconstitutional."
05 Jan 2020
Bihar NPR to begin from May 15, says Deputy CM
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has announced dates for the updation of the National Population Register (NPR) this year.
29 Dec 2019
Will consult states before NRC: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and plans of implementing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the nation.
10 Dec 2019
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: US Commission seeks sanctions against Amit Shah
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has not only provoked protests in India but has also prompted a reaction from a United States Commission on international religious freedom.
28 Oct 2019
In ED custody, P Chidambaram's health worsens, rushed to AIIMS
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who is in Enforcement Directorate custody, was on Monday rushed to AIIMS after his health dipped.
20 Oct 2019
After Piyush Goyal criticizes Abhijit Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi supports Nobel-winner
Abhijit Banerjee winning Nobel Prize for his stupendous work in Economics is a matter of pride for India, but unfortunately, the 58-year-old has found himself at the center of mud-slinging.
15 Oct 2019
It's bad: What Nobel-winner Abhijit Banerjee said about Indian economy
On Monday, Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee was rewarded the Nobel Prize, along with his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviate poverty.
05 Oct 2019
Amit Shah visits Mizoram to talk Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday visited Aizawl, Mizoram, to gain support for the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Northeast.
03 Oct 2019
Chidambaram's custody extended to October-17, but may get home-cooked meals
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who was arrested by CBI in a dramatic fashion from his New Delhi residence on August 21, will remain in Tihar jail till October 17, a special court said on Thursday.
30 Sep 2019
Chidambaram can influence witnesses, feels Delhi HC; rejects bail plea
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram may influence witnesses and hence he can not be given bail, the Delhi High Court noted on Monday.
23 Sep 2019
Manmohan, Sonia meet Chidambaram in Tihar. 'Honored', says jailed leader
Lodged in Tihar jail since September 5, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was visited by Sonia Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday morning.
13 Sep 2019
Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2
Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy stoked controversy on Thursday by blaming Prime Minister Modi for bringing "bad luck" to the scientists of Indian Space Research Organization.
09 Sep 2019
INX Media case: In message from Tihar, Chidambaram 'defends' officers
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who is currently in Tihar jail, said on Monday that he doesn't want any of the officers involved in the INX Media case to be arrested as they didn't commit any wrongdoing.
06 Sep 2019
Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud
After a long-standing feud with the top brass of Aam Aadmi Party, Alka Lamba announced on Friday that she is quitting the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.
26 Aug 2019
Supreme Court to hear Chidambaram's plea against arrest today
On Monday, Supreme Court will hear a plea of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram challenging arrest warrant issued against him.
22 Aug 2019
Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar
P Chidambaram's arrest by CBI on Wednesday is being viewed differently by various sections. While Congress sees it as a breach of privacy and government's revenge, BJP feels he is being brought to justice for "ill deeds".
22 Aug 2019
Chidambaram arrested: CBI, ED are revenge seeking departments, says Congress
The dramatic arrest of P Chidambaram from his residence on Wednesday night forced Congress to reach out to the other Opposition parties.
07 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status
Congress is not moving an inch from its stand on Article 370. The grand old party on Tuesday reiterated that no government can change the status of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it "acceded" to India as one state.
14 Jul 2019
Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej
Billionaire industrialist Adi Godrej on Saturday warned that growing intolerance, moral policing, and hate crimes in the country could "seriously damage" India's economic growth.
28 May 2019
Rahul wants to resign, Sonia tells him "Gandhis don't quit"
The results of 2019 Lok Sabha polls jolted Congress and shattered its President Rahul Gandhi. Under his leadership, the party won just 52 seats.
23 May 2019
#Verdict2019: Rahul Gandhi congratulates Narendra Modi on historic win
Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the press on Thursday after Lok Sabha election results were declared, in which the party faced an embarrassing defeat.
23 May 2019
#Verdict2019: Sensex crosses 40,000 points for the first time
On Thursday, as election results began emerging, markets jumped with happiness.
23 May 2019
#Verdict2019: NDA gets bigger mandate than 2014, UPA shrinks
In 2014, BJP scripted history and five years later it did the same. NDA led by BJP is leading in 342 seats while UPA managed to perform well in just 95 seats.
23 May 2019
#Verdict2019: Counting for Lok Sabha elections begins
The Election Commission started counting the votes for Lok Sabha polls today at 8 AM. In a few hours from now, the world will know who will form the next government in India.
20 May 2019
Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.
16 May 2019
#Elections2019: Sonia Gandhi invites parties for 23 May 'Opposition Meet'
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi would reportedly host an "opposition meeting" on 23 May, the day of the Lok Sabha election results.