13 Mar 2021
Mamata offered to be exchanged for Kandahar hostages: Yashwant Sinha
In 1999, Mamata Banerjee, a Union Cabinet Minister back then, had offered herself as a hostage in exchange for the passengers of the hijacked Indian Airlines plane to Kandahar, former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha said on Saturday.
30 Jan 2021
Civic officials dump homeless outside 'clean' Indore, videos go viral
Indore, judged as the cleanest city by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for four straight years, garnered attention for poor reasons when videos of civic officials dumping homeless elderly at the city's outskirts surfaced on Friday.
09 Mar 2020
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
31 Jan 2020
Taking a look at Union Budgets that changed India forever
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her second Union Budget tomorrow, amid high hopes that her announcements will steer the country's economy, which is witnessing a historic slump, towards the right direction.
14 Nov 2019
No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict
In what qualifies as a win for BJP-led Centre, the Supreme Court refused to change its December 2018 order, in which it had dismissed pleas seeking an investigation into how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France's Dassault Aviation.
06 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: Yashwant Sinha feels BJP can break Rajiv Gandhi's record
If elections were held today, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could easily break late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's electoral record, feels former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha.
29 Jun 2019
Ayodhya, Rafale, Article-370: SC to hear important cases next week
The Supreme Court will reopen on Monday, July 1, after its annual six-week-long summer vacation and the first week will be jam-packed with important cases.
30 May 2019
Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
26 May 2019
Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha
The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha is different in many ways; it will not only be a younger and more gender-balanced House, but also a more educated one.
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.
13 May 2019
Five popular IAS officers who later turned into politicians
The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.
06 May 2019
#LokSabhaPolls: Voting for fifth phase begins, big names in fray
The fifth phase of 2019 general elections began on Monday. 51 parliamentary constituencies spread across seven states will vote in the leanest phase of polls.
09 Mar 2019
Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"
Two days after he told the Supreme Court that classified documents related to Rafale Deal were "stolen" from Ministry of Defense, Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday clarified that the papers were in fact "photocopied".
06 Mar 2019
#RafaleHearing: 'Secret' Rafale deal files stolen, Center tells SC
The government told the Supreme Court that "secret" Rafale deal-related documents were stolen from the Defense Ministry and petitioners filing review pleas in the matter are relying on classified documents, violating the Official Secrets Act.
20 Jan 2019
Truth v/s hype: Less than 10L attended Mamata Banerjee's mega-rally
While the opposition leaders want people to believe, the mega rally in Kolkata was a success and has laid roots for the end of BJP's rule, data shows otherwise.
20 Jan 2019
Kejriwal fears Modi-Shah will 'change constitution', netizens slam him
At the United India rally in Kolkata on Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah will rule like Adolf Hitler if voted to power in 2019.
19 Jan 2019
Sabka Haath, Sabka Vinash: Yashwant Sinha slams Modi at opposition-rally
Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha didn't mince his words on Saturday as he spoke at the mega opposition rally in Kolkata, West Bengal, organized by TMC.
19 Jan 2019
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.
07 Jan 2019
Modi government's 'reservation for economically-weaker sections' move draws brickbats
In a surprise move, the Narendra Modi government on Monday approved 10% reservation for economically challenged sections of the society.
02 Jan 2019
#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.
14 Dec 2018
What happened after what in Rafale deal case: Brief chronology
The Supreme Court today dismissed all the petitions seeking a probe in the decision-making process of controversial Rafale deal and gave the Modi government a clean chit on the procurement of 36 Rafale Fighter Jets.
14 Dec 2018
#RafaleDeal: Satisfied with Centre's process, SC dismisses petition seeking probe
The Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, dismissed the petition which demanded a probe in the multi-crore Rafale deal, on Friday.
13 Dec 2018
#RafaleDeal: SC verdict on court-monitored probe due for Friday
The Supreme Court is all set to pronounce its verdict on a batch of pleas demanding a court-monitored CBI probe into the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal on Friday.
14 Nov 2018
#RafaleDeal: SC reserves verdict on pleas calling for probe
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a bunch of petitions demanding a court-led probe into the controversial Rafale deal.
14 Nov 2018
Supreme Court commences crucial Rafale deal hearing
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court commenced its vital hearing on pleas seeking a court-monitored investigation into the controversial Rafale deal involving the procurement of 36 Rafale jets.
31 Oct 2018
#RafaleDeal: SC asks Modi government to submit details in 10-days
After months of controversy, it seems that there might be some clarity on the details of the Rafale deal at long last.
15 Oct 2018
Shatrughan Sinha criticizes BJP govt over Rafale deal
Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha criticized the BJP government at the Center over the Rafale deal.
12 Oct 2018
Will 'Shotgun' Shatrughan take on Modi in Varanasi next year?
Shatrughan Sinha, also known as Shotgun, might compete with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the PM's own constituency, Varanasi.
12 Sep 2018
Rafale deal: IAF chief backs government, says India facing threat
On Wednesday, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa backed the government on the controversial Rafale deal, saying that the procurement of Rafale fighter jets was crucial for strengthening India's weakening air force strength.
29 Aug 2018
Rafale-deal: Slamming RaGa's 'poor understanding', Arun Jaitley asks 15 questions
In his first video interview after resuming charge as Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley has slammed Congress and Rahul Gandhi for their 'factually false' allegations about the Rafale deal.
11 Jul 2018
Govt is in Ambani's pocket: Kejriwal on Jio Institute row
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today slammed the government over the selection of Jio Institute for the "Institution of Eminence" status, saying the government "is in Ambani's pocket".
26 Jun 2018
No probe will be ordered into 'exchange-of-currency' in Ahmedabad-bank: Sinha
Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha yesterday said the government wouldn't order any probe into reports of exchange of currency notes worth Rs. 745.58cr at Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank within five days of the announcement of demonetization on November 8, 2016.
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.
18 Jun 2018
AAP's Satyendar Jain, Manish Sisodia hospitalized on Day-6 of hunger-strike
Six days after launching an indefinite hunger strike, Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain was rushed to hospital yesterday after his health deteriorated.
17 Jun 2018
Delhi: Metro stations closed, security upped ahead of AAP's march
Five stations of the Delhi Metro have been shut down for the day for AAP's planned protest march to PM Narendra Modi's residence.
15 Jun 2018
PM, L-G refuse to intervene as AAP protest enters Day-5
The political drama in Delhi shows no signs of ending. The Center and L-G Anil Baijal have continued to remain mum, even as protests by AAP entered Day-5.
14 Jun 2018
Delhi-drama: BJP launches counter-protest as former-veteran Yashwant Sinha joins AAP-battle
The political situation in Delhi turned more dramatic even as AAP leaders' sit-in protest at the L-G's office entered the fourth day.
24 May 2018
United Opposition in Karnataka, a signal for 2019 Lok Sabha?
After an intense fist fight between the BJP and the Congress-JD(S) coalition to assume power in Karnataka, HD Kumaraswamy swore-in as the CM yesterday. The ceremony, however, was out-shined by the stellar show of strength from the opposition parties.
21 Apr 2018
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha quits party
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, on Saturday, quit the party saying democracy is under threat.
29 Mar 2018
Mamata meets Sonia, asks Congress to participate in anti-BJP alliance
Contrary to speculation, TMC chief Mamata Banerjee is not working towards an anti-BJP anti-Congress front. Instead, on Wednesday, she met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and stressed that she wants Congress to be a part of the fight against BJP.