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Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?

10 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?

In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.

Congress and BJP MPs almost come to blows in Parliament

07 Feb 2020

Congress and BJP MPs almost come to blows in Parliament

The sanctity of the Lok Sabha was taken for a ride on Friday when parliamentarians of ruling BJP and opposition Congress almost came to blows and speaker Om Birla had to briefly adjourn the House.

In ED custody, P Chidambaram's health worsens, rushed to AIIMS

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.

Manmohan, Sonia meet Chidambaram in Tihar. 'Honored', says jailed leader

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.

In letter to 'jailed' father Chidambaram, Karti mocks PM Modi

16 Sep 2019

In letter to 'jailed' father Chidambaram, Karti mocks PM Modi

Karti Chidambaram, in a two-page letter addressed to his father and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on the latter's 74th birthday, criticized the current government.

After Samajwadi Party stint, Sanjay Dutt may join BJP ally

26 Aug 2019

After Samajwadi Party stint, Sanjay Dutt may join BJP ally

Almost a decade ago, actor Sanjay Dutt took a plunge in politics by joining Samajwadi Party (SP). After this career choice didn't take off, Dutt is planning to give politics a try again, this time by joining a BJP ally.

Chidambaram spends night at CBI headquarter which he had inaugurated

22 Aug 2019

Chidambaram spends night at CBI headquarter which he had inaugurated

P Chidambaram, former Finance Minister and one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was arrested by CBI on Wednesday in full media glare.

#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

06 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

In a huge blow to Congress and its former president Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia supported the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

05 Aug 2019

Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.

This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever

26 May 2019

This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever

Today in wholesome news, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha is set to step into the Parliament, making history by becoming the youngest Lok Sabha member.

In Amethi, it's Smriti Irani v/s Rahul Gandhi again

22 Mar 2019

In Amethi, it's Smriti Irani v/s Rahul Gandhi again

In what serves as a reminder of last general elections, Union Minister Smriti Irani will take on Congress President Rahul Gandhi for the second time in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Shashi Tharoor, known for impeccable English, trolled for wrong spelling

20 Mar 2019

Shashi Tharoor, known for impeccable English, trolled for wrong spelling

Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Shashi Tharoor, is known for his marvellous command over English.

Media celebrates FIR against Arnab Goswami. Here's why it's troubling

12 Feb 2019

Media celebrates FIR against Arnab Goswami. Here's why it's troubling

On Monday, a Delhi court ordered registration of FIR against Arnab Goswami, the editor-in-chief of Republic TV on the complaint of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. And, Goswami's critics collectively rejoiced.

Congress-MP's car rams barricade at Parliament, Delhi put on alert

12 Feb 2019

Congress-MP's car rams barricade at Parliament, Delhi put on alert

Delhi was put on high alert on Tuesday after a lawmaker's car rammed into a barricade at Parliament premises.

Amit Shah has 'suar ki beemari', says Congress MP

17 Jan 2019

Amit Shah has 'suar ki beemari', says Congress MP

Senior Congress leader BK Hariprasad made derogatory remarks on the health of BJP President Amit Shah, saying he has contracted suar ki beemari (illness of pigs).

#TripleTalaqBill: Before crucial test, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM

31 Dec 2018

#TripleTalaqBill: Before crucial test, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM

Before the Triple Talaq Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha last week, could have been brought up in the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House was adjourned on Monday till 2 PM.

#MPPolls: 745 EVMs, VVPAT machines replaced; Cong complains to CEC

28 Nov 2018

#MPPolls: 745 EVMs, VVPAT machines replaced; Cong complains to CEC

As many as 745 EVMs and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were replaced today in Madhya Pradesh, where voting for the Assembly elections is underway, a senior poll official said.

Arunachal MP suggests dredging of Siang river to prevent floods

16 Sep 2018

Arunachal MP suggests dredging of Siang river to prevent floods

Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh, Ninong Ering, has suggested to the Center for dredging of the Siang river to solve the recurrent flood and erosion problems in the downstream areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi-court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad

01 Aug 2018

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi-court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad

A Delhi court today allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, accused in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case, to travel abroad.

Inside Rajya Sabha, Vice President worries about outgoing MP's weight

29 Mar 2018

Inside Rajya Sabha, Vice President worries about outgoing MP's weight

Congress lawmaker Renuka Chowdhury, whose tenure as Rajya Sabha MP is nearing end, was asked by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu to lose weight.

Shashi Tharoor wished Mahavir Jayanti using Buddha pic, got trolled

29 Mar 2018

Shashi Tharoor wished Mahavir Jayanti using Buddha pic, got trolled

Shashi Tharoor, or as you may call 'The man who gives a complex to Oxford Dictionary', wished Mahavir Jayanti on Twitter by posting a picture of (wait for it) Gautam Buddha.

India battles Britain to get its candidate re-elected to ICJ

20 Nov 2017

India battles Britain to get its candidate re-elected to ICJ

The UN General Assembly (GA) and Security Council (SC) will be convening to hold the 12th round of voting to break the deadlock between India's Dalveer Bhandari and Britain's Christopher Greenwood for re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Varun Gandhi left on his own in 'honey trapping' case

23 Oct 2016

Varun Gandhi left on his own in 'honey trapping' case

BJP MP Varun Gandhi who was left to defend himself in the defence deal scandal has come under fire from his own party members.

Varun Gandhi accused of leaking defence secrets

21 Oct 2016

Varun Gandhi accused of leaking defence secrets

BJP MP, Varun Gandhi, allegedly leaked defence secrets to an arms dealer, Abhishek Verma.

Praveen Kumar joins Samajwadi Party ahead of UP elections

13 Sep 2016

Praveen Kumar joins Samajwadi Party ahead of UP elections

According to reports, cricketer Praveen Kumar met Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav and decided to join Samajwadi Party.