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Amid coronavirus crisis, hundreds flee from four Brazilian prisons

17 Mar 2020

Amid coronavirus crisis, hundreds flee from four Brazilian prisons

If dealing with the deadly coronavirus wasn't enough, authorities in Brazil have now a new problem at hand — they have to hunt hundreds of prisoners who escaped from four prison facilities on Monday.

Here's why Jyotiraditya Scindia dropped 'Congress' from Twitter bio

25 Nov 2019

Here's why Jyotiraditya Scindia dropped 'Congress' from Twitter bio

Congress leader and former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia caused a furor on Monday as he removed his political affiliation with the party on his Twitter bio.

How does LSD work? Scientists finally have an idea

30 Jan 2019

How does LSD work? Scientists finally have an idea

Since it was synthesized in the 1930s, LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, has received much cultural and scientific attention.

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot to be CM; Sachin Pilot, his deputy

14 Dec 2018

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot to be CM; Sachin Pilot, his deputy

Ashok Gehlot has been chosen as the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Sachin Pilot has agreed to be his deputy, NDTV has reported.

Congress workers protest in Allahabad after removal of Nehru statue

15 Sep 2018

Congress workers protest in Allahabad after removal of Nehru statue

A statue of former PM Jawaharlal Nehru was removed from an intersection in Allahabad as part of a road-widening project, triggering protests by the Congress.

Uttrakhand: Congress launches 'Unemployment scheme' without EC's consent

08 Feb 2017

Uttrakhand: Congress launches 'Unemployment scheme' without EC's consent

On 23rd January, the Election Commission had forbidden Congress to initiate its 'unemployment-scheme' in polls-bound Uttrakhand.

Independents complicate Uttarakhand polls

06 Feb 2017

Independents complicate Uttarakhand polls

The two biggest parties in the Uttarakhand elections, the Congress and the BJP, are facing a tough challenge from dissidents who are contesting the polls as independent candidates.

Congress leader ND Tiwari to join BJP

18 Jan 2017

Congress leader ND Tiwari to join BJP

Congress leader ND Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar will be joining the BJP ahead of the Uttarakhand Assembly Elections on Wednesday.

Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: Congress, BJP in a direct fight

12 Jan 2017

Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: Congress, BJP in a direct fight

Uttarakhand is set to go to polls on 15 February for the 70-seat Assembly; results will be declared on 11 March.