27 Mar 2019
UPA government didn't clear A-SAT missile-test: DRDO ex-chief on #MissionShakti
After PM Narendra Modi announced that India has become a space superpower with the success of Mission Shakti, former Director General of DRDO, VK Saraswat, blamed the erstwhile UPA government for delaying the space programme.
24 Dec 2018
Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'
On Monday, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality and legality of the Center's December 20 order that granted sweeping surveillance powers to 10 Central agencies.
23 Dec 2018
#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly
Just days back, a political row had erupted over a government order that gave sweeping powers of surveillance to 10 Central agencies.
19 Dec 2018
Didn't fear press: 'Silent PM' Manmohan Singh's jibe at Modi
In an apparent swipe at his successor, Narendra Modi, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said he was called the 'silent Prime Minister' but he never shied away from talking to the press.
04 Dec 2018
#AgustaWestlandScam: Chopper deal 'middleman', Christian Michel, being extradited to India
Alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman, Christian James Michel, who is wanted by several Indian investigative agencies, is reportedly being extradited from the United Arab Emirates to India tonight.
18 Sep 2018
SC adjourns hearing on PIL seeking stay on Rafale deal
The Supreme Court adjourned hearing on a plea seeking a stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India and France.
02 Sep 2018
Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA
Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on loans given during the UPA rule, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today asked the NDA government to reveal the number of loans given by it which turned into non-performing assets (NPA).
01 Sep 2018
PM Modi blames UPA for bad loan mess in India
PM Narendra Modi today blamed "phone-a-loan" scam of the previous UPA government for the bad loans in the banking sector and said every penny given at the behest of 'namdars' (dynasts) will be recovered.
01 Sep 2018
First-time-ever: Census 2021 will collect data on OBCs
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday announced Census 2021 will count OBCs (Other Backward Classes), nearly three decades after implementation of Mandal Commission gave them reservations.
22 Aug 2018
#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.
11 Jul 2018
For almost two-decades, Indian farming has been unprofitable, study finds
For the last two decades, farming in India hasn't been profitable, a study conducted by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and research firm ICRIER concluded.
26 Jun 2018
Mallya releases letters to Modi alleging media, investigators' bias
Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya today released one-year-old letters he wrote to PM Narendra Modi and then-Finance Minister Arun Jaitley "to put things in the right perspective."
18 Jun 2018
Arun Jaitley urges citizens to pay taxes honestly
Union Minister Arun Jaitley today urged citizens to pay their due share of taxes "honestly" to reduce dependence on oil as a revenue source.
27 May 2018
On Twitter, Farhan Akhtar fights trolls with sensible replies
Since whataboutery has taken over social media, having a conversation with anyone having different views, has become impossible.
15 May 2018
Shocking! Modi government spent Rs. 4,346 crore in publicity hitherto
An RTI response has revealed that after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power, the Central government has spent a whooping Rs. 4,346 crore on publicity alone.
10 Apr 2018
IIT-Delhi v/s Swamy: Modi government steps in to resolve dispute
A 45-yr old dispute between IIT-Delhi and its former faculty member BJP MP Subramanian Swamy may finally be resolved, thanks to Modi government's intervention.
14 Mar 2018
Sonia's dinner: 20 Opposition parties discuss politics "informally"
Members of 20 Opposition parties came together on Tuesday at a dinner hosted by Congress leader Sonia Gandhi.
24 Feb 2018
Chidambaram approaches SC seeking "fundamental-rights" protection amid CBI, ED raids
Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram moved the Supreme Court seeking protection of his fundamental rights, following the raids and summons to his son Karti by CBI and Enforcement Directorate.
08 Feb 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman slams Opposition's charges about Rafale deal
The NDA government blasted Congress for suggesting that there was complicity involved in the Rafale deal.
21 Jan 2018
Sheila Dixit: Had lot of differences with Manmohan Singh's government
In the coming days, Congress may have to put out many fires. Earlier, former-telecom minister A Raja slammed them for not supporting him during 2G scam. Now, former-Delhi CM Sheila Dixit has made some explosive revelations in her autobiography "Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life."
21 Dec 2017
2G scam: Raja, Kanimozhi & others acquitted of all charges
In a major setback, the Patiala House Court has acquitted all accused in the massive 2G scam. This includes Telecom minister A Raja, DMK RS member Kanimozhi and others.
13 Dec 2017
PM Modi: UPA government responsible for banking sector crisis
PM Narendra Modi slammed the UPA government and big industry for the banking sector crisis. He asked "When some in the government pressured banks to give loans to a select few industrialists, where were organizations like FICCI then?"
29 Oct 2017
Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's "azadi in Jammu-Kashmir" statement
Drawing sharp criticism from BJP, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Union Government should seriously consider Jammu & Kashmir's "azadi" demand and give greater autonomy to the restive state.
23 Oct 2017
PM Modi slams opposition over Gujarat poll dates row
Amid the controversy over the delay in announcement of Gujarat election dates, PM Narendra Modi defended the Election Commission while launching the Ro-Ro (roll-on, roll-off) ferry service in the state.
16 Oct 2017
Pranab: Meeting Ramdev at airport in 2011 was a mistake
The release of the third volume of former president Pranab Mukherjee's autobiography "The Coalition Years: 1996 to 2012" has raked up issues about UPA days.
29 Sep 2017
CBI: 'UPA government could've continued freezing Quattrocchi's account but didn't'
Recently, the CBI revealed to the Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) that the UPA government could have frozen the UK bank accounts of Bofors accused Ottavio Quattrocchi even after inquiry was stalled in 2006 by declaring him a proclaimed offender, but they refused to do so.
30 May 2017
CBI to probe UPA's aviation ministry decisions, files 3 FIRs
The CBI has registered a preliminary inquiry into the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines saying the merger resulted in heavy losses to Indian taxpayers.
21 Sep 2016
Narendra Modi's universal appeal remains undented
A survey by Pew Research Centre has concluded that even after two years of being in power, Narendra Modi is viewed favourably by a phenomenal 81 percent of the respondents.
31 Aug 2016
Military Pact signed between India and USA
America and India, on Monday signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA).