• Modi US visa row: CPM MP Yechury says he didn't sign any letter July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The controversy over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's US visa has got more twists and turns. CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury has been denied signing the letter sent to US President Barack Obama against a visa to Modi while MPs say he must have forgotten that he signed it....
  • Mamata, Cong in bitter break-up; UPA eyes SP, BSP September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: It seems that both the Congress and the Trinamool Congress are prepared for a life without each other. While the Congress now hopes that the road to reforms will be easier, the Trinamool Congress has upped the ante asking for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Ironically,...
  • Govt opens back channel talks with Team Anna August 21, 2011

    New Delhi: As Anna Hazare's fast enters the sixth day, a shift in the UPA's game plan to end the impasse has become visible with Congress MP Praveen Singh Aron from Uttar Pradesh submitting Team Anna's Jan Lokpal bill to the Parliamentary Standing Committee. The Committee is already considering the...
  • BJP kicks off 24 hr Satyagraha against corruption June 5, 2011

    BJP's 24 hour Satyagraha against corruption started on Sunday evening demanding an apology from Sonia Gandhi and the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. ...
  • Govt pacifies Ramdev, talks tough to Anna May 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has made an appeal to yoga guru Ramdev to call off his fast against black money. The appeal came after Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee wrote to Ramdev on the efforts taken by the government to combat black money. While the government has been aggressively...
  • Rahul criticises Maya govt, BSP calls him a liar May 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The tug of war over Uttar Pradesh is now getting intense and venomous. Taking a eight-member delegation of farmers from Bhatta Parsaul to meet the Prime Minister, Rahul Gandhi on Monday openly accused UP chief minister Mayawati of State oppression. He even charged that 74 farmers have been...
  • After JPC, Telangana disrupts the Lok Sabha February 24, 2011

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Congress' Telangana troubles seem to have resurfaced. The Lok Sabha was repeatedly disrupted on Wednesday when Congress MPs from Telangana staged intense protests. In Andhra Pradesh, a bandh called by pro-Telangana parties paralysed services in the state. The peace seen in parliament on Tuesday after the Prime Minister...
  • PM likely to announce JPC probe in 2G scam today February 22, 2011

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister is likely to make a statement in Lok Sabha on the 2G scam and the formation of a JPC on Tuesday. As the government battles the scam taint on several fronts, President Pratibha Patil addressing the joint session of Parliament on Monday, sought to underscore...
  • Black money and CVC: political battle continues January 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Atleast 21 Indians have allegedly stashed black money in their accounts with Lichtenstein Bank and just 24 hours before the government on Wednesday will tell the Supreme Court why these names cannot be disclosed now, the Opposition has upped the ante with NDA Chairman LK Advani himself taking...
  • Charges dropped against Telangana protesters December 27, 2010

    New Delhi: Congress MPs and MLAs from the Telengana region in Andhra Pradesh went on a hunger strike on Monday forcing the state government to drop 135 cases against Telengana activists against students involved in the Telangana agitation. The move comes days before the Justice Sri Krishna Commission submits its...
  • Cong meet: Sonia slams Opposition December 19, 2010

    New Delhi: Hit by a spate of scams and leaders being forced to quit positions on charges of direct complicity, it was a challenge for the Congress president Sonia Gandhi to steer the party ahead. So she threw up the idea of quicker punishment to those guilty of corruption. Sonia...
  • Will the DMK-Congress alliance survive 2G raids? December 16, 2010

    Chennai: The ties between the DMK and Congress are under severe strain after the CBI raids on Wednesday. The noose is tightening around Tamil Nadu's first family as the CBI conducted raids in connection with the 2G spectrum scam. As the CBI raided 'Tamil Maiyam', an NGO which enjoys DMK...
  • Oppn demands Vilasrao's sacking after SC rap December 15, 2010

    Mumbai: The Opposition parties are demanding the resignation of Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh after he was pulled up for abusing his position as the CM to shield a Congress MLA and his family. On Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • CWG Village builders penalised Rs 183 cr October 20, 2010

    New Delhi: The guests have left the Commonwealth Games Village and the ghosts are returning to haunt the builder Emaar MGF and DDA which were awarded the project. The Urban Development Ministry which governs the DDA has fired the first salvo against the builder. CNN-IBN learns that DDA is taking...
  • Cabinet refers caste census issue to GoM May 26, 2010

    A division within the Cabinet has forced the issue of caste census to be referred to a Group of Ministers (GoM). ...