Pallavi Ghosh

  • Chidambaram, Kamal Nath other Congress leaders upset at not being invited for Nehru's event: sources 21-11-2014 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: The rift within the Congress party seems to be wide open. According to sources, senior party leaders like former finance minister P Chidambaram and former Union minister Kamal Nath are upset with the Congress high command over not being invited for the event organised on the 125th birth...
  • Mamata rules out alliance with BJP, hints at going with Congress 18-11-2014 09:39 PM

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday ruled out any alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party and slammed it for accusing her government of harbouring terrorists. On question of allying with the Congress, Mamata said 'no one is an untouchable in politics'. Here...
  • Kiren Rijiju hits out at Chidambaram for calling AFSPA an 'obnoxious law' 15-11-2014 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday hit back at senior Congress leader P Chidambaram for his comments on the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju criticised Chidambaram saying that it was wrong on his part to make statements against AFSPA when his party...
  • People believe relationship and economic ties between Myanmar and India will improve 13-11-2014 10:33 PM

    CNN-IBN's Pallavi Ghosh spoke to Indian businessmen and women living in Myanmar. People strongly believe that with the help of PM Modi and the new engagement, relationship and economic ties will grow between the two nations. ...
  • PM Modi to conclude his Myanmar trip, to meet Chinese Premiere, President today 13-11-2014 08:21 AM

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conclude his three-day tour of Myanmar on Thursday and wil then leave for Australia in the evening. Modi met his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev today and recalled his visit to Russia in 2001. Modi will meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and President...
  • Leaders of India's freedom struggle now caged in political battle between Congress, BJP 13-11-2014 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: A political war has begun over national leaders now. After the Bharatiya Janata Party organised a grand national day of unity to mark Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary, the Congress has decided to hit back by also celebrating Jawahar Lal Nehru's birth anniversary in a big way on...
  • PM Modi to meet Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday evening 12-11-2014 11:12 PM

    PM Narendra Modi will be meeting Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi later on Wednesday. IBN7s Political Editor Pallavi Ghosh tracks all angles of the PMs visit. ...
  • India is my second home, says Daw Aung San Suu Kyi 12-11-2014 05:38 PM

    Nay Pyi Taw(Myanmar): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nobel Peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw on Wednesday evening. Suu Kyi is the leader of the National League for Democracy Party. She is also the Leader of Opposition in Myanmar Parliament. The meeting at...
  • PM Narendra Modi to speak at ASEAN-India summit today 12-11-2014 07:34 AM

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will speak at the 12th ASEAN-India summit in Nay Pyi Taw on Wednesday. Modi is on a three-nation tour which started with Myanmar on Tuesday. In the first leg of his three-nation visit, Modi is going to be insisting on better connectivity, more...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Myanmar for first leg of his 10-day trip 11-11-2014 03:27 PM

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Modi has landed in Myanmar's capital for the first stop of his 10 day, 3 nation tour. He will also be going to Australia and Fiji. Modi will be participating in the ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Nay Pyi Taw. Modi will meet Burmese...
  • Modi embarks on trip to Myanmar, Australia, Fiji; black money high on agenda 11-11-2014 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: It's a hectic month for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he begins his three country tour on Tuesday. His first stop is Myanmar, where he will be participating in the ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Nay Pyi Taw. Modi will meet Burmese President Thane Sane as well...
  • As Rahul Gandhi proposes to restructure Congress, voice of dissent grows louder 07-11-2014 12:03 AM

    Amidst growing discontent within the Congress, the disciplinary committee of the party will look into former finance minster P Chidambaram's son Karti's comments criticising the party high command. ...
  • Congress disciplinary committee to look into Karti's criticism of party high command 06-11-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst growing discontent within the Congress, the disciplinary committee of the party will look into former finance minster P Chidambaram's son Karti's comments criticising the party high command. Karthi had said that the party needs to to revisit the observer style of functioning. "Tamil Nadu Congress requires more...
  • Discontent grows within Congress, senior leaders feel sidelined by Rahul's coterie post polls: sources 06-11-2014 01:26 AM

    New Delhi: Ever since its humiliating mauling in the 16th Lok Sabha elections followed by the loss in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections, the Congress has been in complete disarray with several leaders raising the banner of revolt against the top leadership. Many top leaders are upset over being sidelined...
  • Rahul Gandhi names 1984 riots accused in Delhi poll panel, red-faced Congress says there is no such list 05-11-2014 10:33 PM

    New Delhi: As Delhi heads for fresh Assembly elections, confusion seems to setting within the Congress ranks. After a leaked list of Congress committe for Delhi election came under criticism for having anti-Sikh riots tainted Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar, the party claimed that there was no such list. Congress...
  • Congress backtracks, denies forming Delhi election panel with 1984 riots accused as members 05-11-2014 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Under fire for reportedly forming an election committee with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused as its members, the Congress backtracked and denied media reports claiming such a body had been constituted. Sources in the party told CNN-IBN that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had formed an Election Command Committee...
  • Rahul Gandhi names anti-Sikh riots accused Tytler, Sajjan Kumar in Delhi poll panel 05-11-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: In a major surprise from Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler have been included in the panel that would oversee party's campaign for Delhi Assembly polls. Delhi Gurudwara Management Committee President Manjit Singh has condemned the Congress high command for...
  • Delhi L-G recommends dissolution of Assembly, Union Cabinet to meet today to take the final call 04-11-2014 09:29 AM

    New Delhi: After meeting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Delhi as well as leaders from the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has sent his report on government formation to President Pranab Mukherjee. The L-G in his report has recommended the dissolution...
  • More trouble for Robert Vadra, Haryana government decides to probe land deals 03-11-2014 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Haryana government has indicated that it is ready to probe Robert Vadra's land deal. This comes at a time when questions are being raised over Vadra's conduct after he got into a spat with a reporter. The government has said that the final call will be taken...
  • Delhi L-G to meet AAP, BJP and Congress; discuss government formation 03-11-2014 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: After the Supreme Court rapped Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung for delay in government formation last week, the L-G has invited Aam Aadmi Party, Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress to discuss political scene in the national capital. L-G will hold separate meetings with the leaders of all the...
  • Dissent within Congress after differing opinions on central leadership come to fore 01-11-2014 11:20 PM

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday once again pitched for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi taking the charge of the party while Sonia Gandhi should act as a mentor. ...
  • Digvijaya Singh pitches Rahul Gandhi's name to lead Congress, party leaders slam him 01-11-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday stirred up another hornet's nest by saying that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi should take charge of the party. Singh said, "It's a general feeling within Congress that party has always encouraged younger workers and it's time for Rahul Gandhi to...
  • P Chidambaram said only names facing prosecution could be named, says Sandeep Dikshit 29-10-2014 04:42 PM

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that the Congress did not sit on the list since 2011. "P Chidambaram said only names facing prosecution could be named. We are not attacking BJP for following due process of law," said Chidambaram. ...
  • I am no more interested in Delhi politics, says Sheila Dikshit 28-10-2014 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday ruled herself out of the Delhi politics saying, "I am not interested in Delhi politics." Sheila had ruled the national capital for 15 years before losing the elections to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi constituency. On the...
  • Modi campaigned as if he is the CM candidate, says Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda 15-10-2014 08:20 AM

    Rohtak: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is facing anti-incumbency after his two-term rule in the state. Hooda is, however, confident that he will be able to beat anti-incumbency and get a third term. "There is no anti-incumbency. Since I am leading the campaign, if the Congress wins, I will...
  • Shashi Tharoor punished for pro-Modi stand, removed as Congress spokesperson 13-10-2014 09:18 PM

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. ...
  • Ceasefire violation: India gives free hand to security forces to deal with Pak firing, say sources 08-10-2014 05:09 PM

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday toughened its stand on Pakistan with sources saying that the Centre has given a free hand to the security forces along the border to deal with Pakistan firing as they saw fit. "The PM has told the NSA (National Security Advisor) that there is no...
  • Kerala Congress recommends disciplinary action against Tharoor for praising Modi 08-10-2014 10:22 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: After Congress leader Shashi Tharoor supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, the Congress in Kerala has recommended disciplinary action against the former minister. The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) is miffed at Tharoor after he said he was honoured to accept PM Modi's invitation to join the...
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley admitted to hospital for regular checkup 22-09-2014 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been admitted to the hospital for a regular check-up, say sources. Jaitley who is diabetic also underwent a surgery recently. The Finance Minister was scheduled to launch a single window website for tax payers on Monday. The event has been cancelled due to...
  • Hooda confident of a third term, says Robert Vadra's land deals won't be an issue in elections 21-09-2014 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: Confident of coming to power for the third time, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has refuted allegations of providing any favours to Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in his land deals. Hooda said that this "Vadra issue" cannot stop his government from storming to power...