• Manmohan Singh's image hits a new low after 2 tell-all books on him 4 days ago

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 10-year tenure comes to an end, two tell-all books by former bureaucrats have delivered another strong blow to his already battered image. While the PM's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's book claims that his decisions were monitored and dictated by Congress President Sonia...
  • DMK lost opportunity to win LS poll by moving out of UPA: Chidambaram 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that MK Karunanidhi's DMK has lost an opportunity to win the Lok Sabha elections by breaking ties with the Congress party. He said the Congress, DMK alliance in the state could have won polls. The DMK, which walked out of the UPA in...
  • Chidambaram rejects Baru's claims but says PM is shy, withdrawn 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of a furore created by the Prine Minister's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru's book, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that Dr Manmohan Singh is reticent, withdrawn and shy by nature. Accepting that the UPA II failed in getting across the message to the general public,...
  • Narendra Modi supports crony capitalism, says Chidambaram 5 days ago

    The Congress continues to target BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Finance Minister P Chidambaram has now said that the former supports crony capitalism. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Chidambaram also hit out at India Inc for calling business leaders fickle. ...
  • Still saddened by the fallout with the Gandhis, says Jaya Bachchan April 8, 2014

    Samajwadi Party MP and actor Jaya Bachchan has said that the she is still saddened by the fallout between the Bachchan and Gandhi family. Speaking to CNN-IBN, she also clarified that her falling out with RLD leader Amar Singh, saying it happened because his views changed. Following is the transcript...
  • Sonia meets Shahi Imam, says secular votes should not split, BJP fumes April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: At a time when parties are wooing every possible votebank, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's meeting with Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari has raked up a controversy. The Bharatiya Janata Party has now approached the Election Commission to take cognisance of Sonia's reported appeal to Muslims that...
  • Sonia Gandhi files nomination from Raebareli amidst cheering crowds April 2, 2014

    Raebareli: Congress President Sonia Gandhi filed her nomination from the Congress bastion of Raebareli on Wednesday amidst cheering crowds in the district. She was driven to the district collector's office by her son and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to file her nomination. "The people of Raebareli have accepted me...
  • Sonia Gandhi to file her nomination from Raebareli today April 2, 2014

    Raebareli: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will file her nomination from Raebareli on Wednesday. She had won the seat in 2009 as well as in 2004. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and party in-charge for Raebareli and Amethi Priyanka Gandhi will accompany Sonia. The Raebareli residents seem to supporting Sonia Gandhi....
  • Sports ministry the most coveted portfolio for me: Ajay Maken March 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Former sports minister and senior Congress leader Ajay Maken admitted that the sports ministry remains the most coveted post for him. "I was told that I was being elevated by being inducted into Cabinet but I have a passion for the Sports and the portfolio is dear to...
  • Hate speech: Imran Masood produced in court amidst chaos by supporters March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Imran Masood has been produced in the Deoband court amidst heavy security as his supporters have created chaos outside the court. As a fallout of Masood's arrest, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi cancelled his scheduled visit to Saharanpur on Saturday. The Congress has condemned Masood's statement....
  • Rahul Gandhi cancels Saharanpur rally after Imran Masood's arrest March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has called off his rally in Saharanpur after party leader Imran Masood was arrested on the intervening night of March 28 and 29 from Saharanpur for making hate speeches against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. In the video that had...
  • Rahul Gandhi may call off Saharanpur rally after Imran Masood's arrest March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to call off his rally in Saharanpur after party leader Imran Masood was arrested late on Friday night for making hate speeches against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. In the video that had gone viral, the Saharanpur Congress...
  • Congress mulls fielding Rajya Sabha MP Pramod Tiwari in Varanasi March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party which is yet to field a candidate against Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency is considering to field UP leader Pramod Tiwari in the temple town. Tiwari is a Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh. With senior leaders abstaining from contesting...
  • Congress releases manifesto, tears into BJP, says it'll fail yet again March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress leadership which has so far shied away from directly taking on the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on the Gujarat Chief Minister during the release of its 2014 Lok Sabha manifesto. Making a strong pitch for a UPA 3...
  • Congress to realease manifesto today, to focus on anti-graft bills March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress is all set to release its 2014 Lok Sabha polls manifesto on Wednesday. It is likely to focus on the party's commitment to pass anti-corruption Bills and bring back black money. Rights-based legislations like the MNREGA, Food Security and the RTI are likely to be key...