Gandhi

  • Divide within Congress widens; 18 new party spokespersons named, old ones defiant 5 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress's story of turmoil and infighting continues. There is now controversy over the latest list of Congress spokespersons released by the party which does not have the names of Manish Tewari and Rashid Alvi. Embarrassed by a string of public disagreements, the party has issued a gag order...
  • Maharashtra: Seat-sharing formula will be finalised soon, says Sharad Pawar 15 hours 21 minutes ago

    Kolhapur: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Monday said that his party and Congress would soon finalise the seat-sharing arrangement, and would contest the coming Assembly polls in Maharashtra jointly. The decision will be taken once Congress president Sonia Gandhi returned from abroad, Pawar said, adding that...
  • On Gandhi Jayanti day, it will rain welfare schemes in Andhra Pradesh 15 hours 25 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Come October 2 and the Andhra Pradesh Government will launch a host of schemes keeping with the promises made by the Telugu Desam Party ahead of the general elections in May. 'NTR Sujala', a scheme intended to supply purified drinking water at Rs 2 per 20 litres, will be launched...
  • Shahid Siddiqui hits out at Maneka Gandhi for remarks on beef exporters Yesterday

    Former Samajwadi Party leader Shahid Siddiqui hit out at Union Minister Maneka Gandhi for linking beef exporters with terrorists. Siddiqui said, "Such kind of illegal, irresponsible statements and such people must be reprehended." ...
  • Money from slaughter trade goes into terrorism, says Maneka Gandhi Yesterday

    Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi kicked up a storm by linking beef exporters in India with terrorists. While addressing an event in Jaipur, she has alleged that funds from beef exports are likely being used for funding terrorism. She said, "Money from slaughter trade goes into killing...
  • Shiv Sena questions Prithviraj Chavan's experience, calls Rahul a 'loser' Yesterday

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's criticism of Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has not gone down well with the saffron party which on Monday blasted the Congress leader. After the two leaders participated in an event organised by a TV channel on Saturday, Chavan had said that Uddhav lacked the...
  • Money earned from illegal animal slaughtering funds terrorism: Maneka Gandhi Yesterday

    Jaipur: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Sunday expressed concern about India being the world's largest beef exporter and claimed that the money from illegal animal slaughter was used for perpetrating acts of terrorism. "We are the largest beef exporters in the world and also killing them for leather production. We are...
  • Congress member Sandeep Dikshit slams Rahul Gandhi supporters 2 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress member Sandeep Dikshit slams Rahul Gandhi supporters. "Young secretaries have reduced Rahul Gandhi to a factional leader. Groupism is harming the Congress party and criticising senior leaders not correct," said Dikshit. ...
  • Don't agree with cut-off age concept, it's one's own ability: Sheila Dikshit 2 days ago

    New Delhi: As rift within the Congress has been widening and it has almost become a fight between old guard and young generation, former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit did not agree with the cut-off age concept. She said it was one's own capability and ability and there could not...
  • Sandeep Dikshit lashes out at Rahul's 'group' for being critical of senior leaders 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The tension within the Congress post its Lok Sabha poll debacle does not seem to recede. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has lashed out at party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's 'group' for being critical of senior cadres. "This groupism is harming the party and they need not be right in...
  • Sonia, Rahul, Manmohan among Congress campaigners for Maharashtra polls 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be among the star campaigners for the party for next month's Assembly elections in Maharashtra. "We have to submit a list of 40 star campaigners to the Election Commission and they are in the list," Chief...
  • Maharashtra: Not in the race for CM's post, says NCP leader Supriya Sule 2 days ago

    Mumbai: NCP leader and MP Supriya Sule on Saturday said that she was not in the race for the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister. "I am not contesting the assembly elections and am not in the race for the Chief Minister's post," Sule said in an interaction at an event...
  • Former CAG Vinod Rai's charges put Manmohan Singh in the dock, BJP seeks answers 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is once again in the dock after ex-Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai made stinging allegations against him in the 2G spectrum case, questioning his integrity as the PM. "Integrity is not just financial; it is intellectual integrity; it is professional integrity. You...
  • Manmohan Singh isn't answerable, says Congress as ex-CAG blames him of inaction during scams 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The allegations of former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai has brought former prime minister Manmohan Singh back in the dock. In his yet to be released book "Not Just an Accountant", Rai has accused the former PM of taking no corrective measures to avert loss...
  • Modi wants 'Swacch Bharat' to be linked with economic activity 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for making 'Swacch Bharat' into a mass movement and linking it to economic activity to ensure greater participation. Chairing a high-level meeting, he said all government departments will actively participate in the programme. Government offices up to panchayat level will be...
  • Congress sends relief material, volunteers to J&K 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday stepped in with aid efforts in Jammu and Kashmir by sending relief material, including boats, medicines and tents, besides 100 volunteers to the flood affected areas even as state governments ruled by it donated Rs 30 crore. Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi, who is abroad for a...
  • J&K floods: Sonia Gandhi asks Congress CMs to give all possible help 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday directed all party chief ministers to support the relief and rehabilitation efforts in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir even as party vice president Rahul Gandhi appealed to volunteers of its affiliated outfits to pitch in with their help. Sonia, who is in the...
  • Sadananda Gowda to pick up broom for Railway cleanliness drive on October 2 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind massive cleanlines campaign, Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda will lead from the front by himself picking up the broom during the drive at rail premises on October 2 involving all its employees and top level officials. "All our 13 lakh employees will be...
  • Parties should go beyond politics & work for public welfare, says Uddhav Thackeray September 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that his party was committed to its belief of 80 per cent social service and 20 per cent politics, and it needs "power" to serve the people. Uddhav was speaking at the launch of 'Shiv Arogya Seva', in which doctors in...
  • Learn charkha spinning like Gandhi in Delhi University September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Endorsing Gandhian principles and aiming to inculcate similar values in its students, Delhi University is offering a free certificate course in 'charkha spinning'. "Come dressed in khadi clothes and learn how to spin the wheel, is all what is needed to pursue the recently introduced course at Delhi University,"...
  • Sonia Gandhi urges Centre to declare J&K flood a 'national calamity' September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing grave concern over the grim situation of flood in Jammu and Kashmir which has claimed 108 lives so far, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday urged the Centre to declare the crisis a "national calamity". She has also appealed to the Centre and state government to make...
  • Security breach at Delhi airport, drunk passenger crosses emergency doors, runs on the runway September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bizarre incident of security breach at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, a drunk passenger started running on the runway on Saturday morning. The passenger - a British national - was drinking alcohol while waiting for his connecting flight at the T3 lounge. He pressed...
  • Congress cautions members about comments before media September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A gag order was issued by Congress on Friday in the wake of the deepening chasm between its old guard and Team Rahul that saw the two sides target each other over the drubbing which the party faced in Lok Sabha polls. In a stern message, Congress general secretary...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 4, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 4, 2014

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  • Former union minister Sanjeeva Rao passes away September 4, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): Congress leader and former union minister Mallipudii Srirama Sanjeeva Rao has passed away after a prolonged illness. Rao breathed his last on Wednesday at his residence in Kakinada, about 60km from here in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. He was 87 and is survived by two sons - former...
  • News 360: Al-Qaeda launches India wing September 4, 2014

    Union Home Ministry issued an all-India alert and sent investigative teams to sensitive areas after an Al-Qaeda video announced the launch of its terror wing in the country. The Intelligence Bureau is verifying the authenticity of the video after the Home Ministry asked the agency for a report on the...
  • PM is playing drums in Japan, what is he doing about price rise: Rahul's barb at Narendra Modi September 4, 2014

    Amethi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over price rise and corruption in the country. "The Prime Minister is playing drums in Japan. What is he doing about the price rise and corruption in the country?" Rahul asked during a visit to...
  • Rahul visits Amethi, is questioned by locals on lack of facilities in the district September 4, 2014

    Amethi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi visited his constituency Amethi on Thursday. According to reports, the locals questioned him over the lack of development in the constituency. They complained about the lack of electricity and water supply in the district. Rahul is currently battling criticism from within and outside the party...
  • Divide grows within Congress, leaders ask members not to voice opinions in public September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: After a growing divide in the Congress between the new and old guard, party President Sonia Gandhi has stepped in and said that the infighting and blame game within the party must end. She has asked party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's supporters to call off their meeting. Young leaders...