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  • Centre decides not to commemorate any anniversary apart from Gandhi and Sardar Patel's 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In yet another sign of changing times with the Narendra Modi government in power, the Centre has decided not to commemorate any anniversaries except that of Mahatma Gandhi's and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's. The government will be celebrating Sardar Patel's birth anniversary on October 31 by calling it the...
  • MGNREGA scheme improved status of women: Study 23 hours 33 minutes ago

    Kerala: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme had helped women improve their social and economic status, according to a study by a university. The study by the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) showed that 97.3% of workers under the scheme are women. Conducted as part of a project...
  • First successful eye transplantation in Bihar Yesterday

    Patna: In the first successful eye transplantation in Bihar, a man from Begusarai got back his eye sight at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS). IGIMS medical superintendent S K Shahi said that the eye sight of the 40-year-old was restored after a two-hour operation. Chief Minister Jitan Ram...
  • Celebrate this Diwali with Modi crackers, Priyanka sparklers 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After the Narendra Modi wave swept the political arena, it seems to be doing the same in the markets this Diwali. With markets being adorned with diyas, lights, paper candles, crackers, people are flocking the place looking for particular kinds of crackers and sparklers. After Modi t-shirt, mugs, badges,...
  • Watch: Tributes paid to Mahatma Gandhi at London's Tavistock Square 2 days ago

    Tributes were paid to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his birth anniversary at Tavistock Square Garden in Bloomsbury. ...
  • BJP distances itself from Maneka Gandhi's letter to Jayalalithaa 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday distanced itself from Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's letter to convicted AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa after her release from Bangalore jail. The party said the letter from Maneka Gandhi is personal and should not be viewed as BJP's policy. BJP Secreatary Muralidhar Rao...
  • AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa thanks Maneka Gandhi, Rajnikanth for support 4 days ago

    Chennai: AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa has thanked Union minister Maneka Gandhi for expressing sympathy and offering help to her. In a letter, Jaya said "Your letter touched me deeply. I was especially moved by the fact that despite your busy schedule as a Union Minister you found the time to...
  • Assembly elections: Congress faces questions of relevance and survivability 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The day the Congress was swept out of both Maharashtra and Haryana by the Bharatiya Janata Party, its national Vice President Rahul Gandhi was in the Hudhud cyclone hit Visakhapatnam visiting the worst affected areas. In typical Congress style, he and his mother party chief Sonia Gandhi issued...
  • TWTW: What is reason behind Congress's debacle in Maharashtra? 4 days ago

    After losing Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Congress president Sonia Gandhi asks Prithviraj Chavan the reason behind the party's debacle. ...
  • People have voted for 'change': Congress leadership on poll results 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With Congress losing power in Maharashtra and Haryana, its President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that the party will now play a "constructive and vigilant role" in the two states where the people have voted for "change" after 15 and 10 years. Congratulating BJP for...
  • Congress accepts its defeat in Maharashtra, Haryana with humility: Sonia Gandhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi accepted the party's defeat in the elections to Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies. In a statement, she said, "The Congress Party accepts the election verdict delivered by the people of Maharashtra and Haryana with humility and resolves to play a constructive and vigilant role. The people...
  • Rahul Gandhi congratulates BJP, says people voted for change 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Conceding defeat in Haryana and Maharashtra, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday congratulated the Bharatiya Janata Party for a remarkable win in both the states. In a statement, Rahul said, "We accept the verdict of people. People have voted for change, after 15 years of our government in...
  • Hope the new Haryana government will keep up the good work, says Bhupinder Singh Hooda 5 days ago

    Chief Minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda thanks Sonia Gandhi for giving him the support to develop Haryana. "I congratulate those who will form the new government in Haryana. I hope the pace of development that Haryana has taken will be taken further," said Hooda. ...
  • Election Cartoons: Congress headquarters after assembly poll results 5 days ago

    As the counting for 288-member Maharashtra Assembly and 90-member Haryana Assembly is in its final phase, here is what Cartoonist Neelabh sketch down the situation at Congress headquarters. ...
  • Congress workers demand Priyanka join active politics after suffering defeat in Maharashtra, Haryana polls 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With trends projecting a defeat for Congress in both Maharashtra and Haryana, a group of party workers gathered outside the AICC office here demanding that Priyanka Gandhi join active politics. This is not the first time that such a demand has been made but it has repeatedly been snubbed...
  • Modi to head panel on Nehru's anniversary, no Gandhi family representative 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a politically-significant move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reconstituted a government committee on commemoration of the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru which will be headed by him, replacing his predecessor Manmohan Singh. However, it includes some Congress leaders, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge and Karan Singh....
  • Nita Ambani, Abhishek Bachchan, Sunidhi Chauhan named 'Clean Maharashtra' goodwill ambassadors 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Nita Ambani, wife of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan and Marathi film star Makrand Anaspure are among the nine eminent personalities from Maharashtra who will be the "goodwill ambassadors" of the 'Swachhata Abhiyan' in the state. The announcement was made by Governor CH Vidyasagar...
  • Photos: 16 vintage photos of Indian politicians dug up from old government archives you may not have seen before October 15, 2014

    India, as a mammoth, functioning democracy is the home to some of the oldest and most prolific political parties. Indians are introduced their political leaders before they are to their alphabets, thanks to round-the-year media spotlight on politicians at public events who are known for making tireless pitches to their...
  • Is Shashi Tharoor really guilty of unnecessary adulation of PM Modi? October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has 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. CNN-IBN takes political reactions and discuss the issue with BJP Spokesperson Shaina...
  • Shashi Tharoor punished for pro-Modi stand, removed as Congress spokesperson October 13, 2014

    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. ...
  • PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi address rallies in Maharashtra, trade barbs at each other October 12, 2014

    Thane: While winding up the Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign for the state elections in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Thane accused the Congress and the NCP of looting Maharashtra and destroying its economy. "Did anyone imagine that a state that leads economy of the nation,...
  • Maharashtra polls: Ramtek will be developed as tourist hub, says Rahul Gandhi October 12, 2014

    Ramtek: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday promised to develop Ramtek town as a world class tourist centre to attract international tourists. Addressing a mammoth poll rally in the temple town of Nagpur district, the senior leader said that Congress was committed for the all round development of the area...
  • Maharashtra ahead of Gujarat, says Rahul Gandhi October 12, 2014

    Ramtek: Maharashtra is ahead of Gujarat on development front, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Sunday, dismissing claims made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders. "Maharashtra is ahead of Gujarat," Rahul said while addressing a poll rally in Maharashtra's Nagpur district. "They say we haven't done any...
  • Happy birthday Amitabh Bachchan: Actor, film producer, politician - India's first 'angry young man' has juggled various avatars in real life October 11, 2014

    Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan celebrated the morning of his 72nd birthday by cutting a cake with mediapersons in today in Mumbai. As he plans to spend the day with his family, we take you through illustrious career to tell you that he has always been more than an actor and...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 10, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • PM Modi to launch MP model village scheme on Saturday October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: An ambitious village development project under which each MP will take the responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure in three villages by 2019 will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The goal is to develop three adarsh grams or model villages by March 2019, of which...
  • PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi congratulate Satyarthi upon winning the Nobel Peace Prize October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Congratulatory messages poured in from various corners with statesmen and veteran politicians hailing the efforts of Child's Rights activist Kailash Satyarthi upon winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Satyarthi and added that the entire nation is proud of him. Modi also tweeted that Kailash...
  • Congress moves EC against PM Modi alleging personal attacks October 10, 2014

    After the EC order that there was no poll code violation by Haryana Government in clearing the land deal involving Robert Vadra, the Congress has been demanding an apology from PM Narendra Modi....
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP spreads hatred in society, says Sonia Gandhi October 9, 2014

    Kolhapur: Mounting an assault on BJP, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday asked the voters in Maharashtra not to be swayed by the party which "spreads hatred in society". She also said BJP and Shiv Sena might have parted ways but in reality they are one. "Their aim is to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 8, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...