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  • Live bombs found in Patna were to be used during Amit Shah's rally on April 14: Sources 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Patna: Just two days after two live bombs were recovered from Patna in Bihar, sources suggest that they were likely to be used during Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah's rally on April 14, 2014. According to sources, Shah's rally was a possible target of the group from whom timer-attached bombs...
  • Setback for anti-tobacco campaign, BJP MP says India can't rely on surveys on cancer done abroad 13 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The tobacco lobby has managed to have its way in India, at least for the time being. Smokers in India are unlikely to see an increase in the size of pictorial warnings on cigarette packets any time soon after the anti-tobacco campaign hit a major road block with...
  • Centre pulled up Delhi Police chief over alleged snooping of Rahul Gandhi 17 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After the opposition stormed Parliament over reports of a Delhi Police constables visiting Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's residence and enquiring about his whereabouts, the Centre summoned Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on March 14. Bassi met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the latter's residence. PMO Principal Secretary...
  • Rahul Gandhi may come back on April 10, likely to attend rally against Land Bill: sources Yesterday

    New Delhi: Missing in action for over a month, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to return next month. According to sources, Rahul may come back on April 10 and could attend rally against Land Bill in the national capital on April 19. On Sunday, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, while...
  • Rahul Gandhi exempted from personal appearance till 8th May in Bhiwandi defamation case Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has been exempted from personal appearance till 8th May in Bhiwandi defamation case. Rahul's advocate filed an application before the Bhiwandi court saying Rahul has taken leave from Parliament. His advocate has assured court that when required he will present himself before the court...
  • AIFW 2015: With 25 great designers and 50 divine creations, the grand finale didn't need a Bollywood showstopper Yesterday

    New Delhi: Often the grand finale of a fashion week in India seems incomplete without a Bollywood star walking down the ramp. The issue, if the presence of a Bollywood celebrity hampers or helps a collection, has often been raised by designers and media alike and there are equal supports...
  • Maneka Gandhi asks Home Ministry to consider women's quota in police 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Women and Child Development Ministry has requested the Home Ministry to take up with the various state governments the issue of 33 per cent reservation of posts for women in police forces, official sources said on Sunday. In a letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Women and Child...
  • National Council meet was undemocratic, we were not allowed to speak: Dharamvir Gandhi 3 days ago

    Calling the National Council meet undemocratic, Dharamvir Gandhi said that they would continue to raise their voices. "Every AAP member has the right to express dissent," said Gandhi. ...
  • India @ 9 with Parikshit Luthra 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Parikshit Luthra on India @ 9. ...
  • Rahul will be back among people 'very soon': Sonia Gandhi 3 days ago

    Amethi: Rahul Gandhi will be back among people "very soon", Congress President Sonia Gandhi said on Saturday about her son who has been on a mysterious "leave" for over a month now. "Both Rahul and Priyanka will be among you all very soon," Sonia Gandhi said while replying to questions...
  • Amidst high drama, AAP National Council sacks rebels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party National Council on Saturday passed resolution to oust Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's National Executive. Yadav's supporters Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha have also removed from the National Executive. Setting the stage for a major showdown, AAP's crucial National Council meet took...
  • Gandhi Peace Prize for ISRO 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been selected for the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014 for its contribution to the country's development through space technology and satellite-based services. The award, comprising Rs one crore and a citation, was decided after the jury for the prize met under the...
  • Sonia Gandhi slams Modi government on Land Bill 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Rejecting the dialogue offer on the controversial land bill, Sonia Gandhi on Friday alleged it was a mockery of the consensus building tradition by a "myopic" Modi government which was "bending backwards" to favour industrialists and demanded that UPA's legislation be brought back in totality. "Proposition of a post-facto...
  • Chidambaram behind Section 66A of IT Act, I was kicked out of Congress over 2G: HR Bhardwaj 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Union Law Minister HR Bhardwaj has dropped a bombshell claiming that former Union home minister P Chidambaram was behind the introduction of Section 66A in the Information Technology Act. Speaking to CNN-IBN he said, "Chidambaram was the one behind this act. All of them connived to pass...
  • News 360: Hooda government favoured Vadra in land deals, says CAG report 6 days ago

    The Comptroller and Auditor General has blamed Haryana's previous Congress government led by then Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for showing undue favours to Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in his multi-million rupee controversial land deal with realty giant DLF. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi likely to return to Delhi after April 10: sources 6 days ago

    New Delhi: With Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on leave for over a month, he is likely to be back in the national capital after April 10, said sources on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the missing MP posters have been put up in his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh which were removed...
  • With Rahul on leave for over a month, missing MP posters put up in his constituency Amethi 6 days ago

    Amethi: With Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on leave for over a month, missing MP posters were put up in his constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. The posters have left the party red-faced and Congress workers have removed it. The Congress has already been facing flak for Rahul going on leave...
  • Freedom of expression at risk: Who walk like Kings should know what kingship means 1 week ago

    (Gopalkrishna Gandhi is grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. He is a retired bureaucrat, diplomat and a former Governor. He delivered the first BG Verghese memorial lecture) It is a great honour to be asked to give the lecture that stands in the memory of BG Verghese. I am delighted to offer...
  • Summoning in Herald case illegal: Sonia Gandhi to Delhi HC 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said in Delhi High Court that the summons issued against her, Rahul Gandhi and five others in the National Herald case were "illegal", claiming no one was cheated in the acquisition process. A bench of Justice Sunil Gaur was told by senior advocate...
  • Union Minister Maneka Gandhi bats for surface cleaner made from cow urine extracts 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A surface cleaner made from extracts of cow urine should be used in government offices instead of "chemically bad" phenyl, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has urged her colleagues in the Council of Ministers. In a letter to other ministers, Gandhi has requested them to switch over to 'Gaunyle', cleaning...
  • Sonia Gandhi's support against Land Bill politically motivated: Anna Hazare March 23, 2015

    Jalandhar: Social activist Anna Hazare has termed Congress president Sonia Gandhi's pledge of support to his agitation against the new Land Acquisition Bill as politically motivated. At a programme organised by Hind Samachar group, for distributing aid to martyrs' family on Sunday, Anna said, "Sonia Gandhi's only intention in opposing the...
  • TWTW: Rahul Gandhi goes on sabbatical, Delhi Police raids Congress office March 23, 2015

    Congress accused the Narendra Modi government of carrying out "political espionage" on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi claiming his staff had caught a Delhi Police official seeking "unwarranted and weird" enquiries about him. The issue rocked Parliament as well. ...
  • 'Truth shall prevail', says woman IAS officer on DK Ravi's death March 23, 2015

    Bengaluru: The woman IAS officer linked to late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi has put up a post on her Facebook profile saying 'Truth shall prevail'. The woman IAS officer is DK Ravi's batchmate and police sources claimed that Ravi committed suicide following a failed love affair with her. Her husband...
  • Land Bill is close to Congress: Jairam Ramesh March 22, 2015

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, former Rural Development Minister and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh talks about Congress, Sonia Gandhi, Land Acquisition Bill and Budget Session. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha March 22, 2015

    In this show of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha talks about World Cup 2015, Arvind Kejriwal returns from therapy, Rahul Gandhi still missing and Apple announces their new revolutionary watch. ...
  • Congress hits back, accuses Modi of somersault on farmers issues March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday ridiculed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurances to the farmers, accusing him of doing "somersault" on his promises after coming to power including on 50 per cent hike in Minimum Support Price. Attacking Modi after he accused the opposition of spreading lies on the land acquisition bill...
  • Sonia Gandhi to address farmers' rally in Delhi March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address a farmers' rally in the national capital in the second week of April, a move that comes close on the heels of her visits to states taking up farmers' cause and party stepping up offensive against Modi government over the issue. The decision...
  • Rajasthan farmers in distress, unseasonal rainfall wreak havoc March 21, 2015

    Bundi: Unseasonal rains and hailstorms have battered ripe crops in Rajasthan driving the farmers who've suffered multiple losses of crops, livestock and in some cases life, to a desperate situation. Manju, a resident of Raithal villahe in the Bundi district lost her husband. Her husband Kishan Lal couldn't bear the shock...
  • Sonia Gandhi will remain Congress President, she has always taken up important issues: Jairam Ramesh March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said Sonia Gandhi will remain Congress President as she always takes up important issues. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Jairam said, "Sonia Gandhi is our President." There is some resistance within the Congress to Rahul Gandhi taking over as President. Exuding...