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  • Sonia Gandhi feeling better, will remain under observation: doctors 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who has been hospitalised for lower respiratory tract infection, is feeling better but will remain under observation. "Mrs Gandhi is feeling better and her condition is improving. Her medications will continue and she will remain under observation," said Dr Ajay Swaroop, Chairman (Officiating), Board of...
  • Sonia Gandhi stable and recovering, say doctors Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi is still in hospital after being admitted on Thursday to the Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi for treatment for a lower respiratory tract infection. Doctors treating her said that she is stable and recovering but she will require further treatment. "She was admitted...
  • Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital for respiratory tract infection Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi was on Thursday admitted to a hospital for treatment of lower respiratory tract infection. "She has been admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here for further treatment of the infection," AICC general secretary Ajay Maken said. Sonia had undergone surgery in the at a US hospital...
  • BJP won Lok Sabha polls on communal polarisation: Rahul Gandhi 3 days ago

    Gandhi Bani(Kathua): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that BJP succeeded in winning Lok Sabha polls by playing the communal card and even public failed to comprehend the fact. "BJP had succeeded in winning Lok Sabha elections based on communalism and even public failed to recognise the fact," Rahul told...
  • New Delhi: Kailash Satyarthi visits Rajghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Sunday visited Rajghat in Delhi to pay tribute to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi. It was a proud moment for India as eminent child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize at grand ceremony in Norway's capital Oslo on...
  • Leaders pay homage to martyrs on 13th anniversary of Parliament attack 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Parliamentarians led by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday paid homage to martyrs on the 13th anniversary of the attack on Parliament. UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Home...
  • Delhi: Loader at IGI Airport arrested on charges of molesting a woman December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A loader at Indira Gandhi International Airport has been arrested on charges of molesting a woman, who was on her way back from Dubai. The incident happened on late Thursday night. More details are awaited. ...
  • When Pranab got a 'dressing down' from Indira Gandhi December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee contested the 1980 Lok Sabha elections much against the wishes of Indira Gandhi who gave him a "vociferous dressing down" for an "interminable span of time" after his defeat but he made a dramatic entry into the Union Cabinet despite the loss. Such was the faith...
  • BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj expresses regret thrice in Lok Sabha after uproar over his Godse remark December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Conceding to the demands of the unrelenting opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Unnao Sakshi Maharaj was forced to express regret not once or twice but thrice for saying that "Nathuram Godse is as much a nationalist as Mahatma Gandhi". The BJP MP was also forced to withdraw...
  • Congress Minister Ambareesh caught kissing a girl, may offer BJP a way out of Priyanka photo row December 12, 2014

    Bengaluru: The main opposition BJP which is facing the wrath of ruling Congress over one of its MLAs, Prabhu Chavan, watching a picture of Priyanka Gandhi on his smartphone in the Assembly, seems to have found a way out. Karnataka Housing minister and film star Ambareesh has got himself embroiled...
  • Nathuram Godse as much a patriotic as Mahatma Gandhi: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj sparked a controversy on Thursday by saying that Nathuram Godse was as much a patriot as Mahatma Gandhi. He said, "Nathuram Godse as much a nationalist as Mahatma Gandhi. Godse was a nationalist and Gandhi did a lot for India." Gandhi's assassin...
  • Indira Gandhi was not aware of Emergency provisions: Pranab Mukherjee December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was not aware of the Constitutional provisions allowing for declaration of Emergency that was imposed in 1975 and it was Siddartha Shankar Ray who led her into the decision, says President Pranab Mukherjee. Ironically, it was Ray, then Chief Minister of West Bengal,...
  • Congress hits out at BJP MLA for watching Priyanka Gandhi's photos in Karnataka Assembly December 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party, party MLA Prabhu Chavan was caught on camera watching a zoomed in photo of Priyanka Gandhi on his mobile phone in the Karnataka Assembly. Another MLA UB Banakar can also be seen playing video games during proceedings of the Legislative Assembly....
  • My father will never drop a bombshell, says Pranab Mukherjee's daughter on his book December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will celebrate his birthday on Thursday with the launch of his book 'The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years'. The President has chronicled the fascinating decade of the 70's, including the crucial Emergency period, in his book which will begin online sales on Thursday. Talking about...
  • Development is done by hard work, not through hollow promises: Sonia Gandhi December 10, 2014

    Shangus (J&K): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir were "bearing the brunt of hollow promises" made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who she claimed was playing politics over the "miseries" of people. "Prime Minister came here recently and made a long list of...
  • All powers concentrated in Narendra Modi, says Rahul Gandhi December 10, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sharpening attack on the Narendra Modi government, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said unlike the earlier regimes, including the Vajpayee dispensation, all powers were now concentrated on a 'single man' who takes decisions without any discussions. "In the BJP only Modi speaks. He makes decisions. It is not...
  • Rahul Gandhi applauds functioning of Kerala Congress December 9, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday applauded the working of the party in Kerala and said that this is going to be the model for the party in the rest of the country. "The working of the Congress party in Kerala is a model for me and the one...
  • Sonia Gandhi turns 68 today, PM Modi wishes her a long life December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who turns 68 on Tuesday, will not celebrate her birthday in view of terror and Naxal attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh respectively. "In solidarity with the martyred Army and police personnel there, Sonia has asked Congresspersons not to celebrate her birthday," the party...
  • Sonia Gandhi decides not to celebrate her birthday this year December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who turns 68 on Tuesday, will not celebrate her birthday in view of terror and Naxal attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh respectively. "In solidarity with the martyred Army and police personnel there, Gandhi has asked Congresspersons not to celebrate her birthday," the party...
  • IPTL lets down sea of fans in India leg December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Roger Federer fans and plain tennis lovers, who made it for the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) from all parts of India, feel they have not got their money's worth with some of the tickets costing as high as Rs 46000 for three days. Sunita Sigita, who is a...
  • Rahul Gandhi slams Modi over serial terror strikes in Kashmir, says terrorism on the rise under BJP rule December 6, 2014

    Ramgarh: A day after the serial terror strikes in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying terrorism was on the rise under the BJP government at the Centre. "We had our government for 10 years. Tourists used to come to J-K. There...
  • Rahul Gandhi leads black mask protests against Niranjan Jyoti's remarks December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Sporting black bands on their mouths, members of opposition parties led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday staged a silent protest outside Parliament demanding sacking of Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for her controversial remarks. Gandhi said, "We are not allowed to express our views in the Parliament, attitude...
  • PM Modi expresses regret in Lok Sabha over Niranjan Jyoti's remarks, opposition walks out December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: As the impasse continues between the government and opposition parties over the controversial remarks by Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a statement on the floor of the Lok Sabha. Modi strongly criticised Jyoti's remarks and said that she is new and...
  • Live: PM Modi makes a statement in Lok Sabha over Niranjan Jyoti's remarks December 5, 2014

    The impasse continues between the government and opposition parties over the controversial remarks by Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi too has joined the protest with Trinamool Congress and other opposition parties demanding Jyoti's resignation. ...
  • Gandhi name an asset to far more than those who consider it a liability: Shashi Tharoor December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Putting to rest all speculation that he may be leaving the party, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has he made it clear that he is not going anywhere. Speaking to CNN-IBN, he also added there was no need for any leadership change in the Congress and that the Gandhis...
  • Not in favour of reducing juvenile age from 18 to 16 years: Maneka Gandhi December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on THursday made it clear that it is not in favour of reducing juvenile age from 18 to 16 years but is proposing changes in processes related to treatment of heinous offences committed by those in 16 to 18 age group. In a written reply in Rajya...
  • An unrelenting Opposition rejects Union Minister Niranjan Jyoti's apology, demands her dismissal December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Tuesday apologised to the Parliament for her controversial remarks in Monday's public rally in New Delhi. However, the Opposition refused to relent, saying they wanted her to be sacked. "I had no intentions of hurting sentiments....
  • Maneka Gandhi pitches for 33 pc women police force at all stations December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday pitched for 33 per cent of police force at every station to be women, saying it would help in sensitising the personnel to handle gender crimes. Addressing a conference on 'Gender Violence and Access to Justice: Assessment, Analysis and Policy', the Women &...
  • Rahul Gandhi leads Congress protest outside Parliament against Modi government's 'U-turns' December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday led the protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party government over 'U-turns' taken by it. MPs held up the booklet 'U-turn Sarkar' outside Parliament highlighting issues of black money, incursion by Chinese troops, ceasefire violations by Pakistan. The 33-page booklet was released on...
  • Sherwoood college death: Mother asks Centre to intervene, demands school principle's resignation December 1, 2014

    The mother of Shaan, the class nineth student who died at the prestegious Sherwoood college in Nanital, met Women And Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday and called for a thorough probe into her son's death. She has demanded the principal's resignation saying he refused to take her sons...