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  • Gandhi Peace Prize for ISRO 4 hours 56 minutes 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 11 hours 42 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Sonia Gandhi demands compensation for farmers hit by unseasonal rains 6 days ago

    Bhiwani: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said it is the responsibility of the BJP government at the Centre and in Haryana to look into the plight of "poor farmers" and demanded timely compensation for those whose crops were damaged in rains and hailstorm. "Farmers are our annadatas (the one who...
  • Sonia Gandhi meets farmers hit by unseasonal rains, seeks timely compensation for loss 6 days ago

    Bhiwani: Standing in support of the farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north India, Congress President Sonia Gandhi appealed to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana to provide timely compensation to those in need. "Farmers give us food. If they are suffering it...
  • Corporate espionage case: CBI widens probe, may quiz Corporate Affairs Ministry officers: Sources 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Tightening the noose around the Corporate Affairs ministry, the Central Bureau of Investigation is likely to examine the officials of the the department in connection with alleged sale of confidential documents to corporate groups. The investigation revealed that Corporate Affairs Ministry officials were involved in sending documents to...
  • Sonia Gandhi and IAS officers Association demand CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi death case 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Amidst outrage over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer DK Ravi in Karnataka, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and IAS officers Association have demanded CBI probe into the case. Sonia Gandhi asked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to hand over the inquiry into the incident to CBI. "The Congress President...
  • After announcing 660 centres for rape victims, the Narendra Modi government to open only 36 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Even as crimes against women are being reported with increasingly frequency with each passing day, the Narendra Modi government is going very slow in implementing its plan to help victims of sexual assaults. In a recent order passed by the Prime Minister's Office, it has only approved the...
  • Why is everything in India named after just Rajiv or Indira Gandhi, asks Haryana Minister 1 week ago

    Chandigarh: Haryana Assembly on Thursday witnessed pandemonium after Sports Minister Anil Vij said he would consider renaming sports complexes named after former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, drawing opposition from Congress which asked the BJP to apologise for "insulting" national leaders. The trouble began during Question Hour when ruling BJP member...
  • Gadkari defends Land Bill; writes to Sonia, Anna, others opposing it March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In yet another effort by the government to push the controversial Land Acquisition Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha, Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has written a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and social activist Anna Hazare defending the Bill. In his letter, he claimed that the Bill is...
  • Sadhvi Prachi courts another controversy, calls Mahatma Gandhi a British agent March 19, 2015

    Controversial VHP Leader Sadhvi Prachi has courted another controversy by saying that Mahatma Gandhi was a British agent and his contribution towards India's independence is negligible. She claimed that India got freedom not by spinning the charkha but sacrifices made by brave sons like Savarkar, Bhagat Singh, Ram Prasad...
  • After Markandey Katju, Sadhvi Prachi calls Mahatma Gandhi a 'British agent' March 18, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Controversial Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi on Wednesday sparked another controversy as she alleged that Mahatma Gandhi was a "British agent" and his contribution towards independence of the country was "negligible", days after former Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju levelled same allegation. "It was only due to...
  • Importance of people is only realised after they are dead: Maneck Dalal March 18, 2015

    Former Air India executive Maneck Dalal in an interview with CNN-IBN talks about his meeting with Mahatama Gandhi and JD Tata. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi writes to Anna Hazare, vows to oppose Land Bill March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed her agreement with the concerns of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on the NDA government's Land Bill and vowed to oppose it at all fora. Sonia on Tuesday wrote a letter to the social activist in reply to his earlier missive and referred to...