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  • Maharashtra: Ajit hints at NCP staking claim for CM post 10 hours 51 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Indicating that NCP might stake a claim for the post of chief minister if it emerged as the single-largest party in Assembly elections, party leader Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that it will not repeat the "mistakes" it had committed after 2004 elections. The NCP in polls that year had...
  • NCP's demand for 144 seats in Maharashtra polls justified, says Ajit Pawar 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Justifying his demand for equal seat sharing, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that past mistakes will not be repeated if NCP emerges as the single-largest party, as it did in 2004 assembly polls. To a question on whether he would be the chief ministerial candidate,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle Yesterday

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  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou Yesterday

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Gujarat: Xi Jinping wears khadi jacket while touring Sabarmati Ashram Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday wore an Indian look as he was attired in an off-white khadi jacket presented to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after his arrival. Xi wore the jacket over his white shirt when he visited the Sabarmati Ashram, once the abode of Father...
  • Bypolls defeat: BJP should consider bringing Varun back, says Maneka Gandhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost seats in bypoll elections in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan - states where it swept the Lok Sabha elections - Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that the party should consider bringing back her son and Sultanpur MP Varun...
  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees Yesterday

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down...
  • Divide within Congress widens; 18 new party spokespersons named, old ones defiant 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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' 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 1 week 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 September 10, 2014

    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 September 9, 2014

    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 September 8, 2014

    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...