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  • Live: Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 at MWC 2015 4 hours 29 minutes ago

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearWe have got glimpses...
  • Arun Jaitley's Union Budget fails the test of tackling rising inequality, says P Chidambaram 6 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former finance minister P Chidambaram tore into the BJP-led NDA government's first full-year Union Budget presented on Saturday. Targeting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Chidambaram said the Budget failed the test of tackling rising inequality, cruelly neglected the already poor and gave too much to the rich. "This Budget...
  • Live: HTC One M9 launch event at MWC 2015 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearThe HTC One M9...
  • PIL in Allahabad High Court on whereabouts of Rahul Gandhi 9 hours 19 minutes ago

    Lucknow: A local lawyer on Sunday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court seeking to know the whereabouts of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who has taken a sabbatical. Petitioner Ashok Pande said he deemed it necessary for the safety of Gandhi, Congress Vice-President and...
  • FIR against Digvijaya Singh over appointments in Congress regime 9 hours 48 minutes ago

    Bhopal: An FIR was filed against Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh, former Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Sriniwas Tiwari and 17 others in connection with their appointment to the legislature secretariat during the Congress regime. Deputy secretary of the state Assembly Shyamlal Maithil filed the FIR at Jehangirabad police station. Principal...
  • HTC's One M9 sees major leaks, rumours before the MWC 2015 10 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Although HTC's official unveilings most of the times happen after their unofficial leaks, the upcoming, or should we say the already out, HTC One M9 smartphone has been worst hit by leaks and rumours. So much so that even the official press images and commercial videos were out...
  • Samsung's Galaxy S6 tops the chart of 'most-anticipated' smartphone at the MWC 2015 10 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Mobile World Congress 2015 is just a few hours away and speculations are running all-time high around the possible unveilings of some of the most awaited smartphones and related technologies at the three-day event. The last two weeks have seen a lot of rumours and leaks surrounding one...
  • Rahul Gandhi will return stronger, says AK Antony 11 hours 2 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who has taken a break from parliament, will return "stronger and more energetic", party leader AK Antony said on Sunday. The former defence minister defended the Gandhi scion's move which has drawn flak from many quarters. "Rahul Gandhi has been working very hard without rest for...
  • Budget 2015 in favour of corporate sector, says P Chidambaram 17 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram tore into the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and said it was in favour of corporate sector and was "unkind" to the poor and could fail the targeted 8 per cent growth next year. "One cannot avoid the feeling that the...
  • Huawei's smartwatch promotional videos pop online hours before MWC 2015 19 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Just hours before the Mobile World Congress 2015 kicks off, videos of Huawei's smartwatch have been spotted online that showcase the construction and usage of the luxurious digital watch. One video by Huawei device features the 'timeless design story' of the smartwatch, while another appears more like a commercial...
  • Ajay Maken to be Delhi Congress chief Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Ajay Maken will be the chief of the party unit in Delhi where Congress suffered a wipe-out in assembly polls in the national capital. The decision is expected to be announced in a day or two, sources said, indicating that some other changes could also...
  • Jammu: Congress, National Conference to stay away from Mufti swearing-in on Sunday Yesterday

    Jammu: Congress and National Conference (NC), the erstwhile ruling alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, are likley to "stay away" from Sunday's swearing-in ceremony of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led PDP-BJP government in the state. "We are going to stay away from the ceremony tomorrow," a senior Congress leader said on the condition of...
  • Modi government has added insult to injury:Congress on petrol price hike Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday reacted sharply to the hike in petrol and diesel prices saying that government has added insult to injury to the common man by the steep post-Budget increase. "Modi government has added insult to injury by first ignoring the common man and farmer in the Union Budget...
  • Union Budget 2015: Shashi Tharoor calls it anti-poor, Smriti Irani says pro-people Yesterday

    Soon after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament, the Congress and the BJP reacted on the budget. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that this budget is anti-poor, while BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani said this...
  • Congress rates Modi government's full-fledged budget, says it's a huge disappointment Yesterday

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth. Congress leader Kamal Nath said that this budget is a huge disappointment. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Nath said, "This budget is great disappointment because it does not stimulate the...
  • Watch: Political battle over the Modi government's full-fledged budget Yesterday

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth, saying the pace of cutting the fiscal deficit would slow as he seeks to boost investment and ensure that ordinary people benefit. ...
  • A pro-corporate, anti-poor, disappointing Budget: Opposition Yesterday

    New Delhi: On expected lines, Opposition leaders have criticised the Union Budget 2015 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Saturday, with party president Sonia Gandhi terming it as a "pro-corporate" one. Congress Lok Sabha MP Kamal Nath said this has only been the Budget of commissions, committees and...
  • Full text of Arun Jaitley's Finance Budget 2015-16 speech Yesterday

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Thursday aimed at high growth, saying the pace of cutting the fiscal deficit would slow as he seeks to boost investment and ensure that ordinary people benefit. But he pushed back by a year his...
  • Credibility of Indian economy re-established under NDA government, claims Jaitley in Budget 2015-16 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday claimed that the credibility of Indian economy has been re-established while presenting the first full Budget of the Narendra Modi government. Taking a dig at the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government, Jaitley said the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance inherited...
  • Don't see AAP competing for space nationwide: Shashi Tharoor Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said that he does not see the Aam Aadmi Party competing nationwide for political space with the Congress, and that the new party posed more of a threat to the Communist parties. Referring to the AAP's landslide victory in the recent Delhi elections,...
  • Would have been good if Rahul Gandhi attended Budget session: Shashi Tharoor Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said it would have been good if Rahul Gandhi had attended the Budget Session but expressed confidence that the Congress vice president would return from his break with an agenda for change. "Very seriously, it would be good if Rahul Gandhi had attended...
  • Congress leaders speak in different voices on leadership issue Yesterday

    New Delhi: The debate over leadership in Congress that kicked up after party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's sudden leave refuses to die down with party leaders speaking in different voices. Some maintain that it's time that Rahul takes over the supreme position in the party and put an end to...
  • Parliamentary panel urges Punjab Chief Minister to tackle water contamination 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Reminding Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of his 'Raj Dharma', former Union minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday sought his personal intervention for resolving the issue of water contamination in the state. The Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab, who is the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on...
  • Congress MP Deepender Hooda describes Prime Minister's speech as 'jugglery of words' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday in Parliament was described by Congress MP Deepender Hooda as containing "nothing new" and being just a "jugglery of words". "There is absolutely nothing new in the prime minister's speech. It is all a jugglery of words," Hooda told in New...
  • Congress couldn't pass land bill in time: Rajiv Shukla 2 days ago

    Taking the credits for land bill, Congress leader Rajiv Shukla on Friday said that it was passed in the interest of farmers. We couldn't pass it in time and that's why voters couldn't understand it. Farmers interests should be most important. ...
  • NDA government's religion is 'India First', Tricolour guides us, fight against terror and poverty: Modi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In his indomitable style, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took on the opposition parties while highlighting the achievements and goals of his government while addressing the Lok Sabha during the Motion of Thanks to the President's address. While taking potshots at his rivals, Modi said that his only aim...
  • MNREGA is a monument of UPA government's failures, we won't stop it: PM Modi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday declared that the NDA government will not stop UPA's flagship programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) and that it is a living example of the monument of the previous government's failures. Replying to the Motion of Thanks to the President's...
  • Rift within TMC deepens, party general secretary Mukul Roy likely to be removed 2 days ago

    Kolkata: The rift within the Trinamool Congress (TMC) seems to be deepening. According to sources, former close aide of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and TMC General Secretary Mukul Roy could be removed at a working committee meeting on Saturday. The TMC's working committee will be meeting on Saturday where a...
  • BJP asks Sonia Gandhi to rein in Congress leaders 'foul-mouthing' PM Modi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Condemning "intemperate" remarks by Congress leaders against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP on Thursday asked party President Sonia Gandhi to rein in her party leaders and demanded an apology from her. BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sharma said Congress leaders, including former MP Raj Babbar, at a rally at Jantar...
  • A well worded, directionless Rail Budget full of ideas: M Mallikarjuna Kharge 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Railways Budget is a very well worded one. It is a craftily worded Budget. Just like 'much ado about nothing'. As I have already mentioned, it is a very well worded speech, but has no plans for generating resources. You may have good ideas, but how...