Gandhi

  • Herald case: Delhi court to hear matter against Sonia, Rahul on December 9 4 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday fixed December 9 for hearing the complaint case, in which it had issued summons against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, on the issue of acquisition of National Herald daily. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha postponed the matter after the counsel appearing for...
  • Decide complaint against Sonia Gandhi in 6 months: Delhi HC to CIC 17 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Central Information Commission to decide in six months a complaint against Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the issue of non-compliance of transparency panel's directions that the party was answerable under the RTI Act. Noted RTI activist RK Jain had approached the Commission...
  • Lord Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi' took the story of modern India's greatest man to all over the world: Sonia Gandhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday condoled the death of renowned British actor and director Richard Attenborough. In a letter to Sheila Sim, widow of the 90-year-old actor-director who directed the Oscar winning biopic "Gandhi" in 1982, Gandhi described Attenborough as a "true friend of India". "I am grieved to learn...
  • Attenborough gave me freedom because I understood the culture better than he did: Rohini Hattangadi 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Indian actress Rohini Hattangadi says working with the late Richard Attenborough in "Gandhi" as Kasturba was a revelation for her. She said that the Oscar-winning British film director gave a bound script to everyone and wouldn't "allow us to deviate" from it. Attenborough died at the age of 90 Sunday. "I...
  • Karnataka Cabinet to be expanded after consulting Congress high command: Siddaramaiah 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Getting a booster from the Assembly bypoll outcome, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said that he would expand his Cabinet after talking to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. "The main issue before us is (Cabinet) expansion. We will fill all four vacancies in consultation with Congress High Command," he...
  • Anil Kapoor: Learnt more about the Mahatma from Attenborough's Gandhi than the history lessons in school 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Paying tributes to late Oscar-winning actor-filmmaker Richard Attenborough Monday, Indian celebrities like Anil Kapoor and Shobhaa De recalled the importance of his monumental film "Gandhi", which brought Mahatma Gandhi's life story alive cinematically for the generations to come. Attenborough died in London Sunday night following prolonged illness. He was 90....
  • Sir Richard Attenborough's life and career through rare photos 3 days ago

    Richard Attenborough, who spent two decades trying to persuade sceptical movie moguls to back a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and eventually created one of the most successful films of all time, died on Sunday, the BBC reported, citing his son. #3233061 / gettyimages.com The elder brother of naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough,...
  • Richard Attenborough, Academy Award-winning director of 'Gandhi', passes away at 90 3 days ago

    London: Richard Attenborough was a lord, an Oscar-winning director for the much-lauded 'Gandhi' and an unflagging pillar to British cinema. But Attenborough, who died Sunday at 90, was best known as Dickie. Baby-faced as a young actor and whitely bearded in his older age, Attenborough - warmly known as 'Dickie Darling'...
  • Sonia, Rahul condole Kannada writer Ananthmurthy's demise 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Condoling the death of Jnanpith awardee U R Ananthmurthy, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday described the renowned writer as a remarkable human being. She said that the void created by his demise in the Indian literary space and social conscience will be hard to fill. In his condolence message,...
  • Controversial film hailing Indira Gandhi's killers not to be released tomorrow: I&B Ministry 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has said that a film on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi will not be released as scheduled on Friday. The film, 'Kaum De Heere', purportedly hails Indira's killers. The Home Ministry had taken a serious view of the film after the Intelligence Bureau warned...
  • Congress unable to digest out 'Good Governance': Naqvi 1 week ago

    BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in response to the allegations of Congress president Sonia Gandhi that BJP is riding on schemes of UPA government said, Congress is unable to digest our 'Good Governance'. ...
  • Rahul's roadmap for Congress: 'a tsunami of women' to break barriers 1 week ago

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi addressed party workers in Delhi on Wednesday on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi's 70th birth anniversary. ...
  • Country remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The country on Wednesday fondly remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Hamid Ansari leading the nation in paying tributes to the departed leader. Mukherjee, Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid floral tributes at Vir Bhumi,...
  • Modi government took credit for schemes introduced by Congress, says Sonia Gandhi August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of taking credit for the schemes and programmes of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and stated that despite doing so much, the Congress-led alliance lost in the Lok Sabha polls as people got misled by false...
  • Sonia, Rahul to take up women's reservation bill in big way: Congress August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress plans to raise the issue of the lapsed Women's Reservation Bill in a big way with party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi set to flag their concerns over the issue during a meeting of eight thousand-odd Mahila Congress members on Wednesday. The All-India Conference...
  • Will write another book after Sonia Gandhi publishes hers: Natwar Singh August 19, 2014

    In an interview with Vivek Tejuja, former Union minister Natwar Singh talks about his life as author. Here is the full transcript of the interview: Vivek Tejuja: You are already a prolific writer and have written many books including 'Walking with Lions', 'My China Diary' and many others recounting your vast...
  • Varun Gandhi becomes father of baby girl August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Sultanpur MP and BJP leader Varun Gandhi and his wife Yamini were today blessed with a baby girl. "It is with the deepest joy that I share that Yamini and I have been blessed with a beautiful daughter. Our child was born this afternoon in New Delhi. My...
  • Sonia Gandhi meets Pranab Mukherjee to discuss political situation August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday met President Pranab Mukherjee to discuss the political situation in the country. The meeting came even as a decision on the issue of Leader of the Opposition post in the Lok Sabha for the Congress hangs in the balance. Last week, during...
  • Emergency led to an atmosphere of fear, says Manmohan Singh August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Emergency came as a surprise to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who saw an atmosphere of fear in the country during which there were many "arbitrary arrests and detentions", says a new book on him by his daughter. "Well, it was a surprise. There had been unrest, but...
  • No factionalism in Congress, says Sachin Pilot August 17, 2014

    The Congress, which suffered one of its worst defeats in both the assembly and Lok Sabha polls, is now trying to regroup itself to fight the local bodies polls, with newly-appointed Rajasthan state party chief Sachin Pilot downplaying reports of factionalism. "There is no factionalism. There can be differences of opinion,...
  • Punjab Youth Congress president writes to PM Modi to oppose the screening of Punjabi film based on Indira Gandhi's assassins August 17, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) on Saturday strongly opposed the permission granted for the screening of the controversial Punjabi movie 'Kaum de Heere', saying it glorifies the assassins of former prime minister Indira Gandhi. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PYC president Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary said it was...
  • RSS imprint on BJP chief Amit Shah's new team, seven party members get key posts August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The imprint of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Bharatiya Janata Party's new team is certain with as many as seven RSS members being given key posts in BJP President Amit Shah's newly constituted core team. Ram Madhav, who has been the media face of the RSS, has been...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah's new team; Varun Gandhi out, BS Yeddyurappa named vice president August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday reconstituted his core team. He has appointed former Karnataka chief minister and MP BS Yeddyurappa as one of the national vice presidents. Other senior leaders Bandaru Dattathreya and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi have also been appointed as vice presidents. The announcement...
  • Narendra Modi centre of attention at President's 'at home' August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the centre of attention on Friday at the 'At Home' function hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day in the national capital. A relaxed Modi broke the security cordon and freely mingled with the guests and exchanged...
  • Manjhi promises all-round development of Bihar August 15, 2014

    Promising all-round development of Bihar, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday announced a plethora of schemes,including a bank account for every family. Unfurling the tricolour at a water-logged Gandhi Maidan and delivering his maiden Independence Day speech amidst continuous rains, Manjhi said the state government will conduct camps at every...
  • Rahul not responsible for Congress' defeat in LS polls: Antony August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Rejecting criticism about Rahul Gandhi's leadership, Congress leader AK Antony on Friday said he was not responsible for the party's Lok Sabha poll debacle and exuded optimism that it will revive under Sonia Gandhi and Rahul. Antony, who headed a committee that probed the reasons for the party's poll...
  • Antony panel submits report on Congress's poll debacle to Sonia Gandhi August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Nearly three months after its biggest debacle ever in the Lok Sabha elections, senior Congress leader AK Antony submitted his report to Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday. In his report, Antony has blamed the loss on anti-Congress media coverage, poor local leadership, corruption, inflation and infighting in...
  • Congress to launch membership campaign from August 20 August 14, 2014

    To revive enthusiasm of party workers and leaders, Rajasthan Congress will start a membership campaign on August 20, the birth anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The campaign will be launched on August 20 at the district-level first, then it will go to village and tehsil levels later in the...