ibnlive » Politics

Politics

  • Narendra Modi likely to address UN General Assembly on September 27 2 hours 39 minutes ago

    United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, giving his first global speech to an audience of nearly 200 world leaders and foreign ministers at the annual gathering of the world body's policy-making organ. According to a first provisional list of...
  • Sonia, Rahul should take 2-year break: Congress leader Brar 15 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Congress Working Committee member Jagmit Singh Brar on Friday created a flutter with his remarks that there was "no harm" if Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi take a two-year break in the wake of Lok Sabha poll debacle. Brar, a former MP from Punjab also said that...
  • Centre faces the heat; panel says no change in UPSC CSAT needed 16 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a setback to the protesting aspirants, the Arvind Verma committee report submitted to the government has recommended that no change should be made in the Civil Service Aptitude Test as it is a scientifically formed exam and shouldn't be tinkered with. According to sources, the committee has...
  • Political advertisements not allowed on autos: Delhi government to HC 17 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The city government on Friday told the Delhi High Court that political advertisements are not allowed on public service vehicles, including autorickshaws. The submission was made before a bench of justices BD Ahmed and Vibhu Bakhru, which was hearing a plea against Delhi government's 2013 order prohibiting advertisements...
  • Natwar Singh attacks Manmohan Singh in his book 20 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Manmohan Singh's reign as Prime Minister has been severely criticised by his former ministerial colleague Natwar Singh, who says he leaves no legacy after being in power for 10 years. Singh, who was External Affairs Minister under Manmohan Singh, says the MEA was "demoralised" since it was run...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother seeks narco test on Shah, others 21 hours 22 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother on Friday moved the special CBI court seeking directions to conduct narco-analysis test on BJP President Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases. The court is likely to hear the application on August 14. In the application moved...
  • Delhi High Court to hear National Herald case on August 5 22 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The National Herald case, in which Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi have been named accused, will be taken up by Delhi High Court next week on August 5. The Congress party had sought an early hearing of the matter. The court on Friday issued notice to...
  • 'Derogatory' article on Modi, Jaya on Lankan Defence website creates furore 22 hours 24 minutes ago

    Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party allies MDMK and the PMK on Friday expressed strong disapproval of the manner in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa were portrayed on the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry website's and sought strong action against the island nation. PMK founder S Ramadoss...
  • John Kerry meets Narendra Modi in prelude to Washington summit 23 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a prelude to the summit meeting between US President Barack Obama and Modi in Washington in September. Kerry's meeting with Modi at the Prime Minister's House, 7, Race Course Road, comes...
  • Arvind Verma panel says UPSC CSAT scientific, shouldn't be tinkered with: Sources 21 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a major jolt to protesting aspirants, the Arvind Verma committee has recommended status quo vis a vis Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Preliminary Examination, sources said on Friday. According to the committee the Civil Service Aptitude Test is a scientifically formed exam and shouldn't be tinkered with,...
  • UPSC CSAT row: RJD MP Pappu Yadav throws paper confetti at Lok Sabha Speaker 23 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In yet another low in Parliament Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav threw paper confetti at Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday when she refused to entertain his request for raising the controversy over Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)...
  • The National Herald case is an example of political vendetta: Manish Tewari Yesterday

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Indian National Congress member Manish Tewari said that the National Herald case is the biggest example of political vendetta. "It was Bharatiya Janta party who blamed us for misusing agencies," said Tewari. ...
  • Natwar Singh says Rajiv Gandhi didn't take a penny in Bofors scam but was still crucified 14 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was not a beneficiary in the Bofors scam, claimed former foreign affairs minister Natwar Singh in an interview to CNN-IBN. "Rajiv Gandhi did not take a penny in the Bofors scam, but still he was crucified," said Singh, who has criticised the Congress leader...
  • Final decision on UPSC CSAT row by next week: Government sources Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Centre will need three-four days to study the Arvind Verma report on Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Preliminary Examination and reach a conclusion soon. Government sources say that the final decision on the controversy surrounding UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) will be taken by next...
  • National Herald case: ED registers preliminary enquiry, trouble for Sonia, Rahul Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a preliminary enquiry in the National Herald case in which Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been accused by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy of cheating and misappropriation of funds in acquiring ownership of now-defunct daily. ED...
  • CNN-IBN Exclusive: Natwar Singh interview 23 hours 34 minutes ago

    Former union minister Natwar Singh's autobiography 'One Life is Not Enough: An Autobiography' has generated a lot of controversies with claims like Congress President Soni Gandhi did not become the prime minister in 2004 as her son Rahul as against it and not because she renounced the post. He has...
  • Natwar Singh lambasts Sonia Gandhi for not treating him well 21 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former union minister Natwar Singh continues to breathe fire on Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her family. Singh, who resigned from the UPA-I government in 2005 in the wake of the Iraqi food-for-oil scam, lashed out at Sonia for 'treating' him in the manner that she apparently did....
  • Modi-Kerry meet today amidst tension over snooping row Yesterday

    New Delhi: The much awaited meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Secretary of State John Kerry will take place on Friday. Friday's meeting holds significance as it will create ground for Modi's first visit to US as Indian PM in September. "In weeks to come, we will take...
  • National Herald case: Court to hear petitions by Sonia, Rahul Gandhi today Yesterday

    New Delhi: It is a crucial court hearing for the Congress party on Friday. The Delhi High Court will be hearing petitions by Indian National Congress party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi were summoned...
  • Rajiv Gandhi sent IPKF to Sri Lanka without consulting Cabinet, claims Natwar Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: Estranged Nehru-Gandhi family loyalist, Natwar Singh, in his upcoming autobiography, has apparently written that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had sent the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) to Sri Lanka in 1987 without consulting his Cabinet. Singh, a former external affairs minister, alleged that the IPKF was sent to...
  • Amid reports of hobnobbing to BJP, Birender removed from Congress Working Committee Yesterday

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip against its sulking Haryana MP Birender Singh who appears set to join BJP, Congress on Thursday removed him from the party's working committee and sought an explanation from the senior leader asking why he was hobnobbing with the saffron party. Singh, who has raised a...
  • Jaya asks Modi to put an end to monthly increase in fuel price Yesterday

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to put a "full stop" to the monthly increase in diesel price by oil marketing companies introduced during the previous UPA regime. Seeking rollback of Thursday's increase in diesel price by 56 paise per litre, Jayalalithaa...
  • HC asks Gadkari, Kejriwal to 'shake hands' in larger public interest Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on suggested to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Arvind Kejriwal to "bury" the hatchet over the alleged statement made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and "shake hands" with each other in larger "public interest". A bench of justices Reva Khetrapal and SP Garg...
  • Natwar Singh's book row: Sonia breaks her silence, Manmohan backs her Yesterday

    Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh's tell-all book has caught the ire of his former party's leadership. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday broke away from her usual stoic silence to say she will write a book to reveal the truth. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh also slammed Natwar Singh...
  • Stop Bihar, UP migrants from settling in Delhi: BJP MP Vijay Goel Yesterday

    New Delhi: The inflow of migrants into Delhi needs to be stopped to solve the problems of the capital, BJP leader Vijay Goel said in the Rajya Sabha as the upper house debated the Delhi budget. "Every day more migrants come to Delhi... Most of them are from Bihar and Uttar...
  • Opposition demands judicial probe, PM statement on bugging issue Yesterday

    New Delhi: Opposition led by Congress on Thursday upped the ante against the Government on the bugging issue demanding a judicial probe and a statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter which, they said, has put NDA's credibility at stake. There were sharp exchanges in the Rajya Sabha between...
  • Modi unlikely to visit Lumbini, Janakpur during Nepal trip Yesterday

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not visit Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, and Janakpurdham, the birth place of Sita, during his trip to Nepal due to inadequate security arrangements. "So far, we have not included the Indian Prime Minister's visit to Lumbini or Janakpur in the itinerary," said...
  • CBI files fresh FIR in coal scam Yesterday

    New Delhi: CBI has filed a fresh FIR against a Madhya Pradesh-based company in connection with its probe in the alleged irregularities related to allocation of coal blocks. In its 23rd FIR in the probe, the agency has alleged criminal conspiracy and abuse of official position on part of the company,...
  • UPSC protests hit Parliament, MPs object to aspirants being lathicharged Yesterday

    New Delhi: Protests over the Civil Services Aptitude Test rocked Parliament on Thursday. In the Lok Sabha, Samajwadi Party, Congress and BJD MPs objected to UPSC aspirants being lathicharged in Delhi on Wednesday night. Some BJP MPs also objected to the incident. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu had to intervene...
  • Manmohan backs Sonia, refutes claims made by Natwar Singh in his book Yesterday

    New Delhi: After Congress President Sonia Gandhi's outburst over former union minister Natwar Singh's claims, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, too, on Thursday refuted allegations that the UPA government sent files to 10 Janpath for approval. Backing Sonia, Dr Manmohan Singh said, "There are some conversations that take place which should not...

Politics News

Narendra Modi likely to address UN General Assembly on September 27

The UN General Debate, where presidents, prime ministers, monarchs and foreign ministers address the General Assembly, is scheduled from September 24 to October 1.