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Global conspiracy being hatched to unseat PM Modi in 2019, claims Karnataka BJP

A conspiracy was being hatched by various political parties in the country and at the global level to prevent Prime Minister Narendra Modi from coming back to power in 2019, a senior BJP leader from Karnataka has claimed.


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Rahul Gandhi retaliates to BJP's jibe at Sonia: 'My mother more Indian than

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi ended the Karnataka campaign on Thursday with a sharp retaliation to BJP's jibe on his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's Italian descent, saying she was "more Indian than many Indians I have met".


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Dining with Dalits not enough, need to address aspirations- BJP MP Udit Raj

BJP MP Udit Raj said on Friday that merely having food at homes of Dalits is not enough, as the need of the hour is to address their aspirations and grievances, which are not the same as it were in 80s or 90s.


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Rahul slams PM Modi over BJP's candidate choices, says they are like

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a strong attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the BJP's choice of candidates for the Karnataka Assembly elections slated for next week.


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Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi attacks PM, issues 'Modi Scam Alert!'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over an alleged scam in the Rafale fighter aircraft deal with France. Issuing a "Modi Scam Alert!" Gandhi tweeted: "$15 billion fighter jet deal re-tendered. Prime Minister's friend...


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Supreme Court refuse to stay SC/ST verdict, says no dilution; next hearing

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said those agitating against its March 20 order putting in place certain safeguards on arrests under the SC/ST Act may not have read the judgement or could have been misled by "vested interests", as it refused to keep in abeyance the verdict.


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Apology spree continues: Now Arvind Kejriwal and his 3 AAP colleagues say sorry

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal continued his apology spree, now saying "sorry" to Union finance minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley in a defamation case he has filed against him.


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NaMo app sends user data to US firm without consent, security researchers reveal

The official mobile app of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, downloaded over five million times on Android alone, sent user data to a US-based company without consent, security researchers have found.


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Rajya Sabha election result: BJP 68, Congress 54 and TMC secures 13 seats in

Making up to some extent for its defeat at the hands of SP-BSP combine in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies, the BJP on Friday scored a major victory when its candidate defeated a BSP nominee for the 10th seat in the Rajya Sabha biennial elections in which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and actor Jaya Bachchan of the SP were re-elected.


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Office of profit case: Congress says AAP MLAs should resign on 'moral ground',

The Congress on Friday said it would fight the office of profit case involving 20 AAP MLAs in the Election Commission of India (ECI) again after the Delhi High Court set aside their disqualification and asked the poll panel to hear the matter afresh.


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Rahul Gandhi targets Narendra Modi again, says PM in denial about threat of

A day after he launched a sharp attack on PM Narendra Modi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi targeted Modi again on Monday and said he was in denial about the threat of "mass unemployment" and his "acche din" claim would take a beating.


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Rahul Gandhi concludes Congress plenary by outlining blueprint to beat PM Modi

At the conclusion of the 84th plenary session of Indian National Congress on Sunday, party president Rahul Gandhi outlined a roadmap to defeat Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.


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At AICC plenary, Congress president Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for 'using anger to

Congress president Rahul Gandhi came down heavily on the BJP in his first address to the party plenary today, saying the saffron outfit "uses anger" to divide the country, something the Congress will never do.


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UP bypolls: CM Yogi accepts defeat, says Gorakhpur, Phulpur result unexpected

UP by election results 2018: In a big setback for the ruling BJP, the Samajwadi Party on Wednesday won Phulpur, which was vacated by UP deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya as well as won the Gorakhpur seat (vacated by UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath).


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Rahul Gandhi meets French President Macron; discusses fake news, climate change

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday and said they discussed issues common to both democracies including fake news and looked forward to collaborating with him on climate change.


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AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan granted bail in Chief Secretary assault case

The Delhi High Court on Monday granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan in the Chief Secretary assault case. Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash had alleged that during a meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence he was assaulted by the AAP MLAs.


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Owaisi calls Godse 'no. 1 hindu rashtra terrorist', says triple talaq bill is

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi spoke on a number of issues on Sunday ranging from assassination of Mahatma Gandhi to the controversial Triple Talaq bill. He called Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, as the 'Number 1 Hindu Rashtra Terrorist'.


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Internal bickering, generational fight and corruption issues led to our defeat

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that internal bickering and generational fight within the Congress party and issues relating to corruption led to its defeat in the 2014 general election.


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'Acche Din' would prove to be the nemesis of Modi govt: Sonia Gandhi

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi Friday urged "like-minded parties" to sink their local differences for unity at the national level even as she said that "acche din" would prove to be the nemesis of Modi government like "India Shining" was for Atal Bihari Vajpayee.


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Conrad Sangma takes oath as 12th chief minister of Meghalaya

Conrad Sangma, Chief of the National People's Party has taken oath as the next Chief Minister of Meghalaya. He was sworn in today.


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CBI: Karti's arrest followed a statement by Indrani Mukerjea who said 'P

CBI has said the arrest of Karti Chidambaram followed a statement by accused Indrani Mukerjea in which she had alleged that P Chidambaram, while he was Union Finance Minister, had asked her and her husband Peter Mukerjea to help his son's business.


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Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Rahul Gandhi alleges nefarious design behind

Congress president Rahul Gandhi today alleged nefarious design behind the reassignment of a judge hearing appeals in the the Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case.


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My life under threat in jail: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

Aam Aadmi Party's MLA from Okhla constituency of Delhi, Amanatullah Khan, who is facing prosecution in the Delhi Chief Secretary assault case, has sought his transfer to another jail alleging that he may be "killed" in the Mandoli Jail, where he is lodged at present.


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Delhi Chief Secretary alleges assault by AAP MLAs at Kejriwal's residence; govt

Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash on Tuesday met Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and registered a complaint against two ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs for allegedly assaulting him.


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Demonetisation a result of RSS having a say in govt policy: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), of trying to capture India's institutions on Tuesday, saying decisions such as demonetisation were the result of the RSS having a say in government policy.


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Babri Masjid dispute: Muslim law board member claims Islam allows mosque to be

Speaking on the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute, All India Muslim Personal Law Board member Maulana Sayyed Salman Husaini Nadvi has claimed that there is a provision in Islam to shift the mosque. Maulana Nadvi made the statement during a meeting with Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar.


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More trouble for Kejriwal? CBI recovers property, bank papers linked to Delhi

The CBI has recovered property documents, bank deposit slips of about Rs 2 crore allegedly linked to Delhi minister Satyendar Jain, and companies where he was director, during searches at the residence of Delhi Dental Council Registrar, reports said.


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Pravin Togadia breaks down during press conference, says 'conspiracies hatched

VHP leader Pravin Togadiya, who was found unconscious at a Ahmedabad hospital after going 'missing' for about 10 hours, addressed a press conference on Tuesday.


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Fodder scam verdict: Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 3.5 years in jail

Bihar's veteran politician Lalu Yadav, who was convicted in a second case of fodder scam -- involving the embezzlement of more than Rs. 84.5 lakh in government funds -- was given three-and-a-half-year's jail term and a fine of Rs. 5 lakh by a special court in Bihar today.


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Fodder scam: CBI court to pronounce quantum of sentence for Lalu at 2 pm today

After a two-day delay, the Ranchi Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court will pronounce the quantum of sentence for Lalu Prasad Yadav in the fodder scam today.


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