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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In a shameful incident, Aam Aadmi Party workers attacked and beat up some social activists in Delhi who had gathered outside AAP office to protest against the illegal occupation of Delhi Waqf Board properties with the connivance of AAP leadership.
Rahul Gandhi today became the sixth person from his family to be president of the Indian National Congress. The first was Motilal Nehru, who was followed by his son Jawaharlal, and then came Indira, Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is to continue his tour of Gujarat despite a major controversy over his Hindu credentials which saw the ruling BJP questioning his faith and Prime Minister Narendra Modi giving a history lesson to the Gandhi scion.
On the first anniversary of demonetisation today, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will visit Surat to participate in a candlelight vigil, as part of the Opposition parties' 'Black Day' protest against the Modi government's decision.
Former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitly has accused the Congress of having a hand in the Tehelka sting 'Operation West End', which led to then Defence Minister George Fernandes' resignation and that when UPA was in power, Congress President Sonia Gandhi had asked then Finance Minister P. Chidambram to ensure that Tehelka's alleged financiers are not treated in an "unfair" or "unjust" manner.
Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan has revived the controversy over the phrase "saffron terror", saying in his weekly column that the right wing no longer can deny the presence of extremist elements among its ranks.
While championing the message of unity in diversity on the 142nd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel being celebrated across India as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed Congress in a veiled attack for not giving Patel, one of the founding fathers of Republic of India, his due credit.
Hadiya Shafin, 24, is an adult, her consent is "prime" and she will be heard in an open court at 3 pm on November 27 to know whether she converted to Islam and married a Muslim by choice or she was compelled, the Supreme Court said on Monday.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday gave a comic spin to claims and counter-claims on his rising popularity on Twitter, but it led to a major political slugfest.
People do not need to stand up in cinema halls to prove their patriotism and "cannot be forced to carry patriotism on their sleeves", the Supreme Court said on Monday, asking the Centre to consider amending the rules to regulate the playing of the National Anthem before a film.
Days after senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha lashed out at Modi government over the economic slowdown, former Union Minister Arun Shourie has said that note ban was largest money-laundering scheme ever.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has in recent times been criticised a lot for following certain Twitter accounts that spew venom and issue threats at will in the social media. The issue made headlines soon after renowned journalist Gauri Lankesh's assassination.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi started his three-day roadshow on Monday in Gujarat. Today he is scheduled hold meetings with party workers and address a kisan sabha.
Actor Kamal Haasan, who confirmed recently that he is considering a political career, will meet Arvind Kejriwal for lunch today. The Delhi Chief Minister is flying down to Chennai just two days after his return to Delhi following a meditation break in Maharashtra.
A protest march, starting at 2 PM, from Mandi House to the Parliament is being organized today to raise voice against the genocide of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar. People from all walks of life are expected to join the march in large numbers.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today launched a fresh attack on the Modi government criticising the November 8, 2016 move of demonetisation.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought to know the stand of the government on a petition challenging its decision to deport illegal Rohingya Muslim immigrants back to Myanmar.
Reiterating its stand on the controversial subject of marital rape, the Centre on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that "criminalising it may destabilise the institution of marriage, apart from being an easy tool for harassing the husbands".
Self-styled spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the rape of two women followers in 2002. The 50-year-old chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect reportedly broke down as he was...
Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in on Monday as the 45th chief justice of India. He was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani, who recently quit as the legal counsel in Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's defamation case against Arun Jaitley, has made fresh accusations against his former client.
Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won the trust vote with 131 legislators supporting him in the 243-member Bihar Assembly, Lalu Yadav's son and till recently Kumar's deputy, Tejashwi Yadav launched...
After much high drama that went on all night, Nitish Kumar took oath as Chief Minister of Bihar, once again, at 10 AM today within hours after resigning from the post, but this time with BJP in the mix instead of RJD and Congress.
The Delhi High Court today directed Arvind Kejriwal not to put "scandalous" questions to Union Minister Arun Jaitley during his cross-examination in a defamation suit filed against the chief minister and five other Aam Aadmi Party leaders.