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Modi govt trying to dislodge Congress governments: Manmohan Singh

Launching a strong attack on the BJP-led NDA government, former prime minister Manmohan Singh today accused the Modi government of trying to dislodge Congress governments in the states. "Since BJP has come to power they...


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Parrikar on AgustaWestland scandal: Invincible hand guided action or inaction

The ongoing political drama between the ruling BJP and main opposition Congress over alleged payoffs in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal got very intense on Wednesday when Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar launched...


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AgustaWestland deal: BJP most welcome to reveal details, Sonia Gandhi says

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said the BJP is "most welcome" to make revelations related to the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal.


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VVIP chopper deal: Manohar Parrikar to make statement in Parliament

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday will on Wednesday make statement in Parliament on the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal. Last week a huge furore was witnessed in Rajya Sabha after BJP MP Subramanian...


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Chopper scam: Rahul Gandhi says, I am happy to be targeted

"I am always being targeted. I am happy to be targeted," this is what Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had to say on Tuesday in response to allegations about his aide's role in the AgustaWestland chopper deal...


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Pathankot attack: Security agencies ill-prepared, govt response inadequate,

The Standing Committee of Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday came down hard on the Centre for the January 2 Pathankot terror attack, saying had the Centre been serious and the intelligence agencies had functioned...


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Italy says UN court ordered bail for marine Salvatore Girone, India rejects

Italian government claimed on Monday that a UN court has ordered that Italian marine Salvatore Girone, presently behind bars in India for the alleged 2012 killings of two fishermen, be allowed to return home on bail.


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VVIP Chopper scandal: CBI grills ex-IAF chief Tyagi for 10 hours

The CBI on Monday grilled former IAF chief SP Tyagi for around 10 hours over his alleged links with middlemen in the controversial Rs 3,600-crore Agusta Westland chopper deal.


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Veteran leader Ilyas Azmi quits AAP, calls Kejriwal anti-Muslim, dictatorial

New Delhi: On Monday, Aam Aadmi Party founder member and former MP Ilyas Azmi, called a press conference where he announced that he is leaving the party and accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of being anti-Muslim...


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VVIP chopper deal probe: CBI to question former-IAF chief SP Tyagi, his 2

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is set to question former IAF chief SP Tyagi, along with his two brothers on Monday, in connection with the controversial Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.


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Huge shift in 'Pak policy'? Govt says no problem in Hurriyat talking to

In a significant change in its "Pakistan Policy", the Narendra Modi-led government at the centre has now decided to "compromise" on its "most controversial" point on Islamabad, saying it has no problem in Hurriyat leaders...


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Chopper scam: Kejriwal dares BJP to arrest Cong chief Sonia Gandhi

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) to arrest Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other leaders of the party in connection with the notorious Rs 3,600 core...


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Kejriwal giving preference to his own community in AAP and govt: Ilyas Azmi

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party founder member and former MP Ilyas Azmi has been removed from party's national executive. After hearing this news Ilyas Azmi openly accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.


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AgustaWestland case: Ahmed Patel denies any wrongdoing

Blaming the BJP for maligning him and his colleagues over the Chopper deal, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday said he is ready to be hanged if there was any evidence. Patel spoke to the media as he...


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I have nothing to hide: Sonia Gandhi reacts to chopper scam

Amid political blame game between the BJP and Congress over the 2013 Augusta VVIP chopper deal, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said that she is not afraid and has nothing to hide.


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At Crucial Delhi Talks, Pakistan Delivers Two Irritants For India

Pakistan has snubbed basic protocol during Foreign Secretary talks with India by issuing a statement while the dialogue was still in process. As an additional irritant, Pakistan's statement makes it clear that...


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Opposition condemns rustication of JNU student in RS

The Left parties on Tuesday gave a notice in the Rajya Sabha pressing for a discussion over the disciplinary action against Anirban Bhattacharya and Umar Khalid, the students charged with sedition along with Kanhaiya Kumar...


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BJP plans to corner Congress over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat case

The BJP has asked all its lawmakers in both Houses to be present in Parliament all of this week. The party is putting together its arsenal to counter the opposition on Uttarakhand and is gearing up to attack the Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue.


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Declare computer language 'anti-national,' Manish Sisodia mocks Smriti Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani has been criticized for asking the Indian Institutes of Technology to teach Sanskrit language for enabling the study of science and technology as echoed in its literature.


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JNU's decision to rusticate Umar, Anirban & fine Kanhaiya draws criticism

On Monday, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) banned Anirban Bhattacharya from pursuing any course at the varsity for the next 5 years, rusticated Umar Khalid for one semester and slapped Rs 10,000 fine on Kanhaiya...


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'We Don't Go To Manali': Chief Justice Retorts After PM's Comment

The Supreme Court collegium will take a week to respond to government on the revised memorandum of procedure, a document to lead appointment of judges to the top court and the high courts, Chief Justice of India TS Thakur...


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Kanhaiya Kumar claims man tried to strangulate him in flight; police disagrees

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) President Kanhaiya Kumar on Sunday alleged that a fellow flyer in Jet Airways flight physically assaulted him. Kanhaiya accused the co-passenger sitting...


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Mary Kom, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Subramanian Swamy Among 6 Nominated To RS

Six vacancies in the nominated category in Rajya Sabha was filled on Friday by some prominent faces of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after President Pranab Mukherjee gave a nod to it.


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Tit for tat: After China's Azhar snub, India grants visa to Uyghurs

China has strongly protested against New Delhi's decision to permit Uyghur activists to come to India to meet Dalai Lama in a move meant to raise the stakes in conflict against Beijing at a time when it has rebuffed India...


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PM Modi to visit U.S in June, could address Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would undertake a visit to the US for a bilateral summit with President Barack Obama in June, most likely on June 7th and 8th. The agenda is still being discussed but his itinerary will...


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Pakistan Gives Kirpal Singh's Body But Heart, Stomach Missing

The stomach and heart of Indian prisoner Kirpal Singh, who died under mysterious circumstances in a Pakistani jail, were missing when his body arrived here on Tuesday and was handed over to Indian authorities.


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Kohinoor row: Swamy slams Centre, will write to PM

The Indian government appeared to concede Monday that the spectacular Kohinoor diamond made its way to Britain as a gift. Following the government's assertion, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy...


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Ishrat Jahan Affidavits Row: Fresh Controversy For Chidambaram, Congress

The Ishrat Jahan controversy has flared up with the 51-page home ministry file on the case recording that former home minister P Chidambaram had signed the original affidavit describing the Mumbra teenager...


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Parrikar in China: State media says India wants to be 'most beautiful woman'

Whitewashing India's decision to ink a logistic agreement with the US, Chinese state media on Monday said the proposed deal is delayed because of doubt between the two as India wants to be the "most beautiful woman" pursued...


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India-France Rafale negotiations in final stages: report

The negotiations over the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets have entered the final stages as both India and France have managed to scale down their differences over the pricing.


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