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Umar Khalid returns to JNU campus: 'I am not ashamed that I was in jail'

After being released from Tihar Jail, JNU student Umar Khalid today said he has no regrets of being arrested and was quite proud of being charged under sedition. "We have no regrets of being jailed in this particular case...


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Continued harassment of Journalist Pushp Sharma

New Delhi: Investigative journalist Pushp Sharma reported today for the third day at the Kotla Mubarakpur Police Station here in respect of his story broken by The Milli Gazette that the Ayush Ministry did not, as per government...


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RSS Sparks Debate By Saying Homosexuality Shouldn't Be A Criminal Offence

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has said that homosexuality should not be considered a criminal offence as long as it does not affect others and sexual preferences are personal and private.


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Sena wants citizenship, voting rights of those not chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki

Attacking AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi for his denial to chant "Bharat Mata Ki Jai", the Shiv Sena on Thursday said those who refuse to chant the slogan should be stripped off their citizenship and voting rights.


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LS passes Aadhar Bill, rejects RS recommendations: What's the new law all about

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Aadhaar Bill, 2016 intended to offer better delivery of subsidies via the Aadhar unique identity number. The passage of the Bill was heralded by heated discussion in the Rajya Sabha...


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Meerut student announces Rs 21,000 reward for cutting AIMIM chief Owaisi's

The war of words over the 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' issue has reached its peak. A student union president of the Meerut college has announced a reward of Rs.21,000 for cutting off the tongue of AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi.


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Chanting 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' in public a matter of choice: Salman Khurshid

Former Law minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid believes that invoking 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' in public is a matter of choice.


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Didn't compare RSS with ISIS, Ghulam Nabi Azad tells the Parliament

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday denied that had compared RSS with ISIS and submitted a recording of his speech that according to him was quoted out of context.


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Affluent Sections Should Give Up Reservation, RSS Says

In an indirect remark at the recent Jat agitation, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS has condemned reservation demands by the "affluent" sections and suggested a study to determine if the deserving backward classes are actually getting the quota benefits.


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Ethics Panel Asks Rahul Gandhi To Explain British Citizenship Charge

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has been asked by the LK Advani-headed Lok Sabha ethics committee to respond to questions on whether he had once declared himself a British citizen. The committee's letter is a result of...


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BJP main target, Samajwadi Party next: Prashant Kishor to Congress leaders

Prashant Kishor, the most talked about person in the political pitch, on Thursday clarified to the Congress leaders that he wants the grand old party to come to power in 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections and not just focus on growing its numbers.


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US takes up 'religious freedom' with India

The United States on Monday expressed displeasure over India refusing visas to members of the United States Commission of International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). A USCIRF team was scheduled to travel to India on...


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Fair and lovely: BJP to move notice against Rahul for 'racist' phrase

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday will move a notice in the Parliament against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's for using the phrase "fair and lovely" in the House two days ago. Rahul had criticized the...


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Rahul Gandhi roars in Parliament: You cannot trample the country's poor citizens

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday unleashed a series of remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government in the Lok Sabha while participating in a debate in the Lower House.


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Ishrat Jahan case: Chidambaram knew about RVS Mani's torture during probe, says

Former undersecretary for internal security at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) RVS Mani's lawyer Kanwar BB Singh on Wednesday grilled the then home minister P Chidambaram's silence in the Ishrat Jahan case, adding...


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After Budget, Opposition Back To Attacking Smriti Irani In Parliament

The Parliament is likely to return to same chaotic situation with opposition parties ready to target Education Minister Smriti Irani in both Houses over her claims on the death of Hyderabad Central University...


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Smriti Irani continues to land in controversies

A debate on Hyderabad University and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) controversies in Lok Sabha turned into a no-holds-barred battle between the BJP and the Opposition on Wednesday, with an aggressive HRD Minister...


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Arvind Kejriwal's MLA from Okhla threatens social activist for raising Muslim

New Delhi, 26th Feb 2016: In a very disturbing incident, Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Okhla constituency, Amanatullah Khan, today threatened to kill an area social activist Mohammad Pervez, who has been very vocal about...


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AAP MLA from Okhla Threatens To Kill Area Social Activist

New Delhi: In a shocking development, Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Okhla constituency, Amanatullah Khan, today threatened to kill area social activist Mohammad Pervez. Eyewitnesses report that Mr. Pervez was talking to...


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Railway Budget 2016: No Hike In Fares, Customer Main Focus

New Delhi: Suresh Prabhu's Rail Budget speech on Thursday morning focused on customer comfort and satisfaction. There was no hike in fares though the Rail Minister early in his speech mentioned that the Railways loses accounted...


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Chidambaram: Grave doubts about Afzal's role in Parliament attack

Three years after the UPA government ordered the hanging of Afzal Guru, P Chidambaram, who held the finance and home portfolios in the UPA government, has said he felt that the case was perhaps not correctly decided and...


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Smriti Irani roars at the Opposition in Lok Sabha, impresses party principals

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani delivered a fiery speech in Lok Sabha on the JNU and Rohith Vemula suicide issue, aggressively posturing throughout the day including her faceoff with Bahujan Samaj Party...


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Meenakshi Lekhi calls Left parties 'witches' in fairy tale of India's growth

With assembly elections in Kerala round the corner, BJP member Meenakshi Lekhi attacked Left parties in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday projecting them as the "witch" in the fairy tale of India's growth story.


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Suresh Prabhu all set to present the Rail Budget 2016

New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will present his second Rail Budget in Parliament on Thursday amid a tight spot on whether to increase fares and freight rates as railway capital is under massive strain.


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Angry Amit Shah Summons Gyandev Ahuja as #BJPCountsCondoms Trends

BJP MLA Gyandev Ahuja from Ramgarh, Rajasthan, has stirred the JNU controversy cauldron on Tuesday by saying that the students who study in the university are involved in illicit activities such as drugs, sex and dancing naked.


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War over Rohith Vemula suicide, JNU as Parliament begins Budget Session

The first working day of Parliament saw the Rajya Sabha being adjourned within moments over protests by the opposition over the suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula at the Hyderabad Central University last month.


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Turbulent budget session kicks off: Sonia backs JNU, slams NDA

New Delhi: The country gears up for a turbulent Budget Session which commenced today with President Pranab Mukherjee addressing a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. During the session, the Rail Budget...


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Subramanian Swamy moves SC to build Ram temple in Ayodhya

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking construction of Lord Ram temple at the disputed land in Ayodhya. Stating his petition before the apex court bench supervised by Chief...


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JNU row: SC to hear contempt plea against Kanhaiya Kumar

The Supreme Court (SC) has agreed to hear a plea asking for contempt charges to be leveled against Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar. The plea also names former Delhi...


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BJP MLA OP Sharma joins police probe in court attack case

BJP MLA OP Sharma reached Tilak Marg Police station in New Delhi after being summoned by Delhi Police on Thursday for allegedly beating up a CPI worker outside Patiala House Court two days ago.


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