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Rahul Gandhi meets President Pranab Mukherjee as JNU row escalates

New Delhi: As JNU row over 'pro-Afzal Guru' event and the arrest of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar continues to escalate, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday, met President Pranab Mukherjee.


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JNU row: Will resignation of 3 ABVP student leaders force BJP to rethink its

Three members of Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP) student wing, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), resigned on Wednesday in protest against the manner in which the Centre has handled the sensitive JNU issue.


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JNU student leader Kanhaiya named in FIR based on TV report

New Delhi: The sedition case lodged against Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader Kanhaiya Kumar appears to be relying mostly on a TV report. When the station house officer (SHO) of a nearby police station paid...


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Before Kanhaiya Kumar's hearing, lawyers disrupt court proceedings again with

Dramatic scenes were witnessed in the Supreme Court during the hearing of a plea on the Patiala House Court violence in which lawyers thrashed Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students and journalists.


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Kejriwal posts cartoon, sets Twitter afire

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is being criticised by a section of Twitter for posting a cartoon that depicts Hanuman-esque figure, guaranteeing Prime Minister Narendra Modi that attention of the public has been...


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Rahul Gandhi fires fresh salvos at BJP, RSS over JNU row

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today criticized BJP and RSS, saying they wanted to control everyone's views and planned to create divide and hatred among people.


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Rajnath's Hafiz Saeed remark about JNU protest, based on agencies' inputs, says

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) event had received support from terrorist organization LeT founder Hafiz Saeed was based on inputs from "different agencies," according to the home ministry spokesperson.


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JNU campus row: Politicians join protests against arrest of students union

The arrest and charges of sedition against the Jawaharlal Nehru University Student's Union president, Kanhiya Kumar, has sparked a major political controversy with leaders from different political parties, including the Congress and its vice-president Rahul Gandhi visiting the university on Saturday to address a protest meeting.


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Is AAP leader Kumar Vishwas planning to move to BJP?

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas' birthday party in Delhi saw National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, BJP leaders and top rank Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) members in attendance among others.


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David Headley's deposition on Ishrat Jahan-LeT link sparks bitter war of words

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are engaged in a bitter war of words ever since Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley's court deposition that Ishrat Jahan -- shot dead in a shootout along with...


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Herald case: Sonia, Rahul move SC to quash charges against them

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have petitioned the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court order refusing to quash summons issued against them by trial court in National...


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Veteran Congress leader, Balram Jakhar, dies at 92

Former Union Minister and veteran Congress leader Balram Jakhar passed away in New Delhi on Wednesday morning.


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Oppn slams Modi govt; Kejriwal says BJP, RSS using Delhi Police as 'private

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accused the BJP-RSS of misusing Delhi Police as a "private army" after a video showing policemen beating students protesters in New Delhi surfaced. The Congress has also...


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PM Modi calls for strict action on erring customs, excise officials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took strong cognizance of complaints and grievances from people related to the customs and excise sector and asked for strict action against concerned officials.


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Pathankot attack: Pakistan verifying fresh evidence given by India, says Nawaz

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said India has given fresh leads relating to the Pathankot airbase attack and Pakistan is verifying the facts to bring the perpetrators to justice.


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PM Modi and French President Hollande To Hold Talks Today, Rafale Jet Deal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande will hold discussions in Delhi today. It seems improbable that the 60,000 crore Rafale jet deal will be closed, but the two leaders are...


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Only one person has right to talk about his 'Mann ki Baat' in country; Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday lent support to Bollywood director and producer Karan Johar for his comment on growing 'intolerance' in the country. Kejriwal also attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the intolerance matter.


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AAP seeks Modi's apology, 'explanation' from PMO over CBI raid

The Delhi government on Wednesday said its claim that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's office on December 15 has been proved right in the court of law. Earlier in the day...


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Win for AAP as Delhi HC pulls up Centre for its step-motherly attitude

The Delhi High Court pulled up the Centre asking why was it was showing a step-motherly attitude towards Delhi and turning a blind eye to the security of citizens. The court asked the Delhi Police to work independently from...


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Pathankot attack: JeM chief Masood Azhar reportedly neither detained, nor under

Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar has reportedly neither been arrested nor placed under house arrest by Pakistani officials. Moreover, the 3 lower ranking JeM members who have been arrested in...


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Next CBI raid at Manish Sisodia or Satyendra Jain's office, says Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday claimed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was planning to raid the offices of either deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia or health minister Satyendra Jain.


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Jaish Chief Masood Azhar In 'Protective Custody': Pakistan Minister

Pakistan's Punjab province Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has confirmed that banned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar has been taken into "protective custody" along with his accomplices, but clarified he is...


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Intolerance row: Teach your wife India's prestige, Ram Madhav tells Aamir Khan

Denouncing actor Aamir Khan's recent remarks on growing intolerance in the country, BJP leader Ram Madhav said the actor should not preach only to an auto-rickshaw driver about India's prestige but also to his wife.


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Why AAP's Muslim volunteers are losing faith in the party

It has been a year since Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party came to power in Delhi and among those who placed their confidence in the new party were Delhi's Muslims. So why is it that at the end of a year, most of AAP's...


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Pathankot attack: Pakistan arresting Jaish chief Maulana Masood Azhar may

The detention of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar could offer Prime Minister Narendra Modi some political cover against criticism that his Lahore diplomacy was a miscalculation and renounced...


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Prashant Bhushan's 'PIL centre' draws CJI Thakur's ire

Chief Justice of India (CJI) TS Thakur questioned noted lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on the working of his Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), an NGO which has filed many petitions on a host of...


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Italian senator says marines won't return to India, MEA says remark unofficial

A senior Italian senator on Tuesday claimed that the two Italian marines accused of murdering Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala would not return to India but the Indian government said that the senator's remark was...


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India shouldn't 'overreact' to Pathankot attack: Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has asked India not to 'overreact' to Pathankot IAF base terror attack which claimed the lives of 7 Indian soldiers.


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Defence Procurement Procedure changes to push 'Make in India' initiative

Attempting to streamline defense acquisitions and give an impetus to indigenization through the 'Make in India' initiative, the government has approved major changes to the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP).


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Congress fumes over Bihar govt website's claim that Indira Gandhi's reign as PM

The Bihar government's official website has termed former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's tenure as PM worse than British rule in India, annoying the Congress party.


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