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GST row: Congress ends breakthrough hopes that were revived after Naidu, Sonia

The Congress party on Thursday rebuffed suggestions of a breakthrough on GST bill, hours after the government said it had agreed to the demands set by the main opposition party to support the measure.


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Masood Azhar main Pak handler of Pathankot airbase attack

Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar and his brother Abdul Rauf Asghar, mastermind of IC-814 hijack case, are among 4 persons identified by Indian intelligence agencies as 'handlers...


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Shatrughan Sinha's book launch brings BJP dissidents together

An event to launch actor-MP Shatrughan Sinha's biography Anything but Khamosh ended up showcasing how the Bihar defeat has divided leaders in the BJP.


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Saradha scam: Chidambaram's wife named in chargesheet

In a major development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has named former Union Minister P Chidambaram's wife Nalini Chidambaram in a supplementary charge sheet in Saradha scam. The chargesheet, which was filed...


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Cong offers govt olive branch but with a caveat

On the first day of 2016, Congress declared support to policies and programmes that promote peace, harmony, economic development and social welfare in the country, but with a stipulation, that government must engage the...


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Pakistan claims 189 prisoners 'missing' in India

According to a report in English daily, Pakistan has claimed that 189 Pakistani personnel are 'missing' in India.


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Rahul Gandhi to be made Cong president after his Europe visit?

After the return of party vice president Rahul Gandhi from Europe next week, the process of the much-delayed organizational elections in Congress could get an impetus.


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Arrested IAF official was honey-trapped by spy posing as British journo

Ranjith KK, the 30-year-old Indian Air Force official who was suspended from service and arrested from an airbase in Punjab earlier this week, had allegedly leaked official secrets to a suspected intelligence operative...


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BJP's Ram Madhav to Muslim Al Jazeera journalist: We'll worry about Kashmir,

BJP's national general secretary Ram Madhav might have set the party up for embarrassment during an interview with Al Jazeera Muslim journalist Mehdi Hasan. Madhav had agreed to be a part of a segment titled, 'Is...


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Nawaz Sharif wears pink turban gifted by Modi at granddaughter's wedding

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday wore the Rajasthani pink turban gifted to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit on Friday for his granddaughter's wedding.


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DDCA row: BJP seeks public apology for allegations against Jaitley, Kejriwal

The BJP on Sunday demanded a public apology from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his accusations against Arun Jaitley, noting there was no reference about the finance minister in the report of the city government's...


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DDCA probe: L-G Jung's queries add fuel to AAP govt vs opposition war

The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) controversy continued to raise eyebrows on Friday with Delhi's Lieutenant-Governor (LG) Najeeb Jung writing to the Centre that the Delhi government's commission of inquiry...


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PM Modi touched by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's gesture

Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to New Delhi on Friday from Kabul with a surprise stopover in Lahore where he and Pakistani Prime Minister vowed to pursue the derailed bilateral peace process.


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PM Modi in Russia: Talks with President Putin, signing of pacts on key areas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to hold 16th India-Russia annual summit talks on Thursday at the Kremlin after which the two sides are likely to sign a number of agreements to...


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DDCA row: Kirti Azad threatens 'more revelations', Cong says his ouster

Hours after being suspended from BJP, Darbhanga MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad slammed the party's move, stating that he was punished for speaking the truth and highlighting corruption. Azad has released a list of 52...


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Jaitley must resign on DDCA like Advani did on hawala: Cong to PM Modi

The Congress on Tuesday demanded that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should quit over alleged irregularities in DDCA like BJP leader L.K. Advani had done in the wake of hawala accusations.


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PM Modi heads to Russia today, new defence, energy deals on cards

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hopeful about the outcome of the visit to Russia. In an update on his Facebook page, PM wrote, "Today I will commence my visit to Russia, my first bilateral visit after we formed the Government...


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Juvenile bill passed by Rajya Sabha: A look at the key provisions

A day after members across parties agreed that juvenile justice bill should be considered seriously, the Parliament on Tuesday passed the important legislation.


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Subramanian Swamy urges PM Modi to make changes in National Anthem

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make some changes in the National Anthem. Last month, Swamy had written a letter to Modi, urging him to propose to Parliament that as committed...


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Rajya Sabha adjourned twice due to Congress protests over Arun Jaitley

The Congress Party has continued to press for the resignation of finance minister Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha over alleged irregularities in Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) for the second day, forcing two adjournments before noon.


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Winter session: 6 bills may be passed in last 3 days

There is some hope that the Rajya Sabha is likely to function smoothly for the remaining 3 days of the winter session of Parliament. But it may not discuss contentious legislations such as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Constitution Amendment Bill.


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National Herald case: Sonia and Rahul Gandhi appear in court, granted bail

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son and deputy Rahul Gandhi today appeared at the Patiala House court and were granted bail within minutes in the National Herald case.


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BJP's Subramanian Swamy to get govt accommodation on security ground

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy will get government accommodation from the Central government on security ground. The government also allowed former Punjab DGP K P S Gill and Chairman of Anti-Terrorism Front M S Bitta to...


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National Herald case: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to appear in court tomorrow

With just a day left before they appear in Delhi's Patiala House court in connection with National Herald case, the big question is whether Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi will submit an...


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Sushma Swaraj Hoping For A New Beginning In Ties With Pakistan

After a successful two- day visit to Pakistan External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has expressed that both India and Pakistan are moving towards a new beginning as the two countries have agreed on a new...


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Kejriwal cries murder, Jaitley calls it a ploy: What is really happening

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has now picked a fight Arun Jaitley, the Union finance minister over alleged irregularities in Delhi's cricket association.


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Herald case: ED official transferred

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) official, who had recommended closure of the National Herald case, has been shifted to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).


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GST row: Arun Jaitley invokes Nehru to remind Congress of responsibilities

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday apprehended a "wash out" of the current Winter Session and evoked Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru to remind Congress of the responsibility and duties of lawmakers for governance of the...


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Parliament logjam continues as govt, Congress spar over 'National Herald' case

For the fourth consecutive day on Thursday, the Congress disrupted Parliament proceedings over the National Herald controversy, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying there were several measures other than the crucial GST Bill that were pending in Parliament.


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National Herald case: Sonia, Rahul allege 'political vendetta' by BJP; Jaitley

Denying the Congress's charge of political vendetta by the BJP government in the National Herald case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi should face the court.


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