The Central Bureau (CBI) of Investigation has started a preliminary enquiry against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and unknown public servants for alleged violation of rules and regulations in awarding a contract for "Talk-to-AK" social media campaign.
The BJP clarified on Wednesday evening that 91-year-old Congress leader Narain Dutt Tiwari has not joined the party, hours after Tiwari met BJP chief Amit Shah and other leaders in Delhi.
In new information which certainly will add more fuel to the controversy over her educational qualification, Union Minister Smriti Irani had asked the Delhi University not to disclose it to an RTI applicant, the School of Open Learning has told the Central Information Commission.
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat today said jawans who take to social media to express their complaints could be punished as their act lowers the morale of those guarding the frontiers of the country.
After many videos of jawans highlighting their poor work conditions started going viral this week, inciting public anger, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat announced to introduce a complaint box which he himself will open.
After a furious Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj threatened to not grant Indian visas to Amazon officials, the company has dropped Indian flag-themed doormats from its website.
Back after a vacation, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi took on PM Modi once again on Wednesday. Attacking the Narendra Modi-led Centre government and its decision to demonetise and scrap high-denomination notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, Rahul said that acche din (good times) will only come when the Congress regains power in 2019 Lok Sabha Election.
The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday issued a showcause notice to BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for his controversial comments on population control. The election body sought a reply from the MP by 11 January.
New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who was on a foreign holiday over the first week of the new year, is back in the national capital. Gandhi, who arrived in the country Monday night, is meeting party leaders today.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in no mood to stop attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetization drive and today she made a suggestion - that he should quit and make way for a "national government" to be headed by senior BJP leader LK Advani or Finance Minister Arun Jaitley or Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Mulayam Singh Yadav has this morning cancelled a Samajwadi Party meeting he had called on Thursday - December 5. SP chief has asked party candidates to head to their constituencies and prepare for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, to be announced any day this week.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked the government to repeal a daily cash withdrawal limit and pay out compensation to poor families hit the hardest by a shock recall of high-value currency last month.
Suspended BJP leader and MP Kirti Azad has never shied away from speaking his mind and this time he has trained his guns at Arun Jaitley. On Sunday, he called the Finance Minister an "inefficient" person and sought his resignation holding him responsible for the hardships faced by the common man post-demonetisation.
The Congress Party on Monday said they have fullest confidence in the Indian armed forces and claimed it has never played politics with the institution and will never do so unlike the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
With the Centre announcing the name of Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat as the new Chief of the Army Staff superseding two seniors for the coveted post, the Congress on Sunday demanded an answer from the government over the decision, while asserting that the Army is a public institution and the nation deserves an answer.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused two former premiers, his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh and Indira Gandhi, of ignoring basic steps to fight corruption.
Former Congress Union minister P Chidambaram today sharply criticised Modi government for the demonetisation decision saying fefore banning high-value notes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should at least have consulted his "own man" Yashwant Sinha so the "monumental mismanagement" could have been avoided.
Legion seems to have no plans of stop hacking as after senior journalist Barkha Dutt's Twitter account was hacked on Saturday by the group ? the same group that hacked Vijay Mallya's and Rahul Gandhi's accounts ? hours later, it hacked her colleague Ravish Kumar's account.
After hacking Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and the party's accounts earlier this month, 'Legion' has struck again. On Friday, troubled business tycoon Vijay Mallya's Twitter account was hacked by the group.
Chairing the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting in the absence of his ailing mother Sonia, vice-president Rahul Gandhi today acted as the defacto president of his party.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the Rajya Sabha on Thursday but his presence may not do much in break the logjam over the scrapping of high-value currency that has deadlocked Parliament and stalled legislative business.
In another blow to the Center, the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay proceedings in seven high courts against the Modi government's decision to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.
Wednesday may turn out to be the Opposition's day in Parliament and outside. The Congress party is being joined by the Left, Trinamool, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party to form a group of 13 outfits that will protest in the Parliament complex against the government's demonetisation move.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is violating a basic duty to update parliament on a huge decision, Left leader Sitaram Yechury said while speaking to NDTV today.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has, for the first time, decided to form a women's wing to expand social reform activities among Muslim women.
While the opposition has been pressing for his presence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to speak on the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in the Rajya Sabha today, where the demonetisation reform will dominate the agenda.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi surprised people standing in the queues outside ATMs and banks in Delhi in the wee hours on Monday, when he reached there unannounced and started talking to them.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday attacked Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, saying the latter can't see the nation's development under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership as he is wearing 'Italian glasses'.
Priyanka Gandhi will actively campaign for the Congress and play a ?major role? in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections scheduled for early next year, top party leaders said on Friday.
The Supreme Court came down hard on the central government today and declined it's request that it stay all petitions against demonetisation pending in various high courts and other forums. The apex court stated categorically that people have a right to approach courts when they have grievances.