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Where did they get Dawood's number, minister Eknath Khadse asks AAP

Maharashtra Minister Eknath Khadse has dismissed the charges that he had received calls from fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim as "baseless." "The charges are completely baseless. My questions is, how did...


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BJP set for an overhaul for 2019, Modi focuses on UP polls

The BJP registered a thumping win in Assam on Thursday but Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unwilling to sit on his laurels.


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Coming to avenge Babri, Kashmir, Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar: ISIS video

The Islamic State has released a new documentary on purported Indian jihadists in its ranks. The 22-minute Arabic-language documentary carries interviews with five fugitive jihadists who are now fighting for the IS in Iraq...


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Assembly Elections 2016: BJP set to win Assam, Left crosses half way mark in

The BJP has managed to grab a comfortable lead in Assam, while the Left Front has crossed the half way mark in leads in Kerala. In West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is marching towards another sweep...


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It's muncipality's job: Cong's dig at VK Singh on renaming Akbar Rd

Congress on Wednesday took a dig at Union Minister V K Singh who has pitched for renaming Akbar Road as Maharana Pratap Road, saying the renaming roads "is the job of the Municipal Corporation" and ministers should...


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Pakistan opposes India's Geospatial bill

Pakistan has expressed "serious concern" over India's controversial draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill released earlier this month. In an official release, Pakistan's foreign affairs ministry informs...


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Prashant Kishor, Congress to part ways?

Ace poll strategist Prashant Kishor, who successfully crafted Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha election campaign and Nitish Kumar's 2015 Bihar Assembly polls campaign, had recently been roped in by Congress vice president...


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Raghuram Rajan 'mentally not fully Indian', sack him, Subramanian Swamy to PM

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to immediately sack Raghuram Rajan as RBI governor. "The RBI governor is wilfully and deliberately wrecking the Indian...


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Delhi Civic Polls: AAP, Congress tie with 5 seats each; BJP loses ground

On Tuesday, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won in five out of the 13 wards of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for which bypolls were held on 15 May. However, big news of the day was that the Congress with...


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NIA calls Karkare's probe 'dubious,' drops MCOCA, rejects confessions of key

In a surprising turn of events, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Friday termed the investigation of the 2008 Malegaon blasts by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad as being filled with "lacunae." The agency filed...


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Hindu Sena prays for Trump's success in US election

Right-wing Hindu outfit on Wednesday prayed for the success of Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. Members of west Delhi-based Hindu Sena started the ceremony with a priest anointing 'tilak' on Trump's pictures...


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Home Ministry official on CBI radar missing, letter talks about 'harassment'

A Home Ministry official, currently facing the CBI probe for illegally keeping files connected to activist Teesta Setalvad's organisation, has gone missing. Anand Joshi, an under-secretary, has left a letter claiming he had...


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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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