Congress (INC)

US Senate passes bill to strengthen defence ties with India

The US Senate on Tuesday, June 19, passed a defence bill worth $716 billion seeking to strengthen Washington's defence ties with New Delhi.<p>The US …

India

Virginia politicians try to woo Indian-Americans ahead of polls

Ahead of mid-term polls in November, political parties in the U.S. state of Virginia are trying to woo Indian Americans as their increasingly …

Washington D.C.

Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala writes to Pranab Mukherjee asking him not to attend RSS meet

<b>Thiruvananthapuram:</b> Senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday sent a letter to former president Pranab Mukherjee requesting him to …

India

A full CM term - hit ya miss?

B S Yeddyurappa was sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka on May 17, 2018. And now, the BJP has to prove its strength on the floor of the House on …

India

Karnataka election: Is this the end of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty? | In 60 Seconds

Following a loss in Karnataka’s election, AEI’s Sadanand Dhume assesses the impact of defeat on the Indian National Congress.

Karnataka

Karnataka verdict: Mehbooba congratulates BJP for its "stellar performance"

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today congratulated the BJP for its "stellar performance" in Karnataka assembly elections.<p>"Hearty …

India News

Time INC changed name to Congress (PMP), says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

With the BJP leading in the Karnataka polls, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on May 15 took potshots at the Congress saying it is …

India News

Karnataka Elections 2018: Can Siddaramaiah Break A 30-Year Trend?

While opinion polls conducted in Karnataka over the last few weeks indicate a lead for the Indian National Congress and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah …

India News

Yet another girl raped and set alight despite public outcry

A 17-year-old Indian girl has been raped and set alight, amid public outcry over the rape and burning alive of another girl last week.<p>The devastating …

Government (India)

Medical tourism in India bringing infections into US: Health official

Medical tourism especially in a country like India has been bringing its own sets of infection into the United States, a top health official has told …

Public Health

Indian National Congress President has vowed to decriminalise gay sex

Rahul Gandhi made the remarks after meeting with a transgender activist, Akkai Padmashali.<p>At the moment, India’s Supreme Court is debating whether to …

LGBTQI

EC will hear a petition seeking cancellation of 'palm of hand' symbol for Congress party

Share Email<p>The Model Code of Conduct states that the election campaigning of political parties must stop 48 hours before the polling date. Citing …

Codes of Conduct

EC to Hear Plea Seeking Cancellation of Congress’ ‘Hand’ Symbol Ahead of Karnataka Polls

The complainant, a BJP leader, had alleged that Congress candidates, supporters and agents always carry the symbol, even when campaigning is stopped …

India

Election Commission agrees to hear BJP leader’s plea seeking cancellation of Congress's hand symbol

The petitioner claimed that the party was has an undue advantage as its candidates and supporters always carry the symbol, even when campaigning has …

India

Facebook data leak: PM Narendra Modi wants data sharing to be regulated and servers located in India

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg swapped his trademark T-shirt and jeans for a dark suit and a purple tie as he met US lawmakers to apologize …

Social Media

BJP had the highest income among national parties in 2016-’17, says report

The saffron party’s income of Rs 1,034.27 accounted for 66% of the total income of Rs 1,559.17 crore reported by the seven national parties.<p>The …

India

Data scandal! Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to testify before American Congress - Tamil Movie News

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will be testifying before a joint hearing of the U.S. Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees on April 10 and the …

Tamil Cinema

Kashmir violence: Has Modi's policy failed?

India-administered Kashmir is again in the grip of violence, as protesters clash with security forces. New Delhi claims Pakistan is fueling terrorism …

Pakistan

Several dead as India intensifies campaign against militants in Kashmir | News | DW | 02.04.2018

Twenty people have been killed in Indian Kashmir during clashes between police and suspected militants, as well as during protests. Many civilians …

India

Clueless star Stacey Dash withdraws her bid for US congress

As if! <i>Clueless</i> star Stacey Dash has withdrawn from her US Congress run, citing the "bitterness" of the political process.<p>The actress turned …

Celebrity (UK)

A Mighty Wind

How the BJP Wins: Inside India’s Greatest Election Machine<p>by Prashant Jha<p>New Delhi: Juggernaut, 235 pp., $25.50<p>When Crime Pays: Money and Muscle in …

India

Caste census, panel report on NICE go into cold storage

With the announcement of calendar of events for holding elections to the Assembly, the Siddaramaiah government’s two major reports — the …

India

Siddaramaiah app removed; his photos being scrubbed from online space

After the Siddaramaiah app, a State government-run application that functioned as a bridge between the Chief Minister and citizens, was pulled down, …

India

SENSATIONAL| Smoking Gun: Indian National Congress' Poster Was Displayed In Alexander Nix's Room

Hack:<p>While Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been dismissing the links between Cambridge Analytica and his party, the smoking gun has now …

Cambridge Analytica

A New Tool Breaks Down Earnings Potential for Different Majors. Here’s What You Need to Know.

U. of Texas system<p>The tool, called seekUT, allows students at colleges in the U. of Texas system to glean information about how much graduates in …

College & University

LIVE updates: Karnataka Assembly election dates announced, polling to be in single phase

<b>09:50 IST:</b> The Election Commission of India has called a press conferrence at its New Delhi headquarters where the poll body is expected to announced …

India

Data politics: BJP, Congress trade barbs on app privacy issues

The BJP-Congress squabble over data politics comes at a time of heightened sensitivity worldwide after the alleged misuse of personal data amid the …

India

French hacker's expose prompts Congress to delete Android app from Play Store

The Indian National Congress today deleted its WithINC Android application from the Google Play Store after the app landed in the centre of a data …

Google Play

BJP govt has made corruption in elections easier: Bhushan

The BJP government at the Centre has made it easier for political parties to receive kickbacks, and for black money to fund political parties, said …

India

Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company Has Diversified, US Lawmakers Told

India's sustained campaign against Dawood was finally acknowledged by America in 2003 when the US declared him a global terrorist having links with …

India