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Rahul Gandhi to hold rallies in Chikkamagaluru, Hassan

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit Chikkamagaluru, a place which has a significant place in the history of the party, and neighbouring Hassan …


Karnataka: PM Modi has double standards on corruption, says Congress President Rahul Gandhi

He said the prime minister needed empathy to succeed.<p>Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being …


Karnataka polls: BJP caught off guard as Siddaramaiah govt seeks separate religious status for Lingayats - Firstpost

Massive political face-off erupts in Karnataka between Congress and BJP over the Siddaramaiah government's decision to recommend separate religious …


Separate Lingayat religion: An old demand powered by new politics

Jaya Mruthyunjaya Swamiji of Kudalasangama Panchamasali Peetha and his followers celebrate after Karnataka decided to write to the Centre to grant …


Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi concludes third phase of his Janaashirvada Yatre

Rahul Gandhi today finished third phase of Janaashirvada Yatre in Karnataka.<p>Gandhi has visited Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and Chikmagalur districts in …


MHA probing Mary Kom's NGO, Rajiv Gandhi Trust, Nasscom

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) An NGO runby Olympic medalist and Rajya Sabha Member Mary Kom, the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and Nasscom are among 42 …


Amnesty India, Trust chaired by Sonia Gandhi under govt scanner for alleged FCRA violations

Share Email<p>Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that a total of 42 organisations including Sonia Gandhi …


Congress against dilution of SC/ST Act, wants review petition

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday said it was against dilution of any provisions in the SC/ST Act and asked the Modi government to …


Reform within Congress will only work if Rahul Gandhi corrects mistakes made within the party in the past - Firstpost

The Indian National Congress’s 84th plenary was remarkable mostly because, in a sense, it formalised Rahul Gandhi as the president of the party. Some …


Will Opposition Get CLEAN-BOWLEDDD by Modi’s GOOGLY

If the conventional saying is that a week is a long time in politics, then a fortnight could well pack a double punch of change, as we experienced in …


Congress social media head's mother hints at contesting as an independent in assembly elections

Share Email<p>Congress is known for nepotism and dynastic politics. Almost everyone related to a politician at top post feels entitled to a party ticket …


Why India needs the right to economic growth

Both Congress and BJP governments have denied India the ‘right to economic growth’


'The Wire' tries to rationalise terrorism and whitewash the ghastly 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts

Share Email<p>A recent article titled – <i>‘Past Continuous: 1993 Bombay Blasts Were in Response to an Entire Community Being Alienated’</i> published in ‘<i>The</i> …


Seychelles Strategy: Why A Base On Assumption Island Is Crucial For Securing The Indian Ocean Region

Snapshot<p>New Delhi has recently made a sound move by agreeing to work in tandem with similarly-minded powers to protect the Indian Ocean.<p>The …


DNA Edit: Padma’s glory restored

The Padma Awards have never been free from controversy. Whispers of patronage and indiscreet lobbying behind the scenes has meant that accusations of …


Himanta Biswa Sarma mocks Rahul's 'empty stage' gesture at plenary, says 'dynasty rocks' in Congress

The Congress Plenary Session wasn’t short of dramatics with Rahul Gandhi comparing the Congress with the noble Pandavas in the Mahabharata epic as he …


A reader's guide to the Air India bombing and the bloody conflict that preceded it

From the archives: These eight stories from the Maclean’s archive dating back to 1982 help explain the background to Canada’s deadliest terror …


Pat-downs by male officers on women to be done with ‘strict regard to decency’

SINGAPORE: The police will put in place strict standard operating procedures to ensure that any searches conducted by male officers on women will be …

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Vedic astrology: Meet the man who calculates your tomorrow

Since the age of 12, 74-year-old Sushil Chaturvedi claims he has had a fan following of politicians, industrialists and sports stars for accuracy of …


Cong plenary: Chidambaram says next govt will face major economic crisis

Chidambaram said four years of Narendra Modi government has, rather than pulling them from poverty, pushed more people into it


Budget and Panneerselvam’s rare feat

Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, who delivered his eighth budget speech last week, now occupies the fourth slot in the special club figuring …


Out of the Box Journalism Part 7: The Man Who Would Be King

<i>Preface: At a time when there was only one</i> <i>government broadcaster Doordarshan- in a quest to bring real pictures to people, the Living Media created</i> …


Congress asks Election Commission to return to ballot papers, wants media freedom ensured

The Congress on Saturday demanded the Election Commission of India to returning to ballot papers in view of complaints of EVM tampering.<p>The party, in …


Congress plenary session sees a race to praise Nehru Gandhi dynasty, and a slip of tongue

Share Email<p>Praising Rahul Gandhi was one of the top priorities at the ongoing Congress plenary session at Delhi. In his inaugural address, Rahul …


Uttarakhand lab asked to pay woman Rs 10 lakh for wrong cancer report

A Dehradun-based pathological laboratory was asked to pay Rs 10 lakh with interest to a woman, who was wrongly diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>The …


A farm of happiness

Festivals around the country celebrate traditional and local varieties of fruits and vegetables


Hinjewadi-Shivajinagar Metro: Tender to be finalised by April 27

The estimated cost of the project, to be executed under the PPP model, is Rs 8,000 crore


When regional parties start off a no-trust move against Centre

It is possibly the first time that a regional party with not even enough numbers to move a no-trust motion has taken the lead, and others are …


The States Of True Power

A non-BJP, non-Congress front can script a new scenario


In the UK, a debate about whether secret Operation Blue Star papers should be made public

The case seeking the declassification of the UK documents was brought by journalist Phil Miller. A decision is likely in six weeks.<p>A tribunal in …