UPA

Mecca Masjid blast case verdict 'slap on UPA's face': VHP

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday welcomed a National Investigation Agency (NIA) court verdict acquitting all five …

India

Congress leader Manish Tewari alleges Sports Ministry of trying to politicise India's athletics performance in last four years

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Manish Tewari today accused the Union sports ministry of trying to "politicise" sports by seeking information on medal …

India

Centre, Kerala government colluding on fuel prices: Chennithala

The Congress-led opposition on Wednesday walked out of the Assembly, accusing the Kerala government of work with the Centre to "fleece" people …

India

The narrative around 2019 is more likely to be shaped from state capitals than Ramlila Maidan

Anna Hazare sat on a hunger strike in Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan to press for demands, including the appointment of Lokpal and Lokayukta. The agitation …

India

INX Media case: SC extends interim relief from arrest to Karti till April 27

The Supreme Court on Monday extended, till April 27, the interim protection from arrest it granted to Congress leader P. Chidambaram's son Karti …

India

Mamta Banerjee to woo opposition leaders during her Delhi trip

<b>TMC sources said Mamata also plans to reach out to regional parties such as the TDP, a former BJP ally, and the BJD for a united oppn in 2019</b><p><b>New</b> …

India

Karnataka election: Amit Shah accuses Siddaramaiah govt of dividing Hindus

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday accused Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah of trying to divide Hindus in the state by …

India

Congress heads back to the centre on economics

The economic policy resolution is the clearest signal possible of an attempt to recapture the middle ground when it comes to economic policy. Photo: …

India

Pendency UPA legacy: Law min hits back after Rahul's 'fake news' jibe

<b>New Delhi:</b> Hours after Congress President Rahul Gandhi lashed out at Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad over the collapsing legal system, Prasad …

India

Speaking of taxes, amid selfie sessions

Over 600 students of Maharani’s Science, Arts and Commerce College for Women interacted for over an hour with Congress president Rahul Gandhi, amid …

India

Rahul promises uniform GST if UPA wins polls

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the multiple tax slabs under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be withdrawn and a uniform …

India

Aircel-Maxis case: ED opposes Karti Chidambaram's anticipatory bail

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday file a reply in a Delhi court and opposed the anticipatory bail plea filed by Karti …

Karti Chidambaram

Supreme Court asks 11 states to explain failure to appoint Lokayuktas, Uplokayuktas

NEW DELHI: On the day Anna Hazare began an indefinite hunger strike demanding the appointment of a Lokpal and Lokayuktas to probe corruption cases, …

India

Sonia Gandhi rushed to Chandigarh hospital, later leaves for Delhi

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi was rushed to a hospital in Chandigarh late last night after taking ill while travelling to the city from …

India

Sonia Gandhi taken to Delhi from Shimla after complaint of restlessness

The doctor accompanying Sonia Gandhi till Chandigarh said her condition was stable. Photo: PTI<p><b>Shimla:</b> United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson …

India

Centre seeks to change forest policy to promote industrial plantations in natural forests

The existing policy bans commercial activity in natural forests to protect forest dwellers. The new draft policy is up for public comments till April …

Forests

Ravi Shankar Prasad claims Congress has links to data firm Cambridge Analytica, warns of stern action - Firstpost

The Bharatiya Janata Party has dragged Congress into the controversy stirred by a London-based firm Cambridge Analytica, which is accused of …

India

Air India set to give salary hikes, promotions to pilots even as the Maharajah looks at ways to clear Rs 53,000-cr debt - Firstpost

Is Air India wasting taxpayers’ money? A further reading into the article will clear your doubt as to why we have asked this question in first place. …

India

Floundering in a Decentralised Polity, CPI(M) Takes a Back seat in Federal Front Politics

In its infancy, which was in the last millennium, federal coalition politics was an inchoate muddle of new leaders and fragments of old guard of …

India

Andhra parties take a leaf out of Telangana playbook, team up for special status agitation

Political parties and social organisations in Andhra Pradesh have formed a joint action commitee (JAC), similar to the one that spearheaded the …

India

A move to equivalence

Several Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) and agreements were signed between France and India recently on French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit. …

Rajya Sabha

Books to read this week

<b>Inside Indian Schools: The Enigma of Equity and Quality</b><p>By Vimala Ramachandran<p>The book is a detailed, reflective and granular narrative of …

Books

Rahul Gandhi continues tirade against BJP over Rafale deal

Hack:<p>Rahul Gandhi, continued his onslaught against NDA over the Rafale fighter jets deal<br>• Gandhi said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government …

India

Rahul Gandhi just doesn't get it; beyond trashing Modinomics, there's nothing in Congress' economic resolution  - Firstpost

The Congress party’s economic resolution, adopted at the party’s eighty-fourth plenary session, ends with this line: “We have heard the clamour for …

India

Rahul Gandhi says will build a new Congress to fight BJP

Positioning himself as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s principal challenger in 2019, Rahul Gandhi on Sunday delivered one of his most aggressive …

India

Here is what happened when Congress moved no-confidence motion against Vajpayee-led govt in 2003

With the Telugu Desam Party and YSR Congress Party filing a no-confidence motion, HT looks back at the last no-confidence motion moved in Parliament …

India

What is Rahul Gandhi’s Narrative at the Congress Plenary?

At the 1998 All India Congress Committee plenary, Sonia Gandhi’s election as Congress President was ratified. Electorally, the party was at its …

India

Demonetization was a greatest lie, only Congress can end crisis: Chidambaram

New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Sunday described demonetization as the "greatest lie" and …

India

Ballot: Ten Episodes That Have Shaped India’s Democracy review: Poll preference

Elections are often seen as a sign of the times, a capture of the way society dealt with the important questions of that time. Do they have an …

India

Cong Agri Resolution Promises Loan-Waiver, Increase in MSP

The Congress on Saturday, 17 March, said that if voted to power, it would come out with a loan-waiver scheme for small and marginal farmers similar …

India