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Youths will respond to Rahul Gandhi's call: Congress leader Chidambaram

Youths will respond to Rahul Gandhi's call: Congress leader Chidambaram

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday said that youths will respond to new party President Rahul Gandhi's call for an "alternative narrative" based on equal opportunity and jobs for the....

Not me, my mother will contest from Rae Bareli: Priyanka Gandhi

Not me, my mother will contest from Rae Bareli: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday scotched speculation about Sonia Gandhi retiring from politics, saying her mother will fight from her Lok Sabha constituency of Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh in....

Perhaps Rahul Ghandhi should visit mosques and churches as well

Perhaps Rahul Gandhi should visit mosques and churches as well

There will probably be a mixed reaction in the secular camp to Rahul Gandhi's temple-hopping in Gujarat. To some, it may seem to be a negation of the Congress's vaunted....

A year of comparative normalcy but permanent peace eludes Jammu and Kashmir

A year of comparative normalcy but permanent peace eludes Jammu and Kashmir

Even though permanent peace remained a distant dream for the people of beleaguered Jammu and Kashmir, 2017 was a comparatively better year for the state — security forces registered huge....

PM Modi attacks Meghalaya government, seeks votes for BJP on development issue

PM Modi attacks Meghalaya government, seeks votes for BJP on development issue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government, saying it had created scam after scam while his BJP was only for development. He claimed that....

Need to create political consensus for simultaneous 'Parliament to panchayat' polls: Vice President Naidu

Need to create political consensus for simultaneous 'Parliament to panchayat' polls: Vice President Naidu

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for political consensus for holding simultaneous elections from 'Parliament to panchayats', even as he urged Parliamentarians to maintain decorum as members of....

Piyush Goyal says railways studying dynamic pricing with discounts on tickets

Piyush Goyal says railways studying dynamic pricing with discounts on tickets

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that Indian Railways is studying a dynamic pricing model, with discounts on train tickets as offered in airlines. "We are studying a model....

Even Sunny Leone's Event is a threat to Election bound Congress Government?

Even Sunny Leone's event is a threat to election bound Congress government?

Bengaluru Police denied permission to Sunny Leone's event to safeguard law & order situation in the city. Keeping in mind the last year infamous Mass Molestation on Brigade Road and....

Kerela: Two students expelled for hugging; school terms it indecent, scandalous

Kerela: Two students expelled for hugging; school terms it indecent, scandalous

Public display of affection (PSA) had always been a topic of debate in India, but the things now seem to be escalated to a whole level now. Recently, two students....

Nirbhaya rape

Nirbhaya gang rape case: 5 years later, India still struggling to save its daughters

Almost five years after Nirbhaya incident in which a 23-year-old paramedical student was raped brutally by a group of men in a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012,....

Odisha: Pregnant woman refused admission in government hospital, delivers baby near a drain

Odisha: Pregnant woman refused admission in government hospital, delivers baby near a drain

Odisha, the state which had been continuously facing the ire of the nation over the lack of medical facilities towards its people, is again back in the headlines after a....

Manipur HC asks RIMS to respond to complaints against malfunctioning equipments

Manipur HC asks RIMS to respond to complaints against malfunctioning equipments

The Manipur High Court has directed the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal to file an affidavit by December 20 after a post graduate student wrote to the Prime....

Madhya Pradesh: Constable suspended for allegedly pointing rifle at Congress' Kamal Nath at Chhindwara airstrip

Madhya Pradesh: Constable suspended for allegedly pointing rifle at Congress' Kamal Nath at Chhindwara airstrip

An incident which could have posed a serious threat to Congress leader Kamal Nath's life was averted at Chhindwara airstrip on Friday after a Madhya Police constable allegedly pointed his....

Centre commits to launch 15 new rail projects for Northeast: Narendra Modi

Centre commits to launch 15 new rail projects for Northeast: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the Centre is committed to put all the state capitals of the northeast on the rail map and is executing 15 new projects....

Twitterati gives mixed responses to Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress president

Twitterati gives mixed responses to Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress president

As Congress officially welcomed Rahul Gandhi to take over as the party president on Saturday, all eyes were on the Congress family scion. The party said it is looking forward to....

Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga says identity of a dominant group is not identity of a nation

Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga says identity of a dominant group is not identity of a nation

Leaders must not superimpose the identity of a dominant group as the identity of a nation but instead acknowledge that diverse identities of all communities eventually shape the identity of....

Can these political memoirs act as political bombs in 2019 general elections?

Can these political memoirs act as political bombs in 2019 general elections?

Keen observers of contemporary Indian literature would recall that a series of memoirs, which came to be known as "book bombs", critical of the then Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA)....

Manmohan Singh says Rahul Gandhi sustains politics of hope; takes over amid sense of politics of fear in India

Manmohan Singh says Rahul Gandhi sustains politics of hope; takes over amid sense of politics of fear in India

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi was taking over as the new Congress President amid "disturbing trends" as "politics of fear" was taking over the "politics....

Rahul Gandhi elevation: We fight for those who cannot fight alone, says new Congress President

Rahul Gandhi elevation: We fight for those who cannot fight alone, says new Congress President

Rahul Gandhi took charge as the President of Congress party in Delhi on Saturday. All the party members were present as Rahul Gandhi took charge as the party president. The....

Rahul faced blatant personal attacks after joining politics: Sonia Gandhi at son's swearing-in

Rahul faced blatant personal attacks after joining politics: Sonia Gandhi at son's swearing-in

Speaking at the All India Congress Committee headquarters after Rahul Gandhi officially took charge as party president, an emotional Sonia Gandhi said, "Rahul is my son, so I do not....

In a kind act to rescue a trapped leopard in the capital of Assam, Guwahati; Dr Bijoy Gogoi risked his life and undertook the task to extract the female leopard from an open-well. The uninjured animal was later shifted to the Assam State Zoo.

Vet Dr Bijoy Gogoi risks life, enters 30ft open well to rescue leopard in Guwahati

Dr Bijoy Gogoi, a vet climbed down a 30ft open well to rescue a leopard in Guwahati, in the Northeastern state of Assam. After struggling for two hours, the vet....

Uttarakhand: Husband beats wife to death with hammer, dumps body near Mussoorie

Uttarakhand: Husband beats wife to death with hammer, dumps body near Mussoorie

In yet another bone-chilling incident, a case of a 36-year-old married woman, who was murdered by her husband has surfaced. The incident surfaced after victim's husband registered a complaint at....

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat and Himachal Assembly Polls 2017: Exit Poll results not final nail in coffin; wait till Dec 18

On Thursday, Television News channels were bombarded with different exit poll results, predicting the victory of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in Gujarat and Himachal assembly elections, 2017. Before the actual....

Jayalalithaa was brought to hospital in 'breathless state', says Apollo Hospitals official

Jayalalithaa was brought to hospital in 'breathless state', says Apollo Hospitals official

Late Tamil Nadu chief minister and former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremo Jayalalithaa was brought in 'breathless state' to Apollo Hospitals, said a top official of the hospital.....

Rahul Gandhi elevation LIVE update: Rahul and Sonia Gandhi arrive at AICC headquarters

Rahul Gandhi elevation: Gandhi scion takes over as Congress President

Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi on Saturday officially took charge as the chief of Congress party replacing her mother Sonia Gandhi who held the post of Congress president for 19 years. Former....

Gurugram Fortis charged Adya's parents over 1,208% more for medical devices NPPA

Gurugram: Fortis hospital charged Adya's parents over 1,208% more for medical devices, says NPPA

The Fortis Memorial hospital in Gurugram charged 1,208-1,737% more than procurement price for much of the medical equipment, including disposable syringes and three way stop cocks, to the parents of....

Karnataka: Forced to become terrorist, man attempts suicide; condition critical

Karnataka: Forced to become terrorist, man attempts suicide; condition critical

In a shocking incident, a man attempted suicide after alleging that he was being forced to become a terrorist. The victim wrote a letter and said that he was being forced....

Rahul Gandhi to formally take over as Congress president today

Rahul Gandhi to formally take over as Congress president today

Congress party president-elect Rahul Gandhi will take over as party president after Sonia Gandhi in a brief discussion with reporters said that her role was to retire now. Rahul Gandhi....

Enforcement Directorate seizes properties worth Rs 48 crore of Ahmedabad firm

Enforcement Directorate seizes properties worth Rs 48 crore of Ahmedabad firm

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday seized immovable properties worth over Rs 48 crore of an Ahmedabad-based company, which was also named in the Panama Papers. The agency seized properties....

Rahul Gandhi to formally take over as Congress President today

Rahul Gandhi to formally take over as Congress President today

Rahul Gandhi will formally take over as chief of the Congress party on Saturday, from his mother Sonia Gandhi who had helmed the country's oldest party for 19 years. The....