Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said that the time has come to discuss the role of state funding in elections. He was speaking at Birth Centenary Memorial Meeting for CPI leader and former Union Minister Indrajit Gupta. Singh said that Gupta had argued for the role of state funding in polls. Indrajit ji […]

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The Congress-JDS alliance in Karnataka, led by chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, will face a trust vote on the floor of the state Assembly on Thursday. The alliance will have to prove its majority at 11 am on July 18, Congress leader Siddaramaiah said after a meeting of the panel that determines the agenda of the […]

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A New Delhi-bound IndiGo flight carrying Union minister Nitin Gadkari and 158 other passengers failed to take off from Nagpur airport in Maharashtra on Tuesday morning due to a technical fault, an official said. Another attempt made sometime later by the flights pilot to take off also failed, he said. The IndiGo flight 6E-636 was […]

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By K Yatish Rajawat The momentum that Modi government has created with the decisive step of abrogating the article 370 has to be sustained. Political leaders thrive on positive waves as it can lead to shift in mindsets and this seems to be the purpose here. Mindset change is important if you want any behavioural […]

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The Congress Working Committee on Saturday passed three resolutions on Rahul Gandhis contribution as party chief, Sonia Gandhi being appointed interim chief till the AICC elects a regular president, and on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. According to one of the resolutions, the CWC unanimously resolved to request Sonia Gandhi to take over as […]

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More than 200 former MPs have still not vacated their official bungalows in Lutyens Delhi, over two months after the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha, sources said. According to the rules, former MPs have to vacate their respective bungalows within one month of dissolution of the previous Lok Sabha. President Ram Nath Kovind had […]

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A major fire broke out at the teaching block of the AIIMS here on Saturday, destroying samples and medical reports and forcing evacuation of some patients, though no one was injured, officials said. The fire started at around 5 pm from the Microbiology department and thick plumes of smoke billowed from the building, triggering panic […]

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CBI arrests Chidambaram: For Congress stalwart and former Union minister P Chidambaram, the week has so far been a pretty troublesome one. The high drama and with the central agencies intensifying their investigation into his alleged role in the INX Media money laundering case, things only look to be getting tougher for him. Chidambaram, who […]

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The West Bengal BJP on Monday lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her comments on Kashmir and said wryly she is speaking the language of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. BJP state general secretary Sayantan Basu said Banerjees assertions seem driven by her muslim appeasement efforts. It seems she is busy […]

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The ED filed an application before a special court here on Thursday, seeking permission to sell the paintings and other valuables of fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi, a prime accused in the multi-crore PNB scam, seized during raids. According to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) application, the paintings the agency wants to sell include those seized by […]

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