Congress MPs held a protest in Parliament premises on Monday over the Sonbhadra violence and the illegal detention of the partys general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadara. Priyanka Gandhi was Friday detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down, triggering a standoff with the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. Demanding that […]

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Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Sunday slammed the Congress party over choosing Sonia Gandhi as its interim president. Hitting out at the Congress, Chauhan said that the grand old party didnt learn any lesson from the recently held Lok Sabha elections. Chauhan said that […]

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Water level in the Yamuna is likely to cross the danger mark this evening, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, urging people in low-lying areas to move to temporary shelters set up by the administration. Traffic movement on Old Yamuna Bridge (popularly known as Lohe Ka Pul) was closed by the administration in view of […]

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The mortal remains of former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra were consigned to flames with full state honours on Wednesday at his ancestral village here. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar flew down from the state capital to this north Bihar district to attend the funeral where he was joined by his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi, assembly […]

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Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba was on Wednesday appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years. Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will initially join as the Officer on Special Duty in the Cabinet Secretariat, before he takes over the charge of the countrys top bureaucratic post from […]

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Heavy rains lashed northern states with an alert sounded in Punjab following release of excess water from Bhakra dam and the Yamuna nearing the warning level in Delhi on Saturday, while normalcy was slowly returning to flood-ravaged Kerala, where so far 113 people have lost their lives. Andhra Pradesh too received heavy showers, with a […]

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The Nitish Kumar government on Friday banned 12 pan masala brands in Bihar for a period of one year for containing magnesium carbonate which causes health problems, an official said. The decision was taken by the state government following the presence of magnesium carbonate in all the 20 samples of pan masala collected from nine […]

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Congress leader Jitin Prasada on Sunday said that the unemployment was rising because India did not control its population. He believes that the rise in population puts stress on natural resources, environment of the country and is the cause of water crisis. The Congress leader called for a consensus and asked political leaders to rise […]

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Sheila Dikshit was one of the tallest leaders of the Congress who had the distinction of being Delhis longest serving chief minister and giving the national capital Delhi its modern look. A warm and affable politician, she was a loyalist of the Gandhi family. She was handpicked by Rajiv Gandhi to be part of his […]

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The successor of the Dalai Lama has to be decided within China and any interference by India on the issue will impact bilateral ties, Chinese authorities have said. In first clear assertion on the sensitive issue, senior Chinese officials and experts said the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama must be approved by the Chinese government […]

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