J-K: Rajnath Singh inaugurates 6 bridges built by BRO

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated six new bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in the Jammu sector. These bridges have been built at the cost of around Rs…

Those who fight for truth can’t be intimidated, says Rahul Gandhi after probe into trusts

New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Centre's decision to constitute an inter-ministerial committee to coordinate investigations into "violation of various legal...

Maharashtra govt to provide round-the-clock police protection at DR BR Ambedkar’s residence

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 8 (ANI): Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday said that the government has decided to provide round-the-clock protection at the residence of Dr BR Ambedkar in Mumbai."Government has decided to provide ...

Renuka Chowdhury slams BJP-led government, says witch-hunt against Gandhis its priority

By Amit Kumar New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): Congress leader and former union minister Renuka Chowdhury has hit out at the BJP-led government over the decision to constitute an inter-ministerial committee to coordinate investigations into "violation ...

Illegal, arbitrary action against RGF another example of how low they will go: Manish Tewari

New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): After the Ministry of Home Affairs stated that it has set up an inter-ministerial committee to probe various violations by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust,…

Karnataka CM holds COVID-19 review meeting

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 8 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday held an emergency meeting with Deputy Chief Minister Dr Ashwath Narayan and other ministers over coronavirus situation in the state.Details of the meeting...

Cong blames Centre for job losses and plight of NRIs abroad

New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): The Congress party slammed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government over the issue of job losses in the country as well as for plight of NRIs abroad stating that it has…

Puducherry minister alleges irregularities in LG’s office

Puducherry [India], July 8 (ANI): Puducherry Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao has alleged that various irregularities taking place in the Puducherry Lt Governor's office and said he will submit a letter of complaint to Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Puducherry minister alleges irregularities in LG’s office

Puducherry [India], July 8 (ANI): Puducherry Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao has alleged that various irregularities taking place in the Puducherry Lt Governor's office and said he will submit a letter of complaint to Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Twitter spat between Sushil Modi, Tejashwi Yadav on Bihar govt’s response to COVID-19

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 7 (ANI): A Twitter spat took place between Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav regarding the state government's actions on combating coronavirus. It started with Sushil Modi giving…

Nadda’s attack on Rahul Gandhi desperate bid to distract public attention from govt’s failure in Galwan, says Punjab CM

Chandigarh [India], July 7 (ANI): Taking strong exception to BJP president JP Nadda's attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over the India-China standoff issue, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday termed it as a brazen attempt…

Bihar Govt not bothered about COVID-19, only polls: Tejashwi Yadav

Patna (Bihar) [India]. July 7 (ANI): Former Bihar deputy chief minister and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday accused the Nitish Kumar-led government in the state of ignoring the rapidly rising coronavirus cases as it remains focused on…

Absurd to blame persons with disabilities for lack of investments: Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad (Hyderabad) [India], July 7 (ANI): After the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities sought comments of stakeholders over proposed amendment in RPwD Act, 2016, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi slammed the Centre and said that it is...

Rahul Gandhi continues to demoralise the nation, question valour of our armed forces: JP Nadda

New Delhi [India], July 6 (ANI): BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Monday said that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has not attended a single meeting of the Standing Committee on Defence, however, he continues to demoralise the nation…

Poster attacking RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav crops up in Patna on party’s 24th Foundation Day

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 5 (ANI): A poster war has broken out between the ruling Janata Dal (United) and its main opposition in Bihar, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) an example of which was visible on the streets…

We should remain resolute while facing internal and external challenges: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): In a veiled reference to the ongoing India-China border issue and the coronavirus pandemic, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that people should "remain resolute" in their response to "internal…

RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav urges for increased COVID-19 tests in Bihar as CM, Deputy CM await their results

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 4 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday said that he was concerned about the health of Bihar Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister, who had sent their swab samples for…

Bengal’s unemployment rate at 6.5 pc, ‘far better’ than that of India: Mamata

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 4 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that the state's unemployment rate for June stands at 6.5 per cent, which was "far better" than that of India at 11…

There’s no one left to help Congress: Bihar LJP vice president

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 4 (ANI): Bihar LJP vice president Hula Pandey took a dig at the Congress and said that there is no one left to help the party.Pandey said that may be the Congress is thinking…

BJP’s new executive committee for Maharashtra declared

New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): Maharashtra BJP on Friday announced the party's new executive committee for the state. Pritam Munde has been made vice president of the committee along with 11 others. Prominent names like Pankaja Munde,…

PM’s claim ‘nobody took our land’ is contrary to what Ladakhis say: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that "nobody took our land" is contrary to what Ladakhi people say. "Ladakhis say: China took our land. PM…

‘Tiger abhi zinda hai’, Jyotiraditya Scindia tells Digvijaya Singh, Kamal Nath

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 2 (ANI): "Tiger abhi zinda hai," said BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday as he launched an attack on Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath and accused them of going back on…

Kumaraswamy targets Karnataka govt for ‘poor handling’ of COVID-19

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 2 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday accused BS Yediyurappa-led state government of ''failure'' to protect the citizens from coronavirus, stating that Karnataka was suffering due to lac...

PM Modi, Shah destroying the nation: Mallikarjun Kharge

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 2 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said that the "RSS needs to be defeated to save the country" and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are "destroying the nation".Kharge…

Peace in Kashmir due to abrogation of Article 370: MoS Home Nityanand Rai

New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said that there is peace in Kashmir due to the abrogation of Article 370 last year, which gave a special status to the erstwhile…

Yediyurappa should apologise to nation for Ballari incident: DK Shivakumar

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 1 (ANI): Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief DK Shivakumar on Wednesday said that the state Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa should apologise to the nation for the Ballari incident."It is shocking to see t...

Emergency denotes selfish politics of Congress: Ram Madhav

New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Tuesday targeted Congress over the imposition of Emergency in 1975 saying it makes "selfish politics" of Congress clear.The BJP leader was addressing a virtual ' Yuva…

‘Why didn’t you rectify 1962’s mistake when you were Defence Minister?’: Cong Nitin Raut disagrees with Pawar’s LAC stance

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 30 (ANI): The growing tussle within the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra came to the fore again as Congress leader Nitin Raut on Tuesday targeted NCP chief Sharad Pawar over his recent statement…

PM did not speak on border tensions, fuel price hike during address to nation: IYC

New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): Indian Youth Congress (IYC) on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra did not speak on India-China border tensions, unemployment, increasing price of petrol and diesel and "businesses going down" during his address…

AAP to hold nationwide protest on July 1 against fuel price hike

New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Gopal Rai on Tuesday announced that the party will hold protests across the country on July 1 against the rising prices of petrol and diesel."On July 1,…

Dharmendra Pradhan slams Sonia Gandhi over her remarks on fuel price hike

By Aashique HussainNew Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday slammed Congress chief Sonia Gandhi over her accusing the Centre of 'extorting money from people' and seeking an immediate rollback of fuel price hike."Son...

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah rides bicycle to protest against fuel price hike

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 29 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah along with Congress leaders on Monday rode a bicycle from his residence to Minsk Square to protest against the hike in fuel prices. KPCC President DK Shivakumar…

Country wants to know why Rajiv Gandhi Foundation ‘took money’ from China: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 29 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that the people of the country want to know why did the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) "take money" from China."The country…

Questions raised by Rahul Gandhi on border security is not politics: Balasaheb Thorat

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 28 (ANI): Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president and Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat said that the Congress party is with the government on the China issue, but that does not mean that q...

Siddaramaiah asks K’taka govt to release ‘White Paper’ on COVID-19 preparedness

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 28 (ANI): Former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah asked the Karnataka government to release White Paper over the state of healthcare system and the government's preparedness to address COVID-19 ...

Centre addressed issue of migrant workers very well, says Amit Shah

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): With lakhs of migrant workers returning to their native states through 'Shramik' trains amid COVID-19 lockdown, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the Central government has addressed the issue of…

Amit Shah disagrees with Manish Sisodia, says Delhi will not have 5.5 Lakh cases by July end

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah has accused Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of doing "ochhi rajniti" (shallow minded politics) and making remarks "liked by" China and Pakistan during border tensions with China and…

Rahul indulging in “shallow minded politics”, ready for “robust debate” in Parliament on China: Amit Shah

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah has accused Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of doing "ochhi rajniti" (shallow minded politics) and making remarks "liked by" China and Pakistan during border tensions with China and…

Will only publicity provide employment? Priyanka Gandhi asks UP govt

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the "Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan", Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attacked the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government saying that only public...

BJP engaged in diversionary tactics on Chinese incursions: Randeep Singh Surjewala

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): Congress on Friday accused the BJP of engaging in "diversionary tactics" on the issue of Chinese incursions and restoration of status quo ante goes. "To suppress the facts, BJP President JP Nadda,…

Govt should do whatever needs to be done to stop China from entering our land: Sachin Pilot

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], June 26 (ANI): Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Friday said that the central government should do whatever needs to be done to stop China from entering our land."Today, the whole nation is standing…

Govt should do whatever needs to be done to stop China from entering our land: Sachin Pilot

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], June 26 (ANI): Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Friday said that the central government should do whatever needs to be done to stop China from entering our land."Today, the whole nation is standing…

Rahul raises India-China face-off in Ladakh, says PM should speak ‘truth’

New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continued to pose questions to the BJP-led government over the face-off with China in Eastern Ladakh, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should tell "the truth" as several…

Rahul raises India-China face-off in Ladakh, says PM should speak ‘truth’

New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continued to pose questions to the BJP-led government over the face-off with China in Eastern Ladakh, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should tell "the truth" as several…

Modi-Shah ‘hijacked’ BJP, NDA govt with no breather for other leaders: Ashok Gehlot

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], June 26 (ANI): Reacting sharply to Amit Shah's remarks on the Congress on the 45th anniversary of Emergency, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot accused the Home Minister along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "hijacki...

MP Congress MLA booked for making objectionable remarks against woman union minister

Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 26 (ANI): Congress MLA from Vidisha, Shashank Bhargava, has been booked on a complaint filed by the municipality chairperson and some BJP workers for allegedly making objectionable remarks against a woman union mi...

YSRCP MP Raghurama Raju asks party’s general secy to prove legal sanctity of show-cause notice

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 25 (ANI): YSRCP MP K Raghurama Krishna Raju replied to the show cause notice served to him by party general secretary Vijayasai Reddy.Stating that his letter was not an official response to the…

COVID-19 condition in Delhi worse than Maharashtra: Meenakshi Lekhi

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Thursday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and said that COVID-19 condition in the national capital "is worse than Maharashtra".Lekhi also accused Kejriwal of abdicating his duties...

Nadda targets Congress, says Rajiv Gandhi Foundation received USD 300,000 from China in 2005-06

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Thursday alleged a "secret" relation between Congress and China and said the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation received USD 300,000 from China and its embassy in 2005-06."During 2017…

India says China making untenable claims after changes in behaviour on LAC, conduct of its forces in total disregard of agreed norms

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): India said on Thursday that deployment of a large number of troops by China and changes in behaviour along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has also been aggravated by unjustified and…