If you are secular, some people will call you anti-national: Chidambaram

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that some people in the country are in the habit of calling secular persons as anti-national, and added that the long-cherished ideal of secularism…

If you are secular, some people will call you anti-national: Chidambaram

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that some people in the country are in the habit of calling secular persons as anti-national, and added that the long-cherished ideal of secularism…

EC issues notice to Sambit Patra over MCC violation, seeks reply by Thursday

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday issued a notice to BJP leader Sambit Patra for prima facie violating the Model Code of Conduct in connection with a speech on a news channel.The…

EC issues notice to Sambit Patra over MCC violation, seeks reply by Thursday

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday issued a notice to BJP leader Sambit Patra for prima facie violating the Model Code of Conduct in connection with a speech on a news channel.The…

Global investors looking towards India, but being put off by atmosphere of hatred, violence: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday claimed that factories in China are being closed and the global investors are keen to invest in India, but they are being put off by environment…

CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar injured in stone-pelting at his convoy in Supaul

Supaul (Bihar) [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Kanhaiya Kumar was injured after stones were pelted at his convoy in Supaul on Wednesday.Kanhaiya, a former JNU Students Union president, was headed towards Saharsa after…

BJP raises divisive slogans, cannot unite country: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said that BJP raises divisive slogans and cannot unite the country."Their slogans tell their story. Earlier, the leaders used to raise slogans like 'Jai Jawan,…

AAP’s conspiracy to create communal division, garner votes: Javadekar on Shaheen Bagh shooter Kapil Gujjar

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): After attending a meeting with Election Commission officials, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday attacked Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh over Shaheen Bagh shooter Kapil Gujjar's linkage with his party, an...

Govt should bring resolution telling Army we want PoK back: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday, while recalling the statement made by Army Chief General MM Naravane last month over PoK, said that government should bring another resolution telling the Army…

Modi won’t be able to face youth over unemployment in next 6 months: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising unemployment, and claimed that the Prime Minister will not be able to step out from…

Congress stages walk out in LS, seeks release of Farooq Abdullah, other leaders

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Congress and some other opposition parties on Wednesday staged a walkout from Lok Sabha demanding the release of National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and other Jammu and Kashmir leaders from detention.Abdullah alon...

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury slams govt over ‘inadequate’ supplies to soldiers posted at Siachen

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Congress party leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday slammed the government over a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report that pointed to the shortage of essential clothing and equipment…

EC bans Pravesh Verma from campaigning for 24 hours for casting ‘vitriolic aspersions’ on Delhi CM

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday barred BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma from holding any public meetings, public processions, public rallies, roadshows and interviews for 24 hours over his statement against…

BJP members pseudo-nationalist, carried out surgical strike on Bapu’s thoughts: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday made a strong attack on the BJP-led Union government and accused BJP members of being "pseudo-nationalists" who carried out an "ideological surgical strike" on Mahatma...

Matter of survival for Shiv Sena in alliance: Cong’s Nitin Raut warns Thackeray for supporting CAA

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 5 (ANI): In a blistering attack at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for favouring the CAA, Congress leader Nitin Raut on Wednesday said the support extended to the amended Citizenship act by Maha Vikas…

Dalits’ inclusion in Ram Temple Trust emphasises social harmony: JP Nadda

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): BJP president JP Nadda on Wednesday said that the inclusion of a Dalit member in the Ram Temple Trust is an example of social harmony and termed the formation of the Trust…

Hindu dharma a must to save eternal values of world: Goa RSS chief

Panaji (Goa) [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Goa Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Laxman Behare on Wednesday said Hindu Dharma is a must to save the eternal values of the world. "The RSS has been putting efforts to take India…

Madhya Pradesh cabinet passes resolution against CAA

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 5 (ANI): The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday passed a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and urged the NDA government at the Centre to take…

I-T dept should file defamation case against Kejriwal: Puri

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday attacked the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and said the Income Tax department should file a defamation case against him.Responding to Kejriwal's statement th...

‘Problem solved’: Rahul tells PM Modi to blame ‘clueless’ Sitharaman for economic slowdown, ‘useless’ budget

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 'triggering economic slowdown', Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the former should put all blame on 'clueless' Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman…

Andhra Home Min slams TDP’s Galla Jayadev for moving privilege motion in LS

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharitha on Wednesday slammed Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Parliament from Guntur, Galla Jayadev, for moving a privilege motion over Andhra Pradesh Police i...

Delhi commissioner acting as BJP’s spokesperson: Bhagwant Man on Shaheen Bagh shooter case

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state unit president Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday claimed that Delhi commissioner who stated that Kapil Gujjar, who opened fire at the Shaheen Bagh protest site last week is…

Seems like BJP is worried over Delhi polls, says Owaisi on Ram Temple trust announcement

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Seems like BJP is worried over Delhi Assembly elections, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Wednesday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the formation of the Ram Temple trust. "Session of Parliament…

Rahul Gandhi evades questions on Ram Temple trust

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday evaded questions on Ram Temple trust, which would oversee the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the constitution of…

Congress to demand deletion of 8 questions from NPR

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): The Congress party on Tuesday decided to put forth the demand for deletion of eight new queries from the National Population Register (NPR) questionnaire.Speaking to ANI, Congress leader PL Punia said, "Eight…

Centre using CAA to divert attention from real issues, says NCP’s Majeed Memon

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Wednesday said that with the introduction of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), the central government is trying to divert the attention of public from the…

Congress gives adjournment motion notice in LS over “inadequate supply to Armed forces in Siachen”

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Congress leaders on Wednesday gave adjournment motion notice in the Lower House of the Parliament over inadequate supply of necessary equipment including clothing, gear, footwear and nutritious food to the armed forces…

BJP using Delhi Police, give strict punishment if he has AAP links: Kejriwal on Shaheen Bagh shooter

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that the BJP is using Delhi Police against his party, a day after cops said that the Shaheen Bagh shooter has links with the…

Uddhav Thackeray opens up about split with BJP, prospects of future alliance

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said that splitting with their decades-old ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was a hurtful decision and Shiv Sena had stood like a mountain for BJP…

AAP is exposed before people of Delhi, says Nadda

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): In a scathing attack, BJP president JP Nadda has said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is exposed before the people of Delhi."AAP stands exposed before the people of Delhi. Kejriwal and…

Cong will focus on increasing employment if party comes to power in Delhi: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that if the Congress is voted to power in Delhi then the party's focus will be on increasing employment.Speaking at an election rally here,…

BJP meeting on Delhi Assembly polls concludes

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): A meeting of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda, other Union Ministers and senior leaders of the BJP concluded at the party headquarters here in the wee hours of…

NRC will follow NPR, country’s atmosphere similar to Germany in 1930s: Owaisi

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday hit out at the BJP-led government saying that National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) were two sides of the same coin and…

Anant Hedge’s remarks on Mahatma Gandhi is part of RSS strategy, says Harish Rawat

New Delhi [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Harish Rawat on Tuesday slammed Anant Kumar Hedge's remarks on Mahatma Gandhi and Indian freedom struggle, saying that the statement made by the BJP leader is a part of…

Shaheen Bagh gunman’s photo with AAP leaders exposes the party, says BJP

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): After pictures of Shaheen Bagh gunman Kapil Gujjar joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the presence of party MP Sanjay Singh surfaced on Tuesday, the BJP accused its rival in Delhi…

‘Make in India’ not happening thanks to Modi govt’s faulty policies: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that it's India, and not the US, that can compete with China on the economic front, but the politics of hate and division was not…

India can rival China, but politics of hate scuttling growth: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that it's India, and not the US, that can compete with China on the economic front, but the politics of hate and division was not…

‘BJP’s dirty politics’: says Sanjay Singh after Delhi Police recover photos of Shaheen Bagh shooter with AAP leaders

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): After photos of Kapil Gujjar, the man who opened fire in Shaheen Bagh on February 1 surfaced, with leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party, AAP leader Sanjay Singh on Tuesday alleged that…

BJP leader’s comments against Gandhi much more than sedition: K Rahman Khan

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Congress leader and former Union minister K Rahman Khan on Tuesday said that BJP leader Anantkumar Hegde's insulting statement against Mahatma Gandhi is "much more than sedition"."Anantkumar Hegde said that M...

Just name the venue and time: Amit Shah accepts Arvind Kejriwal’s dare for debate

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Accepting the dare given by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said BJP is ready to debate with the AAP chief over various issues and asked…

Delhi Police recovers photographs of Shaheen Bagh shooter with AAP leaders

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Tuesday revealed that Kapil Gurjar, the man detained for opening fire on February 1 at Shaheen Bagh is associated with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)…

Won’t interfere in police investigation, says Kerala CM over arrests of two students for Maoist links

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said that the state government will not tolerate any kind of Maoists activities and the law will take its own course in the case of…

Anantkumar Hegde might be referred to BJP disciplinary committee for remarks on Mahatma Gandhi, party sources

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): The matter of BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde's comments on Mahatma Gandhi has been referred to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) disciplinary committee for further action, according to party sources.Hegde had stoked a…

Govt schemes should be named as ‘Sit-down India’, ‘Shut-down India’ and ‘Shut-up India’: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Taking a dig at the Centre's BJP government and its handling of various issues over the last six years, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said that government schemes should be named…

No talk about unemployment during FM’s Budget speech: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Central government over Budget 2020-21, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had not even mentioned once the issue of unemployment during her…

Rahul Gandhi needs to initiate himself on Indian economy: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday took a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for commenting on the economic health of India without "not knowing the A,B,C of India's economy", and…

‘Kursi ke Pyare, Bihar ke Hatyare’: RJD puts up poster against JDU-BJP alliance

Patna (Bihar) [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Escalating its poster war with ruling Janata Dal (United)-BJP coalition ahead of the assembly polls, Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD) has put up a poster against the state government, in Patna.The poster has caricatures…

Doorstep ration delivery, 24×7 markets, deshbhakti curriculum in AAP manifesto

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday released its manifesto for the upcoming Delhi assembly elections promising doorstep delivery of ration, 24-hour markets, Teerth Yatra for 10 lakh senior citizens and 'deshbhakti' curricul...

Dilip Ghosh accuses TMC of practising ‘political untouchability’ in West Bengal

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): BJP lawmaker and West Bengal unit chief Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday accused Mamata Banerjee government of practising "political untouchability" and said that "go back" slogans were raised against Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Kejriwal misled, instigated people to protest in Shaheen Bagh: BJP leader

New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Goel on Tuesday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of misleading and instigating people to hold protest in Shaheen Bagh against the amended citizenship law."He mislead…