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Nation remembers Rajiv Gandhi on 70th birth anniversary

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 14:20

The country fondly remembered former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Hamid Ansari leading the nation in paying tributes to the departed leader.

KV Thomas takes over a new PAC Chairman

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 14:05

Senior Congress leader KV Thomas on Wednesday over as the new Chairman of Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee.

Nomination begins for 4 Rajasthan Assembly by-polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:52

The process of filing of nomination papers by candidates for the four Rajasthan Assembly constituencies going for bypoll on September 13 began on Wednesday.

Narendra Modi sold `fake dreams` to Indians: Sonia Gandhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:21

Congress president Sonia Gandhi hit out at Narendra Modi-led NDA government while making a strong pitch for women`s reservation in Parliament and state Assemblies.

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi should be blamed for Congress` defeat in LS polls: Udddhav Thackeray

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:06

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray hit out at Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi for the party`s defeat in Lok Sabha Elections.

Avtar Singh Bhadana joins INLD, alleges Hooda blackmailing Sonia Gandhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 09:37

Former MP Avtar Singh Bhadana joined Indian National Lok Dal and hit out at Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and the central leadership.

Lok Sabha Speaker rejects Congress` demand for Leader of Opposition post

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 19:22

Ending speculation that whether the Narendra Modi-led NDA government will grant the position of Leader of Opposition (LoP) to Congress, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday formally rejected the Grand Old Party`s demand saying that the post can`t be given to them as it does not have the required number of seats.

Media a contributory factor for Congress` poll debacle: Azad

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 20:56

Media was "one of the contributory factors" for the Congress debacle in the Lok Sabha polls as its entire focus was one person, party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said.

Sonia Gandhi hoists tricolour at Congress headquarters

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 15:09

Congress president Sonia Gandhi hoisted the national flag at the AICC headquarters in a simple ceremony.

LK Advani gives part credit of LS poll victory to Opposition

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 13:55

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Friday gave credit of party`s stupendous Lok Sabha election victory to Opposition saying the massive corruption and errors committed by the previous regime in the last ten years contributed to their win.

Take responsibility for sons: PM Modi on rising rape cases

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:58

Against the backdrop of rising cases of rape, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said such incidents make "our heads hang in shame" and asked parents to take responsibility for their son`s actions and put the same restrictions on them as they put on their daughters.

PM Narendra Modi vows to fix broken government, but no big bang reforms

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:52

Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced dismay on Friday at the government in-fighting he found on assuming office in May and vowed to fire up the bureaucracy to deliver results in a country desperately in need of growth and development.