France's scandal-tainted Francois Fillon accuses Francois Hollande of media leaks

French centre-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday accused President Francois Hollande, a Socialist, of orchestrating media leaks that have dented his image as a scandal free leader a month ahead of the key vote.

Mar 24, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
'Secular' most misused word in Indian politics: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

'Secular' most misused word in Indian politics: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister and Deputy Leader of the BJP in Lok Sabha Rajnath Singh on Thursday said Dr. Ambedkar, the principle architect of the Constitution didn't find it necessary to insert 'Socialist' and 'Secular' words in the Preamble as he felt it's already in our basic nature adding that secular is the most misused word in Indian politics.

Nov 26, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

AAP govt orders probe into missing words in Preamble in advertisements

The ads were published by the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government to commemorate the adoption of Constitution.

Nov 26, 2015, 12:39 PM IST

Prasad remarks part of well-planned attack on India's secular character: CPI

CPI on Thursday condemned Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's "pernicious" proposal for a debate on the relevance of words 'socialist' and 'secular' in the preamble of the Constitution, saying this is a "well planned concerted attack" on the secular character of the nation.

Jan 29, 2015, 23:56 PM IST

Govt under fire for debate talk on Shiv Sena's Preamble demand

The NDA government on Thursday came under attack from ally PMK over its willingness for a debate on whether the words "socialist and secular" should be in the Preamble to the Constitution after a demand by key ally Shiv Sena's for its removal that was dubbed as "worrying".

Jan 29, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

PMK shocked over Centre's willingness for debate on Preamble

NDA constituent PMK on Thursday expressed shock over the Centre's willingness for a debate on the Preamble of the Constitution in the wake of a controversial advertisement.

Jan 29, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Deletion of words 'secular', 'socialist' unfortunate, says SP

Taking strong exception to deletion of words 'secular' and 'socialist' on an advertisement issued by the Centre that carried a picture of the Preamble to the Constitution, Samajwadi Party on Thursday said that it is "unfortunate" and would give out a wrong message to the world.

Jan 29, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Row erupts over R-Day ad on Constitution without secular word

A row erupted on Tuesday over a Republic Day advertisement issued by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry which carried a picture of the Preamble to the Constitution as it appeared before the 42nd Amendment, without the words 'secular' and 'socialist'.

Jan 27, 2015, 21:43 PM IST

Talks in Yemen between political parties, rebels break down

Talks between Yemeni political parties and the Shiite rebels who occupy the capital have broken down, with several main factions calling for renewed protests against the rebels.

Jan 26, 2015, 01:26 AM IST

Obama scoffs at people who call him socialist

US President Barack Obama has dismissed critics who call him a "socialist" and suggested they should meet some real socialists if they think he is one.

Nov 20, 2013, 11:27 AM IST

Narendra Modi a socialist with Gandhian values: Justice Krishna Iyer

VR Krishna Iyer, has endorsed BJP`s decision to project Narendra Modi as its PM candidate for the next General Elections, as per reports.

Sep 19, 2013, 22:42 PM IST

Noted trade unionist Kishore Pawar critical

Noted trade union leader Kishore Pawar, currently admitted to a hospital for old age related ailments, was stated to be in a critical condition.

Jan 02, 2013, 00:03 AM IST

German magazine fears over country ‘once again embracing’ Hitler’s beliefs

A German news magazine has sparked speculation that the country might probably be embracing the Hitler’s evil beliefs once again.

Dec 15, 2012, 15:18 PM IST

‘Moderate Republican’ Obama brushes off ‘socialist` tag

Obama has brushed aside concerns that he favors socialism, saying his policies are so mainstream that he would have been considered a moderate Republican in the 1980s.

Dec 15, 2012, 15:17 PM IST

Spain`s Rajoy triumphs with big election majority

Spanish voters punished the outgoing Socialist government for the worst economic crisis in generations.

Nov 21, 2011, 09:54 AM IST

Non-Cong parties urged to unseat Cong from power

Slamming the Cong as an `anti-national` and `anti-people` pol party, the veteran socialist leader Bhola Singh urged the non-Congress political parties to to throw out the former from power.

Jun 14, 2011, 21:26 PM IST

Jesus, the `wine-guzzling socialist`!

Schoolbook describes Jesus as `wine-guzzling vagrant and precocious socialist`.

Dec 14, 2010, 18:59 PM IST