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Presidential election: Sushma Swaraj tweets 2013 Lok Sabha video, says 'This is how Meira Kumar treated Leader of Opposition'

Presidential election: Sushma Swaraj tweets 2013 Lok Sabha video, says 'This is how Meira Kumar treated Leader of Opposition'

On June 22,  Congress leader Meira Kumar was chosen as Opposition's joint candidate against NDA's Ram Nath Kovind for Presidential election.

Jun 25, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

SC won't modify order directing probe against ex-CBI director

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to modify its order asking the CBI Director to constitute a SIT to probe charges of "prima facie abuse of authority" by the agency's former Director Ranjit Sinha in the coal block allocation scam.

Jan 31, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
Supreme Court calls for CBI probe into Air India aircraft purchase deal during UPA regime

Supreme Court calls for CBI probe into Air India aircraft purchase deal during UPA regime

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the CBI to investigate an alleged scandal in the purchase and leasing of aircraft by Air India between 2004 and 2008 when the Congress-led UPA was in office.

Jan 05, 2017, 14:59 PM IST
Digvijay Singh seeks judicial probe into fake Batla House encounter

Digvijay Singh seeks judicial probe into fake Batla House encounter

 AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh today asked the central government to order a judicial probe into the "fake" 2008 encounter at Batla House in Delhi in which two suspected terrorists and a police officer were killed.

May 24, 2016, 22:47 PM IST
Terrorist released by Congress-led UPA govt played key role in Pathankot terror attack: Report

Terrorist released by Congress-led UPA govt played key role in Pathankot terror attack: Report

NIA has said that it would like to visit Pakistan to carry forward the investigation in the Pathankot attack.

May 17, 2016, 19:24 PM IST

Chopper deal: I blacklisted AgustaWestland, not UPA, says Arun Jaitley

On a day when the controversial chopper deal triggered a stormy debate and trading of charges in the Rajya Sabha, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday rubbished Congress' claim of having blacklisted AgustaWestland.

May 04, 2016, 23:52 PM IST
AgustaWestland deal: Congress says govt trying to vilify its leaders

AgustaWestland deal: Congress says govt trying to vilify its leaders

Congress on Wednesday slammed the government over the AgustaWestland row, saying it was trying to "vilify the head of a political party" on the basis of mere "insinuation and innuendo" and was attempting to cover up for "disillusionment" with its misgovernance.

May 04, 2016, 23:10 PM IST
If Ishrat Jahan trial goes to court PM Modi, Amit Shah may be summoned as accused, says Congress

If Ishrat Jahan trial goes to court PM Modi, Amit Shah may be summoned as accused, says Congress

The Congress said on Sunday that it was the duty of the judiciary to decide if Ishrat ​Jahan was a terrorist or not.

Apr 24, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

Rungtas sentenced to 4-year jail term in coal scam first verdict

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Apr 05, 2016, 09:09 AM IST
Shashi Tharoor asks 'confused' govt to share Pakistan policy with nation

Shashi Tharoor asks 'confused' govt to share Pakistan policy with nation

Asserting that the grand old party had absolutely no objections with regard to the proposed meeting with Pakistani leadership, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday called for a coherent policy while stating that it was crucial for the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government to take the nation into confidence and reveal their vision and policy towards the Asian neighbour.

Mar 16, 2016, 17:38 PM IST

Vijay Mallya issue: We have not been approached by ED so far, says MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday that they had not been approached so far by ED regarding Vijay Mallya.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:29 PM IST
Ishrat Jahan case: Congress compromised national security to fix 'a political leader', says Arun Jaitley

Ishrat Jahan case: Congress compromised national security to fix 'a political leader', says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley slammed the Congress for its handling of the controversial Ishrat Jehan case and said that the motive was to fix political rivals. 

Mar 08, 2016, 17:28 PM IST
Arun Jaitley takes on Rahul Gandhi, writes ‘How much does he know – when will he know’

Arun Jaitley takes on Rahul Gandhi, writes ‘How much does he know – when will he know’

Hours after Congress vice president's speech in the Lok Sabha, BJP leader and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took on Rahul Gandhi.

Mar 02, 2016, 20:25 PM IST
Ishrat Jahan case: Involvement of Chidambaram, other senior Congress leaders should be probed, demands BJP

Ishrat Jahan case: Involvement of Chidambaram, other senior Congress leaders should be probed, demands BJP

The BJP on Tuesday slammed Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram of misusing his office and trying to use the Ishrat Jehan case to frame Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.

Mar 01, 2016, 20:04 PM IST
Ishrat Jahan case: After Pillai, another former bureaucrat comes forward, says 'SIT chief was engineering evidence'

Ishrat Jahan case: After Pillai, another former bureaucrat comes forward, says 'SIT chief was engineering evidence'

In what could escalate war of words between the Congress and the BJP, former under secretary, Internal security, RVS Mani, has come forward and revealed certain details about the Ishrat Jehan case.

Mar 01, 2016, 19:30 PM IST
Ishrat Jahan case: Chidambaram rewrote affidavit, I was bypassed, says GK Pillai

Ishrat Jahan case: Chidambaram rewrote affidavit, I was bypassed, says GK Pillai

Former home secretary GK Pillai has said that Congress leader and former minister in UPA government P Chidambaram had bypassed him and got the affidavit on Ishrat Jehan changed.

Mar 01, 2016, 16:46 PM IST
Ishrat case: I accept responsibility for affidavit, disappointing Pillai is distancing himself from it, says Chidambaram

Ishrat case: I accept responsibility for affidavit, disappointing Pillai is distancing himself from it, says Chidambaram

Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday that he accepted the responsibility for the second affidavit in the Ishrat Jahan case.

Feb 29, 2016, 21:13 PM IST
Chidambaram got Ishrat’s LeT link dropped from affidavit, says GK Pillai; BJP seeks probe

Chidambaram got Ishrat’s LeT link dropped from affidavit, says GK Pillai; BJP seeks probe

Former home secretary GK Pillai said that Chidambaram, as the then home minister, had seen to it that any references to Ishrat's Lashkar-e-Taiba links was dropped from the second affidavit.

Feb 28, 2016, 21:42 PM IST

Swamy hits back at Cong, says got 'Z' security under Narasimha Rao govt

 Responding to Congress's criticism over the extension of 'Z' category security to him, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today said it was during former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao's tenure that he was provided this protection, which was later curtailed by the UPA government.

Dec 19, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

HRD ministry was earlier known for political friction: Smriti Irani

 Smriti Irani on Friday said that the HRD ministry was known for "political friction" for long.

Dec 04, 2015, 18:43 PM IST