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Gogoi meets senior party MLAs to select new set of ministers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:37

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday met senior Congress MLAs to start the process of selecting a new set of ministers following the exit of three dissidents from his team.

Libya power handover agreed as airport battle rages on

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:40

The General National Congress, which has governed violence-wracked Libya in the wake of the overthrow of dictator Moamer Kadhafi, said today it will hand over legislative power to a newly-elected parliament on August 4.

Is PM God to give us occasional darshan: Kharge

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:35

"Is Prime Minister a God that he should give us darshan" once in a while, leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge remarked sending the members into peals of laughter on Wednesday.

Tarun Gogoi reallocates portfolios to four ministers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:13

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi reallocated portfolios to four ministers in his cabinet after dropping two ministers yesterday consequent to the resignation of dissident minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Court pulls up CBI for incomplete reply to Jagdish Tytler plea

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:11

The CBI was Wednesday pulled up by a court here for filing an incomplete reply to a plea filed by Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, facing charges of forgery of a letter sent to the prime minister.

HC seeks govt`s reply on plea to prosecute Kejriwal & Bharti

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:03

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre and city government on a plea over the issue of grant of sanction to prosecute former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Law Minister Somnath Bharti for alleged "anarchy" created by their party in January this year during a protest against actions of certain police officials.

KN Tripathi reaches Kolkata, to take oath as WB Guv tomorrow

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:26

West Bengal Governor-designate Keshari Nath Tripathi, who is scheduled to take oath as the state`s gubernatorial head tomorrow, arrived here from Uttar Pradesh Wednesday.

CBI faces court`s ire for incomplete reply to Tytler`s plea

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:22

CBI on Wednesday faced the ire of a Delhi court for filing an incomplete reply on a plea filed by Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, chargesheeted along with controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in a case of alleged forgery of a letter sent to the Prime Minister.

Rajnath should step in to ensure safety of NE people: Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 17:38

Congress on Wednesday sought Home Minister Rajnath Singh`s personal intervention in ensuring safety of people from North-Eastern states living in Delhi and demanded speedy investigation into death of a Manipuri youth two days back in a suspected case of road-rage.

Is PM God to give occasional darshan: Kharge to Swaraj

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 17:22

"Is Prime Minister a God that he should give us darshan" once in a while, Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge remarked sending the members into peals of laughter on Wednesday.

Congress united in Kerala: Oommen Chandy

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:05

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the Congress party is united in the state and asked the media not to speculate on anything.

85 lakh people to be removed from food security scheme in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:58

85 lakh ineligible people were added as beneficiary under food security scheme and will be removed from the list as soon as possible, Rajasthan government said here on Wednesday.