Amidst ongoing debates on Rahul Gandhi's elevation as the Congress president, Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot on Friday said the ground-level workers of the party still want Sonia Gandhi to lead the party.
The summons issued to Amitabh Bachchan by a federal court in Los Angeles in an alleged human rights violations case has been served on the superstar's Hollywood manager on Monday, according to a Sikh rights body.
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's election campaign in the national capital on Wednesday triggered feelings of nostalgia among the elderly people, who said his speech and mannerisms evoked memories of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
It has long been presumed that Kiran Bedi had towed away late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's car in 1982 when she was in-charge of traffic police but the BJP's chief ministerial candidate today sought to end the controversy by saying it was a sub-inspector working under her who had removed the vehicle.
Veteran Indian journalist Kuldip Nayar has mingled and schmoozed with the notables in the political circuit. He has read the minds of strategists and penned down numerous covert incidents which would not have been revealed otherwise.
The President, Pranab Mukherjee, has just inaugurated the first book in the intended trilogy of his political career on his 79th birthday. ‘The Dramatic Decade – The Indira Gandhi Years’ is a page turner published by Rupa and predictably throws some light on the controversial Emergency years.
New Delhi: Pranab Mukherjee contested the 1980 Lok Sabha elections much against the wishes of Indira Gandhi who gave him a "vociferous dressing down" for an "interminable span of time" after his defeat but he made a dramatic entry into the Union Cabinet despite the loss.
President Pranab Mukherjee's book, caught pre-publication in a marketing controversy because its publishers signed an exclusive deal with an online retailer, had a quiet launch Thursday, the president's 79th birthday.
New Delhi: The then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was not aware of the Constitutional provisions allowing for declaration of Emergency that was imposed in 1975 and it was Siddartha Shankar Ray who led her into the decision, says President Pranab Mukherjee.