Congress leaders, on the occasion of the 97th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on Wednesday, resented comparison between her and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and vented anger at him for giving a miss to her martyrdom day function on October 31.
India sought to "renew an old relationship" with Fiji and forge closer ties with small South Pacific island nations as Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday announced steps to boost closer ties with the geo-strategically important region.
Days after party supremo Mamata Banerjee hailed Jawaharlal Nehru's ideals of secularism, TMC leaders on Wednesday lauded Indira Gandhi's nationalist ideology and said her secular ideals are more relevant now.
Indian space agency ISRO will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014 in recognition of its contribution in strengthening international cooperation in peaceful use of outer space.
Hundreds of Sikhs protested outside the United Nations headquarters here demanding justice in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case even as a report on the killings and human rights abuses against the community was presented to the world body.
An umbrella Sikh group and a couple of human right bodies have written a letter to US President Barack Obama seeking his support for justice for the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India that claimed 3,000 lives.
The Home Ministry on Monday, in a reply to the Election Commission (EC) said that it has not taken a decision on providing Rs five lakh compensation to the next of kin of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims and has thus not violated the Model Code of Conduct.
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi skipping the event to commemorate the 30th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, veteran Congress leader ND Tewari said he (Modi) should have gone to pay tributes to her.
Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday denounced the Narendra Modi government for allegedly "ignoring" the martyrdom day anniversary of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who sacrificed her life on this day for the unity and integrity of the country.