Several senior Congress leaders including A K Antony, P Chidambaram, Sushilkumar Shinde and Kamal Nath were conspicuous by their absence at the International Conference on Jawaharlal Nehru organised here on Monday.
In a complete U-turn from its earlier stand, the Home Ministry has come out in full support of the Aadhaar scheme saying it will facilitate "anytime, anywhere, anyhow" authentication to its beneficiaries.
On the eve of counting of votes in Maharashtra and Haryana, Congress leaders appear resigned to the party's fate in the Assembly polls giving more than ample hints that it was unlikely to return to power in the two states.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has caused a flutter within Congress ranks with his remarks regarding senior party colleagues who had come under the scanner in connection with the Adarsh scam.
Mentioning the names of minor rape victims of Bhandara in Parliament by then Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde resulted from "heavy work load" of the ministry officials who prepared his statement and was not "unlawful", the Home Ministry has concluded in its enquiry.
A petition was filed in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday seeking a direction to CBI to produce entire evidence during its investigation into the Adarsh Housing Society scam on the basis of which it had given a clean chit to former Maharashtra chief minister Sushilkumar Shinde.
As the Congress party prepares for a massive rejig in the wake of its unprecedented debacle in Lok Sabha polls, Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan met with Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her resident at 10 Janpath here amid speculations that a change of guard could take place in the state.
Former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday came out in support of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, whose leadership credentials have been questioned within Congress and by ally NCP following the party`s poor performance in Lok Sabha elections.
Former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Saturday came out in support of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, whose leadership credentials have been questioned within Congress and by ally NCP following the party`s poor performance in Lok Sabha elections.
A combined total of 812 police officers and security personnel have been deployed for the security of 84 VIPs in Maharashtra, with 52 men accorded to guard only Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and his MLA daughter, a RTI query revealed here.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi sought assistance of the Army and instructed state police to deal firmly with the situation after 11 persons were killed by the NDFB(S) militants in BTAD areas last night.
Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday criticised the BJP and its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for derailing political debate during polls and said Modi was attacking only individuals and targeting Sonia and Rahul Gandhi.
Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday said the centre has sent a National Investigation Agency (NIA) data collection team to the site of the twin blasts on a train in Chennai that left a woman dead.
Hitting out at Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde`s hasty announcement to appoint a judge for conducting inquiry into Gujarat snoopgate before counting of votes in Lok Sabha polls, BJP`s senior leader Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the UPA government is being wrongly advised as next government can overturn these appointments.
Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi lashed out at Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for publicly discussing the issue of bringing back underworld don Dawood Ibrahim to India.