The Congress on Friday dismissed former environment minister Jayanthi Nataranjan's allegations against AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi as "opportunistic and pageant', raising questions on the timing of her resignation and said serious allegations of corruption were behind her removal from the then UPA govt.
After sacking Avinash Chander as head of defense research and development organisation (DRDO) and secretary defense research and development, the Modi administration asked the defense secretary RK Mathur to hold additional charge for three months.
Hu Xijin is the editor-in-chief of the Communist Party-run mouthpiece, Global Times, in Beijing. During the Obama visit, the paper urged Delhi not to ‘fall into the western trap’. In Delhi for an India-China media conference, Hu spoke to HT about the state of bilateral relations, the Obama visit impact, and China’s engagement with South Asian countries.
Aam Aadmi Party on Friday took a swipe at the BJP for its newspaper advertisement, in which Anna Hazare's cartoon has been shown with a garland, prompting AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to cheekily ask whether the saffron party had "killed" the veteran anti-corruption crusader.
Trinamool Congress number two and Rajya Sabha MP, Mukul Roy, reached the office of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday to face interrogation in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam.
In what can be described as the single largest attack and open revolt against Rahul Gandhi by a former UPA minister, Natarajan said he used to send directives on environmental clearances for projects involving big companies asking to protect environment.
Union minister Arun Jaitley on Friday sought a review of environmental projects granted clearance or rejected permission during the UPA regime after former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan accused Rahul Gandhi of interference in green clearances for projects.
A businessman in Kerala has been arrested after he allegedly rammed his Hummer into a security guard as a punishment for delay in opening the gate of his apartment complex in Thrissur, police said.
Former UPA Minister Jayanthi Natarajan quit the Congress party on Friday after spending almost four decades in the party alleging she was humiliated and dumped unceremoniously from the environment ministry for no fault of hers.
The stakes are high and the Bharatiya Janata Party is pooling in massive resources at hand for the maximum impact before Delhi goes to polls on February 7.
C Umashankar, a 1990 batch Indian Administrative Service office of the Tamil Nadu cadre, has courted controversy for his evangelical work and the Tamil Nadu government has ordered him to stop "preaching and propagating activities" saying action would be taken against him if he did not.
A passenger allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi sued the online car service in US federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures.
A police complaint was lodged against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia in Rampurhat police station in Birbhum district of West Bengal for inciting tension in the area with a speech he delivered on Wednesday.
A district court has stayed the conviction of Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who was sentenced to one year imprisonment for violating prohibitory orders in the run-up to the 2009 Lok Sabha election, and granted him bail.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi described him as BJP’s ‘most successful’ president. And Amit Shah’s skills are at test, again, in Delhi’s election battle. Shah has set an ambitious target for BJP — cornering two-thirds majority.