The Supreme Court on Thursday asked veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel to face trial in connection with his election to the Rajya Sabha in 2017 which has been challenged by his rival BJP candidate Balwantsinh Rajput. read more
Sajjan Kumar’s lawyer said he will comply with the high court’s judgment as the Supreme Court was not likely to grant a hearing to his appeal against the high court verdict during the vacation, which is ending on January 1. read more
Keen on enacting the legislation, the government has got the bill on criminalising triple talaq listed in the Rajya Sabha for consideration on Monday, giving it the top priority notwithstanding the fact that it may find it difficult to get the bill ... read more
The Lok Sabha will discuss the revised bill which seeks to make the Muslim practice of instant triple talaq illegal and a punitive offence amid a reservation by opposition parties against the proposed law. read more
“When the Congress president (Rahul Gandhi) said -- as I have said -- GST should be a single rate, it means that the standard rate of GST should be a single rate. That’s absolutely correct,” said senior Congress leader P Chidambaram. read more
A day after Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa called Rafale a “game changer” and the Supreme Court verdict on the deal a “very fine” judgment, senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Thursday accused him of “lying”. read more
The Supreme Court’s judgement in the Rafale case is “self-contradictory” as it was misled by the government, and the court should recall it to restore its credibility, Congress leader Anand Sharma said. read more
The senior Congress leader and his son Karti Chidambaram are under the scanner of the CBI and the ED in connection with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance granted to INX Media. read more
Fauzia Ansari (C) along with her husband Nehal Ansari (2R) and elder son Dr Khalid Ansari (2L), speaks to the media ahead of the deportation of her son Hamid Ansari from Pakistan, in Amritsar. Hamid was arrested by intelligence agencies in Pakistan in 2012 after he allegedly entered northwest Pakistan illegally to meet a woman he befriended online. He spent six years in a prison on charges of espionage.
Veteran Congress leader Ashok Gehlot took the oath as the chief minister of Rajasthan for the third time on Monday at the historic Albert Hall in state capital Jaipur. Sachin Pilot took oath as the deputy chief minister after Congress president Rahul Gandhi brokered peace between Gehlot and him on Friday after two days of hectic consultations in New Delhi.
Sajjan Kumar is accused of involvement in the killing of five members of a Sikh family by a mob during the riots in the aftermath of the October 31, 1984, assassination of then-prime minister Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh bodyguards read more