Jaswant Singh's tumultuous career was marked by revival of India-US ties, ignominy of Kandahar hijacking
After serving in the armed forces for just over 10 years, Jaswant Singh resigned from the Indian Army in 1965 and began his journey in politics.
Bihar Assembly election: Nitish Kumar welcomes poll schedule, unveils second part of '7 resolves' initiative
The 'seven resolves' initiative, launched by the state govt for its 2015-20 term, comprised seven schemes to ensure basic necessities to every household
SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns from Modi Cabinet as LS clears two farm bills; Congress terms it 'gimmick'
Had the SAD taken a stand earlier and supported his government against the farm ordinances, the Centre might have thought ten times before pushing the anti-farmer Bills in Parliament, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said on Thursday
Narendra Modi's 'indiscretions weakened country', says Rahul Gandhi in video message on LAC conflict
The video is the first of a series initiated by the former Congress president to share his thoughts with people on various issues facing India
The government also said that coordinated steps taken along with state governments have contributed to a "gradual surge" in the recovery of patients.
Centre to not amend disability law after criticism from activists, terms existing provisions as 'appropriate'
Around 125 organisations had registered strong protest against a proposal to 'dilute and nullify' penal provisions in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016
The apex court was hearing a plea seeking a direction to the Centre to credit all contributions received by the PM CARES fund to NDRF
Sachin Pilot says Rahul Gandhi should lead Congress once again, slams Centre over border conflict with China
His demand came as Rahul has sharpened his attack on the Narendra Modi government for its handling of the border row with China and over increasing fuel prices.
India-China border conflict due to Narendra Modi govt's 'mismanagement and wrong policies', says Sonia Gandhi
Addressing the meeting, Sonia also hit out at the government for "mercilessly" raising petrol and diesel prices for 17 consecutive days, even when global prices of crude oil were falling.
RJD, AAP, AIMIM slam Centre over being left out of all-party meeting on India-China situation chaired by PM, question criteria of invitation
Opposition parties reacted angrily on Friday over not being invited to the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the situation along the India-China border and raised questions over the criteria for the invitation.
Bhupesh Baghel writes to Narendra Modi over ‘politically motivated’ I-T raids in Chhattisgarh, says action is affont to cooperative federalism
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the ongoing "politically motivated" raids in parts of the state by the Income Tax department, terming the action as an affront to the idea of cooperative federalism.
Delhi violence: Rights activists Harsh Mander, Anjali Bhardwaj accuse Centre, AAP govt of failure to provide medical, legal help to victims
Human rights activists on Monday denounced the Centre and Delhi government alleging that they failed to provide any medical or legal help to violence-affected people in northeast Delhi. The activists, including Harsh Mander, Anjali Bhardwaj, Annie Raja, and Harjit Singh Bhatti, also criticised India's poor healthcare system, saying that "there's no hospital near the affected areas".
Narendra Modi govt doesn’t acknowledge the word ‘slowdown’, says Manmohan Singh; calls $5 trillion economy mission ‘wishful thinking’
In a sharp attack on the Narendra Modi government over the state of the economy, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the current dispensation does not acknowledge the word "slowdown", and the real danger is that if problems are not recognised, then finding credible answers to take corrective action is unlikely.
Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Backstage traces the trajectory of India's public policies, economic growth
Performance in the first two years of the NDA was greatly helped by the collapse in world oil prices in October 2014, which created a very favourable external environment compared to the situation facing the UPA when oil prices were very high.
Rahul Gandhi taunts BJP over LPG cylinder fee hike, posts picture of saffron party leaders protesting cooking gas price hike during UPA tenure
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at the BJP over the LPG cylinder price hike by tweeting a UPA-era picture of the saffron party's leaders protesting an increase in prices of cooking gas at the time, and demanded a rollback.
P Chidambaram says Centre, BJP cannot distance themselves from SC verdict on reservation, must suggest corrective measures if they disagree
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said the government and the BJP must spell out corrective measures if they do not agree with the Supreme Court judgment on reservation not being mandatory as they cannot distance themselves from it.
RSS workers also against CAA but are supporting it because NDA govt ‘is their baby’, claims Kannan Gopinathan
Bureaucrat-turned-activist Kannan Gopinathan on Tuesday said even some "RSS people" are convinced the Citizenship Amendment Act is a bad law but are keeping quiet as the NDA government at the “Centre is their own baby”.
RBI Monetary Policy 2019 Updates: Forensic audit on PMC Bank scam expected by month-end, says Shaktikanta Das
If the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cuts the repo rate today, it would be the sixth reduction in the short-term lending rate this financial year.
Pakistan has displayed a mannequin of Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman inside a war museum
Attacks on Abhijit Banerjee are repulsive, but Nobel prize does not put him above legitimate critique
The news of Mumbai-born Banerjee—a Bengali who grew up in Kolkata and studied in JNU winning the coveted award (never mind his co-awardees) exploded as a mega bombshell on India’s polarised political climate