Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today mocked CPI(M) and Congress for their efforts to forge an alliance ahead of the Assembly polls in West Bengal, a reaction which the opposition parties termed as "a reflection of her fear of losing".
The campaign for by-elections to be held in three Uttar Pradesh assembly constituencies tomorrow indicates that communal polarisation will be a favourite political tool of parties in the run-up to crucial state elections now a year away.
Noting that casualties have tapered off the world's highest battlefield over the years, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today ruled out dislodging troops from Siachen Glacier citing its strategic significance.
Former telecom minister A Raja today concluded his final arguments in 2G spectrum allocation scam case before a special court, claiming there was no evidence to show he was aware of the Rs 200 crore transaction between DMK-run Kalaignar TV and DB Group firm.
Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on Parliament disruption, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today condemned "efforts to suppress her party's voice" whenever it tried to raise issues concerning the poor and common man in the House.
The bail plea of former media baron Peter Mukerjea, arrested in the Sheena Bora murder case, was today rejected by a special CBI court which observed that chargesheet was yet to be filed and investigation in the matter was still on.
The US is working closely with India and is committed to doing all it can to assist the country in bringing the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack to justice, a top official said amid Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley's deposition before a Mumbai court.
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today alleged that Congress wanted to "implicate" the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and "harass" present party president Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jehan encounter case, and said the party should "openly regret" its actions.
The Delhi government has said that it will construct 10 elevated corridors to decongest roads in the national capital. Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Satyendar Jain said the government has identified locations where these new elevated corridors would be built.