India | Nazir Masoodi | Friday February 7, 2014
The Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered a case of sexual assault against Health Minister Shabir Khan after a complaint from a woman doctor. Mr Khan is a Congress leader and a legislator from Rajouri.
India | Devesh Kumar | Wednesday January 29, 2014
The proposal to create new administrative units in Jammu and Kashmir has become the new bone of contention between Omar Abdullah's National Conference and the Congress, casting a shadow on the fate of the alliance in the state.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday January 28, 2014
The Congress' five-year alliance with the National Conference seems to be in serious trouble, just months ahead of key national polls.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 21, 2014
In a major rejig in Congress' media team, Union Ministers P Chidambaram, Salman Khurshid, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma were made senior spokespersons.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday January 10, 2014
Congress leader and Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad met DMK chief M Karunanidhi in Chennai on Thursday, triggering speculation of a possible revival of ties between the two parties.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 10, 2014
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said he did not discuss an electoral alliance with DMK president M Karunanidhi in their meeting in Chennai on Thursday.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 30, 2013
Expressing concern over increase in cases of cancer, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said in Punjab the UPA government is setting up a 'National Cancer Centre' to fight the dreaded disease.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
The nation today remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying homage to the leader.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
The Minister said Congress is making efforts to reconcile with rebel candidates ahead of the forthcoming assembly elections.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 15, 2013
Thirty-five of the 77 Union Ministers have failed to file annual details of their assets and liabilities before the Prime Minister even over a month after the passage of the deadline.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 11, 2013
The newly-appointed Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana met in New Delhi on Friday for the first time and discussed a broad outline of issues relating to the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in the backdrop of widespread protests against the union cab...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 10, 2013
A major cancer hospital in Punjab, to be inaugurated today in a function attended by Rahul Gandhi, has been dragged into a political controversy ahead of national polls due by May.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 4, 2013
India on Friday launched an indigenous vaccine against Japanese encephalitis as part of a national programme to fight the virus.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 1, 2013
Assam has emerged as a role model in the health sector of the country by implementing the highest number of schemes under the National Rural Health Mission, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Sunday.
Cities | Ketki Angre | Friday August 9, 2013
Medical students gathered on Thursday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, the designated spot for protesters, explaining why they are fighting a new rule that needs them to spend a year in a village after they have qualified as doctors.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 29, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to drop the Centre's move to reintroduce National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and abide by the Supreme Court ruling, which quashed the test for undergraduate an...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Uma Sudhir, edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 26, 2013
The Congress's top leaders have spent Friday discussing the politically incendiary issue of whether Andhra Pradesh should be bifurcated to create a new state of Telangana.
India | Sunil Prabhu | Saturday July 20, 2013
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that the government will seek a review of the Supreme Court verdict quashing the Medical Council of India's (MCI) decision to hold a common entrance test for medical colleges.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 11, 2013
Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor has used the fading telegram service to urge the government to ban the import and sale of cosmetics that are tested on animals.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday June 20, 2013
The Congress government is reportedly planning to make an announcement on Telangana by the end of this month. The party hopes the announcement will douse fires raging on the ground, politically and emotionally. Unfortunately, the party seems to be in...