The Biggest Stories of February 25, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu and Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Sunday March 1, 2015
Sonia Gandhi today did not deny reports that her son Rahul, currently on a sabbatical, will be elevated as Congress president in April and told reporters, "When it is decided, you all will know."
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday February 25, 2015
Rahul Gandhi's "leave of absence" during a key session of Parliament has created a crisis for the Congress. The party is facing a storm of questions on Mr Gandhi's whereabouts.
Cities | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday December 23, 2014
The plane used by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had to be pushed off a runway in Madhya Pradesh today by a group of workers.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
A federal appeals court has dismissed a 1984 Sikh rights violation case filed against Congress Party by a rights group, saying that the case does not sufficiently "touch and concern" the US.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
The Aam Aadmi Party today said it will strongly oppose the Centre's move to pay a subsidiary of the Reliance Infrastructure Rs 1,800 crore for exiting from the crucial Delhi airport Metro project.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
After former Comptroller and Auditor General or CAG Vinod Rai attacked Manmohan Singh on the 2G issue, Congress leader Kamal Nath today said the former Prime Minister may have made a "mistake" in not acting despite his letter to him expressing concern over the spectrum allocation process.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
The Congress and Government on Tuesday traded barbs over the post of Leader of the Opposition(LOP) in Lok Sabha with the main opposition even bringing Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in its line of fire on the issue.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 8, 2014
The Congress was busy today gathering the signatures of 60-odd MPs to support its claim to the Leader of Opposition's post.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 7, 2014
Upping the ante on the Lok Sabha Leader of Opposition issue, the Congress today said United Progressive Alliance MPs will write to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan seeking an immediate decision to the matter.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 8, 2014
As the opposition Congress today protested loudly in Parliament over price rise, their leader Rahul Gandhi, who has rarely stood out in Parliament, caught the ruling BJP's eye.
India News | Sunetra Choudhury | Monday July 7, 2014
The Congress must be assigned the right to nominate the Leader of the Opposition, party president Sonia Gandhi today told reporters in Parliament.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Monday July 7, 2014
Amid talk of price rise and the economy, the BJP and Congress are now engaged in a game of "who blinks first" on the post of Leader of Opposition or LoP in the Lok Sabha for the latter.
Cheat Sheet | Devesh Kumar | Thursday June 5, 2014
Pro-tem speaker Kamal Nath set the ball rolling for the 16th Lok Sabha by swearing in Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a member of the House. Clad in a sparkling white kurta and jacket, the 63-year-old BJP leader took the oath in Hindi. The House had been adjourned yesterday after paying tributes to Union Rural development Minister Gopinath Munde, ...
India News | Devesh Kumar | Thursday June 5, 2014
Narendra Damodardas Modi, the country's 15th Prime Minister, today took oath as a member of the Lok Sabha. He was the first of the 539 MPs to be sworn in as a member of the 16th Lok Sabha on the second day of its inaugural session.
Cheat Sheet | Written by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday June 4, 2014
On the first day of the 16th Lok Sabha, the changed seating arrangements reflected the altered power dynamics in the House. The newly-elected MPs greeted each other and later, stood in a shared moment of silence as a tribute to union rural development minister Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident yesterday. The House was adjourned after the ...
India News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday June 4, 2014
After attending the oath ceremony of the Congress's Kamal Nath as pro-tem Speaker at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi drove the short distance to Parliament House where a new session begins today.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Sumitra Mahajan, an eight-time BJP member of Parliament from Indore, is set to take over as the next Speaker of the Lok Sabha, BJP sources confirmed today.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 31, 2014
Former Parliamentary Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath has been appointed as the Protem Speaker in the new Lok Sabha.
Elections News | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday May 28, 2014
As the pro-tem speaker, Mr Nath will be expected to formally kick-off the proceedings to the new Lok Sabha.
Elections News | Sunil Prabhu | Sunday May 25, 2014
At a meeting of the Congress Members of Parliament from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, Sonia Gandhi was again elected the chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party.
Elections News | Sunil Prabhu | Monday May 19, 2014
In 1999, the Congress' tally in the Lok Sabha had plunged to 114, its lowest till then. Sonia Gandhi, who had become the Congress president less than a year earlier after replacing Sitaram Kesri, took up the challenge of reviving her party by agreeing to don the role of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.
Elections News | Sandeep Phukan and Sunil Prabhu | Monday May 19, 2014
After the Congress' colossal defeat in the national election, the party's top two leaders, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi offered today to resign as president and vice-president, but their colleagues rejected the proposal.
Elections News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday May 19, 2014
The top leaders of the Congress party are meeting now to post-mortem the party's electoral humiliation. Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, the Congress bosses, have ratcheted up the party's worst performance ever, but their colleagues have made it clear that the First Family will be shielded from direct blame.
Elections News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday May 19, 2014
Hours before the Congress' highest decision making body, its Working Committee or CWC meets today to take stock of the party's humiliating defeat in the general elections, its seniormost MP in parliament Kamal Nath called for immediate internal elections.