India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 28, 2013
Union minister Kapil Sibal today denied owning a single share in the Tehelka magazine and dared BJP's Sushma Swaraj to name him as the"minister" she alleged was shielding the magazine's founder Tarun Tejpal, who has been booked for rape.
India | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday October 29, 2013
After Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar delivered a speech studded with criticism of his political rival, Narendra Modi, he received thundering applause. Not unexpected, given that he was addressing his own party at a conference to plan its strategy ...
India | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 7, 2013
A top leader of Nitish Kumar's party today rooted for an alliance with the Congress for next year's polls and the Bihar Chief Minister did not rule it out, in a major indication that the bonhomie between the two parties over the past few months could...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday September 20, 2013
The government today approved the proposal to set up an Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) near Hyderabad which envisages spending of about Rs 2.19 lakh crore and generation of nearly 15 lakh direct jobs.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday September 21, 2013
His tenure as army chief was studded with public clashes with the government. Over a year after he retired, General VK Singh is still commanding controversy.
India | Manish Kumar | Sunday July 21, 2013
Trouble seems to be brewing within the Bihar unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP. A party MLA was today suspended after he raised his voice against the state unit chief, Sushil Modi.
India | Diana George | Friday July 19, 2013
The image managers of the Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP, which is all set to woo the youth and urban middle class in the next general elections, would have winced hard when party president Rajnath Singh made an anti-English comment on Thursday. The C...
India | Reported by Manish Kumar; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday June 16, 2013
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party Janata Dal United or the JDU is likely to end its 17-year-old alliance with the BJP today. The announcement of the split is likely to be made after a JDU meeting at 12:30 pm where a resolution is expected to ...
India | Reported by Manish Kumar; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday June 16, 2013
Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar declared "it's time to make a decision," his party and the BJP exchanged hefty parting shots today, reporting the end of their 17-year-old alliance.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday June 15, 2013
With an end to the 17-year-old alliance looking imminent, BJP leaders in Bihar have refused to meet Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Mr Kumar had called up Sushil Modi, who is also the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, and other senior BJP leaders from the...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday June 12, 2013
Senior BJP leader LK Advani today reportedly called up Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav amid speculation that the two parties might split over the elevation of Narendra Modi in the BJP.
Cities | Written by Sanjay Tiwari | Friday May 24, 2013
An under construction building in the busy Manish Nagar area of Nagpur became the site of a horrific crime on Friday morning. A minor girl was found there burning. The doctors at Government Medical College and Hospital attending to her said she had s...
India | Sanjay Ramakant Tiwari (With PTI inputs) | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Former Ranji player Baburao Yadav was today arrested by the special cell of the Delhi Police in connection with the spot-fixing scandal that has cast a shadow on the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League. He was detained yesterday.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday May 6, 2013
The Law and Railways Ministers, who have been smeared by scandal, will stay for now, the ruling Congress has decided, to loud protests from the opposition. The BJP's Arun Jaitley has said "some heads must roll."
India | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Monday May 6, 2013
The Law and Railways Ministers, who have been smeared by scandal, are not being asked to quit the government yet. The Congress core group met on Sunday evening, the second time in two days, to discuss the growing calls for the ministers' resignations...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 10, 2013
Union Minister Manish Tewari today took a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is being described in the cyber world as 'Feku' (bragger).
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Saturday April 6, 2013
Narendra Modi's remark that he is ready to "repay his debt to Mother India", being read as the clearest indication yet of the Gujarat Chief Minister's interest in running for Prime Minister, has set the cat among the pigeons. The Congress has reacted...
Wednesday January 30, 2013
The CCI has asked the Petroleum ministry to solve problems with the Defence Ministry with regard to investments worth $40 billion in 39 oil blocks. It has further asked the ministries to revert back with a solution within a month.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday January 29, 2013
India is capable of securing its citizens, Home Secretary RK Singh said on Tuesday in response to Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik's statement that the Indian government should provide security to actor Shah Rukh Khan.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday November 16, 2012
Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal and Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tiwari today addressed a press conference on the 2G spectrum auction held recently.
Sunday October 28, 2012
Newly appointed Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tiwari today made it clear that he has no intention of any governmental regulation of media and maintained that "self regulation is the best regulation".
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday October 12, 2012
The Congress scrambled to defend Rahul Gandhi's controversial statement yesterday that seven out of 10 young people in Punjab are addicted to drugs, demanding an apology from the Akali-BJP government for attacking him.
India | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Tuesday September 11, 2012
Escalating its attack on the Comptroller and Auditor General, the Congress on Monday virtually accused CAG Vinod Rai of working for the BJP. This was the strongest attack yet on the CAG and marks a shift of strategy by the party, which had so far bee...
Sarika | Friday August 31, 2012
After seeing the rushes of his next film, Prateik is glad his intense workout schedules have finally paid off