The Biggest Stories of April 22, 2015
Apr 22, 2015
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday April 23, 2015
The Opposition united yet again in Parliament today, this time to protest against Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's decision to expunge an Aam Aadmi Party member's comment against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a debate on a farmer's death at ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 23, 2015
Sharing "pain" over the death of a farmer at AAP's rally in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the agriculture community's problems are "old, deep-rooted and widespread" which need to be addressed collectively and expressed willingnes...
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday April 23, 2015
Responding to demands from the Opposition that he address Parliament about the death of Gajendra Singh, the farmer from Rajasthan who hanged himself at an AAP rally in Delhi on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke in the Lok Sabha. Here are ...
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Thursday April 23, 2015
"Nothing is more important than human life," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a short speech in the Lok Sabha today on the death a farmer from Rajasthan, who hanged himself from a tree at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in the heart of Delhi on Wednesda...
India News | Hari Kumar and Nida Najar, The New York Times | Thursday April 23, 2015
The public suicide of a farmer at a political rally on Wednesday appeared to add momentum to the opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's land policies.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he was "deeply shattered" and "disappointed" after a farmer committed suicide at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in Delhi in front of thousands of people.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Thursday April 23, 2015
His name was Gajendra, said the Delhi Police, while giving details about the farmer from Dausa in Rajasthan who committed suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party rally today in the capital. Till this afternoon he had no name, like most farmers who have killed...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Chaos overshadowed the Aam Aadmi Party's rally in Delhi today as a man committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree, as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders on stage appealed for calm.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party has threatened to widen its stir against the Centre if it goes ahead with the contentious land bill as party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a rally against the legislation at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
Opinion | Nalin S Kohli | Monday April 20, 2015
For what might have been a quiet Sunday, August 19 turned out to be a hyper-active political day. In the morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed BJP members of Parliament and other office bearers during a day-long workshop. Within a couple of...
Opinion | Siddharth Varadarajan | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Modi takes no sabbaticals. Even when he is abroad on official business, he believes in fighting his party's opponents.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Facing the Opposition heat over the land bill, BJP today went on the offensive with party President Amit Shah asking MPs to effectively counter "propaganda" against the government on it and highlight the schemes initiated for the welfare of farmers a...
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Sunday April 19, 2015
After a 57-day sabbatical, Rahul Gandhi launched a full-fledged attack on the NDAs policies at Delhis Ramlila Grounds. Here are some of the reactions to the Congress Vice Presidents Kisan-Khet Mazdoor Rally:
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Sunday April 19, 2015
Rahul Gandhi addressed a large farmers' rally on Sunday, attempting to focus rural anger towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies, in the first public appearance in months for the Congress vice-president, recently back from a 57-day sabbatical...
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday April 19, 2015
The ruling BJP on Sunday retaliated swiftly to the assault launched on Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi at a big farmers rally in Delhi. It has asked Mr Gandhi to apologise for "insulting the people's mandate."
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Sunday April 19, 2015
With Rahul Gandhi back from his two-month sabbatical, the Congress launched a full-fledged attack on the BJP government at a big rally of farmers in Delhi today, bringing out its heavy artillery against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed land re...
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday April 19, 2015
A day before Parliament reconvenes for what promises to be a scorching remainder of the Budget session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a workshop for BJP lawmakers, "From the day I became PM, I have been working for the poor." Some hours later,...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 19, 2015
Back after a 57-day sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi along with party President Sonia Gandhi will address a rally today over the land acquisition bill and against the Narendra Modi government policies that the party describes as "anti...
India News | NDTV.com | Sunday April 19, 2015
Back after a 57-day break from politics, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi along with party president and mother Sonia Gandhi will address a rally on Sunday over the land acquisition bill and against the Narendra Modi government policies that the ...
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday April 17, 2015
Separatists Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Masarat Alam of the Hurriyat Conference were placed under house arrest on Thursday evening, a day after Mr Alam's supporters waved Pakistani flags at a rally led by him in Jammu and Kashmir's capital Srinagar.
Cheat Sheet | Friday April 3, 2015
In his address at a rally in Bengaluru, where a two-day BJP conclave is on, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about the achievements and the future plans of his government.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday April 3, 2015
"Give it up," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a big rally in Bengaluru today, urging "MPs, MLAs, ministers, IAS and IPS officers, professors and professionals" to give up subsidy on cooking gas to benefit the poor.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday April 3, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Bengaluru where two-day National Executive meeting is on.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 2, 2015
BJP today took a swipe at Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi over his likely appearance at a farmers' rally on April 19 after a long sabbatical, saying it is not sure if such news reports are true and his "vacation" is finally over.