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  • Over Lunch, Opposition Parties Put Ball In Government's Court On President

    Over Lunch, Opposition Parties Put Ball In Government's Court On President

    Opposition parties will wait to see whether the candidate picked by the government for President is acceptable to them before deciding whether they will force a contest, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday after attending a lunch hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi for leaders of 17 opposition parties in a show of unity ...

  • Rahul Gandhi Denied Permission To Visit Saharanpur Village Hit By Caste Clashes

    Rahul Gandhi Denied Permission To Visit Saharanpur Village Hit By Caste Clashes

    The Uttar Pradesh police said today that it has denied permission to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for a visit tomorrow to Saharanpur in western UP, which is tense after caste clashes earlier this week. Senior police officer Aditya Mishra told NDTV that no politician is being allowed to visit the town for now.

  • Sonia Gandhi's 'Unity' Lunch For Opposition, As PM Narendra Modi Government Turns 3

    Sonia Gandhi's 'Unity' Lunch For Opposition, As PM Narendra Modi Government Turns 3

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi hosted a lunch for the leaders of the opposition parties in the capital today where several arch-rivals put up a united face. On the menu was the upcoming Presidential election. Leaders of 16 parties discussed the possibility of fielding a joint candidate for President to take on the BJP-led National Democratic Allia...

  • No Credible Proof On EVM Tampering, Says Election Commission: Highlights

    No Credible Proof On EVM Tampering, Says Election Commission: Highlights

    The Election Commission held a live demo today to show the working of voting machines to prove that they cannot be tampered with. Last Friday, the top election body had held an all-party meet to discuss the upcoming 'EVM hackathon' after allegations that the voting machines were hacked in the recently-held assembly elections and the Delhi civic ele...

  • Election Commission's EVM 'Challenge' Next Month. Conditions Apply: 10 Facts

    Election Commission's EVM 'Challenge' Next Month. Conditions Apply: 10 Facts

    The long-awaited EVM Challenge to establish that the Electronic Voting Machines cannot be tampered will start from June 3, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced on Saturday. But the Election Commission doesn't expect anyone to win the challenge. The poll body came up with the challenge so as to reassure political parties that raised dou...

  • 'They Call Me the Biggest 'Zamindar': Lalu Yadav Attacks BJP

    'They Call Me the Biggest '<i>Zamindar</i>': Lalu Yadav Attacks BJP

    Bihar politician Lalu Yadav has rubbished allegations of corrupt land deals, hitting out at the BJP and its ideological mentor the Rashtriya Swayansevak Sangh (RSS) for what he called an attempt to sully his image. He said the charges that he and his children own benaami or proxy property worth a 1,000 crores have been fabricated to exact political...

  • 'Marlow', Where Sheena Bora Once Lived, Raided In P Chidambaram Inquiry

    'Marlow', Where Sheena Bora Once Lived, Raided In P Chidambaram Inquiry

    The sprawling home in Mumbai's Worli neighbourhood owned by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea was among a dozen locations raided today to determine if the couple, which owned INX Media , colluded with former Finance Minister P Chidambaram to allegedly bring in illegal amounts of foreign investment in 2007.

  • 'My Name Is Lalu Yadav, I Pity Intimidators,' He Tweets On Raids Targeting Him

    'My Name Is Lalu Yadav, I Pity Intimidators,' He Tweets On Raids Targeting Him

    Lalu Yadav was the beneficiary of 1,000 crores worth of proxy land deals, income tax officials alleged today as they searched nearly 20 locations in Delhi and Gurgaon to collect evidence for their case.

  • Court Refuses To Stop Tax Investigation Against Gandhis In National Herald Case

    Court Refuses To Stop Tax Investigation Against Gandhis In National Herald Case

    The Delhi High Court today refused to stop an income tax investigation into Young Indian, a company which has Congress bosses Sonia and Rahul Gandhi as its main stakeholders, asking it to first approach tax authorities.

  • PM Narendra Modi Attends Vesak Day Celebration In Sri Lanka: Highlights

    PM Narendra Modi Attends Vesak Day Celebration In Sri Lanka: Highlights

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka for. PM Modi participated in the opening ceremony of the 14th International Vesak Day celebration in Colombo. PM Modi, who is the chief guest, arrived this morning at the venue and was received by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe amid traditional fanfare.

  • Family Of 5, Suspected Terrorists, Blow Themselves Up During Raid in Bangladesh

    Family Of 5, Suspected Terrorists, Blow Themselves Up During Raid in Bangladesh

    A family of five in Bangladesh died in a raid on a suspected terrorist hideout this morning. Local reports suggest that the family blew themselves up to prevent police from storming their alleged terror hideout. The incident took place in Rajshahi, around 244 km from the capital city of Dhhaka. A fire officer has also been killed in the blast.

  • Calling Arvind Kejriwal. Election Commission Seeks Inputs For Hackathon

    Calling Arvind Kejriwal. Election Commission Seeks Inputs For Hackathon

    Suggestions for how to conduct a hackathon of voting machines will be sought on Friday morning from political parties by the Election Commission at a meeting in Delhi. Among those invited is Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party or AAP which has been lobbying shrilly against the electronic voting machines or EVMs that are currently in use. Mr Kejriwal ...

  • From Hospital, Sonia Gandhi Works The Phone For President Election

    From Hospital, Sonia Gandhi Works The Phone For President Election

    After being hospitalised for food poisoning, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi rang West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to secure a meeting on Monday in Delhi.

  • Sacked AAP Minister Kapil Mishra Begins Hunger Strike, Has Question For Arvind Kejriwal

    Sacked AAP Minister Kapil Mishra Begins Hunger Strike, Has Question For Arvind Kejriwal

    Kapil Mishra, sacked as minister by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, has begun a hunger strike this morning demanding that the Aam Aadmi Party reveal details of foreign trips made by five of its top leaders. Mr Mishra is sitting under a tent pitched at his residence in Delhi's Civil Lines, with a garlanded photograph of Mahatma Gandhi behind h...

  • Andhra Pradesh Minister's Son Dies, Was Allegedly Speeding In Mercedes SUV

    Andhra Pradesh Minister's Son Dies, Was Allegedly Speeding In Mercedes SUV

    Nishit Narayana, the son of a senior minister in Andhra Pradesh who ran some of the state's top educational institutions, has died after his Mercedes SUV, which was allegedly speeding, crashed last night in Hyderabad.

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