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The Congress on Saturday hit out at the government over the ED raids against Robert Vadra’s associates, stating PM Modi dispensation was using “high-handed tactics” to threaten people as it was in a “state of panic of the highest degree” sensing defeat in polls. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi at a press conference held at …

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi was greeted by leaders from across the political spectrum on her birthday, a day before the critical meeting of opposition parties in Delhi. Mrs. Gandhi turns 72 today. Among the opposition leaders were DMK president MK Stalin, M Kanimozhi and A Raja who called on Mrs. Gandhi. Her son Rahul said …

Thirty-year-old Rahimuddin and his elder brother Rabiul are tensed as they walk into the NagrikSeva Kendra of their village in Goraimari, 70 km from Guwahati. Fourteen members of their family have failed to create it to the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on July 30. The final NRC draft had published 2.8 crore …

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has taken a swipe at the Modi government over a statement by a former Army officer that there was “too much hype” over the surgical strike across the Line of Control two years ago. Lieutenant General DS Hooda (retired), who monitored on the live video feed the precision attack on terrorist …

Exit polls for five states in elections anticipate a worrying outcome for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan. An aggregate of exit polls reveals the BJP’s winning streak is set to end in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, both heading for the hung verdict. The Congress is tipped to win a transparent majority in …

The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday organized a raid at the residence of Congress worker Jagdish Sharma. Mr. Sharma, who is believed to be a shutdown aide of businessman Robert Vadra, has also been taken to the Enforcement Directorate office for questioning. “Robert Vadra is being framed. Modi government needs to trap Robert Vadra. Searches are …

India will maintain its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances this year with the Indian community sending a whopping USD 80 billion back home, the World Bank said in a report on Saturday. India is followed by China (USD 67 billion), Mexico and the Philippines (USD 34 billion each) and Egypt (USD 26 …

A major Indian-origin Brexiteer MP has come under pressure over her suggestion that potential food shortages between borders could be utilized as leverage to secure a better deal from the EU, ahead of a crucial vote in the UK Parliament next week over Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Priti Patel, one of the most …

Over 20 percent of over 4.74 crore voters exercised their franchise in the first three hours of polling in Rajasthan today amid reports of EVMs malfunctioning at some polling booths. The polling commenced at 8 am and the voter turnout was 20.9 percent at 11 am, poll officials said. There was a survey of some …

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje today shows shock at Bihar politician Sharad Yadav’s comments body-shaming her at an election rally and said the Election Commission must act. “I am shocked. I feel insulted. He has insulted women. I think to set an example, it is very vital that the Election Commission takes cognizance,” Vasundhara Raje …

A Delhi Court on Friday commented that it would hear on January 30 the chief secretary assault case in which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia have been named as accused. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal was said by the counsel for Kejriwal, Sisodia and other AAP leaders that they have …

President Amit Shah rejected permission to hold a rally today in West Bengal, hit out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying she was terrified that the BJP was making inroads into the state. “There is an era of terror in Bengal. Mamata Banerjee is throttling democracy,” said Amit Shah. Now rally from Cooch Behar was …