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Rafale Case: Govt says documents stolen from Defence Ministry

The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing in the Rafale fighter jets deal case till March 14, after the government said that certain documents pertaining to the deal were stolen from the Defence Ministry. In the marathon hearing, the Centre told the apex court that documents pertaining to the deal have been stolen from the Defence Ministry and that the papers relied on by the petitioners were marked secret

Navjot Singh Sidhu turfed out from The Kapil Sharma Show

Congress leader and Kapil Sharma’s old associate Navjot Singh Sidhu has been asked to leave ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ following his comments on the Pulwama terror attack–Terrorism has no religion, no nation. He will be replaced by Archana Puran Singh on the show. A source shared with us, “His remarks have not been taken kindly by most. Also, the channel and the show was getting dragged into the unwanted controversy. This is when the team amicably

"Chowkidaar Is Chor, Hence Proved": Rahul Gandhi 's Rafale Retort To PM

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today welcomed the investigative report by English daily The Hindu, which has accessed a defense ministry note that records its objections to the involvement Prime Minister’s Office in the Rafale deal with France. The report conclusively establishes the PMO was involved in the deal and it makes the Supreme Court judgment on Rafale questionable since “information was withheld from the court,” Mr Gandhi said. The internal

Can solve Ayodhya dispute within 24 hours if SC cannot, says Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has said people’s “patience” on the issue of Ram temple is “fast running out” and if the Supreme Court is unable to give an early verdict on the dispute, it should “hand it over to us” and it will be resolved within 24 hours. The chief minister also claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win more seats in Uttar Pradesh in the

President Pranab Mukherjee remembers Indira Gandhi, lauds GST

Outgoing president Pranab Mukherjee today in his farewell speech remembered his mentor and former prime minister Indira Gandhi. In his last speech as the President of India, Mukherjee said that Gandhi was a towering personality. “My career was mentored by Mrs Indira Gandhi who was a towering personality. She had the courage to call a spade a spade,” Mukherjee said as he related an interesting incident that happened in London

Rahul Gandhi Take-Over Plan, Sonia Gandhi To Retain Key Role

Rahul Gandhi will take over as Congress president from his mother Sonia Gandhi in a process of organisational elections that begin next month as planned, top party sources said today, seeking to quash rumours that the transition may be delayed. The elections in the mammoth party are expected to be held over several weeks and Mr Gandhi, who is currently the party number 2, will take over as president in

PM Narendra Modi Walks Up to Opposition In Parliament, Greets Sonia Gandhi, Others

Prime Minister Narendra Modi walked up to the Opposition benches in Parliament on Monday morning, greeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi with a Namaste and shaking hands with leaders like former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, all seated in the front row. PM Modi, who arrived in the Lok Sabha about five minutes before

Why Narendra Modi must order independent probe against Nitin Gadkari's ministry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remark of “Na khaunga, na khane dunga” is under question yet again with reports emerging of corruption in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. A Boston-based construction engineering firm – CDM Smith – allegedly paid a bribe of $1.18 million (Rs 7.59 crore) to officials of the National Highway Authority of India between 2011 and 2015 to obtain contracts, the US Justice Department has said.

Facing threat to life, Rahul Gandhi cancels visit to Puducherry, TN, Kerala

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi cancelled his two-day visit to Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, which was to commence on Tuesday, a day after an anonymous letter threatening his life was received by the party. However, this is not the reason behind cancellation of Rahul Gandhi’s Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala visit. In a series of tweets, the Congress vice president claimed that he is suffering from high fever. “My apologies

Kanhaiya Kumar never said he is not proud to be Indian: Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday clarified that JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar had never said he is not proud to be an Indian. Tharoor’s clarification came days after he drew flak for comparing Kumar with Bhagat Singh. “When this young man, who you object to so strongly, stands up and says I want freedom from…he mentions casteism, he mentions capitalism. I don’t agree necessarily to things that he talks about.

Apologise, Else Lawsuit: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Warns Digvijaya Singh

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has sent a legal notice to Digvijaya Singh seeking his apology for levelling baseless allegations, a day after Congress leader accused him of “nepotism” over a state agency’s order asking developers to open accounts in a private bank where his wife works. Mr Fadnavis’ lawyer Ganesh Sovani has asked Mr Singh to tender an unconditional apology to Mr Fadnavis within two weeks on his twitter

Rahul Gandhi's fair and lovely remark racist: BJP complains to Lok Sabha Speaker

The Bharatiya Janata Party has approached the Lok Sabha Speaker with a complaint against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his ‘fair and lovely’ remark in the House on Wednesday. The ruling party is expected to move a motion on ‘racism’ in the House when it convenes on Tuesday, March 8. Lok Sabha proceedings were suspended for the day after the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma. He was 68. Sangma