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

Rahul Gandhi

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…

Nationalism debate: Fight over Smriti Irani may escalate in Parliament

Smriti Irani

The debate over nationalism may continue to dominate Parliament’s proceedings this week, even after both Houses had completed discussions on the issue. The BJP came out in support of Union human resource development minister Smriti Irani after the Congress, Left and the JD(U) decided to push notice of breach of privilege against her for allegedly…

A fact check on what HRD minister Smriti Irani said in Parliament

Smriti Irani said in Parliament

Under intense attack, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday made a forceful statement in Lok Sabha, saying Kanhaiya Kumar and some other students had been found indulging in anti-national activities by the JNU authorities themselves. The Smriti Script One liners from HRD minister Smriti Irani’s speech in the Lok Sabha, Some of the voices are uttered…

Is Narendra Modi government ‘scared’ or Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday roared in front of the media, saying the government was “scared” and will try to muzzle his voice in Parliament on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) sedition row. “I will speak but they (government) will not let me speak because they are scared. They are scared of what…

Amit Shah: Rahul Gandhi should clarify whether “anti-national” slogans should be tolerated

BJP chief Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah, on Wednesday attacked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for supporting Jawaharlal Nehru University students and accused him of “votebank politics”. Amit Shah, has demanded clarification from Rahul Gandhi on whether “anti-national” slogans should be tolerated in the name of freedom of speech. “Today debate is being held in the Parliament whether…

JNU row: Rahul Gandhi proving anti-national students right, says Amit Shah

Rahul Gandhi

BJP president Amit Shah has hit out hard at Rahul Gandhi and accused the Congress vice president of supporting anti-nationalist elements.   Chiding the Congress, Shah asks what is its definition of patriotism when Rahul Gandhi cannot differentiate between anti-state and nationalism. Rahul Gandhi and colleagues going to JNU and supporting the students has proved…

Anand Sharma says he was attacked by ABVP activists at JNU

Anand Sharma

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma today said that he has suffered injuries after he was attacked by ABVP activists in JNU campus when he was returning with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi after attending a protest meet held by students there. The “attack” took place some distance away from the place where the meeting was held…

Rahul Gandhi joins candlelight vigil for Rohith Vemula at Hyderabad University

Rahul Gandhi joins candlelight vigil for Rohith Vemula

Stepping up the offensive on Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide issue, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi arrived at the Hyderabad University campus on Saturday to participate in a candle march by students. Rahul is supposed to spend the night with the protesting students in the campus along with the family members of Rohith Vemula. Congress general…