• Mumbai, May 30 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday accused Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi of directing his party's youth wing, the NSUI, to stage a protest outside Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani's residence. "It is absolutely a sorry state of affair to see to it …

  • The Narendra Modi government's chief economic advisor, Arvind Subramanian, has said that the rate of poverty reduction from 2005-06 to 2011-12 was the fastest in the country's history. Rarely before has the Manmohan Singh government received such a handsome compliment on its performance. Although it has been known that …

  • New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The government on Friday said it had no role in banning a students' group at the IIT-Madras even as opposition attacked it for curbing free speech. The controversy over action against the student's group for criticizing the Modi government also saw a war of words break out on Twitter between Congress …

  • New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the central government has no intention to run the Delhi government through anyone and was committed to upholding its constitutional duty as he outlined the Narendra Modi government's achievements in the past one year. Addressing a press conference …

  • Smriti dares Rahul to debate in a war of words Indo Asian News Service - IANS

    New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A war of words broke out on Friday between Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Twitter over IIT-Madras's censure of a students' group for criticising the Narendra Modi government.

  • New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned IIT-Madras' move to censure a students' group for criticising the Narendra Modi-led central government. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told the media: "The arrogance of the Modi government has come to an extent that if a students' …

  • New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday criticised the move to ban a student group in IIT-Madras for allegedly questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies, adding that his party will fight any attempt to crush debate in the country. The official twitter handle of Rahul Gandhi’s office …

  • Hyderabad, May 29 (ANI): Union Minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for targeting the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), and said that BJP leaders have reached the dignified pedestal because of the character building by the organisation. �We have reached …

  • A DAY AFTER Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked Sonia Gandhi, the Congress president said the Narendra Modi government was working vindictively against Rae Bareli, her Parliamentary constituency. " Modi government is victimising the people by blocking funds for Rae Bareli. It is clearly a case of political vendetta,"she …

  • DOWNPLAYING Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi?s remark that those who want to eat beef can go to Pakistan and saying it was his personal view, Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) chief Amit Shah on Thursday said the party will not be insisting on a country- wide ban on beef.