Congress Working Committee meets to discuss communal violence in northeast Delhi

Amid continued communal violence in parts of northeast Delhi that has claimed 17 lives, the Congress top leadership started deliberations on the issue at a meeting of its working committee today. Continue Reading

Aircel-Maxis cases: ED, CBI file status report of investigation

The Enforcement Directorate and the CBI filed a status report of their investigation into Aircel-Maxis cases before a Delhi court today. The ED told District Judge Sujata Kohli that active investigation into the matter was going on, while the Central Bureau of Investigation informed her that letters rogatory had been sent to Malaysia and the status was awaited. Continue Reading

Editorial: Time for introspection

By conveniently forgetting, or ignoring, the fact that it was completely routed in Delhi, which was once its bastion, the Congress is celebrating the defeat of the BJP in the Assembly elections held in the capital recently. When compared to the BJP, which has improved its performance, the Congress’ show is dismal and devastating. Continue Reading

CBI officers scaling walls of Chidambaram’s home insult to India: Stalin

DMK president M K Stalin today lashed out at CBI officials for scaling the walls of Congress leader P Chidambaram’s bungalow at Delhi yesterday to gain entry, saying he considered it as an “insult to India”. Continue Reading

Priyanka slams BJP over Congress leaders’ detention in J&K

She asked whether it was a crime to speak to the media after the State unit of the Congress was prevented from addressing a press conference on Friday as police detained its chief spokesperson Ravinder Sharma and place its Jammu and Kashmir president Ghulam Ahmed Mir under house arrest. Continue Reading

Javadekar hits out at Chidambaram for communalising Kashmir issue

Chidambaram on Monday alleged that the BJP scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as the region is “dominated” by Muslims, a remark condemned by the ruling party as “provocative and irresponsible”. Continue Reading

Art 370: PC calls Centre’s move ‘muscular nationalism’

Senior Congress leader and former home minister P Chidambaram today attacked the government over its actions on Jammu and Kashmir, asking if ‘muscular nationalism’ has resolved any conflict in the world. Continue Reading

Suspended Cong leader Karate Thiagarajan says he is being victimised

Speaking to mediapersons after meeting party senior P Chidambaram at his Nungambakkam residence in Chennai this morning, Thiagarajan said he was being singled out for the treatment. Continue Reading