Rahul, Priyanka arrested; Stalin, Alagiri condemn

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were today arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police after they were stopped from marching towards Hathras to meet the family members of a recent rap-murder victim, the party said. Continue Reading

Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka slam Yogi govt in UP

Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi have come down heavily on the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over its handling of the death of a young dalit woman, who died on Tuesday from injuries sustained after being gang-raped in Hathras district. Continue Reading

CPI(M) keen on sending Yechury to Rajya Sabha

In a bid to strengthen the fight against Narendra Modi government in Parliament, the CPI(M)’s West Bengal unit is keen to nominate party general secretary Sitaram Yechury to Rajya Sabha from the State, with the help of the Congress. Continue Reading

Bandh evokes mixed response

The nationwide strike called by trade unions today evoked a lukewarm response in Lucknow as life was normal during morning hours. Continue Reading

Rahul, Priyanka meet Chidambaram in Tihar Jail

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met former Finance Minister P Chidambaram at Tihar Jail today. Continue Reading

Anand Sharma demands restoration of SPG cover for Cong leaders

Congress leader Anand Sharma today demanded in Rajya Sabha restoration of the Special Protection Group cover to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi family. Continue Reading

NEET fraud: High Court grants bail to Udit Surya

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court today granted conditional bail to K V Udit Surya, a medico who is accused of NEET impersonation. Continue Reading

BJP starts drive on Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

BJP president Amit Shah kicked-off a four-month-long exercise today in an ambitious bid by the saffron party to claim the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi with its leaders across the country undertaking foot marches and addressing public events to mark his 150th birth anniversary. Continue Reading

CBI to take over NEET impersonation case in Tamilnadu ?

With the highly controversial case of NEET impersonation getting murkier each passing day, sources say that the investigation could be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Continue Reading

Three more students detained in NEET scam in Chennai

In a case of more skeletons stumbling out of the closet, three more MBBS students and their parents have been taken into the custody by CB-CID on suspicion of malpractice in NEET. Continue Reading