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Opposition dials VP Naidu, seeks virtual meetings of Parliamentary standing committees | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress and TMC on Sunday wrote separate letters to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla seeking their...

‘Didi significant frontline occupant of anti-BJP space, but let’s not decide on a leader right now’ | India News

File photo Discussing the implications of the recent round of assembly polls for the opposition, senior Congress MP Abhishek Singhvi told Subodh Ghildiyal that an...

View: The Bengal verdict has ramifications beyond the state

Tathagata Roy isn’t known to hold back. Last week, the BJP leader let it fly at his own party — the point men of BJP’s...

Consensus among MLAs that Badals ruling Punjab, instead of Congress: Navjot Singh Sidhu | India News

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu (File photo) CHANDIGARH: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday sharpened his attack against his own government in Punjab, alleging...

US announces support for COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver as proposed by India, South Africa

The Biden administration has announced to support India and South Africa’s proposal before the World Trade Organisation to temporarily waive anti-COVID vaccine patents to boost...

SC’s verdict quashing Maratha quota may have bigger political ramifications

The Supreme Court quashing the Maharashtra government’s law on reservation to Marathas in admissions and government jobs is likely to have political ramifications as some...

Tamil Nadu elections: ‘Giving Congress just 25 seats upped DMK vote share’

(This story originally appeared in on May 04, 2021) As the dust settles down in the intensely fought assembly election in Tamil Nadu, data show...

MEA forms group to assist Embassies requiring Covid related support

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has formed a group to support New Delhi-based embassies and diplomats who require any assistance on Covid-related ailments amid...

Congress’ Assam loss shatters hopes of GoP’s revival in the NorthEast

Congress workers were hoping that their party would improve its tally and form the government in Assam, resuscitating the grand old party to regain its...

Congress says Assam Jatiya Parishad and Raijor Dal dented its vote in the state polls

Congress party’s dismal performance in Upper Assam continued and the grand old party remained restricted to five seats in assembly polls of 2021. All India...

BJP and its allies comes back to power in Assam, party yet to decide next CM

The BJP and its allies have come back to power in Assam riding on the pro-incumbency wave but the party is yet to decide who...

View: Maganlal Meghraj & Mamata’s Win

Despite losing in Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee emerged aparajito (unvanquished) on Satyajit Ray’s birth centenary. So it won’t be a bad idea to start with a...

Counting gets underway for bypolls to 1 Lok Sabha, 2 Assembly seats

Counting is underway for the by-polls to one Lok Sabha seat and two Assembly segments. The voting took place for Belgaum Lok Sabha and Maski...

Telangana minister Rajender dares CBI probe into allegations against him

Telangana health minister Etela Rajender dared an enquiry by the central bureau of investigation (CBI) or a sitting judge into the allegations against him of...

Sneak peek into Kerala exit polls ‘predict’ Left’s return | India News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Even though the official announcement of the various exit polls done especially by TV channels in Kerala will be officially out on Thursday after...

fomc outcome: Fed strengthens view of economy while keeping rates near zero

By Craig Torres Federal Reserve officials strengthened their assessment of the economy on Wednesday and signaled that risks have diminished while leaving their policy interest...

Tamil Nadu assembly elections 2021: Exit polls | India News

PM Narendra Modi with Tamil Nadu chief minister EK Palaniswami, deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam during an election rally in March this year. (Credit: ANI)...

Covid-19 catastrophe due to incompetent leadership: Prithviraj Chavan | India News

MUMBAI: The “incompetent” leadership and “callousness” has driven India to the present Covid-19 catastrophe, senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said on Wednesday as he blamed...

‘Govt has failed us’: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra appeals to people be each other’s support to tide over COVID crisis

Alleging an abdication of leadership and governance by the Centre in the face of the COVID-19 second wave, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday...

Future generations won’t forgive you, Priyanka writes to Adityanath on Covid-19 crisis | India News

LUCKNOW: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday wrote to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, alleging low testing for Covid-19, a shortage of oxygen beds...

Biden admin urged to send 30 million US vaccine stockpiles to India

An Indian-American political advocacy group on Monday urged the Biden administration to send 30 million of its stockpiled COVID-19 vaccines to India as the country...

Congress accuses government of facilitating vaccine profiteering | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress on Sunday accused the Modi government of facilitating vaccine profiteering amid the steep and persistent rise in coronavirus cases in the country....

Maharashtra govt says wait for policy as minister declares free vaccine for all

The Maharashtra government on Sunday made a quick U-turn after announcing that it would provide free vaccine to everyone between 18 and 45 years, saying...

Congress highlights shortage of COVID-19 vaccines in country, asks Centre to focus on issue

The Congress highlighted a shortage of COVID-19 vaccines in the country on Saturday with party leader Rahul Gandhi asking the Centre to focus on the...

‘Governance failure in UP’: Priyanka Gandhi slams Yogi govt’s response to Covid-19 second wave | India News

NEW DELHI: Alleging a failure of governance in Uttar Pradesh in the face of the Covid-19 second wave, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has said...