CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury,
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury,

Yechury rules out alliance with Congress


Ruling out an alliance with Congress, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury today sought co-o... »

What have you done for farmers, CPI(M) asks Modi

Our Bureau

The CPI(M) has questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement that his government is... »

Achuthanandan sidelined by party once again


VS Achuthanandan, the 91-year-old Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Assembly, former... »

GST bill to be taken up by Lok Sabha on Monday


The long-pending Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST), moved in the Lok Sabha amid stiff resista... »

GST Bill moved in Lok Sabha amid stiff Opposition resistance


The long-pending Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was today moved in the Lok Sabha for consider... »

1 killed during violence in Bengal civic polls


Amidst incidents of violence that left one dead and reports of alleged malpractices, polling for the 91 municipalities across West Bengal registered 16 per cent voter turnout in the first two hour... »

Kejriwal apologises for farmer’s suicide

Our Bureau

A cornered AAP on Friday sounded alternatively apologetic and defensive about a farmer’s suicide here earlier this week.Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal offered an apology and h... »

KCR invites industrialists to invest in Telangana

K V Kurmanath

Telangana Chief Minister and President of Telangana Rashtra Samithi K Chandrasekhara Rao has asked industrialists in the industry to invest in the State and expand their existing operations. He sa... »

Suicide abetment charges: did AAP just paint itself into a corner?

Youth Congress activists

Our Bureau

The AAP was cornered on Thursday by allegations of inaction and a criminal complaint by the Delhi police. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh asserted that AAP volunteers “cheered” when a... »

Lok Sabha calls for ‘deep introspection’ after farmer suicide in Delhi

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Rajnath critical of AAP; Opposition seeks judicial probe »

Parliament expresses pain over farmer’s suicide

Members of Parliament observe a silence to pay tribute farmer Gajendra Singh in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.


Parliament today expressed pain and anguish over the suicide of a farmer here, sharing which Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that farmers should not be allowed to die and the government woul... »

Plea against diluting Handloom Act

Kirron Kher

Our Bureau

Kirron Kher, BJP MP from Chandigarh, today made an impassioned plea to the Centre against any move to repeal the Handloom Reservation Act. Raising the issue during Zero Hour in the... »

Farmer commits suicide at AAP rally in Delhi


A farmer today committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s presence at the Aam Aadmi Party’s rally here against the land bill. The man, identified... »  

Rahul Gandhi seeks debate in Lok Sabha on net neutrality


Raising the issue of net neutrality,net neutrality, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today sought suspension of Question Hour in Lok Sabha and gave a notice for an adjournment motion to discus... »

AAP expels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan

Expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan. (file photo)


Cracking the whip, AAP tonight expelled rebel leaders Prashant Bhusan, Yogendra Yadav and two others for anti-party activities and “gross indiscipline”, two days after issuing a show-cause notice... »

Sushma high praise for VK Singh

Rahul slams Modi govt; says Land Bill favours corporates

Chandy conducts third mass contact programme

Giriraj Singh regrets over his remarks against Sonia Gandhi

Rahul, Sonia slam Modi on Land Acquisition Bill

PM making mockery of ‘Make in India’ campaign: Sitaram Yechury

Sitaram Yechury elected as general secretary of CPI(M)

Congress launches `Zameen Wapsi’ website

Will Rahul’s aam aadmi avatar work?

Seeking energy: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi at the Kedarnath
temple on Friday. - PTI

Poornima Joshi

It would take more than a few speeches and sound-bites from Rahul Gandhi for a confounded political class, especially his party’s disbelieving cadre, to concede that his post-sabbatical ava... »

GST Bill: Opposition again steps up ‘procedural’ heat in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

Our Bureau

For the second day on Friday, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan was almost pushed into a corner by Opposition members, who wanted to know why the GST Bill was suddenly listed in a “hush-hush” mann... »

Kejriwal apologises for not calling off AAP rally

A file photo of Arvind Kejriwal


Two days after a farmer from Rajasthan hanged himself from a tree in full public gaze at an AAP rally in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today apologised for not calling off the event and ad... »

From civil aviation to Election Commission, a smooth takeoff

New CEC Nasim Zaidi

Ashwini Phadnis

New CEC Nasim Zaidi contributed much to the aviation sector in his earlier avatar »

Sachin Tendulkar makes rare appearance in Parliament

Bharat Ratna awardee Tendulkar immediately attracted attention of fellow members when he entered the Rajya Sabha. File Photo


Cricket icon and Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar today made a rare appearance in Parliament on the first day of the new session of the Upper House.Bharat Ratna awardee Tendulkar immedia... »

AAP, BJP trade charges after farmer’s suicide

Horrified Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders at the scene of
the farmer’s suicide during a rally against the Land Bill, in New Delhi on Wednesday RAMESH SHARMA

Our Bureau/Agencies

Gajendra Singh, a farmer from Rajasthan’s Dausa district, hanged himself from a tree at the heart of the Capital on Wednesday. The incident occurred in the presence of the police, media and... »

‘My job is to target as many people as I can’

Yashodhara Raje Scindia, Commerce and Industries Minister of Madhya Pradesh (file photo)

Murali Gopalan

It may sound clichéd but Yashodhara Raje Scindia is clearly someone on the move. And this was more than apparent at Hannover Messe in Germany last week where the Commerce and Industries Minister o... »

After land, Modi govt trying to snatch internet, charges Rahul

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi speaking in Parliament. (file photo) -- PTI

Our Bureau

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi persisted with his bid to brand the Centre as “pro-industry” with a second intervention in Parliament in just three days, this time claiming that net neutralit... »  

Political intervention in bureaucracy is necessary: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi


Asserting that “political intervention” is necessary in a democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made it clear to bureaucrats not to view this as a hindrance for good governance.Draw... »

Signs of friction between RJD, JD(U)?

Press Trust of India

Days after the announcement of a merger between Janata Parivar parties, friction was visible among two of its important constituents — the JD(U) and RJD — in the Bihar Assembly on Monday. The RJD... »

‘They will frame charges and throw us out’

Mallya among elders making most of corporate directorships

Amid protests, land ordinance tabled in Lok Sabha

PM insists his govt is ‘pro-poor’

‘We want to free India from the clutches of global finance’

Rahul Gandhi fires up opposition at farmers rally

Narendra Modi projects his govt as pro-poor

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