In black and white Trinamool Congress MPs staging a protest at Parliament House in New Delhi on Tuesday. The
leaders wanted the Centre to discuss the steps taken to bring back black money from tax havens RAMESH SHARMA
In black and white Trinamool Congress MPs staging a protest at Parliament House in New Delhi on Tuesday. The leaders wanted the Centre to discuss the steps taken to bring back black money from tax havens RAMESH SHARMA

Black money: debate in House likely this week as Centre relents

Our Bureau

Succumbing to pressure from the Opposition, the Centre on Tuesday agreed to a debate in P... »

High turnout in J&K, Jharkhand polls

Our Bureau

Polling for the first phase of Assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand re... »

‘Ponzi schemes helping terrorists’

Nishikant Dubey

Our Bureau

Cocking a snook at slogan-shouting TMC MPs demanding a discussion on black money in the Lok Sabh... »

Vasan introduces party flag

G.K. Vasan (third from right) releasing his party's flag at a meeting in Chennai on Wednesday. -- G. Sribharath


Two days ahead of the formal launch of his party at Tiruchirapalli, former Union Minister G K Va... »

German Ambassador invites Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to satsang

German Ambassador to India

Our Bureau

Even as the controversy over German being replaced by Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalayas con... »

J&K polls: Modi to campaign in 2nd phase on Nov 28


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for BJP in second phase of assembly elections in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir on November 28.“The Prime Minister will campai... »

Modi meets Afghan President, Bhutan, Bangladesh PMs on SAARC sidelines


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held bilateral talks with the Afghan President and Prime Ministers of Bangladesh and Bhutan during which the leaders discussed ways to enhance cooperation in key... »

Cong pitches in to clear labour reforms Bill

CPI(M) leader

Our Bureau/Agencies

Amid strong opposition from the Left parties, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill that aims to simplify labour law procedures and also exempt filing of returns and maintenance of recor... »

Ruckus over Bill to select CBI chief sans Leader of Opposition

Eye of the storm CBI headquarters in Delhi

Our Bureau/Agencies

Amid a furore and walkout by the Congress, Samajwadi Party and Trinamool Congress members, the Lok Sabha on Tuesday took up for consideration the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendme... »

Murli Deora: 1937 - 2014

A Mumbai man, above everything else

Murli Deora

Ajith Pillai

With the passing away of Murli Deora in the early hours of November 24, Mumbai lost a politician and a Congressman for all seasons. In his heyday, Murlibhai (as he was called) was variou... »

Everyone could trust him: Rahul Bajaj

Rahul Bajaj

Rahul Bajaj, Chairman of Bajaj GroupMurli and I were very close friends. In fact, Murli was a friend of the entire Bajaj family. He was an outstanding human being whom everyone... »

Amit Shah cautions against `unholy' alliance in Jharkhand

Amit Shah


BJP President Amit Shah today charged Congress with promoting corruption in the Jharkhand and also in the country and urged voters to be cautious against the “unholy” alliance of Congress-RJD-J... »

J&K polls: Rahul Gandhi to campaign tomorrow

Rahul Gandhi


Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for his party in the second phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow.“Rahul Gandhi will campaign for the party candida... »

Nawaz Sharif to attend SAARC summit, meet leaders


Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will lead a delegation to participate in the 18th SAARC Summit scheduled to be held in Kathmandu this week. The invitation to attend the summit, to be... »

Modi invokes Vajpayee’s ‘dream’, promises development for J&K


Avoiding any reference to controversial issues like Article 370 on special status to Jammu & Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invoked Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s “dream” of “democracy, h... »

Saradha scam: CBI arrests Srinjoy Bose

Article 370: BJP treads on thin ice in J&K

Congress questions SBI’s decision to lend $1 bn to Adani group

All does not seem to be well: SC on charges against CBI chief

Bar owner’s donation to fund anti-liquor rally

Can the BJP do a western UP in Jammu & Kashmir?

Karat hits out at Modi government

Gujarat CM inducts 4 new ministers

Black money debate: Opposition slams PM for failing to fulfil poll promise

K. R. Srivats

Opposition parties on Wednesday slammed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling BJP for having “failed” to keep up to its election promise of bringing back the black money stashe... »

Kushboo set to join Congress


Lying low for nearly six months after quitting the DMK, actress Kushboo Sundar is all set to join the Congress today.“Kushboo will join our party in the presence of party chief Sonia Gandhi... »

PAC raps Centre over inaction on audit reports

Our Bureau

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), headed by Congress leader KV Thomas, has pulled up the Centre for not taking any actions on the recommendations of the panel. The PAC said in a r... »

Key Bills: King size trouble awaits BJP in Rajya Sabha

Our Bureau

The Congress’s ambivalence coupled with the vehemence of the provincial parties put a question mark on key legislation, such as the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill and the one relating to the G... »

We didn’t talk politics: Deepak Parekh

Deepak Parekh, Chairman of the HDFC Group

Deepak Parekh, Chairman of the HDFC Group I met my friend Murli Deora just two days ago in hospital, and am still coming to terms with his demise. Deora was as a loyal friend w... »

Cong’s dilemma: to support or oppose Bills

Rearing to go Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi arriving at Parliament House in New Delhi on Monday to attend the Winter Session. V SUDERSHAN

Our Bureau

As the Winter Session started here on Monday, the Congress appears to be confused as the non-Congress Opposition have started building a platform against key reform Bills in Parliament. »

Mamata’s rally expected to bring Kolkata to a standstill

Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in a rally to protest the “political vendetta of the Centre against the State Government” in Kolkata. - Ashoke Chakrabarty

Our Bureau

Traffic across different parts of the city is likely to come to a standstill today afternoon onwards following a rally call by the Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata... »

Black money, GST, FDI in insurance set to dominate Winter Session

Our Bureau

The Winter Session of Parliament, which starts on Monday, is expected to witness discussions on black money, apart from the introduction, consideration and passage of key Bills such as tho... »

Trinamool to raise black money issue in Parliament


Facing flak over Saradha scam, Trinamool Congress leadership today said it will raise the issue of black money on the floor of Parliament and seek support of like-minded parties on this issue.... »

Mamata questions CBI probe in Saradha scam, says it's political vendetta

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Pratim Ranjan Bose/ Abhishek Law

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday attacked the Centre and alleged that the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) probe into the Saradha scam was politically motivated. ... »

AAP should focus on people’s issues: Medha Patkar

Disclose details of MoU with Adani Group, Cong tells SBI

Govt ‘promoting’ black money with relaunch of KVP: Congress

Lukewarm response to Congress’ call for a secular platform

Broadcasters body asks CM to rap policemen

Chidambaram questions KVP relaunch

Four new ministers inducted in Gujarat

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