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  • Priyanka Gandhi joins politics, Congress 'brahmastra' before Election 2019
    PoliticsPriyanka Gandhi joins politics, Congress 'brahmastra' before Election 2019

    Finally, the Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, daughter of Sonia Gandhi made her entry to politics. The big step by Congress has been taken ahead of the national election scheduled on May 2019. It can be dubbed as "Brahmastra" or a trump card of Congress, when Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will debut as the party's general secretary in charge of the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh. She stands against the ruling BJP's top two mascots, Prime Minister Narendra Modi - whose constituency Varanasi will be in her share - and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

    8 months ago
  • Modi, Manmohan, Sonia, Rahul pay tributes to Indira Gandhi
    PoliticsModi, Manmohan, Sonia, Rahul pay tributes to Indira Gandhi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi were among those who paid tributes to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary on Wednesday.

    11 months ago
  • Polls 2018: Did Rahul Gandhi break Indira Gandhi's record? Truth inside
    PoliticsPolls 2018: Did Rahul Gandhi break Indira Gandhi's record? Truth inside

    Political parties are gearing up for the elections scheduled in the five states – Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana. Election Commission has announced the dates and the parties are doing two type of campaigns – on social media and on field – to lure the voters.

    11 months ago
  • The role of Cold War in Indira Gandhi's Emergency
    India NewsThe role of Cold War in Indira Gandhi's Emergency

    Indira Gandhi declared the Emergency in 1975, plonk in the middle of the most intense phase of the Cold War. Détente was going so badly for the Americans that stand up comedians in Washington were comparing it to a wife swapping party "from where you return alone".

    1 year ago
  • Singer Kishore Kumar's voice was suppressed during Emergency: PM Modi
    PoliticsSinger Kishore Kumar's voice was suppressed during Emergency: PM Modi

    Amid the discussion about Emergency that was declared in the year 1975, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the legendary singer Kishore Kumar had been suppressed during the Emergency. Modi renewed a long-forgotten episode of a Bollywood’s popular personality who stood up to dictatorial powers. “Kishore Kumar isn’t willing to co-operate. You should speak to him directly,” one of Bollywood’s biggest producers, G P Sippy, told officials of the Information & Broadcasting Ministry in Mumbai in April 1976.

    1 year ago
  • Situation now worse than during Emergency: Congress
    India NewsSituation now worse than during Emergency: Congress

    Noting former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had publicly condemned the excesses during Emergency several times, the Congress on Monday said that the current situation in the country is worse than what it was during that time.

    1 year ago
  • Indira Gandhi said she will be killed, I told dad he too will die, says Rahul Gandhi
    India NewsIndira Gandhi said she will be killed, I told dad he too will die, says Rahul Gandhi

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi has said his grandmother and then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi told him she will be killed and that he told his father Rajiv Gandhi that he may meet a similar fate.

    2 years ago
  • PM Narendra Modi never discussed Narmada issue with me as Gujarat CM: Manmohan Singh
    India NewsPM Narendra Modi never discussed Narmada issue with me as Gujarat CM: Manmohan Singh

    Contradicting what Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been saying on the Narmada issue, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that while he was heading the UPA government at the Centre, Modi who was Gujarat Chief Minister never discussed the Narmada issue with him whenever they met.

    2 years ago
  • Rahul Gandhi likely to become Congress President ahead of Gujarat Polls
    PoliticsRahul Gandhi likely to become Congress President ahead of Gujarat Polls

    Congress party's highest decision-making body, the Congress Working Committee (CWC), will meet on Monday to chart out the schedule for the election of the Congress President, that will see the elevation of Vice President Rahul Gandhi to the party's top post.

    2 years ago
  • An undeclared 'Emergency' in the country now, says Congress
    India NewsAn undeclared 'Emergency' in the country now, says Congress

    "Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about remembering the Emergency, we remember the Emergency, we haven't forgotten. But we also ask him to remember that we are facing an undeclared emergency.

    2 years ago