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01-Jun-2015 Mumbai

Appearances before public are frightening: Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan has faced the camera with conviction for over four decades, but the megastar says he still experiences stage fright.“Appearances before the public are even more frightening. Particularly when asked to perform or present or speak on occasion....

16-May-2014 New Delhi

Several young ministers, Rahul confidantes lose poll

Several young ministers in the United Progressive Alliance government and Congress leaders who have worked closely with party vice president Rahul Gandhi Friday lost in the Lok Sabha polls.The ministers who lost the elections included Jitin Prasad, Sachin Pilot,...

13-May-2014 New Delhi

Manmohan Singh gets standing ovation at PMO farewell

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was given a standing ovation by his staff at South Block Tuesday during a farewell they hosted for him. It also saw some moist eyes.Around 110 staff of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) gathered at South Block to give a farewell...

13-May-2014 New Delhi

Had PM taken stand, history would've seen him differently

History would have recorded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh differently if he had taken a stand against scams and frauds, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said Tuesday."If he (Manmohan Singh) had stood up and cancelled the coal blocks allocation once the fraud was...

12-May-2014 New Delhi

President presents Florence Nightingale awards

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday presented the National Florence Nightingale award to nursing professionals at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of International Nurses' Day here.Nurses are the largest workforce in the healthcare industry in India. Nursing services...

11-May-2014 New Delhi

Poll panel issues notice to Kejriwal over anti-Congress remarks

A notice has been issued to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks against the Congress during a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, the Election Commission said Sunday."In a rally in Amethi dated May 2, Kejriwal had said 'it would be betraying the country...

11-May-2014 New Delhi

Gujarat coast used for narcotics smuggling: Congress

The Congress Sunday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of major security lapses in his state's coastal region leading to narcotics smuggling."On 22nd/23rd April, 1,032 kg of heroin valued at 289 million Australian dollars was seized by the Australian...

10-May-2014 Varanasi

Rahul Gandhi storms Varanasi, holds roadshow, rally

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday stormed Varanasi to campaign against BJP's Lok Sabha candidate Narendra Modi, holding a roadshow and addressing a huge rally where he promised the right to health if the Congress is voted back to power.Two days after...

10-May-2014 Varanasi

Thousands flock to Rahul Gandhi in Varanasi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday stormed Varanasi to rally against BJP's Lok Sabha candidate Narendra Modi, drawing thousands of supporters in the Hindu holy city.Two days after Modi held a mammoth roadshow and a day after AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal...

10-May-2014 Varanasi

Rahul Gandhi holds roadshow in Varanasi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday held a roadshow here in favour of party candidate Ajay Rai from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency.Rahul Gandhi reached the Babatpur airport in the state and then flew in a chopper to Varanasi city. His roadshow...

09-May-2014 Patna

Congress practiced secularism against hatred: Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said the party has practiced "secularism" and will check the spread of hatred.Accusing BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of being keen on spreading hatred for acquiring power, Gandhi said the Congress will...

09-May-2014 New Delhi

Congress, BJP escalate spat over 'neech rajniti' barb

The Congress Friday reiterated its claim that BJP leader Narendra Modi did not belong to any backward class and his efforts to project himself as a "deprived person" reflected his desperation.Accusing Modi of distorting Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's "low-level"...

09-May-2014 New Delhi

EC didn't remove 'partial' officials in Vadodara: Mistry

The Election Commission didn't remove the district magistrate and the superintendent of police of Vadodara despite their bias vis-a-vis BJP leader and candidate Narendra Modi, Congress candidate there Madhusudan Mistry said Friday.Mistry contested against...

09-May-2014 New Delhi

President pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday paid floral tributes to Rabindranath Tagore on the occasion of his 153rd birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.Other office bearers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan were also present on the occasion.In 1913, Tagore became...

08-May-2014 Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh)

Sonia hits out at Modi for dragging Rajiv's name in campaigning

Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday launched a blistering attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for dragging her late husband Rajiv Gandhi's name during campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls.Addressing an election rally here, Gandhi said...

08-May-2014 Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh)

Congress better suited to tackle terror: Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday took on the BJP for failing to contain terrorism when it ruled India for six years under Atal Bihari Vajapyee's leadership.The Congress alone was capable of protecting the country's integrity, Gandhi told an election rally...

08-May-2014 Debra (West Bengal)

Trinamool using Bengal only for its party organisation: Rahul

Observing that there has been no real change in West Bengal despite a change in the government, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of using the state for its party organisation.Addressing a party rally in West Midnapore...

08-May-2014 Patna

Congress practices politics of harmony: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday said the Congress practices the "politics of harmony" and, taking a jibe at BJP's prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi, said some people only spread hatred."Hindustan har kisi ka hai... Hindustan mein rahne wale...

07-May-2014 New Delhi

Congress defends Priyanka on casteism charges

The Congress Wednesday defended Priyanka Gandhi Vadra against accusations by BJP leader Narendra Modi that she made casteist remarks and distanced itself from the CBI's decision to exonerate his aide Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.Congress...

07-May-2014 New Delhi

Pranab to dedicate indigenous payment card RuPay to nation

RuPay, an indigenous payment card accepted at most retail and e-commerce platforms and all automated teller machines (ATMs) across the country, will be dedicated to the nation Thursday.President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to dedicate the card payment network...

07-May-2014 New Delhi

Congress flays Modi for caste spin to Priyanka's statement

The Congress Wednesday flayed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for misinterpreting Priyanka Gandhi's statement on his brand of politics and calling it a caste slur for electoral gain.Congress spokesperson and union minister Shashi Tharoor said...

06-May-2014 New Delhi

Modi indulging in double speak on press freedom: Congress

The Congress Tuesday hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the issue of press freedom and corruption, saying journalists were targeted for exposing the wrong doings of the Gujarat government.While the Bharatiya Janata Party leader...

06-May-2014 New Delhi

Modi violated press freedom: Sibal

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi violated freedom of the press whenever he got a chance, union Law Minister Kapil Sibal alleged Tuesday.Modi's regime in Gujarat epitomizes unparalleled intolerance not witnessed in any other state in the history of India,...

06-May-2014 Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Congress will provide free medicines to poor: Rahul

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said his party will provide free medicines to the poor and create facilities for free surgical operations if voted to power in the Lok Sabha election.Addressing a rally here, Gandhi said poor people suffered due to...

06-May-2014 Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh)

BJP believes in divisive politics: Rahul

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday accused the BJP of indulging in "pisive politics" and benefitting a few industrialists while failing to work for the masses.He was addressing an election rally here."They indulge in politics of hate and anger and pit...

05-May-2014 New Delhi

Congress accuses Gujarat Police of hushing up case against Modi

The Congress Monday accused the Gujarat Police of trying to hush up the case registered against Narendra Modi for violating the model code of conduct.In a letter to the Election Commission, the Congress said: "It is noticed that crime branch, Gujarat Police...

05-May-2014 New Delhi

Amethi won't forgive Modi for insulting my father: Priyanka

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Monday attacked BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his speech in Amethi, saying he had insulted her "martyred" father Rajiv Gandhi and people of the constituency will not forgive him for this.Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of...

05-May-2014 Patna

Modi's track record against graft poor in Gujarat: Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday targeted BJP leader Narendra Modi, saying he is talking of corruption but his track record in tackling graft in Gujarat is very poor."Lecturing against corruption is one thing and reality is another. In Gujarat, people found...

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