‘Rahul is a very perceptive young man, he always wants to know various things. But, he more experience.’ ‘People should gain experience and move upwards. Raw people can’t move upwards.’ Senior Congress leader and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh feels that Sonia Gandhi should retain the leadership of the party for now, as Rahul Gandhi still has things to learn. Edited excerpts from the interview: We do see a lot of Congress leaders more ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Pakistan's powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday warned India of a ‘befitting response’ to alleged provocation along the Line of Control, just days before the arrival of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar in Islamabad. "Repeated Indian ceasefire violations on the Working Boundary and the LoC in recent past was a distraction for Pakistan from campaign versus terrorism and it affects regional stability," a statement issued by the military qoted Sahrif as saying. "Let there ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
"Lahore High Court judge Mahmood Maqbool Bajwa heard the arguments of Lakhvi's counsel advocate Raja Rizwan Abbasi and a law officer and reserved its decision," a court official said. He said the verdict is likely to be announced anytime. Lakhvi on Thursday ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago Lakhvi to remain in jail, court rejects plea against detention Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit's statements embarrassed the party, and within hours she alleged she had been ‘misquoted’ Sidelined former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday joined the chorus of Congress leaders who are sceptical of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s leadership qualities, as reports suggest the party heir apparent might take over the reins of the party from his mother, Sonia Gandhi. Although the party has not made any definite ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
At least 80 militants and seven soldiers were killed on Saturday in clashes between security forces and terrorists in Pakistan's volatile northwest tribal region, where the country's military has launched a major campaign. Military spokesman Maj Gen Asim Bajwa said Pakistani forces have inflicted heavy casualties on militants as the army follows up its series of aerial strikes to clear the region. He said 80 militants were killed and about 100 injured in the aerial and ground operations in ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The number of disgruntled leaders in the Congress is swelling, say party insiders.Former Union minister Jayanthi Natarajan's exit from the Congress has taken a heavy toll on the morale of the party, which is struggling to stand up after a series of electoral debacles. The number of disgruntled leaders in the party is swelling, say party insiders. Sources say one of the senior Congress leaders, Karan Singh, was so miffed that he shot off a letter last week to party President Sonia Gandhi, asking ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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