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Should Congress disrupt Parliament just because Sonia Gandhi is Indira’s daughter-in-law?
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Should Congress disrupt Parliament just because Sonia Gandhi i...

New Delhi: The founding fathers of Indian constitution would never have imagined that the sanctum sanctorum of world’s largest democracy would one day be used to settle legal disputes. Even those Political commentators who generally sympathise with ... IndiaTV News, 1 month ago

Indira's assassins hailed as martyrs in Delhi event attended by Akali leaders

Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassins were on Sunday eulogised as ‘martyrs’ and their families honoured at a function attended by Akali Dal leaders in New Delhi. Held under the aegis of the Sikh Student's Federation at Moti Bagh Gurdwara here, the event saw a bhog (feast) being organised "in the memory" of Gandhi's killers Kehar Singh, Satwant Singh and Beant Singh, and recitation of the 'Akhand Path'. The ceremony witnessed the assassins of the former PM being described ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Bihar govt website removes criticism of Indira Gandhi after uproar

A controversy erupted on Monday over an article on the Bihar government's website denouncing Indira Gandhi, with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies seeking to drive a wedge between the ruling coalition partners Janata Dal-United and the Congress even as the write up was removed. While the JD-U sought to play down the matter, saying the article has no relevance now and there was no point in scratching history, the Congress said it would take up the issue with Chief Minister ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Sonia didn't want someone with independent mind as PM: Pawar

Sharad Pawar, who had opposed Sonia Gandhi’s foreign origins in 1997 but patched up with her later, has now come out with details of how she had preferred P V Narasimha Rao to him in 1991 because she did not want “someone with an independent mind” to be the prime minister and how their relationship lacked “warmth”. He enumerates a number of instances when as Leader of the Congress group in the Lok Sabha he was constantly undermined by Sonia in her capacity as ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Congress: Party as a Dirty Joke

To the Kerala Chief Minister’s Office—which faces the bronze statue of 19th century civil servant and educationist T Madhava Rayar, who alone, it is said, watches over the restive offices that have seen much deceit—Saritha S Nair is said to ...
 Open Magazine5 days ago

'South Asian countries are fighting for sportsmanship glory, not bombs'

‘Media really paint a bad picture of the tensions. It's all political, why single out Pakistan?’ IMAGE: Indian women’s hockey team arrive in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI Postponed several times due to a variety of reasons, the much-delayed but the biggest South Asian Games ever begin, in Guwahati, on Friday, with hosts India expected to stamp their superiority in the regional spectacle. The 12-day Games, featuring 2,500 athletes from eight South Asian Association for Regional ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

When Pranab and Rajiv Gandhi snuck into a bathroom!

President Pranab Mukherjee has sought to scotch long-standing speculation about his aspiring to become interim prime minister after Indira Gandhi’s assassination and termed these stories as “false and spiteful”. In the second volume of his memoir, The Turbulent Years:1980-96, released on Thursday by Vice President Hamid Ansari, Mukherjee says “Many stories have been circulated that I aspired to be the interim prime minister, that I had staked claim and had to be ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Is Modi able to appease the climate gods?

When Mr Modi returned home from Paris with the Rig Veda’s solar incantation on his lips, he might have needed a face mask to re-enter Delhi, notes Sunil Sethi World leaders congregating at forums like the climate change conference in Paris have a tendency to couch dire warnings in highfalutin’ rhetoric. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s well-scripted eloquence, however, came laced with heavy irony. His references to 'restore the balance between humanity and nature' and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'Not recognising Nehru's contribution reflects intolerance': Azad counters Jaitley's jibe

Under fire over ‘intolerance’ issue, the government on Friday cited Hitler’s actions in Germany in 1930s to target Congress in Rajya Sabha for imposing Emergency by “subverting” the Constitution and said “dictatorship was at its worst” as even right to life and liberty was suspended. Initiating a discussion on the ‘Commitment to India’s Constitution’, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said measures should be taken to strengthen the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

ISL: Kerala thrash Northeast

IMAGE: Kerala Blasters’s Chris Dagnall, right, in action against NorthEast United. Photograph: ISL English striker Chris Dagnall scored twice as Kerala Blasters exposed NorthEast United's defensive frailties to notch up a 4-1 thumping win in their Indian Super League football match, in Guwahati, on Sunday. Dagnall struck inside 35 seconds into the match to score the fastest goal of the ISL and then found the target again in the 76th minute in front of the disbelieving 27,000 strong ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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