"Hame yahi rahne do" (let me remain here), Priyanka Gandhi said on Thursday, virtually turning down local Congress leaders' request to join active politics.
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that the Centre has no plan to ban beef across the country, amidst a row over Maharashtra government's decision to ban beef.
Comparing Singh with Gandhari, a character in Hindu epic the Mahabharat, who had voluntarily blindfolded herself, she alleged as the country went on facing corruption and scams, the former prime minister chose to turn a blind eye.
Singh said, "Everyone is aware that from the past 10 years Congress party has looted India."
Stepping up his offensive, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at BJP's ideological mentor RSS saying its belief was "murdering" individuality and that thought process is now running the country in which only one man knows everything from farmers to clothes.
In no mood to back down on the issue of jurisdiction over appointments, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is reaching out to non-BJP chief ministers to mount political pressure on the Modi government even as the matter reached court.
The agitating Gujjars have been squatting on railway tracks in Pilu Ka Pura near Bayana town since May 21. The agitation has affected the movement of trains, including that on Delhi-Mumbai sector.
| May 28, 2015, 7:36 pm IST
A city-based rights group has approached West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi seeking removal of state minister Rachpal Singh who was caught on camera getting his shoe laces tied by his security guard.
| May 28, 2015, 7:14 pm IST
Delhi region continues to witness a decline in overall pass percentage of students taking CBSE Class X examinations, with 96.29% emerging successful this year. Last year, the pass percentage was 98.31 while in 2013 it was 98.40.
Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, further fuelling speculation on a possible tie-up with BJP when he said he will be with a formation that is opposed to incumbent Nitish Kumar post-assembly polls.
| May 28, 2015, 6:55 pm IST
Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has welcomed the Tripura government's decision to withdraw Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the state, and said it should serve as an "eye opener" for the Jammu and Kashmir government too.
The BJP hit back at Rahul saying, "He has lack of maturity in politics and shouldn't make such remarks on a former PM meeting a current one."
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will pay a one-day visit to West Bengal on June 6 in a bid to rejuvenate his party in the state during which he is scheduled to undertake a padayatra and address party workers.
| May 28, 2015, 6:02 pm IST
It was up to the respective state BJP governments to decide on banning cattle slaughter, after taking into account the sentiments of the local population, Shah said.
Parliament had passed a historic Constitution Amendment Bill seeking to settle India's 41-year-old border issue with Bangladesh.
The CBI, probing the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, has sent notice to a bank seeking account details of the TMC.
| May 28, 2015, 7:26 pm IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh premier Sheikh Hasina will jointly inaugurate a border 'haat' (market) at Kamalasagar in Tripura's Sipahijala district, which borders Brahmanbaria district of Bangladesh.
With former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Thursday setting off speculation of the two joining hands before the Bihar polls, the Congress said that the "game plan of BJP" stood exposed.
Modi said that if he had chosen the populist course, it would have been a breach of the trust placed in him by the people.
Battling strident opposition on the land bill, Government on Thursday held interaction with farmers' representatives from various states to address their "misgivings" on various issues and take their concerns on board.
Dismissing the charge of obstructionism in Parliament against Congress, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday blamed the government for not scrapping retrospective tax and MAT on FIIs despite its commanding strength in the Lok Sabha.
Two people have been killed and three have been injured in separate attacks in the last four days.
The grants received by the municipal councils and corporations from the 14th Finance Commission will be linked with the successful implementation of the scheme, Secretary to Urban Development department, Manisha Mhaiskar said.