India’s PSLV rocket successfully puts into orbit two UK satellites

India on Sunday night successfully put into orbit two British earth observation satellites, NovaSAR and S1-4, in copy book style. Two satellites aboard the Indian rocket – Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)... Read more »

Who is chief architect of Mallya’s escape, Congress asks Modi

The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Modi of maintaining “conspiratorial silence on fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya, demanding to know who the “chief architect and protector of his escape” was. Party spokesman... Read more »

SC restores police power in dowry harassment cases

The Supreme Court on Friday restored the powers of the police to act on complaints of dowry harassment under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). A bench of Chief Justice... Read more »

Rahul Gandhi demands Arun Jaitley’s resignation over Mallya’s claim

Hours after fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya said he met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before leaving the country, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday demanded Jaitley’s resignation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi should order... Read more »

Supreme Court seeks details of criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretaries of all the states, including Registrars General (RGs) of the High Courts, to furnish details of the criminal cases pending against the MPs... Read more »

Why is Modi government concerned about opposition alliance more than fuel prices, asks Congress

Congress on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence on the rise in fuel prices and fall in the value of rupee as it asked why it was bothered about... Read more »

Bharat Bandh evokes mixed response, opposition rallies against BJP

The Bharat Bandh called by the Congress and Left on Monday against rising fuel prices and tumbling rupee evoked mixed response in the country as the opposition closed its ranks against the... Read more »

Nationwide Shutdown | Opposition staged a ‘rail-roko’ agitation in Mumbai

As petrol prices on Monday shot up to Rs 89.97 in Maharashtra’s Parbhani – the highest in India – the Opposition Congress staged a ‘rail-roko’ agitation here as part of the party-sponsored... Read more »

Win 2019 and remain in power for next 50 years: BJP President Amit Shah

With slogans of “Ajeya Bharat” and “Atal Bhajapa” the two-day BJP National Executive concluded here on Sunday not only pledging to return to power in 2019 but also to remain there for... Read more »

Opposition joins hands over Bharat Bandh

Most opposition parties on Sunday expressed support to the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress and Left Front over rising fuel prices in a showdown with the Modi government that has evaded... Read more »