CM Banerjee met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar in Mumbai on Wednesday and called for fighting the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unitedly, while taking a veiled swipe at the Congress leadership.
Manish Tewari in his latest book "10 Flashpoints: 20 years" that is set to be released on December 2 criticized the UPA government for its response to the 26/11 Mumbai terror strikes, saying "restraint is not a sign of strength" and that India should have taken concrete action following the attack.
In his book announced by him on Tuesday on Twitter and to be officially released on December 2, Tewari has raised questions about the Manmohan Singh government's policy on national security.
As the stalemate in Parliament continues over the Pegasus surveillance issue, Congress Chief Whip in Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh spoke to Outlook about the impasse.
Some of the ECI’s decisions in the ongoing Assembly elections have sparked outrage among the Opposition parties, raising questions about the poll body’s independence.
Pranab Mukherjee made these comments in his memoir "The Presidential Years, 2012-2017" which he wrote before his death last year.
Mahesh Tapase said there are unsubstantiated reports in the media regarding Pawar taking over as the chairperson of the UPA.
Citing Prashant Bhushan’s recent comments Rahul Gandhi, says ‘what was known has been confirmed.’
The home minister said in this scenario, the nation in 2014 gave a resounding majority to the Narendra Modi-led government, an absolute majority government for the first time in 30 years.
Slamming the move to corporatize railways' production units, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi accused the government of selling the country's assets to private players at a throwaway price.
In a communication from the PMO on 26th May, it has been conveyed to Manmohan Singh that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declined to extend the benefits entitled to the former PM
This is the first major action against a political leader in the alleged multi-crore aviation scam that is stated to have taken place during the UPA government led by Manmohan Singh.
The Congress was reduced to just one seat in Maharashtra, with Suresh Dhanorkar winning from Chandrapur.
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After a deafening silence for the past three days, ever since polling for the final phase of the elections ended and multiple media channels screamed the return of Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi finally commented on the exit polls on Thursday.
They will also move the Election Commission (EC) to press for their demand of tallying the paper trail of votes (VVPATs) with the electronic voting machine (EVM) figures.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley alleged that Congress president Rahul Gandhi's former business partner, Ulrik Mcknight, had acquired offset defence contracts from French defence supplier Naval Group, against Scorpene submarines in 2011, during the UPA rule.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress-led UPA regime had jailed Amit Shah and policeman to topple his government in Gujarat when he headed the BJP government in the state
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
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