Everything you need to know about Gandhi Chowk Tso: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gandhi Chowk Tso: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Setting a fresh deadline, three Congress MPs from Telangana Sunday asked the party's leadership to take a positive decision over the demand for separate statehood to the region by May 30.
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by 23 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here Friday.
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 136 for nine against Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here Friday.
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid said he was shocked, disappointed and distressed by spot-fixing scandal which led to the arrest of three of the team's players.
Bangalore, May 8 (ANI): Expressing his delight over the Congress Party's clear majority in the Karnataka state assembly elections, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said the BJP had got its just political desert by being relegated to third position, and said talks about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi having a pan-India image have proved to be a non starter.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) called on the Lt. Governor of Delhi, Tejinder Khanna, on Tuesday, and reiterated their objection and protest over a Delhi magisterial court's verdict to acquit Congress Party leader Sajjan Kumar in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Around 200 Sikh protesters were Monday detained near Parliament House after they blocked the high-security Vijay Chowk for over half-an-hour. They were protesting the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Protests broke out once again in Delhi against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Sikh groups staged a protest near the parliament complex Monday against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, blocking traffic in the heart of the national capital.
Mangalore, May 2 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left no stone unturned in wooing the voters of Karnataka ahead of the May 5 state assembly polls, and took an indirect jibe at Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi by calling him 'Mr. Golden Spoon'.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Cooperation among workers, employers, governments and civil society can ensure a solid foundation for the nation, Minister for Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge said Wednesday.
Mandya (Karnataka), May 1 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday mocked the BJP's attack on the central government over corruption, saying that the party does not talk about its former chief minister going to jail for graft in Karnataka.
Mandya (Karnataka), May 1 (ANI): Stepping up his offensive against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Karnataka, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused it of having mortgaged the people's future to mafia and of selling the state to mining barons the Reddy brothers.
New Delhi, April 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is very critical of Sonia Gandhi, chief of the ruling Congress party for having dismissed the opposition's demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in the wake of his government's alleged attempt to influence the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) report on its investigation into how coal fields were allotted.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) There was a time when work and passion were two different things. However, with advances in the digital and electronic world and change in business practices, that demarcation line is getting blurred and new careers are emerging.
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has ended 24x7 power supply to Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented in parliament by Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, indicating a rift between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of selling "wares ... completely dislocated from the ground realities of real India".
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The late Rajiv Gandhi may have been the "main Indian negotiator" for Swedish company Saab-Scania, when it was trying to sell its Viggen fighter aircraft to India in the 1970s, reveal US diplomatic cables leaked on the website WikiLeaks.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Widely seen as a prime ministerial candidate, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday advocated women's empowerment even as he took a dig at the Congress and its star leader Rahul Gandhi.
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's 'beehive' remark, and said mothers come above everyone else in our culture and heritage.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Saturday avoided a direct reply on whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi would be the party's prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 Lok Sabha poll, saying the parliamentary board will decide on that.
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Backing BJP leader Narendra Modi as a potential prime minister, yoga guru Ramdev Friday described the Gujarat chief minister as a symbol of development and good governance and asked people to support him.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday had some words of praise for the Left and the Dravidian parties who, he said, had structures to give voice to people at the village level.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual general body meeting of the ladies' wing of industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on April 8 here.
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hailed Indian industry for their contribution to the growth of Indian economy.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The BJP Monday slammed the Congress for comments over inducting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi into the party's parliamentary board, saying that the Congress was "frustrated" as it knew it was going to lose in the 2014 general elections.
Rae Bareli, Mar 25 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi visited her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli on Monday during which she inaugurated an FM radio station of Aakashwani at Budhanpur.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro commuters will soon get relief from the long wait in queues for frisking with the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) planning to shorten this time by deploying more gadgets and personnel, the paramilitary force's chief said Friday.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Congress Monday lashed out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for attacking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Gandhi family.
New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): A delegation of the All India Mahila Congress called on UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi here on Saturday and expressed its gratitude for the historic decision taken to make the feminine gender economically strong and make them feel that they have their own women bank in which they will be able to carry on their financial transaction.
Aligarh, Feb. 16 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will deliver the convocation address at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Saturday.
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 6 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said the UPA Government is committed to achieving the objective of "health for all" through accessible, affordable and equitable healthcare services.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A man was crushed to death by an unidentified vehicle while eight people were injured in three road accidents in the capital, police said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Terming the Telangana issue "emotive", Congress MP Madhu Goud Yaskhi Wednesday said all Members of Parliament from the region would meet party president Sonia Gandhi here to discuss ground realities with her.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The faintly heard traffic commotion does not affect the serenity of 5, Tees January Marg, a leafy avenue in the heart of the Indian capital, where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life and where he was assassinated on Jan 30, 1948.
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) For once it was not bitterly cold and the warmth added to the ambience as a thousand bandsmen of the armed forces Tuesday wove elaborate patterns to rousing music at the Beating Retreat ceremony, marking the end of the Republic Day celebrations.
New Delhi, Jan (IANS) The Delhi government would follow Congress president Sonia Gandhi's instructions on the safety of women in the national capital, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Monday.
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Newly-appointed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi gave an emotionally-charged speech Sunday at the Birla auditorium here while addressing the All India Congress Committee session on the last day of the 'Chintan Shivir'.
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress party will always fight divisive forces and ideologies threatening the country's unity and integrity, party chief Sonia Gandhi said here Sunday.
Jaipur, Jan 19 (ANI): If there is one issue that has been smartly orchestrated and carefully synchronized at the Congress Party's 'Chintan Shivir', it is the growing demand for declaring Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate of the party before 2014 polls.
New Delhi, Jan. 19 (ANI): Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi is the party's leader irrespective of the formal name of position.
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Outlining the party's strategy with the 2014 general elections in mind, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday advised party workers to respect alliances but not at the expense of reviving the Congress and also voiced concern over its shrinking traditional support base.
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) The Congress' brainstorming session, Chintan Shivir, will dwell on strategy in the 2014 general elections but women's empowerment will be a key issue too, party leader B.K. Hariprasad told reporters.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Delhi Metro Thursday felicitated eight volunteers for their services in spreading civic sense among commuters.
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Concerned over indications that the central government has decided to carve out Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, ruling Congress party leaders from Rayalaseema and Andhra regions Thursday said the state's division is unacceptable to them.
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Tussles between the governor and the state government, common in politically volatile West Bengal during the Left Front's 34-year rule, seem to have returned with the governor locked in verbal duel with a senior Trinamool Congress minister following recent clashes between the ruling party's and opposition CPI-M cadres.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Five out of ten Delhi Metro stations that had remained shut since Saturday were opened Sunday afternoon, a DMRC official said.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) A fortnight after her savage gang-rape singed the collective conscience of the nation and plunged it into unprecedented anguish and anger, the body of the young Delhi woman was cremated here early Sunday morning in total secrecy.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Ten Metro stations in Central Delhi have been closed down on Sunday as well to prevent the agitators from reaching India Gate and Raisina Hill, the epicentre of the protests against the brutal gang-rape.
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday urges people to respect the dignity of women and follow the laws of the land. He also expressed his grief over the death of a 23-year old paramedical student, who had been brutally raped and sexually assaulted with iron rod, today morning died in Singapore, where she had been shifted for multi organ surgeries on Wednesday from Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital..................
New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Condoling the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi today urged people to respect the dignity of women and follow the laws of the land.
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Hundreds gathered in the heart of the Indian capital Saturday following the death of the gang-rape victim in Singapore even as security forces sealed off India Gate and nearby areas.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) After being shut for three days, five of the nine Delhi Metro stations were opened Tuesday evening, an official said.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Commuters were hit hard and Delhi Metro lost more than 200,000 passengers as nine stations, including two major ones, were shut for the third day Tuesday to check gang-rape protests.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) After being shut for two days, the Rajiv Chowk and Central Secretariat Delhi Metro stations were partially opened Monday evening, a metro official said.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Unaware that nine Metro stations would stay shut Monday, hundreds of commuters got a rude shock in the morning, unable to emerge from or enter several metro stations in central Delhi. The decision to shut these stations was taken after protests in the heart of the capital turned violent Sunday.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, in a statement Monday, said nine metro stations would remain closed Monday, after protests in central Delhi turned violent Sunday.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): As the nation continued to fume over the gruesome December 16 gang rape of a 23-year-old woman, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi met some of the protesters here this morning at Sonia Gandhi's 10 Janpath residence.
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to take "appropriate and immediate action to protect women", party sources said Saturday, a day that saw massive protests at Raisina Hill over the brutal gang-rape of a woman here Dec 16.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday lashed out at Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam for his personal attack on television actress-turned-politician Smriti Irani during a debate on a news channel, and sought an apology from UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on the entire episode.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday lashed out at Sonia Gandhi, saying the UPA chairperson should act firmly in the case involving the rape of a medical student and not demand action.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written two strongly-worded letters to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, demanding action in the horrible gang rape of a 23-year-old woman on a running bus.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday expressed horror at the gang rape of the 23-year-old girl and asked Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to take urgent action to improve security of "daughters, sisters and mothers".
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The UPA government's direct cash transfer scheme - "aap ka paisa, aap ke haath" - will bring about a systemic change in the social welfare delivery system, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi told party leaders Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a congested electricals and electronics market in old Delhi Thursday evening and firemen battled for three hours to douse it, officials said. At least 20 shops were gutted but no casualties were reported.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a congested electricals and electronics market in old Delhi Thursday, fire department officials said, adding the blaze was under control now. No casualties were reported.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a congested electricals and electronics market in old Delhi Thursday, fire department officials said.
Ahmedabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday continued their war of words even as Gujarat voted in the first phase of the state assembly elections.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Two people were killed when a mini-truck and an autorickshaw collided here due to fog, police said.
Jamnagar (Gujarat), Dec 11 (IANS) In an attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday that only one voice was heard in the state.
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has appointed a ten-member organizing group for the party's brainstorming session or Chintan Shivir to be held in Jaipur from January 18 to 20.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): The Centre has convened an all-party meeting on December 28 to find a solution to the long pending demand for carving a separate state of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) It's been described variously as a "game changer", a policy that could well frame the political debate for the next elections. The government claims its direct cash transfer scheme would help millions of students, the elderly and women community workers in villages to receive their monthly honoraria in time. Critiques have termed it "hype and an attempt to fool the people".
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The BJP and the CPI-M Thursday slammed the UPA government for launching the new cash transfer scheme from Congress headquarters, calling it a election stunt.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The UPA's coordination committee is meeting here Tuesday to thrash out a consensus on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi?brand retail, an issue that has stalled parliament for four days.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The row over 2G spectrum allocation losses has backfired on the BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Friday, after a former auditor blamed BJP's Murli Manohar Joshi for influencing the draft CAG report.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The CPI-M said Wednesday it has given notices for debate on FDI in in both houses under rules that entail voting, and asked the government to take parliament approval for its executive decision allow FDI in multi-brand retail.
New Delhi, Nov. 13 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday launched a frontal attack on Ram Jethmalani over reports of a Madhya Pradesh seer announcing a reward of Rs. five lakh for anyone who spits on the noted criminal lawyer's face, saying the latter is an individual who has defended the killers of former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi in court.
Ahmedabad, Nov. 9 (ANI): Gujarat Congress President Arjun Modhwadia on Friday played down the 'monkey' remark on Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying he was quoted out of context by the media.
Rae Bareli, Nov 7 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday asked the railways to keep the trains neat and clean.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): Congress leaders have described party's General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's speech at Sunday's mega rally as inspiring, and urged him to take a larger leadership role within the organisation.
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Thousands of Congress party workers were still pouring in at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital where the party held a huge rally Sunday to support the government's economic reforms and policies.
Bhopal, Nov 3 (ANI): The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta on Saturday raided the residence of Deputy Inspector General-Prisons, Umesh Gandhi and his brother in Bhopal and recovered Rs.3 crore worth of gold and silver.
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov.2 (ANI): Congress Party activists took to the streets on Friday to protest against Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy, a day after the latter had accused Rahul Gandhi of running a fraud company and for misusing government facilities.
New Delhi, Nov. 1 (ANI): Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy on Thursday accused UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi of converting a public firm into a private company, and said he has written to the Prime Minister and Election Commission on this matter of perjury and demanded a full investigation and CBI joint probe into this matter.
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday attacked the government over the hike in price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) cylinders by Rs.26.50 and made special mention of its impact on people in Himachal Pradesh, which will go to the polls Nov 4.
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): Cocking a snook at the government for the cabinet reshuffle, leaders of the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said corrupt and inefficient ministers have been promoted, while others who were honest, have been demoted.
New Delhi, Oct. 24 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi should follow the example set by her BJP counterpart Nitin Gadkari by offering to hold probe into all charges of corruption levelled against her son-in-law Robert Vadra, said party leader Uma Bharti on Wednesday.
Dudu (Jaipur), Oct 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the biometric identity card would prove beneficial for the poor and unemployed population.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict that a case against Rahul Gandhi, who had been accused by another politician of kidnapping a girl in Uttar Pradesh and gang-raping her with his friends, without substantial evidence hurts his reputation.
The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the plea against Rahul Gandhi in which he has been made accused for raping a girl at his parliamentary constituency in 2006 along with his friend, in the lack of evidence............
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday gave a clean chit to Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, saying that the 2006 allegation of gang rape against him and his friends was fake.
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard lost her shoe and stumbled during her visit to India, it was reported here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Accusing the UPA government of treating Gujarat as an "enemy state", Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) was concealing information about Congress president Sonia Gandhi's trips abroad. He also reiterated that his focus was Gujarat and reports of his prime ministerial ambitions were mere speculation.
Thiruvanathapuram, Oct 9 (IANS) Without Mahatma Gandhi, free India would have fragmented further while Pakistan's existence is "difficult to conceive" without Mohammad Ali Jinnah, says a British historian who has contrasted the two leaders in his latest book.
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Two-time and current Mr. Olympia winner Phil Heath bagged the Sheru Classic men's pro bodybuilding title at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here.
The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Friday refuted Narendra Modi's claim regarding spending massive amount over Congress President Sonia Gandhi's treatment that held last year from government exchequer, and said that Modi's claim was totally "untrue and misleading........
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office Friday denied the government paid the travel and medical bills of UPA chief Sonia Gandhi, describing as "untrue and misleading" the Rs.1,880-crore ($363 million) figure taken by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office Friday strongly denied that the government had paid the travel and medical bills of UPA chief Sonia Gandhi, describing the Rs.1,880-crore ($363 million) figure as "untrue and misleading".
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday launched a blistering attack on Congress president Sonia Gandhi and claimed the BJP would win a thumping majority in the coming elections.