Defending the government over the 2G scam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh went on the offensive. He lashed out at the Opposition saying there is no chance of mid-term polls.
Rahul Gandhi, heir to the family dynasty that has dominated politics in the world's biggest democracy for generations, was trying to make himself heard in the uproar of Parliament.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani has ruled out that he is in the race for the post of prime minister. Advani made the statement while addressing a press conference after meeting Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Wednesday.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today began his three-day fast for "peace and communal harmony", saying the success of his endeavour would mean an end to votebank politics.
LJP today termed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s fast as a "political stunt and drama" through which he was trying to project himself as a secular leader.
Gujarat Congress leaders Shankarsinh Vaghela and Arjun Modhvadia today began their fast as a counter to Chief Minister Narendra Modi's three-day fast here.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today began his three-day fast for "peace, unity and communal harmony" in the BJP-ruled state.
On Saturday, Narendra Modi will go on a three-day public fast to promote peace, unity and harmony. Can this fast change the way India perceives this controversial chief minister? Experts discuss.
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare today ruled out his joining politics or his movement taking a political turn. "Absolutely not. I am taking extreme care to keep the anti-corruption movement free of politics. There is absolutely no such possibility," the 74-year-old activist told PTI in an interview.
Shobhana Bhartia, chairperson of the Hindustan Times Group and Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha told CNBC-TV18 that the government has come forward to try and meet the demands for the Bill. Saying that she doesn’t see any threat to the existing government, Bhartia stated that Anna Hazare was expected to call off his fast today.
Former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa faced fresh trouble today with the Special Lokayukta court issuing summons to him on a private complaint alleging that 5.41 acre of land was denotified for the benefit of his family members.
BJP legislature party meeting began here this afternoon to find a successor to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa amid indications that a consensus for the leadership issue is elusive.
Can the Chief Minister continue in office without damaging the credibility of the BJP? Can the BJP afford to let him go without losing the only stated controls in South India? BJP National spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman, Deccan Herald senior editor Ramakrishna Updhayay, HT editor Samar Halarnkar and Yogendra Yadav answer those questions.
The JD(U) today demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Union Home Minister P Chidambaram alleging that accusing fingers were being raised against them in the 2G spectrum scam.
Jayanti Natarajan succeeded Jairam Ramesh as the environment minister, and this has surprised many. In an interview with CNBC-TV18, political analyst Yogendra Yadav said, taking Jairam Ramesh out of environment ministry is not positive.
Eminent journalists N Ram of The Hindu and Shobhana Rao of The Hindustan Times say the UPA government is not in a position to rid all those suspected of corruption, nor will it sever its ties with the DMK.
Even as the Congress deals with the Telangana crisis, the imminent Cabinet reshuffle is making some of its old-timers preempt their next move.
Samajwadi Party today slammed the Mayawati government for issuing suspension and dismissal threats to honest officials in the name of improving law and order in the state and said it would not serve any purpose.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has decided to finally break his silence amidst criticism that he has been quiet over the Lokpal issue. He will be meeting editors on Wednesday, this, even as he gets ready to reshuffle his team. Sources say it's expected to be a major one.
New Delhi, Jun 21 (PTI) Railway Ministry will remain with the Trinamool Congress and there was no pressure from Congress on the issue, said party chief Mamata Banerjee here today.
The UPA Government is in a damage control mode and has deferred the Monsoon Session of Parliament by a fortnight. The Government has decided to convene the session from August 1 to September 8.
Chief Minister Jayalalitha's press conference in Delhi took the nation by surprise and made front page headlines. But was she right to demand Home Minister Chidambaram's resignation? Did she strike a new note regarding the DMK? Has she left the door open for a future alliance with Congress? Experts discuss.
JD-S leader H D Kumaraswamy today alleged that Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa made fresh attempts to "buy peace" with him in a bid to bring an end to the slugfest between them.
Fresh from her electoral victory, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today gave indications that she could consider a possible tie-up with Congress if it makes an approach after severing ties with ally DMK.
The Monsoon session of Parliament is likely to be convened in second week of July and would have a duration of four to five weeks. In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Shobhana Bhartia, Member of Parliament - Rajya Sabha said important bills are lined up for the Monsoon session, but there may not be too much legislation.