June 18, 2021 05:01 (IST)
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Ghaziabad incident: Yogi blasts Rahul for 'lying' over attack on Muslim man despite police clarification

Lucknow/IBNS: Citing a police clarification, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has blasted Congress top leader Rahul Gandhi for allegedly peddling lies over an incident where a Muslim man was allegedly beaten in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad.

Is Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee joining TMC? Speculations gain pace

Kolkata/IBNS: Suspense grows over political alignment of former President late Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress leader Abhijit Mukherjee over his recent tweet which has now been deleted.

Tamil Nadu: 'Socialism' and 'Mamata Banerjee' get married; vow to be together forever

Salem/IBNS: A woman, who is West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's namesake, married a man named Socialism in Tamil Nadu's Salem on Sunday.

Party should introspect: Congress leaders on desertion

LucknowUNI: Rebel Congress MLA from Rae Bareli Aditi Singh said that it’s about time the party did some introspection as to why senior and committed leaders are leaving the party.

Jolt to Congress as former Union Minister Jitin Prasada joins BJP

New Delhi/IBNS: In a jolt to the Congress ahead of the state elections in Uttar Pradesh, former Union Minister Jitin Prasada joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Wednesday.

Punjab: AAP politicos gherao Amarinder's residence against his decision of patronage to partymen

Chandigarh/UNI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab MLAs and leaders on Thursday gheraoed the residence of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, against the decision of the Captain government to give government jobs to the sons of the Congress MLAs by flouting the government rules.

Wastage of vaccines unfortunate in Congress-ruled states: Anurag Thakur

Hamirpur/UNI: Union Minister of State for Finance and corporate affairs, Anurag Thakur has blasted the Congress party for its tirade on the mass vaccination program going on in India to contain the COVID-19 adding that it was most unfortunate that the vaccines were being wasted in the Congress-ruled states.

Assam Congress condemns rape of tea garden worker

Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee on Monday strongly condemned the shocking incident of the rape of a woman from the tea garden community while returning home from a hospital after testing COVID-19 negative in Borhaat Nagamaati area of Sonari constituency in Charaideo district.

Twitter statement an attempt to dictate terms to world's largest democracy: Govt

New Delhi/IBNS: In a sharp reaction to the micro-blogging site Twitter, the central government on Thursday said the social media giant through its expression of "concern" in a statement attempted to dictate terms to the "world's largest democracy".

Ignorant bigots in power destroying Lakshadweep: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday joined the protest against Lakshadweep administrator Praful Khoda Patel's reforms in the union territory that have opened a barrage of criticisms.

Toolkit row: Congress slams Delhi Police's 'cowardly raid' on Twitter offices, targets BJP

New Delhi/IBNS: The Congress has sharply reacted to the Delhi Police's raids on offices of the micro-blogging site Twitter alleging such an attempt has "exposed lameduck attempts to hide the fraudulent toolkit by BJP leaders".

3 names shortlisted for CBI chief's post at PM-led panel meet, Congress protests

New Delhi/IBNS: A meeting to select the new Central Bureau of India (CBI) chief was held at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's house on Monday evening with Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Leader of the Opposition Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in attendance.

Take immediate action: Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi over black fungus drug shortage

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday drew Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attention towards the shortage of a drug used to treat Mucormycosis, dubbed as black fungus.

Congress picks VD Satheesan as opposition leader in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: Bringing a change in the party after a crushing defeat in assembly polls, Congress has picked a new face in the form of VD Satheesan as its opposition leader in Left-ruled Kerala, media reports said.

Centre asks Twitter to remove 'manipulated media' tags from alleged 'Congress toolkit' tweets

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government has asked Twitter to remove "manipulated media" tag from tweets that claimed to expose the alleged "Congress toolkit"aimed at discrediting Centre's Covid-19 efforts, terming it  "prejudicial, a clear overreach and unwarranted", media reports said.