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'A litany of falsehood unleashed on me': Hamid Ansari hits back at BJP on row over Pak journalist

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Vice President Hamid Ansari has hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for accusing him of inviting a shady Pakistani journalist to India when he held the position.

SC order on Antrix-Devas deal is proof of Congress's misuse of power: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the Supreme Court's order on the 2005 Antrix-Devas deal is "proof of the Congress's misuse of power".

UPA soulless body without Congress: Kapil Sibal countering Mamata's anti-BJP alliance statement

New Delhi/IBNS: The Congress has come out to counter West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's downplaying of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), led by the grand old party, in the run up to the 2024 General Elections.

UPA govt intercepted 9000 call, 500 emails every month: RTI reveals amid Pegasus row

New Delhi/IBNS: While the Narendra Modi government is pilloried by the opposition on the snooping controversy, an RTI reply from 2013 has surfaced in media claiming that around 7,500-9,000 phones and 300-500 email accounts were intercepted every month by the then UPA government led by the Congress.

Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja supports 'Black Day' observed by Indian farmers

Chandigarh/UNI: President, Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, Kumari Selja on Wednesday supported the Black Day observed by the farmers and appealed to the government to immediately accept their demands.

Sharad Pawar was denied PM's chair by his detractors in Congress twice: NCP leader Praful Patel

New Delhi/IBNS: In a political revelation, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel has said his party boss Sharad Pawar, who turned 80 on Saturday, was denied to become the Prime Minister twice while he was in the Congress.

Verdict 2019: Narendra Modi set to become PM for second term as BJP storms back to power

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): Narendra Modi, whose tenure witnessed measures like GST and demonetization and a fierce attack from a united Opposition over everything from Rafale to his foreign visits, is all set to return as the Prime Minister of the country for a second term with his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) guided by its chief election strategy architect and national president Amit Shah marching ahead in the Lok Sabha polls as counting of votes progressed on Thursday.

Open to support front which will give Odisha special status: BJD

Bhuvneshwar, May 18 (IBNS): Changing its stance of maintaining equal distance from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has said it is now open to support any front which will grant special status to Odisha, media report said.

Amit Shah takes dig at Rahul Gandhi over his company's link with offset contracts

New Delhi, May 4 (IBNS): In the middle of a row over Congress president Rahul Gandhi's British citizenship, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah took a dig at the opposition leader whose company allegedly had a link with offset contracts under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

Rahul takes dig at Modi over The Hindu's report claiming BJP govt's deal not better

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi following publication of The Hindu report on Wednesday claiming the Rafale deal (buying of 36 fighter jets from France) signed by the BJP government was not on "better terms" than the one was made by the UPA government.

No alliance will get clear mandate in 2019 General Elections: Surveys

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IBNS): With just few months to go for the 2019 General Elections, several surveys have indicated that no alliance, be it NDA or UPA, will get a clear majority in the forthcoming polls due to be held by May.

Why Congress is running away from parliament debates over Rafale? Smriti Irani questions

Kolkata, Dec 17 (IBNS): Responding to the Congress' demand of a Joint Parliament Committee (JPC) probe into an alleged corruption in the Rafale deal, union minister Smriti Irani on Monday asked why the main opposition party is shying away from parliamentary debates.

Opposition leaders' meet to discuss anti-BJP front

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IBNS): Aam Aadmi Party supremo and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Telugu Desam Party boss-cum-Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu will attend a meeting of opposition parties in the national capital for the first time on Monday, NDTV said.

PM Modi to return for second term in 2019, ABP-CVoter survey predicts

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to return for a second term in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, ABP News-CVoter 'Desh ka Mood' survey predicted.

Rahul Gandhi to accompany Sonia Gandhi for medical check-up, takes dig at BJP

New Delhi, May 28 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi will be accompanying his mother and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi for medical check-up outside India.