Rahul Gandhi writes to jailed Manipuri scribe

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 20: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has condemned the arrest and detention of Manipuri journalist Kishore Chandra Wangkhem in Imphal under the National Security Act. “This is another attempt to use the state machinery to silence dissent. Over…

Ariana Grande accused of ‘stealing 7 Rings’

Ariana Grande may be storming the internet with her latest song ‘7 Rings’, which has already wracked up 21 million video views on her YouTube channel in one day, but she has also been accused of being a rip off.…

Rafale deal: MoD says all issues already answered in detail at various fora

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 19: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Friday termed The Hindu’s detailed story on steep price escalation in the deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets as “factually inaccurate”. The Ministry said did not adduce any new arguments…

Farooq Abdullah promises autonomy to 3 regions of J&K

Jammu, January 19: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday reiterated that his party was committed to regional autonomy in Jammu & Kashmir saying it will assuage the urges and aspirations of the people of all the regions. “On…

JNU sedition case: Court questions police over filing chargesheet without procuring sanction

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 19: A Delhi court Saturday rapped the Delhi Police in the JNU sedition case and asked them why it had filed a chargesheet without taking an approval from the Legal Department. “You don’t have approval from Legal…

IRCTC scam: Delhi court grants bail to Lalu Prasad in CBI case

NEW DELHI, January 19: RJD chief Lalu Prasad was on Saturday granted bail by a Delhi court in the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam case filed by the CBI. Prasad, 70, who is serving sentences in fodder…

NDA govt’s Rafale deal windfall for Dassault, says Chidambaram

New Delhi, January 18: Firing a fresh salvo on the Rafale issue, the Congress on Friday alleged that the NDA government has wronged the country by reducing the number of aircraft bought under the deal as it “denied” the IAF…

FM Jaitley hints at full budget

New Delhi, January 18: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the Centre was open to the possibility of presenting a full budget “in the larger interests of the economy”. Jaitley speaking through a satellite link from the US said…

United opposition rally in Kolkata today

KOLKATA, January 18: Hundreds of kilometers away from Uttar Pradesh, the state’s new political alignment will reflect in full glory here on Saturday at the mega anti-BJP rally being organised by Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress. Days after Samajwadi Party’s Akhikesh…

India nowhere less than China in arena of space: ISRO

New Delhi, January 18: India is nowhere less than China in the arena of space, and after the success of human space mission project ‘Gaganyaan’, it will be equal to its neighbour in all aspects related to the field, ISRO…