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Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Centre over rising fuel prices, COVID-19 cases

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a dig at the Modi government over the increase in fuel prices and the mounting COVID-19 cases in the country, saying it has “unlocked” the coronavirus pandemic and petrol-diesel prices. “The Modi government has ‘unlocked’ the corona pandemic and prices of petrol-diesel,” he tweeted. Gandhi also...

Decisions taken by Cabinet will accelerate economic growth: PM Modi

The “landmark” decisions taken by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday are aimed at accelerating economic growth and the country’s strides in space, besides assisting farmers, villages and small businesses, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said. In a series of tweets after chairing the Cabinet meeting, he said crores of Indians will gain from these decisions....

Rahul Gandhi questions Centre on India-China border dispute

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked the government whether China has occupied Indian territory. “We are standing united against Chinese aggression. Has China occupied Indian territory?” Gandhi tweeted along with a photograph of the Pangong Tso lake clicked by his father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. चीनी आक्रमण के...

BJP launches counter-attack on Manmohan Singh for criticising PM Modi

In a scathing counter-attack on Manmohan Singh, BJP president JP Nadda on Monday said that he as prime minister “abjectly surrendered” hundreds of square kilometres of India’s land to China and presided over 600 incursions made by the neighbouring country between 2010 and 2013. In a series of tweets after Singh took aim at Prime...

PM must be mindful of the implication of his words: Manmohan Singh on India-China standoff

In his first remarks on the Ladakh face-off, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said PM Narendra Modi must be mindful of the implications of his words and cannot allow China to use them as a vindication of its position. The former PM was referring to Modi’s statement claiming that no one entered Indian...

Congress questions Centre’s position on Indo-China conflict in eastern Ladakh

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday posed five questions for the Centre to answer on government’s position on the Indo-China border conflict over the past 6 weeks that peaked with a deadly clash in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley along the LAC on June 15. The clash resulted in 20 casualties among Indian Army soldiers...

Narendra Modi is actually “Surender Modi”: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi on Sunday launched his sharpest attack on the Prime Minister, calling him “Sur(r)ender Modi” instead of Narendra Modi and accused him of conceding Indian territory to the Chinese. Gandhi tweeted, “Narendra Modi Is actually Surender Modi”. The Congress leader went a step ahead from his Saturday’s lash out when he had said that...

Yoga is India’s great gift to the world: President Kovind

Yoga is “India’s great gift to the world,” President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday as he shared some of his pictures to mark the International Yoga Day where he could be seen exercising. “Greetings on #InternationalYogaDay. The ancient science of Yoga is India’s great gift to the world. Glad to see more and more...

US in touch with India & China to resolve their border dispute: Trump

The United States is talking to both India and China to help them resolve their ongoing border tensions, President Donald Trump has said. “It’s a very tough situation. We’re talking to India. We’re talking to China. They’ve got a big problem there,” Trump told reporters at the White House before boarding Marine 1 on his...

Need assurance that China will revert back to original position on LAC: Sonia Gandhi

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the country “would like an assurance that status quo would be restored and China will revert back to the original position on Line of Actual Control” as she made her opening remarks at the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this evening.  “Even at this late...

Amit Shah hails Centre’s decision to allow commercial mining in coal mines as “historic”

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday hailed the launch of the auction process for commercial mining in 41 coal mines as historic and said it will not only make India self-reliant in the energy sector but will also create lakhs of jobs and massive revenue for states by attracting huge capital investments. Shah also...

India wants peace but can give befitting reply when provoked: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he wanted to assure the nation that the sacrifice of Indian soldiers killed in a clash with Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in Ladakh would not go in vain and India, while peace-loving, is capable of giving a fitting reply if provoked. “No one should be in any...