Ghulam Nabi Azad (File Photo/IANS)

BJP did not take action on leaders who called Mahatma’s killer a ‘patriot’: Ghulam Nabi Azad

New Delhi:  Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday slammed the BJP-led government at the Centre for not taking any action against its MP Pragya Thakur who had described the killer of Mahatma Gandhi as a “patriot”. Azad also criticised the government over the issue of mob lynchings which he said has became the norm […]

Nidhi Choudhari (File Photo/Twitter)

Maharashtra IAS officer transferred over anti-Gandhi tweets

Mumbai:  The Maharashtra government on Monday transferred Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Joint Municipal Commissioner (Special) Nidhi Choudhari to Mantralaya, and served her a show-cause notice, official sources said here. The official had tweeted disrespectfully about Mahatama Gandhi in a recent post. An officer of 2012 batch of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Choudhari has now […]

Kamal Haasan (File Photo/Facebook)

PIL filed in Delhi HC against Kamal Haasan for Godse remark

New Delhi: A PIL was filed in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking action against actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan over his recent statement terming Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse as the first Hindu terrorist of free India. BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay mentioned the petition which sought debarring of candidates and de-registration of parties abusing […]

Union Minister Sushma Swaraj (File Photo)

British courts wrong on Indian jails where Gandhi, Nehru kept: Sushma

New Delhi :  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday revealed how Prime Minister Narendra Modi had told his British counterpart Theresa May that her country’s courts were wrong in questioning condition of Indian jails in the case of fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya when then British rulers had kept big Indian leaders like Mahatma Gandhi […]