Congress Interim Chief Sonia Gandhi (File Photo)

Sonia attacks Modi govt on RTI Act dilution

New Delhi: Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi has attacked the Centre on the amendment to the RTI Act, accusing Modi government of diluting its effectiveness. In a statement issued on Thursday, Sonia Gandhi said the “BJP government has now launched its final assault to decimate RTI. To further erode and dilute its effectiveness, the Modi government […]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo: Twitter@BJPLive)

PM Modi’s poll pitch of locking up corrupt gets going – 3 min read

New Delhi: “In the last five years, I have brought them to jail doors, give me another five, they will be inside,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said in April at an election rally in Gujarat’s Junagarh. Well within the first 100 days of Modi government’s second term, the probe agencies are working overtime to […]

Rahul Gandhi (File Photo/IANS)

Modi government using CBI, ED to target Chidambaram: Rahul – 2 min read

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Modi government of using the CBI and ED and “sections of a spineless media” to character assassinate the Rajya Sabha member. His remarks came as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) visited Chidambaram’s residence four times following the Delhi High […]

S. Jaishankar (Photo: IANS)

Shah, Jaishankar among 19 first-time ministers in Modi government

New Delhi: The Modi government sworn in on Thursday has 20 first-time union ministers including BJP chief Amit Shah, fomer Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar and two former chief ministers Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank Aand Arjun Munda. Shah has joined the ministry after leading the BJP to a string of election victories. Jaishankar, one of the longest serving […]