Preetha Nair

Panel proposal makes sedition law far more draconian, says Congress

The Congress leader also stressed that there has been a massive rise in sedition cases since 2014.

8 hours ago

First to be given max defamation sentence: Rahul

Rahul, who is on a six-day visit to the US, was addressing Indian students at Stanford University in California.

02 Jun 2023

Mocking PM Modi in the US , Rahul Gandhi says he thinks he knows more than god 

Addressing a gathering in San Francisco, Rahul sarcastically said there are people in India who think they know more than God and Modi is ‘one such specimen’.

01 Jun 2023

Kejriwal to meet Stalin in Chennai to garner support from Opposition parties

“Will be meeting Tamil Nadu CM Thiru @mkstalin in Chennai 1st June to seek DMK’s support against Centre’s unconstitutional-undemocratic ‘Anti-Delhi’ Ordinance,” Kejriwal Twitted on Wednesday.

01 Jun 2023

Gehlot, Pilot unite to fight Rajasthan polls

Signaling that all is not still well, Gehlot told the media that the party's high command is strong and it will never offer any position to any leader or worker to pacify him.

30 May 2023

Madhya Pradesh assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi confident of 150 seats; BJP sure of 200

In Bhopal, MP chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was confident that his party will win more than 200 out of the 230 seats in the year-end polls.

30 May 2023

Kharge, Rahul to meet Delhi, Punjab units to firm up stand on ordinance

As Rahul Gandhi is embarking on a six-day US visit on May 30, the party wants to reach a decision at the earliest.

28 May 2023

10 CMs of Opposition-led states skip Niti Aayog meet

Speaking to this newspaper, CPI leader D Raja said that the government should first clarify the mandate of Niti Aayog and the reason for dismantling the Planning Commission.

28 May 2023

Stanford lecture, meets with senators, celebrities to keep Rahul busy in US

On May 30, Gandhi will be interacting with the Indian diaspora, venture capitalists, students, and technology executives in Silicon Valley.

26 May 2023

Call to name Rahul as Congress' PM candidate

Often, most Opposition leaders evade the ‘Modi versus who’ question and maintain that a PM face will emerge only after the elections.

25 May 2023

Kejriwal eyes opposition unity to take on Centre's ordinance against Delhi govt

The Centre had promulgated the ordinance on Friday to create a National Capital Civil Service Authority for the transfer and posting of bureaucrats in Delhi.

22 May 2023

‘Constitution empowers states to collect data’: Prof G Mohan Gopal

The stay on Bihar caste census is based on erroneous understanding of law, says Prof G Mohan Gopal

16 May 2023

Road to 2024: Nitish to meet Naveen, KCR next in bid for Opposition unity

The likely move assumes significance as the BJD chief has been maintaining equidistance from Congress and BJP

26 Apr 2023

‘Census must be held to plan policies & schemes’

As India’s population is projected to surpass China by the middle of this year, concerns are being raised by experts on the lack of an updated census to plan its future policies and programmes.

25 Apr 2023

House panel may meet over removal of history chapters

It was the first meeting of the committee after the controversy broke out over deletions from history textbooks, such as that of an entire chapter on Mughal history, references to caste and inequality

21 Apr 2023