"We saw there were three more choppers escorting the prime minister's helicopter. After landing, a black trunk was taken out and whisked away in a private car which was not part of the SPG cascade," Anand Sharma alleged.
With an apparent reference to the Congress' manifesto promise of ensuring a minimum income guarantee to the poor, the prime minister said the opposition party plans to burden the middle class with more taxes to fund the scheme.
Congress and BJP sharpened their verbal volleys on each other on Monday even as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had refused to forge an alliance with the AAP in Delhi.
The Lok Sabha elections will see PM Narendra Modi’s bid to retain power at the Centre. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will try and revive fortunes of his party which was reduced to 44 seats in the 2014 General Elections.
From road-shows to rallies to corner meetings, political leaders are criss-crossing the country, campaigning for the 17th Lok Sabha elections. While the BJP-led NDA is seeking a second term, Opposition parties have united in their bid to oust the Narendra Modi government.
During Salman’s visit, New Delhi and Riyadh will set up a “Strategic Partnership Council” at the ministerial level to deepen partnership in areas like political, security, trade, investment and culture
The world’s tallest statue dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, stands at about 120-130 metres height — minus the head and shoulders, which will together add up to the final 182-metre (597-feet) plan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 68. Born on September 17, 1950 in Vadnagar (Gujarat), PM Modi has been widely credited with being at the helm of the largest non-Congress government at the Centre since Independence
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the festival of Rakha Bandhan in New Delhi with school children as well as widows from Vrindavan, among many others. He also sent out greetings to the nation on the occasion.
Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh.
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A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas