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Rahul Gandhi as PM? Opposition parties call decision ‘premature’

So far, the topic on the united Opposition's PM face has been an elephant in the room and regional parties, including the Congress, have carefully avoided the issue in its past meetings.

Shortly after taking charge, MP CM Kamal Nath issues order to waive off farmers’ loans

The state government is acting on its pre-poll promise to waive off farmers' loans within 10 days after the Congress party is elected to power.

Rahul’s bus ride is a symbol of Opposition strength, but is everyone on board?

The bus, which took the opposition leaders to the oath-taking ceremony of Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan, was riddled with the optimism of a mahaghatbandhan, but not without the rather strained efforts to bring everyone onboard.

VVIP Chopper case: Dubai-based accused moves for anticipatory bail

The court has sought a response from the Enforcement Directorate by December 24, when it will next year the matter.

Sajjan Kumar conviction: Judges cite other riots, rue ‘political patronage’ behind mass killings

Stressing that the common link in all mass crimes was the targeting of minorities spearheaded by dominant political actors, the High Court observed that bringing such criminals to justice was a serious challenge to the legal system.

Demonetisation slowed India’s growth when world economy was growing: Raghuram Rajan

Rajan said he saw studies which reaffirmed that banning of high-value current in late 2016 strongly affected India's growth.

Mumbai man, whose quest for love landed him in Pakistan jail, released

Hamid Ansari was arrested in Pakistan after he was accused of illegally entering the country from Afghanistan to meet a girl he had befriended online.

Prabhas’ Saaho to hit screens on August 15

Saaho is said to have been made on a whopping budget of Rs 300 crore, which is higher than the budget of Prabhas' global hit Baahubali 2.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Amarinder hails Sajjan Kumar’s convictions, denies Gandhis’ role in case

The state government, however, lashed out at the Shiromani Akali Dal for continuously dragging the names of the Gandhi family "at the behest of their political masters -- BJP".

After Meghalaya and Mizoram, now Assam kids get their very own baby football league

Every Sunday Guwahati’s Nehru stadium will see a group of footballers (aged 6 to 13) battle it out to win the title of the Greater Guwahati Baby League — Assam’s debut football league for kids

PM Modi announces $1.4 billion aid to bail out Maldives from economic crisis

In his second meeting with Solih in a month, Modi asserted that New Delhi wanted to better trade ties with Male, saying there was a multitude of opportunities for Indian companies to tap in the island nation.

Adivi Sesh announces Goodachari 2 on his birthday

Adivi Sesh on Monday announced Goodachari 2, a sequel to Goodachari which had released earlier this year. The upcoming spy thriller will go on the floors in mid 2019 and will hit the screens in 2020.

Ashok Gehlot takes oath as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot as his deputy

Governor Kalyan Singh administered the oath of office to the two Congress leaders in the presence of party chief Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh.

Kerala: Endosulfan victim reaches home unaware his father crushed under train’s wheels

With cups of tea in both hands, the 63-year-old attempted to board the train, but slipped and fell into the gap between the platform and the train.

What is the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Sajjan Kumar

In 1984, a mob instigated by Sajjan Kumar, killed five Sikhs — Kehar Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Raghuvender Singh, Narender Pal Singh and Kuldeep Singh — in Raj Nagar area of Delhi Cantonment as anti-Sikh riots broke out in the capital.

Sachin Tendulkar meets the young stars of Netflix’s Selection Day

Sachin Tendulkar invited the Selection Day actors Yash Dholye and Mohammad Samad to his home and had a freewheeling conversation with them. Netflix's Selection Day begins streaming from December 28.

‘Large-scale efforts to suppress cases’: Sajjan Kumar held guilty; what Delhi HC said

The court in its observations said that there had been large-scale attempts to suppress the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases against Sajjan Kumar and that the Delhi Police had failed to investigate 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.

Goa Congress to write to President Kovind demanding removal of Governor

Alleging that Mridula Sinha was "behaving like a BJP women’s wing leader” rather than the custodian of the Indian constitution, Goa Congress demanded her resignation.

Is Shazam connected to the DC film universe? Zachary Levi clarifies

Shazam star Zachary Levi was asked whether the film is standalone or is very much under the DC film universe umbrella. The movie hits theaters on April 5, 2019.

Who is Sajjan Kumar?

Kumar, who was with the Congress during the killing of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, was charged with instigating his supporters for conducting riots following the assassination in 1984.