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Manish Tewari taunts Sushma Swaraj for claiming credit for Indians released by IS; asks if India is doing business with them

Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday sparked a controversy after he raised a question on whether India was doing business with the Islamic State in Libya, following the release of two detained Indians. The Islamic State terror group (IS) had allegedly kidnapped four Indian teachers in Libya who were returning to India from Tripoli […]

Youth Congress demands Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s apology

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The protesters, led by IYC Delhi Unit president Amit Malik, were halted by police near Chanaykpuri police station as they tried to march towards the Pakistan High Commission. Protest Protesters detained by police Image Courtesy: ANI Scores of Youth Congress workers on New Delhi protested here against the Pakistan government over the Gurdaspur terror attacks […]

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Congress leader Gurudas Kamat gets NCW notice for offensive remarks against Smriti Irani

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Congress leader Gurudas Kamat was on Saturday asked by the National Commission for Women to explain within a week his alleged offensive remarks against HRD minister Smriti Irani that have invited criticism. Speaking in Rajasthan on Thursday, Kamat had referred to Irani as a “poncha lagane waali (cleaning woman)” while questioning the minister’s credentials to […]

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Inflammatory speech row: Arvind Kejriwal moves HC seeking quashing of case in Amethi

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has moved the Allahabad High Court seeking quashing of a case against him for his alleged inflammatory speech in Amethi during Lok Sabha elections last year. The petition, filed under Section 482 of the CrPC on Friday before the Lucknow bench, is likely to be heard by Justice Mahendra Dayal […]

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Uranus size exoplanet discovered using gravitational microlensing

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Astronomers have confirmed the existence of a Uranus-sized exoplanet orbiting far from its central star, discovered through a technique called gravitational microlensing. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the W M Keck Observatory in Hawaii made independent confirmations of the exoplanet orbiting far from its central star. Microlensing technique can find distant and colder planets in […]

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Gurinder Sandhu breaks India A’s resistance, Australia A win series

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Failing to put up any fight against a rampaging Australia A, India A suffered a 10-wicket loss in the second unofficial ‘Test’ to go down 0-1 in the two-match cricket series in Chennai on Saturday. Gurinder Sandhu Gurinder Sandhu (File picture) Getty Images Failing to put up any fight against a rampaging Australia A, India […]

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Congress weighing legal options before action against Nagaland MLAs

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New Delhi, Aug 1(IANS) – Even as the budget session of the Nagaland assembly is on, the Congress leadership in the capital is all set to take action very soon against all its eight MLAs who have joined the state’s Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) coalition government of which the BJP is a part. Congress […]

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