Friday, 19 October, 2018

Topic: Congress

N.D. Tiwari | Commons

N.D. Tiwari was the only politician to rule two states, but his personal life eclipsed that

N.D. Tiwari was perhaps also the only Indian politician to accept a son after DNA testing, and was involved in a sex tape controversy as governor of Andhra.
File image of Narayan Dutt Tiwari with Rohit Shekhar (R) after accepting him as his son, at a press conference | Arun Sharma/ Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Former Uttarakhand chief minister ND Tiwari dies at 93

N.D. Tiwari served as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh thrice and once as the chief minister of Uttarakhand.
File image of Amit Shah | @AmitShah/Twitter

From clown prince to cockroach — how India’s political leaders refer to each other

Cutting across the political spectrum, India's leaders have often picked some of the choicest epithets to take a jibe at one another. Here are a few.
Fairoz Khan | Twitter

NSUI president Fairoz Khan quits over sexual harassment charges

Fairoz Khan resigned as the president of NSUI after a party worker from Chhattisgarh had accused him of sexually harassing her, her sister and some other women party members.

After quitting BJP, Manvendra Singh to join Congress Wednesday

Manvendra Singh, son of former union minister Jaswant Singh, had announced his decision to quit the BJP at a ‘Swabhiman Rally’ in Barmer last month.
Congress activists protest against the alleged scam in Rafale deal | Saikat Paul/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Here’s how Rahul Gandhi managed to make Rafale a big issue

Rahul Gandhi has got many things right with Rafale – until he takes the next holiday.

2 Goa Congress MLAs leave for Delhi, may join BJP

Dayanand Sopte and Subhash Shirodkar will be resigning from Congress party Tuesday and joining the BJP, said a senior BJP leader.
Rahul Gandhi

No place for the poor in Modi’s suit-boot govt, says Rahul Gandhi at MP election rally

Rahul Gandhi also promised loan waivers would be granted to farmers within 10 days if the Congress came into power in the state.
Naveen Jindal

Delhi court grants bail to Naveen Jindal & 14 others accused in Jharkhand coal scam case

Special Judge Bharat Parashar granted relief to the 15 accused on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and one surety of the like amount.
PM Modi at BJP's parliamentary board meeting

Narendra Modi and BJP will be biggest beneficiaries in cynical defection season

In the season of one-way defection traffic to the BJP, the Congress can perhaps rely on the Communists.
Dassault

In the defence scam brouhaha, efficacy of Rafale jets, Bofors guns, Agusta helicopters gets drowned

If defence purchase processes are found to be faulty, they should be addressed at that level without questioning the equipment under procurement and adequately amended.
Jamal Khashooggi

Trump soft on Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi: Arms business worry or does he need more proof?

Reacting to gruesome details of writer Jamal Khashoggi’s death, US president Donald Trump stated: “Here we go again with you’re guilty until proven innocent.” H...