Monday, 20 August, 2018

Topic: Congress

Union minister Ananth Kumar addresses the media in New Delhi | PTI

Union minister Ananth Kumar says no decision taken to shift Aero India from Bengaluru

Aero India has traditionally been organised at Indian Air Force's Yelahanka air base on the outskirts of Bengaluru, since its inception in 1996.
Bank rupee notes being counted | Bloomberg

Chinese report says Indian notes printed in country, AAP and Congress slam Modi govt

Opposition says BJP-led government compromising national security, financial sovereignty; government denies report.
File photo of Mahatma Gandhi | Central Press/Getty Images

Can India have a liberal mass hero ever again?

The Congress party today looks like the one Gandhi found it in 1915 – and changed.
File image of Amit Shah | @AmitShah/Twitter

Amit Shah pushes for simultaneous elections in letter to law panel

Shah claims arguments holding two sets of polls against the federal structure of the country are baseless.
PM Narendra Modi

Media gets a mail from the PM, er, it’s an interview

Front Page It's raining interviews, albeit through email: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has never held a press conference during his tenure so far, an...
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2019 polls: Election Commission to monitor Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube for hate speech

EC Ashok Lavasa says loopholes will be plugged to ensure social media isn't misused in run-up to Lok Sabha polls.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Rob Stothard/Getty Images

What do Modi haters say when confronted with the TINA factor?

Who else, if not Modi, in 2019? The dominant question in most social gatherings in India and its many answers.
Ram Madhav

Opposition wasn’t serious, even Congress had MPs missing: Ram Madhav after NDA’s RS win

What Amit Shah did was floor management. NDA secured more votes than what it actually has in the House says BJP’s Ram Madhav.
RSS-backed NGO files plea seeking equal inheritance rights for Muslim women

Why Muslim women will blame Congress for no progress on the triple talaq bill

The Congress’ position on the bill remains ambiguous with none of its leaders either endorsing or rejecting the amendment.
Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi leads protests over Rafale deal outside Parliament

Sonia Gandhi along with opposition MPs demanded a joint parliamentary committee probe into the issue.

Should ISRO be launching a new TV channel or focus instead on social media?

In an effort to increase its outreach, ISRO has announced that it will soon launch a TV channel. Meanwhile, the space agency continues to remain largely inactive on social media.