Politics

Sonia Gandhi should order probe against son-in-law Robert Vadra: Uma Bharti

New Delhi, Oct. 24 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi should follow the example set by her BJP counterpart Nitin Gadkari by offering to hold probe into all charges of corruption levelled against her son-in-law Robert Vadra, said party leader Uma Bharti on Wednesday.

UN chief reaffirms pledge to build better world

United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday said the world is going through a complex situation in which the United Nations has to keep up its efforts to tackle global problems and build a better world.

Bal Thackeray targets Sonia, Pawar at Dussehra rally

Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Addressing his party men and supporters through a pre-recorded tape, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday took pot-shots at Congress president Sonia Gandhi, union ministers Sharad Pawar and Sushilkumar Shinde and other leaders.

US set to become world's biggest oil producer

London, Oct 25 (IANS) A US oil boom is set to push America past Saudi Arabia to become the world's top producer, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.

Manmohan Singh to meet top PSE heads

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will meet 25 heads of top Public Sector Enterprises today.

For the first time a meeting has been scheduled between the Captains of the Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) along the line of the Prime Minister's annual meeting with the Captains of the Industry, from the private sector.

‘Ant’ Kejriwal can’t destroy ‘Elephant like’ Congress: Khurshid

New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday said that an "ant" like India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Arvind Kejriwal, was not in a position to an "Elephant-like" Congress.

Congress downplays Dikshit's legal notice to Kejriwal

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday sent a legal notice to activist Arvind Kejriwal for his "derogatory remarks" against her. The Congress, however, downplayed the development.

Parliamentary panel cannot encourage graft by majority: Sinha

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Monday hoped that the Joint Parliamentary Committee chief will agree to call Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram before the panel as witnesses, and said a parliamentary panel "cannot encourage corruption on the basis of majority".

Round three goes to Obama before dead heat race

Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney clashed over issues ranging from Afghanistan and Pakistan to rise of China to Libya, Israel, Iran and the Middle East in their final debate with Obama being declared winner but the race outcome still set for a very close finish.

Modi says did not discuss PM candidacy with RSS leaders

Nagpur, Oct. 21 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday refused to divulge what he had discussed with the Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh (RSS) leaders during a day-long visit here.
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