Aeronautical survey soon to build 6 airports in Telangana
The K Chandrashekhar Rao-led TRS government in Telangana has been pressing for more air connectivity for the state. Last year, it had identified sites for setting up three airports and sought upgradation of three airstrips which have not been operational for years.
BJP slams Manmohan for dragging Rao into 1984 riots issue
Speaking at an event on Wednesday to commemorate former prime minister I K Gujral, ...
Car with seven people drives into Priyanka's residence, security breach taken up with CRPF
The Congress general secretary's office has taken ...
Inadequate security led to former PM Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination: Manish Tewari
Manish Tewari, Congress in Lok Sabha: Reason given to remove SPG protection provided to former Prime Ministers is 'number of individuals to ...
Rajiv Gandhi assassin released on parole
A.G. Perarivalan, one of the life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case was released on one month parole on Tuesday.
SPG bill will restore original intent of act: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha
The proposed bill says the SPG will provide security to prime minister, and members of his immediate family residing with him at his official residence.
AAI unions to stage protest against airports privatisation
Last year, the government had decided to privatise airports in Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, and Guwahati for operation, management and development through PPP model. The forum alleges that the government has "unilaterally" decided to privatise dozens of profit-making airports.
Convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case walks out of prison on parole
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict AG Perarivalan was released on parole from Vellore Central Prison on Nov 12. He is released for 30 d...
Ajit's overnight coup reminds of Sharad Pawar's action 41 yrs ago
In 1978, Pawar ran the rainbow coalition comprising the Janta Party and the Peasants Workers Party that lasted less than two years. Incidentally, this time he is trying to forge a similar alliance in the state by joining hands with the Congress and the Shiv Sena. Ajit was sworn-in as Deputy Chief Minister on Saturday morning.
Congress gives notice of adjournment motion in LS over withdrawal of SPG cover of Gandhis
On Monday, the first day of the Winter Session, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had raised the issue of SPG security, saying the move to withdraw the cover of party chief Sonia Gandhi and former president Rahul Gandhi was "arbitrary".
Shiv Sena has history of flirting with political, ideological rivals
So for those aware of its past, the Shiv Sena, known for its firebrand Hindutva stance, quitting the NDA on Monday and seeking support of the Congress and the NCP does not come as a surprise. In the assembly polls held last month, the BJP won 105 seats, followed by the Shiv Sena (56), the NCP (54) and the Congress (48) in the 288-member House.
Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray faces acid test as he charts new course for Sena
Uddhav Thackeray, 59, a regional leader, stood up and held his ground against a national party (BJP) over tussle for sharing power, a political analyst said on condition of anonymity. Now, he will have to prove his credentials as a leader who can navigate a new political path with parties like the Congress and NCP, which are ideologically different.
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini goes on hunger strike demanding release
Nalini, lodged in prison for the past 28 years, was last released from prison on parole on July 25, after the court had granted her parole for 30 days.
Gandhi family's SPG cover removed, to get 'Z+' security
The government has decided to take away the elite SPG protection from Congress president Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul and daughter Priyanka, ...
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: TN Guv rejects mercy plea of 7 convicts
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit rejects mercy plea of the convicts in the case. ‘Not inclined to agr...
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