Everything you need to know about Gandhi Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gandhi Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) Already out of contention for a place in play-offs, Kolkatta Knight Riders is keen to finish off this Indian Premier League (IPL) with a win against Sunrisers Hyderabad here Sunday, its coach said.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday praised Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and asked the CPI-M to introspect and rethink its ideology.
Bangalore, May 18 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah will expand his ministry on Saturday, amid demands that "tainted" legislators be kept out.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has held the Congress Party responsible for the non-passage of the Food Security Bill during the budget session of Parliament.
Mysore, May 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Friday he will induct 29 members to his ministry Saturday, four days after he took office.
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Shocked by the arrest of their three players for being allegedly involved in spot-fixing, Rajasthan Royals arrived here Thursday to play their last league match against Sunrisers Hyderabad Friday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi, who was exonerated of all charges of making hate speeches before the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, is now being accused of "brazenly subverting the entire judicial process to get his name cleared", a report by news magazine Tehelka said.
Jaipur, May 15 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi arrived in Rajasthan's Bikaner district Wednesday to hold "feedback meetings" with the party's workers, party officials said.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's political drama "Satyagraha", said to be about the uprising of the middle-class against a corrupt system, is likely to have a quote from Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography as its prologue.
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday said it would appeal in a higher court against the relief given to BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi by exonerating him of a hate speech charge.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi today expressed her concern over violence against women, and made a strong pitch for a proactive society to create a safe environment for the feminine gender.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday asked police to file a status report on a plea seeking registration of a first information report (FIR) against three policemen for alleged lapses in handling a five-year-old girl's gang-rape case.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday said she was "pained" at society's failure to counter violence against women and called for it to be proactive in providing a safe and secure environment for women and girls.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang, will pay a three-day state visit to India beginning on May 19 at the invitation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering a masters programme on rural development from the 2013 session, an official said Monday.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday took additional charge of the law and justice ministry.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Terming the electoral outcome in Karnataka not surprising, BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday said the party had erred in not taking immediate firm action on allegations of corruption against B.S. Yeddyurappa and its handling of the state had been "absolutely opportunistic".
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) Revamping of the state administration for efficient delivery of services to the people would be the focus of the Congress government, Karnataka Chief Minister-designate Siddaramaiah said here Saturday.
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary has directed the state government to probe the private Mahatma Gandhi University after complaints were received about its functioning.
In a display of assertive leadership, Sonia Gandhi seems to have played a major role in the sacking of the two Union ministers, Ashwini Kumar and Pawan Bansal, whose names had come under a cloud.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao has taken a new step to support young talent and launched her own banner called Kiran Rao.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): President of Janata Party Subramanian Swamy on Saturday in said it is time for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi step down, after two Cabinet ministers resigned.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A five-year-old rape victim was Friday discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here after 23 days of treatment.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Karnataka's Congress chief minister-designate Siddaramaiah Friday outsmarted union Labour Minister and rival Mallikarjun Kharge to the state's top executive post by securing the majority support of the party's 121 newly-elected lawmakers.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) The Congress High Command Friday named 64-year-old Siddaramaiah as Karnataka's new chief minister.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) The Congress Friday set a record by swiftly naming Siddaramaiah as its chief minister in Karnataka - just about four hours after the meeting of central observers with its newly-elected legislators here. This is perhaps the shortest time the party has taken to decide on its leader in a state.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A 57-year-old tutor was Thursday arrested here for sexually assaulting four minor boys who attended coaching sessions in his house, police said Thursday.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Welcoming the Congress party's thumping victory in the Karnataka assembly polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday claimed it would make way for "victory for the party in all the future elections".
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's pet legislation, the national food security bill, could not be passed in the budget session of parliament that ended Wednesday as the BJP did not allow the house to run.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday to ask for the formation of a special investigation team under the supervision of the Supreme Court to re-examine the 1984 Sikh riots case.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) In a rare gesture, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Tuesday reached out to BJP leader Sushma Swaraj by placing her arm around her shoulder and walking a few steps with her in the parliament corridor.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Congress core committee met Tuesday to discuss the logjam in parliament with the opposition refusing to let the house function till Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and Railway Minister P.K. Bansal resign.
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) A court Friday exonerated BJP general secretary Varun Gandhi of charges of inciting mob violence and firing at police four years ago.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner and the Gandhi Nagar police station chief on a plea filed by two lawyers who alleged verbal abuse and physical assault on them by city police officials.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Outraged at the acquittal of Sajjan Kumar in one of the cases relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, a large number of people staged a protest in the national capital on Friday and lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre.
Bangalore, May 3 (ANI): As the speculation of a Rahul Gandhi versus Narendra Modi fight for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections gathers steam, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ananth Kumar on Friday said the Gujarat Chief Minister has carved a niche for himself through three hat-trick victories in his state, while the nation doesn't know the merits and demerits of the Congress vice-president "who sounds hollow and empty".
Bangalore, May 3 (ANI): The campaigning for the May 5th assembly polls in Karnataka will come to an end this evening.
Gulbarga, May 2 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took potshots at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for pointing fingers at her political outfit, and alleged that the main opposition party is neck-deep in corruption.
Bangalore/Gulbarga, May 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday sought a clear mandate for her party to provide a stable government in Karnataka, which, she alleged, had slipped on development due to the BJP misrule in the past five years.
London, May 2 (IANS) The sale of effects and documents belonging to Mahatma Gandhi will be organised in Ludlow in England May 21, a statement from a renowned auction house in Europe said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Sikhs staged protests outside the official 10, Janpath residence of Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, forcing the authorities to deploy police personnel around the venue.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Thursday met the family of Sarabjit Singh, Indian death row prisoner who died in a Lahore hospital after being severely beaten up in jail.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday expressed its delight over Pilibhit MP Varun Gandhi's comment that he sees reflection of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in national president Rajnath Singh.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Scores of angry Sikh groups, waving placards and shouting slogans, blocked a busy road and disrupted the Metro service for a few hours to express their outrage over the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday termed the Bharatiya Janata Party's decision not to attend any meeting convened by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar or Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath for the rest of the session as another sad development in the Indian democracy.
Mandya (Karnataka), May 1 (ANI): Stepping up his offensive against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Karnataka, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused it of having mortgaged the people's future to mafia and of selling the state to mining barons the Reddy brothers.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): In wake of the massive protests in the national capital over Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's acquittal in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday said this issue should not be politicised.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Sikh groups staged protests in Delhi's Subhash Nagar and Tilak Nagar areas on Wednesday, a day after a Delhi court acquitted former Congress Member of Parliament Sajjan Kumar in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Tuesday condemned as "objectionable" the comments by Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj accusing Congress president Sonia Gandhi of inciting Congress members and creating a ruckus in the lower house.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The deputy commissioner of police of east Delhi, where the rape of a five-year-old girl took place, was transferred Monday during a mid-level reshuffle in Delhi Police, an official said.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed Delhi Police to file an affidavit giving details of steps taken after they received a complaint from the parents of a five-year-old girl who was gang-raped after being abducted in the capital.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A vigilance report has confirmed that an area police station chief had tried to bribe the family of a five-year-old rape victim with Rs.2,000 to hush up the incident, a police source said Sunday.
Chikmagalur, Apr. 27 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Karnataka with betraying the people's mandate.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A court here Saturday sent one of the accused in the brutal gang-rape of a five-year-old girl to judicial custody till May 9.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan has moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against the Delhi Police for disregarding apex court's direction and not registering an FIR after the five-year-old girl who was brutally raped went missing and for failing to take prompt steps to trace her.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident of rape in the national capital, a man has been arrested for repeatedly raping his eight-year-old daughter, police said Friday.
Haveri (Karnataka), April 26 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Friday said the BJP government in Karnataka has created a "world record" in corruption but was talking about corruption of the central government.
Haveri (Karnataka), Apr. 26 (ANI): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Karnataka has created a world record in corruption.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The brother of Class 12 student Beenu Rawat whom a Delhi Police officer slapped while she was protesting the rape of a five-year-old girl, Friday submitted to the home minister's office here a letter demanding "dismissal of errant cops".
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, two sisters aged 11 and 13 years were allegedly raped by their mother's paramour in Delhi for many months, as the courts Thursday expressed concern over rising rapes of women, especially minors.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Suspended Delhi Police ACP B.S. Ahlawat was booked for causing "hurt" by slapping an anti-rape woman protestor here, an officer said Thursday.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, two minor sisters were allegedly raped by their mother's 35-year-old paramour who was living in their house in north Delhi, police said Thursday. The accused was arrested when the elder sister confided in her neighbour about the continous assault on them.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday expressed concern over the gang-rape of the five-year-old girl in the city, saying, "something somewhere is wrong" and wondering whether "people are going mad".
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday expressed concern over the gang-rape of a five-year-old girl child saying "something somewhere is wrong" and wondered whether "people are going mad".
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday issued a fresh production warrant against Manoj Sah, the prime accused in a five-year-old Delhi girl's rape and torture case, to present him in court the day after.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) States which hold elections to panchayati raj institutions (PRIs) on time will get benefits from the programme of the central government to fund construction of gram panchayat offices, Panchayati Raj Minister K.C. Deo said Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The United Nations has deplored the continuing cases of sexual violence in India, including the rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The father of a five-year-old rape victim in Delhi has identified a policeman who allegedly tried to bribe the family to not register a case, official sources said Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday sent Pradeep, the second accused in a five-year-old girl's rape and torture case, to four days of police custody.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The five-year-old Delhi rape survivor is recovering, doctors said Tuesday while the second accused in the case was sent to four days of police custody as protests demanding the resignation of Delhi Police chief continued in the national capital.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh blamed a "complicated" process of fund allocation for many ills plaguing the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Job Guarantee Scheme, many of which have been pointed out by the CAG report tabled in parliament Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Protests continued Tuesday in the national capital over the rape and brutal assault of a five-year-old girl in Delhi, as activists demanded the resignation of Delhi's Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar and sought better safety for women.
Raichur, Apr. 23 (ANI): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, who kicked off a high-voltage campaign for the May 5 Karnataka assembly polls on Tuesday, launched a frontal attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in the state, and said that his party would heal all the wounds of the people and fight for their rights.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Amidst growing demands for his resignation, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar Monday said he won't step down over growing crimes against women in the capital, stating that his exit won't help remedy the situation.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Police have arrested a second man for the brutal rape of a five-year-old Delhi girl and he is being brought to the capital from Bihar, Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said Monday.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said an inquiry has been ordered into Delhi Police lapses in investigating the disappearance of the five-year-old girl who was found brutally raped, and attempts to hush up the matter later.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A hunt was launched Sunday for a second accused in the rape of a five-year-old girl here after the lone suspect arrested from Bihar told investigators that another man was involved in the brutalisation, police said.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Angry protesters staged a second day of demonstrations here Sunday to voice outrage over the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl -- storming the barricades outside the residences of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Amnesty International India Sunday called for an impartial probe into the alleged misconduct of police officials in the case of abduction and rape of a five-year-old girl in the national capital.
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Expressing displeasure with parties like the BJP "politicising" the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi, Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh Sunday called for the growing incidence of child sexual abuse to be looked in "totality" with the help of social activists, law makers and enforcers.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Delhi Police Sunday denied searching for a second accused in the abduction and rape of the five-year-old girl in east Delhi.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): The president of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Mahila Morcha, Saroj Pandey, on Sunday criticised Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi, saying that rather than feeling sorry for the five-year-old girl who was raped, she should use her clout and proximity to the government to act firmly against the accused, besides putting in place a tougher regime to prevent crimes.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday condemned the rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi's Gandhinagar area, saying "The gruesome assault on a little child reminds us of the need to work collectively to root out this sort of depravity from our society."
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): The five-year-old girl who was brutally tortured and raped by a 25-year-old adult is responding well to the medical treatment given to her by doctors at the country's premium medical institute, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), even as the key accused,Manoj, underwent a medical check-up at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital here.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and a host of other leaders across the political spectrum Saturday condemned the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl here who is undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Saturday met the five-year-old rape victim undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, informed sources said.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The brutal sexual assault on a five-year-old girl here again brought protestors out on the streets, with crowds assembling Saturday at various places, including Delhi Police headquarters, AIIMS and residences of Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
New Delhi, April (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and leaders across political parties Saturday condemned the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl here. The prime minister said that the incident had shaken the collective conscience of the national capital.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The five-year-old girl undergoing treatment here after she was brutally raped for two days is in stable condition, doctors said Saturday, adding she will need reconstructive surgery as she suffered severe injuries in her private parts.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The brutal sexual assault on a five-year-old girl here has again brought protestors out on the streets, with crowds assembling at various places, including Police Headquarters, AIIMS and residences of Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Street protests erupted in the national capital Saturday against the barbaric rape of a five-year-old girl who doctors said would need major reconstructive surgery as her private parts had been badly damaged, even as police nabbed the accused from his in-law's house in Bihar in an early morning raid.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The five-year Delhi girl, brutalised by a neighbour earlier this week, is the fifth minor to have fallen prey to rapists this month. In many of the 393 rapes since Jan 1, the accused were known to the victims, police records show.
Patna, April 20 (IANS) A village panchayat in Bihar Saturday ordered social boycott of family of Manoj Kumar, 25, who allegedly raped the five-year-old-girl in Delhi, police said.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Popular Bollywood couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai completed six years of marital bliss Saturday.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Saturday condemned the brutal rape of the five-year-old girl in Delhi and said "action and not words are required to check incidents like this heinous rape".
Patna, April 20 (IANS) The Bihar government has stopped the laying of a Satyagraha Park since the land on which it was planned would encroach on the birthplace of legendary English writer George Orwell, an official said.
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Saturday expressed shock over the brutal rape of a five-year-old in the national capital, saying that those who rape minors must get death penalty.
New Delhi, Apr. 20 (ANI): As the five-year-old rape victim was battling for her life at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat on Saturday lashed out at the Delhi Police for refusing to file the FIR in the first instance and trying to bribe the parents of the girl to keep silent, and demanded that the men in uniform violating the laws should be criminally prosecuted.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Rapists of minor girls reflect a "mental sickness" which needs a "shock treatment" of hanging, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj said Saturday.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The five-year-old girl undergoing treatment here after she was brutally raped for two days has suffered severe injuries in her private parts, and will need reconstructive surgery, doctors said Saturday.