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22 July, 2017 7:00 PM Congress top brass discuss aftermath of Shankarsinh Vaghela exit

New Delhi: Top Congress leadership on Saturday discussed the situation arising out of Shankarsinh Vaghela's exit even as state leaders exuded confidence that it will have no effect on the party's prospects in the upcoming assembly polls in Gujarat. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had convened a meeting of top party leaders from Gujarat to discuss 16

22 July, 2017 1:07 PM Panama papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's defence minister to replace him in case of conviction?

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday emerged as the "most potential candidate" to replace beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif if he is disqualified by the Supreme Court for alleged graft and money laundering in the sensitive Panama Papers case. Asif is most likely to become the interim prime minister for 45 days till 67-year-old 10

21 July, 2017 10:36 PM Life comes a full circle for Gujarat strongman Shankersinh Vaghela

GANDHINAGAR: Life comes a full circle for Shankersinh Vaghela. If it was his rebellion against BJP two decades back that had made him the centrepiece of political discussions, it is his revolt against the Congress that has hogged the limelight now. For an active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, it was natural for Vaghela to join active politics 28

21 July, 2017 3:15 PM By Cutting Vaghela Loose, Congress Gifts Him New Stature

In yet another display of its current lack of political smarts, the Congress appears to have conferred political martyrdom on its rebel Gujarat leader Shankersinh Vaghela who claimed today that he had been expelled from the party 24 hours ago. Injured hero Vaghela said, "Bapu is 77, not retired. I am in no mood to give up public life". "Bapu", as he is known 20

21 July, 2017 3:06 PM Mamata Banerjee declares war with BJP, seeks to oust party from India

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has made it loud and clear that she sees the Bharatiya Janata Party as her rival. In just six years of defeating the Left front she has identified a new force rising against her has declared a war against it. In the annual Martyrs Day rally today in Esplanade area of Kolkata, Banerjee went all gun-blazing against the Modi government 26

20 July, 2017 9:58 PM US Senator McCain Vows To Fight Cancer, Return To Washington

WASHINGTON: U.S. Senator John McCain on Thursday vowed a quick return to Washington despite his newly diagnosed brain cancer in a show of the fighting spirit that has come to define the war hero and which prompted a wave of support across the political spectrum. The 80-year-old outspoken former Republican presidential candidate had surgery last week for a blood 55

20 July, 2017 4:23 AM US Senator John McCain Diagnosed With Aggressive Brain Cancer

The 80-year-old senator, John McCain, has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, which is considered a grade IV tumor. Washington: US Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee known for political independence during more than three decades in the Senate, has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, his office said on Wednesday 25

19 July, 2017 1:11 PM Congress conspired to disrupt Parliament by raising communal issues: BJP

The BJP on Wednesday accused the Congress of conspiring to disrupt Parliament during the monsoon session by giving issues a "communal colour". BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra waved an alleged leaked document of the Congress on the issues to be raised by the party in this session. NEW DELHI: The BJP on Wednesday accused the Congress of conspiring to disrupt 20

19 July, 2017 12:29 PM Trump-Putin: Did dinner chat break diplomatic protocol?

US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin had a previously undisclosed conversation at a dinner of world leaders in Germany earlier this month. The face-to-face came after a lengthy formal meeting earlier in the day that was the focus of much attention across the globe. It remains unclear what was discussed. The pair spoke alone 25

19 July, 2017 5:45 AM TSCHE Starts Final Phase Of Web Counselling For TS EAMCET 2017

Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) has started the final phase of web based counselling for TS EAMCET 2017 (MPC stream). Those who had given options during phase I, have to do again, as the previous one will not be considered for allotment. Any eligible candidate who have cancelled the phase 1 allotment or have secured a seat but not interested 26