Sonia Gandhi being treated for lower respiratory tract infection, other post-Covid symptoms: Cong

Sonia Gandhi being treated for lower respiratory tract infection, other post-Covid symptoms: Cong

Friday, 17 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi was detected with a lower respiratory tract infection after her admission to the Ganga Ram Hospital here, and continues to be under close observation and treatment, the party said Friday. Congress chief spokesperson Jairam Ramesh said Gandhi was admitted to the hospital on June 12 after bleeding...

Cong MPs allege Delhi Police treated them like 'terrorists' during protest; meet Birla, Naidu

Cong MPs allege Delhi Police treated them like 'terrorists' during protest; meet Birla, Naidu

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

Congress MPs Thursday met the LoK Sabha Speaker and the Rajya Sabha Chairman to raise the issue of Delhi Police action against party lawmakers including some women during their protests in the national capital, and alleged they were treated like "terrorists". They alleged that their privileges as members of parliament have...

Protests sparked by Centre's ‘Agnipath' scheme turn violent in Bihar; trains set afire, BJP MLA injured

Protests sparked by Centre's ‘Agnipath' scheme turn violent in Bihar; trains set afire, BJP MLA injured

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PTI | Patna

Trains were set afire, window panes of buses smashed and passersby, including a ruling BJP MLA, pelted with stones on Thursday in Bihar by Army job aspirants whose protest against the Centre's short-term recruitment scheme, 'Agnipath', continued for the second consecutive day. Police fired teargas shells and charged baton to disperse...

No change being done to Army's regimental system: Govt sources

No change being done to Army's regimental system: Govt sources

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

No change is being done to the Army's regimental system under the 'Agnipath' scheme and the numbers of personnel to be recruited in the first year of its roll out would only make up three per cent of the armed forces, government sources said on Thursday amid wide-spread protest against...

Don't take 'agnipareeksha' of unemployed youths by making them walk on 'Agnipath': Rahul to PM

Don't take 'agnipareeksha' of unemployed youths by making them walk on 'Agnipath': Rahul to PM

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid protests against the Centre's Agnipath scheme, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to listen to the voice of unemployed youths and don't take 'agnipareeksha (trial by fire)' of their patience by making them walk on 'Agnipath'. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit out at...

SC seeks replies of UP govt, authorities on demolition of houses of accused of violence

SC seeks replies of UP govt, authorities on demolition of houses of accused of violence

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

Stating that authorities should strictly follow due procedure under the law, the Supreme Court on Thursday sought replies from the Uttar Pradesh government and its authorities within three days on pleas alleging the illegal demolition of houses of those accused in last week's violence. There must be a sense among the...

Minimum 10-15% increase in airfares must due to ATF price increase, rupee slide: SpiceJet

Minimum 10-15% increase in airfares must due to ATF price increase, rupee slide: SpiceJet

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi,

The sharp increase in aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices and the depreciation of the rupee have left the domestic airlines with no choice but to immediately raise airfares, said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet, on Thursday. A minimum 10-15 per cent increase in air fares is required to ensure...

Rahul says no knowledge of YI-AJL deal: ED sources

Rahul says no knowledge of YI-AJL deal: ED sources

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | IANS | New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has told the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that all the decisions and transactions related to Young India's (YI) acquisition of Associated Journal Ltd (AJL) were taken by late party leader Motilal Vora. The Gandhi scion, who was grilled for three straight days in connection with the National Herald...

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