Congress, BJP workers clash in Bhind District

Congress, BJPBhind (Madhya Pradesh), Apr.

Congress notice to Chennai paper for questioning Rahul Gandhi’s qualifications

Congress notice to Chennai paper for questioning Rahul Gandhi’s qualificationsNew Delhi, Apr. 29: The Congress party on Wednesday sent a legal notice to the Chennai-based New Indian Express newspaper for publishing what it called "wild allegations and sly insinuations" on the educational qualifications of party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi.

Sonia targets BJP over terrorism issue

Sonia targets BJP over terrorism issueNew Delhi, Apr 29: Congress Party chief Sonia Gandhi addressing her first election rally in national capital New Delhi, targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party over the issue of terrorism.

New Delhi will go to polls in the fourth phase on May 7.

Gandhi addressed public rally at the Ramlila ground and without taking any names targeted BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishan Advani over combating terrorism.

Congress accuses Advani of politicising terrorism

Congress accuses Advani of politicising terrorismNew Delhi, Apr 28: Congress spokesperson and Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani of politicising the issue of terrorism.

“Advani is adopting double standards on the issue of terrorism. It should be opposed in all its manifestations,” Anand Sharma said at a press conference here.

Sharma also criticised the BJP for politicising the ATS Chief Hemant Karkare issue.

Government’s FDI policy may be reviewed; ICICI Bank seeks clarification

ICICIThe government's new foreign direct investment (FDI) rules which, according to the banking sector, are rather ambiguous might likely be reviewed. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had recently raised issues concerning the rules, and other banks too are awaiting clarity of the new policy.

As per the FDI guidelines given, the ownership of India's biggest private lender ICICI Bank would need to undergo a change - they would have to substitute their 'resident entities' status with a non-resident entities status.

Priyanka Gandhi slams Varun Gandhi over surname use

Priyanka Gandhi slams Varun Gandhi over surname useRae Bareli, Apr 27: Priyanka Gandhi, the daughter of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, on Monday hit back at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi, saying people vote for her family members not due to Gandhi surname but due to the work done by them.

“Many people ask me why do our family members keep on winning from these seats. Some argue we are Gandhis that’s why we win, but this is not true. Whether the name Gandhi is with us or not you would not have promoted us had we not worked,” Priyanka said at an election rally here.