Congress to launch drive to get 5 crore members
  • Congress to launch drive to get 5 crore members(15:14)
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) With a target of enrolling 5 crore members, the Congress is set to launch a nationwide drive from next month, an exercise which will be carried out digitally to check bogus membership that has been a major concern for the party.
Several Cong leaders mired in legal battles
  • Several Cong leaders mired in legal battles(10:06)
    By Anand Singh
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Congress is facing its toughest phase as several of the senior party leaders are mired in legal battles, with at least two of them either in the judicial custody or in the custody of the investigative agencies.
Congress hit by desertions
  • Congress hit by desertions(09:06)
    By Anand Singh
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Following its dismal performance in the last Lok Sabha elections, the Congress has witnessed a severe crisis as many of the party leaders, including MLAs and MPs, have deserted the party and cost it its government in Karnataka.
Infighting plagues the grand old party
  • Infighting plagues the grand old party(08:56)
    By Saiyed Moziz Imam
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Turf war and infighting continue to plague the Congress, posing a major challenge for Sonia Gandhi who took over as interim party president over a month back amidst despondency in the party following the Lok Sabha poll debacle.
Rahul Gandhi's missing act
  • Rahul Gandhi's missing act(08:36)
    By Saiyed Moziz Imam
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Ever since his mother Sonia Gandhi was elected as interim Congress president over a month ago, former party chief Rahul Gandhi has been missing from action.
Can Sonia revive Congress?
  • Can Sonia revive Congress?(08:28)
    By Anand Singh
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It has been over a month since Sonia Gandhi took charge of the Congress once again but the party is still to recover from the severe setback it suffered in the Lok Sabha elections and there seems to be no clear plan in sight about its revival.
Every department rose to challenge against Qatar: Subrata Pal
  • Every department rose to challenge against Qatar: Subrata Pal(10:32)
    By Jagannath Chatterjee
    New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Subrata Pal, who was with the Indian squad till recently, feels that the performance against the Asian Champion Qatar in Doha is a outstanding performance when he says that every department of our team performed superbly.
India must perform consistently against top Asian teams: Bhaskar
My best yet to come: Qatar draw hero Gurpreet
  • My best yet to come: Qatar draw hero Gurpreet(10:28)
    By Debayan Mukherjee
    Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) He lost count of the number of saves he had to make as India recorded a famous 0-0 draw against Asian champions Qatar in a World Cup qualifier, but in terms of physical capacity, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu feels he can do more.
India's goalless draw against Qatar raises hopes
  • India's goalless draw against Qatar raises hopes(10:14)
    By Debayan Mukherjee
    Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) The least fans expected was a narrow-margin defeat, and that would have been progress in the right direction for Indian football, when they came up against reigning Asian champions Qatar in a Group E second round World Cup qualifier on September 10.
Qatar draw an important milestone in Indian football
  • Qatar draw an important milestone in Indian football(10:12)
    By Rohit Mundayur
    New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In his first press conference in New Delhi after being announced as the head coach of the Indian men's football team, Croatian Igor Stimac said that apart from seeing better tactical awareness from his players, he wants to see "tigers and lions out there."
Odd-Even scheme: SC had supported it earlier
  • Odd-Even scheme: SC had supported it earlier(14:04)
    New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The odd-even vehicle rotation scheme of Delhi government, which is set to return to the national capital, was implemented twice earlier and the matter had reached even the Supreme Court due to a controversy.
Oppn slams Kejriwal for return of odd-even scheme
  • Oppn slams Kejriwal for return of odd-even scheme(09:52)
    New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The announcement of the relaunch of the odd-even scheme in Delhi evoked criticism for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, with the opposition calling it "election stunt" and drama.
Delhi needs comprehensive plan to fight pollution: Experts
  • Delhi needs comprehensive plan to fight pollution: Experts(09:42)
    By Pragya Singh
    New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Without a comprehensive plan to address air pollution in the national capital, the odd-even scheme that is set to make a comeback in November will only provide limited gains, environment experts say.
Delhi EV policy awaits notification as odd-even returns
  • Delhi EV policy awaits notification as odd-even returns(09:38)
    By Nivedita Singh
    New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Even as the Delhi government has announced odd-even scheme to be enforced in November to reduce air pollution, it is yet to notify its Electric Vehicle Policy prepared almost a year back to curb vehicular pollution.
Pollution dipped in last 3 years, still Delhi to have odd-even scheme
  • Pollution dipped in last 3 years, still Delhi to have odd-even scheme(09:36)
    By Nivedita Singh
    New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In the last three years, pollution in Delhi decreased by 25 per cent. This is what Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on September 6 but just seven days later, he announced 'Odd-Even' scheme for private vehicles from November 4 to 15 to reduce pollution.
More than 2,050 ceasefire violations by Pak this year: MEA
  • More than 2,050 ceasefire violations by Pak this year: MEA(13:42)
    New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India said on Sunday that Pakistan has resorted to more than 2,050 unprovoked ceasefire violations so far this year in which 21 Indians have been killed, amid reports that Pakistan was moving additional forces to the border with India.
Pak steps up infiltration bids, FATF watching
  • Pak steps up infiltration bids, FATF watching(10:26)
    New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) As Pakistan scales up its efforts to push terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC) into Jammu and Kashmir, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international watchdog on terror activities, is watching.
Security beefed up along the LoC over Pak's aggressive stance
  • Security beefed up along the LoC over Pak's aggressive stance(09:56)
    New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian Army has intensified its presence along the Line of Control (LoC) in view of Pakistan's increased aggressive posture along with direct and indirect threats of war ever since Parliament ended special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 6.
Govt focusing on development of J&K, terrorists creating hurdles
  • Govt focusing on development of J&K, terrorists creating hurdles(09:42)
    By Rajnish Singh
    New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) After ending the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the central government has been focusing on implementing various developmental schemes but terror groups are creating hurdles by threatening people and stopping them from carrying out normal day-to-day activities.
Security forces maintain dominance in J&K as Pak attempts to disturb peace