The family of veteran Congress leader A.B.A. Ghani Khan Choudhury, the minister for railways in the Indira Gandhi cabinet, may live in the same mansion, but when it comes to politics, their loyalties are divided. His niece Mausam Benazir Noor, who defected from the Congress this January, is fighting as a Trinamool Congress candidate from Malda North in the upcoming Lok Sabha poll. His nephew Isha Khan Choudhury will face his cousin in the same constituency as a Congress nominee. Their uncle, Abu Hasen Khan Choudhury, will also be fighting from the Congress from Malda South.
A Delhi court on Tuesday extended Robert Vadra’s anticipatory bail in a money laundering case till March 25 and asked him to join the probe in the matter after the Enforcement Directorate said he was required for custodial interrogation. Special judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Mr.Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Mr.Vadra […]
The 17th edition of Varuna, an Indo-French naval exercise, currently on off Goa coast, is the largest joint exercise undertaken by the two Navies and represents the strengthened maritime co-operation between India and France, said statements released by both Navies in Goa on Monday. The statements, released at a press conference on board INS Mumbai, […]
The decision to not join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is final for now, but if the other countries agree to India’s demands, then negotiations and talks are possible in the future, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Monday announced that India would not be joining the […]