Poulomi Ghosh

Poulomi Ghosh is a journalist with Hindustan Times, New Delhi.

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'Rahul Gandhi will answer': Kharge on Smriti Irani's ‘hatred for…’ charge

While Mallikarjun Kharge was questioned about Union minister Smriti Irani's allegation that Rahul Gandhi's hatred for PM has turned into his hatred for the nation, Kharge said Rahul Gandhi will give an answer.

On allegations against Rahul Gandhi, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday said the Wayanad MP himself will answer. (PTI)
Published on Mar 15, 2023 02:50 PM IST

'You are not god, only the PM': Cong's reply to Modi's attack on Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Pawan Khera issued a video statement and asked PM Modi when criticising PM Modi became equivalent to criticising the country. “You are just the prime minister, not the country, not god, not creator,” Pawan Khera said.

Congress leader Pawan Khera issued a statement attacking PM Modi after the prime minister referred to Rahul Gandhi's London remark.
Published on Mar 12, 2023 10:28 PM IST

'What if our youths start demanding Muslim rashtra': Maulana Tauqeer Raza

Maulana Tauqeer Raza made a controversial remark as he said in the name of Ghar Wapsi, Muslim girls have been lured by Hindu organisations.

Maulana Tauqeer Raza attacked PM Modi and UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath as he addressed the media.
Updated on Mar 12, 2023 10:35 PM IST

PM Modi's veiled swipe at Rahul Gandhi: 'Unfortunate, some people in London…'

Karnataka should stay away from people who attack Bhagwan Basaveshwara by questioning India's democracy on foreign soil, PM Modi said without naming the Congress or Rahul Gandhi – sounding the bugle of Karnataka election.

PM Modi's veiled swipe at Rahul Gandhi: 'Some people in London insult democracy'
Updated on Mar 12, 2023 06:54 PM IST

Congress leader shares DCW chief Swati Maliwal's old tweet on father, says...

Swati Maliwal has come under attack after she levelled accusations of sexual assault on her father. Former DCW chief Barkha Shukla said to ANI that Swati Maliwal has lost her mental balance.

Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal said she was sexually assaulted by her father when she was a minor. (PTI)
Published on Mar 12, 2023 04:30 PM IST

Centre opposes legal recognition of same-sex marriage, says not ‘the norm’

The Centre in its affidavit on pleas on same-sex marriage said there can be many forms of relationships in a society which the State does not recognise but are not illegal.

The Supreme Court will hear a bunch of pleas seeking legal recognition of same-sex marriage on March 13.
Updated on Mar 12, 2023 04:45 PM IST

Original Holi fun, love India: Molested Japanese woman says she was terrified...

The Japanese woman who was groped in Delhi's Paharganj area on Holi narrated what happened and reiterated her love for India.

A Japanese woman was molested in Delhi's Paharganj area on Holi. The video of the incident went viral and three including a juvenile have been apprehended.
Updated on Mar 11, 2023 10:47 PM IST

Interesting that BBC suspended star anchor...: Anurag Thakur's jibe on film row

Union minister Anurag Thakur said it's interesting that BBC makes lofty claims about journalistic independence but then suspends star anchor for criticising the government's migration policy.

Union minister Anurag Thakur questioned the BBC on the Gary Lineker issue.
Published on Mar 11, 2023 08:37 PM IST

Kavitha questioned for 9 hours in liquor case, summoned again on March 16

As the Delhi excise policy becomes a political flashpoint with the opposition leaders uniting against the government's action, Kavitha was questioned for 9 hours on Saturday.

Telangana chief minister KCR apprehended that Kavitha would be arrested by the ED on Saturday in connection with the liquor policy case. (ANI )
Published on Mar 11, 2023 08:15 PM IST

'No bigger lie than this': VP Jagdeep Dhankhar on Rahul Gandhi's mic charge

"Yes, there was a black period which is known as Emergency. But now this is not possible now," Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar said without naming Rahul Gandhi but making a reference to his statement that mics are switched off in Parliament.

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said temples of democracies can't be allowed to be outraged.
Published on Mar 11, 2023 07:08 PM IST

On ED's ' 1 cr cash, 600 cr crime proceeds' claim, Tejashwi says, ‘Rumours’

Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav dismissed all the allegations and said in 2017 also some figures were cited by the BJP. Why are they not making the list of the seizures after the raids public, Tejashwi tweeted.

Tejashwi was questioned on Friday as his New Delhi residence was searched by ED. He was summoned by CBI on Saturday which he skipped.
Updated on Mar 11, 2023 10:05 PM IST

Bilawal calls India ‘friend’, fumbles and says ‘neighbour’: 'Uphill...'| Watch

Pakistan foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said Pakistan is persistent in its effort to highlight the Kashmir issue in the United Nations, but it's difficult.

Pakistan foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari admitted that it's an uphill task to bring the Kashmir issue into the centre of the agenda of the United Nations.(AP)
Updated on Mar 11, 2023 06:43 PM IST

DCW chief Swati Maliwal says father sexually assaulted her; hit head...

Swati Maliwal said her father used to hit her head against the wall leading to profuse bleeding when she was a kid.

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said she was sexually assaulted by her father.
Published on Mar 11, 2023 04:38 PM IST

'If they are honest…': BJP trains gun at Sisodia, Kavitha, Tejashwi

The Congress used to send investigative agencies when a party withdrew its support from the government but now the investigative agencies are independent, the BJP said.

All corrupt regional political leaders will be brought to justice, BJP's national spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia said.
Published on Mar 11, 2023 03:00 PM IST

Japanese woman allegedly groped on Holi says she's fine, has reached Bangladesh

Many videos showing the harassment of foreigners on Holi – some very old – went viral with social media users tagging the authorities and seeking action. The Delhi Police said it is probing the particular viral video of a Japanese woman being groped on Holi.

Screenshot for the viral video which is now being probed by Delhi Police.
Published on Mar 10, 2023 08:43 PM IST

'In Rahul Gandhi's mind, India is like Ukraine': Vivek Agnihotri shares video

In London's Chatham House, Rahul Gandhi said in his opinion the Chinese threat to India is similar to Ukraine's situation but when he told this to foreign minister S Jaishankar, he dismissed it as a ludicrous idea.

A clip from Rahul Gandhi's answer on what the government is not understanding about the China threat is going viral.
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 08:25 PM IST

H3N2 causing more hospitalisations: 10 things Centre said on virus spread

H3N2 appears to have caused more hospitalisation than other influenza subtypes. 10% of severe acute respiratory influenza patients who have H3N2 needed oxygen and 7% required ICU care, the health ministry said.

Influenza H3N2 is predominant among all influenza cases since the beginning of this year,(Pixabay)
Published on Mar 10, 2023 05:29 PM IST

‘Disturbing’: Delhi women panel chief as video of Japanese groped on Holi viral

In the viral video, a Japanese woman was seen groped by a gang of men who smeared colours on her wishing her 'Happy holi'. The woman slapped one of the men.

The Japanese woman who was allegedly groped by a group of men tweeted photos of holi celebration.
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 06:43 PM IST

Sisodia sent to 7-day ED custody; he destroyed his phone, agency tells court

The excise scam started with the drafting of the Delhi excise policy, which was done by AAP leader Manish Sisodia and others, the ED told the court on Friday and Sisodia was presented before a Delhi court.

Manish Sisodia was produced before a Delhi court on Friday in connection with the liquor policy case. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 05:10 PM IST

Kerala actor-advocate remarries wife under Special Marriage Act; triggers row

The remarriage of the Muslim couple in Kerala -- C Shukkur and his wife Sheena -- to ensure that their property goes to their three daughters has sparked off a debate.

Kerala lawyer-actor C Shukkur remarried his wife under the Special Marriage Act on Wednesday, 29 years after they got married. Their daughters were present.
Published on Mar 09, 2023 10:49 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi dangerous for unity; foreigners don't know ‘pappu’: Kiren Rijiju

Union minister Kiren Rijiju called Rahul Gandhi a ‘self-declared Congress Prince’ and said he has become extremely dangerous for India's unity.

Kiren Rijiju said Rahul Gandhi is provoking people to divide India.
Published on Mar 09, 2023 08:58 AM IST

'When Jairam hasn't given you the answer': BJP's fresh attack on Rahul Gandhi

As Rahul Gandhi's reply to a question regarding foreign policies drew criticism, Shashi Tharoor asked what was wrong in what he said.

Rahul Gandhi said the UPA policies were all aligned to manage India's transition from a rural to an urban country
Updated on Mar 09, 2023 09:17 AM IST

'Put own house in order': India's stern message to Pakistan at UN

India said Pakistan should first put its own house in order and focus on the rights of its own population. It's ironic that Pakistan preaches to the world about right and wrong while its population has been denied of freedom, social justice.

MEA under secretary Jagpreet Kaur replying to Pakistan's statement at the UN Human Rights Council session on Wednesday.
Updated on Mar 09, 2023 06:20 AM IST

Sisodia kept with murderers in Tihar's cell no 1, conspiracy to kill him: AAP

AAP's Sanjay Singh said there is apprehension over Manish Sisodia's security in Tihar jail as he has been kept with the most dangerous criminals.

AAP on Wednesday said the court ordered that Sisodia will be kept at Vipasana cell but he is kept with hardened criminals. (PTI)
Published on Mar 08, 2023 01:31 PM IST

Kavitha to seek legal opinions on ED summons; ‘power mongers in Delhi…’

Kavitha said she has been summoned by the ED on March 9 because she has announced a peaceful protest on march 10. In a statement, she said she will seek legal opinion on the date of attending ED questioning.

Kavitha issued a statement and clarified that she will have to take legal opinion on whether she will attend ED's questioning on March 9. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 10:51 AM IST

Dr Manik Saha takes oath as Tripura CM, for the 2nd time; 8 ministers sworn in

Congress and the CPM which fought the Tripura assembly election together boycotted the swearing-in ceremony of Dr Manik Saha, who took the oath as the CM for the second time.

Dr Manik Saha taking the oath as the chief minister of Tripura on Wednesday.
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 12:29 PM IST

KCR's daughter Kavitha to be questioned by ED in Delhi liquor case tomorrow

The fresh date for questioning comes as Hyderabad-based businessman Arun Pillai has been arrested. In the remand report of Arun Pillai, the ED said he was a benami of Kavitha in the Delhi liquor case.

KCR's daughter Kavitha to be questioned by ED in Delhi liquor case tomorrow
Published on Mar 08, 2023 08:51 AM IST

'RSS man's daughter' Malini Mehra viral for asking Rahul Gandhi this question

Malini Mehra said she feels "absolutely wretched" about the situation in India. She said her father was an RSS man but he "would not recognise" the country. Those who opposed her statements wondered whether she was funded by George Soros.

Rahul Gandhi was asked a question by London-based CEO Malini Mehra at the Chatham House.
Published on Mar 08, 2023 07:35 AM IST

BJP minister ‘praises’ Rahul Gandhi's London photo, says: 'Manna padega...'

Amid the raging war of words between the BJP and the Congress over Rahul Gandhi's statements in London, BJP's Temjen Imna Along commented on Rahul Gandhi's photo.

Rahul Gandhi's London photo received a thumbs up from BJP's Temjen Imma Along
Updated on Mar 09, 2023 09:59 AM IST

Number theory: How women performed in the recent North-East polls?

Historical data shows the extent of exclusion of women in these three states. In Meghalaya and Tripura, women account for only 5% of all candidates who have contested since the early 1960s. Of the 2508 individuals who ever contested a state election in Nagaland since 1964, only 24 were women.

Voters show their identification cards as they wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling booth during the Meghalaya Assembly elections.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 04:40 AM IST
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