Raje government behind attack on Dalit leader's house: Congress

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 00:22

New Delhi, April 6, The Congress on Thursday alleged that the BJP government of Vasundhara Raje in Rajasthan was involved in setting ablaze the house of one of the party's Dalit leaders and former Rajasthan Minister Bharoselal Jatav.


Cost plus 50 per cent as MSP to farmers another 'jumla': Congress

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 00:12

New Delhi, March 27, The Congress on Monday termed the Narendra Modi government's claim of ensuring MSP at "50 per cent more than actual cost of production" to farmers another "jumla" and accused Finance Minister Arun Jaitley "blatantly" lying in his budget speech.


Opposition parties should field common candidates against NDA: Salman Khurshid

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:34

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Opposition parties should strive to field a common candidate against the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in each constituency in the next Lok Sabha polls and alliance talks among them should start early to allow workers to align themselves, according to senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid.


Congress worker in Kannur murdered, party blames CPI-M

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:54

Kannur (Kerala) Feb 13 Thirty-year-old Youth Congress worker, Shoaib was found murdered late last night by CPI-M workers, the party said. The Left party's leadership here has denied any role in it.


Congress helping CPI-M in Tripura: Amit Shah

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 14:08

Agartala, Feb 12 BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said the Congress is helping the ruling CPI-M in Tripura by splitting the non-Left vote share, for the upcoming February 18 assembly polls.


Rahul is now my boss too: Sonia Gandhi

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 14:10

New Delhi, Feb 8 Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday extended her son Rahul Gandhi best wishes in his new role as the party chief and said he was now also her boss.


BJP planning 'major assault' on Constitution: Shashi Tharoor

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:52

New Delhi, Feb 8 The BJP government is looking to make a "major assault" on the Constitution if the ruling party gets a majority in both the Houses of Parliament, says Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who feels the attack on various constitutional provisions, like Article 370 on Kashmir and secularism, will be part of attempts to create a "Hindu rashtra" (nation).


Now Congress gets a taste of the maverick Navjot Singh Sidhu

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:36

Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) The Indian cricket team has lived through it, the BJP has experienced it for over a decade, the Shiromani Akali Dal was for long a target and even the AAP got a taste of it. Now, it is Punjab's Congress party which is bearing the brunt of his idiosyncrasies.


Double blow for Amarinder as close aides lose jobs

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:10

Chandigarh, Jan 21 In a matter of just 24 hours, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh suffered a double blow as two of his close aides in the government lost their jobs -- one bowing to the law of the land and the second one being forcibly sacrificed at the political altar.


PM Modi, Sushma Swaraj mislead nation on Doklam: Congress

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:18

New Delhi, Jan 18 The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of misleading the nation over Chinese troops occupying Doklam plateau, saying Indian security and strategic interests have been compromised.