Congress polled 2% more votes than BJP in Karnataka

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:34

New Delhi, May 16, Even as the Congress bagged 26 seats less than the BJP in the Karnataka election, the party polled about two per cent more votes, reflecting that its vote conversion rate was less than its rival.


BJP crosses half-way mark in Karnataka, Congress concedes defeat

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:30

Bengaluru, May 15, The BJP was on Tuesday set to return to power in its southern bastion Karnataka as its candidates crossed the half-way mark in vote count, stunning and ousting the ruling Congress and leaving the JD-S at the third spot.


Congress open to alliance: Ashok Gehlot

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:32

New Delhi, May 15, The Congress is open to an alliance with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) but is at the same time confident of winning the Karnataka Assembly election, party leader Ashok Gehlot said on Tuesday.


BJP, Congress spar over Chidambaram's 'undeclared' assets

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 21:50

New Delhi, May 13, The BJP on Sunday targeted former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his family's "undeclared assets in foreign countries", after which the Congress hit back by saying that the BJP had no moral right to ask questions and should instead give answers on various issues.


BJP on personal slander trip, not serious about Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 12:44

Bengaluru, May 10, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the BJP has restricted itself to only mounting personal attacks on him and his party leaders during its Karnataka campaign and lacked seriousness about what they wished to deliver to the people in the state.


'Trinamool conspiring to weaken Congress, promoting BJP's rise'

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 00:08

Kolkata, May 8, West Bengal Congress President Adhir Chowdhury on Monday accused the state's ruling Trinamool Congress of conspiring to weaken his party's strength in the state while simultaniously promoting the rise of BJP.


Modi rejects Congress' charge over unemployment

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:24

New Delhi, May 7, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday rejected the Congress' charges against the government for not creating enough jobs for the unemployed in the country and claimed several of its initiatives resulted in the growth of jobs in the public, private and personal sectors.


Congress' campaign is political swindle based on lies: RSS

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:42

New Delhi, May 7, A day after Rahul Gandhi posted a video highlighting the BJP and RSS leaders' "anti-Dalit" stance, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Monday hit back terming the Congress chief and his party's campaign a "political swindle based on lies".


Congress questions move over Dalit weddings in Madhya Pradesh

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 00:12

New Delhi, May 6, Congress on Saturday raised questions over authorities in a part of Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district asking sarpanches to inform police in advance if there is a wedding in a Dalit family, saying the move "further isolates" an already marginalised community.


Rahul Gndhi questions Modi on 'criminal' BJP candidates

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:38

New Delhi, May 5, Launching a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday questioned his silence on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders facing corruption charges.


PM insulted people of Karnataka, must apologise: Congress

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 00:04

New Delhi, May 5, The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of insulting the city of Bengaluru and the people of Karnataka through his remarks during campaigning and sought an apology from him.