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  • "A new beginning for me," says RPN Singh as he joins BJP after quitting Congress Jan 25, 2022 03:08 PM IST

    "A new beginning for me," says RPN Singh as he joins BJP after quitting Congress

    Singh, the Congress party’s Jharkhand in-charge and one of its biggest leaders from Uttar Pradesh, quit the party earlier in the day and announced a new beginning ahead of UP assembly elections.

  • UP Assembly Polls : Former Union minister RPN Singh quits Congress, likely to join BJP today Jan 25, 2022 11:48 AM IST

    UP Assembly Polls : Former Union minister RPN Singh quits Congress, likely to join BJP today

    Singh, 57, who had lost the last assembly elections from Padrauna in 2017, is considered close to Gandhis. His name was included in the list of Congress's star campaigners for UP elections released on January 24

  • SC verdict on Devas yet again shows how Congress did scams: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Jan 18, 2022 05:04 PM IST

    SC verdict on Devas yet again shows how Congress did scams: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    The Supreme Court had junked an appeal by Devas Multimedia, which sought to quash an earlier NCLT ruling that ordered the shutdown of the firm for fraud and cheating Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of ISRO.

  • Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: Sacked BJP minister Harak Singh Rawat likely to join Congress today Jan 17, 2022 08:55 AM IST

    Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: Sacked BJP minister Harak Singh Rawat likely to join Congress today

    Harak Singh Rawat, 61, was one of the nine Congress MLAs who had joined hands with the BJP against then Chief Minister Harish Rawat to dislodge his government in 2016.

  • Congress releases first list of 125 candidates for Uttar Pradesh polls; mother of Unnao rape victim among the names Jan 13, 2022 12:34 PM IST

    Congress releases first list of 125 candidates for Uttar Pradesh polls; mother of Unnao rape victim among the names

    The list of candidates, which includes 50 women, was released by party general secretary incharge of UP, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during a press conference on January 13.

  • Congress down to three MLAs in Uttar Pradesh as resignation spree continues ahead of assembly polls Jan 12, 2022 03:32 PM IST

    Congress down to three MLAs in Uttar Pradesh as resignation spree continues ahead of assembly polls

    The Congress party had won seven seats in the 2017 assembly elections. Four of them have resigned since.

  • Uttar Pradesh Congress leader Imran Masood likely to join Samajwadi Party ahead of assembly polls Jan 10, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    Uttar Pradesh Congress leader Imran Masood likely to join Samajwadi Party ahead of assembly polls

    Speculation had been rife since September last year when he praised SP terming it as the main contender for the Uttar Pradesh elections.

  • UP polls: Congress to release 'charge sheet' against rival parties  Dec 07, 2021 10:25 PM IST

    UP polls: Congress to release 'charge sheet' against rival parties 

    According to a party spokesman, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi is also likely to release on December 8 the party's manifesto for women.

  • Why Congress' veteran leader Ghulam Nabi’s Azad’s political moves in J&K are raising eyebrows? Dec 06, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    Why Congress' veteran leader Ghulam Nabi’s Azad’s political moves in J&K are raising eyebrows?

    Though Azad, the former Rajya Sabha member of parliament (MP), has clarified that he has no plans to launch another party, his political moves in his home state have generated a lot of curiosity, more so because of his at-odds relationship with the Congress since he was part of the dissident 'G-23' group in 2020.

  • "Why no decency to compensate farmers who died in protests?" Rahul Gandhi asks Centre Dec 03, 2021 05:52 PM IST

    "Why no decency to compensate farmers who died in protests?" Rahul Gandhi asks Centre

    Gandhi's comments came in the backdrop of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's recent response in Parliament saying there is "no” record of the deaths of farmers who died during protests against three farm laws.

  • News18 India Chaupal | “Will resign in a minute if high command asks me to,” says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Dec 02, 2021 04:40 PM IST

    News18 India Chaupal | “Will resign in a minute if high command asks me to,” says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

    Baghel, speaking at the News18 India Chaupal, said there was no talk of any sharing of power for two-and-a-half years.

  • Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejects request to revoke suspension of 12 Opposition MP’s Nov 30, 2021 11:53 AM IST

    Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejects request to revoke suspension of 12 Opposition MP’s

    The 12 Opposition Rajya Sabha Members of Parliament (MPs), including six from the Congress party, have been suspended from the remaining part of the ongoing Winter Session of the Parliament for “unprecedented acts of misconduct” and “violent behaviour” in the Monsoon Session of Parliament held earlier this year

  • Parliament Winter Session: Congress to press for repealing 3 farm laws on Day 1 Nov 25, 2021 09:24 PM IST

    Parliament Winter Session: Congress to press for repealing 3 farm laws on Day 1

    The Congress leadership also decided to raise the issue of price rise and will press for the demand for seeking Rs 4 lakh compensation for all victims of COVID-19.

  • Congress MP Jairam Ramesh submits dissent note as parliamentary panel adopts draft report on data protection bill Nov 22, 2021 03:11 PM IST

    Congress MP Jairam Ramesh submits dissent note as parliamentary panel adopts draft report on data protection bill

    Ramesh, a member of the joint parliamentary panel, has objected to a clause that allows the Union government to exempt any agency under its purview from the law.

  • Ordinance to extend CBI, ED chiefs' tenure illegal, contradicts SC judgment: Congress Nov 15, 2021 03:37 PM IST

    Ordinance to extend CBI, ED chiefs' tenure illegal, contradicts SC judgment: Congress

    The Centre on November 14 moved an ordinance, which extends the tenure of Enforcement Directorate director and Central Bureau of Investigation director to five years. Currently, the chiefs of ED and CBI were appointed for a period extending up to two years.

  • Navjot Singh Sidhu to continue as Punjab Congress chief Nov 05, 2021 04:33 PM IST

    Navjot Singh Sidhu to continue as Punjab Congress chief

    Navjot Singh Sidhu withdrew his resignation as Punjab Congress chief on November 5

  • Opposition parties to discuss key issues ahead of Parliament's upcoming Winter Session Nov 05, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    Opposition parties to discuss key issues ahead of Parliament's upcoming Winter Session

    In a similar meeting of Opposition leaders held on August 21, Congress president Sonia Gandhi urged Opposition leaders to work “cohesively” together by rising above compulsions and plan systematically ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

  • Karnataka Bypolls: Ruling BJP wins Sindgi, Congress registers victory in Hangal Nov 02, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    Karnataka Bypolls: Ruling BJP wins Sindgi, Congress registers victory in Hangal

    The BJP losing Hangal is seen as a setback to Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, as it is the neighbouring constituency to his Shiggaon assembly segment in Haveri district, and that he had extensively campaigned there.

  • Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS after two weeks of treatment Oct 31, 2021 06:57 PM IST

    Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS after two weeks of treatment

    The 89-year-old Congress leader was admitted to a private ward at the Cardio Neuro Centre of AIIMS and was under the care of a team of cardiologists led by Dr Nitish Naik. He was discharged after seeking treatment for 18 days.

  • Captain Amarinder Singh junks reports of backend talks with Congress, says time for rapprochement over Oct 30, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    Captain Amarinder Singh junks reports of backend talks with Congress, says time for rapprochement over

    Captain Amarinder Singh’s aide Raveen Thukral has quoted him as saying: “Reports of backend talks with Congress are incorrect. The time for rapprochement is over. I am grateful to Sonia Gandhi ji for her support but will not stay in Congress now.”

  • Congress will give 40 percent tickets to women candidates in UP Assembly Polls, says Priyanka Gandhi Oct 19, 2021 01:42 PM IST

    Congress will give 40 percent tickets to women candidates in UP Assembly Polls, says Priyanka Gandhi

    The Congress party had fought the 2017 UP polls in alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP). The grand old party, however,managed to win just seven of the 114 seats it contested with a vote share of 6.25 percent.

  • CWC Meet: Sonia Gandhi calls herself full-time Congress President, urges discipline among cadre Oct 16, 2021 12:25 PM IST

    CWC Meet: Sonia Gandhi calls herself full-time Congress President, urges discipline among cadre

    In her opening remarks at first physical meeting of the CWC — Congress’ top decision-making body — since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sonia Gandhi said she appreciated frankness and there was no need to speak to her through media, perhaps, referring to letters and comments by the 'G-23' group of dissenting leaders

  • Here’s why Rajasthan’s Bill on marriage registration has sparked a row Oct 12, 2021 01:59 PM IST

    Here’s why Rajasthan’s Bill on marriage registration has sparked a row

    The Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government has come under attack from the BJP-led Opposition, civil society and women’s organisations, who allege that the amendment to the 2009 law legitimises child marriages.

  • Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation heads for Lakhimpur Kheri after showdown with UP police Oct 06, 2021 03:47 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation heads for Lakhimpur Kheri after showdown with UP police

    Rahul Gandhi, who is leading a five-member Congress delegation to violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri, had earlier in the day complained: "These people (Uttar Pradesh authorities) are not letting me go out of the airport.”

  • Rahul Gandhi camouflages the fault lines within the Congress. This must change Oct 04, 2021 03:57 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi camouflages the fault lines within the Congress. This must change

    Rahul Gandhi needs to take accountability for the extraordinary decline of the political brand of the Congress. For sure, it can be resurrected, but it will be naïve to live in denial anymore 

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