Jan 25, 2022 03:08 PM IST
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.
- Jan 25, 2022 11:48 AM IST
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
- Jan 18, 2022 05:04 PM IST
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.
- Jan 17, 2022 08:55 AM IST
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.
- Jan 13, 2022 12:34 PM IST
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.
- Jan 12, 2022 03:32 PM IST
The Congress party had won seven seats in the 2017 assembly elections. Four of them have resigned since.
- Jan 10, 2022 10:42 AM IST
Speculation had been rife since September last year when he praised SP terming it as the main contender for the Uttar Pradesh elections.
- Dec 07, 2021 10:25 PM IST
According to a party spokesman, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi is also likely to release on December 8 the party's manifesto for women.
- Dec 06, 2021 01:07 PM IST
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.
- Dec 03, 2021 05:52 PM IST
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.
- Dec 02, 2021 04:40 PM IST
Baghel, speaking at the News18 India Chaupal, said there was no talk of any sharing of power for two-and-a-half years.
- Nov 30, 2021 11:53 AM IST
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
- Nov 25, 2021 09:24 PM IST
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.
- Nov 22, 2021 03:11 PM IST
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.
- Nov 15, 2021 03:37 PM IST
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.
- Nov 05, 2021 04:33 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu withdrew his resignation as Punjab Congress chief on November 5
- Nov 05, 2021 11:58 AM IST
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.
- Nov 02, 2021 05:15 PM IST
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.
- Oct 31, 2021 06:57 PM IST
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.
- Oct 30, 2021 06:45 PM IST
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.”
- Oct 19, 2021 01:42 PM IST
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.
- Oct 16, 2021 12:25 PM IST
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
- Oct 12, 2021 01:59 PM IST
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.
- Oct 06, 2021 03:47 PM IST
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.”
- Oct 04, 2021 03:57 PM IST
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