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  • Bharat Jodo Yatra to reach Jammu and Kashmir by January end: Congress leader Dec 03, 2022 07:29 PM IST

    Bharat Jodo Yatra to reach Jammu and Kashmir by January end: Congress leader

    The Bharat Jodo yatra will take place between Lakhanpur to Kashmir. A concluding public meeting will take place here

  • Gehlot vs Pilot: As Congress gears up for Bharat Jodo Yatra, two groups fight for dominance in hoardings Dec 03, 2022 05:38 PM IST

    Gehlot vs Pilot: As Congress gears up for Bharat Jodo Yatra, two groups fight for dominance in hoardings

    Supporters of the two leaders are competing in Hadoti to highlight their dominance, which is visible from the hoardings in the region. This has also led to blame games between leaders of the two factions.

  • MP: Govt school teacher suspended for taking part in Cong's Bharat Jodo Yatra Dec 03, 2022 04:49 PM IST

    MP: Govt school teacher suspended for taking part in Cong's Bharat Jodo Yatra

    Rajesh Kannoje, a teacher with a primary school under the state's Tribal Affairs Department in Kanasya, was suspended on November 25, a day after he took part in the yatra. The issue came to light after his suspension order surfaced on social media.

  • Using abusive words against PM Modi new normal for Congress: BJP Dec 03, 2022 01:30 PM IST

    Using abusive words against PM Modi new normal for Congress: BJP

    BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra cited reports of Karnataka Congress leader V S Ugrappa calling Modi ”Bhasmasur”, a demon in Indian mythology, to hit out at the opposition party.

  • People like Sibal who didn't abuse party after leaving could be taken back, not Scindia, Sarma: Jairam Ramesh Dec 02, 2022 05:50 PM IST

    People like Sibal who didn't abuse party after leaving could be taken back, not Scindia, Sarma: Jairam Ramesh

    Ramesh was speaking on the sidelines of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra which reached Agar Malwa in MP.

  • Congress only believes in stalling, delaying and misleading, alleges PM; says those who looted poor now abusing him Dec 02, 2022 03:33 PM IST

    Congress only believes in stalling, delaying and misleading, alleges PM; says those who looted poor now abusing him

    Before addressing the rally, Modi visited Augarnath temple in Kankrej and offered prayers.

  • G20 presidency rotational, inevitable; govt indulging in 'high voltage drama': Congress Dec 02, 2022 02:05 PM IST

    G20 presidency rotational, inevitable; govt indulging in 'high voltage drama': Congress

    India on Thursday assumed the Presidency of the G-20 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi making a strong pitch for "fundamental mindset shift" to benefit humanity as a whole and saying the country will work to further promote "oneness".

  • Top Congress leaders to meet on December 3 to evolve strategy for Winter session of Parliament Dec 02, 2022 12:56 PM IST

    Top Congress leaders to meet on December 3 to evolve strategy for Winter session of Parliament

    Sources said Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, chief whip of the party in Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh and party's chief whip in Lok Sabha K Suresh will meet at the residence of former party chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday evening to evolve the strategy.

  • Gujarat Assembly elections: 48.48% voting recorded till 3 pm in first phase Dec 01, 2022 05:01 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly elections: 48.48% voting recorded till 3 pm in first phase

    Gujarat Assembly elections: Barring a few minor incidents and some reports of problems in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the voting process, which commenced at 8 am, remained largely peaceful so far.

  • PM Modi's policies creating economic disparity, social hostility and political dictatorship, which will break country: Ramesh Dec 01, 2022 02:34 PM IST

    PM Modi's policies creating economic disparity, social hostility and political dictatorship, which will break country: Ramesh

    Nazarpur (MP), Dec 1 Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies were creating economic di..

  • Gujarat Elections 2022: PM Modi's home state votes in key local polls Dec 01, 2022 01:57 PM IST

    Gujarat Elections 2022: PM Modi's home state votes in key local polls

    BJP remains popular despite criticism of inflation and unemployment and is expected to emerge victorious. Most pre-election surveys and several political analysts have predicted that it will win a majority of the 182 seats in the state for a record seventh time in a row, defeating the main opposition Congress party and new entrant Aam Aadmi Party.

  • Competition among Congress leaders to abuse me: PM Modi Dec 01, 2022 12:38 PM IST

    Competition among Congress leaders to abuse me: PM Modi

    Before Kharge, another Congress leader had said the party will show Modi his 'aukat' (place), the PM said, apparently referring to Madhusudan Mistry's remark.

  • Gujarat Elections | Why this contest is crucial for AAP Dec 01, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    Gujarat Elections | Why this contest is crucial for AAP

    AAP will become a national party even if it only wins a few seats in Gujarat. It is, without question, a remarkable accomplishment on its own

  • Bharat Jodo Yatra | Marathon man’s journey is already legendary, but Rahul Gandhi must now walk the talk Dec 01, 2022 11:02 AM IST

    Bharat Jodo Yatra | Marathon man’s journey is already legendary, but Rahul Gandhi must now walk the talk

    Are we seeing the Congress’ national renaissance, or is this a strategy for burnishing, reimagining the damaged brand of Rahul Gandhi? The answer depends upon one’s time horizon for assessment 

  • Voting begins for 1st phase of Gujarat Assembly polls; 89 seats up for grabs, 788 candidates in fray Dec 01, 2022 08:12 AM IST

    Voting begins for 1st phase of Gujarat Assembly polls; 89 seats up for grabs, 788 candidates in fray

    The voting is being held across 14,382 polling stations, of which 3,311 are in the urban and 11,071 in rural areas, the office of the state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said.

  • Climate for investment vitiated, appetite for investment poor: Congress on GDP growth slipping to 6.3 pc in Q2 Nov 30, 2022 07:54 PM IST

    Climate for investment vitiated, appetite for investment poor: Congress on GDP growth slipping to 6.3 pc in Q2

    Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram alleged that the climate for investment is "vitiated" and the appetite for investment is "poor".

  • Gujarat Assembly Polls phase one | Here's a look at key candidates Nov 30, 2022 06:41 PM IST

    Gujarat Assembly Polls phase one | Here's a look at key candidates

    A total of 89 constituencies will go to polls on December 1.

  • 'Kattar Beiman' to 'Dhokha Ratna': Phrases that sprang up ahead of MCD polls Nov 30, 2022 03:48 PM IST

    'Kattar Beiman' to 'Dhokha Ratna': Phrases that sprang up ahead of MCD polls

    The BJP has been in power in the MCD since 2007. During its 15-year-run at its helm, the party has seen the civic body trifurcated into NDMC, SDMC, and EDMC (2012-2022), and its reunification earlier this year.

  • Gujarat elections 2022: First phase of voting tomorrow, all you need to know Nov 30, 2022 02:21 PM IST

    Gujarat elections 2022: First phase of voting tomorrow, all you need to know

    As many as 89 seats will go to the polls on December 1, with 788 candidates are in the fray across 19 districts of South Gujarat and the Kutch-Saurashtra region

  • Assembly polls: Will BJP maintain upper hand in central Gujarat this time like in 2017? Nov 30, 2022 10:22 AM IST

    Assembly polls: Will BJP maintain upper hand in central Gujarat this time like in 2017?

    Political analysts say the Congress appears on the backfoot this time after one of its senior tribal leaders from the region joined the BJP, which has a stronghold in urban areas where civic bodies, leaders and the network required to win the election are firmly with the saffron party.

  • BJP received Rs 614.53 crore as contributions in 2021-22, Congress Rs 95.46 crore Nov 30, 2022 10:08 AM IST

    BJP received Rs 614.53 crore as contributions in 2021-22, Congress Rs 95.46 crore

    The Congress received funds to the tune of Rs 95.46 crore, according to Election Commission data.

  • Resolve differences before padyatra enters Rajasthan; KC Venugopal advises Gehlot & Pilot Nov 29, 2022 10:57 PM IST

    Resolve differences before padyatra enters Rajasthan; KC Venugopal advises Gehlot & Pilot

    The tussle between the two leaders came to a head after Ashok Gehlot in an interview called Sachin Pilot a traitor for colluding with the BJP to topple his government in 2020.

  • Campaigning for phase one of Gujarat election ends with more promises Nov 29, 2022 05:22 PM IST

    Campaigning for phase one of Gujarat election ends with more promises

    The BJP, which has been ruling Gujarat since 1995, is seeking its seventh straight term in the state that is home to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. 

  • Yatra effect: Rahul Gandhi says he feels more patient now Nov 29, 2022 01:29 PM IST

    Yatra effect: Rahul Gandhi says he feels more patient now

    Gandhi arrived in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday after covering a distance of more than 2,000 km as part of his ambitious foot march, a mass contact initiative which he started on September 7 from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.

  • Embarrassment for govt: Congress on Israeli filmmaker's criticism of 'The Kashmir Files' Nov 29, 2022 12:35 PM IST

    Embarrassment for govt: Congress on Israeli filmmaker's criticism of 'The Kashmir Files'

    The attack by the Opposition party leaders came after Lapid, the jury head of the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), on Monday described the Hindi film as "propaganda" and "vulgar".