Party general secretary Ashok Gehlot said time had come when people should be able to differentiate between “actual saints and frauds”.
The Maharashtra government today unveiled the much-awaited Development Plan (DP) 2034, paving the way for the space-starved city to have more land available to build homes and commercial spaces.
"Both Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had completely omitted confronting China on creation of full-fledged Chinese military complex in Doklam right upto 10 metres from Indian army post," Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala told reporters here.
The submission was made in an affidavit placed before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar which was hearing an NGO's plea for implementation of a Law Commission recommendation to enact a provision to monitor and regulate the expenditure by political parties.
During his two-day seventh leg of campaigning in the southern state, which starts tomorrow, Gandhi would also visit parts of Uttara Kannada like Ankola city, Mastikatte Circle (Kumta), Saraswati Circle (Honnavar) and hold a corner meeting at Bhatkal, the party said in a statement today.
The BJP leader alleged that the Congress was running a "contest" to vilify Prime Minister Narendra Modi across the country.
In the letter, Ering mentions that China providing stapled visas to people of the state is of concern and needs to be addressed immediately.
Come election time, political parties that pay lip-service to fighting corruption, fall back on the corrupt, because they have the money and muscle power to get elected
BJP is also banking on Sriramulu’s image as a do-gooder who does not limit himself to his own community
When asked whether the federal front will include the Congress, the TMC supremo said, "The answer lies in the future. The Congress has to decide whether it will join the federal front."
Yadav, a rebel JD(U) leader, said the faction represented by him has influence on a few seats in the state, but his faction has decided to not put up candidates in the May 12 assembly polls after the Congress expressed reluctance to part with any seat for it.
Though he had address public meetings in the state earlier, he has not hit the campaign trail since the Election Commission announced the assembly election schedule on March 27. The election is scheduled for May 12 and the counting of votes will take place on May 15.
Within hours of Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejecting the impeachment motion, moved by Congress and six other parties, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said yesterday that the party would move the Supreme Court to challenge the decision.
"The diversity of our country reflects in everything, including politics. Now, SP and BSP get together in Uttar Pradesh. Neither the Left, nor the Congress is of any consequence (there). The same thing happened in Arariya (in Bihar)," he told PTI in an interview after being re-elected to the post at the CPI(M)'s Congress here which concluded on Sunday.
The denial of a ticket to Shobha Karandlaje, a close confidant of state president BS Yeddyurappa, to contest from Yeshwanthpur in Bengaluru, has brought cheer to many leaders who feared she could be a potential CM candidate at some point, stymying their own chances
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today lashed out at BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa for calling Congress a party of dynastic politics as he questioned the credentials of the saffron party to make the attack."
The Congress has consistently maintained it is contesting the polls under the leadership of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah but refrained from declaring him its candidate for the top job.
Earlier today, Saroj Khan had sparked a controversy with her comments on casting couch, saying it at least provides livelihood
Khurshid responded to a query by an AMU student, who asked about Muslims being massacres during the Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar riots.
In a highly caste-ridden state like Karnataka, all election debates finally lead to caste analysis slicing them into small pieces
Hinting at a Congress lead with HD Kumaraswamy's JD (S) playing the kingmaker, the Times Now-VMR survey says BJP will come a close second after the ruling Congress
His remarks came in the backdrop of Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejecting a notice by seven opposition parties led by Congress to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra.
Sinha, who resigned from the BJP and taken 'sanyas' (retirement) from party politics on April 21, has also claimed that the people in the country were feeling insecure due to the actions of the Modi government, which, he said, has "destroyed the temple of democracy".
Party president Amit Shah was disallowed from garlanding a statue of B R Ambedkar during poll campaign and its workers were not even allowed to hoist party flags atop their houses, BJP General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka Muralidhar Rao told reporters here. "
Only 16 out of 229 Congress candidates, which is less than 7 per cent of the total number, contesting for the assembly elections are women. BJP has declared six names so far and Janata Dal has four