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  • Congress most corrupt party; vote for BJP to continue to avail centre and state schemes: Smriti Irani Mar 13, 2021 02:13 PM IST

    Congress most corrupt party; vote for BJP to continue to avail centre and state schemes: Smriti Irani

    Addressing her maiden election campaign rally in Assam, she said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal have rolled out a number of schemes, benefitting the poor people of the state.

  • 77% sitting MLAs crorepati, 33% with criminal cases: Analysis of outgoing Tamil Nadu Assembly Mar 13, 2021 02:10 PM IST

    77% sitting MLAs crorepati, 33% with criminal cases: Analysis of outgoing Tamil Nadu Assembly

    Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu will be held in a single phase on April 6. The result will be declared on May 2.

  • Take a look at these netas who have party-hopped in the past five years Mar 12, 2021 08:56 PM IST

    Take a look at these netas who have party-hopped in the past five years

    An ADR report finds that in the past five years more than 400 netas, most of them from Congress, switched to another party to contest elections, here are the details of those party-hopper netas: Parties they left, parties they joined.

  • In-Depth | Modi, RSS and 'poriborton': What fuels BJP's meteoric rise in Bengal Mar 12, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    In-Depth | Modi, RSS and 'poriborton': What fuels BJP's meteoric rise in Bengal

    From a fringe player in state politics till the last assembly polls to being a major contender for power in 2021. What has propelled the BJP's unparalleled growth in West Bengal?

  • India becoming increasingly chained by authoritarian forces: Rahul Gandhi Mar 12, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    India becoming increasingly chained by authoritarian forces: Rahul Gandhi

    "Today, as India is becoming increasingly chained by authoritarian forces led by the RSS, we must renew our individual commitment to collective freedom. Let us be guided by Gandhiji's example and continue the march for freedom. Jai Hind!" the former Congress chief said.

  • 170 MLAs left Congress to join other parties during polls held between 2016-2020: ADR Mar 11, 2021 04:43 PM IST

    170 MLAs left Congress to join other parties during polls held between 2016-2020: ADR

    Five Lok Sabha MPs left the BJP to join other parties during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls while seven Rajya Sabha MPs left the Congress to join another party to contest elections between 2016-2020, the report said.

  • Wish he was as concerned earlier as he is now: Jyotiraditya Scindia hits back at Rahul Gandhi Mar 09, 2021 02:29 PM IST

    Wish he was as concerned earlier as he is now: Jyotiraditya Scindia hits back at Rahul Gandhi

    Jyotiraditya Scindia had left the Congress along with some legislators loyal to him to join the BJP last year. This led to the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Success of Rahul Gandhi’s campaign will decide Congress’ future in Kerala Mar 09, 2021 01:43 PM IST

    Success of Rahul Gandhi’s campaign will decide Congress’ future in Kerala

    Rahul Gandhi’s extensive focus on Kerala and Tamil Nadu is a good opportunity for him to resurrect his political career by leading from the front — this will not only help the Congress in the south, but will also give it a fresh lease of life in other states

  • Assam Polls | Can NDA repeat its 2016 performance? Mar 09, 2021 09:59 AM IST

    Assam Polls | Can NDA repeat its 2016 performance?

    Assam is bracing for the most interesting assembly polls ever held in the state. The ruling BJP’s 100-seat target could be difficult to achieve. Here’s why 

  • Had Scindia remained in Congress he would have become CM, but now a BJP 'backbencher': Rahul Gandhi Mar 08, 2021 09:53 PM IST

    Had Scindia remained in Congress he would have become CM, but now a BJP 'backbencher': Rahul Gandhi

    Scindia had left the party along with some legislators loyal to him to join the BJP. This led to the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh early last year.

  • Assam Election 2021 | After Bodo party’s entry, Congress-led ‘grand alliance’ upbeat about its prospects Mar 08, 2021 04:09 PM IST

    Assam Election 2021 | After Bodo party’s entry, Congress-led ‘grand alliance’ upbeat about its prospects

    Until last month, the opposition failed to generate much interest giving an impression that it would not be able to make any impact in the forthcoming polls. The situation could now change drastically.

  • Uttarakhand: Sudden meeting of BJP core group fuels speculation about major change in govt Mar 07, 2021 11:12 AM IST

    Uttarakhand: Sudden meeting of BJP core group fuels speculation about major change in govt

    The meeting, held on Saturday evening, was presided over by BJP's national vice president and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh, who arrived here on Saturday afternoon. Singh was accompanied by state BJP in-charge Dushyant Kumar Gautam.

  • 100 days of BJP's arrogance; black chapter in our democracy: Congress slams govt over farmers' protest Mar 06, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    100 days of BJP's arrogance; black chapter in our democracy: Congress slams govt over farmers' protest

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Centre over the farmers' protest and said nails were laid at Delhi's borders for those, whose sons risk their lives at the country's borders.

  • Rahul Gandhi slams govt, says nails laid for those whose sons risk their lives at country's borders Mar 06, 2021 12:38 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi slams govt, says nails laid for those whose sons risk their lives at country's borders

    Rahul Gandhi's attack came after the farmers' agitation entered its 100th day on Friday, with protesting union leaders asserting that their movement is far from over and they are "going strong".

  • 34% MLAs crorepati, 37% with criminal cases: An analysis of the outgoing West Bengal Assembly Mar 06, 2021 10:15 AM IST

    34% MLAs crorepati, 37% with criminal cases: An analysis of the outgoing West Bengal Assembly

  • In-Depth | The Congress G-23: A pressure group or honest well-wishers of the Grand Old Party? Mar 05, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    In-Depth | The Congress G-23: A pressure group or honest well-wishers of the Grand Old Party?

    Perturbed by the free fall of the Congress, a handful of party veterans have gotten together to demand an overhaul of the organisation that has suffered a series of humiliating defeats at the Lok Sabha and assembly elections since 2014.

  • Tamil Nadu Assembly poll: Congress seeks fair deal from DMK based on mutual respect Mar 03, 2021 08:07 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Assembly poll: Congress seeks fair deal from DMK based on mutual respect

    Dinesh Rao, former President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, said he is reaching Chennai on Wednesday and further meetings on seat-sharing are slated on Thursday and Friday.

  • Congress forms screening panels for Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Kerala and Puducherry polls Mar 02, 2021 08:57 PM IST

    Congress forms screening panels for Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Kerala and Puducherry polls

    The screening committee of the Congress for the eight-phased West Bengal Assembly polls starting March 27 will have Delhi leader J P Aggarwal as its chairman.

  • Central govt only concerned about the rich and powerful: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Mar 02, 2021 06:10 PM IST

    Central govt only concerned about the rich and powerful: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

    Interacting with women workers of the Sadharu Tea Estate near, Priyank Gandhi Vadra said farmers have been protesting in and around the national capital for months, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi is yet to meet them and end the impasse.

  • Assam Elections | Will provide 200 units of electricity for free monthly if elected to power: Priyanka Gandhi Mar 02, 2021 04:37 PM IST

    Assam Elections | Will provide 200 units of electricity for free monthly if elected to power: Priyanka Gandhi

    Priyanka Gandhi was also seen interacting with the workers of Assam's tea estates, ahead of her rally in Tezpur on March 2.

  • Anand Sharma's remarks on Congress alliance in West Bengal serving polarising agenda of BJP: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Mar 02, 2021 02:45 PM IST

    Anand Sharma's remarks on Congress alliance in West Bengal serving polarising agenda of BJP: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

    Anand Sharma had on Monday slammed Congress' association with the ISF led by Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui in West Bengal, contending that it was against the "Gandhian and Nehruvian secularism" and the party cannot be selective in fighting "communalists".

  • Gujarat local bodies polls: BJP surges ahead of Congress Mar 02, 2021 01:48 PM IST

    Gujarat local bodies polls: BJP surges ahead of Congress

    Counting of votes is underway since 9 am in 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats, and 231 taluka panchayats where elections were held on Sunday.

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad praises PM Narendra Modi, says he doesn't hide his true self Feb 28, 2021 07:18 PM IST

    Ghulam Nabi Azad praises PM Narendra Modi, says he doesn't hide his true self

    We are political rivals, but I appreciate that he doesn't hide his true self. Those who do, are living in bubble, said Ghulam Nabi Azad.

  • Congress collapsing across India due to dynasty politics, says Amit Shah Feb 28, 2021 01:38 PM IST

    Congress collapsing across India due to dynasty politics, says Amit Shah

    Addressing an election rally of BJP here, an enclave of the union territory, Shah claimed the Congress government, which collapsed earlier this month after losing majority, indulged in "petty politics" over Central schemes meant for Puducherry.

  • Assam Election 2021: Congress gives away iPhones, cash prizes to ‘Assam Bachao’ winners Feb 28, 2021 10:51 AM IST

    Assam Election 2021: Congress gives away iPhones, cash prizes to ‘Assam Bachao’ winners

    Winners of the social media campaign highlighted a range of issues from the maintenance of transport facilities, child labour to the haphazard garbage disposal.

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