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  • Delhi Congress passes resolution to make Rahul Gandhi party president with immediate effect Jan 31, 2021 08:06 PM IST

    Delhi Congress passes resolution to make Rahul Gandhi party president with immediate effect

    The resolution passed by DPCC stated that the Congress party needs Rahul Gandhi to lead it in its efforts to counter the “communal, authoritarian, and undemocratic forces” trying to destroy the country.

  • Karnataka Congress leader Prakash Rathod caught watching pornographic clip in state assembly Jan 29, 2021 11:10 PM IST

    Karnataka Congress leader Prakash Rathod caught watching pornographic clip in state assembly

    Rathod was caught on camera going through these clips on his phone, but later when confronted denied doing the same.

  • FM Nirmala Sitharaman will present dressed-up revised estimates for 2020-21 in budget: Congress Jan 28, 2021 04:06 PM IST

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman will present dressed-up revised estimates for 2020-21 in budget: Congress

    At a press conference, former finance minister P Chidambaram also demanded that the government should make direct cash transfers to 20-30 per cent of the families at the bottom of the economy at least for a period of six months.

  • Rahul Gandhi hits campaign trail in Tamil Nadu, targets PM Modi Jan 23, 2021 07:04 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi hits campaign trail in Tamil Nadu, targets PM Modi

    Gandhi said what belonged to the farmers was now being taken away by the three new farm laws and alleged ryots "are going to be made servants" of biggest industries.

  • Sanjay Jha attacks Congress after India win, says "they were out for 36, we got 44" Jan 19, 2021 08:02 PM IST

    Sanjay Jha attacks Congress after India win, says "they were out for 36, we got 44"

    The Indian team pulled off an exhilarating three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth Test in Brisbane to claim the series 2-1 and retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

  • Arunachal BJP MP Tapir Gao blames Congress policies, Rajiv Gandhi for Chinese intrusion Jan 19, 2021 06:44 PM IST

    Arunachal BJP MP Tapir Gao blames Congress policies, Rajiv Gandhi for Chinese intrusion

    Arunachal Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party MP Tapir Gao claimed that it was during Congress rule that China occupied Sumdorong Chu Valley in Tawang, Arunachal and said that Congress leader and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had denied Indian Army the permission to push back the People’s Liberation Army.

  • MVA, BJP both claim victory in Maharashtra Panchayat Polls Jan 19, 2021 11:27 AM IST

    MVA, BJP both claim victory in Maharashtra Panchayat Polls

    The gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols but political parties support panels in the panchayats and once these panels win, the parties claim victory

  • Bengal polls: Left, Congress to hammer seat-sharing deal by January-end Jan 17, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    Bengal polls: Left, Congress to hammer seat-sharing deal by January-end

    Chowdhury said that the parleys between his party and the Left Front are being held in a cordial and friendly atmosphere.

  • Madhavsinh Solanki, a poll tactician who shaped Congress in Gujarat Jan 09, 2021 06:55 PM IST

    Madhavsinh Solanki, a poll tactician who shaped Congress in Gujarat

    Born in a modest family in Piludra village in Bharuch district, Solanki started his career as a journalist with 'Gujarat Samachar' before joining politics.

  • Why Gujarat local polls are crucial for Congress Jan 08, 2021 12:26 PM IST

    Why Gujarat local polls are crucial for Congress

  • Trouble for Congress in Bihar? Former legislator says 11 of the 19 MLAs could leave party soon Jan 06, 2021 04:48 PM IST

    Trouble for Congress in Bihar? Former legislator says 11 of the 19 MLAs could leave party soon

    The Congress, which contested last year’s Bihar assembly elections as a constituent of the RJD-led Mahagathbandhan, could win only 19 of the 70 seats it contested.

  • In 2021, can the BJP juggernaut be stopped? Jan 06, 2021 02:09 PM IST

    In 2021, can the BJP juggernaut be stopped?

    There is only one party that can possibly halt the BJP juggernaut: the Congress. But at the moment the grand old party seems frail. Can the Congress resuscitate itself, galvanised by a new leader, or will it relinquish further space to the BJP?

  • Every farmer-labourer part of movement a 'satyagrahi', they will take back their rights: Rahul Gandhi Jan 03, 2021 01:31 PM IST

    Every farmer-labourer part of movement a 'satyagrahi', they will take back their rights: Rahul Gandhi

    The Congress has been seeking the repeal of the three new farm laws, alleging that they will ruin farming and the farmers. The Congress is also supporting the farmers’ agitation against the legislations.

  • Congress leaders raise concern over grant of permission for restricted use of COVID-19 vaccine Jan 03, 2021 12:54 PM IST

    Congress leaders raise concern over grant of permission for restricted use of COVID-19 vaccine

    India's drugs regulator DCGI on Sunday approved Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine Covishield and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for restricted emergency use.

  • Former Home Minister and Senior Congress Leader Buta Singh passes away Jan 02, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    Former Home Minister and Senior Congress Leader Buta Singh passes away

    The senior Congress leader was in a coma since October last year when he was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after he suffered a brain hemorrhage.

  • Farmers don't trust PM Modi: Rahul Gandhi Dec 30, 2020 08:09 PM IST

    Farmers don't trust PM Modi: Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi is currently abroad visiting an ailing relative and also meeting his maternal grandmother.

  • Hold direct talks with PM Modi for successful outcome: Congress, Shiromani Akali Dal to farmers Dec 30, 2020 04:43 PM IST

    Hold direct talks with PM Modi for successful outcome: Congress, Shiromani Akali Dal to farmers

    Commenting on farmer leaders' meeting with the Centre over the laws on Wednesday, former Union minister and Akali Dal’s Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal said they shouldn't fall into “trap” of extended meetings, “which yield nothing”.

  • Farmers' Protest | Congress demands legal sanctity to farmers' demands; says bring new laws Dec 29, 2020 09:57 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Congress demands legal sanctity to farmers' demands; says bring new laws

    Rajeev Shukla said the government only wants to give verbal assurances and bring executive orders in respect of farmers demands. He added that till the time legal sanctity is accorded to the demands, the official machinery at the ground level will not implement them.

  • BJP's victory in Bihar polls, bypolls, local body elections shows people's faith in PM Modi: Smriti Irani Dec 28, 2020 05:35 PM IST

    BJP's victory in Bihar polls, bypolls, local body elections shows people's faith in PM Modi: Smriti Irani

    Addressing a press conference at the party office, Smriti Irani claimed the Congress was attempting to "create an illusion that people in rural parts of the country were against the BJP”.

  • West Bengal Assembly Polls 2021: Rivals in Kerala, Congress and Left are allies in Bengal Dec 28, 2020 02:01 PM IST

    West Bengal Assembly Polls 2021: Rivals in Kerala, Congress and Left are allies in Bengal

    The announcement comes with a political contradiction that the Congress and the Left are principal rivals in Kerala, which also goes to polls along with West Bengal in April-May 2021.

  • Like Amethi, Rae Bareli too will bid goodbye to Gandhis: Smriti Irani Dec 26, 2020 08:20 PM IST

    Like Amethi, Rae Bareli too will bid goodbye to Gandhis: Smriti Irani

    The Union minister alleged that the Gandhi family and Rahul Gandhi have knowingly thrown farmers and the poor in poverty to do their politics without any hurdles.

  • West Bengal assembly polls 2021: Congress to ally with Left parties Dec 24, 2020 02:57 PM IST

    West Bengal assembly polls 2021: Congress to ally with Left parties

    West Bengal is expected to head for Legislative Assembly elections in April-May 2021.

  • Farmers’ protest: Delhi Police detains Priyanka Gandhi, other Congress leaders Dec 24, 2020 12:27 PM IST

    Farmers’ protest: Delhi Police detains Priyanka Gandhi, other Congress leaders

    The Congress contingent, which included Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and other leaders, was marching towards the Rashtrapati Bhavan to submit a memorandum to the president, seeking his intervention in the farm reform laws issue.

  • BJP's Anil Firojiya, Nitin Gadkari, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi among the most helpful MPs during COVID-19 lockdown Dec 23, 2020 05:04 PM IST

    BJP's Anil Firojiya, Nitin Gadkari, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi among the most helpful MPs during COVID-19 lockdown

    Adala Prabhakara Reddy (YSRCP), Mahua Moitra (TMC), LS Tejasvi Surya (BJP), Hemant Tukaram Godse (Shiv Sena), Sukhbir Singh Badal (SAD), Shankar Lalwani (BJP), and Dr T Sumathy (a) Thamizhachi Thangapandian (DMK) make it to the list of top 10 helpful MPs during COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdown.

  • Sonia Gandhi appoints 3 AICC secretaries each for poll-bound Assam, Kerala Dec 19, 2020 08:50 PM IST

    Sonia Gandhi appoints 3 AICC secretaries each for poll-bound Assam, Kerala

    Assembly polls in the two states, where the Congress is the main opposition party, are slated for April-May.

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