Dec 19, 2020 08:50 PM IST
Assembly polls in the two states, where the Congress is the main opposition party, are slated for April-May.
- Dec 19, 2020 03:21 PM IST
Ruchi Gupta, the joint secretary in-charge of Congress’ student wing, the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), said key organisational changes had remained pending for “very long” and "the situation has thus become untenable".
- Dec 19, 2020 11:17 AM IST
Ahead of the meeting, the Congress downplayed any internal frictions and said Rahul Gandhi was the "right person" to lead the party.
- Dec 18, 2020 09:55 AM IST
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi is set to meet some of the 23 dissenting senior party leaders who had written to her seeking reforms in the organisation.
- Dec 18, 2020 07:53 AM IST
Farmers' Protest Highlights : Farmers' agitation against the Centre's new farm reform laws has entered 23rd day today. Farmers from different states have been camping at Delhi's Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border points to demand repeal of the agri reform laws.
- Dec 16, 2020 08:48 PM IST
The party now says it is not against private entities getting producers from farmers.
- Dec 16, 2020 07:59 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi was disallowed to speak at the meeting by the panel chairman Jual Oram (BJP) when he sought to raise the issues of Chinese aggression and better equipping the soldiers at the border in Ladakh, sources said.
- Dec 16, 2020 07:32 AM IST
Farmers' Protest News Highlights: Farmers' agitation against the Centre's new farm reform laws has entered 21st day today. Farmers from different states have been camping at Delhi's Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border points to demand repeal of the farm reform laws.
- Dec 15, 2020 05:59 PM IST
In a video that has been widely circulated, the Congress leaders can be seen pushing and dragging the deputy chairman off the seat claiming it is “unconstitutional” of him to occupy the Chair. They had alleged that Dharme Gowda was occupying the seat of Chairman K Prathapchandra Shetty.
- Dec 15, 2020 05:34 PM IST
The book slated for publication in January next year is part four of Pranab Mukherjee’s memoirs which first came out in 2014, when he was the President of India.
- Dec 15, 2020 12:51 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's attack on the government comes at a time when thousands of farmers have been protesting for more than two weeks on the borders of Delhi, demanding withdrawal of three new farm laws.
- Dec 14, 2020 03:45 PM IST
Speaking at the annual FICCI AGM, which was held virtually, senior congress leader called upon the government to be more generous in giving out money to all sections affected by the coronavirus pandemic, especially the poor, and provide more stimulus to help revive the economy.
- Dec 13, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Former union minister M Veerappa Moily, who was part of the UPA government headed by Manmohan Singh, noted the book was yet to be released and one had to understand the context in which Mukherjee made the observations.
- Dec 12, 2020 12:54 PM IST
At least five rounds of formal talks have taken place between the Centre and representatives of farmers, mainly from Punjab and Haryana, protesting on various borders of the national capital for over two weeks, but the deadlock has continued with the unions sticking to their main demand for the repeal of the three contentious laws.
- Dec 12, 2020 09:39 AM IST
His observations come at a time of intense internal turmoil in the Congress.
- Dec 08, 2020 07:52 PM IST
Senior Congress leader and former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said agriculture reforms should be discussed afresh in Parliament and new laws enacted after consulting all stakeholders.
- Dec 08, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi, who will turn 74 on December 9, is currently in Goa. She is accompanied by her son Rahul Gandhi. The Congress interim president will be there till the air quality in Delhi improves.
- Dec 08, 2020 02:00 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi and the Congress party are supporting the farmers' agitation and they have demanded a repeal of the three farm laws.
- Dec 08, 2020 10:07 AM IST
“The GHMC election, where Congress got two out of 150 seats, is an apotheosis of Congress’s terminal decadence. It is perhaps the final wake-up call before the curtains roll,” Sanjay Jha wrote in a blog on The Times of India.
- Dec 07, 2020 08:50 PM IST
Pawar's comments seem to have not gone down well with the Congress, which is a constituent in the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government along with the NCP.
- Dec 07, 2020 03:06 PM IST
These letters with the signatures of farmers and labourers will be sent to the President of India asking him not to approve these controversial laws, the Congress Karnataka Unit chief D K Shivakumar said at a press conference on Monday.
- Dec 07, 2020 11:17 AM IST
The Bharat Bandh on December 8, called by protesting farmers, has gathered widespread support from the opposition parties, trade unions and auto and taxi unions. Services across sectors may remain affected during the one-day nationwide strike.
- Dec 07, 2020 07:35 AM IST
Farmers' Protest Highlights: Farmers' protest against the Centre's new farm laws has entered the 12th day. The government will hold the next round of talks with farmer leaders on December 9.
- Dec 05, 2020 10:03 PM IST
With no party getting a clear majority in the 2018 assembly polls, Congress-JD(S), which had fought against each other during the election, joined hands to form a government with Kumaraswamy as Chief Minister to keep BJP out of power.
- Nov 29, 2020 09:25 PM IST
Urmila Matondkar will join the Shiv Sena on Monday. However, thus far no details of her joining the party have been shared