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  • Only aim of Congress is politics of opportunism: J P Nadda Mar 22, 2021 01:16 PM IST

    Only aim of Congress is politics of opportunism: J P Nadda

    Addressing an election rally at Tingkhong in Dibrugarh district, he said the BJP has always been at the forefront to protect and serve the people of Assam.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | Govt to implement all clauses of Bodo accord in 30 months: Amit Shah in Assam Mar 22, 2021 10:15 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | Govt to implement all clauses of Bodo accord in 30 months: Amit Shah in Assam

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in all four states and the Union Territory

  • PM Modi attacks Congress at Assam poll rally, says NDA ensured peace and development Mar 21, 2021 01:39 PM IST

    PM Modi attacks Congress at Assam poll rally, says NDA ensured peace and development

    The Congress can go to any extent for coming to power and this is evident from the "lies" that they are spreading through the manifesto, the Prime Minister said at an election rally in Bokakhat. "When there was a Congress government at the centre and in the state at the same time, there was double neglect, double corruption and double infiltration", he said.

  • Congress led UDF releases "People's" manifesto, promises 5 lakh homes to poor Mar 20, 2021 01:13 PM IST

    Congress led UDF releases "People's" manifesto, promises 5 lakh homes to poor

    A special law to protect the traditions of the Sabarimala lord Ayyappa temple and a Peace and Harmony department on the model of Rajasthan,has also been promised by the UDF.

  • No CAA, five lakh jobs: Rahul Gandhi announces five Congress guarantees at Assam rally Mar 19, 2021 07:22 PM IST

    No CAA, five lakh jobs: Rahul Gandhi announces five Congress guarantees at Assam rally

    The people of Assam were further promised five lakh jobs, 200 units of free electricity, and Rs 2,000 for housewives if Congress wins the upcoming Assam assembly election 2021.

  • Govt penalising educated youth: Rahul Gandhi on vacant posts in educational institutions Mar 17, 2021 11:31 AM IST

    Govt penalising educated youth: Rahul Gandhi on vacant posts in educational institutions

    The Congress leader tagged a table showing faculty vacancies in top institutions such as IITs and several central universities.

  • BJP, Congress release list of candidates for Puducherry assembly polls Mar 16, 2021 10:11 PM IST

    BJP, Congress release list of candidates for Puducherry assembly polls

    Puducherry will vote in a single phase on April 6, along with the four other states. Counting of votes will take place on May 2.

  • Kerala assembly elections 2021: Congress issues second list, names six more candidates Mar 16, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    Kerala assembly elections 2021: Congress issues second list, names six more candidates

    The Congress had earlier named candidates from 86 constituencies on March 14.

  • PC Chacko joins NCP days after quitting Congress Mar 16, 2021 07:13 PM IST

    PC Chacko joins NCP days after quitting Congress

    Chacko had resigned from the Congress on March 10, claiming that it was "impossible for a self-respecting person" to work in the party.

  • Babul Supriyo Interview I Bengal is only state where cut money is officially accepted profession Mar 16, 2021 12:05 PM IST

    Babul Supriyo Interview I Bengal is only state where cut money is officially accepted profession

    Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, on the upcoming West Bengal elections, why BJP has not named a CM candidate, Mamata, Trinamool, and more.

  • No G-23 leader on Congress star campaigners’ list for Assam, Bengal polls Mar 13, 2021 06:59 PM IST

    No G-23 leader on Congress star campaigners’ list for Assam, Bengal polls

    While Congress’ star campaigners list for Bengal mentions two G-23 leaders -- Jitin Prasada and Akhilesh Prasad Singh – the Assam list mentions none.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Elections in the state will be held in eight phases, beginning on March 27 and ending on April 29. One of the constituencies going to polls in the second phase is Nandigram from where TMC supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to contest.

  • 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.

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