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The Indian National Congress is an Indian political party founded in 1885. After Indian independence in 1947, the Congress became the dominant political party in the country. Congress leader Jawaharlal Nehru served as the first Prime Minister of India. More

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  • Govt may not push Land Bill in current session of Parl Apr 27, 2015 05:33 PM IST

    Govt may not push Land Bill in current session of Parl

    Regional parties such as AIADMK and BJD, along with Congress, may not support the Bill in the Lok Sabha.

  • GST moved in Lok Sabha amid stiff Opposition resistance Apr 24, 2015 02:50 PM IST

    GST moved in Lok Sabha amid stiff Opposition resistance

    Members of Congress, led by Sonia Gandhi, along with those of TMC, Left and NCP staged a walk out after their plea for referring the Constitution Amendment Bill to the Standing Committee was not accepted. AIADMK and BJD also opposed its consideration but did not walk out.

  • PM defends Land Bill, backs black money probe in Natl exec Apr 04, 2015 03:42 PM IST

    PM defends Land Bill, backs black money probe in Natl exec

    Accusing the previous Congress-led UPA regime of not having right intentions, the PM asserted that his government was taking quick decisions to ensure faster economic development of the country.

  • 'Panel made recos on MMDR, final decision left to govt' Mar 18, 2015 07:16 PM IST

    'Panel made recos on MMDR, final decision left to govt'

    CNBC-TV18‘s Rituparna Bhuyan caught up with Anil Madhav Dave, BJP, Rajya Sabha MP and the chief of the select panel on coal. He also spoke to independent MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar, who is also a member of the select panel on coal.

  • India has a historic chance to grow, says FM Arun Jaitley Mar 17, 2015 05:13 PM IST

    India has a historic chance to grow, says FM Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also rejected the charge that the government is pro-rich as it had proposed reduction of corporate tax from 30 percent to 25 percent and sought to take the battle to the Congress camp, saying he had borrowed the idea from Direct Taxes Code prepared by UPA's Finance Minister P Chidambaram.

  • Select panel adopts draft report on Coal Bill: Govt sources Mar 16, 2015 08:05 PM IST

    Select panel adopts draft report on Coal Bill: Govt sources

    According to sources, the select panel recommendations with reference to labour payment issue will be part of the Bill.

  • Sonia, Cong leaders march to Manmohan Singh's residence Mar 12, 2015 11:09 AM IST

    Sonia, Cong leaders march to Manmohan Singh's residence

    A special court had summoned Singh along with industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, ex-coal secretary P C Parakh and three others as accused in a case pertaining to allocation of Talabira-II coal block in Odisha in 2005 and asked them to appear before it on April 8.

  • Land Bill: Govt braces for Opposition onslaught Mar 09, 2015 12:34 PM IST

    Land Bill: Govt braces for Opposition onslaught

    After a meeting of leaders of parties, sources in the government said that notwithstanding the stiff opposition of Congress, government will move ahead with consideration and passage of the bill today for which eight hours have been allocated for discussion.

  • Congress brands Union Budget as 'anti-farmer' Feb 28, 2015 09:00 PM IST

    Congress brands Union Budget as 'anti-farmer'

    Speaking to CNBC-TV18‘s Shereen Bhan, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said Arun Jaitley‘s Union Budget 2015-16 was “anti-farmers” as it ignores agriculture.

  • Don't expect big ticket idea this Budget: Shobhana Bhartia Feb 23, 2015 10:33 AM IST

    Don't expect big ticket idea this Budget: Shobhana Bhartia

    As Parliament gears up to discuss Budget session, Shobhana Bhartia assesses the current mood of the country and what can be expected ahead.

  • Aam Aadmi Party makes Delhi BJP and Congress 'mukt' Feb 10, 2015 09:42 PM IST

    Aam Aadmi Party makes Delhi BJP and Congress 'mukt'

    In a literal indication of its poll symbol - the broom - the party swept almost the entire Delhi winning a mind boggling 67 seats in the 70-member assembly which is a strike rate of 95% and reduced the Bharatiya Janata Party to single digits and Congress to a big zero.

  • Campaign for Delhi Assembly elections ends Feb 05, 2015 08:22 PM IST

    Campaign for Delhi Assembly elections ends

    Roadshows by AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal in the prestigious New Delhi constituency and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Sultanpur Majra capped a day of nearly 100 rallies by leaders of various parties including BJP president Amit Shah as campaign ended at 6 PM.

  • National Herald case: Sonia, Rahul to move Supreme Court Jan 01, 2015 12:00 AM IST

    National Herald case: Sonia, Rahul to move Supreme Court

    This comes hours after the Delhi High Court dismissed their plea challenging the summons. The Gandhis are expected to seek a stay from appearing before the trial court on Tuesday.

  • Govt must ease process of doing biz in India: US Congress Dec 23, 2014 07:46 PM IST

    Govt must ease process of doing biz in India: US Congress

    According to Gabbard, some large corporations in India have already very successfully branched out in many instances to other parts of the world and are constantly looking for opportunities specifically in the United States.

  • BJP breaks new ground in Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand Dec 23, 2014 05:23 PM IST

    BJP breaks new ground in Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand

    The Bharatiya Janata Party won 25 of 87 seats in Kashmir, its best showing ever in the Muslim-majority state, but still way short of a simple majority that it wanted to seize power.

  • Cabinet approves Insurance Bill; RS may take up next week Dec 10, 2014 09:43 PM IST

    Cabinet approves Insurance Bill; RS may take up next week

    The Rajya Sabha is likely to take up the Bill for consideration and passage next week.

  • Moily targets RBI's Rajan over PSU bank chiefs' appointment Dec 10, 2014 06:27 PM IST

    Moily targets RBI's Rajan over PSU bank chiefs' appointment

    Congress leader Veerappa Moily also criticises the governor's decision to stay steady on rates.

  • Insurance Bill draft report pro-consumer: Rajya Sabha  MP Dec 10, 2014 03:00 PM IST

    Insurance Bill draft report pro-consumer: Rajya Sabha MP

    Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar says the draft report is pro-consumer and pro-choice legislation. He says there is no case for an opposition to this bill. He is hopeful that it will be passed in the winter session.

  • Insurance Bill in last leg; likely get parliament nod Dec 09, 2014 07:14 PM IST

    Insurance Bill in last leg; likely get parliament nod

    The government has proposed to hike foreign direct investment from 26 percent to 49 percent in the insurance sector.

  • Will 'pro-actively chase' those having black money: FM Nov 26, 2014 08:42 PM IST

    Will 'pro-actively chase' those having black money: FM

    Identity of 427 account holders abroad has been established and 250 of them have admitted to having accounts, the Finance Minister revealed while asserting that the government is on the right track in bringing back illicit money stashed abroad.

  • BJP 'misleading' country on black money issue: Cong Nov 26, 2014 06:49 PM IST

    BJP 'misleading' country on black money issue: Cong

    Initiating the debate on the issue, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said Modi had "played" with people's emotions during Lok Sabha election campaign saying that every person will get Rs 15 lakh once illegal money stashed away in banks abroad is brought back.

  • Govt has forgotten its promises made to people: Kamal Nath Nov 26, 2014 02:58 PM IST

    Govt has forgotten its promises made to people: Kamal Nath

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government completed six months in office, Congress leader Kamal Nath slammed the Centre for making false promises.

  • Nifty ends above 8,500; winter session kicks off Nov 24, 2014 09:59 PM IST

    Nifty ends above 8,500; winter session kicks off

    The dream run continues on Dalal Street with Nifty ending above 8,500 for the first time as major indices hit record highs - metals and bank stocks lead the rally.

  • Mkt at record high; Parliament gears up for Winter Session Nov 21, 2014 09:50 PM IST

    Mkt at record high; Parliament gears up for Winter Session

    Over 67 bills in 22 days, the Parliament gears up for the crucial Winter Session. Former Commerce Minister Anand Sharma says Congress won't hold back the Insurance Bill. In top corporate news, Kishore Biyani's Future Group bolsters its presence in South India, buys retail supermarket chain Nilgiris.

  • Congress won't hold Insurance Bill hostage: Anand Sharma Nov 21, 2014 04:57 PM IST

    Congress won't hold Insurance Bill hostage: Anand Sharma

    Congress leader and former commerce minister Anand Sharma is of the view that Insurance Bill cannot classify FPI as FDI.

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