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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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  • Talks on with Congress over amendment to Land Act: Sources Nov 19, 2014 09:08 AM IST

    Talks on with Congress over amendment to Land Act: Sources

    According to sources, the opposition parties have reached out to the Congress and have been trying to convince it to come on board to move the amendment on the Land Acquisition Act.

  • Govt talks tough with Opposition on Land Act changes Nov 17, 2014 05:13 PM IST

    Govt talks tough with Opposition on Land Act changes

    Earlier this month, Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister said, “This government wants 100 smart cities but for that to happen we have to amend the land law. We'll try for consensus but if its doesn't happen then we'll push it through.”

  • Govt mulls changes to land act to boost PPP projects Oct 31, 2014 03:55 PM IST

    Govt mulls changes to land act to boost PPP projects

    Government feels proposed exemptions can expedite land acquisition along with boosting rural infrastructure, affordable housing, defence projects and industrial corridors.

  • Land acquisition act tweak: PM not in favour of ordinance Oct 28, 2014 06:31 PM IST

    Land acquisition act tweak: PM not in favour of ordinance

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to drop the ordinance route to make changes in the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Settlement Act, 2013, sources have told CNBC-TV18‘s Nayantara Rai.

  • The Future Of Tax! Oct 25, 2014 05:40 PM IST

    The Future Of Tax!

    The Future Of Tax!

  • Modi seeks probe into Vadra-DLF deal Oct 17, 2014 08:12 AM IST

    Modi seeks probe into Vadra-DLF deal

    DLF and Sonia Gandhi‘s son Robert Vadra find themselves in the middle of a war of words between the Prime Minister and the Haryana Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda of the Congress party.

  • Assembly polls: What India Inc expects from new state govts Oct 15, 2014 11:04 AM IST

    Assembly polls: What India Inc expects from new state govts

    Some of the most influential voices from India Inc list down their expectations from the new state governments as they cast their vote today.

  • Maharashtra Assembly polls: What lies ahead Oct 14, 2014 09:30 PM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly polls: What lies ahead

    On the 15th of October 4,119 candidates across 288 constituencies will battle it out for your votes. CNBC-TV18's reporting team gets you a lowdown on the 4-pronged battle between the Congress, NCP, BJP and Shiv-Sena and the low-lying MNS that could checkmate all of them.

  • Maha polls: Stage set as 4119 candidates tussle tomorrow Oct 14, 2014 06:06 PM IST

    Maha polls: Stage set as 4119 candidates tussle tomorrow

    On the 15th of October, 4,119 candidates across 288 constituencies will battle for votes. CNBC-TV18's reporting team briefs on the 4-pronged battle between the Congress, NCP, BJP and Shiv Sena along with the low-lying MNS that could checkmate all of them.

  • Bypolls: 'Good days' for SP & Congress, BJP suffers defeat Sep 16, 2014 06:16 PM IST

    Bypolls: 'Good days' for SP & Congress, BJP suffers defeat

    Local factors usually play a big role in the by-poll results. Since it has suffered a big jolt in both Rajasthan and Gujarat, the BJP can't attribute the SP victory in UP to state government in power. Some analysts claim that the communal polarisation of voters has backfired in UP.

  • Experts discuss on journey towards 'acche din' Sep 10, 2014 09:32 PM IST

    Experts discuss on journey towards 'acche din'

    Gaurav Gogoi, MP Congress, Pinaki Misra, MP Biju Janata Dal, Manish Tewari, Sr. Congress Leader, Meenakshi Lekhi, MP Bharatiya Janata Party and Mahesh Sharma, MP Bharatiya Janata Party discuss where we are exactly as far as the journey towards 'acche din' is concerned.

  • Black Money issue: Cong hits out at Modi govt Sep 02, 2014 05:36 PM IST

    Black Money issue: Cong hits out at Modi govt

    The Congress has hit out at the Modi government saying the BJP made tall claims while in Opposition but has not made good on any of its promises, especially on the issue of black money.

  • Budget 2014: It is not the end, but start of the journey, says Jaitley Jul 10, 2014 07:34 PM IST

    Budget 2014: It is not the end, but start of the journey, says Jaitley

    Jaitley said he would prefer to lower fiscal deficit by boosting revenues rather than cutting down on expenditure.

  • Experts take on tensions between BJP and its alliances Mar 14, 2014 04:46 PM IST

    Experts take on tensions between BJP and its alliances

    Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN believes there will always be bickering over seats and also that the alliances trouble perhaps is being overdone.

  • Senior Congress leaders reluctant to fight Lok Sabha polls Mar 12, 2014 06:23 PM IST

    Senior Congress leaders reluctant to fight Lok Sabha polls

    When Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi became in charge of distribution of tickets and also of the party's campaign strategy, it was a given that it is now going to be more or less Rahul's generational shift within the Congress party and more young leaders will be made to contest and getting those tickets.

  • Rally in domestic cyclicals is entirely a Modi trade: HDFC Mar 12, 2014 02:46 PM IST

    Rally in domestic cyclicals is entirely a Modi trade: HDFC

    Dipen Sheth of HDFC Securities doesn't think the markets are running substantially ahead of reality. There is a lot more room for them to move up should the sentiment persist.

  • 2005-12: India Inc donated Rs 380 cr to political parties Mar 10, 2014 10:01 PM IST

    2005-12: India Inc donated Rs 380 cr to political parties

    A study by the Association for Democratic Reforms reveals electoral trusts and companies with varied interests in mining, real estate, power and the news paper businesses donated over Rs 127 crore to national parties, while the manufacturing sector came in second, spending about Rs 100 crore towards political donations

  • Will win seat; Congress and my ideology in sync: Nilekani Mar 10, 2014 06:47 PM IST

    Will win seat; Congress and my ideology in sync: Nilekani

    Nilekani is happy about his decision to contest the polls and believes he will win this seat. He believes India needs huge change to meet the aspirations of young people. To be an effective lever of change an individual needs to be an elected leader and hence the need to contest polls, he explains.

  • NDA peaking in polls, must aim for more alliances: Sardesai Mar 07, 2014 11:35 AM IST

    NDA peaking in polls, must aim for more alliances: Sardesai

    At a seat projection of 212-232, the room for NDA to grow further looks limited, Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor of the IBN18 Network, said, but it continues to remain the best bet to have a shot at power after the elections.

  • Ukraine thaws: Equities to rally; commodities to soften Mar 04, 2014 04:01 PM IST

    Ukraine thaws: Equities to rally; commodities to soften

    Global markets were rattled on Monday following Russia`s military advance into Ukraine that prompted world leaders to call for sanctions on Moscow, including measures targeting banks and officials.

  • Poll Tracker: AAP stays Delhi-bound; BJP strengthens in Mah Mar 04, 2014 11:24 AM IST

    Poll Tracker: AAP stays Delhi-bound; BJP strengthens in Mah

    According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS election tracke, the popularity of the AAP seems to have taken a big hit since the previous survey held in January. The current survey findings show that both BJP and the Congress have gained traction since last survey

  • Fiscal prudence is common to Cong, BJP: Dimensions Mar 03, 2014 09:11 AM IST

    Fiscal prudence is common to Cong, BJP: Dimensions

    Ajay Srivastava of Dimension Consulting told CNBC-TV18 that there is no basic difference in economic agenda of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) or Congress as both have vowed to follow fiscal prudence.

  • Chidambaram's successor will be a worried man: Jaitley Feb 27, 2014 03:00 PM IST

    Chidambaram's successor will be a worried man: Jaitley

    Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley says that Finance Minister P Chidambaram‘s successor will be a worried man. Addressing a conference, Jaitley pointed out that government credibility for investors is currently at the lowest point.

  • Modi to address biz community: 5 things to watch out for Feb 27, 2014 11:23 AM IST

    Modi to address biz community: 5 things to watch out for

    He will also talk about fiscal deficit and taming the current account deficit and what the BJP hopes to do to move away from the unbridled borrowing program that they accuse the UPA of having indulged in over the last 10 years or so.

  • Third Front ready to take on Congress, BJP Feb 25, 2014 08:31 PM IST

    Third Front ready to take on Congress, BJP

    An amalgamation of 11 political parties, the Third Front on Tuesday claimed that India was not a two-party nation and people were willing to try out an alternative.

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