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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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  • UP, Bihar key to Modi's PM goal; BJP will need 60-70 seats Feb 25, 2014 10:50 AM IST

    UP, Bihar key to Modi's PM goal; BJP will need 60-70 seats

    Rajdeep Sardesai of CNN-IBN feels it is immaterial whether or not Narendra Modi contests from Lucknow. There is a pro-Modi wave already in UP, and contesting from Lucknow would only help send out a message about Modi‘s seriousness as a pan-Indian politician.

  • Investors bullish on NDA coming to power: IIFL‘s Arora Feb 20, 2014 04:50 PM IST

    Investors bullish on NDA coming to power: IIFL‘s Arora

    IIFL's Sandeepa Arora, who tracks US market, said investors are keeping a cautious outlook on Indian markets.

  • BJP in best position to form govt: Karandikar Feb 20, 2014 12:07 PM IST

    BJP in best position to form govt: Karandikar

    He, however, sees Congress to benefit from creation of Telangana and Jaganmohan Reddy to sweep Seemandhra region in the Lok Sabha polls.

  • Pardon to Rajiv Gandhi killers: Jaya's hit, Centre in a fix Feb 19, 2014 06:12 PM IST

    Pardon to Rajiv Gandhi killers: Jaya's hit, Centre in a fix

    Jayalalithaa has now put the ball in the Centre's court by ordering the release of all 7 Rajiv Gandhi killers from jail with just three days' time to the Centre to ratify the decision.

  • Kiran Kumar Reddy quits as AP CM, MLA, Congress member Feb 19, 2014 02:44 PM IST

    Kiran Kumar Reddy quits as AP CM, MLA, Congress member

    Defending his decision, Kiran Kumar Reddy said that he took this decision for the Telugu people and it was not a selfish act. He not only resigned as the chief minister but also as the MLA and Congress member with immediate effect.

  • Growth a must, but need better inclusive model: AAP‘s Yadav Feb 19, 2014 12:40 PM IST

    Growth a must, but need better inclusive model: AAP‘s Yadav

    Eager to change the perception that the Aam Aadmi Party is opposed to business and reforms, senior party member Yogendra Yadav said growth was a non-negotiable agenda.

  • AAP is anti-dishonest business, not anti-business: Sanyal Feb 18, 2014 11:35 AM IST

    AAP is anti-dishonest business, not anti-business: Sanyal

    The AAP‘s economic agenda has been drawn up after consultation with an array of economists from India and abroad, bankers, service-people and those from agriculture, former RBS head and party member Meera Sanyal said.

  • Interim Budget: Political experts analyse hits & misses Feb 17, 2014 08:10 PM IST

    Interim Budget: Political experts analyse hits & misses

    In a panel discussion with CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan Piyush Goyal Treasurer, BJP, Jay Panda MP, Lok Sabha Leader, BJD, Bhalchandra Mungekar MP, Congress Former Member, Planning Commission, Mahua Moitra Gen Secy, Trinamool Congress, share their views on the Interim Budget.

  • Vote on Account: Investors vastly over-leveraged on Modi trade, says Sharma Feb 17, 2014 10:08 AM IST

    Vote on Account: Investors vastly over-leveraged on Modi trade, says Sharma

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Shankar Sharma of First Global says the market is heavily 'over-leveraged' on the 'Modi trade'. He compared it to a hyped up initial public offering. He cautioned that investors have never made money on hyped up IPOs.

  • What the world wants from India? Jefferies' take Feb 15, 2014 06:48 PM IST

    What the world wants from India? Jefferies' take

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Sean Darby, chief global head of equity strategy at Jefferies spoke about his reading of the global economies and his outlook on India.

  • Kejriwal resigns: Masterstroke or foolhardy? Feb 14, 2014 10:24 PM IST

    Kejriwal resigns: Masterstroke or foolhardy?

    Kejriwal in his resignation speech hit out at the BJP and the Congress for teaming together in scuttling the Jan Lokpal Bill and bringing down the AAP government.

  • UPA 2 report card: Where it fell short Feb 14, 2014 09:38 PM IST

    UPA 2 report card: Where it fell short

    Opinion polls at this point in time seem to suggest that it is likely to be a BJP led NDA government, but a lot can change in politics in 24 hours and we have still got sometime before the elections kickstarts.

  • Taxation has to be based on capacity to pay: Kofi Annan Feb 10, 2014 09:40 PM IST

    Taxation has to be based on capacity to pay: Kofi Annan

    We need to do whatever we can to bridge that gap and ensure that the gap between the rich and the poor within and between countries do not expand, United Nations' Kofi Annan said.

  • Third front strategy: Min agreement on max points, says CPI Feb 05, 2014 06:33 PM IST

    Third front strategy: Min agreement on max points, says CPI

    CPI senior leader Gurudas Dasgupta says there is a situation in India today which compels all the parties to come together in view of the danger posed by the bipartite political system.

  • Not looking for excuse to part ways with UPA: Omar Abdullah Jan 30, 2014 01:56 PM IST

    Not looking for excuse to part ways with UPA: Omar Abdullah

    Abdullah said there was some disagreement between the NC and UPA on an administrative manner relating to Kashmir.

  • UPA-III to focus on better governance: Manish Tewari Jan 28, 2014 07:56 PM IST

    UPA-III to focus on better governance: Manish Tewari

    We have not put people onto the subsidy habit but have tried to see that the disempowered get included into the system, says I&B minister Manish Tewari

  • Fix the fisc: My recommendation to government Jan 24, 2014 10:10 AM IST

    Fix the fisc: My recommendation to government

    I feel that divestment is now not going to be possible inspite of the fact that so many of these are just bleeding ulcers and the public sector enterprises and the same attempts would be made to try and improve their performance, former minister Arun Shourie said.

  • Election Tracker: Which way's North India headed? Jan 23, 2014 10:20 PM IST

    Election Tracker: Which way's North India headed?

    Akhilesh Yadav is in trouble in UP as Modi gains ground. Rajasthan gets firmly behind Modi, but in Haryana, sentiment towards Hooda's Congress-government has improved in the last six months, though AAP could play spoiler.

  • Sonia for lower gold import duty; JP Morgan wary of move Jan 23, 2014 04:55 PM IST

    Sonia for lower gold import duty; JP Morgan wary of move

    Jahangir Aziz of JPMorgan told CNBC- TV18 that measures introduced by the government for gold imports and banking sector financing it are seen providing largest support to the rupee till elections

  • New govt must rationalize taxes, fix fiscal mess: Experts Jan 21, 2014 11:37 AM IST

    New govt must rationalize taxes, fix fiscal mess: Experts

    Freeing petroleum products, including kerosene, must be continued by new government to come out of the fiscal mess, believes Arun Shourie and Rajiv Kumar.

  • Populist steps okay but new govt must address issues: Jain Jan 20, 2014 03:54 PM IST

    Populist steps okay but new govt must address issues: Jain

    Sunil Jain, managing editor of The Financial Express says the worrying thing here is with growth stalling and the government and the private sector cutting back on spending, return to growth would be a more stressful journey

  • Rahul Gandhi plays LPG, women empowerment cards Jan 17, 2014 06:23 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi plays LPG, women empowerment cards

    Sources say Cabinet to meet next week to sign off on hiking LPG cap.

  • AAP aura fading, Cong poll plan conventional: Bhattacharya Jan 17, 2014 01:53 PM IST

    AAP aura fading, Cong poll plan conventional: Bhattacharya

    AK Bhattacharya said the Aam Aadmi Party should include all stakeholders of the system – Police and bureaucracy -- to succeed in its governance programme.

  • AICC: FM hails UPA, Sonia in 'inclusive growth' rhetoric Jan 17, 2014 01:40 PM IST

    AICC: FM hails UPA, Sonia in 'inclusive growth' rhetoric

    Congress party chairperson Sonia Gandhi expressed confidence in the performance of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government during its nearly ten years in office.

  • Nothing strategic about IOC stake sale: Prime Database Jan 17, 2014 12:27 PM IST

    Nothing strategic about IOC stake sale: Prime Database

    Prithvi Haldea, chairman and managing director, Prime Database says the aim behind divestments, as said in the Congress manifestos. was to get in more retail investors, thereby enlarge the capital market.

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