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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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  • 2014 will be year of bulls; global cues, rupee key: Quantum Dec 06, 2013 09:48 AM IST

    2014 will be year of bulls; global cues, rupee key: Quantum

    In the next six months, politics will take a backseat, global cues and rupee‘s movement would assume more importance for the market, says Sanjay Dutt, Director, Quantum Securities.

  • Delhi exit polls add to confusion, range make it less right Dec 05, 2013 08:47 PM IST

    Delhi exit polls add to confusion, range make it less right

    Each poll has given a different figure and the difference between these polls is huge which has led to more confusion. These polls have also given a face saver to the ruling Congress to rubbish all such surveys.

  • Delhi win crucial for BJP, says Sunil Jain Dec 05, 2013 05:04 PM IST

    Delhi win crucial for BJP, says Sunil Jain

    Out of the five states, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Chattisgarh, BJP could be coming into power in MP and Rajasthan according to the poll, whereas Delhi still seems to be a bit mixed, says Sunil Jain.

  • BJP has allowed emergence of leaders; Cong hasn't: Gupta Dec 05, 2013 03:24 PM IST

    BJP has allowed emergence of leaders; Cong hasn't: Gupta

    BJP has allowed emergence of strong leaders. Even when it has formed alliance in Punjab, the party has banked on strong leaders, says Shekhar Gupta of Indian Express.

  • Mkt needs more than poll results to hold above 6400: Udayan Dec 05, 2013 11:14 AM IST

    Mkt needs more than poll results to hold above 6400: Udayan

    At the moment, Udayan Mukherjee expects the Nifty to hold 6000; however, adds that the market should not lose its focus from global cues

  • Delhi elections: Congress, BJP wary of AAP in close contest Dec 03, 2013 09:46 PM IST

    Delhi elections: Congress, BJP wary of AAP in close contest

    All eyes will be on the fledgling Aam Admi Party (AAP) as Delhi votes on December 4 in the Assembly elections in which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is seeking to stop Congress from clinching a record fourth win even as the entry of Arvind Kejriwal's AAP has changed the dimension of the fight.

  • Bullish India; doesn't matter if BJP wins or Congress: F&C Nov 28, 2013 09:31 AM IST

    Bullish India; doesn't matter if BJP wins or Congress: F&C

    Emerging markets, India included, are trading at a huge discount to developed markets, says Sam Mahtani, Director, Emerging Equities, F&C.

  • Here's all you wanted to know about Campa Cola issue Nov 27, 2013 05:05 PM IST

    Here's all you wanted to know about Campa Cola issue

    In a city where demolition drives are fairly common - especially of slums, given the large number of illegal structures thanks to civic lawlessness residents of the affluent Campa Cola Compund managed an aggressive and successful anti-demolition campaign - getting unprecedented support from politicians of all hues.

  • Promises made by AAP unrealistic: Sheila Dikshit Nov 23, 2013 02:30 PM IST

    Promises made by AAP unrealistic: Sheila Dikshit

    The AAP in its election manifesto has promised the citizens of Delhi a whole host of things including 700 litres of free water, cheap power and the Jan Lokpal.

  • Hung Assembly in Delhi, AAP hits BJP hard: Pre-poll survey Oct 31, 2013 10:16 AM IST

    Hung Assembly in Delhi, AAP hits BJP hard: Pre-poll survey

    If these projections come true, the result will throw up a hung Assembly, making it impossible for any party to form the government unless there are sizeable defections.

  • BJP may storm to power in Rajasthan with 115-125 seats Oct 30, 2013 09:22 AM IST

    BJP may storm to power in Rajasthan with 115-125 seats

    Corruption and rising prices may crush the Congress government of Ashok Gehlot and result in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) storming back to power after five years.

  • Pre-poll survey: BJP set to rout Cong in Chhattisgarh, MP Oct 29, 2013 09:16 AM IST

    Pre-poll survey: BJP set to rout Cong in Chhattisgarh, MP

    The survey, which interviewed 2,870 persons between October 13 and 20 in 140 locations in 35 constituencies, reveals that the BJP has gained in strength in the past five years with the electorate giving a thumbs up to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

  • 'New govt to inherit worse eco situations than 1991 & 1998' Oct 10, 2013 11:33 AM IST

    'New govt to inherit worse eco situations than 1991 & 1998'

    Policies by Congress government have ruined India‘s coal sector and resulted in huge corruption, says Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha.

  • Ordinance may be taken back after Rahul slams govt move Sep 27, 2013 05:00 PM IST

    Ordinance may be taken back after Rahul slams govt move

    The Congress clearly appeared flummoxed by Rahul's stand as Ajay Maken, at a programme, completely backtracked from his statement praising the ordinance as 'perfect', made minutes before the party Vice-President took the stage and denounced the measure calling it 'complete nonsense' and 'wrong' on the part of the government.

  • Nilekani's new role: Congress candidate in LS elections '14 Sep 23, 2013 10:28 PM IST

    Nilekani's new role: Congress candidate in LS elections '14

    Nandan Nilekani is reportedly getting ready to fight for a new role in life as he represents the congress from Bangalore south that is his home region.

  • Pension Bill vote likely in Parliament today Sep 04, 2013 02:14 PM IST

    Pension Bill vote likely in Parliament today

    The Congress party is in no mood to not let go through the Pension Bill in the Parliament. Senior leaders in the party have been reaching out to other political leaders, who have expressed their opposition to the Bill.

  • Lok Sabha passes Sonia Gandhi's ambitious Food Bill Aug 27, 2013 08:09 AM IST

    Lok Sabha passes Sonia Gandhi's ambitious Food Bill

    Despite opposition and criticism, the ambitious Food Security Bill was adopted by the House through a voice vote after the combined discussion on the measure and a statutory resolution seeking to disapprove the ordinance promulgated on July 5. Over 300 amendments moved by the Opposition were rejected.

  • Food Bill a 'big message', says Sonia; seeks support of all Aug 26, 2013 05:45 PM IST

    Food Bill a 'big message', says Sonia; seeks support of all

    United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Monday asked all political parties to set aside differences and support the Food Security Bill.

  • Sonia Gandhi rolls out food security scheme in Delhi Aug 20, 2013 08:20 PM IST

    Sonia Gandhi rolls out food security scheme in Delhi

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi rolled out UPA's flagship Food Security Scheme in Delhi on Tuesday. Starting with the national capital, the Food Security Scheme will come into force in all Congress-ruled states from Tuesday.

  • India's 'bahu' who juggles politics & family: Smriti Irani Jul 27, 2013 03:55 PM IST

    India's 'bahu' who juggles politics & family: Smriti Irani

    To many Smriti Irani is still Tulsi, a character that remains one of Indian soap television's most memorable and loved, but it is to Smriti's credit that she has now managed to carve out a distinct identity as a politician who has gone beyond the popularity of her onscreen character. Here's the politician Irani on more on her life.

  • Planning Commission data a conspiracy to deprive poor: BJP Jul 24, 2013 09:49 PM IST

    Planning Commission data a conspiracy to deprive poor: BJP

    As per the government benchmark, a person earning over Rs 34 per day is above the poverty line. BJP sought to know that when the Rangrajan Committee, under the watch of the Supreme Court, is looking into the issue of poverty why did the government hasten to present these new figures.

  • Food Security Ordinance: Constitutional Impropriety? Jul 13, 2013 02:16 PM IST

    Food Security Ordinance: Constitutional Impropriety?

    4 years ago, in its 2009 election manifesto, the Congress party promised a Food Security Act along the lines of employment guarantee or NREGA.

  • Food min skeptical on ordinance, discussions yet to begin May 14, 2013 05:59 PM IST

    Food min skeptical on ordinance, discussions yet to begin

    CNBC-TV18's Rituparna Bhuyan reports that since the Congress could not pass the Food Security Bill in the Budget Session it is likely to push for an ordiance on the crucial legislation. However, the official process on formulating the ordinance is yet to begin and food ministry officials are skeptical about its benefits.

  • Some Cong leaders want Manmohan Singh replaced soon: Srcs May 13, 2013 07:14 PM IST

    Some Cong leaders want Manmohan Singh replaced soon: Srcs

    A section of ruling Congress party wants to replace Prime Minister Manmohan Singh before the monsoon session of parliament with either AK Antony, P Chidambaram or Rahul Gandhi.

  • Law minister must resign; govt credibility damaged: Experts May 08, 2013 10:42 PM IST

    Law minister must resign; govt credibility damaged: Experts

    A panel of experts, on CNBC-TV18, call for the resignation of the law minister and highlight that the credibility of the government has been damaged due to the Supreme Court's comments on the CBI.

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