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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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  • OROP suicide row: Rahul Gandhi lashes out at cops Nov 02, 2016 05:57 PM IST

    OROP suicide row: Rahul Gandhi lashes out at cops

    Rahul was detained outside the RML Hospital when he tried to meet the family members of an ex-servicemen who allegedly committed suicide over the non-implementation of the one-rank, one-pension scheme on Tuesday evening.

  • US policy not likely to change a lot if Trump wins: UR Bhat Oct 24, 2016 12:31 PM IST

    US policy not likely to change a lot if Trump wins: UR Bhat

    Discussing market fundamentals on CNBC-TV18, UR Bhat said that a Donald Trump presidency will bring uncertainty in the market but the US policy is not likely to change dramatically if he wins.

  • Congress has no future: Ramachandra Guha Sep 19, 2016 10:01 PM IST

    Congress has no future: Ramachandra Guha

    Watch the interview of Ramachandra Guha Writer & Historian with Ronojoy Banerjee on CNBC-TV18, in which he shared his views on Congress party's future and whole host of political issues.

  • India Inc mood was negative under UPA: Biocon founder Kiran Shaw Sep 05, 2016 07:36 PM IST

    India Inc mood was negative under UPA: Biocon founder Kiran Shaw

    In his interview to Network 18, Narendra Modi had said that he did not reveal the full economic rot before his first Budget as he thought that it would depress business and investor sentiment further

  • BJP & Cong spokespersons spar over India's growth figures Sep 03, 2016 04:33 PM IST

    BJP & Cong spokespersons spar over India's growth figures

    Speaking to CNN-News18 Sudesh Varma, BJP spokesperson, said the Congress probably ran vendetta politics; Congress Spokesperson, Dr Ajoy Kumar, said that under the UPA government the economy grew over 9 percent and that the highest FDI happened in 2011.

  • GST transition will be complex for auto industry: Pawan Goenka Aug 03, 2016 09:12 PM IST

    GST transition will be complex for auto industry: Pawan Goenka

    Pawan Goenka ED of M&M said it appears GST transition will be complex for the auto industry due to the lead time from manufacturing to final consumption and there is need to plan out the transition very carefully so there is fair clarity.

  • Govt to move 4-5 key amendments in GST Bill: Sources Aug 02, 2016 10:36 AM IST

    Govt to move 4-5 key amendments in GST Bill: Sources

    Government sources have told CNBC-TV18 that apart from the 4-5 key amendments in the GST Constitutional Bill, the government will move some amendments related to the consolidation fund of India.

  • Congress spokesperson says party will support GST Aug 01, 2016 08:53 PM IST

    Congress spokesperson says party will support GST

    In the first official confirmation, Congress Spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi has said the party will support its passage when the Bill is tabled in Parliament Wednesday.

  • BJP, Congress to meet today to build consensus on GST bill Aug 01, 2016 07:50 AM IST

    BJP, Congress to meet today to build consensus on GST bill

    The meeting is the Centre's last attempt to convince Congress in favour of the bill. "The problem is that Jaitley wants to divide the opposition and wants to corner others. They are delaying the matter. Our leaders are ready to pass the bill," Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said.

  • GST moves ahead, Cong claims victory for scrapping of 1% mfg tax Jul 29, 2016 09:10 AM IST

    GST moves ahead, Cong claims victory for scrapping of 1% mfg tax

    The decade-long jousting between governments and opposition over the goods and services tax (GST) seems to have finally come to an end with Congress coming to an agreement with the ruling BJP on the contours of proposed tax.

  • GST Bill: Between now and Monday, more meetings may happen Jul 28, 2016 05:58 PM IST

    GST Bill: Between now and Monday, more meetings may happen

    The government and Congress will be meeting on Monday to discuss GST Bill, which has been hanging fire owing to opposition in the Rajya Sabha.

  • BJP-Congress playing ping-pong with GST Bill: Derek O'Brien Jul 26, 2016 09:54 PM IST

    BJP-Congress playing ping-pong with GST Bill: Derek O'Brien

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Rajya Sabha MP from the Trinamool Congress Derek O'Brien talked about the headway the GST has made, TMC's stand on it and when he thinks the passage of the Bill is expected to take place.

  • Parliamentary tiffs could worsen odds of GST getting passed Jul 25, 2016 10:21 AM IST

    Parliamentary tiffs could worsen odds of GST getting passed

    The government is expected to meet with state finance ministers on July 26 to discuss the GST Bill. A Cabinet meeting is also expected to take cognizant of parliamentary committee‘s suggestions on GST.

  • War of words between Cong, govt over Arunachal,Uttarakhand issue Jul 19, 2016 04:15 PM IST

    War of words between Cong, govt over Arunachal,Uttarakhand issue

    Senior Congress MP Mallikarjun Kharge accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of violating constitutional norms in Arunachal Pradesh and said that Supreme Court gave a befitting reply to Centre's arrogance.

  • Govt & Congress should get on with GST Bill: Derek O'Brien Jul 18, 2016 04:37 PM IST

    Govt & Congress should get on with GST Bill: Derek O'Brien

    Derek O'Brien, MP, Rajya Sabha, TMC Spokesperson, said for the sake of the country, it is important for Congress and the government to get their act together and pass the GST Bill.

  • Post passage, GST may run into these problems: Experts Jul 18, 2016 11:37 AM IST

    Post passage, GST may run into these problems: Experts

    The Monsoon Session of Parliament convenes today and experts are convinced that after being in the works for close to 10 years, the ambitious Goods and Services Tax (GST) is as good as passed.

  • Unrealistic to expect Cong to pass GST in poisonous atmosphere Jul 18, 2016 10:34 AM IST

    Unrealistic to expect Cong to pass GST in poisonous atmosphere

    "Government cannot do constitutional murder in Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Meghalaya and expect GST (bill) to be passed," Ramesh told PTI here.

  • Dramatic turnaround in Arunachal, Congress replaces CM Tuki Jul 16, 2016 02:42 PM IST

    Dramatic turnaround in Arunachal, Congress replaces CM Tuki

    In fast-changing developments, Khaliko Pul, rebel-turned chief minister, who was unseated by the Supreme Court, returned to the party fold with 30 dissident MLAs.

  • Sheila Dikshit is CM face for Congress in Uttar Pradesh election Jul 14, 2016 04:22 PM IST

    Sheila Dikshit is CM face for Congress in Uttar Pradesh election

    "What you have speculated for so long is true this time. Sheila Dikshit is the CM face for UP," senior leader Janardhan Dwivedi said at a press conference.

  • Tulsian tells: Why GST will pass in this session Jul 05, 2016 06:06 PM IST

    Tulsian tells: Why GST will pass in this session

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18, market expert, SP Tulsian gave his views on the much awaited JP associates and UltraTech Cement deal and told why he is confident that the goods and service tax (GST) will go through in this session.

  • Cabinet rejig is not about India, but the BJP: Cong spokesperson Jul 05, 2016 11:11 AM IST

    Cabinet rejig is not about India, but the BJP: Cong spokesperson

    Reacting to the news, Salman Soz, Congress spokesperson, said this is an expansion of the minimum government Modi had promised us. "This has nothing to do with India, but to do with BJP."

  • Rahul Gandhi to be Congress president soon: Sources Jun 01, 2016 04:49 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi to be Congress president soon: Sources

    Sources have indicated that Rahul Gandhi is finalising his list of colleagues who will take on more responsibilities in the party and is planning to induct younger Congress leaders.

  • Rajya Sabha will have the numbers for BJP to pass the GST Bill May 20, 2016 02:27 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha will have the numbers for BJP to pass the GST Bill

    When the house meets for the monsoon session, only 68 from Cong and Left will be opposing the Bill as new members will be joining. This will make it easy for the Centre to pass the GST Bill.

  • Not sure of windfalls even if GST Bill is passed: Deutsche Bank May 20, 2016 12:53 PM IST

    Not sure of windfalls even if GST Bill is passed: Deutsche Bank

    Taimur Baig of Deutsche Bank expects India's fiscal deficit to be around 4 percent of the GDP in this fiscal year.

  • State-after-state, Congress relegated to the margins: Jaitley May 19, 2016 10:09 PM IST

    State-after-state, Congress relegated to the margins: Jaitley

    BJP is increasing its footprint in most states, while Congress‘ credibility is under question due to obstructionist attitude, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in an interview to CNN-News18.

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