Category: politics

Nearly 60 Congress MLAs turn up at Sidhu’s Amritsar home

Amritsar, Jul 21:  In what is seen as a show of strength, nearly 60 Congress MLAs gathered at the residence of new state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu here on Wednesday, amid a suspense over a possible truce between him and CM Amarinder Singh. The Congress has 80 […]

Agri laws are death sentence for farmers: Rahul

New Delhi, Sep 28:  Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that the agriculture-related laws are a “death sentence” for farmers whose voice has been crushed both inside and outside Parliament. “The agriculture laws are a death sentence to our farmers. Their voice is crushed in Parliament and […]

Cong MLAs holed up in Jaipur hotel, doors still open for Pilot

Jaipur/New Delhi, Jul 13: Congress MLAs on Monday holed themselves up in a resort near Jaipur after a legislature party meeting, where they expressed support for Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and only indirectly referred to Sachin Pilot, whose rebellion threatens his government. A resolution adopted at the Congress […]

Rahul Gandhi’s poser to govt: Has China occupied Indian territory?

New Delhi, Jun 23: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked the government whether China has occupied Indian territory. “We are standing united against Chinese aggression. Has China occupied Indian territory?” Gandhi tweeted along with a photograph of the Pangong Tso lake clicked by his father and former prime […]

Haryana polls: Dushyant Chautala to meet MLAs, father in Tihar

New Delhi, Oct 25: Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader Dushyant Chautala, who has emerged as a kingmaker in Haryana, will meet his 10 legislators on Friday at his residence here to decide on the future course of the party. The Haryana Assembly poll verdict threw up a fractured mandate […]

Rahul best person to lead party, too premature to write Cong’s obituary: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi, May 28:  Rahul Gandhi is the best person to pull the Congress out of its predicament following the setback in the Lok Sabha polls, says party leader Shashi Tharoor while declaring that his party is “alive and kicking” and it is too premature to write its […]

Battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback

NEW DELHI – The head of India’s main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up. Gandhi, 48 and the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, had […]

Oppn leaders step up coalition talks, TDP chief Naidu meets Rahul, others

New Delhi/Lucknow, May 18: TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu held a flurry of meetings with opposition leaders, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, BSP’s Mayawati and SP leader Akhilesh Yadav, in an apparent bid to rally support for a non-BJP government at the Centre. Naidu, who arrived in the national […]

Modi, a ‘boxer’ who punched Advani, failed to fight unemployment: Rahul

Bhiwani (Har), May 6: Congress President Rahul Gandhi Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a “boxer” who entered the ring to fight unemployment but ended up punching his “coach” and veteran BJP leader L K Advani. The Gandhi scion used the boxer analogy at a poll rally in […]

“Naidu finding fault with central institutions shows ‘fear’ of losing polls”

Hyderabad, Apr 21: The YSR Congressparty Sunday said Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu finding fault with EC and other institutions was an indicator of his “fear of losing” the elections and his dream of paving way for his son to take over the reins has been “shattered.” […]

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