Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Rae Bareli rail coach factory

New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will visit Rae Bareli on Tuesday to express solidarity with the workers of a rail coach factory who are agitating against corporatisation of the unit. In the one-day visit to her mother and Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi’s constituency, Priyanka Gandhi will visit the Modern Coach Factory in […]

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Congress walks out from Himachal Pradesh Assembly over P Chidambaram’s arrest

New Delhi: The opposition Congress on Thursday walked out from the Himachal Pradesh Assembly, protesting the arrest of former finance minister P Chidambaram. Congress MLAs led by Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri raised slogans before staging the walkout. Agnihotri rose from his seat soon after the Question Hour at noon and stated that Chidambaram’s arrest […]

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Congress demands CBSE take back decision of board fees hike

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday demanded that the CBSE take back the decision to hike fees of class 10 and 12 board examination, alleging that it was yet another attempt by the BJP government to target SC/ST communities. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said after according step-motherly treatment to Dalits and tribals, the BJP […]

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeals to people to donate relief material

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday appealed to the people to provide relief materials to those hit by the devastating floods in his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency. Gandhi, currently visiting areas ravaged by floods and landslides in his constituency, posted the appeal on his Facebook page. “My Parliamentary constituency Wayanad has been devastated […]

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Congress leader Ranjan Chowdhury asks whether Jammu and Kashmir internal matter

New Delhi: The Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday sought to know from the government whether Jammu and Kashmir was an internal matter or a bilateral issue, saying the United Nations has been monitoring the situation there since 1948. Chowdhury’s remarks triggered protests from treasury benches. “You say it is an […]

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Congress,Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spar over Gandhi and Godse in Odisha Assembly

New Delhi: Opposition Congress and the BJP exchanged heated words over Mahatama Gandhi and his assassin Nathuram Godse for the second consecutive day on Saturday in the Odisha Assembly. The issue was raised for the second day by Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingha Mishra who asked the BJP members whether they can condemn the people […]

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Congress in Karnataka decides to prepare for assembly bypolls

New Delhi: The Congress in Karnataka Thursdaydecided to prepare the party for by-elections to 17 constituencies, necessitated by the disqualification of rebel legislators, by sending in teams headed by party leaders as in-charge for each constituency. The party at a meeting of its top leaders here also decidedto face the legal battle against disqualified MLAs […]

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Congress and JD(S) slam government formation by B S Yeddyurappa

New Delhi: The Congress and JD(S) Friday severely criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party and the ‘BJP backed Governor’ for allowing B S Yeddyurappa to form the government in Karnataka through “unconstitutional means”, charging that parliamentary democracy was being “butchered” in the state. As Yeddyurappa staked the claim in a surprise move and said he had […]

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Congress again raises Kashmir mediation issue in Lok Sabha; demands

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday continued to demand a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on US President Donald Trump’s remarks on Kashmir mediation, with Lok Sabha witnessing ruckus for the second straight day. Joined by members from some other Opposition parties, Congress members trooped into the Well soon after the Question Hour began […]

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Congress raises Kashmir mediation issue in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed an uproar over US President Donald Trump’s remarks on Kashmir mediation, with Congress demanding a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue. As soon as the Lower House met for the day, members from the Congress and some other Opposition parties were on their feet shouting […]

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