Congress stages walkout in LS on Rafale issue

New Delhi :The Congress Tuesday staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha after its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the Rafale deal was rejected. Kharge tried to speak but Speaker Sumitra Mahajan did not allow and continued with the business of the House. At this a visibly upset Kharge asked loudly, “What […]

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Congress said : ‘ Rafale deal unravelling faster than govt thought ‘

New Delhi :The Congress on Monday said the Rafale deal is “unravelling” faster than the government thought, with issues such as “parallel negotiations” by the PMO and changes in the standard defence procurement procedure coming to the fore. The opposition party’s attack on the government came after a report in The Hindu newspaper claimed that […]

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Karnataka Congress Wants Priyanka Gandhi to Fight from Chikmagalur

New Delhi :In an ironic development a day after George Fernandes’ death, the Chikmagalur and Udupi Congress committee has asked Priyanka Gandhi to contest from Chikmagalur-Udupi Lok Sabha seat in the coming election. Forty one years ago, her grandmother Indira Gandhi had won from Chikmagalur in a by-election. Fernandes was the chief campaigner against Indira […]

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Rahul promises minimum income guarantee to poor if Cong returns to power

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi announced Monday that his party would ensure minimum income guarantee for every poor in the country if it returns to power after the Lok Sabha polls due in April-May. He accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling BJP of trying to create two Indias — “one of the […]

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Congress takes pot shots at Parrikar’s remark

New Delhi :The opposition Congress on Monday said while the BJP-led Goa administration has “collapsed” and the state’s debt is mounting, the chief minister is asking about the ‘spirit’ among people in the state. During the inauguration of third bridge on the Mandovi river in Panaji on Sunday, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had begun his […]

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Election 2019 :Congress workers want Priyanka to take on Modi in Varanasi

New Delhi :Posters urging Priyanka Gandhi to contest the coming general elections from Varanasi– Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency– came up in the holy city on Thursday. The local unit of the Congress too demanded that Priyanka, who formally entered politics on Wednesday and was appointed the general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East, […]

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Congress leader Scindia meets former MP CM Chouhan

New Delhi:Political circles in Madhya Pradesh are abuzz with various speculations after senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia called on former chief minister and BJP stalwart Shivraj Singh Chouhan at the latter’s residence in the state capital Monday night. Chouhan and Scindia remained closeted for nearly an hour, sources said Tuesday. However, what transpired at the […]

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It’s done tweets Rahul Gandhi after Congress ruled states waives farm Loans

NEW DELHI: After Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan became the third Congress state in which loan waivers announced. In Rajasthan, the Ashok Gehlot-led government had sought 10 days to announce the waiver, but did it within two days. The Congress, which won the recent Assembly elections, had promised in its manifesto to waive farm loans. Congress President Rahul […]

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Congress’ lack of strategy, same old problem of infighting in poll-bound states

NEW DELHI: The Assembly elections that are now already in progress in Chhattisgarh a tussle among the Congress leaders all across the state can be easily seen. The lack of a coherent strategy has been caused by and reflects a lack of organisational cohesion. Despite a neck and neck political battle in Chhattisgarh between the Congress and […]

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5 corporators moved to Bengaluru resort by Congress for election

Bengaluru: After two independent corporators switched loyalty, the Congress on Thursday moved five corporators to a  Bengaluru resort ahead of the Mayoral polls of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). The Congress appointed  two MLAs – ST Somashekhar and Munirathna – to prevent further erosion of its support base. The polling for the election to […]

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