RTI on brink of extinction, Central Government wants to subvert Act: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the Centre is hell-bent on subverting the RTI Act which now stands on the “brink of extinction”, a day after Lok Sabha passed amendments to the Act amid strong opposition protests. In a statement, she said it is clear that the present central government sees the […]

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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal slams Congress over Rae Bareli coach factory issue

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Wednesday hit back at the Congress over the issue of corporatisation of the Rae Bareli rail coach factory, saying the party only made announcements and not a single coach was made till 2014. A day after UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi opposed corporatisation of the rail coach factory, Congress leader […]

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After Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia meets party’s Uttar Pradeh leaders to find poll debacle causes

New Delhi: Following his party’s worst-ever drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradeh, Congress general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia Friday met the party’s state leaders to assess what went wrong in the elections. Scindia, who was made in-charge of the western UP, and given the responsibility of 38 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats […]

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi slams Congress for raising doubts over EVMs

New Delhi: Hitting out at the Congress for raising doubts over the use of EVMs in the Lok Sabha polls, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Friday said the grand old party is showing arrogance instead of introspecting the defeat in the elections. The ‘EVM vilaap mandli’ has become active again and while earlier they demanded […]

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Sonia Gandhi, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra visit Raebareli for thanking voters

New Delhi: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and her daughter and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Wednesday arrived here on a thanks-giving visit. This is their first visit to the constituency after it elected Sonia Gandhi in the Lok Sabha polls. District Congress spokesperson Lal Aash Kiran Pratap Singh the two leaders landed the Fursatganj […]

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