Congress questions move over Dalit weddings in Madhya Pradesh

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 00:12

New Delhi, May 6, Congress on Saturday raised questions over authorities in a part of Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district asking sarpanches to inform police in advance if there is a wedding in a Dalit family, saying the move "further isolates" an already marginalised community.


Rahul Gndhi questions Modi on 'criminal' BJP candidates

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:38

New Delhi, May 5, Launching a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday questioned his silence on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders facing corruption charges.


PM insulted people of Karnataka, must apologise: Congress

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 00:04

New Delhi, May 5, The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of insulting the city of Bengaluru and the people of Karnataka through his remarks during campaigning and sought an apology from him.


Modi dares Rahul to speak for 15 minutes without paper

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 13:58

Chamarajanagar (Karnataka), May 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi on his challenge to face him in Parliament and sought to turn the tables by asking him to speak for 15 minutes on the achievements of the government in Karnataka headed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah without reading from a piece of paper.


ED summons Chidambaram's wife Nalini in Saradha chit fund

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 21:52

New Delhi, April 30, The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned former Union Minister P. Chidambaram's wife Nalini Chidambaram in a multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, an official said.


Congress taunts Modi for letting off mining Reddy brothers

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 01:52

Bengaluru, April 25, The ruling Congress on Tuesday taunted the Narendra Modi government for letting off Karnataka's infamous Reddy mining brothers and fielding three of them for the May 12 state assembly elections.


Raje government behind attack on Dalit leader's house: Congress

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 00:22

New Delhi, April 6, The Congress on Thursday alleged that the BJP government of Vasundhara Raje in Rajasthan was involved in setting ablaze the house of one of the party's Dalit leaders and former Rajasthan Minister Bharoselal Jatav.


Cost plus 50 per cent as MSP to farmers another 'jumla': Congress

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 00:12

New Delhi, March 27, The Congress on Monday termed the Narendra Modi government's claim of ensuring MSP at "50 per cent more than actual cost of production" to farmers another "jumla" and accused Finance Minister Arun Jaitley "blatantly" lying in his budget speech.


Opposition parties should field common candidates against NDA: Salman Khurshid

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:34

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Opposition parties should strive to field a common candidate against the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in each constituency in the next Lok Sabha polls and alliance talks among them should start early to allow workers to align themselves, according to senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid.