BJP under Modi not unbeatable: Chidambaram

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 11:24

New Delhi, Dec 24 Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on lack of job creation and said jobs would be a critical factor in polls over the next 16 months, including the Lok Sabha election.


Rahul Gandhi to begin his Gujarat visit from Somnath Temple

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 23:42

New Delhi, Dec 22 Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who will be in Gujarat on Saturday to attend a review meeting to analyse the party's showing in the assembly elections, will start by visiting the Somnath Temple.


When celebrations turned sombre at Congress office

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:26

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Congress headquarters in Delhi wore a deserted look on Monday after initial celebrations as it became clear that the party was set to lose in both the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections to the BJP.


A kiss on mother's forehead, a perfect farewell to Sonia Gandhi

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 23:22

New Delhi, Dec 16 As Sonia Gandhi handed over the charge of Congress President to her son Rahul Gandhi on a chilly Saturday morning admist fanfare and celebrations laced with mixed emotions, nothing could have been a more picture-perfect moment than the one in which he kissed his mother on her forehead.


Rahul takes over as Congress chief, attacks Modi for indulging in 'medieval' politics

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 12:30

New Delhi, Dec 16 Marking a generational shift, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took over as the new Congress President, assuming the mantle of the country's oldest political party from his mother Sonia Gandhi, and launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of "taking us back to the medieval times".


Aiyar stokes trouble for Congress with 'neech' jibe at Modi, suspended

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:12

Surat/New Delhi, Dec 7, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday triggered a major storm calling Narendra Modi a "neech aadmi" (base), which the Prime Minister gave a caste angle, telling an election rally in Gujarat that describing him as "neech jaati" (low born) was an insult to Gujaratis who will vote out the Congress in the assembly elections.


Shashi Tharoor releases white paper on pollution in Delhi

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 23:46

New Delhi, Dec 4, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday released a white paper on air pollution in the national capital, saying the people of Delhi have a right to breathe, but the central and Delhi government are preventing it.


Black day for Congress, Rahul's nomination is coronation: Poonawalla

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 23:40

New Delhi, Dec 4, As Rahul Gandhi on Monday filed his nomination for election to the Congress President's post, Maharashtra Congress leader Shehzad Poonawalla said it is a black day in the history of the party and termed the process a "coronation".


Rahul Gandhi's hands full of challenges as party chief, needs new formulas

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 20:38

New Delhi, Dec 4, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's long-delayed elevation as party chief is eventually taking place at a time when Congress faces an "existential crisis", as a party leader put it, and has huge electoral challenges in the run up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.