Congress in Kerala asks Sonia to select state unit president

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 15:46

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30 (IANS) The Congress party in Kerala on Monday passed a resolution authorising AICC President Sonia Gandhi to select the state party president and also the AICC members from Kerala.


Modi slams Congress for lending voice to Kashmir separatists

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 17:00

Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked the Congress for an "insult to our soldiers" by "using the language of separatists in Jammu and Kashmir and of the people of Pakistan" after party leader P. Chidambaram said the demand for greater autonomy in the troubled state should be considered.


Congress demands release of journalist, resignation of Chhattisgarh Minister

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 20:24

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday accused the BJP of gagging the media and demanded the release of senior journalist Vinod Verma, arrested for allegedly blackmailing Chhattisgarh PWD Minister Rajesh Munat. The party demanded that Munat should quit and a probe held into the alleged "sex CDs" of the Minister.


Terror allegations against Patel baseless: Congress

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 13:26

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday accused the ruling BJP of making "baseless" terror allegations against Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel in a "despicable attempt" to avoid an electoral defeat in poll-bound Gujarat.


Gujarat government's hands stained with farmers' blood: Congress

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 23:38

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Congress on Friday condemned the death of a local resident in police custody in Gujarat and subsequent firing on protesting farmers that left one dead, saying that the state government's "hands are stained with the blood of farmers".


Has Doklam agreement been breached, Congress asks PM

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 19:18

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Amid reports of fresh Chinese troop build-up, the Congress on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi if the Doklam agreement had been "breached".


OBC leader Alpesh Thakore to join Congress, two Patel leaders join BJP

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 22:12

New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Oct 21, Aggressive young Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore on Saturday announced he was joining the Congress, as state Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki urged firebrand Patidar spearhead Hardik Patel and Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani to also join the party. The ruling BJP got a boost as two leaders from Patel's Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) shook hands with the party.


C.P. Yogeshwar resigns from Congress

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 01:22

Bengaluru, Oct 15, Karnataka MLA C.P. Yogeshwar has resigned from the Congress amid growing differences with the party leadership.


Will rake up Jay Shah firm profit in Himachal polls: Congress

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 21:30

New Delhi, Oct 12, The Congress on Thursday said it will rake up the issue of spike in turnover of a firm owned by BJP chief Amit Shah's son Jay Shah during the campaigning for the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly polls to counter BJP's allegations of corruption.


Prove Yeshwant Sinha wrong, Sena dares BJP

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:26

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Shiv Sena challenged its ally Bharatiya Janata Party to "prove Yeshwant Sinha wrong" for his stinging comments on the state of the Indian economy on Wednesday which has erupted into a major political storm, here on Thursday.


Don't read political meaning in Rahul's temple visits: Chidambaram

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 23:56

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said one must not read political meaning into party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's visit to temples in Gujarat, as all are entitled to practice their own faith.