Sushma should speak positive things about Rohingya refugees: Congress

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 23:56

New Delhi, Sep 26, The Congress on Tuesday declined to comment on BJP MP Varun Gandhi's statement on Rohingya Muslims but sought that not all of them be "treated as terrorists" and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj should speak positive things about them.


Refused open-jeep roadshow, Rahul's Gujarat campaign begins with bullock-cart yatra

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 09:02

Dwarka (Gujarat), Sep 25, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will begin his three-day campaign for the Gujarat Assembly elections on Monday from the crucial Saurashtra region with the state [olice refusing him permission to hold an open-jeep road show, but leaving him with a consolation to take out a bullock cart yatra.


Is Article 35A a solution in middle of turmoil in J&K: Congress

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:06

New Delhi, Sep 12, The Congress on Monday said it would laud Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is visiting Jammu and Kashmir "if he can achieve a solution", but wondered if Article 35A is a solution in the middle of "the delicate situation" in the state.


US government asks Congress to approve disaster funds

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 12:14

Washington, Sep 2, The US government has asked Congress to approve the release of $7.85 billion to tackle the floods brought by the catastrophic hurricane Harvey, one of the worst to hit the country.


Is Congress-Trinamool moving towards an alliance in Bengal?

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:26

Kolkata, Aug 18, Is West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Congress moving towards an alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls? The chain of recent events could be a pointer to this, but leaders of both parties are still hedging their bets with polls still far away.


Real JD-U is led by Sharad Yadav: Congress

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:20

New Delhi, Aug 17, The faction led by Sharad Yadav is the "real" and secular JD-U while the group led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is "completely drowned in the BJP", senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Thursday.


Chidambaram slams UP government on childrens' death

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 22:56

New Delhi, Aug 13, Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday slammed the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh on the death of children in Gorakhpur government hospital and said a government that cannot protect children does not deserve to rule.


Congress reduced to 44 MLAs, how is it their victory: BJP

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:26

New Delhi, Aug 9, Union Minister and BJP leader Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that there was no reason for the Congress to be happy after Ahmed Patel's victory in Gujarat as they were reduced to 44 MLAs from 57 and asked the party to "introspect".