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Congress demands more funds for Assam floods

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 23:56

New Delhi, Aug 4, The Congress on Friday demanded that the government announce a relief package of Rs 3,888 crore for the floods in Assam and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be more "serious, sympathetic and proactive" about the state.

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Congress conspiring to not approve OBC Bill in Rajya Sabha: BJP

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 12:52

New Delhi, Aug 1, The BJP on Tuesday accused the Congress of hatching a conspiracy to not approve the bill to confer constitutional status on the Backward Classes Commission with the opposition succeeding in amending an important provision.

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Congress seeks EC's intervention in Gujarat, poll panel writes to Chief Secy

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 22:08

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Rattled by the resignation of half a dozen of its legislators in Gujarat ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha elections, the Congress on Saturday approached the Election Commission here and demanded a high level probe into alleged poaching of members by the BJP.

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Ahmed Patel will face problems in re-election: Vaghela's son

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 21:58

New Delhi, July 29, Former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela's son Mahendrasinh Vaghela, a Congress MLA in Gujarat, said senior party leader Ahmed Patel will face problems in getting re-elected in the August 8 Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat.

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EC seeks report from Gujarat Chief Secy on Congress allegations

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 21:30

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Election Commission on Saturday sought a report from the Gujarat Chief Secretary on the Congress' allegation that the BJP was using money and muscle power to poach on its legislators from the state.

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Akali Dal questions Congress, Rahul over Operation Bluestar

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 19:40

Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday asked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to explain if his family had deliberately attacked the Golden Temple in 1984 with the aim of destroying the symbol of Sikh faith and taken advice and help from the United Kingdom government to make this conspiracy successful.

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Uncertainty hangs over Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha prospects after Vaghela's exit

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 12:28

Gandhinagar, July 23, With Gujarat Congress stalwart Shankersinh Vaghela quitting the party and 11 Congress legislators having cross-voted for the NDA presidential nominee -- a Damocles sword now hangs over the Rajya Sabha prospects of party supremo Sonia Gandhi's political adviser Ahmed Patel.

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Congress document shows plan to corner Adityanath in Parliament

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:50

New Delhi, July 19, The leaked 32-page Congress document that detailed key issues the opposition party planned to raise in Parliament indicated its strategy to take Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to task for Saharanpur violence.

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Can I have my freedom of expression: Bhandarkar to Rahul Gandhi

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:24

Mumbai, July 17, National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, who had to call off the press conference of his forthcoming film "Indu Sarkar" in Nagpur, has asked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi if he can have his freedom of expression.

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People of Kashmir are between two maximalist positions: Chidambaram

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 10:26

New Delhi, July 16, Blaming the Centre for the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Sunday said the people of the valley are caught between the two maximalist positions.

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Congress denies Rahul Gandhi meeting Chinese envoy

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:12

New Delhi, July 10 , The Congress on Monday denied media reports as "fake news" that its Vice President Rahul Gandhi met a Chinese envoy here amid the China-India border stand off at Doklam in Sikkim.

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