Manoj C.G


At Dwarka temple, they asked about my caste while I was a minister: Selja
Tue, Dec 01, 2015

Treasury members asked her to reveal who asked about her caste

Rahul Gandhi seeks duty cut on items for blind students
Tue, Dec 01, 2015

This comes after a student from Bengaluru’s Mount Carmel College — which Rahul visited last week — sought his intervention.

BJP manufacturing intolerance, attempting to rewrite history, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
Sat, Nov 28, 2015

Speaking after Finance Minister and leader of the House Arun Jaitley, who took pot shots at the Congress, Azad hit out at the government accusing it of trying to rewrite history.

Constitution Day debate: Arun Jaitley cites Hitler’s Germany to target Congress over Emergency
Sat, Nov 28, 2015

Deftly drawing a parallel between Hitler’s actions in the 1930s to the imposition of Emergency in the 1970s, he said during the Emergency even the right to life and liberty was stripped and “dictatorship was at its worst”.

In democracy, consensus trumps numbers, says PM Modi
Sat, Nov 28, 2015

Anyone trying to tinker with Constitution akin to suicide, says PM; our strength is ‘auto-pilot corrective’

Modi breaks ice with Sonia, Manmohan on GST but chill persists
Sat, Nov 28, 2015

Modi invited the Congress leaders at his Race Course Road residence.

Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh gets his way, state Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa quits
Fri, Nov 27, 2015

Punjab Cong chief resigned at the direction of the high command to enable a reshuffle a year ahead of polls.

Winter session today, govt says will discuss GST, intolerance
Thu, Nov 26, 2015

PM Modi wants Opposition briefed on Paris meet; Congress narrows down GST to 3 issues

Congress in winter session of Parliament: Don’t disrupt, discuss
Wed, Nov 25, 2015

Sources in the Congress say the party want to “expose” and “corner” the government on issues like intolerance. For that they would like a discussion to take place.

Winter Session: Government braces for Opposition offensive
Wed, Nov 25, 2015

The BJP parliamentary party executive and NDA leaders will meet at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the day.

Row over ‘Mann ki Baat’ remark: ‘PM should clear stand on Land Bill in House’
Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Opposition party members demanded that the PM be called before the committee, but this demand was not met favourably by chairman S S Ahluwalia.

Rahul Gandhi’s past businesses: A BPO firm, shops, land
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Here’s the summary of Rahul’s commercial dealings over the years, as submitted in his affidavits to the Election Commission, and in filings to the Registrar of Companies.

Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary: Wherever the PM Modi goes, he tries to promote himself, says Manmohan
Sun, Nov 15, 2015

Sonia Gandhi accuses Modi of using ‘development as buzzword to mask communal agenda’

Winter session: Congress plans to force vote on FDI proposals, may yield on GST Bill
Sat, Nov 14, 2015

Top Congress sources said the party would like the GST Bill to go through in the interest of the country, and was prepared to meet the government halfway.

Sonia’s Diwali SMS to Mamata triggers question: Alliance overture or Parliament strategy?
Fri, Nov 13, 2015

Meanwhile, according to another school of thought, Sonia’s message comes at a time when Trinamool’s role in Rajya Sabha has become key.

Strong anti-BJP verdict, not a pro-Nitish vote: Dipankar Bhattacharya
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Amid the Grand Alliance’s victory in Bihar, the CPI(ML) won three seats.

Bihar polls results: Congress has numbers, but realises size is shrinking
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi declared his party’s complete support to Nitish Kumar after the Bihar election results were announced.

Congress hints at bumpy ride for govt in Winter Session
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

Not bills, priority what’s happening in country, says Sharma; Azad calls for united Opposition.

Language used by BJP top leadership has been rejected by people of India: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad tells Manoj CG the lesson from Bihar poll results is that secular parties should stand together.

Congress dilemma after Bihar victory: Alliances work against Modi, but will opposition unity work against it?
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

Wherever the BJP and the Congress have squared off after the Lok Sabha elections, the grand old party lost. Be it in Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand, Delhi or Jammu and Kashmir.

Congress, civil society must unite to face RSS: Rahul Gandhi
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

Referring to the RSS, he said, for the first time in the history of our country, a fascist organisation that is openly opposed to the ideology and values of the Indian Constitution has acquired decisive power over the Union of India.

Congress helped create structures that eroded our civil liberties: Mukul Kesavan
Sat, Nov 07, 2015

Congress governments have pioneered illiberal laws or were liberal when it came to oppressive precedents authored by others, said Kesavan.

Bihar polls: In Purnea, they still like Pappu Yadav but are not sure about his Jan Adhikar Party
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

In Purnea, there are people who remain fond of Pappu Yadav and would have voted for him if he were in the fray.

Bihar elections: ‘Just politics, only till polls’: BJP’s Muslim candidate dismisses leaders’ remarks
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

One of the BJP’s only two Muslim candidates in Bihar, Saba Zafar says that even Muslims understand that those statements are only “politics”.

Bihar polls: Unfazed by EC notice, Rahul says it again
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

Rahul said Modi and BJP leaders initially talked about development but, after seeing Bihar’s well-built highways and railway lines, BJP leaders now talk about Pakistan and focus on making one Indian fight another.

Interview: Maybe in the last phase, Modi will say that he is a Muslim, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, campaigning in Seemanchal, dismisses Owaisi and predicts a larger secular unity in this interview with the Indian Express.

Lalu, Nitish sought religion quotas in 2005, says PM Narendra Modi
Mon, Nov 02, 2015

He also asserted that no political party in the country had the power to "take away and undo" reservation guaranteed to the weaker sections in the Constitution by B R Ambedkar.

Congress in Bihar: Hoping to ride on Nitish’s popularity, but will that revive its fortunes?
Fri, Oct 30, 2015

Many in the Congress were surprised when they learned that the party has been given 40 seats to contest in the current assembly polls.

Bihar polls: Congress’s Poonam is Nitish’s nominee, introduced by RJD
Fri, Oct 30, 2015

An MA in political science, Poonam is young and full of energy. She has been the president of the Katihar district Congress and this is her debut in an assembly election.

Bihar elections: In one of its last bastions, Congress worries about ‘BJP, the Narad Muni’
Thu, Oct 29, 2015

Kishanganj is one of the last surviving bastions of the Congress in Bihar and the party is desperately trying to hold on to it.

Haryana Dalit attacks: 7-fold jump in 3 govts
Thu, Oct 22, 2015

The major cases of violence include lynching of five Dalits in Dulina village in Jhajjar district in 2002, burning down of Dalit houses in Gohana in 2005 and burning alive of a physically challenged girl and her septuagenarian father in Mirchpur in 2010.

‘Dadri lynching pre-meditated’: Calling it an accident an understatement, says NCM
Thu, Oct 22, 2015

NCM said it will be "quite an understatement" to say that the killing was merely an accident "as has been claimed even by some persons in authority".

Fact-finding Mission: Dadri lynching was not spontaneous, says NCM member
Wed, Oct 21, 2015

‘They could not have gathered in five mins... there has to be some planning’

Won’t back govt on new NJAC bill: Congress
Sun, Oct 18, 2015

We are not going to support adventurism of the government per se, Congress spokesman Abhishek Singhvi told reporters.

Varanasi immersion row: Cong’s state unit told to keep stir alive, leaders meet arrested MLA
Fri, Oct 09, 2015

The clashes broke out during a demonstration by the sadhus and devotees against the September 22 police baton-charge on a procession where they were heading to immerse Lord Ganesha’s idol in the Ganga.

Nehru 125th birth anniversary: Congress plans grand finale in November
Tue, Sep 29, 2015

The Congress party has drawn up a committee headed by A K Antony to organise events to mark the culmination in November.