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Congress seeks changes in GST Bill
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Scrap additional tax, include alcohol, tobacco, electricity, says party

Growing disquiet in Congress over shift in line of attack against CM Raje
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

The party, these leaders maintain, should focus on the original issue of Raje helping Lalit Modi in the UK and the alleged business links of her son, Dushyant Singh, with the former IPL chief.

Congress counts 41 deaths, wants SC to monitor probe
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Claiming that Narendra Singh Tomar was the 41st to die, Singh said, “How many more lives Vyapam would take?”

Without meeting BJP leadership, CM Raje flies in and out of Capital
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

Congress has been piling up pressure on BJP to sack Vasundhara Raje, accusing her of quid pro quo in helping the former IPL boss Lalit Modi.

Lalit Modi row: As ‘evidence’ piles up, BJP MPs hedge bets on Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Off the record, however, some MPs did express their reservations about the way Raje and the party seem to have chosen to brazen the issue.

Advani on Emergency: With guilty conscience, Congress opens fire, too
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Former Union Minister M Veerappa Moily said Advani should say what he left unsaid in the interests of the nation.

Impossible for PM Narendra Modi to face House if Sushma, Raje don’t quit, warns Congress
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

“The Congress will of course raise this issue,” Azad told The Indian Express, “and I don’t think there will be any political party in the Opposition who can sit and watch this and be a silent spectator.”

S S Ray to Indira Gandhi six months before Emergency: Crack down, get law ready
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

“The plan to be put into operation” was drafted in the note — dated January 8, 1975 — written by the then West Bengal Chief Minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray to Gandhi.

Land bill debate: Assam may bring own law where land owners can opt for company shares, says CM Tarun Gogoi
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

The bill may allow companies to lease the land instead of acquiring it outright, Gogoi said.

Sonia calls meet of Congress CMs next week
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

Besides the Congress president, vice-president Rahul Gandhi and general secretaries in charge of states would attend the meeting on June 9.

Bihar elections: Congress-JD(U) alliance ‘inevitable’
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Alliance before polls irrespective of RJD position, Nitish to be projected as CM.

PM Modi presents one year report card, says didn’t promise ‘achche din’ to those who looted nation
Tue, May 26, 2015

No place for middlemen, brokers in power corridors: PM at Mathura rally

Honeymoon period over, now you’ll see a different Congress: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Tue, May 26, 2015

Ghulam Nabi Azad, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, in conversation with Indian Express.

Narendra Modi is a prime minister who believes in selfies, not selflessness, says Kapil Sibal
Thu, May 21, 2015

"How do you trust a prime minister who said one thing before the elections and does exactly the opposite after the elections?" asks Sibal.

Ra.Two: Will Rahul Gandhi be a flash in the Congress pan?
Sun, May 17, 2015

On his feet in the Lok Sabha, on the road in Andhra Pradesh, on Twitter and in selfies, Rahul is back from his mystery leave, and how. But will he be a flash in the Congress pan?

End Of Session: Turf war between govt, Opp mars session
Thu, May 14, 2015

The BJP government is increasingly facing allegations of flouting or circumventing parliamentary procedures and traditions.

Land bill sent to joint panel after Oppn resistance, Cong silent on the move
Wed, May 13, 2015

Sources within the party said the Congress was divided on the question of sending the bill to a parliamentary committee.

5 Questions: Black money should be called ‘bad money’, says A Sampath
Tue, May 12, 2015

CPM member in Lok Sabha A Sampath on why he insisted that black money should be called ‘bad money’.

Congress suspends 8 Nagaland MLAs for joining govt
Sun, May 10, 2015

The party had appointed former state finance minister Kewekhape Therie as its state chief last Tuesday.

GST, land bills may go to House panels
Sat, May 09, 2015

Govt may refer the GST bill, passed by Lok Sabha, to a select committee in Rajya Sabha; banks on joint committee for land bill.

Rahul Gandhi asks AICC secys to be more proactive
Sat, May 09, 2015

Congress vice-president asks them to spend more time in their states.

5 Questions: It’s the rule of the jungle in Punjab says Ambika Soni
Wed, May 06, 2015

Ambika Soni talks to Manoj C G about party’s stand on alleged molestation on BUS and girl’s death in Moga.

Lok Sabha takes up GST bill, Realty put off, both run into relentless opposition
Wed, May 06, 2015

Opposition slammed the government for "bypassing" Parliamentary Standing Committees by refusing to refer several bills to it.

Congress’ middle class push: Rahul ‘learns’ from distressed home buyers
Sun, May 03, 2015

Real Estate Bill amendments pro-builder; has diluted safeguards for buyers brought by UPA government: Rahul Gandhi

Demand for select panel forces holds up realty bill
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Naidu said the amendments proposed are based on the standing panel’s recommendations (during UPA).

NJAC delay unites Rajya Sabha against ‘judicial excess’
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

The Congress’s Shantaram Naik said courts are “interfering” in the functioning of the legislature.

Arun Jaitley says Tulsi playing games, then takes it back
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Jaitley said a standing committee report clearly says the two bills have to be integrated and that K T S Tulsi is trying to delay the bills.

Oppn outrage over what PM said abroad, govt says why couldn’t he
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Arun Jaitley said “there is no gag order and the PM of India is perfectly entitled to say that what happened in the last 60 years'.

Rahul Gandhi to begin padayatras to reach out to farmers
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Sources said he is gearing up to embark on padayatras — which could be called ‘kisan padayatra’ — from the beginning of next month.

5 Questions: Tiruchi Siva, man behind Rights of Transgender Persons Bill
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Tiruchi Siva tells Manoj C G about the features of the Bill and what prompted him to move it.

MPs across parties: ‘Mr Yechury, please bring P Rajeeve back’
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Rajeeve retired on April 21, along with the CPI’s M P Achuthan. Since the Rajya Sabha was prorogued, the House could not bid them farewell.

Rahul Gandhi to visit Kedarnath shrine on foot
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

He would trek to the shrine located on the foothills of the Himalayas.

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan misled the House about extent of crop damage: Congress
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Radha Mohan Singh said in the Lok Sabha, the first assessment of 181 lakh hectares was reduced to 80 lakh hectares during a videoconference between the PM and the states.

Hooda has more caps to show, Tanwar gets boos during speech
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda was the first to issue a pink turban code for his supporters participating in the rally.

Congress seizes land in bid to reclaim lost turf, rally today at Ramlila Maidan
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made his first public appearance after his return from a nearly two-month break earlier this week.

Milind Deora: Rahul’s elevation imminent, inevitable
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

A generational transition or change is imminent and is healthy for the party.