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Bengal Cong wants tie-up with Left, says no to Mamata Banerjee
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Rahul Gandhi assures state leaders their views will be given due importance

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy to appeal order in solar scam, Congress jittery
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Antony, Wasnik meet Sonia as party braces for Kerala polls.

If AICC had heard them, wouldn’t have been in this position: Former Arunachal CM
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Mukut Mithi, a former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister and veteran Congress leader, speaks about the current crisis in the state government.

From BJP to Congress, the shifting stands on use, abuse of Article 356
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Whenever the constitutional provision has been invoked over the years, central opposition parties have invariably said it has been misused on states ruled by these parties.

President’s rule an injustice to Arunachal Pradesh, says former CM Nabam Tuki
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

He said the President had “patiently heard our grievances”, adding that the “Union Cabinet might have pursued him to take the decision”.

Union Cabinet recommends President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

The political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh was triggered after 21 of 47 Congress MLAs in the 60-member House, along with 11 BJP and two Independent MLAs, extended support to the Deputy Speaker.

Raje govt has lost popularity and support: Sachin Pilot
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

The Congress polled 30 per cent votes in Lok Sabha elections, and in the panchayat polls we polled 45 per cent votes.

Assam election — It’ll be battle between me and Modi: Gogoi
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

The 79-year-old three-time CM met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday night to finalise the party’s poll strategy.

Assam Assembly polls: No seat-sharing or Bihar style grand alliance, says Tarun Gogoi
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

After the meeting, Gogoi reiterated the party will go alone in the elections, but added there can be understanding with like-minded parties to stop the BJP.

Rohith Vemula suicide case: Had flagged suicides, Irani twisting facts, says Congress MP
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

In an attempt to defend her cabinet colleague Bandaru Dattatreya, Irani has said Rao, too, had written to her, raising issues pertaining to the university.

Run-up to assembly polls: Infighting exposed as TN Cong leaders meet Rahul Gandhi
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Sources said the state leaders alleged that Elangovan functioned in an autocratic manner.

No poll tie-up with Congress in West Bengal: Sitaram Yechury
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Says strategy to be in accordance with the line adopted at 21st Party Congress

Sitaram Yechury on CPM: Strong likes, dislikes of leadership encourage sycophancy
Wed, Jan 13, 2016

The “phenomenon of strong likes and dislikes” on the part of the leadership, Yechury has said, produces “sycophancy” and a behaviour of “pleasing the leadership” on the part of the cadre.

Antagarh byelection fixed, declare it null and void, Congress tells EC
Sat, Jan 09, 2016

In their memorandum, they said the revelations made in The Indian Express report show that a “conspiracy” was hatched to make Congress candidate Manturam Pawar withdraw from the bypoll at the last minute.

CPI veteran Bardhan passes away: He embraced Communism at 15, remained committed till end
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

A B Bardhan has been a leading figure of the trade union movement and Left politics in Maharashtra. He had won as an Independent candidate in Maharashtra Assembly polls in 1957.

Heads-Up 2016: Cong Vice-President Rahul 2.0 is more visible, but is he enough?
Wed, Dec 30, 2015

Since Rahul Gandhi returned, the change has not just been confined to an increase in public appearances but has apparently happened also in political beliefs and notions.

Heads-Up 2016: CPM gets tactical flexibility in Sitaram Yechury
Wed, Dec 30, 2015

The Indian Express reporters read between the headlines of this year to interpret what will make news in 2016.

Eye on 2016 polls: Congress prefers TMC over CPM, state leadership against it
Tue, Dec 29, 2015

The CPM, desperate to dislodge the Trinamool, has off late been hinting about its desire to have an alliance with the Congress.

Juvenile Bill: Should not enact punitive law under pressure, says Ashwani Kumar
Thu, Dec 24, 2015

The overwhelming sense in the Congress even Tuesday morning, hours before the Bill was passed with its support, was in favour of referral of the Bill to a committee.

5 Questions: ‘We should avoid vicious, personalised attacks’
Thu, Dec 24, 2015

Cong’s Rajya Sabha MP Ashwani Kumar speaks to The Indian Express. Excerpts:

How Cong, TMC got spooked by ‘sentiment’, ate their words
Wed, Dec 23, 2015

Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad admitted that the Congress was divided on the Bill and that its stand changed within a matter of days.

Jaitley listening, Kirti Azad advises Congress how to go about demand
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

Azad was seated on an aisle seat four rows behind Jaitley when the latter dismissed charges raised by the Congress, which had demanded the minister’s resignation and a probe by a joint parliamentary committee.

Congress versus Arun Jaitley, now on the floor
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

The attack: Sonia ensures hesitant MPs find a voice inside House

National Herald case: Indira on lips, Congress in line, Sonia, Rahul Gandhi take on Narendra Modi
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

Not just Sonia’s “Indira moment” — Indira Gandhi was on everyone’s lips today — the case, the grand old party is hoping, is the political elixir it is desperately looking for.

Bites, crowd, camera, politics: At Congress HQ, all goes as per plan
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

But unlike others, they had no clue that they were there to support Sonia and Rahul Gandhi who had a date with the court in connection with the National Herald case.

Commercial use of AJL properties aimed at furthering company’s cause: Oscar Fernandes
Sat, Dec 19, 2015

Before he appears in the Patiala House court on Saturday, veteran Congress leader Oscar Fernandes spoke exclusively to The Indian Express on the National Herald controversy.

Rahul and Sonia at court – Why the Congress may not court a drama
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son and party deputy Rahul have to appear before the Patiala House court at 3 PM in the National Herald case.

Signs that Cong will allow 4 bills through Rajya Sabha
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

The government plans to bring two appropriation bills and couple of minor bills in the Rajya Sabha next next week.

Arunachal in both Houses: Noisy as ever but with hope for next week
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

Azad’s latest: ‘More J&K boys joining militancy because BJP is in govt’

National Herald Case: Congress gears up for Gandhis’ appearance in trial court
Thu, Dec 17, 2015

Top Congress sources, however, rejected as "baseless" reports that Sonia and Rahul may not seek bail and choose to go to jail.

Congress balances attack with jibe at Arvind Kejriwal
Wed, Dec 16, 2015

The Congress made it clear it was neither friends with Kejriwal nor supporting the Delhi government.

One motive is vendetta, they also want to snatch Sankar’s legacy: K C Venugopal
Tue, Dec 15, 2015

The Kerala general administration department had sent a minute-by-minute programme to the PMO: Venugopal

Rajya Sabha: In Upper House, the noise is about killing of Dalit in Punjab
Tue, Dec 15, 2015

Top Congress leaders had decided over the weekend to raise these two issues in Parliament, sources said.

Winter session: GST talks stuck, Arun Jaitley fears another washout
Tue, Dec 15, 2015

A luncheon meeting between the government and the Congress made no progress with Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress floor leader in the Lok Sabha, away in Karnataka.

Why didn’t Shanti Bhushan become AJL shareholder earlier, asks Kapil Sibal
Sun, Dec 13, 2015

Among the original shareholders were former Supreme Court Judge Markandey Katju’s grandfather Kailash Nath Katju. He too said he was unaware that his grandfather had shares in AJL.

Amid House din, window opens for GST
Sat, Dec 12, 2015

In first contact between Govt and Cong after National Herald issue, Jaitley held informal talks with Azad, Sharma; more talks likely Monday