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Emerging signs of young vs senior tussle: Four Congress leaders take on Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Satav

August 02, 2020 9:41 am

Rajeev Satav, a Rajya Sabha MP considered close to Rahul Gandhi triggered a row at a meeting of the party's Upper House MPs on Thursday. Satav suggested that introspection in the party, if need be, should begin from the UPA-2 period.

Coronavirus: Don’t need theatrics, give stimulus to economy, says Congress

April 06, 2020 12:59 am

Senior party leader Anand Sharma said that “theatrics is not a substitute for concrete action” and demanded that India commit 5 to 6 per cent of its GDP as a stimulus to restart the economy.

PM must clarify stand on MP’s remarks on Mahatma Gandhi: Congress

February 04, 2020 2:00 am

Anand Sharma said “the Prime Minister, and the BJP leadership as a whole, has to apologise for these things... We demand that the PM comes to the House and makes his position clear.”

Insipid, govt has given up on reviving economy: Congress

February 02, 2020 10:37 am

While Chidambaram said he was unable to recall any memorable idea or statement in the speech, senior party leader Anand Sharma said the “Budget is insipid, lacking in stimulus for growth and there was no clear road map for job creation”.

No tangible outcomes of PM Modi’s US visit: Congress

September 30, 2019 1:14 am

Congress on Sunday said the “euphoria” over the PM’s UN visit is misplaced as there were no “tangible outcomes” and asked the government to focus on real issues.

Modi-Trump talks 'fail' to meet India's expectations: Congress

September 29, 2019 7:22 pm

Congress senior spokesperson Anand Sharma hit out at the BJP, saying the "euphoria" over the Prime Minister's UN visit is misplaced as there is no cause for celebration and asked the government to focus on real issues and not deflect by engaging in "boastful campaign propaganda".

Congress calls Sitharaman's steps to boost economy 'cosmetic'

September 14, 2019 6:56 pm

The attack followed a press conference by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who announced an over Rs 70,000-crore package for exports and real estate sectors, including setting up of a stressed asset fund.

Congress demands White Paper on state of economy from government

August 27, 2019 8:06 pm

CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury alleged that since 2014 the Modi government had appropriated 99 per cent of RBI's profits to fund its propaganda campaigns.

‘The courts are custodians of Constitution. But issues now being kicked down road, J&K or Chidambaram’, says Anand Sharma

August 25, 2019 6:55 am

Deputy leader of Congress in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma expresses worry over judiciary not intervening on time and the state of the economy, asserts “firm action” from Oppn soon, insists poll defeats a collective responsibility, and says Gandhis integral to Congress.

J&J implants: Congress leader Anand Sharma seeks tougher norms for pharma majors

August 01, 2019 4:32 am

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Sharma noted that Johnson & Johnson had, in the US, agreed to pay over $1 billion as compensation and suggested that such firms were escaping responsibilities in India.


Arun Jaitley celebrates Congress' Anand Sharma's birthday, hosts lunch for MPs

January 05, 2018 7:25 pm

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday hosted a lunch for all the MP's on the last day of Winter Session of Parliament

Today in pics: March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 6:28 pm

Gujarat BJP today announced that Chief Minister Narendra Modi will contest elections from one seat in the state.


Nehru's letter on Bose: Congress terms it 'fake'

January 23, 2016 3:26 pm

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): Congress spokesperson Anand Sharma on Monday said declassification of Subhas Chandra Bose files is a "deliberately-created confusion" and "conspiracy" by Bharatiya Janata Party. He added that the Modi Government is trying to belittle the stalwarts of freedom struggle like Jawaharlal Nehru. He further added that by doing such "cheap conspiracies" was spreading canards truth. The Congress will not only expose, but will also punish those behind it.