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Rift in Congress’s ‘G 23’: Stand by letter, but boundaries shouldn’t be breached: 4 leaders

March 03, 2021 7:24 am

One of them – former Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien – said he was not against efforts to improve the Congress and bring in much-needed reforms but argued that “the boundaries, the Lakshman rekha,” should not be breached.

Anand Sharma attacks Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on alliance with Bengal cleric, he hits back

March 02, 2021 7:42 am

Late in the evening, Congress leader in Lok Sabha and West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury hit back at Sharma, saying his criticism was “only serving the polarising agenda of BJP”.

G23 raises ante at meet, Cong hits back: Go campaign

February 28, 2021 7:17 am

Sharma and Sibal said the Congress was getting weakened, with Sibal questioning why the Congress had not seen it fit to utilise the experience of a leader like Azad and let him retire from the Rajya Sabha.

Some in Congress question nod to Covaxin, others say don’t politicise

January 04, 2021 6:53 am

The differing responses came hours after Drugs Controller General of India approved the Oxford Covishield vaccine, manufactured by Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd, and Covaxin, developed by Bharat Biotech, for restricted emergency use in the country.

Anand Sharma pans govt over farm laws, hails Covid infra ramp-up

December 15, 2020 8:10 am

Sharma said “in any agitation sometimes there would be elements who do not represent the mainstream” but argued, “I personally feel that through dialogue everything can be resolved, through negotiations, through persuasion.”

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.


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.