Congress on Wednesday hit out at the government, saying it was a “glaring diplomatic failure” on its part and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reduced foreign policy to “photo opportunities without any tangible results”.
In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, the AAP chief said the duo plan to change the Constitution on returning to power in 2019, “just like Hitler did in Germany”.
Faleiro’s statement comes at a time when state politics is at a fragile juncture, with the BJP’s MLA count reduced to 13 after the death of former minister Francis D Souza. Congress now has 14 MLAs, regaining its stature as the single largest party in the Assembly.
"We should also snap all kind of ties, including business related, with Pakistan. The real tribute to the martyrs of such attacks would be if the terrorists are taught an unforgettable lesson by India."
Even though most exit polls predicted a hung assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to form the government in Karnataka with a simple majority, handing out a severe drubbing to the ruling Congress and relegating the Janata Dal (Secular) to the third spot.
The three-day Indian National Congress' 84th plenary session commenced on Friday at the Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium in New Delhi. It is attended by Congress chief ministers, state Congress presidents and Congress legislature party leaders from all states.
Speaking at the All India Congress Committee’s 133rd foundation day in New Delhi, Rahul Gandhi, who was recently elected as the party president, said, “The Constitution, the foundation of our country is under threat, it is under attack..."
Rahul Gandhi formally took over as the 16th Congress President on Saturday. Taking on the power from Sonia Gandhi, the longest serving president of Congress; Gandhi was handed over the party's reigns at AICC headquarters.
Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination papers for the post of party president on Monday. The leader, who is expected to be nominated unopposed, will take the reins from his mother, and outgoing chief Sonia Gandhi.
After 34 years, the Delhi High Court held Sajjan Kumar guilty of being involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Here's what the court said and how political leaders reacted.
After deliberations, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has picked Ashok Gehlot for the post of Rajasthan Chief Minister. Sachin Pilot, who fought for the position, will be made deputy Chief Minister of the state.
It was a close contest in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh between the Congress and BJP. But the grand old party did get a few things right which helped it get ahead of the bump in both the states. Manoj CG breaks it down.
K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.
PM Narendra Modi says former Congress President Sitaram Kesri was sidelined and treated badly to make way for Sonia Gandhi. Congress says his statement is factually incorrect and asks him to introspect.