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Friday, April 23, 2021



Navjot Singh Sidhu's tirade leaves many red faces in Congress, leaders wait and watch

April 22, 2021 8:42 am

He added, “This is not a failure of the government or the party but one person who is hand in glove with the culprits.”

Congress leader joins protest, asked to leave, farmers say ‘don’t want politicians taking part’

April 22, 2021 5:03 am

However, farmers made it clear that they do not want any politician participating in their protest and asked him to leave immediately.

Punjab: Former Congress MLA Jagraj Singh Gill dies of Covid

April 22, 2021 4:01 am

Gill was elected as MLA from Moga in 1957. He also remained chairman of the Punjab Mandi Board in 1970’s. Several grain market yards were constructed across the state during his tenure.

Delhi confidential: Timely Intervention

April 19, 2021 2:29 am

His efforts to persuade the state authorities were backed by Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan, who instructed the universities to defer the dates in the backdrop of the rising Covid cases.

Govt should stop hiding data, find solution: Priyanka Gandhi

April 18, 2021 6:03 am

She hit out at the government over laxity in vaccination and called the move to send vaccines abroad a “PR exercise”.

Rajasthan bypolls: 60.71 per cent voter turnout recorded in three seats, result on May 2

April 18, 2021 1:29 am

Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Gupta said that according to preliminary information, the highest voting percentage was registered in Rajsamand Assembly constituency with 67.18 per cent voter turnout, while this figure was 56.56 per cent for the Sahara seat in Bhilwara district and 59.20 in Churu’s Sujangarh.

Convert our office spaces into Covid shelters: Gujarat Congress to state govt

April 17, 2021 3:23 am

Gujarat Congress has also released a helpline number to provide help and guidance to any needy people.

Congress leaders elected first mayor, deputy mayor of Solan Municipal Corporation

April 16, 2021 8:29 pm

Congress won a majority by winning nine seats in the recently-held elections held earlier this month, while BJP won seven seats and and an independent candidate was elected in one ward.

Madhya Pradesh: Ahead of Damoh bypoll, BJP, Congress send water tankers to dry, angry villages

April 16, 2021 7:59 am

This came days after many of the villages made it clear to the political parties their condition: no water, no vote.

Maharana, ‘Nathi ka Bada’, Art 370: Congress, BJP step up poll rhetoric

April 16, 2021 6:04 am

The by-elections are being seen as a prelude to the Assembly elections which will take place after two and half years and important also to gauge the public mood after the Congress government completing two years.


In poll-bound Assam, Priyanka Gandhi vows to hike tea garden workers' wage if voted to power

March 02, 2021 7:02 pm

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary, who is in poll-bound Assam on a two-day visit, also claimed that her party will hike daily wages of tea garden workers to Rs 365 from the existing Rs 167.

Babri Masjid demolition case: All accused including Advani, Joshi acquitted

September 30, 2020 7:06 pm

All the 32 accused in the Babri mosque demolition case, including BJP veterans L K Advani and MM Joshi, were on Wednesday acquitted by a special CBI court in Lucknow.

Remembering Pranab Mukherjee: 13 rare photos of former President from Express archives

September 02, 2020 11:08 am

Former president Pranab Mukherjee passed away on August 31. He was 84. The once Congress stalwart wore many hats over the last five decades in public life and 37 years in Parliament. He was conferred the Bharat Ratna last year.

AAP workers celebrate as Kejriwal secures majority mandate in Delhi

February 12, 2020 10:19 am

Delhi Election Result 2020: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party has taken an early lead, while the BJP seems to be improving its tally in the capital.

Battle for Delhi: Voting ends, all eyes now on February 11

February 09, 2020 8:35 am

Over 1.47 crore people are eligible to exercise their franchise in the polls that will decide the fate of 672 candidates.

Election campaigning reaches a crescendo in Delhi

February 05, 2020 4:34 pm

The Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and BJP have kickstarted their election campaigns in Delhi, ahead of the February 8 assembly elections.

Congress marks 135th foundation day with rallies across India; Priyanka addresses party workers in UP

December 29, 2019 7:47 am

The Congress said India has always come first for the party through the ages and sacrifice for the nation stands above everything else for them.

As CAA protests continue to create stir nationwide, Cong holds dharna at Rajghat

December 24, 2019 9:06 am

Party chief MK Stalin, Congress leader P Chidambaram and MDMK’s Vaiko are leading the march.

On Sonia Gandhi's 73rd birthday, here are some rare photographs that you wouldn’t have seen

December 10, 2019 6:44 am

The Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi turned 73 Monday. She has decided not to celebrate her birthday in the wake of rape incidents across the country and growing concerns over women’s security.


Delhi HC sends Sajjan Kumar to jail for life in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

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.

Congress picks Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot is deputy CM

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

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.

Why the election in Chhattisgarh was not neck-and-neck | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

For at least the last two elections, in Chhattisgarh it was a tight race between Congress and BJP. What changed this time around? Dipankar Ghose decodes the result.

How Congress sealed the deal in Rajasthan and MP | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

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.

As TRS sweeps Telangana, here’s what worked in KCR’s favour | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

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.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.

DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.

PM Modi inaugurates Kundli-Manesar expressway, Congress calls in unsafe

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

At the inauguration of the Kundli-Manesar expressway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacks Congress. The grand old party responds by calling it a publicity stunt in election season.

PM Modi brings Sitaram Kesri into Chhattisgarh election battle, Congress retorts

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

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.