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Thursday, May 19, 2022



Cong organisation: New panel to suggest changes

May 20, 2022 5:16 am

Addressing the Congress' Chintan Shivir for Saurashtra zone in Rajkot on Thursday, AICC Gujarat in-charge Raghu Sharma announced formation of a committee to strengthen the party-organisation at grassroots levels.

Take care of youth who lost eyesight: Congress to VMC

May 20, 2022 4:57 am

Henil Patel, a diploma student of MSU’s Polytechnic college, was riding a two-wheeler on Waghodia Road on May 11 when he suffered serious eye injuries by the horn of a cow even as his two-wheeler skid, throwing him to the ground.

Exit lounge

May 20, 2022 5:19 am

The Congress should listen to Hardik Patel as he leaves the party — all evidence shows it may not

Over Rs 9,000-cr scam in proposals cleared by BMC, alleges Congress

May 20, 2022 3:05 am

The party said the BMC has given undue benefits to various developers under the project by allotting Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) and premium for the construction of the housing units in December last year and January 2022.

Working at former MLA's liquor vend, man found murdered

May 20, 2022 3:04 am

Preliminary investigations suggested the victim was bludgeoned to death by some unknown accused and the victim might have tried to run away. The police have recovered the wooden logs and sticks near the body with which the accused have killed the victim.

Delhi Confidential: Mini Shivir

May 20, 2022 2:15 am

The Congress's decision to not invite its state ministers, PCC working chiefs and national spokespersons to the Udaipur Chintan Shivir had led to much heartburn.

Telangana Congress leaders question KCR silence on Shah’s vow to scrap Muslim quota

May 19, 2022 9:34 pm

Ex-minister Mohammed Ali Shabbir alleges the stopping of fee reimbursement had closed over 70 per cent of minority-run professional colleges and that denial or delay in scholarships forced lakhs of minority students to quit higher studies.

Haryana Congress MLA Bishnoi meets CM Khattar, sparks speculations about his next move

May 19, 2022 9:41 pm

Haryana Congress MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi, who is learnt to be miffed with the Congress party after he failed to get a position in the revamped Haryana unit, met met Khattar on Wednesday evening at Gurgaon, triggering speculation about his next move.

Punjab top leader Sunil Jakhar joins BJP, three days after quitting Congress

May 20, 2022 2:28 am

Sunil Jakhar will be a formidable Hindu face, with no baggage, for the BJP in a state where it is trying to find its feet without former ally Akali Dal. While he belongs to a prominent Jat family, Jakhar enjoys the support of other communities in the state as well.

Day after Hardik exit, top Congress leaders have ‘positive’ meeting with Naresh Patel

May 19, 2022 9:31 pm

Party leaders Patidar leader could decide on joining Congress in a week or so


'Chintan Shivir': Congress holds brainstorming session to revive party

May 14, 2022 10:42 pm

Chintan Shivir: Congress top brass party's three-day brainstorming session

Veteran Congress leader Pandit Sukh Ram passes away: A walk down memory lane

May 11, 2022 11:32 am

Sukh Ram suffered a brain stroke in Manali on May 4, following which he was admitted at the regional hospital in Mandi. From there he was airlifted to Delhi on Saturday for better treatment at AIIMS.

Congress leaders pay floral tribute to Motilal Nehru on his birth anniversary

May 06, 2022 5:54 pm

Motilal Nehru was a patriarch of the Nehru-Gandhi family and the father of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India.

Congress leaders, Mehbooba Mufti meet at Sonia Gandhi's residence to chalk out Oppn roadmap

April 19, 2022 7:22 am

Sources said the purpose of the meeting was to plan in advance for the assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh later this year and in Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in 2023.

BJP celebrates Modi's seven years, Congress protests

May 30, 2021 10:40 pm

BJP workers across India celebrated the BJP government's seventh anniversary by conducting welfare programmes. #7yearsofseva was widely used to share images across social media.

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.


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.