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Another Gujarat Congress MLA resigns ahead of Rajya Sabha polls

June 05, 2020 2:36 pm

Brijesh Merja is the third congress MLA to resign in the last three days. Earlier on June 3, Congress MLAs Akshay Patel and Jitu Chaudhary had handed over their resignation letters to Speaker Rajendra Trivedi.

Gujarat Congress MLAs resign, race wide open for fourth Rajya Sabha seat

June 04, 2020 5:39 pm

The Congress had suffered a jolt in March when five of its MLAs resigned, bringing down its tally to 68. The latest developments have left the Congress dismayed as it has injected an element of uncertainty in its plans to win two of the four Rajya Sabha seats.

Congress, SAD fight for credit as Centre clears greenfield expressway demand

June 02, 2020 10:56 pm

While Congress said the Centre had agreed to tweak the earlier proposal at the insistence of Chief Minister, SAD claimed the demand was met as per original plan of SAD-BJP government in state.

UP Cong chief Ajay Kumar Lallu denied bail in migrant buses case

June 01, 2020 11:04 pm

After a standoff between the state government and the Congress over the party's offer to run 1,000 buses, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajai Kumar Lallu was arrested twice in Agra.

J&K: Former Union Minister, Congress leader P Namgyal passes away

June 01, 2020 8:39 pm

Widely respected among Buddhists in Ladakh, Namgyal was also an agriculturist, and a social worker, besides having interest in sports and music as well. He also served the Pradesh Congress Committee in the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state as secretary general and vice president.

Year of disappointment, disastrous management and diabolical pain: Cong on Modi govt anniversary

May 30, 2020 4:32 pm

Congress leader K C Venugopal said the six years of the Modi dispensation have seen fraying of bonds of empathy, fraternity and brotherhood with increase in acts of communal and sectarian violence.

Congress launches 'Speak Up India' campaign, asks govt to open its coffers for needy

May 28, 2020 1:42 pm

To overcome this crisis, Congress president Sonia Gandhi suggested direct cash transfer to migrants and poor families and financial relief to MSMEs.

Row over naming Bengaluru city's flyover after Veer Savarkar

May 27, 2020 7:44 pm

Congress said naming of the bridge after Savarkar was taken, despite opposition, and questioned Savarkar's contribution to Karnataka and Bengaluru. The Congress and other opposition parties had earlier vehemently opposed the move to confer Bharat Ratna on Savarkar, posthumously.

Watch: Rahul Gandhi interacts with migrants, helps them reach home

May 23, 2020 12:07 pm

At the end of the interaction, upon their request, Gandhi makes arrangements for the group of migrants to return to their village in Jhansi, in cars and a mini-bus.

Amid pandemic, politics needs to resume in its core sense — politicians, parties need to connect with people

May 23, 2020 9:19 am

In Opposition, non-BJP parties have been lazy in not responding politically at all. It took two full months for the UPA and some other non-BJP parties even to think of talking formally to each other.

CONGRESS PHOTOS

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.

Maharashtra: All smiles in NCP, Sena camp as MLAs take oath; Uddhav to be CM

November 27, 2019 4:38 pm

A special session of the 14thMaharashtra Legislative Assembly commenced to administer oath to the newly-elected members. The NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena front has unanimously elected Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray as the CM candidate. He will take the oath tomorrow.

CWC meets to review Lok Sabha poll drubbing

May 25, 2019 1:49 pm

Before the meeting began, some top party leaders claimed that Gandhi’s relentless “chowkidar chor hai” campaign against Prime Minister Narendra Modi was “negative” in its tone.

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Meet the key winners

May 24, 2019 12:35 pm

The results of the 17th Lok Sabha elections, which were held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, were declared on Thursday. Here’s a list of all the key winners.

BJP workers celebrate as Narendra Modi leads party to massive win

May 24, 2019 11:28 am

BJP Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019 Celebrations LIVE Updates: As the trends came in, pointing to another tenure of Narendra Modi as prime minister, celebrations broke out in the BJP's party offices across the country with people dancing to the sounds of drums.

CONGRESS VIDEOS

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

December 17, 2018 6:21 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

December 14, 2018 6:51 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

December 12, 2018 7:06 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

December 13, 2018 4:06 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

December 11, 2018 6:36 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

December 10, 2018 8:21 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

December 10, 2018 7:36 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

November 20, 2018 11:37 am

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

November 20, 2018 10:07 am

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

November 19, 2018 5:52 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.