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AAP's Mann came to Vidhan Sabha drunk, claims Cong

February 26, 2020 4:05 am

Congress MLAs attack on Mann came soon after the latter spoke about Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s personal life.

Delhi Confidential: All eyes on Amit Shah

February 26, 2020 9:57 am

Even as Home Minister Amit Shah convened a series of meetings to restore peace and normalcy in Delhi, some BJP leaders suggested a potential future course of action.

'Do not fail this country', rise above partisan politics to restore peace: Cong to PM Modi and Kejriwal

February 25, 2020 6:33 pm

The Congress party will stand with the Centre and the Delhi government in every way to maintain brotherhood and harmony in the society, spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said.

Tharoor, Singhvi join the chorus: Congress seen to be adrift, time for action now

February 24, 2020 2:52 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor said the “perception” that the party is “adrift” is hurting it as it is driving voters towards other political alternatives, and three-time MP Abhishek Singhvi said the time for “discussion and words” is over.

Rahul remains 'top leader' in Cong, large section always felt he should return as chief: Khurshid

February 22, 2020 3:55 pm

In an interview to PTI, Khurshid also asserted that the Congress was going through a "transitional process", but there was no leadership crisis plaguing the party as Sonia Gandhi was there at the helm.

Wish they understood Gandhi's nationalism: Congress on RSS chief Bhagwat's remark

February 21, 2020 9:42 pm

Bhagwat on Thursday said the word "nationalism" can lend itself to different interpretations and could be equated with "Nazism and fascism" by some.

SAD protests against high power tariff outside House

February 21, 2020 5:00 am

The Akalis also accused the Congress of striking “underhand deals” with the management of private thermal plants, resuling in a loss or Rs 4,100 crore to the state exchequer.

Party’s blind spot

February 21, 2020 7:37 am

Conversation within Congress on its own decline is overdue, but those who are talking are part of the problem.

Tharoor backs Sandeep Dikshit over remarks on next Congress chief, Nirupam disagrees

February 20, 2020 2:15 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, Sandeep Dikshit had accused senior leaders of failing to find a new president after all these months because they are “scared who will bell the cat”.

Now Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit speaks up on leadership: ‘Who will bell the cat?’

February 20, 2020 1:28 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, Sandeep Dikshit said there are many in the Congress who are capable of leading the party — “at least six-eight” — and attacked senior leaders saying “sometimes you want inaction because you don’t want a certain action to happen”.

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.