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Jyotiraditya Scindia interview: ‘Not a jyotish, but I have strong feeling this will be end of BJP govt’

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Congress in-charge of western Uttar Pradesh and a likely candidate from Guna in Madhya Pradesh, speaks to The Indian Express about the challenges ahead and the party’s chances in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh.

In 2019 manifesto, Congress changes own tune: No sedition law, diluted AFSPA

The Congress manifesto also said it “will provide a statutory basis to the National Security Council and the office of National Security Adviser.


Rahul Gandhi picks Wayanad as his second Lok Sabha seat, will fight to retain Amethi too

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will contest Lok Sabha elections from two seats this time -- Amethi and Wayanad.

Tejpal road: Few know this is where Indian National Congress was formed

The landmark meet convened here by A O Hume, a member of the then Imperial Civil Service, and one of the founders of the Indian National Congress, is considered to have marked the birth of the Indian National Congress

Fissures in MP Congress unit ahead of party president Rahul Gandhi's visit

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will visit Piplya Mandi village in the district on June 6, the first death anniversary of six farmers who were killed in police firing during a protest there last year.

Kumaraswamy swearing-in highlights: Opposition power play in Karnataka

Kumaraswamy swearing-in: "The newly formed JD(S)-Congress coalition in Karnataka will take office Wednesday and names of the ministers in the Cabinet will be announced a day after the new Karnataka government clears a trust vote on May 24, Kumaraswamy said.


Will Karnataka toll for the Congress?

The Congress stands to both gain, and lose, more from the Karnataka poll results than the BJP. That is the simple asymmetry behind this important election

Madhya Pradesh: EC 'warns' collector of Shivpuri for not reviewing voters list

The Election Commission has asked the chief secretary to issue warning to Rathi and also inform it about the action taken against him, as per the copy of the EC's communiqué, a copy of which was received in response to an RTI query filed by anti-corruption activist Ajay Dubey.

If Congress wins Karnataka, BJP revolt will take the shape of a tsunami

All is not well within the ruling BJP. In private, more than the Opposition members, it is the MPs of the Treasury benches in Parliament who look worried.

Rahul Gandhi doing politics of luxury, says BJP on hunger strike

The BJP lost no chance in launching a scathing counter-attack and dub the Congress’s protest, in the aftermath of the violence during the April 2 Bharat Bandh called by Dalit outfits, a “farce” and “joke on Dalits”.

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Congress wins Gurdaspur bypoll 2017: Here's how party celebrated Sunil Jhakar's succes

Punjab Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar has won the Gurdaspur by-election with huge margin of 1,93,219 votes defeating Bhartiya Janta Party candidate Sawarn Singh Salaria.

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Fali S Nariman Interview: Congress' charges for impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra are frivolous

In an interview to The Indian Express, senior jurist Fali S Nariman rubbished the charges leveled by the Congress party on the issue of impeaching the Chief Justice of India. This is what he said. 

Delay In Elevation of Rahul Gandhi As Congress Party Chief, Sonia Gandhi To Continue: Here Is Why?

The Congress is “very comfortable” with the twin leadership of the “mature” Sonia Gandhi and the “youthful” Rahul Gandhi, said Ghulam Nabi Azad, leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha hours after the Congress Working Committee decided to put back its internal elections by a year. Azad may have deftly fended off questions on the […]