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
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: “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.
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
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.
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.
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”.
Rahul Gandhi said, “We don’t take what Amit Shah says with too much seriousness.”
Chandan Yadav, a former Youth Congress leader from Bihar, was made AICC secretary in charge of election-bound Chhattisgarh in place of Kamleshwar Patel.
Congress Plenary Session: The Congress party is presently at its lowest ebb with Rahul Gandhi being entrusted with the task of revitalising the grand old party, which remains in power in just three states.
Indian National Congress 84th Plenary Session LIVE UPDATES: “Only Congress can show the way for this nation. This country belongs to all irrespective of which religion caste community one belongs to. We will work for all,” said Rahul Gandhi.
Religion was always recognised in India’s public sphere — but, unlike now, in the plural
The twitter meme has captured stills of PM Narendra Modi’s hugs alongwith witty captions such as the ‘titanic’ hug with ex-president Hollande, ‘the barely there’ hug with israeli PM Netanyahu and ‘never let you go’ hug with Japanese PM Abe.
Sonia Gandhi, the longest serving president of INC will make way for the next president of the party formed by British civil servant Allan Octavian Hume in 1885.
Babbar indicated that the final decision on the SP-Congress alliance was yet to be taken and that he was in Lucknow to complete formalities for filing nomination forms.