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Kumari Selja


Cong president election: Amid Haryana in-fighting, first hurdle is getting the delegate list

September 29, 2022 6:58 am

Randeep Surjewala, Kiran Choudhry, Kumari Selja approach Delhi, accuse Bhupinder Hooda and team of ignoring them in finalising names

In Congress, loyalty above all else, even the failure of some

June 24, 2022 10:35 pm

All four recent inductees into the Congress Working Committee are close to the Gandhis. While Abhishek Manu Singhvi was rewarded for the legal battles he has won for the party, the others were accommodated despite not bringing much to the table.

‘Include Ambedkar’s writings in syllabus’

May 19, 2022 5:13 am

In the letter, Kumari Selja said, “The architect of the Constitution, Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar believed in the values of liberty, equality and fraternity. His life dedicated to social justice and equality inspires the whole world.

From highway to HPCC office, Hoodas turn Bhan event into spectacle of their strength

May 05, 2022 7:52 am

Bhan's appointment as Selja's replacement was said to have been suggested by Hooda whose opponents within the faction-ridden state Congress has dubbed the former as a “rubber stamp” for the LoP.

Hashtag politics: Tharoor’s poem on ‘mannerless’ row; Haryana minister uses ‘Ladki Hoon’ slogan to hit out at Cong

April 30, 2022 7:51 am

The BJP had criticised Kejriwal over his "mannerless" posture during a meeting with PM Modi on the Covid situation; In a major rejig in Congress' Haryana unit, Kumari Selja was replaced as its state unit chief

Delhi Confidential: As Hooda gets his way in Haryana, what about G 23?

April 28, 2022 7:11 am

The Congress on Wednesday removed Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja and appointed Udai Bhan, a four-time MLA who is considered a Hooda loyalist. So Hooda remains the Congress Legislature Party leader and a person loyal to him is the PCC chief, giving him complete control of the party in the state.

Newsmaker | New Haryana Cong chief Udai Bhan a Hooda man, says 'Must work under his leadership'

April 28, 2022 8:25 am

Family with links in politics since British times, son of 'Aya Ram, Gaya Ram' fame Gaya Lal

Compensate farmers for drop in crop yield due to extreme weather: Kumari Selja

April 13, 2022 8:33 pm

The Haryana Congress president said according to experts, the wheat grain was 22 per cent weaker than normal, due to which the production had fallen by five quintals per acre

After Punjab Cong rejig, all eyes now on party's faction-ridden Haryana unit

April 11, 2022 9:57 pm

Last month, during a meeting of Haryana leaders chaired by Rahul Gandhi, a group of leaders backing CLP leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda had vehemently opposed PCC president Kumari Selja's leadership.

‘Rather than facilitating farmers, govt harassing them through experiments’: Hooda, Selja slam Haryana govt

April 08, 2021 7:46 pm

Former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda also opposed decision to reduce the standard limit of moisture in wheat from 14 per cent to 12 per cent.


Jat quota: Congress criticises PM Modi for being silent

February 21, 2016 11:18 am

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Congress leader Kumari Selja on Sunday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remaining silent over the agitation in Haryana by Jats, demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions. Selja added that despite being present in the country, it seems PM Modi is not here. Another Congress leader Ashok Tanwar appealed to the Jat community to maintain peace and allow the system to function normally.Meanwhile, another Congress leader Kiran Chaudhary alleged that few unsocial elements are trying to pollute the atmosphere, adding that they are spreading the violence under a conspiracy.

Congress dubs Hyderabad student suicide as murder

January 19, 2016 9:00 am

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Calling the suicide of the Hyderabad Dalit student as murder, Congress leader Kumari Selja on Tuesday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has always stood for the problems of poor people. She added that it was useless to expect any action from Prime Minister (PM) Modi as he has kept himself away from the matter.