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Punjab Congress crisis: Now Sonia Gandhi getting independent survey done

June 17, 2021 8:53 am

The three-member Kharge committee, with JP Aggarwal and Harish Rawat as its members, had heard about 150 leaders — that included MLAs, MPs, leaders of frontal organisations, last election’s unsuccessful candidates, besides the CM and the PPCC chief.

Punjab Congress infighting: Kharge panel submits report to Sonia Gandhi, bats for accommodating all sections

June 11, 2021 2:06 pm

Some party leaders had expressed reservations against Congress govt in state.

Punjab Cong crisis: High command steps in, sets up committee

May 29, 2021 5:04 am

Party chief Sonia Gandhi Friday set up a committee headed by veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge to talk to legislators and senior leaders, even as Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu showed no inclination for a rapprochement.

Not allowing virtual House panel meets disappointing: Congress

May 16, 2021 4:12 am

"But if the Parliament cannot meet, at least the parliament committees must meet virtually. What is this great thing about secrecy?” senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP P Chidambaram asked

Rajya Sabha Secretariat to Kharge: No virtual meets of standing committees

May 15, 2021 3:38 am

Sources said a joint secretary level officer has replied to Kharge, referring to the decision taken by the presiding officers last year.

Hold meetings of parliamentary panels virtually: Congress and TMC to Rajya Sabha chairman

May 09, 2021 8:01 pm

In a letter to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said parliamentary panels can contribute to the ongoing endeavours in containing the pandemic and providing relief to people.

Serious programming will be cut: Kharge questions LSTV-RSTV merger

March 04, 2021 3:54 am

Kharge said it is “better” to have two separate channels for the two Houses. “When you have hundreds of channels, what is the harm in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha having separate channels,” he asked.

Mallikarjun Kharge set to replace Azad as Leader of Oppn in RS

February 13, 2021 2:03 am

While Congress sources said there is no change in the leadership structure of the party in the Upper House, Kharge’s appointment has triggered several debates – one on the internal dynamics of the party and another on regional balance.

Mallikarjun Kharge to succeed Ghulam Nabi Azad as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha

February 12, 2021 11:52 am

The Congress has written to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu for appointing Kharge to the post of leader of opposition after Azad's retirement, they added.

Delhi Confidential: Past, Present

February 05, 2021 3:46 am


Vijai Sharma takes oath as CIC; Modi, Jaitley, Kharge attend ceremony

June 10, 2015 5:00 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee administers oath to new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Today in pics: February 12, 2014

February 12, 2014 7:46 pm

Narendra Modi is interacting with people from several cities across the country as part of his ‘Chai pe Charcha’ programme.


Let us see what government offers: Kharge on Rail Budget

February 25, 2016 6:51 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the ruling NDA Government, Former Railway Minister and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said, “Let us see what the government is going to give, whether the people are going to get the bullet trains or not.” He added, “In the President’s speech, they said high-speed trains from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. So, what is the exact budget provision for that and whether the bullet train is going to help the poor people and is it affordable to the passengers we will see to that.”

President rule in Arunachl Pradesh is 'murder' of democracy: Congress

January 26, 2016 11:58 am

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said the decision to impose President rule in Arunachal Pradesh is a "murder" of democracy. Kharge added that it is a conspiracy of the BJP and Arunachal Pradesh Governor to divide and topple the Congress party from the state.Whereas, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nalin Kohli refuted the Congress' allegation and said the decision has been taken keeping in mind the requirement of the state.