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Insensitive to suspend dearness allowance increment, says Congress

April 25, 2020 4:59 am

The Congress’s attack on the government came after the Finance Ministry decided that additional DA installment payable to 48 lakh central government employees and dearness relief (DR) to 65 lakh central government pensioners due from January 1, 2020 shall not be paid.

Delhi violence: Congress asks PM Modi, CM Kejriwal to shed differences, Left slams BJP

February 26, 2020 1:55 am

“Do not fail this country because you belong to different political parties,” Congress communication department head Randeep Surjewala said.

'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.

'Bizarre remarks made to divert attention': Congress on minister's 'people getting married' comment

November 16, 2019 4:53 pm

Union minister Suresh Angadi on Friday dismissed the opposition's criticism over the state of economy, asserting that "airports and trains are full and people are getting married" and this indicates that the country's economy is "doing fine".

CWC will meet after Parliament session: Surjewala

August 01, 2019 4:41 pm

Surjewala said as and when a date is finalised for the meeting of the CWC, it will be made public. The CWC is the highest decision-making body of the Congress.

Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi to appear in Ahmedabad court today

July 12, 2019 2:22 am

The suit alleged that the Congress leaders had claimed that the bank was involved in a scam to swap Rs 750 crore in scrapped notes with valid currency within five days of demonetisation in November 2016.

Congress slams govt over terror attacks in J&K, demands answer for 'intel failure'

June 19, 2019 2:40 pm

Last Wednesday, a lone Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist attacked a CRPF patrol team, killing five personnel. A police officer, who reached the site shortly after the attack, was sprayed with bullets the moment he stepped out of his bullet-proof vehicle.

Without a clear cut central authority, open warfare has broken out in some state units of Congress

June 16, 2019 9:56 am

There is near anarchy in Haryana with followers of former Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda and PCC chief Ashok Tanwar practically coming to blows.

Gujarat court issues summons to Rahul Gandhi, Surjewala in criminal defamation case

April 08, 2019 7:27 pm

The Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank (ADCB) and its chairman Ajay Patel had filed separate criminal defamation cases against Gandhi and Surjewala for their remarks on the bank in connection with an RTI filed on demonetisation.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: No tie-up with AAP in Haryana, Punjab, says Congress’ Surjewala

April 08, 2019 1:27 am

"There is no talk of an alliance with any party, including the AAP, either in Haryana or in Punjab. We are soon going to declare our candidates from there,” Surjewala said.


Afzal Guru must not be eulogised: Congress

February 15, 2016 12:39 pm

ew Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Monday said Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, through proper judicial proceedings, was declared a terrorist by the apex court and was hanged after a long-drawn judicial process, so Guru must not be eulogised by anyone. He added that the democracy of the country is well-built and strong enough to fight anything affecting the country.

Irani ‘lied’ to nation over Dalit scholar’s death: Congress

January 21, 2016 8:22 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Thursday attacked Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Smriti Irani for “lying” and giving “false” information to the nation about the Dalit scholar suicide case. Randeep said both Irani and her Cabinet colleague Bandaru Dattatreya should be sacked immediately for allegedly putting pressure on the university to suspend five Dalit students, including Rohith Vemula who committed suicide.He added that this shows that BJP and its government can go to any extent to support their people.

Attack on Indian Consulate a grave concern: BJP, Congress

January 13, 2016 7:46 am

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Wednesday said that the attack on Indian Consulate Mazar-E-Sharif in Pakistan was condemnable. He said it was a matter of grave concern for the Indian Government and questioned the functioning of the intelligence. He stated that as per information the attack had been carried out by the Pakistan military. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nalin Kohli said that it was a matter of concern which required being resolved at the earliest. He said the government would take cognizance of the information and take action accordingly.

Odd-Even scheme successful because of Delhiites: Congress

January 06, 2016 9:12 am

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Wednesday said the Odd-Even formula has been successful in Delhi because of the cooperation of the people in the city. He stated that the scheme of Odd-Even has been bereft of politics and hence this formula has chances of doing well. He added the Delhi Government and other political parties should take decisions keeping in mind the pollution levels of the city and keep a check on the rising levels of pollution.