Thursday, January 28, 2021

Collision between public, govt not good for democracy: Congress

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Following the violent clashes between farmers and police in Delhi on Tuesday, the Congress again hit out at the Modi government for the "collision" with the people over the contentious farm laws and demanded their immediate withdrawal.... read..

Terrorists, Khalistanis, Congress behind Red Fort incident: Karnataka Minister

Koppala (Karnataka) | January 27, 2021 3:43:06 AM IST
Karnataka Agriculture Minister BC Patil on Tuesday said that terrorists, Khalistanis and Congress are behind the act committed at the Red Fort in Delhi on the occasion of Republic Day.... read..

Congress fuelled farmers' protest, wants to create unrest in country: Javadekar

New Delhi | January 27, 2021 9:43:13 PM IST
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday strongly condemned the violence during the tractor parade by farmers on Republic Day and accused Congress of fuelling the protests and trying to create unrest in the country.... read..

BJP seeks apology from Rahul Gandhi, alleges Congress instigated farmers on January 26

New Delhi | January 27, 2021 11:43:11 PM IST
BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday sought an apology from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, alleging that the opposition party had "instigated farmers" carrying out tractor parade in the national capital on January 26. The protest ... read..

AAP behind attack on Congress lawmakers: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said the attack on a state Congress MP and an MLA at the Singhu border was not the handiwork of peacefully protesting farmers but of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers, whose only agenda was to weaken the farmers... read..

Punjab CM blames AAP for attack on Congress leaders at Singhu border

Patiala (Punjab) | January 26, 2021 12:43:10 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday blamed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers for the attack on state Congress Member of Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu and Member of Legislative Kulbir Singh Zira at Singhu Border.... read..

Suspended Congress leader Karate Thiagarajan may join AIADMK or BJP

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 26, 2021 7:13:10 PM IST
Suspended Congress Leader Karate Thiagarajan has said that he is in touch with AIADMK and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and he will decide about joining one of the two parties in the coming 10 days.... read..

Congress extends support to farmers protesting against agri laws

New Delhi | January 26, 2021 2:43:08 PM IST
Indian National Congress (INC) on Tuesday extended its support to the farmers protesting against the three Central farm laws.... read..

Congress forms panels for Assam assembly polls

|Tuesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
The Congress has formed a number of committees for the upcoming assembly polls in Assam. The committees formed by the party include the election committee, manifesto committee, management committee, coordination committee, campaign committee and media com... read..

Congress to welcome farmers' tractor rally in Delhi

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
The Congress in Delhi will welcome the farmers' tractor rally on January 26 on the rally route to pledge solidarity with the farmers demanding the repeal of the three farm laws. The Congress workers have been asked by the party to welcome the rally on var... read..

Congress, Left to hold seat-sharing talks in poll bound WB today

Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 25, 2021 2:43:10 PM IST
The Congress and Left will hold a joint meeting today at 4:30 pm to discuss seat-sharing for the West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, Congress sources said.... read..

Shivraj Singh Chouhan slams Rahul Gandhi, says Congress responsible for Chinese intrusion post Independence

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | January 25, 2021 6:43:09 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, saying that Congress is responsible for the partition of India and Chinese intrusion after independence.... read..

PM Modi should've invited farmers as guests of honour for R-Day Parade: Punjab Congress President

By Archana Prasad

New Delhi | January 24, 2021 10:13:20 PM IST
Amid the ongoing farmers' protest at the borders of the national capital, Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have reached out to farmers by inviting them as guests of honour for the Republic Day ... read..

Congress got Subhas Chandra Bose killed, alleges BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj

Unnao (Uttar Pradesh) | January 24, 2021 10:13:03 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament (MP) from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj on Saturday alleged that the Congress got Subhas Chandra Bose killed.... read..

Congress slams Center over petrol, diesel price hike

By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | January 24, 2021 9:43:22 PM IST
Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government over the rise of petrol and diesel price, the Congress party on Sunday alleged that excise duty on diesel has been hiked by 820 per cent and 258 per cent on petrol in the last six years.... read..

Tharoor's Kerala 'darshan' key to Congress manifesto

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Senior leader and MP Shashi Tharoor will be travelling across all 14 districts of Kerala, meeting people ahead of preparing the Congress manifesto.... read..

Arrest Arnab for 'treason', demands Maha Congress

Mumbai |Saturday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The Maharashtra Congress on Friday held protests in all the districts and different cities demanding the arrest of Republic TV Editor in Chief Arnab Goswami for "treason" under the Official Secrets Act, 1923, party leaders said here.... read..

Congress-led UDF will come to power in Kerala after Assembly polls: G Parameshwara

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 23, 2021 2:43:10 PM IST
Former Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara on Saturday said that the Congress-led UDF will come to power in Kerala after winning the upcoming Assembly polls.... read..

Police use water cannon, baton charge Congress protest in Bhopal

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | January 23, 2021 2:43:15 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Police on Saturday used water cannons to disperse Congress workers who were taking out a march from Jawahar Chowk to Raj Bhavan in Bhopal against the new farm laws.... read..

Congress Party President election to be held in May

By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | January 22, 2021 1:43:37 PM IST
The much-awaited organisational elections, including the post of Congress Party President, are likely to be held in May this year. The Congress Working Committee (CWC), chaired by the party interim president Sonia Gandhi on Friday discussed the modalities... read..

Kisan Congress demands Rahul be made party chief

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 7:45:07 PM IST
The Kisan Congress on Friday passed a resolution for making Rahul Gandhi the president of the party.... read..

Maha Congress to agitate for Arnab's arrest

Mumbai |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Terming the recent revelations of WhatsApp chats of two media personalities Arnab Goswami and Partho Dasgupta as "extremely serious and violative of the Official Secret Act, 1923" the Maharashtra Congress on Thursday announced state-wide protests on Frida... read..

Crucial CWC meet of Congress begins

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Ahead of the eleventh round of meetings between the farmers and the Centre, a crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) began here on Friday to discuss the farmers' agitation among other issues. Also likely to be discussed is the schedule of... read..

Congress Working Committee meeting underway; economy, farmers agitation on agenda

New Delhi | January 22, 2021 11:13:04 AM IST
Congress Working Committee (CWC), chaired by party interim President Sonia Gandhi, on Friday discussed prevailing economic conditions in the country and party's strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls.... read..

Congress to have elected president by June at any cost, says KC Venugopal

New Delhi | January 22, 2021 7:13:11 PM IST
Congress on Friday said that the party will have an elected president by June this year.... read..

Congress to distribute Priyanka calendar in UP

Lucknow |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh Congress is preparing to distribute nearly 10 lakh calendars of party's General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, across every village and city of the state.... read..

Youth Congress takes out protest march, burns Speaker's effigy

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The streets of the Kerala capital witnessed a confrontation between Youth Congress workers and the police on Thursday after the Youth Congress took out a protest march towards the Kerala Assembly demanding the resignation of Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan.... read..

Bidens, top Congress leaders attend Mass ahead of inauguration

Washington |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Joe Biden, who will become the second Catholic to be the US President after John F. Kennedy, attended mass at the Cathedral of St Matthew the Apostle on Wednesday, ahead of his inauguration.... read..

Congress calls CWC on Jan 22; chat gate, farmers' issues on agenda

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 6:15:07 AM IST
The Congress has called a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), its highest decision making body, on January 22 to discuss the farmers' issues, the Arnab Goswami chat leak and the Covid-19 pandemic, sources said on Wednesday.... read..

BJP preventing 'moksha' for Sushant's soul: Congress

Mumbai |Thursday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
On the 35th birthday of Sushant Singh Rajput, the Maharashtra Congress on Thursday slammed the opposition BJP, alleging that because of its machinations, the late Bollywood actor's soul is deprived of 'moksha' (salvation).... read..

Karnataka Congress march for siege of Raj Bhavan foiled

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
The Karnataka unit of the Congress, together with farmer groups, set out on a protest march to lay siege to the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday, opposing the Union government's controversial farm laws of last year.... read..
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