New Delhi | September 25, 2021 4:16:08 PM ISTFormer JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar and Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch (RDAM) MLA Jignesh Mewani from Gujarat are expected to join the Congress party on September 28, said Congress party sources.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 25, 2021 5:46:04 AM ISTKarnataka Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr K Sudhakar on Friday slammed the Congress for using COVID-19 deaths to its political advantage.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | September 25, 2021 11:46:12 AM ISTAhead of the upcoming Assembly polls in Goa, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday directed the state unit of the party to launch an aggressive campaign against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 PM ISTFormer JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar along with independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani will join Congress on September 28, sources close to the CPI leader and Mevani have confirmed.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 25, 2021 4:16:16 PM ISTMumbai Congress leader has welcomed Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's request to convene a special Assembly session to discuss the increasing number of rape cases in the country and said that and said that after the Saki Naka rape case, the Maharashtra chi... read..
Agartala |Friday, 2021 9:45:06 PM ISTAmidst the hectic political activities by all the major parties in Tripura, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday appointed former Minister and seasoned politician Birajit Sinha as the party President in the northeastern state and chose five leaders a... read..
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 9:16:08 PM ISTAhead of the meeting with the Congress high command, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi is holding meetings with the state party MLAs at Kapurthala House in the national capital.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2021 8:15:05 PM ISTAfter Amarinder Singh's stepping down as Punjab Chief Minister, the 'G-23' leaders say that many in Congress are worried about the future and are looking for adjustments outside the party, as a patch-up with Rahul Gandhi seems unlikely with the former par... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2021 7:15:05 PM ISTAmid the buzz of Trinamool Congress MPs arriving in Goa to scout for political talent and ticket aspirants for the 2022 Assembly polls in the coastal state, a popular Catholic priest, Fr. Eremito Rebello, has recorded a video message for West Bengal Chief... read..
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 1:45:53 AM ISTDays after Charanjit Singh Channi took charge as Punjab Chief Minister, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Prakash on Thursday said that Congress is indulging in 'caste politics'.... read..
New Delhi | September 24, 2021 5:16:15 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Nalin Kohli on Friday raised serious allegations against the Congress party stating that during the party's tenure, illegal immigrants flooded Assam and managed to procure fake documents.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 24, 2021 4:46:05 PM ISTThe Karnataka Congress said it has decided to boycott Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla's address to the joint sitting of the State Legislature which was scheduled for Friday, stating that such kind of address is "unprecedented and unconstitutional".... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2021 7:45:06 PM ISTAfter the appointment of Charanjit Singh Channi as the Chief Minister of Punjab, the Congress has shifted its focus to the Dalits and the party has already started wooing them through Punjab.... read..
Washington | September 23, 2021 6:46:04 PM ISTA US Congressman unveiled legislation on Wednesday to "target sanctions against Chinese Communist Party (CCP) military or surveillance companies".... read..
Varanasi (UP) |Thursday, 2021 8:45:05 PM ISTThe Congress suffered yet another jolt on Thursday when the family of one of its oldest families severed its ties with the party.... read..
Mumbai |Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM ISTIn wake of the brutal rape-cum-murder of a woman in Mumbai's Sakinaka, the Congress' Maharashtra unit on Wednesday demanded that women security guards should be appointed in all housing societies to ensure women's safety.... read..
By Siddharth SharmaNew Delhi | September 23, 2021 4:46:10 PM ISTCongress' "Mission Uttar Pradesh" gets momentum as the party is all set to release the first list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state during the Navratras starting from the second week of October.... read..
Washington |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM ISTFormer Secretaries of the US Treasury Department have urged Congress to swiftly raise the federal debt limit, warning "an unprecedented default" would cause serious economic and national security harm.... read..
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 4:16:17 PM ISTThe Congress said that the amount of Rs 50,000 announced by the Centre as ex gratia to families of those who died of COVID-19 is a joke and Rs 5 lakh should be given to the kin, said party national spokesperson Supriya Shrinate on Thursday.... read..
Ambala (Haryana) | September 23, 2021 4:16:11 PM ISTThe Congress has hatched a conspiracy to bring Navjot Singh Sidhu, a Pak supporter and friend of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa, to power so that Punjab and Pakistan could flock together in future, said Haryan... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 22, 2021 6:45:58 PM ISTCondoling the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) President Mahant Narendra Giri whose body was found under mysterious circumstances in Prayagraj, Congress has demanded an investigation into the case by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 8:16:11 PM ISTThe Congress is opposing Chanakya University Bill, 2021 and members of the Centre for Education and Social Studies, sponsoring body of the university, are all RSS members, said former Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress legislative party leader Siddaram... read..
New Delhi | September 22, 2021 10:46:15 PM ISTAfter Congress leader Harish Rawat's remarks on party leader Navjot Singh Sindhu's meeting with Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa in 2018, Union Minister and BJP leader Rajeev Chandrashekhar said that Congress had stooped down to irresponsible levels... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 22, 2021 11:46:06 PM ISTCongress leader Rajni Patil and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Upadhyay filed their nominations for the upcoming Rajya Sabha bypoll in Maharashtra at the Maharashtra assembly on Wednesday.... read..
Washington |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM ISTDemocrats are facing hurdles as they try to pass a $3.5 trillion spending package, experts said.... read..
Jaipur |Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM ISTAfter the dethroning of Captain Amarinder Singh as Punjab CM, next will be the turn of Rajasthan to see major changes, said veteran Congress leaders while speaking to IANS.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM ISTAlmost two weeks after the now controversial statement made by a Catholic bishop on "love and narcotic jihad" in Kerala, and the varied reactions to it, the Congress on Wednesday slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for "playing hide and seek" and dema... read..
Mumbai |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM ISTThe Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday said that maximum cases of atrocities against women are recorded in Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states and endorsed Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's suggestion to convene a special four-day session of Parliament to... read..
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 10:16:23 PM ISTAll India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary and former MLA Mainul Haque on Tuesday resigned from the party.... read..
Hyderabad |Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM ISTTension prevailed at the residence of Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president A. Revanth Reddy here on Tuesday as workers of ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) tried to stage a protest, leading to a clash with the former's supporters.... read..
Kolkata |Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM ISTIn a major setback for Congress, senior West Bengal leader and five time MLA, Moinul Haque has sent his resignation to the party high command, and is likely to join the ruling Trinamool Congress soon.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 PM ISTAhead of civic body polls in the national capital, tension is simmering in the Delhi Congress on the style of functioning of state party chief Anil Chaudhary.... read..
New Delhi | September 21, 2021 10:46:17 PM ISTCongress on Tuesday appointed Pargat Singh and Yoginder Pal Dhingra as General Secretaries of its Punjab unit with immediate effect, informed party General Secretary KC Venugopal.... read..
Mumbai |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:05 AM ISTThe Congress has named former MP Rajani Patil as its candidate for the October 4 by-election to Rajya Sabha seat from Maharashtra, leaving many formidable contenders disappointed.... read..
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | September 21, 2021 9:46:19 PM ISTUttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) on Tuesday wrote to the Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker seeking suspension of membership of BJP MLA Rajkumar.... read..
Guwahati/Kohima |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:05 PM ISTThe opposition Congress on Tuesday raised questions over Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's involvement in the Naga peace talks and says the state's interest may be compromised in the long run.... read..
Pandhana (Madhya Pradesh) | September 21, 2021 8:16:15 PM ISTMadhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan slammed the previous Congress government in the state, alleging that the state witnessed destruction during its tenure.... read..
New Delhi | September 21, 2021 8:46:21 PM ISTCongress said on Tuesday that the seizure of 3,000 kg heroin from Gujarat's Mundra port is a "serious issue" for India and added that it is a "conspiracy" to throw the youth into drug addiction.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 20, 2021 3:46:04 PM ISTResponding to the allegation of Karnataka's former Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa that some BJP MLAs were in touch with Congress, State Congress chief DK Shivakumar on Monday said that he does not want to discuss the matter and he will speak only after Yed... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 20, 2021 5:46:11 AM ISTUttar Pradesh Congress Committee on Sunday expanded its media and communication department by appointing a new chairman and vice-chairman ahead of state Assembly elections.... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2021 10:45:05 PM ISTAfter criticism from BSP supremo Mayawati over the appointment of a Dalit Chief Minister, the Congress has thrown a challenge to Mayawati to declare a Dalit Chief Minister candidate in Punjab.... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2021 2:45:05 AM ISTAfter the surprise announcement of the name of Charanjit Singh Channi, a Dalit leader, for the Chief Minister's post in Punjab, the Congress looks at the larger aim of Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh which are also going to polls early next year.... read..
New Delhi | September 20, 2021 11:45:52 PM ISTThe Congress party on Monday nominated Rajani Patil to the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Maharashtra to be held on October 4.... read..
New Delhi | September 20, 2021 7:16:04 PM ISTCongress leader and former Law Minister Ashwani Kumar has lauded the appointment of Charanjit Singh Channi as a Chief Minister of Punjab, saying it is the "right choice at right time" by the party leadership.... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) | September 20, 2021 10:16:22 PM ISTEven as Charanjit Singh Channi took oath as Punjab Chief Minister on Monday following the Congress leadership's decision to elevate him as leader of Congress Legislative party, the turmoil in the state unit of the party seems far from over.... read..
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | September 19, 2021 9:16:00 PM ISTRashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday met Jharkhand Chief Minister, Hemant Soren and Jharkhand Pradesh Congress President Rajesh Thakur in Ranchi.... read..
New Delhi | September 19, 2021 1:45:47 PM ISTSenior Congress leader Ambika Soni has turned down the offer to be the next Chief Minister of Punjab, a day after Captain Amarinder Singh resigned, stating that she believes that a Sikh should handle the top post.... read..
SAS Nagar (Punjab) | September 19, 2021 11:46:08 PM ISTAfter Congress announced Charanjit Singh Channi as the new Chief Minister of Punjab on Sunday, celebrations were held at his residence in Kharar.... read..
Chandigarh | September 19, 2021 11:16:07 PM ISTShiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday congratulated Charanjit Singh Channi soon after he was unanimously elected as the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party.... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 PM ISTUnion Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Sanjeev Balyan, said that opposition parties such as the Congress, SP and RLD have weakened the ongoing farmers' protest for their personal political interests.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2021 10:45:06 PM ISTCongress' Kerala President K. Sudhakaran on Sunday said that the party would convene a meeting of religious heads to tamp down tempers following a Bishop's statement that Christian children should be safe guarded against "Narcotic Jihad" that is being pu... read..