New Delhi | May 27, 2020 1:41:38 PM ISTTaking a dig at Congress for playing politics over the current COVID-19 situation in the country, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday stated that the government's priority is to "drive away locusts, not a loser".... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:06 AM ISTAmid political speculation in Maharashtra, the Congress on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Modi to fight the corona pandemic, and not the opposition, alleging that the BJP is trying to destabilise the opposition government in that state.... read..
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 1:11:42 AM ISTCongress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, hit out at Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on his government's decision to ask people to pay for institutional quarantine facilities in Kerala, terming the move a "betrayal" of the state's healthcare mo... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM ISTThe Congress has voiced concern over prolonged closure of small temples forcing many priests to go without wages during the lockdown.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM ISTThere is no nationwide action plan to address stranded migrant labourers' crisis, senior Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Wednesday told the Supreme Court, seeking to intervene in the matter where the top court took suo moto cognizance on the "unfortu... read..
New Delhi | May 27, 2020 10:41:47 PM ISTCongress urged the Centre to take the "country into confidence" and address its "concerns" regarding the ongoing standoff between the Indian and Chinese armies, as per the statement released by the party on Wednesday.... read..
Mumbai |Wednesday, 2020 4:15:06 AM ISTIn a blistering counter-attack, the Congress' Maharashtra unit on Tuesday alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states like Gujarat are suppressing Covid-19 data and indulging in politics during the ongoing pandemic.... read..
New Delhi | May 26, 2020 4:11:38 PM ISTCongress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday distanced his party from Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, saying it was only supporting the state government and was not actually the decision-maker.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 26, 2020 3:11:41 PM ISTAccusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of spreading the rumour that President's rule will be imposed in Maharashtra, state Congress chief and Revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat on Tuesday asserted that the government is "strong" and all the three partie... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 26, 2020 6:41:45 PM ISTUttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu, who was arrested over a protest by party leaders and workers over the movement of buses arranged by Congress for migrant labourers, has filed a bail plea in a sessions court.... read..
Lucknow |Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM ISTThe Congress has stepped up its attack on the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, accusing it of putting out fake statistics regarding coronavirus cases and also spreading communal hatred.... read..
New Delhi | May 25, 2020 7:11:44 PM ISTThe Congress party is set to hold an online campaign on May 28 to demand a direct cash transfer of Rs 10,000 to all the families outside the income tax bracket.... read..
Lucknow |Monday, 2020 3:45:07 PM ISTIn, perhaps, its most scathing attack on Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), the Congress has termed Mayawati as a 'BJP spokesperson'.... read..
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 10:41:40 PM ISTSenior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, while lashing out at Gujarat government on Sunday where COVID-19 cases have risen to 13,664 including 829 deaths, said that "in Gujarat today we don't have a health care system. We have a sick system."... read..
New Delhi | May 24, 2020 2:11:39 PM ISTBSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday held both the BJP and Congress responsible for the poor condition of migrant workers in the country amid the COVID-19 lockdown.... read..
New York |Sunday, 2020 2:45:06 AM ISTA Bill has been introduced in Congress for wide-ranging reforms to the H-1B and L-1 visa programmes amid the COVID-19 uncertainty over job prospects and immigration in order to stop replacement of US workers, give preference to US-educated applicants, tig... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM ISTThe Congress on Sunday lashed out at the Gujarat government over the state's "sick healthcare system" and also targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on the issue.... read..
Lucknow |Saturday, 2020 9:45:05 PM ISTThe Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress party has written to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday to open all places of worship which are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2020 10:45:06 PM ISTAfter raising objections over the Sprinklr issue, the opposition Congress in Kerala on Saturday cried corruption in the selection of an IT company to make an app for liquor sale in the coastal state.... read..
Gwalior |Saturday, 2020 3:45:06 AM ISTThe Congress has roped in political strategist Prashant Kishor to lend edge to its by-election campaign in Madhya Pradesh. The state will witness by-polls to 24 seats in the next four months due to the rebellion by former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scind... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 23, 2020 4:41:48 PM ISTBahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Saturday again lashed out at Congress for not doing enough to help the migrant labourers during coronavirus lockdown, saying, the videos shared by the party displaying the plight of migrants is more of a "drama" than ... read..
New Delhi | May 23, 2020 3:41:37 PM ISTCongress on Saturday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani for inaugurating and promoting ventilator 'Dhaman-1', which is reported to be "mechanised Ambu-bag and inefficient" in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.... read..
New Delhi | May 22, 2020 5:41:47 PM ISTUnion Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday alleged that the Congress leaders are trying to politicise the coronavirus pandemic when they should rather "try to rebuild confidence among people".... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2020 1:45:06 AM ISTA day after the UP Congress chief was sent to judicial custody for a case registered against him in Lucknow, the party on Thursday termed it as "ridiculous, smacking of political vendetta" and alleged that he was punished for helping the poor.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2020 4:15:06 AM ISTFollowing the government decision to open the domestic aviation sector closed for the last two months due to lockdown, the Congress on Thursday questioned the government how it can ensure implementation of social distancing and other Covid safety norms.... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 22, 2020 8:41:39 PM ISTUttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) on Friday listed the shortcomings in the buses that were sent by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government to bring back its students from Kota in Rajasthan.... read..
Mumbai |Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM ISTSenior Congress leader and party spokesperson Sanjay Jha on Friday surprised everyone with the announcement of him being tested positive for coronavirus.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 22, 2020 4:11:55 PM ISTKarnataka Congress delegation met Chief Election Commissioner, Dr B Basavaraju in Bengaluru, urging him to guide Karnataka Government to conduct local body elections and not to allow State government to nominate their party men to the local bodies.... read..
Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2020 7:15:06 PM ISTA day after the Pinarayi Vijayan government in an affidavit informed the Kerala High Court, that US-based PR and marketing firm -- Sprinklr will have no more role in COVID-19 data analysis, the Congress on Friday reiterated its demand for a CBI probe into... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 21, 2020 10:11:39 PM ISTTelangana BJP leader NV Subhash on Thursday said that Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and her party was trying to paint Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as a dictator in the public's eye over the buses row.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 AM ISTHighlighting the plight of migrant workers walking on foot to their native places, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday targeted the Uttar Pradesh government for not allowing the buses arranged by the party to enter the state.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 7:45:13 PM ISTOn the 29th Death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the Congress party on Thursday pledged not to give advertisement but instead give the amount to help labourers and daily-wage workers amidst nationwide lockdown.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 AM ISTIn a humanitarian move, the Delhi Congress on Wednesday arranged for the rail fare of the 300 students from Kerala stranded in the national capital.... read..
Bhopal |Thursday, 2020 11:15:06 PM ISTThe Shivraj Singh Chouhan government has started the process of sealing the official bungalows of many former ministers of the previous Kamal Nath regime. Some of the MLAs had not vacated their ministerial bungalows.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 9:15:06 PM ISTThe Congress has condemned registration of FIR against interim chief Sonia Gandhi in Shivamogga in Karnataka for questioning PM-CARES fund. Congress said this "BJP dictatorial mindset is an attempt to threaten transparency."... read..
Karnal (Haryana) | May 21, 2020 11:41:39 AM ISTCongress leader Pankaj Punia has been arrested by the police in Karnal over charges of posting objectionable content on social media.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 21, 2020 1:11:45 PM ISTKarnataka Congress leaders DK Shivakumar, Dinesh Gundu Rao, among others, paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 29th death anniversary on Thursday.... read..
Shivamogga (Karnataka) | May 21, 2020 1:41:43 PM ISTAn FIR has been registered against Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi in Sagar taluk of Shivamogga district of Karnataka over tweets on May 11 by the party's official handle about PM-CARES fund.... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 21, 2020 1:41:40 AM ISTA Lucknow Court has sent Uttar Pradesh Congress President Ajay Kumar Lallu to judicial custody for 14 days on Wednesday.... read..