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Congress MP's wife apologises for 'rape' post on FB

Kochi |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
After her Facebook post invited criticism, Anna Linda Eden, wife of Hibi Eden, Congress Lok Sabha member from Ernakulam, on Tuesday apologised and said her post, which was withdrawn, meant no offence. It was a message that one should face all situations w... read..
 

US Congressional hearing: Proscribed terror outfit perpetrated Mumbai attacks, shot journalist in Kashmir, says Aarti Tikoo Singh

Washington | October 23, 2019 1:41:34 AM IST
Aarti Tikoo Singh, senior Indian journalist from Kashmir exposed nefarious activities of Pakistan based terror groups during US House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Tuesday and spoke about LeT killing of Kashmir based journalist Shujaat Bukhari and ... read..
 

BJP to gift Goa Congress prez Abhijit Banerjee's book

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Even as several BJP leaders across India have criticised Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee for his 'left leaning' economics, Goa's Environment Minister Nilesh Cabral on Tuesday justified the BJP-led coalition government's spending on populist welfare scheme... read..
 

Maharashtra polls: Congress demands installation of network jammers in and around strong rooms

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 8:41:38 AM IST
Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president Balasaheb Thorat has written a letter to the state Chief Electoral Officer suggesting measures for "free and fair elections" in the state including installation of network jammers in and around strong rooms... read..
 

US assures India of 'partnership', as Congress members criticise Kashmir restrictions

New York |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
While US President Donald Trump's Administration gave a reassurance that relations with India was a partnership and that it does not take a position on the revocation of Kashmir's special constitutional status, India's restrictions on communications and m... read..
 

Ahead of Parliament session, Congress to protest on economic slowdown with like-minded opposition parties

New Delhi | October 23, 2019 2:41:33 AM IST
Ahead of Parliament session to be commenced from November 18, Congress is planning to hit the streets to protest against the Central government on the issue of economic slowdown.... read..
 

Sonia to hold meeting with members of Congress think tank group on Oct 25

New Delhi | October 23, 2019 3:41:34 PM IST
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to hold a meeting with the members of the Congress think tank group at her residence in New Delhi on October 25.... read..
 

Congress to observe 35th death anniversary of Indira Gandhi with emphasis on national integration

New Delhi | October 23, 2019 3:41:38 PM IST
The Congress party has decided to observe the 35th death anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi in a "befitting manner" with emphasis on national integration on October 31.... read..
 

Congress to appoint new chief in Madhya Pradesh soon

New Delhi | October 23, 2019 4:11:56 PM IST
The Congress is expected to announce its Madhya Pradesh unit chief soon with Chief Minister Kamal Nath holding the post at present, sources said.... read..
 

Congress extends supports to DK Shivakumar

New Delhi | October 23, 2019 1:11:40 PM IST
Senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who is currently lodged in Tihar Jail for alleged involvement in a money laundering case, has received party's support which dubbed formers' arrest as "vendetta politics".... read..
 

Bengaluru: Youth Congress holds protest against govt over K'taka flood

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 23, 2019 2:11:38 PM IST
Youth Congress workers on Wednesday staged a protest in Bengaluru's Maurya circle against the central government and the state government over Karnataka flood situation.... read..
 

Navjot Kaur Sidhu distances from Congress

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The Congress appears to be facing a setback in Punjab. Former Amritsar MLA and wife of former cricketer Navjot Kaur has distanced from the party.... read..
 

Ex-Congress MLA Abdullakutty made Kerala BJP vice-president

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Congress lawmaker A.P. Abdullakutty who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in June this year was on Tuesday appointed as the vice-president of the BJP in Kerala.... read..
 

Karnataka: Congress appoints five district presidents in state

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 3:11:39 AM IST
Congress party on Monday approved the proposal for appointment of five party functionaries as District Congress Presidents in Karnataka.... read..
 

Rajasthan civic polls: Congress rift persists

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The rift in the ruling Congress over civic polls strategy persists with one minister proposing formation of an alliance on the Bharatpur seat while another minister rejecting it.... read..
 

Congress says govt should bear Kartarpur 'jazia'

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The Congress has launched a scathing attack on Kartapur Corridor's proposed fee that Pakistan says it will charge ($20) from each pilgrim. The official signing of the corridor is due on October 23.... read..
 

Congress poaches MLA Aditi Singh's cousin in Rae Bareli

Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh) |Tuesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
In a move to compensate for the possible loss of Rae Bareli MLA Aditi Singh, the Congress has managed to poach her cousin brother Manish Singh, who is all set to join the grand old party on Wednesday.... read..
 

Believe in Banerjee and implement 'Nyay' in your states, RSS functionary challenges Congress

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 6:11:42 PM IST
The RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal (BSM) has criticised the manner in which the Nobel Prize in Economics is awarded, incidentally on the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Abhijit Banerjee, this year's joint winner of the prize.... read..
 

Ex-Congress Rajya Sabha MP KC Ramamurthy joins BJP

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 3:11:33 PM IST
Former Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka, KC Ramamurthy on Tuesday joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of senior party leaders at its headquarters in New Delhi.... read..
 

BJP, Congress in close race in Haryana, says exit poll

New Delhi | October 22, 2019 11:11:40 PM IST
BJP and Congress are in a neck-to-neck fight in Haryana Assembly elections, an exit poll said on Tuesday with the ruling party slightly ahead of its main rival.... read..
 

Ex-Congress RS MP Ramamurthy joins BJP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Former Congress Rajya Sabha member K. C. Ramamurthy became the latest politician to jump into the BJP bandwagon. He joined the saffron party on Tuesday in presence of two senior BJP leaders - Bhupender Yadav and Arun Singh and a senior minister Pralhad Jo... read..
 

Fight in Haryana between Congress, BJP only: Hooda

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Two-time former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said the contest in the state was only between the BJP and Congress and the latter would emerge victorious.... read..
 

Congress leaders held trying to lay siege to Telangana CM house

Hyderabad |Monday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Police in Telangana arrested scores of Congress leaders and workers on Monday to foil the party's plans to lay siege to Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's residence in support of striking employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC)... read..
 

Congress spokesman blames 'aunt', 'nephew' for custodial torture

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Bailed out on Sunday after two days in police custody, Congress spokesman Sanmoy Bandopadhyay alleged that he was subjected to "inhuman torture" and was not allowed to drink a drop of water for 14 hours, claiming that everything was done on the instructio... read..
 

Congress wants voting time at Ernakulam till 8 p.m.

Kochi |Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Monday officially asked the district returning officer of Kochi to order for the official voting time at the Ernakulam assembly constituency to be extended till 8 p.m.... read..
 

Battleground Maharashtra: BJP-Shiv Sena seeks second term, Congress-NCP hopes to make comeback

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 21, 2019 6:11:39 AM IST
Fate of 3,237 candidates will be sealed in EVMs on Monday as voters in Maharashtra will exercise their electoral rights to elect state assembly representatives in 288 constituencies for the formation of next state government.... read..
 

BJP rakes up pro-Yakub letter to target Congress

Mumbai |Monday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST
Three Congress candidates fighting from Maharashtra are in the news for all the wrong reasons. An old letter signed by them, written on their official letter head, has found its way back, just as the election for Maharashtra kicked in. The Congress leader... read..
 

Congress spokesman blames 'aunt', 'nephew' for custodial torture (Lead)

Kolkata |Monday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
Bailed out on Sunday after two days in police custody, Congress spokesman Sanmoy Bandopadhyay alleged that he was subjected to "inhuman torture" and was not allowed to drink a drop of water for 14 hours, claiming that everything was done on the instructio... read..
 

Congress leader lauds Indian Army's action on terror camps in PoK

New Delhi | October 20, 2019 4:11:48 PM IST
Senior Congress leader KTS Tulsi on Sunday praised the Indian Army for targeting the terror camps situated in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) region.... read..
 

Delhi: Congress leaders including former MCD councillor Rekha Rani join AAP

New Delhi | October 20, 2019 10:41:33 PM IST
Congress party leader and former MCD councillor Rekha Rani joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here on Sunday.... read..
 

Congress demands inquiry into 'irregularities' in GITM 2019 tenders

Panaji (Goa) | October 20, 2019 4:41:35 PM IST
Congress Goa president Girish Chodankar on Sunday targeted the Pramod Sawant-led state government for allegedly manipulating the records and creating ambiguity in tender specifications pertaining to Goa International Travel Mart (GITM) 2019.... read..
 

MP Minister slams former Congress MP Govinda for campaigning in favour of BJP leader

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | October 20, 2019 5:41:33 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Minister Sajjan Singh Verma on Saturday slammed Bollywood actor and former Congress MP Govinda for campaigning for a BJP leader in Maharashtra and alleged that 'such people do not possess values'.... read..
 

Huzurnagar by-poll: TRS, Congress locked in neck-and-neck fight (Curtain Raiser)

Hyderabad |Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
It's likely to be neck-and-neck fight in Monday's bye-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency, with ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) keen to wrest it from Congress while the opposition party is determined to continue its winning streak.... read..
 

Haryana polls: It is Modi versus a lacklustre Congress

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
In Monday's assembly elections to all 90 seats in deeply clan-bound Haryana, it is largely BJP's star campaigner Narendra Modi versus lackluster campaigning by the faction-ridden opposition Congress.... read..
 

US Congress delegation, Jordanian King discuss Middle East stability, security cooperation

Middle East | October 20, 2019 1:41:41 PM IST
Amman [Jordan], Oct 20 (Sputnik/ANI): The US congressional delegation visited Jordan and discussed matters related to ensuring stability in the Middle East region and developing bilateral security cooperation with King Abdullah II of Jordan, said Speaker ... read..
 

Haryana Police Association extends support to Congress in Assembly poll

By Archana Prasad

New Delhi | October 19, 2019 3:11:36 PM IST
In run-up to the Haryana Assembly election, the state police association on Saturday announced its support to the Congress party, saying that every police personnel will vote for the grand old party.... read..
 

It's Congress VS Congress in R'sthan over civic polls

Jaipur |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Friday came out against his own government criticising the "hybrid model" which the state government announced recently for the forthcoming civic elections, making it a Congress versus Congress fight in the ... read..
 

Modi targets Congress on national security in last campaign speech for Haryana polls

By Pragya Kaushika

Rewari (Haryana) | October 19, 2019 7:41:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday targeted Congress on the issue of national security, saying its successive governments had not properly met the needsof armed forces, had not been effective in tackling terrorism and had failed to fully integrate J... read..
 

Congress had separated an integral part of Pakistan, says Sibal

New Delhi | October 19, 2019 3:41:37 PM IST
In a clear reference to the separation of Bangladesh from Pakistan, Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday said that his party had also taken action against the neighbouring country.... read..
 

PM targets Congress for letting Kartarpur Sahib stay in Pakistan during partition

Sirsa (Haryana) | October 19, 2019 4:11:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday targeted the Congress over India not having a corridor connecting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan for seven decades and also over the key pilgrimage centre linked to Guru Nanak Dev being allowed to be in the n... read..
 

Karnataka: Congress stages 'pakoda protest' against unemployment, economic slowdown

Shivamogga (Karnataka) | October 19, 2019 5:41:37 PM IST
The Congress party leaders and workers here on Saturday staged a 'pakoda protest' against the alleged failure of BJP-led state and Central governments.... read..
 

YSR Congress MP ties the knot with her friend

Visakhapatnam |Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
YSR Congress Party MP from Araku, Goddeti Madhavi, on Friday tied the knot with her childhood friend Kusireddy Siva Prasad, who had played a key role in her poll campaign and proposed her after she was elected to Lok Sabha.... read..
 

Congress pins hopes on revival in Ahirwal region of Haryana

Mahendragarh (Haryana) |Saturday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
After a wipeout from south Haryana in the last Assembly elections, the Congress is looking for a revival in the region as a result of the growing discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over distribution of tickets and the rift in the Chautala-... read..
 

Congress pins hopes on revival in Ahirwal region of Haryana (Lead)

Mahendragarh (Haryana) |Saturday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
After a wipeout from south Haryana in the last Assembly elections, the Congress is looking for a revival in the region as a result of the growing discontent within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over distribution of tickets and the rift in the Chautala-... read..
 

Congress' lacklustre poll campaign in Haryana, M'rashtra

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The Congress' approach towards the two states going to polls has not been serious.... read..
 

Hyderabad: Congress leaders detained for supporting RTC employees "Bandh" call

Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 19, 2019 9:11:43 PM IST
The police on Saturday took into preventive custody Congress leaders who were protesting at Charminar in support of "Bundh call" given by Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employees.... read..
 

Gadkari criticizes NCP, Congress leaders for wanting to switch sides ahead of polls

Nagpur (Maharashtra) | October 19, 2019 9:41:37 PM IST
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday advised Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to do "family planning" within the party to "avoid crowding" from NCP and Congress. "Earlier we used to lose every election... Victory was a farfetched dream... ... read..
 

Corrupt Congress-NCP did maximum harm to Maha: PM

Mumbai |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi charged the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party of doing maximum harm to the state and country because of its corruption, here on Friday.... read..
 

Culture Minister slams Congress leaders for criticising proposal to give Bharat Ratna to Savarkar

Politics | October 19, 2019 10:11:35 PM IST
Union Minister Prahlad Patel on Saturday slammed leaders of Congress and some other opposition parties for being critical of proposal in BJP's Maharashtra manifesto confer Bharat Ratna to Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and said controversy o... read..
 

Corrupt Congress-NCP did maximum harm to people: PM (Lead)

Mumbai |Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance of doing the maximum harm to the state and country because of its corruption.... read..
 

Who split Pak into two, tell people: Congress to Modi

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Congress on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for highlighting only abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir during the assembly polls campaigning in Haryana and Maharashtra where polls are due on October 21 and asked him to tel... read..
 
 
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