Tuesday, March 31, 2020

FIR against Congress MLA for violating prohibitory orders in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur

Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) | March 30, 2020 7:11:27 AM IST
A FIR has been registered against Congress MLA Shailesh Pandey for allegedly violating prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC after a crowd gathered outside his residence in Bilaspur to get free ration.... read..

Lives of poor matter or not: Congress on mass exodus

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Highlighting the mass exodus of migrant labourers from the big cities to their respective states on foot, the Congress on Monday attacked the Narendra Modi government, questioning if lives of poor matter or not. The Congress urged the government to ensure... read..

Congress Working Committee meet on April 2 via video conferencing to discuss COVID-19

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 6:41:29 PM IST
A meeting of Congress Working Committee will be held on April 2 through video conferencing to discuss the situation arising due to the threat posed by COVID-19 and measures taken to contain the disease.... read..

Centre should bear 70 pc wage bill of MSME sector: Congress

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 6:41:42 PM IST
The Congress on Monday demanded that the Central government should bear 70 per cent of wage bill of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) for three months and it should come out with a law that there will be no retrenchment in any sector or company ... read..

Congress Working Committee to meet on April 2 via video conferencing over COVID-19

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 8:41:43 PM IST
A meeting of Congress Working Committee will be held on April 2 through video conferencing to discuss the situation created by the threat posed by COVID 19 and measures taken to contain the disease.... read..

Congress MP approaches SC seeking directions to open Karnataka-Kerala border

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 1:41:31 PM IST
Congress MP Rajmohan Unnithan on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking directions to open the Karnataka-Kerala border to allow movement of ambulances and other emergency vehicles for the transport of essential items to Kerala.... read..

Congress asks state units to set up control rooms to help combat coronavirus

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 3:11:29 PM IST
All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Monday directed its Pradesh Congress Committees (PCCs) to set up control rooms to co-ordinate the party's efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus across the country.... read..

Lockdown shows same haste as in demonetization: Congress

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
After the Prime Minister on Sunday offered his apology for the inconvenience caused to people following a countrywide lockdown, the Congress attacked the government for "inept handling" of the situation and and high prices of testing kits for Covid-19.... read..

Congress objects to police punishing 3 for violating lockdown

Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
The Congress on Saturday hit out at the Kannur Superintendent of Police Yathish Chandra who was seen in a video clipping punishing three persons by asking them to do squats for violating lockdown rules.... read..

Congress councillor, party workers give food to needy in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) | March 29, 2020 4:11:34 PM IST
Congress councillor Monika Sharma along with party workers and NGOs distributed food to the needy here on Sunday amid lockdown due to the coronavirus.... read..

Govt leaving people to their fate, alleges Congress

New Delhi/Jalandhar |Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Continuing its attack on the central government on the issue of migrant workers, the Congress on Sunday said thousands are left stranded and have been forced to take the long walk home without any assistance and many have been subjected to police atrociti... read..

Youth Congress helps stranded J'khand labourers in Chennai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 29, 2020 8:11:35 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Youth Congress workers came forward to help Jharkhand migrant labourers who were stuck here due to countrywide lockdown in view of coronavirus pandemic.... read..

Vijayan, Congress condemn police official for punishing people (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday condemned the act of Kannur Superintendent of Police Yathish Chandra, who was seen punishing three people by making them squat on the road, as they ventured out on the streets.... read..

Congress workers distribute food packets among needy in Delhi

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 11:41:33 PM IST
Congress workers distributed food packets among the needy people near Lady Hardinge Medical College here on Sunday amid lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak.... read..

Congress leader urges Bihar CM to provide transport facilities for migrant workers

By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 1:11:33 AM IST
Congress leader Shakti Sinh Gohil on Saturday urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to look into the situation arising from migration of workers from the metro cities and arrange transport for those who are keen to return to the state.... read..

COVID-19 : Congress writes to mobile cos seeking free calls for migrants

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 10:11:31 PM IST
The Congress party on Sunday wrote a letter to owners of Jio, Vodafone-Idea, BSNL and Airtel seeking free calls on their networks for migrants amid coronavirus lockdown in the country.... read..

Congress discusses ways and means to combat COVID-19

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 8:41:40 PM IST
A meeting of Congress functionaries was held here to assess and discuss the preparedness of the party in fighting against the pandemic of COVID-19, which has infected 979 in India so far.... read..

Sonia forms task force to intensify response of Congress-ruled states to COVID19

New Delhi | March 28, 2020 6:41:33 PM IST
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has constituted a task force to intensify the efforts of Congress-ruled state governments to deal with the grave situation prevailing on account of COVID19 in a coordinated manner.... read..

Congress asks party MPs to use MPLAD funds to equip hospitals in fight against COVID19

New Delhi | March 27, 2020 1:11:26 AM IST
As part of efforts to help people during the lockdown enforced to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Congress has directed its state units to make efforts for the availability of food and medicines.... read..

If planes used to evacuate, why not buses for poor: Congress

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Amid reports of hundreds of migrants forced to walk back to native places in the absence of transport due to national lockdown, the Congress questioned that if stranded Indians could be evacuated from abroad, why could buses not be arranged to send the po... read..

After praise, Congress says financial package too little

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
After Rahul Gandhi described the government's financial assistance package as a first step in the right direction, the Congress said it is "too little."... read..

Provide food, medical kits to deprived: Congress to state units

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
The Congress on Thursday appealed to the party workers across the country to distribute food and medicine kits to the deprived people from the state level to the block level in the wake of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of novel coron... read..

BJP's power lust put 130 crore Indians at stake: MP Congress alleges delay in lockdown

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | March 27, 2020 11:41:27 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Congress on Friday hit out at the Centre for "delaying lockdown" in view of the coronavirus outbreak, claiming that the BJP has put lives of 130 crore people in the country at stake as it was busy in toppling and forming the government in t... read..

Congress says lockdown is without planning

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Amid tens of thousands of citizens stranded in urban centres and many taking a long walk home without food and shelter, the Congress has alleged that the government is unable to control the reverse migration.... read..

Govt should help workers in informal sector: Congress

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Amid people walking to their native places after the unprecedented nationwide lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus, the Congress on Thursday demanded that the Centre help the informal sector workers who were not registered anywhere.... read..

Government should transfer Rs 7,500 to Jan Dhan, PM Kisan accounts for nutrition needs during lockdown: Congress

New Delhi | March 25, 2020 7:41:28 PM IST
The Congress said on Wednesday that it stood with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his appeal for 21-day lockdown but was "deeply disappointed by the lack of coherent strategy" and demanded that Rs 7,500 should be transferred to every Jan Dhan, PM Kisan an... read..

Nyay scheme is the need of the hour : Congress

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Congress has demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement its minimum income guarantee scheme called "Nyay", which the party had promised but could not fulfill it after its defeat in the election.... read..

Sack ministers jeopardising medical staff's health: Congress

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The Congress has demanded sacking of ministers responsible for jeopardising the health of medical staff engaged in treating coronavirus patients.... read..

Provide preventive equipment to health workers: Congress

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
The Congress has hit out at the government for not providing protective equipment to health workers who are directly engaged in the fight against coronavirus.... read..

There is need for economic package for daily wagers, says Congress' Naseer Hussain

New Delhi | March 24, 2020 7:41:35 PM IST
Congress MP Syed Naseer Hussain on Tuesday welcomed the extension in deadline of filing IT return for FY 2018-19 announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and said that there is a need for an economic package for those who earn their living on a da... read..

Shivraj Singh Chouhan wins floor test in Assembly, Congress boycotts

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | March 24, 2020 12:11:29 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who took oath on Monday night, won the confidence motion in the state Assembly this morning amid a boycott of the vote by the opposition Congress.... read..

Priyanka asks UP Congress workers to help people

New Delhi/Lucknow |Tuesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has urged the party workers in Uttar Pradesh to help people without any prejudice in the wake of lockdown due to coronavirus.... read..
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