Washington | December 14, 2019 5:11:17 AM ISTIndian-American Congressman Ami Bera has been appointed as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | December 13, 2019 7:11:19 AM ISTCongress leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Assam Legislative Assembly, Debabrata Saikia on Thursday requested Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami to convene a special session of the state Assembly to discuss the concerns of people of Assam over the Citiz... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM ISTAmid the ruckus over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's 'rape remark', Congress party national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala accused the Narendra Modi-led Central government of diverting the public attention from the "ongoing unrest in the country".... read..
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 3:41:34 PM ISTMadhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday said that his government will follow whatever stand is taken by Congress party on the Citizenship Amendment Act.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 13, 2019 3:11:33 PM ISTEchoing similar sentiments as the non-BJP ruled states that are averse to the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019, Maharashtra Minister and Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat on Friday said that the State will follow the policy of party's... read..
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 3:11:23 PM ISTBJP lawmaker Vishwas Sarang has hit out at Congress' Arif Masood for threatening to resign from the Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh over the implementation of Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019.... read..
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 2:41:25 PM ISTMembers of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee on Friday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.... read..
General News | December 13, 2019 12:41:27 PM ISTThe Congress party and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha on Friday over 'protests in Assam and other parts of the country against the implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act'.... read..
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | December 13, 2019 10:41:31 AM ISTCongress MLA Arif Masood said that he will give up his membership of the Legislative Assembly if the Madhya Pradesh government implements the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 that makes way for granting Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Paki... read..
Panaji |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTThe Goa Congress on Friday urged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to ban the entry of minors, provide adequate security to women and keep a vigil against drug peddling during the upcoming party season in Goa, which includes a popular electronic dance music fe... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM ISTThe Congress on Thursday described the situation in Assam as "extremely disturbing" and accused the BJP-led Central government of provoking the sentiments of the people of the state by passing the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 13, 2019 11:41:25 PM ISTCongress leader and Maharashtra Minister Dr Nitin Raut on Friday said that his government will not implement Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the state.... read..
Gurugram (Haryana) | December 13, 2019 10:11:18 PM ISTHaryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday fired 'rape in Congress' salvo at Rahul Gandhi for his 'Rape in India' remark.... read..
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 4:11:20 AM ISTThe Congress party is sparing no efforts to make the "Bharat Bachao Rally" scheduled to be held on Saturday at the Ramlila Maidan here into a great success. Moreover, party leader Rahul Gandhi will be the focus of the rally which is a planned move against... read..
Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM ISTThe Congress-led Opposition in Kerala on Friday announced that it will join hands with the Kerala government, and all like-minded parties in the state, who are against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 4:11:19 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya on Thursday accused Shiv Sena and Congress of not revealing details about the merger of scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank.... read..
Bengaluru |Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 AM ISTSenior Karnataka Congress leader Siddaramaiah underwent angioplasty at a city hospital on Wednesday night.... read..
Agartala |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM ISTThe Youth Congress has given a call for 24-hour statewide shutdown on Thursday in protest against the police lathicharge on the activists agitating against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) here on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 AM ISTAccusing the government of being "busy with divisive policies", the Congress here on Wednesday accused the central government of not being interested in solving the problems of citizens.... read..
Mumbai |Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 AM ISTThe Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra welcomed the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) by the Rajya Sabha late on Wednesday evening.... read..
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 12:11:18 PM ISTMinister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that Congress is trying to revive its fortunes by stoking protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the North East but it... read..
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 1:11:24 AM ISTHome Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday slammed Congress for opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, saying that the stance taken by the grand old party and that of Pakistan Prime Minister were similar.... read..
General News | December 12, 2019 11:11:17 AM ISTCongress parliamentarian Ripun Bora and AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Thursday gave 'Suspension of Business Notice' in Rajya Sabha under rule 267, over 'current situation of Assam and northeast region'.... read..
By Pragya KaushikaNew Delhi | December 12, 2019 1:11:51 PM ISTUnion Minister for Department of North-East Region Jitendra Singh on Thursday attacked the Congress and held it responsible for fanning the violence and unrest unleashed in the region post the passing of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) by Parliament.... read..
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 2:41:19 PM ISTCongress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday targeted the BJP-led government over the passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) saying that large parts of North-East were "in turmoil" and "Kashmir phenomenon was being replicated".... read..
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 2:11:31 PM ISTUnion Minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said that the Congress is running a misinformation campaign in North-East India and instigating protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB).... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 6:41:17 PM ISTMaharashtra Congress chief Balasaheb Thorat was allocated the charge of Revenue, School Education, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries in the Maharashtra Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.... read..
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 9:11:29 PM ISTBahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Thursday hit out at Congress party for opposing the Constitution (126th Amendment) Bill, 2019 which seeks to extend the reservation for SCs and STs in Lok Sabha and state assemblies by another 10 years till January 25... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTCongress counter to the Prime Minister's Twitter reassurances, on Citizenship (Amendment Bill), to the Assamese people on Thursday is giving twitterati the chuckles.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTIn the backdrop of rising tide of protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in northeastern states, the Congress on Thursday accused the Centre of replicating Kashmir "phenomena" in the region by deploying Army and banning mobile internet.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 7:11:18 PM ISTWeeks after Uddhav Thackeray took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, the Maha Vikas Aghadi, an alliance of Shiv Sena, NCP, and Congress, has finally allocated its Cabinet portfolios with Sena keeping Home, Congress getting Revenue and Finance and ... read..
Dhanbad (Jharkhand) | December 12, 2019 2:41:26 PM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday cornered Congress on the Ayodhya issue and said that the controversy over the matter was deliberately embroiled by the opposition party and asserted that the BJP-led government resolved it peacefully.... read..
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 11:41:22 AM ISTCongress lawmakers on Thursday gave Adjournment Motion Notice in the Lok Sabha over 'unrest in northeastern states and law and order situation' after the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 by the Parliament.... read..
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 1:41:18 PM ISTUnion Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said that Rahul Gandhi's comment on the North-East is outrageous and the North-East actually suffered for over half a century under Congress rule.... read..
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 4:11:18 PM ISTDuring the ongoing debate on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, BJP MP JP Nadda said that leader of Congress in the house, Anand Sharma, was attempting to digress from the main topic.... read..
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 11:41:20 AM ISTCongress chief whip in Lok Sabha Kodikunnil Suresh on Wednesday gave an adjournment motion notice on 'unrest and strife in the country over Citizenship Amendment Bill'.... read..
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | December 11, 2019 6:41:33 PM ISTThe Congress workers on Wednesday staged a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019, which was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM ISTTerming the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 as divisive and discriminatory, the Congress party on Wednesday vehemently opposed it in Rajya Sabha. The main Opposition party in the Upper House said the bill hurts the soul of India.... read..
New Delhi | December 11, 2019 5:11:20 AM ISTCongress MP Gaurav Gogoi said that Assam opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), which has disturbed the peace and harmony of the states in the North East due to the 'arrogance' and the 'dictatorial mindset' of BJP.... read..
Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM ISTA simmering dissent is brewing between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his legislators over their party's government in Punjab.... read..
Washington D.C. | December 11, 2019 8:11:28 AM ISTIndia is hopeful to move in its favour the recent bipartisan resolution on Kashmir tabled in the US Congress by Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal. Sources said that the resolution has limited resonance considering the resolution is mere optics... read..
By Siddharth SharmaNew Delhi | December 11, 2019 9:11:22 PM ISTA campaign has started in the party to make Rahul Gandhi Congress president again. On Wednesday, Minister of Rajasthan Government Ramesh Meena met the incumbent party chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi to make Rahul the head.... read..
Panaji (Goa) | December 10, 2019 9:11:18 PM ISTCongress workers on Tuesday staged a protest at Raj Bhavan in Panaji, against the economic policies of the Centre, and urged Governor Satya Pal Malik to seek the Centre's intervention in the ongoing inter-state dispute between Goa and Karnataka over the w... read..
New Delhi | December 10, 2019 8:41:32 PM ISTThe Congress party has asked all state units to hold 'Dharna Pardarshan' on Wednesday across the country against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.... read..
New Delhi | December 10, 2019 8:41:27 PM ISTThe Congress will hold a nationwide protest on Wednesday against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) which was passed by Lok Sabha on Monday.... read..
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | December 10, 2019 6:11:24 PM ISTBJP spokesperson Sambit Patra on Tuesday slammed the Congress party and questioned why its leaders and Pakistan speak in one language.Pakistan has decried the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha terming it as a "discriminat... read..
Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM ISTHundreds of Congress workers marched to the Raj Bhavan to protest against economic policies of the central government, while also urging the Governor Satya Pal Malik to urge the Centre's intervention in the ongoing inter-state dispute between Goa and Karn... read..
New Delhi | December 10, 2019 12:11:31 PM ISTThe Congress party on Tuesday gave an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha over the brutal killing of Unnao rape victim.... read..
Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM ISTIn a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress managed just 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka's by-elections for 15 Assembly seats held on December 5, an official said on Monday.... read..
New Delhi | December 10, 2019 2:41:18 PM ISTCongress has issued a three-line whip to its Rajya Sabha lawmakers asking them to be present in the Upper House tomorrow as the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 is likely to be tabled on Wednesday.... read..
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | December 10, 2019 3:41:24 PM ISTBJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya slammed the opposition leaders for their objections over the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) 2019 and said that with their stance on the issue the 'real faces of Congress and other partie... read..