Friday, February 3, 2023

Congress suspends Captain Amarinder Singh's wife MP Preneet Kaur for anti-party activities

New Delhi | February 3, 2023 5:03:52 PM IST
Congress on Friday suspended Lok Sabha MP from Patiala and wife of former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Preneet Kaur, for indulging in anti-party activities and was helping the BJP.... read..

Congress issues whip to its Lok Sabha MPs to remain present in House today

New Delhi | February 3, 2023 1:03:50 PM IST
Congress has issued a three-line whip to its Lok Sabha MPs to remain present in the House on Friday.... read..

Lok Sabha: Congress MP Manish Tewari gives Adjournment Motion notice to discuss border situation with China

New Delhi | February 3, 2023 11:02:39 AM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari on Friday gave Adjournment Motion notice in the Lok Sabha to have a detailed discussion on the border situation with China.... read..

Adani row: Congress to stage nationwide protest on February 6

New Delhi | February 3, 2023 2:03:26 AM IST
Congress general secretary KC Venugopal on Thursday said that the party will hold nationwide protests in front of Life Insurance Corporation Offices and State Bank of India branches in all districts on February 6.... read..

Congress questions ties of Chang Chung-ling with Adani Group

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Attacking the government over the Hindenburg report on the Adani Group, the Congress on Thursday questioned the relation between Chinese businessman Chang Chung-ling and the Adani group.... read..

Kerala Budget: Congress attacks Pinarayi Vijayan govt over "tax terrorism"

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 5:33:08 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in Kerala Legislative Assembly VD Satheesan lashed out at the Pinarayi Vijayan government over the State Budget announcement.... read..

Opposition parties seek JPC probe into Hidenburg-Adani row, Congress to protest outside LIC offices on Jan 6

New Delhi | February 2, 2023 11:02:34 PM IST
The two Houses of Parliament faced adjournments on Wednesday with the opposition parties insisting on a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the row over report by a US-based short seller Hidenburg Research which has made allegations against some com... read..

All of our demands have been rejected in Union Budget: Congress MP K Muraleedharan

New Delhi | February 2, 2023 4:03:57 PM IST
Criticising the Union Budget, Congress MP from Kerala, K Muraleedharan on Thursday said "all of our demands" have been rejected.... read..

'Useless' Budget for Nagaland: Congress leader

Dimapur (Nagaland) | February 2, 2023 7:02:55 AM IST
The Congress unit in Nagaland on Wednesday accused the Union government of unfulfilled promises and presenting a 'useless Budget', claiming it did not have anything for the state.... read..

Assam Congress MP hails Budget 2023-24

Guwahati |Thursday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
Assam Congress Lok Sabha MP Pradyut Bordoloi termed the budget presented by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as a good budget.... read..

Kerala CPI-M and Congress slam Union budget, BJP welcomes it

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Kerala's ruling CPI-M-led LDF and the opposition Congress-led UDF on Wednesday slammed the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, but the state BJP hailed it as a revolutionary one which will spur growth in the country.... read..

Budget a classic 'jumla': Congress Punjab chief

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Congress president Amarinder Singh Raja Warring on Wednesday said much against the expectations of the masses, the Union Budget disappointed all sections of society and actually proved to be a "classic jumla" of the BJP in the Centre.... read..

"BJP has gone mad..." Congress leader Harish Rawat slams Ganesh Joshi for his remarks on deaths of Indira Gandhi, Rajiv

New Delhi | February 1, 2023 4:33:48 PM IST
Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and Congress leader Harish Rawat on Wednesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party's minister Ganesh Joshi for his remarks on the deaths of former Prime Ministers, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, demanding an apology fro... read..

CAD may continue to widen, put pressure on fiscal deficit: Congress

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
The Congress on Tuesday said the Economic Survey cautions about the challenge of the depreciating rupee persisting with the likelihood of further increases in policy rates by the US Fed.... read..

Congress Prez Kharge lauds Indian Coast Guard's "unparalleded" commitment towards securing nation's coasts

New Delhi | February 1, 2023 10:32:21 AM IST
Extending his greetings on the occasion of the 47th Raising Day of the Indian Coast Guard, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday lauded the personnel of the organisation for their unparalleled commitment towards securing Indian coasts and sav... read..

Govt ignored middle class in last 3 budgets: Congress MP K Suresh

New Delhi | February 1, 2023 12:33:47 PM IST
Congress Lok Sabha Chief Whip K Suresh on Wednesday attacked the Centre ahead of the Union Budget 2023-24, saying that the government has completely ignored the middle class in the last three budgets.... read..

Budget 2023-24: Congress leader Karti Chidamabaram praises tax rebate, colleagues show difference in opinion

New Delhi | February 1, 2023 7:03:27 PM IST
Congress MP Karti Chidambaram welcomed the tax cuts in the Union Budget on Wednesday and said that it would be the best way to boost the economy. However, his colleagues exhibited 'difference of opnion'.... read..

Not appropriate to speak on Budget before its presentation: Congress President

New Delhi | February 1, 2023 12:02:35 PM IST
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday said that the leaders of the party who are experts on the Budget will elaborate on it first and then he will speak about the same.... read..

Congress, CPI(M) slam Centre over Economic Survey

New Delhi | January 31, 2023 11:02:31 PM IST
Congress leader Pramod Tiwari and CPI (M) leader D Raja on Tuesday slammed the Centre over the Economic Survey. Congress leader Pramod Tiwari said that a government that cannot provide "Aata and Daal" to its citizens should not talk about the Economic Sur... read..

"People don't want copycats..." Atishi calls manifestoes of BJP, Congress, JD(S) cheap imitations of AAP's

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 31, 2023 10:32:35 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Delhi MLA Atishi on Tuesday attacked BJP, Congress and JD(S) over their poll manifestos, and called them "cheap imitations" of AAP's manifesto.... read..

Congress to raise issues on inflation, unemployment during Parliament budget session

New Delhi | January 31, 2023 6:04:37 PM IST
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said that they would raise the issues of inflation, unemployment, and border dispute with China during the Budget session of Parliament.... read..

Budget will be full of "unfulfilled promises": Congress leader Siddaramaiah

New Delhi | January 31, 2023 5:34:20 PM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday hit out at the central government over the upcoming Union Budget and said that the budget will be full of "unfulfilled promises".... read..

Budget 2023: Kharge, other Congress MPs "stuck" in Srinagar; Sonia Gandhi to attend President's address

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 31, 2023 11:04:33 AM IST
Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) chairperson Sonia Gandhi would attend Tuesday's Presidential address in the Parliament as many of the party MPs are stuck in Srinagar, informed party sources.... read..

Congress strategists think Rahul has emerged as leader in opposition

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
After culmination of the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Srinagar on Monday, Congress strategists feel that Rahul Gandhi has emerged as an "undisputed leader" in the opposition camp and the programme has helped his image makeover, though he again stressed the Yatra ... read..

"Have not done Bharat Jodo Yatra for myself or Congress...people of Kashmir gave me love, not grenades": Rahul Gandhi in Srinagar

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 31, 2023 12:03:36 AM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that he did not undertake Bharat Jodo Yatra for himself or Congress but for the country and accused the BJP and RSS of attacking the "liberal and secular ethos" of the country.... read..

Bharat Jodo Yatra will bring 'wave of change': Goa Congress

Panaji |Monday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
Expressing happiness over the "success" of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, the party's Goa unit has said that the yatra will bring a "wave of change".... read..

Congress brought all anti-social elements together in yatra: BJP's Sudhanshu Trivedi

New Delhi | January 30, 2023 11:33:07 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi on Monday launched a scathing attack on Congress' Bharat Jodo Yatra in Kashmir and party leader Rahul Gandhi saying "the leader brought all anti-social elements together through Bharat J... read..

"Doing Dalali..." Congress' Adhir Ranjan makes controversial remarks on Mamata Banerjee

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 30, 2023 12:01:38 AM IST
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday launched a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying the Trinamool supremo is a "tout".... read..

Disappointed BJP, Congress aspirants in Tripura protest, vandalise party offices

Agartala |Monday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Disappointed leaders of both Tripura's ruling BJP and the opposition Congress have resorted to resignations, agitation, and even vandalisation of party offices in different districts to protest denial of tickets for the February 16 Assembly elections.... read..

All-party meeting in Parliament begins, Congress leaders absent

By Payal Mehta

New Delhi | January 30, 2023 1:32:53 PM IST
An all-party meeting called by the government ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament commenced on Monday morning.... read..

"India is built with love, truth, non-violence, Congress will preserve this": Priyanka Gandhi on Yatra finale

Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir) | January 30, 2023 7:02:56 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday while presiding over the concluding day of Bharat Jodo Yatra said that "this country is built with love, truth and non-violence, and Congress will preserve this."... read..

Tricolour hoisted at Congress office in Srinagar, Bharat Jodo Yatra culminates today

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 30, 2023 1:02:37 PM IST
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday hoisted the National flag in Srinagar at the party office in Srinagar.... read..

Congress leader Siddaramiah to miss Bharat Jodo Yatra today as Srinagar-bound flights cancelled due to bad weather

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 30, 2023 1:33:00 PM IST
Former Karnataka chief Minister and the Leader of Opposition in the Karnataka Assembly, Siddaramiah could not participate in the closing ceremony of Bharat Jodo Yatra after his Srinagar-bound flight was cancelled owing to bad weather.... read..

Congress announces 5 more candidates for Meghalaya polls

New Delhi | January 29, 2023 1:32:57 AM IST
The Congress on Saturday released the second list of five candidates for upcoming Meghalaya assembly elections.... read..

Assam: Congress 'Hath Se Hath Jodo' yatra to commence on February 2

Guwahati (Assam) | January 29, 2023 8:04:23 PM IST
The Assam Congress is all set to launch 'Hath se Hath Jodo' Yatra in Assam's Barak Valley on February 2, the working president of Assam Congress Jakir Hussain Sikdar announced on Sunday.... read..

Congress trying to toe line of BJP..."MP Jugal Thakor on unfurling of Tricolour by Rahul Gandhi in Srinagar

New Delhi | January 29, 2023 5:33:01 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Jugal Thakor Lokhandwala on Sunday hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and alleged that the grand old party is trying to toe the line of the BJP by unfurling the Tricolor in Srinagar.... read..

Flag unfurling in Srinagar was planned for Monday, preponed after permission: Congress' Jairam Ramesh

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 29, 2023 3:32:38 PM IST
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that the permission to unfurl tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowk on Sunday was given by state administration.... read..

Congress MP attacks Assam CM over 'motherhood' remark

New Delhi | January 29, 2023 2:32:35 PM IST
Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan on Sunday attacked Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma over his remark on women for attaining 'motherhood', and said that he should get himself treated first.... read..

Modi govt clamped down to stop people from participating in Yatra: Congress leader Surjewala

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 29, 2023 1:03:02 PM IST
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Sunday said that Modi government in the Centre has "clamped down" to stop people from participating in Rahul Gandhi-led 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' which is currently in its last leg of Jammu and Kashmir.... read..

MP: Congress leader accuses BJP of misusing Central agencies

Bhopal |Sunday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
Senior Congress MLA and Leader of the Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Govind Singh said on Saturday that he has received a notice from the Enforcement Directorate (ED).... read..

Congress will the fulcrum of any opposition alliance against BJP: Jairam Ramesh

Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 29, 2023 1:33:06 AM IST
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said that no opposition alliance is relevant without Congress as the party is the fulcrum of any opposition alliance to defeat BJP in the Lok Sabha polls.... read..

Tripura: CPI-M MLA, Congress leader likely to join BJP (Ld)

Agartala |Saturday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
In a development that could provide a major boost to the ruling BJP in Tripura ahead of the February 16 Assembly polls, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MLA Moboshar Ali, senior Congress leader Billal Mia and some other leaders are likely to join ... read..

Congress calls for probe after report raises concerns on shares of Adani Group

New Delhi | January 28, 2023 5:31:32 AM IST
The Congress on Friday called for an investigation after a US-based research firm in its report raised concerns about the possibility of shares of Adani Group companies declining from their current levels owing to high valuations.... read..

"Congress again started making false promises..." MP CM Chouhan attacks Kamal Nath

Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) | January 28, 2023 8:03:06 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday targeted Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Chief Kamal Nath for not implementing the promises made during the Congress-led government that was in power for 15 months and said, "Congress again ... read..

BJP, Congress announce candidates for Tripura polls, state braces for multi-cornered contest

New Delhi/Agartala | January 28, 2023 11:32:39 PM IST
BJP and Congress announced their candidates for the Tripura assembly polls on Saturday with the state set for a multi-cornered contest in the February 16 election for 60 seats in the state assembly.... read..

Congress announces 17 candidates for Tripura assembly polls

New Delhi | January 28, 2023 9:32:32 PM IST
The Congress on Saturday announced 17 candidates for the upcoming Tripura Assembly polls. Lone MLA of the party, Sudip Roy Barman, will contest from Agartala seat.... read..

"Article 370 was more of Congress' legacy..."Omar Abdullah on statehood of Jammu and Kashmir

Ramban (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 27, 2023 5:31:54 PM IST
National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Friday hit out at the BJP-led UT government saying that Jammu and Kashmir has not seen the days of "no assembly elections" even in the worst days of militancy.... read..

J-K: Congress alleges security lapse during Bharat Jodo Yatra

Banihal (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 27, 2023 3:31:53 PM IST
Congress In-Charge of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, Rajani Patil, on Friday alleged security lapses in Congress leader Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra, and accused the administration of the Union Territory of failing to manage the crowd.... read..

Govt can't suppress freedom of speech: Congress leader on conducting screening of BBC documentary in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 27, 2023 1:33:47 PM IST
The members of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Thursday organized a statewide screening of the controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Republic Day.... read..

"Release surgical strike video..." Congress' Rashid Alvi backs Digvijaya Singh

New Delhi | January 27, 2023 11:35:12 AM IST
Amid the ongoing controversy over Congress leader Digvijaya Singh questioning the authenticity of the '2019 Surgical Strike', Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Friday came in support of his party colleague and asked the Centre to release the surgical strike ... read..

JD-U to skip BJY's concluding ceremony, but wishes Congress the best

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
In a setback to the Congress, its Bihar ally JD-U said it could not attend the concluding event of the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Srinagar on January 30, as it was pre-occupied by the February 27 Nagaland polls but wished it all success.... read..
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