Thursday, March 21, 2019

It's going to be 20 out of 20 in Kerala: Congress

Kasargode (Kerala) |Thursday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST
The Congress-led UDF in Kerala on Thursday denied the CPI-M's charge of an "unholy nexus" between the Congress and the BJP and asserted that it was going to win all 20 Lok Sabha seats in the state.... read..

Congress has finalised candidates for Andhra Assembly elections, LS polls: Oommen Chandy

Politics | March 21, 2019 5:11:40 AM IST
Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy said the Central Election Committee (CEC) of the Congress party has finalised candidates for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections and Lok Sabha polls.... read..

NC, Congress announce pre-poll pact

Jammu |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The Congress and the National Conference on Wednesday announced a seat-sharing pact for the Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir but will have "friendly fights" in two places -- Baramulla and Anantnag.... read..

Ex-Congress minister DK Aruna joins BJP

Politics | March 20, 2019 3:41:38 AM IST
Former Telangana minister DK Aruna joined BJP in the presence of the ruling party's president, Amit Shah, here on Tuesday night.... read..

Congress-NC alliance for Lok Sabha polls in J&K (Lead)

Jammu |Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Congress and the National Conference (NC) on Wednesday announced a pre-poll alliance for the Lok Sabha polls in Jammu and Kashmir but said there will be "s friendly contest" in Anantnag and Baramulla.... read..

Hindu Yuva Vahini member beaten up by Congress workers in Raebareli

Politics | March 20, 2019 2:41:51 PM IST
Several Congress workers on Sunday allegedly thrashed a Hindu Yuva Vahini (HVY) member in full public view for stopping them from raising anti-Prime Minister Narendra Modi slogans, like 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' in Sonia Gandhi's home turf Raebareli.... read..

Former BJP MP joins Congress, may contest LS polls

Patna |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:06 PM IST
Former BJP MP from Bihar's Purnea district, Uday Singh, on Wednesday joined the Congress and is likely to contest the Lok Sabha polls from the Purnea seat.... read..

NZ shooting: Tech firms asked to brief US Congress

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Technology companies, including Facebook and Twitter, have been asked to brief the US Congress on March 27 regarding their response to dissemination of the video of the New Zealand terrorists attack on their platforms.... read..

Shiv Sena MLA quits, may join Congress

Nagpur |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
In a shock to the Shiv Sena, its legislator from Warora in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district, Suresh alias Balu Dhanorkar, quit the party and his seat on Wednesday.... read..

BJP, Congress field star campaigners in Uttarakhand

Dehradun |Wednesday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
Campaigning for the April 11 Lok Sabha election in Uttarakhand is set to heat up when top politicians and film stars hit the campaign trail.... read..

Could NC, Congress afriendly Dangal' prove costly in J&K? (Dangal 2019)

Jammu |Wednesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
The Regional National Conference (NC) and the Congress on Wednesday decided to forge an alliance for the Lok Sabha polls in J&K.... read..

Congress' Tariq Anwar responds to Modi's dynasty tweet: How can one who is not from a dynasty say this?

Politics | March 20, 2019 11:11:39 AM IST
Congress leader Tariq Anwar on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comments on dynastic politics.... read..

Congress alone can protect Northeast people: Rahul

Imphal |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it is his party alone which can protect the culture, language and history of the people of the Northeast, and claimed to have blocked the passing of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Rajya Sabh... read..

Tax payers' money to save Jet Airways: Congress

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Wednesday said the government intended to bring a bailout package for the cash-strapped Jet Airways - partly owned by foreign investors - using Indian tax payers' money.... read..

Congress releases 6th list of candidates for LS polls

Politics | March 20, 2019 1:11:38 AM IST
The Congress party on Tuesday released its sixth list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, including seven from Maharashtra and two from Kerala.... read..

TRS hits century as 9th Congress MLA defects

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The ruling TRS' tally in the Telangana Assembly reached 100 on Wednesday as another MLA of the main opposition Congress party switched loyalty.... read..

Congress, National Conference announce pre-poll alliance in J-K

General News | March 20, 2019 4:11:45 PM IST
The Congress and the National Conference (NC) announced an alliance for the Lok Sabha polls on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir and with Congress set to contest from Jammu and Udhampur while NC chief Farooq Abdullah will contest from Srinagar.... read..

Uttar Pradesh: IRS officer Preeta Harit joins Congress

General News | March 20, 2019 11:11:53 PM IST
IRS officer Preeta Harit, Principal Commissioner, Income Tax joined Congress party on Wednesday. She joined the party in presence of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar.... read..

Why is Modi bailing out Jet Airways, asks Congress (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Wednesday questioned the Modi government's proposal to bail out Jet Airways which has registered over Rs 7,000 crore losses, and demanded to know if every private firm will be bailed out at the cost of the public exchequer.... read..

Congress leaves 5 seats for Left Front in Bengal

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
Amid the ongoing impasse over sharing of seats for the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, the Congress on Wednesday decided to leave five seats for the Left Front, but said it would field candidates in the two seats won by the Left parties in the last ge... read..

Tripura BJP vice president Subal Bhowmik joins Congress

Politics | March 20, 2019 6:11:40 AM IST
Subal Bhowmik, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state vice president, quit the party on Tuesday to join the Congress.... read..

Congress' popular face in Vindhya Himadri joins BJP

Bhopal |Wednesday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
In a jolt to the Congress in Madhya Pradesh, the party's popular face in the Vidhya region, Himadri Singh, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), here on Wednesday.... read..

Telangana Congress chief to contest from Nalgonda

Hyderabad |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:04 AM IST
The Congress party on Monday night named its Telangana state chief Uttam Kumar Reddy as the candidate from Nalgonda Lok Sabha seat while AICC secretary Madhu Goud Yashki will contest from Nizamabad.... read..

Congress names candidates for 11 Bengal LS seats

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 AM IST
Putting an end to all speculations of renewed efforts for a tie up with the Left Front (LF) in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress on Monday night put up candidates in the two seats won by the LF spearhead CPI-M in the previous general elect... read..

Goa Governor allowing horse trading, says Congress

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 AM IST
The Congress in Goa has accused Governor Mridula Sinha of "allowing BJP to carry on horse trading" and ignoring repeated requests from the Congress party to stake claim to form a government in Goa, despite being the single largest legislative party.... read..

California Congressman sues Twitter for $250mn

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Devin Nunes, a Republican Congressman from California, has sued Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, alleging that the open communication platform failed to curb defamatory and malicious tweets against him.... read..

Sheila Dikshit writes to Rahul, Sonia; says coalition with AAP will 'harm' Congress in long run

Politics | March 19, 2019 3:41:38 AM IST
Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit has written to party president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi saying forging an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in Delhi would harm the party in the long run, sources s... read..

Congress faces alliance troubles (Dangal 2019)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Congress appears to be caught between its goal of defeating the ruling NDA in the Lok Sabha elections and expanding its own base in various states, leading to its failure to seal crucial alliances including in Bihar.... read..

Congress' 1st list for Odisha LS, Assembly polls out

Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:04 AM IST
The Congress has released the first list of its party candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Odisha.... read..

Tripura BJP vice-chief, two others join Congress (Lead)

Agartala |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, three Tripura BJP leaders, including party Vice-President Subal Bhowmik joined the Congress on Tuesday.... read..

Modi baba and his 40 thieves: Congress targets BJP's 'Chowkidar' campaign

Politics | March 19, 2019 6:41:56 PM IST
The Congress party on Tuesday hit out at BJP's 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign stating that it was nothing but an attempt by the ruling party to deceive the people of the country.... read..

LF's second Bengal list out, 4 seats left for Congress

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The Left Front on Tuesday announced another 13 Lok Sabha candidates in West Bengal for the 2019 polls, including for Darjeeling, the Asansol industrial belt and seats in Kolkata.... read..

Congress suffering from inflated arrogance: AAP

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Accusing the Congress of suffering from "ego" issues and "inflated arrogance", Delhi's ruling AAP on Tuesday it will not waste any more time to sew an alliance with the grand old party.... read..

Congress will scrap Citizenship Bill forever: Rahul

Itanagar |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Launching his party's Lok Sabha campaign for the northeast, here on Tuesday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill would be scrapped if his party came to power.... read..

Congress releases fifth list for LS polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:04 AM IST
The Congress on Monday night released its fifth list of party candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.... read..

Staring at defeat, Modi reinventing slogans: Congress

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modis "‘Main Bhi Chowkidar" campaign, the Congress on Tuesday said that staring at defeat, he was changing his slogans more frequently than his clothes.... read..

Three Tripura BJP leaders join Congress

Agartala |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Tripura BJP leader Subal Bhowmik along with two other senior party leaders on Tuesday joined the Congress.... read..

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar mediating between Congress-AAP in Delhi: Sources

Politics | March 19, 2019 12:11:40 PM IST
NCP Leader Sharad Pawar intervened in the ongoing war of words and possible alliance discussions in Delhi between the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress. Multiple sources in all three parties have confirmed to ANI that Sharad Pawar has taken the mantle of m... read..

Pallam Raju, Seelam key Congress faces in Andhra

Amaravati |Tuesday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
Former Union Ministers M.M. Pallam Raju and J.D. Seelam are among the key candidates announced by the Congress for Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh.... read..

Congress on verge of losing main opposition status in Telangana

Politics | March 19, 2019 10:41:40 PM IST
The Congress party in Telangana is on the verge of losing its main opposition status in the state assembly with 8 of its MLAs defecting to the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) in last one month.... read..

Congress has officially ruled out alliance: Kejriwal

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the Congress has officially conveyed its "no" for an alliance in the city.... read..

Congress announces Ghaziabad candidate

Ghaziabad |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The Congress has announced Dolly Sharma as its candidate for the Ghaziabad parliamentary constituency for the coming general election.... read..

Congress refuses LF's Bengal seat adjustment offer (lead)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
In a last ditch attempt to forge a seat adjustment formula with the Congress in West Bengal in the 2019 polls, the Left Front on Tuesday announced the second list of its Lok Sabha candidates, leaving four seats won by the Congress in the last General Elec... read..

There will be no alliance with Congress: Mayawati

Lucknow |Monday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
A day after the Congress announced that it will not contest on seven Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, BSP leader Mayawati on Monday reiterated that there will be no alliance with the grand old party anywhere in the country.... read..

Telangana: Congress spokesperson Krishank resigns from party, to join TRS

General News | March 18, 2019 1:11:44 PM IST
Congress spokesperson Krishank resigned from the party on Sunday and announced that he will join the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) later today.... read..

Mayawati to Congress: SP-BSP alliance can defeat BJP on its own, don't need you

General News | March 18, 2019 12:11:41 PM IST
In a clear message to the Congress party, BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday said that the BSP-SP alliance can alone defeat the BJP in the forthcoming general elections.... read..

Congress will prove majority in Goa to form govt: Chandrakant Kavlekar

Politics | March 18, 2019 3:11:40 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly Chandrakant Kavlekar led Congress delegation on Monday told Governor Mridula Sinha that the party will prove majority to form the government in the state.... read..

Congress not serious about Delhi: AAP leader

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Insisting that it was too late for an alliance in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said it had waited long "enough" for the Congress and now there was no question of taking back its candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.... read..

Congress leaders to stake claim in Goa

Panaji |Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Amid speculation that Goa's Assembly may be kept in suspended animation due to political turmoil, Congress leader Chandrakant Kavlekar on Monday reached Raj Bhavan to stake claim to form the government.... read..

KCR calls for 'Congress, BJP mukt Bharat'

Karimnagar (Telangana) |Monday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister and TRS President K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday launched the party's election campaign with a call for 'Congress and BJP mukt Bharat'.... read..

Congress writes to Governor, formally stakes claim to form government in Goa

Politics | March 18, 2019 2:11:38 AM IST
Congress late on Sunday evening formally staked claim to form the government in Goa, hours after state chief minister Manohar Parrikar passed away.... read..
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