Saturday, August 15, 2020

Telangana Congress will contest Dubbak by-elections: Uttam Kumar Reddy

Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 15, 2020 1:42:14 AM IST
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president Uttam Kumar Reddy on Friday said that the Congress party would contest the by-elections in Dubbak Assembly constituency.... read..

Bengaluru riots: Congress MLA seeks protection, files complaint

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Distraught Congress legislator Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy, whose house was burnt in mob violence in Bengaluru's eastern suburb on August 11, on Friday sought protection for himself and his family and people in his Pulakeshinagar Assembly segment.... read..

Siddaramaiah didn't condemn attack on Congress MLA's house, asked 'irrelevant' questions to BJP: BL Santhosh

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 14, 2020 5:41:58 AM IST
BJP leader BL Santhosh on Thursday said that former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah did not condemn the attack on Congress MLA Akhand Srinivas Murthy's house but asked 'irrelevant' questions to the BJP.... read..

BSP again issues whip to six MLAs to vote against Congress in Rajasthan Assembly

New Delhi | August 14, 2020 3:41:58 AM IST
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday issued a whip for the second time to six of its MLAs in Rajasthan to vote against the Congress in any no-confidence motion or any other proceedings in the state Assembly.... read..

Rajasthan Congress revokes suspension of two MLAs

Jaipur |Friday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
The suspension of two Rajasthan Congress MLAs including Bhanwarlal Sharma and Vishvendra Singh has been revoked, said Congress officials here on Thursday.... read..

Congress leaders in UP push for Brahmin CM candidate (IANS Special)

Lucknow |Friday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
The Ram versus Parshuram battle in Uttar Pradesh has now made veteran Congress leaders demand that a Brahmin leader should be projected as a chief ministerial candidate for the 2022 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.... read..

Pak's Independence Day is Black Day for Balochistan: Baloch People's Congress president

Vancouver | August 14, 2020 1:42:04 PM IST
Pakistan's Independence Day is 'Black Day' in the history of humankind as the country's Army continues to kill, rob, rape, convert people and grab lands of Baloch people.... read..

Congress cracks whip in Rajasthan

New Delhi/Jaipur |Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The Congress has tried to convey a tough message to its legislators in Rajasthan that the party comes first and there should be no statements and no interviews to the media from anyone.... read..

Congress ex-MP dies of Covid; MoS, Sonia offer condolences

Ghaziabad |Friday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Congress' former MP from Ghaziabad, Surendra Prakash Goel, passed away due to COVID-19, party sources said on Friday. He was 74.... read..

Stop oppression of Sikh girls, Congress Amritsar MP warns Pakistan PM

Amritsar (Punjab) | August 14, 2020 5:42:05 PM IST
A Congress Member of Parliament from Amritsar city has written to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to intervene and stop harassment of Sikh girls in Pakistan's Punjab province.... read..

BJP mourns Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi's demise

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
Putting their political differences aside, BJP leaders on Wednesday mourned the sudden demise of Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi.... read..

Congress' Rajiv Tyagi had collapsed at home after heart attack: Yashoda Hospital

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | August 13, 2020 9:12:07 AM IST
Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi collapsed while debating on live television at his home after a sudden cardiac arrest on Wednesday, said Doctor Padam Singh Pal, emergency head, Yashoda Hospital.... read..

Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi dies of cardiac arrest

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 5:15:06 AM IST
Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi (53) passed away on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest.... read..

Is Kerala becoming a surveillance state, asks Congress

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
A day after Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan gave the nod to track the mobile call detail records (CDRs) of Covid positive cases in the state, Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala has demanded to stop the process immediately, terming it a bla... read..

Rights panels must probe detention of NSUI protesters in Telangana: Congress leader

Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 13, 2020 10:12:11 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission and the State Human Rights Commission must investigate the detention and 14-day custody of the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) members for protesting against the Telangana government, said Congress leader Ponn... read..

Congress dynasty insulted Dalits at every step since 1947: K'taka Minister CT Ravi

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 13, 2020 11:41:58 PM IST
Karnataka Minister CT Ravi on Thursday attacked Congress and said that they have "insulted" Dalits at every step since 1947.... read..

Congress will stand united in Rajasthan assembly, fight BJP's bad politics: KC Venugopal

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 13, 2020 8:42:02 PM IST
A day ahead of the start of Rajasthan ssembly session on Thursday, Congress said that it is united to take on the BJP which is planning to bring a no-confidence motion against the Ashok Gehlot government.... read..

Situation in Rajasthan Congress due to internal rift, BJP has got nothing to with it: Narendra Singh Tomar

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 13, 2020 7:12:11 PM IST
The problems in Rajasthan unit of Congress are due to their internal issues, the BJP has got nothing to do with it and they will be the only ones responsible, if and when the government falls in the state, said Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thurs... read..

Sachin Pilot, other Congress MLAs reach Gehlot's residence for CLP meet

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 13, 2020 6:12:16 PM IST
Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Thursday reached Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's residence for the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meet scheduled for today.... read..

Congress revokes suspension of two Rajasthan MLAS

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 13, 2020 6:12:11 PM IST
The Congress party on Thursday revoked the suspension of two of its MLAs from Rajasthan, according to the general secretary AICC, Avinash Pande.... read..

No-confidence motion will show that entire Congress is united: Vishvendra Singh

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 13, 2020 8:42:06 PM IST
The entire Congress is united and the same will be reflected if the BJP brings a no-confidence motion against the Rajasthan government tomorrow in the Assembly, said Congress leader Vishvendra Singh on Thursday.... read..

Kisan Congress to protest outside PMO on Aug 17, if demands not met

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Four days after writing to Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar demanding the extension of loan repayment by farmers from August this year to March 2021 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Kisan Congress Vice President Surendra Solanki on ... read..

Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi passes away

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | August 12, 2020 9:12:05 PM IST
Congress spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi died due to heart attack on Wednesday.... read..

Karnataka Congress summons legislators meet over Bengaluru violence

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 12, 2020 12:12:14 PM IST
Karnataka Congress on Wednesday called a meeting of party legislators at 12 noon today over the violence in Bengaluru that claimed three lives and left 60 police personnel injured.... read..

Congress hints at Rahul returning as party chief

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Amid the demand for a new party chief from various quarters within the party, the Congress on Tuesday hinted that Rahul Gandhi may not be reluctant to take over as President in the near future even as it credited him with resolving the Rajasthan crisis.... read..

JP Nadda must initiate enquiry against Telangana Govt for 'poor COVID management': Congress

Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 12, 2020 1:42:02 AM IST
BJP national President Jagat Prakash Nadda should conduct an enquiry against Telangana government for their "poor management of COVID-19" in the state, Congress leader Ponnam Prabhakar said on Tuesday.... read..

BJP, Congress members spar on internet services in J-K at parliamentary panel meeting

New Delhi | August 12, 2020 1:42:06 AM IST
Members of Congress and BJP sparred at a meeting of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology (IT) over the issue relating to the speed of internet services in the Union Territory.... read..

Congress MLA seeks police security after his house is vandalised

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 12, 2020 6:42:09 PM IST
Congress MLA Srinivas Murthy has demanded police security after his house in Bengaluru was set on fire on Tuesday following an alleged controversial Facebook post by his nephew.... read..

Vijayan realises he is losing ground: Congress

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has realised he is losing ground on account of various reasons and "hence he is losing his bearings", said the Congress on Wednesday.... read..

With passing away of Rajiv Tyagi Congress lost a tiger: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi | August 12, 2020 11:12:10 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi condoled the death of party spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi due to a cardiac arrest on Wednesday evening.... read..

MP Home Minister slams Congress for criticising Aatmanirbhar webinars

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | August 12, 2020 10:42:05 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Wednesday slammed Congress party for not understanding the purpose of the webinar on Aatmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh.... read..

Congress MP writes to PM, expresses concern over draft EIA 2020

New Delhi | August 12, 2020 8:12:09 PM IST
Congress MP Benny Behanan has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing concern over Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) 2020 draft and seeking its withdrawal.... read..

Mahagathbandhan seat-sharing for Bihar not finalised yet: Congress

By Amit Kumar

New Delhi | August 12, 2020 11:12:07 AM IST
Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Bihar and Congress Campaign Committee Chief Akhilesh Prasad Singh has claimed that the seat-sharing in Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) has still not been finalised.... read..

COVID-19: Congress asks Telangana govt to take over 50 pc of private hospitals

Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 12, 2020 10:12:03 AM IST
Congress has demanded that 50 per cent of private hospitals in Telangana should be taken over by the State government in the view of COVID-19 pandemic.... read..

Bengaluru violence: Karnataka Congress sets up fact-finding committee to visit affected areas

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 12, 2020 11:42:07 PM IST
Karnataka Congress on Wednesday said it has set up a fact-finding committee to visit the violence-hit areas in Bengaluru and condemned the incident which claimed three lives and left 60 police personnel injured.... read..

FIR against Haryana Kisan Congress leader in Gurugram

Gurugram |Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) IT Cell filed an FIR with cyber cell against Haryana Kisan Congress Vice Chairman Tejbir Mayana for posting an article on "Facebook" pertaining to differences between newly appointed BJP state president Om Prakash Dhankar ... read..

Rajasthan: Congress Legislature Party meeting underway at Jaisalmer's Suryagarh hotel

Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) | August 11, 2020 11:12:01 PM IST
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting is currently underway at Suryagarh hotel in Jaisalmer.... read..

Sachin Pilot, Congress' rebel MLAs meet Priyanka Gandhi, Venugopal and Ahmed Patel

New Delhi | August 11, 2020 1:42:08 AM IST
Former Rajasthan Deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot and other MLAs supporting him held a meeting with Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, party leaders Ahmed Patel and KC Venugopal on Monday.... read..

Goa Congress accuses AAP of creating political atmosphere against them

Margao (Goa) | August 11, 2020 1:42:09 AM IST
The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee on Monday alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is "team B of the BJP" that indirectly helps the BJP by creating a political atmosphere against the secular Congress.... read..

Goa AAP slams 'unholy nexus' between Congress, BJP

Panaji |Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa on Monday held a street protest in the state capital against last week's induction of two sons of former Chief Minister and sitting Congress MLA Ravi Naik into the BJP.... read..

Rajasthan govt will complete its 5 years tenure, Congress will win next elections as well: Gehlot

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 11, 2020 12:42:04 PM IST
A day after state's former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot shared his concerns with former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the party's high command announced to set up a committee to hear his grievances, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tu... read..

Raj HC adjourns to Aug 13 hearing on pleas against merger of 6 BSP MLAs with Congress

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 11, 2020 8:42:09 PM IST
The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday adjourned to August 13 hearing on the petitions filed against the merger of six BSP MLAs in the state with the Congress party.... read..

Ramesh Chennithala urges Rahul Gandhi to take up Congress party's president post

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 11, 2020 11:42:01 AM IST
Senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday wrote a letter to Rahul Gandhi urging him to again take up the post of Congress president claiming that the party is suffering from an "unprecedented crisis."... read..

Punjab a new headache for Congress amid Rajasthan crisis

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
With crisis still looming large in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the Congress is now facing a tough time to contain the feud in Punjab where two Rajya Sabha MPs -- Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo -- have openly targeted the state government le... read..

Drag China into int'l fora for building 'potential water bomb': Congress

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
The Congress on Sunday asked the Modi government to take up, in various international fora, the issue of China building an artificial lake just upward of Arunachal Pradesh which can be a "potential water bomb" and have devastating effect on the Siang basi... read..

Congress asks Bihar govt not to politicise Sushant Singh Rajput case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 10, 2020 11:42:01 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Monday asked Bihar government not to politicise the Sushant Singh Rajput case.... read..

'Done deal': Congress hints at understanding with Pilot camp

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Amid speculation of a meeting between rebel Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot and Rahul Gandhi, top sources in the Congress have claimed that a deal has been struck between the two sides and a formal meeting may take place on Monday itself.... read..

Deal-making audio tape a lie: Congress MLA Bhanwar Lal

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 10, 2020 10:42:00 PM IST
Congress MLA Bhanwar Lal Sharma who was allegedly heard conspiring against the Ashok Gehlot government in an audiotape, on Monday said that the tape was a 'lie'.... read..

Pilot conveys grievances to Rahul, Congress to form three-member committee to address issues

New Delhi | August 10, 2020 9:12:05 PM IST
The crisis faced by the Congress government in Rajasthan appears to have ended with the party starting on Monday that former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot had "committed to working in the interest of the Congress party and the Congress government in ... read..

Rebel MLAs concerns noted but party discipline needs to be maintained: Rajasthan Congress

Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) | August 10, 2020 12:12:03 PM IST
Rajasthan Congress MLAs have demanded action against Sachin Pilot and other rebel MLAs at the Congress' Legislature Party (CLP) meeting held yesterday. State Congress in-charge Avinash Pandey at the CLP meet sought to address the apprehensions and concern... read..

India's youth should take pledge to fight against BJP govt over unemployment: Congress' Ponnam Prabhakar

Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 9, 2020 7:42:00 AM IST
As the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) will start "Rozgar Do" campaign on its foundation day on Sunday, Working President Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Ponnam Prabhakar has said all youth in the country should take a pledge to fight against the ... read..
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