Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Congress demands SC monitored probe into Ram temple land purchase deal

New Delhi | June 15, 2021 4:14:47 AM IST
The Congress on Monday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the matter of alleged irregularity in the purchase of land at Ayodhya by the Ram temple trust.... read..

Congress is weaker than NCP, Shiv Sena, should not fight alone in Maharashtra: Athawale

New Delhi | June 15, 2021 1:14:42 AM IST
With Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole indicating that the party will contest the forthcoming polls alone and not as partners of Maha Vikas Aghadi Alliance,Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said that Congress is weaker than NCP and Shiv Sena and should ... read..

BSP MLAs who joined Congress seek their 'reward' for saving Gehlot govt

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
After the Sachin Pilot group sought fulfilment of their demands for political and ministerial appointments, the BSP MLAs, who joined the Congress around two years back, on Monday also demanded their "due reward" for saving the Rajasthan government after l... read..

Congress leader R.P.N. Singh slams 'privileged' comments

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Congress in charge of Jharkhand, and former Union Minister, R.P.N. Singh said that he was upset over comments calling him "privileged" and hit back at critics, saying that he has earned his position through hard work, has been loyal to the party all these... read..

SC should take cognisance of Ram temple land purchase deal: Congress

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
After the controversy erupted on the issue of land purchase by Ram Mandir trust, the Congress has demanded that the Supreme Court should take cognisance of the issue. The Congress said that this is disrespect to the faith of crores of devotees.... read..

V Hanumantha Rao urges Sonia Gandhi to send AICC observers to decide new Telangana Congress chief

Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 13, 2021 3:44:39 AM IST
Senior leader of Telangana Congress and former Member of Parliament, V Hanumantha Rao on Saturday wrote a letter to party's interim president Sonia Gandhi to send All India Congress Committee (AICC) observers to decide the new Telangana Congress chief.... read..

Digvijaya Singh's remark on Article 370 puts Congress in trouble

Bhopal |Sunday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
The controversial remarks made by former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Rajya Sabha member, Digvijaya Singh, in a Clubhouse platform conversation over bringing back of Article 370 in Kashmir if Congress comes to power, has embarrassed the Congress part... read..

Congress to launch nationwide campaign to gather data of Covid-affected people

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 11:14:47 PM IST
Congress on Sunday announced to launch a nationwide 'Outreach Campaign' with an objective to provide relief to the people affected by COVID-19 and to collect data regarding the same.... read..

Telangana Congress demands resignation of 12 MLAs who defected to ruling TRS party

Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 13, 2021 11:14:33 PM IST
The Congress party has demanded that the 12 Congress MLAs who defected to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) should resign from their posts.... read..

Kumaraswamy questions Congress' intentions for protesting against petrol hike price

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 13, 2021 10:44:42 PM IST
Amid hue and cry over hike in fuel prices, HD Kumaraswamy, former Chief Minister of Karnataka on Sunday questioned the intentions of Congress who has been protesting against the hike throughout the country.... read..

V Hanumanth Rao urges Sonia Gandhi to send AICC observers to decide new Telangana Congress chief

Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 13, 2021 2:14:28 AM IST
Senior leader of Telangana Congress and former Member of Parliament, V Hanumantha Rao on Saturday wrote a letter to party's interim president Sonia Gandhi to send All India Congress Committee (AICC) observers to decide the new Telangana Congress chief.... read..

Congress mindset, responsible for roots of terrorism in J-K, remains unchanged, says Rajyavardhan Rathore

By Suchitra Mukherjee

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 5:44:40 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has hit out at the Congress, accusing it of furthering the agenda of Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, whose people had suffered terrorist attacks for decades.... read..

Jitin's exit is setback to Congress G-23 dissenters too

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
The high profile exit from the Congress party has set the alarm bell ringing with Sonia Gandhi meeting senior Congress leaders to get the feedback about organisational changes in the party which are ongoing in the states but major changes at the AICC leve... read..

Why a full-blown factional war is raging in Congress & BJP in Raj?

Jaipur |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
There is a full blown factional war raging in the Rajasthan Congress and the BJP these days with the veterans in both the parties showing reluctance in handing over power and positions to their juniors.... read..

Digvijaya Singh's remark on Article 370 in line with Congress' stand:Tariq Anwar

New Delhi | June 13, 2021 8:44:32 AM IST
Defending senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's recent remarks on Jammu and Kashmir, party leader Tariq Anwar on Saturday stated that the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution gave Pakistan a chance to raise the Kashmir issue at i... read..

PM condoles demise of Congress leader Indira Hridayesh

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the demise of leader of opposition in the Uttarakhand assembly and senior Congress leader Dr Indira Hridayesh.... read..

To claim power, Congress ready to take support from anti-India forces: Anurag Thakur on Digvijaya Singh's J-K remarks

By Nishant Ketu

New Delhi | June 12, 2021 11:44:41 PM IST
Union minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday joined the chorus of ministers and BJP leaders who criticised Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's remarks that his party would consider reinstating Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir if voted to power.... read..

Digvijaya Singh's remark on revoking Article 370 from J-K is part of Congress' toolkit: BJP

New Delhi | June 12, 2021 2:44:34 PM IST
Reacting to Congress leader Digvijay Singh's statement that if Congress comes to power at the Centre, they will reconsider the decision of abrogating Article 370 from the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir in a clubhouse chat, the Bharatiya Janata Party... read..

Congress' central leadership must address issues raised by Pilot, Rajasthan Cabinet should be expanded, says PR Meena

Dausa (Rajasthan) | June 12, 2021 7:14:31 AM IST
A day after a group of Congress MLAs met former Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, party legislator PR Meena on Friday said the party's central leadership should address the issues raised by Pilot, adding that a panel formed to sort out differe... read..

Shivraj Singh Chouhan slams Digvijay Singh over J-K remarks, says Congress speaking language of Pakistan

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | June 12, 2021 9:14:34 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday slammed Congress leader Digvijaya Singh over his remarks that the party would have "to relook" decisions to revoke Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and its bifurcation into two UTs and said ... read..

'Congress should resolve Rajasthan impasse with same priority as it did for Punjab'

By Archana Prasad

New Delhi | June 12, 2021 6:44:36 PM IST
Congress MLA and former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot has dismissed all rumours about his exit from the party and according to sources wants the party high command to resolve the growing unease among his supporter MLAs with the same priorit... read..

Revoking Article 370 from J-K extremely sad decision, Congress to relook into this issue: Digvijaya Singh

New Delhi | June 12, 2021 12:14:33 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said revoking Article 370 and reducing the statehood of Jammu and Kashmir was an extremely sad decision and the Congress Party will relook into this issue.... read..

Karnataka Congress leaders held for protesting fuel price hike

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president D.K. Shivakumar, opposition leader Siddaramaiah and party's state unit leaders courted arrest on Friday for protesting against fuel price hike.... read..

Congress's K'taka leaders to protest fuel price hike on Friday

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Expressing concern over petrol price touching Rs 100 per litre in Karnataka, the Congress state unit would protest the steep hike in fuel rates from Friday, its state chief D.K. Shivakumar said on Thursday.... read..

Govt cheated farmers on Kharif MSP, says Congress

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
A day after the government announced higher kharif MSP on paddy, pulses, cotton and other produce, the Congress on Thursday said that farmers have been cheated again as the MSP doesn't give the price equivalent to the input cost.... read..

Congress slams Assam CM for population control remarks

Guwahati |Friday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
The opposition Congress in Assam on Friday slammed Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his remarks on controlling the population of the northeastern state.... read..

'Politics requires patience': Sajjan Verma on Jitin Prasada quitting Congress

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | June 11, 2021 4:44:55 PM IST
Congress leader Sajjan Singh Verma believes that former union minister Jitin Prasada left the Congress party to join Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) because he faced a drubbing in elections, that too thrice.... read..

Goa Congress protests against fuel price hike

Panaji |Friday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Goa state Congress president Girish Chodankar on Friday rode a bullock cart to a petrol pump near Panaji, to protest against the rising costs of petrol in Goa. The price of petrol in Goa is around Rs 94 per litre.... read..

Karnataka: Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah arrested during Congress' '100 Not Out' protest against fuel price hike

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 11, 2021 11:15:00 PM IST
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President DK Shivakumar, former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other prominent leaders were arrested on Friday in Bengaluru while they were protesting against the steep hike in fuel prices.... read..

I should be removed as PCC chief if someone else can strengthen Punjab Congress: Sunil Jakhar

Mohali (Punjab) | June 11, 2021 4:44:52 PM IST
Punjab Congress Chief Sunil Jakhar on Friday said that he should be removed from his post if someone else can strengthen the party.... read..

Congress holds nationwide protest against rising fuel prices

New Delhi | June 11, 2021 4:44:44 PM IST
The Congress held a nationwide protest on Friday in view of the rising prices of petrol and diesel.... read..

Andhra Congress holds protest against fuel hike, demands rollback

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | June 11, 2021 3:44:37 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Congress on Friday held a protest demanding immediate rollback of fuel price hike.... read..

Delhi Congress to protest against fuel price hike on Friday

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 4:45:07 AM IST
The Delhi Congress has decided to hold protests at the petrol pumps across the national capital on Friday over the ‘unchecked rise in the prices of petrol and diesel.... read..

Power tariff hiked in Karnataka, Congress protests

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
The Karnataka electricity regulator on Wednesday increased the power tariff by 30 paise per unit to consumers across the board for fiscal 2021-22, with effect from April 1.... read..

Those who have small mindset, remain small, says Jitin Prasad on MP Congress 'garbage' comment

New Delhi | June 10, 2021 2:44:40 PM IST
Commenting on the Madhya Pradesh Congress unit's now-deleted tweet calling him 'garbage', newly inducted BJP leader Jitin Prasada on Thursday said those who have a small mindset, remain small.... read..

Jitin Prasada's exit 'great loss' for Congress, his future is secure in BJP: Rebel Cong MLA Aditi Singh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 6:46:10 AM IST
Rebel Congress MLA Aditi Singh on Wednesday described former union minister Jitin Prasada's exit from the party as a 'great loss' for Congress and said his future is now secure in the BJP.... read..

Hanumantha Rao requests Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee to hold review meeting on status of party

Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 9, 2021 8:44:25 PM IST
Congress leader Hanumantha Rao said on Wednesday that he has written to Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee, requesting it to hold a meeting to review the status of the party in the state.... read..

UP Congress sinks into despair, leadership unfazed

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Dissent, anger and now anguish. The Congress in Uttar Pradesh sank into the realms of despair on Wednesday as soon as the news of former union minister Jitin Prasada joining the BJP came.... read..

Congress sure to win 2023 Karnataka polls: Shivakumar

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Congress' Karnataka unit President D.K. Shivakumar on Tuesday expressed confidence that his party would triumph in the 2023 Assembly elections.... read..

Lakshadweep admin implementing Sangh Parivar agenda: Congress

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Lakshadweep Pradesh Congress Committee president Muhammed Hamdulla Sayeed has slammed the Union Territory administrator Praful G. Patel for his acts in the island, accusing him of implementing the agenda of the Sangh Parivar. He said, this will be opposed... read..

Congress gets big jolt, Jitin Prasada joins BJP

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
A former minister in Manmohan Singh government and a senior congress leader Jitin Prasada on Wednesday joined the BJP in presence of Union Minister Piyush Goyal at the BJP headquarters.... read..

Punjab Congress crisis: 3-member panel holds meeting before submitting report

New Delhi | June 9, 2021 3:14:35 PM IST
The meeting between the three-member Congress panel comprising Mallikarjun Kharge, Harish Rawat and JP Aggarwal, before submitting the report regarding factionalism in Punjab Congress to party chief Sonia Gandhi, is going on at 15 GRG war room.... read..

K. Sudhakaran is Congress' new Kerala chief, stresses unity (2nd Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Congress veteran K. Sudhakaran was on Tuesday appointed as the party's new Kerala unit President.... read..

Congress leader Jitin Prasada likely to join BJP today

New Delhi | June 9, 2021 1:44:33 PM IST
Congress leader Jitin Prasada is likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday, said sources.... read..

Congress' Jitin Prasada changes camp; joins BJP

New Delhi | June 9, 2021 3:44:50 PM IST
Congress leader Jitin Prasada joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Union Railway Miniter Piyush Goyal at the party headquarters on Wednesday.... read..

Madhya Pradesh Congress targets Jitin Prasada with 'garbage' jibe for leaving party, deletes tweet later

New Delhi | June 9, 2021 8:14:42 PM IST
Hours after former union minister Jitin Prasada joined the BJP, the MP unit of Congress took a seemingly nasty jibe saying the party is "happy" at his "leaving" and compared his switching sides to the process of putting "kuda" (garbage) in "kudadaan" (du... read..

Big jolt for Congress as Jitin Prasada joins BJP (Ld)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader from Uttar Pradesh Jitin Prasad on Wednesday joined BJP in presence of union railway minister Piyush Goyal and Rajya Sabha member Anil Baluni at party headquarters, giving a big jolt to the Congress party.... read..

Why is Congress high command silent on rising signs of discord in Rajasthan? (Opinion)

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The Congress high command's stoic silence over the growing signs of discord within the Gehlot government has raised many questions; is this silence deliberate or else the high command is quiet aiming at certain goals?... read..

Congress to step up free vaccination drive in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Congress would expand its free vaccination drive across Karnataka by involving its various wings, so as to protect as many people as possible from Covid, its state President D.K. Shivakumar said on Monday.... read..

Govt decided to provide free vaccines after SC's rap: Congress

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
The Congress on Monday contended that the Narendra Modi government's decision to provide free vaccines to all above 18 years of age was taken after the Supreme Court pulled it up and questioned its vaccine policy.... read..

Bombay HC Judge recuses from hearing Goa Congress disqualification plea

Panaji (Goa) | June 8, 2021 5:44:35 AM IST
Justice Mahesh Sonak of the Bombay High Court at Goa, on Monday, recused himself from hearing a plea filed by the Congress challenging the decision of the Goa Speaker to dismiss the party's disqualification plea against 10 of its legislators who "defected... read..
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