Sunday, December 5, 2021

Congress using money power to win Council polls, depth of depravity is clear in party: Karnataka CM Bommai

Attibele (Karnataka) | December 5, 2021 6:50:05 PM IST
The Congress has lost people's support and is going to an extent of using money power to win the legislative council election, said Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai here on Sunday.... read..

Varun Gandhi is speaking language of the Congress: BJP MP

New Delhi | December 5, 2021 5:48:48 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajya Sabha MP Harnath Singh Yadav on Sunday slammed a leader of his own party Varun Gandhi for criticizing the Uttar Pradesh government over the alleged lathi-charge on protesters in Lucknow, alleging that he is speaking the lang... read..

Congress appoints AICC Coordinators for upcoming Chandigarh Municipal Corporation Election

New Delhi | December 5, 2021 5:19:30 AM IST
Congress appointed AICC Coordinators for the upcoming Chandigarh Municipal Corporation Election on Saturday.... read..

Himanta Biswa Sarma 'always engaged in communal politics,' alleges Congress

New Delhi | December 5, 2021 5:18:57 PM IST
Congress' Rajya Sabha MP Ripun Bora on Sunday slammed Himanta Biswa Sarma for holding Left and Liberals responsible for bitterness between Hindus and Muslims and alleged that Assam Chief Minister is creating divisions among minorities and polarizing the s... read..

After 2018, Congress won 6 out of 8 assembly elections in states; shows public trust in good governance: Gehlot

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | December 5, 2021 4:18:48 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday said that after the formation of his state government in 2018, Congress has won 6 out of 8 assembly elections held in states and added that this shows the public's trust in the party's good governance.... read..

Vijayan hand in glove with TN on Mullaperiyar dam issue: Congress

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
In a scathing attack on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the manner in which he is handling the vexed issue of the leaking Mullaperiyar dam, Leader of Opposition V.D. Satheesan on Saturday remarked that Vijayan is hand in glove with Tamil Nadu, w... read..

CBI files chargesheet against 24 persons for allegedly killing two Youth Congress activists

New Delhi | December 3, 2021 10:18:39 PM IST
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a chargesheet against a total of 24 accused persons who were allegedly involved in the murder case of two Youth Congress activists in Kasargode District of Kerala.... read..

Nationalist Congress Party working committee to meet in Delhi on Dec 7

New Delhi | December 3, 2021 3:48:55 AM IST
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) working committee meeting will be held on December 7 at the Party office in Delhi and will be presided over by party president Sharad Pawar.... read..

'Jagdish Thakor to be new Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee president, Rathwa LOP'

Gandhinagar |Friday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST
Sources in the Congress have signalled that former Member of Parliament Jagdish Thakor has been selected as the new president of the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC), although an official announcement will be made on Friday. The Leader of Opposit... read..

Jagdish Thakor to become Gujarat Congress chief, MLA Sukhram Rathva LoP

New Delhi | December 3, 2021 4:19:08 AM IST
The Congress Party has decided to appoint Jagdish Thakor as president of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee and MLA Sukhram Rathva as leader of Opposition (LoP).... read..

'Everyone felt Covid's impact in the country', Congress slams govt

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi said in the Lok Sabha on Thursday that every citizen of the country had to bear the impact of Covid-19 in one way or the other.... read..

Punjabi singer Moosewala joins Congress

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
Famous Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, who was booked on charges of promoting violence and gun culture in a song, on Friday joined the Congress ahead of the Assembly polls in Punjab.... read..

After joining Congress, Punjabi Singer Sidhu Moosewala meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

New Delhi | December 3, 2021 10:49:08 PM IST
Hours after joining the Congress party on Friday, Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala on Friday met party leader Rahul Gandhi in Delhi and discussed development in Punjab with him.... read..

Ahead of Punjab Assembly polls, singer Sidhu Moose Wala joins Congress

Chandigarh | December 3, 2021 11:49:20 AM IST
Ahead of the 2022 Punjab assembly polls, Punjabi Singer Sidhu Moose Wala joined the Congress party on Friday in presence of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and state Congress Committee president Navjot Singh Sidhu in Chandigarh.... read..

Congress, Left, others move joint suspension notice in RS for discussion on Tripura civic polls

New Delhi | December 3, 2021 11:49:25 AM IST
Congress, RJD, CPI, CPI(M), NCP, DMK and AAP jointly gave suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha on Friday and demanded a discussion on the "alleged rigging of Municipal elections in Tripura".... read..

Congress, TRS working in collusion: Telangana BJP leader

Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 3, 2021 10:19:19 AM IST
Slamming the Telangana government over alleged corruption and misrule, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy on Thursday claimed that the Congress and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) are working in collusion.... read..

Mamata doing political gimmicks to retain Trinamool Congress as a national party: BJP's Saumitra Khan

New Delhi | December 3, 2021 7:18:41 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party Lok Sabha MP Saumitra Khan on Thursday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's recent remarks during her Mumbai visit and said that she is doing political gimmicks so that the Trinamool Congress remains a national party... read..

Fight against BJP can be fought only under Congress: Nana Patole

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 2, 2021 3:19:04 AM IST
Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's comment about there being no UPA, Maharashtra Congress President Nana Patole on Wednesday said that the fight against Bharatiya Janata Party can be fought only under Congress.... read..

No alliance possible against BJP without Congress, claims Digvijaya Singh

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 1:19:53 PM IST
After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's 'there is no UPA' remark, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday claimed that no political alliance is possible against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) without the Congress.... read..

Govt should demolish controversial Goa bungalow: Congress

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 9:15:08 PM IST
Amid protests against a controversial bungalow in a protected heritage zone in Goa, the Congress on Thursday has demanded that either Goa government demolish the project, or BJP national spokesperson Shaina NC, whose spouse Manish Munot who allegedly cons... read..

Congress to release manifesto for Goa polls in 15 days

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 2:45:08 AM IST
The Congress party will release its manifesto for the 2022 Goa polls within 15 days, while the first list of candidates will be formally announced by December 10, All India Congress Committee general secretary in-charge of Goa Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Wed... read..

Turf war in Opposition between Congress and TMC

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 1:15:09 AM IST
It is now an open turf war in the Opposition with TMC leader Mamata Banerjee claiming that the the UPA, in which she was the cabinet minister of Railways under Manmohan Singh, is now non-existent. With this, the Congress will have a tough time to retain ... read..

Will protest at Jantar Mantar if Ambedkar statue not reinstalled in Hyderabad, says Telangana Congress leader

Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 2, 2021 12:49:43 AM IST
Senior Telangana Congress leader V Hanumantha Rao has demanded the statue of Dr BR Ambedkar, which was removed from Panjagutta Centre in the city in April 2019, should be reinstalled and said he will protest at Jantar Mantar in the national capital if his... read..

Maharashtra: Congress livid as Didi writes UPA's epitaph

Mumbai |Thursday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
Relegated to the political pavement as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stormed Mumbai in her 2-day-long high-profile trip which ended on Thursday, the Maharashtra Congress unitedly slammed her for her 'RIP'-ping comments spelling doom for the U... read..

Goa Congress invites suggestions to prepare manifesto for Assembly elections

Panaji (Goa) | December 2, 2021 3:49:01 AM IST
The Goa Congress unit on Wednesday decided to invite suggestions from Goans to prepare the manifesto for the Assembly election, which is scheduled in March next year.... read..

Mamata Banerjee, after meeting Sharad Pawar, threw Congress under the bus, declared UPA dead: BJP leader

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 3:49:03 AM IST
National convener of the IT cell of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Amit Malviya on Wednesday said that West Bengal Chief Minister, after meeting Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar threw Congress under the bus and declared United Progressive Allian... read..

Karnataka: Video of Congress leader planning to 'eliminate' BJP's SR Vishwanath goes viral; probe on

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | December 2, 2021 4:49:09 AM IST
A video of Karnataka Congress leader Belur Gopalakrishna and his close aide allegedly planning to "eliminate" BJP's Yelahanka MLA SR Vishwanath went viral on social media.... read..

Can't see Congress securing 300 seats in 2024 LS polls: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | December 2, 2021 8:49:00 AM IST
Senior Congress leader and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said that he does not see the grand old party winning 300 seats in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.... read..

Without Congress, UPA body without soul: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 10:19:36 AM IST
Following West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's swipe at the Congress that there is no UPA now, senior Congress leader and former union minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said that without the century-old party, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will... read..

After 'no UPA' barb, Congress to launch all-out attack against Mamata Banerjee

By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 11:19:19 AM IST
As several leaders from its fold joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the last few months, Congress has now decided to launch an all-out attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led party with its top leaders taking the charge.... read..

Congress' aim to defeat BJP but some people only help them: Kharge on Mamata Banerjee's 'no UPA' remark

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 11:49:55 AM IST
Criticizing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's "there is no UPA", Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said that Congress' aim is to defeat BJP while some people are only helping the ruling party at the Centre.... read..

Thinking that without Congress anybody can defeat BJP is merely a dream: KC Venugopal

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 12:49:49 AM IST
After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took a jibe at the Congress by saying that no UPA is left now, Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said that defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) without the Congress is merely a dream.... read..

GFP stitches alliance with Congress for 2022 Goa Assembly polls

New Delhi | December 1, 2021 3:19:12 PM IST
Goa Forward Party president Vijay Sardesai on Wednesday announced that his party will fight the upcoming Goa Assembly polls in alliance with the Congress party to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).... read..

Suspension of MPs in Parliament done with political objectives: Congress leader

New Delhi | December 1, 2021 4:50:02 AM IST
Rajya Sabha MP and senior Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil on Tuesday slammed the Centre and said that the 12 members of Parliament, who were suspended recently, got engulfed in the Centre's political objectives.... read..

Winter Session: Congress MP Manish Tewari moves adjournment notice in LS over inflation

New Delhi | December 1, 2021 10:50:24 AM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday gave an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to discuss the high rate of inflation.... read..

'Where is UPA?': Mamata takes jibe at Congress, but moots Opposition unity (Lead)

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
Taking a broad swipe at the Congress, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that there is no UPA left now but called upon all the like-minded Opposition parties to unitedly fight the Bharatiya Janata Party in the 2024 Lok Sabha elec... read..

Control inflation or leave your Chair: Youth Congress to PM Modi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
Protesting against inflation, the Indian Youth Congress on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to control it or leave his chair.... read..

Centre provides more COVID-19 vaccine to BJP-ruled states, alleges Chhattisgarh Congress chief

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | December 1, 2021 3:50:04 AM IST
Amid reports from government sources that the BJP-ruled states are ahead in COVID-19 vaccination coverage, Chhattisgarh Congress Chief Mohan Markam on Tuesday said that it is the Centre's responsibility to provide vaccines and alleged that the non-BJP sta... read..

Congress MLAs block Minister's entry into Odisha Assembly, demand justice in Mamita Meher's murder case

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | December 1, 2021 6:19:32 PM IST
Congress MLAs protested against Minister of State (Home) Dibya Shankar Mishra and blocked his entry into the state Assembly building demanding justice in teacher Mamita Meher's murder case.... read..

Maha has maximum GST dues pending with Centre, Congress says 'stepmom treatment'

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
Maharashtra, which contributes the highest to the Centre's GST kitty, has the maximum amount outstanding for the past two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, a RTI reply has revealed.... read..

Congress LS MP K Suresh slips in Parliament corridor, taken to RML hospital

New Delhi | November 30, 2021 12:19:06 PM IST
Congress Loksabha MP K Suresh slipped in the Parliament corridor while coming out from LoP Mallikarjun Kharge's office in Rajya Sabha, after the Opposition party meeting on Tuesday.... read..

Cold War between Congress, TMC raises questions about Opposition unity

By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | November 30, 2021 7:48:37 AM IST
The Cold War between the Congress and the TMC has raised questions about Opposition unity.... read..

Param Bir Singh-Sachin Vaze 'meet', Congress cries foul, seeks probe

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
The Maharashtra Congress red-flagged a purported meeting between former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and his former junior, sacked cop Sachin Vaze, on Monday, terming it as "a conspiracy" and demanding a high-level probe.... read..

Congress MPs move adjournment notices in LS

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
Amid face-off with the government, Congress MP Manish Tewari and Manickam Tagore gave notices for adjournment in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.... read..

Goa Minister involved in sex scandal, CM trying to destroy evidence: Congress

Panaji |Tuesday, 2021 9:15:09 PM IST
Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar on Tuesday made a sensational accusation claiming a state cabinet minister (without mentioning the name) was involved in a sex scandal and alleged that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant knew about it and was trying to de... read..

FB whistleblower to testify before US Congress again

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
To discuss possible legislative changes to tech's controversial legal liability shield -- Section 230, the US House Democrats have announced that Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen will testify before Congress a second time on Wednesday.... read..

US Congresswoman deliberately uses name Republic of Taiwan on social media

Taipei | November 30, 2021 3:19:03 AM IST
A US Representative, who recently visited Taiwan, said that she deliberately used the name "Republic of Taiwan" in a Twitter post.... read..

Youth Congress pays tribute to farmers

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST
Youth Congress, under the leadership of National President, Srinivas B.V., paid tributes to the farmers who lost their lives during the agitation and a meeting was organised in their honour.... read..

BJP-ruled states ahead in vaccination coverage, no state ruled by Congress, allies has given first COVID-19 dose to 90 pc of population

New Delhi | November 29, 2021 7:49:17 PM IST
No state ruled by Congress or its allies has been able to give the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to over 90 per cent of its population and second dose to over 50 per cent of its residents, government sources have said.... read..

Nadda's 'adharmi' remark has damaged Brand Goa: Congress

Panaji |Monday, 2021 10:45:08 PM IST
The main opposition party Congress in Goa, the Congress, on Monday once again demanded an apology from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president J.P. Nadda for referring to a section of Goans as 'adharmi' (non-righteous) last week.... read..

Karnataka Bitcoin Scam: Prime accused Sriki has links with Congress leaders, alleges Araga Jnanendra

Shivamogga (Karnataka) | November 29, 2021 5:19:59 PM IST
Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Monday alleged that the prime accused Sriki (Srikrishna Ramesh ) in the bitcoin hacking case has links with Congress leaders.... read..
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