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Mumbai Congress concerned about EVMs safety before counting

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Mumbai Congress President Milind M. Deora on Tuesday expressed apprehensions about the safety and security of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) stored at various strongrooms for the city's six Lok Sabha seats ahead of the counting on May 23.... read..
 

Anil Ambani's Reliance to withdraw defamation cases against Congress, National Herald

Ahmedabad |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Reliance Group, led by Anil Ambani, on Tuesday announced its decision to withdraw the Rs 5,000 crore civil defamation suit, filed in a court here, against Congress leaders and the National Herald newspaper over their statements and an article on the c... read..
 

Notice to Karnataka Congress MLA for criticising party leaders (Lead)

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday served notice to its legislator R. Roshan Baig for allegedly criticising the party's state unit leaders ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha poll results on Thursday, an official said.... read..
 

Anil Ambani's Reliance to withdraw defamation cases against Congress, Herald (Lead)

Ahmedabad |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Reliance Group, led by Anil Ambani, on Tuesday announced its decision to withdraw the Rs 5,000 crore civil defamation suit, filed in a court here, against Congress leaders and the National Herald newspaper over their statements and an article on the c... read..
 

Ban suspect exit poll agencies: Goa Congress

Panaji |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa Assembly, on Tuesday demanded a ban on exit poll agencies t... read..
 

10 Congress MLAs being lured by money, posts: Chief Minister Kamal Nath

Politics | May 21, 2019 4:11:55 PM IST
Amid BJP's demand for a floor test, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday claimed that at least 10 Congress legislators were being lured by money and posts.... read..
 

Rahul, Priyanka worked hard, Congress will prove to be a strong Opposition: Shiv Sena

Politics | May 21, 2019 9:11:53 AM IST
Shiv Sena on Tuesday took a jibe at the Congress and said that the party will prove to be a strong Opposition in the Parliament as its president Rahul Gandhi and leader Priyanka Gandhi have worked hard in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Congress, JD-S call for end to verbal sparring in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2019 1:20:53 PM IST
Ahead of the results for Karnataka's 28 Lok Sabha seats on Thursday, the warring Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) ruling allies in the state on Monday called for a 'ceasefire' amid acrimonious remarks against each other by leaders of both parties.... read..
 

Congress rejects BJP's demand to hold special Assembly session in MP

Bhopal |Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The Congress has rejected the BJP's demand to hold a special session of the state Assembly in Madhya Pradesh to discuss issues of urgent public interest.... read..
 

Congress' Roshan Baig calls KC Venugopal a 'buffoon', blames Siddaramaiah for collapse of Congress-JD(S) alliance in Karnataka

Politics | May 21, 2019 1:11:54 PM IST
Amidst turmoil in the Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka, Congress leader Roshan Baig on Tuesday called his party leader KC Venugopal a "buffoon" and blamed Siddaramaiah for the "collapse" of the alliance in the state.... read..
 

Don't believe exit polls: J&K Congress President

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Congress President G.A. Mir on Tuesday asserted that the exit polls should not to be believed and that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) would have the majority in the Lok Sabha polls.... read..
 

WH blocks ex-counsel from testifying to Congress (Lead)

Washington |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The White House has blocked former counsel Donald McGahn from testifying to Congress, the latest act of defiance in the ongoing war between House Democrats and President Donald Trump.... read..
 

Mumbai Mahila Congress seeks FIR against Vivek Oberoi for insulting women's modesty

General News | May 21, 2019 10:41:51 PM IST
Mumbai Mahila Congress on Tuesday wrote to police seeking to lodge an FIR against actor Vivek Oberoi for his 'obnoxious statement on women in a meme which has insulted the modesty of women.'... read..
 

Congress office wears deserted look after exit polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
A day after the exit polls predicted a thumping victory for the BJP-led NDA in the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress office in the national capital wore a deserted look.... read..
 

K'tka Dy CM slams Congress' Roshan Baig for 'flop campaign' remarks

Politics | May 21, 2019 1:41:55 PM IST
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Roshan Baig for his claim that both state unit president Dinesh Gundurao and Congress Legislature Party CLP leader Siddaramaiah should be blamed for the "flop poll campaign"... read..
 

Don't lose confidence: Priyanka to Congress workers after exit polls

Politics | May 21, 2019 2:11:53 PM IST
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday asked her party workers to not lose confidence in the wake of exit polls predicting BJP's victory and at the same urged them to maintain vigil at strong rooms where the EVMs have been stored for ... read..
 

Maharashtra: Congress urges EC to ensure security of EVMs, vigilance at counting centres

Politics | May 21, 2019 2:41:51 PM IST
Mumbai Congress president Milind Deora on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to take the required steps for ensuring safety and security of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the larger interest of democracy.... read..
 

EC meeting Wednesday on opposition's concern on EVMs: Congress

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The Election Commission will meet on Wednesday to address the concerns raised by leaders of 20 opposition parties, who met the poll panel on Tuesday to voice their concerns over Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and use of VVPATs, the Congress said.... read..
 

Notice to Karnataka Congress MLA for criticising party leaders

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday served notice to its legislator Roashan Baig for allegedly criticising the party's state unit leaders ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha poll results on Thursday, an official said.... read..
 

Goa Congress pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

General News | May 21, 2019 11:12:02 PM IST
Goa Pradesh Congress Committee on Tuesday paid tribute to former Prime Minister late Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary.... read..
 

Congress is running a minority government in MP: BJP

Politics | May 20, 2019 8:41:51 PM IST
Chief Minister Kamal Nath is heading a minority Congress government in the state, which will not stand the test of time, said BJP leader Rakesh Singh here on Monday.... read..
 

Exit polls designed to promote Modi: Congress

Lucknow |Monday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Reacting to exit polls given out by various channels and others, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari said on Sunday that these polls seem to have been designed to promote the Modi government, while the BJP said the these polls only reflected what opinion polls ... read..
 

Exit polls predict Congress will improve but not impressively

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 6:15:06 AM IST
Exit polls released on Sunday predicted that the Congress will improve from its lowest tally of 44 seats it won in 2014 but not sufficiently enough to mark a revival at the national level.... read..
 

BJP, Congress say results will be better than exit polls (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 6:15:06 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday said the results of the Lok Sabha polls on May 23 will be better than the prediction of exit polls which have favoured the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) returning to power.... read..
 

Congress supporter kills man for voting for BJP in MP

Indore |Monday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
A Congress supporter shot dead a 60-year-old man accusing him of 'voting for the BJP' here in Madhya Pradesh, police said.... read..
 

Exit polls indicate Congress issues of corruption, welfare may not have clicked

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The prediction by the exit polls about dismal performance by the Congress suggests that the party got it all wrong and the issues like the Rafale deal, NYAY, unemployment and alleged "arrogance" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised by it during the elec... read..
 

Gujarat BJP says exit polls as expected, Congress dismisses them

Ahmedabad |Monday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday expressed confidence that the exit poll predictions on the Lok Sabha elections would be reflected in the actual results when they are announced on May 23, even as the opposition Congress insisted it would pref... read..
 

BJP, Congress say results will be better than exit polls

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday said the results of the Lok Sabha polls on May 23 will be better than the prediction of exit polls which have favoured the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) returning to power.... read..
 

Congress, NCP, SP in Maharashtra reject exit polls

Mumbai |Monday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The Congress and the Samajwadi Party in Maharashtra on Sunday disagreed with the exit polls which predict a clean sweep for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Maharashtra Congress passes resolution to give CLP appointment rights to Rahul Gandhi

Politics | May 20, 2019 10:11:55 PM IST
Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee on Monday passed a resolution to give all rights to national president Rahul Gandhi to announce a new Congress legislative party (CLP) leader in the state Assembly.... read..
 

Civil war in Congress in face of impending defeat: SAD

Politics | May 19, 2019 7:41:48 PM IST
A war of attrition has started between Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu to pass on the buck to each other, on the final day of polling, said a Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader on Sunday.... read..
 

Sidhu damaging Congress with ill-timed comments: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday criticized his Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for damaging the Congress with his ill-timed comments against him and the party leadership in the state.... read..
 

Congress goons creating ruckus in Punjab, tried to murder SAD worker: Harsimrat

Politics | May 19, 2019 1:41:50 PM IST
Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday alleged that Congress party has called in their goons in Punjab, who are creating a ruckus in the state.... read..
 

Congress regimes destroyed Netaji files: Chandra K Bose

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Chandra Kumar Bose, grand nephew of revolutionary leader Subhas Chandra Bose and BJP candidate from the Kolkata South Lok Sabha constituency, blames successive Congress regimes for suppressing and destroying files on his grand uncle Netaji's disappearance... read..
 

Congress to hold commemorative programmes on Rajiv's death anniversary

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The Congress party will hold commemorative programmes on May 21 to mark the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to highlight his contribution to the country.... read..
 

Congress' Manish Tewari casts vote in Ludhiana

Ludhiana |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Former Union Minister and Congress candidate Manish Tewari on Sunday cast his vote in his hometown here in Punjab.... read..
 

Republican Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment

Washington |Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
US Congressman Justin Amash became the first Republican to call for Donald Trump's impeachment, saying that the President committed "impeachable conduct" and accused Attorney General William Barr of intentionally misleading the public.... read..
 

Punjab: Akali Dal worker allegedly attacked by Congress workers

Politics | May 19, 2019 8:41:51 AM IST
A few hours before polling began here on Sunday, a Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) worker was allegedly attacked by Congress workers on Saturday night in the Bathinda parliamentary constituency represented by Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.... read..
 

Congress' Ajay Rai slams PM Modi for not doing enough for Varanasi

Politics | May 19, 2019 3:11:56 PM IST
Congress candidate for Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, Ajai Rai on Sunday slammed his rival Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that he has not done enough for the temple town after coming to power in 2014.... read..
 

EC notice to MP Congress candidate for passing out 'Nyay' forms

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Election Commission on Saturday issued notice to Congress candidate from Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa, which goes to polls on May 19, for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by distributing and filling-up enrolment forms of the party's proposed ... read..
 

Case filed against MP Congress leaders for violating model code of conduct

Bhopal |Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
A case of violation of the model code of conduct has been filed against Congress candidate from Ratlam-Jhabua constituency Kantilal Bhuria and Madhya Pradesh minister Surendra Baghel along with nine others for campaigning past the time limit in the final ... read..
 

Trinamool, BJP have common hidden agenda to crush Congress: Mannan

Kolkata |Sunday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Describing Trinamool Congress as the B team of the Bharatiya Janata Party, senior Congress functionary and leader of opposition in the West Bengal Assembly Abdul Mannan says both Trinamool and BJP have the "common hidden agenda" of crushing his party.... read..
 

In Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Balakot air strikes find place in school textbooks

Jaipur |Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
At a time when many Congress leaders across the country have questioned the authenticity of Balakot air strikes, the Congress government in Rajasthan has accommodated the story of Indian Air Force fighter jets attacking terrorist camps across the LoC in i... read..
 

Congress dismantled the idea of Modi: Rahul

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that the partry has "dismantled the idea of Prime Minister Narendra Modi" which was there in 2014 as the party managed to play the role of an effective opposition.... read..
 

Congress demands Goa Chief Minister's resignation

Panaji |Saturday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Saturday demanded the resignation of Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, claiming that the BJP-led coalition government was unable to even track down those responsible for the alleged attack on its own party's candidate for the Panaji Assemb... read..
 

Congress switches to Mahatma Gandhi's image on twitter profile

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
A day after BJP's Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur kicked up a major row by describing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a "deshbhakt" (patriot), the Congress on Friday changed its Twitter handle profile picture with an... read..
 

Congress to highlight Rajiv Gandhi's contributions to nation on his death anniversary

General News | May 18, 2019 8:11:50 PM IST
The Congress party will observe the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, who was assassinated in a suicide bomb attack on May 21, 1991, across the country on Tuesday wherein commemorative programmes at block level will be organised hig... read..
 

EC's flying squad raids home of Congress candidate's aide

Politics | May 18, 2019 11:41:49 PM IST
A flying squad team (FST) of the Election Commission carried out a raid at the residence of an aide of Indore Congress candidate Pankaj Sanghvi here on Saturday.... read..
 

Election Commission or omission, asks Congress

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa's letter to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora over his dissent in the EC decisions in going unrecorded and asked whether it was "Election Commissi... read..
 

LS polls: HD Deve Gowda reiterates support to Congress

Politics | May 18, 2019 11:41:49 AM IST
HD Deve Gowda, the former prime minister, and chief of Janata Dal- Secular (JD-S) on Saturday reiterated his support to the Congress party in the ongoing general elections.... read..
 

Karnataka: Kumaraswamy urges JDS-Congress leaders not to make controversial remarks against each-other

Politics | May 18, 2019 4:11:51 PM IST
After some sniping between the coalition partners, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday asked leaders of Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) and of ally Congress to abstain from commenting against each other.... read..
 
 
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