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Congress downplays Kejriwal's referendum bid Jun 24, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): The Congress on Friday downplayed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's idea of calling for a referendum on full statehood and asserted that the latter must know that such concepts are alien to the Indian Constitution, while adding that he is a 'Aaropval' (Accuser) who keeps on innovating new excuses and allegations to deflect attention from governance.
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Accusing the present Modi Government of indulging in 'public tamashas', the Congress Party on Friday dubbed the BJP-led NDA government as 'desperate' and accused the saffron party of allowing India into the NSG elite group, saying this kind of hectic campaigning was not required.
Kamat makes a U-turn, says Cong 'best platform' to serve nation Jun 23, 2:11 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat on Thursday withdrew his resignation from the grand old party.
SP, BSP confused, 'focused' BJP will form govt. in UP: Sambit Patra Jun 23, 11:49 am
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): With the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections inching nearer, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday snubbed both the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bhaujan Samaj Party (BSP), by saying they are confused and preoccupied political outfits that will facilitate and brighten the government formation chances of the saffron party.
'Opportunist' AAP has lost moral authority to speak about principled politics: Congress Jun 23, 11:46 am
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday trained guns at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) after a woman filed misbehaviour complaint against Sangam Vihar MLA Dinesh Mohania and said the 'opportunist' Arvind Kejriwal-led party has completely lost the moral authority to speak about principled politics.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (ANI): Attempting to corner the government over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's remarks on Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Thursday said Swamy's criticism proves that the NDA government's economic policies have been a failure.
Congress govts acted like 'land mafia' in allotting land to 'shahi damaad' Vadra: Haryana minister Jun 22, 4:34 pm
Chandigarh, June 22 (ANI): With the Enforcement Directorate (ED) reportedly issuing a notice to a firm allegedly linked to Robert Vadra in Rajasthan's Bikaner city, Haryana Cabinet Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday said Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law is a 'Shahi Damaad' (royal son-in-law), adding the governments of the grand old party in various states acted like 'land mafia' in allotting land to him in 'dowry'.
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Hitting out at Subramanian Swamy for targeting technocrats appointed by the government, Former Infosys Director T.V. Mohandas Pai on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to show the senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader his place, or end up with no outsider or experts wanting to work for the Indian government.
ACB grants bail to NCP's Chhagan Bhujbal Jun 22, 3:21 pm
Mumbai (Maharashtra), June 22 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhaggan Bhujbal was on Wednesday granted bail by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in the Maharashtra Sadan and Mumbai University library cases.
Have a list of 27 people I need to 'fix': Subramanian Swamy Jun 22, 1:48 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): After waging war on Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that he has a list of 27 people with him, who are working within the government and need to be 'fixed'.
No 'vendetta' against Vadra: Govt. on Bikaner land deal case Jun 22, 1:19 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said there is no vendetta behind the Enforcement Directorate's notice to a firm linked to Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra land in Rajasth
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): After the Congress asserted for an un-biased investigation against Congress president Sonia Gandhi's Son-in-law Robert Vadra over his alleged involvement in land scam in Bikaner, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday took a jibe at the grand old party and said there is no political witch hunt going on against Vadra and that he should comply and respond to the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) notice.
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): A day ahead of the crucial Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meet to discuss India's membership, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday left for Seoul to make a last minute push for New Delhi's entry into the elite group.
Mani Shankar Aiyar left out from Pak High Commission's Iftar bash Jun 22, 12:02 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar, a regular at Iftar dinners hosted by the Pakistani High Commissioner, has not been invited for the June 25th bash. Aiyar, who no longer enjoys a Rajya Sabha berth, probably thought that it was not important to his relationship with the Pakistanis with whom he has had a longstanding warm relationship.
Congress calls for 'unbiased, transparent' probe after ED's notice to Vadra's company Jun 22, 12:02 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): The Congress Party on Wednesday called for an 'unbiased and transparent' probe in the matter related to Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as part of its investigations into an alleged land scam in Bikaner, issued a notice to a firm allegedly linked to him.
Is Modi handing Finance Ministry over to Swamy: Digvijaya Singh Jun 22, 11:30 am
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): With Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy waging a war against Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian after targeting Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him if he plans on handing over the Finance Ministry to Swamy.
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Staying true to his promise of training guns on bureaucrats 'loyal' to the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that he wants Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian to be sacked, as he had badmouthed India in the international arena and had also encouraged the grand old party to become rigid on their GST Bill clauses.
Dombivli MLA's piglets rant shows BJP's mindset: Congress Jun 21, 6:44 pm
Mumbai (Maharashtra), June 21 (ANI): The Congress on Tuesday dubbed as extremely unfortunate BJP MLA Ravindra Chavan's remark comparing Dalits with pigs and said this is a reflection of the saffron party's thinking with regard to the Hindu caste system as well as the Dalits in the country.
Water tanker scam: Congress downplays 'politically motivated' probe Jun 21, 12:18 pm
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday Tuesday downplayed the Anti-Corruption Bureau's move to register an FIR against former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit in connection with the water tanker scam and said the 'politically motivated' inquiry is yet to come to its logistic conclusion.
Unfortunate that Centre is trying to gain 'political popularity' out of Yoga Day: Khurshid Jun 21, 6:52 am
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Ahead of the International Yoga Day celebrations, former external affairs minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that the Centre using the event for gaining a political popularity was 'unfortunate'.
'Dalit' Congress worker accuses Maken of hurling abuses Jun 20, 5:27 pm
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Congress worker Dharmpal Natkhat on Monday accused Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Ajay Maken of hurling abuses at him and alleged that the ill-treatment was meted out to him as he is a Dalit.
Harish Rawat sting row: Nainital HC asks CBI to keep it in loop Jun 20, 4:08 pm
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), June 20 (ANI): The Nainital High Court on Monday directed the Central Investigation Agency (CBI) to keep it informed before taking any action in connection with Chief Minister Harish Rawat's controversial sting CD case in which he is purportedly seen trying to influence some dissident Congress MLAs.
Dinesh Gundu Rao appointed working K'taka Congress president Jun 20, 2:57 pm
Karnataka, June 20 (ANI): After three days of deliberations in Delhi, the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in Karnataka appointed Dinesh Gundu Rao as the working state party president.
Swamy's ego responsible for 'efficient' Rajan quitting: NCP Jun 20, 11:59 am
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday alleged that the government is not keeping national interest in mind by not giving Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan a second consecutive term in office.
Won't let Punjab fall prey to Congress and AAP: Jaitley Jun 19, 4:48 pm
Bathinda (Punjab), June 19 (ANI): Training guns at the 'corrupt' Congress and 'inefficient' Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said it is crucial to save Punjab from falling prey to the hands of these two political outfits.
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