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Sonia Gandhi accepts TNCC chief Elangovan's resignation Jun 26, 7:35 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday accepted the resignation of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) president EVKS Elangovan.
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Hitting out at Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit for his casual reaction on the deadly Pampore attack in which eight CRPF personnel were martyred, the Congress Party on Sunday said Islamabad needs to be sensitive to such developments.
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): The Congress on Sunday used former union minister Yashwant Sinha's diatribe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's policy with regard to Pakistan to corner the ruling dispensation and said it is extremely unfortunate that the NDA regime has failed to fulfil the promises made to the nation.
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Asserting that diplomacy is not done by loud pronouncements, the Congress Party on Sunday said there was no need for Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government to move around as a 'petitioner' for the NSG and end up being equated with Pakistan which does not have the same credibility and credentials as India when it comes to nuclear proliferation.
Hyderabad/Chandigarh, June 26 (ANI): Launching a frontal attack on the Congress, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said June 26 must be observed as anti-emergency day, adding the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is opposed to any kind of concentration of power as that leads to dictatorship.
Dalhousie MLA Asha Kumari picked as Punjab Congress' in-charge Jun 26, 4:07 pm
Chandigarh, June 26 (ANI): The Congress has selected Dalhousie MLA Asha Kumari to replace Kamal Nath as the general secretary in-charge of Punjab ahead of next year's assembly polls in the state.
Adamant Nepali Congress demands compensation to quake victims Jun 26, 1:51 pm
Kathmandu, June 26 (ANI): Nepali Congress, the main opposition party, today obstructed the Parliament meeting demanding Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli led-government to provide a lump sum of Rs. two lakh to earthquake victims to rebuild their houses.
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today attacked the Congress on the 41st anniversary of the Emergency, saying that dark day was a blot on the grand old party's history, adding Indira Gandhi had imposed the same solely because her position as the Prime Minister was then under threat.
Bengaluru, June 25 (ANI): With Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy launching a series on attacks on political leaders and technocrats alike gaining massive criticism along the way, the Congress has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of backing Swamy, saying his silence on the Rajya Sabha MP clearly means he is agreeing with his controversial statements.
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), June 25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti won the Anantnag bypoll earlier today by defeating her nearest Congress rival Hilal Shah by over 12,000 votes.
AAP shielding Mohaniya using 'emergency': Congress Jun 25, 4:28 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Taking a strong exception to Dinesh Mohaniya for allegedly misbehaving with a group of women who had gone to him to complain about water crisis, the Congress on Saturday said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was comparing the arrest to an 'emergency-like' situation and using it like a shield.
Mehbooba Mufti wins Anantnag bypoll Jun 25, 1:56 pm
Srinagar, June 25(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has won the Anantnag bypoll by defeating her nearest Congress rival Hilal Shah by over 12,000 votes.
Kathmandu, June 25 (ANI): Nepal's Legislature-Parliament meeting has been deferred until Sunday after the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) demanded that the government provide housing aid of Rs 200,000 to earthquake victims in one go, instead of in three tranches.
Vadra deplores 'attention seeking' Swamy's remark on waiters Jun 25, 10:38 am
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy for 'undermining' waiters, saying the latter's derogatory remark about waiters, who work so hard for their living, are 'deplorable and classist'.
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
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