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"Punjab's Last Chance For....": Navjot Sidhu Writes To Sonia Gandhi

October 17, 2021
Newsdesk

Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, days after reaching a truce of sorts with Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, has drawn up a 13-point agenda on governance - "priority areas" and promises made before 2017 polls he said "the state government must deliver upon". Mr Sidhu's suggestions, sent in a letter to Co | Read more|

Prashant Kishor Adds Caution Notice To Rahul-Priyanka Gandhi's UP Visit

October 8, 2021
Newsdesk

Political strategist Prashant Kishor this morning signaled a fallout with the Congress in a tweet on the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur, which has made national headlines, as he said "there are no quick fix solutions to the deep-rooted problems and structural weakness of (the) GOP (Grand Old Party)". | Read more|

What Congress Leader Mukul Sangma Said On Buzz About Joining Trinamool

October 2, 2021
Newsdesk

Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma, who is also the leader of opposition in the state assembly, will be travelling to Delhi tomorrow in an apparent attempt to seek the intervention of the Congress's top leadership "to resolve" certain internal issues. The visit comes amid speculation that Mr Sangma is upse | Read more|

Amarinder Singh Meets Ajit Doval

September 30, 2021
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The Congress has reached out to Amarinder Singh after his meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, amid signs of another big exit from the crisis-hit party. | Read more|

CBI lodges sexual abuse cases against Oomen Chandy, 4 other Congress leaders

August 18, 2021
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The CBI has registered cases against former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy, AICC general secretary K C Venugopal and three other Congress leaders in connection with allegations of sexual exploitation made by a woman accused in the 2013 solar scam. In January this year, the LDF government had handed over the cases t | Read more|

‘Attack on democracy’: Rahul Gandhi on Twitter blocking his account

August 13, 2021
Newsdesk

Calling it an “attack on the democratic structure of the country”, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at Twitter for shutting down his Twitter profile. “This is not an attack on Rahul Gandhi. I have 19-20 million followers. You are denying them the right to an opinion. That’s what you are doing,” | Read more|

Kerala Opposition Demands Minister's Resignation In Assembly Ruckus Case

July 28, 2021
Newsdesk

The opposition Congress on Wednesday pressed for the resignation of the Kerala Education Minister after the Supreme Court dismissed a state government plea seeking withdrawal of a criminal case against Left Democratic Front (LDF) MLAs, including V Sivankutty, in connection with the ruckus inside the state Assembly in 2 | Read more|

"Congress Not Letting Parliament Run, Expose Them," PM Tells BJP MPs

July 27, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked the Congress, accusing it of not allowing the monsoon session of parliament to function, and asked BJP MPs to "expose the party before the public and the media". The session has been marked by protests from the opposition and demands for discussions on the Pegasus phone | Read more|

After Spying Charge Against Maharashtra Allies, Congress Leader's Retreat

July 13, 2021
Newsdesk

Congress leader Nana Patole's comments accusing his own government in Maharashtra of spying on him has activated another bout of damage control in the state's ruling coalition, and declarations of unity. Nana Patole, the chief of the Congress party's Maharashtra unit, said today that he was "misinterpreted" and alleged | Read more|

I Know What It Takes to Defeat Narendra Modi

May 6, 2021
Mahua Moitra

KOLKATA, India — I am a member of the Indian Parliament, and on Sunday, the political party I belong to, the All India Trinamool Congress, defeated the party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in elections for the West Bengal State legislature. Our party and my leader, Mamata Banerjee, the only female chief minister of | Read more|