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Congress Complains EC Against PM Modi’s Statements On Ram, Ayodhya And Hanuman In Speech
The Congress on Wednesday went to the Election Commission, seeking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for invoking Lord Ram at a recent function. Referring to the Prime Minister’s inaugural address to Ramayana Darshnam Exhibition at Vivekanand Kendra via video conference on January 12 ..
Veteran Congress Leader N.D. Tiwari Joins BJP
Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari, 91, and his son Rohit Shekhar on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The two joined the BJP at the residence of party president Amit Shah. Tiwari is the only political leader to have become the chief minister of two states - U..
Hand Can Even Purify The Lotus Mired In Slush, Congress Tells BJP
Congress, making light of the BJP's demand seeking withdrawal of its 'hand' election symbol, said on Tuesday that the BJP will not gain anything by lodging "false complaints" and that "the hand was even capable of purifying the lotus mired in slush". Congress also advised the central ruling party..
BJP Urges EC To Freeze Cong’s Poll Symbol Over Rahul’s ‘Hand’ Remark
BJP on Tuesday demanded that the Election Commission freeze the election symbol of Congress alleging that its vice-president Rahul Gandhi violated the model code of conduct by linking his party symbol "hand" with various religious figures. A BJP delegation comprising Union ministers Prakash Javad..
Mayawati Demanded Rs 8 Cr For Seat, Says Expelled BSP Legislator
BSP's expelled Sahibabad MLA Amar Pal Sharma, who joined the Congress on Tuesday, claimed he was ousted from the party because he had declined to pay Rs 8 crore to party supremo Mayawati for the party ticket in the upcoming polls. Talking to media persons at the Congress office here, he told Maya..
Congress Ties Alliance With Samajwadi Party For UP Polls
The Congress announced on Tuesday that it will ally with the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party for the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. “There will be a Congress-SP alliance in the UP polls,” Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad told media, adding that they will decide on a broader ..
Am Satisfied After Talks With Rahul: Chandy
Former Kerala Chief Minister Ooommen Chandy, who has been avoiding party meetings for over a month, expressed satisfaction about his talks with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi held here on Monday. Addressing reporters after the meeting, Chandy, who has not entered the Congress headquarters for ..
Sidhu Betrayed Punjab By Joining Congress: Phoolka
Senior AAP leader H.S. Phoolka on Monday accused Navjot Singh Sidhu of betraying the people of Punjab by joining the very Congress he used to flay for corruption and the anti-Sikh riots of 1984. "Sidhu earlier said the Congress is 'corruption ki jamaat' (community of corrupt) and 'katilon ki jama..
Congress Ups Ante In Punjab Polls; Amarinder To Fight Against Badal
Enthused by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu joining the party, a fired up Congress on Monday announced that its state president Amarinder Singh would take on Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in the latter's traditional assembly seat of Lambi. The Congress also announced th..
Hoardings Of Priyanka-Dimple Fuel Alliance Speculation Between Congress-Samajwadi Party
The Akhilesh Yadav faction of the Samajwadi Party seems to be inching closer to sealing a deal with the Congress, even as the Election Commission is yet to decide on the fate of the SP and its symbol cycle. While speculation about a pre-poll alliance has been in the air for some time now, hoardin..