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Modi Government Attacking Democracy: Congress
The Congress on Monday accused the Modi government of joining forces with the Sangh Parivar to unleash assaults on Indian democracy. Addressing the media here, Congress leader Manish Tewari said the assault on students and teachers by alleged ABVP activists at the Ramjas College was part of a con..
Sheila Dikshit Clarifies On ‘Immature’ Rahul Remark (Lead)
Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, in a U-turn on her earlier remark that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi was "still not mature", has clarified that he has "the sensitivity of a mature leader". The party veteran in a newspaper interview on Thursday said Gandhi was "still not mature, hi..
Ruckus In Odisha Assembly Over Modi’s Poverty Jibe
Demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remark over poverty in Odisha, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Congress members on Saturday created a ruckus in the state Assembly. Following the pandemonium, Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourned the house several times. As soon as the Hous..
Cracks In Congress Over Supporting Shiv Sena For Mumbai Mayor
Differences emerged on Saturday in the Congress party over the issue of extending support to the Shiv Sena for the post of Mayor after a hung house was thrown up in elections to the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation, the country's richest civic body. AICC General Secretary and se..
Litmus Test Awaits The Gandhis In Amethi
A litmus test awaits the Gandhis in their bastion Amethi, which votes on Monday in the fifth of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly election. Having been loyal to the Congress party and the Gandhi surname for decades, the constituency first gave the family jitters in the 2014 general election..
Modi’s ‘Make In India’s Lion Doesn’t Roar But Whimpers: Rahul
Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh: Congress Vice president Rahul Gandhi On Friday ridiculed the 'Make in India' campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying while a big lion was made the mascot of the campaign, it ended in a whimper of a rat. There is nothing called 'Make in India', he said, noting tha..
Rahul Gandhi Is Still Not Mature, Please Give Him Some Time: Ex-Delhi CM Sheila Dikhsit
Fielding a question on why the Congress has been decimated in several states despite aggressive campaign by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said that Rahul was still not mature and should be given (more) time”. In an interview to The Times of In..
Congress Vows To Rebuild Cadre After Huge Setback In Maharashtra
New Delhi: Following its debacle in the elections to the 10 civic bodies of Maharashtra, the Congress on Thursday accepted defeat and vowed to rebuild the cadre in the state. "The Congress party graciously accepts the verdict in the BMC polls. We will work hard and rebuild our cadre and continue ..
Clash Inside Gujarat Assembly; 4 Legislators Including Woman BJP Minister Injured
Four legislators, including a woman BJP minister, were injured on Thursday when a clash broke out inside the Gujarat assembly between opposition Congress and the ruling party members during the budget session proceedings. Speaker Ramanlal Vora adjourned the House after the violent showdown. Two ..
Mumbai Congress Chief Offers To Quit
Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam on Thursday said he was ready resign from his post following the party's poor showing in the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election. Asked by IANS if he had offered to resign, Nirupam said over telephone: "Yes." The Congress was a distant thi..