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Congress Alleges Rs 20,000-Crore Scam In ‘Ujala’ Bulb Scheme
Pointing a finger at the ruling NDA government at the Centre, the Congress party on Monday alleged that the process of procurement and distribution of 'Ujala' LED bulbs has given birth to a Rs 20,000-crore scam. The party charged that the central government was using "dubious and questionable pr..
Vyapam Scam: Opposition Urges PM Modi To Remove Shivraj Chouhan As MP’s CM
Leader of the Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh, today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove Shivraj Singh Chouhan as chief minister in the wake of the CAG observations about the Vyapam scam. A report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), released recently, rapped t..
Data Suggest Congress Not Doing As Badly As It Seems
The Congress party humiliating defeat in the recent assembly elections, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and the assembly constituency of its Vice-president Rahul Gandhi, are symbolic of its present condition. The party is going through one of its worst slumps in its post-Independence history, and m..
Congress’ Problems Begin And End At The Top
Few people will believe that the former External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's exit from the Congress and entrance to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be a great loss for the former and a considerable gain for the latter Like the similar floor-crossing of Rita Bahuguna-Joshi in Uttar Prade..
Sonia Returns From US After Health Check-Up
New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have returned from the US where Sonia Gandhi had gone for health check-up, the party said on Friday. "Congress President and Vice President have returned to India. Thanks to all the countrymen and Congress people for their..
Sonia Gandhi Returns Home After A Routine Medical Check-up; Rahul Accompanies Her
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who had been abroad for medical check-up, returned home late last night to India accompanied by her son Rahul Gandhi. The 70-year-old congress leader Sonia Gandhi is doing fine, according to party sources. She had left the country earlier this month to an undis..
BJP Government Destroying Institutions: Congress
The Congress on Thursday accused the BJP-led government of destroying the country's institutions and said "this could not be the way to move forward". "Institutions are hard to build and sustain. Constitutional, educational and other important institutions are being ignored and surpassed by the p..
Rahul Gandhi Is Neither Committed Nor Serious For Congress Party: Veteran Politician SM Krishna
Veteran politician SM Krishna, who on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has clearly blamed Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for his exit from the grand old party, stating that one should be serious if one has to re-build the party from grass root level to the paramount level. ..
Congress MP Alleges Caste Discrimination In UP
Congress member in the Lok Sabha Ranjeet Ranjan on Thursday said Yadavs and some other castes were being targeted in Uttar Pradesh, and questioned the anti-Romeo squads formed in the state. "An IPS officer has said, a particular caste is being targeted. The way hatred is being spread against Yada..
Should Sidhu Continue His Appearance On Comedy Show? Is It A Violation Of Office Of Profit Rules
Should newly-elected Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu continue his weekly appearance on popular comedy show on television? Addressing this question today, some union ministers, who did not want to be identified, feel that he should not as it will violate office-of-profit rules. The ministers..