No action has been taken against those responsible in Rohith Vemula's suicide: Congress

No action has been taken against those responsible in Rohith Vemula's suicide: Congress

Jan 17,2017 , 03:03 PM IST | Telangana
There has been no change in the conditions in University of Hyderabad (UoH) since research scholar Rohith Vemula committed suicide a year ago, Opposition Congress in Telangana alleged.
Navjot Singh Sidhu: I'm a born Congressman

Navjot Singh Sidhu: I'm a born Congressman

Jan 16,2017 , 02:46 PM IST | National
Having joined Congress after hectic negotiations, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today said he was a born Congressman who was coming back to his roots and would be ready to work under anybody appointed by the high command and contest from where the party wants him to.
It's official Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress

It's official Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress

Jan 15,2017 , 01:17 PM IST | National
Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday joined the Congress after meeting its Vice President Rahul Gandhi here, the party said. Gandhi warmly welcomed Sidhu, a former BJP MP from Amritsar, into the party fold at his residence. Sidhu's wife had earlier joined the Congress.
Posters of Priyanka Gandhi-Dimple Yadav speculate SP-Congress alliance

Posters of Priyanka Gandhi-Dimple Yadav speculate SP-Congress alliance

Jan 14,2017 , 04:23 PM IST | National
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.
Paddy farmers  at the mercy of millers: Cong

Paddy farmers at the mercy of millers: Cong

Jan 12,2017 , 02:21 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Vijayawada: State Congress official spokesperson Kolanukonda Sivaji demanded that the State government provide Minimum Support Price (MSP) to paddy farmers. In a press release here on Wednesday, Sivaji said farmers were being denied MSP in the kharif season and they w
Akali Dal slams Rahul Gandhi for comparing party symbol to Guru Nanak

Akali Dal slams Rahul Gandhi for comparing party symbol to Guru Nanak

Jan 11,2017 , 10:02 PM IST | National
Slamming Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for comparing the Congress party symbol 'Hand' with the hands of Guru Nanak, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday described the analogy as "shocking in the extreme and unpardonable".  
PM Modi's picture on posters not permissible under Model Code of Code: Congress to EC

PM Modi's picture on posters not permissible under Model Code of Code: Congress to EC

Jan 09,2017 , 09:09 PM IST | National
Congress moved the Election Commission on Monday demanding removal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photograph from government posters
Sonia Gandhi as NAC chairperson was not 'super PM': Congress

Sonia Gandhi as NAC chairperson was not 'super PM': Congress

Jan 09,2017 , 08:53 PM IST | National
With the government releasing 710 files relating to the National Advisory Council (NAC), Congress today dismissed suggestions that Sonia Gandhi as chairperson of the Council was "super Prime Minister" during the UPA regime.
Demonetisation will be an important issue in assembly polls: Manmohan

Demonetisation will be an important issue in assembly polls: Manmohan

Jan 09,2017 , 04:52 PM IST | National
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday held that demonetisation will have a “very significant reverse effect on the country’s GDP” and it will be an important issue in all States going to polls.
Canadian PM will not attend Trump inauguration ceremony

Canadian PM will not attend Trump inauguration ceremony

Jan 07,2017 , 10:02 AM IST | International
The Canadian Prime Minister will not attend the inauguration of the US President-elect on January 20 in Washington. Instead of going to Washington to participate in Trump's inauguration ceremony, Justin Trudeau will be on a tour of Canada, holding meetings with the population of the country, EFE news quoted the Prime Minister's Office as saying on Friday.
Its official Trump wins the presidency after Electoral College votes

Its official Trump wins the presidency after Electoral College votes

Jan 07,2017 , 09:57 AM IST | International
It's official, Congress has tallied the Electoral College votes and Donald Trump has been elected president. Mike Pence was elected vice president. Democrats raised plenty of objections as the votes were counted on Friday in a joint session of Congress. But they didn't have the votes to sustain them.
Opposition walks out over govt inaction

Opposition walks out over govt inaction

Jan 07,2017 , 04:55 AM IST | Telangana
Opposition Congress, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) staged a walkout from the Assembly on Friday alleging that the government had failed to give a timeframe to formulate the rules to implement SC/ST sub plan and constitute a committee under the chairmanship of Chief Minister to monitor the implementation of the Act.
Democratic leader Schumer emerges as Trump's newest punching bag

Democratic leader Schumer emerges as Trump's newest punching bag

Jan 06,2017 , 07:17 PM IST | International
President-elect Donald Trump, who insulted rivals during his 2016 campaign with nicknames such as "Crooked Hillary" and "Little
Donald Trump selects former Indiana Senator Dan Coats for Top Intelligence post

Donald Trump selects former Indiana Senator Dan Coats for Top Intelligence post

Jan 06,2017 , 11:29 AM IST | International
President-elect Donald Trump has selected former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats to lead the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, a role that would thrust him into the center of the intelligence community that Trump has publicly challenged, a person with knowledge of the decision said Thursday. Coats served as a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee before retiring from Congress
Modi is ignoring Oppn: Congress leader

Modi is ignoring Oppn: Congress leader

Jan 04,2017 , 01:33 AM IST | Hans
Instead of taking the Opposition parties and the Parliament into consideration, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been talking about important matter outside the legislative house, the highest institution in the democracy,” senior Congress leader and former PCC president V Hanumantha Rao criticised. 
Congress spreading rumours, elections to be held on schedule: Gujarat CM Rupani

Congress spreading rumours, elections to be held on schedule: Gujarat CM Rupani

Jan 03,2017 , 08:12 PM IST | National
Rubbishing speculations about the possibility of early Assembly polls in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday said the elections would be held on schedule,
Congress protests SCB road move

Congress protests SCB road move

Jan 03,2017 , 05:13 AM IST | Telangana
Congress party Monday staged a protest against Secunderabad Cantonment Board's move to demolish hundreds of houses to pave the way for construction of road at Annanagar.
Uniform Common code part of govt's political agenda: Oppn tells Law Commission

Uniform Common code part of govt's political agenda: Oppn tells Law Commission

Dec 29,2016 , 06:37 PM IST | National
Most of the opposition parties who have responded to the Law Commission questionnaire on the contentious uniform civil code have dubbed the
YSRCP MLC Swamy quits party post

YSRCP MLC Swamy quits party post

Dec 29,2016 , 02:26 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Vizianagaram: Senior leader of YSR Congress party MLC K Veerabhadra Swamy resigned as district party president.Addressing the media here on Wednesday, he said that he quit the party post and appealed to party chief Y S Jagan to relieve him at the earliest.
Congress slams CPI-M over murder accused Kerala minister

Congress slams CPI-M over murder accused Kerala minister

Dec 27,2016 , 09:25 PM IST | National
The CPI-M should open up on how a murder accused in the cabinet of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan can continue, a senior Congress leader said on Tuesday.
National Herald case: Court rejects Swamy’s plea seeking documents from Congress

National Herald case: Court rejects Swamy’s plea seeking documents from Congress

Dec 26,2016 , 06:43 PM IST | National
In a big relief for the Congress president Sonia Gandhi and the vice-president Rahul Gandhi, a Patiala court on Monday rejected the
Congress reiterates demand for thorough probe into Sahara diaries

Congress reiterates demand for thorough probe into Sahara diaries

Dec 26,2016 , 06:31 PM IST | National
The Congress party on Monday reiterated its demand for a thorough probe into the bribery allegations against all those named in the Sahara diaries including its own party members.
You broke our hearts, says Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

You broke our hearts, says Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

Dec 23,2016 , 04:42 PM IST | National
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday berated 'guest teachers' in state-run schools for protesting against him and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal a day earlier.

YSRC to expose chinks in TDP govt

Dec 20,2016 , 06:20 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Former MLC and YSRC leader Kandula Lakshmi Durgesh Prasad said that the party will intensify its political battle against the TDP
BJP hits back at Congress, Left for questioning army chief's appointment

BJP hits back at Congress, Left for questioning army chief's appointment

Dec 18,2016 , 08:33 PM IST | National
Hitting back at Congress and the CPI for questioning appointment of Lt. Gen. Bipin Rawat as new Army Chief, the Bharatiya Janata Party
Parliament passes Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill

Parliament passes Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill

Dec 16,2016 , 07:51 PM IST | National
Keeping aside the acrimony over demonetization issue which paralysed the Winter session, Parliament on Friday passed the Disabilities Bill which
Watch: 'Congress puts party's interest before that of country,' says PM Modi

Watch: 'Congress puts party's interest before that of country,' says PM Modi

Dec 16,2016 , 07:26 PM IST | National
Accusing Congress of putting its interests above the country's, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tore into the Oppposition on Friday, saying unlike
Rahul-Modi meet, PM Modi heard us but did not commit to anything says Congress VP

Rahul-Modi meet, PM Modi heard us but did not commit to anything says Congress VP

Dec 16,2016 , 03:17 PM IST | National
A Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday to highlight the plight of farmers in the country and demanded a loan waiver for them. During the meeting, which came in the backdrop of Gandhi's fierce attack on the Prime Minister over demonetization, top Congress leaders presented a memorandum to Modi on demands of farmers including loan waiver
Opposition resisting 'good moves' against black money: BJP

Opposition resisting 'good moves' against black money: BJP

Dec 16,2016 , 01:40 PM IST | National
The BJP on Friday criticised the Congress for not acting against black money hoarders during the last three years of the UPA-II tenure, whereas the Modi government formed an SIT on the matter. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said that even the CPI-M was supporting the Congress, resisting action against stemming black money.
Amarinder says he will request Priyanka Gandhi for election campaign

Amarinder says he will request Priyanka Gandhi for election campaign

Dec 11,2016 , 09:10 PM IST | National
Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh on Sunday said he will request Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka