Lok Sabha adjourned till noon

Lok Sabha adjourned till noon

Jul 19,2017 , 12:19 PM IST | National
The Lok Sabha was on Wednesday adjourned till 12 noon after opposition parties led by the Congress created a ruckus on issues related to farmers and atrocities against Dalits and minorities.
If Iam ‘bacha’ tell me what is Rahul: KTR

If Iam ‘bacha’ tell me what is Rahul: KTR

Jul 18,2017 , 03:15 AM IST | Telangana
It seems the slugfest between the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and the Opposition Congress seems to be getting murkier by the day as leaders of both the parties are unleashing charges against each other.
Bihar lawmakers vote to elect 14th President

Bihar lawmakers vote to elect 14th President

Jul 17,2017 , 01:13 PM IST | National
Voting began on Monday in the Bihar assembly here to elect the country's 14th President to succeed incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee, whose term ends on July 25.
PM Modi silent on attack on Amarnath pilgrims: Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi silent on attack on Amarnath pilgrims: Rahul Gandhi

Jul 12,2017 , 09:57 PM IST | National
The Congress today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged silence over the attack on Amarnath pilgrims with party vice president Rahul Gandhi accusing him of pursuing policies that created "space for terrorists" in Kashmir. The Congress vice president also
Complete shutdown in Jammu over Amarnath terror attack

Complete shutdown in Jammu over Amarnath terror attack

Jul 11,2017 , 09:41 PM IST | National
The Jammu region today witnessed a complete shutdown, led by at least 13 political parties and other organisations, over the terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag last night. The Congress, National Conference, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party, and NCP staged protests at several places and demanded the resignation of the Mehbooba Mufti government. 
Congress denies Rahul Gandhi meeting Chinese envoy

Congress denies Rahul Gandhi meeting Chinese envoy

Jul 10,2017 , 01:54 PM IST | National
The Congress on Monday denied media reports as "fake news" that its vice-president Rahul Gandhi met a Chinese envoy in the capital amid the China-India border stand-off at Doklam in Sikkim.Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala in a series of tweets said some news channels were running "fake news" on Gandhi's alleged meeting with Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui.The channels "will not quest
Presidential Candidate Meira Kumar Comes To Patna; Nitish Kumar Leaves For Rajgir

Presidential Candidate Meira Kumar Comes To Patna; Nitish Kumar Leaves For Rajgir

Jul 07,2017 , 08:22 AM IST | National
Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar today arrived in her home state Bihar where she interacted with Congress and RJD legislators. "I am the daughter of Bihar and Bihar lives in my heart," she said at the airport here. While she had no appointment with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, any chance meeting between them also ended as he left for Rajgir, citing health reasons.
Congress demands rollback of GST on LPG cylinder

Congress demands rollback of GST on LPG cylinder

Jul 04,2017 , 09:22 PM IST | National
The Congress today demanded that the five per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) levied on domestic cooking gas (LPG) cylinder be removed as it was burdening the poor.
Listen to your inner voice: Meira Kumar

Listen to your inner voice: Meira Kumar

Jul 03,2017 , 05:01 AM IST | National
The opposition's Presidential candidate Meira Kumar has asked all lawmakers -MLAs and MPs from Tamil Nadu to listen to their "inner voice" when they cast their vote in the presidential election. Ms Kumar told reporters she wanted their support in "this ideological battle".
Prez Polls: Meira Kumar rubbishes claims that she has been made 'a scapegoat' by the Congress

Prez Polls: Meira Kumar rubbishes claims that she has been made 'a scapegoat' by the Congress

Jul 01,2017 , 05:49 PM IST | National
Meira Kumar, the opposition's presidential nominee, today asserted that she was not a "scapegoat" in the upcoming election to the country's top constitutional post as she was fighting for an ideology.
Skipping GST launch an ‘ideological’ boycott: Congress

Skipping GST launch an ‘ideological’ boycott: Congress

Jun 30,2017 , 09:24 PM IST | National
The Congress on Friday termed its skip of the midnight launching of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as an ideological boycott.
Congress to boycott GST rollout in Parliament

Congress to boycott GST rollout in Parliament

Jun 29,2017 , 09:47 PM IST | National
The Congress on Thursday decided to boycott the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout in Parliament on Friday, saying the country was "ill-prepared" for its implementation and that the Central Hall should not be used for such midnight functions.
Congress unlikely to attend GST launch in Parliament

Congress unlikely to attend GST launch in Parliament

Jun 29,2017 , 03:10 PM IST | National
The Congress party is unlikely to attend the special midnight function in Parliament on June 30 to roll-out the Goods and Services Tax (GST), party sources said.

Sonia: It is a fight of ideologies, principles

Jun 29,2017 , 02:35 AM IST | National
Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Wednesday filed her nomination in the presence of top Congress and other opposition leaders and said it marked the beginning of her "fight of ideology". 
Fourth set of nomination papers filed for Kovind

Fourth set of nomination papers filed for Kovind

Jun 28,2017 , 04:58 PM IST | National
BJP leaders, including union ministers M. Venkaiah Naidu and Ananth Kumar, on Wednesday filed a fourth set of nomination papers on behalf of NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind.
Congress To Decide Today On Participating In GST Launch Event

Congress To Decide Today On Participating In GST Launch Event

Jun 28,2017 , 08:08 AM IST | National
Suspense continued on Tuesday over the participation of the Congress in the June 30 midnight meeting in Parliament to coincide with the launch of GST, with the main opposition party likely to decide on the issue today.
No need to drag ideology into Prez election: Venkaiah to Oppn

No need to drag ideology into Prez election: Venkaiah to Oppn

Jun 26,2017 , 06:40 PM IST | Telangana
Referring to the proclamation of Emergency in 1975, signed by the then president, without a Cabinet decision, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today took a dig at the Congress saying the country needs
Why didn't Cong make Meira Kumar president when in power

Why didn't Cong make Meira Kumar president when in power

Jun 24,2017 , 08:22 PM IST | Telangana
Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya today sought to know why the Congress did not make Babu Jagjivan Ram prime minister and his daughter Meira Kumar president when the party was in power.
Meira Kumar Made 'Scapegoat' By Congress: BJP

Meira Kumar Made 'Scapegoat' By Congress: BJP

Jun 23,2017 , 08:41 AM IST | National
 The Congress has made Meira Kumar a "scapegoat" by fielding her as the opposition's presidential candidate, the BJP today said and questioned why the party did not nominate her when it was in a position to get her elected to the highest office.
Ram Nath Kovind in RS: When NDA's Prez candidate said that the judiciary, like presidency can be criticised

Ram Nath Kovind in RS: When NDA's Prez candidate said that the judiciary, like presidency can be criticised

Jun 20,2017 , 08:15 PM IST | National
Ram Nath Kovind believes that if the president of the country can be criticised, there is no reason why members of the judiciary cannot be pulled up.
Kusum Sardet of BJP is Shimla mayor

Kusum Sardet of BJP is Shimla mayor

Jun 20,2017 , 06:55 PM IST | National
Kusum Sardet of the BJP was elected as the mayor of Shimla as the party created history by bagging the post for the first time. The position of the deputy mayor of the Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) also
No scope for consensus: Cong

No scope for consensus: Cong

Jun 20,2017 , 03:45 AM IST | National
The Congress on Monday spurned the BJP appeal for consensus on its presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind and said the Opposition would take a call on contesting the election after a meeting on June 22.
Exclusive: Ahead of Modi visit, U.S. lawmakers ask India to rethink price cap on stents

Exclusive: Ahead of Modi visit, U.S. lawmakers ask India to rethink price cap on stents

Jun 19,2017 , 02:42 PM IST | Business
A group of U.S. lawmakers has backed medical device makers by urging India to reconsider its decision to cap prices of heart stents, raising the issue ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States later this week.
Good response to bandh for Rs 1 cr compensatn for fire victims

Good response to bandh for Rs 1 cr compensatn for fire victims

Jun 16,2017 , 06:27 PM IST | National
 A bandh called by Congress today over its demand that family members of 26 persons killed in a fire at a cracker factory be paid a compensation of Rs 1 crore
Role of senior Congressmen alleged in Miyapur land scam

Role of senior Congressmen alleged in Miyapur land scam

Jun 16,2017 , 05:06 AM IST | Telangana
The Miyapur land scam rocked not only the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) but also the Congress, as many Congress leaders are suspecting the involvement of their seniors in the murky deal. 
Sadhvi Saraswati says beef eaters should be hanged in public, Congress asks Parrikar to take action

Sadhvi Saraswati says beef eaters should be hanged in public, Congress asks Parrikar to take action

Jun 15,2017 , 07:41 PM IST | National
A sadhvi attending a conclave of various Hindu outfits here has said those who eat beef should be hanged in public, sparking a row amid the raging debate over cattle slaughter and consumption of beef.
Tamil Nadu: DMK, Congress stage walkout from assembly over MLAs pay-off row

Tamil Nadu: DMK, Congress stage walkout from assembly over MLAs pay-off row

Jun 15,2017 , 02:44 PM IST | National
The DMK and its ally Congress on Thursday staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly after the speaker disallowed a discussion on the issue of alleged horse-trading of AIADMK MLAs.
Modi govt forcing everyone into silence: Rahul

Modi govt forcing everyone into silence: Rahul

Jun 12,2017 , 04:47 PM IST | National
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today accused the Narendra Modi-led central government of "forcing everyone into silence with Dalits being beaten up, minorities frightened and
Farmers in crisis as Modi not paying attention: Congress

Farmers in crisis as Modi not paying attention: Congress

Jun 09,2017 , 08:47 PM IST | National
The Congress on Friday accused the government of working for the rich but neglecting the poor and said the country's farmers are in the "throes of a serious crisis but Prime Minister Narendra Modi is paying no attention to their plight".
Government flayed for water leakage in Assembly buildings

Government flayed for water leakage in Assembly buildings

Jun 07,2017 , 11:55 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Congress criticised the government for water leakage in the Assembly and Secretariat buildings at Velagpudi. Rain water entering various chambers of Assembly was a strong proof of poor construction of the building, alleged the party. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday