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Acid test for Rahul in Gujarat

Acid test for Rahul in Gujarat

Nov 25,2017 , 03:32 AM IST | Editors Desk
There is a sense of new-found enthusiasm in the ranks of the Congress party across the country. Efforts are underway to consolidate this mood to the required levels, implying that the ‘rejuvenated’ party will be back to its winning ways.
Sonia Gandhi's role in Congress will be undiminished: Moily

Sonia Gandhi's role in Congress will be undiminished: Moily

Nov 23,2017 , 04:35 PM IST | National
Sonia Gandhi's role in the Congress will remain "undiminished" even after Rahul Gandhi's elevation as party president and she will continue to guide it, senior party leader M Veerappa Moily said here.
PM Modi, BJP lowering political discourse in country: Congress

PM Modi, BJP lowering political discourse in country: Congress

Nov 22,2017 , 08:22 PM IST | National
The Congress said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were responsible for lowering political discourse in the country.
Hardik-Congress club one of mutual deception, 50 percent reservation cap can't be breached: Arun Jaitley

Hardik-Congress club one of mutual deception, 50 percent reservation cap can't be breached: Arun Jaitley

Nov 22,2017 , 06:59 PM IST | National
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the club consisting of the Congress and Patidar leader Hardik Patel was one of 'mutual deception' as they were deceiving each other as well the voters.
Irani takes on Congress over 'chaiwalla' meme

Irani takes on Congress over 'chaiwalla' meme

Nov 22,2017 , 04:17 PM IST | National
Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani criticised the Congress party on Wednesday for the derogatory meme, put out by a Congress-linked magazine, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Will fight against BJP: Hardik Patel

Will fight against BJP: Hardik Patel

Nov 22,2017 , 02:43 PM IST | National
Hardik Patel, the convenor of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), has said that his organisation will continue to fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat.
Cong protests arrest of leaders

Cong protests arrest of leaders

Nov 22,2017 , 09:14 AM IST | Hans
Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee leaders burnt an effigy of the Central and State governments at Andhraratna Bhavan, here on Tuesday, to register their protest against the arrest of Congress party leaders who participated in the Chalo Assembly programme on November 20. The Congress leaders condemned arrest. 
Never misused my position like Mallya: Vadra

Never misused my position like Mallya: Vadra

Nov 21,2017 , 03:06 PM IST | National
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Tuesday cried foul after liquor baron Vijay Mallya drew parallels citing both of them were victims of political vendetta.
Finally, Rahul ready for rough and tumble

Finally, Rahul ready for rough and tumble

Nov 21,2017 , 03:56 AM IST | Editors Desk
The Congress' D-day has arrived. After much dilly-dallying, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) has announced the poll schedule for the election of Sonia Gandhi's successor
Gujarat CM Rupani files nomination, says Congress has outsourced election to three activists

Gujarat CM Rupani files nomination, says Congress has outsourced election to three activists

Nov 20,2017 , 09:57 PM IST | National
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who filed his nomination for the next month's polls, today attacked the Congress, saying the opposition party has "outsourced" itself to three prominent activists in the state as it has "nothing" of its own.
Miss World 2017 gives graceful reply to Tharoor's `chillar` remark

Miss World 2017 gives graceful reply to Tharoor's `chillar` remark

Nov 20,2017 , 04:37 PM IST | Life Style
In response to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's comment, wherein he tried to play on Manushi Chhillar's surname, the newly-crowned Miss World 2017 has said she is not going to be upset over a tongue-in-cheek remark.
Manmohan Singh wants Left to cooperate with Congress to fight BJP

Manmohan Singh wants Left to cooperate with Congress to fight BJP

Nov 18,2017 , 02:28 PM IST | National
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh urged the Left parties in India to cooperate with the Congress leadership at the national level to fight together against the "wrong" policies of the BJP-led Union government.
Congress accuses KCR of inertia over loan interest payment

Congress accuses KCR of inertia over loan interest payment

Nov 18,2017 , 03:30 AM IST | Telangana
Led by Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N Uttam Kumar Reddy, a delegation of Congress MLAs on Friday met Assembly Speaker S Madhusudanachary and submitted copies of documents pertaining to over 10,000 farmers whose interest on waived off crop loans was not paid by the State government.
Modiji and Moody's jodi failed to to gauge mood of the nation: Congress reacts to India's credit rating upgrade

Modiji and Moody's jodi failed to to gauge mood of the nation: Congress reacts to India's credit rating upgrade

Nov 17,2017 , 06:14 PM IST | National
The Congress accused the Modi government of "clutching at straws" to reclaim the lost credibility, and said it and rating agency Moody's have failed to gauge the mood of the nation.
Congress, TRS spar over residential schools

Congress, TRS spar over residential schools

Nov 17,2017 , 04:17 AM IST | Telangana
The Congress members staged a walkout in the Assembly on Thursday alleging that the government had been neglecting facilities in the residential schools in the State.
Congress for judicial probe into boat tragedy

Congress for judicial probe into boat tragedy

Nov 15,2017 , 12:18 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Congress on Tuesday demanded that the State government order judicial probe into circumstances that led to boat capsize which claimed lives of 22 pilgrims going to Pavitra Sangamam to perform a ritual.
Rahul has become a good 'mimicry artist': Naqvi

Rahul has become a good 'mimicry artist': Naqvi

Nov 14,2017 , 02:41 PM IST | National
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday criticised Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, saying 'not a good politician, but he has become a good mimicry artist.'
Revanth begins action; writes open letter to KCR

Revanth begins action; writes open letter to KCR

Nov 14,2017 , 02:15 AM IST | Telangana
Firing his first salvo from the Congress launch pad on the Chief Minister on Monday, former Telugu Desam working president and currently Congress leader A Revanth Reddy said the government had neglected the martyrs of Telangana movement.
Congress stages walk out over Rythu Samithis issue

Congress stages walk out over Rythu Samithis issue

Nov 13,2017 , 08:56 PM IST | Telangana
The main opposition Congress party, led by its Deputy leader G. Chinna Reddy, has staged a walkout from the Telangana State Legislative Assembly on Monday alleging that the State Government was forming the Rythu Samanvaya Samithis to benefit the TRS members. 
Hooda asks PM to use funds for tackling air pollution

Hooda asks PM to use funds for tackling air pollution

Nov 13,2017 , 03:17 PM IST | National
Congress leader Deepender Singh Hooda on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to use the National Clean Energy and Environment Fund towards tackling the problem of air pollution in North India, while alleging that the funds are being used to cover the loss caused due to the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Outcome will be clearer in Gujarat polls: Cong on Chitrakoot win

Outcome will be clearer in Gujarat polls: Cong on Chitrakoot win

Nov 13,2017 , 03:09 PM IST | National
In the wake of Congress candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi winning the Chitrakoot by-polls by a huge margin, party leaders on Monday said people's faith in the Congress had grown consistently and that the outcome would be clearer in the upcoming Gujarat elections.
Female literacy in Rajasthan more important issue: Tharoor on Padmavati controversy

Female literacy in Rajasthan more important issue: Tharoor on Padmavati controversy

Nov 13,2017 , 02:40 PM IST | National
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday highlighted the state of female literacy rate in Rajasthan amid raging protests against the release of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmavati'.
Aim of GST to strengthen backbones of 5-6 industrialists: Rahul Gandhi

Aim of GST to strengthen backbones of 5-6 industrialists: Rahul Gandhi

Nov 11,2017 , 06:01 PM IST | National
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the aim of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is to strengthen the backbones of five or six industrialists.
Congress says credit for GST rate cuts goes to Rahul Gandhi

Congress says credit for GST rate cuts goes to Rahul Gandhi

Nov 11,2017 , 04:55 PM IST | National
The Congress on Saturday claimed credit for the GST Council's decision to cut tax rates on 178 items of daily use, saying the government was forced to do so due to the pressure mounted by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and the "huge response" his campaign had been receiving in poll- bound Gujarat.
Congress did nothing for Gujarat when it ruled country: Sitharaman

Congress did nothing for Gujarat when it ruled country: Sitharaman

Nov 11,2017 , 02:33 PM IST | National
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday attacked the Congress party for not doing anything for the poll-bound Gujarat when it was ruling the country.
Congress to organise 'Walk for 12 percent Muslim Reservation' today

Congress to organise 'Walk for 12 percent Muslim Reservation' today

Nov 10,2017 , 09:12 PM IST | Telangana
To pressurise the TRS Government to implement  the promised 12% reservation in jobs and education, Congress party is organising a 'Walk for 12% Muslim Reservation' from Charminar to Gandhi Bhavan on Saturday.
Tipu Jayanti: 150 BJP workers detained in Hubli

Tipu Jayanti: 150 BJP workers detained in Hubli

Nov 10,2017 , 02:22 PM IST | National
The Karnataka Police on Friday detained more than 150 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Hubli in wake of Tipu Jayanti.
Congress, Left parties stage protest

Congress, Left parties stage protest

Nov 09,2017 , 02:42 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Congress, Left parties and other outfits observed one year of demonetisation as Black Day on Wednesday. They organised protests in the city and criticised the economic policies of the NDA government.
Since independence, Congress won with money power and then looted public money: Kiren Rijiju

Since independence, Congress won with money power and then looted public money: Kiren Rijiju

Nov 08,2017 , 09:30 PM IST | National
Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju alleged that the party is "synonymous with corruption" and has "looted" the country since Independence without thinking for the people.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Slams Congress For 'Institutionalising Corruption'

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Slams Congress For 'Institutionalising Corruption'

Nov 08,2017 , 08:40 PM IST | National
Hitting out at the Congress over its protest against demonetisation, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today accused the party of "institutionalising" corruption.