The Congress on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “moorkhon ka sardar” and Home Minister Amit Shah for “Rahu-Ketu” remarks allegedly made during poll campaigns. A delegation of Congress leaders met top officials of the Election Commission including chief election commissioner and demanded that it should act against those responsible for… Continue reading "Congress delegation meets EC, reiterates complaint against Modi and Shah"
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The Congress on Wednesday accused the government of intimidating officers of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), who had exposed “corruption” in various schemes, and demanded that their transfer orders be revoked. Citing a media report on the transfer of the officers, Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh charged that it is the modus operandi of the Modi government to threaten… Continue reading "Congress slams transfer of CAG officials who ‘exposed corruption"
The Congress will straightaway implement the women’s reservation bill and conduct the nationwide caste census if the party comes to power, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge said in his address to the Congress Working Committee, or CWC, the party’s top decision-making body, on Monday. Kharge said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could have right away implemented the bill which seeks to… Continue reading "Congress-led government will hold caste census, says CWC"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday targeted the Congress over the women’s reservation bill, saying the opposition party and its partners in the new “ghamandia” alliance “reluctantly” supported the historic step. The prime minister’s attack on the Congress during his massive rallies in Bhopal and Jaipur came on a day when 21 women leaders of the rival party held news… Continue reading "Cong ‘reluctantly’ backed women’s reservation bill: Modi"
Ahead of key assembly elections slated this year, Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday constituted a 16-member Central Election Committee. The development comes ahead of key Assembly elections in states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. “Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge has constituted the Central Election Committee,” the All India Congress Committee (AICC) release read. The committee includes Mallikarjun Kharge,… Continue reading "In election mode, Cong sets up a new CEC team"
On September 5, seven Assembly seats across six states will hold bypolls to fill vacant seats, in what are set to be the first contests between the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance and the Opposition INDIA bloc ahead of several Assembly polls in major states later this year. In five seats, by-elections were necessitated by the deaths of the sitting MLAs,… Continue reading "Bypoll to be held in six states tomorrow"
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met Sharad Pawar at the NCP president’s residence in an apparent show of support for the veteran leader amid a rebellion in his party. Soon after Pawar addressed the media following his party’s working committee meeting, Gandhi reached 6, Janpath, the official residence of the NCP veteran. Speaking after a national executive meeting in… Continue reading "Amid NCP war, Rahul Gandhi meets Sharad Pawar"
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit violence-hit Manipur on June 29. AICC general secretary KC Venugopal announced that Gandhi will interact with society representatives in Imphal and Churachandpur during his visit. “Manipur has been burning for nearly two months, and desperately needs a healing touch so that the society can move from conflict to peace. This is a humanitarian tragedy… Continue reading "Rahul Gandhi to visit violence-hit Manipur on June 29"
The Congress on Tuesday intensified its attack on the Centre over the alleged data breach on CoWIN platform and accused it of not being able to protect the personal details of crores of people. Asserting that the CoWIN portal was completely safe with adequate safeguards for data privacy, the government has dismissed as “mischievous” the claims of data breach on… Continue reading "Centre unable to protect details of crores of Indians: Cong"
Siddaramaiah will be the next Chief Minister of Karnataka and DK Shivakumar his deputy, the Congress announced on Thursday, ending five days of suspense after the party’s emphatic election win. They will take oath on Saturday. The decision was announced after days of internal wrangling, with both contenders pushing for the top job. Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala dodged a… Continue reading "Congress ends deadlock: Siddaramaiah Chief Minister, DK Shivakumar as Deputy Chief Minister"