Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi along with the party’s general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has arrived in Chennai to attend the DMK Women’s Rights Conference on Saturday. They were received by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, DMK MPs Kanimozhi Karunanidhi and T R Balu at the airport. A large number of Congress workers gave a rousing welcome to… Continue reading "Congress, DMK welcome Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka in Chennai"
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi’s dig at the Congress for not fielding Rahul Gandhi as the first speaker in the debate on the no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government triggered a sharp exchange between the Opposition and treasury benches on Tuesday. “What happened in the space of five minutes, sir? What is the problem, sir? We are very enthusiastic… Continue reading "Congress, BJP spar over Rahul Gandhi during no-confidence motion"
After the second day of the Opposition meeting in Bengaluru, opposition parties have revealed the new name for their alliance – Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), to take on the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The 26 parties met over dinner in Bengaluru ahead of the formal closed-door talks on Tuesday. This was the second meeting held by the… Continue reading "INDIA: Opposition alliance reveals new name"
Top leaders of 26 Opposition parties have gathered in Bengaluru to decide on the contours of the front that will take on the BJP next year. The formal talks will take place today from 11 am to 4 pm. The leaders, who gathered in Bengaluru through the day, had a dinner meeting in the evening to formalise the agenda for… Continue reading "Opposition meeting: Formal talks to take place from 11 am to 4 pm today"
The Congress Working Committee will meet on Monday to assess the party’s losses in the state elections amid demands from leaders for serious introspection over its poor performance at the hustings, sources said. Polls were held in West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The Congress has lost most elections since the last Lok Sabha polls and though it… Continue reading "Congress working committee to meet on Monday"