Ghulam Nabi Azad
09 Feb 2021
PM Modi gets emotional bidding farewell to Ghulam Nabi Azad
The Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Congress party's Ghulam Nabi Azad, is set to retire on February 15.
03 Feb 2021
Bring bill for restoring J&K statehood: Azad to government
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday asked the Government to bring a bill in Rajya Sabha proposing the restoration of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir.
29 Jan 2021
Budget Session: 17 Opposition parties to boycott President's address
As many as 17 Opposition parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both Houses of Parliament, indicating that the Budget Session will be replete with confrontations.
19 Dec 2020
Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on
On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.
23 Nov 2020
Congress' structure has collapsed: "Dissenter" Ghulam Nabi Azad speaks again
Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was one of the 23 signatories of the unprecedented letter written to party President Sonia Gandhi, has again given his opinion on the issues plaguing the grand old party, in the aftermath of poor performance in Bihar and other states.
21 Oct 2020
After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress
After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.
27 Sep 2020
What happened inside Rajya Sabha last Sunday? Footage reveals details
The conduct of the government, opposition, and Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh inside the Rajya Sabha last Sunday garnered much attention.
22 Sep 2020
Opposition boycotts Lok Sabha over suspended MPs, farm bills
The Opposition has boycotted the Parliament in protest of the farm bills. They on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha after a similar move in the Rajya Sabha.
22 Sep 2020
MPs end 'dharna,' opposition boycotts RS till demands are met
Eight suspended MPs of the House of Elders ended their 'dharna' on Tuesday and joined the opposition in its decision to boycott the Rajya Sabha till three demands are met.
12 Sep 2020
In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains
Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.
07 Sep 2020
Letter writers dropped from Congress' A-teams formed for UP polls
Congress, eyeing a resurrection in politics, on Sunday evening announced seven committees for Uttar Pradesh polls, which are still two years away. Unsurprisingly, it handed over a major snub to notable leaders like Jitin Prasada and Raj Babbar, who had signed the letter to party President Sonia Gandhi demanding the party's re-haul.
25 Aug 2020
Dinner hosted by Tharoor birthed letter which sparked Congress' crisis
The idea of the unprecedented letter sent to Congress President Sonia Gandhi earlier this month was seeded nearly five months ago at a dinner hosted by Shashi Tharoor, who represents Thiruvananthapuram in the Lok Sabha, a report in HT said.
24 Aug 2020
Sonia remains Congress chief; election of successor in 6 months
The seven-hour long meeting of the Congress Working Committee has come to an end. During the meeting, it was decided that Sonia Gandhi will continue to serve as the interim President of the Indian National Congress (INC).
24 Aug 2020
Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress
At the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer her resignation, amid a rift that emerged in the party after a letter was sent to her by 23 members demanding an overhaul in the organization.
23 Aug 2020
Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi
Several senior leaders of the Indian National Congress (INC) have written to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking sweeping changes in the party.
19 Jun 2020
PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins
Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.
24 Feb 2020
Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be attending the Presidential banquet hosted for United States President Donald Trump, sources told ANI on Monday.
16 Dec 2019
Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached India Gate in New Delhi to show solidarity towards students of Jamia Millia Islamia, where cops unleashed horror yesterday. Starting at 4pm, she held a two-hour symbolic protest.
02 Dec 2019
Lynch the rapists, says Jaya Bachchan, over Telangana rape-murder case
Amid nationwide outcry over the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a young woman in Telangana, Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan on Monday argued that those accused of rape must be brought out in public and lynched.
05 Oct 2019
Ex-Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar resigns ahead of state polls
A month after he was removed as Haryana Congress chief, Ashok Tanwar announced his resignation from the party on Saturday.
01 Oct 2019
Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today
In August, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre revoked Article 370 of the constitution which rewarded special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The state was also divided into two UTs, namely J&K and Ladakh.
16 Sep 2019
Ghulam Nabi Azad can visit J&K, but with conditions: SC
On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit some districts of Jammu and Kashmir, but added that he will not make any speeches or hold a public rally, as per his "own submissions".
24 Aug 2019
Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.
22 Aug 2019
Chidambaram arrested: CBI, ED are revenge seeking departments, says Congress
The dramatic arrest of P Chidambaram from his residence on Wednesday night forced Congress to reach out to the other Opposition parties.
20 Aug 2019
Manmohan Singh talks about intolerance, disturbing trends, and mob violence
Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday needled the intolerance debate by saying the country witnessed disturbing trends in the last few years.
13 Aug 2019
Man who 'spoke' to Doval didn't know he was NSA
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval has been camping in J&K for days now, reviewing security situation, and "interacting" with locals.
07 Aug 2019
Hours before death, Swaraj asked Salve to collect Rs.1 fee
As the External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj won hearts with her compassion and approachable attitude. Naturally, her demise on Tuesday night shocked everyone.
06 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move
In a huge blow to Congress and its former president Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia supported the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
06 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: Yashwant Sinha feels BJP can break Rajiv Gandhi's record
If elections were held today, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could easily break late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's electoral record, feels former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha.
05 Aug 2019
Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370
In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.
05 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: How Indian politicians reacted
On Monday, India bore witness to history as the BJP-led Centre scrapped contentious Article 370, which granted autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.
04 Aug 2019
Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir after the Parliament's Budget Session concludes on August 7.
15 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police
In a major embarrassment to Congress, fourteen rebel MLAs of Karnataka Assembly wrote a letter to Mumbai Police seeking protection from senior leaders who might meet them.
04 Jul 2019
Few have the courage: Priyanka praises Rahul after his resignation
A day after Rahul Gandhi publicly announced his resignation from the post of Congress President, sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hailed his decision saying few have courage like him.
03 Jul 2019
After Rahul Gandhi, who will be the next Congress President?
Since Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, leaders of the party have been boiling the ocean, trying to get him to stay.
28 Jun 2019
Anti-Modi website claiming EVM hacking shutdown; Owner offers erotic massages
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26 Jun 2019
Lynching in Jharkhand pained me, says Modi in Rajya Sabha
Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally broke his silence on the mob lynching incident of Jharkhand, in which a 22-year-old Muslim youth lost his life.
18 Jun 2019
Congress names Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as leader in Lok Sabha
The 2019 Lok Sabha elections spelled trouble for Congress as the party failed to improve its previous tally of 44. Despite five years of BJP rule, Congress won only 52 seats, casting doubts on the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.
16 Jun 2019
Ahead of Budget Session, PM Modi holds first all-party meeting
Ahead of the first session of the newly-elected Lok Sabha, PM Narendra Modi held the first all-party meeting at the Parliament after reclaiming power at the Center.
16 May 2019
#Elections2019: Sonia Gandhi invites parties for 23 May 'Opposition Meet'
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi would reportedly host an "opposition meeting" on 23 May, the day of the Lok Sabha election results.