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Congress doesn't want to be big daddy, Rahul Gandhi clarifies

21 May 2022

Rahul Gandhi
Congress doesn't want to be big daddy, Rahul Gandhi clarifies

Several opposition parties reportedly got upset with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's recent remark at the party's Udaipur Chintan Shivir that only the Congress alone can fight the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) because regional parties lack ideology and a centralized approach.

Prashant Kishore predicts Congress' 'Impending Rout' in Gujarat, Himachal polls

20 May 2022

Prashant Kishor
Prashant Kishore predicts Congress' 'Impending Rout' in Gujarat, Himachal polls

Political strategist Prashant Kishor on Friday wrote a harsh critique of the Congress, the party he almost joined last month.

Days after quitting Congress, Sunil Jakhar joins BJP: Details here

19 May 2022

Sunil Jakhar
Days after quitting Congress, Sunil Jakhar joins BJP: Details here

In another blow to the Congress, former Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of party national president JP Nadda in Delhi.

Navjot Sidhu gets 1 year in jail in 34-year-old case
Navjot Sidhu gets 1 year in jail in 34-year-old case

The Supreme Court has sentenced former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu to one year in prison in a 34-year-old road rage case.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal resigns citing 'personal reasons'

18 May 2022

Anil Baijal
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal resigns citing 'personal reasons'

The Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal resigned from his post on Wednesday citing "personal reasons".

Huge blow to Gujarat Congress as Hardik Patel quits party

18 May 2022

Hardik Patel
Huge blow to Gujarat Congress as Hardik Patel quits party

In a huge blow to Congress, its Gujarat leader Hardik Patel resigned from the primary membership of the party on Wednesday amid speculations of infighting in the party's state unit.

Chintan Shivir: Congress approves 'one-family, one-ticket' rule, but with exceptions

15 May 2022

Congress Party
Chintan Shivir: Congress approves 'one-family, one-ticket' rule, but with exceptions

The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party's top decision-making body, endorsed organizational reform measures on Sunday, including the implementation of the "one-family, one-ticket" rule.

Tripura: Manik Saha sworn-in as new CM, development tops agenda

15 May 2022

Tripura
Tripura: Manik Saha sworn-in as new CM, development tops agenda

Manik Saha, the BJP's Tripura unit state president, took oath as Tripura's Chief Minister (CM) on Sunday, with development and law and order high on his agenda.

Congress plans 'padyatras' from Kashmir to Kanyakumari over unemployment

15 May 2022

Congress Party
Congress plans 'padyatras' from Kashmir to Kanyakumari over unemployment

The Congress intends to take out padyatras (foot marches) across the country to raise the issue of unemployment and hold janta durbars (public meetings) to connect with the people.

Chintan Shivir: From RS term to performance wing, Congress introspects

14 May 2022

Congress Party
Chintan Shivir: From RS term to performance wing, Congress introspects

While the Congress three-day brainstorming session 'Nav Sankalp Shivir' is underway in Udaipur, the party is considering major organizational reforms ahead of the 2024 polls.

Tripura: Biplab Deb resigns, Manik Saha to be next CM

14 May 2022

Tripura
Tripura: Biplab Deb resigns, Manik Saha to be next CM

Rajya Sabha MP Manik Saha will be the new chief minister of Tripura, replacing Biplab Deb, who resigned after four years in office on Saturday.

Punjab: Sulking Congress veteran Sunil Jakhar bids goodbye to party

14 May 2022

Sunil Jakhar
Punjab: Sulking Congress veteran Sunil Jakhar bids goodbye to party

Congress's former Punjab chief Sunil Jakhar sent shockwaves across the grand old party on Saturday by announcing his resignation from the party in a Facebook Live post.

BJP brutalizing minorities, glorifying killers of Gandhiji: Sonia Gandhi

13 May 2022

Congress Party
BJP brutalizing minorities, glorifying killers of Gandhiji: Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a stinging attack on the BJP and PM Narendra Modi in her inaugural address at the party's ongoing three-day brainstorming session—Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir—being held in Udaipur, Rajasthan.

Congress's 'Chintan Shivir' conclave begins: Details here

13 May 2022

Congress Party
Congress's 'Chintan Shivir' conclave begins: Details here

The three-day brainstorming session, or "Chintan Shivir," of the Congress began in Udaipur, Rajasthan, on Friday.

Delhi: Demolition drive faces protest, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested

12 May 2022

Amanatullah Khan
Delhi: Demolition drive faces protest, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested

As the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMA) carried out an anti-encroachment drive in the Madanpur Khadar area on Thursday, protests erupted with people pelting stones and leaving a few security personnel injured, the police said.

Rahul for Congress chief again? Clamor grows before Chintan Shivir

12 May 2022

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul for Congress chief again? Clamor grows before Chintan Shivir

Ahead of the Congress's three-day 'Chintan Shivir' in Rajasthan's Udaipur from May 13, clamor for the return of Rahul Gandhi as party chief could reportedly grow.

Ex-telecom minister Sukh Ram dies at 94; cremation on Thursday

11 May 2022

Himachal Pradesh
Ex-telecom minister Sukh Ram dies at 94; cremation on Thursday

Sukh Ram, a former union minister and veteran Congress leader from Himachal Pradesh, died at Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) early on Wednesday. He was 94.

Relief for Tajinder Bagga, protected from arrest till July 5

10 May 2022

Tajinder Bagga
Relief for Tajinder Bagga, protected from arrest till July 5

In a major relief for BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday ruled he cannot be arrested till July 5.

Karnataka: Setback for Congress as senior leader joins BJP

08 May 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: Setback for Congress as senior leader joins BJP

Former Karnataka minister and Congress state vice-president Pramod Madhwaraj has resigned from the party alleging "political suffocation."

Karnataka: Congress demands probe into BJP MLA Yatnal's allegations

07 May 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: Congress demands probe into BJP MLA Yatnal's allegations

The recent accusation by Karnataka BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal that he was offered the Karnataka chief minister post for Rs. 2,500 crore has sparked a political controversy.

President, vice-president elections: BJP banks on 'friendly' parties, chief ministers

07 May 2022

Presidential Election
President, vice-president elections: BJP banks on 'friendly' parties, chief ministers

With the presidential elections due in July, political parties are intensifying their preparations to get their candidates elected.

Tamil Nadu: DMK government completes 1 year; Stalin announces schemes

07 May 2022

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: DMK government completes 1 year; Stalin announces schemes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday unveiled a slew of social welfare schemes on the first anniversary of the DMK government in the state.

Bagga arrest: Punjab moves HC over detention of police officers

07 May 2022

Tajinder Bagga
Bagga arrest: Punjab moves HC over detention of police officers

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday is expected to hear the Punjab government's plea seeking the release of the Punjab Police officers who went to arrest BJP leader Tajinder Bagga.

BJP leader Tajinder Bagga's arrest: Dramatic events involving 3 states

06 May 2022

Tajinder Bagga
BJP leader Tajinder Bagga's arrest: Dramatic events involving 3 states

The arrest of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga from his Delhi home on Friday morning has become increasingly spectacular as the day progressed.

Kolkata: Amit Shah to visit Sourav Ganguly's Behala residence today

06 May 2022

Amit Shah
Kolkata: Amit Shah to visit Sourav Ganguly's Behala residence today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to West Bengal and is likely to call on BCCI President and former Indian men's cricket team skipper Sourav Ganguly on Friday.

Tajinder Bagga arrest: 'Couldn't even wear turban,' says father

06 May 2022

Tajinder Bagga
Tajinder Bagga arrest: 'Couldn't even wear turban,' says father

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga was arrested by the Punjab Police from his Delhi residence on Friday morning.

WB: BJP worker found dead on brink of Shah's visit

06 May 2022

West Bengal
WB: BJP worker found dead on brink of Shah's visit

On the brink of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's arrival in Kolkata, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth leader was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Thursday.

Modi's mimic Shyam Rangeela joins AAP for 'politics of work'

06 May 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Modi's mimic Shyam Rangeela joins AAP for 'politics of work'

Comedian Shyam Rangeela, who rose to fame with mimicry of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Rajasthan on Thursday.

Punjab Police arrests BJP leader Tajinder Bagga from Delhi

06 May 2022

Tajinder Bagga
Punjab Police arrests BJP leader Tajinder Bagga from Delhi

The Punjab Police on Friday arrested Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga from his Delhi residence.

Prashant Kishor shuns party plans for now, announces 3,000-km padyatra

05 May 2022

Prashant Kishor
Prashant Kishor shuns party plans for now, announces 3,000-km padyatra

Political strategist Prashant Kishor Thursday announced a 3,000-kilometer-long padayatra or a march in Bihar from October 2 onwards.

Loudspeaker row: MNS leaders booked, 150 workers arrested in Nashik

05 May 2022

Raj Thackeray
Loudspeaker row: MNS leaders booked, 150 workers arrested in Nashik

Amid the Maharashtra loudspeaker row, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leaders Sandeep Deshpande and Santosh Dhuri were booked on Wednesday under various IPC sections, including "assault to deter a public servant" from the discharge of duty.

Jignesh Mevani threatens 'Gujarat bandh' on June 1: Details here

04 May 2022

Jignesh Mevani
Jignesh Mevani threatens 'Gujarat bandh' on June 1: Details here

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani has threatened to call for a statewide strike on June 1 if the BJP-led state government doesn't meet his demands.

Hanuman Chalisa row: MP-MLA couple granted bail by Mumbai court

04 May 2022

Maharashtra
Hanuman Chalisa row: MP-MLA couple granted bail by Mumbai court

A Mumbai court on Wednesday granted bail to Maharashtra's Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana in the Hanuman Chalisa recital case.

Maharashtra loudspeaker row: Cops alert as Raj Thackeray's deadline ends

04 May 2022

Raj Thackeray
Maharashtra loudspeaker row: Cops alert as Raj Thackeray's deadline ends

As Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's deadline for the removal of loudspeakers from mosques ended on Tuesday, the Maharashtra Police is on alert.

Loudspeaker row: Maharashtra Police on alert as MNS's deadline approaches

03 May 2022

Raj Thackeray
Loudspeaker row: Maharashtra Police on alert as MNS's deadline approaches

As the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's (MNS) deadline for the removal of loudspeakers from mosques approached, the Maharashtra Police reportedly canceled all leaves of the police personnel.

Rahul Gandhi Nepal visit: Congress-BJP trade barbs over viral video

03 May 2022

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi Nepal visit: Congress-BJP trade barbs over viral video

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's private trip to Nepal seems to have rubbed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) the wrong way.

'PMO's pre-planned conspiracy': Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on his arrest

02 May 2022

Jignesh Mevani
'PMO's pre-planned conspiracy': Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on his arrest

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Monday alleged his recent arrest was a pre-planned conspiracy "designed" by the Prime Minister's Office to "destroy" him ahead of the 2022 Gujarat polls.

Karnataka: Amit Shah's visit sparks leadership change, cabinet rejig rumors

02 May 2022

Karnataka Assembly
Karnataka: Amit Shah's visit sparks leadership change, cabinet rejig rumors

Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive in Bengaluru late on Monday amid rumors of a leadership change in Karnataka ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections.

Raj Thackeray's Aurangabad event violated 16 conditions; police action likely

02 May 2022

Raj Thackeray
Raj Thackeray's Aurangabad event violated 16 conditions; police action likely

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray delivered a fiery, controversial speech in a packed Aurangabad venue on Maharashtra Day (Sunday).

Prashant Kishor's latest tweet hints at new start: Details here

02 May 2022

Prashant Kishor
Prashant Kishor's latest tweet hints at new start: Details here

Barely a week after declining the Congress's offer to join the party, political strategist Prashant Kishor on Monday tweeted it was "time to go to the Real Masters."

The curious case of Prashant Kishor now has new twist

29 Apr 2022

Prashant Kishor
The curious case of Prashant Kishor now has new twist

India's noted poll strategist Prashant Kishor never ceases to amaze us.

Sachin Pilot asks Congress for Rajasthan CM post 'without delay'

28 Apr 2022

Sachin Pilot
Sachin Pilot asks Congress for Rajasthan CM post 'without delay'

Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot has reportedly asked interim party chief Sonia Gandhi to make him the chief minister "without any delay," according to NDTV.

#HindiDebate: HD Kumaraswamy joins Ajay Devgn, Kiccha Sudeep's Twitter tiff

28 Apr 2022

Ajay Devgn
#HindiDebate: HD Kumaraswamy joins Ajay Devgn, Kiccha Sudeep's Twitter tiff

Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday chipped in amid an online tiff between Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn and his Kannada counterpart Kiccha Sudeep on Hindi being India's national language.

'End politics of hate': 108 former bureaucrats write to Modi

27 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi
'End politics of hate': 108 former bureaucrats write to Modi

An open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by 108 former bureaucrats has called for an end to the "politics of hate" practiced "assiduously" by governments of his Bharatiya Janata Party.

Here's why Prashant Kishor is not joining Congress

27 Apr 2022

Prashant Kishor
Here's why Prashant Kishor is not joining Congress

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday declined to join the Congress and said he will not take responsibility for the 2024 general elections.

Congress announces 'Empowered Action Group' for 2024; silent on PK

25 Apr 2022

Congress Party
Congress announces 'Empowered Action Group' for 2024; silent on PK

Congress held a crucial meeting on Monday during which party chief Sonia Gandhi decided to constitute an "Empowered Action Group" for the 2024 general elections.

Delhi: Punjab CM Mann visits schools, hospitals; to sign MOUs

25 Apr 2022

Bhagwant Mann
Delhi: Punjab CM Mann visits schools, hospitals; to sign MOUs

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann on Monday visited schools and hospitals in the national capital to know about the "Delhi model" and implement it in Punjab.

Assam: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani rearrested right after getting bail

25 Apr 2022

Jignesh Mevani
Assam: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani rearrested right after getting bail

Independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani was rearrested on Monday right after he was granted bail by a court in Assam's Kokrajhar in a case related to his tweet against PM Narendra Modi.

Amid Congress-PK talks, KCR ropes in I-PAC for 2023 elections

25 Apr 2022

Prashant Kishor
Amid Congress-PK talks, KCR ropes in I-PAC for 2023 elections

Amid speculation about poll strategist Prashant Kishor joining the Congress, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has appointed the Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) to steer its 2023 Assembly election campaign.

Centre ordered demolition of temple in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri: AAP

24 Apr 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Centre ordered demolition of temple in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri: AAP

The controversy over the anti-encroachment demolition campaign launched in several states took a new turn on Saturday.

Maharashtra: Hanuman Chalisa row reaches CM's residence; check details here

23 Apr 2022

Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra: Hanuman Chalisa row reaches CM's residence; check details here

Security outside Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's Bandra house, Matoshree, was put on high alert after two lawmakers threatened to chant "Hanuman Chalisa" there on Saturday.

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