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Channi says extension of BSF's jurisdiction an 'attack on federalism'

14 Oct 2021

Channi says extension of BSF's jurisdiction an 'attack on federalism'

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Thursday hit out at the Centre over the extension of the Border Security Force's (BSF) jurisdiction in border states, including Punjab.

BJP Minister visits Lakhimpur; skips meeting kin of dead farmers

14 Oct 2021

BJP Minister visits Lakhimpur; skips meeting kin of dead farmers

Uttar Pradesh Law Minister Brijesh Pathak Wednesday visited the families of two victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Navjot Singh Sidhu to meet Congress leaders in Delhi today

14 Oct 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu to meet Congress leaders in Delhi today

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu will visit Delhi today to meet party general secretary KC Venugopal and Congress's Punjab affairs in-charge Harish Rawat.

Karnataka: Congress leaders caught gossiping about "corrupt" Shivakumar on camera

13 Oct 2021

Karnataka: Congress leaders caught gossiping about "corrupt" Shivakumar on camera

In an awkward incident, two Congress leaders in Karnataka were caught on camera discussing the alleged corruption by the party's state unit chief DK Shivakumar.

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress team meets President over Lakhimpur violence

13 Oct 2021

Rahul Gandhi-led Congress team meets President over Lakhimpur violence

A delegation of Congress leaders led by Rahul Gandhi today met President Ram Nath Kovind over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence that claimed the lives of eight people, including four protesting farmers.

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot to withdraw controversial marriage registration bill

12 Oct 2021

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot to withdraw controversial marriage registration bill

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday announced that his government will ask Governor Kalraj Mishra to return the controversial Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

PM Modi slams 'selective interpretation' of human rights

12 Oct 2021

PM Modi slams 'selective interpretation' of human rights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today apparently slammed Opposition leaders for selectively interpreting human rights to suit their political motives.

Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

12 Oct 2021

Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was reportedly stopped while on her way to attend the "antim ardas" (final prayer) of the farmers who were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

MoS Petroleum says fuel price hiked to provide free vaccines

11 Oct 2021

MoS Petroleum says fuel price hiked to provide free vaccines

Amid soaring fuel prices in the country, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameswar Teli on Monday said that fuel prices are rising due to free COVID-19 vaccines.

Ahead of 2022 elections, Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya joins Congress

11 Oct 2021

Ahead of 2022 elections, Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya joins Congress

In a major blow to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttarakhand, state minister Yashpal Arya and his MLA son Sanjeev Arya rejoined the rival Indian National Congress ahead of Assembly polls next year.

Modern women don't give birth, they want surrogacy: Karnataka Minister

11 Oct 2021

Modern women don't give birth, they want surrogacy: Karnataka Minister

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Sunday said that "modern" women are not interested in giving birth and blamed them for disappearing joint families.

UP government shielding Minister's son: Priyanka Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

10 Oct 2021

UP government shielding Minister's son: Priyanka Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Sunday that the victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident have no hope for justice as the UP government is shielding the accused, the son of a Union Minister.

Civilian killings: PDP demands J&K L-G's resignation; says 'situation alarming'

08 Oct 2021

Civilian killings: PDP demands J&K L-G's resignation; says 'situation alarming'

Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday demanded the resignation of J&K's Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha over the recent killings of civilians by terrorists.

BJP MP's car hits protesting farmers in Haryana; 1 injured

07 Oct 2021

BJP MP's car hits protesting farmers in Haryana; 1 injured

Even as tensions from the Lakhimpur Kheri incident refuse to simmer down, farmers in Haryana alleged a car belonging to BJP MP Nayab Saini hit farmers protesting in Ambala.

Mumbai NCB raid: BJP worker, private detective's involvement sparks controversy

07 Oct 2021

Mumbai NCB raid: BJP worker, private detective's involvement sparks controversy

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is facing political heat after a BJP worker and a private detective were found involved in the recent drug bust on a cruise ship in which Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan was arrested.

Varun Gandhi dropped from BJP body after criticizing Lakhimpur case

07 Oct 2021

Varun Gandhi dropped from BJP body after criticizing Lakhimpur case

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi was removed from the party's National Executive on Thursday.

Sidhu to lead Punjab Congress march to Lakhimpur Kheri

06 Oct 2021

Sidhu to lead Punjab Congress march to Lakhimpur Kheri

The Punjab Congress will take out a protest march to Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri against the BJP-led government for the "brutal murders" of farmers.

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra granted permission to visit Lakhimpur

06 Oct 2021

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra granted permission to visit Lakhimpur

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have finally been granted permission to visit Lakhimpur Kheri.

'Tit-for-tat' against protesting farmers; Haryana CM calls for armed groups

04 Oct 2021

'Tit-for-tat' against protesting farmers; Haryana CM calls for armed groups

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is at the heart of a controversy after his remarks on the farmers' protest have gone viral.

Minister's son free, I'm arrested: Priyanka Gandhi on UP violence

04 Oct 2021

Minister's son free, I'm arrested: Priyanka Gandhi on UP violence

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was arrested early Monday as she headed to meet the kin of the farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri yesterday.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Death toll reaches 9; murder case registered

04 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Death toll reaches 9; murder case registered

The death toll in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence has reached nine after the body of a local journalist, who had been missing after Sunday's violence, was found Monday morning.

UP: Union Minister's son runs over protesting farmers; 2 killed

03 Oct 2021

UP: Union Minister's son runs over protesting farmers; 2 killed

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Ajay Mishra's son allegedly ran his car over protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday, killing two.

Mamata Banerjee beats BJP candidate in Bhabanipur; retains CM seat

03 Oct 2021

Mamata Banerjee beats BJP candidate in Bhabanipur; retains CM seat

Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee won the by-poll from the Bhabanipur Assembly constituency in West Bengal.

'Congress compromising national security,' Piyush Goyal on Punjab crisis

03 Oct 2021

'Congress compromising national security,' Piyush Goyal on Punjab crisis

Targeting the Indian National Congress over the political crisis in Punjab, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday slammed the party, saying that it is "compromising on national security for petty, personal, or political gains of few people."

Bhabanipur by-poll vote count begins; result to decide Mamata's fate

03 Oct 2021

Bhabanipur by-poll vote count begins; result to decide Mamata's fate

The counting of votes has begun for the Bhabanipur by-poll, which will decide whether Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee gets to retain her seat as West Bengal Chief Minister.

Amarinder Singh to float own party; may partner with BJP

02 Oct 2021

Amarinder Singh to float own party; may partner with BJP

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is gearing up to launch his own political party, two weeks after he was ousted from the top post, sources told the media.

'Blatant lies': Amarinder Singh hits back at Harish Rawat, Congress

01 Oct 2021

'Blatant lies': Amarinder Singh hits back at Harish Rawat, Congress

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has hit back at his Congress party colleague Harish Rawat.

Sidhu part of three-member panel formed to end Punjab deadlock

01 Oct 2021

Sidhu part of three-member panel formed to end Punjab deadlock

The Congress party has decided to set up a three-member panel to resolve the deadlock over key government appointments and new Cabinet Ministers in poll-bound Punjab.

'True Congressman': Shashi Tharoor supports Sibal, day after violent protest

30 Sep 2021

'True Congressman': Shashi Tharoor supports Sibal, day after violent protest

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today voiced support for his colleague Kapil Sibal, a day after some party workers protested outside the latter's house and damaged his car.

Free health services if AAP wins 2022 Punjab elections: Kejriwal

30 Sep 2021

Free health services if AAP wins 2022 Punjab elections: Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced the "second list of pre-poll promises" at an event in Punjab's Ludhiana ahead of the Assembly elections early next year.

Not joining BJP, just leaving Congress: Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

30 Sep 2021

Not joining BJP, just leaving Congress: Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he will not be joining the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Sidhu 'will remain Punjab Congress chief'; to meet CM today

30 Sep 2021

Sidhu 'will remain Punjab Congress chief'; to meet CM today

Days after stepping down as the Punjab Congress chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu may withdraw his resignation, his adviser Mohammad Mustafa has indicated.

Chhattisgarh: Congress MLAs reach Delhi; speculations rife over leadership change

30 Sep 2021

Chhattisgarh: Congress MLAs reach Delhi; speculations rife over leadership change

As the suspense over the possibility of change in leadership in Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh continues, the political heat appears to be once again escalating in the state after over a dozen Congress MLAs reached Delhi on Wednesday.

Bhabanipur by-poll: Voting underway; BJP alleges booth capture by TMC

30 Sep 2021

Bhabanipur by-poll: Voting underway; BJP alleges booth capture by TMC

Voting for the hotly-contested Bhabanipur by-poll began at 7 am today in South Kolkata.

After quitting as Punjab CM, Amarinder Singh meets Amit Shah

29 Sep 2021

After quitting as Punjab CM, Amarinder Singh meets Amit Shah

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the latter's residence in Delhi.

'Not Ji Huzoor-23': Kapil Sibal, others question Punjab crisis

29 Sep 2021

'Not Ji Huzoor-23': Kapil Sibal, others question Punjab crisis

Congress leader Kapil Sibal today expressed disappointment over the functioning of party and questioned its leadership amid an embarrassing crisis in the party's Punjab unit.

Sidhu releases video, defends 'sudden resignation' as Punjab Congress chief

29 Sep 2021

Sidhu releases video, defends 'sudden resignation' as Punjab Congress chief

A day after stepping down as the Punjab Congress chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu broke his silence over his dramatic resignation through a video message on Twitter.

Punjab: Amarinder Singh reaches Delhi; calls Sidhu 'unstable man'

28 Sep 2021

Punjab: Amarinder Singh reaches Delhi; calls Sidhu 'unstable man'

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday called Navjot Singh Sidhu an "unstable man" after the latter dramatically resigned as Punjab Congress chief.

Punjab CM Channi allocates ministerial portfolios: Here's who gets what

28 Sep 2021

Punjab CM Channi allocates ministerial portfolios: Here's who gets what

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi allocated portfolios to his ministers on Tuesday.

CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani join Congress

28 Sep 2021

CPI's Kanhaiya Kumar, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani join Congress

Former Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani today joined the Congress party, ending days of speculation about their induction.