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17 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Opposition shows strength at DMK-event, Stalin endorses RaGa as PM

On Sunday, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi went to Tamil Nadu to unveil the statue of DMK patriarch Karunanidhi and the gathering turned into a show of strength of mahagathbandhan or grand alliance with Stalin endorsing Rahul Gandhi's name as PM candidate.

15 Dec 2018


RaGa meets top Congress leaders to select next Chhattisgarh CM

After selecting chief ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi held hectic parleys with top party leaders today to decide on the top post for Chhattisgarh.

14 Dec 2018


Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot to be CM; Sachin Pilot, his deputy

Ashok Gehlot has been chosen as the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Sachin Pilot has agreed to be his deputy, NDTV has reported.

14 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

#MadhyaPradeshElections: After discussions, Indira's 'third' son Kamal Nath becomes CM

Two days after the nail-biting contest between Congress and BJP at assembly elections of Madhya Pradesh, the winning grand old party has picked Kamal Nath as the new Chief Minister of the central state.

13 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Kamal Nath's CM post done-deal, ambiguity over Rajasthan's top-post persists

After scooping three major states from Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded Assembly Elections, the Congress high command has another Herculean task at hand: choosing Chief Ministers for Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

12 Dec 2018


Things to know about Sachin Pilot, Congress' star in Rajasthan

On Tuesday, Congress won 99 seats in Rajasthan ousting Vasundhara Raje government from the state as the BJP won only 73 seats. The desert state cast its vote for 199 assembly seats on December 7.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shashi Tharoor trolls Arun Jaitley with 'great day' tweet

The results of assembly elections of five states, dubbed as the big semifinal before India votes in 2019, has brought immense joy to Congress.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress-leaders celebrate probable wins, gloom takes over BJP

Celebrations have taken over Congress offices in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, as the trends of election results have shown the party is performing well in these crucial states.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress leads in 3 states, big blow to BJP

The Hindi heartland has not brought good news for BJP as it might lose power in three important states, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins

Before India votes in 2019 to choose the next government, the political parties threw their weight in five states, the counting of whose polls started a short while ago.

09 Dec 2018


Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

Bihar Deputy-CM Sushil Kumar Modi has claimed that Loktantrik Janata Dal founder Sharad Yadav is siding with the RJD as he finds nothing wrong in the alleged benami properties owned by its president Lalu Prasad's family.

29 Nov 2018


Rajasthan polls: Congress manifesto covers farm-loan waivers, free girl education

Loan waiver to farmers, free education to girls, unemployment allowance of up to Rs. 3,500 to educated youth are among the promises Rajasthan Congress has made in its election manifesto released in Jaipur today.

24 Nov 2018


Congress leader blames Raje government for corruption in Rajasthan

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot attacked Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on the issue of corruption and claimed that the state government led by her patronized liquor, land, and sand mafia.

14 Nov 2018


#RoadTo2019: Before Rajasthan elections, BJP leader joins Congress

In a major blow to BJP, just days before Rajasthan polls, Harish Meena has ditched the saffron party to join Congress.

In protest against CBI-fiasco, RaGa leads Opposition march against Centre

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday spearheaded the protest against Centre's move of sending two top officials of CBI on leave.

09 Oct 2018


Rajasthan: Rahul Gandhi explains how selfie phones can improve tourism

Addressing a rally in Dholpur, Rajasthan, on Tuesday Congress President Rahul Gandhi said he wanted people in China to use phones made in Rajasthan, and then visit the state which would improve tourism.

12 Sep 2018


Padma Bhushan economist VS Vyas passes away at 87

Padma Bhushan awardee and noted agricultural economist Vijay Shankar Vyas passed away on Wednesday in Jaipur after a brief illness. He was 87.

11 Aug 2018


RaGa arrives in Jaipur, to hold road-show, meeting with leaders

Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived in Jaipur today on a one-day visit to launch the party's election campaign for the upcoming assembly polls in Rajasthan.

01 Jul 2018


GST anniversary: "Gamechanger" or "surgical strike"? Top leaders speak up

One year ago on this day, the country's tax regime underwent a drastic overhaul with the launch of the never-seen-before-in-India Goods and Services Tax (GST).

23 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Congress to observe May 26 as 'Betrayal Day'

The Congress will mark the fourth anniversary of the Modi government as a "Betrayal Day" on May 26, the party's General Secretary Ashok Gehlot said in Delhi today.

18 May 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Gurugram: Meet this father-daughter duo who scaled Mt. Everest

Around 4:30AM on Wednesday, when many of us were still rolling on our beds and were in our slumber, there was a Gurugram duo who reached the summit of Mount Everest, becoming India's first father-daughter duo to achieve the feat.

12 May 2018


Modi trying to influence Karnataka voters with Nepal temple-visits: Congress

The Congress accused PM Narendra Modi of trying to influence Karnataka voters on the polling day through his temple visits in Nepal.

03 May 2018


Rajasthan: Dust-storm leaves destruction trail, kills 22, injures 100

A sudden change in weather on Wednesday wreaked havoc in different parts of Rajasthan, killing 22 and injuring more than 100.

25 Apr 2018

Farooq Abdullah

Asaram: From building a Rs. 10,000cr empire to life imprisonment

The tale of Asaram, self-styled godman, reached a certain end today: he was convicted of raping a minor five years earlier.

13 Apr 2018

Kapil Sibal

All about Rahul Gandhi's midnight-protest against Unnao, Kathua rapes

At midnight yesterday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi led a "silent vigil" at Delhi's India Gate seeking justice for the Unnao and Kathua rape victims.

12 Apr 2018


Congress' new "secret talent hunt" to find young regional leaders

A prime factor that has held Congress back is its lack of young regional leaders, and the Grand Old Party knows it.

30 Mar 2018


Rahul Gandhi revamps Congress: Appoints young leaders for key posts

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is delivering on his promise of re-building the Indian National Congress with "talented youngsters."

25 Jan 2018


All you need to know about the Karni Sena

Even as the film Padmaavat hits the screen, Rajput Karni Sena's protests have made the screening difficult in states like Gujarat and Rajasthan.

16 Jan 2018


There're plans to kill me: Pravin Togadia's sensational claims

Revealing details of his disappearance, VHP chief Pravin Togadia has made sensational claims: plans were being made to have him killed.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Leaders react to BJP's wins in Gujarat, Himachal

The BJP is all set to form the government in Gujarat for the sixth time and has managed to snatch the throne from the ruling Congress in Himachal Pradesh too.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: BJP set to form government in Gujarat

Trends suggest that BJP will retain Gujarat. It will win for a record sixth time, but with a reduced margin.

12 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Gujarat polls: Rahul says Congress confident of winning Gujarat polls

With Gujarat polls' second phase on December 14, today was Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi's last day of campaigning.

07 Dec 2017


Will Rahul be able to revive Congress, as its president?

After a 19-year Congress presidency, Sonia Gandhi is making way for heir-apparent, Rahul Gandhi.

04 Dec 2017


Gujarat Elections: Congress manifesto promises relief to farmers; Patidar quotas

Congress released its manifesto for the upcoming Gujarat elections. The 182-member Assembly will go to polls on December 9 and 14. Ashok Gehlot and Bharatsinh Vaghela released it in Ahmedabad.

19 Nov 2017

Deepika Padukone

'Padmavati' release delayed amid increasing controversies

Viacom 18, the makers of the controversial 'Padmavati', today announced they are delaying the scheduled release of the movie "voluntarily".

19 Nov 2017

Deepika Padukone

Rajasthan CM asks for a delayed release of Padmavati

Owing to growing protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film "Padmavati", Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has written to the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting urging the ministry to delay the film's release till "necessary" changes were made.

29 Oct 2017


Hardik threatens Congress: Announce Patidar reservation plan or face consequences!

As Congress woos Patidar leader Hardik Patel for the upcoming Gujarat elections, apparently he has decided to play hard to get.

24 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Ashok Gehlot: IB searched hotel where I met Hardik, Jignesh

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot alleged that local Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials searched and acquired the CCTV footage of the Ahmedabad hotel room where he met with Patidar leader Hardik Patel and Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani.

21 Jul 2017


Shankersinh Vaghela 'expelled from the Congress' ahead of his birthday

Former Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela said on his birthday he had been "expelled from the Congress" a day ago.

25 Jun 2017


Gujarat: Vaghela hits out at Congress, hints at an exit

Senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela lashed out at the Congress leadership for its lack of preparedness to combat the 2017 Gujarat assembly elections.

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