Articles about Congress Party
20 Sep 2021
'Withdraw farm laws'; Punjab's new CM to Centre after oath-taking
After taking oath as Punjab's new Chief Minister, Charanjit Singh Channi urged the Centre to withdraw the farm laws on Monday.
20 Sep 2021
Congress made Channi Punjab CM to grab Dalit votes: BJP
The BJP alleged on Monday that the Congress has made Charanjit Singh Channi Punjab chief minister for a few months merely to grab Dalit votes as part of its conspiracy, and cited previous instances of the party giving the key position to a leader from the community only for a short tenure.
13 Sep 2021
Priyanka Gandhi wraps up five-day UP tour before assembly polls
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday left for Delhi after wrapping up her five-day tour of Uttar Pradesh during which she exhorted party workers to work round the clock for the 2022 UP Assembly polls.
07 Sep 2021
Congress to bring law against lynching if voted to power
The Congress will prepare a proposal for bringing a law against mob lynching and send it to the President if voted to power in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the party said on Monday.
03 Sep 2021
Congress never monetized core, strategic assets: Chidambaram on NMP
Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Friday slammed the Centre's National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), saying his Congress party monetized non-core, loss-making assets when in power, in stark contrast to what the Narendra Modi-led government proposes to do.
31 Aug 2021
Rahul Gandhi slams government's Jallianwala Bagh memorial revamp
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed the government's revamp of the Jallianwala Bagh memorial an "insult to martyrs," saying only a person who does not know the meaning of martyrdom can inflict such an insult.
30 Aug 2021
Kerala: Revolt in Congress over DCC list; senior leader resigns
Infighting has intensified in Congress' Kerala unit following the appointment of 14 new district Congress Committee chiefs.
26 Aug 2021
If Sidhu doesn't remove advisors, Congress will: Harish Rawat
Trouble seems to be mounting for Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu as the party's Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat called for the removal of his advisors.
25 Aug 2021
Is Sonu Sood running for Mumbai Mayor? 'Dabangg' actor responds
Will we get to see actor Sonu Sood become Mumbai Mayor in real life?
24 Aug 2021
BJP's Yatra amid price rise, border threats beyond comprehension: Pilot
Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Tuesday said it is beyond comprehension that the BJP is seeking people's blessings through "Jan Ashirwad Yatra" when the prices of petrol and diesel have crossed Rs. 100-mark and China and Pakistan are "attacking" India at its borders.
20 Aug 2021
Rajiv Gandhi's farsighted policies helped build modern India: Rahul Gandhi
Congress on Friday paid rich tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his 77th birth anniversary, with Rahul Gandhi saying that the former prime minister was a man with a tremendous vision, whose farsighted policies helped build modern India.
14 Aug 2021
Congress demands MHRC inquiry into death of militant in encounter
The opposition Congress has demanded an inquiry by the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) to ascertain the facts behind the "encounter-style" killing of a dreaded militant by the police.
12 Aug 2021
Opposition takes out protest march against government
Leaders of several opposition parties on Thursday took out a protest march in Delhi against the government on several issues, including Pegasus and alleged manhandling of MPs in Rajya Sabha, with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying the voice of people was "crushed" in the House.
10 Aug 2021
Sibal hosts Opposition dinner; discusses united anti-BJP front for 2024
Congress MP Kapil Sibal on Monday hosted a dinner meeting of leaders of major Opposition and non-BJP parties at his residence, 8, Teen Murti Lane.
10 Aug 2021
J&K's statehood should be restored before holding assembly polls: Azad
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday called for the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir's statehood before assembly elections are held and batted for land and job rights for its residents.
09 Aug 2021
Congress to organize year-long celebrations to mark 75yrs of independence
The Congress on Monday said that the party has decided to form committees in all states to organize year-long celebrations and a series of functions to commemorate 75 years of India's Independence.
09 Aug 2021
COVID-19 can't harm MP where 'Shiv' is CM: BJP leader
BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh said in a tweet on Sunday that the coronavirus cannot harm Madhya Pradesh where the chief minister is "Shiv" and the state party unit chief is "Vishnu."
09 Aug 2021
Quit India day: Martyrs remembered at Mumbai's August Kranti Maidan
Tributes were paid to martyrs on Monday at an event held at the August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai to mark the 79th anniversary of the Quit India movement.
08 Aug 2021
'Listen to us': Opposition to Modi before Parliament Session concludes
Just one week before the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament concludes, the Opposition said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should attend the proceedings and listen to their demands.
06 Aug 2021
Congress leader Pardeep Chhabra quits party
Senior Congress leader from Chandigarh Pardeep Chhabra, who has been at loggerheads with the party's incumbent city unit president, on Friday announced his decision to resign from the party's primary membership.
05 Aug 2021
Maharashtra Congress questions CBI's 'silence' over Sushant Singh's death probe
The Maharashtra Congress Thursday questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) "silence" over the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a year after the agency took over the probe into the case.
26 Jul 2021
MLA says was offered Rs. 1cr to topple Jharkhand government
An MLA from the Congress party has claimed some unknown persons had approached him multiple times, offering him Rs. 1 crore and a Ministerial position to topple the Jharkhand government.
22 Jul 2021
Shashi Tharoor rules out JPC probe on Pegasus scandal
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has ruled out the possibility of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the alleged Pegasus scandal.
22 Jul 2021
Rahul Gandhi, other MPs protest at Parliament against farm laws
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and other Members of Parliament from the party today protested against the new agricultural laws at the Parliament House.
20 Jul 2021
Congress, Akali Dal to skip PM's all-party meet on COVID-19
The Congress party and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) have said they will not attend the central government's all-party meeting on its COVID-19 management this evening.
24 Jun 2021
Congress should work to address vaccine hesitancy: Sonia Gandhi
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that the party must play an active role in ensuring full COVID-19 vaccination coverage and address vaccine hesitancy wherever evident.
21 Jun 2021
Sharad Pawar calls meeting of Opposition parties tomorrow
Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has called a meeting of Opposition parties in Delhi tomorrow, likely to discuss a possible teaming to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the next Indian general elections.
09 Jun 2021
Rajasthan: Congress internal crisis resurfaces; Pilot unhappy with high command
The internal political crisis within the ruling Congress party in Rajasthan has once again come to the fore.
09 Jun 2021
Fuel price hike: Congress announces nationwide protest on June 11
As prices of petrol and diesel continue to witness a hike across India, the Indian National Congress announced it will hold a nationwide protest on June 11 to condemn the rising fuel prices.
25 May 2021
MP seeks Tharoor's disqualification from Parliament over 'Indian variant' remarks
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Nishikant Dubey has written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, urging him to disqualify Congress party leader Shashi Tharoor from the Indian Parliament.
18 May 2021
Congress-created toolkit calls new COVID-19 variant 'Modi strain,' alleges BJP
Hitting out at the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday shared what it claimed is a toolkit allegedly created by the opposition party to defame PM Narendra Modi.
17 Mar 2021
Congress leader shot dead in MP's Chhatarpur district, six booked
Indra Pratap Singh Parmar, Block President of Congress Party, was allegedly shot dead by six men in Badamalhara town of Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district, police said on Wednesday.
12 Feb 2021
Congress planning nationwide protest against soaring fuel prices: Chennithala
Congress is planning a nationwide protest against the increasing fuel prices, Opposition Leader in the Kerala Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala in Kochi said on Friday as he attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre over the soaring prices of diesel and petrol.
05 Jan 2021
Union Budget 2021-2022 to be presented on February 1: Report
The Union Budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 will be presented on February 1, sources were quoted as saying by PTI on Tuesday.
31 Dec 2020
Nearly 100 Congress workers detained in UP's Banda
Around 100 Congress workers trying to take out a protest march against the "mismanagement" of state-run cow shelters were detained in Banda on Thursday for allegedly violating prohibitory orders, police said.
28 Dec 2020
PMC Bank scam: Sanjay Raut's wife summoned by Enforcement Directorate
In connection to the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to Varsha Raut, the wife of Shiv Sena's firebrand leader Sanjay Raut.
20 Dec 2020
After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states
The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.
06 Dec 2020
Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh
Boxer Vijender Singh (35) on Sunday said that he will return his 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award if the government does not withdraw the three contentious farm laws.
06 Dec 2020
Farmers' protest: Government ready for written assurance on MSP
The central government is ready to give written assurance on Minimum Support Price (MSP) to the farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws, Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary said on Sunday.
04 Dec 2020
Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second
The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) emerged as the single-largest party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election results, as it won 55 out of total 150 seats.