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.
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.
23 Nov 2020
Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi, undergoing treatment for post-COVID complications, dies
Former Assam Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi died on Monday.
16 Nov 2020
Congress not effective alternative anymore: Kapil Sibal after Bihar verdict
Following the Congress's abysmal performance in the recently concluded Bihar Assembly Elections and bypolls in the country, senior party leader Kapil Sibal said people don't see the Congress as an "effective alternative" anymore.
20 Oct 2020
Need concrete solutions for COVID-19, not speeches: Congress on Modi
The Indian National Congress on Tuesday urged the Prime Minister to come up with concrete solutions for the COVID-19 crisis instead of giving "plain speeches."
14 Oct 2020
NCP leader Sanjay Shinde burnt alive as car catches fire
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sanjay Shinde died on Tuesday afternoon after his car caught fire in Maharashtra's Nashik district.
13 Oct 2020
'Shocked' by Maharashtra Governor's letter to CM, Pawar approaches Modi
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing shock over a recent letter written by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
11 Oct 2020
Woman Congress worker thrashed in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria
A woman Congress leader was thrashed at an internal meeting of the party in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria.
20 Sep 2020
Rajya Sabha passes farm bills amid Opposition protests; House adjourned
The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed the controversial farm bills amid protests by the Opposition. The Upper House has now been adjourned until 9 am on Monday.
Bills sparked protests; Modi blamed 'misinformation campaign'
Farmers fear the legislation would keep them from availing a Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their produce. Intense protests have been staged, particularly in the states of Punjab and Haryana, in opposition to the bill.
20 Sep 2020
Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.
19 Sep 2020
Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?
The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.
12 Sep 2020
Sena workers get bail after attack on retired Navy officer
A group of six Shiv Sena party workers, who were arrested in connection with an assault on a retired Navy officer in Maharashtra's Mumbai, were granted bail on Saturday.
29 Aug 2020
Facebook hate speech row: Congress writes to Mark Zuckerberg again
The Congress party has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, asking him about the steps taken by the social media giant to investigate the recent hate speech allegations.
28 Aug 2020
In letter to Sonia, dissenters suggested 11-points for Congress' revival
In the letter to President Sonia Gandhi, 23 Congress leaders outlined 11 points for the revival of the party, adding that honest introspection is the first step to take on ruling BJP.
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.
18 Aug 2020
RaGa never missed opportunity to weaken COVID-19 fight: Union Minister
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the PM-CARES (Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund.
12 Aug 2020
Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi passes away after suffering cardiac arrest
Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi died on Wednesday due to a cardiac arrest. The Congress party confirmed the news of Tyagi's death through social media.
10 Aug 2020
Sachin Pilot meets Gandhis; Congress panel to address his grievances
Rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot met with the party's Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday. The meeting lasted about two-three hours.
30 Jul 2020
Congress President Sonia Gandhi admitted to Delhi hospital: Details here
Indian National Congress President, Sonia Gandhi, has been admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi on Thursday evening for routine tests, according to reports.
17 Jul 2020
No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker
The Rajasthan High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed by former Deputy CM Sachin Pilot and 18 other rebel Congress MLAs, challenging the disqualification notices served to them, till Monday.
04 Jul 2020
Was Modi's hospital visit to injured soldiers fake? Army clarifies
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to soldiers injured in the June 15 Indo-China clash in Ladakh's Galwan Valley.
19 Jun 2020
Rajya Sabha Elections 2020: Here's everything you need to know
Elections to fill 19 vacant seats in the Rajya Sabha across eight states, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya, were held on Friday.
09 May 2020
Forget free tickets, migrants allegedly charged more for special trains
Even after the Centre clarified that migrant workers will not be charged for special trains facilitating inter-state transport, workers in Uttar Pradesh had a different story to tell.
24 Apr 2020
SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami
The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea of journalist Arnab Goswami seeking quashing of multiple FIRs filed against him for allegedly making defamatory statements against interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
23 Apr 2020
Arnab Goswami attacked, two arrested: Know what happened here
Journalist Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief and founder of Republic TV channel, alleged that he was attacked in Mumbai past midnight yesterday when he was returning home from his workplace with his wife, Samia.
21 Mar 2020
After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP
After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
13 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
10 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?
In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.
10 Mar 2020
MP government crisis: Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress; meets PM Modi
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, long viewed as a rival to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, on Tuesday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
09 Mar 2020
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
02 Mar 2020
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims
Days after a minister of the Maharashtra Maha Vikas Aghadi government said that Muslims will be given a 5% reservation in educational institutes, Shiv Sena, one of the constituents of the coalition, said this topic wasn't being discussed.
28 Feb 2020
Maharashtra to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education: Minister
The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government plans to give 5% reservation to Muslims in education, a minister of the coalition said on Friday.
25 Feb 2020
Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes
For nearly 12 hours, Northeast Delhi witnessed high-scale violence on Monday, at a time when US President Donald Trump is in India with his family members and top officials of his administration.
15 Feb 2020
Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray
That the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has taken over the Bhima-Koregaon case upset Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the same.
13 Feb 2020
Congress to find interim President Sonia Gandhi's successor soon
The Congress party is likely to hold its plenary session towards the end of the budget session where its new chief will reportedly be elected.