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

19 May 2022

Politics
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.

Huge blow to Gujarat Congress as Hardik Patel quits party

18 May 2022

Politics
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.

CBI raids P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram in 'bribe-for-visa' case

17 May 2022

India
CBI raids P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram in 'bribe-for-visa' case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday raided the residence and offices of Congress MP Karti Chidambaram on new bribery allegations involving facilitating visas for 250 Chinese nationals.

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

15 May 2022

Politics
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.

Congress plans 'padyatras' from Kashmir to Kanyakumari over unemployment

15 May 2022

Politics
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

Politics
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.

Punjab: Sulking Congress veteran Sunil Jakhar bids goodbye to party

14 May 2022

Politics
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

Politics
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.

Delhi: Local markets shut to protest MLA Amanatullah Khan's arrest

13 May 2022

India
Delhi: Local markets shut to protest MLA Amanatullah Khan's arrest

Local markets in the Okhla Assembly constituency, represented by MLA Amanatullah Khan, remained closed on Friday in protest of his arrest.

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

13 May 2022

Politics
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.

Madhya Pradesh: Obscene dance program held at fair, official suspended

10 May 2022

India
Madhya Pradesh: Obscene dance program held at fair, official suspended

An obscene dance program organized at a fair in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur has prompted the state government to suspend the district's chief municipal officer (CMO).

Karnataka: Setback for Congress as senior leader joins BJP

08 May 2022

Politics
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

Politics
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.

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

05 May 2022

Politics
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.

Lalitpur: Cop rapes rape survivor who went to file complaint

04 May 2022

India
Lalitpur: Cop rapes rape survivor who went to file complaint

In a shocking incident from Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, a 13-year-old teen was allegedly raped by the Station House Officer (SHO) of a police station where she had gone to complain against her rapists, PTI reported.

Jodhpur clashes: Over 100 arrested, curfew imposed, internet remains suspended

04 May 2022

India
Jodhpur clashes: Over 100 arrested, curfew imposed, internet remains suspended

Jodhpur was riled by communal tensions on the eve and day of Eid, forcing authorities to impose a curfew in several areas, including Udai Mandir and Nagori Gate till Wednesday midnight.

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

03 May 2022

Politics
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.

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

02 May 2022

Politics
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

Politics
The curious case of Prashant Kishor now has new twist

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

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

25 Apr 2022

Politics
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.

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

25 Apr 2022

Politics
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.

PK's Congress entry almost confirmed; final decision by Sonia Gandhi

23 Apr 2022

Politics
PK's Congress entry almost confirmed; final decision by Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will soon reportedly take the final call on poll strategist Prashant Kishor's entry into the grand old party.

Punjab: Agricultural bank issues arrest warrants against loan defaulting farmers

22 Apr 2022

India
Punjab: Agricultural bank issues arrest warrants against loan defaulting farmers

Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank (PSCADB) has reportedly served arrest warrants to approximately 2,000 farmers who defaulted on their loans.

Loudspeaker row: How Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Assam, and Kerala reacted

19 Apr 2022

Politics
Loudspeaker row: How Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Assam, and Kerala reacted

Various states have reacted to rising communal clashes across India and the row over the using loudspeakers at religious places sparked by MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

Congress asks Prashant Kishor to join party: Details here

16 Apr 2022

Politics
Congress asks Prashant Kishor to join party: Details here

The Congress on Saturday asked poll strategist Prashant Kishor to join the party rather than work as a consultant.

Karnataka: Congress demands minister Eshwarappa's resignation, arrest over contractor's suicide

14 Apr 2022

Politics
Karnataka: Congress demands minister Eshwarappa's resignation, arrest over contractor's suicide

Karnataka Congress leaders on Thursday protested against the state's Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister KS Eshwarappa, demanding his resignation and arrest over his alleged role in civil contractor Santosh Patil's suicide.

Will Digvijaya Singh be arrested over Khargone violence remarks?

13 Apr 2022

Politics
Will Digvijaya Singh be arrested over Khargone violence remarks?

Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh appeared to be in serious trouble after making remarks on social media concerning the Khargone violence.

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for 5th consecutive day

11 Apr 2022

Business
Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for 5th consecutive day

The general public can breathe a sigh of relief as fuel prices in India remained unchanged for the fifth consecutive day on Monday.

'British will come to seek jobs,' says Punjab CM; slammed

10 Apr 2022

Politics
'British will come to seek jobs,' says Punjab CM; slammed

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's statements on Saturday about stopping the "brain drain" and a "plan to attract foreigners to apply for jobs" in the state drew sharp criticism.

Congress must worry about itself: Mayawati on Rahul Gandhi's comments

10 Apr 2022

Politics
Congress must worry about itself: Mayawati on Rahul Gandhi's comments

Mayawati, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo, slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday, a day after he alleged she "didn't respond" to his election alliance offer for the recent UP Assembly elections.

Congress' revival essential for democracy, society: Sonia Gandhi

05 Apr 2022

Politics
Congress' revival essential for democracy, society: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the revival of Congress is not just important for them but also for democracy and society.

'No questions on leadership': Ghulam Nabi Azad after meeting Sonia

19 Mar 2022

Politics
'No questions on leadership': Ghulam Nabi Azad after meeting Sonia

Ghulam Nabi Azad, the leader of G-23--the dissident group within Congress--met party president Sonia Gandhi on Friday.

Congress's G-23 leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi: Details here

19 Mar 2022

Politics
Congress's G-23 leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi: Details here

Congress's interim president Sonia Gandhi and her son, former party chief Rahul Gandhi, are reportedly likely to meet the party's G-23 leaders—a group of change-seekers—over the weekend to resolve its leadership crisis.

'As asked...': Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief

16 Mar 2022

Politics
'As asked...': Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief

In a two-line letter, Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday tendered his resignation from his post.

Sonia Gandhi fires 5 state Congress chiefs over poll drubbing

16 Mar 2022

Politics
Sonia Gandhi fires 5 state Congress chiefs over poll drubbing

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday asked the party's chiefs in five states--where it suffered massive defeats in assembly polls last week--to put in their resignations.

Sonia Gandhi to remain Congress president, decides CWC

13 Mar 2022

Politics
Sonia Gandhi to remain Congress president, decides CWC

Sonia Gandhi will continue as the Congress president, the party's top decision-making body - Congress Working Committee (CWC) decided on Sunday after a four-and-half-hour meeting.

Budget session to resume tomorrow; Congress unsure of Opposition unity

13 Mar 2022

Politics
Budget session to resume tomorrow; Congress unsure of Opposition unity

The second leg of the Parliament's Budget session of Parliament will begin on Monday.

Sonia Gandhi to hold Congress parliamentary strategy meet today

13 Mar 2022

India
Sonia Gandhi to hold Congress parliamentary strategy meet today

After suffering a crushing defeat in the recently concluded assembly elections in five states, Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) President Sonia Gandhi will hold an important meeting on Sunday at 10 am to discuss the party's poll performance.

Goa: Pramod Sawant resigns, suspense over CM post continues

12 Mar 2022

Politics
Goa: Pramod Sawant resigns, suspense over CM post continues

BJP leader and Goa CM Pramod Sawant tendered his resignation to Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai at Raj Bhawan Saturday as the party prepared to form the government for a third consecutive time in the state.

After poll disaster, Congress's top decision-making body to meet tomorrow

12 Mar 2022

Politics
After poll disaster, Congress's top decision-making body to meet tomorrow

After facing a massive setback in the recent Assembly elections in five states, Congress's top decision-making body—the Congress Working Committee (CWC)—will convene a meeting on Sunday, NDTV reported.

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