Articles about Congress Party

'Withdraw farm laws'; Punjab's new CM to Centre after oath-taking

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.

Congress made Channi Punjab CM to grab Dalit votes: BJP

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.

Priyanka Gandhi wraps up five-day UP tour before assembly polls

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.

Congress to bring law against lynching if voted to power

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.

Congress never monetized core, strategic assets: Chidambaram on NMP

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.

Rahul Gandhi slams government's Jallianwala Bagh memorial revamp

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.

Kerala: Revolt in Congress over DCC list; senior leader resigns

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.

If Sidhu doesn't remove advisors, Congress will: Harish Rawat

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.

Is Sonu Sood running for Mumbai Mayor? 'Dabangg' actor responds

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?

BJP's Yatra amid price rise, border threats beyond comprehension: Pilot

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.

Rajiv Gandhi's farsighted policies helped build modern India: Rahul Gandhi

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.

Congress demands MHRC inquiry into death of militant in encounter

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.

Opposition takes out protest march against government

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.

Sibal hosts Opposition dinner; discusses united anti-BJP front for 2024

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.

J&K's statehood should be restored before holding assembly polls: Azad

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.

Congress to organize year-long celebrations to mark 75yrs of independence

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.

COVID-19 can't harm MP where 'Shiv' is CM: BJP leader

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."

Quit India day: Martyrs remembered at Mumbai's August Kranti Maidan

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.

'Listen to us': Opposition to Modi before Parliament Session concludes

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.

Congress leader Pardeep Chhabra quits party

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.

Maharashtra Congress questions CBI's 'silence' over Sushant Singh's death probe

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.

MLA says was offered Rs. 1cr to topple Jharkhand government

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.

Shashi Tharoor rules out JPC probe on Pegasus scandal

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.

Rahul Gandhi, other MPs protest at Parliament against farm laws

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.

Congress, Akali Dal to skip PM's all-party meet on COVID-19

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.

Congress should work to address vaccine hesitancy: Sonia Gandhi

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.

Sharad Pawar calls meeting of Opposition parties tomorrow

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.

Rajasthan: Congress internal crisis resurfaces; Pilot unhappy with high command

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.

Fuel price hike: Congress announces nationwide protest on June 11

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.

MP seeks Tharoor's disqualification from Parliament over 'Indian variant' remarks

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.

Congress-created toolkit calls new COVID-19 variant 'Modi strain,' alleges BJP

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.

Congress leader shot dead in MP's Chhatarpur district, six booked

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.

Congress planning nationwide protest against soaring fuel prices: Chennithala

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.

Union Budget 2021-2022 to be presented on February 1: Report

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.

Nearly 100 Congress workers detained in UP's Banda

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.

PMC Bank scam: Sanjay Raut's wife summoned by Enforcement Directorate

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.

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

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.

Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh

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.

Farmers' protest: Government ready for written assurance on MSP

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.

Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

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.