Congress Party: News

30 Jan 2023


Australia: Pro-Khalistani supporters clash with Indians in Melbourne, 5 injured

At least five people were injured after clashes broke out between Khalistani supporters and the Indian diaspora during the pro-Khalistani referendum by the banned Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) in Melbourne, Australia, according to Australia Today.

30 Jan 2023

Jairam Ramesh

Congress's Jairam Ramesh reacts to S Jaishankar's 'China 1962' remark

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh responded to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's recent remarks on the incursions in Ladakh from China.

30 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra concludes today, other parties to join

The Congress's pan-India march Bharat Jodo Yatra culminated in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday and will officially conclude on Monday with a rally led by Rahul Gandhi at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, which other like-minded parties are expected to join.

29 Jan 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Srinagar: Congress 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' ends, Rahul Gandhi unfurls tricolor

The Congress's ambitious Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), led by former party chief Rahul Gandhi, came to an end on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar after nearly five months.

28 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi joins Rahul Gandhi in J&K

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was joined by his sister and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday at the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) in Jammu and Kashmir's Lethpora as the foot march entered its penultimate day.

Tripura Assembly polls: BJP, Congress release first list of candidates

Tripura's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its first list of 48 candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections.

28 Jan 2023


Rajasthan: PM Modi to attend Lord Devnarayan's birth anniversary celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district on Saturday to attend the 1,111th birth anniversary celebrations of the local deity Lord Devnarayan, who is worshiped by the Gujjar community across the nation.

27 Jan 2023


Amarinder Singh tipped to become new Maharashtra Governor

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh is reportedly the most likely candidate to become the new Governor of Maharashtra.

25 Jan 2023

AK Antony

AK Antony's son quits Congress citing post on BBC documentary

After facing bitter criticism for opposing the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Anil K Antony, son of former Union minister and senior Congress leader AK Antony, announced his resignation from the grand old party.

24 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

BBC Modi documentary: Congress, CPI(M) wing announce screenings in Kerala

A fresh controversy around the BBC documentary on PM Narendra Modi, titled India: The Modi Question, was triggered in Kerala after several political groups decided to screen the controversial documentary in the state.

24 Jan 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Disagree with Digvijaya Singh's remarks over surgical strikes: Rahul Gandhi 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he disagreed with the remarks made by his party colleague Digvijaya Singh over the Indian Army's 2016 surgical strikes on terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

23 Jan 2023


BBC Modi documentary: Opposition slams 'censorship'; shares alternative documentary links

Tearing into the central government, Opposition leaders have slammed it over the removal of the BBC docu-series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi from YouTube and Twitter.

Punjab: Setback for Congress as Manpreet Singh Badal joins BJP

Former Punjab finance minister and senior Congress leader Manpreet Singh Badal on Wednesday resigned from the party alleging disparage.

17 Jan 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Man breaches security to hug Rahul Gandhi

A man breached security to embrace Rahul Gandhi during the Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra in Punjab's Hoshiarpur on Tuesday and lunged at him. The person was, however, quickly pulled away from the Congress leader.

14 Jan 2023


Congress MP Santokh Singh passes away during Bharat Jodo Yatra

Congress MP from Jalandhar, Punjab Chaudhary Santokh Singh passed away on Saturday during the party's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) in Punjab, according to India Today.

13 Jan 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: Sukhvinder Sukhu government reinstates Old Pension Scheme

The Congress government in Himachal Pradesh decided to restore the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) on Friday during Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu's first state cabinet meeting.

08 Jan 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: 7 ministers take oath in first cabinet expansion 

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu officially expanded his cabinet on Sunday.

06 Jan 2023


Delhi mayor polls: AAP, BJP councilors clash; no election today

Clashes erupted between the newly-elected councilors of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday at a meeting to elect the mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).

05 Jan 2023


A look at Rahul Gandhi's star-heavy Bharat Jodo Yatra

Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) has entered its last leg. The journey which started on September 7 from Tamil Nadu, will end this month in Jammu and Kashmir.

04 Jan 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Delhi: Sonia Gandhi admitted to hospital over viral respiratory infection

Ex-Congress President Sonia Gandhi was admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Wednesday, news agency PTI reported.

01 Jan 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Congress writes to Shah again over Rahul's Yatra security breaches

The Congress once again wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday over Rahul Gandhi's security arrangements at the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), just days after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) claimed that he "violated" multiple guidelines.

01 Jan 2023


Sandeep Singh hands over sports portfolio after sexual harassment FIR

The Chandigarh Police registered a sexual harassment and criminal intimidation case against Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh on Sunday based on a complaint by a junior athletics coach.

01 Jan 2023

LPG Cylinder

Commercial LPG cylinders costlier by Rs. 25; Congress slams Centre 

Prices of commercial Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders have been increased with effect from the first day of New Year 2023.

31 Dec 2022

Assembly Election

From Rajasthan to J&K, 10 high-octane electoral battles in 2023 

Nine states and possibly the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir are set to host Assembly elections in 2023.

31 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Yatra not possible in bullet-proof car: Rahul Gandhi

While there have been a lot of barbs exchanged between the Centre and Congress regarding security breaches during the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), senior leader and MP Rahul Gandhi said moving around in a bullet-proof vehicle during the Yatra is impossible for him.

29 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi violated 113 protocols since 2020: CRPF to MHA

Just a day after the Congress claimed security breaches during Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) informed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) that the Congress leader had violated "laid down guidelines" on numerous occasions.

28 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Congress writes to Shah over Bharat Jodo Yatra security breach 

The Congress wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday, claiming multiple security breaches of the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), and called for proper safety for party leader Rahul Gandhi.

24 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

'Hindu-Muslim hatred spread 24x7': Rahul Gandhi's jibe at BJP-led Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government for allegedly fostering "Hindu-Muslim hatred" and misusing religious differences to "divert attention from real issues."

24 Dec 2022


Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Delhi amid COVID-19 protocol row

Under Rahul Gandhi's leadership, Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Delhi on Saturday.

21 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Follow COVID-19 rules or suspend yatra: Health Minister to Rahul

In a letter to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Rajasthan's Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has asked them to ensure that COVID-19 rules are followed in Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra, or else they should suspend the march in "national interest."

20 Dec 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: What's Rule 267 that Opposition invoked in Rajya Sabha?

Both houses of the Parliament have been witnessing a stormy winter session over the recent India-China clash at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

20 Dec 2022

Ajay Rai

'Not unparliamentary': Congress's Ajay Rai defends 'latka-jhatka' jibe at Irani

Congress leader Ajay Rai on Tuesday defended his "latka-jhatka" comment against Union minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani, claiming the words are not "unparliamentary" but "colloquial language."

20 Dec 2022

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's 'dog remark' triggers backlash from BJP

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge's remarks that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had not lost "even a dog" for the country sparked a heated debate in Parliament.

19 Dec 2022


Karnataka: BJP government unveils Savarkar's portrait in Assembly; Opposition protests

The BJP-led Karnataka government on Monday triggered controversy as it installed a portrait of Hindutva idealogue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar inside the State Assembly.

19 Dec 2022


Meghalaya: Setback for Congress, senior leader Ampareen Lyngdoh quits

In a major setback to the Congress in Meghalaya ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections, senior party leader and MLA Dr. Ampareen Lyngdoh has quit the grand old party.

17 Dec 2022


Maharashtra: Maha Vikas Aghadi launches 'Halla Bol' against Shinde government

A fresh political dispute has been triggered in Maharashtra over a range of issues including the border dispute with Karnataka.

14 Dec 2022

Raghuram Rajan

Rajasthan: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan joins Bharat Jodo Yatra

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan joined the Congress Party's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) led by Rahul Gandhi, which is now traveling across Rajasthan.

13 Dec 2022


Rajiv Gandhi Foundation received funds from China, alleges Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday the Congress for demanding a discussion in Parliament on the recent India-China border clash in Arunachal Pradesh.

13 Dec 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria arrested over 'kill Modi' remark

The Madhya Pradesh Police arrested Congress leader and former state cabinet minister, Raja Pateria, from Damoh district early on Tuesday after an FIR was registered over his alleged remarks calling for the death of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12 Dec 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria's 'kill Modi' remark triggers row

Senior Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Raja Pateria has sparked a major row after allegedly making controversial statements against PM Narendra Modi.

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