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28 Dec 2017


Congress Foundation Day: Rahul appeals to defend the constitution

On Congress's 133rd foundation day, Rahul Gandhi appealed to his party members that the Constitution is under threat. He said, Congress party and the citizens have to defend it.

26 Nov 2017


Nepal votes in landmark elections, the first since 1999

The people of Nepal are voting in a landmark general election, the country's first since 1999, a decade after monarchy was abolished in 2008.

20 Nov 2017


Swachh Bharat: Video of Maharashtra minister peeing roadside goes viral

A video of Maharashtra water conservation minister Ram Shinde urinating roadside surfaced online on Sunday and has gone viral since, putting in question the relevance of PM Modi's much-hyped 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

29 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's "azadi in Jammu-Kashmir" statement

Drawing sharp criticism from BJP, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Union Government should seriously consider Jammu & Kashmir's "azadi" demand and give greater autonomy to the restive state.

23 Oct 2017


Amid protests, Rajasthan government shields public servants' investigation through bill

Despite opposition's protests led by the Congress party, the Rajasthan government tabled the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017, which amends the Criminal Code of Procedure, 1973.

25 Sep 2017


Rahul to kick-off Congress' Gujarat campaign by riding bullock cart

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will travel on a bullock cart to commence his three-day election campaign in Gujarat's Saurashtra region.

18 Aug 2017


Report: BJP secured 74% of corporate funding to political parties

The BJP party received a whopping 73.8% of the Rs. 956.8 crore funds corporate houses donated to five national parties over four years, according to a report by the Delhi-based non-profit Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

13 Aug 2017


Ahmed Patel's win: When Congress oldies scored over newbies!

After repeated setbacks, the Congress Party seems to have gotten a new lease of life with Ahmed Patel's recent victory in the Rajya Sabha elections.

04 Aug 2017

Sushma Swaraj

Sushma lashes out at Rahul Gandhi over meeting Chinese Envoy

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj slammed Rahul Gandhi for recently meeting with the Chinese ambassador amid the Doklam standoff.

28 Jul 2017


RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

Ahead of RS polls, Congress is in for a major setback after three senior MLAs from Gujarat Assembly resigned and joined BJP in Amit Shah's presence in Gandhinagar on Thursday.

27 Jul 2017


Pranab Mukherjee: Glimpses of an eventful life in politics

As India is investing tonnes of hope in its new President Ram Nath Kovind, Pranab Mukherjee said goodbye to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, concluding another eventful chapter in his political career.

22 Jul 2017


Irani says 'thank you' to Rahul; Indira more-likely Hitler inspired

Replying to Rahul Gandhi's tweet where he likened PM Modi to Hitler, Union minister Smriti Irani said 'thank you'.

07 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

Modi biopic, Indu Sarkar, movies are walking on troubled waters

Making a biopic requires more diplomacy than skills. If you skim through the surface, you are untrue to your trade and if you delve in too deep, chances are you/they will not like what you find out.

10 Jun 2017


Amit Shah's remarks on Mahatma Gandhi invite controversy

Taking a dig at Congress, BJP National President Amit Shah called Mahatma Gandhi "Chatur Baniya".

10 Jun 2017


2019 Elections: What should BJP strategy be for Mission Kerala?

BJP President Amit Shah recently visited Kerala, attempting to woo voters and review the party's preparations ahead of the 2019 polls.

06 Jun 2017

Andhra Pradesh

Special status for Andhra Pradesh a right: Rahul Gandhi

Speaking at Guntur in AP recently, Rahul Gandhi stated that Special Category Status (SCS) was the state's right.

04 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

BJP demands Sonia Gandhi's apology over booklet row

The BJP was quick to mount an attack on Congress for the booklet-blunder seeking an apology from Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

04 Jun 2017


End of dynasty politics: On how Congress lost Goa

The electoral blows suffered by Congress with the coming of the Modi wave in 2014 and Rahul Gandhi's comedy of errors have forced us to wonder if the days of dynasty politics are over.

02 Jun 2017


Bengaluru: Wipro threatened once again by ransomware

Bengaluru offices of the IT giant, Wipro received yet another threat by a ransomware on Wednesday, seeking Rs. 500 crore in bitcoin.

01 Jun 2017


Kerala Youth Congress district president arrested for slaughtering cow

Kerala Police on May 30 arrested Youth Congress district president Rejil Makutti and several other members after they slaughtered a calf in protest against the Centre's new strict laws on cattle trade.

30 May 2017


Is this the right time for Rajinikanth to enter politics?

Recent media reports have been rife with speculations on Superstar Rajinikanth's entry into politics.

29 May 2017


Youth Congress suspends 3 members over cow slaughter controversy

Two days after Youth Congress members publicly slaughtered a cow, it suspended three members including district president Rejil Makutti.

23 May 2017


Congress denies Gujarat CM seat to Shankersinh Vaghela

Citing anti-party activities, the Congress Party has denied the Chief Ministerial seat to senior Congress leader from Gujarat, Shankersinh Vaghela.

17 May 2017

West Bengal

West Bengal civic body polls- GJM, Trinamool winning

As counting of votes for West Bengal civic body polls concluded, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) won 69 seats out of 168. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) narrowly trailed behind with 68 votes.

11 May 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Jyotiraditya Scindia to become leader of Congress in Lok Sabha

Attempting to recover from a glaring losses from the recent state assembly polls, the Indian National Congress has been rethinking its strategy.

02 May 2017


Would fight Gujarat assembly polls with full force: Rahul Gandhi

Launching the Congress Party's campaign ahead of the Gujarat state assembly elections, Congress vice-President Rahul Gandhi vowed to defeat the BJP.

16 Apr 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal 70th anniversary: Virbhadra announces new unemployment scheme

Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday unveiled a new unemployment allowance scheme.

03 Apr 2017


Mumbai's sea-water most polluted globally

Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Germany, assembled 1,237 scientific studies into a single database called 'Litterbase', which identifies places around the world with the most marine plastic pollution.

31 Mar 2017


AAP Woes: Four Delhi MLAs wish to join Congress

Adding to the troubles of Aam Aadmi Party, the party's four sitting Members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly have expressed their wish to join the Congress party.

30 Mar 2017


Mumbai: Two college-going youths detained for trafficking LSD from USA

Mumbai Police's anti-narcotics cell arrested five people, including two students from two well-known colleges in the western suburbs.

27 Mar 2017


Sex tape: Kerala minister quits after "objectionable" video surfaces

Kerala Transport Minister AK Saseendran resigned after a news channel, Mangalam TV, aired clips of him having "lewd" conversations with a woman.

20 Mar 2017


Congress offers Rs. 5 lakh to find "missing" Prashant Kishor

A poster outside the Congress Party's Lucknow office appeared that offered a Rs. 5 lakh reward to anyone who could find Prashant Kishor, the poll strategist.

19 Mar 2017


Punjab cabinet reveals ambitious roadmap in its first sitting

The first cabinet meeting of the newly formed Punjab government declared Congress' election manifesto as its work programme for the next 5 years.

12 Mar 2017


Poll strategist Prashant Kishor glory days come to an end

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, the mastermind behind Narendra Modi's 2014 General Election win, is upon tough times.

Kalikho Pul's widow withdraws letter to CJI seeking CBI probe

Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul's widow Dangwimsai withdrew a letter to CJI J.S. Khehar, which had sought a CBI probe into the judges Pul accused of corruption in his suicide note.

Ex-Arunachal CM Pul's wife appeals for probe into suicide

Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Kalikho Pul's wife wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of India, demanding a CBI probe into her husband's death.

10 Feb 2017

Uttar Pradesh

UP Elections: Sonia, Priyanka to campaign from family strong-holds

Sonia Gandhi is expected to start campaigning for UP elections from her constituency of Rae Bareli. Priyanka Gandhi is likely to campaign for Rahul Gandhi, who will be contesting from Amethi.

08 Feb 2017


Uttrakhand: Congress launches 'Unemployment scheme' without EC's consent

On 23rd January, the Election Commission had forbidden Congress to initiate its 'unemployment-scheme' in polls-bound Uttrakhand.

06 Feb 2017


Independents complicate Uttarakhand polls

The two biggest parties in the Uttarakhand elections, the Congress and the BJP, are facing a tough challenge from dissidents who are contesting the polls as independent candidates.

Nabam Tuki gets relief from SC in corruption case

Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki was granted relief by the Supreme Court in an alleged corruption case.

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