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28 Dec 2017India
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 2017Nepal
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 2017Maharashtra
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 2017Jammu 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 2017Maharashtra
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 2017Gujarat
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 2017India
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 2017Gujarat
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 2017Sushma 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 2017Gujarat
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 2017India
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 2017India
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 2017Narendra 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 2017Chhattisgarh
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 2017India
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 2017Andhra 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 2017Jammu 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 2017India
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 2017Karnataka
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 2017India
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 2017Rajinikanth
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 2017India
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 2017Gujarat
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 2017West 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 2017Madhya 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 2017India
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 2017Himachal Pradesh
Himachal 70th anniversary: Virbhadra announces new unemployment scheme
Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday unveiled a new unemployment allowance scheme.
03 Apr 2017Germany
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 2017Delhi
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 2017Mumbai
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 2017Kerala
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 2017Punjab
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 2017Punjab
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 2017Punjab
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.
24 Feb 2017Supreme Court Of India
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.
17 Feb 2017Supreme Court Of India
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 2017Uttar 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 2017India
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 2017India
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.
06 Feb 2017Supreme Court Of India
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.