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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


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

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.

11 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

Meet Sukhvinder Sukhu: From milk store attendant to Himachal CM

Former Himachal Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh after the party returned to power following the Assembly elections.

Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu takes oath as 15th Himachal Pradesh CM

Former chief of Congress in Himachal Pradesh Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was sworn in as the 15th chief minister of the Himalayan state in Shimla on Sunday.

10 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi Congress vice president's 'ghar wapsi' after joining AAP

The vice-president of Delhi Congress, Ali Mehdi on Saturday returned to the party hours after joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu new Himachal CM, Mukesh Agnihotri his deputy

Congress leader and four-time MLA Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will be the new chief minister of Himachal Pradesh.

09 Dec 2022

Uniform Civil Code

Rajya Sabha: Uniform Civil Code Bill faces resistance from Opposition

As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirodi Lal Meena tabled The Uniform Civil Code in India Bill 2020 on Friday in the Rajya Sabha as a Private Member Bill, chaos broke out in the Upper House with protests from the opposition parties.

Himachal Congress stakes claim to form government as MLAs meet

Congress leaders met the governor of Himachal Pradesh, Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar in Shimla on Friday and handed over the list of its newly-elected MLAs to prove their strength to form the government in the state.

Himachal Congress MLAs meet to decide CM in Shimla today

Congress put up an impressive show in the 2022 Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections by winning 40 seats of the total 68 and relegating its principal rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to 25 seats on Thursday.

08 Dec 2022

Bhupendra Patel

Meet Bhupendra 'Patidar' Patel, set to return as Gujarat CM

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is set to take over the office for the second consecutive term after Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) landslide victory in the state Assembly elections.

08 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

2022 Assembly elections: Himachal outgoing CM Jairam Thakur concedes defeat

As Congress defeated the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2022 Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, outgoing Chief Minister Jairam Thakur said on Thursday that he would tender his resignation to the governor in a short while.

2022 Assembly elections: BJP sweeps Gujarat, seals 7th consecutive term

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has successfully overcome anti-incumbency to storm into power in Gujarat Assembly for seventh consecutive term.

08 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

2022 Assembly elections: Congress ousts BJP to claim Himachal Pradesh

The Congress, riding on anti-incumbency and groupism of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), emerged as the single largest party in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.

08 Dec 2022


Gujarat: CM Bhupendra Patel's oath on Monday; PM to attend

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is expected to take oath of office for the second consecutive time on December 12 following Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) massive victory in the Assembly elections.

08 Dec 2022

Himachal Pradesh

2022 Assembly elections: Rebels, groupism hurting BJP, Cong in Himachal

The performance of 412 candidates, including several renowned politicians, will be out on Thursday for the high-stake assembly election in Himachal Pradesh.

07 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

2022 MCD elections: AAP ends BJP's 15-year rule with win

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) overcame early jitters to comfortably clinch the 250-seat Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections on Wednesday.

07 Dec 2022


Parliament winter session begins today; 16 new bills on agenda

The Parliament winter session begins on Wednesday, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to interact with mediapersons on day one of the session, as per the Lok Sabha secretariat release on Tuesday.

High-stakes MCD polls: Schools, markets shut as Delhi votes today

The polling for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) began in the national capital on Sunday morning.

03 Dec 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why Keralites are protesting Adani's $900 million 'Vizhinjam port'?

Adani Group's multi-billion-dollar plans to build the Vizhinjam International Transhipment Deepwater Multipurpose Port in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, is marred with controversies following the protests by fisherfolk.

02 Dec 2022

Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress President Kharge likely to stay as Rajya Sabha LoP

Mallikarjun Kharge, the President of the Congress, is reportedly set to continue as the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Rajya Sabha as the grand old party is yet to decide on his replacement in the Parliament.

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