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23 Feb 2023

Pawan Khera

Assam Police arrest Pawan Khera soon after getting deplaned

Congress leader Pawan Khera was arrested on Thursday by the Assam Police at the Delhi airport for allegedly making disparaging remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his father during a press conference earlier this week.

21 Feb 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Easy to defeat Modi, alternative to 'fascism' needed: Rahul Gandhi 

Underlining the alleged rise of "fascism" in India, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, in an interview with an Italian daily, said PM Narendra Modi could be defeated in the next Lok Sabha elections if other parties come together.

21 Feb 2023

Pawan Khera

Congress's Pawan Khera mocks PM Modi's father, invites BJP's ire

After Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera allegedly mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name and his father while criticizing the Centre over the Adani Group controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders reacted sharply, deciding to stage a protest on Tuesday.

20 Feb 2023


Chhattisgarh: ED raids Congress leaders over alleged multi-crore coal scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) reportedly conducted raids at the residences of ruling Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh in connection with the purported multi-crore coal levy scam on Monday.

18 Feb 2023

Ajay Rai

Rahul Gandhi's plane landing: Ajay Rai booked for 'false statements'

Congress leader Ajay Rai has been booked for allegedly making false statements that Varanasi airport authorities denied permission for Rahul Gandhi's plane to land earlier this week, the police confirmed on Saturday.

17 Feb 2023


In Karnataka assembly, Opposition protest with flowers and fire speeches

As the crucial budget session of the Karnataka Assembly is underway, the Opposition, led by Congress leader Siddaramaiah, arrived at the House with flowers tucked behind their ears in a unique protest.

16 Feb 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

BJP's Kausar Jahan takes Delhi Haj Committee chair from AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) suffered a big blow in Delhi as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Kausar Jahan was elected chairperson of the Delhi Haj Committee.

16 Feb 2023


Tripura Assembly polls: Nearly 70% polling recorded till 3 pm 

The crucial Assembly polls in Tripura were held on Thursday with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hoping to mark a clean sweep in a triangular contest against the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM)-Congress coalition and new party TIPRA Motha.

15 Feb 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: Minister loses cool, threatens youth during Vikas Yatra

Forest Minister of Madhya Pradesh Kunwar Vijay Shah lost his calm on Monday after a youth asked him a question during a public gathering in the state's Khandwa district.

BJP corporate donations 7 times higher than other parties: ADR

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received Rs. 548.808 crore in corporate donations in 2021-22 which is more than seven times the total corporate donations (Rs. 77.075 crore) declared by all other national parties during this period, poll watchdog Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) revealed.

BJP, Opposition lock horns over I-T 'survey' at BBC offices

After the Income Tax Department's purported "survey" at BBC's offices in Delhi and Mumbai on Tuesday, the Opposition has accused the BJP-led government of targeted harassment.

14 Feb 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's plane allegedly denied permission to land in Varanasi

The Congress has alleged that Rahul Gandhi's plane was "deliberately" not allowed to land in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, by the airport authorities—under pressure from the government—on Monday night.

Delhi mayoral election to now be held on February 16

The next Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) House session to elect the Delhi mayor, deputy mayor, and six standing committee members will take place on Thursday (February 16) after three failed attempts, India Today reported, citing official sources.

11 Feb 2023

Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor jibes at AWBI for withdrawing 'Cow Hug Day' appeal

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday took a dig at the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), a day after the Government body decided to withdraw its request to celebrate February 14 as "Cow Hug Day."

11 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi's 'Nehru surname' jibe: Priyanka Gandhi's son dragged into row

While the controversy over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark on the Gandhi family's surname continues, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dragged Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's son, Rehan, into it.

09 Feb 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge brings up Vajpayee after his remarks on Modi expunged

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday questioned Rajya Sabha chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar about why portions of his address to Prime Minister Narendra Modi were excluded from Parliament records.

09 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Why Gandhis fear Nehru surname: PM Modi in Rajya Sabha

A day after firing a salvo at the Opposition in Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Rajya Sabha on Thursday, in response to a motion of thanks on the President's address to Parliament.

08 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

"Ecosystem was jubilant": PM Modi takes dig at RaGa's speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday replied to the Motion of Thanks on the President's address and the allegations leveled against him by the Opposition in the Lok Sabha.

08 Feb 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Adani-Hindenburg row: BJP MP seeks moving privilege motion against Gandhi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP Nishikant Dubey on Wednesday wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to move a breach of privilege motion notice against Congress's Rahul Gandhi.

07 Feb 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Maharashtra: Balasaheb Thorat resigns as Congress Legislative Party leader

In a major setback for the Congress in Maharashtra, its legislative party leader Balasaheb Thorat resigned from his post on Tuesday, The Indian Express reported.

06 Feb 2023

Adani Group

Adani-Hindenburg row: Congress launches nationwide protest, calls for probe

The Congress on Monday took to the streets nationwide, calling for an impartial investigation into the fraud allegations against Adani Group, which it claimed endangers public savings.

06 Feb 2023


Delhi mayor elections stalled for 3rd time following AAP-BJP clash

The Delhi mayoral polls have been stalled once again—the third time in a month—after a ruckus was created by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councilors on Monday.

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.

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