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16 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Hope to speak on UK remarks in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has said he hoped he would be allowed to speak in the Parliament on Friday, reported ANI.

16 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

'Didn't speak against India': Rahul Gandhi amid UK remarks row

Senior Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that he did not say anything against India during his United Kingdom (UK) visit earlier this month, reported Hindustan Times.

14 Mar 2023


BJP corners Congress on its 'How did Pulwama happen' remark

Rajasthan Congress chief Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa's divisive statement demanding an investigation into the 2019 Pulwama terror attack has raised a storm in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

13 Mar 2023

Rajnath Singh

Rahul Gandhi insulted India in London, should apologize: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has become the latest Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader to attack Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his recent comments on India during his United Kingdom (UK) tour, in which he allegedly slammed the Indian government over a number of issues.

13 Mar 2023

Jairam Ramesh

Centre may not amend Wildlife-Act after 'Elephant Whisperers' Oscar: Congress

Veteran Congress leader Jairam Ramesh stated that The Elephant Whisperers winning an Oscar might "force" the Narendra Modi-led union government to not move ahead with the "widely-opposed elephant-unfriendly" amendments to the 1972 Wild Life Protection Act.

13 Mar 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Opposition parties meet to strategize before Budget Session resumes today

Ahead of the second leg of the Parliament's Budget Session, as many as 16 opposition parties reportedly met at Congress chief and Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge's office at around 10:00 am on Monday to chalk out their floor strategy.

12 Mar 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate Rs. 16,000cr-worth projects in poll-bound Karnataka

In a major political push to retain power in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reportedly hold a massive Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) roadshow in Mandya district—traditionally a Janata Dal-Secular (JDS)-Congress stronghold.

Tripura: Parliamentary team probing post-poll violence attacked by 'BJP workers'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Tripura have allegedly attacked a Parliamentary fact-finding delegation of MPs, accompanied by local MLAs from the Left parties and the Congress, that arrived in the state on Friday to investigate post-election violence.

09 Mar 2023

Kiren Rijiju

Foreigners don't know 'Pappu,' RaGa provoking to divide India: Rijiju

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju once again slammed Congress' Rahul Gandhi for provoking people to divide India during his recent United Kingdom (UK) tour, during which he attacked the Narendra Modi-led government on a variety of issues.

09 Mar 2023


Rajasthan minister's son hits out at RaGa for London remarks

Congress leader and former party chief, Rahul Gandhi, has come under fire for his remarks in the United Kingdom (UK) against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Indian government.

Congress slams PM Modi's lap of honor at Ahmedabad stadium

Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for doing a lap of honor at a cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, on Thursday.

08 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh Police

Priyanka Gandhi's PA booked for 'misbehaving' with 'Bigg Boss' contestant

Uttar Pradesh Police booked Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's personal assistant (PA) for allegedly misbehaving and threatening Bigg Boss 16 contestant Archana Gautam.

07 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

BJP slams Rahul Gandhi for allegedly seeking 'foreign interference'

Senior Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi's recent comments in London allegedly seeking "foreign intervention" in saving Indian democracy have triggered a fresh row back in India.

07 Mar 2023

Sidhu Moose Wala

Sidhu Moose Wala murder: Parents stage 'dharna,' demand justice

Parents of the late popular Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala, Balkaur Singh and Charan Kaur, staged a protest outside Vidhan Sabha in Punjab on Tuesday.

07 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Opposition's mics often silenced in Parliament: Rahul to British MPs

Talking to British MPs in the Houses of Parliament complex in London on Monday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that functioning microphones in the Lok Sabha are often muted to silence opposition leaders.

07 Mar 2023

India China Border

India-China situation like Russia-Ukraine, Jaishankar doesn't understand threat: Rahul Gandhi

Equating the border dispute between India and China in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh to the Russia-Ukraine crisis, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday questioned the Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) Centre's position on Beijing.

'Impotent': BJP leader Nalin Kateel's 'derogatory' dig at Rahul Gandhi

Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief and MP Nalin Kumar Kateel on Monday made derogatory comments against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, sparking a major controversy.

Manik Saha set to become Tripura CM again: Details here

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manik Saha is set to become the chief minister of Tripura again, as per the announcement made by the party following a meeting of newly-elected MLAs on Monday.

Meghalaya: Congress accuses Modi of being 'double-tongued,' targets BJP-NPP alliance

The Congress seems to have found a new way to attack the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) post-Meghalaya Assembly elections.

06 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

China inside our territory; Centre dismisses opposition questions: Rahul Gandhi

Senior Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government alleging that it has eliminated the concept of opposition in the country and the Parliament.

05 Mar 2023


Kerala Police raids Asianet News channel's office, sparks political row  

The Kochi Police on Sunday allegedly raided the Asianet News channel office in Kozhikode, Kerala, in connection with an alleged "fake news" case.

05 Mar 2023

Kiren Rijiju

Attempts being made to indicate Indian democracy in crisis: Rijiju

Union Law and Justice Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kiren Rijiju on Saturday claimed that calibrated attempts were being made to suggest to the world that the democracy and judicial system in India are currently in a state of crisis.

04 Mar 2023


Karnataka: Former CM Siddaramaiah detained while demanding BJP MLA's arrest

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and several other Congress leaders were detained by the police on Saturday while staging a protest against the state government in Bengaluru, India TV reported.

03 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Pegasus used for spying on me: Rahul Gandhi at Cambridge

During his recent lecture at Cambridge University, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi claimed that the Indian government used Pegasus, spyware developed by Israel's cyber-intelligence firm NSO Group, to spy on him and other politicians.

03 Mar 2023


BJP MLA resigns as KSDL chairperson after son's bribery raid

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Madal Virupakshappa stepped down as Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Limited (KSDL) President on Friday after his son Prashanth Madal was arrested by the anti-corruption division of Lokayukta on Thursday while taking a bribe of Rs. 40 lakh.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP wins Nagaland, Tripura; NPP-BJP partner in Meghalaya

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies emerged victorious in the 2023 Nagaland and Tripura Assembly elections as the vote counting concluded on Thursday.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP leads in Nagaland, Tripura; NPP in Meghalaya

The 2023 Assembly elections in the northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland were held in February.

02 Mar 2023

Elections Results

Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland Assembly election results: Counting of votes begins

The northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland went to polls last month to elect a new Assembly.

01 Mar 2023

Sandeep Dikshit

Prosecute Kejriwal for sedition: Congress leader on Feedback Unit case

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit has urged Delhi's Lietenant-Governor (L-G) VK Saxena to allow Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief, Arvind Kejriwal, to be prosecuted under the Sedition Act.

28 Feb 2023

Shashi Tharoor

Manish Sisodia arrest: Shashi Tharoor takes 'beef' shot at Modi

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, accusing him of shielding Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) alleged corrupt leaders and its allies.

Karnataka: Congress's 'PayCM' jibe at Basavaraj Bommai; BJP hits back

The Congress has most likely begun its unique election campaign in Karnataka ahead of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai's visit to Banavasi in Uttara Kannada district.

27 Feb 2023


2023 Exit Polls: BJP-IPFT to retain Tripura; NPP in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya and Nagaland Assembly elections were held on Monday, while Tripura went to polls earlier on February 16.

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking renaming of cities, historical places

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday dismissed a plea filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking the renaming of cities and historical places that he claims are named after "invaders."

26 Feb 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over Lal Chowk flag hoisting

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a jibe at PM Narendra Modi over his recent Parliament speech, where he recalled his 1992 visit to Lal Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar to unfurl the national flag.

26 Feb 2023


East to west: Congress now working on new pan-India march

As the Congress's three-day plenary session ended on Sunday in Chhattisgarh's Raipur, party spokesperson Jairam Ramesh announced they were now working on a new mass contact program similar to the recently-concluded Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY).

25 Feb 2023

Amit Shah

BJP's doors for 'turncoat' Nitish Kumar closed forever: Amit Shah

Union Home Affairs Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah asserted on Saturday at a rally in Lauriya, West Champaran district, Bihar, that the saffron party's doors for Aaya Ram, Gaya Ram (turncoat) Nitish Kumar have been permanently closed.

25 Feb 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Happy my innings concluded with Bharat Jodo Yatra: Sonia Gandhi

Former All India Congress Committee (AICC) chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said she was happy her "innings" could conclude with the Bharat Jodo Yatra, terming it "a turning point," on the second day of Congress's three-day 85th plenary session in Raipur.

No election for Congress Working Committee, Kharge to nominate members

The 47-member Steering Committee of the Congress on Friday "unanimously" decided that no election will be conducted for the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party's top body.

24 Feb 2023

Pawan Khera

Khera tendered unconditional apology, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma claimed on Friday that senior Congress leader Pawan Khera has "tendered an unconditional apology" for his recent use of "uncivilized language" against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Gandhis to skip Congress poll meet, give Kharge free hand

The three-day 85th Plenary Session of the Congress will begin in Chhattisgarh's Raipur on Friday with a meeting to decide on elections for the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party's top body.

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