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17 Jul 2022


Ex-Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva is Opposition's pick for vice president

The Opposition on Sunday put all speculations to rest and named Margaret Alva, senior Congress leader and former Rajasthan Governor, as the candidate for the post of vice president.

16 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

Teesta Setalvad, Ahmed Patel tried to topple Gujarat government: Police

The Gujarat Police has alleged that activist Teesta Setalvad was part of a "larger conspiracy" to depose the BJP administration in Gujarat during the 2002 riots at the behest of late Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

13 Jul 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi flies abroad, to skip crucial Congress meet tomorrow

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday reportedly left for a brief "personal visit" abroad and is expected to return by Sunday.

08 Jul 2022


SC grants interim relief to Zee News anchor Rohit Ranjan

The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim relief to Zee News anchor Rohit Ranjan in multiple First Information Reports (FIRs) registered against him for sharing an alleged doctored video of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on a TV show.

04 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Tribal woman set ablaze over land dispute in Guna

A group of men set a 38-year-old tribal woman on fire after trespassing on land that her family received through a Madhya Pradesh government welfare scheme in the Guna district.

03 Jul 2022


BJP's Rahul Narwekar elected Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, defeats Sena's Salvi

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Rahul Narwekar was elected as the Maharashtra Assembly Speaker on Sunday with 164 votes.

28 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Sonia Gandhi's 71-year-old personal secretary PP Madhavan accused of rape

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's personal secretary has been booked for raping and threatening a woman, reports quoted the Delhi Police officials as saying.

27 Jun 2022


Congress reaches out to like-minded parties for 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'

Congress will reportedly approach like-minded opposition parties to join the party's ambitious "Bharat Jodo Yatra," which will begin on Gandhi Jayanti (October 2) this year, covering 16 states.

24 Jun 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul was too tired to answer 20% of questions: ED

Rahul Gandhi, the leader of the Congress, stated on Wednesday that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) agents who interrogated him regarding the purported money laundering in the National Herald case were impressed by the patience with which he answered their questions.

22 Jun 2022

Eknath Shinde

Shinde revolted after spat over using Sena votes for Congress?

Two days after Eknath Shinde rebelled against Shiv Sena after an alleged altercation with his colleagues, party insiders claimed the quarrel over using additional votes for Congress candidates in the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) elections, which Shinde opposed, The Indian Express reported.

20 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi appears before ED for fourth time amid protests

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the fourth time on Monday regarding the National Herald case amid Congress protest and meeting with President Kovind.

15 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Rahul visits Sonia in hospital, to appear before ED today

Indian National Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was questioned for 11 hours by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in the money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper.

14 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Delhi: Chidambaram suffers rib fracture during Congress protest against ED

Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram suffered a fracture in his left rib on Monday.

14 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

ED to again grill Rahul Gandhi today amid Congress's protests

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will reportedly appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) again on Tuesday for questioning in a money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper.

13 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Rahul Gandhi reaches ED office amid Congress's protest rally

Indian National Congress MP Rahul Gandhi reached the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Delhi on Monday to depose in a money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper.

12 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi hospitalized due to COVID-19-related issues

Indian National Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was admitted to Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Sunday due to COVID-19 issues.

07 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: SIT to probe temple vandalism in Bhaderwah

After the alleged vandalism at the Lord Vasuki Nag temple in Bhaderwah of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, a six-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) was constituted on Monday to investigate the case, the police said.

07 Jun 2022


Punjab: AAP government arrests ex-Congress minister in corruption case

The Punjab government's Vigilance Bureau (VB) has arrested senior Congress leader and former minister, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, in a corruption case on Tuesday morning.

06 Jun 2022


Opposition targets BJP, demands tough action against Nupur Sharma

The opposition on Sunday attacked the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for its inaction for a week after its national spokesperson, Nupur Sharma, made objectionable remarks about Prophet Mohammad.

04 Jun 2022

Tamil Nadu

41 candidates win unopposed in Rajya Sabha elections

Forty-one candidates across party lines from 11 states have been elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha on Friday, the last date for withdrawal of candidature for the elections to the Upper House of the Parliament next week.

03 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Ghulam Nabi Azad refuses to be 'no. 2' in Congress

Veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has refused President Sonia Gandhi's offer to be in the number two position in the party.

03 Jun 2022


Bypolls: CM Dhami wins Champawat; counting underway in Kerala, Odisha

Uttarakhand Chief Minister (CM) Pushkar Singh Dhami has won the Champawat bypoll by approximately 55,000 votes to ensure he continues as the CM of the state.

03 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

National Herald case: ED summons Rahul Gandhi on June 13

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to Indian National Congress (INC) MP Rahul Gandhi to appear before it on June 13 in a money laundering case pertaining to the National Herald newspaper.

02 Jun 2022

Bhagwant Mann

Post Moose Wala murder, Punjab government to reinstate VVIPs' security

The Punjab government on Thursday decided to reinstate the security of over 420 VVIPs from June 7, after the murder of singer Sidhu Moose Wala, whose security cover was downsized earlier.

02 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Once face of Patidar quota agitation, Hardik Patel joins BJP

Hardik Patel, who left the Congress last month, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat's Gandhinagar on Thursday.

02 Jun 2022


RS polls 'poaching': Rajasthan Congress shifting MLAs to Udaipur hotel

Ahead of the Rajya Sabha (RS) elections, the Indian National Congress (INC) will shift its Rajasthan legislators to a hotel in Udaipur to avoid poaching by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), PTI reported.

01 Jun 2022

Sonia Gandhi

National Herald case: Enforcement Directorate summons Congress chief Sonia, Rahul

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday summoned Indian National Congress (INC) chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in connection with a money-laundering case involving the National Herald newspaper.

31 May 2022


Sidhu Moose Wala had over 2 dozen bullet wounds: Autopsy

A board of five doctors at Punjab's Mansa Civil Hospital reportedly completed the post-mortem examination of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala on Monday.

31 May 2022


Moose Wala laid to rest: Family, fans bid tearful farewell

Punjabi singer and Congress leader, Sidhu Moose Wala, has been cremated in his native Moosa village of Punjab's Mansa district.

30 May 2022


Sidhu Moose Wala murder: Police detains 6 people

Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Punjab's Mansa district on Sunday, a day after the Punjab Police withdrew his security.

30 May 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Sidhu Moose Wala murder: Who are Lawrence Bishnoi, Goldy Brar?

Singer-turned-actor-politician Sidhu Moose Wala's murder seems to be due to an inter-gang rivalry between the Lawrence Bishnoi and Lucky Patial groups, said Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) VK Bhawra.

29 May 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Punjab: Popular singer, Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala shot dead

Popular Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in his ancestral Jawaharke village of Punjab's Mansa district on Sunday.

28 May 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Uttarakhand bypoll: UP CM Yogi Adityanath campaigns for Pushkar Dhami

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath campaigned for his Uttarakhand counterpart Pushkar Singh Dhami before the crucial Champawat assembly bypoll, on Saturday.

26 May 2022


From chia seeds to chamomile tea: Jailed Sidhu's 'diet chart'

Jailed Indian National Congress (INC) leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has been prescribed a special diet after he was diagnosed with obesity and metabolic disorder.

25 May 2022

Hardik Patel

Joining BJP an option, AAP's strategy better than Congress: Patel

Former Congress leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday said that joining the Gujarat's ruling party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) barely months before the assembly elections, is still a possibility.

25 May 2022

Samajwadi Party

Kapil Sibal quits Congress, gets SP backing for RS nomination

In a huge blow to the Indian National Congress, veteran leader and former Union Minister Kapil Sibal has resigned from the grand old party.

22 May 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Take off Italian glasses to see development: Shah jabs Gandhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday made a jab at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is currently in the United Kingdom.

21 May 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Congress doesn't want to be big daddy, Rahul Gandhi clarifies

Several opposition parties reportedly got upset with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's recent remark at the party's Udaipur Chintan Shivir that only the Congress alone can fight the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) because regional parties lack ideology and a centralized approach.

20 May 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Prashant Kishore predicts Congress' 'Impending Rout' in Gujarat, Himachal polls

Political strategist Prashant Kishor on Friday wrote a harsh critique of the Congress, the party he almost joined last month.

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