Articles about Indian National Congress (INC)

Trinamool Congress eyes 2022 Goa polls; Congress veteran may join

27 Sep 2021

Trinamool Congress eyes 2022 Goa polls; Congress veteran may join

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is eyeing a re-entry into the political landscape of Goa, which goes to polls early next year.

Farmers block major highways as Bharat Bandh begins

27 Sep 2021

Farmers block major highways as Bharat Bandh begins

Farmers protesting the central government's three new agricultural laws have called a "Bharat Bandh" or nationwide strike today as part of their months-long agitation.

3 gangsters killed in dramatic shootout inside Delhi's Rohini court

24 Sep 2021

3 gangsters killed in dramatic shootout inside Delhi's Rohini court

A notorious gangster and two others from a rival gang were killed in a shootout inside a courtroom in Delhi today that left several people injured.

Nimaben Acharya will become Gujarat Assembly's first woman Speaker

24 Sep 2021

Nimaben Acharya will become Gujarat Assembly's first woman Speaker

Senior BJP MLA Nimaben Acharya is all set to become the first woman Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly as the opposition Congress has supported her nomination for the post.

Channi, Deputy CMs, Sidhu in Delhi to discuss Cabinet expansion

21 Sep 2021

Channi, Deputy CMs, Sidhu in Delhi to discuss Cabinet expansion

The newly-elected Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, his two deputies, and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu took a chartered flight to Delhi on Tuesday to discuss the expansion of the new Cabinet with the party's central leadership, sources said.

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani likely to join Congress: Report

20 Sep 2021

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani likely to join Congress: Report

Former students leader Kanhaiya Kumar and independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani are likely to join Congress on October 2, NDTV reported.

Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as Punjab Chief Minister

20 Sep 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as Punjab Chief Minister

Charanjit Singh Channi today took oath as the 16th Chief Minister of Punjab.

Rajasthan Assembly passes bill allowing registration of child marriage

19 Sep 2021

Rajasthan Assembly passes bill allowing registration of child marriage

The Rajasthan Assembly Friday passed the Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Bill, 2021, to amend a 2009 Act, making the registration of marriages, including child marriages, mandatory.

Charanjit Singh Channi to succeed Amarinder Singh as Punjab CM

19 Sep 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi to succeed Amarinder Singh as Punjab CM

The Indian National Congress has picked Charanjit Singh Channi to be the new Chief Minister of Punjab.

Congress committee proposes Sukhjinder Randhawa's name for Punjab CM

19 Sep 2021

Congress committee proposes Sukhjinder Randhawa's name for Punjab CM

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) has reportedly proposed the name of Sukhjinder Randhawa for the position of Punjab Chief Minister after the surprise exit of Captain Amarinder Singh. The final decision rests with the party's high command.

After Amarinder Singh quits, who will be next Punjab CM?

19 Sep 2021

After Amarinder Singh quits, who will be next Punjab CM?

After the surprise exit of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, speculations are rife about who will succeed him as the CM of the poll-bound state.

Amarinder Singh quits as Punjab CM amid pressure from Congress

18 Sep 2021

Amarinder Singh quits as Punjab CM amid pressure from Congress

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today submitted his resignation from the post after meeting state Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Imposition of heavy COVID-19 fines a 'daylight robbery': Delhi Congress

10 Sep 2021

Imposition of heavy COVID-19 fines a 'daylight robbery': Delhi Congress

Delhi Congress chief Anil Kumar on Thursday termed imposition of heavy fines by the Delhi government for COVID-19 guidelines violation a "daylight robbery" and demanded that over Rs. 135 crore collected as penalty be disbursed to COVID-19 warriors as compensation.

Supreme Court pulls up Centre over compensation for COVID-19 victims

03 Sep 2021

Supreme Court pulls up Centre over compensation for COVID-19 victims

The Supreme Court of India on Friday criticized the central government for the delay in framing guidelines regarding payment of compensation to the families of COVID-19 victims.

Chhattisgarh Congress crisis: CM Bhupesh Baghel meets Rahul Gandhi again

27 Aug 2021

Chhattisgarh Congress crisis: CM Bhupesh Baghel meets Rahul Gandhi again

Amid an ongoing power tussle in the ruling Congress in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel met Rahul Gandhi at the latter's residence on Friday for the second time this week.

Navjot Singh Sidhu's advisor quits amid row over Kashmir remarks

27 Aug 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu's advisor quits amid row over Kashmir remarks

Malvinder Singh Mali on Friday quit as an advisor to Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu amid a controversy over his remarks.

2022 Punjab polls under Amarinder Singh's leadership: Congress' Harish Rawat

25 Aug 2021

2022 Punjab polls under Amarinder Singh's leadership: Congress' Harish Rawat

Indian National Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat reiterated on Wednesday that the party will contest the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

Government giving assets to private sector at throwaway prices: Pilot

25 Aug 2021

Government giving assets to private sector at throwaway prices: Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot lashed out at the Centre on Wednesday over its asset monetization program, saying the central government should help the poor and the middle class instead of giving away the assets created in the past 70 years to the private sector at throwaway prices.

Modi selling crown jewels of India: Rahul Gandhi on NMP

24 Aug 2021

Modi selling crown jewels of India: Rahul Gandhi on NMP

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Centre over the National Monetization Pipeline, saying that the Narendra Modi government is selling what Congress had built over 75 years.

Punjab: CM faces revolt; ministers, MLAs say they've 'lost faith'

24 Aug 2021

Punjab: CM faces revolt; ministers, MLAs say they've 'lost faith'

Trouble is mounting again in Punjab as dozens of MLAs and ministers have openly revolted against Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, seeking his replacement ahead of Assembly elections next year.

'Goons insulting Hindu culture': Congress criticizes attack on Muslim vendor

24 Aug 2021

'Goons insulting Hindu culture': Congress criticizes attack on Muslim vendor

The Congress and other Opposition parties have criticized the attack on a Muslim bangle seller in Madhya Pradesh's Indore over the weekend.

RaGa meets Baghel, Deo; 'no discussion on Chhattisgarh CM change'

24 Aug 2021

RaGa meets Baghel, Deo; 'no discussion on Chhattisgarh CM change'

After Punjab, another crisis brews for the Indian National Congress in Chhattisgarh where the party was said to have a stable government.

Legalized loot, organized plunder: Congress on National Monetization Pipeline

24 Aug 2021

Legalized loot, organized plunder: Congress on National Monetization Pipeline

The Congress on Tuesday described the government's infrastructure monetization plan as "legalized loot and organized plunder," alleging that the invaluable public assets created over decades are being handed over to a chosen few.

Amarinder Singh warns Sidhu's advisors after controversial Indira Gandhi sketch

23 Aug 2021

Amarinder Singh warns Sidhu's advisors after controversial Indira Gandhi sketch

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday summoned his advisors Malvinder Singh Mali and Pyare Lal Garg to his Patiala residence amid a controversy over their recent remarks.

'Want cheaper petrol? Go to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan,' says BJP leader

20 Aug 2021

'Want cheaper petrol? Go to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan,' says BJP leader

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has sparked controversy after telling a journalist to "go to Taliban" for being questioned over rising fuel prices.

Centre must ensure CBI's autonomy; release 'caged parrot': Madras HC

18 Aug 2021

Centre must ensure CBI's autonomy; release 'caged parrot': Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Tuesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should be made an autonomous body reporting only to the Prime Minister.

LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs. 25. Check rates here

18 Aug 2021

LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs. 25. Check rates here

Prices of non-subsidized Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders have been increased with effect from Tuesday, August 17.

Delhi court discharges Shashi Tharoor in wife Sunanda Pushkar's death

18 Aug 2021

Delhi court discharges Shashi Tharoor in wife Sunanda Pushkar's death

Indian National Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was on Wednesday discharged in the case pertaining to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014.

Sushmita Dev joins TMC day after resigning from Congress

16 Aug 2021

Sushmita Dev joins TMC day after resigning from Congress

A day after resigning from the Indian National Congress, Sushmita Dev on Monday joined West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress.

Rahul Gandhi's Twitter account restored after row over locking it

14 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi's Twitter account restored after row over locking it

Twitter has restored Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's account, one week after temporarily locking it.

'Attack on democracy': Rahul Gandhi slams Twitter for locking account

13 Aug 2021

'Attack on democracy': Rahul Gandhi slams Twitter for locking account

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today slammed Twitter for locking his account on the social media platform.

Opposition says outsiders thrashed women MPs in Parliament; government denies

12 Aug 2021

Opposition says outsiders thrashed women MPs in Parliament; government denies

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday led the Opposition's protest against the manhandling of MPs, including women, in Parliament.

Another Opposition union as Sonia Gandhi plans meet next week

12 Aug 2021

Another Opposition union as Sonia Gandhi plans meet next week

After Opposition parties put up a united front in Parliament, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has reportedly planned a get-together of Opposition leaders.

Congress leaders', party's official Twitter accounts locked; party slams Modi

12 Aug 2021

Congress leaders', party's official Twitter accounts locked; party slams Modi

The Indian National Congress on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Twitter accounts of the party and several of its leaders were locked.

Prashant Kishor resigns as Punjab CM's advisor ahead of polls

05 Aug 2021

Prashant Kishor resigns as Punjab CM's advisor ahead of polls

Ahead of the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections, political strategist Prashant Kishor has resigned as the Principal Advisor to state Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

Punjab Congress worker leaves behind note for Sidhu before suicide

30 Jul 2021

Punjab Congress worker leaves behind note for Sidhu before suicide

A deceased Congress worker in Punjab has left behind a voice note demanding justice from newly-appointed state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.

7-member Congress committee to assess Assam-Mizoram border violence

27 Jul 2021

7-member Congress committee to assess Assam-Mizoram border violence

The Indian National Congress on Tuesday constituted a seven-member committee to assess the Assam-Mizoram border dispute and the "ensuing violence that cost the lives of police personnel."

After Punjab crisis, Congress working on Rajasthan Cabinet expansion

25 Jul 2021

After Punjab crisis, Congress working on Rajasthan Cabinet expansion

Shortly after resolving the power tussle in Punjab, Congress is now stepping up efforts to put its house in order in Rajasthan.

3 Congress workers, headed to Sidhu's swearing-in, died in accident

23 Jul 2021

3 Congress workers, headed to Sidhu's swearing-in, died in accident

Three Congress party workers were killed in a bus accident in Moga district of Punjab this morning, reports said.

Parliament Monsoon Session: Both Houses adjourned after Opposition protests

19 Jul 2021

Parliament Monsoon Session: Both Houses adjourned after Opposition protests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the Monsoon Session of the Parliament. Both Houses of the Parliament were, however, adjourned as the session witnessed protests by the Opposition.