Articles about Jitin Prasada

Third-generation Congress leader Jitin Prasada joins BJP, hails Modi

09 Jun 2021

Third-generation Congress leader Jitin Prasada joins BJP, hails Modi

Jitin Prasada, top Congress leader and a former Union Minister, today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - a big setback for the grand old party ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections due next year.

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

12 Sep 2020

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.

Letter writers dropped from Congress' A-teams formed for UP polls

07 Sep 2020

Letter writers dropped from Congress' A-teams formed for UP polls

Congress, eyeing a resurrection in politics, on Sunday evening announced seven committees for Uttar Pradesh polls, which are still two years away. Unsurprisingly, it handed over a major snub to notable leaders like Jitin Prasada and Raj Babbar, who had signed the letter to party President Sonia Gandhi demanding the party's re-haul.

Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

23 Aug 2020

Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

Several senior leaders of the Indian National Congress (INC) have written to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking sweeping changes in the party.

Rama belongs to all, says Priyanka Gandhi before Ayodhya event

04 Aug 2020

Rama belongs to all, says Priyanka Gandhi before Ayodhya event

Breaking Congress' silence on the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya tomorrow, the party's General Secretary for UP East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday said Lord Rama belonged to everyone and called for "national unity" and "cultural harmony."

Chinmayanand case: Congress leaders detained, permission for protest march denied

30 Sep 2019

Chinmayanand case: Congress leaders detained, permission for protest march denied

Yogi Adityanath's government in Uttar Pradesh, which is already being accused of going soft on rape-accused Chinmayanand, hit a new low on Monday after Congress leaders were detained.

Shatrughan Sinha's wife Poonam joins SP, will contest from Lucknow

16 Apr 2019

Shatrughan Sinha's wife Poonam joins SP, will contest from Lucknow

On Tuesday, Poonam Sinha, the wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, joined Samajwadi Party in the presence of Dimple Yadav.