Articles about Milind Deora

Dinner hosted by Tharoor birthed letter which sparked Congress' crisis

25 Aug 2020

Dinner hosted by Tharoor birthed letter which sparked Congress' crisis

The idea of the unprecedented letter sent to Congress President Sonia Gandhi earlier this month was seeded nearly five months ago at a dinner hosted by Shashi Tharoor, who represents Thiruvananthapuram in the Lok Sabha, a report in HT said.

Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress

24 Aug 2020

Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress

At the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer her resignation, amid a rift that emerged in the party after a letter was sent to her by 23 members demanding an overhaul in the organization.

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.

After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns

12 Feb 2020

After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns

At a time when Congress must get its act together as it failed to win even a single seat in its former citadel, Delhi, the party's leader PC Chacko blamed veteran Sheila Dixit, who passed away last year, for the decline.

Sanjay Raut withdraws controversial statement on Indira Gandhi's underworld connection

16 Jan 2020

Sanjay Raut withdraws controversial statement on Indira Gandhi's underworld connection

After his remarks on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and underworld don Karim Lala sparked controversy, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Thursday withdrew his statement.

Maharashtra: BJP to discuss forming government; Sena, Congress shift MLAs

10 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: BJP to discuss forming government; Sena, Congress shift MLAs

As Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Saturday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party to "indicate the willingness and ability" to form government, a core group of the saffron party is set to meet today to discuss the invite.

Where was 'nikamma'?: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam slams Milind Deora

14 Oct 2019

Where was 'nikamma'?: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam slams Milind Deora

As Maharashtra braces itself for crucial assembly polls, Congress is dealing with infighting, which is getting uglier with each passing day.

Congress will just win 3-4 seats in Mumbai: Sanjay Nirupam

04 Oct 2019

Congress will just win 3-4 seats in Mumbai: Sanjay Nirupam

Congress has to rise from the ashes if it wants to stay relevant in Indian politics. And by the looks of it, the grand old party isn't serious about this.

Can't be used for in-house politics: Urmila Matondkar quits Congress

10 Sep 2019

Can't be used for in-house politics: Urmila Matondkar quits Congress

Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, who unsuccessfully contested Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket, resigned from the grand old party on Tuesday.

MLA alleges Bollywood celebrities took drugs at KJo's party

31 Jul 2019

MLA alleges Bollywood celebrities took drugs at KJo's party

Karan Johar's recent starry bash, which was attended by Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Vicky Kaushal etc., became a heated topic of debate for politicians.

Sonia Gandhi to become Congress President? Here's what she said

11 Jul 2019

Sonia Gandhi to become Congress President? Here's what she said

Ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, party leaders are itching for a replacement.

#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai

10 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai

Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who is trying hard to curtail the crisis which has rocked Karnataka's coalition government, was on Wednesday detained by Mumbai Police from outside the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.

After Milind Deora, Jyotiraditya Scindia quits as Congress General Secretary

07 Jul 2019

After Milind Deora, Jyotiraditya Scindia quits as Congress General Secretary

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has stepped down from the post of the Congress General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh West, taking responsibility for the party's poor performance in the Lok Sabha elections this year.

Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora resigns; to play 'national role'

07 Jul 2019

Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora resigns; to play 'national role'

Mumbai Congress President Milind Deora has announced his resignation from the post on Sunday, only months ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections scheduled to take place in October this year.

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

28 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

The fourth phase of polls will be held on Monday, April 29. Like we have seen, the battle is not restricted to BJP and Congress, as several regional parties have shown they won't back down easily.

#Elections2019: Mukesh Ambani supports Congress candidate from Mumbai South

18 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: Mukesh Ambani supports Congress candidate from Mumbai South

In a video released by Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from Mumbai South constituency Milind Deora, Mukesh Ambani was seen promoting the Congress leader. It's very rare of him to endorse any political candidate.

Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor gets anticipatory-bail on Rs. 1L surety

05 Jul 2018

Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor gets anticipatory-bail on Rs. 1L surety

Two days after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sought anticipatory bail in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, Delhi's Patiala House court has granted his request on a surety of Rs. 1L.

Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor moves court for anticipatory bail

03 Jul 2018

Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor moves court for anticipatory bail

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, accused of abetting Sunanda Pushkar's suicide, today moved Delhi's Patiala House Court seeking anticipatory bail.

Shashi Tharoor's harassment, flirtatious-behavior drove Sunanda to suicide: Chargesheet

15 May 2018

Shashi Tharoor's harassment, flirtatious-behavior drove Sunanda to suicide: Chargesheet

Delhi Police recently wrapped up its most expensive probe, the Sunanda Pushkar death case, after 1,577 days and many twists and turns.

Amarnath attack: India keeps aside differences to condemn incident

11 Jul 2017

Amarnath attack: India keeps aside differences to condemn incident

Last night, seven pilgrims were killed and 14 injured when terrorists opened fire on a bus on the Amarnath Yatra.

Aggressive Delhi: The capital needs to take a 'chill pill'

30 May 2017

Aggressive Delhi: The capital needs to take a 'chill pill'

A recent Pew study ranked India the fourth-worst among 198 countries with regard to religious intolerance. That is just one facet of the increasing intolerance against opposing views.

Actor Vinod Khanna passes away at 70

27 Apr 2017

Actor Vinod Khanna passes away at 70

Veteran actor Vinod Khanna, star of cult movies like 'Amar Akbar Anthony', 'Hera Pheri' and 'Muqaddar Ka Sikandar', died on April 27 in Mumbai. He was 70.

Parmeshwar Godrej passes away

11 Oct 2016

Parmeshwar Godrej passes away

Parmeshwar Godrej, wife of Godrej Group Chairman, Adi Godrej passed away late last night.