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30 Sep 2021


Chhattisgarh: Congress MLAs reach Delhi; speculations rife over leadership change

As the suspense over the possibility of change in leadership in Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh continues, the political heat appears to be once again escalating in the state after over a dozen Congress MLAs reached Delhi on Wednesday.

07 Sep 2020

Shashi Tharoor

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.

28 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Congress isn't mulling a ban on 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

Anupam Kher's upcoming movie The Accidental Prime Minister has hogged limelight after its trailer released on Thursday.

16 Dec 2018


Bhupesh Baghel is Chhattisgarh's new Chief Minister

On Sunday, Congress announced Bhupesh Baghel will be the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, four days after the party performed exceptionally well in the Assembly elections.

14 Jul 2018

Shashi Tharoor

For 'Hindu Pakistan' statement, Shashi Tharoor summoned by Kolkata court

A Kolkata court has summoned Congress leader Shashi Tharoor over his 'Hindu Pakistan' remarks and has asked him to appear on August 14.

Opposition, bureaucrats, even BJP MP oppose 'lateral entry' into civil-services

The Center's notification on lateral entry into 10 junior secretary positions has been hailed by many, but it has also riled several others.

11 Jun 2018


Government invites applications from public, private-sector employees for joint-secy posts

In a rare move, the government has published public ads inviting applications for 10 junior secretary posts.

21 Dec 2017


Sachin Tendulkar's debut RS speech delayed after chaos in House

Today was to be the first time MP Sachin Tendulkar, nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2012, spoke in the House.