Randeep Singh Surjewala
19 Dec 2020
Ready to work for Congress as all desire: Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said he is willing to "work for the party as all desire" at a meeting with party dissenters who wrote a letter criticizing the leadership in August.
19 Dec 2020
Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on
On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.
28 Nov 2020
As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops
As farmers clashed with the police during their march to Delhi to protest against three central farm laws, a heart-warming video has come to the fore from Haryana's Karnal area.
22 Oct 2020
BJP's big Bihar promises: Free coronavirus vaccine; 19 lakh jobs
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released manifesto for poll-bound Bihar. Among the big promises were free coronavirus vaccine for all and an assurance of 19 lakh jobs to seekers.
21 Oct 2020
After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress
After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.
25 Sep 2020
Bharat Bandh today: Farmers begin agitation against agriculture Bills
Angry with three agriculture reform Bills brought by the Centre, farmers across the country will be participating in Bharat Bandh today, September 25, with Punjab and Haryana becoming the epicenter of protests.
18 Sep 2020
After Harsimrat's resignation, now Dushyant Chautala faces heat, meets Khattar
The resignation of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, a member of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), over farm laws has now sparked tensions in Haryana, another state governed by BJP. In the state, JJP's Dushyant Chautala is facing ire, with a call for his resignation growing louder.
14 Sep 2020
Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will likely address the ongoing India-China border row in the Parliament on Tuesday, according to reports. The timing of the statement has not been confirmed.
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.
20 Jul 2020
Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today
On Monday, the Rajasthan High Court took up a plea filed by former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and 18 of his loyalists challenging the disqualification notices served to them by Speaker CP Joshi last week, soon after the desert state plunged into a political crisis.
17 Jul 2020
Pilot calls Chidambaram; Congress suspends two MLAs over BJP links
The political crisis in Rajasthan took a surprising turn on Thursday as rebel Sachin Pilot called up senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, days after the party stripped him of two posts.
16 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer
The rift between rebel Sachin Pilot and his party Congress widened as the former approached Rajasthan High Court challenging Speaker CP Joshi's disqualification notice, that was served on Wednesday.
13 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Open for talks, says Congress after Sachin Pilot revolts
With "rebel" Sachin Pilot deriding Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in public, the Congress government on Monday extended an olive branch to him saying that differences can be resolved.
11 Jun 2020
BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs
The Congress in Rajasthan sniffed a plot to destabilize its government by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and as a precautionary measure, moved nearly 107 MLAs and independents supporting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's regime to a resort at the outskirts of Jaipur on Wednesday.
10 Apr 2020
Haryana doubles salaries of healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic
As healthcare workers around the world are leading the fight against coronavirus from the front, they are exposed to its threat more than anyone else.
20 Feb 2020
Sandeep Dikshit rants about Congress' leadership, Shashi Tharoor backs him
After Congress faced yet another election defeat, this time in the state that it ruled for fifteen years, several leaders assessed the debacle.
01 Jan 2020
'New Year's gift': LPG prices hiked for fifth straight month
Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder prices were hiked for the fifth consecutive month on Wednesday.
24 Oct 2019
Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?
With each passing hour, the picture of Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies are becoming clearer.
12 Sep 2019
Axe in hand, Khattar tells supporter: 'Will chop-off your head'
On Wednesday, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar found himself in the middle of a controversy after a video surfaced on social media, showing him losing cool on a BJP worker.
29 Aug 2019
Not just Rahul, Pakistan's UN letter quotes BJP's Khattar too
On Wednesday, BJP shredded into Congress' Rahul Gandhi, after reports suggested that the latter's take on Kashmir issue was used by Pakistan in its letter to United Nations.
28 Aug 2019
After Pakistan quotes Gandhi, he calls Kashmir India's 'internal matter'
Congress' ex-President Rahul Gandhi has made his stand "absolutely clear" on the Kashmir issue. He called it India's internal matter and reiterated that there's no room for any other country to "intervene".
20 Aug 2019
Modiji doesn't respect RSS' views anymore, claims Priyanka Gandhi
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saying he no longer respects the views of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of BJP.
23 Jul 2019
Trump claims Modi asked for mediation on Kashmir-issue, India denies
Hours after the United States President Donald Trump made a tall claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "requested" him to "mediate" on Kashmir dispute, India refuted it.
16 May 2019
Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later
BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blasts-accused, Pragya Singh Thakur, on Thursday called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a "deshbhakt" (patriot).
09 May 2019
Rajiv Gandhi didn't misuse INS Viraat for vacation: Congress
Indian politics has gotten more interesting and nastier than ever.
20 Apr 2019
Ex-DGP condemns Sadhvi Pragya's remarks on 26/11 hero Hemant Karkare
BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's comments on martyred Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare sparked a row on Friday.
11 Apr 2019
Laser was pointed seven times at Rahul Gandhi, claims Congress
In a disturbing development, Congress has claimed security was breached during party president Rahul Gandhi's visit in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.
09 Apr 2019
After MP raids, I-T detects "well-organized" racket involving Rs. 281cr
A day after Income Tax officials raided residences of aides of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, the body said on Monday that it has detected "widespread" and "well-organized" racket involving Rs. 281 crore.
07 Apr 2019
No AAP-Congress alliance in Haryana, Punjab; decision on Delhi soon
The spokesperson of Congress Randeep Singh Surjewala has confirmed the party will not forge an alliance with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Haryana and Punjab for the upcoming polls.
06 Apr 2019
Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat
The list of Bharatiya Janata Party's star-campaigners in Gujarat started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ended with actor Vivek Oberoi.
04 Apr 2019
BJP denies links with Modi's biopic, but supports release
In a new development, the Bharatiya Janata Party distanced itself from the biopic on PM Narendra Modi, but told Election Commission it supported the release of the movie.
04 Apr 2019
NaMo TV: EC seeks report from I&B Ministry
Taking cognizance of complaints filed by Opposition parties, the Election Commission has asked I&B Ministry for a report on NaMo TV, a channel which was launched on March 31 when Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for elections was in force.
04 Apr 2019
Yogi Adityanath gets EC's notice over "Modiji ki sena" remark
The Election Commission is learned to have served a notice to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday for calling Indian army the "sena" (army) of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
23 Mar 2019
Along with Amethi, Rahul Gandhi may also contest from Kerala
According to reports, Congress President Rahul Gandhi may contest polls from Kerala's Wayanad, the party's bastion in the southern state.
22 Mar 2019
BS Yeddyurappa bribed top BJP leaders, Lokpal should investigate: Congress
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala accused top leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party of taking a bribe to the tune of Rs. 1,800 crore from former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa.
14 Mar 2019
India "disappointed" as China blocks move on Masood Azhar again
China blocked UN Security Council from designating Jaish-e-Mohammed founder, Masood Azhar, a global terrorist for the fourth time on Thursday.
12 Mar 2019
Rahul Gandhi addresses Masood Azhar using "Ji", gets slammed
Congress President Rahul Gandhi landed himself in a totally unavoidable political row on Monday when he used the suffix "ji" for Masood Azhar, prompting senior BJP leaders to take potshots at him.
21 Feb 2019
MbS orders release of 850 Indian prisoners, increases Haj quota
Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman, who arrived in India on Tuesday for bilateral talks, ordered the release of 850 prisoners on the request of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar made the announcement on Twitter calling it a "big deliverable".
20 Feb 2019
Congress attacks PM over 'grand welcome' to Saudi crown prince
Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi for receiving Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the airport, the Congress today asked whether according a "grand welcome" to those who praised Pakistan's "anti-terror" efforts was his way of remembering the Pulwama attack martyrs.
13 Feb 2019
Dichotomy of Kapil Sibal: Attacks Ambani outside court, defends inside
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal changed gears on Tuesday as he defended and attacked businessman Anil Ambani just minutes apart, prompting BJP to slam him.