19 Jun 2020
BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins
Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.
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.
31 Dec 2019
Maharashtra Cabinet expansion: Several Congress leaders upset after being ignored
Yesterday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expanded his Cabinet, more than a month after he took oath.
22 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena likely to announce alliance today
The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Shiv Sena will hold a meeting in Mumbai on Friday to further their talks over an alliance in Maharashtra. They are likely to make an announcement about joining hands later on Friday.
23 Oct 2019
Sonia Gandhi meets DK Shivakumar in Tihar: Details here
Congress is not giving up on its leaders, even the jailed ones. This is the message interim party president Sonia Gandhi sent on Wednesday when she visited DK Shivakumar in Tihar prison.
02 Oct 2019
#GandhiJayanti: PM Modi will declare India 'Open Defecation-Free'
The entire country is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, with a number of events being lined up across India.
29 Aug 2019
Congress looking for social media head: Here are top contenders
Congress has finally woken up from its slumber, or so it seems. The party, which was decimated in the Lok Sabha polls, has launched a hunt for its social media head.
09 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP
The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka took a new turn on Monday after all 30 ministers of the ruling JD(S)-Congress government resigned to make way for a cabinet reshuffle, in hope of saving the coalition from crumbling completely.
30 Jun 2019
Chhattisgarh CM gets emotional while handing-over state Congress chief post
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has appointed tribal leader Mohan Markam as the chief of the party's Chhattisgarh unit, replacing CM Bhupesh Baghel.
28 Jun 2019
Congress leaders resign, urge Rahul Gandhi to choose new team
Even as Rahul Gandhi seems determined to quit as the Congress President after the Lok Sabha poll debacle, several Congress leaders have resigned from their party positions to give him a "free hand" to choose a new team.
21 Jun 2019
Karnataka: Deve Gowda hints at mid-term polls, then takes U-turn
The coalition between JD(S) and Congress in Karnataka will go down in history as perhaps the most flimsy one.
09 Feb 2019
Rahul Gandhi to meet Congress state chiefs to discuss strategy
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is slated to meet the party's state chiefs and leaders on Saturday to discuss and start finalizing the grand old party's election strategy for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
06 Feb 2019
Priyanka Gandhi takes office: Here's what happened on first day
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the newly-inducted Congress general secretary for UP East, got into action on Tuesday, a day after she returned from a private visit to the United States.
31 Dec 2018
#TripleTalaqBill: Before crucial test, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM
Before the Triple Talaq Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha last week, could have been brought up in the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House was adjourned on Monday till 2 PM.
12 Nov 2018
Family, friends, BJP leaders pay last respects to Ananth Kumar
A pall of gloom descended on Union Minister Ananth Kumar's residence in Bengaluru today as mourners turned up in large numbers to pay their respects.
24 Sep 2018
Karnataka: Congress plans massive fund collection ahead of 2019 elections
In the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress unit in Karnataka has planned a massive people contact and funds collection program through its booth-level workers from October 2, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary and Karnataka in-charge, KC Venugopal, said.
21 Jul 2018
A hug shakes Indian politics
For the BJP, it was "drama." For the Congress, it was an "unscripted" win. For the rest, it was plain amusing.
19 Jul 2018
LS seeks removal of 'no-detention-policy': Students can fail Class-5, 8
The Lok Sabha today passed a bill seeking removal of schools' 'no detention policy' for Classes 5 and 8.
19 Jul 2018
'Rahul should be PM,' says Kumaraswamy amid reports of dissent
Days after he said becoming the Karnataka CM was like "drinking poison," HD Kumaraswamy has asserted it isn't Congress he is unhappy with, but media and the society, which are "consistently working against (his) government."
01 Jun 2018
Karnataka: Congress and JDS to fight 2019 General Elections together
Amid growing speculations of a pre-poll alliance between Congress and JD(S) for the upcoming LS elections, Congress leader KC Venugopal today confirmed that both the parties would fight the elections together.
28 May 2018
Rahul accompanies Sonia for medical check-up, leaves message for trolls
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and mother Sonia Gandhi left for abroad for her annual medical check-up.
23 May 2018
Top opposition-leaders to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in as Karnataka CM today
A JD(S)-Congress coalition government headed by HD Kumaraswamy will be sworn-in later today in Karnataka at a ceremony to be attended by a galaxy of opposition leaders.
09 Apr 2018
Karnataka polls: 'Common-Man' Rahul Gandhi takes the Bengaluru-metro, eats kulfi
Pulling out all stops to make his presence felt ahead of the Karnataka elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday went from hopping into a crowded metro in Bengaluru to obliging commuters with selfies to having kulfi at a roadside ice-cream vendor after a restaurant lunch.
20 Nov 2017
Nitin Gadkari: Why is RSS' blue-eyed boy Modi's star performer?
In 2014, PM Narendra Modi allocated $3bn for cleaning Ganga. Cut to 2017, and the plan is badly behind schedule, with contaminated stretches of river-water.
24 Jul 2017
Six Cong MPs suspended from Lok Sabha for 'unruly behavior'
Six Congress MPs have been suspended from the Lok Sabha for five days over 'unruly behavior'.