14 Feb 2020
On sister's plea challenging Omar Abdullah's detention, SC issues notice
On Friday, the Supreme Court issued notice to the administration of union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, seeking a response on the detention of former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA).
22 Jan 2020
'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi
After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.
04 Jan 2020
Kota hospital: Rajasthan Deputy CM slams CM after 107 deaths
On Saturday morning, another infant died at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, taking the death toll in nearly a month to 107.
09 Aug 2019
Congress to pick party chief at tomorrow's CWC meet
In a possible conclusion to the leadership crisis of the Indian National Congress, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, scheduled to be held on Saturday, will pick a new party chief, sources said.
04 Jun 2019
Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot blames Sachin Pilot for his son's defeat
They say, success has many fathers but failure is an orphan. The same holds true for the Rajasthan unit of Congress.
27 May 2019
Congress v/s Congress in MP: Pressure on CM Kamal Nath
In December'18, Congress defeated BJP in Madhya Pradesh, albeit by a thin margin. The win made senior leader Kamal Nath the Chief Minister of the central state.
01 Mar 2019
Pakistan hasn't created environment for dialogue: Scindia on ongoing tensions
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia gave his opinion on the current Indo-Pak situation on Friday and said Pakistan hasn't created a safe atmosphere for talks.
25 Dec 2018
Farmers' issue, job creation top Rajasthan government agenda: Sachin Pilot
Having announced loan waiver for farmers, the Rajasthan government will soon roll out some other measures to enhance the ecosystem for the farming community, and for the youth in need of jobs, Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said.
17 Dec 2018
Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot takes oath as CM, Pilot as deputy-CM
Congress leader Ashok Gehlot took the oath for Chief Minister of Rajasthan, a short while ago at Albert Hall. He will be the 14th CM of the state, succeeding BJP leader Vasundhara Raje.
14 Dec 2018
Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot to be CM; Sachin Pilot, his deputy
Ashok Gehlot has been chosen as the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Sachin Pilot has agreed to be his deputy, NDTV has reported.
14 Dec 2018
#MadhyaPradeshElections: After discussions, Indira's 'third' son Kamal Nath becomes CM
Two days after the nail-biting contest between Congress and BJP at assembly elections of Madhya Pradesh, the winning grand old party has picked Kamal Nath as the new Chief Minister of the central state.
13 Dec 2018
Kamal Nath's CM post done-deal, ambiguity over Rajasthan's top-post persists
After scooping three major states from Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded Assembly Elections, the Congress high command has another Herculean task at hand: choosing Chief Ministers for Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
12 Dec 2018
Things to know about Sachin Pilot, Congress' star in Rajasthan
On Tuesday, Congress won 99 seats in Rajasthan ousting Vasundhara Raje government from the state as the BJP won only 73 seats. The desert state cast its vote for 199 assembly seats on December 7.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shashi Tharoor trolls Arun Jaitley with 'great day' tweet
The results of assembly elections of five states, dubbed as the big semifinal before India votes in 2019, has brought immense joy to Congress.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress-leaders celebrate probable wins, gloom takes over BJP
Celebrations have taken over Congress offices in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, as the trends of election results have shown the party is performing well in these crucial states.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress leads in 3 states, big blow to BJP
The Hindi heartland has not brought good news for BJP as it might lose power in three important states, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Sachin Pilot scheduled to arrive in Delhi
In Rajasthan, Congress will return to power after sitting in opposition for five years, early trends suggest.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins
Before India votes in 2019 to choose the next government, the political parties threw their weight in five states, the counting of whose polls started a short while ago.
07 Dec 2018
#RoadTo2019: After high-voltage campaigns, Rajasthan and Telangana cast votes
In what qualifies as an epic finale for the elections in five states, Rajasthan and Telangana went to polls on Friday to choose the next government.
29 Nov 2018
Rajasthan: Congress-worker forced to apologize by rubbing nose on ground
Four men, who had forced a Congress worker to rub his nose on the ground after his vehicle splashed mud on them, were made to apologize after villagers intervened in Rajasthan's Dungarpur district.
29 Nov 2018
Rajasthan polls: Congress manifesto covers farm-loan waivers, free girl education
Loan waiver to farmers, free education to girls, unemployment allowance of up to Rs. 3,500 to educated youth are among the promises Rajasthan Congress has made in its election manifesto released in Jaipur today.
22 Nov 2018
Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot finds support in erstwhile royal-family of Tonk
The erstwhile royal family of Tonk has extended support to Congress candidate Sachin Pilot, who is contesting the upcoming Assembly election from Tonk constituency in Rajasthan.
21 Nov 2018
BJP, Cong field 11 turncoats for Rajasthan Assembly elections
The ruling BJP and the Congress in Rajasthan have fielded 11 turncoats for the December 7 Assembly polls, hoping that the "parachute" candidates will shine for them.
14 Nov 2018
#RoadTo2019: Before Rajasthan elections, BJP leader joins Congress
In a major blow to BJP, just days before Rajasthan polls, Harish Meena has ditched the saffron party to join Congress.
07 Nov 2018
Shekhawat accuses Congress of selling election tickets in poll-bound Rajasthan
Ahead of ticket distribution in poll-bound Rajasthan, Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Tuesday accused Congress of selling election tickets for money.
12 Oct 2018
SC dismisses Congress leaders' pleas demanding voters' list in text-format
Supreme Court today dismissed two separate petitions of senior Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot seeking directions to Election Commission to provide draft voters' list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in text format.
23 Sep 2018
Joining BJP was big-mistake, says Jaswant Singh's son after quitting
In a major blow to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, lawmaker Manvendra Singh quit the Bharatiya Janta Party on Saturday and called joining the party a big mistake.
23 Aug 2018
SC seeks EC's response on duplicate-voters issue in MP, Rajasthan
The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission of India on pleas of Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of voters in the voters' list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
20 Aug 2018
Nation pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 74th birth anniversary
PM Narendra Modi today led the nation in paying homage to former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary.
11 Aug 2018
RaGa arrives in Jaipur, to hold road-show, meeting with leaders
Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived in Jaipur today on a one-day visit to launch the party's election campaign for the upcoming assembly polls in Rajasthan.
26 May 2018
Rollback hike in fuel prices instead of 'showing fitness': Congress
The Congress said today that the government should rollback the increase in fuel prices instead of "showing fitness", apparently referring to Union Ministers and BJP leaders posting videos of their workouts on social media.
12 May 2018
According to Rajasthan-book, Bal Gangadhar Tilak is 'Father of Terrorism'
A class 8 reference book in Rajasthan describes revolutionary freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak as 'father of terrorism'.
12 Apr 2018
Congress' new "secret talent hunt" to find young regional leaders
A prime factor that has held Congress back is its lack of young regional leaders, and the Grand Old Party knows it.
22 Feb 2018
Re-building bonds? Amitabh Bachchan starts following Congress leaders on Twitter
Is superstar Amitabh Bachchan getting close to the Congress once again? Speculations have abounded since social media users noticed he recently started following many party leaders on Twitter.
01 Feb 2018
Bypolls results: Congress wins in Rajasthan; TMC in Bengal
It seems Congress's fortunes are changing. In Rajasthan, in a semi-final election of sorts before the state assembly polls, Congress won the LS constituency seats of Alwar and Ajmer and the Mandalgarh Assembly seat.
29 Jan 2018
Rajasthan, Bengal bypolls: Litmus test for Mamata and Raje
India's two women CMs from rival parties, WB CM Mamata Banerjee and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, face an acid test on their respective home turfs before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
07 Dec 2017
Will Rahul be able to revive Congress, as its president?
After a 19-year Congress presidency, Sonia Gandhi is making way for heir-apparent, Rahul Gandhi.
23 Oct 2017
Amid protests, Rajasthan government shields public servants' investigation through bill
Despite opposition's protests led by the Congress party, the Rajasthan government tabled the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017, which amends the Criminal Code of Procedure, 1973.
21 Oct 2017
Rajasthan imposes restrictions on investigation of public servants
Rajasthan has placed stringent restrictions on investigating and reporting allegations against present and former public servants.
05 Oct 2017
Congress: Anyone can fight Rahul for Congress' president post
As Congress faces criticism over dynastic politics and for not allowing other people to stake claim to Congress' president post, its chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that leaders wishing to challenge Rahul Gandhi for the post are welcome to file nominations.