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Congress wishes Modi on birthday but says country paying price for his ‘failures’

The Congress on Friday wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 71st birthday but said the country is paying the price for his “failures” on...

p chidambaram: Modi govt should reveal National Monetisation Pipeline objectives: Former FM Chidambaram

Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Friday demanded that the Centre reveal the objectives of the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) and if its sole...

rajnath singh: Rafales have landed but Rahul Gandhi yet to take off, says Rajnath Singh

Slamming Congress and the Gandhi family for institutionalising corruption, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday pointed out that while Rafale had landed in India Rahul...

Amid tussle in Punjab unit, Harish Rawat says some issues still being resolved

Chandigarh, Amid the ongoing tussle in ruling Congress‘ Punjab unit, the party affairs’ state in-charge Harish Rawat on Thursday admitted that there were still some...

Assam to form 7 sub-groups to study issues concerning tea tribes community

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that to draw up short, medium and long term action plans for uplifting the Tea Tribes community, 7...

Manohar Lal Khattar’s anti-farmer agenda exposed: Amarinder Singh hits back at Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar‘s “anti-farmer agenda” has been exposed as he defended the assault on peasants by accusing the Congress government in Punjab...

Congress condemns lathicharge on farmers in Haryana’s Karnal

The Congress on Saturday condemned the lathicharge on farmers protesting at Karnal and likened the BJP-LJP regime in Haryana to the “General Dyer government”. Congress...

goa assembly: Atmosphere ‘favourable’ for Congress in Goa, says P Chidambaram on 2022 Assembly polls

Former Union minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said the Congress was getting “battle-ready” to fight all 40 seats in the Goa Assembly elections due in...

Leaders from JD(U), RJD, BJP, others to meet PM Modi today over caste census

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar led ten parties delegation including Janata Dal (United), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and others will meet...

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder takes exception to ‘atrocious’ comments of two of Sidhu’s advisors

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh asked state Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday to “rein in” his advisers after two of them made “atrocious”...

Congress slams govt over hike in prices of LPG cylinders

The Congress on Wednesday hit out at the government over the hike in prices of LPG cylinders, accusing it of being insensitive and distorting the...

Govt used women marshals to defame, frame Opposition MPs: Kharge on ruckus in Rajya Sabha

Launching a major offensive on the government over the issue of ruckus in Rajya Sabha on the last day of the monsoon session, Leader of...

Had to fall at bureaucrats’ feet 50 years ago, but red-tape, licence raj came down under Modi govt: Cyrus Poonawalla

Recalling how the industry used to face “hardships” in securing permissions and “harassment from bureaucrats” 50 years ago, chairman of the city-based vaccine maker Serum...

Opposition should apologise to nation for their behaviour in Parliament: Ministers

Putting the blame on the Opposition for unruly scenes witnessed during the monsoon session of Parliament, a group of union ministers on Thursday said Rajya...

Kathy Hochul to take center stage as scandal ends Cuomo’s reign

As New York’s lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul has spent years on the road as the friendly face of the administration, visiting the far-flung coffee shops...

BJP’s income rises 50% in FY20, over five times of Congress

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s income in 2019-20 jumped almost 50% to Rs 3,623 crore from Rs 2,410 crore in 2018-19, while its total expenditure rose...

Asaduddin Owaisi remains with Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha: Om Prakash Rajbhar

Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar on Wednesday rubbished reports of his differences with AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi and said the AIMIM remains...

Prashant Kishor seeks special advisory panel for decisions in Congress, national role for himself

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 04, 2021) Congress is close to deciding on the induction of Prashant Kishor and his position in the...

Exodus from Assam Congress continues, Thowra MLA Borgohain likely to join BJP on Saturday

Thowra MLA Sushanta Borgohain resigned from Congress on Friday. Borgohain has submitted his resignation letter to the party President Bhupen Borah. Attempts to change Borgohain’s...

Government hiding on Pegasus issue, responsible for Parliament logjam: Congress

Accusing the BJP dispensation of being responsible for the logjam in Parliament, the Congress on Thursday said the government was “avoiding” discussion on the Pegasus...

Opposition disrupts Rajya Sabha proceedings again over Pegasus row, farm laws

Protests by unrelenting opposition members over Pegasus snooping allegations and farm laws again disrupted proceedings in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, as they demanded that discussions...

Parliament not functioning as govt not agreeing to Oppn demand for discussion on Pegasus snooping issue: Congress

Parliament is not functioning as the government is not agreeing to the Opposition’s “united” demand for a discussion on Pegasus snooping issue, the Congress alleged...

Regional parties should form national front for 2024 Lok Sabha polls: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Regional parties should come together and form a national front to take on the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Shriomani Akali Dal (SAD)...

Nadda rules out leadership crisis in Karnataka, says Yediyurappa has done good work

Amid speculation about a change of guard in Karnataka, BJP president J P Nadda on Sunday ruled out any leadership crisis in the southern state...

Punjab: Heels dug in, Captain Amarinder Singh vs Navjot Singh Sidhu row may snowball into bigger storm

(This story originally appeared in on Jul 22, 2021) With the hardening of stance by Captain Amarinder Singh’s camp on Tuesday night and Navjot Singh...