Tag: Congress

After Ahmed Patel: Can the Gandhis pull Congress out of the mess?

Amid the observations that the passing of Congress leader Ahmed Patel was an irreparable loss to the party, it was forgotten how its fortunes had...

Situation getting out of hand, hold talks with farmers immediately: Amarinder Singh to Centre | India News

CHANDIGARH: Amid the farmers-police face-off over the ‘Dilli Chalo’ protest over farm laws, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said the voice of farmers...

Ahmed Patel: The defender departs when crisis-torn Congress needs him most

New Delhi: It’s a coincidence that Ahmed Patel and Tarun Gogoi died in the span of three days. Both were handpicked by prime minister and...

No coercive action will be taken against slum dwellers along railway tracks in Delhi: Govt to SC

New Delhi: The Centre Tuesday told the Supreme Court that deliberations on the issue related to removal of around 48,000 slum dwellings along the railway...

PM Modi led ‘Trends’ across social media, BJP topped engagement in Aug-Oct: Report

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to be the most popular politician on the social media in the country as he led the highest...

‘Anyone gets any post’: Now, Azad criticises Cong functioning after poll debacle | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader and member of the G23 group of dissenters Ghulam Nazi Azad has again raised questions over the party’s functioning and...

After Pennsylvania court defeat, President Trump faces new pressure to concede election

WASHINGTON: After a scathing court setback in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump faces increased pressure from his fellow Republicans to drop his effort to overturn the...

Those wanting to convert have to prove it’s not for marriage

Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are framing new laws to stamp out ‘love jihad’ by empowering the police to inquire into the aspect of religious...

Joe Biden urged to work with business, China to protect SE Asia rainforest

KUALA LUMPUR: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden should ban imports and financing of commodities linked to deforestation in Asia-Pacific and engage with the region – including...

RJD veteran Shivanand Tiwari stirs hornet’s nest with Rahul criticism, Congress hits back

PATNA: The Congress‘ dismal performance in the Bihar assembly elections has drawn biting criticism from ally RJD, with party veteran leader Shivanand Tiwari saying the...

Team Rahul angry, but others smile at Barack Obama rating

New Delhi: Barack Obama’s description of Rahul Gandhi has left the crisis-torn and faction ridden Congress camps in visible anger as well as in “we-told-you-so”...

Government has no plans to revive economy, instead indulging in headline management: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday said the country’s economy is in the grip of a recession and the government has no plans to revive...

Nearly two thirds of winning candidates in Bihar polls have criminal cases against them: ADR

New Delhi: Nearly two-thirds of the winning candidates in the Bihar assembly elections have criminal cases lodged against them and 81 per cent are crorepatis,...

We have not authorised Farooq Abdullah to announce its alliance with PAGD: Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress said on Monday that it has not authorised National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah to announce its alliance with the People’s Alliance...

Saudi Arabia holds its breath after Biden win

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, which may have more to lose from Joe Biden‘s U.S. election victory than other Arab states, has taken its time to comment...

Article 370: Jitendra Singh slams NC, Congress for demanding restoration of J-K’s special status

Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday hit out at the NC and the Congress for demanding that the special status of the erstwhile state...

Jammu and kashmir: Congress brass favours participation in first J&K polls after Article 370

New Delhi: The Congress leadership appears to be in favour of its Jammu and Kashmir party unit participating in the just-announced election to the recently-constituted...

Adhir Ranjan: Congress mocks BJP for cosying up to Dalits before assembly polls in West Bengal

Kolkata: Mocking the BJP for its Dalit outreach programme ahead of the 2021 assembly polls in West Bengal, WBPCC president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday...

BSP Chief Mayawati might support BJP in next MLC elections

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati created a stir on Thursday by announcing that her party might support the BJP in the next MLC elections to...

Congress J&K chief distances from Mehbooba Mufti stand on tricolour, asks her to ‘look within’ PDP

NEW DELHI: Congress’ J&K unit president Ghulam Ahmad Mir has reminded PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s two party colleagues are Members of Parliament, where the Tricolour...

Those questioning our Hindutva were hiding with tail between legs during Babri demolition: Uddhav Thackeray | India News

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday launched a scathing attack on those “questioning” his Hindutva credentials, saying that people who are targeting...

Tharoor, Dubey again at loggerheads after Congress MP questions companies advertising on ‘toxic’ channels

NEW DELHI: A fresh slugfest erupted between the chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on Information and Technology, Shashi Tharoor, and its BJP member Nishikant...

Deletion of ineligible names in NRC; Congress said SC has not passed any order

Guwahati: With National Register of Citizens (NRC) coordinator, Hitesh Dev Sarma asking the officials to weed out ineligible persons from the final NRC prepared last...

Government has no strategy to deal with coronavirus pandemic, revive economy: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress Friday hit out at the Modi government alleging it has no strategy to fight the coronavirus pandemic or revive the economy...

us elections 2020: Biden, Blue Wave or split verdict: What’s really good for markets?

By Grant Bowers The US being the world’s largest economy, investors around the globe will be watching the US presidential race — and its implications...