Tag: Congress

Congress-led Grand Alliance expanded in Assam with inclusion of BPF, RJD

The six-party opposition Grand Alliance headed by Congress in Assam was expanded on Saturday with the inclusion of Bodoland People’s Front (BPF), currently a part...

Congress: Leaders should display their loyalty to party by campaigning in poll-bound states: Congress

The Congress on Saturday said the leaders in the “Group of 23” are respectable partymen in whom it took pride, but advised them to make...

New social media rules lack Parliament’s assent, bureaucrats may misuse vast powers: Congress

The Congress Saturday alleged the government has brought “non-statutory” guidelines without Parliament‘s assent to control social media platforms, saying vast powers have been given to...

Congress getting weaker, say G23 ‘dissenters’; party hits back, questions their role in strengthening organisation | India News

NEW DELHI: The deep differences within the Congress were once again out in the open on Saturday, with the G23 “dissenters” going public with their...

Retired from Rajya Sabha not politics, will continue my fight for JK statehood: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Asserting that he had retired only from Rajya Sabha and not politics, Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday expressed a resolve to continue his...

Charges against Sonowal, Himanta to be probed if ‘Grand Alliance’ forms govt in Assam: Baghel

The Congress-led ‘Grand Alliance’, if voted to power in Assam, will investigate all corruption allegations against the BJP government and its ministers, including CM Sarbananda...

Tamil Nadu: No Amma, no Kalaignar. It’s EPS vs Stalin | India News

CHENNAI: The stage is set in Tamil Nadu for a do-or-die battle between AIADMK member and outgoing CM Edappadi K Palaniswami (better known as EPS)...

Assam poll dates: Geographical, ethnic & linguistic factors at play | India News

GUWAHATI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) seems to have strictly followed distinctive geographical, ethnic and linguistic divisions while finalizing the poll schedule for the...

GameStop frenzy: GameStop reignites meme stock frenzy with a $7.6 billion surge

By Katie Greifeld, Sarah Ponczek, Paul Jarvis and Bailey Lipschultz GameStop Corp. soared in premaket trading Thursday as retail investors revived the surge in Reddit-favorite...

I admire what you do: Rahul Gandhi tells fishermen of Kerala; sails with them

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday turned seafarer and pulled the net with local fishermen in high sea here to get a taste of their...

Rahul Gandhi repeats gaffe, promises Fisheries Ministry at Centre | India News

KOLLAM: Days after wrongly claiming that there is no dedicated ministry to deal with the issues of fishermen, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday repeated...

Fed bond buying: Jerome Powell signals Fed to keep buying bonds even as outlook improves

By Rich Miller Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled that the central bank was nowhere close to pulling back on its support for the pandemic-damaged...

Rahul Gandhi sounds poll bugle in Kerala, slams BJP, Left government

The Congress on Tuesday sounded the poll bugle in Kerala with the party organising a mammoth rally in which leader Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing...

With Puducherry setback, Congress political footprint diminishes further

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 22, 2021) NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday lost its lone government in south India after the V...

Modi, not Manmohan Singh, ensured Assam gets its due of oil royalty, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who ensured that Assam gets its due...

Big factor in COVID votes: Would Dems sink first Biden goal?

Democratic leaders have a potent dynamic on their side as Congress preps for its first votes on the party’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill: Would...

PM Modi asks party leaders to educate farmers, build grassroots support for new laws

The farmers’ agitation and the forthcoming Assembly polls in five states dominated the discourse at the one-day BJP conclave of national office-bearers on Sunday. Prime...

ULFA (I) and Myanmar-based faction of NSCN clarify that action on the two abductees postponed

Following the abduction of two employees of a private oil company, anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and Myanmar based faction...

Prayagraj: Priyanka Gandhi extends support to boatmen “harassed” by local police

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi met the boatmen and fishermen Nishad community in Prayagraj‘s Banswar village on Sunday and extended her support to the victims...

Always special to be in Assam, says PM Modi on eve of visit | India News

GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be visiting poll-bound Assam for the third time in one month on Monday, said it is always special...

FIR against eight handles for tweeting about sexual assault in Unnao case | India News

LUCKNOW: The Unnao police on Sunday lodged an FIR against eight twitter handles and its users, including @themojostory run by senior journalist Barkha Dutt, on...

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM over rising fuel prices, says they are at ‘historic, unsustainable’ high

Writing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over “spiralling” fuel and gas prices, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Sunday accused the government of “profiteering” off “people’s...

At Niti meeting, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh raises farm laws, vaccination, GST compensation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure urgent resolution to the ongoing farmers’ “unrest”, and an early release of...

Congress in deep financial crisis, sends out SOS | India News

NEW DELHI: The post-2014 political marginalisation of Congress seems to have come to a head with the party hitting a serious financial crunch and sending...

Congress makes CAA focus in Assam election campaign to cash in on widespread opposition

The Congress has made the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) the focus of its election campaign in Assam, seeking to cash in on the widespread opposition...