Tag: Congress

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...

Centre, states should work as team to combat Covid pandemic, rise above politics: PM

With some opposition parties including the Congress skipping an all-party meeting on the COVID-19 management, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for the Centre...

View: Don’t fret, India remains pluralistic

In his column, ‘A Very Practical Secularism’ (July 14), Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar observed that ‘since BJP came to power in 2014, India has become...

Assam to prepare workforce of 1000 people to check population growth says CM

Assam government will prepare a work force of 1000 people which will be deployed to check population growth especially among the minority community dominated areas....

View: Sachin Pilot not yet Rajasthan PCC president – Rahul Gandhi’s amazing grace

After having made Navjot Singh Sidhu president of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, against the wishes of Captain Amarinder Singh, Manish Tewari, Bajwa and others,...

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments on Day One of Monsoon Session; PM couldn’t introduce new ministers

Rajya Sabha witnessed repeated adjournments on Day One of the Monsoon session amidst uproar over various issues by MPs from Opposition parties who did not...

P Chidambaram slams govt’s COVID-19 vaccination programme

Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday hit out at the government’s COVID-19 inoculation programme, terming its promise of vaccinating all adults by December end as...

Will contest next assembly polls from Badami: Siddaramaiah

Amid continued speculation about the constituency from where he will contest the 2023 assembly polls, senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Tuesday reaffirmed he will contest...

Stalin rejects BSY’s request to let Karnataka build dam across Cauvery

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin on Sunday rejected his Karnataka counterpart BS Yediyurappa‘s request for cooperation for the building of Mekedatu reservoir across the...

View: Do not go down the vasectomy way

There has been considerable literature on alien abduction across the world, much of which deals with anal probing. But the fear many have towards the...

View: As regional challenges mount for BJP, it may be turning to good old ‘adjustment politics’

The political landscape is witnessing some interesting shifts. These point towards a rejuvenation of old school ‘adjustment politics’ that had receded to the background with...

jair bolsonaro: Bolsonaro in a bind over suspected graft in India vaccine deal

There was something fishy about the invoice: why was a company in Singapore billing Brazil $45 million for an Indian Covid-19 vaccine that hadn’t been...

Congress should be fulcrum of any national coalition against NDA: Tejashwi Yadav

The Congress is a national party with a pan-India presence and it is quite natural that it should be the fulcrum of any national coalition...

navjot singh sidhu: Not chasing any position, full faith in Congress high command: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Congress MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu finally broke his silence and answered questions on speculations regarding his aspiration for the deputy CM’s or Punjab Congress president’s...

GOP needs new health care target; ‘Obamacare’ survives again

The Supreme Court‘s latest rejection of a Republican effort to dismantle “Obamacare” signals anew that the GOP must look beyond repealing the law if it...

Sachin Pilot camp restless over not getting due in govt, closing ranks to press demands

Tensions simmered within the Congress in Rajasthan on Saturday with the Sachin Pilot camp getting increasingly restless over allegedly not being given their due in...

Immigrant Muslim population must adopt decent family planning norms: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Chief minister Himanta Biswa sarma said that the immigrant Muslim population must adopt decent family planning norms as land and resources are limited. Targeting...

Congress to stage symbolic stir at petrol pumps across country on Friday against fuel price hike

The Congress will hold symbolic protests at petrol pumps across the country on Friday against the rise in fuel prices and demanding its withdrawal. Congress...

Sarma, Scindia and now Prasada, Congress continues to lose stalwarts

The saga of defections in the Congress which began ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections continues unabated with 47-year-old former Union minister Jitin Prasada...

Lakshadweep crisis: Residents sit on a 12-hour hunger strike

Lakshadweep residents on Monday held placards during a 12-hour hunger strike against the alleged anti-people policies brought in by the Lakshadweep administration. Protestors including women...

Harsimrat Badal accuses Amarinder Singh government of profiteering from COVID-19 vaccines, slams Rahul’s ‘silence’

Former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday lashed out at Congress government in Punjab over its order, which was later withdrawn, for providing one-time...

View: The Central Vista Project is a necessity, a means of employment and so much more

After hearing the matter regarding the Central Vista Project (CVP) for eight months over 28 hearings, on January 5, the Supreme Court gave the go-ahead...

Maharashtra: Police inquiry ordered into graft allegations against minister Anil Parab

Nashik Police Commissioner Deepak Pandey has ordered an inquiry into allegations of corruption in transfers and postings against Maharashtra Transport Minister Anil Parab and six...

Allegations of interfering in administration politically motivated: B S Yediyurappa’s son

Under repeated attacks from some party leaders for allegedly interfering in administration, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s son and state BJP vice-president B Y...

Delhi HC grants more time to Robert Vadra to reply to I-T notices under black money law

The Delhi High Court Friday granted three more weeks to businessman Robert Vadra to respond to the notices issued to him by the Income Tax...