Congres

  • Seat-sharing decision rests with me and Sonia Gandhi: Sharad Pawar 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Saturday told party leaders of Maharashtra unit that the decision on seat sharing for the Assembly polls would be taken by him and Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Pawar met the state party leaders late Saturday evening to discuss the ongoing talks with the...
  • BJP wins 6 seats , AAP gets 4 in Punjab May 16, 2014

    Updates: 10:10 pm: In Ludhiana, Congress's Ravneeet Singh Bittu defeated AAP's HS Phoolka by 19,709 votes. 9:42 pm: In Khadoor Sahib, SAD's Ranjit Singh Brahmpura defeated Congress's Harminder Singh Gill by 1,00,569 votes. 8:30 pm: BJP's Arun Jaitley losses to Congress leader Amarinder Singh in Amritsar by 1,02,770 votes. 7:28 pm: In...
  • Rajnath hits out at Congress, says it's responsible for poverty in the country April 11, 2014

    BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday said Congress is responsible for the poverty in the country. "Congress has ruled the country for over 55 years including the last ten years as the main constituent of United Progressive Alliance government, still India is considered a poor country in the world economic map. "The...
  • Congress to observe state-wide bandh on March 1 over PEB scam March 1, 2014

    Congress in Madhya Pradesh will enforce a day-long state-wide bandh on Saturday to press for its demand for a CBI inquiry into the alleged scam in the Professional Examination Board (PEB). State Congress chief Arun Yadav told reporters that the Madhya Pradesh PEB scam had "ruined" the future of scores of...
  • Assembly polls: Few tickets for women leaders in BJP, Cong November 10, 2013

    Even as both the ruling BJP and Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh have been making claims of bringing forward women in politics, the parties have allotted few tickets to the fair sex for the November 25 Assembly elections. The Congress has given tickets to 23 women, which is 10 % of...
  • Locals not left with any land in Gurgaon: Congress MP August 16, 2013

    Congres MP Rao Inderjit Singh claimed that there has been a change in nearly 80,000 acres of land in Gurgaon alone. The land is taken from agriculture and used for industry or education. He said that 54,000 acres out of 80,000 acres have been used for industry. ...
  • West Bengal: Results for Howrah by-poll to be announced today June 5, 2013

    Kolkata: By-poll result for the Howrah constituency in West Bengal, which went in for polling on Sunday, will be announced on Wednesday. The election has been necessitated following the death of Trinamool Congress MP Ambika Banerjee on April 25. This will be the acid test for Trinamool Congress as it...
  • Without BJP's support, no bills can be passed in RS: Sibal September 1, 2012

    Kapil Sibal on Friday said the government would not have over-ruled objections by Opposition chief ministers on coal blocks issue. ...
  • Will protest only against Cong, not BJP: Bedi August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The differences between two prominent leaders of the anti-corruption agitation - Kiran Bedi and Arvind Kejriwal - is widening on the question of which parties should be targeted. A day after Kiran Bedi decided against joining Kejriwal's protest on coal block allocation against the Congress and Bharatiya Janata...
  • Burdwan double murder: 2 TMC activists arrested March 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Two Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists were arrested on Sunday night in the Burdwan double murder case. CID is hopeful to soon crack the murder case of two CPI(M) leaders allegedly by a mob on February 22. The CID arrested Mantu Ghosh and Nabakumar Roy from the Mirzapur area...
  • Anna to take vow of silence, skip UP yatra October 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Saturday said that he would take a vow of silence to regain his health. "I have not regained full health after my fast. So to regain my health back, I have decided to keep silence from tomorrow onwards," said Hazare. "My silence will continue for...
  • BJP hits Govt hard over Maken's CWG statement August 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Ajay Maken's statement on appointment of Suresh Kalmadi as OC Chairman created pandemonium inside Parliament and outside as well on Tuesday as the BJP cornered the UPA Government on the issue of corruption in the Commonwealth Games. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitely and...
  • CWG: Kalmadi issue embarrasses both Cong, BJP August 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi's elevation as Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief is proving to be an embarrassment for both the Congress and the BJP. For the past 24 hours, sports minister Ajay Maken has been trying his best to lay the entire responsibility for appointment Suresh Kalmadi as OC chairman on...
  • Govt defends PM, blames NDA over Kalmadi row August 3, 2011

    New Delhi: In a surprise move, the Government on Tuesday stepped in to defend Prime Minister in the CWG row, even though the CAG report on the Commonwealth Games has yet to be tabled in Parliament. Sports Minister Ajay Maken, while defending the Prime Minister, squarely blamed the NDA for Suresh...
  • Trinamool Congress fighting for a tweet victory March 22, 2011

    Kolkata: The winds of change is now blowing through the bandwidth of cyber space. First Tunisia, then Egypt - regimes have been toppled by the power of what we call the new media. An internet revolution is also what Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee is hoping for to oust the world's...
  • Sony unveils PlayStation smartphone February 14, 2011

    Barcelona: Sony Ericsson unveiled on Sunday its long-awaited PlayStation smartphone, taking video game console wars to cellphones. Sony's PlayStation, on the Sony Ericsson's new Xperia Live phone, will take on Microsoft's Xbox Live, available on Windows Phone 7. The launch came just two days after Microsoft's Windows Phone got a major boost...
  • Opposition unity on price rise worries UPA July 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government is facing a tough time in Parliament with the Opposition adamant on raising the price rise issue and embarrass the Government. The Bharatiya Janata Party moved an adjournment motion on rise in prices of LPG and kerosene on Tuesday which entails voting....
  • Rahul Gandhi: A coming of age January 5, 2010

    The broken destiny of his family shrouds Rahul Gandhi like the security blanket of his unsmiling protectors. Beyond the penumbral security are adulating millions, who treat him like the deliverer. Not many people have a life like Gandhi - tragic and euphoric at the same time. Maybe that is why...