Janardhan Dwivedi

  • Congress likely to give Priyanka Gandhi a bigger role: Janardhan Dwivedi 03-04-2014 07:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday put its weight behind party supremo Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi and said that there could be an annoucement on a bigger role for her in the coming days. "Priyanka Gandhi plays an important role in the Congress and there could be an annoucement...
  • News 360: Caste-based quota stays, says Sonia Gandhi 05-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Congress has distanced itself from party leader Janardhan Dwivedi's statement on OBC quota. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a statement affirming the Congress's commitment to caste-based quota. ...
  • Congress distances itself from Janardhan Dwivedi's OBC quota statement 05-02-2014 08:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has distanced itself from party leader Janardhan Dwivedi's statement on OBC quota. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a statement affirming the Congress's commitment to caste-based quota. "The Congress is of the firm opinion that the system of reservation for SC, ST and OBCs must continue....
  • No change in government policy in reservation on caste: Rajeev Shukla 05-02-2014 07:43 PM

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajeev Shukla said that there is no such proposal from the government over reservation on the basis of caste. "We will continue with existing reservation," he said. ...
  • BSP chief Mayawati hits out at Congress for opposing caste based quota 05-02-2014 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: Slamming senior Congress leader Janardhan Dwivedi for his statement against caste-based reservations, BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday demanded that the party must make its stand clear on the issue. "A senior Congress leader has given a statement on reservation, this can't be an individual's opinion, but the party's...
  • Congress should not sacrifice principles to form government: Janardhan Dwivedi 04-02-2014 02:52 PM

    In more embarrassment for the Congress, senior leader Janardhan Dwivedi today reiterated his stand that Congress should not have formed the government in 2009. ...
  • Congress should have sat in opposition after 2009 polls: Dwivedi 02-02-2014 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Facing one of the most difficult elections ahead, a senior Congress leader has now raised questions over whether it was prudent for the party to have headed the UPA II government after the 2009 polls. Though he admits that alliances are a compulsion, he feels that the Congress...
  • Rahul not to be Congress's PM nominee, BJP says Modi factor weighed in 16-01-2014 11:56 PM

    The Congress will fight the 2014 Lok Sabha elections under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. However, the party stopped short of naming him the prime ministerial candidate. According to Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi, it is not the party's tradition to name a prime ministerial candidate. Meanwhile, taking a jibe at...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM not to attend AICC meeting in New Delhi 16-01-2014 11:15 PM

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy will not attend the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting in New Delhi tomorrow because of the ongoing winter session of the state legislature. In a letter to AICC general secretary Janardhan Dwivedi on Thursday night, the AP Chief Minister expressed his...
  • Is Congress trying to protect Rahul Gandhi by not making him the PM nominee? 16-01-2014 11:04 PM

    The Congress will fight the 2014 Lok Sabha elections under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. However, India's Grand Old Party stopped short of naming him the prime ministerial candidate with Congress leadership not keen on taking the plunge. According to Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi, it is not the party's tradition...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi won't be Congress's PM candidate 16-01-2014 09:01 PM

    The Congress will fight the 2014 Lok Sabha elections under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. However, India's Grand Old Party stopped short of naming him the prime ministerial candidate with Congress leadership not keen on taking the plunge. According to Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi, it is not the party's tradition...
  • 'No need to announce PM candidate, Rahul is future leader of Congress' 16-01-2014 08:46 PM

    The Congress will fight the 2014 Lok Sabha elections under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. However, India's Grand Old Party stopped short of naming him the prime ministerial candidate with Congress leadership not keen on taking the plunge. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi an obvious choice for PM Candidate: Congress 03-01-2014 06:19 PM

    Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwiwedi said it is obvious that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi would be considered the prime ministerial candidate but also clarified that the decision will be taken after the due process is followed. "As far as the question of prime ministerial candidate is concerned, all the workers,...
  • Can the Congress risk ditching AAP? 24-12-2013 11:49 PM

    Government formation in Delhi may take some more time, as sources say that the Congress is seriously considering the possibility of not extending support to the Aam Aadmi Party pushing Delhi towards the President's Rule. The political uncertainty over Delhi deepened as Congress on Tuesday said that the party is...
  • Party is split over backing AAP, Rahul is our future leader: Cong 24-12-2013 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: As Delhi is all set for the Aam Aadmi Party government, Congress has once again fueled the speculation that the Arvind Kejriwal-led party cannot bank on its support for long. The Congress on Tuesday said that the party is divided over the outside support given to the AAP...
  • Jairam Ramesh made chairman of Cong committee for CMP implementation 03-08-2013 11:44 PM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh was on Saturday made the Chairman of Congress committee for implementation of common minimum programme in Jharkhand. The announcement was made by party general secretary Janardhan Dwivedi in a move to sort out coordination issues with alliance partner JMM in Jharkhand and ensure proper implementation of...
  • Rahul Gandhi is still in prime ministerial race, says Congress 13-07-2013 04:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has on Saturday indicated that the party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is still in the prime ministerial race. The comments came in the wake of party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh sparked controversy on Friday saying that the party will not declare Rahul as its prime ministerial...
  • Cong announces party revamp, Rahul to look after frontal organisations 16-06-2013 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday announced new working committee members, a day ahead of the proposed reshuffle-cum-expansion of the Union Council of Ministers. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will look after frontal organisations. Meanwhile, Ajay Maken and CP Joshi, who resigned as ministers from the UPA government, have been...
  • 'Advani's resignation repercussion of Modi's elevation' 10-06-2013 03:36 PM

    New Delhi: "LK Advani's resignation is one of the many repercussions of Narendra Modi's elevation," the Congress said on Monday as the veteran politician resigned from all positions of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Holding that Modi was made the campaign committee chief of the BJP in a very "unusual" manner,...
  • WikiLeaks allegations only a sensation: Congress 08-04-2013 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has trashed the latest WikiLeaks revelation naming late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as mere 'sensation with no substance'. Reacting to the revelation, Congress leader Janardhan Dwivedi said, "I do not know on what grounds such a story was published." "Right below this article, is an...
  • The Last Word: Has Sonia-Manmohan model been productive over the last 9 years? 03-04-2013 11:10 PM

    The Congress praised the Sonia-PM power sharing model and said that until a name was announced for the 2014 polls, Manmohan Singh was the leader of the government. ...
  • News 360: SFI activist dies in police crackdown on protest 02-04-2013 09:21 PM

    A worker of the Students Federation of India (SFI) died on Tuesday of injuries sustained during clashes with police. ...
  • National Herald row: Money used for retirement scheme, says Cong 03-11-2012 04:15 PM

    Keeping up with his attack on the Congress, Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Saturday slammed it saying it wasn't a charitable organisation to extend loans. Breaking its silence, the Congress on Friday rejected allegations levelled by Swamy and maintained that its support to National Herald newspaper was interest free...
  • Digvijaya writes to Anna again, Cong unimpressed 12-10-2011 07:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Wednesday disapproved of the latest letter written by Digvijaya Singh to Anna Hazare, saying it was not required after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote to the Gandhian. "After the Prime Minister's letter to Hazare, I don't think it was required to send any communication...
  • 75 MPs bought confiscated arms from govt: RTI 21-09-2011 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: What do BSP's Mayawati, Congress' Janardhan Dwivedi, BJP's Shahnawaz Husain and jailed Mohd Shahabuddin have in common? According to an RTI reply, they are among the 75 MPs who have bought confiscated arms in the past 25 years. While the Arminious and Erma revolvers were a hit among...