UPCC

  • Rahul Gandhi not to be present in Bhatta Parsaul padyatra March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi will not be present on Friday when Congress begins its padyatra from Bhatta Parsaul in Uttar Pradesh against the new land acquisition law. Rahul, who had spearheaded an agitation in 2011 from the same village against forcible land acquisition of farmers that had culminated into enactment of...
  • Plans afoot in Congress to divide UP in eight zones September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Plans are afoot in Congress to divide Uttar Pradesh in eight zones for strengthening the organisation in the wake of the debacle of the party in the Assembly polls earlier this year. Senior leaders, including Union Ministers, are being given responsibility as conveners for the different zones in...
  • Muslim quota issue could've led to UP defeat: Rahul April 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has admitted that the issues of Batla House encounter and 9 per cent quota for Muslims could have led to the poll defeat in Uttar Pradesh. Sources said that the Congress meeting felt that 'confusion' over minority subquota cost the party dear. Rahul Gandhi...
  • Relatives of Cong leaders lose in UP, Punjab March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Relatives of many a political stalwart, especially from Congress lost at the hustings in the five states results of which were announced on Tuesday. The most prominent loser was Louise Khurshid, wife of Union Minister for Law and Minorities Affairs Salman Khurshuid, from Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh, who finished...
  • 'Anna campaign will not have much impact in UP' January 3, 2012

    Allahabad: Lashing out at Team Anna for its antiCongress propaganda, UPCC President Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Monday asserted that Anna Hazare's decision to campaign against the party in pollbound states will not have much impact in Uttar Pradesh. "I wish speedy recovery to Anna Hazare whom we consider an honourable social...