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  • Congress second list of candidates out, Bansal to contest from Chandigarh 13-03-2014 07:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday came out with its second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Of the 71 candidates named in the new list, the Congress has given tickets to 'tainted' leaders like former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, Veerappa Moily and Subodh Kant Sahay. While...
  • Mustafa Kamal's remarks rile Congress leaders in Kashmir 22-09-2013 08:39 PM

    Srinagar: Congress leaders in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday expressed resentment that senior National Conference (NC) leader Mustafa Kamal had taken on an "anti-Congress posture" during a recent convention of his party in Srinagar. "Senior party leaders, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ambika Soni were told to ask the NC leadership to...
  • Telangana Cong leaders to meet leadership in Delhi on Sep 22 15-09-2013 10:22 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Congress leaders Sunday decided to meet party leadership in Delhi on September 22 to expedite the process of formation of separate state. Andhra Pradesh ministers from Telangana, party MPs and MLAs from the region held a meeting here to chalk out their future course of action following the...
  • Rahul to meet CLP leaders, PCC chiefs on Food Security Bill today 27-07-2013 08:32 AM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice- President Rahul Gandhi will meet the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leaders of all the states and Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chiefs on Saturday. The agenda of the meeting will be to discuss the party's strategy on the Food Security Bill and to promote the bill across...
  • WB: Cong minister slams Mamata over deteriorating law and order situation 16-07-2013 11:17 PM

    West Bengal Congress Chief Pradip Bhattacharya said that law and order situation has deteriorated under the Trinamool Congress. Miscreants fired at Union Minister and Congress leader Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury in the Malda district in West Bengal on Tuesday. Miscreants also reportedly hurled bombs near Chowdhury's car. ...
  • Maharashtra: Cong leader booked for sending arms to Naxals 22-06-2013 06:52 PM

    Gadchiroli: Police in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra have registered a case against a local Congress leader and a medical officer of Primary Health Centre for trying to supply arms, explosives and medicines to Naxals. While four men who were taking the consignment to Naxals in a government ambulance were arrested...
  • Mumbai: Teenager mows down 3-year-old, arrested 18-06-2013 08:45 AM

    Goregaon: A 3-year-old girl was run over and killed in Goregaon by a car allegedly being driven by a teenager. The incident took place on Monday night at suburban Goregaon near Hypercity mall. The minor, identified as Lado Gupta, was run over allegedly by the vehicle of Raunak Desai. 19-year-old...
  • Malaysia: Indian leader critical after being shot at by unidentified gunman 15-06-2013 06:48 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: A Malaysian Indian Congress leader has been shot by an unidentified gunman in the state of Johor and was battling for life in a critical condition. B Manikam, who is in his 50s, was shot several times on Thursday while having a chat with a friend outside his...
  • Solving the Maoist problem will require better strategy: Praveen Swami 27-05-2013 06:03 PM

    The Maoists in a planned ambush have killed 28 people, injuring many others and almost wiping out a substantial part of the state Congress top brass. So were the Centre and state government's assertions of the Maoists being on the backfoot just propaganda? How will the Indian state respond to...
  • Gehlot condemns Naxal attack on Congress leaders 26-05-2013 03:32 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and state PCC chief Chandrabhan on Saturday condemned the Maoist attack on Congress leaders and workers in Chhattisgarh, describing it as an attack on democratic values. "This is an act of cowardice and attack on democratic values," Gehlot said in a statement. "Violence and...
  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot hits out at BJP on Kataria issue 17-05-2013 05:12 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday hit out at the BJP, which has called the CBI case against its leader Gulabchand Kataria politically motivated, saying that the party has double standards. "When CBI launches an investigation into a Congress leader they (the BJP) always demand their resignation, and...
  • Ujjain: Court grants bail to Digvijaya in assault case 30-04-2013 03:36 PM

    Ujjain: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh and party MP Prem Chand Guddu were on Tuesday granted bail by a local court in connection with a case filed against them and others for allegedly thrashing BJP youth wing workers in Ujjain in 2011. The two appeared in the court and on...
  • Anti-Sikh riots case: HC verdict on Sajjan's plea tomorrow 28-04-2013 01:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will pronounce its verdict on Monday on a plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar against a trial court order framing charges against him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case related to the killings of six persons. Justice Suresh Kait, who had reserved the order...
  • Sexist remarks: Women invite harassment, says Congress MLA 24-04-2013 01:05 PM

    Bhopal: A Congress leader in Madhya Pradesh has landed himself in a controversy by making sexist remarks that women invite trouble by looking at men in a suggestive manner, drawing flak from BJP. "Jab tak mahila tirchi najar se nahi dekhegi, tab tak purush use nahi chedega" (No man will...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Digvijaya Singh 25-03-2013 11:57 PM

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has come out in support of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt and said he is a "great man" and simply indulged in some foolishness. Days after Sanjay Dutt was awarded a jail term of five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case by the Supreme Court, the...
  • Dutt just indulged in some foolishness: Digvijaya 25-03-2013 03:20 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has come out in support of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt and said he is a "great man" and simply indulged in some foolishness. Days after Sanjay Dutt was awarded a jail term of five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case by the Supreme...
  • Cong leader escapes unhurt in Naxal attack 20-07-2011 07:15 PM

    Raipur: Naxals on Wednesday blew up a bridge in Gariyabandh area of Chhattisgarh a short while after the convoy of state Congress president Nandkumar Patel had passed over it, police said on Wednesday. Congress sources said that a party worker is feared to have been killed, while three others were...
  • Telangana Congress leaders refuse Azad's offer 18-07-2011 05:31 PM

    Hyderabad: Taking exception to the comments of Union Minister and AICC leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on separate Telangana demand, Congress leaders from the region on Monday said they had decided not to accept his invitation to come to Delhi for talks. "Telangana people are hurt by Azad's comments that consensus...
  • WB: NGOs to keep watch on election promises 20-03-2011 10:11 AM

    Kolkata: National Election Watch (NEW), a conglomerate of over 1,200 NGOs and organisations working on electoral reforms, will examine manifestos of political parties for the coming Assembly elections in West Bengal and sensitise people about their feasibility. "Political parties make tall promises in manifestos,but in most of the cases they...
  • Panic in Cong as Rahul's security breached 11-01-2011 07:54 AM

    New Delhi: A major security lapse during Rahul Gandhi's Allahabad visit on Monday has got the Congress into a tizzy. The Youth Congress leader was going to a local engineering institute when he faced the ire of the students protesting against the UP government's ban on student union elections. The...
  • Obituary: Karunakaran, a king in Kerala politics 23-12-2010 06:12 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Affectionately called 'Leader' by his admirers, Congress stalwart Kannoth Karunakaran was a master tactician who remained a 'King' in Kerala politics for decades and at times a much sought after political troubleshooter at the national level. Considered a close lieutenant of former prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi,...
  • Congress members quit Telangana panel 19-02-2010 07:58 PM

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  • Cong leader gunned down in J&K 01-04-2007 10:45 AM

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