CONGRESS

  • Congress trying hard to make lie the truth: Naqvi 22 minutes ago

    Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hits out at the Congress saying it is trying hard to make a lie the truth. "We are with the farmers and the poor of this country. We have promised to work for their welfare and we will not go back on our word," Naqvi...
  • Snapshot: Sonia Gandhi sends Holy Cloth for offering at Ajmer Dargah 28 minutes ago

    A green coloured Chaddar (Holy Cloth), was handed over to a delegation by Congress President Sonia Gandhi which would be offered at at Ajmer Dargah Sharif in Rajasthan. On Monday, US President Barack Obama had sent a holy cloth to be offered at Ajmer Dargah on the occasion of 803th...
  • Live: Giriraj Singh breaks down after PM Modi pulled him up for remarks on Sonia's skin colour 3 hours 49 minutes ago

    The BJP's Parliamentary Party met on Tuesday morning to discuss their strategy on the Land Ordinance ahead of Parliament session. MPs have been told to aggressively defend the Land Ordinance. They have been told to highlight the Gujarat model while defending the land ordinance. The meeting came a day after...
  • After Rahul's attack, BJP Parliamentary Party to meet to fine tune its strategy 6 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After coming under fire from the opposition over the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Party will meet on Tuesday ahead of Parliament session to fine tune its strategy. An aggressive Congress Vice President Rahul's single-handedly took on the Narendra Modi government in the Lok...
  • Changes proposed by NDA to 2013 Land Act dangerous: Sitaram Yechury 15 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Terming as "dangerous" changes proposed by the NDA government to the 2013 Land Acquisition Act, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday claimed the Centre's reported plan to hold a joint session to get the amendments cleared is unlikely to materialise in the immediate future. Yechury, who was elected as...
  • Sonia hails Rahul's speech on Land Bill as Congress takes on BJP in Lok Sabha 15 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: She was not there to witness first hand her son take on the Narendra Modi government on the controversial Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha but she lauded his effort even as the Bharatiya Janata Party refused to back down and came out in full force to...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 16 hours 31 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Can Rahul's new found aggression make up for his absence? 16 hours 58 minutes ago

    Keeping up his combative stance on Land Acquisition Bill, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate. Taking a dig at Modi's suit which had his name written all over it, Rahul called the Central government a 'suit boot wali sarkar'. ...
  • News 360: Prashant Bhushan hits back at AAP leadership 17 hours 43 minutes ago

    Making serious charges against Aam Aadmi Party leaders, rebel leader Prashant Bhushan alleged that Ashish Khetan planted stories for Essar in Tehelka magazine where he used to work. ...
  • 7 times Rahul Gandhi proved today in Parliament, that he is back and he means business 18 hours 36 minutes ago

    Rahul Gandhi has been known to take the nation by surprise from time to time. Sometimes by taking an impromptu 'vacation'; at other times by answering every question with 'women empowerment', he continues to make us all wonder just what exactly is his brain made up of. Today, again, the vice...
  • Land Acquisition Bill war hots up, Congress calls Modi government pro-rich, BJP hits back 20 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The second part of Parliament's Budget session got off to a stormy start with the Congress taking on the Narendra Modi government on Land Acquisition Bill. While Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate, the Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • Sonia Gandhi, 15 other Congress MPs give Rahul Gandhi's speech on Land Bill in Lok Sabha a miss 20 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even though the Congress had issued whip to all its 44 Lok Sabha MPs to be present during party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's speech on the Land Acquisition Bill in the House, 16 lawmakers including Congress President Sonia Gandhi were missing during the debate. Apart from Sonia Gandhi, another...
  • Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi enquire about Sushma Swaraj's health 21 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Setting aside political differences, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul on Monday walked upto External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Lok Sabha and enquired about her well-being. Gandhi walked upto her and had a chat with a smiling Swaraj, who also spoke to the Congress chief. The...
  • Rahul attacks Narendra Modi on Land Bill, calls his government 'suit boot wali sarkar' 21 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Keeping up his combative stance on Land Acquisition Bill, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate. Taking a dig at Modi's suit which had his name written all over it, Rahul called the Central government a 'suit boot...
  • Giriraj Singh regrets racist remarks against Sonia Gandhi 22 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Giriraj Singh was on Monday forced to express regret in the Lok Sabha for his racist remarks against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, after vociferous protests on the issue. "I never meant to offend anyone. But if my comments hurt anyone's sentiments, I regret it," Singh said when...
  • Congress creating uproar as Rahul Gandhi is back, says Venkaiah Naidu 22 hours 51 minutes ago

    Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu hit out at the Congress for disrupting Parliament. The Budget session resumed on Monday and the government tabled the Land Ordinance in Lok Sabha. Naidu said, "Congress is unnecessarily disrupting Parliament. Congress is creating ruckus just because Rahul Gandhi is back." ...
  • Congress, BJP spar in Lok Sabha over Giriraj Singh's remark on Sonia Gandhi's skin colour Yesterday

    New Delhi: As expected it has been a stormy start to the second part of Parliament's Budget Session with the Congress raising a hue and cry over Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh's comments on the colour of Sonia Gandhi's skin. As soon...
  • Despite appeal for co-operation, opposition parties refuse to budge on Land Bill Yesterday

    New Delhi: The opposition parties are all set to up the ante against the Narendra Modi government over the Land Acquisition Ordinance in Parliament. The second phase of the Budget session is likely to be a stormy one as the government is expected to table the controversial Land Bill on...
  • Live: BJP defends Modi government, says it is wrong to say that we are pro-corporate Yesterday

    The controversial Land Bill issue is expected to generate much heat in Lok Sabha with the government deciding to table the new land ordinance on the very first day of the second half of Budget session on Monday. The Congress threw down the gauntlet to the Bharatiya Janata Party with...
  • Budget session resumes, government to table controversial Land Bill today Yesterday

    New Delhi: The controversial Land Bill issue is expected to generate much heat in Lok Sabha with the government deciding to table the new land ordinance on the very first day of the second half of Budget session on Monday. According to the schedule of business, Minister of State for Parliamentary...
  • Congress embarssed as farmers leave rally during Sonia Gandhi's speech Yesterday

    New Delhi: In what is being widely termed as an embarrassing moment for the Congress, a large group of farmers was seen leaving the venue as soon as party president Sonia Gandhi began to address the "Kisan-Khet Mazdoor" rally in Delhi. A group of farmers wearing pink turbans, believed to be...
  • Congress to aggressively fight against Land Bill in Parliament, Modi hopes for a productive session Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even though the political battle over the Land Bill is expected to echo in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hopes that the second phase of the Budget session, which will begin on Monday, will be a productive one. Modi tweeted, "Parliament session begins today. I look forward to a...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Land Bill war: Are parties being forced to reinvent themselves? Yesterday

    Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party indulged in a slugfest on Sunday over the controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi government of being anti-farmer, BJP fumes Yesterday

    New Delhi: High political drama was witnessed in the national capital on Sunday with Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party indulging in a slugfest over the controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance and the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 11-month regime. After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, back from his nearly two-month long...
  • Rajnath Singh slams Rahul Gandhi for 'misleading' farmers Yesterday

    Chandauli(UP): Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for "misleading" peasants at the Kisan Maha rally and made an appeal to the community to not get misguided by rumours spread against NDA government's land acquisition ordinance and other policies. Addressing a Kisan Mahapanchayat in his...
  • Rahul attacks Modi, accuses him of being anti-poor Yesterday

    With Rahul Gandhi back from his two-month sabbatical, the Congress launched a full-blown attack on the BJP government at a big rally of farmers in Delhi. ...
  • PM Modi projects his government as pro-poor Yesterday

    New Delhi: On a day Congress held a rally to attack him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday projected his government as pro-poor and pro-farmers and lashed out at "perverted" critics for their "congenital habit" of running down the BJP which he wanted his party to counter vigorously. ...
  • BJP asks Rahul Gandhi to apologise for insulting the most popular mandate Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a blistering counter attack by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's apology for "insulting the most popular mandate" during his speech at the Kisan rally in Ramlila Maidan. Addressing the rally on Sunday, Rahul...
  • Congress flays Centre, Rahul accuses Modi of snatching poor man's land to repay corporates 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Launching into the heat and dust of politics after coming back from his mysterious sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being anti-poor and anti-farmer. Giving enough indications that the fight against the Land Acquisition Ordinance and the...