CONGRESS

  • J&K polls: 195 candidates file nominations for 4th phase 5 hours 21 minutes ago

    Jammu: A total of 195 candidates have filed their nominations for the fourth phase of polls to be held in 18 Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir on December 14. As the deadline for the filing of nominations closed on Wednesday, a total of 195 candidates have filed their papers...
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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 5 hours 50 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Modi snubs Sharif at SAARC, says combat cross-border terror 6 hours 9 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held bilateral talks with all Heads of Government and State attending the 18th SAARC Summit with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif the only conspicuous exemption. Noting that a good neighbourhood is a universal aspiration, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said, "If we are...
  • Jaitley says 250 traced names admitted to having foreign bank accounts 8 hours 47 minutes ago

    Replying to a debate on black money in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government will "pro-actively chase" those having black money and will not rest till the last account is identified. ...
  • Black money debate in RS: Jaitley says 250 traced names admitted to having foreign bank accounts 8 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Replying to a debate on black money in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government will "pro-actively chase" those having black money and will not rest till the last account is identified. Identity of 427 account holders abroad has been established and 250 of...
  • Actress Khushbu joins Congress, praises party on secularism 12 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Lying low for nearly six months after quitting the DMK, actress Khushbu on Wednesday joined the Congress after meeting party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi at AICC headquarters in New Delhi. Speaking at the press conference at the party headquarters, she said, "Congress is the...
  • Wrong to say Rajiv Gandhi's name removed from Hyderabad airport: Aviation Minister 14 hours 35 minutes ago

    The Congress MPs created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over renaming the Rajiv Gandhi airport in Hyderabad. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "It is wrong to say that Rajiv Gandhi's name has been removed. His name continues in Hyderabad international airport and NTR's name has been added...
  • Congress on front foot on issue of black money: Shashi Tharoor 15 hours 46 minutes ago

    Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that the party was on front foot over the issue of black money. Tharoor said, "We want the government to fulfil poll promise and bring back black money. When it comes to real action, the government has not done enough." ...
  • Science is to be used for making narrow nationalism irrelevant: Dr Harsh Vardhan 18 hours 45 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Nations having scientific superiority and technological capability should not be selfish, because in selfishness lies the seeds of dispute and human misery, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said. Addressing the welcome address at the Commonwealth Science Conference, he said science is that adhesive which binds cultures and it should be...
  • Opposition parties corner government on black money issue in Parliament, to be discussed today 20 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day after the opposition stalled the proceedings of Parliament on the first working day of the winter session over the issue of black money, it will be taken up for discussion in both the Houses on Wednesday. The Trinamool Congress upped the ante on the black money and...
  • Has Modi's economic reform agenda hit a roadblock? Yesterday

    The first working day of winter session witnessed disruptions as the opposition tried to corner the government on the issue of black money. The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which led the opposition's charge, got support from several other parties like the Samajwadi Party, JDU, Congress, and AAP -- all demanding that...
  • Opposition parties stage protest in Parliament over black money; government seeks support Yesterday

    New Delhi: The first working day of winter session witnessed disruptions as the opposition tried to corner the government on the issue of black money. The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which led the opposition's charge, got support from several other parties like the Samajwadi Party, JDU, Congress, and AAP -- all...
  • Botched surgeries: Congress takes up matter with President Yesterday

    New Delhi: Alleging a cover-up, Congress has taken up with President Pranab Mukherjee the issue of the death of 14 women in botched up sterilisation surgeries in BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh. AICC legal department secretary KC Mittal has sent a written communication in this regard to Mukherjee last evening and has sought an...
  • Centre introduces Bill to include leader of largest opposition party in panel to select CBI chief Yesterday

    New Delhi: Days ahead of the retirement of present Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha, the government on Tuesday introduced a Bill in Lok Sabha to include the leader of the largest opposition party in the panel to select the head of the agency in the absence of a...
  • Rajya Sabha extends deadline for Select Committee on Insurance Bill by December 12 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Tuesday extended deadline for the Select Committee on the Insurance Amendment Bill and asked it to submit the report by December 12. According to the amendment, the foreign direct investment will be hiked from 26 per cent to 49 per cent. The Opposition parties raised questions...
  • Congress will back opposition parties on black money issue: Ashwini Kumar Yesterday

    The Congress has also joined hands with opposition parties to take on the Narendra Modi over the issue of black money. Senior party leader Ashwini Kumar said, "We are with the opposition parties on the issue of black money. His government has done nothing in the last six months." ...
  • Congress signals it could back Modi's insurance reform plan Yesterday

    New Delhi: The main opposition Congress party signalled on Monday it could support government legislation to liberalise the insurance industry, a long-delayed reform expected to help improve investor confidence. Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed in August to lift the cap on foreign investment in insurance ventures from 26 per cent to...
  • Opposition targets Centre on black money, TMC MPs with black umbrellas protest outside Parliament Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is all set to be cornered in Parliament as opposition parties have joined hands to take on the government on the issue of black money. The Centre which was hoping of a productive session witnessed protests on the first working day of the winter...
  • Live: Congress running away from debate on black money, says Ravi Shankar Prasad Yesterday

    The winter session of Parliament will have its first working day on Tuesday as it was adjourned on Monday post obituary references. The Narendra Modi government which is aiming to introduce and take up 37 bills is all set to face opposition over the Insurance Bill. After Trinamool Congress, BJP's...
  • Winter session's 1st working day today, Centre to face opposition on Insurance Bill in Parliament Yesterday

    New Delhi: The winter session of Parliament will have its first working day on Tuesday as it was adjourned on Monday post obituary references. The Narendra Modi government which is aiming to introduce and take up 37 bills is all set to face opposition over the Insurance Bill. After Trinamool Congress,...
  • J&K Assembly elections: Polling for first phase today; 7 ministers, 12 MLAs in the fray 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Over 10.50 lakh voters will get to decide the political fate of 123 candidates, including seven ministers and 12 sitting MLAs, who are in the fray in 15 constituencies in the first phase of the five phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Polling will start at 8:00...
  • 'No blank cheque' for support to government on GST, Insurance Bills: Congress 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Keeping the government on tenterhooks on key reform measures like the Insurance Bill and GST, Congress on Tuesday said that there is "no blank cheque" on its support on these in Parliament as the "devil lies in the details". Although he described the proposed Goods and Services Tax...
  • Sonia Gandhi approves five election committees for Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday approved the composition of five election committees for the upcoming assembly polls in Delhi, a party statement said. The 'pradesh election committee' will be headed by state Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and will have 23 members in addition to the heads of...
  • Polling for first phase in 15 constituencies on Tuesday in J&K 2 days ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Amidst security alert about possible Maoist attacks on politicians in Jharkhand and militant groups' poll boycott call in Jammu and Kashmir, the stage was set for the first of staggered assembly elections in the two states on Tuesday. The first phase will cover 15 seats in Jammu and Kashmir,...
  • BJP takes dig at Congress over Leader of Opposition issue 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday took a dig at Congress over its paltry numbers in Lok Sabha, saying the opposition party has become so weak that the government has to work to give recognition to its leader. In an apparent reference to proposed amendment which will allow the Leader of Congress...
  • Congress misusing state machinery in Jharkhand: BJP 2 days ago

    Jamshedpur: BJP on Monday alleged that Congress had been misusing the state machinery for getting electoral gain in the five-phase Assembly polls in Jharkhand beginning on Tuesday. The arrest of party candidate from Daltongunj Manoj Kumar Singh within hours of the AICC supremo Sonia Gandhi's campaign for a state minister and...
  • Watch: Murli Deora's journey from a mayor to union minister 2 days ago

    Senior Congress leader and former union minister Murli Deora died on Monday. Deora was an industrialist who rose from being a Municipal Councillor to walking the corridors of power in Delhi. He also headed the largest insurer of the country, the Life Insurance Corporation. In the twilight of his career,...
  • Sonia and Rahul Gandhi to attend Murli Deora's funeral in Mumbai 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will attend the funeral of veteran party leader and former union minister Murli S. Deora, who died on Monday, a party spokesperson said. Deora, 77, died early Monday after a brief illness. Besides the Gandhi family with whom Deora...
  • Parliament adjourned after condoling death of Murli Deora 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Parliament was adjourned on Monday after condoling the death of three sitting members, including former Union minister Murli Deora. As soon as Rajya Sabha met for the day, Chairman Hamid Ansari mentioned the death of Deora in Mumbai today at the age of 77. ...