CONGRESS

  • TMC heading towards a massive win in Kolkata Municipal polls 42 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress is surging ahead by a massive lead in the civic polls of the state by leading in 80 seats of the 144-member Kolkata Municipal Corporation board and 67 of the 91 municipalities of the state. Left Front was leading in 13 seats and the Congress and...
  • Government will push land Bill for passage in this session: Minister 15 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Government will push for the passage of land bill in this session notwithstanding the opposition to it by many parties, a Union Minister said on Monday but remained non-committal on its passage. He dismissed as mere "propaganda" the reports that Government may delay pushing the bill for passage in...
  • Sitaram Yechury rules out alliance with Congress Yesterday

    Kolkata: Ruling out an alliance with Congress, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday sought co-operation of all "secular" opposition parties to fight the Narendra Modi government's economic policies and the "Hindutva agenda". "We are very clear that there can be no alliance with the Congress party because of fundamental...
  • Rahul Gandhi now on 'rent a cause' phase: Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday took a dig at Rahul Gandhi, saying he is now on a "rent a cause" phase and questioned his "commitment" to politics. "What is the kind of commitment to politics that you suddenly disappear for months together and then you come back...
  • Attack on Ford Foundation organisation by BJP government is shocking: Congress 2 days ago

    Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said that it was absolutely shocking that a noble organization like ford foundation had been attacked by the BJP government. "It was a major contributor to greenpeace revolution," he said. While on the other hand BJP's GVL Narasimha said that FCRA has been violated as...
  • West Bengal: A TMC worker shot dead allegedly by Congress worker during municipal body polls 3 days ago

    Kolkata: The municipal body polls in Katwa (West Bengal) which began smoothly at 7 am amid tight security on Saturday, turned ugly when a Trinamool Congress (TMC) worker was shot dead outside the polling booth. The TMC worker, named Indrajeet Singh was shot dead on the spot whereas another TMC...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi should be brought as Congress chief soon: Kamal Nath 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi should be brought as party chief sooner than later despite Sonia Gandhi leading it with great distinction as "fatigue factor will come in", senior party leader Kamal Nath said. "I feel Rahul should become the President. I certainly have much more experience. I have...
  • Probe whether farmer was 'pushed and provoked': Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday sought to put the AAP as also the Centre in the dock over the death of Gajendra Singh saying the whole episode raises disturbing questions whether the Rajasthan farmer was actually "pushed and provoked" into the act. Party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said that right now he...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal regrets rally speech 3 days ago

    Speaking for the first time after farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party rally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accepted that it was his mistake to continue with his speech despite an attempt by Singh to commit suicide. ...
  • Politics over farmers' suicide, leaders shed crocodile tears to show solidarity 3 days ago

    The suicide by a farmer at a rally addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has triggered a blame game with political parties attacking each other for the tragedy. ...
  • Breaking toons: Leaders shed crocodile tears over farmers' suicides 3 days ago

    Tragedy usually unites but political parties are seldom known to have displayed such camaraderie. The suicide of a farmer from Rajasthan at Delhi's Jantar Mantar while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was holding a rally against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government has started an ugly and ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's apology not enough: Congress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's apology for carrying on with his rally despite a farmer's suicide, saying it was not enough and he needs to introspect why such a situation was allowed to develop. "We only want to ask how many times Kejriwal is going to...
  • Jaitley moves GST Bill for Lok Sabha debate, Opposition walks out 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst uproar from opposition parties, the government on Friday moved a constitutional amendment in the Lok Sabha to allow passage of the Goods and Services Tax Bill. The opposition Congress, the Samajwadi Party (SP), Left, Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) walked out in protest, claiming that...
  • Rahul Gandhi visits Kedarnath as temple opens two years after flash floods 3 days ago

    Kedarnath: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi reached Kedarnath temple on Friday morning after embarking on a 17-km trek. The shrine which reopened for pilgrims on Friday saw Rahul as one of the first ones to offer prayer. Complimenting the authorities for restoring the structures, Rahul said, "I came here to pay...
  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar attacks Centre over Land Bill 4 days ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is the driving force of Janata Parivar constituent JD(U), on Thursday attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre over the Land Acquisition Bill and demanded its withdrawal at the earliest. Addressing a function on the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Kuer Singh in Patna,...
  • Gajendra Singh suicide case: 10 major developments of the day 4 days ago

    Gajendra Singh's suicide has led to an ugly war of words between the Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party. While Delhi Police has registered an FIR and started investigation, politicians are busy scoring brownie point over the death of Singh, a farmer from Rajasthan's Dausa district. While AAP claims...
  • Promo: CNN-IBN India at 9 4 days ago

    Politics continue to be played over the suicide of farmer Gajendra Singh at Aam Aadmi Party's anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi. The three major parties - Congress, BJP and AAP are blaming each other and Delhi for the tragic incident. ...
  • A 'rejuvenated' Rahul Gandhi gives new hope to the down-and-out Congress 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With one electoral debacle after another and a leadership that seemed all at sea again the aggressive onslaught of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress was fast shrinking and losing its relevance across large parts of India. The massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha...
  • Gajendra Singh suicide: Politics over death of a farmer and the mad rush to score brownie points 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Death for a cause always ignites unprecedented agitation all over the world. The same is happening after the 'suicide' of a farmer at an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally in New Delhi on Wednesday. Gajendra Singh, a farmer reportedly in distress, hanged himself in front of AAP leader...
  • In pics: Rahul Gandhi on his way to Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand 4 days ago

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is on his way to Kedarnath, trekking 18 kms up into the Uttarakhand mountains to pay obeisance at the temple which faced the brunt of flash-floods two years ago and has since been spruced. The sources said Rahul was undertaking the yatra because of his...
  • Uproar in Parliament over farmer's suicide, opposition parties demand action 4 days ago

    The suicide by a farmer during an AAP rally caused an uproar in the both houses of Parliament on Thursday. Forced by the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to give a statement on the issue. ...
  • Not politicising the issue, only expressing solidarity: Ajay Maken on farmer suicide 4 days ago

    Demanding an enquiry into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide, Congress President Ajay Maken said that the party was not politicising the issue but was only showing their concern. "By visiting the hospital we have only expressed our solidarity to the farmers," said Maken. ...
  • Indians send over 9 lakh e-mails to TRAI on net neutrality 4 days ago

    The net neutrality debate has taken the country by storm. With just a day left for the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) deadline to end, Internet activists and netizens are working hard urging the public to oppose the proposal to allow internet service providers to charge for content. Net neutrality...
  • BJP, AAP shed tears but skip last rites of farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide in Delhi 4 days ago

    Jaipur: The last rites of farmer Gajendra Singh who committed suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally on Wednesday in New Delhi were conducted at his native village in Dausa in Rajasthan in the presence of a large number of villagers but just a few politicians even as Parliament...
  • Live: Nothing more important than a human life, says Modi in Lok Sabha on farmer's suicide 5 days ago

    Farmer suicide issue rocks Parliament, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge alleges that politicians and police were bystanders to the incident. ...
  • Congress, BJP train guns at AAP over farmer's suicide at rally 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Politics over the death of farmer Gajendra Singh at Aam Aadmi Party's rally in Delhi seems to be growing with every passing minute. Both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress are training guns at the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi demanding action against the culprits. While the BJP...
  • Gajendra Singh who committed suicide at AAP rally was not just a farmer 5 days ago

    Gajendra Singh, who committed suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party rally in Delhi was a resident of Dausa in Rajasthan. While there are reports that Singh was a farmer, he was not just a farmer but he was also an active social and political worker. He has even fought Rajasthan...
  • News 360: Farmer commits suicide at AAP's anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi 5 days ago

    A farmer on Wednesday committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's presence at the Aam Aadmi Party's rally here against the Land Bill. ...