CONGRESS

  • News 360: Hooda government favoured Vadra in land deals, says CAG report 2 days ago

    The Comptroller and Auditor General has blamed Haryana's previous Congress government led by then Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for showing undue favours to Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in his multi-million rupee controversial land deal with realty giant DLF. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • VK Singh can't blame government for making him attend Pakistan's event: Congress 3 days ago

    The Congress has hit out at MoS External Affairs VK Singh saying a former army general should not have tweeted on foreign policy. "Don't understand why he kept saying it was a government decision. He is part of it so it is his decision. There is a collective responsibility," former...
  • Government should re-engage with Pakistan, continue Vajpayee's work: Aiyar 4 days ago

    Even though the Narendra Modi government is under fire from all the quarters, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said the government should re-engage with Pakistan. "This is nothing new. I have attended Pakistan National Day celebrations before. The government should re-engage with Pakistan. They must continue Atal Bihari Vajpayee's...
  • TWTW: Rahul Gandhi goes on sabbatical, Delhi Police raids Congress office 4 days ago

    Congress accused the Narendra Modi government of carrying out "political espionage" on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi claiming his staff had caught a Delhi Police official seeking "unwarranted and weird" enquiries about him. The issue rocked Parliament as well. ...
  • Land Bill is close to Congress: Jairam Ramesh 5 days ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, former Rural Development Minister and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh talks about Congress, Sonia Gandhi, Land Acquisition Bill and Budget Session. ...
  • Rains hit crops: Farmers hope for help from PM Modi 6 days ago

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address farmers in his 'Mann Ki Baat' address that will be aired on All India Radio on Sunday, farmers from different states, who lost their standing crops due to unseasonal heavy rains, are hoping to stand by them. ...
  • Basic provisions of AP Re-Organisation Bill not implemented: Sonia Gandhi March 17, 2015

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi made a rare speech in the Lok Sabha stating that the basic provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Re-Organisation Bill have not been implemented and urged the government to take immediate action. She said, "Nine months have passed, they feel they are being taken for granted. I...
  • War of words between Centre and Congress over Rahul Gandhi snooping issue March 16, 2015

    The Congress is taking on the NDA government for allegedly snooping on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. The pro forma sent to Rahul's residence sought details such as height, father's name, deformities, dress and shoes worn and details of close associates. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi security check: Snooping or storm in a teacup? March 16, 2015

    The Congress is taking on the NDA government for allegedly snooping on Rahul Gandhi. The proforma sent to Rahul's residence sought details such as height, fathers name, physical deformities, dress and shoes worn and details of close associates. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi snooping row: Congress accuses BJP of political espionage March 15, 2015

    The Congress is up in arms over a Delhi police team's visit to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's residence last week. The Delhi police says it was a routine security drill. The Congress is calling it political espionage and wants an explanation from the Home Minister and the Prime Minister....
  • Is Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen the new threat to Congress? March 15, 2015

    Back from political wilderness as Congress' Maharashtra PCC President, Ashok Chavan faces his first big electoral challenge in his own backyard- Mararthwada. And it is the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) that is the big worry for the party in the Aurnagabad Municipal Corporation election scheduled for next month. ...
  • Opposition's behaviour in Kerala Assembly shameful: Shashi Tharoor March 13, 2015

    Congress MP Shashi Tharoor hit out at the Opposition for unruly scenes in the Kerala Assembly. Tharoor said, "How the Opposition behaved in the House was shameful. The Opposition must introspect on their behaviour." ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 12, 2015

    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 Zakka Jacob March 12, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Coalgate: Congress top brass defend Manmohan Singh March 12, 2015

    The Congress has deployed its entire artillery to defend former prime minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in the multi-crore coal scam. ...
  • Coal fire unites Congress: Is this too little, too late for the grand old party? March 12, 2015

    The Congress on Thursday deployed its entire artillery to defend former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in the coal scam. Taking the lead, party president Sonia Gandhi walked down from the party headquarters to Singh's residence. ...
  • News 360: CNN-IBN reveals identity of AgustaWestland kingpin in VVIP chopper deal March 12, 2015

    In the latest development in the VVIP chopper deal, CNN-IBN on Thursday revealed the identity of AgustaWestland kingpin. The picture of middleman Christian Michel has been revealed for the first time. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started tracking down the trail from Dubai to Delhi and also began tracking...
  • Congress out in full force in support of Manmohan Singh March 12, 2015

    In a show of strength, the Congress party came out in full force to defend former prime minister Manmohan Singh who has been summoned as an accused in the coal block allocation scam case. Party President Sonia Gandhi led the solidarity march to the prime minister's residence. Senior party leader...
  • House-trading row: DPCC chief Ajay Maken says AAP did approach Congress MLAs March 11, 2015

    Reacting on the allegations of horse-trading against Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, DPCC chief Ajay Maken said, "AAP did approach our MLAs but we have always maintained this." ...
  • Manmohan Singh cannot be held responsible, says Veerappa Moily March 11, 2015

    Veerappa Moily said that Manmohan Singh cannot be held responsible and that BJP had indulged into a political witch-hunt. While on the other hand Prashant Bhushan said that it is a very healthy sign of our judicial system that influential people are being summoned. ...
  • Let opposition do what they want, we have passed the Land bill: Rajnath Singh March 10, 2015

    After facing hurdle for almost a week in Parliament, the contentious Land bill passed the Lok Sabha test on Tuesday after the government carried out nine amendments to it and persuaded most of its allies to support, setting the stage for its consideration in Rajya Sabha where the numbers are...
  • Opposition slams BJP over support to PDP in J&K after Masarat Alam release March 9, 2015

    Parliament on Monday erupted in anger over a separatist's release in Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to share the "outrage" and denounce the decision amidst his government's assertion that it is willing to make any sacrifice for national integrity. As opposition mounted an onslaught over freeing of...
  • Opposition attacks Centre over the release of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam March 9, 2015

    Leaders of opposition parties on Monday hit out at the Modi government on Parliament over the issue of release of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam. ...
  • Congress hits out at government for not raising terror boat, Lakhvi issue with Pakistan March 4, 2015

    On the second day of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar's visit to Pakistan as part of his SAARC Yatra, the Congress is on the offensive and questioned why issues like VIP treatment for 26/11 attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi and Pakistan terror boat issue were not raised. Senior Congress leader Manish...
  • Union Budget 2015: Shashi Tharoor calls it anti-poor, Smriti Irani says pro-people February 28, 2015

    Soon after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament, the Congress and the BJP reacted on the budget. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that this budget is anti-poor, while BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani said this...
  • Congress rates Modi government's full-fledged budget, says it's a huge disappointment February 28, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth. Congress leader Kamal Nath said that this budget is a huge disappointment. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Nath said, "This budget is great disappointment because it does not stimulate the...
  • Watch: Political battle over the Modi government's full-fledged budget February 28, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth, saying the pace of cutting the fiscal deficit would slow as he seeks to boost investment and ensure that ordinary people benefit. ...
  • Congress couldn't pass land bill in time: Rajiv Shukla February 27, 2015

    Taking the credits for land bill, Congress leader Rajiv Shukla on Friday said that it was passed in the interest of farmers. We couldn't pass it in time and that's why voters couldn't understand it. Farmers interests should be most important. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi should be made Congress President, says Kamal Nath February 25, 2015

    After the storm over Rahul Gandhi's ill timed sabbatical, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath has stepped in to defend the party vice president. ...