CONGRESS

  • Newsmaker of the Day: Sajjad Lone Yesterday

    Ex-separatist leader and the newest legislator from Handwara, Sajjad Lone says people of Jammu and kashmir would benefit with a BJP CM as it would give the valley a vital link to the centre. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • J&K: BJP MLAs authorise central leadership to take a final call on government formation 2 days ago

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted at the BJP playing a crucial role in the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir to the extent that the party is even likely to be a part of the next government in the State. However, he said BJP president Amit Shah has...
  • Madan Mohan Malviya contributed to the development of India, say Benares Hindu university students 2 days ago

    Benares Hindu university founder and Hindu Mahasabha leader Madan Mohan Malviya was also awarded the Bharat Ratna. His family says successive congress governments ignored the late freedom fighter. ...
  • The onus of government formation lies with PDP, BJP: Omar Abdullah 3 days ago

    A day after he was routed in the polls Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has put in his papers to the governor. The PDP has emerged as the single largest party in J&K winning 28 seats. The BJP came in second, winning 25 seats. ...
  • BJP set to from government in Jharkhand, speculations rife over possible CM nominees 3 days ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has won a majority in Jharkhand and is all set to form the first non-coalition government in the state. The state has had nine governments in the last 14 years, since its inception and there will now be a one party government in Jharkhand for the...
  • BJP the biggest gainer in J&K polls, wins more than twice the number of seats in 2008 3 days ago

    Jammu and Kashmir has delivered a fractured mandate in the Assembly elections as the Peoples Democratic Party secured 28 seats and the Bharatiya Janata Party was a close second with 25 seats. Both the parties are exploring their option to be able to form the government in the state. Meanwhile,...
  • Battle For The States: BJP now a pan India party? 4 days ago

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Battle For The State: Has the divide deepened in J&K? 4 days ago

    Jammu and Kashmir's four-cornered contest resulted in a badly fractured mandate with no party reaching within striking distance of the halfway mark of 44 in the 87-member Assembly. Even though Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged as the single largest party with 28 seats, the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led party will not...
  • Battle For The States: BJP wins Jharkhand, comes second in J&K 4 days ago

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • J&K polls: PDP exploring options of government formation, says Mehbooba Mufti 4 days ago

    Having won 28 seats in Jammu & Kashmir, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti thanked the state's electorate. "We will not try to cobble up a government by manipulation. It will take time to build a formation who can fulfil the aspirations of people of J&K. The votes have been cast against...
  • J&K polls: I'm very satisfied with results, says Omar Abdullah 4 days ago

    NC leader and outgoing chief minister Omar Abdullah who lost his Sonowar seat but won Beerwah seat in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, said that he is very satisfied with the outcome of the elections. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Omar also said, "With 17 MLAs, I'm a very important player in...
  • PL Punia explains poor performance of Congress in Jharkhand 4 days ago

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Senior Congress leader PL Punia said, "We had a government with JMM and there were lot of complainants and cases of corruptions against JMM. We also shared that blame though we were not involved in those corruption cases. So that was the one of the impacts behind...
  • Watch: Political reactions over trends in J&K, Jharkhand elections 4 days ago

    As PDP takes lead in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP follows in a close second and halfway mark eludes the saffron party in Jharkhand, political leaders talk give their take on the verdict. ...
  • Battle for the States: Is Congress being rejected by regional parties too? 4 days ago

    As the early trends suggest, it is advantage PDP, and BJP is a close second in Jammu and Kashmir. The saffron party, meanwhile, is all set to sweep Jharkhand and form a majority government in the state....
  • J&K Assembly elections: IBNLive journalist analyses situation before counting 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir will get a new government on Tuesday. The votes polled in the five phase-election to the state assembly will be counted on Tuesday. IBNLive journalist DP Satish who visited the Kashmir valley to file ground reports on the election analyses the situation and feels that...
  • Venkaiah Naidu appeals to opposition parties to let Parliament function 5 days ago

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu appealed to opposition parties to let the House function. The remarks came in the backdrop of opposition parties demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on the issue of alleged forced conversion. Naidu said, "The statements of the Union Ministers are sufficient. Opposition parties must...
  • Bail to Lakhvi shows Pakistan's double standard on terrorism: BJP December 18, 2014

    A Pakistani anti-terror court on Thursday granted bail to top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and 26/11 terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Along with Lakhvi six others - Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid - had also filed applications for bail on...
  • Mamata should also be called for questioning in Saradha scam: CPI December 13, 2014

    Even as open war between the TMC and BJP continues over Madan Mitra's arrest in Saradha Scam, the CPI targeted Mamata Banerjee saying that she should also be called for questioning. ...
  • BJP is after Mamata Banerjee, says Rashid Alvi December 12, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. Senior Congress leader Rashid Alvi said, "This is true that BJP is after Mamata Banerjee. They are under the impression that they...
  • Hot Seat with Bhupendra Chaubey: TMC is not desperate, people believe in us: Derek O'Brien December 11, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Trinmool Congress leader Derek O'Brien talks about current political scenario in West Bengal. ...
  • Elements in Pakistan supporting terror attacks, says Anand Sharma December 6, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma condemned the terror attacks on four towns of Jammu and Kashmir and said some elements in Pakistan were supporting terrorists. "These terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir deserves strongest condemnation. It is evident there are elements in Pakistan supporting them," he said. ...
  • Face off: Centre downplays Sadhvi Niranjan's sacking, Congress adamant December 4, 2014

    The Prime Minister said Jyoti is a first time minister and a new member of Parliament and the House should show magnanimity by accepting her apology considering this. Modi also said that after the minister's apology the matter should rest and the House resume its normal functioning. ...
  • Hot Seat with Bhupendra Chaubey: Shashi Tharoor reposes faith in Congress leadership, pledges loyalty December 4, 2014

    In an interview with with CNN-IBN Shashi Tharoor reposed faith in Congress leadership and pledged his loyalty toward the party. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor December 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Uniforms of Sukma martyrs in a bin an insult to soldiers: D Raja December 4, 2014

    Reacting to the uniforms of Sukma martyrs found in garbage bin, CPI leader D Raja said, "Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Narendra Modi must explain why such an incident took place in a state that's ruled by the BJP. It's an insult to soldiers in Chhattisgarh." ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor December 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 2, 2014

    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. ...
  • Centre under attack over 'U Turns', Sadhvi speech December 2, 2014

    The Opposition, while dismissing the apology from Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, demanded that an FIR must be lodged against her as she has accepted a cognizable offence. They also demanded that the minister must be sacked and the Prime Minister, as head of the government, should make a statement...
  • Inappropriate to use such such language: Ashwani Kumar on Niranjan Jyoti December 2, 2014

    Congress leader Ashwani Kumar hit out at BJP minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for her controversial remarks and said, "It is very inappropriate to issue such comments and use such language and it has never been used before. From this we understand where politics is heading in the next couple of...