Congress

  • Modi government simply repackaged UPA schemes: Congress Yesterday

    The Opposition has raised questions on Narendra Modi's 100 days in office. Congress strongly criticised Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana. The Opposition has claimed that the government has simply repackaged UPA schemes and is misleading people. Senior congress leader Anand Sharma told CNN-IBN that the UPA had started the process...
  • Congress member Manish Tewari slams government on ceasefire violation 5 days ago

    Congress member Manish Tewari said, "This is a failure on the part of the BJP and NDA to bring peace at the border. The situation on the Line of Control and International border is very tense." ...
  • SC order puts pressure on PM to act against criminal politicians: Congress 6 days ago

    In a landmark observation, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea against the appointment of ministers with criminal background and put the onus firmly on the Prime Minister. ...
  • Marg Darshak Mandal a high-powered panel of veterans: BJP 1 week ago

    BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain also hit out at the Congress for calling the Marg Darshak Mandal an old-age home for BJP veterans. ...
  • Congress silent on Sheila Dikshit's resignation as Kerala Governor 1 week ago

    Sheila Dikshit resigned as Kerala Governor on Tuesday, a day after she met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Marg Darshak Mandal first step towards sidelining BJP veterans: Congress 1 week ago

    Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday mocked the BJP's newly-created Marg Darshak Mandal - a body for party veterans - saying that it was the first step towards sidelining them. ...
  • Bypoll results: Congress wins key seats in 4 states, BJP suffers defeat in Bellary August 25, 2014

    The bypoll results on Monday have resulted in a setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party, which witnessed a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha elections. In Bihar, the RJD-JDU-Congress alliance won six out of the 10 Assembly seats. The Congress also won key seats of Bellary in Karnataka and Patiala...
  • News 360: Meerut couple shows the way, adopts 12 HIV positive boys August 25, 2014

    In Meerut, 12 HIV positive boys have been given a new lease of life by a young couple. A close encounter with death promoted Ajay Sharma to look at life differently and encouraged him to transform lives. Supporting Sharma in this cause is his wife. The couple has adopted 12...
  • Can a consolidation of Opposition forces really block the Modi juggernaut? August 25, 2014

    It was a big day for the grand alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and the Congress in Bihar as it swept six out of the 10 assembly seats that went to polls last week. The BJP was brought down to four seats. ...
  • Congress will make a comeback and form its government: Preneet Kaur August 25, 2014

    Counting of votes is on for the two assembly seats that went to bypolls last week. Congress leader Preneet Kaur has won from the Patiala seat by 23,000 votes while the Akali Dal is leading in Talwandi Sabo. Kaur said,"Congress will definitely make a comeback and form its government." ...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress wrests Bellary from BJP August 25, 2014

    The ruling Congress in Karnataka has registered a big win in the assembly by-polls. It has won two of the total three seats went to polls on August 21. The BJP has won one seat. The Congress candidate NY Gopalakrishna has won the seat by 34,000 votes. ...
  • Will return to active politics soon, says K Sankaranarayanan August 24, 2014

    Hours after he was transferred to Mizoram, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan submitted his resignation letter to President Pranab Mukherjee. While making his decision public, Sankaranaryanan said he will soon return to active politics. The Congress is likely to use this issue to their advantage when Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi's petition...
  • Decision on LoP in Lok Sabha based on rules: Sumitra Mahajan August 23, 2014

    A day after the Supreme Court questioned the government over the absence of a Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has defended herself, saying the decision was based on rules. She added that the apex court had made no observation against her. ...
  • Is there a total breakdown of trust between Centre and Congress states? August 21, 2014

    After the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana had faced some awkward moments at public programmes attended by PM Modi, the Congress high command had advised them not to share dais with the Prime Minister at public places. ...
  • After Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, Kerala CM Chandy says won't boycott Modi August 21, 2014

    It's not just Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who is not toeing the Congress' line on boycotting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's functions. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said he will have to meet the Prime Minister. ...
  • Congress CMs to skip public events with PM, BJP calls it immature step August 21, 2014

    After two instances of Modi supporters shouting down CMs of Haryana and Jharkhand respectively in public events they attended with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress CMs have decided not to attend any such events in future. ...
  • Congress unable to digest out 'Good Governance': Naqvi August 20, 2014

    BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in response to the allegations of Congress president Sonia Gandhi that BJP is riding on schemes of UPA government said, Congress is unable to digest our 'Good Governance'. ...
  • Rahul's roadmap for Congress: 'a tsunami of women' to break barriers August 20, 2014

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi addressed party workers in Delhi on Wednesday on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi's 70th birth anniversary. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay August 15, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Independence Day: What to make of PM Narendra Modi's speech? August 15, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Friday made his maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort in the national capital. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discusses the PM's speech with Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress corners government over spate in communal violence August 13, 2014

    Discussion over the Communal Violence Bill took place in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday amidst huge uproar. While the Congress alleged that maximum cases of communal violence had come to light since the Bharatiya Janata Party led government had taken charge at the Centre, the latter blamed the Congress of...
  • Congress accuses over-centralisation of power in the government August 13, 2014

    Reacting sharply to the changing development of the Prime Minister directly deciding the transfer and posting of senior officers and the altered status of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Congress leader Manish Tewari accused it of a gross over-centralisation of power and of being symbolic of a personality cult....
  • Congress will support Judicial Appointments Bill: Moily August 12, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily said that the party will support Judicial Appointments Bill. He said, "There is consensus on Judicial Appointments Bill. We will support it. We have concerns about the veto clause because there should not a conflict between the judiciary and the executive." ...
  • Congress is left alone on Judicial Appointment Bill: Naresh Aggarwal August 11, 2014

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Aggarwal on Monday said that the Judicial Reform Bill is accepted across the party lines and Congress is left alone on its stand to oppose it. ...
  • Centre considering Bharat Ratna for former PM Vajpayee August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Speculation is rife that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA government is considering to honour former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Bharat Ratna award. Names of other icons including Bahujan Samaj Party founder (BSP) Kanshiram are also under consideration for the highest civilian honour. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Is politics destroying the credibility of the Bharat Ratna? August 11, 2014

    It's an award that has often sparked off a row. The highest civilian honour- the Bharat Ratna, this time too, has led to speculation that there could be multiple recipients and political parties are coming up with their own list of who should be given the award. ...
  • Both Congress and BJP are familiar with inciting communal violence, says Mayawati August 11, 2014

    Parliament on Monday will discuss the rising incidents of communal violence. The move came after Congress MPs led by Rahul Gandhi protested at the well of the House last Wednesday. Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati said, "both Congress and BJP are familiar with inciting communal violence. Congress has practiced communal...
  • Centre will decide on who should be given Bharat Ratna: Rajiv Shukla August 11, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Rajiv Shukla said that the government will decide on who should be given Bharat Ratna. "It is the government's decision, but we can be sure only after the list is out." The remarks came in the backdrop of reports suggesting that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee...