MOHAN PRAKASH

  • Not suprised over NCP's move to back BJP government: Congress 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress is "not surprised" over NCP's announcement that it is willing to extend outside support to BJP to form government in Maharashtra. A senior AICC functionary on Sunday said, "It was well- planned. Now it is playing out what I had apprehended long back. We are not at...
  • Joshi, Maken in Rahul's highpower coordination committee July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday brought in senior leaders C P Joshi and Ajay Maken into the party's highpower coordination committee headed by Rahul Gandhi for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. With their addition, the number of members of the committee, set up in November 2012, has gone up to eight....
  • Rahul shuts doors on rebels, no more re-induction into party March 2, 2013

    Mumbai: In a stern warning to rebels, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that from now on doors won't remain open for those who left the party and contested elections against official nominees as he would do away with the past practice of re-inducting such members. In his...
  • Guj Cong legislators to meet today to select new leader January 22, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A meeting of 59 newlyelected MLAs in Gujarat will be held on Tuesday to select the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader in the presence of two central party observers including Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. "A meeting of newly elected party legislators will be held...
  • Modi, BJP putting obstacles in development: Cong September 17, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Opposition Congress in Gujarat on Sunday called Chief Minister Narendra Modi and BJP "obstructionists" standing in the way of development. "Whenever Centre undertakes any development work, BJP starts obstructing it and scares people, defames those who embark upon the road of development," alleged senior Congress leader and Incharge...
  • Rahul not a CM candidate, says Congress February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress has not projected any chief minister in the hotly contested Uttar Pradesh elections that began on Wednesday and "youth icon" Rahul Gandhi is not a candidate, says a senior leader. "Our focus is on the campaign now. When it comes to selecting a legislature party leader, we...
  • Rs 100 cr wasted in Modi's sham and drama: Cong September 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Stepping up its attack on Narendra Modi as his fast entered the second day, Congress on Sunday said the "sham and drama" have resulted in wastage of over Rs 100 crores and also spoiled the 'sadhbhavana' within the NDA. "Modi's current sham and drama have led to wastage...
  • Cong slams Modi's fast as gimmickry September 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday dismissed as 'gimmickry' Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's plans for a threeday fast for peace, harmony and unity in his state and said he should instead start with offering a 'comprehensive apology' for the 2002 riots. "It is genuine contrition which matters and which should...