Pradesh Congress Committee

  • Congress fumes over Gujarat government's advertisement 03-04-2014 11:05 PM

    Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Arjun Modhwadia on Thursday slammed the state government for its advertisement on revised rates of premium on agricultural insurance to be paid by farmers, terming it "misleading" and "anti farmer". "As per the advertisement published in newspapers today, there is an unusual increase in...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Ticket distribution triggers protests within Chhattisgarh Congress 21-03-2014 12:10 PM

    Infighting and protests have broken out within the opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. While supporters of former Union Minister, the late Vidyacharan Shukla are enraged over the denial of ticket to his daughter Pratibha Pandey, some senior leaders have parted...
  • Will take call on supporting Nitish government when time comes: Congress 14-03-2014 09:41 AM

    The Congress in Bihar, which allied with the RJD for the coming Lok Sabha polls, on Thursday said that it would take a call on whether to support the JD(U) government in the state when there was a confidence vote. "We will decide when the state government seeks a confidence...
  • Order CBI probe into MPPEB scam, Congress tells CM 24-02-2014 08:13 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President Arun Yadav demanded that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan should hand over the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam probe to the CBI after fresh revelations by the Special Task Force (STF). "In the light of fresh revelations that has also pointed fingers at...
  • MLA seeks action against peers' stripping act in Assembly 21-02-2014 11:55 AM

    A woman legislator in Uttar Pradesh lodged a complaint with the speaker's office over two Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) legislators taking off their shirts in the assembly two days back, officials said on Friday. A complaint was lodged by Apna Dal legislator Anupriya Patel who has sought action against the...
  • Sachin Pilot takes charge as Rajasthan Congress chief, seeks support from people 20-01-2014 08:30 AM

    Union Minister Sachin Pilot took oath as Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee president on Tuesday. AICC General Secretary and in-charge of party affairs Gurudas Kamat was also present on the occasion. Sachin, after landing at Sanganer airport, lead a rally-cum-road show from the airport to PCC office in which hundreds of...
  • AAP will not affect Congress's prospects in LS polls: Thakre 14-01-2014 06:13 PM

    MPCC president Manikrao Thakre has said the fledgling Aam Aadmi Party will not affect Congress' prospects in Maharashtra and exuded confidence that his party would get more seats in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections than in 2009. "The Aam Aadmi Party will not affect the election result of Congress in...
  • JPCC welcomes Jairam Ramesh's letter on raising Jharkhand Assembly strength 21-12-2013 08:35 AM

    The Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee on Friday welcomed Union minister Jairam Ramesh's letter to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on increasing seats in the Jharkhand Assembly, but the BJP termed it as belated . "It is a welcome initiative. The Congress in Jharkhand has always demanded an increase in...
  • Jharkhand Congress demands special package for backward districts 03-12-2013 02:39 PM

    Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) on Tuesday demanded a special package for four most backward districts of the state. The four most backward districts of Jharkhand- Daltongunj (Palamau), Chatra, Latehar and Garwah- must be granted special package on the line of one that had been granted to Bundelkhand region, said...
  • Congress acts on hoardings depicting Sonia Gandhi as ill 16-10-2013 01:16 PM

    Lucknow:The Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee on Wednesday issued notices to its office bearers in Allahabad for putting up hoardings depicting Congress president Sonia Gandhi as "beemar" (ill). The hoardings also urged Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to contest from Phoolpur parliamentary constituency, once represented by the late prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru....
  • Odisha Congress launches social media department to vow youth 17-08-2013 04:42 PM

    In its bid to include youths in its fold, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) has opened a social media department to train at least 50 youths from each district to write blogs for the party. AICC general secretary in charge of Odisha B K Hariprasad inaugurated the new department at...
  • Odisha: Congress demands dismissal of Naveen government 10-08-2013 07:40 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Accusing Odisha government of failing to control rising crimes against women belonging to dalit and tribal communities, opposition Congress on Saturday sought Governor SC Jamir's intervention and dismissal of the BJD government in the state. The demand was made though a memorandum submitted by a delegation of Odisha Pradesh...
  • Odisha PCC meets Chidambaram, demands special state status 27-04-2013 12:45 AM

    New Delhi: A delegation of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee on Friday met Finance Minister P Chidambaram and demanded a financial package for the state on the lines of special allocation for Bihar and conferment of special category status. It also demanded setting up of a high-level fast track inquiry against...
  • Manikrao Thakre to send legal notice to Gadkari 30-10-2012 08:58 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Manikrao Thakre on Tuesday said he will send a legal notice to BJP chief Nitin Gadkari for making "baseless allegations" against him of non-payment of Rs 23 lakh to sugarcane growers. At a press conference, Thakre said due to the spate of allegations...
  • 'Anna campaign will not have much impact in UP' 03-01-2012 08:52 AM

    Allahabad: Lashing out at Team Anna for its anti-Congress propaganda, UPCC President Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Monday asserted that Anna Hazare's decision to campaign against the party in poll-bound states will not have much impact in Uttar Pradesh. "I wish speedy recovery to Anna Hazare whom we consider an honourable...
  • Kerala Congress opposes FDI in retail 28-11-2011 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: Protesting the approval of the FDI in retail, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) Chief Ramesh Chennithala has written to the Prime Minister opposing the nod from the government. Chennithala said, "I have written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh opposing the Union Cabinet decision to throw open the doors...