YOUTH CONGRESS

  • Youth Congress launches '100 Days Modi Fail' agitation September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Youth Congress on Tuesday launched protests against the NDA at various places in the national capital over its alleged failure in meeting the poll promises, during the first 100 days of the government. The agitation named "100 Days Modi Fail" seeks to "expose" the "gap" between the promises made...
  • Rahul clears internal election to pick next NSUI president July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking the democratisation exercise within the party's frontal organisations a step further, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided that the next president of National Students' Union Of India (NSUI) will be elected through internal election. Congress sources on Sunday said that NSUI officebearers have been communicated the decision....
  • Youth Congress demands CBI probe into Mohanlalganj case July 25, 2014

    Activists of Youth Congress on Friday staged a protest against alleged dismal law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a CBI probe into murder of a young woman in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow. Led by Youth Congress central zone president Ankit Parihar and outfit's national secretary and incharge of...
  • Youth Congress protest against railway fare hike near Charbagh station June 23, 2014

    Scores of Youth Congress activists staged a protest against the hike in railway fare and freight charges near the Charbagh station on Monday, during which police had to resort to lathicharge to stop them from obstructing train services. The Youth Congress activists, led by outfit's national secretary and incharge of Uttar...
  • Amit Shah rejects Priyanka's attack on Modi on 'Snoopgate' April 28, 2014

    Brushing aside Priyanka Gandhi's attack on Narendra Modi on the 'Snoopgate' controversy, his close aide Amit Shah has said a judicial commission was investigating the case and people should wait for its report. Shah also rejected Congress' demand for a detailed probe into the controversy saying no fresh inquiry committee was...
  • UP: FIR against Youth Congress leader over Manmohan, Rahul posters April 3, 2014

    Allahabad: Congress leaders have sparked another controversy by putting posters portraying a scene of mythological book The Mahabharata. Five Congressmen have been accused of displaying the posters and hurting religious sentiments. An FIR has been registered against Congress member Haseeb Ahmed at the Darabanga police station in Allahabad and four others...
  • Maharashtra: Two Youth Congress members arrested in murder case March 30, 2014

    Latur: Two Youth Congress members in Maharashtra were arrested by the local police in connection with the murder of a female party worker. The two accused were arrested from Latur on Saturday night. According to local police, the victim had left with both the accused in the same car after a...
  • Bandh observed in MP over Professional Examination Board scam March 1, 2014

    The state-wide bandh called by Congress to press for the demand for a CBI inquiry into the alleged scam in the Professional Examination Board (PEB) passed off peacefully on Saturday. There were no reports of untoward incident anywhere due to the bandh although cases were filed against Youth Congress workers at...
  • MPCC chief condemns lathicharge by police on agitating Youth Congress activists January 22, 2014

    Newly appointed MPCC president Arun Yadav on Wednesday condemned canecharge by police on youth Congress activists when they were staging a demonstration in front of state Home Minister Babulal Gaur's residence. In a statement issued in Bhopal, Yadav said the "use of force on Youth Congress activists was totally condemnable." The...
  • Kumar Vishwas should apologise for comments on Kerala nurses: NCW January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: National Commission for Women chief Mamta Sharma on Wednesday said that Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas should apologise on his comments on Kerala nurses. Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy has also demanded that Vishwas apologise for his derogatory remarks against nurses from the state. A 2008 video of...
  • Actor arrested for laughing during Youth Congress leader's speech November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor arrested in Kerala for laughing at the speech of a youth congress leader, however he was later released as the case was withdrawn. The Alappuzha Arthungal police had arrested actor Anoop Chandran on charges of disrupting the meeting of Youth Congress On Friday. The police state that Anoop,...
  • Karnataka: BJP to protest at CM house, Congress warns of consequences October 22, 2013

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Youth Congress has decided to stand by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, during a planned protest from the BJP outside his house. The Chief Minister is facing a huge protest from the BJP for not sacking Information and Infrastructure Development Minister Santosh Lad for his alleged role in the...
  • Youth Congress members praise the state government at a rally in Delhi September 29, 2013

    New Delhi:The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) organised a scooter and bike rally on Sunday extolling the Sheila Dikshit government's achievements in ensuring development of the metropolis. Ghanendra Bhardhwaj, a Youth Congress (YC) leader, said the rally was not an attempt to keep people away from the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime...
  • Youth Congress rally to publicise Dikshit's achievements September 28, 2013

    Youth Congress will hold a parallel rally with Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's public meeting on Sunday to publicise achievements of the Sheila Dikshit government. Workers from Youth Congress will take part in the rally to be held in Uttam Nagar in west Delhi to oppose communal forces,...
  • Delhi: Youth Cong workers storm barricades outside BJP HQ May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Youth Congress workers on Wednesday protested outside the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters in the national capital over the BJP's demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation. The protesters stormed barricades, following which the police fired water cannons. The protesters said that the BJP must stop asking for the Prime...
  • Doctor, judge say there is a case to grant pardon to Bhullar April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The political debate over the execution of Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar remains charged, but there is a new twist, his doctor and one of the judges who ruled in his case, say there is a case to grant him pardon. While the Supreme Court has shot...
  • SC decision on Bhullar a setback for 17 others on death row as well April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: No relief for Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar. But the Supreme Court decision spells disappointment for others on death row too. The apex court on Friday rejected the mercy petition of Bhullar, who had sought commutation of his death penalty to life sentence on the ground that...
  • How can the judiciary hang a mentally unstable man, asks Bhullar's friend April 12, 2013

    Unhappy with the Supreme Court's decision on his friend Devinder Pal Bhullar's mercy petition, Arvinder Singh said their battle is on and they will approach Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the issue. ...
  • SC rejects Devinder Pal Bhullar's plea, upholds death in 1993 blast case April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the mercy petition of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, who had sought commutation of his death penalty to life sentence on the ground that there was inordinate delay by the President over his plea for clemency. The court said that delay cannot be...
  • Rahul meets office bearers of Youth Congress, NSUI January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday held a meeting with the national office bearers of the Indian Youth Congress and NSUI and asked its members to work with greater focus to strengthen the party. This was Gandhi's first formal interaction with leaders of the two youth wings...
  • Chintan Shivir: End nomination culture, suggest Congress leaders January 19, 2013

    Jaipur: A strong demand for ending the culture of nomination at all levels for democratic functioning of the party and its revival was made at the Congress brainstorming conclave here on January 19. The 'Chintan Shivir' saw a plea for replicating Rahul Gandhi's model of holding elections to the Youth...
  • Respect alliances, but not at the cost of Cong revival: Sonia January 19, 2013

    Jaipur: Outlining the party's strategy with the 2014 general elections in mind, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday advised party workers to respect alliances but not at the expense of reviving the Congress and also voiced concern over its shrinking traditional support base. Her candid statements came on a day when...
  • Sonia asks Congress to end ugly display of wealth January 18, 2013

    Jaipur: Calling for party rejuvenation in major states where it has been out of power for the last several years, Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked her party leaders to make sure that the policies of the party were not sacrificed on the altar of coalition politics. Warning the younger leaders...
  • Cong demands allparty meet on special status for Bihar January 3, 2013

    Patna: Congress in Bihar on Jaunary 3 accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of "not being serious" to acquire special category status for the state as he is not calling an allparty meeting to press for the demand before the centre. "Congress is in favour of special status for Bihar, but it...
  • Rahul to brief Youth Congress on cash transfer December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: With the government set to launch the direct cash transfer scheme from January 1 in select districts across the country, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will on Friday brief district Congress and youth presidents about the benefits of the scheme. He will address district Congress and Youth Congress presidents of...
  • Cong workers replace CM's photos with PM's, arrested November 30, 2012

    Jalandhar: The president of the Punjab Youth Congress was on Friday arrested along with his supporters when they tried to replace photographs of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal with those of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the vehicles of the 108 ambulance service. However, they were later released. Stating that the...
  • Chhattisgarh: 'I was beaten up for asking a question to CM' October 15, 2012

    Raipur: An officebearer of Chhattisgarh Youth Congress has alleged the local police had beaten him up for asking a question to Chief Minister Raman Singh at a farmers' meeting held in Raipur on October 7. Youth Congress general secretary for Raipur Lok Sabha constituency Anwar Hussain (30) charged he was...
  • J&K sarpanch killings: Cong asks Omar to quit September 28, 2012

    The ongoing sarpanch protests in Jammu and Kashmir threatens to turn into a faceoff between Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah after the former said on Thursday that the local body leaders must be granted more autonomy. Rahul made the statement at a meeting with a delegation...
  • B'lore: 11yrold girl set ablaze by 9 persons August 18, 2012

    Bangalore: An 11yearold girl, who was set ablaze by nine persons while she was on her way to school, has succumbed to burn injuries at a hospital, police said. The fifth standard girl breathed her last at the staterun Victoria Hospital this afternoon, they said. All the nine were arrested yesterday...
  • Up to Rahul to decide on a larger role: Moily July 13, 2012

    Nagpur: Senior Congress leader and Union Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday said Rahul Gandhi was like a "magnet" for party workers and it was up to him to decide on a larger role for himself. Rahul, a general secretary, is like a "magnet who is attracting party workers and activists",...