Youth Congress

  • UP: FIR against Youth Congress leader over Manmohan, Rahul posters 03-04-2014 03:18 PM

    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...
  • Maharashtra: Two Youth Congress members arrested in murder case 30-03-2014 08:16 PM

    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...
  • Bandh observed in MP over Professional Examination Board scam 01-03-2014 11:19 PM

    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...
  • MPCC chief condemns lathicharge by police on agitating Youth Congress activists 22-01-2014 02:59 PM

    Newly appointed MPCC president Arun Yadav on Wednesday condemned cane-charge 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."...
  • Kumar Vishwas should apologise for comments on Kerala nurses: NCW 22-01-2014 12:03 PM

    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...
  • Actor arrested for laughing during Youth Congress leader's speech 23-11-2013 04:08 PM

    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arrested in Kerala for laughing at the speech of a youth congress leader, however he was later released as the case was withdrawn.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...
  • Karnataka: BJP to protest at CM house, Congress warns of consequences 22-10-2013 03:06 PM

    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 29-09-2013 05:49 PM

    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)...
  • Youth Congress rally to publicise Dikshit's achievements 28-09-2013 08:30 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: Youth Cong workers storm barricades outside BJP HQ 15-05-2013 12:44 PM

    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...
  • Doctor, judge say there is a case to grant pardon to Bhullar 24-04-2013 09:47 AM

    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 12-04-2013 08:59 PM

    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 12-04-2013 03:28 PM

    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 12-04-2013 11:29 AM

    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 to brief Youth Congress on cash transfer 13-12-2012 11:15 PM

    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...
  • Cong workers replace CM's photos with PM's, arrested 30-11-2012 08:33 PM

    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...
  • Oppn must help in passing Lokpal Bill: Sonia 29-11-2011 05:49 PM

    New Delhi: Calling corruption a "plague", Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the government was committed to eradicating it and hoped that the opposition would help in passage of anti-graft measures including Lokpal. She said together with the Lokpal bill, the government was working on a variety of legislations...
  • PM, Sonia to attend Rahul's Youth Cong meet today 29-11-2011 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: UPA Chief Sonia Gandhi is expected to address the Youth Congress convention in Delhi on Tuesday. The convention has been named 'Buniyad'. AICC General Secretary and Youth Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had adressed the newly-elected office bearers on Monday. "People talk about corruption. The biggest corruption is in...
  • Rahul calls upon youth to change political system 29-11-2011 02:14 AM

    New Delhi: The youth should join politics to change the system and fight corruption, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said on Monday while exhorting the young to join the Indian Youth Congress (IYC). Inaugurating a two-day national convention of newly-elected office-bearers of the IYC, the Congress MP said the Congress...
  • Rahul urges youth to come forward, fight corruption 28-11-2011 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: Holding that the "biggest corruption" was within the country's political system, Rahul Gandhi on Monday made a passionate plea to youths to take a plunge into politics to clean the system and eradicate the menace. Addressing the first-of-its-kind convention of Youth Congress delegates from across the country, Gandhi...
  • Rahul to address convention of Youth Congress 28-11-2011 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will be addressing a two day convention of the youth congress on Monday. Rahul will speak to the newly-elected office bearers of the Youth Congress at the first-ever convention of the body in the backdrop of Assembly polls to five states, including Uttar...
  • Youth Congress flays Nitish govt's report card 26-11-2011 12:59 PM

    Patna: Bihar Youth Congress on Saturday flayed the report card of the Nitish Kumar government, saying it was aimed at "misleading" and "befooling" the people. "The report card is nothing but an eyewash and is also aimed at misleading and befooling the people on all issues," state YC president Lalan...
  • 'Cong should teach virtues of humility to cadre' 18-11-2011 01:52 PM

    Allahabad: Condemning the attack on his supporters by Youth Congress activists, yoga guru Ramdev on Friday said the party should "inculcate virtues of humility and discipline" among its cadre. "A political party which has a nation-wide presence should inculcate the virtue of humility and discipline among its cadre...I was aghast...
  • Row in TN Cong over Rajiv death penalty case 15-09-2011 07:47 AM

    Kumbakonam: Demanding the hanging of the three death row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Tamil Nadu Youth Congress President M Yuvaraja on Thursday took exception to Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's stand that the capital punishment be commuted to life imprisonment. "The offenders in the assassination of the...