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Meerut Congress Leader Who Called Rahul Gandhi ‘Pappu’ In WhatsApp Post, Resigns
A Congress leader, who recently courted controversy after he referred to Rahul Gandhi as "Pappu", in a Whatsapp post, today resigned from the party. In the resignation letter submitted to party president Sonia Gandhi this morning, former Meerut Congress district president Vinay Pradhan alleged th..
Congress Accuses BJP Of ‘Thousands Of Crores’ Of Corruption
The Congress on Tuesday accused the BJP government of indulging in "massive corruption of thousands of crores by exempting some foreign companies, including four Chinese firms, from paying anti-dumping duty on soda ash". The party also demanded that a Supreme Court-monitored investigation, under ..
Congress Condemns PM Modi-President Trump Joint Statement
The Congress today criticised the India-US joint statement, terming it as "disappointing and old hat" that lacked "new or big ideas" in the relationship between the two countries. Speaking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump's joint statement, AICC spokesperson Manish Te..
Meira Kumar Is Set To File Presidential Nomination On Wednesday
Meira Kumar, the Opposition's presidential candidate, is set to file her nomination on Wednesday. The former Lok Sabha Speaker will be accompanied by Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, leaders of other parties, namely Mamata Banerjee, Sitaram Yechury, Lalu..
Police Bungled Malayalam Actress Kidnap Case: Congress
The Congress party on Tuesday alleged that the Malayalam actress kidnap case has been bungled by Kerala Police. Former Home Minister and present Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala blamed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for the lack of outcome of the case. "Soon after the kidnap episode, V..
Few Leaders From Congress Have Taken Supari To Defeat Party: Shankersinh Vaghela
Gujarat’s Leader of the Opposition Shankersinh Vaghela hit out at the Congress party’s leadership and said that he would not like to be part of the team if the “corrective steps” are not taken by the high command. On Saturday, Mr Vaghela held a meeting of his supporters to discuss the pol..
Congress Demands Probe Into Kerala Priest’s Death In Scotland
Senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Saturday wrote to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asking for a probe into the death of a Kerala priest in Scotland. Catholic priest Martin Xavier's family was told a few days back that he was missing. "But then the news came today (Saturday..
Opposition Parties Paying Lip Service On Lynching Of Cop: BJP
Opposition parties are merely paying "lip service" in the name of condolence to a police officer lynched in Srinagar, the BJP said. Its spokesperson GVL Narsimha Rao said the Congress and Left parties launched a vicious attack on the Army chief but would not denounce separatists for fuelling viol..
Police Officer’s Lynching ‘Marks New Low’ In J&K: Rahul
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the lynching of a senior police officer marked a "new low" in Jammu and Kashmir and it was "heartbreaking" to see the state "being pushed back several decades" due to the failure of the BJP-PDP government. "The brutal lynching of Deputy SP Md Ay..
AAP, Akali Dal Legislators Walk Out Of Punjab Assembly
Upset over the treatment meted out to legislators by assembly staff on Thursday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal members on Friday walked out of the Punjab assembly on the last day of the budget session. The AAP and Akali Dal legislators sought an apology from assembly Speaker Rana..