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Manmohan Singh to lead Congress team to Jammu and Kashmir

Former Prime Minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh is scheduled to arrive here on Sunday, heading the party's policy planning group on Jammu and Kashmir, in an effort to bring peace in the state.

Sep 10, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
Congress makes Sushilkumar Shinde general secretary incharge of Himachal Pradesh

Congress makes Sushilkumar Shinde general secretary incharge of Himachal Pradesh

The Congress on Saturday appointed former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde as its general secretary incharge of party affairs in Himachal Pradesh, replacing Ambika Soni.

Jul 22, 2017, 19:39 PM IST
Ambika Soni dismisses reports of her resignation from Congress

Ambika Soni dismisses reports of her resignation from Congress

The Congress general secretary said she has asked the leadership to lighten her duties due to her health.

Jul 21, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
Uttarakhand Assembly elections: Congress to join hands with Progressive Democratic Front?

Uttarakhand Assembly elections: Congress to join hands with Progressive Democratic Front?

In a bid to win Uttarakhand Assembly elections, Congress may join hands with Progressive Democratic Front (PDF).

Dec 19, 2016, 18:36 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to become Congress chief soon, claims Ambika Soni

Rahul Gandhi to become Congress chief soon, claims Ambika Soni

Rahul Gandhi will soon become the Congress party President, party leader Ambika Soni said on Tuesday.

Oct 25, 2016, 20:10 PM IST
Uttarakhand crisis: Congress dubs cabinet meeting as 'last phase' of BJP's drama

Uttarakhand crisis: Congress dubs cabinet meeting as 'last phase' of BJP's drama

The Congress on Saturday dubbed the cabinet meeting, which was held today in the national capital to decide on the political crisis in Uttarakhand, as the last phase of drama scripted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Mar 26, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

Delhi bungalow issue:'Cong MPs should have waited till poll results'

 Delhi High Court today observed that "as a matter of propriety", Congress MPs Kumari Selja and Ambika Soni ought to have "held their hands" with regard to allotment of Type-VIII bungalows to them till declaration of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Sep 07, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

No 'leniency' to those damaging Congress' prospects: Rahul on factionalism

Warning Congress leaders engaged in factionalism and anti-party activities of stern action, party vice-president Rahul has said that those who damage prospects of the party during elections do not deserve leniency.

Aug 27, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Ready to move to type-VII bungalows: Ambika Soni, Kumari Selja to HC

Congress parliamentarians Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that they were ready to move to type-VII bungalows and would vacate their type-VIII accommodation.

Aug 18, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Can't interfere with verdict upholding eviction: Delhi HC to two MPs

Delhi High Court Friday said that while it was willing to set aside costs imposed upon Congress MPs Kumari Selja and Ambika Soni, the judgement by which it was held that they were not entitled to accommodation in type-VIII bungalows cannot be interfered with.

Aug 07, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

Delhi HC rejects Ambika Soni, Kumari Selja's pleas against eviction

The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed pleas of Congress MPs Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja challenging the central government's orders to evict them from type-VIII bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi.

Jul 30, 2015, 10:57 AM IST

Smriti Irani has no ''moral'' right to continue: Ambika Soni

 Congress leader Ambika Soni on Thursday said HRD Minister Smriti Irani has no "moral and legal" right to continue in her post after a Delhi court took cognisance of a complaint that she gave false information about her educational qualification.

Jun 25, 2015, 21:53 PM IST

Delhi HC stays Centre's eviction notices to Congress MPs Ambika Soni, Kumari Selja

The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed the Centre's eviction notices to two Congress MPs and ex-ministers, Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja, till July 2 while seeking the government's reply on whether bungalows allotted to them fell under the pool of Rajya Sabha secretariat.

Jun 05, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

Eviction orders to Ambika Soni, Selja suspended

The Delhi High Court on Friday suspended the eviction orders issued to Congress MPs and former ministers Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja to vacate their government bungalows by June 10.

Jun 05, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

Bungalow vacate issue: Privileges panel of RS summons UD min officials

 Top officials of the Urban Development Ministry have been summoned by the Privileges Committee of Rajya Sabha in the wake of notices given by Congress leaders Ambika Soni and Selja who have been asked to vacate their government bungalows.

Jun 03, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Angry Ambika, Selja raise privilege issue on being asked to vacate govt bungalows

Angry over the way they have been served notices to vacate government bungalows, Congress MPs and former ministers Ambika Soni and Selja have raised the issue of privilege.

May 29, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of why 'Shaheed' not defined in defence or central forces

Government on Tuesday informed the Parliament that the term 'shaheed' or martyr is not defined "anywhere" and there is no official order to accord the same to defence or paramilitary personnel.

Apr 29, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

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Apr 29, 2015, 11:47 AM IST

Ambika Soni lauds Rahul Gandhi's visit to Punjab

Congress leader Ambika Soni on Wednesday hailed party vice-president Rahul Gandhi's visit to Punjab to take stock of the farmers' woes.

Apr 29, 2015, 10:59 AM IST

Congress speaks in different voices over leadership issue

Different voices emerged from Congress on Monday on the leadership issue with senior leader Ambika Soni insisting that the party needs Sonia Gandhi as President while party general secretary Digvijay Singh pitched for Rahul Gandhi, saying a "generational change has to take place".

Apr 06, 2015, 20:22 PM IST