Congress chief to discuss Parliament strategy with MPs ahead of all-party meet

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi is expected to lay out the party's strategy in Parliament on Monday, ahead of an all-party meet called by the BJP-led government to break the logjam that has hit legislative work during what has been a rocky Monsoon session.

Congress weighing legal options before action against Nagaland MLAs

Even as the Budget Session of the Nagaland Assembly is on, the Congress leadership in the capital is all set to take action "very soon" against all its eight MLAs who have joined the state`s Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) coalition government of which the BJP is a part.

Congress takes on Rajnath, says BJP is 'established spectacular lodestar of communal politics'

The Congress Party on Friday hit back at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh over his remark that the term 'Hindu terrorism' was coined by the previous UPA regime, saying the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre is the established spectacular lodestar of communal politics.

Stop addressing children, focus on Parliament: BJP to Rahul Gandhi

 

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Meenakshi Lekhi on Friday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi should have raised the FTII row in Parliament instead of addressing the children of the institution.

Rahul Gandhi meets protesting FTII students, says RSS promoting mediocrity
Rahul Gandhi meets protesting FTII students, says RSS promoting mediocrity

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday extended support to the students of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), who are protesting against appointment of Gajendra Chauhan.

Why is Congress shying away from debate in Parliament: Rudy

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Friday accused the Congress Party, and particularly its vice president, Rahul Gandhi, of shying away from having a debate in Parliament.

Why did you choose Smriti Irani as HRD minister? Congress leader asks PM Narendra Modi

Congress general secretary Gurudas Kamat on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

Gajendra Chauhan appointment: Rahul Gandhi visits FTII
Gajendra Chauhan appointment: Rahul Gandhi visits FTII

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday visited the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in support of the students' agitation there against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as its head.

There is no justice to hang one and leave the other 10, says Aiyar

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday said that there was no benefit to be gained from giving death sentences to convicts, and called for the practice of death penalty to be abolished, as it has never acted as a deterrent against terrorism.

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.

DoNER minister condoles Handique's death

Union Minister for Development of the Northeastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh on Wednesday condoled the death of former DoNER minister and Congress leader Bijoy Krishna Handique.

Goa: Congress seeks status of JICA project

Even as former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat is to be questioned on Wednesday by Crime Branch in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case, Congress on Wednesday sought to know the details about the "JICA case" which is currently in the news.

New PCC president meets Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi

Newly elected president of Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee A Namassivayam, MLA, on Wednesday called on AICC leader Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi.

Not siding with Opposition: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Wednesday dismissed suggestions that it was siding with the opposition on the Land Bill to corner the government, but said it has given amendments to the measure in the larger interest of farmers.

Gurdaspur terror strike clearly highlights Pakistan's evil intentions: Chacko

Congress leader PC Chacko on Wednesday said that the Gurdaspur terror attack clearly highlights Pakistan`s evil intentions, and intentions of Pakistan, and added that the nation is one of its stiff challenges in countering it.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls all-party meet tomorrow

Amid continuous disruptions by Opposition members, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has convened an all-party meeting on Thursday to discuss better functioning of the Lok Sabha, proceedings of which have been virtually washed out in the Monsoon Session so far.

Giving Yakub Memon's case 'political colour' not correct: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday said that giving the execution of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon a `political colour` is not correct as the judiciary has no connection with political parties.

Lok Sabha sees business after week-long washout

After a week-long washout, Lok Sabha transacted some business on Monday as two bills were introduced and another taken up for consideration even as Congress and some other parties continued their vociferous protests, along with display of placards.

APJ Abdul Kalam will be remembered fondly: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said she was "deeply saddened" at the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, and he will be "missed dearly and remembered fondly by every Indian.

Congress member bangs placard on Speaker's table in Lok Sabha

An agitating Congress member in Lok Sabha on Monday banged his placard on the table of the Speaker, prompting the angry Sumitra Mahajan to abruptly adjourned the House for an hour.