Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of being neck-deep in corruption, senior Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the mining scam saying an inquiry by the central agency into the chitfund scam has exposed the ruling party leaders.
Congress on Thursday staged a walkout in the Rajasthan Assembly protesting against what it called discontinuation of relief package, including the jobs offered on compassionate ground, to next of the kin of the victims from the state in last year's floods in Uttarakhand.
Top rung Congressmen in Madhya Pradesh--Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia-- should hand over the reins to minorities and backward sections in the state in order to save the party from another embarrassment after the crushing defeat in Assembly and Lok Sabha polls, senior leader Aslam Sher Khan said here on Thursday.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said the seat-sharing agreement between the Congress Party and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for the upcoming Assembly polls will be resolved in the next three days.
Two days after a clash between the alleged supporters of Congress MP Sanjay Singh's son Anant Vikram Singh and police, the Congress leader's daughter Shaivya Singh on Tuesday requested the Uttar Pradesh government to provide security to her mother and family members.
Congress on Tuesday termed the results of Assembly bypolls, in which BJP suffered major reverses, as "good omen" for the securlar forces and said it should ring alarm bells in the saffron party as people have rejected the "politics of polarisation".
Taking a jibe at the shaky alliance between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP and Shiv Sena ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday said it is up to the people of the state to decide as to whom they want.
The CIC has issued show-cause notices to BJP President Amit Shah and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi along with the heads of four other political parties asking why an inquiry should not be instituted in the matter of non-compliance of its order to implement the RTI Act.
Undeterred by attack from within Congress for her comments on government formation in Delhi, Sheila Dikshit on Sunday stuck to her position, saying she did not back BJP's bid to power and was only explaining the "factual and constitutional" provision on the issue.
Targeting the previous UPA regime, BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said soon after coming to power it had abolished an effective anti-terrorism law while the Narendra Modi government among its first tasks set up SIT to bring back black money stashed by Indians abroad.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be among the star campaigners for the party for next month's Assembly elections in Maharashtra.
Former Minister of State in PMO and senior Congress leader V Narayanasamy on Saturday termed as "untenable" and "unacceptable" ex-CAG Vinod Rai's criticism against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in allocations of coal block and the 2G spectrum.
Eighteen days after undergoing three cardiac surgeries, a hearty and cheerful RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Hearty and cheerful Lalu walks out of Mumbai hospital Saturday walked out of the Asian Heart Institute here, doctors said.