Congress ambivalent on alliance option

Despite the slide in its electoral fortunes beginning with the Lok Sabha polls, Congress sought to remain ambivalent on the question of "going it alone" even as party leaders spoke of the silver lining in the results of the just-concluded Assembly Elections.

Congress dismisses NCP's claim on govt formation in Maharashtra

Congress on Tuesday described as "preposterous" the claims by the NCP that they approached them to jointly support Shiv Sena to form a government in Maharashtra.

Reason for Congress-NCP split will be clear now: Rashid Alvi

Congress Party leader Rashid Alvi on Monday said the NCP's decision to offer outside support to the BJP to form a government in Maharashtra will now bring forward the real reason behind Sharad Pawar-led party's decision to break its alliance with the Grand Old Party ahead of the Assembly polls.

Election results shocker for Congress, likely to impact its revival

The results of the Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly polls came as a shocker for the Congress and made its revival even more difficult as the party has been defeated in the states that had been its traditional strongholds. The Congress finished third in both the states.

Rahul Gandhi visits cyclone-hit Odisha
Rahul Gandhi visits cyclone-hit Odisha

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday visited the cyclone-hit areas of Odisha and interacted with people, assuring them that his party will help them to get back to normal life.

After facing defeat in Haryana and Maharashtra, Congress' Rahul Gandhi congratulates BJP

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday congratulated Bharatiya Janata Party for its success in Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly Election results.

Congress leader blames 'dynasty politics' for defeat

As the Congress was routed in Maharashtra and Haryana, a spokesman for the party's Goa unit Sunday called for an end to "dynasty politics".

BJP secures majority in Haryana, to form first-ever government
BJP secures majority in Haryana, to form first-ever government

The BJP Sunday created political history, all set to form the government in Haryana - for the first time on its own.

Slogans at Congress HQ – 'Bring Priyanka' to save party
Slogans at Congress HQ – 'Bring Priyanka' to save party

With Congress appearing set to lose power both in Maharashtra and Haryana in 2014 Assembly Elections, party leaders have again started raising 'Bring Priyanka' slogans.

Congress leaders not expecting favourable poll result in Maharashtra, Haryana
Congress leaders not expecting favourable poll result in Maharashtra, Haryana

On the eve of counting of votes in Maharashtra and Haryana, Congress leaders appear resigned to the party's fate in the Assembly polls giving more than ample hints that it was unlikely to return to power in the two states.

Assembly polls: Haryana may see end of decade-long Congress rule
Assembly polls: Haryana may see end of decade-long Congress rule

After a decade-long Congress rule in Haryana, the state may see a change of guard when votes in assembly elections are counted tomorrow.

Modi govt misleading public on black money issue: Congress

Accusing the NDA government of misleading the public on the issue of black money, Congress on Saturday rejected Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's charge that a treaty signed with Germany by the Congress government in 1995 has kept its hands tied on the issue.

Rahul Gandhi attends last ritual of former Congress MLA

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday paid floral tribute to deceased former MLA Ram Sewak on the occasion of the last ritual, at his ancestral home at Musafirkhana here, the family said.

Assembly polls: Counting of votes in Maharashtra, Haryana today
Assembly polls: Counting of votes in Maharashtra, Haryana today

Counting of votes for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, seen as the first major test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity after the Lok Sabha polls, will be held on Sunday.

Congress seeks apology from Modi over black money issue

The Congress Friday sought apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the government told the Supreme Court that it could not disclose the names, received from foreign governments, of people who have allegedly stashed away their ill-gotten money to tax havens.

No minimum percentage of seats required for Leader of Opposition: Lok Sabha Secretariat

Two months after Congress' demand for Leader of Opposition's post was rejected by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has in response to a RTI query said there is no minimum percentage of seats required for appointment of LoP in Lok Sabha.

Modi govt okays changes of few cities name, Bellary will be now known as Ballari

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Friday okayed proposals suggested in the name of few cities. 

Maharashtra Congress chief slams Chavan's statement on Adarsh

Maharashtra Congress chief Manikrao Thakre on Friday termed the party leader and former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's controversial statement on Adarsh Society scam and his predecessors in the office as "unfortunate".

Azad terms Pak Army as a "rogue army"

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday lambasted Pakistani Army for deliberately targeting civilians and said it was "rogue army" as authorities of the neighbouring country have no control over it.

Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi, attend funeral of former Congress MLA

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi would be on a day-long visit to his parliamentary constituency on October 18 where he would attend funeral of a former party MLA.