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2008 Mumbai terror attacks: BJP, Congress slam Pakistan over Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release
2008 Mumbai terror attacks: BJP, Congress slam Pakistan over Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release

Both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Monday strongly reacted to possible release of Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, saying it appears that Pakistan is "not prepared to learn any lesson" even after the largescale killing of school children at the hands of terrorists there.

Rashid Alvi criticizes Jaitley's remarks on CAG

Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Wednesday said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should not make fun of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which is a constitutional authority.

Voice of discomfiture within Congress on Chidambaram's remark on Sonia, Rahul Gandhi

Voices of discomfiture have come to fore in Congress over the remarks of senior leader P Chidambaram that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should "speak more" and that even a non-Gandhi family member can be party President someday.

Chidambaram's advice to Sonia, Rahul Gandhi upsets Congress

Former union minister P Chidambaram's recent statement on Sonia and Rahul Gandhi's leadership seems to have made the Congress a tad upset.

BJP, Congress ignore Bilawal Bhutto`s comments on Kashmir, dub him `immature`

Describing Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto as politically immature, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress on Monday chose not to take his rants on Kashmir seriously and instead advised the Bhutto scion to read the Shimla Agreement before making such statements.

Govt must prepare better to handle cyclone situations in future, says Alvi

Emphasizing on better disaster management and planning, Congress party leader Rashid Alvi on Tuesday said that the government should ensure that it is better prepared to handle a situation like Cyclone Hudhud in future.

PM Narendra Modi enthrals many at Madison Square Garden, Congress says nothing new in his speech

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden enthralled many on Sunday, it failed to impress a few Congress party leaders who believe that the speech had nothing new to offer.

Tewari, Alvi defy gag order, say they will air their views

Unfazed by the party's gag order, defiant senior Congress leaders Manish Tewari and senior leader Rashid Alvi on Monday said they would continue to express their viewpoints even while maintaining that it's time to fight communalism and "not fight and humiliate" each other.

Congress gags leaders from speaking on party's behalf, Manish Tewari reacts 'emotionally'

The Congress on Monday asked its leaders to refrain from making statements on behalf of the party while also releasing the list of 5 official senior spokesperson and 13 spokespersons.

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Such remarks incite communal violence: Rashid Alvi on Yogi Adityanath's comment on minorities

Yogi Adityanath's comment on minorities hasn't gone down well with the Opposition parties. Reacting to his remarks, the Congress leader Rashid Alvi said, “We condemn such remarks. These remarks incite communal violence.”

Case against Railway Minister's son as 'unfortunate': Rashid Alvi

Congress leader Rashid Alvi Thursday termed the case registered against Union Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's son, Karthik Gowda, by a Bangalore model who claims to be his wife, as 'unfortunate'.

SC order is indirect advice to drop tainted ministers: Congress

The Congress Wednesday said the Supreme Court's order saying that people in conflict with law should not be made ministers was an indirect advice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drop those with criminal background from his government.

Permanent solution needed for Bihar flood situation: Congress

Reacting to reports of flood like situation in Bihar, Congress leader Rashid Alvi today said that such a situation arises every year and the government must think of a permanent solution for the issue.

Congress leader Rashid Alvi sharpens attack on BJP, calls Saharanpur violence `unfortunate`

Congress leader Rashid Alvi, on Sunday described the violence in Saharanpur as unfortunate, and also sharpened his attack against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for pushing the state into a vicious cycle of hatred.

Congress fine with security for Robert Vadra, but not for Amit Shah, retorts BJP

The Congress raised questions over reports claiming that BJP leader Amit Shah will soon get Z-plus level security from the central government as the Home Ministry has given the go-ahead for it.

Graduation course should be three years: Rashid Alvi

Rashid Alvi, a senior Congress leader told ANI today that the undergraduate programme in Delhi University should be for three years only.

Sanjay Nirupam`s remark on Narendra Modi draws flak from BJP, Congress

Many political leaders on Sunday reacted to the controversial remark made by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam yesterday wherein he had said that even PM Narendra Modi would have lost, had he contested LS polls on Congress` ticket.

Rashid Alvi slams Akhilesh Yadav for insensitivity towards safety of women

Congress leader Rashid Alvi has denounced Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for his insensitivity on the issue of women`s safety in the state.