Digvijay Singh seeks judicial probe into fake Batla House encounter

Digvijay Singh seeks judicial probe into fake Batla House encounter

 AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh today asked the central government to order a judicial probe into the "fake" 2008 encounter at Batla House in Delhi in which two suspected terrorists and a police officer were killed.

Congress expels Punjab dissident leader Jagmeet Singh Brar

Congress expels Punjab dissident leader Jagmeet Singh Brar

Cracking the whip, Congress on Monday expelled senior leader Jagmeet Singh Brar, a known detractor of its Punjab unit chief Amarinder Singh, from the party in the wake of his consistent statements against the interests of the organisation.

Cong to deny tickets to Gujarat MLAs if they don't act as 'real opposition'

Cong to deny tickets to Gujarat MLAs if they don't act as 'real opposition'

Upset over the 'feeble' protests on the Anar Patel issue, Congress high command has warned party MLAs in Gujarat that their renomination could be in jeopardy if they failed to act as "real opposition" to the Prime Minister in his home state.

Manish Tewari appointed Congress spokesperson

 Former Union minister Manish Tewari, from whose remarks on troop movement the Congress had distanced itself over a fortnight ago, was today made spokesperson of the party. "Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved the appointment of Manish Tewari as Spokesperson of All India Congress Committee," S V Ramani, Secretary of the AICC's Communication Department, said.

Odd-even move to avoid media glare on MLAs' salary hike, asks Congress

  Congress on Wednesday raised questions over the Kejriwal government's preparedness to implement the odd-even scheme from Friday, asking whether it was an "off-the-cuff decision" to avoid media attention from the 400 per cent salary hike of Delhi MLAs.

National Herald case: Congress keeps up suspense on if Sonia, Rahul will seek bail

National Herald case: Congress keeps up suspense on if Sonia, Rahul will seek bail

Congress on Thursday kept up the suspense on the issue of whether Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi would seek bail after appearing before court here on Saturday in the National Herald case.

Rahul Gandhi not provided adequate security during visit: Narayanasamy

 ICC General Secretary V Narayanasamy on Saturday alleged that territorial police failed to provide due security to party Vice president Rahul Gandhi during his visit to rain-hit villages here on December 8.

Congress supports tribals' stir against bauxite mining

The Andhra Pradesh government recently issued a GO (order) allowing bauxite mining on 1,212 hectares of forest land, evoking sharp protests from opposition and tribals.

Digvijay Singh served notice over irregularities in appointments

The police served a notice to senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh at his official residence here on Sunday for alleged irregularities in appointments at the Madhya Pradesh State Assembly secretariat between 1993 and 2003.

Bihar polls: Congress announces names of its candidates

 Congress on Wednesday released it first and final list of 41 candidates for Bihar polls and former Union minister Akhilesh Prasad Singh, former MP Purnmasi Ram and Youth Congress chief Kumar Ashish were among those who got the party ticket.

Congress leader wants measures for distressed Telangana farmers

Alleging that about 1,100 farmers have committed suicide due to agrarian distress in Telangana since May last year, AICC spokesperson and former MP Madhu Yashki Goud today demanded that the state government take concrete measures to help agriculturists.

Congress will form govt in Punjab after 2017 polls: Shakeel Ahmad

 Congress on Saturday asserted the party was "fully united" and it would form government in Punjab after the Assembly polls due in 2017.

Rahul Gandhi's meeting street vendors "political gimmick: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

 Terming the meeting of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi with street vendors as "political gimmick of a part-time politician", Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that such attempts would not benefit the Congress.

Rahul Gandhi to visit Rajasthan next week

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi would be on a two-day visit to Rajasthan next week, the party official said here.

Congress workers to be asked to contribute Rs 250 annually

Congress workers will now be asked to contribute Rs 250 annually to the party, in an apparent move to tide over the resource crunch.

Tomar defends MP govt's handling of Vyapam probe

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday defended the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh, saying that Congress's allegations with regard to the MP Professional Examination Board scam, also known as Vyapam scam, were false.

Visa row exposes blatant quid pro quo between BJP leadership, Lalit Modi: Congress

The Congress Party on Sunday attempted to corner Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the ongoing controversy surrounding the travel documents issued to Lalit Modi and said that this episode exposes the blatant quid pro quo on the part of the BJP leadership and the controversial IPL founder.

Rahul Gandhi to tour Chhattisgarh villages from June 14

 Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be on a two-day tour of Chhattisgarh from June 14, during which he will visit a number of places in the northern parts of the state to meet farmers affected by coal mining and power plant projects, party announced here on Tuesday.

Disqualify PM Modi as MP, demands Congress

Congress on Tuesday sought disqualification of Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging that he has "failed" to submit "true and correct" statement of election expenditure in Varanasi in the Lok Sabha polls, which is a violation of election law.

Congress files complaint with EC on Modi's poll expenses

Congress on Tuesday filed a complaint with the Election Commission alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi incurred more expenses than the prescribed limit in Varanasi in the Lok Sabha polls and is liable to be disqualified.