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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.