Former Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Wednesday termed AIBA's decision to suspend Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi for refusing to accept bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony as "unfortunate" and asked the Centre to take up the matter at the highest international level.
Congress on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks that disclosure of names of those holding illicit foreign accounts will embarrass the Opposition party and dared him to come out with full information instead of "half truths" and "selective leakage".
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.
The Congress has questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on cross border firing by Pakistan which has killed civilians and said that NDA leaders including Modi had severely criticised the UPA government when similar incidents took place earlier.
A special court on Thursday fixed November 19 for hearing arguments on framing of charges in a case in which Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and businessman Abhishek Verma have been chargesheeted by CBI for allegedly sending a forged letter to the then Prime Minister in 2009.
Congress on Wednesday brought out a booklet on BJP's "100 days of misrule" insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election reflect "people's anger" over "hollow promises of a useless government".
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.
The opposition on Wednesday targeted the government over media reports that claimed Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son had been ticked off by the Prime Minister for alleged misconduct, with Congress questioning what the allegations are about.
Congress Tuesday attacked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for attributing rise in inflation partly to hoarding by traders, saying the government was trying to find "excuses for its non-performance" and inability to bring "good days as promised".
Congress on Tuesday rejected as "total false" the speculation in media about Congress and AAP coming together to form a government in Delhi and said it will not support that party`s "diabolical power play".
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today wrote to the party explaining his controversial praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi making it clear that he stood committed to the organisation and the principles of secularism.
Talking tough as he readies a revival strategy for the party in the national capital, Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Sunday said senior leaders Kapil Sibal, Ajay Maken and Sandeep Dikshit as well as other MPs were themselves responsible for their humiliating defeat in the city and not the central leadership.