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Congress wants NOTA in Rajya Sabha polls scrapped, approaches Election Commission

Congress wants NOTA in Rajya Sabha polls scrapped, approaches Election Commission

In Rajya Sabha polls, the MLAs have to show their ballot paper to an authorised party agent before putting it in ballot box.

Congress, BJP clash over no mention of Nehru in President Ram Nath Kovind's speech, Rajya Sabha adjourned

Congress, BJP clash over no mention of Nehru in President Ram Nath Kovind's speech, Rajya Sabha adjourned

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed uproarious scenes after Congress leader Anand Sharma slammed President Ram Nath Kovind's speech, which failed to mention India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

EVMs used by Election Commission are tamper-proof, poll panel tells parliamentary committee

EVMs used by Election Commission are tamper-proof, poll panel tells parliamentary committee

The electronic voting machines used by the Election Commission are tamper-proof and reliable, the poll panel told a parliamentary standing committee on Friday. 

Congress  seeks probe into allegations of 'illegal' foreign funding received by AAP

Congress seeks probe into allegations of 'illegal' foreign funding received by AAP

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Sunday sought a "thorough probe" into the allegations levelled by sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra regarding "illegal" foreign funding received by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

US gives list of 271 'illegal' Indians; India doesn't accept

US gives list of 271 'illegal' Indians; India doesn't accept

The US has given a list of 271 people claiming they were illegal migrants from India, but the government has not accepted it and would allow their deportation only after proper verification.

AAP receiving funds from foreign sources? Aam Aadmi Party challenges Congress for debate

AAP receiving funds from foreign sources? Aam Aadmi Party challenges Congress for debate

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday dismissed allegations made by Congress leader Anand Sharma of discrepancies in its political funding and challenged him to a debate over funding received by the Congress.

Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress delegation to China

A Congress delegation led by party vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Beijing on the invitation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) for a week from January 15, party sources said.

Congress leads protest march to PM's residence against demonetization

Congress leads protest march to PM's residence against demonetization

This government has courtesy this move brought in a feudal landlord system, whereby the earnings of the poor are being snatched," said Banerjee during the protest at the Jantar Mantar.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's remarks irk Opposition which forces brief adjournment in Rajya Sabha

Irked over a remark by Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in Rajya Sabha on Friday, Opposition members including those from Congress stormed into the Well demanding an apology from him, leading to a near washout of the crucial Zero Hour.

Congress forms five-member committee to examine bills, debates in Parl

The Congress on Wednesday formed a five-member committee to examine the ongoing bills and debates in the Parliament on specific issues.

Monsoon session: Congress leaders meet to chalk out strategy on crucial issues, GST bill

Monsoon session: Congress leaders meet to chalk out strategy on crucial issues, GST bill

Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament starting Monday, top Congress leaders on Saturday met party chief Sonia Gandhi and her deputy Rahul Gandhi to chalk out its strategy on crucial issues, including the GST bill.

Congress alleges PMO hand in 'reversal' of NIA stand in Malegaon

Congress alleges PMO hand in 'reversal' of NIA stand in Malegaon

Stepping up attack, Congress on Sunday alleged "direct interference" of PMO in the "sudden reversal" of NIA's stand in the 2008 Malegaon blast case and pressed for a Supreme Court-monitored probe into it while apprehending that Samjhauta Express blast case may also meet the same fate.

Malegaon blast: Clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya an insult to Hemant Karkare, says Congress

Malegaon blast: Clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya an insult to Hemant Karkare, says Congress

Congress leader Anand Sharma on Sunday attacked the central government, saying giving a clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya in the 2008 Malegaon blast case was an insult to police officer Hemant Karkare.

Modi govt tapping phones of opposition, bureaucrats & judges: Congress

Anand Sharma was sharply critical of the way the Prime Minister Narendra Modi went about on the issue of Rafale fighter deal without the mandate of the Cabinet Committee on Security. 

Swamy should submit Agusta documents in the House, says Congress

The Congress on Thursday hit back at BJP MP Subramanian Swamy wanting to know how he got access to "sensitive" documents that he had quoted in the AgustaWestland debate in the Rajya Sabha a day ago, and stated that he has not submitted them to the house.

How Subramanian Swamy​ got "sensitive", confidential documents? asks Congress

How Subramanian Swamy​ got "sensitive", confidential documents? asks Congress

A day after Rajya Sabha discussed the AgustaWestland helicopter issue, Congress member Anand Sharma on Thursday sought to know from the Government how BJP member Subramanian Swamy had got access to sensitive and confidential files of CBI and ED in the matter.

Constitutional rights non-negotiable: Jayant Sinha

 Amid the debate on intolerance, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha on Friday said government will do its utmost to protect the Constitutional rights of freedom of expression and religion, which are "non-negotiable".

Anand Sharma files nomination for Rajya Sabha election from Himachal

Congress leader Anand Sharma on Wednesday filed his nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in his home state Himachal Pradesh.

Congress nominates Anand Sharma for RS from Himachal; may field Anthony from Kerala

Congress Deputy Leader in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma is being nominated as party candidate from Himachal Pradesh for election to the Upper House while senior leader AK Antony is likely to be renominated from Kerala and Oscar Fernandes from Karnataka.

JNU row: Rahul, Kejriwal, Yechury among 9 booked for sedition

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury are among nine persons who have been booked on sedition charges in connection with the JNU row, police said on Sunday.