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Rahul Gandhi constitutes new Congress Working Committee, first meet likely on July 22

Rahul Gandhi constitutes new Congress Working Committee, first meet likely on July 22

The new Congress Working Committee has 23 members, 18 permanent invitees and 10 special invitees.

Jul 17, 2018, 21:18 PM IST
Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad responds to Rahul Gandhi’s letter to PM Narendra Modi, offers ‘new deal’ to help women

Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad responds to Rahul Gandhi’s letter to PM Narendra Modi, offers ‘new deal’ to help women

As part of this new deal, we should approve, in both Houses of Parliament, the Women Reservation Bill, the law prohibiting Triple Talaq and imposing penal consequence on those who violate the law, and the law prohibiting Nikah Halala, writes Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Jul 17, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
Congress to finalise first list of candidates Madhya Pradesh assembly elections by August end

Congress to finalise first list of candidates Madhya Pradesh assembly elections by August end

By the end of August, the selection of candidates will be finalised for these seats. However, the names are likely to be released later along with the rest of the lists.

Jul 17, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Kumaraswamy clarifies on 'pain of coalition' remark, says it wasn't meant for Congress

Kumaraswamy clarifies on 'pain of coalition' remark, says it wasn't meant for Congress

Clarifying his statement of 'knowing the pain of a coalition government' made earlier, the Chief Minister said that he did not mean anything about the Congress party or its leaders.

Jul 17, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
Is Muslim a dirty word which leads to polarisation? Owaisi questions PM Modi and Congress

Is Muslim a dirty word which leads to polarisation? Owaisi questions PM Modi and Congress

His statement comes amid the controversy that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi allegedly called Congress a 'party of Muslims'. 

Jul 17, 2018, 14:11 PM IST
I erase hatred and fear, I love all living beings: Rahul Gandhi to BJP on row over 'party of Muslim' remark

I erase hatred and fear, I love all living beings: Rahul Gandhi to BJP on row over 'party of Muslim' remark

Attacking Rahul for his remarks to an Urdu daily that the Congress was a Muslim party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had questioned the Gandhi scion and asked if his party is only for Muslims or for women too.

Jul 17, 2018, 13:12 PM IST
Mayawati sacks BSP's national coordinator, directs members to not comment on possible alliances

Mayawati sacks BSP's national coordinator, directs members to not comment on possible alliances

With speculation and rumours aplenty about opposition alliances ahead of Lok Sabha elections next year, Mayawati has issued a strong message to BSP members and has asked them to not comment on possible tie-ups till an official announcement is made.

Jul 17, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
To protest against potholes in Mumbai, MNS workers break road in front of Mantralaya

To protest against potholes in Mumbai, MNS workers break road in front of Mantralaya

Zee News' Vinay Tiwari reports on how even as political parties blame each other, the state of civic amenities in Mumbai continues to crumble this Monsoon.

Jul 17, 2018, 07:46 AM IST
Is this the India we want: Shashi Tharoor lashes out at BJP after attack on his office in Kerala

Is this the India we want: Shashi Tharoor lashes out at BJP after attack on his office in Kerala

Tharoor was not present in the office when the incident took place. 

Jul 16, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
Be courageous: Congress' advice to emotional Kumaraswamy on running coalition government

Be courageous: Congress' advice to emotional Kumaraswamy on running coalition government

An emotional Kumaraswamy broke down at an event hosted by JD(S), highlighting the pains of leading a coalition government.

Jul 16, 2018, 07:16 AM IST
Omar Abdullah rallies in support of Rahul Gandhi, says BJP peddling lies

Omar Abdullah rallies in support of Rahul Gandhi, says BJP peddling lies

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Sunday came out in support of Congress president Rahul Gandhi as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued to attack the Gandhi scion over his alleged “Congress for Muslims” remark.

Jul 15, 2018, 22:30 PM IST
Why is Rahul Gandhi silent on his 'Muslim party' remark: BJP

Why is Rahul Gandhi silent on his 'Muslim party' remark: BJP

A combative BJP on Sunday questioned Rahul Gandhi's "silence" over his reported remarks that the Congress is "a Muslim party", saying it has no place for Muslim women. 

Jul 15, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
Opposition meet on Monday to discuss monsoon session strategy

Opposition meet on Monday to discuss monsoon session strategy

Amid indications that they will join hands in an election to elect the new Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, opposition parties will meet here on Monday evening to discuss their strategy for the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning Wednesday.

Jul 15, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
Deve Gowda defends son over budget; hits out at Congress leaders

Deve Gowda defends son over budget; hits out at Congress leaders

JDS supremo HD Deve Gowda on Sunday hit out at Congress leaders for levelling regional bias charge against his son and chief minister HD Kumaraswamy over the budget and said he would ask him to table a white paper in the assembly on allocations made to different regions since 1956.

Jul 15, 2018, 21:40 PM IST
BJP questions Rahul Gandhi’s silence on ‘Congress for Muslims’ remark

BJP questions Rahul Gandhi’s silence on ‘Congress for Muslims’ remark

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took on Congress president Rahul Gandhi over the latter’s remark on his party standing for Muslims, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday questioned the Gandhi scion’s silence on the issue.

Jul 15, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
Modi's sick mindset is an issue of national concern, says Congress

Modi's sick mindset is an issue of national concern, says Congress

Hitting out at PM Modi, Sharma said that the PM has less knowledge of history, he writes his own history.

Jul 15, 2018, 16:54 PM IST
Chandrababu Naidu reaches out to all non-BJP, non-Congress parties in ‘fight against Centre’

Chandrababu Naidu reaches out to all non-BJP, non-Congress parties in ‘fight against Centre’

The TDP president has written letters to presidents and parliamentary party leaders of all non-BJP and non-Congress leaders.

Jul 15, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
Have swallowed pain of coalition govt: Kumaraswamy breaks down at public event

Have swallowed pain of coalition govt: Kumaraswamy breaks down at public event

The coalition government in Karnataka is looking vulnerable with each passing day with an emotional HD Kumaraswamy making his concerns public - without spelling out details.

Jul 15, 2018, 10:38 AM IST
Congress hits back at PM Modi, says he is 'spreading poison of division'

Congress hits back at PM Modi, says he is 'spreading poison of division'

The PM had attacked the Congress and Rahul Gandhi over his remarks and the party's stand on triple talaq issue. 

Jul 15, 2018, 06:33 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi doesn't even know how onion grows: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Rahul Gandhi doesn't even know how onion grows: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday pooh-poohed Rahul Gandhi's visit to Mandsaur to meet farmers, saying the Congress chief does not even know how an onion grows.

Jul 14, 2018, 23:54 PM IST

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