Congress, AAP slams Yeddy`s inclusion in Amit Shah`s team

Congress and Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday criticized the inclusion of former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in BJP`s new team of office-bearers wondering over Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s ways of combating corruption.

Hooda govt involved in scams worth Rs 8-10 lakh crore: INLD

Haryana`s main opposition party the INLD on Saturday accused the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government of being involved in scams worth Rs 8-10 lakh crore.

Congress scales up attack on Modi`s Independence Day speech

Congress on Saturday scaled up the attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Independence Day address alleging there has not been one word about weaker sections or minorities.

Former Congress legislator Nishith Patel joins BJP

Hours after he was suspended from Congress, former MLA Nishith Patel on Saturday joined the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh and accused the main Opposition party of neglecting the poor and tribals.

Goa sees battle over bikini

The Congress Saturday accused the government of trying to impose restrictions on women and using bikinis as a ruse to privatise beaches after a ruling party lawmaker demanded demarcation of private `pay to enter` beaches where women would be allowed to wear bikinis.

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy takes potshot at Congress` leadership

Losing no opportunity to target Gandhi family, the BJP`s senior leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday took a potshot at Congress` leadership for failing to win even 50 LS seats in 2014 General Elections.

Congress will be uprooted from other states as well: Amit Shah at Jind rally

In a bid to make his party a dominant force in Haryana Assembly polls, the BJP`s newly-appointed president Amit Shah addressed a rally at Jind district on Saturday.

Will take Sena chief `head on` if he contests election: Nitesh Rane

Nitesh Rane, son of senior Congress leader and Maharashtra state Industries Minister Narayan Rane, said he will take Shiv Sena President "head on" if Uddhav Thackeray decides to contest the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra.

Media a contributory factor for Congress` poll debacle: Azad

Media was "one of the contributory factors" for the Congress debacle in the Lok Sabha polls as its entire focus was one person, party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said.

Several Cong, INLD heavyweights join BJP in Amit Shah`s rally

In a jolt to the ruling Congress in Haryana ahead of the Assembly polls, its several senior leaders, including two former ministers, switched to BJP on Thursday in presence of Amit Shah.

Lok Sabha poll debacle: Antony panel doesn`t blame Rahul Gandhi

The much talked about report of the AK Antony panel, which went into the reasons of worst-ever poll debacle of Congress, was today submitted to party President Sonia Gandhi.

Congress suspends Haryana MP, ex-CWC member for `gross indiscipline`

Cracking the whip, Congress Thursday suspended rebel party MP from Haryana Chaudhary Birender Singh and former CWC member Jagmeet Brar for "gross indiscipline" and "deliberately lowering the prestige of the party".

Congress MLA returns salary, others not willing to follow suit

Congress MLA Devendra Yadav has returned his five-month salary to the chief secretary but other Congress MLAs may not follow suit, saying they were working round the clock since becoming public representatives.

Assembly polls: Cong to start interviewing aspirants on Aug 17

Notwithstanding its wrangling with NCP over allocation of seats for the upcoming state Assembly elections, the Maharashtra unit of Congress will start conducting interviews of aspirants.

NCP wants like-minded parties to unite to combat `Mahayuti`

NCP on Thursday said it was in favour of consolidating secular, like-minded votes for the upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra.

Won`t break Ram Setu, have four alternatives: Nitin Gadkari

The issue of Ram Setu came up for a discussion in Lok Sabha on Thursday where the Centre assured the lawmakers that it will not be dismantled and the government will explore others alternatives suggested by various expert committees.

PM said nothing wrong about `proxy war` by Pakistan: Tharoor

Slamming Pakistan, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday came to the defence of PM Narendra Modi, saying he had said nothing wrong about proxy war emanating from Pakistan.

Narayan Rane, Ashok Chavan to head Congress` Maharashtra campaign

In a significant move, Narayan Rane and Ashok Chavan, two known detractors of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, were on Wednesday made chairmen of the Campaign and Coordination committees respectively by the AICC in poll-bound Maharashtra.

Delhi Congress to start campaign to expose BJP, AAP

Congress will start a "Jan jagran abhiyaan" against the BJP and AAP to "expose" these parties from August 20, the day of Rajiv Gandhi`s birth anniversary.

BJP submits memorandum to Guv demanding fresh polls in Himachal

The bitter fight between the rulings Congress and the BJP on Wednesday shifted to Raj Bhawan after the Himachal Pradesh Assembly was abruptly adjourned sine die and the rival parties blamed each other for impasse in the House.