A senior Congress leader on Thursday accused Pakistan army of "fully backing and guiding" Rangers in firing on civilian areas in the Indian side of the border and warned that such incidents would not be tolerated.
National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Sunday accused Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad of making "allegations" and "distorting" facts regarding the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Hailing the Supreme Court for questioning government, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday said the convention cited by NDA to deny LoP status to Congress in Lok Sabha has "outlived its life" and it was trying to damage democratic institutions.
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad termed as "landmark" the Supreme Court`s decision to go into the issue of interpreting the provision of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, saying it will help restore the bipartisan spirit of Indian democracy.
A demand was raised in Rajya Sabha on Friday to empower its Chairman and Vice Chairman to take decisions on crucial issues like permitting members for foreign visits and allotting rooms to parliamentary parties instead of such issues being dealt by Speaker, Lok Sabha.
Congress on Tuesday said it had served a show cause notice on former minister Lal Singh for creating differences as it hit back at the former minister who quit the party alleging that senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was interfering in the working of the state unit.
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday demanded action against writer and activist Arundhati Roy for her reported comments in which she had criticised Mahatma Gandhi for his "casteist tendencies".
Congress on Saturday said it will comply with all formalities to get the status of the Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha even as the party has been kept on tenterhooks on the issue ahead of Budget Session beginning on Monday.
Two days after Dr Sudhir Gupta, head of AIIMS Forensic Department, alleged that he was pressurised to manipulate the postmortem report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor`s wife Sunanda Pushkar, ex-Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Saturday that he was in no way involved in this matter.
The administration of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday refuted allegations made by Dr Sudhir Gupta, head of its forensic department, that he was pressurised to alter the autopsy report of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor.
Delhi Police on Wednesday said that it may summon Dr Sudhir Gupta, the head of the forensics department at AIIMS, who had made sensational allegations that he was pressurized to doctor the autopsy report of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor.
Senior BJP leader and noted lawyer Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that he will file a petition seeking a probe by the Supreme Court into the mysterious death of former Union Minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor`s wife Sunanda Pushkar.
The controversy over Sunanda Pushkar’s mysterious death seems to be deepening, with reports on Tuesday saying that All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) doctor Sudhir Gupta has claimed that he was pressurised to give a tailor made report in the case.
Saying the Jammu and Kashmir government should complete its full term, Congress general secretary Ambika Soni said party president Sonia Gandhi will take the final call on the future electoral alliance in the state.
Union Finance Minister and BJP politician Arun Jaitley has been appointed as the Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, while Congress` veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad has been made the Leader of the Opposition in the Upper House, Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Monday.