TMC-Congress leaders clash in Baharampur, several injured

Three workers of rival Congress and Trinamool Congress (TMC) were injured in an armed clash between the two parties at Murshidabad district headquarter town of Baharampur on Saturday.  

Lok Sabha has no plans to shift timing of Question Hour: Speaker

Lok Sabha has no plans to shift the timing of the Question Hour, as planned by Rajya Sabha from the Winter Session beginning Monday, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Saturday night.

Ghulam Nabi Azad – Congress' only hope in J&K polls

As Congress' fortunes continue to dwindle, the grand old party has appointed its crisis manager and local leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the chairman of its campaign committee for Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir.

Modi govt gaining popularity due to 'good event management': Congress

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for its "crony capitalism", Congress on Friday said the Modi government was gaining popularity because of "good event management" not "good governance".

BJP did not keep promises to Kashmir flood victims: Sonia Gandhi

The BJP did not fulfil promises of relief and rehabilitation made to people of Kashmir after recent floods, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Friday.

Foreign funding: SC issues notice to Centre, EC on BJP plea

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the central government and the election commission on a BJP plea challenging the Delhi High Court order that the contribution to its coffers by the Indian subsidiary of an overseas-based company amounted to foreign contribution.

Congress-led strike in Tripura evokes mixed response

A Congress Party-led 12-hour-long strike in Tripura, which began at 6 am on Thursday, has so far evoked a mixed response.

BJD to keep equi-distance from Congress, BJP

While keeping a watch on the erstwhile Janata Parivar members, Biju Janata Dal president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday asked his party MPs in Lok Sabha to maintain equi-distance from both Congress and BJP and raise state-related issues in Parliament.

Telangana Congress to approach court against two party defectors

Concerned over some of its legislators joining the ruling TRS, Telangana Congress on Monday said it is approaching the judiciary, seeking directions to the Speaker for initiating action against them under the anti- defection law.

Sahay made Chief of Congress Campaign Committee in Jharkhand

Former Union Minister Subodh Kant Sahay has been made the Chairman of Congress Campaign Committee in Jharkhand, where the five-phase Assembly polls are scheduled from November 25.

J&K polls: Jitendra attacks Congress for ignoring Chenab valley

Launching a veiled attack on Congress party for ignoring Chenab valley region in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that nothing was done for the people of Chenab valley region in the past six decades as the leaders were busy in getting personal favours.

Gurudas Kamat's nephew quits Congress, joins BJP

Sameer Desai, a former corporator and nephew of senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat, joined BJP on Sunday.

J&K polls just a week away, but parties yet to issue manifestos

Even as the first phase of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir is just about a week away, political parties here are yet to bring out manifestos outlining their poll agenda and policies for the state.

Chidambaram has always supported me on AFSPA: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that former finance minister P. Chidambaram had always supported him on the issue of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

Venkaiah Naidu unveils bronze statue of Sardar Patel

Amid the Congress-BJP war of words over legacy of leaders, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was "denied justice" during his life time and even after his death despite his contribution to the freedom struggle and unification of India.

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi adopt villages under Modi's model village scheme

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have adopted one village each in their respective constituencies to develop them into model villages under "Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana" launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month.

Chhattisgarh sterilisation tragedy: Rahul Gandhi to visit Bilaspur on Saturday

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Bilaspur tomorrow where botched sterilisation surgeries left 13 women dead, party sources said on Friday.


Congress wants those 'not invited' to Nehru event to introspect reasons

The Congress on Friday stated those not invited to Nehru event should introspect on reasons as to why they have been left out from the invitees list to attend an international event to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Among those not invited was the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.

'By not inviting PM, Congress proves Nehru event a family affair'

Terming the function organised by Congress to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru as "parivar ka function", Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said it was not bothered if the Congress did not extend invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jammu and Kashmir polls: Tough fight for Congress in Bhaderwah

Given the perceived 'Modi wave' and anti-incumbency factor in Bhaderwah Assembly constituency, it is not likely to be a cake-walk for the Congress in the region, even though it is regarded as the home turf of former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.