BJP, PDP like oil and water, cannot form alliance: Congress
BJP, PDP like oil and water, cannot form alliance: Congress

As suspense over government formation continues in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress on Friday said that if Peoples Democratic Party asks for its support then it is ready to forge an alliance.

Opposition boycotts Maharashtra Assembly session over Muslim quota row

The opposition benches on Wednesday remained empty as the members boycotted Maharashtra Assembly proceedings on the last day of winter session over the issue of no reservation to Muslims in education and government jobs.

Trial court summons against Sonia's former aide quashed

The Delhi High Court Tuesday quashed summons issued by a trial court against Congress president Sonia Gandhi's former aide Vincent George in acorruption case.

Congress to go for revamp after disappointing J&K, Jharkhand poll results

The assembly election results in Jharkhand Tuesday came as a blow to the Congress though the tally was not as disappointing in Jammu and Kashmir. Congress leaders said they will go for organisational revamp in the coming weeks to resurrect the party's electoral fortunes.

Congress' Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil appointed LoP in Maharashtra Assembly

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil of the Congress was on Tuesday appointed as Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.

Narendra Modi seeks reply from BJP leaders for not campaigning in Delhi
Narendra Modi seeks reply from BJP leaders for not campaigning in Delhi

With Delhi Assembly elections in hindsight, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought a written reply from Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, who are yet to hit the campaign trail in the national capital, reports said on Tuesday.

Congress says it is ready to align with PDP

With Assembly Elections in Jammu and Kashmir throwing up a hung verdict, Congress Tuesday said it was "open" to aligning with PDP in the state to provide a government.

BJP emerges as potent political force in Jammu and Kashmir: PDP leader
BJP emerges as potent political force in Jammu and Kashmir: PDP leader

With Peoples Democratic Party engaged in a close contest with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP leader Naeem Akhtar on Tuesday maintained that engagement is inevitable with the BJP as they are the ruling at the Centre.

Congress stares at defeat in J&K, Jharkhand; Oza says party hasn't lost any ground

As early trends indicate a humiliating defeat for Congress in both Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections, party leader Shobha Oza on Monday tried to put up a brave face saying that the grand old party hasn't lost any ground.

Uproar continues in Parliament, both Houses adjourned sine die
Uproar continues in Parliament, both Houses adjourned sine die

The row over religious conversion disrupted last day of Winter Session of Parliament on Tuesday, with both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha being adjourned sine die.

Sonia Gandhi's test results showing improvement, to be discharged soon: Doctors
Sonia Gandhi's test results showing improvement, to be discharged soon: Doctors

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who was admitted to a hospital here for an infection in her lower respiratory tract, is feeling better and is all set to go home may be in a day or two, the hospital said on Monday.

Conversion row: Govt can't tinker with right to freedom of religion, says Congress

Rejecting government's proposal for a law against conversion, Congress on Monday said freedom to religion is an "essential fabric and character" of the Constitution which cannot be tinkered with.

Opposition harming people's interests by blocking bills: Venkaiah Naidu

Facing opposition attack over the conversion issue, Government on Monday said in Lok Sabha that neither it nor the BJP was involved in such acts and the state governments should take action if anyone violates the law.

UPA should have awarded Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Bharat Ratna: Omar Abdullah
UPA should have awarded Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Bharat Ratna: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said the previous Congress-led government should have conferred Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Attack on Robert Vadra politically motivated: Congress

Congress on Friday questioned the timing and manner in which information about pages missing from government records pertaining to DLF-Robert Vadra deal were allowed to circulate in the media and described the entire episode as "politically motivated".

Poll results in J&K will be surprising: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Exuding confidence of a victory in the ongoing Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said that the results will spring a surprise, proving wrong all assessments made by political pundits.

Protests on cotton MSP continue, 20 Congress workers detained

Around 20 Congress workers including a MLA were on Friday detained by local police at Amreli town in Saurashtra region as a precautionary measure to stop them from staging protests at a government function attended by two state ministers.

Hindu Mahasabha plans for Godse statue, opposition cries foul
Hindu Mahasabha plans for Godse statue, opposition cries foul

Leaders of opposition parties on Friday strongly criticised the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's views regarding Mahatma Gandhi's assassinator Nathuram Godse and the Centre's silence regarding the same, urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a stand on the matter.

Sonia Gandhi suffering from respiratory tract infection, condition stable

The condition of Congress president Sonia Gandhi was stable on Friday, a day after she was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here for an infection in the lower respiratory tract. 

Set up anti-narcotics task force in Goa: Congress

The Congress on Friday demanded a special anti-narcotics task force and implementation of recommendations made by legislative committee probe on the police-politician-drug mafia nexus in order to made Goa drug-free by 2016.