Raje illegally occupying Dholpur Palace: Ramesh, BJP denies

Mounting pressure on her on the Lalit Modi controversy, Congress on Monday accused Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje of "forcible, illegal occupation" of the Dholpur Palace along with Lalit Modi through a private company, a charge refuted by BJP.

Lalit Modi, Vasundhara Raje converted govt property to personal assets: Congress
Lalit Modi, Vasundhara Raje converted govt property to personal assets: Congress

Stepping up its attack on the ruling BJP, the Congress on Monday alleged that its leader and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and former IPL chairman Lalit Modi conspired to convert the Dholpur Palace, a government property, into a luxury hotel, adding that they had documents to back their claims.

Lalit Modi row: Is game over for Vasundhara Raje following fresh exposé?
Lalit Modi row: Is game over for Vasundhara Raje following fresh exposé?

Pressure is mounting on Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to quit a day after fresh documents released by the Congress showed she had indeed testified in favour of scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi.

Backing Modi plea Raje claimed attacks on him were "politically motivated"

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje had backed the immigration plea of scam-tainted former IPL boss Lalit Modi in Britain in 2011, contending she had no doubt that the frontal attack he was facing in India then was "politically motivated".

Vasundhara Raje's signed affidavit backing Lalit Modi released by Congress
Vasundhara Raje's signed affidavit backing Lalit Modi released by Congress

In a massive blow to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's attempts to cling on to power in face of the controversy over her links with Lalit Modi, the Congress, Wednesday, brought out papers that appear to confirm the allegation that she had written to the British government in support of the former IPL boss.

PM Modi should break silence, get Swaraj, Raje to resign: Congress

Congress on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of adopting "double standards" on corruption and said it expected him to break his silence on Lalit Modi issue and seek the resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

It's Modi sarkar not BJP sarkar: Jairam Ramesh on Modi govt

Congress leader and former Union minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of weakening the democratic foundation of the country and threatening those who are raising their voice against his government, saying it was not a 'BJP Sarkar' but 'Modi Sarkar'.

One year of Modi govt: A lot of hype and no work, says Congress

Stepping up its attack on the NDA government as it completes one year in office, the Congress, Monday, termed its termed its track record as high on hype and less on actual work on the ground.

Congress wants to introduce new faces in WB: Jairam Ramesh

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said the party wants to bring in new faces to rejuvenate it in West Bengal, where it put up a pathetic show in the recent civic polls to 92 municipal bodies, including Kolkata Municipal Corporation.

Modi and Mamata are dictatorial and together: Jairam Ramesh

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee were "two sides of a coin" as they were both "dictatorial", Congress on Sunday said attacking the ruling parties at the Centre and the state and claimed that they have reached a tacit understanding.

Congress comes out with scathing 'report card' on PM Narendra Modi's 1yr rule
Congress comes out with scathing 'report card' on PM Narendra Modi's 1yr rule

In a stinging counter offensive, Congress on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had no work on ground to show and accused him of "murdering democratic institutions" while running "a one-man government".

Bihar polls will drive third nail in BJP's coffin: Jairam Ramesh

 Asserting that the Bihar Assembly polls will be the "third nail" in BJP's coffin, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh exuded confidence on the prospect of all "secular forces" joining hands to defeat the saffron party in the politically crucial battle.

Secular forces will join hands to defeat BJP in Bihar: Jairam Ramesh

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has expressed confidence that all "secular forces" would join hands to defeat the BJP in forthcoming elections in Bihar.

PM Modi allowing BJP leaders to indulge in polarisation: Ramesh

 Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing a "double game" by allowing his party leaders to indulge in polarisation while he himself spoke the language of governance.

Expect that Rahul will be Congress president in 2015: Jairam Ramesh

A change of guard is likely to take place in the Congress Party, with senior leader Jairam Ramesh confirming that vice president Rahul Gandhi will take over from his mother Sonia Gandhi in 2015.

Expect Rahul to become Congress president this year: Jairam Ramesh
Expect Rahul to become Congress president this year: Jairam Ramesh

Rahul Gandhi is expected to become the party president this year and intends to build the outfit similar to the one that existed during Nehru's time by promoting regional faces, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday.

Congress, RJD slam government over fuel price hike

The Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers on Sunday staged a protest against the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre over the recent hike in the prices of petrol and diesel.

RS member Jairam Ramesh attacked in LS for remarks against Speaker

BJP on Monday slammed Rajya Sabha MP of Congress Jairam Ramesh for reportedly questioning the impartiality of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and pressed for moving a privilege motion against him.

Main accused in Jairam Ramesh forgery case arrested

In a joint operation with Bihar Police, CBI has arrested the prime accused in the alleged forgery of the then Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh for confirmation of waitlisted railway tickets.

Congress will continue to oppose Land Bill: Jairam Ramesh

The Congress will continue to oppose the land Bill as it is "anti-farmer and dilutes the pro-farmer provisions of Land Acquisition Act-2013" which was passed with the consent of all parties, former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Monday.