TN Congress chief in Delhi, deliberates poll debacle

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president B S Gnanadesikan on Friday called on the party General Secretary Mukul Wasnik in Delhi and discussed the poll debacle, party affairs and the way forward with him.

Six nominations in Nagpur, 3 in Ramtek found invalid in scrutiny

Six out of the total 51 nominations filed for Nagpur Lok Sabha seat were found invalid during scrutiny of papers on Monday, official sources said.

Patel recorded highest; Wasnik lowest margin victory in 2009 LS polls

The previous Lok Sabha elections in 2009 sent four Congress nominees, three Shiv Sena, two BJP and one NCP candidate to New Delhi.

Mukul Wasnik calls for more unity in party

AICC general secretary in-charge of Kerala Mukul Wasnik has asked party workers in the state to sink their differences and work unitedly to improve the party`s prospects in the coming Lok Sabha polls.

Has Narendra Modi forgotten Kargil, Parliament attack? Congress

Hitting back at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for assailing the UPA government on the issue of terrorism and border violence, Congress leader Mukul Wasnik on Tuesday sought to know whether Modi had forgotten the Kargil intrusion and attack on Parliament during NDA regime.

Mukul Sangma elected Meghalaya CLP leader, to stake claim to form govt

Mukul Sangma was on Friday elected Meghalaya CLP leader, paving way for him to stake claim to Congress forming the next government in the state.

AICC reshuffle on the cards

Anointed number two in Congress, Rahul Gandhi is expected to bring in a blend of youth and experience in a reshuffle of AICC office bearers to prepare for next year`s Lok Sabha elections.

Congress asks Modi to keep off from its affairs

AICC general secretary Mukul Wasnik Tuesday asked the Gujarat CM to keep off from Congress affairs in context of his statement regarding Ahmed Patel.

Crucial Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday; Anand Sharma may get MEA

An imminent Cabinet revamp will take place on Sunday with seven ministers including SM Krishna and Ambika Soni stepping down to make way for newer, and possibly, younger faces.

Ministry awaiting UP govt`s report on Salman Khurshid’s NGO

Social Justice Minister Mukul Wasnik today said the Trust had submitted its report to the Ministry last year.

Govt trying to find out numbers of manual scavengers

States have informed the Centre that they don`t have the "problem" of manual scavenging but the latest Census suggests otherwise and the Government is trying to find out their numbers.

PM assured end to manual scavenging: Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Monday to highlight the problems of manual scavengers engaged in cleaning human waste.

SC/ST discrimination: Low conviction rate a concern

Centre on Tuesday expressed concern over the low conviction rate of cases relating to discrimination against SC/ST community members in Tamil Nadu.

Law on disability at an advanced stage: Wasnik

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik on Sunday said the framing of a law on disability was at an advanced stage.

Pre-matric scholarship for SC students

Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for students belonging to Scheduled Castes in class 9 and 10 has been approved by CCEA with effect from July 1 this yr.

New progressive Bill for empowerment of disabled

Government is pursuing a new bill to provide "progressive and forward looking dimensions" to the rights of disabled people.

Wasnik tells Anna, Ramdev to join politics

Union minister Mukul Wasnik on Monday asked social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Ramdev to join politics by floating a political party if they have the mass support.

`NE should prioritise issues of rehab of manual scavengers`

Wasnik said that north-eastern should prioritise issue like unsanitary latrines and rehabilitation of manual scavengers.

Wasnik asks NE states to utilise central schemes

The Union Minister expressed concern at the poor implementation of Central funds meant for the uplift of the deprived lot in the society.

Bill in LS to modify SC list

A bill to modify the list of scheduled castes in Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tripura and Sikkim was introduced in Lok Sabha.