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Worried over Madhya Pradesh Congress infighting, Sonia Gandhi asks AK Antony-led panel to resolve crisis

Following a meeting with Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath, interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi decided that a committee headed by AK Antony would look into the infighting issue.

Sep 08, 2019, 07:13 AM IST

Sonia, Rahul never interfered in any deal or procurement: Former defence minister AK Antony

According to Antony, the former UPA government initiated a prob whenever media reports talked about corruption in any deal.

Dec 31, 2018, 14:31 PM IST

Congress to make 'startling revelation' on Rafale deal today at 4 pm

Former defence minister AK Antony alleged that national security had been compromised in the Rafale fighter jets deal.

Sep 18, 2018, 13:40 PM IST

P Chidambaram, AK Antony, Jairam Ramesh and Anand Sharma in key Congress committees appointed by Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi had also appointed nine new AICC secretaries and a screening committee for Telangana.

Sep 15, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

130,00 cr stolen from people and given to friend in debt: Rahul Gandhi on Rafale deal

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday continued attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government over Rafale fighter jet deal, alleging that Rs 1,30,000 crore was “stolen” from the people of India and “given to a friend who was 45,000 crore in debt”.

Aug 04, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

Still wedded to Socialism, Congress has learnt nothing and forgotten nothing

The recent Congress plenary session has showed that the Congress still wants to undo the liberalisation that its own government started in 1991.

Mar 20, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

AK Antony never wanted K Karunakaran to be removed in 1995: Congress leader

 Kerala state unit Congress president MM Hassan on Saturday revealed that in 1995 AK Antony had asked some party leaders not to unseat then chief minister K Karunakaran.

Dec 23, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Parrikar says Rafale deal gives India edge over Pak, slams Antony for delay

Manohar Parrikar on Saturday accused former Defence Minister AK Antony of creating a "logjam" over the Rafale fighter jet deal.

Dec 10, 2017, 00:48 AM IST

Over 70 nominations likely to be filed for Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress chief

The Congress is expected to put up a show of strength on December 4 when Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi files his nomination for the post of party chief with over 70 sets of nomination papers likely to be filed supporting his candidature.

Dec 02, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

AK Antony to undergo surgery at RML following brain haemorrhage

Antony, 76, was admitted to the RML hospital after he "suffered a minor brain haemorrhage'' at his residence yesterday.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:25 PM IST

AK Antony suffers minor brain haemorrhage, hospitalised

The 76-year-old former Kerala Chief Minister remained the long-serving Defence Minister during the United Progressive Alliance government.

Nov 29, 2017, 22:01 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi's detention 'undemocratic': Congress

The Congress Party on Friday condemned Thursday's detention of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh, dubbing the whole incident as 'undemocratic'.

Jun 09, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Congress has strength to bounce back, says AK Antony

Senior Congress leader AK Antony on Sunday asserted the party has the strength to bounce back and said everyone wanted it to lead the battle against communal forces in the country.

Apr 30, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Not ''BJP lite'', Congress must become a modern, liberal party

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Apr 18, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi should quit if he doesn't want to lead Congress: Kerala leader

Kerala Youth Congress leader CR Mahesh said CWC member AK Antony was continuing as a "mouni baba" in New Delhi.

Mar 21, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Kerala education sector the most corrupt: AK Antony

Incidentally, Antony as the Chief Minister in 2001, opened up the professional education sector to the private sector by giving NOCs to all those who applied to start engineering, medical courses.

Jan 23, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

AK Antony asks Congress leaders to end infighting

Former Kerala Chief Minister A.K. Antony on Sunday asked Congress leaders to end their infighting, saying it was eating into their support base.

Jan 15, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

INS Vikramaditya ready to go back to sea after 'refit works'

INS Vikramaditya, the largest warship operated by India and the third aircraft carrier inducted into the Indian Navy, is in the process of getting ready to go back to sea as she completed her "refit works" at Cochin Shipyard Limited here.

Nov 11, 2016, 17:24 PM IST

Kashmir like volcano about to erupt, says AK Antony

Senior Congress leader A.K. Antony on Tuesday said the Kashmir situation was like a volcano about to erupt and favoured sending an all-party delegation there to find a political solution to the violence in the valley.

Aug 23, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

Congress puts gag order on partymen, asks them not to make comments inconsistent with party stand

Faced with frequent embarrassment due to leaders making controversial statements, Congress on Thursday night virtually put a gag order on partymen, plainly telling them not to make remarks that are “not consistent” with the established stand of the party.

Jul 28, 2016, 08:33 AM IST