Sonia Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19 again, second time in three months

New Delhi, Aug 13 (PTI) Over two months after contracting the coronavirus infection, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19 again and will remain in isolation. Earlier this week, her daughter and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had also tested positive. “Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19… Continue reading Sonia Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19 again, second time in three months

Linking Aadhaar to Voter ID card: Supreme Court asks Congress leader to approach High Court against law

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday asked Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala to approach the Delhi High Court with his plea challenging the Election Law Amendment Act that enables linking electoral roll data with the Aadhaar ecosystem. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna granted liberty to Surjewala… Continue reading Linking Aadhaar to Voter ID card: Supreme Court asks Congress leader to approach High Court against law

Congress seeks higher compensation for COVID deaths after damning WHO report

NEW DELHI, May 6 (Reuters) – India’s main opposition Congress party on Friday demanded a hefty rise in compensation for the families of those who died of COVID-19, after the World Health Organization estimated the country’s toll was nearly 10 times the reported figure. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has rejected the WHO estimate released… Continue reading Congress seeks higher compensation for COVID deaths after damning WHO report

Who would you blame now – Nehru, states or people: Rahul’s dig at PM Modi over power crisis

New Delhi, April 30 (PTI): Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the current power crisis and asked whom would he blame for his failure on this front. He asked whether PM Modi would blame former premier Jawaharlal Nehru, state governments or the people of the country… Continue reading Who would you blame now – Nehru, states or people: Rahul’s dig at PM Modi over power crisis

Congress Leader Sues IPS Officer, Others For 500 Crores In Phone Tap Case

Nagpur: Maharashtra Congress president Nana Patole has filed a ₹ 500 crore defamation suit in a civil court here against IPS officer and former state intelligence chief Rashmi Shukla and others for alleged illegal tapping of his phone. In the suit filed recently, Mr Patole also sought a permanent injunction to stop the misuse of… Continue reading Congress Leader Sues IPS Officer, Others For 500 Crores In Phone Tap Case

Congress fires five state chiefs after poll drubbing

NEW DELHI, March 15 (Reuters) – India’s opposition Congress party on Tuesday fired the local chiefs of five states after humiliating losses in recent elections, as it tries to reinvent itself ahead of the next national election in 2024 that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is expected to win. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) thrashed… Continue reading Congress fires five state chiefs after poll drubbing

Days of divisive, issue-less politics over in western UP: Tikait

New Delhi, February 11 (PTI): The days of ”divisive and issue-less” politics are over in western Uttar Pradesh, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said on Friday as he credited the farmers’ agitation for bringing about the change. The national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) also said protests are necessary to check unruly governments and… Continue reading Days of divisive, issue-less politics over in western UP: Tikait

India’s biggest state holds election in key test of Modi’s popularity

New Delhi, February 10 (Reuters): India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh begins voting on Thursday in the first of a series of local elections that will be a key test of the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ruling party. With a population almost as big as that of Brazil, keeping power… Continue reading India’s biggest state holds election in key test of Modi’s popularity

Modi left farmers on road amid Covid, Congress won’t ever do that: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, February 5 (Reuters): Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of leaving farmers on roads for a year amid the COVID-19 pandemic and said his party will never do that. Addressing a virtual rally in Kichha here ahead of the upcoming Uttarakhand Assembly polls,… Continue reading Modi left farmers on road amid Covid, Congress won’t ever do that: Rahul Gandhi

Modi govt’s ‘zero sum budget’ has nothing for poor, farmers, MSMEs: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], February 1 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Tuesday slammed the Centre over the Union Budget and said that it does not have anything for the salaried class, middle class, poor, youth, farmers and MSMEs. “M0di G0vernment’s Zer0 Sum Budget! Nothing for–Salaried class–Middle class–The poor and deprived–Youth–Farmers–MSMEs,” tweeted Rahul Gandhi. Union Finance Minister… Continue reading Modi govt’s ‘zero sum budget’ has nothing for poor, farmers, MSMEs: Rahul Gandhi