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By Manish Sen On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Sonia, Rahul recuse themselves from CWC meet

New Delhi: As the Congress Working Committee began consultations on Saturday to find its next president, UPA chief Sonia Gandhi and outgoing party head Rahul Gandhi left the meeting midway, saying they couldn’t More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Amit Shah says Congress amended Article 370 twice in past

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said Congress, which was protesting the scrapping of Article 370 in Rajya Sabha, had itself amended it twice in the past through similar process. Home Minister More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Sheila Dikshit passes away at 81

New Delhi: Former Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away here on Saturday. Former Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away here on Saturday. Dikshit More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Congress willing to settle demands of rebel MLAs: D K Shivakumar

Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Sunday said that his party is willing to settle the demands of the rebel MLAs and hoped they will support the coalition government. Karnataka Congress leader More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Cabinet Minister

Chandigarh: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was sulking after being stripped off key portfolios in the Punjab cabinet reshuffle in June, has resigned from the Amarinder Singh cabinet. Congress leader Navjot More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Karnataka crisis: Rebel Cong MLA Nagraj softens stand, may return to his parent party

Bengaluru: Congress on Saturday further mounted its efforts to woo back its MLAs even as five more dissident legislators approached the Supreme Court seeking its direction to Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar to accept their More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Shivakumar meets rebel Congress MLA Nagaraj in Bengaluru, asks to reconsider resignation

Bengaluru: Amid ongoing political turmoil in Karnataka, Congress leader DK Shivakumar visited the residence of Congress MLA and state minister MTB Nagaraj early on Saturday morning to convince him to take back his More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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High drama in Mumbai as Shivakumar, others detained by Mumbai Police

Mumbai: The coalition crisis in Karnataka, on Wednesday, took a dramatic turn when Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar, who was on a dharna outside the Mumbai hotel where 10 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs were staying, More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Eight of the 13 resignations not in order: Karnataka Speaker

Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar appeared to be in no hurry to take a decision on the resignation of 13 Congress and JD(S) MLAs saying eight of the resignations were not in order and five have More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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BJP lauds Budget, Congress calls it ‘old wine in new bottle’

New Delhi: Top BJP leaders including several ministers hailed the government for presenting a “futuristic” budget after coming back to power, while opposition Congress termed it as a “repackaging More...