Congress is party of past, finding difficult to get candidates in Uttarakhand, says Pralhad Joshi

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday took a dig at opposition Congress in Uttarakhand and said it was finding difficult to find candidates for the assembly polls early next year. Joshi, who is the election incharge of BJP in Uttarakhand, said “Congress is a party of past” and its MLAs were joining the BJP. […]

Captain Amarinder Singh is BJP’s ‘swatantar fauji’ in Congress: Harsimrat

Former union minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Wednesday said that Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s “ill-tempered rant” against her proves that he is rattled after being told not to demonise the peaceful and patriotic farmers of Punjab. “The chief minister is bending over […]

Karnataka Congress opposes NEP, says it promotes privatization of education sector

Former Karnataka Education Minister and state Congress spokesperson Kimmane Ratnakar on Monday opposed the implementation of the New Education Policy (NEP) in the state stating that it would promote the privatization of the education sector on a large scale. Speaking at a press conference in Shivamogga, Ratnakar said the government had not discussed the impacts of the NEP with experts. Nor […]

Congress will contest UP Assembly polls under Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s leadership: Salman Khurshid

Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said that the party will contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections under the leadership of party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Speaking to ANI, Khurshid said that Congress will not form an alliance with any political party for the […]

Telangana Congress stages protest, demands that state govt fulfil its promises to barber community

The Telangana Congress held a protest in Hyderabad on Saturday demanding that the state government fulfil its promises to the barber community. Party workers and members from the barber community were present at the protest. Telangana Congress spokesperson Dasoju Sravan addressed the protest being held by the party’s state unit. he said, “Barber community in […]

Sidhu-led Congress delegation meets representatives of farmer unions

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Navjot Singh Sidhu along with other party leaders on Friday met representatives of farmer unions here, ahead of the state Assembly elections scheduled next year. “Had a positive meeting with Samyukt Kisan Morcha … Discussed the way forward,” Sidhu tweeted. Around 32 farmer organisations […]

Congress finalises 38 candidates, assures ticket to sitting MLAs ahead of Uttarakhand Assembly polls

With Uttarakhand Assembly polls scheduled for early next year, the Congress has finalised the names of 38 candidates and assured tickets to all sitting legislators, informed Uttarakhand Congress chief Ganesh Godiyal on Wednesday. Congress state unit chief further said that, “the decision to allow the party rebels to join Congress […]

Congress forms 7-member committee to study matters of caste census

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday constituted a seven-member committee to study the matters related to caste census. As per a statement released by All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary KC Venugopal, the committee will be convened by former Karnataka chief minister Veerappa Moily. West Bengal MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid, Congress spokesperson Mohan […]