Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Congress

Ghulam Nabi Azad and Raj Babbar

After SP-BSP alliance, Congress to contest all 80 Lok Sabha seats alone in Uttar Pradesh

The party however kept open the doors of a possible alliance with any secular party competent to fight the BJP is willing to go with it. 
Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Kisan Rally in Jaipur | PTI

Left out of SP-BSP alliance, Rahul Gandhi says not disappointed as long as BJP loses

Rahul Gandhi said he respected SP-BSP’s decision to tie-up without the Congress, and added his party will fight with full force in the Lok Sabha elections.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint.in

Rahul Gandhi’s pitch that Modi is the worst doesn’t mean Congress is the best

Which constituency is Rahul Gandhi addressing? How exactly does he define his base? Or, does he even know what his base is? 
Anupam Kher in a still from the film | Facebook

Any resemblance of Anupam Kher to Manmohan Singh is purely accidental

Vijay Ratnakar Gutte’s The Accidental Prime Minister is a far cry from both Manmohan Singh’s life and politics.
File photo of Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge (C) | PTI

This is how Mallikarjun Kharge defended CBI director Alok Verma at selection panel meet

Congress leader calls for Verma’s tenure to be extended and says that even the charges against him that need a probe are not significant.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi with senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit | PTI

Sheila Dikshit appointed head of Delhi Congress, days after Ajay Maken’s resignation

Sheila Dikshit is likely to get a group of working presidents to help her. the announcement is expected today.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi during in New Delhi, 2017 | Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Modi calls Rahul’s jibe over Rafale debate an insult to women

At a farmer rally, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said PM Modi had run away from the Rafale debate in Parliament and instead had a woman — Nirmala Sitharaman — defend him.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Kamal Singh/PTI

Modi turns up the heat on Congress amid opposition protests over quota bill

Referring to himself, Modi said this 'chowkidar' can catch wrongdoers even in darkness and demanded the Congress clarify its allegations over the Rafale deal.
A view of the Lok Sabha during Winter Session of Parliament

Opposition parties criticise govt for extending Rajya Sabha winter session

Parties including the Congress, TMC and AIADMK said no decision on extending the sitting of the House was announced.
Congress leader Anand Sharma arrives for the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament

BJP poll losses led govt to bring upper caste quota bill, says Congress’ Anand Sharma

Anand Sharma tells government if it's is serious about welfare of weaker sections and women, it should extend session and bring Women's Reservation Bill.
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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...