Congress nominates ex-MP Rajani Patil for RS bypoll in Maha

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

The Congress has named former MP Rajani Patil as its candidate for the October 4 by-election to Rajya Sabha seat from Maharashtra, leaving many formidable contenders disappointed.

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With Dalit CM in Punjab, Congress aims at UP and Uttarakhand

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST

After the surprise announcement of the name of Charanjit Singh Channi, a Dalit leader, for the Chief Minister's post in Punjab, the Congress looks at the larger aim of Uttrakhand and Uttar Pradesh whi

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Congress challenges Mayawati to declare Dalit CM candidate in Punjab

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST

After criticism from BSP supremo Mayawati over the appointment of a Dalit Chief Minister, the Congress has thrown a challenge to Mayawati to declare a Dalit Chief Minister candidate in Punjab.

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Congress, SP, RLD weakened farmers' protest for personal gains: Sanjeev Balyan (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Sanjeev Balyan, said that opposition parties such as the Congress, SP and RLD have weakened the ongoing farmers' protest for their

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Congress leaning 'Left' to recruit young talent?

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

Speculation is rife in the Congress over the induction of CPI leader and former JNU President Kanhaiya Kumar into the party. Another leader who is expected to join is Jignesh Mevani, MLA in Gujarat, a

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'Narcotic jihad' row: Congress to call meet of Kerala religious leaders

Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST

Congress' Kerala President K. Sudhakaran on Sunday said that the party would convene a meeting of religious heads to tamp down tempers following a Bishop's statement that Christian children should be

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Senior UP Congress leader quits post

Lucknow |Sunday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST

In a major setback to the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, party vice president and former MLA Lalitesh Pati Tripathi has resigned from the post of vice president.

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Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo joins Trinamool Congress

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST

Former union minister and BJP MP Babul Supriyo on Saturday joined West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's All India Trinamool Congress (AITC).

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Tharoor asks for immediate change of leadership in Congress

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Three-time Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said there should be a new leadership of the Congress party.

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Congress, BJP up in arms over CPI-M's note to party workers

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

A note by the CPI-M on how the presence of communalism and terrorism is attracting the youth in the educational institutions of Kerala has invited the wrath of both the Congress and the BJP.

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PM should apologise to Goa for Covid mismanagement: Goa Congress

Panaji |Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologise for the mismanagement of the Covid crisis in the state, which has led to more than 3,300 deaths since last year, Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar s

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Kanhaiya, Mevani delay Congress rejig in two states?

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

The organisational restructuring in two state units, Bihar and Gujarat of the Congress party have been halted as talks with CPI leader from Bihar, Kanhaiya Kumar and Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani fro

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