At Congress’ I-Day function Mir lashes out at RSS

At Congress’ I-Day function Mir lashes out at RSS

Srinagar: J&K Pradesh Congress Committee President G A Mir lashed out at RSS for “trying to create an atmosphere of uncertainty under the garb of nationalism” in his address to party workers after unfurling the tri-colour at the party headquarter in Srinagar. While highlighting the role of Congress in India’s freedom struggle, Mir said the […]

UP CM should quit, hold SC probe into infant deaths: Cong

UP CM should quit, hold SC probe into infant deaths: Cong

New Delhi/Gorakhpur: The Congress Saturday held the Uttar Pradesh government “responsible” for the death of 30 infants at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and a probe by a Supreme Court judge. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who visited Baba Raghav Das Medical College in eastern Uttar […]

Goa Cong women wing to send bangles to Modi, Shah

Goa Cong women wing to send bangles to Modi, Shah

PANAJI: The women’s wing of the Goa Congress has said it will send bangles to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah to protest the attack on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s car in Gujarat. “We are sending boxes of bangles, which we have collected from our homes, to Prime Minister Modi, BJP president […]

VP poll today; result in evening

VP poll today; result in evening

NEW DELHI: The name of the next vice president of India will be known today evening after members of Parliament cast their ballot during the day in Parliament House. The ruling NDA, which has a majority in the Lok Sabha, will find it easy to place its candidate M Venkaiah Naidu as the next vice […]

Way forward in J&K is dialogue, says Chidambaram

Way forward in J&K is dialogue, says Chidambaram

Pune: The NDA government’s ‘muscle flexing’ strategy in Kashmir is wrong and the Congress believes the only way to find a “political solution” to this “political problem” is through talks, said former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday. Speaking to the media here on a slew of issues, the Congress stalwart said the situation […]

Cong accuses PM of double speak on lynchings

Cong accuses PM of double speak on lynchings

New Delhi: The Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “double speak” on the issue of lynchings and alleged that he was doing nothing to restrain cow vigilantes who include elements from VHP and Bajrang Dal. Congress leader Kapil Sibal, while speaking in the Rajya Sabha, also alleged that the present environment has nothing […]

Govt briefs opposition parties on Dokalam, Kashmir situation

Govt briefs opposition parties on Dokalam, Kashmir situation

New Delhi: The issue with China and growing unrest in the Kashmir Valley will be raised in the Parliament session beginning next week by opposition parties, who were today briefed by the government about the situation on both the fronts. Emerging from the meeting, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma told reporters that […]

‘Make Nitish Kumar Congress president’

‘Make Nitish Kumar Congress president’

NEW DELHI: The “terminal decline” of the Congress party can only be revived by a leadership change, says historian and biographer Ram Chandra Guha, who suggests that the party’s top job be handed over to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Stressing that it was his “fantasy”, Guha said on Tuesday if there was a “friendly […]

Congress lashes out at Modi, Shah over lynching incidents

Congress lashes out at Modi, Shah over lynching incidents

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday hit out at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah and said it was high time they took “corrective action” against the mob frenzy and lynching incidents across the country, which President Pranab Mukherjee had rightly flagged. “It is high time the BJP government takes note […]

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