PM Modi ‘failed’ to protect rights of tribals in Chhattisgarh: Congress

PM Modi ‘failed’ to protect rights of tribals in Chhattisgarh: Congress

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh addressing the media. File. | Photo Credit: Sushil Kumar Verma The Congress on April 8 alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had “failed” to protect the rights of tribal communities in Chhattisgarh and asked whether he will ever meaningfully commit himself to tribal welfare. Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh posed … Read more

LDF accuses Congress of striking deal with NDA

LDF accuses Congress of striking deal with NDA

In an apparent counter-attack to the allegations of fielding namesakes of United Democratic Front candidate K.Francis George, the Left Democratic Front on Saturday accused the Congress of striking a deal with the National Democratic Alliance. Addressing the media, Kerala Congress (M) general secretary Stephen George alleged it was K.A. Prasad, Kottayam district president of the … Read more

Congress Lok Sabha 2024 manifesto: Tax overhaul, no angel tax, relief for salaried, MSMEs & farmers

Congress Lok Sabha 2024 manifesto: Tax overhaul, no angel tax, relief for salaried, MSMEs & farmers

With barely few weeks to go for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress party has released its manifesto today, focussing on work, welfare and wealth. The party has called the manifesto “Nyay Patra”. In the taxation part of the manifesto, the Congress has promised a “complete overhaul of India’s taxation system to make it … Read more

We will not be cowed down by notices, says Congress leader in Telangana

We will not be cowed down by notices, says Congress leader in Telangana

Congress senior leader K.K. Mahender Reddy on Tuesday said that neither he nor the Congress would be intimidated by such threats as notices served by BRS MLA K.T. Rama Rao regarding his accusations involving BRS leaders, including KTR, in the phone-tapping case. At a press conference on Tuesday, Mr. Mahender affirmed the Congress’ dedication to … Read more

Lok Sabha Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Congress seeks donations from people claiming bank accounts frozen in Madhya Pradesh

Lok Sabha Election 2024 LIVE Updates: Congress seeks donations from people claiming bank accounts frozen in Madhya Pradesh

The BJP, which is aiming to topple the Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha, plans to hold as many as 100 election rallies in the state, with key speakers including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Odisha BJP vice-president Golak Mohapatra on Sunday said that mega rallies will be held in all … Read more

Maha Vikas Aghadi seat-sharing woes continue, Congress wants ‘friendly fight’

Maha Vikas Aghadi seat-sharing woes continue, Congress wants ‘friendly fight’

The fissure within the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) in Maharashtra has deepened after Congress leader Naseem Khan said his party wanted “friendly fights” in six Lok Sabha seats. However, Congress’s allies NCP (Sharad Pawar) and Shiv Sena (UBT) opposed the proposition, saying it would divide the votes and benefit the BJP. A friendly fight would … Read more

GHMC Mayor Gadwal Vijayalaxmi joins Congress, her father KK to follow soon

GHMC Mayor Gadwal Vijayalaxmi joins Congress, her father KK to follow soon

Gadwal Vijayalaxmi, mayor of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, joins Congress in the presence of Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy, AICC in-charge for Telangana Deepa Das Munshi and other leaders in Hyderabad on March 30, 2024. | Photo Credit: By Arrangement Mayor of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation(GHMC), Gadwal Vijayalaxmi, the daughter of Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) … Read more

Congress’ plea against tax re-assessment by I-T authorities dismissed by Delhi High Court

Congress’ plea against tax re-assessment by I-T authorities dismissed by Delhi High Court

A view of Delhi High Court. File | Photo Credit: The Hindu The Delhi High Court on March 28 rejected petitions by the Congress challenging the initiation of tax reassessment proceedings against it for a period of four years by tax authorities. A Bench of Justices Yashwant Varma and Purushaindra Kumar Kaurav said the pleas … Read more

Congress CEC vets Telangana list for Lok Sabha polls, clears four names

Congress CEC vets Telangana list for Lok Sabha polls, clears four names

T. Jeevan Reddy (Nizamabad LS candidate) Neelam Madhu Mudiraj (Medak Congress LS candidate)  Chamala Kiran Kumar Reddy Congress party’s Central Election Committee met in New Delhi on Wednesday night and cleared four names for the Lok Sabha elections. The party has named Congress MLC T. Jeevan Reddy (Nizamabad), TPCC vice-president Chamala Kiran Kumar Reddy (Bhuvanagiri), … Read more

RJD, Congress hold talks to iron out differences over seats

RJD, Congress hold talks to iron out differences over seats

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav speaks to the media in New Delhi on March 26, 2024. | Photo Credit: ANI Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav and Congress leaders held talks on Tuesday to sort out the differences that have emerged between the two allies over the seat-sharing arrangements in Bihar. The much-awaited meeting took … Read more