Rahul Gandhi slams government over rising fuel prices

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a dig at the government over the increasing prices of petrol and diesel, alleging that there was “destruction for all” and development of “rising prices”. Tagging a media report which claimed that if the government had not hiked taxes, petrol would have been Rs 66 per litre and … Read more

Navjot Singh Sidhu seeks meet with Sonia Gandhi on his 13-point agenda, says ‘Punjab’s last resurrection chance’

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has sought a meeting with party president Sonia Gandhi, flagging in his letter issues which the government “must deliver upon” and saying it is the poll-bound state’s “last chance for resurrection and redemption”. In the letter to the Congress president on October 15, a day after he had meetings … Read more

People want Congress to stand for their rights, not fight among themselves: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said people of the country want the party to get up and fight for their rights and save democracy and not fight among themselves. Addressing a crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee, the former party chief said it does not matter who holds what post, but people are … Read more

Sonia Gandhi calls extended CWC to insulate family from change seekers

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi has called an extended CWC meet on Saturday, taking no chance against change seekers in the Congress Working Committee, even though they are just a handful. She rejected Ghulam Nabi Azad’s demand that only full-fledged members be invited to discuss the state of the party and leadership. The establishment has … Read more

Never-ending term for Cong’s Interim President: Gandhi loyalists float ‘party polls after assembly polls’ idea

Sections close to the Congress leadership have floated the idea that the ‘apt time’ for holding the much-delayed Congress organisational elections would be after the February-March assembly elections in UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, and Sonia Gandhi would continue as interim president till then. The move comes ahead of Congress Working Committee’s Saturday meeting, … Read more

House approves debt limit increase that will last through part of December, sends bill to Biden

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 23, 2021. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation to raise the U.S. debt limit, the final legislative hurdle to averting a first-ever national default that was otherwise expected to … Read more

Congress leaders should recall Antony’s statement on border issue during UPA rule: Kiren Rijiju

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday hit out at Rahul Gandhi for his remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying before making any statement on the China border issue, Congress leaders should listen to what the then defence minister A K Antony had said on the subject during UPA rule. Responding to a tweet by … Read more

Congress attacks Modi govt over its ‘failure’ on national security front in J&K

The Congress hit out at the government over its “failure” on the national security front in Jammu and Kashmir after five Army soldiers lost their lives in an operation in Poonch on Monday. The opposition party said the Union territory is burning and terrorists are killing innocent people due to the government’s “weakness”. “This incident … Read more

Uttarakhand Transport Minister Yashpal Arya, his MLA son resign from BJP, join Congress

In a big jolt for the BJP ahead of the next year’s assembly polls, Uttarakhand Transport Minister Yashpal Arya quit the saffron party on Monday and joined the Congress along with his MLA son Sanjeev. Yashpal Arya and his son, along with their supporters, joined the Congress in the presence of senior party leaders Harish … Read more

Under Priyanka Gandhi’s leadership Congress will form government in UP: Bhupesh Baghel

Addressing a huge ‘Kisan Nyay‘ rally on Sunday at Varanasi, Chief Minister of Chattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel said that the Congress under the leadership of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will form the next government in Uttar Pradesh. Baghel also hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath calling him a coward for not visiting the families … Read more