Rahul Gandhi sounds poll bugle in Kerala, slams BJP, Left government

The Congress on Tuesday sounded the poll bugle in Kerala with the party organising a mammoth rally in which leader Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack on Kerala’s ruling LDF and BJP government at the Centre over various issues including the contentious farm laws and the rise in fuel prices. The Wayanad MP also asked … Read more

V Narayanasamy: Propped up by Congress HQ, done in by BJP HQ

Outgoing Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy was propped by yesteryears’ Congress establishment in Delhi but done in by Delhi’s new political order of the BJP. The downfall of the Congress regime in the Union Territory also means the party would experience a rare ‘power cut’ across south India. It is no coincidence that ‘Samy’ lost … Read more

Centre resorting to extreme steps to quell dissent: Opposition

NEW DELHI: Senior opposition leaders deplored the arrest of 22-yearold climate activist Disha Ravi and the non-bailable arrest warrant against lawyer Nikita Jacob in connection with the ‘toolkit case’ linked to the farmers’ agitation. Opposition parties accused the Modi government of resorting to extreme measures to quell dissent and silence voices of protest. Congress leader … Read more

Toolkit document case: War of words between BJP, Opposition over climate activist Disha Ravi’s arrest

New Delhi: The action taken by the Delhi Police on an FIR related to a toolkit shared by climate campaigner Greta Thunberg in support of the ongoing farmer protests has triggered a war of words between the opposition and the ruling BJP. Accusing the government of “murdering democracy” by using force against a 21-year-old, the … Read more

‘I think there’s an earthquake going on’: Rahul Gandhi’s reaction during live interaction goes viral

Gandhi did not seem flustered by the tremors and he continued the interaction in a calm manner, the Zoom interaction video shows. Image: Twitter/Rohit Yadav As an earthquake in Tajikistan late Friday caused severe tremors across northern India, Rahul Gandhi was in the middle of a virtual session where he was interacting with the students … Read more

Lok Sabha: 3 BJP MPs give breach of privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi

Three BJP members in Lok Sabha on Friday moved a breach of privilege notice against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, saying by asking members to observe silence to mourn death of farmers during agitation without the permission of the Chair was a contempt of the House. In a dramatic move, Gandhi on Thursday led his party … Read more

Opposition takes farmers’ protest to parliament, 20 parties boycott President’s customary address

NEW DELHI: The budget session of Parliament began on a stormy note on Friday, after members belonging to 20 Opposition parties boycotted the President’s customary address to the joint sitting of both the Houses, demanding repeal of the farm laws. They staged a noisy protest in the Lok Sabha and dharna outside. With tension mounting … Read more

Republic is from you, it belongs to you: Rahul Gandhi wishes people on R-Day

NEWDELHI: India’s fate is determined by its every citizen, whether it is the ‘satyagrahi‘ farmer, labourer, small and medium businessman, young job seeker or a housewife troubled by inflation, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday as he greeted people on Republic Day. India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day, the day its Constitution came … Read more

Congress leaders stage ‘Raj Bhavan Gherao’

New Delhi: Congress leaders and party activists held “Raj Bhavan gherao” across states on Friday, extending their support to the agitating farmers and demanding repeal of the contentious farm laws. As part of the party’s ‘Speak up for Kisan Adhikar (farmers’ rights)’ programme, Congress workers held demonstrations and tried to march towards the official residences … Read more

Rahul Gandhi leads Congress protest in support of agitating farmers

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday led the party’s protest in the national capital in support of the agitating farmers, and said his party will not relent till the new farm laws are repealed. He was accompanied by AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and other leaders of the Delhi Congress at the … Read more