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Nothing new, pending for ‘long, long time’, says Congress on Chief of Defence Staff announcement

“We had at one point of time, in fact, criticised the (BJP) government for the delay in making it and we are, therefore, happy as far as the principle is concerned,” Singhvi told reporters. The Congress on Friday said there was “nothing new” in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day announcement on creation of the […]

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Sonia Gandhi urges nation to stand united against intolerance, injustice

Sonia Gandhi (Picture: Twitter/ANI) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi today said there was no place for bigotry and fanatism in the country. She also asked the nation to stand against acts of intolerance, injustice, and discrimination cherish freedom truly. In her Independence Day message, Sonia Gandhi urged all to strengthen principles of compassion and inclusive development as […]

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Previous governments in Delhi ignored needs of villages, unauthorised colonies, says Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal made the remarks at the inauguration of a 1.65-crore litre underground reservoir and booster pumping station in the Mundaka assembly constituency which will augment water supply in 14 villages and 27 unauthorised colonies. (IE photo) With assembly elections in Delhi just months away, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday hit out at previous governments […]

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Relief work possible only if there’s cabinet, says Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah slammed Yediyurappa by saying the dedication he had shown to topple the coalition government of Congress and the JD(S) was missing with respect to forming the government. Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday came down heavily on chief minister B S Yediyurappa for his alleged failure to form his cabinet even in the […]

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Don’t disturb me, Rahul Gandhi reacts to question on Article 370

Rahul Gandhi has so far maintained silence on Article 370. He even didn’t participate in the debate in Lok Sabha. The Modi government’s masterstroke to scrap Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir is turning into a Catch-22 situation for the Congress party. Though the party opposed the decision in the Parliament, it was faced with […]

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Another Congress leader comes out in open supporting scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir

While Ghulam Nabi Azad strongly criticised the government, a few others another party leaders have supported the step. A day after the Parliament passed abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress continues to be divided over the issue. On Wednesday, President Ram Nath Kovind declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 […]

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Congress working committee to meet on August 10, expected to discuss Rahul Gandhi’s successor

Since Rahul Gandhi stepped down on July 3, the grand old party hasn’t been able to finalise on a new leader. The Congress Working Committee will hold a meeting on August 10 at the party headquarters in New Delhi. CWC is the party’s top decision making body would be meeting for the first time since […]

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Trump impeachment momentum grows as Democrats pass milestone

Trump impeachment momentum grows as Democrats pass milestone

By AFPMore by this Author More than half of House Democrats support launching impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump, media tallies showed Friday, a milestone that progressives hope will move Speaker Nancy Pelosi off of her resistance to opening an inquiry. Of the 235 voting Democrats, 118 have publicly stated their support for beginning […]

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Will discuss cabinet expansion with BJP central leadership, says B S Yediyurappa

Yediyurappas statement indicates that he would have to wait for the high commands approval before going ahead with the expansion of his Ministry. (IE photo) Amid criticism from the opposition over delay in cabinet formation, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday said he would discuss it with the central leadership during his Delhi […]

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Congress urges govt not to precipitate crisis in Jammu & Kashmir, maintain state’s Constitutional guarantees

The appeal to the government came after a Congress policy planning group on Jammu and Kashmir met under the chairmanship of former prime minister Manmohan Singh. The Congress on Friday urged the government not to take any decision that would precipitate a crisis in Jammu and Kashmir and asked it to ensure the constitutional guarantees […]

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