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Discontent voices emerge after Congress announces 10 candidates for Rajya Sabha polls
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Discontent voices emerge after Congress announces 10 candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

The Congress announced candidates for the polls, fielding former Union ministers P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh and Ajay Maken as well as party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala

Rajya Sabha polls: P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Ajay Maken, Randeep Surjewala among 10 Congress candidates
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Rajya Sabha polls: P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Ajay Maken, Randeep Surjewala among 10 Congress candidates

Of the 10 leaders, five are former Union ministers — P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Ajay Maken, Rajeev Shukla and Mukul Wasnik

Jahangirpuri violence: Congress delegation reaches riot-hit area, stopped by police
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Jahangirpuri violence: Congress delegation reaches riot-hit area, stopped by police

The Congress delegation included former Union minister Ajay Maken and AICC in-charge of the state unit Shaktisinh Gohi

Congress general secretary Ajay Maken condemns Al-Qaeda's remarks on hijab row
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Congress general secretary Ajay Maken condemns Al-Qaeda's remarks on hijab row

Maken also hit out at Karnataka home minister Araga Jnanendra and said that he along with Al Qaeda are 'polarising' the country's atmosphere

'Don’t want the Congress to die': The message from the dinner meet of G23 leaders
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'Don’t want the Congress to die': The message from the dinner meet of G23 leaders

The dissenting leaders said that they would create a pressure group and give suggestions to the Congress top leadership - the Gandhis - and put pressure for changes in the organisation

'Failed politician': Amarinder Singh questions Ajay Maken's appointment to key Congress poll panel
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'Failed politician': Amarinder Singh questions Ajay Maken's appointment to key Congress poll panel

Maken, who is the Congress general secretary, was appointed the chairman of the screening committee for the shortlisting of candidate for the Punjab Assembly polls

Abhinav Bindra turns 39: Nitin Gadkari and others send birthday wishes to India's Olympic hero
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Abhinav Bindra turns 39: Nitin Gadkari and others send birthday wishes to India's Olympic hero

As the Indian shooter turns 39 today, wishes from all across the world poured in for India’s Olympic star.

Twitter blocks several accounts of Congress leader; rules enforced 'judiciously, impartially', says microblogging site
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Twitter blocks several accounts of Congress leader; rules enforced 'judiciously, impartially', says microblogging site

Twitter handles of Rahul Gandhi and several Congress leaders have been locked by the company for posting pictures of the family of the nine-year-old Dalit rape and murder victim

Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle an attempt by Congress to reconcile Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot ahead of 2023 polls
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Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle an attempt by Congress to reconcile Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot ahead of 2023 polls

While sources have revealed both camps have agreed to this solution, what needs to be seen is how the vacancies would be filled and what role Pilot will be assigned

Congress workers protest at petrol pumps in Delhi, demand complete roll-back of fuel price hike
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Congress workers protest at petrol pumps in Delhi, demand complete roll-back of fuel price hike

In line with the party's symbolic protest, Congress leaders KC Venugopal and Shakti Singh Gohil arrived at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium petrol pump on a horse cart

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over fuel price hike, says Narendra Modi govt only 'busy collecting tax'
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Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over fuel price hike, says Narendra Modi govt only 'busy collecting tax'

The Congress' attack on the Modi govt came a day after petrol and diesel prices touched new highs after rates were increased for the fourth time this week

Ajay Maken postopones meeting with Rajasthan leaders due to Pranab Mukherjee's demise
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Ajay Maken postopones meeting with Rajasthan leaders due to Pranab Mukherjee's demise

The newly-appointed Rajasthan Congress in-charge was scheduled to meet party leaders in Jaipur and Ajmer to take feedback on various issues

Sachin Pilot says Congress leadership will decide appointments in Rajasthan govt, party
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Sachin Pilot says Congress leadership will decide appointments in Rajasthan govt, party

The Tonk MLA, who was removed as Rajasthan Congress chief and deputy CM last month after a rebellion, had on Monday met with Ajay Maken, the new AICC general secretary in-charge for the state

Ajay Maken appointed as Congress in-charge for Rajasthan in place of Avinash Pande
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Ajay Maken appointed as Congress in-charge for Rajasthan in place of Avinash Pande

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi also set up a panel consisting of Maken, Ahmed Patel and KC Venugopal to resolve the issues raised by Sachin Pilot and 18 other MLAs

Congress seeks Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat's resignation for 'conspiracy' to topple Rajasthan govt
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Congress seeks Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat's resignation for 'conspiracy' to topple Rajasthan govt

Congress' Ajay Maken alleged that Shekhawat's voice can be heard in one of the two audio tapes related to the conspiracy, adding that the ACB has registered a case against him.

Congress slams Centre over hike in excise duty on petrol, diesel, says govt should reduce rates by 35-40%
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Congress slams Centre over hike in excise duty on petrol, diesel, says govt should reduce rates by 35-40%

The government on Saturday hiked excise duty on petrol and diesel by a steep Rs 3 per litre each to garner about Rs 39,000 crore additional revenue.

Congress emerges clear loser in Delhi Assembly election: Lack of intent, infighting and missing cadre base contributed to party's poll rout
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Congress emerges clear loser in Delhi Assembly election: Lack of intent, infighting and missing cadre base contributed to party's poll rout

The Congress, a party that ruled the National Capital for 15 long years has registered a blank in the recently-concluded polls.

Delhi Assembly polls: Congress likely to release list of candidates today; party’s state unit chief Subhash Chopra won't contest
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Delhi Assembly polls: Congress likely to release list of candidates today; party’s state unit chief Subhash Chopra won't contest

Congress leadership has decided to offer four seats to its alliance partner RJD and for the remaining seats, its screening committee comprising Chopra, AICC Incharge of Delhi PC Chacko and senior leaders Ahmed Patel and KC Venugopal have been asked to finalise candidates.

JNUSU press conference updates: ABVP members attacked women students and union office-bearers last week, alleges student body
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JNUSU press conference updates: ABVP members attacked women students and union office-bearers last week, alleges student body

JNUSU press conference updates:The students' union said the ABVP members hit women students even on 4 January and when JNUSU general secretary Satish Chandra Yadav intervened, they attacked him as well.

Delhi Police identifies 37 from 'Unity Against Left' WhatsApp group linked to JNU violence: Report
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Delhi Police identifies 37 from 'Unity Against Left' WhatsApp group linked to JNU violence: Report

According to reports, thirty-seven people from the 60-member WhatsApp group named 'Unity Against Left' have been identified by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), set up the Delhi Police, sources in Delhi Police told ANI