Manmohan, Rahul slam Modi govt for not honouring UPA's pledge to grant Andhra Pradesh special status
Addressing a public meeting in Bandlapalli village in Andhra Pradesh, Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi stated that the Prime Minister must fulfil the promise their government had made to the state.
Swamy added to the pathetic defence by going out of his way to let the world know that he and Modi had never ever, cross my heart, discussed the issue of National Herald.
Congress MPs and former union ministers Kumari Selja and Ambika Soni told Delhi High Court they had no problem vacating their larger type-VIII bungalows.
Reacting sharply to her attack on Rahul Gandhi, Congress on Friday hit back at Smriti Irani alleging that due to "sycophancy" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the HRD Minister had no time left for her ministry.
Dubbing the Narendra Modi government as a "toothless wonder", Congress today hit back at the Prime Minister for painting Sonia Gandhi as an "unconstitutional" authority during the UPA regime.
The government has asked Congress MPs Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja to vacate their official bungalows in the Lutyens zone in New Delhi by 10 June after the rejection of privilege notices sent by the two former Union ministers against the eviction orders served on them.
Both houses of Parliament were adjourned repeatedly on Tuesday as the Opposition protested demanding a discussion on the death of a 14-year-old girl who was molested and then thrown off a bus in Punjab's Moga last week.
Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni on Monday insisted that the party needs Sonia Gandhi as President even as she made a strong defence of Rahul Gandhi, who is on sabbatical for more than a month, saying there is "no question of having one at the cost of another".
Post this victory people from different fields and various political parties have reacted to this phenomenal win either on camera or on Twitter.
Decision on any pre-poll alliance by Congress for Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir scheduled later this year will be taken by the high command, senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said in Srinagar on Monday.
"She has written a letter to all of us, who contested the Lok Sabha elections. I presume so because I got a letter very clearly stating that she expected us to win and she was sure that we would be successful," said AICC general secretary Ambika Soni, who had unsuccessfully contested from Anandpur Sahib in Punjab.
In a surprising trend, AAP, which is making a debut in this Lok Sabha elections, is leading in four out of 13 seats in Punjab in the initial rounds.
In Bihar, Jyoti replaced Purnmasi Ram in the Gopalganj (SC) seat.
Singh had rushed to the national capital yesterday to explain his position to the party high command after BJP alleged that he had taken a "bribe" from a private power company to grant extension to its project.
In the wake of indictment of former Supreme Court judge by an apex court panel in a sexual harassment complaint, senior Congress leader Ambika Soni on Friday said those occupying high offices must step down, whether guilty or not, as it only increases their moral stature.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday warned his party's ministers in Jammu and Kashmir that they could be denied tickets in the next elections if they did not reach out to the people and address their grievances.
Flaying the attack on media persons allegedly by supporters of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor girl, Congress General Secretary Ambika Soni on Saturday said the religious preacher should surrender himself before law.