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International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living
Expunged from the cities they helped to build, Bundelkhand’s migrant labourers are ready to make the journey back again in the hope of regaining livelihood.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 414 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in Mumbai today, total number of cases crosses 7,000
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department on Thursday said that 27 new coronavirus deaths and 583 new cases were reported in the state, taking the total number of cases 10,498.
Veteran Congress leader Devanand Konwar dies in Guwahati; ex-governor of Bihar and Tripura was 86
Veteran Congress leader Devanand Konwar died of old age ailments at his Guwahati residence on Saturday. He was 86
PC Chacko submits resignation as Delhi Congress in-charge after poll drubbing, says comment on Sheila Dikshit being 'misinterpreted'
Congress' PC Chacko on Wednesday tendered his resignation from the post of Delhi Congress in-charge, a day after the party failed to secure even one seat in Delhi election results.
BJP questions Rahul Gandhi over 'frequent' foreign tours, 'secrecy' about such visits, claims Congress leader has travelled abroad 16 times in 5 years
The BJP targeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday for his "frequent" foreign visits and the "secrecy" about those, asking if he was involved in some secret operation
Congress' Karan Singh 'aghast' at disorientation in party since Rahul Gandhi's resignation, urges CWC to meet under Manmohan Singh
Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh on Monday said he is 'aghast' at the disorientation into which the party has fallen since Rahul Gandhi's resignation.
Jyotiraditya Scindia resigns as AICC general secretary, accepts ‘people’s verdict’ and takes accountability for Lok Sabha poll loss
Amid a spate of resignations in the Congress, Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday stepped down as the general secretary of All India Congress Committee (AICC)
Congress meeting chaired by Sonia, attended by Rahul, discuss Opposition's candidate for Lok Sabha Speaker, but reaches no consensus
A meeting of the Congress top brass, including Sonia Gandhi and party chief Rahul Gandhi, was held in Delhi to decide the strategy on key matters such as Lok Sabha speaker's election and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to discuss the 'one nation, one election' issue.
Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase V: Telangana Congress alleges foul play behind spike in voting percentage, seeks report on polling
Telangana Congress on Monday claimed that there was some foul play behind the sudden spike in polling percentage after 5 pm in the assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
Hardik Patel slapped during Jan Aakrosh Sabha in Surendranagar; attacker calls Congress leader 'Gujarat's Hitler'
Congress leader Hardik Patel was slapped at a public rally in Gujarat’s Surendranagar district during a 'Jan Aakrosh Sabha' on Friday.
Congress leader PC Chacko calls Gandhis 'first family of India', provides fresh ammo to BJP's dynasty argument
Congress leader PC Chacko, while referring to the Gandhi family as India's first family, said that the country is obliged to them and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a negative opinion about them.
Shashi Tharoor comes under fire for 'everyone is naked' jibe at Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's Ganga dip
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has come under fire from the BJP for his "everyone in naked in this Sangam" jibe at Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath's holy dip in the Sangam at Prayagraj on Tuesday.
INX Media case: CBI, ED seek custodial interrogation of P Chidambaram; Cong leader's interim protection from arrest to continue
The submission was made before Justice Sunil Gaur who was hearing the plea of Chidambaram seeking anticipatory bail in the corruption and money laundering cases relating to the INX Media scandal.
1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Hearing in second case against Sajjan Kumar adjourned till 22 January
Kumar is facing trial on charges of murder and rioting in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case pertaining to killing in Delhi's Sultanpuri. The second case against Kumar was filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the recommendation of the Nanavati Commission.
Neither was Sajjan Kumar given ticket, nor does he hold any office, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal; reminds BJP of Gujarat riots
Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday said that neither Sajjan Kumar — convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot case — was given a ticket by the Congress, nor he does not hold any office.
1984 anti-Sikh riot verdict: HS Phoolka welcomes verdict, says court clearly stated Sajjan Kumar had political patronage
Court has clearly stated that political patronage was provided to 1984 anti-Sikh riots convicts, said HS Phoolka, one of the petitioners in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case, while responding to a question about political observations made by the Delhi High Court judge while pronouncing the conviction of Sajjan Kumar and five others.
Who is 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar? A former MP, Congress leader best known for involvement in riots
Active in national politics since 1970s, Sajjan's first electoral victory was at a local municipal election in 1977. The Congress leader was elected as a councillor. He later became a MP on a Congress ticket in 2004
Centre hasn't quashed any proceedings against Adani group, says senior government official; rejects Jairam Ramesh's charge
The Centre has not quashed any proceedings against the Adani Enterprise Limited, a senior government official Tuesday claimed.
Delhi court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel to Geneva to offer condolences to Kofi Annan's family, seek aid for Kerala
A Delhi court on Monday allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to travel to Geneva to express condolences to the family of former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and also to seek international aid for Kerala
I-T department says DK Shivakumar sent money to Congress coffers through hawala; party cries 'witch hunt'
The I-T department has filed a complaint before the Special Court for Economic Offences in Bengaluru, following the notice in which Shivakumar named as the accused