Kamal Nath to be Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly; Monsoon Session to begin from 20 July
Nath had to resign as chief minister in March after the Congress govt lost majority with the exit of 22 MLAs who joined BJP with Jyotiraditya Scindia.
Pilot said that leaders in Rajasthan were trying to fuel speculation that he is joining the BJP and he would like to categorically state that he was not.
Siddaramaiah tells Sonia Gandhi Congress needs Lingayat chief to tackle BJP in north Karnataka, bats for MB Patil
After most of the strong Congress leaders who were also the close followers of Siddaramaiah joined BJP camp, now the latter is batting for MB Patil to regain his name as TRP leader in the state.
As Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader, Siddaramaiah discussed the cabinet expansion and appointment of chairmen of boards and corporations with about 70 legislators on short-listing some of them for approval by party president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on 21 December.
Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi likely to announce CMs of Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh; KCR to take oath as Telangana CM; day's top stories
Rahul is expected to announce his decision on the chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh today; KCR to take oath as chief minister of Telangana; day's top stories
Newly-elected Congress MLAs in Madhya Pradesh Wednesday asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi to nominate the new legislature party leader. At a meeting in Bhopal on Wednesday evening, they unanimously passed a resolution authorising Gandhi to name the CLP leader.
Karnataka Congress holds Legislative Party meeting; MLAs, MLCs express grievances about developmental projects
Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and deputy chief minister G Parameshwara assured the MLAs that they will coordinate with the government in a better way to iron out the differences.
The Congress on Tuesday said it has decided to sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention in appointing a "full-time" chief minister in Goa, as incumbent Manohar Parrikar is undergoing treatment in the United States since March this year.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sacked Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee chief Ashok Choudhury with immediate effect, says party spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi.
The Congress in Tripura on Monday demanded the immediate resignation of social welfare minister Bijita Nath, who received a CBI notice for interrogation in connection with the Rose Valley Group chit fund scam.
Pema Khandu, who was unanimously elected leader at a meeting of Congress Legislative Party (CLP), took oath as the chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday in Itanagar.
The meeting comes days after the land ordinance was allowed to lapse as the government, facing stiff all-round resistance, decided not to re-promulgate it for the fourth time.
In his opening remarks at a meeting of Pradesh Congress Committee presidents and Congress Legislative Party leaders here, Gandhi said it was for the first time in the history of the country that any government had passed a legislation on the people's right to food.