Somen Mitra passes away at 78: West Bengal Congress chief and former Lok Sabha MP suffered cardiac arrest
Mitra was among the most firebrand Congress leaders of the 1960s and 1970s and played a crucial role in the fight against the Naxals in Kolkata
Lok Sabha suspends 7 Congress MPs for 'gross misconduct'; Opposition continues protests seeking immediate discussion on Delhi violence
Seven Congress MPs in the Lok Sabha were suspended for the rest of the Budget session, as ruckus disrupted proceedings in the Lower House for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday. The MPs including Gaurav Gogoi, TN Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, R Unnithan, Manickam Tagore, Benny Behnan, and Gurjeet Singh Aujla, were suspended on charges of "gross misconduct", reports said.
Congress slams Sanjay Raut's remark on Savarkar, says Kalapani convicts who never sought British mercy deserve Bharat Ratna
The Congress' reaction came within hours of Raut stating that those opposing the Bharat Ratna award for Savarkar should be made to spend at least two days in the erstwhile colonial prison to understand the hardships faced by him during his incarceration
'Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar must spend two days at Andaman jail': Sanjay Raut's veiled jibe at Congress
Raut's statement comes across as a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who earlier in December at Ramlila grounds in Delhi had launched a scathing attack on the Centre.
Congress leaders warn Sanjay Raut against 'false campaign' on Indira Gandhi, ask him to withdraw 'ill-informed' remark
The Congress leader's remark comes after Raut on Wednesday claimed that the former prime minister used to go and meet yesteryear don Karim Lala, who operated in smuggling, narcotics, gambling, forced property evictions, and extortion rackets in Mumbai for over two decades.
SPG cover for Gandhis a non-issue; Congress doing grave disservice to nation, itself through sycophantic approach
When there are so many crucial national issues to be highlighted during the ongoing Parliament session, the Congress is focussed at the government's decision to withdraw SPG cover for the Gandhi family
Congress' Manish Tewari says partymen 'entitled to articulate viewpoint' on possibility of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leading party
The Congress said partymen are entitled to articulate their point of view, as it refused to answer whether Priyanka Gandhi Vadra should lead the party.
Shashi Tharoor says confusion after Rahul Gandhi's resignation ‘hurting’ Congress, calls for polls to key posts to ‘legitimise’ leadership
Asserting that 'lack of clarity' over leadership following Rahul Gandhi's resignation is hurting the Congress, senior leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the way forward for the party could be opening up all key posts, including the CWC membership, to fresh elections which would help legitimise the incoming set of leaders.
Rahul Gandhi must go, but what Congress needs is an ideological overhaul; kicking out 'brokers of power' can be a start
Three months after Rahul Gandhi became Congress president, he waxed eloquent on what ailed India and the Congress at the 84th plenary in Delhi, but like his father Rajiv, Rahul effected no more than superficial changes, replacing in some cases, old 'self-perpetuating cliques' with new ones
Daily Bulletin: Modi, Amit Shah to visit Gujarat today; Rahul Gandhi 'firm' on resigning as Congress chief; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Rahul Gandhi insists on stepping down as Congress chief, Narendra Modi to garland Vallabhbhai Patel's statue in Ahmedabad, and more
Congress MLA says Gandhi family alone can keep organisation intact, has been 'binding force' behind Grand Old Party
The stepping aside of the Gandhi family from the leadership role in the Congress following its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections is not a solution, a senior party leader said on Friday
Robert Vadra tells PM to focus on poverty and unemployment, stop invoking his name to distract from 'NDA's failures'
In a Facebook post, Robert Vadra, son-in-law of UPA chairman Sonia Gandhi and husband of Priyanka Gandhi, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been repeatedly invoking his name in political rallies to digress from the "failures" of his own government and its misdeeds
Abusing Narendra Modi on Balakot air strikes is almost like helping Pakistan, says PM at Main Bhi Chowkidar event
Responding to a question from Mumbai on the Balakot air strikes, Narendra Modi said they were carried out by the country's security forces and not by him. Modi said he took the decision for the Indian Air Force (IAF) to conduct the air strikes as he thought that "the game" should be played from where terrorism is being remote-controlled.
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.
Priyanka Gandhi's Ayodhya visit busts hollow claims, shows she has neither skill nor charisma to salvage Congress
Priyanka's campaigning and interaction with party workers give us less imprints of an electoral genius and more an affable personality who is more easy-going at public appearances and before the camera than her brother
The thrust on 'nation winning elections' indicates Priyanka's priorities and tells a story that she is willing to go to any length to prevent BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi returning to power with ease. Modi factor was a reason for Priyanka to over-rule herself on the issue of joining politics.
Narendra Modi pens blog post on Ram Manohar Lohia to launch fresh attack on Congress; says leader knew party was 'disastrous'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his latest blog post on Ram Manohar Lohia's birth anniversary, slammed the Congress once again, saying farmers were harassed, the industry was discouraged (except if they belonged to friends and relatives of Congress leaders) and national security was ignored during the party's rule.
AAP leader Alka Lamba on Friday dropped subtle hints about her inclination to return to the Congress.
The Accidental Prime Minister releasing during the election season is perfect, says director Vijay Gutte
Debutant director Vijay Gutte spoke about thought behind The Accidental Prime Minister, the timing of its release and the curious casting of Anupam Kher, who’s known for his proximity to the BJP.
AAP's Alka Lamba denies reports of her resignation as controversy over resolution on Bharat Ratna to Rajiv Gandhi persists
After confusion over the fate of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Alka Lamba, ANI quoted her on Saturday as saying that "I am not resigning." On Friday, there were reports that Lamba was asked to resign after she refused to support a purported resolution passed in the Delhi Assembly urging the Centre to revoke the Bharat Ratna awarded to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.