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Congress slams BJP's foreign policy at 84th plenary, talks of Chinese 'influence' in presence of foreign diplomats
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Congress slams BJP's foreign policy at 84th plenary, talks of Chinese 'influence' in presence of foreign diplomats

The resolution was moved by senior Congress leader and former foreign minister Anand Sharma and was seconded by Gaurav Gogoi, Member of Parliament from Assam.

Congress slams Centre's foreign policy at 84th plenary, says grand events, photo ops cannot substitute effective diplomacy
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Congress slams Centre's foreign policy at 84th plenary, says grand events, photo ops cannot substitute effective diplomacy

The Congress on Sunday slammed the Modi government's foreign policy, saying it was "confused" and conducted in a "cavalier manner" which has damaged India's profile globally

Madhusudan Mistry to head Congress screening panel for Karnataka Assembly polls
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Madhusudan Mistry to head Congress screening panel for Karnataka Assembly polls

Senior Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry will head the party’s screening committee for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections.

Meghalaya polls: BJP bashing remains Congress' sole electoral pitch in state it has dominated for 15 years
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Meghalaya polls: BJP bashing remains Congress' sole electoral pitch in state it has dominated for 15 years

Congress has been in power for 15 years in Meghalaya, and the BJP, Gogoi claimed, has had "no role in the North East", but now wants to enter North East on the back of local parties"

Central govt working under RSS influence, says Assam Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi
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Central govt working under RSS influence, says Assam Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi

Taking a dig at the BJP-led NDA government, Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi on Wednesday said the ruling dispensation at the Centre is "run by the RSS, of the RSS and for the RSS".

Congress asks Centre to spell out its policy to secure Kulbhushan Jadhav's release from Pakistan
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Congress asks Centre to spell out its policy to secure Kulbhushan Jadhav's release from Pakistan

The Congress condemned the Pakistani government for the treatment meted out to Kulbhushan Jadhav and his family and asked the Centre to spell out its policy and steps to get him released

Congress slams Ananth Kumar Hegde over remarks on Constitution, says abusing oath 'distinctive feature' of Narendra Modi govt
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Congress slams Ananth Kumar Hegde over remarks on Constitution, says abusing oath 'distinctive feature' of Narendra Modi govt

The Congress on Tuesday attacked the BJP over Union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde's remarks about changing the Constitution, saying they were a "direct assault" on the composite identity of the nation and the party will oppose any such attempt with all its might.

Congress leader says the only 'development' happening under present regime is that of the BJP
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Congress leader says the only 'development' happening under present regime is that of the BJP

Congress' national spokesperson Gaurav Gogoi on Wednesday said the only development happening under the present regime is of those connected to the BJP.

Uneasy calm in Assam's Kokrajhar district as killing of Muslim leader revives memories of 2012 riots
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Uneasy calm in Assam's Kokrajhar district as killing of Muslim leader revives memories of 2012 riots

The incident happened an hour after Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for New Delhi from Guwahati after reviewing the damage caused by the recent wave of floods.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Speaker Sumitra Mahajan says conduct of Congress MPs let her 'deeply hurt'
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: Speaker Sumitra Mahajan says conduct of Congress MPs let her 'deeply hurt'

Mahajan's comments came shortly after she suspended six Congress MPs from the House for five days for their "highly unbecoming" conduct during protests over the lynching issue that "undermined the Chair's dignity".

MP farmers’ protest: BJP scuttling basic rights of people and Opposition, says Congress
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MP farmers’ protest: BJP scuttling basic rights of people and Opposition, says Congress

Congress spokesperson and Member of Parliament Gaurav Gogoi on Friday criticized the BJP for preventing Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday from visiting Mandsaur

Cattle sale restrictions: North East India fumes against new trade rules as BJP struggles to defend govt move
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Cattle sale restrictions: North East India fumes against new trade rules as BJP struggles to defend govt move

The political hullabaloo notwithstanding, the notification has managed to worry people of northeastern states which have a close association with beef.

Opposition pushes govt to the wall over reduction of allocation for defence ministry
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Opposition pushes govt to the wall over reduction of allocation for defence ministry

Countering the opposition charge, BJP member Meenakshi Lekhi took a dig at the Congress, saying in the earlier governments there was "scam and ban" and then "a lot of noise" as far as defence contracts were concerned.

Newsroom diaries 2016: Momos from Bhutan and ruggedness of a political terrain called Assam
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Newsroom diaries 2016: Momos from Bhutan and ruggedness of a political terrain called Assam

Away from the 'field' for so many years, I was apprehensive and the prospect of botching up the mission always kept me on tenterhooks.

Kaziranga National Park: A vortex of eviction drive, politicisation and hapless animals in Assam
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Kaziranga National Park: A vortex of eviction drive, politicisation and hapless animals in Assam

Initially praised for its intent by going ahead with the eviction drive on Monday as ordered by the Gauhati High Court in October last year, the political tension over the move is quietly brewing.

Death of dynastic rule? Here's why the Congress is unravelling rapidly
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Death of dynastic rule? Here's why the Congress is unravelling rapidly

The Congress is prone to describing the ongoing rebellion in its ranks, as also the departure of leaders from its fold, as glowing examples of opportunism bedevilling Indian politics. What the Congress fails to comprehend is that opportunism is inevitable in a system which privileges dynasty over ideology

BJP member demands CBI probe into Kerala rape and murder in the Lok Sabha
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BJP member demands CBI probe into Kerala rape and murder in the Lok Sabha

A BJP member, who was part of three-member team sent by the party to Kerala in connection with rape and murder of a Dalit girl, on Wednesday made a demand in Lok Sabha for a CBI probe, alleging "several lapses" in the investigation carried out by the local police.

Assam Assembly Election 2016: First phase of polling sees 70 percent turnout
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Assam Assembly Election 2016: First phase of polling sees 70 percent turnout

The first phase of polling for the Assam Assembly Election took place on 4 April. Voters cast their ballot in more than 60 constituencies.

Assam Assembly polls: Angkita Dutta is a Congress GenNext candidate, but dynasty isn't her only USP
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Assam Assembly polls: Angkita Dutta is a Congress GenNext candidate, but dynasty isn't her only USP

In its quest for new faces, the Congress party did some diligent 'family' searching.

Assam Assembly polls: Congress set to win after first direct contest with BJP after 2014 debacle, says Gaurav Gogoi
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Assam Assembly polls: Congress set to win after first direct contest with BJP after 2014 debacle, says Gaurav Gogoi

The Congress as of now is in a very strong position and is set to win and form the fourth consecutive government in the state, says Gaurav Gogoi, Kaliabor MP and son of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.