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Labour ministry introduces bill allowing companies with more than 300 workers to fire staff without its permission
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Labour ministry introduces bill allowing companies with more than 300 workers to fire staff without its permission

The proposal, which was the bone of contention between the Union ministry and trade unions, is part of the Industrial Relation Code Bill 2020

Kapil Sibal condemns attack on Jitin Prasada, says Congress needs to 'target BJP with surgical strikes, not its own'
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Kapil Sibal condemns attack on Jitin Prasada, says Congress needs to 'target BJP with surgical strikes, not its own'

Prasada, a former Union minister, was among the 23 signatories to a letter that sought an active and full-time Congress president

'Not about post, but country,' says Kapil Sibal after seeking organisational reform in Congress during CWC meet
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'Not about post, but country,' says Kapil Sibal after seeking organisational reform in Congress during CWC meet

After the meeting of Congress' top decision-making body, the CWC urged Sonia Gandhi to continue as its interim chief till an AICC session is convened

Congress generational divide out in open: Young turks blame UPA-II for party's debacle, seniors defend Manmohan, Sonia
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Congress generational divide out in open: Young turks blame UPA-II for party's debacle, seniors defend Manmohan, Sonia

This comes in the backdrop of a heated debate that reportedly ensued at a closed-door meeting of Congress Rajya Sabha MPs

Action against Rajiv Gandhi Foundation 'illegal'; govt wants to fight Congress rather than China, says Manish Tewari
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Action against Rajiv Gandhi Foundation 'illegal'; govt wants to fight Congress rather than China, says Manish Tewari

Tewari said the 'illegal , arbitrary and malafide action' against the organisation is yet another example of how low the government can stoop.

Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi's silence on Chinese intrusion; nationalism not 'exclusive monopoly' of BJP, says Congress
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Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi's silence on Chinese intrusion; nationalism not 'exclusive monopoly' of BJP, says Congress

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that China has taken away India's territory in Ladakh and questioned the prime minister's silence, as the opposition party stepped up its attack on the issue demanding that the government fix accountability.

Congress claims Rs 20 lakh cr stimulus package announced by Narendra Modi only 1% of GDP, not 10%
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Congress claims Rs 20 lakh cr stimulus package announced by Narendra Modi only 1% of GDP, not 10%

Chidambaram said the stimulus package has left several sections like the poor, migrants, farmers, labourers, workers, small shopkeepers and middle class high and dry.

Congress says Jammu and Kashmir economy collapsed due to restrictions imposed since last August
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Congress says Jammu and Kashmir economy collapsed due to restrictions imposed since last August

Initiating a discussion on the budgetary proposals and demand for grants for the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, Congress member Manish Tewari urged the government to 'open ears' and 'listen' to the voices of people

Congress' Manish Tewari says Uddhav Thackeray requires briefing on citizenship rules, Maharashtra CM should know NPR is basis of NRC
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Congress' Manish Tewari says Uddhav Thackeray requires briefing on citizenship rules, Maharashtra CM should know NPR is basis of NRC

Comments assume significance as Shiv Sena, Congress are part of Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government in state

Narendra Modi-led panel names president's secretary Sanjay Kothari as CVC, Bimal Julka as CIC; Congress slams 'whimsical' appointments
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Narendra Modi-led panel names president's secretary Sanjay Kothari as CVC, Bimal Julka as CIC; Congress slams 'whimsical' appointments

Sanjay Kothari, the Secretary to the President, has been selected as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner by a high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Congress slams Centre for sending Union ministers to J&K, asks if everything normal in UT, why send 36 'propagandists' to Valley
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Congress slams Centre for sending Union ministers to J&K, asks if everything normal in UT, why send 36 'propagandists' to Valley

The Congress on Thursday slammed the government over its decision to send 36 Union ministers to Jammu and Kashmir and said if everything was 'normal' there, what was the need to send 'propagandists'

‘Govt has started on wrong foot on Chief of Defence Staff appointment': Congress’ Manish Tewari says post fraught with ambiguities
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‘Govt has started on wrong foot on Chief of Defence Staff appointment': Congress’ Manish Tewari says post fraught with ambiguities

The Congress on Tuesday raised several questions over the appointment of Gen Bipin Rawat as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), saying the government has started on a wrong foot on the issue

Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pakistan sign agreement operationalising passage; Imran Khan to formally inaugurate corridor on 9 November
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Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pakistan sign agreement operationalising passage; Imran Khan to formally inaugurate corridor on 9 November

India and Pakistan on Thursday signed a landmark agreement to operationalise the historic Kartarpur Corridor to allow Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the holy Darbar Sahib in this country.

Kartarpur corridor: Congress' Manish Tewari says BJP-led govt should pay $20 fee imposed by Pakistan, calls it 'jazia tax'
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Kartarpur corridor: Congress' Manish Tewari says BJP-led govt should pay $20 fee imposed by Pakistan, calls it 'jazia tax'

Congress leader Manish Tewari said on Tuesday that the BJP government should bear the cost as a Sikh devotee paying for the visit to the gurudwara goes against the grain of 'khule darshan'.

Ahead of Assembly polls, Congress moves EC over raids at houses of party officials, claims BJP 'misusing' agencies
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Ahead of Assembly polls, Congress moves EC over raids at houses of party officials, claims BJP 'misusing' agencies

The Congress also gave another memorandum to the EC alleging criminal intimidation of voters in Kaithal where the party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala is contesting

'God save this country': Congress slams Maharashtra BJP's promise of Bharat Ratna for VD Savarkar in election manifesto
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'God save this country': Congress slams Maharashtra BJP's promise of Bharat Ratna for VD Savarkar in election manifesto

The Congress criticised the BJP after its Maharashtra unit mooted Bharat Ratna award for Hindutva ideologue VD Savarkar.

'Project to turn India into majoritarian country crippled economic development': Congress slams govt for slowdown
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'Project to turn India into majoritarian country crippled economic development': Congress slams govt for slowdown

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari also said the slowdown has a humanitarian side to it as manifested in death due to heart attack of an account holder in the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and allege suicide of Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha

Govt that promised to bring 'achche din' has 'punctured' economy: Priyanka Gandhi slams BJP over fall in GDP growth rate
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Govt that promised to bring 'achche din' has 'punctured' economy: Priyanka Gandhi slams BJP over fall in GDP growth rate

The Congress had on Friday said the slump in GDP is a 'Modi-made disaster' and demanded that a financial emergency be declared in the country

'Best decision under circumstances': Amarinder Singh on Sonia Gandhi being named interim Congress president
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'Best decision under circumstances': Amarinder Singh on Sonia Gandhi being named interim Congress president

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has welcomed Sonia Gandhi's appointment as interim president of the Congress as the best decision in the current circumstances

Union minister Pralhad Joshi slams Congress for opposing legislations on Jammu and Kashmir, says party is speaking language similar to Pakistan
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Union minister Pralhad Joshi slams Congress for opposing legislations on Jammu and Kashmir, says party is speaking language similar to Pakistan

Abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir is a step towards ensuring its development and correction of a historical blunder, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said in the Lok Sabha.