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Watch: Congress' Srinivas dragged into police bus as he dramatically tries to escape
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Watch: Congress' Srinivas dragged into police bus as he dramatically tries to escape

Congress party on Tuesday said the Centre is scared of the Wayanad MP as he raises his voice against issues like unemployment, inflation and Chinese infiltration

Randeep Surjewala claims 'no money-laundering' in National Herald case, loan was for payment of salaries of journalists
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Randeep Surjewala claims 'no money-laundering' in National Herald case, loan was for payment of salaries of journalists

Addressing a press conference ahead of Rahul Gandhi appearance before ED, Surjewala said that it got difficult to run National Herald and Journals Limited. The merger was done to pay journalists their salaries

WATCH: Congress leader Randeep Surjewala confuses goddess Sita with Draupadi
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WATCH: Congress leader Randeep Surjewala confuses goddess Sita with Draupadi

Surjewala, who is a Congress spokesperson and a Rajya Sabha candidate from Rajasthan, referred to the goddess Sita of the Ramayana while mentioning an episode related to Draupadi in the Mahabharata

Discontent voices emerge after Congress announces 10 candidates for Rajya Sabha polls
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Discontent voices emerge after Congress announces 10 candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

The Congress announced candidates for the polls, fielding former Union ministers P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh and Ajay Maken as well as party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala

Congress silent on Prashant Kishor’s entry in the party, announces Empowered Action Group for 2024 LS polls
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Congress silent on Prashant Kishor’s entry in the party, announces Empowered Action Group for 2024 LS polls

Congress General Secretary Randeep Surjewala said that the party president has decided to convene a 'Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir' of the INC in Udaipur, Rajasthan from 13 to 15 May

Congress to run three-phase campaign against price rise from 31 March to 7 April
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Congress to run three-phase campaign against price rise from 31 March to 7 April

Randeep Surjewala pointed out that the Centre again hiked the petrol and diesel prices by 80 paise per litre on Saturday — the fourth hike in five days — totalling Rs 3.2 per litre

Congress mounts staunch defence of top brass, Gandhi loyalists hit hard at dissenters
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Congress mounts staunch defence of top brass, Gandhi loyalists hit hard at dissenters

In an apparent dig at Kapil Sibal and the G-23, Congress general secretary Tariq Anwar said it is amazing to see how some people's character can change so much in their "selfishness"

Twitter blocks several accounts of Congress leader; rules enforced 'judiciously, impartially', says microblogging site
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Twitter blocks several accounts of Congress leader; rules enforced 'judiciously, impartially', says microblogging site

Twitter handles of Rahul Gandhi and several Congress leaders have been locked by the company for posting pictures of the family of the nine-year-old Dalit rape and murder victim

Congress accuses BJP-led dispensation of misusing Pegasus to being down elected Karnataka government
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Congress accuses BJP-led dispensation of misusing Pegasus to being down elected Karnataka government

Demanding a court-monitored inquiry, Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge questioned if governments in Madhya Pradesh, Manipur and Goa were also toppled using the spyware

Congress demands JPC probe into Rafale deal, urges Narendra Modi to order it
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Congress demands JPC probe into Rafale deal, urges Narendra Modi to order it

The Congress' demand for JPC probe came after France's NPF appointed a judge to probe alleged "corruption and favouritism" in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale fighter jet deal with India

Congress writes to Twitter, seeks 'manipulated media' tag on 'toolkit' tweets of 11 Union ministers
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Congress writes to Twitter, seeks 'manipulated media' tag on 'toolkit' tweets of 11 Union ministers

Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala alleged that the "forged, fabricated material" and claims made under #CongressToolkitExposed by various Union ministers are identical to the material that has already been marked as 'manipulated media' by Twitter

'Toolkit' row: Delhi Police turns up at Twitter India's offices to serve notice, calls it part of 'routine process'
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'Toolkit' row: Delhi Police turns up at Twitter India's offices to serve notice, calls it part of 'routine process'

The Delhi Police also directed Twitter India to share information based on which it had classified a tweet by BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra as 'manipulated media'

Farmers' tractor march: Congress demands Amit Shah's resignation for violence at Red Fort, blames Centre for Tuesday's incident
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Farmers' tractor march: Congress demands Amit Shah's resignation for violence at Red Fort, blames Centre for Tuesday's incident

Surjewala said that Tuesday's was the second time Shah as Home Minister failed to stop violence in the National Capital and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi expels him immediately

Congress to elect party president in June 'at any cost', says KC Venugopal after crucial CWC meeting
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Congress to elect party president in June 'at any cost', says KC Venugopal after crucial CWC meeting

The CWC also passed three resolutions demanding a repeal of the three farm laws, a JPC probe into the Arnab Goswami WhatsApp chats and a free time-bound COVID-19 vaccination for the poor and oppressed sections of the society

Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels
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Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels

The assertion comes ahead of Saturday's meeting between Sonia Gandhi and many of the 23 leaders who wrote to her in August demanding an active leadership and maintained that Gandhis will always be a 'guiding force'

Congress hails Indira Gandhi as 'Iron lady', Rahul remembers 'beloved grandmother' on birth anniversary
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Congress hails Indira Gandhi as 'Iron lady', Rahul remembers 'beloved grandmother' on birth anniversary

Taking to Twitter, the former Congress chief remembered Indira Gandhi as an 'efficient prime minister' and someone who still sets an example of 'her impressive leadership'

Bihar Assembly polls: Congress forms six committees, Randeep Surjewala named chairman of key panel
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Bihar Assembly polls: Congress forms six committees, Randeep Surjewala named chairman of key panel

The 14-member panel headed by Surjewala also includes senior leaders like Meira Kumar, Tariq Anwar, Shatrughan Sinha, Kirti Azad, Shakeel Ahmed and Sanjay Nirupam

Congres urges Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh to take nation into confidence on India-China border row
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Congres urges Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh to take nation into confidence on India-China border row

Randeep Surjewala said people want to know what were the outcomes of the recent talks with China and how the Chinese will be repulsed to "reclaim our motherland"

Congress downplays Priyanka Gandhi's remark supporting 'non-Gandhi' president, says it was made in different context
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Congress downplays Priyanka Gandhi's remark supporting 'non-Gandhi' president, says it was made in different context

Though the book was released recently, Priyanka's interview was conducted after Rahul Gandhi stepped down as president, taking responsibility for the 2019 Lok Sabha poll drubbing, the party said

SC judgment on PM-CARES fund is 'body blow to transparency and accountability', says Congress
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SC judgment on PM-CARES fund is 'body blow to transparency and accountability', says Congress

The court let go of an opportunity to bring in transparency, and thereby deviated from the belief that 'sunlight is the best disinfectant', Randeep Surjewala said