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Congress attacks Centre on third anniversary of demonetisation; Rahul Gandhi calls it 'terror attack’ that devastated economy, took many lives
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Congress attacks Centre on third anniversary of demonetisation; Rahul Gandhi calls it 'terror attack’ that devastated economy, took many lives

The opposition party also likened the notes ban move to Muhammad Bin Tughlaq rendering currency useless in 1330 and questioned the 'silence' of those in power on the third anniversary of demonetisation

Congress claims victory after India decides not to join RCEP, forceful opposition ensured BJP govt backs out, says Randeep Singh Surjewala
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Congress claims victory after India decides not to join RCEP, forceful opposition ensured BJP govt backs out, says Randeep Singh Surjewala

With India deciding not to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Congress on Monday claimed victory saying its forceful opposition has ensured that the BJP government backs out from bartering the interests of farmers, dairy producers, fishermen and small and medium businessmen

Senior leaders from Congress, RLSP, CPM, TMC, DMK meet to discuss slowing economy and implications of RCEP negotiations
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Senior leaders from Congress, RLSP, CPM, TMC, DMK meet to discuss slowing economy and implications of RCEP negotiations

Senior Opposition leaders met on Monday to discuss the slide in the economy as well as the ongoing Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations in Bangkok and the agreement's implications for India.

WhatsApp alerted Priyanka Gandhi about possible hacking of phone, says Congress leader Randeep Surjewala
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WhatsApp alerted Priyanka Gandhi about possible hacking of phone, says Congress leader Randeep Surjewala

Priyanka Gandhi received the message around the same time when WhatsApp was sending similar messages to those whose phones were allegedly hacked, Surjewala said.

Sonia Gandhi terms WhatsApp 'snooping' illegal, shameful; Randeep Surjewala asks Centre to reveal 'who bought' Pegasus spyware
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Sonia Gandhi terms WhatsApp 'snooping' illegal, shameful; Randeep Surjewala asks Centre to reveal 'who bought' Pegasus spyware

Congress leaders slammed the government over WhatsApp spying incident with party president Sonia Gandhi dubbing the 'snooping' on activists, journalists and political persons as illegal, unconstitutional and shameful

WhatsApp surveillance: Congress accuses Narendra Modi govt of 'snooping', urges Supreme Court to hold Centre accountable
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WhatsApp surveillance: Congress accuses Narendra Modi govt of 'snooping', urges Supreme Court to hold Centre accountable

The Congress alleged on Thursday that the Modi government has been "caught snooping" after WhatsApp said that journalists and human rights activists in India have been targets of surveillance, as it urged the Supreme Court to hold the Centre accountable over the issue

EU MPs' Kashmir visit: Congress asks how 'international business broker' Madi Sharma has access to PMO while farmers, unemployed youth don't
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EU MPs' Kashmir visit: Congress asks how 'international business broker' Madi Sharma has access to PMO while farmers, unemployed youth don't

The Congress on Wednesday questioned how an "international business broker" like Madi Sharma, who is alleged to have organised the private visit of European Union parliamentarians to Kashmir, have access to the Prime Minister's Office

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

Trouble for Congress as leaders allege corruption in ticket allocation; ex-Mumbai unit chief Sanjay Nirupam blames 'faulty' party structure
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Trouble for Congress as leaders allege corruption in ticket allocation; ex-Mumbai unit chief Sanjay Nirupam blames 'faulty' party structure

The Congress announced a list of 20 candidates on Thursday, which featured the names of Siddharam Mhetre from Akalkot and Aslam Sheikh from Malad West, both of whom considered joining the BJP on 30 September.

'Will continue to be Congress worker': Ashok Tanwar resigns from all party posts over irregularities in ticket distribution for Haryana Assembly polls
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'Will continue to be Congress worker': Ashok Tanwar resigns from all party posts over irregularities in ticket distribution for Haryana Assembly polls

Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar announced his resignation from all party posts held by him on Thursday, a day after he protested outside Sonia Gandhi’s Delhi residence over alleged irregularities in ticket distribution for the upcoming Assembly polls

UP 'honour killing': Congress slams state govt over Dalit youth being burned alive, says social fabric under attack
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UP 'honour killing': Congress slams state govt over Dalit youth being burned alive, says social fabric under attack

The chief spokesperson of Congress Randeep Surjewala hit out at the BJP government on Tuesday, just a day after an incident involving the immolation of a 20-year-old Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi came to light

Congress appoints Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha, Meira Kumar's son Anshul as national spokespersons
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Congress appoints Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha, Meira Kumar's son Anshul as national spokespersons

The Congress on Monday appointed former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and ex-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's son as national spokespersons.

‘PM, FM clueless’: Rahul Gandhi hits out at Centre after RBI provides govt Rs 1.76 lakh crore to inject fresh impetus into economy
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‘PM, FM clueless’: Rahul Gandhi hits out at Centre after RBI provides govt Rs 1.76 lakh crore to inject fresh impetus into economy

Gandhi's reaction came after the RBI allowed the government to take Rs 1.76 lakh crore from its reserves to provide a fresh impetus to the economy

Congress seeks revocation of CBSE's hike in board exam fees, says BJP trying to tarnish Ambedkar's dream of ensuring education
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Congress seeks revocation of CBSE's hike in board exam fees, says BJP trying to tarnish Ambedkar's dream of ensuring education

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala, in a statement, claimed exploitation of Dalits and tribals has increased during the BJP rule,

‘If one tree is cut, five to 10 are planted’: Prakash Javadekar defends govt, says, trees are cut to pave way for development projects
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‘If one tree is cut, five to 10 are planted’: Prakash Javadekar defends govt, says, trees are cut to pave way for development projects

Trees are cut to pave way for several development projects and saplings are planted to assuage the damage, said Union Environment, Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar. 'Narendra Modi government has cut a whopping 1,09,75,844 trees in the past 5 years!', said Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Twitter.

Rahul Gandhi urges Narendra Modi to clarify Donald Trump's claim that he was asked to mediate in Kashmir issue
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Rahul Gandhi urges Narendra Modi to clarify Donald Trump's claim that he was asked to mediate in Kashmir issue

Rahul Gandhi questioned Narendra Modi and asked him to clarify about Donald Trump's statement saying that Modi has asked Trump to act as mediator. Gandhi further said that if the statement if true, then India's prime minister has betrayed the country's interests and the Shimla Agreement of 1972.

Congress says Yogi Adityanath govt 'trying to protect' accused in Sonbhadra clash instead of ensuring justice
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Congress says Yogi Adityanath govt 'trying to protect' accused in Sonbhadra clash instead of ensuring justice

Congress alleged on Saturday that the Uttar Pradesh government was trying to protect the accused and instead of ensuring justice in the Sonbhadra clash.

Sonbhadra clashes aftermath: UP politics heats up as Randeep Surjewala slams Yogi govt for ‘jungle raj’; claims no water, electric supply for Priyanka
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Sonbhadra clashes aftermath: UP politics heats up as Randeep Surjewala slams Yogi govt for ‘jungle raj’; claims no water, electric supply for Priyanka

Claiming 'jungle raj' in Uttar Pradesh, Randeep Surjewala lashed out at Yogi Adityanath as Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was taken by police to a guest house in Mirzapur, where electricity and water supply were cut off.

Ready to go to jail for meeting victims, says Priyanka Gandhi after being detained on way to Sonbhadra
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Ready to go to jail for meeting victims, says Priyanka Gandhi after being detained on way to Sonbhadra

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained on Friday and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down this week.

Congress leaders deliberate party leadership in latest meeting over Karnataka crisis, no names discussed
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Congress leaders deliberate party leadership in latest meeting over Karnataka crisis, no names discussed

The issue of leadership in Congress came up briefly at the informal meeting of party leaders held to discuss the political developments in Karnataka but no names were discussed, party sources said.