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Congress: BJP should dissolve NDA

The BJP has made the NDA irrelevant by not involving its allies in the first anniversary celebration programmes of the Modi government.

Sonia Gandhi role may be key in Bihar elections

Congress President Sonia Gandhi talks to the media at Parliament house in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

If Congress president Sonia Gandhi takes the lead in uniting the anti-BJP parties in the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls, then it would be a formidable combination and a trendsetter.

Session boosts Congress morale, setback for BJP

The Budget Session of Parliament, which concluded on Wednesday, came as a morale-booster for the Opposition against the backdrop of the BJP’s victory in the Lok Sabha elections last year.

Victory for Opp. as 2 key bills are deferred

The Opposition parties have finally succeeded in compelling the government to defer its two key bills — the right to fair compensation and transparency in land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettle

Regional parties take their own stand on bills

Regional parties are taking “independent” stands in Parliament on key bills and thereby sending out a clear message to the national parties — the BJP and the Congress — that they should not take their

GST bill creates BJP rift with supporters

If the Land Bill has divided the BJP-led NDA government, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill has created a rift between the BJP, the AIADMK and the BJD.

Congress claims government trying to help rich

 Ajay Maken hands over a large wooden plough to party president Sonia Gandhi during a farmers’ rally (Photo: BIPLAB BANERJEE)

At its first major public rally since its decisive defeat in the Lok Sabha elections 11 months ago, the Congress launched a sharp attack on the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of “ignoring the i

Rahul Gandhi promises decisive fight

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with farmers outside his residence in New Delhi on Saturday. ----Biplab Banerjee

The Congress will lead a “decisive fight inside and outside Parliament” on farmers’ issues and take the battle to its logical conclusion, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi made clear during his intera

Sitaram Yechury, Congress ‘farmer connect’ to worry BJP

The Congress’ connect with kisan, khet, mazdoor, Sitaram Yechury’s election as the CPI(M) general secretary and the unity of Janata Parivar will pose a big challenge before Prime Minister Narendra and

Rahul Gandhi takes centrestage again

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will dominate the party’s “kisan, khet, mazdoor” rally being held at Ramlila Maidan here on Sunday to caution the Centre to prepare for a battle on the farmers’ is

The dust is beginning to settle on an extraordinary election result in the UK.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re