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Sonia Gandhi pitches for Leader of Opposition position

Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Photo: PTI

Congress President Sonia Gandhi today made a strong pitch for the party being given the post of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha contending that it is the single largest party in the opposition.

Congress may raise pitch for leader of opposition status

Congress spokesman Randeep Surjewala (Photo: PTI)

The Congress appears to have decided to raise the pitch in its demand for being accorded the status of the Leader of the opposition for its nominee in the Lok Sabha making it clear that the Speaker ha

Governors serving without merit should quit themselves, says Subramanian Swamy

Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit. Photo: PTI

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said the six serving UPA-appointed governors should quit on their own, as their appointments were without merit.

Congress demands dismissal of V K Singh from ministry

Congress leader Amarinder Singh. Photo: PTI

Congress on Wednesday sought immediate dismissal of Gen (Retd) V K Singh from the Council of Ministers over his tweets against next Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag, alleging that he had made "highly der

Congress accuses government with 'copying' its agenda

 Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad. Photo: PTI

Congress on Tuesday charged the government with "copying" its agenda in the last 10 years in the President's address and said it had already implemented 90 per cent of the schemes and policies listed

Congress dissolves Uttar Pradesh unit, overhaul in other states likely

Uttra Pradesh Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi. Photo: PTI

In the first major action after its massive drubbing in Lok Sabha polls, Congress on Tuesday dissolved the state unit of politically key Uttar Pradesh signalling a drastic overhaul.

Congress left country at ‘elevated poverty’, says Arun Jailtley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Photo: PTI

Government on Tuesday slammed the previous UPA regime saying it has left the country in a shambles with low growth and "elevated" poverty and vowed to resurrect the economy with a strong Prime Ministe

Congress suspends Bhanwar Lal Sharma

Congress today suspended Rajasthan MLA Bhanwar Lal Sharma a day after he voiced his opinions against party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

Uma questions educational qualification of Sonia Gandhi

Hitting back at Congress for taking a jibe at HRD Minister Smriti Irani's educational qualification, Union Minister Uma Bharti today questioned the educational qualification of its party president Sonia Gandhi.

Modi likely to head a 45-member Cabinet

Narendra Modi, who will be sworn-in as Prime Minister this evening, is likely to head a 45-member Union Council of Ministers including 24 with Cabinet rank, informed sources said today.

In Gurez, at the upper edge of northern Kashmir Valley, a serene calm prevails along the Line of Control. The undulating rhythms of the Kishanganga river that rolls through bowl-shaped valleys surrounded by the Himalayas on all four sides put Switzerland to shame.

Besides controlling food inflation, the most challenging task before Narendra Modi is to create jobs for millions of young men and women, some of whom were responsible for his resounding victory in the elections. It is one thing to promise jobs and another to actually create them.