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Lucknow: Congress holds prayer meet for well-being of Unnao rape victim

The prayer meeting, which is being held in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in GPO, will continue all through the night.

30 Jul 2019 9:37 AM

Eye on state poll, Mamata Banerjee to revive grassroot connect

The West Bengal chief minister also tasked her party leaders to create awareness among the public.

30 Jul 2019 1:50 AM

Karnataka: Two disqualified lawmakers move Supreme court

Ramesh Jarkhiholi and Mahesh Kumathalli, who were disqualified from the Karnataka Assembly, Monday moved the Supreme court.

30 Jul 2019 1:41 AM

Scrutiny of bills: M Venkaiah Naidu rejects Opposition allegations

15 RS members had expressed concern in a letter.

30 Jul 2019 1:35 AM

Congress is likely to get new chief in a week

The Punjab chief minister, meanwhile, on Monday batted for Priyanka Gandhi as the next Congress chief.

30 Jul 2019 1:32 AM


Delay in choosing new Congress president giving impression of indecision: Tharoor

Backing Tharoor, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said Priyanka Gandhi will be a 'perfect choice' for the post.

29 Jul 2019 9:51 PM

Lok Sabha passes bill to scrap 58 archaic laws

Participating in the discussion, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that efforts of the government were laudable.

29 Jul 2019 8:45 PM

Senior Andhra Congress leader Mukesh Goud dies at 60

He had served as a Marketing Minister in erstwhile Andhra Pradesh.

29 Jul 2019 8:39 PM

MLA Kalidas Kolambkar quits Congress to join BJP

Kolambkar, who is considered a close aide of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, will join the saffron fold on Wednesday.

29 Jul 2019 7:57 PM

Priyanka ideal candidate for Congress presidentship, says Captain Amarinder

It may be recalled that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder had earlier also advocated for a young leader to take charge of the party.

29 Jul 2019 7:10 PM


Shashi Tharoor calls for polls to elect Congress president

Tharoor suggested that workers of all ranks and files should be allowed to contest.

29 Jul 2019 7:00 PM

A few disqualified approached SC; others returned to city

‘On seeing the present politics, I am fed up. I am seriously thinking of retiring from politics,’ Nagaraj said.

29 Jul 2019 5:16 PM

‘Take cows away from Muslims as goat is their mother,’ says BJP leader

The BJP leader said that Muslims should adopt the Hindu religion to end the divide between two religions.

29 Jul 2019 4:10 PM

Kolkata Police send notice to Mukul Roy for questioning

The case, known as Burrabazar case, reportedly pertains to alleged cash transaction of a sum of Rs 80 lakh.

29 Jul 2019 3:36 PM

BJP's mandate was sabotaged by Cong, JD(S) in K'taka: Pralhad Joshi

Moving the trust vote, the chief minister promised not to indulge in vindictive politics and said he believes in 'forget and forgive'.

29 Jul 2019 3:17 PM


Anandiben Patel sworn-in as UP governor

High Court Chief Justice Govind Mathur administered her the oath at the Raj Bhawan in Lucknow.

29 Jul 2019 1:30 PM

Kerala Cong workers sprinkle cow dung water to ‘purify’ venue after Dalit’s protest

In a counter-protest, the Youth Congress activists staged a march against the MLA, alleging her protest was an act to 'befool' the people.

29 Jul 2019 9:58 AM

Foreign assets worth Rs 200 crore found after raids on Haryana Congress leader

Tax officials had searched 13 premises linked to Kuldeep Bishnoi in Haryana, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh on July 23.

29 Jul 2019 9:35 AM

WB police acts as TMC cadre, harass victims family: Babul Supriyo

BJP workers have alleged that Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers murdered party worker Kashinath Ghosh.

29 Jul 2019 9:19 AM

Kerala Cong workers sprinkle cow dung water to ‘purify’ where Dalit MLA had protested

Kerala Minister for Health, Social Justice and Woman and Child Development, K K Shailaja condemned the attack.

28 Jul 2019 8:58 PM