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3 March, 2018 3:49 PM Mamata slams Rahul, Left’s surrender

Says Cong. rejected offer of alliance West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the Left parties for the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) victory in Tripura. Speaking to the media at the State secretariat, Ms. Banerjee said she had “suggested” to the Congress President about the significance of forming 55

2 March, 2018 6:22 PM Cong protest against lynching of youth

Demand for judicial inquiry into incident at Attappady Dalit and tribal workers of the Congress on Friday took out a march to the venue of a high-level meeting convened by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Mukkali near here demanding judicial probe into the lynching of mentally challenged tribal youth Madhu. The protesters were prevented from moving 31

1 March, 2018 5:01 PM Former Bihar Cong. chief joins JD(U)

Ashok Choudhary may be sworn in as Minister after Cabinet expansion Former State Congress chief Ashok Choudhary and three other MLCs who quit the party on Wednesday formally joined the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Thursday in the presence of Chief Minister and party president Nitish Kumar. Meanwhile, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) claimed that over two dozen 60

1 March, 2018 10:01 AM Cong. sets up three-member panel to screen poll candidates

The Congress has constituted a three-member committee headed by senior party leader Madhusudan Mistry for screening the list of party candidates for the forthcoming State Legislative Assembly elections. Other members of the committee are: Tamradwaj Sahu, MP, and Gaurav Gogoi, MP. AICC General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka K.C. Venugopal, KPCC president 37

27 February, 2018 6:55 PM Cong. manifesto by March 15, says Moily

The Congress’ party manifesto for the Assembly elections will be released by March 15, said the former Chief Minister M. Veerappa Moily, who heads the party’s manifesto committee. Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, Mr. Moily said the manifesto will address policies at the State, district and regional level. While Congress president Rahul 50

20 February, 2018 7:22 PM ‘TDP, YSRCP should take the lead’

Cong. ready to join the fight against Centre: Pallam The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) which is at the helm in the State and the principal Opposition party, the YSR Congress Party, should move the no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government and the Congress is ready to extend full support, former Union Minister M.M. Pallam Raju has said. Addressing 39

15 February, 2018 5:21 PM We are answerable to people, not Cong.: Shah

BJP chief pats Khattar for ‘corruption-free governance’ Setting the tone for campaign ahead of the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections due in Haryana in 2019, BJP national president Amit Shah on Thursday hit out at the Congress for indulging in and promoting corruption during its rule both at the the Centre and in the State. “Haryana’s name had become synonymous 44

19 January, 2018 5:28 PM RJD, Cong. to skip human chain

Say Nitish govt. is organising it for publicity The Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress will not take part in the human chain the Bihar government has planned for January 21 to create awareness against child marriage and dowry. “The Nitish Kumar government is organising the human chain for publicity… Had this been organised to demand a special 52

16 January, 2018 12:19 PM After poll setback, Cong to focus on urban voters in Gujarat

Congress’s Gujarat in-charge Ashok Gehlot today said the party would focus more on urban areas, following its dismal performance in major cities in the state Assembly elections last month. Talking to reporters here, Mr. Gehlot said the results in urban constituencies were unexpected, as the popular mood seemed to be in the Congress’s favour. “Poll results 31

11 January, 2018 5:27 PM Ex-BJP MP Nana Patole joins Cong

The Congress on Thursday released a photograph of former BJP MP Nana Patole with party president Rahul Gandhi and said he had formally joined the party. Congress’ general secretary in-charge for Maharashtra, Mohan Prakash, told The Hindu that Mr. Patole was “interested in the issues that Rahul Gandhiji has been talking about.” Mr. Patole, while being 50