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18 October, 2017 3:29 PM Cong announces 59 candidates for HP polls; CM to contest from

New Delhi, Oct 18 (PTI) The Congress today announced its first list of 59 candidates for the November 9 Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, with Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh being fielded from the Arki constituency in Solan district. The list was finalised after a marathon meeting of the Congress central election committee chaired by party president Sonia 25

17 October, 2017 4:47 PM Himachal CM to lead poll campaign

Cong. makes an about-turn, replaces Sukhvinder Sukhu with Virbhadra Singh On Tuesday, the Congress cancelled a ‘special press conference’ at the party headquarters here without giving a reason. Apart from signalling the party’s preparedness to take on the BJP in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, it was also meant to bring together Chief Minister Virbhadra 23

17 October, 2017 1:53 PM PM in Gandhinagar: Cong lied to India, insulted Gujaratis, stalled projects

Congress' online campaign 'Vikas' gone crazy; Modi dared Congress to fight Gujarat polls on development plank Addressing the BJP workers at Gaurav Mahasammelan in Gandhinagar in poll-bound Gujarat, the Prime Minister said that the Congress party never focused on service and involved in dynastic politics. "I had hoped that this time they would take the BJP's 24

16 October, 2017 2:18 AM Jakhar resurrects himself, clinches back Gurdaspur for Cong

Chandigarh: By winning the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha byelection with a huge margin of 1,93,219 votes, Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar has not just redeemed himself after his two previous electoral failures; he has also helped his party clinch a seat that was starting to look like a strong BJP bastion. Jakhar, president of the Congress' state unit, is a party 29

15 October, 2017 5:59 PM Bypoll cheer for Cong. as Jakhar sweeps Gurdaspur

UDF ally IUML retains Vengara Assembly seat in Kerala The Congress on Sunday wrested the Gurdaspur parliamentary seat from the BJP, with the party’s Sunil Jakhar defeating his nearest rival, Swaran Salaria of the BJP, by 1,93,219 votes in the byelection. Mr. Jakhar secured 4,99,752 votes, while Mr. Salaria polled 3,06,533 votes. The Aam Aadmi Party’s 27

7 October, 2017 10:47 PM Ping-happy Cong. gets message across

Party finding its feet on social media The Congress is a late entrant to the world of hashtag politics, but the party now wants to go big on social media, setting an ambitious target of having nearly one million functionaries on social media platforms by December. The idea is to not just challenge dominance of the BJP and its supporters on social media 51

1 October, 2017 6:47 PM Cong. should explain injustice to Gujarat during its rule: Shah

AHMEDABAD: BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday criticised the Congress for the “injustice” done to Gujarat during its rule, while starting the Gujarat Gaurav Yatra from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birthplace, Karamsad. The second part of the Yatra, the BJP’s road show ahead of the Assembly elections in December, will be started from Mahatma Gandhi’s birthplace 9

27 September, 2017 5:26 PM Cong slams govt on economy after Sinha article

New Delhi, Sep 27 (PTI) The Congress today latched on to BJP leader Yashwant Sinhas criticism of Arun Jaitley over the "mess" in the economy as it attacked the government and lauded the former finance minister for speaking out "the truth to the power". Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said what Sinha has stated in an article that Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley 19

18 September, 2017 2:30 AM After Digvijaya Singh, Cong's Manish Tewari posts abusive tweet against PM

Tewari is the second Congress leader after party general secretary Digvijaya Singh to come under fire for using foul language against Modi. Singh had recently retweeted a post which contained expletives against the prime minister. Reacting sharply, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said a desperate Congress and its leaders have "lost their mental balance" 36

16 September, 2017 6:19 PM Cong policies no substitute to BJP: CM

Says organisations opposed to globalisation, communalism should join hands Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that the policies of the Congress could not offer a ‘political alternative’ to the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was here on Saturday to inaugurate a seminar organised by the Keluettan Study and Research Centre, a party thinktank 29