Rahul Gandhi’s jealousy reason behind Congress’ decay: Uma Bharti

Sehore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 13 (ANI): Holding Congress leader Rahul Gandhi responsible for the political tussle in Rajasthan, BJP leader Uma Bharti on Monday said Gandhi does not allow young leaders to grow in his party and…

Rajasthan political crisis: BJP claims Gehlot govt lost majority, Congress says winning number game

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 13 (ANI): Amid the political tussle in Rajasthan, BJP has claimed that Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot-led government has lost the majority in the state while Congress expressed confidence that they are winning the number…

Amid Rajasthan crisis, Congress now witnesses factionalism in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): With Congress witnessing a political crisis unfold in Rajasthan, former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh hosted a lunch possibly in a show of strength for the Pradesh Congress Committee (...

Rajasthan political crisis: 75 MLAs attended CM Gehlot’s meeting

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 12 (ANI): Around 75 MLAs including ministers were present in the meeting at Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's residence here on Sunday."Around 75 MLAs/ministers were present in the meeting today at Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's...

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot’s meeting with Cong MLAs concludes

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 12 (ANI): The meeting led by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot with Congress party MLAs concluded on Sunday evening."Congress ki sarkar majboot hai aur ye jo bhi log hain, hum unka muqabala karenge (Congress…

‘We’re soldiers of Congress’: Three Rajasthan MLAs close to Sachin Pilot say ‘went to Delhi for personal reason’

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 12 (ANI): Three Rajasthan MLAs who went to Delhi triggering a political crisis in the state said that they are with Congress and went to the national capital for a personal reason while expressing…

People should take lessons from MLAs who left Cong in MP: Rajasthan minister on political crisis

Jaipur/Bhopal (Rajasthan/Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): Amid the crisis in Congress party in Rajasthan, State Sports Minister Ashok Chandna on Sunday said that people should take lessons from MLAs who left the party in Madhya Pradesh and…

Rajasthan political crisis: Sachin Pilot to skip Congress Legislative Party meeting tomorrow

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 12 (ANI): Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot will not attend Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting scheduled to be held on Monday at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's residence. Sources clos...

Rajasthan political crisis: Sachin Pilot to skip Congress Legislative Party meeting tomorrow

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 12 (ANI): Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot will not attend Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting scheduled to be held on Monday at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's residence. Sources clos...

BJP Nizamabad MP allegedly attacked by TRS

Warangal (Telangana) [India], July 12 (ANI): BJP MP from Nizamabad, Arvind Dharmapuri on Sunday alleged that he was attacked by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) members here.He alleged that his vehicle was stopped and few people attacked him when…

30 Congress MLAs, some independents pledge support to Sachin Pilot: Sources

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): As many as 30 Congress MLAs and some independent legislators who are in touch with Sachin Pilot have pledged their support to him and have vouched to stand by whatever decision he…

Rajasthan political crisis: Congress Legislative Party meeting tomorrow at Gehlot’s residence

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 12 (ANI): Amid the ongoing political turmoil in Rajasthan, a meeting of Congress Legislative Party (CLP) will be held at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's residence at 10:30 am on Monday.Meanwhile, Gehlot has called a…

West Bengal: Saumitra Khan accuses TMC ‘goons’ of attacking BJP leaders

Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], July 12 (ANI): West Bengal BJP MP Saumitra Khan on Sunday alleged that Trinamool Congress 'goons' were behind the attack on Alipurduar MP John Barla and Madarihat MLA Manoj Tigga at the Dalmor tea…

Owaisi condemns demolition of mosque, temple in Telangana Secretariat, demands reconstruction

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 12 (ANI): Hyderabad MP and All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday condemned the demolition of a mosque and a temple inside the Secretariat building. He demanded the arrest of the c...

Monsoon session of Parliament to be held, govt to take precautions amid COVID-19: Pralhad Joshi

Hubli (Karnataka) [India], July 12 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Sunday said that the Monsoon session of Parliament will be held with the government ensuring all health precautions for COVID-19 are followed. "Monsoon sess...

Girl students in Haryana to get passport with graduation degree: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Karnal (Haryana) [India], July 12 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced that the girl students will be provided passports on the completion of their graduation degrees and the entire process would be completed in…

Gautam Gambhir slams Kejriwal for taking credit for Delhi’s improvement in tackling COVID-19

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): BJP leader and East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir on Saturday hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP for "trying to take credit" for Delhi's improvement in tackling the COVID-19…

Puducherry Congress MLA Dhanavelu disqualified due to anti-party activities

Puducherry [India], July 11 (ANI): Suspended Congress MLA Dhanavelu was on Saturday disqualified from his membership of the assembly by the Speaker VP Sivakolundhu."The plea against suspended Congress MLA Dhanavelu was pending for some time. I sought a...

Two arrested for attempting to destabilise Rajasthan govt: ADG Rathore

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 11 (ANI): Hours after Congress leader Mahesh Joshi accused the BJP of trying to poach MLAs of the ruling party in Rajasthan, the Special Operations Group (SOG) on Saturday arrested two persons in connection…

BJP fulfilled farm loan waiver promise, Congress betrayed farmers: Gopal Bhargav

Sagar (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 11 (ANI): Ahead of the by-polls on 24 seats in Madhya Pradesh, a video of Gopal Bhargav, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Cabinet Minister in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government, has…

Sonia Gandhi holds virtual meeting with Congress Lok Sabha MPs

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday held a meeting with the party's Lok Sabha MPs through video conferencing to discuss the challenges posed by COVID-19 and the current political situation in…

BSP raises question over gangster Vikas Dubey’s encounter

New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) national spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria on Saturday raised questions over the encounter of notorious gangster Vikas Dubey, the prime accused in Kanpur shootout case and added that "he should…

Rajasthan Police’s special operations group to probe MLA horse-trading case

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 11 (ANI): Hours after Congress leader Mahesh Joshi accused the BJP of trying to poach MLAs of the ruling party in Rajasthan, the Special Operations Group (SOG) said the probe is on the matter…

His silence is better than many answers, says Rahul Gandhi in apparent jibe at UP govt over Vijay Dubey’s encounter

New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): In an apparent jibe at the Uttar Pradesh government over the encounter of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey by special task force (STF) of the police department, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday pointed…

LJP bats for postponement of Bihar Assembly elections

New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), an NDA ally, on Friday said that conducting the Bihar Assembly elections during the ongoing coronavirus crisis would not be right for democracy and will increase the…

Shiv Sena slams Sanjay Nirupam for raising questions over CM Thackeray’s new bungalow plot deal

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 10 (ANI): Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant slammed Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam for seeking an investigation into the deal for the plot for Maharashtra CM and party chief Uddhav Thackeray's new bungalow opposite Matoshr...

Criminal is dead, but what about those who aided the criminal: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Vikas Dubey encounter

New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): Soon after gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter by the Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra asked "what about those who aided the criminal". "The…

Siddaramaiah condemns HRD Ministry’s decision to drop chapters on citizenship, secularism, says BJP doesn’t believe in these principles

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 9 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Thursday condemned the decision of the HRD Ministry to drop chapters on citizenship, secularism and federalism from Class 11 political scie...

J-K: Rajnath Singh inaugurates 6 bridges built by BRO

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated six new bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in the Jammu sector. These bridges have been built at the cost of around Rs…

Those who fight for truth can’t be intimidated, says Rahul Gandhi after probe into trusts

New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Centre's decision to constitute an inter-ministerial committee to coordinate investigations into "violation of various legal...

Maharashtra govt to provide round-the-clock police protection at DR BR Ambedkar’s residence

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 8 (ANI): Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday said that the government has decided to provide round-the-clock protection at the residence of Dr BR Ambedkar in Mumbai."Government has decided to provide ...

Renuka Chowdhury slams BJP-led government, says witch-hunt against Gandhis its priority

By Amit Kumar New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): Congress leader and former union minister Renuka Chowdhury has hit out at the BJP-led government over the decision to constitute an inter-ministerial committee to coordinate investigations into "violation ...

Illegal, arbitrary action against RGF another example of how low they will go: Manish Tewari

New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): After the Ministry of Home Affairs stated that it has set up an inter-ministerial committee to probe various violations by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust,…

Karnataka CM holds COVID-19 review meeting

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 8 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday held an emergency meeting with Deputy Chief Minister Dr Ashwath Narayan and other ministers over coronavirus situation in the state.Details of the meeting...

Cong blames Centre for job losses and plight of NRIs abroad

New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): The Congress party slammed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government over the issue of job losses in the country as well as for plight of NRIs abroad stating that it has…

Puducherry minister alleges irregularities in LG’s office

Puducherry [India], July 8 (ANI): Puducherry Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao has alleged that various irregularities taking place in the Puducherry Lt Governor's office and said he will submit a letter of complaint to Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Puducherry minister alleges irregularities in LG’s office

Puducherry [India], July 8 (ANI): Puducherry Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao has alleged that various irregularities taking place in the Puducherry Lt Governor's office and said he will submit a letter of complaint to Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Twitter spat between Sushil Modi, Tejashwi Yadav on Bihar govt’s response to COVID-19

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 7 (ANI): A Twitter spat took place between Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav regarding the state government's actions on combating coronavirus. It started with Sushil Modi giving…

Nadda’s attack on Rahul Gandhi desperate bid to distract public attention from govt’s failure in Galwan, says Punjab CM

Chandigarh [India], July 7 (ANI): Taking strong exception to BJP president JP Nadda's attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over the India-China standoff issue, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday termed it as a brazen attempt…

Bihar Govt not bothered about COVID-19, only polls: Tejashwi Yadav

Patna (Bihar) [India]. July 7 (ANI): Former Bihar deputy chief minister and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday accused the Nitish Kumar-led government in the state of ignoring the rapidly rising coronavirus cases as it remains focused on…

Absurd to blame persons with disabilities for lack of investments: Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad (Hyderabad) [India], July 7 (ANI): After the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities sought comments of stakeholders over proposed amendment in RPwD Act, 2016, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi slammed the Centre and said that it is...

Rahul Gandhi continues to demoralise the nation, question valour of our armed forces: JP Nadda

New Delhi [India], July 6 (ANI): BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Monday said that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has not attended a single meeting of the Standing Committee on Defence, however, he continues to demoralise the nation…

Poster attacking RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav crops up in Patna on party’s 24th Foundation Day

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 5 (ANI): A poster war has broken out between the ruling Janata Dal (United) and its main opposition in Bihar, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) an example of which was visible on the streets…

We should remain resolute while facing internal and external challenges: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): In a veiled reference to the ongoing India-China border issue and the coronavirus pandemic, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that people should "remain resolute" in their response to "internal…

RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav urges for increased COVID-19 tests in Bihar as CM, Deputy CM await their results

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 4 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday said that he was concerned about the health of Bihar Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister, who had sent their swab samples for…

Bengal’s unemployment rate at 6.5 pc, ‘far better’ than that of India: Mamata

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 4 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that the state's unemployment rate for June stands at 6.5 per cent, which was "far better" than that of India at 11…

There’s no one left to help Congress: Bihar LJP vice president

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 4 (ANI): Bihar LJP vice president Hula Pandey took a dig at the Congress and said that there is no one left to help the party.Pandey said that may be the Congress is thinking…

BJP’s new executive committee for Maharashtra declared

New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): Maharashtra BJP on Friday announced the party's new executive committee for the state. Pritam Munde has been made vice president of the committee along with 11 others. Prominent names like Pankaja Munde,…

PM’s claim ‘nobody took our land’ is contrary to what Ladakhis say: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that "nobody took our land" is contrary to what Ladakhi people say. "Ladakhis say: China took our land. PM…

‘Tiger abhi zinda hai’, Jyotiraditya Scindia tells Digvijaya Singh, Kamal Nath

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 2 (ANI): "Tiger abhi zinda hai," said BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday as he launched an attack on Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath and accused them of going back on…