Amit Agnihotri

Congress disowns senior leader Salman Khurshid's 'Muslim blood on hand' remark

Khurshid, while referring to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and the Babri Masjid demolition, said the Congress had blood on its hand, a remark that was quickly disowned by his party.

21 hours ago

CM Siddaramaiah’s son-of-the-soil image is Congress’s weapon against BJP in Karnataka

Siddaramaiah’s son-of-the-soil image, coupled with the party’s developmental agenda, could be an effective counter to BJP’s polarisation attempts.

22 Apr 2018

Anger against PM Modi's remarks in UK on Indian doctors not prescribing generic drugs

Doctors said that PMs' remark that most doctors in India are not prescribing generic drugs and getting sponsorships from pharmaceutical companies for foreign trips have 'humiliated' them.

22 Apr 2018

Rahul Gandhi to sound 2019 poll bugle next week

Rahul is expected to brand Prime Minister Narendra Modi as anti-Dalit at the mega “Save Constitution” rally in Delhi’s Talkatora Stadium on April 23.

21 Apr 2018

Notice for CJI Dipak Misra's impeachment on Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's desk

With seven signatories having retired recently, 64 sitting MPs effectively backed the motion, for which the minimum number is CJI 50.

21 Apr 2018

CJI impeachment push back on the Opposition front-burner

Opposition leaders had been discussing ways to bring the impeachment motion to fruition even as no clear line of thought emerged within the Congress on how to go about it.

20 Apr 2018

Cash crunch spoiled festive mood: Congress

Criticising the government over its poor handling of the currency supply situation, Congress said that the reasons cited for ATMs being empty now and after demonetisation were almost the same.

19 Apr 2018

Congress hits back at BJP over ticket to Mehul Choksi’s lawyer

Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill denied the party had put on hold the candidature of HS Chandramouli.

18 Apr 2018

Congress eyes gains from Digvijaya yatra

The Congress hopes to gain from veteran Digvijaya Singh’s recently concluded Narmada parikrama in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, but is not sure how it will benefit the party in upcoming elections.

15 Apr 2018

Will Rahul Gandhi be PM in 2019? Oh yes, 300 per cent, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

As Madhya Pradesh prepares for the year-end Assembly elections, Jyotiraditya Scindia tells Amit Agnihotri how a united Congress is certain to replace Chouhan’s BJP regime.

15 Apr 2018

Congress mulls tie-up with BSP in swing seats

Ahead of the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, the Congress is exploring ways to forge an electoral alliance with Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)

15 Apr 2018

Hope PM Modi will also fast over custodial killing in Uttar Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said he hopes the PM would show concern over lawlessness in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh.

12 Apr 2018

Congress stays away from PM Modi's Lokpal meet

The Congress on Tuesday again rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attempt to rope in the Opposition party in setting up the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.

11 Apr 2018

Rahul Gandhi faces tricky ticket test in Karnataka

Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah’s plan to vacate his assembly seat for his son has landed Rahul in a tricky situation.

08 Apr 2018

Congress to hold show of strength against Modi government in Delhi on April 29

Noting that institutions like RBI, CBI and income tax were being misused by the centre, the Congress veteran said that common people were hit by inflation and joblessness.

08 Apr 2018