Amit Agnihotri

Early to talk about allies: Congress on 2019 Lok Sabha poll

It is too premature to talk about alliances for the 2019 national polls, the Congress said in the wake of allies CPI-M, SP and BSP choosing the go alone line.

13 hours ago

Rift between Bhupinder Hooda and Ashok Tanwar worries Haryana Congress

While state unit chief Ashok Tanwar organised a brainstorming session in Gurgaon last week, the camp of former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has separate plans to take on the BJP.

22 Jan 2018

Rajasthan bypolls: Rahul aides face acid test

Lok Sabha bypolls in Rajasthan’s Ajmer and Alwar constituencies on January 29 are becoming a sort of acid test for two of Rahul Gandhi’s close aides, Sachin Pilot and Jitendra Singh, both former minis

21 Jan 2018

Rahul’s poll mantra in Karnataka: Be positive

Congress president asks party workers to counter polarisation bid by showcasing state govt’s achievements

21 Jan 2018

Dear PM, talk on jobs, Doklam and rapes: RaGa

Taking a swipe at PM Narendra Modi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi  asked him to talk about his plans over job creation, Doklam conflict with China, and the recent rise in rape cases in Haryana.

20 Jan 2018

Cong readies ammo to target govt on economy 

The Congress is planning to come out with a state-of-the-economy report ahead of the Union Budget on February 1 to point out how the government’s policies have hit India’s growth.

14 Jan 2018

Poll bonds aim to choke Opposition’s funding: Congress

Spelling out its opposition to the electoral bonds being pushed by the ruling government, the Congress fears the move is aimed at choking fund flow for the Opposition while ensuring that the BJP gets

09 Jan 2018

Rahul Gandhi scouting for leaders to counter BJP in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh

On Friday, he named the teams of central observers who will meet party lawmakers in the two states and decide on who should be named as the respective Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader.

07 Jan 2018

Rahul Gandhi wants smart booth-level management

Lessons learnt in Gujarat, Congress president Rahul Gandhi wants the Karnataka unit to rejig booth-level panels to make the party battle-ready ahead of the Assembly polls in March-April.

07 Jan 2018

Rahul to meet Bahrain PM, NRIs on Monday

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will meet the Prime Minister of Bahrain Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa on January 8, when he visits the Gulf nation to address an NRI conclave.

07 Jan 2018

Why no Lokpal Bill even after four years, Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over delay in enacting the anti-graft Lokpal Bill four years after the previous UPA government passed it.

06 Jan 2018

PM Modi’s push for digital economy and the challenges ahead

High cost of digital transactions, lack of coordination between the Centre and states and quality of telecom coverage, including network and inadequate infrastructure, are some of the roadblocks.

04 Jan 2018

Rahul Gandhi rejigs Meghalaya unit after five MLAs quit

A day after losing five Meghalaya lawmakers to NDA, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi rejiged the unit in the poll-bound state to control damage.

31 Dec 2017

Rahul Gandhi set to address NRI conclaves in Bahrain, Dubai

Elated over the response to Rahul Gandhi’s trip to the United States in September, Congress managers are now planning to hold similar NRI conclaves in Bahrain and Dubai in the first week of January.

31 Dec 2017

Rahul slams BJP over ‘changing’ Constitution

As the Congress turned 133 on Wednesday, its president said it is the duty of the party and of every Indian to defend the Constitution

29 Dec 2017