Amit Agnihotri

Congress goes all-out to woo farmers in election year

According to a Congress insider, plans to take the up the issue across all the states to make the farmers aware about the tall promises made by the PM that never saw any implementation on the ground.

23 hours ago

Dangerous trend, says Professor Irfan Habib as BJP brands Congress pro-Muslim

"I am surprised as such a thing was neither said by any of the guests nor by Rahul Gandhi during the interaction," Prof Habib told TNIE.

14 Jul 2018

Rahul Gandhi meets Muslim intellectuals

Sources in the party said the outreach was organised at the behest of newly appointed minority department chairman Nadeem Javed and was attended by former union minister Salman Khurshid.

11 Jul 2018

Congress rejects Centre's proposal for simultaneous poll; calls it a 'constitutional perversity'

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi alleged that the proposal, if accepted, would hit at the very core of democracy in India.

11 Jul 2018

Modi government's 'one nation one poll' proposal is anti-democracy: Congress

The Congress leader argued that the one nation one poll proposal would deny the electors a choice they have in voting out a government.

10 Jul 2018

Hate mongering: Congress vows responsible WhatsApp use

Senior Congress leaders have started signing up for a campaign to use WhatsApp responsibly to highlight the mobile app’s misuse in spread of hate mongering.

10 Jul 2018

Congress apologises over video showing its ModivsRaje in Rajasthan

The Congress apologised for posting a five-month-old video to highlight the chasm between PM Modi and chief minister Vasundhara Raje in poll-bound Rajasthan.

08 Jul 2018

Manmohan Singh to devise Congress revival strategy for Jammu and Kashmir, North-East

Former Prime Minister, who heads crucial Congress group on Kashmir policy, has been named as patron of the newly-reconstituted North-East Congress Coordination Committee.

08 Jul 2018

Won't allow union government to legalise betting in sports: Congress

Noting the social implications of such irresponsibility were going to be enormous, the Congress leader said all this was happening because the finance ministry had fallen between two stools.

07 Jul 2018

Rahul Gandhi hopeful of Karnataka farm loan waiver on budget eve

Sources said the Congress was trying to keep an upper hand trying to remind the partner that was in no mood to lose sight of the promise made during the campaign.

05 Jul 2018

MSP hike misleading, a ploy for 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Congress

Congress communications chief Randeep Surjewala said the MSP hike was misleading as it was less than the promised input cost plus 50 percent by PM Modi in 2014.

04 Jul 2018

Congress gives PDP the cold shoulder, wants early polls

Hitting out at the PDP, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, 'You have destroyed the state and quit. Now you want us to form a government. We are not that foolish.'

03 Jul 2018

Mission 2019: Rahul Gandhi asks state Congress units to remain prepared in all seats

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has instructed all state units to prepare for the 2019 general elections and to identify potential candidates for all the seats so that the party remains prepared in the li

01 Jul 2018

Congress to target Centre over black money, corruption issues in Parliament's monsoon session

The Congress stance came after a recent report said deposits of Indians in Swiss Banks grew by 50 percent last year.

29 Jun 2018

Congress lauds PV Narasimha Rao on his birth anniversary; Rahul Gandhi silent

The Congress officially tweeted to remember Rao, who was born this day in 1921, hailing him as the architect of economic reforms.

29 Jun 2018