Amit Agnihotri

Akhilesh Yadav supports Rahul's demand for JPC probe in Rafale deal

After Mayawati's recent shocker over poll alliances, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi got a shot in the arm with his SP counterpart Akhilesh Yadav coming out in support of his Rafale JPC demand.

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Congress crowd-sources funds

The appointment of Ahmed Patel as AICC treasurer was an indicator that Rahul Gandhi was concerned over the state of its coffers.

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Congress leaders meet CAG seeking probe into Rafale deal

A Congress delegation on Wednesday met the Comptroller and Auditor General to seek a probe into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets by the Narendra Modi government.

19 Sep 2018

No generosity for JD-S: Congress for solo show on all 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka

The party insiders said the tough posturing may well be a ploy to send a message to the ally and strike a hard bargain ahead of the next year’s general elections.

16 Sep 2018

Congress slams Modi, Tamil Nadu for releasing Rajiv Gandhi’s killers

Miffed over the proposed release of the killers of former prime minister late Rajiv Gandhi, the Congress slammed PM Modi and the Tamil Nadu government for playing politics over terrorism. 

11 Sep 2018

'Downfall' of Modi government began with demonetisation: Congress veteran Kapil Sibal  

The farmers’ protests across the country , the march in Mumbai and the recent one in Delhi, showcased the widespread rural distress, said Sibal. 

09 Sep 2018

Team Sonia to run Congress show for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Right from managing the organisation, boosting the party’s coffers and dealing with current and potential allies, the old guard — many of them veterans of past electoral battles — is running the show.

09 Sep 2018

Congress to organise Bharat Bandh against fuel prices on September 10

Modi government in the last four years levied taxes on fuel and earned Rs 11,00,000 crore.

06 Sep 2018

Congress lost perception battle in 2014: Kapil Sibal

He attributes the Congress defeat in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls as people's desire for a change.

06 Sep 2018

Congress plans nationwide protests over high fuel prices

The Congress spokesperson said, high fuel prices have hit the farmers, urban dwellers and small traders alike but the 'insensitive' government does not realize their pain.

04 Sep 2018

Karnataka is a test case for larger opposition that Rahul Gandhi intends to build

For the Congress managers, the coalition is a test case for the larger Opposition alliance that Rahul wants to build for the high-stake 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

02 Sep 2018

Women Congress party​ members celebrate Raksha Bandhan by tying rakhis to copies of Constitution

The move was part of the party’s ongoing campaign to highlight crimes against women and denigration of institutions such as the judiciary, the CBI and the Election Commission by the Centre.

27 Aug 2018

Congress red flags DNA bill, demands withdrawal

Abhishek Manu Singhvi pointed out how the government first listed the DNA Technology Regulation Bill, 2018 in the Rajya Sabha during the monsoon session but quickly withdrew it.

27 Aug 2018

People have seen through the Narendra Modi hype: Mallikarjun Kharge

The 2019 election will not be a Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi clash but an ideological battle for the Congress, party leader Mallikarjun Kharge tells Amit Agnihotri.

26 Aug 2018

Congress to rope in NGOs to target government over failures

According to party sources, the first task is to convince the NGOs to take up these issues and make people aware about them.

26 Aug 2018