Richa Sharma

Lukewarm response to Congress call of nationwide stir against Centre

One issue where the entire Opposition is on the same page is supporting the Bharat Bandh call given by farmer organisations on September 27 against the three farm laws.

2 hours ago

Amid buzz of Kanhaiya Kumar bolting to Congress, CPI tries to hold on to him 

Raja said Kanhaiya, a member of the party’s national executive, has been at Ajoy Bhavan (party office) for the past two days.

17 Sep 2021

With 2024 general elections in mind, Congress lists issues for agitation

The committee on agitation under Digvijaya Singh with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as a member at its first meeting discussed issues to create an atmosphere against the Modi government.

15 Sep 2021

Congress vicharaks vs RSS pracharaks in Uttar Pradesh

Congress Seva Dal, which was once seen more as a ceremonial organisation, has zeroed in on 100 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh where their members would be campaigning for the party.

14 Sep 2021

Change of guard in Gujarat BJP worries Congress

Gujarat Congress leaders said a change of face in the BJP ahead of elections could be a game-changer as the ruling party looks to overcome anti-incumbency.

12 Sep 2021

Two coronavirus variants of interest not found in India yet

The WHO added B.1.621 (including B.1.621.1) to the list of VOI on August 30 and gave it the designation “Mu”. It has mutations that indicate potential immune escape properties.

11 Sep 2021

Nine-member Congress panel to meet on September 14 to talk strategy

The meeting comes days ahead of the opposition’s planned protest; there will be discussion also on reaching out to other parties and getting them on the same platform to attack BJP govt

11 Sep 2021

No cases of new Covid variants Mu, C.1.2 reported in India so far: Genomic consortium

The weekly bulletin from the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) shows that Delta and Delta sub-lineages continue to be the main 'variants of concern'.

10 Sep 2021

Prashant Kishor’s Congress entry unlikely before assembly elections

Following meetings with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, there were reports that PRashant Kishor is expected to join in a top opposition to revamp the party.

10 Sep 2021

Nearly 30 per cent reduction in fish species in Ganga in four years, says study by Centre

Changes in hydrological structure due to dam construction, land modification, pollution, industrial effluents and illegal fishing activities are the major causes, said the study

08 Sep 2021

Bhowanipore bypoll: Congress not to field candidate against Mamata

Party sources said the top leadership is not in favour of fielding a candidate against Mamata when the Opposition is trying to form a national front against BJP and she is expected to win.

08 Sep 2021

Drought-like situation in 30 per cent of india; thanks to inadequate rainfall

The drought forecast shows that the situation is expected to improve in the coming weeks with the weather office expecting rains to pick up this month.

07 Sep 2021

Dissenting Congress leaders may get plum positions

The list includes two other members of the G23 — Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Mukul Wasnik as convener.    

05 Sep 2021

BJP silent but caste census demand gets louder

Political parties have accused BJP of keeping mum on the issue, while some regional parties are yet to clear their stand on the matter.

04 Sep 2021

Madhya Pradesh to auction filming right of cheetahs in the wild

If things go according to plans, Madhya Pradesh will receive five male and three female cheetahs from South Africa around November.

03 Sep 2021