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Dramatic images from Congress' nationwide protest against price rise, inflation

The 136-year-old Congress party which is known for its traditional approach to protests sprang a surprise with what many saw as an out-of-the-box messaging by deciding to have black as the dress code for its nationwide protest against price rise, hike in GST on essential items and unemployment.

published on : 5th August 2022

'Fascism', 'Jallianwala Bagh', 'Hitler': Lakhimpur Kheri farmers' killing leads to strong reactions by Opposition leaders

From Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi of Congress to Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Opposition leaders across India have strongly condemned the killing of farmers by a convoy that allegedly included the son of a minister and the UP government's decision to stop political leaders from entering Sitapur.  Here are some reactions you don't want to miss.

published on : 6th October 2021

Kerala assembly elections: LDF's Kerala Congress(M) finalises candidates for 12/13 seats

Jose K Mani-led Kerala Congress (M) has finalised their candidates for 12 out of the 13 seats allotted to them by the LDF for the upcoming Kerala assembly polls. Here are all the candidates.

published on : 9th March 2021

India mourns as former president and Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee passes away at 84

Mukherjee, a Congress stalwart, was admitted to the hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10 and was operated the same day for removal of a clot in his brain.

published on : 31st August 2020

'What did Opposition do?': Here are some notable efforts by Congress, Left, other parties to help people during the pandemic

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has admitted that the government may have fallen short in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and migrants’ crisis and asked the Opposition what it had done so far. Here are a few campaigns carried out by opposition parties to lessen people's difficulties.

published on : 10th June 2020

RIP Ajit Jogi: The IAS officer who went on to become Chhattisgarh's first chief minister

The 78-year-old former Congress leader passed away on Friday at a private hospital in Raipur after suffering two cardiac arrests.

published on : 29th May 2020

Here's the full list of Scindia loyalists, other rebel Congress MLAs who deserted Kamal Nath

In a major setback to the Congress, Jyotiraditya Scindia, one of its senior leaders, resigned from the party, saying it was time for him to move on. Over 20 rebel MLAs have resigned so far, pushing the Kamal Nath government to the edge. Meet them all here.

published on : 10th March 2020

PICTURES | Congress stalwarts come together for 'Bharat Bachao Rally'; Gandhis, Manmohan Singh, others attack PM Modi, BJP

The rally was organised to highlight the alleged failures and the "divisive and disruptive" policies of the BJP government. 

published on : 14th December 2019

Best photos from Uddhav Thackeray's swearing-in as 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra 

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday evening took oath as the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra at the Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

published on : 29th November 2019

Haryana elections: From tractors to cycles, politicians arrive in style to cast their votes

Check out pictures of politicians and sportspersons who exercised their franchise during the Haryana assembly elections.

published on : 21st October 2019

Indian National Congress' saviour-in-chief Sonia Gandhi returns to party helm

The 72-year-old has been made interim president barely 20 months after she voluntarily relinquished the top post in favour of son Rahul Gandhi who refused to continue on as Congress chief after a humiliating 2019 general election defeat.

published on : 11th August 2019

The 15 MLAs who brought down Kumaraswamy government

The HDK government, on tenterhooks since July 1, finally fell on Tuesday, with 15 rebels and two independents remaining firm on their decision to not support the trust vote. Here are the rebel 15 who stuck together to ensure the fall of a government.

published on : 24th July 2019

RIP Sheila Dikshit: Some facts you didn't know about the three-time Delhi CM

Former Delhi Chief Minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit has passed away in Delhi. She was 81.

published on : 20th July 2019

Explained: How well did star power work in Lok Sabha elections 2019?

Riding on their celebrity power, several film and TV celebrities won seats to the 17th Lok Sabha. However, some new star entrants like Prakash Raj and Urmila Matondkar suffered big defeats as well.

published on : 25th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: How well did dynasty politics click?

Except for a few political scions like Akhilesh Yadav and Prajwal Revanna, most dynasts in UP, Bihar, MP, Haryana lost in the Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 25th May 2019

Explained: Vote shares of BJP, Congress in Lok Sabha elections 2019

A look at the final vote shares of the BJP and Congress, and the number of seats the Saffron party won in each state.

published on : 25th May 2019

Kerala Lok Sabha results: The winners and why they won

The verdict is out and, in stark contrast to the national trend, people have given the Congress and its allies a handsome win in Kerala. TNIE gives an overview of the election results

published on : 24th May 2019

Delhi Lok Sabha results: BJP retains all 7 seats as AAP, Congress bite the dust

Contrary to their respective expectations, both the AAP and Congress were wiped off from the National Capital by the BJP under Manoj Tiwari's leadership.

published on : 24th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: From the Dream Girl to those living their dreams, the many faces of victory

The BJP is headed for a second term in power, achieving a majority for the second time in a row - a first in 50 years since Independence. With the elections establishing 68-year-old Modi as the most popular leader in decades, the BJP and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are poised to clinch around 350 seats as against their previous 336. Check out visuals of top winning candidates from across the country as they get all set to enter the 17th Lok Sabha.  

published on : 24th May 2019

Kejriwal, Sonia, Rahul, and other leaders queue-up as voters seal their fate in sixth phase of polling

Many prominent leaders including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit and BJP Delhi unit president Manoj Tiwari exercised their democratic franchise in the sixth phase of polling in the Lok Sabha elections on 12 May 2019.

published on : 12th May 2019
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