At Kolkata rally, opposition parties announce more unity shows

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday hosted a slew of opposition leaders in state capital Kolkata in a significant show of strength ahead of the general electio... Read More

Personally, I am not in favour of joining hands with AAP, says Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was recently appointed as the president of the Congress party's state unit. In an interview with Mint, Dikshit spoke about how she ... Read More

Sheila Dikshit appointed Congress's Delhi unit chief ahead of Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, Jan. 10 -- Three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit is back to steer the Congress in the national capital as its state unit president. Her appointment comes just months ahead of gener... Read More

Rahul Gandhi's remark on Nirmala Sitharaman is insult to women: Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Jan. 10 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attacked Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his remarks at a rally in Jaipur about defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Gandhi had sai... Read More

Upper caste reservation: Opposition questions timing, intent of BJP's decision

New Delhi, Jan. 8 -- Opposition parties on Monday supported the Union cabinet's move to approve 10% reservation for economically backward sections in the general category but criticised its timing and... Read More

Bofors scam brought Congress down, Rafale deal will bring Narendra Modi back: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi, Jan. 5 -- Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday accused the Congress of "misleading the country" on questions of national security, alleging it did not close the Rafale deal when it... Read More

Congress to focus on farmers, jobs in run-up to 2019 polls

New Delhi, Jan. 2 -- The Congress plans to focus on agrarian distress, unemployment, and the "ill prepared" implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) as it takes on the ruling Bharatiya Janat... Read More

Congress to look into Mayawati's demands

New Delhi, Jan. 1 -- A day after Dalit leader Mayawati's threat to "reconsider" her support to them, the Congress-led Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan governments on Tuesday decided to look into her deman... Read More

Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill, opposition parties stage walkout

New Delhi, Dec. 27 -- A bill criminalizing the practice of instant triple talaq was pushed through by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha on Thursday but the ruling coalition now f... Read More

Nine ministers take oath in Chhattisgarh, two women among 28 inducted in Kamal Nath's cabinet

New Delhi, Dec. 26 -- The new Congress governments in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh on Tuesday inducted 28 and nine ministers respectively in their first cabinet expansion, seeking to strike a fine ... Read More