Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati (File Photo)

Mayawati says Congress is ‘unreliable’ after MLAs’ defection

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati on Tuesday lashed out at the Congress and termed it an “unreliable” party after all six of her party MLAs switched over to the Congress in Rajasthan. The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said: “By poaching on BSP MLAs, the Congress has proved it is an unreliable party. […]

Former Mumbai Congress leader and Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar (File Photo)

Urmila Matondkar quashes rumours of joining Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Former Mumbai Congress leader and Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar on Tuesday dismissed all political speculation that she will be joining the Shiv Sena, ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. “I am not joining any other party… request media not to share whatever they hear. It is unfair towards me to say the least, […]

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Priyanka hits back at Santosh Gangwar over ‘job jibe’

New Delhi:¬†Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday slammed Union Minister of State (Independent Change) for Labour and Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar for that there were enough jobs in the country, but the employment seekers were not qualified. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said: “You have government for five years, you could not generate employment, those […]

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Cong to repeat all MLAs in 2019 Maharashtra polls

New Delhi: All sitting Congress MLAs would be repeated in the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly polls, sources said after the Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting, which was chaired by Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence, here on Saturday. A senior party source present at the two-&-half-hour plus meeting, on the condition of anonymity, told […]

Addressing a press conference, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma (File Photo)

Congress cautions BJP on Hindi: Don’t stir up controversy

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday hit back at Union Home Minister Amit Shah over his remarks on Hindi saying one should not stir up any controversy on a sensitive issue which has been settled with maturity by India’s Constitution makers. Addressing a press conference, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said, “Let me make it […]

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Congress plans padyatra on Oct 2 to counter BJP agenda

New Delhi: The Congress has asked state units and office-bearers to mandatorily conduct one-hour padyatra at state and district headquarters on October 2. The top party leadership, including interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, will take part in the padyatra. The programme of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi is also being finalised. Sonia Gandhi would participate […]