Fall in democracy index painful: Congress

The Congress on Thursday said every proud Indian is hurt and deeply pained after finding that the country in the diminishing democracy category in view of its fall of ten positions from 41 to 51 in the democracy index computed by the Economist and the Economist Intelligence Unit. The party hit out the government, saying […]


Protest continues in support of Amaravati farmers

‘Centre should ensure that capital remains at Amaravati’ Congress leaders and activists observed relay fast under the banner of the Amaravati Parirakshana Samiti Joint Action Committee here on Wednesday demanding that the YSR Congress Party government withdraw the Capital Region Development Authority Repeal Bill forthwith. Addressing JAC activists, city Congress president Sripathi Prakasam said he […]


Congress MLA in MP sits on dharna against own government

Congress MLA Munnalal Goyal on Saturday staged a dharna against his own party’s government near the main gate of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly here. Goyal, who is considered close to former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, reached the Assembly with his supporters before noon and climbed the barricades to reach the Gandhi statue on the […]


AAP MLA Adarsh Shastri joins Cong.

To contest from Dwarka constituency Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Dwarka Adarsh Shastri joined the Congress on Saturday following which he accused AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal of “flouting all democratic norms to sell tickets for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections for ₹10 crore to ₹20 crore”. Welcoming Mr. Shastri into the party fold, […]


Congress, BJP facing big challenge in Telangana municipal polls

The next week’s elections to the urban local bodies in Telangana are going to be the biggest challenge for the two national parties, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to prove their respective strengths in the state. The polling for 120 municipalities and nine municipal corporations will be held on January 22 and […]


Congress alleges racket in tender management under Fadnavis government

Rules bent, replaced for contractors, says State Congress spokesperson The Maharashtra Congress on Thursday claimed to have exposed a tender management racket run by the previous Devendra Fadnavis government. The racket allegedly includes City and Industrial Development Corporation’s tenders worth ₹14,000 crore for the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and those worth ₹1,000 crore for […]


Congress hits back, dubs Udayanraje ‘Ajanata Raja’

‘People of State do not take criticism by him seriously’ Maharashtra Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant on Tuesday took a dig at Chhatrapati Shivaji’s descendant and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Udayanraje Bhosale by calling him Ajanata Raja. Mr. Sawant said the people of the State do not take criticism by him seriously. Earlier in the […]


Congress MLA in Puducherry accuses government of ‘misdeeds’

N. Danavelou said he would formally complain to Rahul Gandhi about the “malpractices” of the ruling party members Congress legislator N. Danavelou on Saturday said he would formally complain to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi about the “misdeeds” of the ruling party members in the Cabinet. Addressing a press conference at the Legislative Assembly, the Congress […]