Congress

‘AAP supporting Rohingyas and Bangladeshis’ says Delhi BJP Chief

Protests today erupted in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh area, which was a key centre of a prolonged agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act in 2019-20, as hundreds of people opposed the local civic body’s anti-encroachment drive armed with bulldozers in presence of heavy police deployment.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi summoned for questioning in money laundering case

India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) today summoned opposition Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and her son, lawmaker Rahul Gandhi, for questioning in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper, officials said.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

‘AAP supporting Rohingyas and Bangladeshis’ says Delhi BJP Chief

Protests today erupted in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh area, which was a key centre of a prolonged agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act in 2019-20, as hundreds of people opposed the local civic body’s anti-encroachment drive armed with bulldozers in presence of heavy police deployment.

January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018
USA

US shutdown ends as Congress passes bill

Congress put the US government back in business by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as President Donald Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington.

December 11, 2017
December 11, 2017

Rahul Gandhi officially named Congress chief

Rahul Gandhi is set to take over as the chief of Congress, with the party today formally announcing his election as the party president.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Challenge before Rahul Gandhi

Political parties all over the world have come to be closed shops. What is known as the “High Command” usually dictates on who will be installed as the president. Rahul Gandhi has been “elected” as the Congress president.

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017

Rahul Gandhi to be made ‘Congress president’

The highest decision-making body of India’s main opposition party Congress decides to make Rahul Gandhi its president replacing his mother Sonia Gandhi.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

How to read the State Assembly elections results in India?

The recent elections to four Indian states and one union territory are being interpreted by many as the march of the BJP and the decline of the Congress party.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

The receding of the Congress tide

The pattern of voting and the places where the BJP has won show that the party has uprooted a well-entrenched Congress. What it means in real terms is not the success of the BJP's ideology but people's exasperation over corruption in the Congress.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Mamata, Jayalalithaa set to retain power, BJP takes Assam

For the first time in India, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears all set to form government in the northern state of Assam.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Huge FIFA fund beckons BFF

The Bangladesh Football Federation is set to get more financial assistance from the FIFA as the 66th Congress of the world's game governing body decided to double the current expenditure fund and provide additional development fund to its member associations.