True test of ‘nationalism’ today: Congress ahead of government-farmers talk

The government will hold the seventh round of talks with the agitating farmers and their leaders at Vigyan Bhawan later in the day. Ahead of the next round of talks between the Centre and the agitating farmers, the Congress on Monday said it would be a “true test of nationalism” and warned no government can … Read more True test of ‘nationalism’ today: Congress ahead of government-farmers talk

Democracy in India Only in Imagination Now, Says Rahul Gandhi as Priyanka Slams ‘Sinner’ Govt in Latest Attack

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at the Centre over the farm protests and said there was “no democracy” in India and those who stood up against the PM were labelled terrorists, “even if it was (RSS chief) Mohan Bhagwat”. “PM Modi is making money for the crony capitalists. Whoever will try to … Read more Democracy in India Only in Imagination Now, Says Rahul Gandhi as Priyanka Slams ‘Sinner’ Govt in Latest Attack

CBI files charge sheet in Hathras case; ‘Satyameva Jayate’ says Priyanka Gandhi

Lucknow: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday (December 18) filed a charge sheet against four accused before a special court here in connection with the murder and alleged gang-rape of a 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras district. The charge sheet was filed before a special SC/ST court in Lucknow.  In a reaction to … Read more CBI files charge sheet in Hathras case; ‘Satyameva Jayate’ says Priyanka Gandhi

Morning Digest: Government, BJP firm on farm laws; Biden taps native American Deb Haaland as interior secretary, and more

On a day when the Supreme Court asked the Union government if it was possible to suspend executive action on the three farm related laws till the deadlock with agitating farmers was resolved, the BJP decided to forge ahead with its intensive outreach programme to farmers, explaining the advantages of the laws. President-elect Joe Biden selected … Read more Morning Digest: Government, BJP firm on farm laws; Biden taps native American Deb Haaland as interior secretary, and more

Senior Congress Leader Ahmed Patel Passes Away at 71 Due to Covid-19 Complications

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, a close aide of Sonia Gandhi, died at a Gurgaon hospital on Wednesday morning at the age of 71. The veteran politician had been at Medanta Hospital since his health worsened after a Covid-19 infection. In a tweet, his son Faisal Patel said that the Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat … Read more Senior Congress Leader Ahmed Patel Passes Away at 71 Due to Covid-19 Complications

‘Unlike UP, Punjab and Rajasthan Not Denying Rape’: RaGa Snaps Back at BJP, Cong Releases Factsheet on Cases

Hours after being attacked by BJP for showing “selective outrage” in wake of alleged rape and killing of a six-year-old girl in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur and going on a “political tour” to Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the governments of Punjab and Rajasthan have not denied that the girl was raped … Read more ‘Unlike UP, Punjab and Rajasthan Not Denying Rape’: RaGa Snaps Back at BJP, Cong Releases Factsheet on Cases

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wishes Goddess Durga’s strength, might to grace women this Navratri | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of Sharad Navratri and expressed hope that the nine-day festival will bring goodness and happiness in everyone’s life. Taking to social media, the Congress General Secretary wrote, “Wish you all a very happy Sharad Navratri. May all the people be … Read more Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wishes Goddess Durga’s strength, might to grace women this Navratri | India News – Times of India

Morning Digest: Two students score 100% in NEET 2020; India fares poorly in hunger index, and more

Akanksha Singh of Delhi and Soyeb Aftab of Odisha both scored an unprecedented 100% score in the NEET examination, with Mr. Aftab snagging the All India number one ranking, according to the tie-breaking policy, as he is the older student. The elder brother of the 19-year-old Scheduled Caste victim of the alleged gangrape and murder in … Read more Morning Digest: Two students score 100% in NEET 2020; India fares poorly in hunger index, and more

Bihar Assembly election: 52,000 opt for postal ballot in phase 1 polls: EC

More than 52,000 voters, either senior citizens above 80 or people with disabilities, have opted for postal ballot in the first phase of Bihar elections to be held on October 28, the Election Commission said on Monday. Booth Level Officers (BLO) in 71 constituencies spread across 16 districts had approached over four lakh voters of … Read more Bihar Assembly election: 52,000 opt for postal ballot in phase 1 polls: EC

Bihar Polls: Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Shatrughan Sinha Among 30 in Cong’s Star Campaigners List

File photo of Congress interim president with party leaders Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi. Others on the list are senior Congress leaders like Ghulam Nabi Azad, Shaktisinh Gohil, Shakeel Ahmed, and Randeep Singh Surjewala, IANS Last Updated: October 10, 2020, 6:53 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: The Congress has prepared a list of 30 star … Read more Bihar Polls: Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Shatrughan Sinha Among 30 in Cong’s Star Campaigners List