Congress slams Modi government for turning disaster into opportunity to fill its coffers | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday called the Modi government “autocratic” and accused it of profiteering at the expense of the country’s poor, farmers and middle class people. She also slammed the Modi government for being insensitive to the plight of the protesting farmers who have been demanding a repeal of the three … Read more Congress slams Modi government for turning disaster into opportunity to fill its coffers | India News – Times of India

UPA chairperson not a PM post, don’t think Sharad Pawar wants to be declared so: P Chidambaram | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: With speculations that Sharad Pawar may become chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), former cabinet minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday said that the post is not that of a Prime Minister, noting that even Pawar will not want to be declared as the chairperson of the alliance as … Read more UPA chairperson not a PM post, don’t think Sharad Pawar wants to be declared so: P Chidambaram | India News – Times of India

No Interest in Becoming UPA Chairperson, Says Pawar, Likely to Meet Oppn Leaders on Farmers’ Stir Tomorrow

NCP chief Sharad Pawar during his 80th birthday celebration organised by party workers in Mumbai, on December 12, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shashank Parade) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) had earlier dismissed media speculation that Sharad Pawar may take over UPA reins from Sonia Gandhi. News18 Last Updated: December 27, 2020, 18:55 IST FOLLOW US ON: Niraj Kumar … Read more No Interest in Becoming UPA Chairperson, Says Pawar, Likely to Meet Oppn Leaders on Farmers’ Stir Tomorrow

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

Sharad Pawar missed becoming PM twice due to Congress’ Darbar politics, PV Narsimha Rao

MUMBAI: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar had the opportunity to become the Prime Minister on not once but two occassions, but was denied by his detractors in Congress, claimed Praful Patel, an NCP leader and close confidente of its supremo. He claimed that Pawar couldn’t get the top post primarily due to ‘Darbar … Read more Sharad Pawar missed becoming PM twice due to Congress’ Darbar politics, PV Narsimha Rao

Sharad Pawar Emerges Frontrunner to be Next UPA Chairperson as Sonia Gandhi Looks Set for Retirement

Sharad Pawar, the grand old man of Maharashtra politics, has emerged as the frontrunner to be appointed as the next UPA chairperson to replace Sonia Gandhi as she looks set to retire from the role. According to sources, Sonia Gandhi’s reluctance to continue in the top job has been evident for a while and she … Read more Sharad Pawar Emerges Frontrunner to be Next UPA Chairperson as Sonia Gandhi Looks Set for Retirement

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

Inaugural Plaque Laid by Sonia Gandhi at Rohtang Tunnel ‘Missing’, Himachal Cong Threatens Protest

On October 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 9.2-km long strategic Atal Rohtang Tunnel, built at an altitude of about 10,000 feet. (ANI Image) In a letter to Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, state Congress chief Kuldeep Singh Rathore said that the foundation plaque with Sonia Gandhi’s name on it was removed from the … Read more Inaugural Plaque Laid by Sonia Gandhi at Rohtang Tunnel ‘Missing’, Himachal Cong Threatens Protest

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

Had UPA Been in Power, China Wouldn’t Have Dared to Look at India with Evil Eye: Rahul

File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (Image : PTI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also claimed that China had “dared to enter India and kill our soldiers” as Modi has “weakened” the country. PTI Kurukshetra (Haryana) Last Updated: October 6, 2020, 10:18 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Congress … Read more Had UPA Been in Power, China Wouldn’t Have Dared to Look at India with Evil Eye: Rahul