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Pegasus row: Surjewala lashes out at Centre, says refusal to answer Supreme Court is its insult

New Delhi: Several weeks after it surfaced, the Pegasus row continues to remain in spotlight. A day after the Centre refused to file a detailed affidavit regarding the spyware scandal citing security issues, Congress general secretary Randeep Surjewala lashed out at the BJP government for insulting the apex court. In a tweet on Tuesday morning,...

Congress will fight UP election under the leadership of Priyanka Gandhi: Salman Khurshid

Congress leader Salman Khurshid has revealed that the grand old party will go for the Assembly polls due in Uttar Pradesh next year under the leadership of Priyanka Gandhi. However, the former Union minister did not reveal who will be the party’s chief ministerial candidate. The veteran leader of the Congress party and a former...

Karnataka BJP MLA Shrimant Patil says he was offered cash to join party, backtracks later

Bengaluru: In a major embarrassment to the BJP, its MLA in Karnataka Shrimant Patil claimed that he had been offered cash by the saffron party to join it. Patil was the Congress MLA at that time and was part of the Congress-JDS government that had collapsed in 2019. Shrimant Patil resigned from his seat, Kagwad,...

Congress planning 12,000 km yatra in UP ahead of Assembly polls

In a bid to woo voters in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress is planning a 12,000 km-long yatra through villages and towns of the state ahead of the Assembly polls due in the state next year. The announcement in this regard was made by Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who will be leading the yatra....

Kannur University in Kerala includes Savarkar, Golwalkar in curriculum; triggers row

Higher education minister R Bindu seeks explanation from Kannur University VC Kannur: The inclusion of Vir Savarkar and MS Golwalkar in the syllabus for students of MA at Kannur University has triggered a major row, with the government being accused of attempting to saffronize education. According to a report, the inclusion of the text in...

Fresh clashes between Ravindra Jadeja’s wife Rivaba, sister Naynaba

Rivaba is with BJP, while Naynaba is with Congress  Rajkot: The political battle in the household of cricketer Ravindra Jadeja has been freshly fuelled by a clash between his wife Rivaba and sister Naynaba. It may be recalled that Rivaba is with the BJP while Naynaba is with Congress. While the former had joined the...

Rahul Gandhi in J&K on 2-day trip; to walk to Vaishno Devi temple

Jammu: Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi will be in Jammu and Kashmir for two days starting Thursday. He will also be walking to the Mata Vaishno Devi temple. “Shri @RahulGandhi will be in Jammu today for a two day tour & visit to Mata Vaishno Devi Temple,” read the tweet on the official Twitter...

NEET: Rahul Gandhi lashes out at govt for being ‘blind’ to students’ distress

New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court refused to hear the petition seeking postponement of NEET, Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday came down heavily on the government for being “blind to students’ distress”. In his tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, “GOI is blind to students’ distress. Postpone #NEET exam. Let them have...

Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre over increasing unemployment in India

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Friday criticised the Centre over declining employment opportunities in the country. He said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre is “harmful for employment”. Notably, the attack comes after the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy revealed that national unemployment surged to 8.32 per cent in August compared...

Here’s why a fresh complaint has been filed against actress Payal Rohatgi

Actress Payal Rohatgi has been booked by the cyber police in Maharashtra’s Pune for allegedly creating a defamatory video on the Nehru- Gandhi family and circulating it on social media. The case was registered against her following a complaint by a local Congress leader. The actress has been booked under the Indian Penal Code (IPC)...

Time has come to send ‘vikas’ on leave, says Priyanka Gandhi slamming Centre’s LPG price hike

Congress leaders on Wednesday lambasted the Union government for the surge in prices of domestic liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) that has added to the sufferings of the households across the country. Notably, the Centre on Wednesday increased the price of domestic LPG cylinders by Rs 25. ‘Only vikas of billionaire friends’ Taking a dig at...

Punjab: Who gave Harish Rawat right to decide CM face, Sidhu aide Pargat Singh asks

Chandigarh: The storm brewing within the Congress in Punjab is getting more intense by the day. Close on heels of All India Congress Committee general secretary and Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat saying that the party would fight the 2022 state elections under CM Amarinder Singh, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) general secretary Pargat Singh...