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Defence ministry refutes Rahul Gandhi’s claims on India-China border dispute

In a point-to-point rebuttal of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s claims on the border dispute with China, the defence ministry on Friday issued a statement clarifying that India has not conceded any territory as a result of the disengagement agreement in Ladakh. The ministry’s statement reads: “India has not conceded any territory as a result of...

Rahul Gandhi files discharge plea in ADC Bank defamation case

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has filed a discharge application in the Metropolitan Court in Ahmedabad in connection with the Ahmedabad District Cooperative (ADC) Bank defamation case. He has contended the repeated absence of the complainant as a ground for his discharge from the case. Counsel for Rahul Gandhi, PS Champaneri, said the court had already...

Police strengthens measures to restrain movement of protesting farmers

The borders of the national capital where farmers are continuing their agitation have turned into fortresses with the police and the administration strengthening security and the barricades in a bid to restrain the agitators. The police have places concertina wires, concrete barricades, nail-studded roads and buses to restrict the movement of farmers. The development comes...

Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM Modi over China

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has taken a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid the ongoing border tussle with China. Rahul Gandhi said that “Mr 56” has not said the word “China” for months and maybe he can start by saying the word China. The development comes at a time when reports of a clash...

Rahul Gandhi says farm laws meant to finish farmers

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, who has been vocal against the farm laws since the beginning, on Friday, led a protest in Delhi against the contentious legislations. Gandhi, whose party has extended support to the farmers and is being blamed by the government for misleading them, has said that the farm laws passed by the Centre...

Rajasthan Congress keen to host AICC national convention

Rajasthan is keen to host the All India Congress Committee’s national convention next year. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during his recent meeting with the party’s interim president, Sonia Gandhi, proposed to hold the national convention of the AICC in the state. It is learnt that Gehlot has proposed that the convention may be held in...

BJP targets Rahul Gandhi’s foreign trip when Congress celebrating 136th Foundation Day

BJP and Congress on Monday indulged in a war of words with leaders from both parties taking dig at each other. While the BJP criticised Rahul Gandhi’s foreign trip on Congress’ 136th Foundation Day, on Monday the Congress targeted PM Modi and equated the BJP’s rule with that of the East India Company over the...

Priyanka Gandhi, others detained during Congress’ march against farm laws

The Congress’ march to Rashtrapati Bhawan against the contentious farm laws passed by the Centre was halted by the Delhi Police and several Congress leaders including Priyanka Gandhi, KC Venugopal and Randeep Singh Surjewala were taken into preventive custody. They were taken away by the police in a bus and are likely to be released...

Rahul Gandhi to lead protest march to Rashtrapati Bhawan against farm laws tomorrow

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday will lead a protest march to Rashtrapati Bhawan to submit a memorandum containing 2 crore signatures against the Centre’s contentious farm laws. He will urge President Ram Nath Kovind to intervene for withdrawal of the three farm laws. Various Congress leaders and MPs will take part in the march...

Around 2,000 women to join farmers’ protest

The protest against the Centre’s recently enacted farm laws is likely to intensify with around 2,000 women joining the protest at Delhi’s border points in the days to come. The women who are expected to join the protest soon will be from the families of farmers protesting against the farm laws. Notably, farmer organisations are...

Only “crony capitalists” are best friends of Modi govt: Rahul Gandhi

At a time when thousands of farmers have hit the streets in protest against the contentious farm laws enacted by the Centre, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to take a dig at the Union government which is not ready to accept the demands of the protesting farmers. Rahul Gandhi said that those who...

Bharat Bandh: Top developments of the day

Protesting farmers’ groups observed a peaceful Bharat Bandh between 11 am and 3 pm on Tuesday, with support pouring in from several political parties including the Congress, AAP, TRS, DMK, NCP and the Left Front among others. Road and rail traffic was affected due to the strike in several states including Maharashtra, West Bengal, Punjab,...