India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
Political parties, cutting across party lines, today, demanded immediate financial assistance and relief including loan waiver for farmers in North and Western India whose crops have been hit by unseasonal rain and hailstorm.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday March 16, 2015
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee favoured a dhoti and kurta teamed with a Jawahar jacket and chappals or slippers. On a police proforma that the government says is routinely filled by prominent politicians for security reasons, BJP leaders ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 1, 2015
Congress today took a dig at the Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance, saying that Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed should be "careful" about the conversion agenda being pursued by the saffron party.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the previous UPA regime's land law has had "disastrous impact" on India's national security as Pakistan could get information on critical defence project...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 9, 2015
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said that the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru exactly two years ago was "wrong and badly handled," potentially embarrassing his own party, which was in power at the time.
India News | Monday February 9, 2015
The way the Congress-led UPA government handled the hanging the death sentence of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was a mistake, five Congress lawmakers have admitted in a statement.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday February 7, 2015
The People's Democratic Party or PDP won two of the four Rajya Sabha seats of Jammu and Kashmir, the election for which was held today. Its partner BJP has won one seat and the National Conference-Congress combine won one.
India News | Saturday February 7, 2015
Elections to four Rajya Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir will be held today with seven candidates in the fray including Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad, current Leader of Opposition in the Upper House of Parliament, who faces a tough test.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
National Conference has decided to join hands with Congress and pitch Ghulam Nabi Azad as a joint candidate for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha polls to be held next month in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 24, 2015
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday named two candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir, scheduled to be held on February 7.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
As suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continued, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said the idea of a grand alliance with National Conference and Congress was an option for forming a stable government in the state.
India News | Sandeep Phukan | Sunday December 28, 2014
The Indian National Congress observed its 130th foundation day today. Party President Sonia Gandhi unfurled the Congress flag at the party headquarters, 24 Akbar Road, in the presence of senior leaders like former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Gh...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
With elections results in Jammu and Kashmir heading towards a hung assembly, Congress today said it was "open" to aligning with the PDP in the state to provide a government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, today hosted a dinner for party MPs of both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha a day before Winter Session comes to an end tomorrow.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
At a time when the party's political fortunes appear to be sliding, youth leaders of Congress are looking to gain from the experience of its veterans who once wielded command of Youth Congress through a unique interaction in New Delhi.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 23, 2014
Promising equitable development of the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress today released its manifesto in Jammu which proposed two empowered regional councils, decentralisation, more cross-LoC Confidence Building Measures and review of ...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 11, 2014
The Congress on Monday constituted a 28-member campaign committee under the leadership of senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad for poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 18, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reconstituted a government committee for the commemoration of the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru which will be headed by him, replacing his predecessor Manmohan Singh.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 7, 2014
Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the floods in Jammu and Kashmir a national calamity.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
In a major set back to the Congress ahead of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir, two-time MP and former state minister Lal Singh today resigned from the party alleging senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad of interfering in the working of party's ...
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from IANS) | Sunday July 20, 2014
The Congress today formally ended its partnership with the National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it would "fight the forthcoming election on our own strength".
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 19, 2014
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday demanded action against writer and activist Arundhati Roy for her reported comments in which she had criticised Mahatma Gandhi for his "casteist tendencies".
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
Opposition parties on Wednesday demanded that a discussion on the Gaza situation be taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 7, 2014
The United Progressive Alliance or UPA could not project a united picture in the Rajya Sabha today with NCP not joining the walkout staged by the Congress after it expressed dissatisfaction over the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's reply on the discus...