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19-Aug-2017 New Delhi

259 died in 27 rail accidents since 2014 : Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Saturday slammed the Narendra Modi government over the railways security record, noting that ever since it came to power in 2014, 259 passengers have died and 899 were injured in 27 rail accidents."Since Modi Govt took over in May 2014, 259...

14-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Congress denies Priyanka Gandhi will be 'Working President'

The Congress on Monday denied as "entirely false and baseless" a news report that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra may be named the party's Working President.Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said the report was...

10-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Congress demands apology from Amit Shah for remarks on Mahatma Gandhi

The Congress on Saturday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah for his remarks about Mahatma Gandhi being a "clever baniya"."Amit Shah's remark about the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi...

16-May-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi regime creating intolerance across nation : Congress

The Congress on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for its failures during the past three years and said that an "atmosphere of intolerance" is being created across the country."This government weaved a dream of bringing 'Acche Din' and doing...

16-May-2017 New Delhi

Will not be cowed down by Centre's vendetta politics : Congress

The Congress on Tuesday accused the BJP-led Centre of vendetta politics and said the opposition would not be cowed down by actions like the CBI raid conducted on the residences of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram."The truth...

04-May-2017 New Delhi

Congress demands probe into alleged land grabbing by Irani's husband

The Congress on Thursday, citing a news report on allegations of land-grabbing by Union Minister Smriti Irani's husband in Madhya Pradesh, said if true then the state government should probe it."A news report has come that there are allegations of land grabbing...

04-May-2017 New Delhi

Onus on EC to dispel doubts over EVMs : Randeep Singh Surjewala

With the Election Commission (EC) convening an all-party meeting on May 12 over allegations of tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the Congress on Thursday said the onus lies on the EC to remove these doubts in order to uphold the sanctity of...

17-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Congress seeks Adityanath's apology for 'anti-women' remarks

The Congress on Monday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of making "disparaging, distatateful and dishonourable" remarks against country's women on his website and demanded an apology from him.The party also said Prime Minister Narendra...

15-Mar-2017 New Delhi

BJP a 'rejected party' in Goa, Manipur : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Terming the BJP's act of forming governments in Goa and Manipur a "sinister game plan of a rejected party", the Congress on Wednesday said the party's "machinations are on full display in its pursuit to defeat the peoples mandate"."Abduction, defection, inducement,...

02-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Congress slams 'fudged' GDP growth figures as another 'jumla'

The Congress party on Thursday slammed the "fudged figures" on India's GDP growth, saying that trotting out "jumlas and misinformation" has become the "hallmark" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The party said the Modi government was citing higher tax collections...

20-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Congress terms RSS top brass' comment on reservation anti-Dalit

Condemning head of RSS' communications department Manmohan Vaidya's call to abolish reservation, the Congress party on Friday said that BJP and RSS' "anti-Dalit position" stood exposed.Congress also demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on this...

15-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday finally joined the Congress after a meeting with its Vice President Rahul Gandhi here.Gandhi warmly welcomed Sidhu, a former BJP MP from Amritsar, into the party fold at his residence. Sidhu's wife had earlier joined the...

06-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Why this hurry to shut Sahara case, Congress asks government

The Congress on Friday said that after granting "immunity" to the Sahara Group, the government is trying to brush under the carpet the entire case against the Group in a "conspiratorial manner".The party also demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi come...

31-Dec-2016 New Delhi

2017 will see drop in all economic indicators : Congress

Assailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, the Congress on Saturday said the "disastrous" currency ban decision will lead to a drop in every economic indicator.Claiming that nothing has changed even after the end of the self imposed 50 day deadline...

30-Dec-2016 New Delhi

BJP trying to fish in troubled waters in UP : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Congress on Friday termed the internal divide in Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party "worrisome" and accused the BJP of trying to destabilise the state government."There is situation of political instability in UP. It's worrisome for democracy. We don't comment...

29-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Congress takes on Modi over graft, BJP threatens legal action

Sharpening the attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation and graft charges, the Congress on Thursday announced launching a nationwide protest campaign from January. its also questioned Modis alleged links with a Gujarat businessman being probed...

21-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Congress seeks probe into bribe charge against PM

The Congress party on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should get a fair probe done into allegations that he took money from two corporate houses -- Birla and Sahara groups.At a press conference called within an hour of a BJP press conference,...

13-Dec-2016 New Delhi

News report 'planted', says Kiren Rijiju; opposition seeks his ouster

Even as Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday slammed a daily for "planting" story about his alleged involvement in a power project scam, the opposition demanded his resignation and thorough probe into the matter."It is a planted story. If they visit Arunachal...

12-Dec-2016 Chandigarh

Roll back suicidal decision to scrap wheat import duty: Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has dismissed the decision of the Union Government to scrap the import duty on wheat as a “reprehensible extension of the pronounced anti-farmer agenda of the BJP-led NDA Government,” and demanded...

14-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Congress dares PM to disclose BJP's bank transactions

The Congress on Monday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make public the bank transactions of the BJP's national and regional accounts from March to September 2016, following allegations of a spike in deposits in some bank accounts in September.The Congress...

08-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Congress questions sudden move to ban Rs 500/Rs 1,000 notes

The Congress on Tuesday said the Narendra Modi government has a lot to answer for on its move to abolish Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, saying it will cause problems to farmers.Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told reporters here that the government's...

06-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Haryana Congress chief injured in clash among workers

Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar sustained injuries on Thursday following a clash between his supporters and those of former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on a day Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi ended his Kisan Yatra.Tanwar was taken to Ram Manohar...

13-Sep-2016 Chandigarh

Deepa does Haryana, India proud: Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has congratulated Deepa Malik of Sonepat on achieving the distinction of becoming the first Indian woman athlete to win silver medal in the women's shot put event with a throw of 4.61m at Rio...

13-Sep-2016 Chandigarh

Shame on BJP for exploitating players at Jind rally: Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has shamed the BJP Government, led by the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, for making about 100 players from the Handball Academy, Narwana, many of whom have played at the national and international...

01-Sep-2016 Chandigarh

Make Dhingra report public immediately: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

With an impression being created that his government had committed irregularities in granting licences for prime commercial properties in Gurgaon during his tenure, former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has hit out at the one-man Justice S.N....

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