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12-May-2018 New Delhi

Amid talks of orgnaisational changes, Hooda meets Rahul Gandhi

Amid talks of organisational revamp in the party, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and General Secretaty Ashok Gehlot on Saturday met former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.The meeting took place at Hotel Taj Mansingh in Delhi.With assembly election...

21-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Congress hits back at Jaitley over revenge jibe

The Congress on Saturday hit back at Union Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks terming the impeachment move of opposition members as a "revenge petition", saying it is important to be "right" than to be on the "right side of powers".In a series of tweets,...

04-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Government's duplicity on SC/ST Act exposed : Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Wednesday said the Modi government's "duplicity" over the Supreme Court's refusal to stay its ruling on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act had been exposed."Modi government's 'double speak' and 'duplicity'...

03-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Congress seeks apology from Prasad over his remarks on SC/ST act

Congress on Tuesday termed as "factually incorrect" Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks that the Central government was not a party in the apex court in the case pertaining to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and...

30-Mar-2018 Bengaluru

Indian banks' credibility at all-time low : Randeep Singh Surjewala

With several fraud cases worth thousands of crores of rupees surfacing in Indian banks, the banking sector gone into a "deep crisis" with credibility at all time low due to failure of regulatory oversight, Congress said on Friday."Unimaginable sums of thousands...

22-Mar-2018 New Delhi

BJP, Congress slugfest on Cambridge Analytica escalates

The political slugfest over links with the controversial data consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica (CA) escalated on Thursday with the BJP claiming that the firm was involved in Rahul Gandhi's social media campaign and Congress rubbishing the charge and...

12-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Farmer suicides increased under Modi government : Congress

The Congress on Monday alleged that farmer suicides have increased by 41.7 per cent since the formation of the Modi government in May 2014 and accused it of shedding "false tears" for them while benefiting the middlemen."The report of Crime Records Bureau...

03-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Irani's whims making DD/AIR staff suffer : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Following media reports that the Centre is withholding funds to Prasar Bharti since December, the Congress on Saturday attacked Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, saying "her unbridled whims and anger" was making "employees of DD/AIR suffer".The...

17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Congress to discuss PNB scam with other parties for JPC probe

The Congress on Saturday said it will raise the PNB scam in Parliament "vociferously" and speak to various opposition parties to put pressure on the government to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the matter."The Congress, in the interest of...

16-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Congress attacks PM on PNB scam, calls it 'biggest bank loot'

The Congress on Friday continued its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming that the PNB fraud of over Rs 11,000 crore was India's biggest "bank loot scam" and has got bigger to touch Rs 21,306 crore.The party also asked why Modi was silent on...

15-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Who let Nirav Modi flee India : Randeep Siingh Surjewala

The Congress on Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rs 11,500 crore fraud in the PNB and asked him to come clean on the government's "failure" to prevent the scam and identify those who helped the alleged kingpin, billionaire jeweller...

23-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Who is right, CM or FM, asks Kiran Choudhry

Mrs Kiran Choudhry, leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has asked the Manohar Lal Khattar Government to better learn to speak in single voice, and, more importantly, be sure of what the Chief Minister or any other minister says, and stop misleading...

11-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Probe land conversion in SEZs : Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has demanded a high-level probe into the conversion of  IT land in SEZs across the state for commercial use resulting in huge revenue loss to the exchequer and rendering the IT Industry...

10-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Protect existing trees first: Kiran Choudhry tell BJP Govt

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has asked the BJP Government, led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, to first protect the existing forest cover in the state by stopping wanton pulling down of trees, especially in the Aravallis,...

03-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Kiran Choudhry demands CBI probe into illegal mining in Dadam area

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has demanded CBI inquiry into the illegal mining at Dadam stone quarry in Bhiwani district which not only constituted a grave violation of the Supreme Court orders banning mining in the Aravallis,...

29-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Congress questions Modi's hosting of dinner for Ivanka Trump

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating protocol, the Congress on Wednesday raised objections over his hosting a dinner for US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump in Hyderabad."The Prime Minister broke all traditions and violated protocol...

21-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Accept genuine demands of employees : Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has demanded of the BJP Government, led by Mr Manohar Lal Khattar, to keep its word to the employees, immediately meet their long-pending genuine demands, and prevent a state-wide stir which...

02-Nov-2017 Shimla

Narendra Modi a 'jumla babu' : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a "jumla babu" as he is known for making "false promises" and discriminating with the hill states, including Himachal Pradesh, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said here on Thursday."The 'jumla babu' is here again...

31-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Revoke senseless order on green belts : Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has described the decision of the Manohar Lal Khattar Government to revoke the provision of mandatory greenbelts around industrial colonies as “senseless and mindless which smacks of lack of...

25-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi government an NPA : Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday slammed the Narendra Modi-led central government, terming it an "NPA" (non-performing asset).He said the common man was fed up with the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), that has badly hit the...

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...

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