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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....

25-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Government should act on its words on Kashmir : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Reiterating the need for a dialogue to ensure peace in Kashmir, the Congress on Thursday said the government should take action to implement what was said by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh."We need to move beyond the rhetoric. Action on the ground is needed....

23-Aug-2016 Chandigarh (Harayana)

Solve stray cattle menace firmly: Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has flayed the BJP Government, led by Mr Manohar Lal Khattar, for shutting its eyes to the growing menace of stray cattle in the state and demanded immediate and concrete steps to solve  the...

04-Aug-2016 Chandigarh (Harayana)

Probe power purchase at exorbitant rates: Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has demanded probe into the purchase of power by the BJP Government, led by Mr Manohar Lal Khattar, at more than five times the cost at which it is available in IEX spot power market, and more...

01-Aug-2016 Chandigarh (Harayana)

Crop insurance is BJP's another anti-farmer scheme: Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party (CLP), has punched several holes in the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) notified by the BJP Government, led by the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal Khattar, and demanded some vital changes...

29-Jul-2016 New Delhi

GST instrument of growth but no final nod yet: Randeep Singh Surjewala

Dubbing the GST as an "instrument of growth", the Congress however said on Friday that it has not yet given its final nod for the bill's passage as its apprehensions had still not been addressed."There is no final assurance yet given to government either by...

27-Jul-2016 Chandigarh

BJP MLAs hold mirror to misgovernance: Kiran Choudhry

Mrs Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has said that the proceedings of the BJP Legislature Party meeting yesterday "hold a mirror to the chaos, corruption and lack of governance in the name of good governance provided to the...

17-Jul-2016 Chandigarh

Stop making tall claims, set house in order, Kiran tells Khattar

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has asked the BJP Government, led by the Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, to stop making tall claims, set the house in order and spare a thought for what people want, especially after its stinging...

29-Jun-2016 Chandigarh (Harayana)

Dhingra commission on land deals contrary to law: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

With the Justice S.N. Dhingra Commission enquiry report into controversial land deals in Haryana likely to be submitted soon, former state Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday raised objections to the panel's constitution...

24-May-2016 Chandigarh

Time for mourning loss of two years, not celebration: Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Congress Legislature Party, has railed at the chest-thumping  and drum-beating BJP celebrating two years of the Narendra Modi  Government without caring to implement even a single out of the more than 150 promises on...

19-May-2016 New Delhi

Congress humbly accepts poll verdict: Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Thursday said it has "humbly" accepted the verdict in assembly elections in all five states and will analyse the reasons for its defeat.Party leader Mukul Wasnik, meanwhile, said the results were expected."We had expected these results. We...

09-May-2016 Chandigarh

No wrong done in allotting land to AJL: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday defended his government's decision to re-allot prime land in Sector 6 of Panchkula to Congress-linked Associated Journals Limited (AJL).The senior Congress leader also accused the Indian National...

06-May-2016 New Delhi

Congress hails SC ruling on Uttarakhand, demands Modi apology

The Congress on Friday hailed the Supreme Court's ruling to allow floor test in the Uttarakhand assembly, terming it a "victory of constitutional democracy". The party also demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The Supreme Court on Friday...

29-Apr-2016 New Delhi

RSS does not want government to pass GST bill: Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Friday asserted that the RSS does not want the government to push the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill for passage in parliament. The party said it will support the key legislation if the Narendra Modi government agrees to its two "principal...

22-Apr-2016 Chandigarh

Govt playing with students' careers: Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has flayed the Haryana Government, led by Mr Manohar Lal Khattar, for playing with the careers of students of the Goldfield Institute of Medical Sciences, Ballabgarh, which has been closed and...

20-Apr-2016 New Delhi

Congress wants MNREGA, food security in all drought-hit villages

The Congress on Wednesday demanded that MNREGA and the National Food Security Act must be implemented in all the three lakh villages of the country which have been affected by drought."A grave agrarian and drinking water crisis plagues nearly 40 percent...

20-Apr-2016 New Delhi

Not distancing ourselves from Chidambaram: Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Wednesday said party president Sonia Gandhi and her deputy Rahul Gandhi had never intervened in any administrative matter including the 'Ishrat Jahan case' during the party-led UPA government, and clarified that it did not seek to distance...

19-Apr-2016 New Delhi

Trinamool, BJP two sides of same coin: Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Trinamool Congress and the BJP were "two sides of the same coin" and there was no difference between them, the Congress said on Tuesday."No wonder, the electorate of West Bengal find no difference between 'Modi' (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) and 'Didi'...

07-Apr-2016 New Delhi

Congress terms peace process suspension 'unfortunate', blames Pakistan

Blaming Pakistan for "betraying" the peace process, the Congress on Thursday termed its suspension by Pakistan as "extremely unfortunate" and also hoped that the Indian government had learnt a lesson from this."Pakistan's unilateral suspension of peace process...

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