The Secretary of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), Satish Jarkiholi, stoked a controversy on Monday by stating that 'Hindu' is not an Indian word, but Persian.
In a letter to Om Birla, Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said: "Further to my letter of 21st September 2022 on the government's decision to withdraw the only Departmentally-Related Standing Committee assigned to the Congress Party by seizing the chairmanship of the IT Committee for itself,
Congress Bleeding? Top Leaders Who Have Quit Congress So Far
The Congress leader suffers from medical conditions like embolism and has a liver ailment. In 2015, he underwent treatment for acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) at a hospital in Delhi.
Majhi, who was the working president of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) resigned from the primary membership of the party on October 22.
Lucknow: Former MP and Congress leader Udit Raj has been booked by the police for claiming that the two girls found dead in the fields in Unnao were raped and their bodies burnt against their family’s wishes. The Dalit leader made these allegations on micro-blogging website Twitter on Friday. The police have stated that rape […]
New Delhi: ‘Paan’ and ‘Jalebi’ were the favourites of Motilal Vora, the senior-most Congress leader, who passed away at the age of 93, a day after celebrating his birthday. The political career of the veteran leader spanned many decades and he was a prominent part of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) till he was […]
New Delhi: A day after celebrating his 93rd birthday, veteran Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Motilal Vora passed away on Monday afternoon. Senior Congress leader Moti Lal Vohra passes away at Fortis Escort Hospital in Delhi at the age of 93 pic.twitter.com/7ZAIcQ2xHR — OTV (@otvnews) December 21, 2020 According to party sources, […]
Cuttack: Senior Congress leader and former MLA Gurupada Nanda passed away on Tuesday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here. He was 77. The veteran Congress leader’s son Romeo Nanda confirmed his father’s demise. Meanwhile, people from all walks of life have expressed grief over the demise of Nanda. BJP national Vice President Baijayant […]
Mumbai: Former BJP Lok Sabha MP Kirit Somaiya on Thursday lashed out at former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan for suggesting the Centre for ‘gold appropriation’ of golds lying with all religious trusts in India. He questioned whether Congress president Sonia Gandhi had asked Chavan to put forth this demand. Thereafter, he asked the Congress party […]
Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Friday said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik does not get the proper feedback on governance as he completely depends on an IAS officer and is not accessible to MLAs and MPs of his own party. He ridiculed Patnaik for his party BJDs support the BJP government at the Centre […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid massive uproar over Congress leader Pradip Majhi’s statement instigating arson, the State unit of BJP on Sunday alleged that the ex-MP made such inflammatory comments on the direction of his party high command. “It is not possible that a State leader will give such a comment without direction of their party supremo Sonia […]
New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi’s former aide Pankaj Shankar said here on Saturday the Congress leader was still under “internship” despite having joined the politics 15 years ago in 2004. Saying that the former Congress chief has made no contribution to politics, Shankar told IANS, Rahul had “ruined” the party and its youth organisation. “What’s his […]
Bhubaneswar: A meeting between OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik and expelled Congress leader Srikant Jena has fuelled speculations of the latter’s return to the party. During the 11th day post-death rituals of former MLA Brundaban Patra, the OPCC chief was seen having a extended jovial conversation with Jena. While this is said to be the first […]
New Delhi: Famous for using unique and at times bizarre words in his tweets, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor found himself in a soup over a tweet where he wrongly spelled Indira Gandhi as “India Gandhi” in an old photo — leaving Tweeple baffled. Trying to take a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his […]
Jaipur: Speaking at an event here on Thursday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reiterated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not be “criticised over everything,” but he also asked Congressmen to engage in constructive criticism. “We should not criticise Modi on each and everything. However, being in the Opposition, we need to find out reasons for […]
New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was on Thursday lodged in the capital’s Tihar Jail where he will not find it easy to adjust to the stifling barracks which will be a far cry from his days in North Block. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram was also lodged in the same jail earlier. Earlier on […]
New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday sent former finance minister P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar sent Chidambaram to 14-day judicial custody till September 19. The court allowed him to carry his medicines to jail. Considering that he has Z-security, the court directed Chidambaram be […]
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in both the ED and the CBI matters relating to the Aircel Maxis case. District and Sessions Judge O.P. Saini, while granting the relief to the father-son duo, directed the applicants to furnish a […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will remain in the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) custody till September 5 despite the investigating agency informing the court that it does not want to question him further. Senior Advocates Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Chidambaram, assured […]