New Delhi/IBNS: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu will be in Delhi Thursday to meet senior Congress leaders and discuss "organisational matters".
Bengaluru/UNI: Ahead of the silent protest demanding immediate dismissal of MoS Home Ajay Mishra Teni in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy Monday addressed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "Mounendra Modi" for his "stoic silence" over the issue.
New Delhi/UNI: In an apparent jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Uttarakhand Minister and Dalit leader Yashpal Arya and his son Sanjiv Arya, a Nainital MLA, quit the saffron outfit and joined Congress Monday.
Bengaluru/UNI: KPCC President DK Shivakumar Sunday said the party will hold a silent protest on Monday demanding resignation of MoS Ajay Mishra Tikonia for his alleged role in instigating Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
New Delhi/IBNS: Former political strategist Prashant Kishor, who is credited for turnaround of various parties in the last seven years, is not much hopeful of the Congress' revival despite the grand old party's aggressive campaigns against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Lakhimpur violence in Uttar Pradesh.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday met two families of those killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh after a day-long drama.
New Delhi/IBNS: Senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot, who was on his way to meet the families of the farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri violence, was detained on Wednesday evening.
Lucknow/UNI/IBNS: A showdown seems imminent between the Uttar Pradesh government and the Congress after the state administration refused permission to opposition leader Rahul Gandhi and four others to meet their colleague Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is in custody in Sitapur since Monday following the Lakhimpur violence.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday warned the Uttar Pradesh government that he would lead a march towards Lakhimpur district on Oct 6 if Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son, who he said is “behind the brutal murder of farmers”, is not arrested and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is not released.
Lakhimpur Kheri/IBNS: The families of two of the farmers who were allegedly mowed down by the son of a Union minister at Tikunia in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, have refused to cremate the bodies until they receive a copy of the post mortem and the FIR in the case.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Congress has released a video on Twitter showing a jeep was allegedly mowing down a group of protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri, where eight people died in a violence, media reports said.
Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: Congress MLAs led by Opposition leader VD Satheesan staged a Dharna in front of the Kerala Raj Bhavan in protest against the detention and manhandling of party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi in Sitapur, when she was on her way to meet victims in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on Monday where four farmers were killed on Sunday.
Lucknow/ New Delhi/UNI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday said police and government are using force because they have lost their "moral ground", after she was detained on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri, where four farmers died on Sunday when they being allegedly crushed by cars belonging to the convoy of a minister.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday extended support to Priyanka Gandhi, who was detained early on Monday morning on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri, where eight people have died, including four farmers who were allegedly crushed to death.
Sitapur/ Lakhimpur Kheri/UNI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, along with other party leaders, were taken in custody in Sitapur after a whole night drama as they were heading towards violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri region of Uttar Pradesh.