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Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole calls Sharad Pawar 'remote control' of state's coalition govt

Mumbai/IBNS: In his latest dig at the allies of Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi government, state Congress chief Nana Patole described NCP president Sharad Pawar as "the remote control" of the coalition.

Navjot Sidhu to be appointed Punjab Congress chief: Report

Chandigarh/IBNS: Navjot Singh Sidhu is likely to be appointed the next Congress chief of Punjab as the party tries to reach a formula to end the fierce infighting ahead of the 2021 Punjab assembly polls, said media reports.

Bengal Pradesh Congress generl secretary Roham Mitra resigns

Kolkata/UNI: Rohan Mitra, son of late state Congress president Somen Mitra, has resigned from the post of General Secretary of the Provincial Congress.

Congress to replace Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as Lok Sabha leader: Reports

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury will be replaced as the party's leader in the Lok Sabha and a couple of members of G23, the dissenters who wrote an explosive letter to President Sonia Gandhi last year, are contenders for the post, media reports said.

Enough of dirty politics, Goa wants change: Arvind Kejriwal ahead of his state visit

New Delhi/Panaji/IBNS: After Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Uttarakhand, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal has set his eyes on politics in the coastal state of Goa.

Ahead of UP rural polls video emerges showing a woman's saree being pulled by two men

New Delhi/IBNS: In a disturbing viral video that emerged in social media on Thursday, a woman in Uttar Pradesh could be seen manhandled with her saree being pulled by two men as nominations were filed for local polls.

Will accept decision of high command: Amarinder Singh after meeting Sonia Gandhi on Punjab infighting

New Delhi/IBNS: After holding a meeting with Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said he would accept "whatever decision is taken by the high command" amid bitter infighting in the state.

Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress leader Abhijit Mukherjee likely to join TMC today

Kolkata/IBNS: Former President late Pranab Mukherjee's son and ex-Lok Sabha MP Abhijit Mukherjee is likely to join the Trinamool Congress (TMC) here on Monday.

Lakshadweep administration refuses entry of Congress MPs citing law and order situation, Covid

New Delhi/IBNS: Lakshadweep administration has refused to allow the visit of a group of Congress MPs - Hibi Eden, TN Prathpan, CR Rakesh Sharma - citing a police report that says it might instigate violent agitations, which is part of planned effort to ruin the peace, according to a media report.

Congress demands JPC probe in Rafale deal, BJP hits back

New Delhi/UNI: The Congress party on Saturday demanded a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into alleged irregularities in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale deal, drawing a sharp retort from the BJP which said the grand old party has become synonymous with spreading lies and misconceptions as the Supreme Court verdict and CAG report had given clean chit to the Narendra Modi government on the deal.

Deputy CM's post across states should be reserved for Muslims: AIMIM leader

New Delhi/IBNS: In what could trigger a huge political debate, AIMIM leader Asim Waqar has said the Deputy Chief Minister's post across the states should be reserved for Muslims.

Arvind Kejriwal promises free electricity up to 300 units if AAP wins in Punjab

Chandigarh/IBNS: In the same model which he followed during Delhi elections in 2020, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday promised uninterrupted power, free electricity up to 300 units and waiver on previous bills if his party captures power in Punjab due to be polled early next year.

Can't leave Congress out of alternative front to fight BJP: Sharad Pawar

Mumbai/IBNS: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has said the Congress cannot be left out of any alternative front to take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Dark days of Emergency can't be forgotten: PM Modi trains guns at Congress' Indira Gandhi regime

New Delhi/IBNS: Training guns at the Congress regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the "dark days" of the "Emergency" called in 1975 by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi can't be forgotten, accusing the grand old party of decimating democracy through the controversial step taken on this day 46 years ago.

K'taka Congress demands house committee probe in irrigation department's scam

Bengaluru/UNI: The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D K Shivakumar, has demanded the state government to order a house committee probe on the alleged Rs 20,000 crore irrigation department's tender scam, here on Saturday.