FM Sitharaman asks Congress to speak in one voice on J-K

Describing abrogation of Article 370 as a path breaking decision of the Centre, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the Congress should speak in one voice on Jammu and Kashmir and matters of national security. Continue Reading

Sonia’s experience will help guide Congress: Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has welcomed Sonia Gandhi’s appointment as interim president of the Congress as the best decision in the current circumstances and said her experience and understanding will help guide the party. Continue Reading

Congress leaders meet, new party president to be in place in a few days

The new Congress president will be appointed within the next few days after consultations with the State leaders of the party, sources said on Friday, ahead of the crucial CWC meeting. Continue Reading

I-T dept running amok to meet India’s revenue shortfall: Rahul

‘The FM (Nirmala Sitharaman) said in her budget speech that an elephant should take just 2 pounds of rice & not trample the entire paddy field,’ Rahul said in a tweet. ‘Meanwhile, the IT dept elephant is running amok in a bid to meet India’s revenue shortfall,’ he said. Continue Reading

Editorial – Karnataka: Conflict & clarity

The Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka, headed by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, collapsed Tuesday night capping a 14-month-long turbulent tenure, losing a vote of confidence in the Assembly, setting the stage for the BJP’s return to power in the southern State. Continue Reading

Suspended Cong leader Karate Thiagarajan says he is being victimised

Speaking to mediapersons after meeting party senior P Chidambaram at his Nungambakkam residence in Chennai this morning, Thiagarajan said he was being singled out for the treatment. Continue Reading

What’s wrong with Congress? Should the party look beyond ‘Gandhi’ family?

“The travails people went through after demonetisation were forgotten. Congress should made it a bigger poll issue. And even Congress’ master plan NYAY was not well highlighted.” Continue Reading