Sidhu launches YouTube channel to ‘propel’ Punjab towards ‘revival’

Having remained incommunicado for nearly nine months, Congress MLA and former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday announced the launch of his YouTube channel, describing it as a platform to “propel” Punjab towards “revival and renaissance”. Continue Reading

HC seeks Centre’s response on plea for FIR against Sonia, Rahul

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the Centre, Delhi government and the police on pleas seeking FIRs against political leaders, including Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, for alleged hate speeches. Continue Reading

Congress Working Committee meets to discuss communal violence in northeast Delhi

Amid continued communal violence in parts of northeast Delhi that has claimed 17 lives, the Congress top leadership started deliberations on the issue at a meeting of its working committee today. Continue Reading

BJP starts drive on Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

BJP president Amit Shah kicked-off a four-month-long exercise today in an ambitious bid by the saffron party to claim the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi with its leaders across the country undertaking foot marches and addressing public events to mark his 150th birth anniversary. Continue Reading

Govt considers RTI as nuisance: Sonia

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today slammed the Centre for passing the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and said that the BJP-led government sees the RTI Act as a nuisance. She added that by amending the RTI Act, the Centre wants to destroy the status and independence of the Central Information Commission which was put on par with the Central Election Commission and Central Vigilance Commission. Continue Reading

Women power in Parliament: 78 elected to Lower House

A closer look at the numbers reveals that 716 women candidates contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, of which, 78 were elected against the 62 in 2014. 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