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‘We are not in the game of greed for power’: Kumari Selja

  • Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja said that she hoped that Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) MLAs and Independents would vote against the Khattar government in Haryana assembly.
Kumari Selja said JJP and the BJP will have to pay a heavy political price in Haryana for supporting the farm laws(HT FILE)
Kumari Selja said JJP and the BJP will have to pay a heavy political price in Haryana for supporting the farm laws(HT FILE)
Published on Jan 16, 2021 07:43 AM IST
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ByHitender Rao, Chandigarh

Farm protests: Congress attacks BJP for ‘aiding corporate interests’, seeks swift resolution

The Congress’s criticism came as Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal, and Som Prakash began the sixth round of talks with 40 farmer leaders
Demonstrators with posters and banners outside Vigyan Bhavan as a delegation representing farmers' unions arrives for talks with the Centre over ongoing protests against new farm laws, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Demonstrators with posters and banners outside Vigyan Bhavan as a delegation representing farmers' unions arrives for talks with the Centre over ongoing protests against new farm laws, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 30, 2020 04:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

Independent candidate Kapoor Singh Narwal withdraws nomination for Haryana’s Baroda byelection

Leader of opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda convinces rebel to put up united fight with party nominee Indu Raj Narwal and teach BJP a lesson over three farm laws
From left: Kapoor Singh Narwal, Congress candidate Indu Raj Narwal and BJP’s Yogeshwar Dutt. Kapoor Singh pulled out of the contest for the Baroda byelection on Monday.(HT Photo)
From left: Kapoor Singh Narwal, Congress candidate Indu Raj Narwal and BJP’s Yogeshwar Dutt. Kapoor Singh pulled out of the contest for the Baroda byelection on Monday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 07:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Rohtak | BySunil Rahar, Rohtak

Ambala DC favoured BJP in forming panel on MC ward delimitation: Cong

Ashok Kumar Sharma, who has been accused of not giving due representation to the Congress and other opposition parties in the committee, has refuted the charges.
Congress workers at the Ambala DC’s office.(HT Photo)
Congress workers at the Ambala DC’s office.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 10, 2020 11:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ambala | ByBhavey Nagpal, Ambala

Cong members protest against ‘murder of democracy’ by BJP, forget social distancing

MLAs and local leaders who attended the protest in an open ground in Panchkula’s Sector 5 sat in tents close to each other holding placards. Many of them did not wear face masks
Congress party leaders and workers protest against the BJP government at  Panchkula.(Sant Arora/HT)
Congress party leaders and workers protest against the BJP government at  Panchkula.(Sant Arora/HT)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 08:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panchkula | ByTanbir Dhaliwal, Panchkula

Congress team submits report on Delhi violence to Sonia Gandhi

Last week, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi led a party delegation to a riot-affected area in Delhi.
The team — comprising senior leaders Mukul Wasnik, Kumari Selja, Tariq Anwar, Shaktisinh Gohil and Sushmita Dev — had visited several riot-affected areas in the national capital in the past few days. ((Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The team — comprising senior leaders Mukul Wasnik, Kumari Selja, Tariq Anwar, Shaktisinh Gohil and Sushmita Dev — had visited several riot-affected areas in the national capital in the past few days. ((Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 12:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Sonia Gandhi forms Congress’ fact-finding panel to visit Ground Zero of Delhi violence

The Congress has been targeting the central government over violence in which 42 people have been killed and more than 300 injured.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi speaks to reporters after meeting President Ram Nath Kovind along with a party delegation on Thursday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi speaks to reporters after meeting President Ram Nath Kovind along with a party delegation on Thursday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 28, 2020 03:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

After Cong ambush, govt orders in-house probe into mining ‘scam’

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Updated on Dec 05, 2019 12:46 AM IST
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ByPawan Sharma, Chandigarh

Cong alleges 5,000 cr ‘mining scam’ under Khattar-led govt, seeks probe by sitting HC judge

Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja and senior party leader Randeep Singh Surjewala addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on Saturday(PTI)
Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja and senior party leader Randeep Singh Surjewala addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on Saturday(PTI)
Published on Nov 30, 2019 08:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Bhupinder Singh Hooda appointed Haryana Congress legislature party leader

By virtue of being appointed the CLP leader, Hooda will be the leader of opposition in the newly constituted assembly
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Updated on Nov 02, 2019 11:22 PM IST
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Sonia Gandhi to take a call on next Haryana CLP leader

Of the total 31 Congress MLAs, 24 belong to the Hooda camp. The remaining were nominated to contest the October 21 assembly elections at the behest of Kumari Selja and former Haryana unit chief Ashok Tanwar
Congress President Sonia Gandhi to decide who will lead the Congress Legislature Party (CLP).(PTI Photo)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi to decide who will lead the Congress Legislature Party (CLP).(PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 02, 2019 04:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh

CLP empowers Sonia to name its leader

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Updated on Nov 01, 2019 11:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh

Will play role of strong oppn: Selja

Lashing out at the BJP, Selja said, “They gave a slogan of ‘Abki baar, 75 paar’, but now they have come to know where do they stand.”
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Published on Oct 30, 2019 11:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Haryana election result 2019: In BJP’s blues in Haryana, Kumari Shelja sees hope for Congress

Haryana Election Results 2019: It seems the Congress managed to do well after handing over election management in the state to former CM Bhupinder Hooda. But perhaps they were a little late.
Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja said the state has given the verdict that it will not tolerate the “misgovernance” of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government. ( Photo @kumari_selja)
Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja said the state has given the verdict that it will not tolerate the “misgovernance” of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government. ( Photo @kumari_selja)
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 12:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Haryana election result: Did Congress miss a trick by bringing in Hooda too late in the day?

The party replaced state chief Ashok Tanwar, who remained at the helm for six years, with former Union minister Kumari Selja, and named Hooda as the head of the election management committee, on September 4 — six weeks before the October 21 polls.
Hooda, in a short span of time, appears to have ensured that the Congress has regained lost ground and is giving a tough fight to the BJP, which otherwise seemed set for a resounding majority. (Photo @INCHaryana)
Hooda, in a short span of time, appears to have ensured that the Congress has regained lost ground and is giving a tough fight to the BJP, which otherwise seemed set for a resounding majority. (Photo @INCHaryana)
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 12:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAurangzeb Naqshbandi

Devp, jobs remain bone of contention in Ambala Cantt

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Published on Oct 20, 2019 12:25 AM IST
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ByMunieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh

After Punjab crackdown, spike in drug cases in Haryana: Kumari Selja

The Haryana Congress president was addressing a rally in Pinjore
UNITED SHOW Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja flanked by Pawan Kumar Bansal and party candidate from Panchkula, Chander Mohan, during campaigning at Sector 16 in Panchkula on Friday. Selja also campaigned for party's Kalka candidate Pradeep Chaudhary at Chauna Chowk in Pinjore town of Kalka constituency.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT)
UNITED SHOW Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja flanked by Pawan Kumar Bansal and party candidate from Panchkula, Chander Mohan, during campaigning at Sector 16 in Panchkula on Friday. Selja also campaigned for party's Kalka candidate Pradeep Chaudhary at Chauna Chowk in Pinjore town of Kalka constituency.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT)
Published on Oct 12, 2019 01:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pinjore | ByYojana Yadav

Haryana assembly elections 2019: Stubble removers, job quota, farm waivers in Congress’s Haryana poll manifesto

The Congress has promised cash incentives to educated jobless youths, the elderly and housewives apart from farm loan waiver within 24 hours of coming to power in Haryana.
Haryana Congress on Friday released its manifesto for upcoming assembly elections scheduled for October 21.(Haryana Congress/Twitter)
Haryana Congress on Friday released its manifesto for upcoming assembly elections scheduled for October 21.(Haryana Congress/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 11, 2019 01:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Counter fake news,push narrative: Haryana Congress’s training camp today

Congress leaders working in the social media campaign said that the digital training camp will focus on how to push out poll-related content.
Ahead of upcoming Haryana assembly elections, former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda addressed a public meeting in Rohtak on Wednesday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT Photo)
Ahead of upcoming Haryana assembly elections, former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda addressed a public meeting in Rohtak on Wednesday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 09:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmrita Madhukalya

Cash for unemployed youth likely in Congress Haryana poll pledge

According to the Centre for Monitoring India Economy (CMIE), the unemployment rate of 28.7% in Haryana is the highest in the country followed by Tripura at 27.9% and Himachal Pradesh at 19.2 %.
Hooda had repeatedly argued that the Haryana Congress under Tanwar had lost two Lok Sabha and one assembly elections besides many local bodies’ polls and failed to revive the party and keep its flock together.(HT image)
Hooda had repeatedly argued that the Haryana Congress under Tanwar had lost two Lok Sabha and one assembly elections besides many local bodies’ polls and failed to revive the party and keep its flock together.(HT image)
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 07:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAurangzeb Naqshbandi

Will waive farm loans if voted to power in Haryana: Kumari Selja

Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja said the loan waiver would be implemented within days of assuming power as has been done in Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.
Kumari Selja, Haryana Congress chief, said the party believes in fulfilling its poll promises.(Sant Arora/ Hindustan Times)
Kumari Selja, Haryana Congress chief, said the party believes in fulfilling its poll promises.(Sant Arora/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Oct 07, 2019 12:12 PM IST
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Ticket allotment for Haryana assembly polls: Women Cong leader accuses Selja of bias

Wife of former Panchkula MLA late DK Bansal, Anjali Bansal was vying for candidature and had been actively pushing her case.
Haryana Pradesh Mahila Congress general secretary Anjali Bansal during a press conference held in Panchkula said she was deliberately left out as she was construed as Ashok Tanwar’s supporter.(Sant Arora/HT)
Haryana Pradesh Mahila Congress general secretary Anjali Bansal during a press conference held in Panchkula said she was deliberately left out as she was construed as Ashok Tanwar’s supporter.(Sant Arora/HT)
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 11:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByYuvraj Kaushal, Panchkula

Cong screening panel against ticket to 2-time losers

The proposal to not field more than one member from a family was also discussed
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Updated on Sep 29, 2019 12:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh

I am not a leader of only Jats, but of all the people: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Ahead of Assembly elections in the state next month, the Congress has named Hooda as the party’s legislative party leader and former Union minister Kumari Selja as the state unit chief.
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda had been upset with the Congress leadership for not giving him the party’s reins in the state.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT file photo)
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda had been upset with the Congress leadership for not giving him the party’s reins in the state.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT file photo)
Updated on Sep 24, 2019 07:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAurangzeb Naqshbandi

Congress to use MV Act fines as key poll plank

Newly appointed Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee chief Kumari Selja said the MV Act will definitely be one of the issues, not the only one, the party will raise in the campaign.
The Motor Vehicles Act 2019 is set to play a role in the upcoming electoral battle in three states.(HT Photo)
The Motor Vehicles Act 2019 is set to play a role in the upcoming electoral battle in three states.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 05:26 AM IST
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New Delhi | BySunetra Choudhury

Congress course correction in Haryana may be too late

Congress appointmented Kumari Selja, as the state Congress president and a placatory accommodation of a rebellious heavyweight, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, as the chairman of the campaign committee represents the party’s rearguard action to salvage its stakes in the assembly elections due next month.
Sonia Gandhi with the newly appointed Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selija.(HT photo)
Sonia Gandhi with the newly appointed Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selija.(HT photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 12:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRamesh Vinayak

Unite factions, fight polls: New Haryana Cong chief Selja has her plate full

Kumari Selja takes over at a time when the Congress is at its lowest ebb in Haryana having lost all the ten seats in the recent Lok Sabha elections.
Kumari Selja, a former union minister and a prominent Dalit face of the Congress, is the first woman president of the grand old party in male-dominated Haryana.(HT file photo)
Kumari Selja, a former union minister and a prominent Dalit face of the Congress, is the first woman president of the grand old party in male-dominated Haryana.(HT file photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 09:50 AM IST
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HIndustan Times, New Delhi | ByAurangzeb Naqshbandi

Congress names Kumari Selja as Haryana unit chief, Bhupinder Hooda CLP leader

The decision is seen as a balancing act by the Congress in Haryana where Hooda’s loyalists on Tuesday authorised him to take a call on whether to form a new party or stay in the Congress.
Making the announcements at a press briefing in Delhi, Congress general secretary in-charge of Haryana Ghulam Nabi Azad admitted that there was a delay in the appointments but hastened to add “better late than never”.(Twitter image)
Making the announcements at a press briefing in Delhi, Congress general secretary in-charge of Haryana Ghulam Nabi Azad admitted that there was a delay in the appointments but hastened to add “better late than never”.(Twitter image)
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 10:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

BJP scores 10/10 in Haryana, gets boost ahead of state poll

With its eyes on the assembly polls to be held later this year, the party, which had contested eight seats in 2014, went it alone this time, winning nine seats by hefty margins.
The big wins for the BJP came from Karnal where Sanjay Bhatia won by over 6.54 lakh votes; Faridabad from where Union minister Krishan Pal Gurjar won by 6.36 lakh votes; Bhiwani-Mahendragarh from where Dharambir Singh won by 4.35 lakh votes, Gurgaon where Union minister Rao Inderjit Singh won by over 3.82 lakh votes.(ANI PHOTO)
The big wins for the BJP came from Karnal where Sanjay Bhatia won by over 6.54 lakh votes; Faridabad from where Union minister Krishan Pal Gurjar won by 6.36 lakh votes; Bhiwani-Mahendragarh from where Dharambir Singh won by 4.35 lakh votes, Gurgaon where Union minister Rao Inderjit Singh won by over 3.82 lakh votes.(ANI PHOTO)
Updated on May 24, 2019 12:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHitender Rao

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Old rivals Selja and Kataria to face each other again

The two have fought against each other two times, with Selja winning the seat on both occasions.
Poll records show that every candidate who has been elected to the Parliament from this seat belongs to the Chamar community.(HT Photo)
Poll records show that every candidate who has been elected to the Parliament from this seat belongs to the Chamar community.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 06, 2019 12:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, AMBALA | BySunil Rahar
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