PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 09:27 PM IST
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's remarks come in the wake of Maharashtra Congress leaders criticising him for his suggestion that Pawar should take over as United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson.
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2021 03:01 PM IST
PC Chacko said that Congress is a rudderless ship and has failed to find a president for more than a year.
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 02:19 PM IST
He also targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi. "You might have listened to Salman Khurshid say that Sonia Gandhi had tears in her eyes when she got to know that two terrorists have been killed," news agency ANI quoted Prasad as saying.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 09:04 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 09:51 AM IST
According to sources, the party high command is dealing with the situation with care so that no wrong message goes to the party cadre.
By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 01:43 AM IST
Last August, the 23 leaders wrote a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi in which they called for “full-time and effective leadership”, elections to the Congress Working Committee (CWC), and a mechanism to guide the party’s revival.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 06:29 PM IST
The letter from the Congress chief comes a day after petrol price reached an all-time high of ₹97 in Mumbai, while diesel was selling at ₹88.06 in the country's financial capital.
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 05:37 PM IST
The deregulation of fuel prices, said Gandhi, was meant to benefit the common man. "The fact that your government fails to do so implies a deliberate and conscious decision to deny the common man his legitimate due."
By Sunetra Choudhury, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 04:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times has spoken to several delegates who attended the meeting, including signatories to the letter written in August to interim chief Sonia Gandhi in which they demanded a “full-time and effective” leadership that is “visible” and “active.”
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 04:32 AM IST
“It will be a meeting of the full CWC,” a senior Congress leader said on condition of anonymity. The meet will include 19 members, 26 permanent invitees and nine special invitees other than the Congress president.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:29 PM IST
The Indian cricket team showed a never-seen-before zeal to retain the coveted Border-Gavaskar trophy with a historic three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth and final Test at Brisbane.
By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:53 AM IST
- Senior Congress leaders publicly exude confidence that the BJP would not be able to replicate their performance in Amethi in Rae Bareli, however, the saffron party's attempts to make capture the seat remains an area of concern for them.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 08:31 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi alleged that the government recovered Rs 19,00,000 crore from the country’s citizens by increasing excise duty and denied extending the benefits of the global reduction of oil prices across the globe.
Hindustan Times, New Del | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 03:20 AM IST
In a wide ranging autobiography, the late Mukherjee — who passed away in 2020 — has documented his years as President, weaving in the personal and the political.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:37 PM IST
Elections are scheduled in four states and one Union territory namely Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Pondicherry.
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 10:29 PM IST
Rawat said, “Sonia Gandhi and Mayawati made immense contribution towards women empowerment.”
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 03:14 AM IST
Gandhi’s statement came a day after a farmer on the Uttar Pradesh-Delhi border allegedly committed suicide because the government did not heed farmers’ demands.
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 04:13 PM IST
Gandhi said that the government’s stand is tantamount to arrogance and it must recognize that the true meaning of democracy is to protect the rights and interests of the farmers and workers.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 01:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times spoke to several Congress leaders, some of them part of his core group, about the party’s plans to appoint a permanent president.
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 03:08 AM IST
Party veteran A.K.Antony hoisted the party flag at the Congress headquarters in New Delhi to commemorate its 28 December, 1885 foundation. Sonia Gandhi and former party president Rahul Gandhi, who left on Sunday on a visit abroad, weren’t present on the occasion.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 05:07 AM IST
A member of the central election authority (CEA) said the panel was to announce the schedule by December-end but got delayed as efforts to build consensus on the presidential candidate are still on.
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 09:13 PM IST
“All Opposition parties should come together against the dictatorial attitude of the Central government. A weak opposition is bad for democracy,” the Rajya Sabha MP said.
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 12:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury and Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 04:53 AM IST
Termed an icebreaker, this was the first in-person interaction amid the Covid-19 pandemic between representatives of the group of dissenters and Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 02:29 PM IST
India made a comeback in the second quarter after the first quarter was the worst for the economy as the GDP was adversely hit, Congress leader Anand Sharma said.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 11:32 AM IST
Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat said Gandhi’s letter was not out of resentment, but as part of a dialogue process. “Congress’s stand has always been in favour of uplift of poor and deprived sections of the society and Gandhi’s letter was part of dialogue on how welfare measures can be taken. There is no resentment,” he said.
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 12:39 AM IST
Addressing reporters after a meeting called by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to resolve the internal crisis, senior party functionary Pawan Kumar Bansal said no one in the party, including the dissenters, has any problem with Rahul Gandhi’s leadership.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 02:57 AM IST
The meeting took place following a late-night huddle between some of the dissenting leaders following comments by party general secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala who said on Friday that there were no issues pending after the party kicked off the process of organisational elections.
Hindustan Times | By Chanakya
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 08:38 PM IST
Unless the party gets its leadership, messaging, organisation, and social base right, it stares at a third Lok Sabha defeat in 2024
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 04:41 PM IST
Sathe, who studied in Pune, has also been given charge of Assam