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  • Sonia Gandhi dismisses demands for resignation of PM

    Unfazed by the Opposition attack, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday dismissed the demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the coalgate issue. “Let them ask” was the terse response of Gandhi when approached by reporters on the issue after a meeting of the Congress Core Group headed by her. The meeting […]

    Party will decide PM candidate at appropriate time: Advani

    Bharatiya Janata Party veteran leader L K Advani said the party will decide on the PM candidature at an appropriate time, setting at rest the projection of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the PM candidate for the party in the next Lok Sabha elections. Talking to newspersons at the Hubli Airport on Sunday, Advani […]

    Rajnath Singh in no hurry to declare BJP’s PM choice

    Allies JD(U) and Shiv Sena may be piling pressure on BJP to declare its prime ministerial candidate to checkmate Narendra Modi’s nomination but the saffron party president Rajnath Singh is in no great hurry to oblige. However, he does not want a break in the alliance with the JD(U) and would like to sort out […]

    BJP unnecessarily raking up JPC report issue: Tewari

    With BJP dubbing the draft JPC report on 2G spectrum scam as a “cover-up” attempt to save the government, Union Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday said the party is unnecessarily raking up the issue as a debate could be held on the report when it is presented in Parliament. “The draft JPC report has been […]

    Sonia holds strategy meeting ahead of Parliament session

    With the second phase of Parliament’s Budget session set to begin next week, Congress president Sonia Gandhi held a strategy meeting with senior leaders in New Delhi on Friday. Defence Minister A K Antony, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who is also the Leader of the Lok Sabha, were present […]

    Rahul wants to correct the system within Cong

    Rahul Gandhi has said he wanted to correct the system within Congress as problems of grassroots level workers did not reach its top brass and assured partymen that he was available to them at any time. In a closed-door interaction with delegates as part of organisation building exercise in Khanna on Friday, the fourth such […]

    K’taka polls: BJP releases manifesto

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released its election manifesto for the 5th May assembly elections, the party promised free laptops for students and better waste management in the state. The elections will be held in Karnataka on 5th May and counting will take place on 8th May. The ruling BJP in the state […]

    Nominations for Karnataka Assembly election ends

    Filing of nominations for the May 5 Assembly elections in Karnataka ended on Wednesday with more than 2295 candidates filing their papers to test their electoral fortune. Prominent among those who filed their nominations on the final day included Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar in Dharwad Central and his cabinet colleagues R Ashoka and Govind […]

    “All in the family” – brothers, father-son spice up Karnataka poll scene

    “All in the family” sounds familiar if one looks at candidates of the 5th May Assembly elections in Karnataka – brothers, children of prominent politicians, relatives and even father-son. Take for example, senior Congress leader and former Union Railway Minister Jaffer Sharief. His son-in-law, Syed Yasin, is seeking re-election from Raichur. That, he is being […]

    Rahul to step up grass root-level consultation in Cong

    Holding that political parties should try to adopt decentralisation as a key organisational concept to ensure that they reflect the will of the people at the grass root level, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today said he would do his best to put into operation this principle in his party. Interacting with a group of 20 […]