The Congress party not only drew a blank in the 39 constituencies of Tamil Nadu but the deposits of 38 of its candidates were forfeited.
In Western Bengal, The Congress party seems to be getting Vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s right to meals guarantee rather seriously. Bengali news route 24 Ghanta reviews that accusations of ‘bribing’ are traveling dense and quick against Jangipur applicant Abhijit Mukherjee, son of Chief executive Pranab Mukherjee. Now Abhijit is regarded a bit of a governmental greenhorn who no one...
Congress MP from Gurgaon, Rao Inderjit Singh, quits party; to join BJP tomorrow. Congress MP from Gurgaon Rao Inderjeet Singh on Monday resigned from the party. He has been a four-time legislator in Haryana since 1977, Rao Inderjit was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, and re-elected in 2004 and 2009.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh distributed key cabinet portfolios on Saturday after the Congress party’s resounding victory in national elections. Singh named outgoing foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee, 73, regarded as one of India’s canniest politicians, to the finance ministry to steer the revival of the economy which has slowed as a result of the global financial crisis.More
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be sworn in at the head of a new 19-member cabinet on Friday even though a southern ally insisted it would not join the government because of differences over ministerial positions.More
Congress President Sonia Gandhi late tonight held discussions with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of DMK deciding not to join the government and provide outside support.More
It’s up to Lalu Yadav and Ram Vilas Paswan to decide if they are with the UPA, that’s what Congress spokesperson Veerappa Moily said on Friday when the two leaders skipped a meeting of the union cabinet. Lalu for his part said the cabinet meeting has nothing to do with his railways ministry which is why is he not attending.More
Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday gave clear signals of working with the Left parties in the post-poll scenario, expressing confidence that the Communists would accept Manmohan Singh as Prime Minister and a Congress-led government.More
Trinamool Congress, that has stitched up an alliance with Congress, today extended support to Manmohan Singh as the next prime minister and hoped West Bengal would get special attention from him. “Congress has projected Manmohan Singh as the prime minister. We will support him. We are making an advance appeal to him for giving special attention to West Bengal’s development,” Trinamool...
Rahul Gandhi is trying to revive India’s Congress party, which brought his father, grandmother and great-grandfather to power, by rejecting family dynasties.