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Rahul attacks Centre over WHO Covid death numbers

Political blame game has begun a day after the WHO released data on the Covid deaths, which is about ten times higher than what the Centre has claimed.

PM Modi's 8 years of 'misgovernance' is case study on how to ruin economies: Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that his eight years of "misgovernance" is a case study on how to ruin economy.

68% fuel taxes taken by Centre, alleges Congress

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the states to reduce VAT on fuel prices, the Congress on Thursday blamed the Centre for high fuel prices and taxes and alleged that the federalism by the government is not cooperative but "coercive."

Hate-in-India and Make-in-India can't coexist: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the Centre over reports of exit of automobile companies from India and alleged that government is driving out business.

45 cr people lost hope of getting jobs due to Modi's masterstrokes: Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the Centre over unemployment in the country saying that 45 crore people have lost hope of getting a job.

Cong slams Govt over fuel price hike

The Congress on Thursday slammed the Centre over rising prices of CNG and PNG and termed it "fuel loot."

7% inflation highest in 17 months, withdraw 'Achhe Din': Cong

The Congress on Wednesday attacked the Centre on the issue of inflation and leader of opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said inflation was at its highest in the last 17 months and the Prime Minister should withdraw his "Achhe Din" statement.

Indian Youth Congress starts poster campaign against rising inflation, fuel prices

The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) on Monday launched a poster campaign against the Modi government over rising inflation, petrol, diesel and gas cylinder prices across the country.

Congress MPs protest against fuel price hike

The Congress MPs on Thursday staged a protest outside Parliament against the rising prices of fuel and demanded its roll back.

Youth Cong protests against fuel price hike

The Youth Congress on Tuesday staged a demonstration outside the Petroleum Ministry against the hike in fuel prices across the country with petrol crossing Rs 100 a litre in the national capital.

2 crore jobs a year was 'jumla' for Modi govt: Sibal

Ahead of the polls in five states, the Congress has targetted the Centre over unemployment and the state of economy. Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Thursday raised the question of growing unemployment and said it was just a 'jumla' for the Modi government.

Elections right Opportunity to defeat hatred: Rahul Gandhi

After announcement of five state elections, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the elections are right opportunity to defeat hatred.

Priyanka attacks Yogi govt over law and order

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the poor law-and-order situation.

Sibal attacks govt over rise in prices of fuel, vegetables

Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday attacked the Centre over the inflation, and said it has reached 'milestones' in price graphs.

Sibal said in a tweet, "Price graphs Price: petrol: Rs 103 per litre diesel: Rs 83 per litre tomatoes: Rs 85 to Rs 125 per kilo Signal milestones! Acchhe Din!"

Nawab Malik: I am not alone in this fight

Nationalist Congress Party Minister Nawab Malik on Thursday dismissed the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's charges that he was waging a "solitary battle" without anybody from the Maha Vikas Aghadi government backing him.

Its Cong vs. Cong in Punjab on AG removal

Congress MP from Punjab Manish Tewari and party's former state chief Sunil Jakhar have targeted Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi over the removal of Advocate General A.P.S. Deol.

Priyanka attacks Yogi govt over 'pathetic' condition of cow shelters

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday targeted the Uttar Pradesh government, saying that the condition of cow shelters in the state was "pathetic".

Yes, I was invited for cruiser party: Maha Congress minister

Confirming the revelations by Nationalist Congress Party Minister Nawab Malik, his Congress colleague and Mumbai Guardian Minister Aslam Shaikh on Monday said he was also invited for the Cordelia Cruise party which was busted on October 2 by the Narcotics Control Bureau Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede.

Manish Tewari targets Punjab govt for not challenging increased BSF jurisdictions

Congress MP from Anandpur Sahib Manish Tewari on Monday targeted Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi for not challenging the issue of increased BSF jurisdiction in the Supreme Court and wondered whether the opposition was "tokenism".

Priyanka announces 40% tickets to women in UP polls

In a major decision that could prove to be a game-changer for the Congress, in particular and, Indian politics, in general, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday, announced that her party would give 40 per cent tickets to women in the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Paddy procurement not being done on MSP in UP: Priyanka

Congres General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday accused the government of not procuring paddy on MSP, compelling the farmers to sell their produce below market price in the open market.

Atrocities on women highest in BJP-ruled states: Maha Cong

The Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday said that atrocities against women are highest in Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states and seconded Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's suggestion to convene a special four-day session of Parliament to discuss the issue.

DKS, Siddaramaiah set out for K'taka Assembly on bullock carts

Key Karnataka Congress leaders on Monday set out for the Vidhana Soudha (the legislative assembly) on bullock carts to register the party's protest against the ruling BJP government's failure to arrest price hike of fuel, LPG cylinder and daily commodities.

Cong not to nominate member in proposed inquiry panel on oppn ruckus in RS

Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha on Friday replied to Chairman of the House on the proposal of forming a committee to inquire about the opposition ruckus in the last week of Monsoon Session in August. Sources said Mallikarjun Kharge in the letter wrote, "the party will not nominate a member."

2% MSP hike of wheat is a cruel joke, says Congress

A day after the central government hiked MSP of wheat and other agricultural produce, the Congress has said it is nothing but a cruel joke.

Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill said on Thursday, "Nation has witnessed highest fuel (lifeline of Agri sector) price hike in 75 yrs & lowest MSP hike for wheat in 12 years -- BJP only believes in

K'taka Cong readies itself to attack Bommai govt in upcoming Assembly session

The opposition Congress in Karnataka has decided to launch a full-fledged attack on ruling BJP in the state on the issue of release of caste census, implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) and Mysuru gang rape case in upcoming Assembly session starting from September 13.

UP Cong MLC wants 'chulha', cites rising LPG prices

Uttar Pradesh Congress MLC Deepak Singh has written a letter to the estate department, asking for a 'chulha' (small earthen or brick stove) at his official residence, citing the high price of LPG cylinders.

Govt should 1st convince RSS-affiliate BMS on NMP : Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who has criticised the Centre's National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), on Tuesday asked the government to first convince the RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on the issue.

BJP can talk to Taliban but not Farmers, says Congress

The Congress has mounted further attack on the BJP-led government in Haryana for suppressing the voice of the farmers by blocking internet in Karnal.

Modi govt dangerous for employment : Rahul

After reports of job losses in August, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that the Modi government was 'dangerous for employment'.

'Every govt worked to build the country except the current'

Slamming the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera has said all the governments till now worked to build the country except the current NDA government which is "hell-bent on selling everything".

Priyanka slams Centre for no increase in sugarcane prices in 3 yrs

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday slammed the government for not increasing the sugarcane prices in three years, but keeps on increasing the prices of petrol, diesel and LPG.

Tension brewing in Goa Cong after formation of committees

After formation of state level committee by the All India Congress Committee and subsequent appointments at block level in Goa, several Congress leaders are upset over the issue and have complained to state In charge Dinesh Gundu Rao and General Secretary (organization) K.C. Venugopal.

Is Priyanka proving to be a trouble shooter after Ahmed Patel?

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hopped from 10 Janpath, residence of party president Sonia Gandhi to 12 Tughlak Road, residence of Rahul Gandhi on Friday during the meeting with Bhupesh Baghel. At the end of the three-hour meet, it's status quo in Chhattisgarh and there is no word on leadership change in the state.

Priyanka slams Yogi over farmer's issues

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections in the state next year, the Congress has identified issues related to the common people which include inflation, farmer's issues, debt of sugarcane growers and Covid mismanagement.

Its Congress Vs Congress in panchayat elections in Rajasthan

The Congress party in Rajasthan is facing stiff competition from its own members for the ensuing panchayat elections to be held from August 26 to September 1 in six districts of the state namely Bharatpur, Dausa, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur and Sirohi.

Gehlot attacks BJP for weakening anti-defection law

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had brought in the anti-defection law to stop public representatives from moving from one party to another, but the present ruling party has been trying to nullify the law by making them resign to switch parties.

Arrogance of Govt responsible for parliamentary logjam : Tewari

Senior National Spokesperson of the Congress, and Shri Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari today said that it was sheer arrogance of the Bharatiya Janata Party government at the centre which was responsible for the prolonged parliamentary logjam that threatens to washout almost an entire session.

BJP govt 'murdered' rule of law: Puducherry Cong chief

 Puducherry Congress President A.V. Subramanian has said that the BJP-led government at the Centre had spied on the mobile phones of ministers, judicial officers, journalists, senior opposition leaders, lawyers, activists and former heads of Indian security forces through Israeli surveillance software 'Pegasus'.

UP govt did mock drill of inquiry, gave clean chit to Agra hospital : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government for giving a clean chit to an Agra hospital where 22 patients died after oxygen supply was allegedly cut during a drill.

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