Back in action, Rahul asks Bihar Congress workers to reach out to people virtually
It was not long ago when while interacting with few reporters inside the Parliament premises, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi told that he was not making any appointments in the party. This was the day when his old friend and Congress's then Chief whip Jyotiraditya Scindia had left Congress alleging that it was not the 'same old congress'. Rahul then told us that Scindia was the only leader who could 'walk straight in his house any time'. In fact, a state PCC member who happened to come out of the Parliament while Rahul Gandhi was interacting with reporters at the main porch confirmed his statement.
Bihar Elections: Parties go full throttle on online prachaar for victory amid coronavirus pandemic
In India elections are no less than the festivals; as they are called a 'festival of democracy'. But in times of Covid-19, elections and electioneering have also changed a lot. Had it not been Corona pandemic, reporters from New Delhi would have packed their bags by now to cover elections which are due by the end of this year. It's not only the reporters but leaders of various political parties are also in a fix about their campaigning. The online prachaar has come to help them.
28 ministers take oath in Madhya Pradesh cabinet expansion
The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh cabinet was expanded on Thursday with the induction of 28 ministers, including a dozen loyalists of BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, whose exit from the Congress in March led to falling of the Kamal Nath-led regime in the state. Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office to the new ministers at a function in the Raj Bhawan.
'I am Indira Gandhi's granddaughter': Priyanka dares to UP govt
"I am Indira Gandhi's granddaughter, not an undeclared BJP spokesperson like some of the opposition leaders," Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said, as she alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government is threatening her through various departments for speaking the truth.
Rajya Sabha Election: Voting for 19 seats underway; Congress, BJP set for close fight
Elections for 19 Rajya Sabha seats spread across eight states have begun at 9 AM today. The contest is for four seats in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, three each from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, two from Jharkhand, and one each from Mizoram, Manipur and Meghalaya. The results will be announced by the Election Commission by the end of Friday. Ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls on Friday, hectic political activity continued as part of last-minute management from both sides -- the BJP and the Congress.
Congress stakes claim to form govt in Manipur
The Congress on Thursday staked claim to form government on Manipur. It also wrote to the governor calling for a floor test to prove their majority in the state assembly. This comes a day after three BJP MLAs resigned and joined Congress while four National People's Party (NPP) MLAs, an independent MLA and Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA also withdrew support to Chief Minister N Biren Singh govt.
Trouble for Biren Singh govt in Manipur; 9 including deputy CM quit
The Biren Singh-led government in Manipur is in crisis with nine ruling coalition members, including four ministers, resigning on Wednesday. Those who quit included Deputy Chief Minister Y JoyKumar Singh. The other three ministers who tendered their resignation are Tribal and Hills Area Development Minister N Kayishii, Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Letpao Haokip and Health and Family Welfare Minister L Jayanta Kumar Singh.