Gandhi’s remarks during his recent trip to the United Kingdom have rocked Parliament, with both Houses failing to transact any significant business on the first three days of the Budget session’s second half.
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Mallikarjun Kharge to contest Congress prez poll: Pramod Tiwari
He said that he and P L Punia will be proposers for Kharge’s candidature and Digvijaya Singh, who collected nomination papers on Thursday, may not contest.
Budget session: Congress to raise issues of inflation, unemployment in Parliament
The working president of Congress Sonia Gandhi presided over a meeting of the party’s Parliamentary strategy group at 10.30 am at 10 Janpath today.
PM Modi’s ‘divide and rule’ comment applies only to him: Mallikarjun Kharge
PM Modi on Monday had said the Congress was banking on its “divide and rule” policy and had become the leader of “tukde tukde gang”.
Declaration of Channi as CM face in Punjab sends good message across country: Kharge
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday declared Channi as the chief ministerial candidate for Punjab at an event in Ludhiana.
Widespread unemployment prevalent in country: Mallikarjun Kharge slams Centre
“Widespread unemployment is prevalent in the country. Youths are in distress because big factories are shutting down, investment is not coming, and the number of government jobs is shrinking,” said senior Congress leader Kharge in Rajya Sabha.
Opposition demands caste-based census, removal of 50% cap as OBC bill is passed
Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, said that the reservation cap should be removed which is now 50 percent.
Opposition holds meeting to discuss strategy for the remaining period of Parliament
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other Opposition leaders presided over a meeting to discuss over strategy for the remaining period of Parliament.
Govt demeaning democratic & parliamentary process: Mallikarjun Kharge
The like minded opposition parties have been jointly opposing the government from the commencement of the session on several issues, he said, but the government is not listening.
Mallikarjun Kharge, Harish Rawat, Ashok Chavan, Khanduri in Congress Lok Sabha list
New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday released its eighth list of Lok Sabha candidates fielding Mallikarjun Kharge from his traditional seat of Gulbarga, Manish Khanduri from Garhwal and Meenakshi Natrajan from Mandsour. The list has names of three former chief ministers — Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, Ashok Chavan from Nanded[Read More…]
Upcoming Lok Sabha elections to be my last: Mallikarjun Kharge
Kalaburagi district (Rural) unit president of BJP, Doddappa Gowda Patil Naribol, claimed that Kharge may have said about the next elections being his last in electoral politics only to gain public sympathy.
New CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla and the uphill task before him
The new CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla has a reputation of being an upright, rule-abiding and, thus, unyielding police officer. He is generally averse to political or any other kind of pressure in his work. He is thought to be publicity shy, media shunning and yet polite and soft spoken,[Read More…]
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge booked for making derogatory remarks on Bhupen Hazarika
Kharge has slammed the Centre for not giving Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, to spiritual leader Shivakumara Swami.
Committee to select new CBI chief to meet on Thursday
New Delhi: The high-level committee, consisting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge is scheduled to meet on Thursday to decide on the new CBI Director. The meeting will take place days after the government removed Alok[Read More…]
Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge to attend West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’ grand opposition rally
Mallikarjun Kharge will attend the grand opposition rally organized by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. The rally is set to take place at the Brigade Parks Ground in Kolkata on January 19. Top leaders like, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party president Chandrababu Naidu, Rashtriya Janata Dal’s and leader[Read More…]
PAC to summon Attorney General and CAG over Rafale case
New Delhi: Rafale deal controversy has created a huge controversy after the Supreme Court verdict. Parliament Accountability Committee is going to summon Attorney General and Comptroller and Auditor General of India over the report which is submitted in the Supreme Court. Public Accounts Committee Chairman Mallikarjun Kharge has said that[Read More…]
Divesting CBI chief of powers a grave violation of Constitution: Kharge
New Delhi: Stepping up its attack on the government for divesting CBI Director Alok Verma of his charge, the Congress on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the decision was a grave “violation” of Supreme Court orders and the Constitution. Leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha[Read More…]
There are about 24 lakh vacancies, which should be filled, Mallikarjun Kharge responds to Gadkari
Mallikarjun Kharge said that there are about 24 lakh vacancies in government agencies. He said this in response to Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s statement that reservation will not guarantee employment as jobs are shrinking. Kharge said that first these 24 lakh vacancies should be filled. Earlier Union Minister Nitin Gadkari[Read More…]
No-confidence motion LIVE updates: 325 MPs voted ‘No’; 126 voted ‘yes’, no-confidence motion against NDA Govt rejected
Both BJP, Congress responsible for Andhra’s plight, says TDP MP Kesineni Srinivas “I thought for one and a half hours I was watching a Bollywood blockbuster film. I have no doubt PM would have been the best actor in the world,” Srinivas said. He added that BJP MP form Andhra Hari Babu[Read More…]
Centre files review petition over SC/ST Act order
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was informed on Monday that the Centre has filed a review petition over the Supreme Court’s order for the dilution of the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act. Amid protests and din in the Lower House, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said the SC/ST Act was an important[Read More…]
Kharge declines invite to attend Lokpal panel meeting
New Delhi: Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has declined the invitation to attend a meeting of the Lokpal selection committee as a “special invitee”, saying he was doing so to protect the “inviolability” of the Lokpal Act as the “sacred procedure” had been reduced to a “political[Read More…]
Make Mallikarjun Kharge AICC president: Sanjeev Moily
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) member, Sanjeev Moily, on Wednesday urged the party High Command to appoint Mallikarjun Kharge as the president of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). In a letter to Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, Moily said, “If party is considering a change in the leadership, then Mallikarjun Kharge (Leader[Read More…]
‘Are only BJP/RSS members Indians?’
Mallikarjun Kharge to be next PAC chairman
PM Modi should apologise for demonetisation: Mallikarjun Kharge
Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for demonetisation, on Monday leader of opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said that the 125 people died because of it and PM should apologise for it. “Gandhi ji sacrificed his life for the country Indira ji too sacrificed her life. Who came from your house? Not a[Read More…]