Pramukh Swami Maharaj passes away


New Delhi: Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has condoled the passing away of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. Underlining his humility, Smt. Gandhi said that Pramukh Swamiji will be always remembered as a crusader of humanity, religion and spirituality. His death is a huge loss and he leaves behind a rich legacy,

Kashmir Is Burning But PM Plays Drums, Tweets About his Travels


New Delhi: With the situation in Jammu and Kashmir being tense, the Congress hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for tweeting “about his travels” and “playing the drums” instead of focusing on the situation back home. “Kashmir is burning and our Prime Minister prefers to tweet about his travels and play the drums”, Congress said on 11th July, 2

Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi condemns the Pampore terrorist ambush


Smt. Sonia Gandhi

At least 8 CRPF jawans killed after terrorists open fire at their convoy. New Delhi: At least eight CRPF personnel were killed after militants opened fire at the bus carrying the jawans in Pampore, Jammu-Kashmir. Two terrorists were also gunned down after the paramilitary force retaliated the attack. “Two terrorists were killed, we’ve lost 5 jawan

84 Mowed Down in Nice During Bastille Day Celebration


NICE, FRANCE: A truck rammed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French Riviera city of Nice on 14th July, 2016 night, killing at least 84 people in an apparent terrorist attack in which the driver also opened fire on revelers, before being shot dead by police. The truck struck the crowd after a fireworks display for the French national da

Dhaka Terror attack: Hostages killed within 20 minutes after assault


Congress President condemns the attack and said such attacks are contradictions of all ethical and human values. New Delhi: The Islamic terror group which carried out the worst terror attack at a cafe in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, had slaughtered all the 20 hostages within 20 minutes of the blood bath. Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility

Terror attack kills 41 at Istanbul airport, Turkey


New Delhi: A suicide bombers’ attack killed 41 people in a coordinated terror attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport, the Turkey’s largest airport. After the estimated death toll fluctuated throughout preceding night, a statement from Istanbul’s governor confirmed the figure. It included 10 foreign nationals.

Iraq suicide bomb attack: Deaths in Baghdad rise to 165


New Delhi: A lorry packed with explosives was detonated in the Karrada district of Iraq while families were shopping for the holiday marking the end of Ramadan. It is believed to be the deadliest single bomb attack in Iraq since 2007. T he number of people killed on 3rd July, 2016 suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has risen to 165,

NSCN leader Isak Chisi Swu passed away


Isak Chisi Swu, Chairman of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah), or NSCN (I-M), died the way he lived — every inch the fighter. Swu passed away at a Delhi hospital at about 12.40 pm on 28th June, 2016, eleven months after the “accord”. He was 87.Shri Isac Chisi Swu was undergoing treatment for almost a year at a private hospital

Uttarakhand cloudburst: At least 30 people killed


Smt. Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has expressed profound grief on the devastations caused by cloud burst at Chamoli and Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. Congress President said, “Through the day grim news of the damage done by flash floods, which have killed and grievously hurt many is of great despair and sorrow. Many people are missing

Senior artist K.G. Subramanyan passes away


Senior and renowned artist Shri K.G. Subramanyan died in Baroda on 29th June, 2016 at the age of 92. He was one of India’s most senior artists, working with diverse media and materials, and exhibiting extensively both within and outside the country. Known as much for his wide-ranging scholarship as for his artworks which are full of wit, subversion

Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi applauded ISRO


Smt. Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has congratulated the Scientists and staff of ISRO for the successful launch of a record 20 satellites in one go from its PSLV C-34. The fact that of the 20, 17 satellites belonged to foreign vendors including that of the USA and Google, speaks volumes about the leaps in progression that ISRO has tak

Assam Congress President Anjan Dutta passed away


Smt. Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has expressed deep shock and grief over the untimely demise of Shri Anjan Dutta. Extending her condolences to his wife and daughters, Smt. Gandhi said that in the passing away of its President, not only the Assam PCC, but the entire Congress Party as indeed the State of Assam has lost a leader committed to the people. In a separate message Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi said “Extremely saddened by the untimely demise of Shri AnjanDuttaji, Assam PCC President. His passing away is a big loss to the Indian National Congress & to Assam. My deepest condolences to his family”. Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi went to the hospital to pay their tribute to Shri Anjan Dutta Assam Pradesh Congress Committee President Shri Anjan Dutta passed away on 16th June, 2016 at the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi following cardiac failure. Mr. Dutta, 64, was admitted to the hospital on May 18, and was under

Wardha army ammunition depot Ablaze, 15 killed


Smt. Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: In a message Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has expressed shock and deep anguish at the reported deaths of Jawans and Officers in the fire at the Central Ammunition Depot near Wardha. Extending her condolences to the family members of the deceased, Smt. Gandhi hoped that the injured were being taken care of and ample efforts were

Veteran journalist Inder Malhotra passed away


New Delhi: Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi expressed deep distress and grief at the passing away of veteran journalist Shri Inder Malhotra. Extending her condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Shri Malhotra, she said that Malhotra was a doyen who witnessed and chronicled our evolution as a Nation, and his passing away has created

Veteran journalist K.K. Katyal no more


Smt. Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: In a message Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has condoled the passing away of veteran journalist, Shri K KKatyal. Describing him as a conscientious chronicler of the Nation’s evolution over decades, Smt Gandhi said that his contributions will be remembered always. K.K. Katyal, veteran journalist and former Delhi Chief of Bureau of

Rahul Gandhi visits Injured Congress Worker in Ghaziabad GHAZIABAD:


Shri Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi met party worker Meena Devi who was injured while setting ablaze an effigy of Narendra Modi on 11th June, 2016. Addressing party workers at the residence of Meena Devi in Arthala village of Sahibabad area, Shri Rahul Gandhi exhorted Congress workers to continue protest against Narendra Modi government till
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