Editorial

June, 2017 Editorial
The unseemly remarks about Mahatma Gandhi, who is revered all over the world as a great visionary and an apostle of peace and non violence, who led the country in its struggle for freedom from colonial forces, by the BJP President Amit Shah are beneath contempt even to be condemned.

राजस्थान

June, 2017 Others
बीकानेरः 27 मई, 2017 को जिला कांग्रेस कमेटी ने अपने अध्यक्ष श्री यषपाल गहलोत के नेतृत्व में देश के प्रथम प्रधानमंत्री जवाहरलाल नेहरू को उनकी 53वीं पुण्यतिथि के अवसर पर उन्हें श्रद्धांजलि अर्पित की।

मध्य प्रदेश

June, 2017 Others
जबलपुरः 21 मई, 2017 को नौदारा पुल के निकट हुए एक कार्यक्रम में जिला कांग्रेस सेवा दल ने पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री श्री राजीव गांधी को उनके 26वें शहादत दिवस पर उन्हें श्रद्धांजलि अर्पित की।

We must be ready to protect the essence and idea of India, which this government is seeking to extinguish. ...we must strengthen our organisation : Smt. Sonia Gandhi

June, 2017 Others
Excerpts of the opening remarks of the Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi, at the CWC Meeting on 6th June 2017 at 10 Janpath, New Delhi

CWC Meeting

June, 2017 Others
Senior leaders Shri A.K. Antony, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Shri P. Chidambaram and Shri Mukul Wasnik briefed the media about the CWC meeting held on 6th June, 2017 at 10 Janpath, New Delhi, discussed on various issues.

Dr Manmohan Singh, in his intervention, made the following observation on the economic situation:

June, 2017 Dr Manmohan Singh
India’s GDP numbers for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016-17 were released a few days ago. India’s economic growth has slowed down sharply, driven primarily by the notebandi announcement of November 2016. Gross Value Added (GVA), a true submeasure of economic activity, has also experienced a steep and sustained fall.

Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi hosts lunch for opposition parties

June, 2017 Others
New Delhi: Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi is hosting a luncheon meeting of key opposition parties on 26th May, 2017 to brainstorm over the possibility of fielding a joint candidate. After the meeting, Opposition parties issued a joint statement read by Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad MP and Shri Sharad Yadav, MP as follow :-

India successfully launches the heaviest launch vehicle

June, 2017 Others
New Delhi: India on 5th June, 2017 leapfrogged into a select group of nations having their own indigenous cryogenic engine technology, when the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its heaviest launch vehicle, GSLV MkIII-D1, and placed GSAT-19, into a precise orbit.

PM Narendra Modi Interested In Waiving Loans of Only the Rich: Rahul Gandhi

June, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
NAYA GAON, (MP): Congress Vice-President Shri Rahul Gandhi has been arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch area where he finally managed to reach after a lot of resistance en route from state police departments. He was on his way to Mandsaur, the epicentre of farmer protests that have escalated over the death of five in police firing, to meet the fam

Modi Rubs Salt On Farmers’ Wounds!

June, 2017 Others
The farmers are up in arms. The country is burning with the fire of their anger and it is spreading like a wildfire from MP, Maharashtra, Rajasthan to Punjab and UP among others.

Modiji is boasting of daw ning a new India but is shooting the (food-givers) Annadata dead for demanding relief: Rahul Gandhi

June, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi : At least five farmers were shot dead on June 6 at a protest in Mandausar, Madhya Pradesh, during the farmers’ strike demanding a loan waiver. Several others with injured. A curfew was imposed in Mandausar and surrounding areas including Pipla Mandi that were epicentres of the protest.

Farmers nowhere on the government’s Agenda

June, 2017 Shri Rajendera Singh
The farmer agitation ravaging various parts of the country is legal and justified. My support is with them. It is the right of the farmers to raise their voice against injustice and means to improve it is their right.

The Agony of ‘Annadata’ and repression by government

July, 2017 Shri Suresh Pachouri
The farmers of the entire country have taken to the roads. Reason: their grief caused by the denial of the right price to their foodgrains and the betrayal by the government one after another. The result: farmers forced to take to the roads. What the government should have done is that it should have come forward to pull the farmers out of the cris

Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development presented to ISRO

June, 2017 Others
New Delhi : In a small ceremony the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014 was presented to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) at a function on 18th May, 2017 at 10 Janpath in New Delhi.

Chief Minister Dutybound to Protect The Weak: Rahul Gandhi On Saharanpur Clashes

June, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi: After being forced to cut short his visit to Saharanpur that is tense after caste clashes earlier this week, Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi took a broad swipe at the BJP at the Centre and the state. Shri Rahul Gandhi said the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath government had failed on law and order front in the state, he said.

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Telangana Praja Garjana’ roadshow

June, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
Hyderabad: Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Telangana Praja Garjana’ roadshow started on 1st June, 2017 from the Begumpet Airport, crisscross the city and ended with a public meeting at Sangareddy. The Congress vice-president is looking to galvanize the party cadres in the buildup to the state elections in 2019.

Congress will not let RSS or Narendra Modi ‘impose one idea’ on India

June, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
Chennai: The Congress, like-minded parties and the people will not let the RSS or Prime Minister Narendra Modi “impose one idea” on the country, AICC Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi said on 3rd June, 2017.

Unemployment leading to anger, hate & unrest, says Rahul Gandhi

June, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
It was a hot, May morning when the Congress Vice President invited us for a chat. We scrambled. Photo Editor Pramod Pushkarna had just returned from his morning walk. Editorial colleague Vishwadeepak, a night bird, had just woken up. But we made it on time.

Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi pays obeisance at Golden Temple as ‘common devotee’

June, 2017 Others
Amritsar: Congress Vice President landed at Sri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport at 4 PM on 10th June, 2017, from where he directly reached to the holiest Sikh shrine. He did not indulge in any political activity nor did he interacted with the media.

The ‘Make in India’ - A flop show

June, 2017 Shri P Chidambaram
No large country can become rich without manufacturing the goods that are consumed or demanded by its people. Most services especially the basic, low technology and low value-added services will anyway be produced within the country. A country will move up the ladder of prosperity if it can manufacture the goods and produce the services required by

Three Years of Modi raj: A Complete Economic Mess

June, 2017 Others
With a series of tall promises for ‘achhe din’, made in LS polls, Narender Modi led BJP grabbed the power with thumping majority. This regime has now completed more than three years which is fair enough time to examine the progress on those promises. Growing social disharmony and dismal economic performance are eluding the common people away from

Congress veteran Palvai Govardhan Reddy dies of cardiac arrest

June, 2017 Others
New Delhi: Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has condoled the sad demise of veteran Congress leader and MP Shri P Govardhan Reddy. Remembering Shri Reddy as a respected leader, Smt Gandhi said that Shri Reddy committed his life to the people & Congress Party at a young age and leaves behind an admirable legacy. His death is an irreparable loss

State of the Union: Mera bhashan hi mera prashasan hai

June, 2017 Shri Manish Tewari
On 26th May, 2017, the NDA/BJP government completed three years in office. The time has come to evaluate performance on both quantitative and qualitative benchmarks. The four indices are social cohesion, internal security, economic development and international relations.

Congress established agencies in the country to defend India from the internal and external threats and also to prevent corruption

June, 2017 Others
Since its inception the Congress party and its stalwarts dreamed of a sovereign, safe and corruption free India. After independence when the Congress party formed its government under the leadership of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, India had many challenges within the country and many threats from the neighboring countries.

Andhra Pradesh

June, 2017 Others
Mandapeta: Congressmen paid homage to former Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi on the occasion of his 26th death anniversary, which is observed as “Anti-Terrorism Day” in Mandapeta Congress Party Office by APCC Official Spokes Person and Mandapeta Congress Party In-Charge Shri Kamana Prabhakara Rao on 21st May, 2017.

Arunachal Pradesh

June, 2017 Others
Itanagar: The 26th Death Anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India, was observed under the theme ”Hum Main Hai Rajiv,” followed by a motor bike rally by APYC, commenced from Nyikum Niya Hall (Nirjuly) at 9:00 am and culminated at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, Itanagar.

Chandigarh

June, 2017 Others
Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Congress paid rich tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on the occasion of his martyrdom day at a function held at Congress Bhavan sector 35 on 21st May, 2017.

Haryana

June, 2017 Others
Congressmen, led by former MLA, Shri Anand Kaushik paid tributes to former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th death anniversary here on 21st May, 2017.

Chandigarh

June, 2017 Others
Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Congress Shri Anand Kaushik said that he was the inventor of Modern India who brought Information Technology revolution and the credit goes to him for the mobile revolution.

Madhya Pradesh

June, 2017 Others
Ashok Nagar: District Congress and Block Congress Committee paid tributes to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary at the Nehru Park on 21st May, 2017.

Odisha

June, 2017 Others
Bhubhaneshwar: 26th death anniversary of Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi, ex-Prime Minister was observed by the Rajiv Gandhi Student Forum and Rajiv Gandhi Study Circle here on 21st May, 2017.

Rajasthan

June, 2017 Others
Bikaner: City District Congress Committee paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary at the Congress office here on 21st May, 2017.

Tamilnadu

June, 2017 Others
Chennai: Homage was paid by Tamil Nadu Congress Sevadal volunteers on 21 May 2017 at Sriperumbudur to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary, Kanchipuram District. Senior leaders Shri P. Chidambaram, PCC President S. Thirunavukarasar, Shri EVKS Elengovan attended the ceremony.

Uttar Pradesh

June, 2017 Others
Meerut: District Congress Committee, led by its vice-president, Mohd. Imran paid tributes to former Prime Minister, Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his martyrdom day here on 21st May, 2017.

Andhra Pradesh

June, 2017 Others
Mandapeta: Congressmen paid homage to the former Prime Minister Shri Jawaharlal Nehru on the occasion of his 53rd death anniversary in Mandapeta Congress Party Office by APCC Official Spokes Person and Mandapeta Congress Party In-Charge Shri Kamana Prabhakara Rao on 27th May, 2017.

Chandigarh: Congressmen paid tributes to the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on his death anniversary at a function held at Congress Bhawan at Sector-35 on 27th May, 2017.

June, 2017 Others
Chandigarh: Congressmen paid tributes to the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on his death anniversary at a function held at Congress Bhawan at Sector-35 on 27th May, 2017.

Madhya Pradesh

June, 2017 Others
Ashok Nagar (MP): Congressmen paid tributes to the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru here on 27th May, 2017 by garlanding his statue at Nehru Park.

Rajasthan

June, 2017 IYC
Bikaner: The City District Congress Committee led by its president Shri Yashpal Gehlot paid tributes to the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on his 53rd death anniversary here on 27th May, 2017.

Uttar Pradesh

June, 2017 Others
Allahabad: The district and City Congress Committee paid homage to the architect of modern India and first PM Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru on his 53rd death anniversary. Party men in the morning garlanded the portrait of Pt. Nehru at Anand Bhawan and recalled his contribution in nation building.

Congress demands clarification

June, 2017 Others
Vijayawada: Congress demanded Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to disclose facts on the contradictory statements of BJP president Amit Shah and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on funds given to Andhra Pradesh. The party asked why the Chief Minister was silent on Amit Shah’s claims while his counterpart in Telangana vehemently rejected BJP’s

Modi government fails to maintain equality

June, 2017 Others
Bihar Pradesh Congress Legislative Council leader Shri Sadanand Singh said on 23rd May, 2017 that because of agitation, violence and calamity, the internal displacement was there among the people of India and India happens to be in the third place globally.

Tributes paid to Dr. Hardikar

June, 2017 Others
Patna: Ara City Congress Sewa Dal celebrated the 129th birth anniversary of the founder of Sewa Dal, Dr. Narayan Subbarao Hardikar here on 7th May, 2017. On the occasion, a seminar was also organized and the function was presided over by City president, Ahmed Jalil Muhammad. Inaugurating the seminar, former Pradesh organizer, Shri Pramod Rai spoke

Making Mockery of Modi’s Achievements?

June, 2017 Others
Patna: Bihar Pradesh Congress Legislative Council leader Shri Sadanand Singh said on 26th May, 2017 said that the Modi government in its three years of rule has, according to its promises neither given jobs to the unemployed, nor the houses. And even Minimum Support Price to the farmers for their produce.

Congress organizes Jumla Day

June, 2017 Others
Chandigarh: On the completion of three years of BJP Government on 26th May, 2017 at the centre, the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee celebrated jumla day in Sector 15 ,Chandigarh which was attended by Pawan Kumar Bansal; former Union Minister, Pardeep Chhabra; President CTCC, and hundreds of Congress workers and general public.

PM’s effigy burnt

June, 2017 Others
Gurugram: Congress Sewa Dal and Congress workers in the leadership of District president Inder Singh Saini made a strong protest demonstration against the BJP government, poor performance and for implementing wrong polices here on 5th May, 2017.

Meeting of frontal organizations

June, 2017 Others
Solan: Block Congress organized a meeting of all frontal organizations here on 7th May, 2017. The meeting was called to keep the Party united and the meeting also called for a training class to teach workers, how to propagate and preach the policies of the Congress Party.

Stop oppressive policies

June, 2017 Others
Jammu: Ms. Indu Pawar, President Pradesh Mahila Congress, led a protest against Lathi Charge and ill-treatment of female workers of Kathua and killing of protesting farmers in Mandsaur (MP).

Tributes paid to Hardikar

June, 2017 Others
Indore: Congress Sewa Dal paid tributes to the founder of Sewa Dal, Shri N.S. Hardikar on his 128th birth anniversary here on 7th May, 2017.

Workers honoured

June, 2017 Others
Jabalpur: Congressmen celebrated Labour Day here by honouring workers on 1st May, 2017. Senior Congress leader Gajendra Sonekar honoured 1100 workers on the occasion by distributing sweets, cold water bottle and garlanding them.

Congress Sewa Dal celebrates 128th birth anniversary of Dr. Narayan Subbarao Hardikar

June, 2017 Others
Jabalpur: Congress Sewa Dal celebrated the 128th birth anniversary of Dr. Narayan Subbarao Hardikar founder of Akhil Bharatiya Congress Sewadal by organizing a symposium at Town Hall, on 7th May, 2017.

58 BSP members join Congress

June, 2017 Others
Jabalpur: During a function organized by senior Congress leader Gajendra Sonekar 58 active members of the Bahujan Samaj Party were given Congress membership here in Tilak Block on 15th May, 2017.

Protest by NSUI against liquor

June, 2017 Others
Katni: The NSUI, led by District president, Shri Anshu Mishra ghearoed the Revenue office here on 30th May, 2017 in protest against total ban on illegal sale of liquor.

Inter-action with people

June, 2017 Others
Unnao: Former MP Annu Tandon visited various village falling in Bhagwantnagar Vidhan Sabha constituency on 24th May, 2017 and inter-acted with the people and asked about their welfare. She assured the villagers that she would support them in their struggle against corruption and unnatural steps by the government.

Workers’ day held

June, 2017 Others
Kolkata: INTUC, West Bengal, observed the ‘International Workers Day’, and on this occasion a Dharna was organized in front of the Statute of Gandhiji, Mayo Road, Kolkata against the Anti-Labour policies of Modi government.

Mahila Congress

May, 2017 Dr. Shobhna Shah
The All India Mahila Congress launched a Signature Campaign on the Death Anniversary of our beloved Leader & Bharat Ratna Shri Rajiv Gandhiji, in support of the passage of 33% Women’s Reservation Bill which ensures 33% seats for women in State Assemblies and Parliament.

Grave situation in the Valley

June, 2017 Shri Anand Sharma
Shri Anand Sharma said that the country has seen yet another act of outrage by the Army of Pakistan, unprovoked firing, killing of 2 of the soldiers and the mutilation of their bodies deserves to be condemned firmly and Pakistan also must realize that these actions are unacceptable in the civilized society and they are not conducive to Pakistan’s o

Jungle raj in BJP states

June, 2017 Dr. Ajoy Kumar
Dr. Ajoy Kumar said that the Indian National Congress while giving condolence to Lieutenant Umar Fayaz prays to God that he gives strength to all his family members to bear the pain at this hour of grief. Any amount of criticism will be less for this kind of cowardness and brutality.

Campaign of misinformation

June, 2017 Shri Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Dr. Abhishek Singhvi said that it is quite astonishing the amount of misinformation and distortion which has been going on since today forenoon in regard to the court proceedings of Young India / National Herald. I sometimes wonder if the Government does not have better things to do or focus on governance in this country than to circulate unsigned

Relief from ICJ

June, 2017 Shri Anand Sharma
Shri Anand Sharma He said that in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, India got relief in the International Court and we welcome this. But this fight is a long one, we expect that Pakistan will take a message from this and shall abide in the future by whatever is said by the court.The United Nations also has to see that Pakistan does not put any hindran

Modi Fest

June, 2017 Shri Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that while the BJP Government is planning a multi-thousand Crores birthday bash, interestingly of course, all acronyms are focused on Modi Ji. So they are calling it Making of Developed India otherwise Modi Fest - Making of Developed India as MODI and also making all kinds of claims with advertorial blitz. On the one

Lawlessness

June, 2017 Shri Abhishek Manu Singhvi
He said that a lynching movement of innocent people has begun in BJP- ruled States. Lawlessness aided and abetted by the State has become the new India of today. This is the real new normal not just the new normal you are being taught and told about this is the new India and new normal of the BJP.

Attack on Dalits

June, 2017 K Raju
Shri K. Raju and Shri Bhakta Charan Das said that series of attacks on Dalits are happening in Saharanpur. About 20 days back, Dalits were attacked in Shabirpur Village. Mobs burnt down nearly 30 houses, caused serious injuries to many Dalits.

Publicity Blitz

June, 2017 Shri Anand Sharma
Shri Anand Sharma said about internal security, we have serious concerns. This Government is embarking on a new propaganda blitz, publicity blitz and that has been the hallmark of Narendra Modi’s Government. Distraction, propaganda, falsification of facts, intolerance, insulting political opponents, insulting all predecessors

Final Solution

June, 2017 Shri Manish Tewari
Shri Manish Tewari said that the Home Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh has been making rather curious statements to say the least. He said yesterday and it has been reported in the newspapers today that “We have come up with a permanent solution to solve Kashmir.

शुंगलू कमेटी की सिफारिशें

May, 2017 Shri Ajay Maken
प्रवक्तः श्री अजय माकनः उन्होंने कहा कि दिल्ली प्रदेष कांग्रेस कमेटी अध्यक्ष श्री अजय माकन ने 22 फरवरी, 2017 को दिल्ली के उपराज्यपाल के कार्यालय में अर्जी दायर की है एनेक्ष्चर-ए और शुंगलू कमेटी की रिपोर्ट की प्रति की मांग की है जिसने श्री अरविन्द केजरीवाल के नेतृत्व वाली दिल्ली सरकार की अनियमितताओं एवं भ्रष्टाचार के मामलों की जांच की है।

Editorial

May, 2017 Editorial
Three years have passed since the BJP Government lead by Sh. Narender Modi was elected with a clear majority. The people voted the BJP to power on the assurance of “Acche Din” for the populace of the country and the people have been waiting expectantly for it to happen. When the question is raised of the BJP leadership specially its National Presid

The real Indira Gandhi will come to be known to future generations, and the values that she not only stood for, but lived and died for

May, 2017 Others
Very soon, we will celebrate the hundredth birth anniversary of Indira Gandhi.She left us 33 years ago, but some of us present here today have living and lively memories of her. The Honourable President was one of her most valued colleagues for a decade and a half. The Honourable Vice President too had worked closely with her. They knew her as a Pr

INDIRA JI’S ENTIRE LIFE INFUSED WITH A PASSION OF INDIA, SAYS PRESIDENT of India

May, 2017 Others
New Delhi : The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of book “India’s Indira: A Centennial Tribute” on May 13, 2017 at Teen Murti Bhawan in New Delhi.

Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi Takes A Jibe At ‘Vibrant Gujarat’ In PM Modi’s Home Turf

May, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
Dediapada (Gujarat): An unusually aggressive Shri Rahul Gandhi lambasted the Prime Minister for various “failures” in Gujarat and declared that his Congress would work to defeat the BJP and Narendra Modi across India.

Congress condemns Pakistan’s latest barbaric act: bodies of two Indian soldiers mutilated

May, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi : Pakistani forces killed two Indian soldiers and mutilated their bodies along the Line of Control on 1st May, 2017 morning, the army’s Northern Command said while promising to “appropriately respond” to the “despicable act”.

Greetings on Buddha Purnima

May, 2017 Others
New Delhi : The Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi gave her well wishes and greetings on the occasion of Buddh Purnima. Smt. Gandhi said that Lord Buddha inspires us for compassion, love, non-violence, truth and to adopt humanity. She said that the teachings of Lord Buddha had four fundamental principles:

Modi’s hubris stands exposed!

May, 2017 Others
The tall talk of the Modi government at the centre and the national ‘euphoria’ generated by it through media hype of the so-called surgical strike stand exposed with the fresh outrage by Pakistan in which two Indian soldiers were beheaded and another injured by a Pakistani ‘border action team’ (BAT). The Pakistani troop sneaked into Indian territor

Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz abducted, shot dead in Kashmir by terrorists

May, 2017 Others
In a shocking incident, Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz was abducted and shot dead by militants in Kashmir’s Shopian district. It has been learned that the army officer was abducted by five to six terrorists from his relative’s house. His bullet riddled body was found in Harmain area in the district this morning.

After 4 incidents, back to square one

May, 2017 Shri Manish Tewari
Four unfortunate incidents over the past one month and India and Pakistan are back to normal at each other’s throats. It all depressingly began again with the chief of the Pakistani Army, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, confirming the death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav handed down by an opaque general court-martial process. Almost concurrently, the confir

Nirbhaya: A symbol of every woman’s fight against sexual violence

May, 2017 Smt. Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi: Four years after the heartbreaking Nirbhaya case that agonised the soul of India, justice has been delivered. I feel deeply proud for the courageous family of this brave daughter of India, who rose to become a symbol of every woman’s fight against sexual violence. The court’s judgement is a reminder to each one of us to work tirelessly t

A PLEA TO SAVE THE VALLEY

May, 2017 Dr Amna Mirza
The valley is in grim situation again with bloodshed, unrest and strike. Since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on 8 July and so far several people have been killed. Further, in the recent by-elections also, the state government failed to conduct the elections in peaceful manner. Killing of youth, lives of the people in danger

India lacks strong military policy

May, 2017 Shri Randeep Singh Surjewala
On 1st May, 2017 that Pakistan again made a murderous attack in J&K and two of our jawans were martyred and after that in Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir and in another serious and notorious attack where five policemen and two bank officials were murdered in broad daylight by terrorists. On behalf of the Indian National Congress we express our condolen

RSS is the biggest threat to Democracy

May, 2017 Sandeep Pandey
Once again the forces using terror and violence have prevailed over the culture and tradition of reason, debate and discussion. It is ‘a dark day in the history of the Indian higher educational institutions. The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, a, name now becoming synonymous with vandalism on academic camp

Team ISRO successfully launches South Asian satellite

May, 2017 Others
New Delhi: India’s space agency ISRO launched a satellite on 5th May, 2017 to provide communications services to its neighboring countries.

After decisive win, Macron to take over as new French President

May, 2017 Others
New Delhi: Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has congratulated the President elect of the Republic of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron on winning with an emphatic mandate. Congratulating the people of France, Smt. Gandhi said that India and France share common values of liberty and equality. She hoped that the time tested Indo-French relationship wi

Three years of Mis-governance of BJP-led government

May, 2017 Others
Three years of the BJP-led government has been mired into chaotic governance, resorting to rhetoric, sloganeering, tall talks and misleading inferences. The Modi-led government has shown its mastery in hoodwinking the gullible countrymen by staking claims over credits on programme and policies originally pioneered by the Congress by repackaging the

The Nehru Legacy

May, 2017 Rafiq Zakaria
In his book: “The Nehrus and the Gandhis: An Indian Dynasty”, Mr. Tariq Ali, the noted left-wing writer of Pakistani origin settled in London, has described Jawaharlal ji as the real patriarch, who built the political family, making casual references to Motilal ji as the father. Nothing can be farther from the truth.

Rajiv Gandhi: Architect of Digital India

May, 2017 Dr. SM Mahmood
India is among the top preferred destinations for offshore software development and contributes a significant chunk of the brain machinery that runs the world of computers. Having said that, the history of computing in India doesn’t date back to many decades. Although, India was quick to respond to the manufacturing demands of the computer industry

Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has expressed deep shock and outrage against brutal Gangrape and murder in Haryana

May, 2017 Smt. Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi: Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has expressed deep shock and outrage over the brutal Gang Rape, murder and mutilation of body of a young girl in Rohtak, Haryana.

Seven times MLA and Minister Bacha Pathak passes away

May, 2017 Smt. Sonia Gandhi
Congress president, Smt. Sonia Gandhi on 24th April,2017 condoled the death of veteran Congress leader “Sher a Ballia”,Shri Bacha Pathak and expressed her sorrow and grief. Smt. Gandhi said, that by the death of Bacha Pathak, the Congress Party and his family has suffered an inrepairable loss. Praying to God, she said that the Congress family stan

Tentative Organizational Election Schedule-2017

May, 2017 Others
Tentative Organizational Election Schedule-2017

45 Killed After Bus Falls Into River In Shimla

May, 2017 Smt. Sonia Gandhi
Shimla: A bus has swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep ravine in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district, killing at least 44 people, an official said on 20th April, 2017. The bus with 56 passengers on board plunged into a river around 115kilometres from Shimla.

Veteran journalist Nora Chopra passes away

May, 2017 Others
New Delhi: Veteran journalist Nora Chopra passed away in New Delhi on 20th April morning after a prolonged illness. The end came at a local hospital this afternoon following multi-organ failure, family sources said.

25 CRPF men killed in deadliest Maoist attack

May, 2017 Others
New Delhi: In the deadliest attacks on security forces, Maoist skilled 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and injured seven in Sukma district of south Chhattisgarh on 24th April, 2017. In retaliatory fire, 10 to 12 Maoists were shot dead.

The development of transport in India is a saga and the vision of the Congress party

May, 2017 Others
Transport plays a very crucial role in Indian Economy. This was because of the efforts of the successive governments of the Congress that India was able to develop a strong network of Road, Railways, Aviation and Water transport. After independence India has progressed a lot as far as freight and public transport are concerned.

President’s intervention sought

May, 2017 Others
Vijayawada: The Congress Party sought intervention of President Pranab Mukherjee over the issue of induction of four defected MLAs of YSR Congress Party into the State Cabinet stating that it was an unconstitutional act.

Corruption in land allotment

May, 2017 Others
Vijayawada: All India Congress Committee(AICC) general secretary Shri Digvijaya Singh alleged that huge corruption was involved in the acquisition and allotments of lands in the capital city of Andhra Pradesh. Digvijaya Singh said that the state government was allotting lands to private companies without transparency.

Tributes paid to Dr. Ambedkar

May, 2017 Others
Patna: All India Congress Scheduled Caste Board president, Umesh Kumar Ram led Congressmen in paying tributes to Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary here on 14th April, 2017.

Ban on sale of liquor

May, 2017 Others
Raipur: Pradesh Congress Committee, led by Pradesh president, Bhupesh Baghel held protest march and dharna for the total ban on sale of liquor in the state here on 1st April, 2017.

Dalit Sammelan held

May, 2017 Others
Karnal: A massive Dalit sammelan to celebrate and to pay tributes to Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 126th birth anniversary by the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee was held here on 14th April, 2017.

Memorandum given

May, 2017 Others
Chandigarh: Haryana Pradesh Congress vice-president and former Minister, Chaudhary Afatab Ahmad handed over a memorandum to the Mewat District Collector addressed to the Chief Minister of Haryana here on 21st April, 2017.

Shiv Colony jhuggies uprooted

May, 2017 Others
Faridabad: Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee General Secretary and In charge Baljit Kaushik has said on 5th April, 2017that the BJP government is doing the job of destroying the poor.

Tributes paid to Dr. Ambedkar

May, 2017 Others
Gurugram: District Congress Sewa Dal paid tributes to the maker of Indian Constitution Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his126th birth anniversary at the Kaman Sarai here on 14th April, 2017.

Tributes paid to Dr. Ambedkar

May, 2017 Others
Shimla: Pradesh Congress Committee paid tributes to Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar on his126th birth anniversary here at the Rajiv Bhawan on 14th April, 2017.

Protest against inhuman act

May, 2017 Others
Jammu: Pradesh Mahila Congress led by MS. Indu Pawar staged a protest march on 5th May, 2017 against Pakistan for mutilation of bodies of our martyred Jawan’s by Pakistan Army.

MADHYA PRADESH NSUI Foundation Day celebrated

May, 2017 Others
Bhopal: The Pradesh NSUI celebrated the foundation day of the NSUI on 9th April,2017.

Tributes paid to Dr. Ambedkar

May, 2017 Others
Bhopal: Pradesh NSUI paid tributes to Dr. Ambedkar here on 14th April, 2017on his birth anniversary. Technical Wing president, Gopil Kotwal led the Youth Hostel youths in paying tributes to Dr. Ambedkar by garlanding his photograph. Shri Kotwal talked about the achievements of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.

Protest against Amendment

May, 2017 Others
Gwalior: In a letter sent to the President of India, the City Congress has objected to the amendment in the law for lawyers by the Modi government.

Health Service Scandal

May, 2017 Others
Gwalior: The City Congress Committee, led by Agitation Committee convenor, Ramesh Aggarwal has alleged that the state government was involved in a big money scandal in the name of health services.

Pak effigy burnt

May, 2017 Others
Jabalpur: Congressmen led by senior Congress leader Gajendra Sonekar burnt the effigy of the Pakistan government against the death penalty given to Indian Army officer Kulbhushan Jadhav here on13th April, 2017.

Tributes paid to Dr. Ambedkar

May, 2017 Others
Jabalpur: District Congress Committee under the leadership of Senior Congress leader Gajendra Sonekar, paid tributes to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 126th birth anniversary at the Ambedkar Chowk.

Tributes paid to Dr. Ambedkar

May, 2017 Others
Jabalpur: City Congress Sewa Dal paid tributes to the maker of the Indian Constitution, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. on his126th birth anniversary here on 14th April,2017. The function was organized under the leadership of chief organizer, Shri Jhallelal Jain.

Protest against CM’s arrival

May, 2017 Others
Sagar: Pradesh Congress Committee Scheduled Caste Department protested hereon 4th April, 2017 against the petty politics of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan for taking the name of ‘sant mahatmas’ to gain cheap popularity on his arrival here.

Tributes paid to Dr. Ambedkar

May, 2017 Others
Sagar: District Congress Committee Scheduled Caste Department paid tributes to Constitution maker Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 126th birth anniversary here on 14thApril, 2017.

Tributes paid to Dr. Ambedkar

May, 2017 Others
Bikaner: City Congress paid tributes to Dr.B.R. Ambedkar on his birth anniversary here on 14th April, 2017. City Congress president, Yashpal Gehlot paid tributes by garlanding the photo of Dr. Ambedkar. Shri Yashpal said, the Dr. Ambedkar was a great person who fought for the rights and equality to the poor.

Centenary Celebration

May, 2017 Others
Chennai: The centenary celebration of Bharat Ratna Indira Gandhi in North Chennai District was held on 5th May, 2017by Congress Sevadal volunteers. During this function Watermelons, Cooling Curd milk, tender coconuts were distributed to the public and water Booth is kept for public use for relief from heat.

Misusing ‘Anti-Romeo’ law

May, 2017 Others
Meerut: District Congress Committee vice-president, Mohd. Imran led protest demonstration against the “Anti-Romeo”law of the Yogi government. The protest was at the District Collector’s office where a memorandum was given addressed to the President of India.

Protest Dharna

May, 2017 Others
Kolkata: Representatives of All Central Trade Unions on 3rd April, 2017 staged a Dharna at Rani Rashmoni Avenue to protest against proposed strategic disinvestment to Alloy Steel Plant, Durgapur by Central government which is a Maharatna industry of India.

Right to information

May, 2017 Shri Manish Tewari
Shri Manish Tewari said that one of the first steps that the United Progressive Alliance Government had taken was to enact the Right to Information Act in 2005. This piece of Legislation was perhaps the single most empowering instrument that had been enacted in the past 70 years. For the first time ever, the opaque innards of those administration a

Shunglu Committee Recommendation

May, 2017 Shri Ajay Maken
Shri Ajay Maken said that DPCC President Shri Ajay Maken filed an RTI application dated 22.02.2017 (AnnexureA) with office of the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, seeking copy of the report of the Shunglu Committee- which examined the irregularities and corruption cases in the Delhi Government headed by Shri Arvind Kejriwal.

Lokpal

May, 2017 Shri Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that today’s theme is rank and utter hypocrisy and double speak. I want to demonstrate to you the height of hypocrisy and double speak and I believe that I will demonstrate it you through the theme of Lokpal but before that let me tell that a preacher like Robertson defined hypocrisy - he said that there are three thi

Babri Masjid

May, 2017 Shri Kapil Sibal
Shri Kapil Sibal said that Babri Masjid was attacked on 6th December, 1992 and two FIRs were lodged, it is 25years when this incident happened and today we are in 2017 where two trials are going on after 25 years. In Lucknow, it is said that 800more witnesses have to be presented and only 156 witnesses have been heard and it has taken 15 years.

Unholy Alliance

May, 2017 Sushmita Dev
Ms. Sushmita Dev said that I think this morning when we woke up with the news of what happened in the by polls in J&K, it is something that the Congress Party has been saying since the new Government in J&K has been formed. We have been consistently mentioned that the alliance in J&K is against the general will of the people and we have

Budget Session

May, 2017 Shri P Chidambaram
Shri P. Chidambaram said that the budget session of Parliament will come to a close tomorrow. The budget session is mainly to transact the financial business of the government. It is marked by three major events: (1) The Budget;(2) The Appropriation Bill; and (3) The Finance Bill. This budget session was special because there was a fourth major

Bank Credit

May, 2017 Shri Jairam Ramesh
Shri Jairam Ramesh said that the RBI yesterday published some figures for 2016-2017 which showed marginal increase in the Bank credit. In the past 60 years such minimal increase in Bank credit was not witnessed as in 2016-2017. Bank credit which goes in our economy, which goes in our industry, which goes in business, the increase was just five perc

Demand for Jobs

May, 2017 Shri Manish Tewari
Shri Manish Tewari said that between the May of 2014 and the April of 2017 India needed to create about 350 million jobs to meet the flow of about a Million young Indians who join the employment stream every year.As my colleague was pointing out on Saturday that in the first 2 years first 24 months - of the NDA Government - only 4.4 lakh jobs wer

Poor turnout

May, 2017 Shri Manish Tewari
Shri Manish Tewari said that the Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir met the Prime Minister today. After the meeting we heard from the Chief Minister of J&K but of course, we heard nothing either from the Prime Minister or the PMO. One remark that the Chief Minister of J&K made during her brief interaction with the Press possibly summed up the entire

Naxal Attack

May, 2017 Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi
Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi said that today it is indeed a very sad and painful day not just for me, but for the entire Nation - on a day - after losing 26 of our CRPF men in a violent attack by the Naxalites. We all offer our heartfelt condolences to the families of those men who laid down their lives in the safety and security

Editorial

April, 2017 Editorial
The Goods and Service Tax Bill hailed today by the ruling party as one of the biggest fiscal reforms since independence was passed by the parliament finally. The same Prime Minister Modi as Chief Minister of Gujarat, during UPAs tenure, was vehemently in opposition to the introduction of this reform.

‘Environment of fear, insecurity prevailing in the country’

April, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
A delegation of various Opposition parties led by Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on 12th April, 2017 met President Pranab Mukherjee seeking his urgent intervention “to protect constitutional democracy and fundamental rights” of citizens.

Gandhiji’s first Satyagraha Movement started at Champaran

April, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
I welcome Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ji, Lalu Yadav ji, Tejasvi Yadav ji, Ashok Chaudhary ji and all the MLAs, MPs and all of you assembled here from the bottom of my heart. The revolt against the Britishers that occurred in 1857 is known as Mutiny and we call it ‘the first war of independence.’

About Champaran Satyagraha

April, 2017 Others
The first Satyagraha movements inspired by Mohandas Gandhi occurred in Champaran district of Bihar and the Kheda district of Gujarat on 1917 to 1918. Champaran Satyagraha was the first to be started, but the word Satyagraha was used for the first time in Anti Rowlatt Act agitation.

Greetings on Navratri

April, 2017 Smt. Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi: Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi offered her well-wishes and greetings on 28th March, 2017 on the occasion of chaitra Navratra Durga Aradhana festival. Smt. Gandhi said that by praying to Goddess in her three forms of Mahasaraswati, Mahakali and Mahalaxmi gives a happy life.

50 rich industrialists given Rs. 1,40,000 crore debt waiver, then why disrespect poor TN farmers, Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi

April, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
NEW DELHI: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “disrespecting” the droughthit farmers of Tamil Nadu by not initiating talks with them over their demands for relief package. He made the remarks during a visit to Jantar Mantar on 31st March, 2017 to express solidarity with the farmers from the southern state w

The present GST has lots of birth defects but still it is the need of the hour for the nation

April, 2017 M Veerappa Moily
We are merely three months away from the implementation of GST, if the deadline of 1 July 2017 is considered. While the larger industry groups and business houses have been able to gain understanding about the transition to the new regime, the outreach by the government to the small businesses has been grossly inadequate. As a result, there are man

Greetings on Mahavir Jayanti

April, 2017 Smt. Sonia Gandhi
The Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi on 9th April, 2017 gave here good wishes on the occasion of Mahavir Jyanti. She said that the great swamy after hard prance found control over his organs and feelings for which he was called ‘Jitendrya’.

GST is in the larger interest of the country, and what is for the good of the country, the Indian National Congress and ‘We’ in Opposition have always supported

April, 2017 Shri Anand Sharma
Anand Sharma: Finance Minister has presented four GST Bills, ‘The Central Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017’; ‘The Integrated Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017’; ‘The Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017’ and ‘The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017 has been presented in the house, which have already been passed

Budget Session

April, 2017 Others
In the Budget Session, about ten Bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha and GST was prominent in them. But whenever we thought that the Bill was bulldozed in the Lok Sabha due to their brute majority, we made Amendments is those very Bills in the Rajya Sabha and particularly in the Finance Bill

Ramesh Chandra Agarwal passes away

April, 2017 Smt Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi: Dainik Bhaskar group chairman Shri Ramesh Chandra Agarwal passed away on 12th April, 2017. He was 73 years old and suffered a heart attack at the Ahmedabad Airport at 11 am on 12th April. He was rushed to the hospital immediately but could not be resuscitated. He suffered heart attack while stepping down from the airplane.

Former Union Minister Akhilesh Das Gupta passes away

April, 2017 Others
Former Union Minister, Congress leader and President of Badminton Association of India (BAI) Shri Akhilesh Das Gupta passed away in Lucknow, after suffering a heart attack, on 12th April, 2017. He was 56.

Reasons not to believe

April, 2017 Shri Abhishek Manu Singhvi
The passage of the Finance Bill 2017 creates history on various counts. Firstly, an ominous broad spectrum legislation encompassing diverse subjects way beyond the limited scope of Article 110 of the Constitution was masqueraded as a Money Bill. Secondly, hiding under cover of the special procedure reserved for passage of Money Bills

Greetings on Ambedkar Jayanti

April, 2017 Smt Sonia Gandhi
The Nation celebrates 126th Birth Anniversary of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar on 14th April, 2017. On this occasion Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has greeted fellow citizens on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti. Babasaheb was indeed one of the greatest icons of Modern India and his contribution to the making of India, as a nation shall always

The State of the State under NDA

April, 2017 K Raju
On the eve of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s 126th birth anniversary, it is worthwhile to pay heed to his argument that “a political democracy without an economic and social democracy is an invitation to trouble and danger”.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar – A Tribute

April, 2017 Shri Deepankar
Dr Ambedkar, born in 1891, was one of the most formidable non-western thinker, had the vision of moral and political life, left imprints on the freedom struggle and the paradoxes that sustains it Bhim Rao, as he was popularly known as, was prodigious ‘Mahar untouchable’, lifted from the exclusion and violence,

Launch of website ‘Quest for Equity’ by SC Dept AICC on 14th April, 2017.

April, 2017 Others
On the occasion of Babasaheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s 126th birth anniversary, the Scheduled Castes Department, AICC is launching a website “Quest for Equity” (www. questforequity.org)

Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away at 84

April, 2017 Editor
Padma Vibhushan recipient classical singer Ms. Kishori Amonkar passed away at the age of 84 at her residence in Mumbai on 3rd April evening. One of the finest Hindustani classical singers, Amonkar was ailing for a while.

BJP spreading Anarchism

April, 2017 Dr. Archana Sharma
Bahrod, on National Highway 8 is situated between Rajasthan’s capital city Jaipur and India’s capital, New Delhi. At Bahrod, the so called cow-vigilantes brutally murdered a farmer who reared cattle for his livelihood. Around 200 people beat up five people so severely that one 55 years old Pehlu Khan died.

Inclusive approach of Jagjivan Ram

April, 2017 Shri Anil Kumar
Revered as “Babuji”, Jagjivan Ram was a true national leader ,a sincere freedom fighter , saviour of Dalits , an idol of social justice , a successful parliamentarian, an efficient central minister, an able administrator and a person of extra ordinary capabilities.

Veteran leaders of the Congress party and Congress government has the credit of establishing world class research institutes

April, 2017 Editor
Indian Research Institutes from varied aspects of life and sectors has surprised the whole world with their achievements. The veteran leaders of the Congress party and Congress government has the credit of establishing these world class research institutes.

Exodus in drought-hit Kurnool

April, 2017 Others
Kurnool: One third of Kurnool district is reeling under drought. Of the three divisions Kurnool, Adoni and Nandyal, the drought is the severest in Adoni division.

Farmer’s problems being ignored

April, 2017 N. Raghuveera Reddy
Vijayawada: AP Congress Committee president N. Raghuveera Reddy addressing a press conference here on 27th March, 2017, came down heavily on Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu saying he was provoking his party members to divert focus from people’s problems.

Champaran Centenary held

April, 2017 Others
Patna: On the occasion of Champaran Yatra by Mahatma Gandhi’s centenary here on 11th April, 2017. The Pradesh Congress president, Dr. Ashok Chaudhary took out a ‘Prabhat Pheri’ (Morning Roundabout procession) from Shaheed Smarak in front of the Vidhan Sabha.

Tributes paid to Babuji

April, 2017 Others
Patna: Pradesh Congress paid tributes to the former Deputy Prime Minister Babu Jagjivan Ram on his 110th birth anniversary here at the Sadaqat Ashram on 5th April, 2017.

Protest by Youth Congress

April, 2017 Others
Bhatinda: The City Youth Congress, led by former president, Shri Ashu Thakur protested against the rise in price of cooking gas by the Modi government here on 4th March, 2017.

Protest by Youth Congress

April, 2017 Others
Bhatinda: The City Youth Congress, led by former president, Shri Ashu Thakur protested against the rise in price of cooking gas by the Modi government here on 4th March, 2017.

Chandigarh youth congress protest in a unique way

April, 2017 Others
Chandigarh: Youth Congress protested against the increased rates of gas cylinder at Sec 19 Chandigarh on 8th March, 2017. Chandigarh Youth Congress used a unique way to protest against the increased rates of gas cylinder. Youth congress made Chapatis (rotis) on chullas in public.

Protest against liquor policy

April, 2017 Others
Raipur: The Pradesh Congress strongly protested against the shifting of liquor shops and outlets in the residential areas by the BJP state government and gheraoed the residence of the state Chief Minister here on 8th March, 2017.

BJP exposed in land scandal

April, 2017 Shri Ashok Tanwar
Chandigarh: Haryana Pradesh Congress president, Dr. Ashok Tanwar led Congressmen to gherao the Vidhan Sabha here on 7th March, 2017 in protest against the anti-people policies of the BJP led government in Haryana.

NSUI Membership drive

April, 2017 Others
Chandigarh: Dr. Ashok Tanwar, President, Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee launched the month-long memberships drive of NSUI in Haryana. The drive will conclude on April 23, 2017.

Land scandal exposed

April, 2017 Others
Gurugram: In a public meeting, Pradesh Congress general secretary, Khazan Singh said that scandal worth thousands of crores by the Haryana government has been exposed in the Gwalphadi land scandal.

People’s problems raised

April, 2017 Others
Gurugram: Congress workers of Rajinder Nagar, led by senior Congress leader and general secretary Azad Singh, raised their voice against the BJP government here on 1st March, 2017.

Tributes paid to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev

April, 2017 Others
Gurugram: Congressmen here, led by Pradesh Congress general secretary and in charge, Shri Baljeet Kaushik paid tributes to our freedom fighters and martyrs at Sohna on 23rd March, 2017.

Protest by Advocates

April, 2017 Others
Gurugram: Under the leadership of senior advocate Karamvir Singh Chauhan and the Haryana Pradesh general secretary, Shri Khazan Singh, the advocates of the state protested here on 31st March, 2017 against the law eracted by the Law Minister and Prime Minister against advocates.

Jan Vedna Meeting

April, 2017 Others
Bokaro: The Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (Vichar Vibhag) organized Jan Vedna at Chaas here against the demonetization by the Modi government. The meeting in Giridih district, led by Shri B.D. Mishra was held on 8th March, 2017.

Strengthen my hands: Scindia

April, 2017 Shri Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
Ashok Nagar (MP): Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia visited Ashok Nagar on 9th March, 2017 and participated in various programmes. Shri Scindia, first of all, visited the Karila Mata Mandir and then took part in the Harijan conference where he garlanded the photo of Baba Sahib Ambedkar and lit the traditional lamp. The function was organized by Shri Trilo

NSUI burn effigy in protest

April, 2017 Others
Bhopal: The Pradesh NSUI burnt the effigy of BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya in front of the Congress office here on 2nd March, 2017. Thousands of NSUI workers, led by District NSUI secretary Abhishek Puri participated in the protest and also brunt the effigy of Prime Minister and they demanded immediate resignation of former MP Minister Vijayvargi

NSUI support University workers

April, 2017 Others
Bhopal: Pradesh NSUI president, Shri Vipin Wankheda supported the strike by the non-teaching staff of eight universities under the workers federation and sat in dharna with the workers here on 16th March, 2017.

Misguiding people on ‘Sewa Yatra’

April, 2017 Others
Bhopal: Leader of the Opposition, Shri Ajay Singh has accused the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan of taking political advantage of ‘Narmada Sewa Yatra.’

CAG Report on Vyapam is out

April, 2017 Others
Bhopal: Leader of the Opposition Ajay Singh has asked for the resignation of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan while making a statement here on 25th March, 2017.

Sewa Dal training workshop

April, 2017 Others
Dewas: Pradesh Congress Sewa Dal (Rural) appointed Gyan Singh Darbar as the new district Sewa Dal chief here on 10th March, 2017.

Effigy of Donald Trump burnt

April, 2017 Others
Jabalpur: Congressmen of East Vidhan Sabha constituency and led by senior Congress leader Gajendra Sonkar burnt the effigy of US President, Donald Trump on 6th March, 2017 at the Mantalia Chowk.

Protest against cooking gas price hike

April, 2017 Others
Jabalpur: Congressmen, led by senior Congress leader Gajender Sonkar, held a protest demonstration at the Mantalia Chowk here on 14th March, 2017.

College Gheraoed

April, 2017 Others
Katni: The protesting NSUI were lathicharged and water-cannon was used to disperse them as they wee gheraoing the leading Tilak College in the district.

Centenary of Champaran Satyagraha

April, 2017 Others
Mumbai: The first satyagraha which Mahatma Gandhi indulged was at Champaran in Bihar hundred years ago. The Congress, led by Meera-Road-Bhyander district general secretary, Shri Rajkumar Mishra, took out the 3500 km yatra from Mumbai to Champaran.

Dharna against privatization

April, 2017 Others
Bikaner: Protesting against the privatization of power supply in the city, the City Congress office-bearers approached the chief engineer about this issue but the police did not allow them to enter the office premises.

Protest against LPG price hike

April, 2017 Others
Bikaner: District City Mahila Congress in large numbers protested in front of the Collectorate against the increase of cooking gas price here on 1st March, 2017. City Mahila Congress president Sunita Gaur led the protesters who burnt wood and cow-dung cakes in the chulhas. They handed over a memorandum addressed to the prime minister to the Collect

Effigies burnt in protest

April, 2017 Others
Bikaner: City District Congress and INTUC brunt the effigies of Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje Scindia, Power Minister Pushpendra Singh Ranawat, Bikaner MP, Shri Arjunram Meghwal and former MLA Siddhi Kumari, MLA Gopal Joshi

Indiraji’s 100th birthday celebrated

April, 2017 Others
Chennai: Congressmen and Tamil Nadu Pradesh Congress Sewa Dal, led by its chief organizer, Shri Kungfu S.X. Vijayan celebrated the 100th birthday of former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna Smt. Indira Gandhi on 26th March, 2017.

Protest against privatization

April, 2017 Others
Kolkata: INTUC, CITU & Officers Association with 1500 workers of Bridge & Roof Company Ltd. organized Joint Rally in front of the Head Office of Bridge & Roof India Ltd. situated at Kankaria Estate, 2/1, Russel Street, Kolkata-700017 on 1st which has 200 units across the country.

Mahila Congress

April, 2017 Shobha Oza
International Women’s Day was celebrated on 8th March by Mahila Congress units at State and District levels by organizing various kinds of programmes which were dedicated to former Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi. Programmes in every State were organized on a large scale.

Mid-Day Meal

April, 2017 Shri Bhakta Charan Das
Spokesperson: Shri Bhaktcharan Das: He said that I would like to draw your attention towards Article 47 of the Constitution which says:- “Duty of the State is to raise the level of nutrition and the standard of living and to improve public health. The State shall regard the raising of the level of nutrition and the standard of living of its people

Women ’s Day

April, 2017 Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi
Spokesperson: Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi: She wished the media avery happy Women’s Day on behalf of the Congress Party and forall the women of the country- Congress Party is totally committedto ensure that women have equal access, equal opportunities andequal pay parity as well.

Farmers are in a very bad shape

April, 2017 Shri P.L. Puniya
Spokesperson: Shri P.L. Punia, MP: He said that today we shall putthe issue of farmers before you. This issue was also raised in boththe houses of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha. Bythe way, the financial year is coming to an end and the harvestingperiod has started. This is a period when farmers

Modi ’s ’Jumlas ’ and claims and the BJP’s self congratulatory

April, 2017 Shri Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Spokesperson Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, MP: He said out ofthe two issues which he wanted to raise, definitely one issue is thatof employment because it is the employment which concerns theNation more than anything else even within the economic sectorthe single most important sub-sector is employment generation.

Anti-thetical and detrimental toIndia ’s democratic functioning

April, 2017 Prof. Rajeev Gowda
Spokesperson: Prof. Rajeev Gowda, MP: He said that the RajyaSabha considered the Finance Bill and variety of amendments weremoved by various Members from different Opposition Parties.

Fund Diversion and ED

April, 2017 Shri Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Spokesperson: Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, MP: He said we areasking this in the national interest, a very curious situation. The ED’snotice is seeking attachment of over Rs. 21 Crores from a knownclose connected aide of Mr. VK Singh. I do not think anybody’saide has the stature, the power, the position

Editorial

March, 2017 Editor
The Grand and decisive victory in the state of Punjab has come like a breath of fresh air in the horizon of the Congress party. Even in the wake of the previous state assembly election five years ago then too the Congress was all set to have formed a government, the ruling Akali-BJP combine used all kinds of means to steal a victory over the Congre

People’s voice is heard in Congress Governments: Rahul Gandhi

March, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi: Congress vice-president Shri Rahul, addressing a massive Congress Workers’ Convention, organized by the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee at the Ramlila Maidan on 7th March, 2017, said the Congress party’s ideology is different from that of the RSS, the BJP and other political parties.

HISTORICAL VICTORY OF CONGRESS IN PUNJAB ASSEMBLY

March, 2017 Shri Ashok Sharma
The landslide victory of Congress Party in Punjab-2017 Assembly Elections bagging 65.81% of the total Assembly seats is its best performance since 1957 against the ruling dispensation (SAD-BJP) combined bagging only 15% of the seats which is historically low for the alliance partners. The party has gained power in the state after a decade. The hist

Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Manipur; Haji Abdul Salaam passes away

March, 2017 Smt. Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi: Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi condoled the death of Rajya Sabha MP from Manipur, Haji Abdul Salaam. Following is her message to his wife, Smt. Najida Begum on 1st March, 2017:

12 CRPF personnel die in Maoist attack

March, 2017 Smt. Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi: Suspected Maoist rebels ambushed a road opening party of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on 11th March, 2017 and killed at least 12 troopers in insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has strongly condemned the killing of 11 CRPF men in Sukma,

Full scale violation, complete jettisoning of all constitutional principles

March, 2017 Shri Abhishek Manu Singhvi
The BJP deserves kudos and congratulations for its win in two States. Equally it deserves condemnation for its clear loss in two of the three other States for how it tried to subvert the peoples’ mandate. Thank God - they did not try it in Punjab but of the three States it lost, it tried to subvert in two of the three.

Travesty of Democracy by Modi Government AND Has the Supreme Court Erred?

March, 2017 Shri Randeep Singh Surjewala
Abduction, defection, inducement, intimidation and polarization characterize the vision for “New India” under Mr. Modi. The BJP’s machinations are at full display in its pursuit to defeat the people’s mandate and to install a rejected party at the helm in Panaji and Imphal by violating every canon of constitutional propriety.

Famous humorist Taarakbhai Mehta passes away

March, 2017 Smt. Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi: Famous humorist Taarakbhai Mehta passed away on 1st March, 2017. Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has condoled the sad demise of renowned writer and humorist Shri Taarakbhai Mehta. Remembering him as literary genius, Smt. Gandhi said,

Mockery of Democracy

March, 2017 Shri Chitranjan Kumar
I would like to congratulate first the BJP for the receiving the huge mandate in the election of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. But, in other two states, despite BJP being in the second position managed to form the government. It is quite natural, to raise a question.

Greetings to Women

March, 2017 Smt Sonia Gandhi
The Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi gave her good wishes for their bright future on the International Women’s Day on 8th March, 2017. She said that on the path of development, women have played a prominent role.

Mockery of Democracy

March, 2017 Shri Chitranjan Kumar
I would like to congratulate first the BJP for the receiving the huge mandate in the election of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. But, in other two states, despite BJP being in the second position managed to form the government. It is quite natural, to raise a question.

Role of Congress in Empowerment of Women in India

March, 2017 Dr. Santoshi Kumari
The United Nations has defined the women’s empowerment in five components-generating women’s sense of self-worth; women’s right to have and to determine their choices; women’s right to have access to equal opportunities and all kinds of resources; women’s right to have the power to regulate and control their own lives, within and outside the home;

Statistics is growth: let’s eat statistics

March, 2017 Shri P Chidambaram
The Central Statistics Organisation (CSO) is an honourable institution. Dr. Pronab Sen, the former chief statistician, and Dr T C A Anant, the current chief statistician, are honourable men. Ordinarily, one should have faith in them. I do.

Serendipity and zemblanity

March, 2017 Shri A.S Pannerselvan
William Boyd in his 1998 novel, Armadillo, created an antonym for serendipity. He called it zemblanity. If serendipity implies pleasant discoveries by chance, zemblanity is “the faculty of making unhappy, unlucky and expected discoveries by design.” The novel revolves around these twin poles of serendipity and zemblanity, bringing out our daily lif

Five reasons why economists doubt India’s October-December GDP growth of 7%

March, 2017 Shri Raj Kumar Ray
India’s economic growth of 7% during October-December has sparked a debate on how output grew so fast at a time when the country was facing its biggest-ever cash crunch after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 8 the demonetisation exercise, which weeded out 86% of the currency notes in circulation

Political ambition all and above of democratic Values

March, 2017 Dr. Archana Sharma
The best thing about democracy is that every citizen easily gets an equal opportunity to participate in its affairs. When our country got freedom, people were interested in seeing those in power who had proved the capacity to lead. Each one was contributing to build the country.

Lessons in leadership from Mahatma Gandhi’s Dandi March

March, 2017 Smt Shobhana Radhakrishna
Through the Dandi march Gandhi wanted to show to the world that nonviolence is powerful weapon in the important, ‘battle for Right versus Might.’ He had said, ‘this is an opportunity of a lifetime.’ As in all Gandhi’s satyagraha and marches a basic set of rules were followed in the Dandi march

World class educational institutes in India is the gift of Congress government

March, 2017 Editor
The Congress party and its visionary leaders have always considered quality education as a have for the society and these days if India is known globally for hub for higher education the credit must go to the Congress party, its top leadership. It’s really challenging to sum up the role of Congress party in a single article but we have tried to giv

AP CM fails to take up drought-relief works

March, 2017 Others
Anantpur: APCC chief N. Raghuveera Reddy lashed out at the Telegu Desam Party government for failing to take steps to mitigate the plight caused by drought in Anantpur district.He said the government declared the district to be drought-hit but took no measures to provide succor to the farmers so far.

Protest demonstration

March, 2017 Others
District Youth Congress of Papum Pane, Lower Subansini and Upper Subansini respectively held protest demonstration at the three different places at Sagalee, Zino and Daporijo on 13th February and 16th February

Jan Vedna Meeting

March, 2017 Others
Chandigarh: Chandigarh Congress, led by its president Pradeep Chhabra organized Jan Vedna meeting on 26th February, 2017 to protest against the demonetization by the Modi government.

Modi Government misguided people - Bansal

March, 2017 Shri Pawan Bansal
Chandigarh: Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal, former union minister and Shri Pardeep Chhabra president Chandigarh Congress, attacked the BJP Government on 11th March, 2017 for its failure to control the price rise and its failures on various fronts in a massive public meeting held at Manimajra today. Bansal said that the Modi Government misguided the people

Tributes paid to Shyamacharan Shukla

March, 2017 Others
Raipur: City Congress Committee, led by its president, Sheri Visas Upadhaya, paid tributes to Shri Shyamacharan Shukla on his death anniversary on 14th February, 2017.

Protest against Liquor Corporation

March, 2017 Others
The City Congress, led by District Congress president, Shri Vikas Upadhaya, protested against the Raman Singh government for creating Liquor Corporation here on 16th February, 2017. Shri Upadhaya said the state government will now be selling liquor by the government outlets and not through contractors.

Protest rally against liquor

March, 2017 Others
In continuation of their protest against liquor, the City District Congress again held protest here on 19th February, 2017. A rally was also taken out from Kabir Chowk to Karma Chowk. City District Congress Committee president, Shri Vikas Upadhaya said that the protest was held at Kabir Chowk in Ram Nagar area which also had the participation of

Bring Congress back in Gujarat

March, 2017 Shri Ahmad Patel
Addressing a large Jan Vedna rally here on 23th January, 2017, Shri Ahmed Patel, the political advisor to the Congress president, Smt. Sonia Gandhi, said that the year 2017 has given a golden opportunity to the Congress Party to beat their arch-rivals BJP in the Assembly elections and come back to power in Gujarat.

Tributes paid to Maulana Azad

March, 2017 Others
Congress and Sewa Dal workers paid tributes to the first Education minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his death anniversary here on 22nd February, 2017.The function was presided over by District Congress Sewa Dal president, Shri Inder Singh Saini.

Resolve people’s problem

March, 2017 Others
A meeting of Congress workers was held hare in Jai Vihar Rajendra Park which was presided over by District Congress Committee general secretary Azad Singh. Haryana Pradesh Congress general secretary Khazan Singh was the chief guest.

Jan-Vedna meetings

March, 2017 Others
In the leadership of Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, President Dr Ashok Tanwar, the Congressmen held Jan Vedna meetings in Kharkhoda and Rai on 9th and 19th February, 2017 respectively against notebandi. The meetings were respectively organized by Shri Pawan Kharkhoda and Shri Sunil Kheda.

Protest against ‘Notebandi’

March, 2017 Others
Himachal Pradesh Congress, led by its president, Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu protested against ‘notebandi’ by the Modi government here on 23rd January, 2017. Congress workers also ghearoed the RBI branch here and thereafter handed over a memorandum to the Governor.

Tributes paid to Gandhiji

March, 2017 Others
Pradesh Congress Sewa Dal paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary here on 30th January, 2017 and floral tributes were offered on his photo. On the occasion, former corporation chief Kul Rakesh Panth, Senior leader Sushil Chaudhary, senior journalist Santram

Workers asked to gear up for ULB polls

March, 2017 Dr. Ajoy Kumar
Pradesh Mahila Congress president, Ms. Indu Pawar asked the party workers on 23rd February, 2017 to gear up their activities in view of coming Urban Local Bodies and Panchayat polls in the state. In a meeting of the Mahila Congress activists organized at PCC headquarters, Shahidi Chowk here

Women Honoured

March, 2017 Others
On the eve of International Women’s Day on 8th March, 2017, Pradesh Mahila Congress led by Ms. Indu Pawar organized a function at Rama Channi amongst poor section of society. Mahila Congress distributed sewing machines amongst the needy so that beneficiaries can earn their livelihood

Membership drive

March, 2017 Others
A meeting of All India Sonia Gandhi Prachar Dal was held here on 18th February, 2017 which was presided over by its national president Suryakant Nag. It was decided in the meeting that it will carry out Membership drive in the Kalhan division.

Jan Vedna Sammelan held

March, 2017 Others
Block Congress Committee organized Jan Vedna Sammelan on 9th February, 2017 at the New Bus stand against demonetization by the Modi government. The meeting was addressed by various speakers who all spoke of the problems being faced by the general public

Protest by NSUI

March, 2017 Others
The NSUI, led by its IT cell president, Shri Vivek Tiwari demanded the resignation of Indian Institutes of Hotel Management (IIHM)principal Anand Kumar Singh and burnt his effigy here on 18th February, 2017.

Vidhan Sabha Gheraoed

March, 2017 Shri Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
Former Union minister, Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia Gheraoed the Vidhan Sabha here on 22nd February, 2017. According to Bhopal City Congress convener, Shri Ramesh Aggarwal, thousands of Congressmen earlier had collected at the Polytechnic crossing to join in the protest compaign with Shri Scindia.

CM’s effigy burnt

March, 2017 Shri Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
The Block Congress Committee, on the directive of the city Congress, collected at the Patankar Bazar under the leadership of Block president, Anil Gupta burnt the effigy of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan here on 15th February, 2017. This protest was against the Vyapam scam in the admission of MBBS students in the six private me

Jan Vedna Meeting

March, 2017 Others
On the directive of the City Congress Campaign Committee convener and former MLA, Shri Ramesh Aggarwal, the Block Congress Committee-2 president, Navin Bhadoria with District Congress vice-president Sunil Sharma and Keshav Majhi organized a Jan Vedna meeting at the Killa Gate here on 15th February, 2017 against PM Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj S

Condemnation mail for chief minister

March, 2017 Others
MPCC vice-president and coordinator of Gwalior, Shri Govind Rajput, City district Congress Campaign Committee convener and former MLA, Shri Ramesh Aggarwal, City Congress vice-president and Media in charge, Rajkumar Sharma, sent a condemnation e-mail to the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

Jan Vedna Panchayat

March, 2017 Others
Tilak Block Congress Committee organized a Janvedna panchayat against the demonetization action by the Modi government at Durga Chowk on 13th February, 2017.

Protest meeting held

March, 2017 Others
A large protest meeting was held on 16th February, 2017 against notebandi Janvedna panchayat at the Raddi Chowk. The meeting was presided over by senor Congress leader, Shri Rajendra Sonekar.

Jan Vedna Meeting

March, 2017 Dr. Ajoy Kumar
On the directive of the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee, the Indore District Congress Sewa Dal organized the Jan Vedna meeting at Sewa Dal office at Hariphatak in Mhow Tehsil on 20th February, 2017 in protest against the notebandi by the Modi government.

Floral tributes paid to Late S. Beant Singh

March, 2017 Others
Floral tributes were paid on 19th February, 2017 to Late S. Beant Singh on his 95th birth anniversary celebrated at sector-43, Chandigarh. All religion prayer was observed at the venue which was attended by family members and many senior leaders of the Congress party.

Public welfare complaint made

March, 2017 Others
City Congress Committee led by District Congress president, Shri Yashpal Gehlot handed a memorandum to the Administrative Minister Shri Shrichandra Kriplani which had some important demands here on 17th February, 2017. Shri Yashpal met the minister and explained the problems being faced by the people.

Tributes paid to Sarojini Naidu

March, 2017 Others
The Telangana Pradesh Youth Congress Committee Linguistic Minority Cell on 13th February, 2017 celebrated 138th birth anniversary of Late Smt. Sarojini Naidu , the Nightingale of India, poet-writer, former president Indian National Congress at Gandhi Bhawan here.

Mahila Congress Activities

March, 2017 Shobha Oza
During the month of February the AIMC team was busy in campaigning in the five States where Assembly Elections were held. AIMC President Smt. Shobha Oza addressed elections rallies in Lucknow, Barabanki, Gorakhpur, Maharajganj, Varanasiand at some other places. The highlights of this month are countrywide protests by Mahila Congress units against r

Modi ignorant about LoC and PoK

March, 2017 Shri. Tom Vadakkan
Shri Tom Vadakkan said that we have just heard the Prime Minister speak from Meerut -a very disturbed PM indeed. He talked about demonetization; he talked about the Surgical Operation. He found abbreviations for the Congress Party, the SP and everybody under the sun including all the Opposition Parties. Instead of delivering or what the road map ah

400 Acres of valuable land

March, 2017 Shri Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that they should be investigated in the shortest possible time because this was the announcement in the shortest possible way because the facts are first of all startling serious but also comic at one level. 400 Acres of valuable land which is virtually in Delhi Gawal Pahari is just on the Border of Delhi and Haryana

PM humiliates people of Uttarakhand

March, 2017 Shri. Gaurav Gogoi
Shri Gaurav Gogoi and Shri Oscar Fernandes said that the prayers of Congress Party are with the people of Uttarakhand due to strong earthquake last night. Initially when PM expressed his sentiment; he mixed it with tint of humor and mockery. Many members of the house from various political parties felt that PM has hurt the dignity of Uttarakhand pe

Disrespecting former PM

March, 2017 Shri P Chidambaram
Shri P. Chidambaram, Shri Anand Sharma and Shri Kapil Sibal said that firstly he does not come to the House to listen to anyone from the opposition. Today he was scheduled to come at 5 O’clock. He deliberately did not come at 5 O’clock and hecame to the House only after the last speaker from the opposition had concluded and then he begins his speec

Labour Bureau Facts

March, 2017 Shri Anand Sharma
Shri Anand Sharma said that the first phase of the Budget Session in Parliament will conclude today. The second phase of the Budget will commence on 9th March. There were only two things significant in this session one, the Address of the President and the other was the Budget.

Plight of BSF soldier

March, 2017 M Veerappa Moily
Shri Veerappa Moily said that starting with the plight of BSF soldier Shri Tej Bahadur who uploaded then video, complaining of mismanagement with regards to the food supply, the quality of food that was being provided. The Superiors found fault with the uploading of video and he was very much harassed.

A Record by ISRO

March, 2017 Dr. Ajoy Kumar
Dr. Ajoy Kumar said that the Indian National Congress congratulates all the scientist of ISRO, who made a world record and which is a great achievement. Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi and Congress Vice-President, Shri Rahul Gandhi have congratulated the scientists.

Karraji welcomed in Congress

March, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
Shri Rahul Gandhi, Smt. Ambika Soni, Shri Ghulam Ahmed Mir, Shri Rigzin Jora and Shri Jaiveer Shergill said that we welcome Shri Karra Ji into the Congress Party and am very happy that someone of his stature is joining us. I had met Karra Ji in the Lok Sabha and we had some discussion and I welcome him into the Congress Party.

PM betraying people

March, 2017 Shri Anand Sharma
Shri Anand Sharma said that the PM through his statements and speeches, particularly his statement of yesterday which is highly objectionable because he is trying to create polarization facing imminent defeat of the BJP. In that he is disrespecting the Constitution and violating the dignity of his own office.

EDITORIAL

February, 2017 Editorial
The manner in which the government was showing an anxiety to present the fourth budget of the NDA in such an hurry that they gave up on a practice of adjournment of parliament on the demise of a sitting member gave an impression that there would be something in the budget which would make it immensely popular in the midst of the assembly elections.

CONGRESS SANDESH

February, 2017 Editor
The Prime Minister Sh. Narender Modi is so out of touch about speaking in the parliament that even his speech in the parliament was full of clichés and election rhetoric. The Prime Minister in his election mode did not forget to address the members as ‘Bhaino aur Bhaiyo’ unlike the manner in which members are addressed in a session of parliament.

Modi Doesn’t Ask Anyone to Speak Out Their ‘Mann ki BAAT’: Congress Vice President, Shri Rahul Gandhi

February, 2017
Panaji (GOA): Congress Vice-President Shri Rahul Gandhi addressed a poll rally in Mapusa, Goa on 30th January, 2017 before the state Assembly elections scheduled on February 4. In his speech he took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of lying about the development in Goa.

Fighting Against Ideology That Killed Gandhiji: Rahul

February, 2017
Thane (Maharashtra): Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi on 30th January, 2017 said that he was fighting against an ideology that killed Mahatma Gandhi.

Amarinder Singh Will Be Next Chief Minister, Says Rahul Gandhi

February, 2017
MAJITHA (PUNJAB): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi addressed a public gathering in Punjab ahead of the February 4 assembly elections. He started his  three-day visit  of the state from Amritsar’s Majitha where he attacked the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP alliance.

Rahul Gandhi Attacks PM Modi on Manmohan Singh Remark

February, 2017
Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand): Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi began his Uttarakhand campaign on 9th February, 2017 with a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks against the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Those Involved in Scams, see it Everywhere, Says Rahul Gandhi

February, 2017
KANPUR: Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his ‘SCAM’ jibe, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on 5th February, 2016 alleged that one who was in the wrong saw a scam in everything, while SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said the acronym stood for “Save Country from Amit Shah and Modi.”

This government has proved failure on every front. instead of moving on the path of progress, our country is regressing

February, 2017 Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad
THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION (SHRI GHUlAM NABI AZAD): Concerns have been expressed on Kashmir issue in the Presidential Address. It is a matter of great concern that many security forces have lost their lives and hundreds got injured in the terrorist attacks. This Government has proved a failure in checking incidents of infiltration.

The Government had three stated objectives for demonetization i.e. to curb the black money, to check fake currency, stop funding for terrorism and also to eradicate corruption, but all these objectives miserably failed

February, 2017 Shri Mallikarjun Kharge
SHRI MAllIKARJUN KHARGE: It stands to be my duty to make the common people aware of the shortcomings inherent in this Address and the veracity of the facts enumerated therein. Most of the people failed to understand the reasons for the merger of Rail Budget with the General Budget.

Disappointing Budget With no Device For growth And Job Creation: P. Chidambaram

February, 2017 Shri P Chidambaram
The Finance Minister presented the budget for 2017-18. It was his, and his government’s, fourth budget. I read through the 37-page, 184-paragraph budget speech and the 21-pages containing five appendices and an untitled section. It was a painful duty. At the end of the day, our conclusion is that the elaborate exercise has turned out to be a damp

Budget Before Time Will Impress Voters

February, 2017 Shri Anand Sharma
The Finance Minister has presented the Budget for 2017-18. But before presenting the Budget in Parliament, lot of question marks have arisen on it. First, the sanctity of the Budget was lost on 31st December, when the Prime Minister himself announced some main points.

Repeating The Rhetoric, Escaping Accountability

February, 2017
The Union Budget 2017-18, the fourth Budget of the Modi government, was presented in the midst of a financial and economic exigencies hurled by unintelligent move of demonetization of unprecedented scale, failed to recognize the gravity of the situation faced by different stakeholders of the economy.

Congress Government Took Decisions That Were In The Interest Of The Country And Were Aimed At Fortifying The Economy

February, 2017 Editor
After the Congress government led by Prime Minister P.V. Narsimha Rao lost power in elections, the BJP formed the new government. As usual during the non Congress governments, Indian economy once again found itself facing new challenges. Trends of economic slowdown were clearly evident in 1997.

Former Union Minister E. Ahamed Passes Away

February, 2017
New Delhi: Shri E. Ahamed, a senior leader from Kerala, collapsed on 31st January, 2017 in parliament just as its budget session began. He suffered a cardiac arrest while both houses of parliament were being jointly addressed by President Pranab Mukherjee.

ANDHRA PRADESH Congress challenges CM for open debate

February, 2017
Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Congress president N. Raghuveera Reddy on 8th January, 2017 dashed off an open letter to Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu asking him to come for an open debate on the irrigation projects in the State.

Protest against Demonetization

February, 2017
Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president N. Raghuveera Reddy said that only the mentally bankrupt leaders supported the idea of demonetization or so-called cashless economy in India.

BIHAR Protest Dharna against Notebandi

February, 2017
Patna: Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee, at the directive of the AICC, organized protest dharna against Notebandi by the Modi government at all the District Headquarters of the state on 9th January, 2017.

Memorandum to the RBI Governor

February, 2017
Patna: Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee protested against the demonetization and gheraoed the RBI branch here on 18th January, 2017.

Tributes paid to Mahatma Gandhi

February, 2017
Patna: Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th martyrdom day at the Sadaqat Ashram here on 30th January, 2017.

Protest Dharna

February, 2017
Ara: The Bhojpur District Congress Committee, led by District president, Shri Triveni Prasad Singh, organized protest dharna against the demonetization by the Modi government here on 16th January, 2017.

Protest Against Demonetization

February, 2017
Gopalganj: Congressmen sat on a oneday protest dharna at the Ambedkar Chowk against the demonetization by the Modi government and against accepting bribe from Birla Group when Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat, here on 7th January, 2017.

CHANDIGARH Protest Against Demonetization

February, 2017
Chandigarh: Chandigarh Youth Congress organized a press conference at the Congress Bhawan in Sector 35 on 2nd January, 2017 against the demonetization by the Modi government.

Protest by Youth Congress

February, 2017
Chandigarh: The Youth Congress protested in a unique way against Prime Minister Modi at the sector 22 Nehru Park on 15th January, 2017.

CHHATTISGARH Tributes paid to Netaji

February, 2017
Raipur: City Congress Committee paid tributes to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 120th birth anniversary at the Gandhi Bhawan on 23rd January, 2017.

State Bandh Against Demonetization

February, 2017
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress organized state wide bandh here on 30th December, 2016 and stopped traffic on national highways.

Tributes paid to Lal Bahadur Shastri

February, 2017
Raipur: City District Congress, led by spokesperson Dhananjay Singh Thakur paid tributes to former Prime Minister, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri on his death anniversary here on 11th January, 2017.

Tributes paid to Mahatma Gandhi

February, 2017
Raipur: City District Congress Committee paid tributes to Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his martyrdom day at the Congress Bhawan here on 30th January, 2017.

Free Medical Camp

February, 2017
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Handicap Cell on the occasion of martyrdom day of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on 30th January performed free operation of five children for split lips by Dr. Sunil Kalra.

HARYANA Protest against Demonetization

February, 2017
Chandigarh: Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee and Chandigarh Territorial Congress jointly protested against the demonetization by the Modi government in front of the RBI in Sector 17 on 18th January, 2017.

Tributes paid to Guru Ravidas

February, 2017
Chandigarh: The Haryana Pradesh Congress, led by its president, Dr. Ashok Tanwar paid tributes to Sant Sheromany Guru Ravidas at Kalayat near here on 30th January, 2017.

Republic Day Celebrated

February, 2017
Faridabad: Congressmen, led by former MLA, Shri Anand Kaushik celebrated the Republic Day here on 26th January, 2017. The national Tricolour was unfurled by HPCC general secretary and in charge, Baljit Kaushik.

Protest Dharna Against Demonetization

February, 2017
Gurugram: Large number of Congressmen, led by Pradesh Congress general secretary, Khazan Singh staged a protest dharna at Jantar Mantar against demonetization by the Modi government on 18th January, 2017.

Tributes paid to Mahatma Gandhi

February, 2017
Gurugram: District Congress Sewa Dal, led by its chief organizer Indra Singh Saini, paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his martyrdom day on 30th January, 2017.

Congress Stands United

February, 2017
Kurukshetra: Addressing the Congress workers in a get-together of the New Year, Congress general secretary Shri Pawan Garg said here on 12th January, 2017 that the Congress workers were the back bone of the Congress Party.

MADHYA PRADESH Tributes paid to Mahatma Gandhi

February, 2017
Ashok Nagar (MP): Congressmen paid tributes to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his martyrdom day on 30th January, 2017.

Protest Against Brutal Beating

February, 2017
Bhopal: Congress workers in the different parts of the city organized protest march burnt effigy and raised protest recently, against the brutal beating of State Congress president Arun Yadav at Bhopal.

Protest Against Displacement of Gandhiji on Calendar

February, 2017
Gwalior: City District Congress Committee objected to the hijacking of Mahatma Gandhi in the pose of weaving charkha from the Khadi Gramudyog Calendar and instead the photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been put on it.

Foundation Day Held

February, 2017
Jabalpur: City Congress Committee, led by its president, Dinesh Yadav celebrated the Foundation Day of the Congress Party here on 28th December, 2016.

Tributes paid to Subhash Chandra Bose

February, 2017
Jabalpur: City District Congress Committee paid tributes to a great revolutionary and freedom fighter, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary here on 23rd January, 2017

Tributes paid to Mahatma Gandhi

February, 2017
Jabalpur: City District Congress Committee paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his martyrdom day on 30th January, 2017 at the Town Hall Gandhi Bhawan. District Congress president Dinesh Yadav presided over the function.

Camp to Educate Farmers

February, 2017
Mhow: Madhya Pradesh Kisan Khet Mazdoor Congress organized a three-day camp to give free advice and sort-out the problems of the farmers and this camp were conducted my Mhow unit president, Prakash Chauhan which concluded here on 15th January, 2017.

RAJASTHAN Memorandum given

February, 2017
Bikaner: City District Mahila Congress, led by its president, Sunita Gaur protested by banging the ‘thalis’ against the demonetization by the Modi government here on 9th January, 2017.

Protest Against Demonetization

February, 2017
Bikaner: District Mahila Congress protested against demonetization by the Modi government at the Indira Park crossing here on 9th January, 2017 by banging the thali.

Tributes paid to Mahatma Gandhi

February, 2017
Bikaner: City District Congress Committee paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his martyrdom day here on 30th January, 2017.

Memorandum given

February, 2017
Udaipur: Rural and City Mahila Congress protested against the demonetization by Modi government here on 9th January, 2017 by banging the thali to awaken the Modi government and marched to District Collector’s office.

TAMILNADU 68th Republic Day celebration

February, 2017
Chennai: The 68th Republic Day celebration was held on 26th January, 2017 in Chennai Sathyamurthy Bhavan. PCC president, Shri S. Thirunavukarasar hoisted the Indian National Flag and senior leaders Shri Kumari Andhanji, Shri Peter Alpones attended.

TELANGANA Tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

February, 2017
Hyderabad: The Telangana Pradesh Youth Congress Committee Linguistic Minority Cell on 30th January, 2017 observed 69th Death anniversary of Late Mahatma Gandhi ji (Father of Nation) at Gandhi Baan, Hyderabad.

UTTAR PRADESH Notebandi is noose around the neck’

February, 2017
Bijnor: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and Leader of the Opposition, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad addressed a large public meeting on 24th December, 2017.

UTTAR PRADESH Notebandi is noose around the neck’

February, 2017
Bijnor: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and Leader of the Opposition, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad addressed a large public meeting on 24th December, 2017.

Republic Day Celebrated

February, 2017
Lucknow: City Congress Committee Minority Department led by its president Mehandi Hassan Babloo celebrated Republic Day on its eve on 25th January, 2017.

Effigies of Katiyar, Amit Shah burnt

February, 2017
Meerut: District Congress Committee, led by its vice-president, Mohd. Imran burnt the effigies of BJP MP, Vinay Katiyar and BJP president, Amit Shah here on 25th January, 2017 for passing objectionable remarks against Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

WEST BENGAL Hardships after Notebandi

February, 2017
Siliguri: A “Mock Parliament Session” was organized by Darjeeling District Committee of INTUC, West Bengal at Shramik Bhawan in Siliguri and Darjeeling.

National Protest Against Demonetization

February, 2017 Dr. Shobhna Shah
As Assembly Elections are being held in five States, AIMC Office Bearers and Mahila Congress units of the concerned States are busy in election campaign to ensure the victory of Congress candidates. Smt. Shobha Oza, President, AIMC campaigned for Congress candidates in Punjab from 27th January 30th January as Star Campaigner.

ALLEGED OBJECTIVE OF DEMONETIZATION

February, 2017 Shri Manish Tewari
Spokesperson: Shri Manish Tewari: He said that my best wishes on the New Year, may the New Year bring peace, prosperity and happiness.

ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS

February, 2017 Dr. Ajoy Kumar
Spokespersons: Shri Shaktisinh Gohil and Dr. Ajoy Kumar: He said the programme of elections in five states has been announced today. Our preparations are complete. We believe that with the blessings of the people, we shall form our government. In Uttar Pradesh, the way the Kisan Yatra of Rahulji got support and the way our workers had worked there.

DETAILS OF INCOME TAX RAID

February, 2017 Shri Randeep Singh Surjewala
Spokesperson: Shri Randeep Singh Surjewala: He said that the today’s facts which we are going to present before you. Seeing that you can assume for yourself that the Prime Minister Narendra Modiji has repeatedly spoke about his first slogan which is, “Na Khaunga, Na Khane Dunga.”

SELF-LOVE OBSESSION

February, 2017 Shri Randeep Singh Surjewala
Spokesperson: Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi: He said that an inability to hear any criticism of himself, constructive or otherwise, a self-projection obsession, a self-love obsession and obsession bordering on narcissm has unfortunately become the hallmark of the Hon’ble Prime Minister.

DEFUNCT AUTONOMY OF RBI

February, 2017 Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad
Spokespersons: Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Shri R.P.N. Singh and Shri Raj Babbar: Shri Azad said that I am confident that during the coming Budget Session, the Prime Minister will tell us in Parliament as to what was the loss, be it of life and property or economically, Modiji will have to take the responsibility for the same...

WHEN WILL ‘ACHHE DIN’ COME

February, 2017 Shri Kapil Sibal
Spokesperson: Shri Kapil Sibal: He said that almost 21/2 years have passed by, I was thinking as to what is the meaning of ‘achhe din’? People from the BJP have got nominated in Navratnas of India, so the good days have come! Whether it is NALCO, EIL, HPCL, ECGC!

EDITORIAL

January, 2017 Editorial
After the trauma suffered by the nation due to demonetization the Congress party called a national Sammelan ‘Jan Vedana’ under the leadership of Congress Vice President, Shri Rahul Gandhi to expose the communal and divisive agenda of BJP-RSS and reactionary policies of Modi Government.

Congress Sandesh

January, 2017
The age-old picture of Bapu sitting with his charkha is a memory which springs with it an emotion because it brings back the memory of the struggle for independence by peaceful means unparalleled before in history and for which Mahatma Gandhi enjoys universal respect across the world.

People In This Country Understand The Blood And The Tears That Our Leaders And Workers Have Given To This Country: Rahul Gandhi

January, 2017 Shri Rahul Gandhi
The BJP and our Prime Minister are in the habit of saying or asking what the Congress party did over the last 70 years. People of this country understand very well, what the Congress party did and didn’t do over the last 70 years. People in this country understand the blood and the tears that our leaders and workers have given to this country.

Modi Spreading Fear To Rule India: Rahul Gandhi

January, 2017
I would like to begin by giving you a message from Congress President. She sent good wishes, New Year wishes and says, thank you for all your efforts with regards for bringing the demonetization issue to the people. I’ll speak to Azad as has been requested by my friend from Uttar Pradesh. I will speak little bit of English, little bit of Hindi.

Greetings on ‘Prakash Utsav’

January, 2017
New Delhi: ‘Prakash Parv’ or ‘Prakash Utsav’ is one of the most widely celebrated occasions of the Sikh community. It is calculated according to the Nanakshahi Sikhism calendar and is variably celebrated every year. The year 2017 commemorates the 350th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the creator of the gracious “

We Protected Our Economy And Continue To Build It Brick By Brick Over The Last 30 Years

January, 2017 Shri P Chidambaram
There is a statement in both English and Hindi which captures what has happened over the last two and a half years, particularly what has happened over the last 17 days. I don’t intend to read these statements. Nor, will I explain the contents in great length.

Beginning of the End of Modi has Come: Dr. ManMohan Singh

January, 2017
I stand here to endorse what Shri Rahul Gandhi and Shri P. Chidambaram have said in their statements. Whatever I had to say, I have already said this in Parliament and I want to say a few words, Modiji keeps on saying that he is out to transform the country’s economy.

Resolution on Smt. Indira Gandhi’s Birth Centenary

January, 2017
This year is being celebrated as the Birth Centenary Year of Smt. Indira Gandhi. This meeting recalls Indiraji’s notable contributions to Nation-building, her vision and her sacrifice for the cause of India’s unity and integrity.

Expose The Communal And Divisive Agenda of BJP-RSS and Reactionary Policies of the Modi Government

January, 2017
The BJP led NDA government has been in office for over 31 months. Upon the completion of its half term, the government has no significant achievements to its credit despite exaggerated claims of the Prime Minister.

Congressmen who have fought for the ideology of the congress Party, lived for the idea of the congress Party and sacrificed their lives for the ideology of the congress Party: Rahul Gandhi

January, 2017
Dr. Manmohan Singh ji, Shri Motilal Vora ji, Shri Janaradan Dwivedi ji, CWC Members, AICC Office Bearers, Party Workers and Friends from the Media. I would like to welcome everybody present here. I like to wish everybody a happy Congress Foundation Day and I would like to remember all the Congressmen who have fought for the ideology of the Congress

Rahul Gandhi Slams PM Modi in Mehsana Rally, Says Sahara Paid Rs. 40 Crore to Modi

January, 2017
Ahmedabad: Congress Vice-President Shri Rahul Gandhi began Congress’ election campaign for Gujarat Assembly polls by addressing a rally on 21st December, 2016 from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s native district Mehsana. Gujarat Assembly polls are scheduled to be held in December 2017.

Mock Me, but Answer My Questions, Says Congress Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi in Bahraich

January, 2017
Bahraich: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at a rally in Bahraich on 22nd December, 2016 in Uttar Pradesh stated that he “does not mind being ridiculed” by the Prime Minister as long as he responds to the charges made.

Note Ban Not Against Black Money, it’s Economic Robbery: Rahul Gandhi in Almora

January, 2017
Almora: Calling it an attack on the poor and innocent, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on 23rd December, 2016 termed the demonetization move an ‘economic robbery’. Shri Rahul Gandhi was addressing a public rally in Almora, Uttarakhand at the University Campus college ground.

Notes Ban, a ‘Firebombing’ on Cash Economy, Poor: Rahul Gandhi

January, 2017
Dharamsala: Escalating the attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetization, Rahul Gandhi on 25th December, 2016 accused him of dividing the country between the rich and the poor and dubbed the move as “firebombing” on cash economy and farmers and labourers.

Congress Party will form their government achieving a historic win in the elections: Rahul Gandhi

January, 2017
Jaipur: The Congress vice-president, Shri Rahul Gandhi is touring various states against the maladministration of the BJP government and to expose the BJP government for making false promises before the people. In this connection, Shri Rahul Gandhi visited Rajasthan on 26th December, 2016 where he addressed a function organized by the Rajasthan

Gandhian Socialism and Indian National Congress

January, 2017 Dr Shashi Kumar Singh
Gandhi had firm conviction that socialism of west was either in the form of dictatorship or in the form of arm chair philosophy and that it could never suit the Indian soil. “The application of socialism,” he said,” to the Indian conditions in the melting pot. Socialism as a cult is well-known.

Congress Prospects in Punjab Assembly Elections 2017

January, 2017 Dr Prem Chand
The 2017 assembly elections in Punjab will be a real test of mainstream political parties. In the midst of its most crucial electoral battle, a fight that would determine whether the state would embark on a long haul for returning to the path of holistic governance or descend into further chaos.

Uttarakhand: A Model Hill State

January, 2017
How the story of an engrossing development is scripted by the government under Congress is exemplified by the all round development by the Uttarakhand government under Harish Rawat’s leadership. Today, Uttarakhand state is established as the ‘model state’ among the hilly states alongwith being the state with fast-growing economy, which is borne out

Indian Economy is considered today as one of the leading economies of the world, its credit undoubtedly goes to the congress Party. whenever there is a noncongress government at the centre, the economy registers a slowdown

January, 2017 Editor
After freedom, the Congress Party provided a number of visionary prime ministers under whose guidance and leadership India achieved several milestones in the field of economic development. They set the pace of economic development of this country and thus proved their worth.

ANDHRA PRADESH Soniaji Birthday celebrated

January, 2017
Hyderabad: All India Congress Committee, President Smt. Sonia Gandhi 70th birthday was grandly celebrated on 9th December, under the leadership of Kamana Prabhakara Rao, APCC spokesperson and Mandapeta Constituency Incharge in the Party office along with the party cadre and supporters. Shri Kamana cut the cake and distributed fruit and sweets to th

Common man worst hit

January, 2017
Vijayawada: The primary motive behind the “ill-conceived demonetisation” is to rob the poor and give it to the rich, says All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary R.C. Khuntia.

Congress seeks Prez intervention to ease people’s sufferings

January, 2017
Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee president N. Raghuveera Reddy and other senior leaders met President Pranab Mukherjee at the Ratrapati Nilayam at Bolarum in Hyderabad on 27th December, 2016 evening and submitted a memorandum to him on the difficulties faced by public on account of demonetization and the Centre’s inaction on the Specia

Will fight for north Andhra

January, 2017
Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee chief N. Raghuveera Reddy attended the meeting and told the cadre to fight against the TD misrule on 19th December, 2016.

ARUNACHAL PRADESH Congress demands white paper on note ban and black money

January, 2017
Itanagar: Stepping up its attack on Bharatiya Janata Party led NDA government at Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetization. Congress party on 29th December, 2016 demanded white paper from the BJP government asking how much black money has been unearthed since November 8th, 2016.

BIHAR Protest Dharna

January, 2017
Sasaram: The Rohtas district Congress Committee sat on a dharna here on 6th January, 2017 and strongly criticized the demonetization by the Modi government.

CHHATTISGARH Foundation Day held

January, 2017
Raipur: City Congress Committee celebrated the 132nd Foundation Day of the Indian National Congress here on 28th December, 2016. Pradesh Congress president, Shri Bhupesh Baghel unfurled the Party flag and then Sewa Dal workers gave Guard of Honour.

DELHI Documentary on Dr. Ambedkar

January, 2017
New Delhi: A documentary film was screened on the death anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar here on 6th December, 2016.

HARYANA Foundation Day celebrated

January, 2017
Chandigarh: Haryana Pradesh Congress, led by Pradesh Congress president, Dr. Ashok Tanwar, celebrated the 132nd Foundation Day of the Congress Party with pomp and show at the Party office here on 28th December, 2016.

Foundation Day held

January, 2017
Faridabad: District Youth Congress celebrated the Foundation Day of the Congress on 28th December, 2016. The function was conducted by District Youth Congress general secretary Rajesh Khatana and Youth Congress leader Vikas Verma.

No drinking water

January, 2017
Gurugram: Addressing the district Congress Sewa Dal and Congress workers here on 21st December, 2016 Pradesh Congress general secretary Shri Khazan Singh Singh said that the maladministration of the BJP government was visible all around.

Protest against demonetization

January, 2017
Gurugram: Congressmen came down on the roads to agitate and protest against the BJP government against the demonetization here on 23rd December, 2016.

Foundation Day held

January, 2017
Mewat: The District Congress Committee Mewat celebrated the 132nd Foundation Day of the Indian National Congress under former minister Chaudhary Aftab Ahmed here on 28th December, 2016.

Free Medical camp held

January, 2017
Nuh: Haryana Pradesh Congress vicepresident Chaudhary Aftab Ahmed organized ‘free health check-up camp’ here on the occasion of the Congress Foundation Day on 28th December, 2016.

HIMACHAL PRADESH Social Media workshop held

January, 2017
Shimla: Pradesh Congress Committee Social Media Department successfully carried out a one day workshop here on 7th December, 2016, which was presided over by Pradesh Congress president, Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukkhu.

Meeting of Sewa Dal workers held

January, 2017
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Congress Sewa Dal organized a meeting at Rajiv Bhawan here on 15th December, 2016 with the members of the Parliamentary Constituency, district incharge and the Training Department.

Project fulfilled

January, 2017
Solan: Block Congress Committee Sewa Dal thanked former Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Col. Dhaniram Shandil for providing a motor vehicle road to village ‘Kleen” in Municipal Ward 13 and 14.

JAMMU AND KASHMIR Protest against PM by Mahila Congress

January, 2017
Jammu: Activists of Mahila Congress under the leadership of Pradesh Mahila Congress President Ms. Indu Pawar on 27th December, 2016 held a massive demonstration against Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders for their involvement in corruption and taking kick backs.

JHARKHAND Soniaji’s birthday celebrated

January, 2017
Jamshedpur: All India Sonia Gandhi Vichar Manch, led by its president, Surajkant Nag, celebrated the 70th birthday of Congress president, Smt. Sonia Gandhi at the Sakchi Bazar office here on 9th December, 2016.

KARNATAKA Performance on Soniaji’s birthday

January, 2017
Bangalore: under the auspices of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee and under the leadership of Shri S.S. Prakasam, general secretary, KPCC and President of State Labour Department, about 250 Congress workers visited New Delhi to pay their respect to our beloved leader Smt. Sonia Gandhiji, Hon’ble President, All India Congress Committee on 9th De

MADHYA PRADESH Soniaji’s birthday celebrated

January, 2017
Ashok nagar: The City Congress celebrated the birthday of Congress president, Smt. Sonia Gandhi here on 9th December, 2016 and during the function the Congressmen resolved to strengthen the party by Jajpal Singh Jaggi.

Modi’s effigy burnt in protest

January, 2017
Bhopal: The national students Union of India protested against Prime Minister Modi and burnt his effigy here on 23 December, 2016. NSUI spokesperson, Vivek Tripathi said that the prime minister who before coming to power said, that he would neither eat or let anybody eat, but this was proved wrong because the Income Tax

Soniaji’s birthday celebrated

January, 2017
Gwalior: City District Congress Committee celebrate the 70th birthday of the Congress president, Smt. Sonia Gandhi here on 9th December, 2016 and prayed for her long life and good health.

Tributes paid to Sardar Patel

January, 2017
Gwalior: City District Congress Committee paid tributes to the great son of India and freedom fighter Sardar Patel on his 66th death anniversary at the Congress Bhawan here on 15th December, 2016.

Jan-Akrosh rally

January, 2017
Gwalior: City district Congress took out the Jan-Akrosh rally here on 23rd December, 2016 against the demonetization by the Modi government

Foundation Day held

January, 2017
Gwalior: City District Congress Committee celebrated the Foundation Day of the Indian National Congress at the Madhavrao Scindia Congress Bhawan on 28th December, 2016. The function was presided over by former MLA, Ramesh Aggarwal.