Congress and AAP to form an alliance against BJP in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress have agreed to form an alliance for a joint fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party on Delhi’s seven Lok Sabha seats. Sources from both the parties have confirmed this on Friday. Read More
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SC stays Herald House eviction, issues notice to Centre

The Supreme Court put a stay on Delhi high court’s order asking the Associated Journals Limited, the publishers of the National Herald newspaper, to evict the Herald House building in New Delhi’s Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg. The court has also issued a notice to the Centre. Read More
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Rahul files nomination from Wayanad with Priyanka by his side

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday, filed his nomination from the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency in Kerala. Gandhi is also contesting from Amethi, his old constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Read More
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‘Election King’ plans to mark his 200th poll defeat against Rahul

K Padmarajan from Tamil Nadu, who is known as “Election King” for holding the record of the “most unsuccessful candidate”, plans to contest against the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, in Wayanad. Padmarajan has been contesting elections since 1988 but failed every single time. Read More
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Congress releases its manifesto, job, farmers, education key focus

The manifesto – titled “Hum Nibhayenge (We Will Deliver)” – focused on education, farm crisis and unemployment along with the Congress’s minimum income scheme, Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY), which guarantees ₹72,000 a year to 20 per cent of the country’s poorest families. Read More
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Kejriwal: ‘Rahul refused to Cong-AAP alliance in Delhi’ for LS poll

Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal put an end to days of speculation over AAP and Congress alliance in Delhi. He claimed the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, has refused to forge an alliance with his party for the Lok Sabha election. Read More
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Rahul Gandhi to contest from Wayanad, leaves CPM angry

In addition to Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi, the Congress, on Sunday, announced the party president, Rahul Gandhi, will also contest from Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, in Kerala. The decision infuriated the Left. Read More
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Urmila to be Congress’s LS candidate from Mumbai North

Urmila Matondkar joined the party after meeting Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday, and had later said that she was “here to stay”. She is pitted against BJP MP Gopal Shetty, who defeated former Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam in the 2014 Lok Sabha poll. Read More
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Congress promises to abolish ‘angel tax’ if voted to power

The Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, in an interview said new ventures will not require any regulatory permissions for three years and will get easy access to bank credit if his party is voted to power. Read More
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Experts see issues in Congress’s NYAY scheme

According to experts, although the Congress’s proposed Nyuntam Aay Yojana shows commitment to social security, implementation of such scheme would be a tough job. Read More
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