Congress’s move to sponsor migrants’ train fare stumps BJP

Congress president Sonia Gandhi announced that her party will bear the ticket costs of migrants travelling to their destinations. Following this, the ruling BJP government scrambled to neutralize the huge political point the Congress scored. Read More
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In Delhi, worst communal violence in decades sees death toll rise to 27

The death toll in the three days of violence in Delhi reached 27 according to the latest figures on Wednesday. The clashes started on Sunday between a Muslim group protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act and a Hindu group backing the new law. Read More
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Sonia will head Congress in Parliament, pick leader for LS

Sonia Gandhi, the chairperson of United Progressive Alliance and former Congress chief, has been re-elected as the leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party. This decision comes following a meeting of the party MPs at the Central Hall of Parliament. Read More
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Sonia Gandhi invites opposition leaders for meeting on May 23

United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi has called for a meeting of the opposition leaders on May 23 – the day the Lok Sabha election results would be declared. DMK leader MK Stalin confirmed of having received a communication in this regard. 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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VVIP copper scam: ED claims top UPA leaders pushed deal

While filing the fourth supplementary chargesheet in the kickback case in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, the ED told a Delhi court that “kickbacks were paid to defence officials, bureaucrats, journalists and important political persons of the ruling party.” Read More
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Congress names LS picks for 15 seats; Sonia, Rahul in 1st list

The Congress has announced its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha election. In the first list, the Congress has announced the names of its 15 picks for Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. Read More
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