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Everything you need to know about West Congress Para Ndso: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) K.P. Samy, a member of the Central Working Committee (CWC) of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), has denied reports that he would quit the post as he was not offered a senatorship in the upper house of the Malaysian parliament.
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) The Central Working Committee (CWC) of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) will hold its meeting Thursday, thereby setting into motion the process of holding the party's presidential election.
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) In the shadow of the Saradha Group chit-fund scam, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government stepped into its third year in office Monday, with the chief minister claiming the state has outperformed the national average in key sectors.
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Agartala, May 20 (IANS) Opposition parties have called a 12-hour shut-down in Tripura Tuesday to protest the killing of three newspaper employees who were murdered at their office here, a Congress leader said.
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) With the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal coming up with a draft textile policy to attract investment to revive the sector, leading industry lobbies have expressed hope that the policy roadmap would help the industry to grow significantly.
Bhubaneswar, May 19 (IANS) Accusing Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of systematically covering up the mining scam in Odisha, the Congress party here Sunday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into it.
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Jailed YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's wife Y.S. Bharathi Reddy Sunday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to intervene and stop his victimization and harassment.
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Violent clashes between workers of Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and the opposition Congress were reported from at least two places as the polling for local self-government bodies ended Sunday evening, officials said.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Insisting that the Telangana problem is very much on the UPA's national agenda, Congress leader P. C. Chacko on Sunday said the party is aware of the sentiments of the people from that region and a decision will be taken as soon as the ongoing consultation process is over.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Corruption scandals past and present have cast long shadows on the Manmohan Singh-led UPA government that completes four years of its second term May 22, amid a big question mark on whether it will be back for a third time.
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Setting a fresh deadline, three Congress MPs from Telangana Sunday asked the party's leadership to take a positive decision over the demand for separate statehood to the region by May 30.
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government has unveiled its draft industrial policy after a long wait to woo entrepreneurs by showcasing the state as an attractive investment destination.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said that development is the sole key and formula of the various problems faced by our country. He was addressing a massive rally here.
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul has criticised the opposition parties for stalling the Food Security Bill in Parliament, and asserted the UPA government was determined to enact the legislation for the benefit of people.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Holding the opposition's "disruptionary tactics" responsible for not allowing passage of the food security and land acquisition bills in parliament's budget session, the Congress Saturday expressed its willingness for a special session if the other parties were agreed.
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Bringing out an assessment report of West Bengal's Trinamool Congress government, two days before it completes two years in office, the Congress Saturday alleged that the regime was moving in a negative direction and was clueless about the course it wanted the state's economy to take.
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Three months after losing a by-poll, West Bengal minister Humayun Kabir resigned Saturday, two days ahead of the six month period mandated by the constitution within which a minister must get elected to the legislature.
Kolkata, May 18 (ANI): The Congress slammed the government of West Bengal over the non-implementation of the government schemes as the polls to village bodies are scheduled to take place.
Bhubaneshwar , May 18 (ANI): The Information and Broadcasting Minister , Manish Tewari, has blamed the opposition for the Governments inability to pass the Food Security Bill, which would have helped the country's poor. He was speaking during his visit to Odisha.
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) It's poll time again in West Bengal - and the judiciary is playing a vital role in making it happen.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy is all set to reshuffle his cabinet, two years after assuming office this day.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): In a letter signed by eight members of Congress, the privacy safeguards of Google's high-profile and much hyped wearable computing device, Google Glass, have been questioned.
Bangalore, May 18 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday inducted 28 members into his five-day-old cabinet.
Bangalore, May 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday inducted 28 members - 20 of cabinet rank and eight ministers of state - into his five-day-old ministry, the first Congress ministry in the state after nine years.
Buenos Aires, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Gen. Rafael Videla, the emblematic figure of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976-83, died Friday inside the jail where he was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity, prison officials confirmed. He was 87.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has held the Congress Party responsible for the non-passage of the Food Security Bill during the budget session of Parliament.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The BJP Friday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that the Opposition was responsible for the UPA's failure to pass the Food Security Bill, saying the UPA government should emulate the Chhattisgarh Food Security Act.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Opposition parties in West Bengal Friday demanded deployment of central paramilitary forces in an all-party meeting convened by the State Election Commission to ensure proper, free and fair panchayat elections.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of a callous and casual approach towards the poor, the BJP Friday asked the UPA government to emulate the Chhattisgarh Food Security Act as it covers a higher proportion of the population and provides foodgrain at a cheaper cost.
Mysore, May 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Friday he will induct 29 members to his ministry Saturday, four days after he took office.
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Four days after taking over as Karnataka chief minister, Congress leader Siddaramaiah will expand his ministry Saturday amid demands that "tainted" legislators be kept out as the party wrested power from the BJP on an anti-corruption plank.
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) A top Congress leader displaying the manifesto of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab may appear odd, but that's exactly what is happening in Punjab these days.
Washington, May 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has called on the congress to work with him on budget request, in a bid to boost security for the American diplomatic posts abroad.
Dhar, May 17 (ANI): Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that Naxalism is strong only in those states where Congress is not in power.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) The BJP Thursday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation in view of the series of scams during the UPA rule and said it would contest the 2014 polls on its own strength in West Bengal.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Five new cyber police stations will be set up in Kerala, raising their number to six, a minister said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and WFI advisor G.S. Mander will leave for Moscow Friday to attend world wrestling body FILA's extraOrdinary meeting on Saturday.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) The stream of suicides in the wake of the Saradha chit fund scam - the biggest financial racket to hit West Bengal - continued Thursday with a 'ponzi' firm agent found hanging in Jalpaiguri district.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah, who is on a visit to New Delhi, met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) All parties should come together to work for the development of Kerala and the Congress was willing to take the lead in starting such a dialogue, the party's state president Ramesh Chennithala said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The CBI case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh shootout case Wednesday led to war of words between the BJP and the Congress with the former alleging it as a conspiracy by the ruling UPA and the latter questioning the opposition party's double standards.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Hitting out at the BJP, the Congress Wednesday said the opposition party should explain how it could term as a "conspiracy" the CBI charges against its Rajasthan leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh shootout case.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Expressing doubts about the West Bengal government's investigation of the Saradha Group chit fund scam, the Left Front Wednesday claimed there might be efforts to "silence" arrested scam kingpin Sudipta Sen.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday expressed the hope that Nawaz Sharif, after taking over as Pakistan's prime minister, would fulfill his promise of not allowing his country to export terror.
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) Reacting sharply to his suspension from the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), M. Raghunandan Rao Wednesday challenged party chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao to prove the allegations within 48 hours. If not, he would come out with evidence on how party leaders received money on various occasions.
Jaipur, May 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party Tuesday accused the Congress of using the CBI for framing its leader of opposition in Rajasthan and former state home minister Gulab Chand Kataria in Soharabuddin Sheikh killing case.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) With the Calcutta High Court observing that deployment of central paramilitary forces was not mandatory for the upcoming panchayat polls in West Bengal, the opposition Tuesday expressed apprehension over the fairness of the elections.
Panaji, May 14 (IANS) Folks living in rural Goa as well as scheduled castes (SC) and scheduled tribes (ST) population account for higher sex ratio than the urban population in the state, the primary census data for 2011 released here Tuesday shows.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Congress Party on Monday made it clear that there is no rift between UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, saying there is no doubt about the fact that the latter will lead the party till 2014.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday appointed Jayadev Jena and Sukhdeo Bhagat as new state unit chiefs of Odisha and Jharkhand, respectively, said a party statement.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Leaning to write Kannada alphabets on mud as his parents could not afford slate and chock, Siddaramaiah has come up hard way to take over Monday as Karnataka's chief minister.
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Rebel legislators of Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress party Monday did not appear before assembly speaker for the hearing on the disqualification sought by their respective parties.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Welcoming the Calcutta High Court's verdict ordering a CBI probe into the custodial death of a Trinamool Congress worker in West Bengal, the Congress Monday hoped for punishment of the guilty policemen.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) A 50-year-old Congress supporter died Monday following cardiac arrest soon after Karnataka's new Chief Minister Siddaramaiah took oath at a public venue in the city centre, police said.
Singapore, May 13 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) will hold its organisational elections, postponed due to the country's general elections May 5, later this year.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Thirty kg of rice per month will be sold at Re.1 per kg for BPL (below poverty line) families across Karnataka from June 1, newly sworn-in state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced here Monday.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) A subsidy of Rs.4 per litre of milk will be given to dairy producers and families across Karnataka, state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced here Monday.
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) The Congress returned to power in Karnataka on its own after nine years with its leader Siddaramaiah taking oath Monday as the 28th chief minister of the state in a grand but brief ceremony attended by tens of thousands of people.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijaya Singh Monday launched an indirect attack on the judiciary for calling the Central Bureau of Investigation a "caged parrot".
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) In a jolt to the Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court here Monday ordered the CBI to take over the probe into a Trinamool Congress worker's death allegedly in the custody of West Bengal Police.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday celebrated two years of her Trinamool Congress being voted to power with a Facebook message saluting the people who had ousted the Left Front government.
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI): A Congress worker, Manjappa, died after suffering a cardiac arrest during K.Siddaramaiah swearing in ceremony, here today.
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI): K. Siddaramaiah, who led the Congress Party to victory in the May 5 assembly elections in Karnataka, took oath as the state's 22nd chief minister on Monday.
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI): Siddaramaiah, who led the Congress party to victory in the assembly elections in Karnataka, will take oath as the 22nd chief minister of the state today.
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) Congress leader Siddaramaiah will take over as Karnataka chief minister Monday, beginning the party's rule of the state on its own after a gap of nine years.
London, May 12 (ANI): The increase in waistlines could fuel a big rise in the number of people with dementia in the future, researchers have warned.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): The political fraternity in India on Saturday prayed for stability in Pakistan as the counting began to elect a new government.
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday nominated former state president Asim Kumar Ghosh as its candidate for the June 2 Howrah Lok Sabha byelection.
Dubai, May 11 (IANS) Expatriates in Saudi Arabia have hailed the results in the recently concluded assembly elections in the Indian state of Karnataka.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Congress Saturday accused the BJP of engaging in "negative politics" as the opposition party also demanded the resignation of the prime minister after two union ministers resigned over allegations of graft and interference.
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) As if the raging multi-crore Saradha Group chit fund scam was not enough, the Calcutta High Court verdict underlining the primacy of the State Election Commission (SEC) has come as a telling blow to West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee regime, which has been getting increasingly cornered on various issues.
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today congratulated K. Siddaramaiah on his election as Chief Minister of Karnataka, and also wished him well for the future.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday congratulated Karnataka's incoming Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah who will head a new Congress government in the state.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Congress Saturday sought to take a high moral ground over the resignation of ministers P.K. Bansal and Ashwani Kumar, saying they quit though the charges against them have not been proved in a court of law.
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Accusing the United Progressive Alliance government of using central agencies to launch a number of probes against her government and party, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said a conspiracy has been hatched to finish the state economically.
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) In a telling blow to the already beleaguered Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court Friday ordered a three-phase panchayat (rural body) polls in West Bengal with deployment of central armed police personnel. The state government announced it would appeal against the "impractical" order.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Over 200 members of the newly elected 225-member Karnataka assembly are 'crorepatis' (multi-millionaires), said an election watchdog after analyzing their declared assets.
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Alleging that a conspiracy has been hatched by opposition parties to prevent her government from holding timely panchayat polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday asserted that development would not be affected and the elections would be held at the right time.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Congress leader Siddaramaiah, who is set to be Karnataka's new chief minister, can be blunt, earned his reputation as state finance minister and has a clean image.
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Describing the Calcutta High Court order on panchayat polls as "impractical", the West Bengal government Friday said it would move a division bench while the opposition parties welcomed the order and attacked the Mamata Banerjee regime for failing to work according to law.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) The Congress Friday set a record by swiftly naming Siddaramaiah as its chief minister in Karnataka - just about four hours after the meeting of central observers with its newly-elected legislators here. This is perhaps the shortest time the party has taken to decide on its leader in a state.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After Sonia Gandhi's pet Food Security Bill could not be passed in the budget session of parliament, the Congress Friday said the issue should become part of a national debate.
Bangalore, May 10 (ANI): K. Siddaramaiah, a five-time MLA from Varuna in south Karnataka, was on Friday selected to be the new chief minister of the state.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah will be the new chief minister of Karnataka, the party announced Friday.
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) Karnataka's newly elected Congress lawmakers Monday met here in the presence of the party's central observers to select the state's new chief minister for which there are at least five contenders.
Bangalore, May 10 (ANI): Karnataka's newly elected Congress legislators will meet here today to elect their leader.
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) The Congress Thursday ridiculed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for "campaigning against the CBI", claiming that she was doing so to prevent the truth from coming out in the Saradha Group chit fund scam.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday sought a court-monitored CBI probe into the West Bengal chit fund scam and accused the Trinamool Congress-led government of not intervening to check activities of companies with suspicious financial dealings in the state.
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Ahead of Congress observers' arrival here for selection of Karnataka's new chief minister, the race for the post intensified with more Congress leaders wanting their names to be considered.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Direct Selling Distributors Welfare Association (DSDWA) Thursday demanded setting up of a "regulatory authority" to protect the interests of consumers and distributors in a host of sectors.
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Set to form a government on its own in Karnataka after nine years, the Congress faces a bumpy road. In contrast, the BJP, which lost power, has an uphill task of rebuilding the shattered morale of the organization.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Leaders of the Left Parties met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram here on Thursday, and demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the chit fund scam in West Bengal.
Singapore, May 9 (IANS) The leadership of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has been asked to take responsibility for the party's dismal performance in the country's general elections held May 5.
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court's Thursday order rejecting the bail petition of Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy has disappointed his YSR Congress party cadre, party leaders said.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday pointed out that the party founded by him four months ago got ten per cent votes in the assembly elections, and promised to build the newly-floated political outfit Karnataka Janata Party (KJP).
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday rubbished speculation that his newly-floated political outfit Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) helped the Congress to register a thumping victory in the state.
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Pitching himself as the next chief minister of Karnataka, Congress leader Siddaramaiah said Thursday that all 120 of the party's newly elected legislators were with him. The Congress, he added, was sending observers from Delhi to ascertain from them their choice for chief minister,
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony should try and involve himself more in the Congress' affairs in Kerala, state party president Ramesh Chennithala said Thursday.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Senior Asian-American leaders met with President Barack Obama and senior staff in a meeting that has been called a 'meaningful' discussion on immigration, health care and civil rights.