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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

After Congress' election debacle in 3 states, Rahul Gandhi to miss Winter Session

India | Dec 05, 2023, 05:50 PM IST

This will be the first visit of Rahul Gandhi to the South Asian Nations after the grand old party faced a resounding debacle in the recently concluded Assembly elections. Besides, he will also miss the ongoing Winter session of the Parliament.

Congress leader Revanth Reddy

Revanth Reddy to be next Chief Minister of Telangana, oath taking ceremony on December 7

Dec 06, 2023, 06:24 AM IST

The 56 year-old leader welcomed the people's mandate in favour of the national party while the BRS expressed disappointment over its failure to ensure a hattrick.

Leaders of I.N.D.I.A bloc

I.N.D.I.A bloc meeting postponed because of non-availability of key leaders: Sources

India | Dec 05, 2023, 01:43 PM IST

Several key leaders of I.N.D.I.A bloc, including Mamata Banerjee and Akhilesh Yadav were not to attend the meeting. Nitish Kumar, one of the founders of the bloc, also reportedly decided to give a miss to the meeting.

Kamal Nath, Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: Kamal Nath asked to resign as state Congress chief after party's poll debacle, say sources

Dec 05, 2023, 06:17 AM IST

This comes a day after the Congress was routed in the state with the party just managing to get 66 seats in 230-member Legislative Assembly. The Bharatiya Janata Party registered a massive victory and garnered 166 seats in Madhya Pradesh.

Sonia Gandhi

Rajasthan polls: Sonia Gandhi's Jaipur visit sparks political speculation amid Gehlot-Pilot meeting

Nov 15, 2023, 04:42 PM IST

Earlier, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addressed public rallies in Niwai (Tonk), Sikrai (Dausa) and Jhunjhunu. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge also addressed meetings in Baran and Jodhpur.

Bharat Jodo Yatra, Rahul Gandhi, Congress

Bharat Jodo Yatra 2.0 likely between December and February 2024: Sources

India | Nov 07, 2023, 02:46 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi had led the first phase of the Bharat Jodo Yatra from Kanyakumari to Kashmir during which he had met people from several walks of life. Leaders from various political parties had participated in the Yatra, sending out the first message of Opposition unity.

Rahul Gandhi, Congress, Telangana

Telangana elections: Rahul Gandhi announces Rs 4,000 monthly package for women

Nov 02, 2023, 12:06 PM IST

Telangana is likely to witness a triangular contest with BRS, Congress and BJP exerting their full might in the upcoming Assembly elections.


Madhya Pradesh: Gwalior, land of Tansen, gets UNESCO recognition as 'City of Music'

Nov 01, 2023, 12:08 PM IST

Earlier in June this year, Union Minister Jyotiraditys Scindia had written a letter in support of Gwalior's name to be included in the list of UNESCO list.

At least 120 countries voted in favour of the UN resolution

India abstained from UN resolution on Israel-Palestine issue as 'all elements not covered': Sources

World | Oct 29, 2023, 06:20 AM IST

Sources highlighted that India's vote on the UNGA resolution reiterated its 'steadfast and consistent position" on the Israel-Palestine conflict. They also maintained that India supports a two-state solution for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.

MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi during a press briefing on

Israel-Hamas war: 1200 people including 18 Nepali evacuated, will fly more flights if demanded', says MEA

World | Oct 19, 2023, 07:10 PM IST

Responding to a question by India TV, MEA Spokesperson, Arindam Bagchi, said that a total of 1200 people including 18 Nepalese citizens wanting to leave Tel Aviv amidst the Israel-Hamas conflict evacuated from the war-torn region under Operation Ajay.

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge with party leaders

Rajasthan polls: Congress to decide candidates on October 18, may drop several ministers and MLAs

Oct 18, 2023, 04:56 PM IST

Ahead of the Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting and release of the candidates list, the party had conducted a total of five surveys. Based on the report of the survey, the party may deny tickets to several current MLAs and ministers.

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge with party leaders

Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2023: Congress approves names of candidates on 48 seats in CEC meeting

Oct 12, 2023, 11:54 PM IST

Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2023: Voting in Chhattisgarh will take place in two phases. The first phase of polling for 20 seats in Chhattisgarh will take place on November 7 (Tuesday). The remaining 70 seats in the state will go to polls on November 17 (Friday).


Congress to vacate its 'war room' in Delhi ahead of upcoming Assembly elections: Here's Why

India | Oct 12, 2023, 09:19 AM IST

The 15 GRG bungalow was allotted in the name of former Congress Party Bengal president and former Rajya Sabha MP Pradeep Bhattacharya. His tenure for the Rajya Sabha ended on August 18, 2023.

Indian Embassy in Israel.

Israel-Hamas war: MEA sets up control room to provide information, and assistance to Indians in Israel

World | Oct 11, 2023, 06:52 PM IST

The Indian Ambassador to Israel, Sanjeev Singla, assured desperate Indians of their safety in the war-torn country but urged them to follow guidelines issued by the local authorities and contact the emergency numbers of the Indian Embassy in case of trouble.

Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh polls: Congress to announce candidates after 'Pitru Paksha', says Kamal Nath

Oct 10, 2023, 09:28 PM IST

Congress leader Kamal Nath said that the party would release the candidates' list after "Shraadh". The election to the 230-member assembly in Madhya Pradesh is scheduled to be held on November 17, while counting of votes will take place on December 3.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

After Bihar, Rajasthan issues order to conduct caste census

Oct 07, 2023, 11:23 PM IST

The decision to conduct caste-based census has come a day after Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced that his government will conduct the survey along the lines of the one done in Bihar.

Expelled BSP leader Imran Masood

Imran Masood, expelled BSP leader, to rejoin Congress tomorrow, calls decision 'ghar wapsi'

India | Oct 06, 2023, 07:06 PM IST

Imran Masood will rejoin the Congress party on Saturday, from which he had defected to Samajwadi Party before the 2022 Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti with Prime Minister

Did envoy Garcetti ask his team to reduce contact with India over Canada row? US refutes reports

World | Oct 05, 2023, 04:07 PM IST

Earlier, a media report claimed that US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti informed his in-country team that relations between New Delhi and Ottawa could get worse for a time and the US may need to reduce its contacts with Indian officials.

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi

Arindam Bagchi likely to become India's new permanent representative to UN: Sources

India | Oct 04, 2023, 01:54 PM IST

Sources said the official confirmation of Arindam Bagchi's posting at the UN as India's permanent representative is yet to come but the government has taken the decision on the matter. Bagchi has been serving as a bureaucrat since 1995.

animal rights groups in delhi, Delhi animal NGOs, Jeene Bhi Do Yaaro, India Unites For Animal Rights

Jeene Bhi Do Yaaro: Delhi NGOs, rights groups participate in 'maha rally' against animal cruelty

Oct 01, 2023, 06:16 PM IST

Delhi news: The rally was organised by India Unites For Animal Rights, a citizen-led movement. As many as 43 NGOs and animal rights groups, including People for Animals and Perroayuda Welfare Foundation, were part of the event in the national capital.