• Ambika Soni declines Punjab CM post offer: Sources

    Ambika Soni declines Punjab CM post offer: Sources

    News | September 19, 2021 12:40 IST

    Congress leader Ambika Soni on Sunday declined the offer for the post of the next Punjab chief minister, sources said. Citing health reasons, Ambika Soni today said she is not keeping well and does not wish to take up the post. This came after Amarinder Singh on Saturday resigned as Punjab chief minister, saying he felt "humiliated" at the way the party handled the infighting in the state unit.

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    'A Sikh leader should be Punjab CM': Ambika Soni declines offer for post

    India | September 20, 2021 17:31 IST

    Meanwhile, former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar, current state unit president Navjot Singh Sidhu and Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa are frontrunners for the post of the CLP leader, the sources said.

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    Centre Destabilising Congress-Led State Governments, Alleges Ambika Soni

    Politics | April 10, 2016 21:53 IST

    Jammu: Congress today accused the Narendra Modi dispensation of indulging in “undemocratic” practices to “destabilise and dismiss” governments in the party-ruled states. ”The Narendra Modi government at the Centre has be

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    Delhi HC rejects Ambika Soni, Kumari Selja's pleas against eviction

    Politics | July 30, 2015 17:58 IST

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today dismissed pleas of Congress MPs Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja challenging the central government's orders to evict them from type-VIII bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi."Petitions are dismissed," Justice Rajiv

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    10 most powerful female politicians of India

    Politics | June 12, 2015 18:34 IST

    New Delhi: Politics has always been male dominated like other fields in India. Participation of female in this complex world is not so desirable, but Females have come out  to be the super power of

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    Narendra Modi government a 'toothless wonder': Congress

    Politics | May 29, 2015 22:38 IST

    New Delhi:  Dubbing the Narendra Modi government as a "toothless wonder", Congress today hit back at the Prime Minister for painting Sonia Gandhi as an "unconstitutional" authority during the UPA regime.  "It is a case

  • moga molestation issue forces rs to adjourn twice

    Moga molestation issue forces RS to adjourn twice

    Politics | May 05, 2015 13:00 IST

    New Delhi: Opposition led by Congress today forced two adjournments in Rajya Sabha demanding discussion over death of a teenaged girl in Moga in Punjab after being allegedly molested and thrown off a bus owned

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    Felt 'fire-like' energy, says Rahul Gandhi after visiting Kedarnath

    Politics | April 24, 2015 13:44 IST

    Kedarnath: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday trekked to the revered Kedarnath shrine and said he was here to pay his respects to the victims of the 2013 floods in the region and did not

  • rahul gandhi reaches kedarnath

    Rahul Gandhi reaches Kedarnath

    Politics | April 24, 2015 9:40 IST

    Dehradun: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi reached Kedarnath temple today morning after measuring 16-km trek from Gaurikund on foot. The doors of the temple opened at 08:50 am and Rahul was among the first batch of

  • congress speaks in different voices over leadership issue

    Congress speaks in different voices over leadership issue

    Politics | April 06, 2015 22:07 IST

    New Delhi: Different voices emerged from Congress today on the leadership issue with senior leader Ambika Soni insisting that the party needs Sonia Gandhi as President while party general secretary Digvijay Singh pitched for Rahul

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    Congress needs Sonia as President

    Politics | April 06, 2015 20:23 IST

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni today insisted that the party needs Sonia Gandhi as President even as she made a strong defence of Rahul Gandhi, who is on sabbatical for more than a

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    'Those talking of Congress-free India neglecting nation's history'

    Politics | January 22, 2015 17:17 IST

    Pithoragarh: Asking party workers to unite against forces ignoring the contribution of Nehru and Gandhi to the freedom movement, AICC General Secretary Ambika Soni has said a Congressman whose blood “does not boil” at the

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    J&K Polls: BJP won Lok Sabha polls on communal polarisation, says Rahul Gandhi

    Politics | December 16, 2014 23:55 IST

    Bani(Kathua):  Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today said that BJP succeeded in winning Lok Sabha polls by playing the communal card and even public failed to comprehend the fact.“BJP had succeeded in winning Lok Sabha elections

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    BJP backtracking on Article 370: Congress

    Politics | November 19, 2014 23:45 IST

    Jammu: Congress today accused BJP of “backtracking” on its core issue of scrapping Article 370 and hit out at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, saying he cannot change “even a comma” in the Constitutional provision

  • ambika soni defends robert vadra

    Ambika Soni defends Robert Vadra

    Politics | November 03, 2014 16:53 IST

    Dehradun:  Defending Robert Vadra over his public spat with a journalist, senior Congress leader Ambika Soni today said he should be left alone.  “The law is equal for everyone... I don't think it is fair

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    Sonia Gandhi interacts with Kashmir flood victims

    Politics | September 29, 2014 16:22 IST

    Srinagar: Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday visited the flood affected areas in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district and interacted with the people.She arrived here Monday with party vice president Rahul Gandhi, Congress leader Ambika Soni,

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    NC, Congress blame each other as they part ways

    Politics | July 21, 2014 18:57 IST

    Srinagar: It needed the rout of the Lok Sabha polls for the National Conference and the Congress to realize they will fare better fighting the Jammu and Kashmir elections separately.Each party -- members of an

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    It's official: Congress and National Conference part ways in Jammu and Kashmir

    Politics | July 20, 2014 17:46 IST

    Jammu: The NC-Congress coalition in Jammu and Kashmir today hit the rocks as the two parties announced that they will go it alone in the Assembly polls in the state due later this year.Congress leaders

  • congress workers oppose alliance with national conference

    Congress workers oppose alliance with National Conference in Kashmir

    Politics | July 20, 2014 13:18 IST

    Jammu: Congress workers Saturday told the party top brass that they must not fight the forthcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir in alliance with the National Conference.Their views were made at one-day convention of

  • sonia gandhi to decide on alliance in kashmir

    Sonia Gandhi to decide on alliance in Kashmir

    Politics | June 24, 2014 18:58 IST

    Srinagar: Saying the Jammu and Kashmir government should complete its full term, Congress general secretary Ambika Soni Tuesday said party president Sonia Gandhi will take the final call on the future electoral alliance in the