Tag: Congress

MP: Over Half A Dozen BJP MLAs Are In Touch With Congress, Says Congress Spokesperson

The Congress state government in Madhya Pradesh on July 25, a day after two BJP MLAs supported them in assembly, boasted that more than half a dozen BJP MLAs are in contact with MP Chief Minister Kamal Nath. Congress Spokesperson Narendra Saluja, who is also the CM’s media convener, said that some BJP MLAs who … Continued

India Denies Trump’s Claim Of PM Modi Asking Him To Be Mediator On Kashmir Issue

The Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar, while speaking in parliament on Tuesday, July 23, denied the claim that the PM had requested Trump to be a mediator between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir Issue. “I would like to categorically state that no such request has been made by the Prime Minister to the US President,” Jaishankar said.  … Continued

BJP Received Rs 916 Crore & Congress Rs 55 Crore From Corporate Donors In 2016-18

According to an analysis of corporate donations during 2016-18 by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), political parties received Rs 985.18 crore as corporate donations. The BJP with Rs 915.59 crore received 93 percent of total donations from 1731 corporate donors, while Congress got about 5.6% or Rs 55.36 crore from 151 corporate donors, followed by Nationalist … Continued

Madhya Pradesh Govt Spends Rs 38 Crores For Renovating Residences Of 28 Ministers

Former BJP Minister and MLA Narottam Mishra cited a written reply given to him in the Madhya Pradesh state assembly by the state government on July 9 and revealed that Rs 38.47 crores has been spent by the state public works department to renovate the official residences of 28 new ministers. This included the Chief … Continued

Goa Political Crisis: Congress Splits As 10 Out Of 15 MLAs Switch To BJP

The bad news for India’s oldest political party seems never-ending. On one side, Congress is struggling to save the coalition government in Karnataka and on the other side, the party is now met with a new crisis in Goa. On July 10, 10 of the total 15 MLAs in the Goa assembly submitted their resignation to the … Continued

Karnataka: Congress Leaders Detained Outside Rebel MLAs’ Hotel, Speaker To Take 6 Days To Confirm Resignation

In a significant relief to the Congress-JD(S) coalition government amidst the resignations of the MLAs, the assembly speaker – KR Ramesh has decided to take a minimum of six days to decide on the resignation of rebel MLAs. Following this, the rebel MLAs who are camped at a 5-star hotel in Mumbai, have petitioned the Supreme court … Continued

Karnataka Political Crisis: 21 Congress, 9 JD(S) Ministers Resign To Make Way For Rebel MLAs

In a bid to save the Karnataka coalition government, all the 21 Congress and nine JD(S) ministers in the assembly have resigned to offer ministerial positions to the 13 rebel MLAs on July 8. The Chief Minister’s official Twitter handle announced the resignations and declared that a Cabinet reshuffle will soon take place. The huge … Continued

First Massive Defeat Then Rahul Gandhi’s Resignation; Congress’s Future Hangs In Balance

Last week, on July 3, 2019, Rahul Gandhi officially resigned from the post of the Congress National President. Gandhi taking responsibility for the defeat during the 2019 elections, decided to step down from the post. Gandhi’s decision came days after the Congress, for the second consecutive time, during the 2019 Lok Sabha election, failed to … Continued

Congress MLA, Who Poured Mud Over Engineer, Sent To Police Custody

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane was caught on camera pouring a bucket filled with mud and slime on a government official on a highway near Mumbai on July 4. The Maharashtra police arrested Rane on the same day. Nitesh Rane is the son of veteran politician and former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane. In less than … Continued

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