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Congress Gets Into Election Mode; Appoints Gehlot, Baghel As Sr Observers

NEW DELHI: In view of the assembly elections later this year, the Congress on Tuesday appointed Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Bhupesh Baghel as the senior observers for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh respectively. Congress general secretary KC Venugopal in a statement said that party chief Sonia Gandhi has appointed Gehlot as a …

Rajasthan Stares At Bijli Blackout With 7-day Coal Left In Chhattisgarh; Cong Blames AAP

RAIPUR: The Ashok Gehlot government is scrambling to avoid an electricity blackout in Rajasthan following a stalemate of three significant coal projects around Hasdeo Arand area of Chhattisgarh, with barely seven-day coal quota in stocks for power production as Congress pins blame on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for simmering discontent in two states. The development …

Congress’ Protest Continues; Baghel Accuses Govt Of Harassment

NEW DELHI: Chattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel slammed the government for harassing Rahul Gandhi as Congress continued their ‘satyagrah’ against the former party chief’s questioning by the Enforcement Directorate. Several Members of Parliament from the party, leaders and workers were detained by the Delhi Police soon after they stepped outside the party headquarters to march …

Cong Goes To Prez Over Police Actions & Agnipath Scheme

NEW DELHI: A seven-member Congress delegation on Monday met President Ram Nath Kovind and raise the issue of alleged mistreatment of the party MPs by Delhi Police. The Congress has submitted a memorandum to the President highlighting the alleged ill-treatment of the Members of Parliament from the party, who were protesting the Enforcement Directorate (ED)’s …

Delhi Police Enter Congress HQ; Party To Protest Outside Raj Bhawans

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Wednesday alleged that the Delhi Police personnel forcibly entered its office and thrashed several party leaders and workers. The Congress also described the actions of the Delhi Police as an act of goondaism led by the Central government and said that it will hold protests across the country in front …

Democracy In Danger, Says Congress

NEW DELHI: Even as former Congress President Rahul Gandhi is being questioned before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the third consecutive day, the Congress slammed the BJP government at the Centre saying democracy is in danger as constitutional norms are being flouted. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Congress spokesperson Randeep …

Not Allowed To Meet Detained Cong MPs: Gehlot, Baghel

NEW DELHI: Even as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is being questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for a second consecutive day, the grand old party leaders alleged that they were not allowed to meet the leaders who have been detained by the Delhi Police. Earlier in the day, several Congress leaders met at party headquarters …

Chhattisgarh Rift: Is TS Singh Deo Jumping Out From Baghel’s Ship?

RAIPUR: Speculations are rife about a possible rift between two Congress stalwarts in Chhattisgarh – Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and state health minister TS Singh Deo. Deo, a senior member of the party in the state, on Monday, visited the Hasdeo Arand area in the Surguja district in support of the locals who are opposing …

No Priyanka, Congress Names 10 For RS

NEW DELHI: Ending all speculations, Congress will not nominate Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for Rajya Sabha. The Congress on Sunday released the list of party candidates for Rajya Sabha. The list, announced by Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, includes the names of former finance minister P Chidambaram, former Union ministers Jairam Ramesh and Ajay Maken among …

Bhupesh Baghel Meets Priyanka Gandhi In Delhi, Discusses Congress’ Strategy For 2022 UP Elections

NEW DELHI: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday met Congress General secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in the national capital and discussed strategy for the upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh. Baghel, who is also the party observer for Uttar Pradesh, held a meeting with Priyanka Gandhi for over one hour at the residence of her …