New Delhi, Mar 09: A total of 6163 candidates who have contested either Parliamentary or State assembly elections since 2004 from West Bengal have been analysed by the Association for Democratic Reforms A total of 1081 MPs/MLAs who have held seats either in the Parliament or State assembly since 2004 from West Bengal have been analysed by ADR and WBEW.
New Delhi, Oct 18: A day after the Congress pitched for restoration of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP Saturday dared it to say so in its manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls and accused it of speaking the language of “separatists”.
Senior BJP leader and Union minister Prakash Javadekar accused the Congress of practising the politics of “dividing society” for collecting votes ahead of the Bihar polls, which begin from October 28, and asserted that people have supported the government”s move on Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Sep 24: The Congress will from today launch its nearly two-month-long mass movement against the government for passing the anti-farmer and anti-poor bills in the Monsoon Session of Parliament. The party will collect two crore signatures from the farmers against the proposed laws.
New Delhi, Aug 27: The Congress faced yet another crisis after 23 senior sought for an introspection.
A stormy meeting of the Congress Working Committee was held and Sonia Gandhi was asked to continue as the interim president until a new leader is elected. Is the crisis over or is there is more to come?
OneIndia caught up with leading psephologist, Dr. Sandeep Shastri to discuss the issue.
Jaipur, July 24: The Congress has decided to move the Supreme Court after the Rajasthan High Court today deferred proceedings and ordered that no action shall be taken against Sachin Pilot and the rebel MLAs.
New Delhi, May 04: The Centre has issued a strong rebuttal after Congress president Sonia Gandhi went on the offensive with the manner in which the stranded migrants were being handled.
The railways said that they were charging the state governments just 15 per cent of the calculated train fare for the special trains and it was stated to bear this cost or get the migrant worker to pay.
New Delhi, Mar 13: The Congress released its list of candidates for the Rajya Sabha and there were some glaring omissions.
Among a major power tussle between the seniors and juniors, it appears as though the veterans in the party ultimately had their way. The list according to sources was prepared by Ashok Gehlot, Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Digvijaya Singh.
New Delhi, Mar 12: The crisis in Madhya Pradesh is not going to end anytime soon. The Speaker’s role would come into play whether it comes to deciding on the resignations or disqualifying the MLAs.
The Tenth Schedule, technicalities and also the Anti Defection Law would be cited during the crisis. Ultimately the matter could also end up in the Supreme Court. Now, let us take a look at what the Anti Defection Law is and when does it come into play and how it is also implemented.
New Delhi, Mar 12: The Congress is set to push for the rejection of the resignations of its MLAs in Madhya Pradesh.
The party would cite technical grounds while pushing for the rejection. The resignations are identically worded and do not mention state assembly. Further the MLAs had not submitted the resignations in person, the Congress says.
New Delhi, Mar 11: Jyotiraditya Scindia has formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. This now paves the way for some very interesting developments in Madhya Pradesh, where scores of Congress MLAs have resigned from the party.
In the 230 member house, two seats are vacant, which means in the current scenario, the half way mark is 115. Now that equation changes if the resignations of the 22 rebels are accepted.