New Delhi, Feb 9, The Congress suggestion that Agriculture and Food Minister Sharad Pawar has the main responsibility to check food inflation is a “mockery of the collective system of responsibility in the cabinet”, an angry Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said Tuesday.
Washington, Feb 5, The US Congress voted Thursday to raise the federal debt limit by an additional $1.9 trillion to prevent the government from defaulting on its skyrocketing debt levels.
Lucknow, Feb 3,Tight security arrangements have been put in place ahead of senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh’s visit to Azamgarh Wednesday. The decision was made following an announcement of the Ulema Council (a body of clerics) that it wouldn’t allow Congress leaders to enter the district.
Washington, Feb 1,NASA’s plan to send another mission to the moon by 2020 may take a U-turn as US President Barack Obama is expected to propose the closure of the space agency’s programme in his new budget to be presented before the Congress Monday.
Chennai, Jan 22, Even as the five-member Prison Advisory Board formed by the Tamil Nadu government is preparing its report on the premature release of 11 life convicts, Congress leaders and Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy have voiced opposition against the release of S. Nalini and others convicted for the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Washington, Jan 20, A year after Barack Obama made history as America’ s first black president, US voters are less optimistic about his ability to succeed and no longer favour keeping the Democrats in control of Congress, according to a new poll.
Washington, Jan 14, Wall Street’s top bankers Wednesday faced a confrontational congressional panel tasked with getting to the bottom of a financial crisis that plunged the world into a devastating recession.
In the Congress’s centenary year in 1985, Rajiv Gandhi delivered his famous “brokers of power” speech in Mumbai, castigating the party for converting a “mass movement into a feudal oligarchy”.
New Delhi, Dec 30, The Congress said Wednesday that details about the party membership of N.D. Tiwari, who quit as the Andhra Pradesh governor following a sex scandal, would be known after Thursday when the Congress membership campaign ends.