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Parliament session: Private member's bill to ban non-veg food at govt functions to be tabled

New Delhi, Dec. 1 -- A bill to prohibit non-vegetarian food at all government programmes and another to prevent bribery in the private sector are among the list of private member's bills that will be ... Read More


Congress to file plea against Rajiv case convicts' release

New Delhi, Nov. 22 -- The Congress will seek a review of the Supreme Court verdict to release six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Rajya Sabha MP and the party's legal expert Abhishek ... Read More


Congress cautious on leadership issue ahead of Rajasthan elections

New Delhi, Nov. 20 -- With elections in Rajasthan due sometime next year, the Congress is effectively left with a small window for any possible change of guard in the state government, which a large s... Read More


Manufacturing gains in 4 states key for $5 trillion economy goal: SBI report

New Delhi, Nov. 15 -- India's march to becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2027-28 will be led by manufacturing industry and Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka would be the top four co... Read More


New govt credit plan to push rural women entrepreneurs

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- The Narendra Modi-led government has come up with a new credit plan for rural women to create more enterprises and jobs in villages, according to officials. The scheme on enterp... Read More


It's Kharge v Tharoor today for Cong helm

New Delhi, Oct. 16 -- At least 9,200 Congress delegates across the country will cast their votes on Monday to elect the party's 37th president since Independence in an election that could change the c... Read More


Parliament panel report not imposing Hindi on non-Hindi speaking states: MPs

New Delhi, Oct. 13 -- The report of the parliamentary committee on official languages that has created a political controversy over fears of Hindi imposition, does not actually impose the language on ... Read More


Cong president's poll: Tharoor's team flags poll code violation

New Delhi, Oct. 12 -- In the "friendly" and election for the Congress president, Shashi Tharoor's team has registered several instances of alleged violation of poll guidelines with the party's electio... Read More


Mulayam Singh Yadav: Stalwart who stayed in national focus, kept both his allies and rivals guessing

New Delhi, Oct. 10 -- The political career of Mulayam Singh Yadav, a staunch socialist and ardent believer of social justice and rights, particularly of minorities and the scheduled castes, spanned th... Read More


In Congress, practice of hand-picking CM faces resistance for first time

New Delhi, Sept. 27 -- Congress lawmakers in Rajasthan (and chief minister Ashok Gehlot) have achieved what no other state unit of the party or powerful regional satrap could in the recent past, defyi... Read More