The saffron party received Rs 80.45 crore as donations in the state between 2011-12 and 2015-16.
The former Union minister had suffered a stroke in 2008 and was hospitalised since then.
The Congress’s organisational poll results will be declared on December 19, a day after Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh poll outcomes come in.
Breaking down the details of the defence contract and key political debates around it.
The note ban followed soon after by the new tax regime have hit the predominantly mercantile state hard, but the urban voters still cannot see themselves siding with the opposition.
Slowly but surely, the Congress is shuffling back into the game and Rahul, the man who everyone, including his own party, gave up on, is chiefly responsible for that.
‘In the last three years, we have been witness to an unfortunate vilification campaign around you and your ideas about freedom, secularism and socialism.’
Vinod Dua discusses how the BJP has started resembling Congress and solutions for the Delhi smog.
While the BJP is trying to keep the anger alive and blame the state government for the incident, the Congress is attempting to shift the focus to development.
To Boost Their Vidarbha State Ambitions, Gadkari, Fadnavis Try to Bring Investments to Sleepy Nagpur
The people of Vidarbha are happy to be part of a developed state like Maharashtra, but both politicians have other plans.
The state’s Congress unit has written to the Prime Minister’s Office demanding a probe into “misuse of government machineries” by the Union minister of state for home.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses the allegations made by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani against senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel.
The Patels and the saffron party have been inseparable partners since the fall of Madhavsinh Solanki government, but the community now feels sidelined.
The terror suspect was hired on the basis of a letter of recommendation from CARE Hospital, Surat, but Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani has so far not made a public issue of that.
It seems Facebook is increasingly becoming a platform for people who wish to divide people, and not for those who ridicule these divisive tactics.
The CPI(M)’s unclear stance on joining the protest reflects a divide within the organisation on whether to align with other parties.
Authorities at the hotel have confirmed sharing the CCTV footage with the police for security reasons.
The 2013 deluge came as a windfall for him. The media was too ready to build and hand over to the country, a strong man, a Rambo, a rescuer. We clung to him. From the heights of Kedarnath thus began the fall of this nation.
Despite widespread violations of workers’ entitlements, the BJP government as well as the opposition have shown nothing but apathy.
Had Mukherjee been elevated as prime minister rather than president, his political adroitness would have prevented the virtual walkover that Narendra Modi secured in 2014.
How does the Modi government fare on tackling cronyism within its ranks? Not well, it would appear.
While these by-poll wins do reflect the Congress’s ability to fight back, it would be far-fetched to see them as an indication of political trends at the national level.
Nanded is Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan’s home turf and it saw an aggressive campaign, with BJP making all efforts to wrest control of the civic body.
BJP Reaction to The Wire Story on Jay Amit Shah Shows Loss of Moral High Ground, Says Yashwant Sinha
The BJP leader also described the defamation cases Jay Amit Shah is filing against The Wire as an attempt to “suppress the voice of the media.”
Congress held a press conference to ask whether Modi, who had earlier said he would neither take bribes nor allow it, would order a probe into Jay Shah’s firm.
Jairam Ramesh’s Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature should be read not just to understand history, but also because the battle to conserve the environment is harder than ever.
Within just three years of coming to power, the BJP government has already named a large number of schemes after some of the prominent leaders of the Sangh.
With the Congress banking on anti-incumbency and the BJP seeing dwindled support among the dominant communities, the ruling party is unlikely to have an easy ride in Gujarat.
Political families exist across the country and in many parties. And until Indian democracy matures, the people will have to put up with such dynasties.
Between university elections, Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Berkeley and the BJP’s defensive attitude, it seems as though the grand old party may be re-emerging as a political alternative.
A Rajya Sabha committee led by Sushma Swaraj in 1997 first recommended that these refugees from Bangladesh be granted Indian citizenship.
The internal election process in states is due to be completed this month and this will be followed by elections at the AICC level.
Vinod Dua discusses three years of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) and how the opposition parties have failed to build a mass movement to keep the ruling party in check.
Unlike the Modi government, coalition cabinets from 1977 to 2014 have been based on a quota system in which no prime minister has had the privilege of choice, perhaps not even within his own party.
The status of cases against the likes of Vijay Mallya, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and former IPL chief Lalit Modi is the same as theirs – lost in transit.
Five months after cabinet approval, the department of personnel and training has started paving the way for setting up the Rail Development Authority.
In conversation with Congress leader and former tribal affairs minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo about the Modi government’s track record, the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and more.
The by-election victory has taken the BJP’s tally up by one seat only, to 14 MLAs. With 16 seats, the Congress is still the single largest party in the 40-member House.
The BJP was hoping that using a candidate who defected from AAP would push them over the edge, but that was not to be.
Under the premiership of Narendra Modi, India’s culture of one-party dominance is violating both standard operating procedures and dharma to get the better of its political rivals.