Tag: Congress

BJP retains Gujarat, captures power in Himachal

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has defeated the main rival Congress in two States Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh with convincing majority. The BJP has retained power in Gujarat by winning 99 of the 182 seats and restricting the Congress to 77 seats. The Nationalist Congress Party could manage to open it’s account in

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Modi Government has cast a dark shadow on India’s Parliamentary democracy: Sonia Gandhi

Newsroom24x7 Network In order to avoid the questions and answer ahead of Gujarat elections, the government has taken the extra ordinary step of not holding a winter session when it should be held. – Sonia Gandhi, Congress President New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today lashed out at the Modi-government by stating that in its

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BJP suffers defeat in Chitrakoot Assembly bye-election

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh): Congress has trounced the ruling BJP in the Chitrakoot Assembly bye-election that was being viewed as a crucial electoral battle before next years general election for the State Assembly. The BJP candidate, Shankar Dayal Tripathi was trailing behind Congress party’s Neelanshu Chatirvedi by 14133 votes in the last round of counting

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Congress wrests Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat from BJP

Newsroom24x7 Network Gurdaspur: Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar today won the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll by defeating his nearest rival of the BJP Swaran Salaria with a huge margin of 1,93,219 votes. The Gurdaspur seat had fallen vacant earlier this year with the demise of the BJP MP Vinod Khanna. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has

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Ahmed Patel’s victory a shot in the arm for Congress; BJP comes under attack

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: On senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel’s victory in the Rajya election the Congress party today said that the BJP has learnt the lesson that it can break a few weak Congress MLAs, but cannot break the Congress party. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Expressing happiness over Patel’s victory in the

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MCD election: BJP returns to power, AAP blames EVM for its defeat

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has defeated the Aam Aadmi Party and routed the Congress in the Delhi Municipal elections. The BJP addressed the anti-incumbancy factor by giving tickets to new faces instead of fielding the sitting corporators and this strategy adopted earlier in Gujarat by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when

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Saffronisation of Congress begins

Newsroon24x7 Staff New Delhi: After the massive defeat in the just concluded assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, where saffron -clad firebrand BJP leader Yogi Adityanath has become the Chief Minister, the Congress party, without wasting any time, has obviously chosen to adopt the saffron colour as a strategy and the first step in that direction

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Congress to protest in Bhopal against illegal mining, corruption, VYAPAM and hawala scam

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Congress unit is organising a huge protest demonstration and rally near the State Assembly on Wednesday (February 22) to focus people’s attention on issues like illegal sand mining from the Narmada river, corruption, hawala scandal and the VYAPAM scam. Briefing media-persons here on the eve of the protest and “gherao”

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Ruling BJP wins Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Assembly by-election in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: The ruling BJP has retained the Shahdol (ST) Lok Sabha seat with Madhya Pradesh minister Gyan Singh defeating his nearest rival Himadri Singh of Congress party by a margin of 60,383 votes in the by-election. Gyan Singh is a senior State Minister and a tribal leader. He has also won this seat

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What we could not do in Bofors, we may do in Agustawestland: Manohar Parrikar

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Defence Minister of India Manohar Parrikar today mounted a blistering attack on the Congress over the Augustawestland helicopter deal by concluding concluding his speech in Lok sabha today by stating “what we could not do in Borfors we may do in Agustawestland.” Parrikar accused the the previous Congress led UPA Government

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Pathankot attack: Huge controversy over involvement of Pak ISI in Joint investigation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: A huge controversy has erupted over the decision of Goverment of India to allow a team of Pakistani Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) to have “limited access” into the Pathankot Air Force base to investigate the recent Pathankot terror attack. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that the area inside the Pathankot Air

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Anti-national rally on JNU campus

Lalit Shastri The culprits and their advocates and apologists, like the New York Times (India’s Crackdown on Dissent, What Passes for Sedition in India), politicians of different hues, including the Leftists, many journalists, small but vocal section of the intelligentsia, and a coalition of rag-tag opportunists have seemingly ganged up to politicize what is an anti-national act. They are

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BJP wins Maihar Assembly by-election in Madhya Pradesh

  Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, which had lost the recent election for the Jhabua-Ratlam parliamentary seat in Madhya Pradesh, today bounced back by winning the by-election and capturing the Maihar Assembly seat that was traditionally considered a Congress turf. BJP’s Narayan Tripathi, who secured 45285 of the total 86777 votes polled

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