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Tharoor says he will work for changing party structure

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who is running for the post of party president, on Saturday said he wants to be the voice of the young and emphasized on giving importance to party workers. The Lok Sabha member from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram is engaged in a “friendly” contest with Mallikarjun Kharge...

Oct 2 · >

CPI(M) leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan passes away

CPI (M) senior leader and former Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, known for his organisational calibre and Parliamentary expertise, died at Apollo Hospital in Chennai on Saturday, party leaders said. He was 70. He had been undergoing treatment for cancer for some time, they said. Considered as the second...

Oct 2 · >

Cong appoints ex-SP MP Brijlal Khabri as UP chief

The Congress on Saturday appointed Dalit leader Brijlal Khabri as its Uttar Pradesh unit chief and named six regional chiefs as part of efforts to revive its fortunes in the politically crucial state ahead of the 2024 general elections. The appointments come months after Ajay Lallu resigned as the...

Oct 2 · >

Kharge, Tharoor, Tripathi file nomination papers

The race for the Congress president’s post is on as senior Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Mallikarjun Kharge both filed their nomination papers at the AICC headquarters on Friday with the Karnataka party loyalist emerging as a clear favourite. Former Jharkhand minister, K N Tripathi has also joined the...

Oct 1 · >

Bihar RJD chief wants to see Nitish in Delhi, Tejashwi in Patna

A day after RJD Bihar chief Jagadanand Singh said that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will give the responsibility of the state to Tejashwi Yadav in 2023, he said that the latter has an image of a great socialist leader and he has to lead the country. “If Nitish Kumar...

Oct 1 · >

Sonia to decide Gehlot future as Rajasthan CM

Congress general secretary KC Venugopal on Thursday said the party’s interim president Sonia Gandhi will take a call on whether Ashok Gehlot will remain the chief minister of Rajasthan. He said the decision will be taken in a day or two. Another Congress legislature party meeting is likely to...

Sep 30 · >

Gadkari clarifies his ‘rich nation, poor people’ speech

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said his ‘Rich nation, poor people’ speech in Nagpur was flashed in such a manner by a prominent news agency that it was completely taken out of context and used by some members of opposition parties to “derive joy out of it”....

Sep 30 · >

Akhilesh Yadav elected SP chief for third time

Akhilesh Yadav was on Thursday unanimously elected president of the Samajwadi Party for the third consecutive time, said the party’s secretary general Ram Gopal Yadav. Declaring the result of the election at the Samajwadi Party national convention at Ramabai Ambedkar stadium here, Ram Gopal Yadav said Akhilesh Yadav was...

Sep 30 · >

Nadda asks party workers to dislodge BJD govt in Odisha

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda, who is on a two-day visit to Odisha, exhorted party workers to topple the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government in the state in 2024 elections. Nadda urged BJP workers to make the people of Odisha aware of the developmental schemes of Prime...

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