Congress names 218 candidates for Karnataka assembly poll

New Delhi/Bengaluru, April 16  Karnataka’s ruling Congress on Sunday declared 218 candidates for the May 12 assembly elections, withholding names for remaining six seats of the 224-member house.

According to Congress General Secretary Mukul Wasnik, who released the list in the national capital, the candidates were selected…

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LG drunk on power, says Delhi Assembly Speaker

New Delhi, April 13  Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Thursday said a letter seeking details of communication over “reserved subjects” was not replied to by Lt. Governor Anil Baijal and asserted the latter is “drunk on power”.

Goel said no reply was received in response to a March…

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Rabri Devi, Manjhi's son named candidates for Bihar Council polls

Patna, April 13  The opposition Grand Alliance on Thursday announced names of four candidates, including RJD leader and former Chief Minister Rabri Devi and Santosh Manjhi, son of former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, the chief of Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM).

The other two Grand Alliance candidates are Rashtriya Janata…

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Congress, CPI-M have ganged up with BJP for panchayat polls: Mamata

Kolkata, April 12 Accusing the Congress and CPI-M of ganging up with the BJP for the coming panchayat polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asked the two parties whether they supported the saffron outfit’s ideology in the state.

“We want one to one fight against…

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PM Modi's fast a drama: Congress

New Delhi, April 12 The Congress on Tuesday termed the fast proposed to be undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leaders on Thursday against Parliament’s disruption as nothing but a “photo-opportunity” and “drama”.

The party said if staring at a defeat in the 2019 election, the…

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