Ahead budget session of Parliament, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on January 28 informed that 16 political parties are going to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind's address, which will be delivered at the Parliament on January 29 (Friday). He said, "We're issuing a statement from 16 political parties that we're boycotting President's Address that will be delivered at the Parliament tomorrow. The major reason behind this decision is that the Bills (Farm Laws) were passed forcibly in both the Houses, without Opposition." The budget session will start from tomorrow and will continue till Feb 15.
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on January 23 paid floral tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on the occasion of his 125th birth anniversary. Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Rajeev Shukla among other parliamentarians also remembered Bose. Netaji's bravery is well-known and he was a scholar, soldier and statesman par excellence. Born to advocate Janakinath Bose in Odisha's Cuttack on January 23, 1897, Netaji went on to play a crucial role in India's freedom movement. He is also known for establishing the Azad Hind Fauj.
Congress General Secretary AK Antony hoisted the tricolour at the party headquarters on the occasion of 135th foundation day celebrations on December 28. He was accompanied by Ghulam Nabi Azad, KC Venugopal. Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi, Rajeev Shukla, Mallikarjun Kharge marked their presence and also sang 'Jhanda Uncha Rahe Hamara'. Congress was founded by a British, Allan Octavian Hume on December 28, 1885.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi called the 'New Education Policy' an ideological attack on India's education system. He further said that under the NEP 2020 one does not need any understanding if he/she is a RSS member. "It is an ideological attack on India's institutional structure, on our education system, where you don't need any understanding if you're an RSS member. You can become Vice-Chancellor, Governor, play whatever role you want to play in the country," said Rahul Gandhi during an event on Teacher Mission in Contemporary India in Wayanad on January 28.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited his north Kerala parliamentary constituency Wayanad on January 28. While interacting with representatives of various non-political, socio-cultural-religious and farmers organisations at a government guesthouse in Kalpetta town, Rahul said, "The truth is that most farmers do not understand the details of the Bill (the three Farm Laws), because if they did, there would be an agitation all across the country. The country would be on fire." The former Congress president is on a two-day visit to Kerala ahead of the Assembly elections in the state scheduled in upcoming months.
Bhupesh Baghel, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader, took on those seeking introspection following the party's subpar performance in the Bihar Assembly election. He said that leaders..
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Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel laid to rest in Gujarat's Bharuch on November 26. Former party present Rahul Gandhi, former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath along with other leaders was..
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reached Gujarat's Bharuch to pay last respects to senior party leader Ahmed Patel on November 26. Patel breathed his last after multi-organ failure in the wee hours of Nov..