Agnipath scheme: Congress demands immediate rollback

Amid widespread protests against the Agnipath scheme for recruitment in defense services, the Congress on Friday demanded its immediate rollback, saying it is neither in the interest of the country nor its security. The party’s Rajya Sabha MP Deepinder Singh Hooda said the scheme should be taken back immediately and a three-year age relaxation be … Read more

National Herald case: Rahul Gandhi summoned for questioning again in money-laundering probe, to appear on Wednesday

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been summoned by the ED on June 15, the third day in a row, for questioning in the National Herald money-laundering case, officials said on Tuesday. The questioning on Tuesday, the second day of his appearance before the probe agency in the money-laundering case, continued well past 9 pm and … Read more

Congress steps up attack on BJP ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s appearance before Enforcement Directorate

A day before Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to appear before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money laundering case, the Congress on Sunday accused the ruling BJP of indulging in vendetta politics while asserting the former party chief “will not back down”. The Congress has decided that all its top leaders and MPs would … Read more

Chintan Shivir: Cong says will transform itself to face challenges before country

Ahead of its brainstorming conclave here, the Congress asserted on Thursday that it was the principal opposition party but was conscious of its ” shortcomings ” and was ready to ” transform ” itself by working on its ideology and organization. The party said it would introspect in the next three days to embark on … Read more

Why Biden’s billionaire minimum income tax may be a tough sell

Josh Gottheimer, DN.J., talks to reporters in Washington, Nov. 4, 2021. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters President Joe Biden has proposed a new tax on the ultra-wealthy as part of his 2023 federal budget, aiming to reduce the deficit by about $ 360 billion. Some experts say it’s unlikely to gain traction in Congress. The “billionaire … Read more

CWC Congress meets: Sonia Gandhi to take corrective measures to strengthen party

Days after its election debacle in five states, the Congress’ top decision-making body on Sunday brainstormed over the way forward “and” unanimously reaffirmed ” faith in the leadership of party President Sonia Gandhi. Amid calls for large-scale reforms to revive the party’s dwindling electoral fortunes, AICC general secretary KC Venugopal said after the over four-hour … Read more