Congress announces campaign to collect two crore signatures from farmers against the farm bills.
Opposing the Farm bills, Congress MPs staged a protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament Complex and raised slogans against the government.
Congress' deputy leader in Lok Sabha Gaurav Gogoi said that the Congress wanted the government to give an assurance on the first day of Parliament that when will the Indo-China border issue be taken up in Lok Sabha, when will it be taken up in Rajya Sabha and in what form will the prime minister speak on the issue.
Congress leaders who lost their post as AICC general secretaries include Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni, Motilal Vora and Mallikarjun Kharge.
Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said it was "Rajdharma" of prime minister Narendra Modi and the defence minister to take the nation into confidence on the important issue.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra at a press conference said that India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have shown 'red eyes' to China and questioned as to why is the Congress showing 'moist eyes'.
Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said all Indians should ask the government this Independence Day what it was doing to protect the country and push China back.
Randeep Surjewala said that the rebel Congress legislators should first hold a dialogue with the party on the condition that they give up the security of Haryana police in Manesar, and the hospitality and friendship of the BJP.
Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala has urged both the young and the old guard in the party to stop commenting in public about each other and focus on unitedly 'fighting against the crisis that has gripped the country'.
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala also reacted to the killing of a journalist in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh and said there was ''gunda raj'' and ''jungle raj'' in the state.
Sachin Pilot was sacked Tuesday as Rajasthan’s deputy chief minister and the president of the state unit of the Congress.
Senior Congress leader Randeep Surjewala announced the decision after a Congress Legislature Party meeting held in Jaipur amid a tussle for power between Sachin Pilot and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
'Doors are open for Sachin Pilot and other MLAs,' said Congress leader Randeep Surjewala to defuse the Rajasthan political crisis.
Addressing media persons via video conference, Congress Chief Spokesperson Surjewala alleged the anti-trader and anti-shopkeeper decision of the 'Modi government and the BJP-JJP government will not be tolerated' and demanded its reconsideration.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, in a press conference, said the urgency in transfer had 'exposed the BJP's politics of revenge.'
Congress has also claimed that Trump is visiting India ahead of the US presidential elections to attract votes of Indians settled in the US.
While the nation has seen large-scale protests and sporadic violence against the CAA, the Congress' timing of taking potshots at the government has raised eyebrows.
The grand old party's assertion comes a day after senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said there was no way a state could deny the enforcement of the CAA when it Parliament had already passed it.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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