"Today, I am very very surprised that knowing the same vulnerability of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, they should have been the first to criticise or censure the Punjab chief minister," Sarma told reporters here.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday called up Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi seeking an update on the state's preparedness to combat the Covid pandemic, especially in the wake of the Omicron scare.
"Yadav is feeling for the perfume trader but he doesn't realise the pain of the poor. The illegal money (recovered from the trader) is meant for their development," Thakur said.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi said: ‘divisive ideologies anchored in hate and prejudice and which had no role whatsoever to play in our freedom movement are now causing havoc on the secular fabric of our society’.
When the 2017 Assembly elections were held in Goa, the Congress had put up a good show by emerging as the single largest party with 17 seats in the 40-member House, with its strength now reduced to just two.
The Congress and the Goa Forward Party (GFP) on Saturday announced a pre-poll alliance for the upcoming state Assembly elections due in February next year.
Each worker will be involved and will be given responsibility, he added. Sidhu said tickets would be allotted on the basis of merit.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the rally will pave the way for the downfall of the NDA government.
The resignation letters have come from 23 Congress leaders when former CM Ghulam Nabi Azad is holding rallies in Jammu that witnesses huge participation from Congress workers.
TMC leader Mamata Banerjee who is on her Delhi visit, always meets Sonia Gandhi but she did not this time. This may come in the backdrop of the anticipation of Congress leader Kirti Azad joining the TMC.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is likely going to meet the state’s Governor Kalraj Mishra.
All India Congress Committee General Secretary, K.C. Venugopal wrote a letter to all state governments on Friday, saying that after withdrawal of the three Union farm laws, 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' will be celebrated by the party across the country on Saturday.
In a statement issued after the announcement of the repeal of farm laws by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she also hoped that the government will shed its pride and arrogance and works towards the welfare of farmers.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot is facing a continuous pressure for expansion of the cabinet by the Sachin Pilot camp who are demanding inclusion of their people in political positions.
It is learnt that the political situation in Rajasthan as well as the possibility of a cabinet reshuffle took place between Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Sonia Gandhi in Delhi.
Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu lashes on his former party leader Captain Amarinder Singh,after he launched his own political party Lok Punjab Congress.
Actor-turned politician Nafisa Ali joined the TMC in Mamata Banerjee’s presence in Goa on Friday.
Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu pitched for a "Punjab Model with a 13-Point Agenda to be part of the Congress manifesto for the 2022 Assembly Elections".
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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