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EC response to Mallikarjun Kharge letter on voter turnout data regrettable: Congress

NEW DELHI, MAY 10: The Congress on Friday termed as "regrettable" the Election Commission's "approach" to addressing the issues raised by party chief Mallikarjun Kharge in his letter to the leaders of the opposition parties on the delay in sharing voter turnout data. In a statement on X, AICC general secretary Jairam Ramesh said the Congress president had raised "perfectly legitimate" issues on which there have been widespread concern and comments. "The approach of the Election Commission to addressing these issues is deeply regrettable", said Ramesh, who is in-charge of...
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Rahul Gandhi unable to attend Ranchi Rally due to sudden illness, Mallikarjun Kharge to represent Congress

NEW DELHI, APRIL 21: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who was set to participate in the INDIA bloc rally in Ranchi, will not be able to attend as he "took ill suddenly and is unable to leave New Delhi for the present", party leader Jairam Ramesh said on Friday. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge will be attending the Ranchi rally after addressing a public gathering in Madhya Pradesh's Satna, Ramesh said. "Shri Rahul Gandhi was all set to campaign today in Satna and Ranchi where the INDIA rally is being held. He...
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Electoral bonds: Freeze BJP bank accounts, conduct special investigation, says Mallikarjun Kharge

BENGALURU, MACH 15: Congress President M Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday demanded a special investigation into the electoral bonds scheme ~ through which the ruling party has encashed Rs 6,060 crore over 5 years ~ and said the BJP's bank accounts must be frozen till its completion. Kharge also raised the issue of several companies purchasing electoral bonds soon after they faced raids by Central agencies such as Enforcement Directorate and Income Tax Department. While the BJP has collected crores of rupees in electoral bonds, the bank account of the Congress,...
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Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge attacks Modi Govt. for curbing voice of farmers

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 13: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday accused the Modi Government of crushing the voice of farmers after failing to fulfill the promises made to them over 10 years. Kharge's attack against the Government came on a day thousands of farmers called for a Delhi Chalo protest and the capital became a virtual fortress with authorities stopping them entering the city. "Barbed wire, teargas from drones, nails and guns... everything is arranged. The dictatorial Modi Government is trying to curb the voice of farmers", the Congress chief...
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No more elections will be held in India, if Modi wins 2024 Lok Sabha polls: Mallikarjun Kharge

BHUBANESWAR, JAUARY 29: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday expressed apprehension that the 2024 Lok Sabha elections would be the last opportunity for the people to save democracy, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi might prefer dictatorship in case his party wins the upcoming polls. He urged people to keep away from the BJP and its ideologue RSS, alleging that they are "like poison". "This will be the last opportunity for the people to save democracy in India. If Narendra Modi wins another election, there will be dictatorship in the country",...
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‘Aaye ram gaye ram’, says Kharge on Nitish’s resignation, calls it an ‘expected move

KALABURAGI, JANUARY 28: Though AICC chief Mallikarjun Kharge looked perturbed by the developments in Bihar politics while speaking with press persons on Sunday, he tried to downplay it by saying that the move of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was expected. JD (U) president Nitish Kumar on Sunday resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar, saying "things were not working well" for him in the Mahagathbandhan he had joined less than 18 months ago and the opposition bloc INDIA. He is all set to form a government with the support...
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