The Congress wants the 28 seats it won in 2012 plus 20 seats where the party was runner-up plus 57 seats where it was ahead of the SP in 2012.Amit Agnihotri reports.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The Congress bargained hard with the Samajwadi Party on Tuesday, as the two parties tried to work out a seat-sharing formula as part of a grand alliance to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls 2017. Shortly after confirming the alliance in Lucknow, Congress ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Unfazed by the absence of leaders of the Left, the Janata Dal-United, the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee along with some regional parties on Tuesday sought to put up a united face raising the pitch against demonetisation by demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After the eight-party meeting, the leaders also sought a probe into the issue of "personal corruption" of Modi with Gandhi ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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