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Congress Protest Delhi LIVE Updates: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi released from detention
THE TIMES OF INDIA | Aug 05, 2022, 19:46:56 IST

Congress Protest Delhi LIVE Updates: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi released from detention

Congress has been continuously raising questions against the price rise and the hike in the Goods and Service Tax (GST). Congress MPs have been staging protests both inside and outside Parliament on these issues. The protests come at a time when the Enforcement Directorate is questioning Congress president Sonia Gandhi and MP Rahul Gandhi over a case linked to the National Herald newspaper. Stay tuned to Times of India for live updates-Read Less

19:46 (IST) Aug 05

Till now, Congress was protesting in normal attire but today they protested wearing black clothes. It's an insult to 'Ram Bhakts.' They chose this day as today is Ayodhya Diwas which marks the beginning of construction of Ram Janambhoomi

UP CM Yogi Adityanath

19:25 (IST) Aug 05

Congress chose this day for protest and wore black clothes because they want to give a subtle message to further promote their appeasement politics because on this day itself Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation of Ram Janambhoomi

Union home minister Amit Shah

19:12 (IST) Aug 05

Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi released from New Police Lines Kingsway Camp PS, after being detained earlier during Congress' protest

17:20 (IST) Aug 05

Cong protest aimed at saving Gandhi family, Rahul should not blame democracy for poll defeats: BJP

The Congress' protest against price rise and unemployment is essentially aimed at "saving" the Gandhi family from corruption charges, the BJP said on Friday. Hitting back at Gandhi after he alleged that India is witnessing the “death of democracy” under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad accused the Congress leader of making “shameful and irresponsible” comments. "Why do you blame democracy when the people of India reject you with repeated regularity," he said.

16:09 (IST) Aug 05

Congress workers stage protest in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

15:32 (IST) Aug 05

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and other Congress leaders detained at New Police Lines Kingsway Camp PS

15:26 (IST) Aug 05

Bihar Congress chief Madan Mohan Jha and others during the ‘Rajbhavan Gherao’ protest against inflation and unemployment, in Patna

15:11 (IST) Aug 05

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu clarifies that MPs don't enjoy any immunity from arrest in criminal cases when House is in session and they cannot avoid summons issued by law enforcement agencies

15:07 (IST) Aug 05

Chandigarh: Water cannon being used by police personnel to disperse the Congress leaders & workers who have been protesting against the Central govt over the issues of inflation & unemployment

15:05 (IST) Aug 05

I am here to save my neta, my neta saves me: Salman Khurshid

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Friday said that he was participating in the protests by his party in the national capital to "save his leaders" who in turn will "save him". "Why will I come to save the family? I'll come to save my leader, my leader saves me. I have no issue if they make this a definition of family," Khurshid said.

14:48 (IST) Aug 05

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh Raja Warring along with other leaders & party workers hold a protest against the Central govt over issues of inflation & unemployment

14:43 (IST) Aug 05

Congress MPs along with party's interim president Sonia Gandhi in the Parliament premises amid protests against Central govt over inflation & unemployment, earlier today.

14:24 (IST) Aug 05

Why is Congress scared of investigating agencies? What are they hiding? Putting pressure on these agencies is not fair. They're only doing their work. Sonia ji & Rahul ji please don't play such games, the country wants to know the truth that you're hiding: Union Min Anurag Thakur

14:16 (IST) Aug 05

Opposition protests force adjournments in LS, RS

Protests by opposition parties including Congress on issues like price rise and action of investigative agencies forced adjournment of both the houses of parliament on Friday.After the Rajya Sabha met for the day, opposition leaders began protesting an adjournment till 11.30 am. However, when the house met again similar scenes were repeated and the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2:30 pm. Meanwhile, similar scenes were witnessed in the Lok Sabha where Congress leaders led by Sonia Gandhi had dressed in black as a mark of protest. The Lok Sabha was also adjourned till 2 pm following an uproar.

14:15 (IST) Aug 05

In pics: Congress MPs stage protest in Parliament against price rise, GST hike

14:06 (IST) Aug 05

Punjab Congress workers stage protest against inflation, before heading towards Raj Bhawan to submit memorandum to governor.

13:56 (IST) Aug 05

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained on Friday as she tried to lead a protest march towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence.

She was stopped by women police personnel, following which the Congress General Secretary sat in the middle of the road in protest.

13:26 (IST) Aug 05

Congress MPs including Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh and Ranjeet Ranjan detained at Police Lines Kingsway Camp in Delhi

13:07 (IST) Aug 05

Monsoon Session | Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm; Rajya Sabha till 2.30 pm

12:58 (IST) Aug 05

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra sits on a protest

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