Mallikarjun Kharge

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Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Jitin Prasada ) : “Jitin Prasada was traditional Congressman, we gave him respect, he wasn’t ignored. He was general secretary and in charge of Bengal…He was allowed to contest every time. Despite this, if he blames Congress and ideology for which he and his father worked, it’s sad,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Jaane wale jaate rehte hain (Those who want to leave, keep leaving), we can’t stop them. It was his decision. He also had a future in the Congress Party. However, it is unfortunate,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “In my letter to PM @narendramodi, I raised concerns regarding the manner in which the NHRC appointments were made. The @BJP4India Govt refused to consider any SCs, STs, OBCs or minorities. Further, the appointments smack of partisanship & quid pro quo. I strongly condemn this,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge wrote : “I also pointed out that appointment of the Chairperson or member to the NHRC cannot simply be ignored on the pretext that there is no specific provision to this effect in the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 and amendments made thereto Obviously, there cannot be any bar to appoint either Chairperson or member to the NHRC on this ground,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Since the Committee did not accept any of my proposals, I express my disagreement with the recommendations made by the Committee in regards to appointments to the posts of Chairperson and Members of NHRC,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge wrote : “Since the Committee did not accept any of my proposals, I express my disagreement with the recommendations made by the Committee in regard to appointments to the posts of Chairperson and Members of NHRC,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Since the Committee did not accept any of my proposals, I express my disagreement with the recommendations made by the committee in regard to appointments to the posts of chairperson and members of NHRC," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "False allegations were made throughout the years and even today bogus investigations are being continued after 30 years to deny him his legacy," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, May 21, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "False allegations were made throughout the years and even today bogus investigations are being continued after 30 years to deny him his legacy," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 21, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Rajeev Satav ) : "Rajeev Satav was one of the most promising leaders of the next generation of Congress leaders," External link

nampa Sunday, May 16, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 10, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, May 10, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 10, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently," External link

outlookindia Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently,” External link

thehindu Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "in these times of national catastrophe, we all need to come together, work together and provide succour to our fellow Indians" External link

economictimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge wrote : “Parliament had allocated Rs. 35000 crore in the Union Budget to ensure free vaccine for all, despite which the Union government has allowed private companies to set differential prices for the vaccine,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “in these times of national catastrophe, we all need to come together, work together and provide succour to our fellow Indians” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Use 35,000 crore allocated in Union Budget to ensure free vaccine for all. Leverage compulsory licensing to increase production of vaccines," External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : “When someone like Rahul- ji (Rahul Gandhi) alerted them, their standard response would be to ridicule,” External link

thehindu Friday, May 7, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have seen reports of a UAE diplomat claiming to have brokered contacts between India and Pakistan. It has been one of the successes of Indian diplomacy since the 1972 Simla agreement to ensure that we deal with Pakistan bilaterally, and to prevent foreign mediation. Sadly, under this government, not only are others now mediating between India and Pakistan but our internal affairs like J&K have been internationalised. We hope that our government sees reason and returns to India’s tried and tested policies,” External link

thehindu Monday, April 19, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have seen reports of a UAE diplomat claiming to have brokered contacts between India and Pakistan. It has been one of the successes of Indian diplomacy since the 1972 Simla agreement to ensure that we deal with Pakistan bilaterally, and to prevent foreign mediation. Sadly, under this government, not only are others now mediating between India and Pakistan but our internal affairs like J&K have been internationalised. We hope that our government sees reason and returns to India’s tried and tested policies,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 19, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added : “This truth of our country has been long concealed. Our nation has the right to hear the truth. Through INC TV, we aim to bring it out” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "The UPPL promised that jobs in the army and paramilitary forces will be provided to surrendered cadres of militant organisations. Since when can a state party promise jobs in the defence forces? It is a desperate attempt to misguide people for votes. Why is the BJP silent on this?" External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 27, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "People's strong support for the Congress' Five Guarantees that are visionary, realistic and deal with the core issues of Assam has forced the BJP to resort to desperate measures," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 27, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge alleged : "the incumbent chief minister has been missing from its core campaign" External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 27, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told ( about India Congress Committee ) : “The first phase of polling has given clear signs of a landslide victory for the Congress in Assam. The guarantees of our party have visibly stumped the BJP on the ground,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 27, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have received an overwhelming response from the people across all ages and geographies towards the vision and the willpower that we have presented through the five guarantees,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 27, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge asked : “What is the point of elections if you are making the LG the leader?” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 26, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We highlighted fuel price rise and all issues of the people before the House. But the government brazenly runs the House as it has brute majority. In UPA days, we used to listen to all members,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have done what we had to do, you can decide. The BJP behaved like any party with a brute majority would behave,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have done what we had to do, you can decide. The BJP behaved like any party with a brute majority would behave,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge asked : “What is the point of elections if you are making the LG the leader?” External link

news18 Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added ( about Joseph Mwema ) : "If this is happening with elected leaders, what about the law and order situation in the state. If the Bihar Police law passed, it will give leeway to them," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 25, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Joseph Mwema ) : "The incident that took place in the Bihar Assembly is condemnable. I have never seen police beating women MLAs. The BJP is killing democracy," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 25, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge asked : “What is the point of elections if you are making the LG the leader?” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “If you want to give all powers to the LG then what is the need for elections, for electing a chief minister?” External link

economictimes Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "They should withdraw it (bill) and restore the Delhi government's power. Today it is AAP (Aam Aadmi Party), tomorrow it will be someone else. They cannot snatch the democratic rights of elected governments of states and Union Territories," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 24, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "They should withdraw it (bill) and restore the Delhi government's power. Today it is AAP (Aam Aadmi Party), tomorrow it will be someone else. They cannot snatch the democratic rights of elected governments of states and Union Territories," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, March 24, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about India Company ) : “Like East India company invested in India and ruled the country for hundreds of years, there are ‘West India Company’ people here, they are from Gujarat. They believe in privatisation and PM Modi is ever ready to help them. It is happening in railways, roads, hotel, banking. All these sectors provide job reservation and it is an attempt to end the quotas for SCs/STs/OBCs,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “There are many discrepancies in the bill. We demand that this should be sent to a standing committee,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 19, 2021 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added ( about India Congress Committee ) : “If FDI comes, there'll be West India Co. brought in by Modi Ji to help people from Gujarat,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 19, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I want the bill to be scrutinised to address the gaps and it should be referred to a standing committee," External link

asianage Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:16:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I want the bill to be scrutinised to address the gaps and it should be referred to a standing committee," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "It is unfortunate that the govt doesn't want to send the bill to the standing committee. They are showing an obduracy. We could have pointed out the loopholes in the bill after consultations with the stakeholders. But the govt doesn't want the stakeholders to speak out. They(govt) will understand only when there are nationwide strike. This is the exact approach the government took during the farm laws. They passed it without consultations and now they are facing farm agitations. They want to sell every thing, power, industries..just sell, sell, sell. They want to bulldoze. We agree for a debate. But they should let go their tendency to bulldoze" External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "It is unfortunate that the govt doesn't want to send the bill to the standing committee. They are showing an obduracy. We could have pointed out the loopholes in the bill after consultations with the stakeholders. But the govt doesn't want the stakeholders to speak out. They(govt) will understand only when there are nationwide strike. This is the exact approach the government took during the farm laws. They passed it without consultations and now they are facing farm agitations. They want to sell every thing, power, industries..just sell, sell, sell. They want to bulldoze. We agree for a debate. But they should let go their tendency to bulldoze" External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "It is unfortunate that the govt doesn't want to send the bill to the standing committee. They are showing an obduracy. We could have pointed out the loopholes in the bill after consultations with the stakeholders. But the govt doesn't want the stakeholders to speak out. They(govt) will understand only when there are nationwide strike. This is the exact approach the government took during the farm laws. They passed it without consultations and now they are facing farm agitations. They want to sell every thing, power, industries..just sell, sell, sell. They want to bulldoze. We agree for a debate. But they should let go their tendency to bulldoze" External link

thehindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "It is unfortunate that the govt doesn't want to send the bill to the standing committee. They are showing an obduracy. We could have pointed out the loopholes in the bill after consultations with the stakeholders. But the govt doesn't want the stakeholders to speak out. They(govt) will understand only when there are nationwide strike. This is the exact approach the government took during the farm laws. They passed it without consultations and now they are facing farm agitations. They want to sell every thing, power, industries..just sell, sell, sell. They want to bulldoze. We agree for a debate. But they should let go their tendency to bulldoze" External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "This is a bill that will have far reaching impact on the lives of the general public. This is the 3rd amendment in the 1938 bill. One of the amendments was done during Vajpayee government when 26 % of FDI was allowed. Now that limit has been increased to 74 %. Mr. Kharge requests the government to send the bill to a standing committee so that all possible errors can be removed from the bill. Bhupendra Yadav, BJP says: " External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "This is a bill that will have far reaching impact on the lives of the general public. This is the 3rd amendment in the 1938 bill. One of the amendments was done during Vajpayee government when 26 % of FDI was allowed. Now that limit has been increased to 74 %. Mr. Kharge requests the government to send the bill to a standing committee so that all possible errors can be removed from the bill. Bhupendra Yadav, BJP says: " External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:51:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "This is a bill that will have far reaching impact on the lives of the general public. This is the 3rd amendment in the 1938 bill. One of the amendments was done during Vajpayee government when 26 % of FDI was allowed. Now that limit has been increased to 74 %. Mr. Kharge requests the government to send the bill to a standing committee so that all possible errors can be removed from the bill. Bhupendra Yadav, BJP says: " External link

thehindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "This is a bill that will have far reaching impact on the lives of the general public. This is the 3rd amendment in the 1938 bill. One of the amendments was done during Vajpayee government when 26 % of FDI was allowed. Now that limit has been increased to 74 %. Mr. Kharge requests the government to send the bill to a standing committee so that all possible errors can be removed from the bill. Bhupendra Yadav, BJP says: " External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "By merging all these banks one by one, they (the government) are trying to put them in losses and then make the private players enter by citing losses," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 16, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : "We raised these issues in the House and also demanded a reply from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. She seemed to be in the mood to reply at first but I don't know what happened later," "We demand that the government should come clean on the issue. The demands of the workers of the nationalised bank must be accepted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 16, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : “Despite so many people going on strike and protesting the policy of privatisation, the government is neither listening to them nor looking to solve their problems. The government has taken a decision to privatise two public sector banks without consulting the 75 crore account holders,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “By merging all these banks one by one, they (the government) are trying to put them in losses and then make the private players enter by citing losses,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Indira Gandhi ) : "Indira Gandhi nationalised 14 banks. It was intended that the poor should get benefits from the bank. But today these banks are merging one by one. The private sector is being admitted into it. This is another attempt to benefit a few people," "We always helped the poor. We brought MGNREGA, nationalised banks, carried out land reforms," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Around 13 lakh employees are associated with the 9 bank unions that are going on strike. There is also a strike on the 18. It is not a good sign for such a large number of workers to go on strike. Around 75 lakh people who are accountable will also be troubled," "People are upset with the unilateral policy of the government. When there was an economic crisis in the world, India did not get affected because the national banks were doing great work. They were also giving loans to the poor," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : “Despite so many people going on strike and protesting the policy of privatisation, the government is neither listening to them nor looking to solve their problems. The government has taken a decision to privatise two public sector banks without consulting the 75 crore account holders,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “By merging all these banks one by one, they (the government) are trying to put them in losses and then make the private players enter by citing losses,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I request you to allow under Rule 267 to discuss this issue...till then it will not be fair...without taking notice of this, we cannot proceed. So we request that you suspend all the rules and take it," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I request you to allow under Rule 267 to discuss this issue...till then it will not be fair...without taking notice of this, we cannot proceed. So we request that you suspend all the rules and take it," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:05:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I request you to allow under Rule 267 to discuss this issue...till then it will not be fair...without taking notice of this, we cannot proceed. So we request that you suspend all the rules and take it," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I am requesting you to allow under Rule 267 to discuss this issue. Till then, it will not be fair without taking notice of this. We cannot proceed. I request you to suspend all the rules," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Two of our leaders have given suspension of business notices for a discussion on the farmers' protest and three black laws (in Rajya Sabha). We will raise this issue in the House today,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Petrol & diesel prices are nearly Rs 100 per litre & Rs 80 per litre respectively. LPG prices have also gone up. Rs 21 lakh crores have been collected by putting excise duty/cess, because of this entire country including farmers are suffering” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “You are well aware, petrol prices are nearly ₹100 per litre and diesel prices are more than ₹80 per litre. LPG rates have also increased and all petroleum products have gone up,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "This is a very important issue and it is a burning subject. Throughout the country, people are agitated," External link

economictimes Monday, March 8, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge alleged : “Nobody knows where this money went, how it was spent or who got the benefit? On the one hand, you [the government] are reducing the burden on corporates by lowering corporate taxes and ₹ 1.25 lakh crore was foregone as revenue, you are putting so much pressure on women, the middle class and the ordinary citizens,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : "We will continue our agitation demanding a discussion on fuel price rise when Rajay Sabha reconvenes at 1 pm," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Narendra Modi government has collected 21 lakh crore by putting excise duty and cess on petroleum products in the last six years. None of the larger power counties has imposed cess and duty as much as the Indian government has imposed and the government was not ready to talk about these issues," "The UPA government there was only 10 was excise duty and under the NDA government it is 33," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Petrol and diesel prices are nearly 100 per litre and 80 per litre respectively. Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) prices have also gone up. 21 lakh crores have been collected by putting excise duty/cess, because of this entire country including farmers are suffering," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "We will continue our agitation (demanding a discussion on fuel price rise) when Rajya Sabha reconvenes at 1 pm," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “This is very important issue and it is a burning subject. Throughout the country, people are agitated,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "This is very important issue and it is a burning subject. Throughout the country, people are agitated," External link

economictimes Monday, March 8, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Petrol & diesel prices are nearly Rs 100 per litre & Rs 80 per litre respectively. LPG prices have also gone up. Rs 21 lakh crores have been collected by putting excise duty/cess, because of this entire country including farmers are suffering” External link

news18 Monday, March 8, 2021 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I am above 70 years of age. You should give the COVID-19 vaccine to youngsters and increase the longevity of their life. I merely have 10 to 15 more years to live, Youngsters have a long life to live. I will also take the vaccine," External link

newindianexpress Monday, March 1, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Fisheries Dept comes under Agriculture but nobody gives attention. I appreciate what Rahul Gandhi said. They need full support from govt. Fisheries Ministry should be created. In some places, there are Fishery Ministries but at centre they haven't taken interest,” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Whenever there will be discussion in the House in the coming time, we will raise the issue of increased prices of petrol and diesel. We will take all the party leaders into confidence and create an agenda. We will fight for whatever is in the interest of the people,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We raise the issues (in Parliament) not to become famous. We take up the issues affecting the poor. Somebody should talk,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 20, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : “Till now, it is just a nomination and the vice-president has to give his assent and announce it,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We expected that the PM, looking at the ongoing agitations across the country, will withdraw the three black laws and take all stakeholders into confidence to review the laws. He spoke in his own style but didn’t say a word about relief to farmers” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Is it possible? There are experts among the farmers and entire opposition leaders know about the laws. The first law promoted black market, the second one helps the rich people and the third one helps hoarding,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We expected the PM to announce repeal of the three farm laws. The government could later consult all stakeholders and bring a changed law,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “But he merely gave a political speech. It had no facts…he just tried to mislead,” “He did not say anything to resolve the farmers’ agitation. We condemn it” External link

expressindia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “The prime minister’s address had no substance and as usual he made a political speech. The prime minister tried to mislead in his speech and said nothing to resolve the issues of farmers” External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "The prime minister's address in Rajya Sabha today had no substance and as usual he made a political speech. The prime minister tried to mislead in his speech and said nothing to resolve the issues of farmers," "We thought that the PM will speak something about the farmers' movement. But, he did not say anything on the farmers' problems and only gave his speech. That is why we condemn such things and he should understand the problems of 14. 6 crore farmers," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 8, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "his (Modi's) speech was not to resolve the farmers issues but only to mislead the country through his speech" "We expected that the prime minister will take back the three laws keeping in view the farmers' agitation and protests across the country and will later amend them after talking to all stakeholders in Parliament," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 8, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "He is trying to mislead the people that they do not know what is in the laws. Are we fools, and over 14.6 crore farmers are there in the country, among whom there are many who are educated," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 8, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “In the wake of the farmers’ agitation, we expected that the Prime Minister would take back the laws and bring them back to Parliament after consulting with all the stakeholders. But he didn't mention that. He only said people are agitating without understanding the contents of the law. Is it possible,” “He is misleading everyone by saying that people don't know what is in the laws. Are we all fools,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 8, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “In the wake of the farmers’ agitation, we expected that the Prime Minister would take back the laws and bring them back to Parliament after consulting with all the stakeholders. But he didn't mention that. He only said people are agitating without understanding the contents of the law. Is it possible,” “He is misleading everyone by saying that people don't know what is in the laws. Are we all fools,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 8, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “The other important issue is the hurry with which the Labour Codes were passed,” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “The other important issue is the hurry with which the Labour Codes were passed,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Even Sharad Pawar was groomed by senior leaders of Congress. Rahul’s acceptance in Congress is absolute. When Barack Obama mentions Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in his memoirs, it means that they matter in Indian politics. Congress is a party that even supports its opponents on secular principles to keep RSS away because it (RSS) intends to decimate the poor. Pawar is a seasoned leader and he knows this,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We've deeply saddened on the demise of Ahmed Patel. I knew him since 1976. We're feeling that a man, who always stood by the party, has left us today when the party is in crisis. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has taken the lives of Ahmed ji and Tarun Gogoi,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “If we weaken the party and our leaders in such a way, definitely the party cannot go forward and ultimately if our ideology is weakened we will be destroyed. You will have to keep this in mind,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 23, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added ( about Bihar Chief ) : "This is also an irreparable loss not just to the people of Bihar but to the entire country. The poor, marginalised and the depressed classes would probably feel this loss more keenly especially during these times of great uncertainty.His contributions towards the upliftment of the depressed will always be remembered," External link

timesofindia Friday, October 9, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “All parties must oppose these laws. The Modi government only listens to corporates and after these laws it will not listen to trade unions,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, September 26, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “There is a threat of small and marginal farmers being wiped out as the Bills allow corporate companies to import rice directly from other countries,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 25, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Nearly 50% of students drop out after Class 10. There is no plan that has been suggested to reduce this drop outs. It is estimated that 32.4% of these student drop outs are Dalits, 25.7% minorities and 16.4% are tribals,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told ( about Randeep Singh Surjewala ) : "I welcome the changes, Surjewala is a man of integrity and takes everybody into confidence and therefore he is a good choice for Karnataka. Surjewala stood by us in our difficult times," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added : "HK Patil is a good choice, he is a young man, and he has worked well as an MLC, MLA, as Minister and also has an idea of the organisation. He also understands Maharashtra, therefore I have confidence he will prove to be very helpful. I will cooperate and give my advice when asked," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “PM’s comparison of India’s Freedom Struggle & Ramjanmabhoomi Movement in equal measure is untenable. Freedom struggle united all of us irrespective of caste & creed, while the other movement was meant polarize & divide society. Nationalism cannot be driven through religion,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge asked : “It has been a year since over 7.5 million Kashmiris have lost their freedom in the world’s biggest democracy . Citizens of free India are living with no human rights in Kashmir, is this what BJP Govt calls #RamRajya? Can we claim to be a democracy?” External link

timesofindia Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : "What have you to say for a man-made calamity? COVID-19 is a natural calamity... It is there across the world, but because of your (government) economic situation, your polices and because of your mistakes, about 560 people have died -- walking on the streets, in trains, without food and water, who is responsible for this?," External link

news18 Monday, June 1, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "He (Railway Minister) should take the moral responsibility for the insult caused to labourers by violating their human rights and should resign," External link

news18 Monday, June 1, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We needed a sector-wise plan and the government had 62 days of lockdown to plan for this. Sectors like tourism, hospitality, airlines, transport, retail, restaurants, construction needed very specific measures, given they employ large numbers of people. But, it is clear from the measures announced last week that the government has either no sense of the crisis or has plainly refused to address it to revive the economy,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “The relief package and press conferences have not only exposed the apathy of the government towards migrant workers but also its arrogance and hypocrisy,” “Today, the agriculture sector is the only bright spot, which is expected to grow at 3% when the GDP for the 2nd quarter is expected to fall by as much as 45%,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "The so-called Rs 20 lakh crore economic package has now been analysed by experts, and its total cost works out to less than 1 per cent of the GDP. It has come as a rude shock for anyone who was expecting some respite," "The PM only intends to make grand headline news without taking his colleagues into confidence. That is perhaps why the finance ministry was unprepared and put together such a shoddy package," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT



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Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Jitin Prasada ) : “Jitin Prasada was traditional Congressman, we gave him respect, he wasn’t ignored. He was general secretary and in charge of Bengal…He was allowed to contest every time. Despite this, if he blames Congress and ideology for which he and his father worked, it’s sad,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Jaane wale jaate rehte hain (Those who want to leave, keep leaving), we can’t stop them. It was his decision. He also had a future in the Congress Party. However, it is unfortunate,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “In my letter to PM @narendramodi, I raised concerns regarding the manner in which the NHRC appointments were made. The @BJP4India Govt refused to consider any SCs, STs, OBCs or minorities. Further, the appointments smack of partisanship & quid pro quo. I strongly condemn this,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge wrote : “I also pointed out that appointment of the Chairperson or member to the NHRC cannot simply be ignored on the pretext that there is no specific provision to this effect in the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 and amendments made thereto Obviously, there cannot be any bar to appoint either Chairperson or member to the NHRC on this ground,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Since the Committee did not accept any of my proposals, I express my disagreement with the recommendations made by the Committee in regards to appointments to the posts of Chairperson and Members of NHRC,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge wrote : “Since the Committee did not accept any of my proposals, I express my disagreement with the recommendations made by the Committee in regard to appointments to the posts of Chairperson and Members of NHRC,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:35:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Since the Committee did not accept any of my proposals, I express my disagreement with the recommendations made by the committee in regard to appointments to the posts of chairperson and members of NHRC," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "False allegations were made throughout the years and even today bogus investigations are being continued after 30 years to deny him his legacy," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, May 21, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "False allegations were made throughout the years and even today bogus investigations are being continued after 30 years to deny him his legacy," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 21, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Rajeev Satav ) : "Rajeev Satav was one of the most promising leaders of the next generation of Congress leaders," External link

nampa Sunday, May 16, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 10, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, May 10, 2021 6:33:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter,” External link

timesofindia Monday, May 10, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently," External link

outlookindia Sunday, May 9, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently,” External link

thehindu Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:46:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "in these times of national catastrophe, we all need to come together, work together and provide succour to our fellow Indians" External link

economictimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Experts have warned us that although the situation is dire, it can become far worse if leadership is not immediately exercised. So, for the well-being of our people and in the national interest, I urge you to consider the suggestions outlined in this letter sensitively and urgently,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge wrote : “Parliament had allocated Rs. 35000 crore in the Union Budget to ensure free vaccine for all, despite which the Union government has allowed private companies to set differential prices for the vaccine,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “in these times of national catastrophe, we all need to come together, work together and provide succour to our fellow Indians” External link

financialexpress Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Use 35,000 crore allocated in Union Budget to ensure free vaccine for all. Leverage compulsory licensing to increase production of vaccines," External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : “When someone like Rahul- ji (Rahul Gandhi) alerted them, their standard response would be to ridicule,” External link

thehindu Friday, May 7, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have seen reports of a UAE diplomat claiming to have brokered contacts between India and Pakistan. It has been one of the successes of Indian diplomacy since the 1972 Simla agreement to ensure that we deal with Pakistan bilaterally, and to prevent foreign mediation. Sadly, under this government, not only are others now mediating between India and Pakistan but our internal affairs like J&K have been internationalised. We hope that our government sees reason and returns to India’s tried and tested policies,” External link

thehindu Monday, April 19, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have seen reports of a UAE diplomat claiming to have brokered contacts between India and Pakistan. It has been one of the successes of Indian diplomacy since the 1972 Simla agreement to ensure that we deal with Pakistan bilaterally, and to prevent foreign mediation. Sadly, under this government, not only are others now mediating between India and Pakistan but our internal affairs like J&K have been internationalised. We hope that our government sees reason and returns to India’s tried and tested policies,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 19, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added : “This truth of our country has been long concealed. Our nation has the right to hear the truth. Through INC TV, we aim to bring it out” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "The UPPL promised that jobs in the army and paramilitary forces will be provided to surrendered cadres of militant organisations. Since when can a state party promise jobs in the defence forces? It is a desperate attempt to misguide people for votes. Why is the BJP silent on this?" External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 27, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "People's strong support for the Congress' Five Guarantees that are visionary, realistic and deal with the core issues of Assam has forced the BJP to resort to desperate measures," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 27, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge alleged : "the incumbent chief minister has been missing from its core campaign" External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 27, 2021 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told ( about India Congress Committee ) : “The first phase of polling has given clear signs of a landslide victory for the Congress in Assam. The guarantees of our party have visibly stumped the BJP on the ground,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 27, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have received an overwhelming response from the people across all ages and geographies towards the vision and the willpower that we have presented through the five guarantees,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 27, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge asked : “What is the point of elections if you are making the LG the leader?” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 26, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We highlighted fuel price rise and all issues of the people before the House. But the government brazenly runs the House as it has brute majority. In UPA days, we used to listen to all members,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have done what we had to do, you can decide. The BJP behaved like any party with a brute majority would behave,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We have done what we had to do, you can decide. The BJP behaved like any party with a brute majority would behave,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge asked : “What is the point of elections if you are making the LG the leader?” External link

news18 Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added ( about Joseph Mwema ) : "If this is happening with elected leaders, what about the law and order situation in the state. If the Bihar Police law passed, it will give leeway to them," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 25, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Joseph Mwema ) : "The incident that took place in the Bihar Assembly is condemnable. I have never seen police beating women MLAs. The BJP is killing democracy," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 25, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge asked : “What is the point of elections if you are making the LG the leader?” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:01:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “If you want to give all powers to the LG then what is the need for elections, for electing a chief minister?” External link

economictimes Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "They should withdraw it (bill) and restore the Delhi government's power. Today it is AAP (Aam Aadmi Party), tomorrow it will be someone else. They cannot snatch the democratic rights of elected governments of states and Union Territories," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 24, 2021 6:07:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "They should withdraw it (bill) and restore the Delhi government's power. Today it is AAP (Aam Aadmi Party), tomorrow it will be someone else. They cannot snatch the democratic rights of elected governments of states and Union Territories," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, March 24, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about India Company ) : “Like East India company invested in India and ruled the country for hundreds of years, there are ‘West India Company’ people here, they are from Gujarat. They believe in privatisation and PM Modi is ever ready to help them. It is happening in railways, roads, hotel, banking. All these sectors provide job reservation and it is an attempt to end the quotas for SCs/STs/OBCs,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “There are many discrepancies in the bill. We demand that this should be sent to a standing committee,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 19, 2021 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added ( about India Congress Committee ) : “If FDI comes, there'll be West India Co. brought in by Modi Ji to help people from Gujarat,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 19, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I want the bill to be scrutinised to address the gaps and it should be referred to a standing committee," External link

asianage Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:16:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I want the bill to be scrutinised to address the gaps and it should be referred to a standing committee," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "It is unfortunate that the govt doesn't want to send the bill to the standing committee. They are showing an obduracy. We could have pointed out the loopholes in the bill after consultations with the stakeholders. But the govt doesn't want the stakeholders to speak out. They(govt) will understand only when there are nationwide strike. This is the exact approach the government took during the farm laws. They passed it without consultations and now they are facing farm agitations. They want to sell every thing, power, industries..just sell, sell, sell. They want to bulldoze. We agree for a debate. But they should let go their tendency to bulldoze" External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "It is unfortunate that the govt doesn't want to send the bill to the standing committee. They are showing an obduracy. We could have pointed out the loopholes in the bill after consultations with the stakeholders. But the govt doesn't want the stakeholders to speak out. They(govt) will understand only when there are nationwide strike. This is the exact approach the government took during the farm laws. They passed it without consultations and now they are facing farm agitations. They want to sell every thing, power, industries..just sell, sell, sell. They want to bulldoze. We agree for a debate. But they should let go their tendency to bulldoze" External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "It is unfortunate that the govt doesn't want to send the bill to the standing committee. They are showing an obduracy. We could have pointed out the loopholes in the bill after consultations with the stakeholders. But the govt doesn't want the stakeholders to speak out. They(govt) will understand only when there are nationwide strike. This is the exact approach the government took during the farm laws. They passed it without consultations and now they are facing farm agitations. They want to sell every thing, power, industries..just sell, sell, sell. They want to bulldoze. We agree for a debate. But they should let go their tendency to bulldoze" External link

thehindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "It is unfortunate that the govt doesn't want to send the bill to the standing committee. They are showing an obduracy. We could have pointed out the loopholes in the bill after consultations with the stakeholders. But the govt doesn't want the stakeholders to speak out. They(govt) will understand only when there are nationwide strike. This is the exact approach the government took during the farm laws. They passed it without consultations and now they are facing farm agitations. They want to sell every thing, power, industries..just sell, sell, sell. They want to bulldoze. We agree for a debate. But they should let go their tendency to bulldoze" External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "This is a bill that will have far reaching impact on the lives of the general public. This is the 3rd amendment in the 1938 bill. One of the amendments was done during Vajpayee government when 26 % of FDI was allowed. Now that limit has been increased to 74 %. Mr. Kharge requests the government to send the bill to a standing committee so that all possible errors can be removed from the bill. Bhupendra Yadav, BJP says: " External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "This is a bill that will have far reaching impact on the lives of the general public. This is the 3rd amendment in the 1938 bill. One of the amendments was done during Vajpayee government when 26 % of FDI was allowed. Now that limit has been increased to 74 %. Mr. Kharge requests the government to send the bill to a standing committee so that all possible errors can be removed from the bill. Bhupendra Yadav, BJP says: " External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:51:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "This is a bill that will have far reaching impact on the lives of the general public. This is the 3rd amendment in the 1938 bill. One of the amendments was done during Vajpayee government when 26 % of FDI was allowed. Now that limit has been increased to 74 %. Mr. Kharge requests the government to send the bill to a standing committee so that all possible errors can be removed from the bill. Bhupendra Yadav, BJP says: " External link

thehindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge says : "This is a bill that will have far reaching impact on the lives of the general public. This is the 3rd amendment in the 1938 bill. One of the amendments was done during Vajpayee government when 26 % of FDI was allowed. Now that limit has been increased to 74 %. Mr. Kharge requests the government to send the bill to a standing committee so that all possible errors can be removed from the bill. Bhupendra Yadav, BJP says: " External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "By merging all these banks one by one, they (the government) are trying to put them in losses and then make the private players enter by citing losses," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 16, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : "We raised these issues in the House and also demanded a reply from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. She seemed to be in the mood to reply at first but I don't know what happened later," "We demand that the government should come clean on the issue. The demands of the workers of the nationalised bank must be accepted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 16, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : “Despite so many people going on strike and protesting the policy of privatisation, the government is neither listening to them nor looking to solve their problems. The government has taken a decision to privatise two public sector banks without consulting the 75 crore account holders,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “By merging all these banks one by one, they (the government) are trying to put them in losses and then make the private players enter by citing losses,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Indira Gandhi ) : "Indira Gandhi nationalised 14 banks. It was intended that the poor should get benefits from the bank. But today these banks are merging one by one. The private sector is being admitted into it. This is another attempt to benefit a few people," "We always helped the poor. We brought MGNREGA, nationalised banks, carried out land reforms," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Around 13 lakh employees are associated with the 9 bank unions that are going on strike. There is also a strike on the 18. It is not a good sign for such a large number of workers to go on strike. Around 75 lakh people who are accountable will also be troubled," "People are upset with the unilateral policy of the government. When there was an economic crisis in the world, India did not get affected because the national banks were doing great work. They were also giving loans to the poor," External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : “Despite so many people going on strike and protesting the policy of privatisation, the government is neither listening to them nor looking to solve their problems. The government has taken a decision to privatise two public sector banks without consulting the 75 crore account holders,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “By merging all these banks one by one, they (the government) are trying to put them in losses and then make the private players enter by citing losses,” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:28:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I request you to allow under Rule 267 to discuss this issue...till then it will not be fair...without taking notice of this, we cannot proceed. So we request that you suspend all the rules and take it," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I request you to allow under Rule 267 to discuss this issue...till then it will not be fair...without taking notice of this, we cannot proceed. So we request that you suspend all the rules and take it," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 10, 2021 8:05:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I request you to allow under Rule 267 to discuss this issue...till then it will not be fair...without taking notice of this, we cannot proceed. So we request that you suspend all the rules and take it," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I am requesting you to allow under Rule 267 to discuss this issue. Till then, it will not be fair without taking notice of this. We cannot proceed. I request you to suspend all the rules," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Two of our leaders have given suspension of business notices for a discussion on the farmers' protest and three black laws (in Rajya Sabha). We will raise this issue in the House today,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Petrol & diesel prices are nearly Rs 100 per litre & Rs 80 per litre respectively. LPG prices have also gone up. Rs 21 lakh crores have been collected by putting excise duty/cess, because of this entire country including farmers are suffering” External link

news18 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “You are well aware, petrol prices are nearly ₹100 per litre and diesel prices are more than ₹80 per litre. LPG rates have also increased and all petroleum products have gone up,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "This is a very important issue and it is a burning subject. Throughout the country, people are agitated," External link

economictimes Monday, March 8, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge alleged : “Nobody knows where this money went, how it was spent or who got the benefit? On the one hand, you [the government] are reducing the burden on corporates by lowering corporate taxes and ₹ 1.25 lakh crore was foregone as revenue, you are putting so much pressure on women, the middle class and the ordinary citizens,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : "We will continue our agitation demanding a discussion on fuel price rise when Rajay Sabha reconvenes at 1 pm," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Narendra Modi government has collected 21 lakh crore by putting excise duty and cess on petroleum products in the last six years. None of the larger power counties has imposed cess and duty as much as the Indian government has imposed and the government was not ready to talk about these issues," "The UPA government there was only 10 was excise duty and under the NDA government it is 33," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "Petrol and diesel prices are nearly 100 per litre and 80 per litre respectively. Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) prices have also gone up. 21 lakh crores have been collected by putting excise duty/cess, because of this entire country including farmers are suffering," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "We will continue our agitation (demanding a discussion on fuel price rise) when Rajya Sabha reconvenes at 1 pm," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “This is very important issue and it is a burning subject. Throughout the country, people are agitated,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 8, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "This is very important issue and it is a burning subject. Throughout the country, people are agitated," External link

economictimes Monday, March 8, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Petrol & diesel prices are nearly Rs 100 per litre & Rs 80 per litre respectively. LPG prices have also gone up. Rs 21 lakh crores have been collected by putting excise duty/cess, because of this entire country including farmers are suffering” External link

news18 Monday, March 8, 2021 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "I am above 70 years of age. You should give the COVID-19 vaccine to youngsters and increase the longevity of their life. I merely have 10 to 15 more years to live, Youngsters have a long life to live. I will also take the vaccine," External link

newindianexpress Monday, March 1, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Fisheries Dept comes under Agriculture but nobody gives attention. I appreciate what Rahul Gandhi said. They need full support from govt. Fisheries Ministry should be created. In some places, there are Fishery Ministries but at centre they haven't taken interest,” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:19:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Whenever there will be discussion in the House in the coming time, we will raise the issue of increased prices of petrol and diesel. We will take all the party leaders into confidence and create an agenda. We will fight for whatever is in the interest of the people,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We raise the issues (in Parliament) not to become famous. We take up the issues affecting the poor. Somebody should talk,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 20, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : “Till now, it is just a nomination and the vice-president has to give his assent and announce it,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We expected that the PM, looking at the ongoing agitations across the country, will withdraw the three black laws and take all stakeholders into confidence to review the laws. He spoke in his own style but didn’t say a word about relief to farmers” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Is it possible? There are experts among the farmers and entire opposition leaders know about the laws. The first law promoted black market, the second one helps the rich people and the third one helps hoarding,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We expected the PM to announce repeal of the three farm laws. The government could later consult all stakeholders and bring a changed law,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “But he merely gave a political speech. It had no facts…he just tried to mislead,” “He did not say anything to resolve the farmers’ agitation. We condemn it” External link

expressindia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:15:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “The prime minister’s address had no substance and as usual he made a political speech. The prime minister tried to mislead in his speech and said nothing to resolve the issues of farmers” External link

business-standard Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "The prime minister's address in Rajya Sabha today had no substance and as usual he made a political speech. The prime minister tried to mislead in his speech and said nothing to resolve the issues of farmers," "We thought that the PM will speak something about the farmers' movement. But, he did not say anything on the farmers' problems and only gave his speech. That is why we condemn such things and he should understand the problems of 14. 6 crore farmers," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 8, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "his (Modi's) speech was not to resolve the farmers issues but only to mislead the country through his speech" "We expected that the prime minister will take back the three laws keeping in view the farmers' agitation and protests across the country and will later amend them after talking to all stakeholders in Parliament," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 8, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "He is trying to mislead the people that they do not know what is in the laws. Are we fools, and over 14.6 crore farmers are there in the country, among whom there are many who are educated," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 8, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “In the wake of the farmers’ agitation, we expected that the Prime Minister would take back the laws and bring them back to Parliament after consulting with all the stakeholders. But he didn't mention that. He only said people are agitating without understanding the contents of the law. Is it possible,” “He is misleading everyone by saying that people don't know what is in the laws. Are we all fools,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 8, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “In the wake of the farmers’ agitation, we expected that the Prime Minister would take back the laws and bring them back to Parliament after consulting with all the stakeholders. But he didn't mention that. He only said people are agitating without understanding the contents of the law. Is it possible,” “He is misleading everyone by saying that people don't know what is in the laws. Are we all fools,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 8, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “The other important issue is the hurry with which the Labour Codes were passed,” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “The other important issue is the hurry with which the Labour Codes were passed,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Even Sharad Pawar was groomed by senior leaders of Congress. Rahul’s acceptance in Congress is absolute. When Barack Obama mentions Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in his memoirs, it means that they matter in Indian politics. Congress is a party that even supports its opponents on secular principles to keep RSS away because it (RSS) intends to decimate the poor. Pawar is a seasoned leader and he knows this,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We've deeply saddened on the demise of Ahmed Patel. I knew him since 1976. We're feeling that a man, who always stood by the party, has left us today when the party is in crisis. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has taken the lives of Ahmed ji and Tarun Gogoi,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, November 25, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “If we weaken the party and our leaders in such a way, definitely the party cannot go forward and ultimately if our ideology is weakened we will be destroyed. You will have to keep this in mind,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 23, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added ( about Bihar Chief ) : "This is also an irreparable loss not just to the people of Bihar but to the entire country. The poor, marginalised and the depressed classes would probably feel this loss more keenly especially during these times of great uncertainty.His contributions towards the upliftment of the depressed will always be remembered," External link

timesofindia Friday, October 9, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “All parties must oppose these laws. The Modi government only listens to corporates and after these laws it will not listen to trade unions,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, September 26, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “There is a threat of small and marginal farmers being wiped out as the Bills allow corporate companies to import rice directly from other countries,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 25, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “Nearly 50% of students drop out after Class 10. There is no plan that has been suggested to reduce this drop outs. It is estimated that 32.4% of these student drop outs are Dalits, 25.7% minorities and 16.4% are tribals,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told ( about Randeep Singh Surjewala ) : "I welcome the changes, Surjewala is a man of integrity and takes everybody into confidence and therefore he is a good choice for Karnataka. Surjewala stood by us in our difficult times," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge added : "HK Patil is a good choice, he is a young man, and he has worked well as an MLC, MLA, as Minister and also has an idea of the organisation. He also understands Maharashtra, therefore I have confidence he will prove to be very helpful. I will cooperate and give my advice when asked," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “PM’s comparison of India’s Freedom Struggle & Ramjanmabhoomi Movement in equal measure is untenable. Freedom struggle united all of us irrespective of caste & creed, while the other movement was meant polarize & divide society. Nationalism cannot be driven through religion,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge asked : “It has been a year since over 7.5 million Kashmiris have lost their freedom in the world’s biggest democracy . Citizens of free India are living with no human rights in Kashmir, is this what BJP Govt calls #RamRajya? Can we claim to be a democracy?” External link

timesofindia Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge told : "What have you to say for a man-made calamity? COVID-19 is a natural calamity... It is there across the world, but because of your (government) economic situation, your polices and because of your mistakes, about 560 people have died -- walking on the streets, in trains, without food and water, who is responsible for this?," External link

news18 Monday, June 1, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "He (Railway Minister) should take the moral responsibility for the insult caused to labourers by violating their human rights and should resign," External link

news18 Monday, June 1, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “We needed a sector-wise plan and the government had 62 days of lockdown to plan for this. Sectors like tourism, hospitality, airlines, transport, retail, restaurants, construction needed very specific measures, given they employ large numbers of people. But, it is clear from the measures announced last week that the government has either no sense of the crisis or has plainly refused to address it to revive the economy,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : “The relief package and press conferences have not only exposed the apathy of the government towards migrant workers but also its arrogance and hypocrisy,” “Today, the agriculture sector is the only bright spot, which is expected to grow at 3% when the GDP for the 2nd quarter is expected to fall by as much as 45%,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Mallikarjun Kharge said : "The so-called Rs 20 lakh crore economic package has now been analysed by experts, and its total cost works out to less than 1 per cent of the GDP. It has come as a rude shock for anyone who was expecting some respite," "The PM only intends to make grand headline news without taking his colleagues into confidence. That is perhaps why the finance ministry was unprepared and put together such a shoddy package," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
railway minister54.05%EN11/28/201328/11/2013
union railway minister14.86%EN11/27/201327/11/2013
minister18.92%EN11/07/201307/11/2013
union minister4.05%EN10/24/201324/10/2013
union labour minister5.41%EN12/24/201224/12/2012
president2.70%EN10/03/200703/10/2007
Names Lang Count
Mallikarjun KhargeEN79.61%
M. Mallikarjun KhargeEN8.23%
Mallikarjuna KhargeEN4.11%
M Mallikarjun KhargeEN3.22%
Mallikarjun KhargeFR2.50%
Mallikarjun KhargePT2.15%
Mallikarjun KhargeES0.18%


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