Articles about All India Congress Committee (AICC)

Harish Rawat apologizes for 'Panj Pyare' remark

01 Sep 2021

Harish Rawat apologizes for 'Panj Pyare' remark

AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat on Wednesday apologized for referring to the party's Punjab leadership as Panj Pyare and will atone for his remark by sweeping the floor at a gurdwara.

Congress to organize year-long celebrations to mark 75yrs of independence

09 Aug 2021

Congress to organize year-long celebrations to mark 75yrs of independence

The Congress on Monday said that the party has decided to form committees in all states to organize year-long celebrations and a series of functions to commemorate 75 years of India's Independence.

Congress to elect new party president in June: Details here

22 Jan 2021

Congress to elect new party president in June: Details here

The Congress on Friday decided that it will elect a new party president in June this year, after the Assembly elections in five poll-bound states, which are expected to be conducted by May, are concluded.

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

20 Dec 2020

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.

No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future

18 Nov 2020

No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future

After Kapil Sibal, another senior leader has expressed concern over Congress' substandard performance in Bihar elections and by-polls, saying that the party lacks organizational presence.

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

12 Sep 2020

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.

Letter writers dropped from Congress' A-teams formed for UP polls

07 Sep 2020

Letter writers dropped from Congress' A-teams formed for UP polls

Congress, eyeing a resurrection in politics, on Sunday evening announced seven committees for Uttar Pradesh polls, which are still two years away. Unsurprisingly, it handed over a major snub to notable leaders like Jitin Prasada and Raj Babbar, who had signed the letter to party President Sonia Gandhi demanding the party's re-haul.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, had tested coronavirus positive

31 Aug 2020

Former President Pranab Mukherjee passes away, had tested coronavirus positive

India's 13th President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away today, several days after he informed that he had contracted coronavirus.

In letter to Sonia, dissenters suggested 11-points for Congress' revival

28 Aug 2020

In letter to Sonia, dissenters suggested 11-points for Congress' revival

In the letter to President Sonia Gandhi, 23 Congress leaders outlined 11 points for the revival of the party, adding that honest introspection is the first step to take on ruling BJP.

Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

23 Aug 2020

Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

Several senior leaders of the Indian National Congress (INC) have written to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking sweeping changes in the party.

Rajasthan: Out of Congress' cockpit, Pilot declares "Not joining BJP"

15 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Out of Congress' cockpit, Pilot declares "Not joining BJP"

Sachin Pilot, who lost two important posts yesterday — Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan and Congress President in the state — announced numerous times today that he is not joining Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

A committed soldier: Sanjay Jha after being removed as Congress-spokesperson

18 Jun 2020

A committed soldier: Sanjay Jha after being removed as Congress-spokesperson

Congress removed Sanjay Jha, one of its most popular faces on television channels, as a spokesperson on Wednesday, days after he wrote an article criticizing the party.

Another Congress MLA resigns before Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat

05 Jun 2020

Another Congress MLA resigns before Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat

In a new development that should concern Congress, another MLA of the party has resigned ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, scheduled to take place on June 19.

Sidhu jumping ships again? AAP's Kejriwal says he is welcome

05 Jun 2020

Sidhu jumping ships again? AAP's Kejriwal says he is welcome

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said Navjot Singh Sidhu, who left BJP for Congress in 2017, is welcome to join the Aam Aadmi Party, amid raging speculations that the cricketer-turned-politician is looking to switch sides again.

Delhi Elections: Sheila Dixit's son isn't surprised with Congress' performance

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections: Sheila Dixit's son isn't surprised with Congress' performance

Congress made late Chief Minister Sheila Dixit its star-campaigner for Delhi Assembly Elections, reminding how she governed the National Capital.

Narendra Modi, Nathuram Godse share same ideology, says Rahul Gandhi

30 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi, Nathuram Godse share same ideology, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi follows the same ideology as Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi.

Maharashtra government formation: Sonia, Pawar to meet tomorrow for discussions

16 Nov 2019

Maharashtra government formation: Sonia, Pawar to meet tomorrow for discussions

In Maharashtra, President's Rule was imposed on Tuesday giving time to politicians to explore their options.

Congress to pick party chief at tomorrow's CWC meet

09 Aug 2019

Congress to pick party chief at tomorrow's CWC meet

In a possible conclusion to the leadership crisis of the Indian National Congress, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, scheduled to be held on Saturday, will pick a new party chief, sources said.

Amid Congress's leadership crisis, CWC schedules meeting for August 10

04 Aug 2019

Amid Congress's leadership crisis, CWC schedules meeting for August 10

Over two months after Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, the party said on Sunday that its top-decision making body will hold a meeting on August 10.

Sonia Gandhi to become Congress President? Here's what she said

11 Jul 2019

Sonia Gandhi to become Congress President? Here's what she said

Ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, party leaders are itching for a replacement.

#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

09 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka took a new turn on Monday after all 30 ministers of the ruling JD(S)-Congress government resigned to make way for a cabinet reshuffle, in hope of saving the coalition from crumbling completely.

After Milind Deora, Jyotiraditya Scindia quits as Congress General Secretary

07 Jul 2019

After Milind Deora, Jyotiraditya Scindia quits as Congress General Secretary

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has stepped down from the post of the Congress General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh West, taking responsibility for the party's poor performance in the Lok Sabha elections this year.

Few have the courage: Priyanka praises Rahul after his resignation

04 Jul 2019

Few have the courage: Priyanka praises Rahul after his resignation

A day after Rahul Gandhi publicly announced his resignation from the post of Congress President, sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hailed his decision saying few have courage like him.

After Rahul Gandhi, who will be the next Congress President?

03 Jul 2019

After Rahul Gandhi, who will be the next Congress President?

Since Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, leaders of the party have been boiling the ocean, trying to get him to stay.

To stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning, Congress worker attempts suicide

02 Jul 2019

To stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning, Congress worker attempts suicide

The ambiguity over Congress President Rahul Gandhi's resignation isn't nearing an end. The man, for the first time in his career, took responsibility for the poll debacle and decided to quit.

Gandhis sidelined PV Narasimha Rao, says grandson; demands apology

28 Jun 2019

Gandhis sidelined PV Narasimha Rao, says grandson; demands apology

From not letting Rahul Gandhi resign to protecting the family tooth and nail, we all know Congress only accepts "Gandhis" as their leaders.

How Youth Congress is planning to convince Rahul to "stay"

28 Jun 2019

How Youth Congress is planning to convince Rahul to "stay"

Last month, Rahul Gandhi said he would step down from the post of Congress President after the party faced embarrassing defeat in Lok Sabha polls.

Rahul Gandhi's negative campaigning didn't work: Senior Congress leaders

25 May 2019

Rahul Gandhi's negative campaigning didn't work: Senior Congress leaders

From 2014 to 2019, Congress managed to add just 8 seats to its Lok Sabha tally. In last parliamentary polls, Congress won 44 seats and after five years of campaigning, it managed to win 52 seats.

After Congress' wipe-out, Raj Babbar sends resignation to Rahul Gandhi

24 May 2019

After Congress' wipe-out, Raj Babbar sends resignation to Rahul Gandhi

Raj Babbar, who heads Congress in Uttar Pradesh, sent resignation to his boss Rahul Gandhi on Friday, a day after the party was wiped out of the most populous state in Lok Sabha elections.

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress, says can't compromise with self-respect

19 Apr 2019

Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Congress, says can't compromise with self-respect

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi, who has been instrumental in charging ruling party (BJP) on both social media and press meets, quit the party on Thursday.

Everything you should know about Congress and its revival battle

27 Mar 2019

Everything you should know about Congress and its revival battle

The 2014 general elections brought Congress to its weakest tally. The party, known for electing Prime Ministers, managed to win only 44 seats in Lok Sabha.

Rahul Gandhi: Congress will strike down triple talaq law

07 Feb 2019

Rahul Gandhi: Congress will strike down triple talaq law

Speaking at the AICC minority convention in Delhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday, said that his party would strike down the law criminalizing triple talaq, if voted to power.

Compensation for terrorists, death sentence for BJP leaders: Congress leader

27 Dec 2018

Compensation for terrorists, death sentence for BJP leaders: Congress leader

Senior Congress leader Sagheer Saeed Khan has sparked a controversy after promising jobs and compensation to the "innocent" people killed in Jammu & Kashmir, allegedly referring to terrorists, adding that BJP leaders responsible for the bloodbath would be sent to gallows.

Goa mining: Several ministers, politicians to support GMPF's Delhi protest

10 Dec 2018

Goa mining: Several ministers, politicians to support GMPF's Delhi protest

Several ministers and politicians from Goa are expected to visit New Delhi to offer support to Goa Mining People's Front (GMPF), who is scheduled to begin a three-day protest tomorrow to press for the resumption of mining in the state.

Congress leader blames Raje government for corruption in Rajasthan

24 Nov 2018

Congress leader blames Raje government for corruption in Rajasthan

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot attacked Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on the issue of corruption and claimed that the state government led by her patronized liquor, land, and sand mafia.

TMC lacks honest intentions as anti-BJP force: WB Congress chief

18 Nov 2018

TMC lacks honest intentions as anti-BJP force: WB Congress chief

West Bengal Congress President Somen Mitra has said that it would be better for his party to go it alone in the state in the next Lok Sabha election as the ruling TMC "lacks honest intentions" as an anti-BJP force.

Family, friends, BJP leaders pay last respects to Ananth Kumar

12 Nov 2018

Family, friends, BJP leaders pay last respects to Ananth Kumar

A pall of gloom descended on Union Minister Ananth Kumar's residence in Bengaluru today as mourners turned up in large numbers to pay their respects.

Seat-sharing deal of Congress-led alliance in Telangana finalized: AICC

08 Nov 2018

Seat-sharing deal of Congress-led alliance in Telangana finalized: AICC

Seat-sharing deal among partners of the Congress-led grand alliance for the December 7 Telangana Assembly elections has been finalized and will be announced after its approval by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the AICC said today.

A month after quitting NCP, Tariq Anwar joins Congress

27 Oct 2018

A month after quitting NCP, Tariq Anwar joins Congress

Tariq Anwar, who quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) last month, joined the Congress on Saturday.

Mumbai: Congress leaders seek views of activists for manifesto preparation

24 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Congress leaders seek views of activists for manifesto preparation

Congress leaders met Mumbai-based activists and sought their views on various issues being faced by Mumbai for incorporating them in the party's manifesto for the next year's Lok Sabha polls.