Ambika Soni: News
Ambika Soni is a senior Indian National Congress (INC) politician and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) from Punjab. She did her graduation from the University of Delhi. She was family friends with the Nehru-Gandhis and joined the INC in 1969 at the behest of Indira Gandhi. Soni grew as a leader in Congress gradually and held key posts within the party and its governments. She was the President of the Indian Youth Congress during the Emergency years (1975-77) as well as the President of the All India Mahila Congress in late 1990s. A Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha representing Punjab since 1996, Soni served as the Minister of Tourism and Culture in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-I government from 2006 to 2009 and as Minister of Information & Broadcasting in the UPA-II during 2009-12. Soni has been a member of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) since 1999.
29 Aug 2022Sonia Gandhi
A day after Congress announced the schedule for its presidential elections, speculations began to circulate that the grand old party may nominate a non-Gandhi party loyalist as its next chief.
19 Dec 2020Shashi Tharoor
On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.
12 Sep 2020Chhattisgarh
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.
03 Jul 2019Maharashtra
Since Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, leaders of the party have been boiling the ocean, trying to get him to stay.
22 Nov 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Governor Satyapal Malik, whose decision to dissolve Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday made way for political tremors, has defended his decision saying the alliance could not have resulted in a stable government.
26 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday spearheaded the protest against Centre's move of sending two top officials of CBI on leave.
22 Jul 2018India
Rahul Gandhi, appointed the Congress chief in December, is chairing his first Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, two days after the party's joint no-confidence motion was staggeringly defeated in parliament.
02 Jun 2017Delhi
A Delhi court ordered Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh to move out of a government bungalow in Delhi.
18 May 2017Delhi
In their fight against illegal squatters in government bungalows, the union cabinet has passed amendments to the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Act, 1971.