Congress Party: News

09 Jun 2021


Rajasthan: Congress internal crisis resurfaces; Pilot unhappy with high command

The internal political crisis within the ruling Congress party in Rajasthan has once again come to the fore.

09 Jun 2021

Fuel Price Hike

Fuel price hike: Congress announces nationwide protest on June 11

As prices of petrol and diesel continue to witness a hike across India, the Indian National Congress announced it will hold a nationwide protest on June 11 to condemn the rising fuel prices.

25 May 2021

Shashi Tharoor

MP seeks Tharoor's disqualification from Parliament over 'Indian variant' remarks

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Nishikant Dubey has written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, urging him to disqualify Congress party leader Shashi Tharoor from the Indian Parliament.

17 Mar 2021

Madhya Pradesh

Congress leader shot dead in MP's Chhatarpur district, six booked

Indra Pratap Singh Parmar, Block President of Congress Party, was allegedly shot dead by six men in Badamalhara town of Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district, police said on Wednesday.

12 Feb 2021

Ramesh Chennithala

Congress planning nationwide protest against soaring fuel prices: Chennithala

Congress is planning a nationwide protest against the increasing fuel prices, Opposition Leader in the Kerala Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala in Kochi said on Friday as he attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre over the soaring prices of diesel and petrol.

31 Dec 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Nearly 100 Congress workers detained in UP's Banda

Around 100 Congress workers trying to take out a protest march against the "mismanagement" of state-run cow shelters were detained in Banda on Thursday for allegedly violating prohibitory orders, police said.

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.

06 Dec 2020

Farmers Protest

Farmers' protest: Government ready for written assurance on MSP

The central government is ready to give written assurance on Minimum Support Price (MSP) to the Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws, Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary said on Sunday.

04 Dec 2020


Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) emerged as the single-largest party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election results, as it won 55 out of total 150 seats.

23 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi

Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi, undergoing treatment for post-COVID complications, dies

Former Assam Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi died on Monday.

16 Nov 2020


Congress not effective alternative anymore: Kapil Sibal after Bihar verdict

Following the Congress's abysmal performance in the recently concluded Bihar Assembly Elections and bypolls in the country, senior party leader Kapil Sibal said people don't see the Congress as an "effective alternative" anymore.

20 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi

Need concrete solutions for COVID-19, not speeches: Congress on Modi

The Indian National Congress on Tuesday urged the Prime Minister to come up with concrete solutions for the COVID-19 crisis instead of giving "plain speeches."

14 Oct 2020


NCP leader Sanjay Shinde burnt alive as car catches fire

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sanjay Shinde died on Tuesday afternoon after his car caught fire in Maharashtra's Nashik district.

11 Oct 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Woman Congress worker thrashed in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria

A woman Congress leader was thrashed at an internal meeting of the party in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria.

29 Sep 2020


Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.

29 Aug 2020


Facebook hate speech row: Congress writes to Mark Zuckerberg again

The Congress party has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, asking him about the steps taken by the social media giant to investigate the recent hate speech allegations.

28 Aug 2020

Sonia Gandhi

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.

18 Aug 2020

Rahul Gandhi

RaGa never missed opportunity to weaken COVID-19 fight: Union Minister

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the PM-CARES (Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund.

12 Aug 2020

Aaj Tak

Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi passes away after suffering cardiac arrest

Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi died on Wednesday due to a cardiac arrest. The Congress party confirmed the news of Tyagi's death through social media.

10 Aug 2020


Sachin Pilot meets Gandhis; Congress panel to address his grievances

Rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot met with the party's Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday. The meeting lasted about two-three hours.

30 Jul 2020

Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi admitted to Delhi hospital: Details here

Indian National Congress President, Sonia Gandhi, has been admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi on Thursday evening for routine tests, according to reports.

24 Jul 2020

Narendra Modi

'Bhabhiji Papad' can develop antibodies, fight coronavirus: Union Minister

At a time when the world is scrambling to develop a vaccine against coronavirus, a Union Minister launched a "papad" claiming it develops antibodies to fight the highly contagious disease.

17 Jul 2020


No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker

The Rajasthan High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed by former Deputy CM Sachin Pilot and 18 other rebel Congress MLAs, challenging the disqualification notices served to them, till Monday.

09 May 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Forget free tickets, migrants allegedly charged more for special trains

Even after the Centre clarified that migrant workers will not be charged for special trains facilitating inter-state transport, workers in Uttar Pradesh had a different story to tell.

SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea of journalist Arnab Goswami seeking quashing of multiple FIRs filed against him for allegedly making defamatory statements against interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

23 Apr 2020


Arnab Goswami attacked, two arrested: Know what happened here

Journalist Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief and founder of Republic TV channel, alleged that he was attacked in Mumbai past midnight yesterday when he was returning home from his workplace with his wife, Samia.

21 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP

After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

13 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.

10 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?

In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.

10 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

MP government crisis: Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress; meets PM Modi

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, long viewed as a rival to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, on Tuesday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

13 Feb 2020

Lok Sabha

Congress to find interim President Sonia Gandhi's successor soon

The Congress party is likely to hold its plenary session towards the end of the budget session where its new chief will reportedly be elected.

12 Feb 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

After blaming Sheila Dixit for decline, Congress' PC Chacko resigns

At a time when Congress must get its act together as it failed to win even a single seat in its former citadel, Delhi, the party's leader PC Chacko blamed veteran Sheila Dixit, who passed away last year, for the decline.

26 Jan 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event

In an embarrassment for the ruling Indian National Congress party in Madhya Pradesh, two party leaders were seen hitting each other at a Republic Day event.

22 Jan 2020

Sonia Gandhi

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

18 Jan 2020

Delhi Elections

#DelhiElections2020: Congress party announces first list of 54 candidates

The Congress party has released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

16 Jan 2020


Sanjay Raut withdraws controversial statement on Indira Gandhi's underworld connection

After his remarks on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and underworld don Karim Lala sparked controversy, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Thursday withdrew his statement.

03 Jan 2020

Sonia Gandhi

Government won't move an inch on CAA, announces Amit Shah

At a time when protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have swept the nation, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that the government will not withdraw the law.

30 Dec 2019


Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet

On Monday, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister, for the second time in less than two months.

28 Dec 2019

Rahul Gandhi

'Notebandi 2.0': RaGa fires fresh salvo at Modi over NRC/NPR

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the government over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR).

21 Dec 2019

Sonia Gandhi

CAA-stir: Prashant Kishor questions Congress' absenteeism, gets slammed

On Saturday, JD(U) leader and poll-strategist Prashant Kishor asked Congress why isn't it on the streets protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).