Congress Party: News

16 Feb 2022

Ghulam Nabi Azad

Congress' G-23 leaders call for introspection over leaders leaving party

With the exit of senior Congress leader Ashwani Kumar on Tuesday, the simmering tension within the grand old party came to the fore again.

15 Feb 2022


Another setback for Congress as ex-Minister Ashwani Kumar quits party

In another setback for Congress, former Union Minister Ashwani Kumar resigned from the party on Tuesday.

14 Feb 2022

Yogi Adityanath

India to run by constitution, not Islamic law: Yogi Adityanath

Ahead of the second phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said India would function as per the constitution, not the Shariat law.

09 Feb 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Congress promises to create jobs, waive loans in UP manifesto

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra released the party's election manifesto for Uttar Pradesh polls on Wednesday.

08 Feb 2022

Narendra Modi

Priyanka Gandhi slams PM for blaming Congress for COVID-19 spread

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for blaming her party for spreading COVID-19 during the first wave by helping migrants to reach their home states.

08 Feb 2022

Narendra Modi

'Agar Congress na hoti': PM rips apart Congress in Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Congress, saying that the party never thought anything else before dynasty.

06 Feb 2022


Charanjit Singh Channi to be Congress' CM face in Punjab

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday declared Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi as the party's CM face for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections.

06 Feb 2022


Will abide by Rahul's decision: Sidhu on Punjab CM face

Ahead of Congress' chief ministerial face announcement in Punjab, state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said everyone would abide by the party leader Rahul Gandhi's decision.

25 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Ahead of UP elections, Congress leader RPN Singh joins BJP

Former Union Minister and Congress leader RPN Singh on Tuesday quit the party just weeks ahead of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

20 Jan 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Poster girl of Congress' 'ladki hoon...' campaign joins BJP

Priyanka Maurya—the face of Congress party's "ladki hoon, lad sakti hoon" (I'm a girl and I can fight) poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh—has joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of state elections.

10 Jan 2022


Goa: BJP Minister quits before elections; may join Congress

Goa Minister Michael Lobo on Monday resigned as a minister and as an MLA ahead of Assembly elections in the state scheduled next month.

21 Dec 2021


Kapurthala Gurdwara victim remains unidentified; no lynching case filed yet

Two days after a mob allegedly killed a man over sacrilege in Punjab's Kapurthala Sunday, no lynching case has been registered.

25 Nov 2021


Meghalaya: 12 out of 17 Congress MLAs join TMC

In what can appropriately be termed a "midnight coup," 12 out of 17 Congress MLAs in Meghalaya jumped ship to Trinamool Congress Wednesday midnight.

13 Oct 2021


Karnataka: Congress leaders caught gossiping about "corrupt" Shivakumar on camera

In an awkward incident, two Congress leaders in Karnataka were caught on camera discussing the alleged corruption by the party's state unit chief DK Shivakumar.

30 Sep 2021


Sidhu 'will remain Punjab Congress chief'; to meet CM today

Days after stepping down as the Punjab Congress chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu may withdraw his resignation, his adviser Mohammad Mustafa has indicated.

20 Sep 2021


'Withdraw farm laws'; Punjab's new CM to Centre after oath-taking

After taking oath as Punjab's new Chief Minister, Charanjit Singh Channi urged the Centre to withdraw the farm laws on Monday.

20 Sep 2021


Congress made Channi Punjab CM to grab Dalit votes: BJP

The BJP alleged on Monday that the Congress has made Charanjit Singh Channi Punjab chief minister for a few months merely to grab Dalit votes as part of its conspiracy, and cited previous instances of the party giving the key position to a leader from the community only for a short tenure.

13 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Priyanka Gandhi wraps up five-day UP tour before assembly polls

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday left for Delhi after wrapping up her five-day tour of Uttar Pradesh during which she exhorted party workers to work round the clock for the 2022 UP Assembly polls.

07 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Congress to bring law against lynching if voted to power

The Congress will prepare a proposal for bringing a law against mob lynching and send it to the President if voted to power in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the party said on Monday.

03 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

Congress never monetized core, strategic assets: Chidambaram on NMP

Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Friday slammed the Centre's National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), saying his Congress party monetized non-core, loss-making assets when in power, in stark contrast to what the Narendra Modi-led government proposes to do.

31 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi slams government's Jallianwala Bagh memorial revamp

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed the government's revamp of the Jallianwala Bagh memorial an "insult to martyrs," saying only a person who does not know the meaning of martyrdom can inflict such an insult.

30 Aug 2021


Kerala: Revolt in Congress over DCC list; senior leader resigns

Infighting has intensified in Congress' Kerala unit following the appointment of 14 new district Congress Committee chiefs.

26 Aug 2021

Amarinder Singh

If Sidhu doesn't remove advisors, Congress will: Harish Rawat

Trouble seems to be mounting for Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu as the party's Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat called for the removal of his advisors.

24 Aug 2021


BJP's Yatra amid price rise, border threats beyond comprehension: Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Tuesday said it is beyond comprehension that the BJP is seeking people's blessings through "Jan Ashirwad Yatra" when the prices of petrol and diesel have crossed Rs. 100-mark and China and Pakistan are "attacking" India at its borders.

20 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

Rajiv Gandhi's farsighted policies helped build modern India: Rahul Gandhi

Congress on Friday paid rich tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his 77th birth anniversary, with Rahul Gandhi saying that the former prime minister was a man with a tremendous vision, whose farsighted policies helped build modern India.

14 Aug 2021


Congress demands MHRC inquiry into death of militant in encounter

The opposition Congress has demanded an inquiry by the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) to ascertain the facts behind the "encounter-style" killing of a dreaded militant by the police.

12 Aug 2021


Opposition takes out protest march against government

Leaders of several opposition parties on Thursday took out a protest march in Delhi against the government on several issues, including Pegasus and alleged manhandling of MPs in Rajya Sabha, with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying the voice of people was "crushed" in the House.

10 Aug 2021

Kapil Sibal

Sibal hosts Opposition dinner; discusses united anti-BJP front for 2024

Congress MP Kapil Sibal on Monday hosted a dinner meeting of leaders of major Opposition and non-BJP parties at his residence, 8, Teen Murti Lane.

10 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K's statehood should be restored before holding assembly polls: Azad

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday called for the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir's statehood before assembly elections are held and batted for land and job rights for its residents.

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.

09 Aug 2021

Madhya Pradesh

COVID-19 can't harm MP where 'Shiv' is CM: BJP leader

BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh said in a tweet on Sunday that the coronavirus cannot harm Madhya Pradesh where the chief minister is "Shiv" and the state party unit chief is "Vishnu."

06 Aug 2021


Congress leader Pardeep Chhabra quits party

Senior Congress leader from Chandigarh Pardeep Chhabra, who has been at loggerheads with the party's incumbent city unit president, on Friday announced his decision to resign from the party's primary membership.

Maharashtra Congress questions CBI's 'silence' over Sushant Singh's death probe

The Maharashtra Congress Thursday questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) "silence" over the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a year after the agency took over the probe into the case.

26 Jul 2021


MLA says was offered Rs. 1cr to topple Jharkhand government

An MLA from the Congress party has claimed some unknown persons had approached him multiple times, offering him Rs. 1 crore and a Ministerial position to topple the Jharkhand government.

22 Jul 2021

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor rules out JPC probe on Pegasus scandal

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has ruled out the possibility of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the alleged Pegasus scandal.

22 Jul 2021

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, other MPs protest at Parliament against farm laws

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and other Members of Parliament from the party today protested against the new agricultural laws at the Parliament House.

Congress, Akali Dal to skip PM's all-party meet on COVID-19

The Congress party and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) have said they will not attend the central government's all-party meeting on its COVID-19 management this evening.

24 Jun 2021

Sonia Gandhi

Congress should work to address vaccine hesitancy: Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said that the party must play an active role in ensuring full COVID-19 vaccination coverage and address vaccine hesitancy wherever evident.

21 Jun 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Sharad Pawar calls meeting of Opposition parties tomorrow

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has called a meeting of Opposition parties in Delhi tomorrow, likely to discuss a possible teaming to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the next Indian general elections.