Congress President: News

23 Sep 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Gehlot confirms Congress president poll bid, says 'Gandhis won't contest'

A day after meeting senior leader Rahul Gandhi, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot confirmed that no member of the Gandhi family will be contesting the upcoming polls for the Indian National Congress (INC) president.

22 Sep 2022

Rahul Gandhi

After Rahul's 'one man, one post' rebuke, Gehlot's new stand

Indian National Congress (INC) leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday clarified that the party hopes to stand by its "one person, one post" rule.

21 Sep 2022


Will contest Congress president election if Rahul Gandhi doesn't: Gehlot

Senior Congress leader and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot suggested that he will run for the Congress president post only if Rahul Gandhi decides to stay away, The Indian Express reported on Wednesday.

20 Sep 2022

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor, Ashok Gehlot, Rahul Gandhi: Who will head Congress?

Thiruvananthapuram MP and former Union minister, Shashi Tharoor, is set to file papers soon to contest in the upcoming Congress presidential polls.

30 Aug 2022

Shashi Tharoor

Is Shashi Tharoor planning to run for Congress president?

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has set off speculations about him running for the party president's post after he called for a "free and fair" election for its leadership in an article for Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi.

15 May 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Congress plans 'padyatras' from Kashmir to Kanyakumari over unemployment

The Congress intends to take out padyatras (foot marches) across the country to raise the issue of unemployment and hold janta durbars (public meetings) to connect with the people.

19 Mar 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Congress's G-23 leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi: Details here

Congress's interim president Sonia Gandhi and her son, former party chief Rahul Gandhi, are reportedly likely to meet the party's G-23 leaders—a group of change-seekers—over the weekend to resolve its leadership crisis.

16 Mar 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi fires 5 state Congress chiefs over poll drubbing

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday asked the party's chiefs in five states--where it suffered massive defeats in assembly polls last week--to put in their resignations.

13 Mar 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi to remain Congress president, decides CWC

Sonia Gandhi will continue as the Congress president, the party's top decision-making body - Congress Working Committee (CWC) decided on Sunday after a four-and-half-hour meeting.

13 Mar 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi to hold Congress parliamentary strategy meet today

After suffering a crushing defeat in the recently concluded assembly elections in five states, Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) President Sonia Gandhi will hold an important meeting on Sunday at 10 am to discuss the party's poll performance.

16 Oct 2021

Sonia Gandhi

New Congress chief to be appointed by September 2022

Elections to appoint the new Congress party president will be held by September 2022, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) decided in a meting today, NDTV reported citing sources.

12 Sep 2020

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi heads abroad for health check-up

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son and party leader Rahul Gandhi will reportedly not attend the first part of the Parliament session, which starts on Monday.

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.

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.

14 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

'Bharat Bachao' rally: Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia tear into BJP

Waking up from its slumber, Congress did something on Saturday to show the country's opposition is not dead after all.

13 Dec 2019


'Rape in India' remark: BJP demands Rahul's apology, he refuses

The Parliament witnessed a huge uproar on Friday with BJP's representatives tearing into Rahul Gandhi for his remarks about rapes.

14 Sep 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Here's why Rahul Gandhi missed CWC meeting, called by Sonia

Recently, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi skipped a crucial CWC meeting called by interim party President Sonia Gandhi, raising eyebrows quite naturally.

14 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul drops conditions, asks governor when he can visit J&K

The war of words between Rahul Gandhi and Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik took a new turn on Wednesday after the former Congress President asked if he can pay a visit to the state without any conditions.

10 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Sonia, Rahul opt out of selection process for next Congress-chief

A short while ago, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi left the Congress Working Committee meeting, convened to decide the next president of the party.

09 Aug 2019

Sonia Gandhi

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.

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.

22 Jul 2019


Pune engineer wants to be next Congress President

Ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned as President of the Indian National Congress in May, the position has remained vacant.

20 Jul 2019

Uttar Pradesh

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Five things to know about the three-time Delhi CM

Three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress party leader, Sheila Dikshit, passed away on Saturday at the age of 81 in New Delhi.

20 Jul 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Former Delhi CM and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passes away

In an extremely sad news, former Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday. She was 81 years old.

12 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaCrisis: Rahul says BJP bringing down governments 'using' money

Breaking his stoic silence on the political crisis in Karnataka, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday claimed BJP was "using" money to bring down state governments.

11 Jul 2019

Sonia Gandhi

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.

07 Jul 2019

Uttar Pradesh

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.

04 Jul 2019


RSS Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty, gets bail

A day after he publicly stepped down as Congress President, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appeared before a Mumbai court in connection to a defamation case filed by an RSS worker.

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.

03 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha

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.

03 Jul 2019

Lok Sabha

I am no longer Congress President: Rahul Gandhi

On Wednesday, Rahul Gandhi reiterated his stand that he is no longer the president of Congress party and asked CWC members to choose his successor soon.

02 Jul 2019

Rahul Gandhi

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.

02 Jul 2019


RaGa's resignation decision is right. Congress should let him go

Rahul Gandhi has committed many political blunders in his career and 2019 elections showed he just can't take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

28 Jun 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Congress leaders resign, urge Rahul Gandhi to choose new team

Even as Rahul Gandhi seems determined to quit as the Congress President after the Lok Sabha poll debacle, several Congress leaders have resigned from their party positions to give him a "free hand" to choose a new team.

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.

19 Jun 2019


Happy birthday RaGa: Seven gifts that Congress President (desperately) needs

Despite being the great-grandson of the longest-serving Prime Minister of India, the grandson of India's first woman PM, and son of the country's youngest state head, Rahul Gandhi isn't having the best of times.

09 Jun 2019

Rahul Gandhi

RaGa meets nurse who was present when he was born

Congress President and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi on Sunday met with a 72-year-old retired nurse, Rajamma Vavathil, who was present during his birth and held him as a newborn 49 years ago at a Delhi hospital.

01 Jun 2019

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi re-elected the Chairperson of Congress Parliamentary Party

Sonia Gandhi has been re-elected as the Chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) on Saturday.

05 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Rahul sends love to Modi after he calls Rajiv "corrupt"

Taking the political discourse in the country to a new low, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday told Rahul Gandhi that his father Rajiv was "corrupt number 1" when he died.

04 Apr 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Amul's latest comic featuring Rahul Gandhi sets Internet on fire

After Congress Party President, Rahul Gandhi, announced about fighting the Lok Sabha 2019 elections from Wayanad, Kerala, as well, leading Indian dairy company, Amul, could not stop itself from releasing a hilarious cartoon.