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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.

No clarity on Congress' internal polls, says 'dissenter' Kapil Sibal

18 Jan 2021

No clarity on Congress' internal polls, says 'dissenter' Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal, one of the 23 Congress leaders to write a letter to party President Sonia Gandhi demanding sweeping changes, said there's no clarity on when internal polls will be held, a statement that shows the grand old party's refusal to accept ground realities.

Sonia remains Congress chief; election of successor in 6 months

24 Aug 2020

Sonia remains Congress chief; election of successor in 6 months

The seven-hour long meeting of the Congress Working Committee has come to an end. During the meeting, it was decided that Sonia Gandhi will continue to serve as the interim President of the Indian National Congress (INC).

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.

Lack of clarity at the top hurting Congress: Shashi Tharoor

28 Jul 2019

Lack of clarity at the top hurting Congress: Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP, Shashi Tharoor, said that lack of clarity on leadership following Rahul Gandhi's resignation is hurting the party.

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.

Congress leaders resign, urge Rahul Gandhi to choose new team

28 Jun 2019

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.

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.

Firm on resignation, Rahul Gandhi says party will decide successor

20 Jun 2019

Firm on resignation, Rahul Gandhi says party will decide successor

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who has been sulking since May 23 as his party was decimated in Lok Sabha elections, on Thursday confirmed that he hasn't changed his mind about quitting.

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot blames Sachin Pilot for his son's defeat

04 Jun 2019

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot blames Sachin Pilot for his son's defeat

They say, success has many fathers but failure is an orphan. The same holds true for the Rajasthan unit of Congress.

Sonia Gandhi re-elected the Chairperson of Congress Parliamentary Party

01 Jun 2019

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.

Sheila Dikshit plans 'dharna' to stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning

29 May 2019

Sheila Dikshit plans 'dharna' to stop Rahul Gandhi from resigning

After a crushing defeat in the 2019 general elections, Congress is going through a crisis. Party President Rahul Gandhi is adamant to leave his post and the rest of the members are trying hard to convince him.

Rahul wants to resign, Sonia tells him "Gandhis don't quit"

28 May 2019

Rahul wants to resign, Sonia tells him "Gandhis don't quit"

The results of 2019 Lok Sabha polls jolted Congress and shattered its President Rahul Gandhi. Under his leadership, the party won just 52 seats.

Congress v/s Congress in MP: Pressure on CM Kamal Nath

27 May 2019

Congress v/s Congress in MP: Pressure on CM Kamal Nath

In December'18, Congress defeated BJP in Madhya Pradesh, albeit by a thin margin. The win made senior leader Kamal Nath the Chief Minister of the central state.

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.

At first CWC-meet, RaGa reminds of "role, responsibility" of Congress

22 Jul 2018

At first CWC-meet, RaGa reminds of "role, responsibility" of Congress

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.

Rahul constitutes new Congress Working Committee, drops veterans' names

18 Jul 2018

Rahul constitutes new Congress Working Committee, drops veterans' names

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday constituted the Congress Working Committee (CWC), which was earlier dissolved prior to the election of Congress President.