Indian National Congress News
Indian National Congress, also called as Congress Party is an Indian political party founded in 1885. Congress party is known for its role to free India from Britishers. After Independence, Congress came into power with Jawahar Lal Nehru as the first PM of India. Congress has been in power under the era of Nehru, Indira, Rajiv, and Manmohan Singh.
11 Oct 2020
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday announced that the metro car shed project in Mumbai's Aarey will be relocated to Kanjurmarg.
20 Sep 2020
The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed the controversial farm bills amid protests by the Opposition. The Upper House has now been adjourned until 9 am on Monday.
Farmers fear the legislation would keep them from availing a Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their produce. Intense protests have been staged, particularly in the states of Punjab and Haryana, in opposition to the bill.
12 Sep 2020
A group of six Shiv Sena party workers, who were arrested in connection with an assault on a retired Navy officer in Maharashtra's Mumbai, were granted bail on Saturday.
24 Aug 2020
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).
23 Aug 2020
Several senior leaders of the Indian National Congress (INC) have written to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking sweeping changes in the party.
12 Aug 2020
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.
30 Jul 2020
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.
20 Jun 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese forces are being given a "mischievous interpretation," the PM's office said in a statement on Saturday.
04 May 2020
Attacking the government over its decision to charge money from migrant workers for their journey home, interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday announced that the grand old party will bear the cost.
09 Mar 2020
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
26 Jan 2020
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.
24 Jan 2020
A recent study on online abuse has revealed the shocking reality of how women politicians in India are targeted on Twitter.
21 Jan 2020
Republic Day is not merely a gazetted holiday for Indians, it's a feeling that fills our heart with pride, as we witness the spellbinding parade and the tricolor waving high in the sky.
20 Jan 2020
Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 to honor the day on which the Constitution of India came into effect.
25 Nov 2019
Congress leader and former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia caused a furor on Monday as he removed his political affiliation with the party on his Twitter bio.
05 Oct 2019
A month after he was removed as Haryana Congress chief, Ashok Tanwar announced his resignation from the party on Saturday.
26 Sep 2019
Bigg Boss 13 is about to start this Sunday, September 29, and the excitement around it is contagious.
14 Sep 2019
Recently, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi skipped a crucial CWC meeting called by interim party President Sonia Gandhi, raising eyebrows quite naturally.
24 Aug 2019
Former Bigg Boss 11 contestant Arshi Khan, who had joined the Indian National Congress earlier this year, has decided to quit politics.
10 Aug 2019
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
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.
05 Aug 2019
In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.
04 Aug 2019
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.
11 Jul 2019
Ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, party leaders are itching for a replacement.
04 Jul 2019
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
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
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.
28 Jun 2019
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.
26 May 2019
After the Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide victory in the recently held 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a Muslim woman in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district has named her newborn son 'Narendra Damodardas Modi'.
23 May 2019
While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejoices amid yet another huge majority for them in the Lok Sabha elections, tragic news emerges from Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), where Sehore district chief of the Indian National Congress, Ratan Singh, died of a heart attack.
18 May 2019
While this two-month-long election season awaits conclusion, campaigning for the seventh phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections wrapped up on Friday.
30 Apr 2019
Renowned actress Kangana Ranaut launched a fresh salvo yesterday. This time it wasn't against Alia Bhatt, but the Congress and its former chief Sonia Gandhi.
08 Apr 2019
The Congress had to remove one stanza from its campaign theme song, which was an apparent jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after the Election Commission objected to it, sources said.
07 Apr 2019
Several persons were injured in clashes among supporters of Congress's Bijnor candidate Nasimuddin Siddiqui over biryani, which officials said was being served at an election meeting without permission, prompting authorities to lodge a police case and arrest nine.
07 Apr 2019
The Tripura unit of the Congress has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, seeking the immediate arrest of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb for allegedly spreading communal hatred in the state.
06 Apr 2019
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) is learned to have responded to an Election Commission notice on NaMo TV yesterday, saying it is an advertisement platform launched by DTH service providers, which doesn't require government nod.
30 Mar 2019
Power minister in the BJP government in Himachal Pradesh, Anil Sharma has said that he would not campaign against his son Aashray Sharma, who has been declared the Congress candidate in Mandi.
28 Mar 2019
Union minister and BJP candidate from the Nagpur Lok Sabha seat, Nitin Gadkari yesterday claimed that he is getting phone calls from Congress workers pledging support to him.
27 Mar 2019
The 2014 general elections brought Congress to its weakest tally. The party, known for electing Prime Ministers, managed to win only 44 seats in Lok Sabha.