Articles about Indian National Congress (INC)

Congress plans padyatras from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, raise unemployment issue

15 May 2022

Politics
Congress plans padyatras from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, raise unemployment issue

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.

Rahul for Congress chief again? Clamor grows before Chintan Shivir

12 May 2022

Politics
Rahul for Congress chief again? Clamor grows before Chintan Shivir

Ahead of the Congress's three-day 'Chintan Shivir' in Rajasthan's Udaipur from May 13, clamor for the return of Rahul Gandhi as party chief could reportedly grow.

Ex-telecom minister Sukh Ram dies at 94; cremation on Thursday

11 May 2022

Politics
Ex-telecom minister Sukh Ram dies at 94; cremation on Thursday

Sukh Ram, a former union minister and veteran Congress leader from Himachal Pradesh, died at Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) early on Wednesday. He was 94.

Sachin Pilot asks Congress for Rajasthan CM post 'without delay'

28 Apr 2022

Politics
Sachin Pilot asks Congress for Rajasthan CM post 'without delay'

Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot has reportedly asked interim party chief Sonia Gandhi to make him the chief minister "without any delay," according to NDTV.

Here's why Prashant Kishor is not joining Congress

27 Apr 2022

Politics
Here's why Prashant Kishor is not joining Congress

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday declined to join the Congress and said he will not take responsibility for the 2024 general elections.

Congress announces 'Empowered Action Group' for 2024; silent on PK

25 Apr 2022

Politics
Congress announces 'Empowered Action Group' for 2024; silent on PK

Congress held a crucial meeting on Monday during which party chief Sonia Gandhi decided to constitute an "Empowered Action Group" for the 2024 general elections.

Is Prashant Kishor looking to get top post in Congress?

22 Apr 2022

Politics
Is Prashant Kishor looking to get top post in Congress?

Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to organize one final meeting with well-known poll strategist Prashant Kishor and persuade him to join the party with an "attractive offer," India Today reported.

2024 in sight, Sonia Gandhi meets Prashant Kishor again

20 Apr 2022

Politics
2024 in sight, Sonia Gandhi meets Prashant Kishor again

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday evening — their second meeting since Saturday.

Congress 'Chintan Shivir' to examine Prashant Kishor's plan next month

20 Apr 2022

Politics
Congress 'Chintan Shivir' to examine Prashant Kishor's plan next month

A month after facing an electoral fiasco in five states, the Congress party is planning to hold a three-day brainstorming session—called "Chintan Shivir"—from May 13 to 15.

Congress asks Prashant Kishor to join party: Details here

16 Apr 2022

Politics
Congress asks Prashant Kishor to join party: Details here

The Congress on Saturday asked poll strategist Prashant Kishor to join the party rather than work as a consultant.

Congress' revival essential for democracy, society: Sonia Gandhi

05 Apr 2022

Politics
Congress' revival essential for democracy, society: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the revival of Congress is not just important for them but also for democracy and society.

Sonia Gandhi chairs key Congress meeting after election losses

13 Mar 2022

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Sonia Gandhi chairs key Congress meeting after election losses

The top body of the Indian National Congress party held a meeting on Sunday after the recent assembly elections in five states.

AAP guards Goa leaders after Congress moves candidates to resort

09 Mar 2022

Politics
AAP guards Goa leaders after Congress moves candidates to resort

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has reportedly made attempts to guard its Goa election candidates a day before the poll results.

Manipur elections: Voting underway in 38 seats in first phase

28 Feb 2022

Politics
Manipur elections: Voting underway in 38 seats in first phase

Polling to elect members of the state legislative assembly in the northeastern state of Manipur began on Monday morning.

Manish Tewari taunts Congress over exclusion from star campaigners list

05 Feb 2022

Politics
Manish Tewari taunts Congress over exclusion from star campaigners list

Congress leader Manish Tewari slammed the party on Saturday, a day after his name was left out of the star campaigners list for the Punjab elections.

SC adjourns Sidhu's road rage case hearing to February 25

03 Feb 2022

India
SC adjourns Sidhu's road rage case hearing to February 25

The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in a 1988 road rage case against Navjot Singh Sidhu to February 25.

Channi had support from 2 MLAs to become CM: Jakhar

02 Feb 2022

Politics
Channi had support from 2 MLAs to become CM: Jakhar

Sunil Jakhar, the former chief of Congress' Punjab unit, has made sensational claims about the party's selection of Chief Minister after Captain Amarinder Singh's exit last year.

'How many of 2cr promised jobs were provided?' asks Kharge

02 Feb 2022

Politics
'How many of 2cr promised jobs were provided?' asks Kharge

Mallikarjun Kharge, the leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, on Wednesday, flagged the issue of unemployment in India during the Budget Session of Parliament.

'Ironic Congress doesn't need him': Sibal on Azad's Padma Bhushan

26 Jan 2022

Politics
'Ironic Congress doesn't need him': Sibal on Azad's Padma Bhushan

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday took a jibe at his own party after veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was conferred with the Padma Bhushan award.

Congress crisis: Prominent leaders who left party recently

25 Jan 2022

Politics
Congress crisis: Prominent leaders who left party recently

With the exit of senior Congress leader RPN Singh on Tuesday, the party has lost yet another leader from its fold days before the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

Punjab CM's relative under ED scanner in sand mining case

18 Jan 2022

Politics
Punjab CM's relative under ED scanner in sand mining case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided various locations in Punjab on Tuesday as part of a money-laundering investigation against illegal sand mining operations.

Congress hints at Charanjit Singh Channi as Punjab CM face

18 Jan 2022

Politics
Congress hints at Charanjit Singh Channi as Punjab CM face

On Monday, the Indian National Congress tweeted a video that projected Charanjit Singh Channi as the party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Punjab polls.

Punjab CM's brother to contest independently after Congress denies ticket

16 Jan 2022

Politics
Punjab CM's brother to contest independently after Congress denies ticket

Manohar Singh, the brother of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, will be contesting the upcoming state elections as an independent candidate.

Yogi Adityanath to contest UP polls from Gorakhpur

15 Jan 2022

Politics
Yogi Adityanath to contest UP polls from Gorakhpur

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday confirmed that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will contest the upcoming Assembly elections from the Gorakhpur (Urban) constituency.

UP elections: Unnao rape victim's mother among Congress poll candidates

13 Jan 2022

Politics
UP elections: Unnao rape victim's mother among Congress poll candidates

The Indian National Congress on Thursday named the 2017 Unnao rape victim's mother, Asha Singh, as its poll candidate for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections.

Stampede-like situation at Congress' Bareilly marathon; party says 'human nature'

04 Jan 2022

Politics
Stampede-like situation at Congress' Bareilly marathon; party says 'human nature'

A stampede-like situation occurred at a "women's marathon" organized by Congress in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly on Tuesday as a few women tripped and fell while running.

Rahul Gandhi slams BJP; says 'India of Hindus, not Hindutvavadis'

12 Dec 2021

Politics
Rahul Gandhi slams BJP; says 'India of Hindus, not Hindutvavadis'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi sharpened his attack at the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Jaipur rally Sunday.

Sidhu joins Delhi teachers' protest outside Kejriwal's residence

05 Dec 2021

Politics
Sidhu joins Delhi teachers' protest outside Kejriwal's residence

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu Sunday joined a protest by Delhi's guest teachers outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence.

Rajasthan CM Gehlot allocates portfolios; check list of ministers here

22 Nov 2021

Politics
Rajasthan CM Gehlot allocates portfolios; check list of ministers here

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday allocated portfolios to the newly-inducted state ministers.

Rajasthan: 5 Sachin Pilot loyalists to take oath as ministers

21 Nov 2021

Politics
Rajasthan: 5 Sachin Pilot loyalists to take oath as ministers

The Rajasthan Cabinet is set to see over a dozen new faces in a reshuffle set for Sunday.

Rafale deal: BJP, Congress trade words after new bribery report

09 Nov 2021

Politics
Rafale deal: BJP, Congress trade words after new bribery report

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday blamed the Opposition Congress for alleged corruption in the procurement of Rafale fighter jets.

'Will return as Punjab Congress chief when…' Sidhu withdraws resignation

05 Nov 2021

Politics
'Will return as Punjab Congress chief when…' Sidhu withdraws resignation

Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday withdrew his resignation from the post of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief.

Amarinder Singh resigns from Congress, announces new party's name

02 Nov 2021

Politics
Amarinder Singh resigns from Congress, announces new party's name

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has resigned from the Congress party.

Bypoll results: Congress wins Himachal; NDA's victory in NE

02 Nov 2021

Politics
Bypoll results: Congress wins Himachal; NDA's victory in NE

The counting of votes for bypolls in three Lok Sabha constituencies and 29 Legislative Assembly constituencies in 13 states and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli started on Tuesday.

Punjab Advocate-General APS Deol quits after row over his appointment

01 Nov 2021

India
Punjab Advocate-General APS Deol quits after row over his appointment

Punjab's Advocate-General APS Deol resigned on Monday barely one month after his appointment to the post.

Will fight all 117 seats; several Congressmen joining us: Amarinder

27 Oct 2021

Politics
Will fight all 117 seats; several Congressmen joining us: Amarinder

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday reiterated he will float a new political party.

Pratigya Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi unveils Congress' 7 UP election promises

23 Oct 2021

Politics
Pratigya Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi unveils Congress' 7 UP election promises

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday flagged off the party's 'Pratigya Yatras' from Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki.

Will probe Amarinder Singh's friend's ISI connection: Punjab Home Minister

22 Oct 2021

Politics
Will probe Amarinder Singh's friend's ISI connection: Punjab Home Minister

Punjab Home Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa on Friday called for a probe into former state CM Amarinder Singh's journalist friend Aroosa Alam over her alleged links with Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

BJP accepts Amarinder Singh's 'friend request' for poll alliance

21 Oct 2021

Politics
BJP accepts Amarinder Singh's 'friend request' for poll alliance

The Bharatiya Janata Party is ready to ally with former state Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for the upcoming state elections.

Congress slams BJP over 'drug addict' remark against Rahul Gandhi

20 Oct 2021

Politics
Congress slams BJP over 'drug addict' remark against Rahul Gandhi

The Indian National Congress on Wednesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party over controversial remarks against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi.

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