Indian National Congress (INC): News

01 Dec 2022

Swara Bhasker

Swara Bhasker joins Rahul Gandhi in 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker joined politician Rahul Gandhi during the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. Indian National Congress (INC) devised this yatra as part of their new campaign. Though not declared, this seems to be a part of the 2024 general elections campaign.

19 Oct 2022

Congress President

Kharge becomes first non-Gandhi Congress President in over 2 decades

Veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge was elected as the new president of the Congress party on Wednesday, the first non-Gandhi to lead the party in 24 years.

17 Oct 2022

Congress President

It's Kharge vs Tharoor in Congress presidential election today

After the nomination phase witnessed a rollercoaster ride with a series of political dramas, over 9,000 delegates from the state units of Congress will cast their votes to elect their new president on Monday.

12 Oct 2022

Congress President

No one's official candidate, don't compare me with Tharoor: Kharge

Congress stalwart Mallikarjun Kharge dismissed speculations about being the party's "official" candidate for the party's upcoming presidential election next week, saying that the perception of a proxy party chief endorsed by the Gandhis had been perpetuated by the media.

06 Oct 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Sonia walks with Rahul in Karnataka's Mandya

Senior leader and Indian National Congress (INC) interim president Sonia Gandhi joined the Bharat Jodo Yatra on Thursday, and walked beside son Rahul Gandhi.

01 Oct 2022

Mallikarjun Kharge

Mallikarjun Kharge resigns as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha

After filing his nomination for the presidential polls of Congress on Friday, veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge submitted his resignation as the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Rajya Sabha on Saturday, reported India Today.

Congress president poll: It's Mallikarjun Kharge v/s Shashi Tharoor

Congress stalwart and leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor filed their nominations for the Congress presidential elections on Friday.

Congress president polls: Digvijaya confirms nomination; Gehlot to meet Sonia

Congress stalwart and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh reached Delhi, and will be filing his nomination on Friday for the party's presidential polls.

28 Sep 2022

Digvijaya Singh

Will Digvijaya Singh run for Congress president? Details here

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and a veteran Congress leader, Digvijaya Singh may also run for Congress president, reports said on Wednesday.

28 Sep 2022

Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot to meet Sonia Gandhi, won't resign today: MLA

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will be meeting Indian National Congress (INC) chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Wednesday evening, reports said.

26 Sep 2022

Ashok Gehlot

After Rajasthan drama, will Ashok Gehlot quit Congress president race?

A front-runner in the Congress president race, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot is likely to drop out soon, reports said on Monday.

26 Sep 2022

Ghulam Nabi Azad

Ghulam Nabi Azad names his new party 'Democratic Azad Party'

After quitting the Congress a month ago despite a half-a-century-old association, former Jammu and Kashmir CM Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday announced his new party will be named as "Democratic Azad Party."

26 Sep 2022


Rajasthan: 90+ Gehlot loyalists resign to stop Pilot's CM bid

The political crisis in Rajasthan worsened late on Sunday after an unsuccessful Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting as MLAs loyal to CM Ashok Gehlot kicked up a storm over the possibility of Sachin Pilot succeeding him.

Rajasthan Congress MLAs meet today to discuss Ashok Gehlot's successor

The Congress has called for a meeting of its Rajasthan legislators in Jaipur on Sunday evening with next chief ministerial candidate as top agenda.

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

Congress President

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.

20 Sep 2022

Congress President

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.

19 Sep 2022

Amarinder Singh

Captain Amarinder Singh joins BJP, merges his PLC party

Veteran politician and former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in New Delhi on Monday.

Shashi Tharoor meets Sonia Gandhi ahead of Congress president election

Congress stalwart and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor met the party's interim chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence in Delhi on Monday ahead of the election for the Congress president next month.

Congress vs BJP: The politics around India's cheetah relocation project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released eight cheetahs flown in from Namibia into the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.

16 Sep 2022


Bharat Jodo Yatra: Kerala Congress suspends 3 over donation row

In a puzzling turn of events, three Kerala workers of the Indian National Congress (INC) were suspended after they allegedly threatened a vegetable vendor to pay more donation for the party's ongoing 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'.

16 Sep 2022

Amarinder Singh

Punjab ex-CM Capt. Amarinder Singh to join BJP on Monday

Former Chief Minister and Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) chief Capt. Amarinder Singh will join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday, said PLC spokesperson Pritpal Baliawal.

14 Sep 2022


Goa Congress in tatters: 8 of 11 MLAs join BJP

In yet another big blow to the already crumbling Indian National Congress (INC), eight of its 11 MLAs in Goa switched to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday.

12 Sep 2022

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Why are RSS, BJP fighting Congress over 'burning' khaki shorts?

A tweet by the Indian National Congress (INC) triggered a major political row on Monday with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blaming the grand old party for instigating violence

11 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Ghulam Nabi Azad to announce new party in 10 days

Addressing a public rally in Baramulla, north Kashmir — his first since quitting Congress a couple of weeks back — veteran leader and ex-Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said he could announce new party within 10 days.

11 Sep 2022

Shashi Tharoor

Congress changes internal election rules after party leaders' 'transparency' concerns

The Indian National Congress (INC) has made substantial changes to its internal poll rules ahead of the crucial election for the next party president.

07 Sep 2022

Tamil Nadu

Eyeing 2024 polls, Rahul Gandhi flags off 'Bharat Jodo Yatra'

Indian National Congress (INC) MP Rahul Gandhi launches the party's Bharat Jodo Yatra from Kanyakumari on Wednesday.

05 Sep 2022


Jharkhand political crisis: CM Hemant Soren wins trust vote

Amid a raging political storm, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday won the trust vote, with 48 of 81 MLAs voting in his favor in the Assembly.

04 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi

RaGa's 'Halla Bol' on Modi, says hate rising in India

In a no-holds-barred attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi senior leader of the Indian National Congress (INC), Rahul Gandhi, said that under his rule, hate is on the rise in India.

04 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Azad to launch new party with rally in Jammu today

A week after abandoning the Indian National Congress (INC) ship with a scathing attack on the Gandhis, veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad is all set to launch his new party in Jammu and Kashmir.

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.

26 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

As Congress attacks Azad, 5 other J&K leaders quit party

Commenting on Ghulam Nabi Azad quitting Congress, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Jairam Ramesh said it was "regrettable" that it came at a time when the party was engaged in fighting the BJP on price rise, unemployment and polarization.

24 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Blow to Congress as Jaiveer Shergill resigns with 'sycophancy' jab

In yet another rebellion, National Spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill resigned from the Indian National Congress (INC) on Wednesday.

24 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Gandhis fly abroad as Congress searches for next party president

Indian National Congress (INC) president Sonia Gandhi will be flying abroad for a medical checkup on Wednesday with her children Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for an undisclosed period.

21 Aug 2022

Himachal Pradesh

Anand Sharma quits key Congress post in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh

In yet another jolt to the Indian National Congress (INC), senior leader Anand Sharma on Sunday announced his resignation from a key Himachal Pradesh unit post.

17 Aug 2022


Eye on 2024: Kejriwal launches 'Make India No. 1' mission

With the 2024 general elections inching closer, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday launched the 'Make India No. 1' mission.

17 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Another Congress rebellion? 'Disgruntled' Azad quits key post within hours

In yet another 'rebellion' within the Indian National Congress (INC), senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad quit a key party post, hours after his appointment on Tuesday.

16 Aug 2022


'Distressed' by Dalit boy's death, Rajasthan Congress MLA resigns

Saddened by the demise of a nine-year-old Dalit boy in an alleged caste crime, Rajasthan MLA Pana Chand Meghwal sent his resignation to CM Ashok Gehlot on Monday.

15 Aug 2022


Will oppose distortion of history: Congress after BJP questions Nehru

A day after the BJP questioned Jawaharlal Nehru's role in India's partition, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said on Monday that the party would strongly oppose "political gains" by putting national icons of the Independence movement "on the dock based on lies."

03 Aug 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Enforcement Directorate seals National Herald office just day after raids

A day after raiding multiple locations linked to the National Herald newspaper on Tuesday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday sealed a portion of the newspaper's office.

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