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Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to miss first part of Parliament session

12 Sep 2020

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to miss first part of Parliament session

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.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi admitted to Delhi hospital: Details here

30 Jul 2020

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.

Sandeep Dikshit rants about Congress' leadership, Shashi Tharoor backs him

20 Feb 2020

Sandeep Dikshit rants about Congress' leadership, Shashi Tharoor backs him

After Congress faced yet another election defeat, this time in the state that it ruled for fifteen years, several leaders assessed the debacle.

Congress to find interim President Sonia Gandhi's successor soon

13 Feb 2020

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.

Citizenship Act: Congress got stomach-ache, is fanning violence, says Shah

14 Dec 2019

Citizenship Act: Congress got stomach-ache, is fanning violence, says Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who spearheaded the passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Parliament this week, said Congress got a stomach ache due to the new law.

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

14 Dec 2019

'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.

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

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.

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

14 Sep 2019

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.

Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

06 Sep 2019

Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud

After a long-standing feud with the top brass of Aam Aadmi Party, Alka Lamba announced on Friday that she is quitting the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.

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

14 Aug 2019

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.

Congress chooses interim president, Sonia Gandhi to succeed RaGa

10 Aug 2019

Congress chooses interim president, Sonia Gandhi to succeed RaGa

After weeks of uncertainty, the Congress party has finally chosen UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi as its interim President.

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

10 Aug 2019

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.

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.

#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status

07 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status

Congress is not moving an inch from its stand on Article 370. The grand old party on Tuesday reiterated that no government can change the status of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it "acceded" to India as one state.

#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

06 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

In a huge blow to Congress and its former president Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia supported the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

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.

Pune engineer wants to be next Congress President

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.

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

20 Jul 2019

#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.

Former Delhi CM and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passes away

20 Jul 2019

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.

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

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.

Sonia Gandhi to become Congress President? Here's what she said

11 Jul 2019

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.

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

11 Jul 2019

Amid Karnataka crisis, 10 Congress MLAs quit in Goa

While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.

#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

09 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka took a new turn on Monday after all 30 ministers of the ruling JD(S)-Congress government resigned to make way for a cabinet reshuffle, in hope of saving the coalition from crumbling completely.

After Milind Deora, Jyotiraditya Scindia quits as Congress General Secretary

07 Jul 2019

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.

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

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.

Few have the courage: Priyanka praises Rahul after his resignation

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.

After Rahul Gandhi, who will be the next Congress President?

03 Jul 2019

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.

I am no longer Congress President: Rahul Gandhi

03 Jul 2019

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

RaGa meets nurse who was present when he was born

09 Jun 2019

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.

Modi visits Guruvayur temple in Kerala, thanks people for victory

08 Jun 2019

Modi visits Guruvayur temple in Kerala, thanks people for victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to the famous Guruvayur temple in Kerala on Saturday, sending a strong political message that the southernmost state is not off BJP's mind.

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.

Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat for family vacation: PM Modi

09 May 2019

Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat for family vacation: PM Modi

From New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a fresh attack on the Gandhi family, by referring to an incident which media "forgot" to report.

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

05 May 2019

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.

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

04 Apr 2019

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.