Indian National Congress
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.
04 May 2020
Congress will pay for migrant workers' travel, announces Sonia Gandhi
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
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
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
Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event
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
Indian women politicians face more online abuse than US/UK counterparts
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 2020: Five facts that every Indian must know
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
Republic Day parade 2020: All you need to know
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
Here's why Jyotiraditya Scindia dropped 'Congress' from Twitter bio
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
Ex-Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar resigns ahead of state polls
A month after he was removed as Haryana Congress chief, Ashok Tanwar announced his resignation from the party on Saturday.
26 Sep 2019
What are the 'Bigg Boss' previous seasons' winners doing nowadays?
Bigg Boss 13 is about to start this Sunday, September 29, and the excitement around it is contagious.
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.
24 Aug 2019
Why is ex-'Bigg Boss' contestant Arshi Khan resigning from Congress?
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
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.
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.
05 Aug 2019
Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370
In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
26 May 2019
After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'
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
Congress' Ratan Singh dies of heart attack at counting center
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
Decoding PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi's election campaigns
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
Kangana attacks Sonia, says "we were slaves of Italian governments"
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
Congress removes stanza from campaign theme song after EC objects
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
Leave election manifestos, Congress supporters are now fighting over Biryani
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
Congress lodges complaint against Tripura CM, seeking arrest: Here's why
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
NaMo TV an advertisement platform, doesn't require government nod: I&B
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
BJP minister refuses to campaign against son, who's from Congress
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 Gadkari claims Congress workers in Nagpur support him
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
Everything you should know about Congress and its revival battle
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.
25 Mar 2019
Congress wants 'contract PM' who can be 'remote controlled': Naqvi
Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today claimed that the Congress wants a "contract prime minister" who can be "remote controlled", but the country wants a "perfect" prime minister like Narendra Modi.
24 Mar 2019
Voter Helpline app by ECI: All you need to know
With the much-anticipated Lok Sabha elections less than a month away, it's time to gear up.
23 Mar 2019
#Elections2019: Congress, NCP finalize Lok Sabha seat-sharing pact in Maharashtra
The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), and a few other smaller political parties have sealed their seat-sharing arrangement in Maharashtra for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on Saturday.
20 Mar 2019
Emergency, defense scams and more: Modi writes about Congress' blunders
Institutional insult is the Congress' way, wrote Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a blog on Wednesday asking voters to "choose wisely".
16 Mar 2019
Unique and interesting facts and records of Lok Sabha elections
This year, India, the world's largest democracy, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha. The General Election is scheduled to be held from 11 April-19 May.
13 Mar 2019
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to not contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections
Newly appointed Congress General Secretary, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will not be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections this year, according to sources.
12 Mar 2019
Citing NSA's 2010-interview, Congress says Doval gave 'clean-chit' to Azhar
The Congress today cited a 2010 interview of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to claim that he blamed the BJP-led government for the release of JeM chief Masood Azhar in the Kandahar hijacking episode (1999) and gave a "clean chit" to the terrorist.
05 Mar 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Former CEC SY Quraishi on elections, EVMs, and more
This year, the world's largest democracy, India, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha.
20 Feb 2019
Tamil Nadu: DMK, Congress tie up for Lok Sabha polls
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Congress in Tamil Nadu have announced on Wednesday that they have forged a seat-sharing alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.