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Explained: Electing a Congress president — how these polls are meant to be held, how it plays out

February 03, 2021 10:26 am

Without a regular president since 2019, the Congress has put off its presidential election again. A look at how polls to the president’s post and key party bodies are meant to be held, and how it actually plays out.

Cong leaders clash over party polls, CWC says chief by June

January 23, 2021 3:44 am

Sources said Rahul Gandhi intervened to say harsh words should not have been used by either side, and added that the issue of farmers’ agitation was more important and the leadership issue would be settled when the organisational elections take place.

Congress top brass meets to decide on new party chief

August 09, 2019 8:38 pm

Sources said senior leaders Ahmed Patel, A K Antony and K C Venugopal are learnt to have discussed with Sonia Gandhi some names of probable who could be made the provisional president of the party.

Rahul Gandhi top quotes: 'We consider BJP our brothers and sisters, even though we do not agree with them'

December 16, 2017 9:21 pm

"I want the Congress party to become an instrument for dialogue between all of us. From all corners of our great country, and our dialogue will always be led by light and affection."

Baton passes on

December 20, 2018 4:08 pm

As Sonia Gandhi’s tenure as Congress chief comes to a close, her party is dealing with her mixed legacy

'Reluctant' politician to Congress president: A re-look at Rahul Gandhi's political journey

December 04, 2017 7:15 pm

From witty criticisms on Twitter to selfies with children, Rahul Gandhi has never so much hogged the limelight in his 13-year-old political career as he takes the charge of the Grand Old Party

Sonia Gandhi likely to step down as Congress President by October 15

June 06, 2017 8:23 pm

Sonia Gandhi has been at the helm of the 130-year-old organisation for nearly two decades since late Sitaram Kesri's ouster by the CWC in early 1998.

Rahul Gandhi's coronation as Congress president a perfect example of ‘dynastic politics’: BJP

June 01, 2016 6:31 pm

According to sources, Rahul Gandhi will soon be crowned as the Congress president.

Out of My Mind: The irrelevance of being Rahul

March 22, 2015 3:17 am

Being the president of the Congress party used to be just a temporary job.

'Party high command to decide whether Rahul should be made Congress President'

January 12, 2015 7:50 pm

"Rahi might have been expelled for other reasons," Shukla said.


PM Modi brings Sitaram Kesri into Chhattisgarh election battle, Congress retorts

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

PM Narendra Modi says former Congress President Sitaram Kesri was sidelined and treated badly to make way for Sonia Gandhi. Congress says his statement is factually incorrect and asks him to introspect.

I’m always available for OROP veterans: Capt. Amarinder

February 25, 2016 9:53 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with the One Rank One Pension (OROP) veterans, Punjab Congress President Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said it is his duty to stand with them. He said he was always available for the OROP veterans. He added that this issue has been raised for a long time by the Opposition and they would continue to do so till their demands were accepted.

Shah should not lecture Congress on nationalism: Sibal

February 15, 2016 4:24 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday rubbished Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah’s comment on the Jawaharlal Nehru University row, saying he did not have the stature to lecture Congress president Sonia Gandhi or vice president Rahul Gandhi on the issue of nationalism. Sibal said instead of dealing with the university students in the way that they should be dealt with, the BJP was busy proving that they were criminals. Sibal further stated that India is no more under British rule and added that Amit Shah and PM Modi cannot stop these young children from speaking their minds.

It's not an arrest, its surrender: WB Cong chief

January 17, 2016 7:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): West Bengal state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary on Sunday said Sambia Sohrab’s arrest was not really an arrest, but surrender. He added that efforts were being made to protect Sohrab. He stated that since pressure was being mounted by people and opposition parties, the accused had to be arrested. He further added that the drama surrounding the case was enacted by the police and Trinamool Congress Party (TMC).