Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

Congress Working Committee


RS poll loss still stinging, Vivek Bansal only CWC member not in new Cong steering committee

October 28, 2022 3:00 pm

His role questioned in Ajay Maken not getting elected to Upper House, Bansal may be removed as in-charge of Haryana affairs for party as well

In first move as Congress chief, Kharge forms 47-member panel, retains most from CWC

October 27, 2022 5:48 am

All the members of the CWC and office bearers of the party put down their papers to Kharge in order to enable him to choose his own team.

Congress allows PCCs to let new party chief pick delegates who elect CWC

September 16, 2022 8:15 am

According to Congress’s constitution, the 9,000-plus PCC delegates form the electoral college to elect the party’s national president. One-eighth of these PCC delegates from each state are elected as AICC delegates, who ratify the election of the Congress president at an AICC session at a later date and elect 12 CWC members.

Azad shadow over CWC on Sunday on polls to elect new president

August 28, 2022 12:12 pm

With some of the G23 leaders questioning the fairness of the electoral rolls prepared by the AICC for holding the elections, it is to be seen whether the issue will come up at the CWC meeting.

Road to 2024 | Congress’s eternal Rahul Gandhi dilemma: Will he, won't he?

August 02, 2022 6:55 pm

The party will have to elect a new president soon. Rahul remains the reluctant leader, but if not him, then who?

Accused of conspiracy, former Goa CM Kamat removed as permanent invitee to top Congress body

July 18, 2022 2:57 am

The move by Congress president Sonia Gandhi comes a week after the party’s Goa in-charge, Dinesh Gundu Rao, accused Kamat, a former chief minister, and MLA Michael Lobo of being involved in an attempt to split the legislative wing.

In Congress, loyalty above all else, even the failure of some

June 24, 2022 10:35 pm

All four recent inductees into the Congress Working Committee are close to the Gandhis. While Abhishek Manu Singhvi was rewarded for the legal battles he has won for the party, the others were accommodated despite not bringing much to the table.

Congress’s balancing act: Advisory panel for seniors, 50% representation for young leaders

May 16, 2022 7:37 am

Udaipur Declaration includes a suggestion to reserve half the poll tickets, 2024 LS elections onwards, for those below 50 years

CWC meets, Sonia says chintan shivir should not become a ritual

May 09, 2022 6:56 pm

Congress president Sonia Gandhi reminded the CWC that while “self-criticism is of course needed in our party forums”, this should not be done in a manner that erodes self-confidence and morale bringing in an atmosphere of gloom and doom.

Gandhis should step aside, give some other leader a chance: Kapil Sibal

March 15, 2022 7:11 am

Slamming the party’s decision to hold a brainstorming session, he said the leadership is living in “cuckoo land” if it is not aware of the reasons for the party's decline even after eight years.


After CWC meeting, Congress attacks BJP govt, releases internal election schedule

October 16, 2021 10:43 pm

Rreacting to comments by some G-23 leaders that the party needs an active president, Sonia said, “I am, if you will allow me to say so, a full-time and hands on Congress President.”