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Anti-climax at CWC as members elect Sonia Gandhi as interim president

Addressing a press conference, Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that Congress Working Committee (CWC) unanimously resolved to request Sonia Gandhi to take over as the Interim President, pending the election of a regular president by the AICC.

Explained: What is the Congress Working Committee? How are members chosen?

According to the Congress constitution, the CWC shall consist of the president of the party, its leader in Parliament, and 23 other members, of whom 12 will be elected by the All India Congress Committee (AICC, the party’s central decision-making assembly), and the rest shall be appointed by the party president.


Amid leadership crisis, Congress to hold next CWC meeting on August 10

The top leadership of the party is yet to arrive at a consensus on his successor and all indications are that the CWC could buy more time by either appointing a provisional president or entrusting a group of leaders the task of finding a new president.

August 1, 1979, Forty Years Ago: CWC Meet

Answering questions at the Press Club of India in Delhi yesterday, Urs said the Congress-Janata (S) merger proposal should be considered “very seriously”.

Rahul Gandhi to meet Congress leaders from poll-bound states

While the CWC had rejected his resignation and asked him to restructure the party at all levels, Gandhi had refrained from meeting people and asked his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to do the talking on his behalf.

CWC: Rahul Gandhi blames party trio of placing sons before party; Priyanka says he fought alone

The CWC meeting was held in the backdrop of the Congress winning just 52 Lok Sabha seats and drawing a nought in 18 states and Union Territories. Gandhi himself lost from the family bastion of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, though he won from Wayanad in Kerala.


We have no alliance with Kejriwal or with anybody, says Amarinder

CWC meeting HIGHLIGHTS: The Congress' highest decision-making body met in Gujarat today to finalise its strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Follow live updates below.

In PM Modi's home turf, Rahul uses GST, Pulwama attack to target BJP

With the Congress top leadership in attendance, including UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel joined the party and also attended the CWC meeting.

Congress to hold party meet, rally in Gujarat on March 12

It will be attended by Congress president Rahul Gandhi, his mother Sonia Gandhi, sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and chief ministers of Congress-ruled states.

Ahmedabad: Tension on the border, Congress postpones CWC meet, rally

Says national security above all political consideration