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Priyanka Gandhi set to make rally debut in Gujarat

Earlier this month, Priyanka took part in a 30-km-long roadshow in Lucknow along with Rahul Gandhi and colleague AICC general secretary in charge of western UP Jyotiraditya Scindia.

UP: Priyanka Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia get 3 secys each, 1 replaced within hours

UP: Priyanka Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia get 3 secys each, 1 replaced within hours


Congress: Saudi Crown Prince visit a glaring diplomatic failure

Congress on Wednesday hit out at the government, saying it was a “glaring diplomatic failure” on its part and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reduced foreign policy to “photo opportunities without any tangible results”.

Pact with DMK finalised, Congress gets 10 seats in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Following a discussion between Congress and DMK leaders, Stalin announced that the details of seats the Congress and other alliance partners will contest will be announced later.

Tired of trying to convince Congress to tie up with us: Delhi CM

In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, the AAP chief said the duo plan to change the Constitution on returning to power in 2019, “just like Hitler did in Germany”.

Congress, DMK set to announce grand alliance in Tamil Nadu

Sources said the Congress is likely to get 10 seats, the same number of seats it had contested in 2004 Lok Sabha elections as part of the DMK-led alliance.


Digvijaya Singh didn’t allow me to stake claim to form Goa govt: Luizinho Faleiro

Faleiro’s statement comes at a time when state politics is at a fragile juncture, with the BJP’s MLA count reduced to 13 after the death of former minister Francis D Souza. Congress now has 14 MLAs, regaining its stature as the single largest party in the Assembly.

After Pulwama attack, Ludhiana MP Bittu bats for a ‘wall’ at India-Pak border

"We should also snap all kind of ties, including business related, with Pakistan. The real tribute to the martyrs of such attacks would be if the terrorists are taught an unforgettable lesson by India."

Congress brainstorms for right catchline to take on Brand Modi

The Congress plans to roll out its Lok Sabha election campaign in three phases, and the first one could begin in the first week of March.

Explained: Naidu’s challenges in Andhra — anti-incumbency and Jagan growth

Decision 2019: Having walked out of NDA, TDP is contesting the polls on it own at home after alliance with Congress failed in Telangana elections. How has Naidu faced up to the challenges so far?

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Bharat Bandh: Rahul Gandhi leads protest in Delhi; violence reported in Bihar, Gujarat

The Congress had called for a Bharat bandh on Monday to protest against rising fuel prices as well as the fall in the value of the Rupee in comparison to the US Dollar.

TMC supporters celebrate sweeping victory, BJP secures second spot

The ruling Trinamool Congress is all set for a clean sweep in the three-tier West Bengal panchayat polls, the counting for which began on Thursday morning amid tight security.


Karnataka Election Results 2018: Congress offers support to JD(S) to form government

Even though most exit polls predicted a hung assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to form the government in Karnataka with a simple majority, handing out a severe drubbing to the ruling Congress and relegating the Janata Dal (Secular) to the third spot.

Karnataka elections 2018: High-voltage poll campaigning ends, voting on May 12

The high-pitched election campaign for the Karnataka Assembly polls concluded at 5 pm on May 10 as political parties held multiple rallies in their last attempt to woo voters.

Inside Congress' 84th plenary session

The three-day Indian National Congress' 84th plenary session commenced on Friday at the Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium in New Delhi. It is attended by Congress chief ministers, state Congress presidents and Congress legislature party leaders from all states.

Congress will defend truth even if it loses elections, says Rahul Gandhi at party's 133rd foundation day

Speaking at the All India Congress Committee’s 133rd foundation day in New Delhi, Rahul Gandhi, who was recently elected as the party president, said, “The Constitution, the foundation of our country is under threat, it is under attack..."


Rahul Gandhi takes over as Congress President: Glimpses from his swearing-in ceremony

Rahul Gandhi formally took over as the 16th Congress President on Saturday. Taking on the power from Sonia Gandhi, the longest serving president of Congress; Gandhi was handed over the party's reigns at AICC headquarters.

Rahul Gandhi set to take over Congress, files nomination papers

Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination papers for the post of party president on Monday. The leader, who is expected to be nominated unopposed, will take the reins from his mother, and outgoing chief Sonia Gandhi.

Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah trade barbs in their respective turfs

Amit Shah said, "PM Modi launched a surgical strike within 30 days of Uri attack. But Rahul Gandhi cannot see surgical strikes, because his glasses are Italian."

On the road with Congress' Rahul Gandhi in poll-bound Gujarat

Rahul Gandhi is also scheduled to campaign in north, central and south Gujarat in the coming few weeks.

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Delhi HC sends Sajjan Kumar to jail for life in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

After 34 years, the Delhi High Court held Sajjan Kumar guilty of being involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Here's what the court said and how political leaders reacted.

Congress picks Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot is deputy CM

After deliberations, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has picked Ashok Gehlot for the post of Rajasthan Chief Minister. Sachin Pilot, who fought for the position, will be made deputy Chief Minister of the state.


How Congress sealed the deal in Rajasthan and MP | DECISION 2018

It was a close contest in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh between the Congress and BJP. But the grand old party did get a few things right which helped it get ahead of the bump in both the states. Manoj CG breaks it down.

Why the election in Chhattisgarh was not neck-and-neck | DECISION 2018

For at least the last two elections, in Chhattisgarh it was a tight race between Congress and BJP. What changed this time around? Dipankar Ghose decodes the result.

As TRS sweeps Telangana, here’s what worked in KCR’s favour | DECISION 2018

K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.


DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.

PM Modi inaugurates Kundli-Manesar expressway, Congress calls in unsafe

At the inauguration of the Kundli-Manesar expressway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacks Congress. The grand old party responds by calling it a publicity stunt in election season.

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

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.