October 23, 2021 7:22 am
Congress is set to begin discussions on selection of candidates for the forthcoming Assembly elections much in advance. And the focus is Uttar Pradesh.
October 19, 2021 7:23 am
On sidelines of the CWC meet in Delhi on Saturday, AICC leader Rahul Gandhi, according to sources, had told Channi not give an issue to Sidhu that could dent Congress’s chances in the state.
October 18, 2021 5:44 am
Among the points highlighted by Sidhu in the letter are justice in sacrilege cases, Punjab's drugs menace, agricultural issues, employment opportunities, sand mining, and welfare of backward classes.
October 17, 2021 7:19 am
Sonia Gandhi said she was “a full-time and hands-on Congress president”, adding that she “always appreciated frankness” and “there is no need to speak to me through the media”.
October 16, 2021 5:57 pm
BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia criticised the CWC for not reacting to the ghastly murder of a Dalit man at the Singhu border and questioned if the Congress party stood with the "Talibani mindset" behind the killing.
October 16, 2021 7:43 pm
On farmers' protests, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) resolution stated, "The refusal of the Prime Minister to condemn the brutal murder of the farmers and to sack the Minister of State for Home Affairs have shocked the conscience of the country.”
October 15, 2021 3:14 am
All staff members who are to be present at the AICC headquarters to help smooth conduct of the meeting and members of the communication department too have been asked to undergo Covid tests.
October 12, 2021 5:52 pm
Karnataka Congress chief echoes the views of former chief minister Siddaramaiah. The comments from the state leaders come ahead of the Congress working committee meeting in New Delhi on October 16.
October 09, 2021 1:29 pm
The meeting is expected to deliberate on the vexed issue of election for the post of Congress president to replace interim president Sonia Gandhi.
October 05, 2021 6:16 pm
The Assembly constituencies of Hangal and Sindgi in Karnataka will go to polls on October 30. The party is expected to finalise its candidates by Wednesday
October 02, 2021 1:12 pm
On the 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, several political leaders gathered at Rajghat on Saturday to pay homage to the Father of the Nation.
May 27, 2021 11:59 am
May 27, 2021 marks the 57th year of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru aka Chacha Nehru's demise. Following are some rare archival images commemorating highlights of his lifetime.
November 25, 2020 5:23 pm
December 10, 2019 6:44 am
The Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi turned 73 Monday. She has decided not to celebrate her birthday in the wake of rape incidents across the country and growing concerns over women’s security.
November 19, 2019 12:33 pm
Today marks the 102nd birth anniversary of India’s first and only female prime minister Indira Gandhi. Political leaders from across the spectrum paid rich tributes to the ‘Iron Lady of India’.
August 20, 2019 12:49 pm
Born on 20th August, 1944, Rajiv Gandhi served as prime minister from 1984 to 1989. He was assassinated on May 21, 1991.
June 01, 2019 12:52 pm
Even though the number of party lawmakers in the Lower House is higher than that in 2014, the Congress is still short of three members to claim the post of Leader of Opposition.
May 27, 2019 11:38 am
India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru was born to Motilal Nehru and Swaroop Rani on November 14, 1889, in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.
May 22, 2019 10:07 am
Rajiv Gandhi, sixth and youngest PM of India, was assassinated on May 21, 1991, at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu during a poll campaign.
May 06, 2019 7:42 am
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's election campaigning caught our attention with her signature style - crisp saris paired with long-sleeved blouses.
June 22, 2020 6:04 pm
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Congress Wednesday appointed Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as general secretary of Uttar Pradesh East. She will take charge in the second week of February.
June 22, 2020 6:08 pm
This week we look at how UP got to a place where mob violence that spiralled out of control got a police officer killed, why the extradition of Christian Michel is a political hot potato & how a WhatsApp video ruined a woman’s life in Kerela.
June 22, 2020 6:10 pm
Presenting former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh with the 2017 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, disarmament & development, UPA Chairperson appeared to take a dig at the current dispensation through her praise for Dr Singh.
June 22, 2020 6:12 pm
Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from
June 22, 2020 6:26 pm
“The party’s victory will be the nation’s victory, it will be the victory for each one of us. Congress is not a political term, it is a movement,” Sonia Gandhi said.
June 08, 2016 7:00 pm
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February 25, 2016 4:21 pm
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday targeted the Congress, saying that the grand old party, which has been tolerated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for so many decades, should also tolerate the saffron party for at least ten years. Naidu said that the Congress was unnecessarily targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said unlike past governments where the prime minister (Manmohan Singh) presides and madam (Sonia Gandhi) decides, the BJP-led Government was working collectively in which Prime Minister Modi presides and the team decides.
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.
February 12, 2016 10:13 am
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to quash the trail court proceedings against the five Congress leaders but exempted party president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi from personal appearance. Senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Sighvi, who is fighting the Herald case for Gandhi’s, expressed his delight and said that it is a big relief for the family, as every inference and conclusion in the High Court has been rendered inoperative. He further added that every point argued in the High Court has been left open for them by the apex court to argue again at the stage of framing charges.